One of the finest examples of a Nantucket Quaker home was built as early as 1750, this four bay original homestead of Captain Peleg Bunker is historically intact for the preservation enthusiast. This unique property offers 7 fireplaces, a roof walk, original pine flooring and patina, period detail, and an oversized (9,000+ square foot) lot. It is located in the heart of the Old Historic District of Nantucket, one block to Main Street, just moments to shops and restaurants. This 4 bedroom home will appeal to the restoration-minded buyer, and awaits its next steward. Recognized by the Nantucket Preservation Trust as an historically significant property, a portion of the house and grounds are protected with a preservation easement. Additionally, there is a garage, and off-street parking.
First Floor: Entry with stairway to the second floor, living room with fireplace, dining room with fireplace, family room, sun porch over looking the yard; kitchen & rear hallway with custom built-in panty cupboard and stairwell to the second floor. Interior stairwell to cellar. Powder room beneath entry stairwell. Rear entry/laundry room leads to Pine Street and pergola covered with Wisteria.
Second Floor: Front bedroom with fireplace; full bath with shower; middle bedroom with closet; bedroom with fireplace and closet; rear stairwell landing has hall way to rear bedroom and hall bath with tub and shower.
Third Floor: Large attic with ship’s ladder to access to Roof Walk. Excellent potential for additional finished space with ample head room and windows. In a previous era the 3rd floor served as living quarters for help with a 5th bedroom and 3rd bathroom with a tub.
Basement: Presently used for storage with interior and exterior access. The 6th fireplace is located here; historically this area was used as the summer kitchen which had access to the yard and gardens.
Listed By: Maury People Sotheby's International Realty