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Town- 153 Main Street

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Built in 1723, the Barnabas Gardner house is one of Nantucket's earliest homes.  Situated at the corner of Main St. and Barnabas Lane, the property affords subdivision potential with frontage for three additional lots, approval not required (ANR). This listing includes the three bay garage and a third ANR lot of approx 10,000 sq ft.  Outside the old historic district zoning, there is potential to add a pool.  Impeccably maintained with original details intact.  Renovated in 2006 to add 940 additional square feet in the basement including two additional bedrooms, a full bath and game room.

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Front entryway with original wood work.  There is a den to the right of the entryway with a full bath, a living area to the left which opens to a dining room, all with fireplaces.  Fully applianced eat-in kitchen.  Two bedrooms, a full bath and laundry room in the back portion of the house have central air conditioning.

Second floor master bedroom with fireplace and a twin bedroom share a "Jack and Jill" bathroom.  Additional queen sized bedroom and large double twin bedroom both with fireplaces, share the office bathroom.

Potential to finish into additional living space.

Added in 2006, providing two additional bedrooms, a full bath and game room.

An approximate 10, 080 square foot portion of the lot with 56 feet of frontage on Main Street and a garage is NOW included in this listing. Sale is subject to the owner acquiring a target property.

Property Information

  • 14
  • 8
  • 4
  • 1
  • 0.73 acres
  • 1723
  • 2006
  • R1
  • -
  • Town
  • Town
  • None, Res
  • Poured concrete, partially finished
  • Antique wide pine


listing property icon Property

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

listing outdoor icon Outdoors

  • Patio
  • See deed. Sale is subject to the owner acquiring a target property, which has been identified. Large
  • Ample

listing household icon Household

  • Cable
  • GFHW
  • gas
  • y


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Town- 153 Main Street


  • 8 Beds
  • 4 + 1 half baths
  • 0.73 acres

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Property Type: Single-Family
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Town- 153 Main Street

Property Type: Single-Family
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