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Town- 12 Milk Street

Nov 17 2022
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A very special piece of Nantucket history, this gracious home and the separate studio are sited on an oversized lot, just four doors away from Main Street and moments to historic landmarks. Lovingly cared for, the home proudly features period-appropriate character while incorporating many of today's modern amenities. The generous lot includes shade trees, flowering gardens and a manicured lawn, creating an in-Town oasis that can be admired from up upon the deck or from the patio below.

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The front foyer, which was the original borning room, leads to a full bathroom with a tub/shower. Beyond is the living room, which is light-filled and accented by a fireplace. The back of the home is gracious and includes a dining area surrounded by three walls of windows looking out to the deck and manicured yard and gardens beyond. This space flows seamlessly into the kitchen which is accented with soapstone counters, a center island, built-in hutch and a large pantry. This area also incorporates a mudroom, with easy access from the driveway, and a laundry area. The dining room is found at the front corner of the home, close enough to the kitchen but lends itself to a special entertaining area. A family room with a fireplace is found between the dining area and foyer provides for additional gathering space.

There are two stairwells leading to the second floor; the first one off of the front foyer, leads one to the primary suite which has a walk in closet, fireplace and a private bathroom with a double sink vanity, separate tub and a tile and glass shower. Beyond is a family room with a fireplace and doors leading to various rooms on the second floor, it makes for a central gathering spot. The second guest suite includes a bathroom with a tub/shower. The back stairwell leads to the third guest suite, a sizable room accented with built-ins and a bathroom with a tile and glass shower. This bathroom provides access to the second-floor family room as well. The two stairwells allow for access to all bedrooms without having to pass through one to get to another.

The third floor has been thoughtfully reimagined to include a high ceiling, ample eve storage and a spacious living area. Beyond is the fourth bedroom with a bathroom that has a tile and glass shower.

The basement has both interior and exterior access. It includes a finished room with a tiled floor, ideal space for a gym or quiet office space. Beyond is a mechanical room and across the hall is access to a very sizable basement area housing additional mechanicals and ample storage space. This large room also has egress to the exterior, making it ideal for moving in and out seasonal furnishings, gardening items and beach gear.

Property Information

  • 11
  • 4
  • 6
  • 0
  • 0.16 acres
  • 1735
  • 2005
  • ROH
  • Potential
  • Town
  • Town
  • None, Res
  • Block
  • Pine

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listing property icon Property

  • Central A/C
  • Insulation
  • Irrigation
  • Outdoor Shower

listing outdoor icon Outdoors

  • Deck
  • Garden
  • Patio
  • Manicured yard and gardens
  • One off street parking spot

listing household icon Household

  • Cable
  • OFHW
  • Bosch 5-burner gas cooktop and separate Bosch oven
  • Whirlpool Duet


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Town- 12 Milk Street


  • 4 Beds
  • 6 baths
  • 0.16 acres

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Town- 12 Milk Street

Property Type: Single-Family
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Property Type: Single-Family
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