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Town- 3 Joy Street

Feb 22 2024
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The Captain Joy house was built in 1799 and is on the National Registry of Historic Homes. This beautiful home is situated on a gorgeous, oversized lot, with the capability to add an additional dwelling. The thoughtfully restored home has retained many of it's beautiful antique features along with it's modern amenities. Featuring three bedrooms and two and one half baths, a beautiful, large chef's kitchen, two living areas and an office that can also be used as a fourth bedroom, three wood burning fireplaces and a large, private yard with a lovely patio and pergola with mature wisteria. Joy Street is a fantastic location within a short distance to town and easy access to beautiful beaches, bike paths, and island favorites such as Bartlett's Farm and the Cisco Brewery. This is a very special home and shouldn't be missed.

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Enter through the front door into a gracious hallway with staircase to second floor. To your left is a bright, sunny and spacious front parlor with fireplace and access to office/bedroom with built in desk and full size bed, walk straight through from front hall to another large, light filled living room with a fireplace. This living area opens to the kitchen area. Beautiful, large eat in kitchen with lots of cabinets and nice counterspace, Viking 6 burner range with double ovens, mahogany countertops, white porcelain Farmer's sink, beamed and ship lapped ceiling. Brick hallway from kitchen leads you to exterior door to patio and driveway, continue down hallway to Powder room, laundry room with lots of storage, utility sink, owner's closet and exterior door to outside shower. At the end of the brick hallway is the Primary suite with king sized bed, wood burning fireplace, bath with stall shower and jacuzzi tub, walk in closet and exterior door to the lovely yard.

Large bedroom with two queen size beds and spacious closet, Bedroom with king size bed, closet with access to attic space. Hall bath with claw foot tub and separate, tiled, stall shower.

Large unfinished attic.

Playroom/small family room with built in cabinetry, 60' Samsung TV, and a cozy nook with a built in single bed. Storage and mechanical room.

Property Information

  • 7
  • 3
  • 2
  • 1
  • 0.26 acres
  • 1799
  • 2001
  • ROH
  • Existing
  • Town
  • Town
  • None, Res
  • -
  • Wide Pine


listing property icon Property

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

listing outdoor icon Outdoors

  • Deck
  • Garden
  • Patio
  • Large, beautiful, private yard.
  • 1

listing household icon Household

  • Cable
  • OFHA
  • Viking 6-Burner Range, griddle and Double Ovens
  • Whirlpool


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Town- 3 Joy Street


  • 3 Beds
  • 2 + 1 half baths
  • 0.26 acres

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Town- 3 Joy Street

Property Type: Single-Family
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Town- 3 Joy Street

Property Type: Single-Family
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Property Type: Land
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Town- 3 Joy Street

Property Type: Single-Family
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