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Town- 17 Academy Lane

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Located at the top of Academy Hill - with views to the west over tree tops to the Lily Pond park. Bolthouse is a sophisticated renovation in the center of historic Nantucket. Great use of space and attention to detail allow for this 1300 square foot antique to live very comfortably. The orientation and big sky views from both first and second floors will take your breath away. And then there are the sunsets, an unexpected treat from this cozy pied-a-terre just steps from downtown.

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Darling front porch leads into front entry. Bright and airy living room with cast iron gas fireplace. Hallway to library/family room with interior access to basement. A first floor bedroom/office has a full bath with tiled shower. Eat-in kitchen with cathedral ceilings, pantry and windows that bring the sky in to the table. A Dutch door and a shelled path lead to the tiered private patio, outdoor shower and walk-in access to the basement.

New dormers on the second story bring light and space to the stairwell and upstairs rooms. The master bedroom, with views up and over Lily Street, has two closets and and an en suite bath with claw foot tub and tiled shower. The second upstairs bedroom also has an en suite bath with tiled shower. There is a linen closet and bookcases in the hall that connects the two bedrooms.

Walk out and interior stair access to laundry area, dry storage and utilities. Newly parged and exposed brick and partial stone walls. New HTP high efficiency residential boiler.

Property Information

  • 6
  • 3
  • 3
  • 0.05 acres
  • 1865
  • 2019
  • None
  • None
  • None
  • Brick and stone
  • Antique pine/tile/linoleum/painted


listing property icon Property

  • Disposal
  • Insulation
  • Outdoor Shower

listing outdoor icon Outdoors

  • Patio
  • Porch
  • Small yard with bluestone patio
  • None

listing household icon Household

  • Cable
  • GasFHW
  • Lacanche Gas Range
  • SpeedQueen
  • Miele
  • SpeedQueen
  • Miele


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Town- 17 Academy Lane


  • 3 Beds
  • 3 baths
  • 0.05 acres