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Town- 5 New Mill Street

Aug 16 2013
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Built in 1780 by Tristram Folger, this historic beauty sits on a large lot on a quiet street in one of the nicest areas of town. This home has been lovingly owned by families Coffin, Starbuck, Rivers, Ceely and Morris. Arthur Rivers left this home to become the youngest Nantucketer to serve in the Civil war. Except for renovations to the large sunny kitchen, roof and chimneys this house has maintained it's historic origins beautifully with wide pine floors, wood paneled walls, fire places in seven rooms, character and charm. Along with eight main rooms, including four bedrooms plus three bathrooms, the large attic space includes two additional rooms. There is also a spacious shop and connected tool shed. Venture into town along tree lined Main street, this unique and welcoming home is a once in a lifetime opportunity.

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Additional Details

front entry, formal living room, dining room, middle den, kitchen dining area, one bath. also a 19x10 shop with an attached shed

four bedrooms and two bathrooms

full attic with two additional rooms

partial and crawl space

Property Information

  • 8
  • 4
  • 3
  • 0
  • 0.18 acres
  • 1780
  • ROH
  • -
  • Town
  • Town
  • None, Res
  • Brick and Stone
  • old wide pine


listing property icon Property

listing outdoor icon Outdoors

  • Deck
  • Porch
  • large side and back yard
  • 2 off street spaces

listing household icon Household

  • Cable
  • OFHW
  • yes
  • yes


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Town- 5 New Mill Street


  • 4 Beds
  • 3 baths
  • 0.18 acres

Listing History

Town- 5 New Mill Street

Property Type: Single-Family
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