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Shimmo- 42 Shimmo Pond Road

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Discover the timeless elegance of 42 Shimmo Pond Road, affectionately known as "Low Shimmo." Originally crafted in 1928, this underwent a meticulous transformation in 1993 by architect D. Neil Parent. Located in one of Nantucket's most pristine harborfront neighborhoods, Shimmo, this enchanting estate offers seven bedrooms and seven and a half bathrooms, each designed to embrace the tranquil allure of waterfront living.

From nearly every room, take in the mesmerizing views of Nantucket Harbor and the panoramic views of Town, Coatue, and beyond, as almost every bedroom offers a breathtaking water view. The spacious living areas are thoughtfully designed to foster connection and camaraderie, creating the perfect backdrop for cherished gatherings with loved ones.

Step outside onto the expansive decks and indulge in the epitome of coastal living. The property boasts a 400-foot private dock, providing unparalleled access to the harbor waters. With approximately 68 linear feet of float space, it's a haven for boating enthusiasts and those seeking a serene retreat by the sea.

Experience the pinnacle of seaside living at 42 Shimmo Pond Road, a home designed to elevate your lifestyle and create timeless memories.

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Enter off the foyer with stunning views of Nantucket Harbor visible through the wall of doors and windows lining the north side of the house. To the right of the entrance is an ensuite bedroom with a walk-in closet. In front of the foyer is a step-up to the cathedral ceiling open living and dining area with a sunroom. Off of here are the doors that lead to the large, inviting covered porch, perfect for taking in sunsets throughout the year. This room centers around a large hearth and a staircase that leads up to the mezzanine balcony overlooking the room below. Off of the dining area is the large eat-in kitchen, with doors leading to the patio on the south side of the house. Down one hall is a row of storage on one side, and on the other is a powder room and an office. Off the other side of the kitchen is a step-down to the laundry room. Across the hall is a playroom. Further down the hall is a hallway bathroom and a bedroom overlooking the water with a door leading to a shared porch. This floor is capped off with another spacious ensuite bedroom with a sitting area and access to the shared porch.

Enter onto the second floor from either the back staircase or the mezzanine stairway, with doors leading to the individual bedrooms. The first two bedrooms mirror each other and share a walk-through bathroom. Step down to another bedroom overlooking the water that uses a hallway bathroom. The final bedroom is the primary, with a full bathroom, a built-in bench, and entry to the bridge leading to the art studio.

Enter off the south side of the house to a full bathroom, ideal for sandy feet coming off of the beach. There is also access to the spacious attached garage, with ample storage space and room for multiple cars.

The art studio is accessible from a bridge off the primary bedroom. The room is bright and has incredible light coming through the grand windows that look out to Nantucket Harbor and back to Town.
The window-lined shed situated on the southern side of the house serves as an extension of the kitchen area.

Property Information

  • 12
  • 7
  • 7
  • 1
  • 1.25 acres
  • 1928
  • 1993
  • LUG1
  • Existing
  • Town
  • Town
  • Harbor, Sound
  • Bay/Harbor
  • Harbor, Sound
  • Block
  • Hardwood

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listing property icon Property

  • Alarm
  • Insulation
  • Irrigation
  • Outdoor Shower

listing outdoor icon Outdoors

  • Deck
  • Garden
  • Patio
  • Porch
  • There is a 12-foot wide walking, vehicle, and boat launching easement from Shimmo Pond Road to Nantucket Harbor along the existing driveway. Any and all public rights legally existing in and over the portion of said land below the Mean High Water mark in Nantucket Harbor. Yes
  • Off-Street

listing household icon Household

  • Cable
  • OFHW
  • Yes
  • Yes


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Shimmo- 42 Shimmo Pond Road


  • 7 Beds
  • 7 + 1 half baths
  • 1.25 acres

Listing History

Shimmo- 42 Shimmo Pond Road

Property Type: Single-Family
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