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Town- 1 Twin Street and 2 Farmer Street


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Exquisite and Comfortable Multi-Generational Compound
Dec 29 2021
  • 11 Beds
  • 8 + 2 half baths
  • 0.31 acres

A rare Historic District offering; not one but two stunning examples of impeccable craftsmanship deftly spun with modern standards of comfort and luxury. These historic homes occupy separate, abutting lots tucked away off of quiet and alluring Fair Street and were designed with entertaining in mind. With interior spaces spanning over 10,000 square feet and featuring 11 bedrooms, these properties make for the perfect multi-generational Nantucket estate. Both meticulously renovated, 2 Farmer Street exudes an intimate and historical feel, while 1 Twin Street leans towards a more relaxed and contemporary style. With 22 steps across a lush and private yard between them, your family can dance with ease between the two homes to suit your needs.

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Farmer Street: As you enter this exquisite home you are immediately taken aback by the hand painted, shell inlaid dining room completely lit by candlelight. As you flow through to the rear of the home you have an open living room with multiple sitting areas. There is also a side entrance from the first floor to the driveway. The chef’s kitchen offers a center island, informal dining area and fireplace which is a great space any day of the year. The French Doors from the kitchen lead to a beautiful terrace for outdoor dining but is also the gateway to the Twin Street yard and transitional garden space.

Twin Street: From the first floor living room with beautiful wide pine floors, there are three sets of French doors that lead to an oversized porch and a spacious yard. On the other side of the great room is a dining room which can access two additional outdoor spaces, a garden area and a porch. The piece de resistance of this property is the gourmet kitchen. The space offers shiplap walls, dramatic vaulted stained-wood ceiling and architectural lines that mimic the original barn that once stood in this space. The 12-person farm table is matched in length by the kitchen island topped with a single piece of wood found in upstate New York and the antique chandelier lowers and raises by an electrical switch. Lastly, this space offers a tremendous butler’s pantry and multiple work areas.
Additional features on this floor are a front parlor and a powder room that utilizes reclaimed wood from the original attic floor on the powder room’s walls and ceiling. Mirrored sconces from Vaughan add polish to the rustic surfaces. A side entrance on the east side of the home offers a coat room while two staircases allow for easy access to the second floor.

Farmer Street: Three bedrooms are located on the second floor of this home. The en suite master with a fireplace and walk-in closet is perched in the rear of the home and overlooks the entire property from this comfortable balcony. Two bedrooms share a hall bath and the second-floor laundry closet is also on this level. The front room is immersed in natural light due to the bank of windows on the north side of the home.

Twin Street:From the landing area, this leads to two bedrooms, a laundry room and full bath all anchored by a stunning master bedroom. The master suite is accentuated in pink hues and has a custom walk-in closet with his and hers sides and additional storage cabinets. On the west side of the master bedroom is a stunning sun porch with windows on three sides and great views of the activity below or those infamous Nantucket sunsets.

Twin Street: The third level of this home features its own suite and living area. This space offers a comfortable living room, full bath and a walk-in closet area that leads to the bedroom. The roof walk can be accessed from this space and offers stunning views of downtown.

Farmer Street: The lower level of this home has a playful kids room, two additional bedrooms with a shared bath and an additional entertainment space that could double as a home office. A unique feature of the lower level of this home is the impressive workshop and storage room hidden in the back of the home. For ease of storage and stocking, this area has its own exterior access.

The stylish guest studio located above the one-car garage is perfect for extended family and friends. In addition to the lower level garage space, there is also a wonderful room for bike and beach gear storage. On the upper level of this approximately 900 square foot structure is a wonderful studio kitchen, bedroom, full bathroom and living room area.

Property Information

  • 36
  • 11
  • 8
  • 2
  • 0.31 acres
  • 1800
  • 1995
  • ROH
  • Potential
  • Town
  • Town
  • Distant Harbor
  • Distant Harbor, Res
  • -
  • Wide Pine

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listing property icon Property

  • Alarm
  • Central A/C
  • Disposal
  • Insulation
  • Irrigation

listing outdoor icon Outdoors

  • Deck
  • Garden
  • Patio
  • Porch
  • Wonderful Lawn, surrounded by colorful gardens
  • Yes, off street parking to accomodate vehicles

listing household icon Household

  • Cable
  • GFHA
  • Wolf 6-Burner Stove;
  • Whirlpool Duet
  • Miele (2)
  • Whirlpool Duet
  • Subzero


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Town- 1 Twin Street and 2 Farmer Street


  • 11 Beds
  • 8 + 2 half baths
  • 0.31 acres