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Town- 3 Howard Street

Nov 01 2023
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This inviting house was built in 1820 and fully renovated by the current owners in 1998, offering all the comforts of a new home while preserving the charm of an antique. During the renovation, the owners took great care to hand select every floorboard, door, and mantel to restore the essence of the original home. The property is located on a quiet street in the heart of Nantucket's Historic District, just a few blocks from the center of Town. The main floor includes a library, a spacious living room with seating by a fireplace and a game/puzzle table, and an open kitchen/living/dining with a wood-burning fireplace and multiple sets of French Doors that open onto the stone patio. The back patio includes an exterior fireplace, and views of the spacious yard with a shed/cabana. On the second floor, the grand primary suite has cathedral ceilings and includes a sitting area, fireplace, and walk-in closet. Three additional guest rooms are located at the front of the house. The oversized property offers room for expansion and or the addition of a 2nd dwelling. June and July leases are in place; Fall closing is preferred.

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The gracious foyer with the primary staircase has a door to the library and a hall to the formal living room and Great Room beyond. The library has custom wooden shutters, built-in shelves, and a wall of hidden storage behind custom wood paneling. The formal living room has a fireplace, room for a game table, and hidden storage behind custom wood panels. A hall separates the formal and casual spaces of this house. From the hall, you step down into the Great Room with an open kitchen, living, and dining room. This level includes a pantry, powder room, side entry, and backstairs to a landing outside the primary suite.

The front stairs provide access to 3 guest rooms including 2 bedrooms with a shared full-hall bath, and a guest suite with a private bath. A laundry room is sited between the guest bedrooms and the gracious primary suite with cathedral ceilings, fireplace, sitting area and master bath with walk-in closet.


A finished shed with power could be used as an office or cabana.

Property Information

  • 9
  • 4
  • 3
  • 1
  • 0.16 acres
  • 1820
  • 1998
  • ROH
  • Existing
  • Town
  • Town
  • None, Res
  • block
  • Wood/tile


listing property icon Property

  • Central A/C
  • Insulation
  • Irrigation

listing outdoor icon Outdoors

  • Garden
  • Patio
  • Yes
  • Yes

listing household icon Household

  • Cable
  • OFHA
  • Gas - 6 burner
  • yes


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Town- 3 Howard Street


  • 4 Beds
  • 3 + 1 half baths
  • 0.16 acres

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Town- 3 Howard Street

Property Type: Single-Family
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