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Town- 28 Orange Street

Oct 03 2022
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TUPPER-FOLGER HOUSE - This graceful, historically significant home with stunning views of the Harbor, Town and upper Orange Street exudes sophistication and Nantucket charm. Built in 1755 by the town physician Benjamin Tupper and added onto by whaling captain Thomas Folger in 1820, the home includes 6 bedrooms, 5.5 bathrooms, and features detailed craftsmanship, crown molding, 7 fireplaces, custom built-in shelving and storage, and well-preserved woodwork throughout. The columned covered porch provides the perfect vantage point for admiring the expansive views of the harbor, town, and the lushly planted patio and side yard oasis. An elegant & timeless home perfectly suited for your discerning in-Town lifestyle.

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The gracious entry and hall draws you eastward towards the spectacular views of the harbor from the light-filled, dignified living room. Enjoy the scenic vistas of Orange Street from the refined den, formal dining room, and a large kitchen. A half bath is located just off the main hall.

The second floor consists of two spacious ensuite bedrooms overlooking the picturesque streetscape, a third ensuite bedroom with views of Town, and the generous primary suite featuring an ensuite bathroom with double vanity and tile/glass shower, abundant storage, and a magnificent sunroom with panoramic views of the Harbor.

The third floor features two bedrooms with views of the harbor and town and adjacent bathroom and an additional multiuse room. Access to the cupola and the widows walk from this floor as well.

Lower level consists of areas for laundry, utilities, storage and one-bedroom apartment that hasn't been used recently with private access, could be reconstituted for future use.

Property Information

  • 9
  • 6
  • 5
  • 1
  • 0.19 acres
  • 1755
  • 1981
  • ROH
  • -
  • Town
  • Town
  • Harbor
  • Hbr, Twn
  • Stone Masonry
  • Hardwood

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listing property icon Property

  • Alarm
  • Disposal
  • Insulation
  • Irrigation

listing outdoor icon Outdoors

  • Garden
  • Patio
  • Porch
  • Yes
  • 2 Tandem spots

listing household icon Household

  • Cable
  • OFHW
  • 2 burner and 4 burner Thermador cooktops
  • yes


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Town- 28 Orange Street


  • 6 Beds
  • 5 + 1 half baths
  • 0.19 acres

Listing History

Town- 28 Orange Street

Property Type: Single-Family
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