Completely restored and renovated Quaker style antique, originally built in the early 18th century, is situated on one of the most revered streets in the heart of Nantucket Town. This gracious home was expanded in 2008 and boasts 5 plus bedrooms, a sunlit gourmet kitchen, finished attic space and fully finished lower level. An inviting private garden patio adorns the rear of the property. Ample off-street parking.
First Floor: From the front door, enter into the foyer. To the right, you will find the front sitting room with masterfully built and restored wood paneling and crown moldings, built-in bookshelves, fireplace and shuttered windows. To the left a bathroom. The Hallway leads into the warm and inviting dining room with a fireplace. Adjacent to the dining room is a family room with fireplace. A landing space bridging the original home to the newly added structure you will find a whimsical craft area, a back stairway to the second floor, a powder room and wall of paneled storage/ office space. The addition holds the heart of the home with an open floor plan featuring a spacious breakfast room with hand painted wide pine floors by local artist Audrey Sterk, a sitting room with a pantry and laundry room. The handsome fireplace, made from antique pine reclaimed from the house during the restoration, warms this space. Step down into a spacious and sunny gourmet kitchen with high-end appliances cleverly concealed behind cabinetry closely patterned after and built like antique furniture, ample counter space completes this dream space. A side door gives access outdoors to the driveway and lovely back patio garden.
Second Floor: From the front door, you will feel the true essence of a historic Nantucket home. A beautifully restored stairway leads to the second floor. At the top of the stairs and to the left of the landing a short hallway leads toward the front of the house to the Captains bedroom with fireplace and raised paneled wood walls and many built-in features. A full bathroom with a soaking tub is located conveniently in the hallway. A short walk toward the rear of the house is a guest bedroom with a fireplace. A doorway leads to the second-floor landing and back staircase with custom linen closet. To the right, a door that leads to the third-floor office and finished storage space.
The gorgeous addition has three additional guest bedrooms, and two full bathrooms and a second-floor laundry room.
Third Floor: The third floor is home to a large, light-filled, office with custom built-in bookcase and finished storage space.
Basement: Large fully finished lower level with ample storage, game room and hobby space and the original deep hearth fireplace.
Listed By: Maury People Sotheby's International Realty