1 Twin Street and 2 Farmer Street
Lot Size (SF)
First Floor Bedrooms: 0
Half Baths: 2
First time on the market in this century, this multi-generational Nantucket estate is situated in the coveted Fair Street neighborhood. The property has been meticulously renovated with impeccable craftsmanship and details that offer a casual and sophisticated elegance which honor the history of the homes. The two houses, on two lots, boast over 10,000 square feet of interior living space and are a magical summer enclave for all ages to enjoy. With over 11 bedrooms, this is a one-of-a-kind island estate that was masterfully renovated and would be difficult to duplicate. - 2 Farmer Street lends itself to a more formal, historical feel while the Shaker-style home on 1 Twin Street is a more relaxed, contemporary environment.Parking
Yes, off street parking to accomodate vehiclesBasement
Farmer Street: The lower level of this home has a playful kids room, two additional bedrooms with a shared bath and an additional entertainment space that could double as a home office. A unique feature of the lower level of this home is the impressive workshop and storage room hidden in the back of the home. For ease of storage and stocking, this area has its own exterior access.First Floor
Farmer Street: As you enter this exquisite home you are immediately taken aback by the hand painted, shell inlaid dining room completely lit by candlelight. As you flow through to the rear of the home you have an open living room with multiple sitting areas. There is also a side entrance from the first floor to the driveway. The chef’s kitchen offers a center island, informal dining area and fireplace which is a great space any day of the year. The French Doors from the kitchen lead to a beautiful terrace for outdoor dining but is also the gateway to the Twin Street yard and transitional garden space. Twin Street: From the first floor living room with beautiful wide pine floors, there are three sets of French doors that lead to an oversized porch and a spacious yard. On the other side of the great room is a dining room which can access two additional outdoor spaces, a garden area and a porch. The piece de resistance of this property is the gourmet kitchen. The space offers shiplap walls, dramatic vaulted stained-wood ceiling and architectural lines that mimic the original barn that once stood in this space. The 12-person farm table is matched in length by the kitchen island topped with a single piece of wood found in upstate New York and the antique chandelier lowers and raises by an electrical switch. Lastly, this space offers a tremendous butler’s pantry and multiple work areas. Additional features on this floor are a front parlor and a powder room that utilizes reclaimed wood from the original attic floor on the powder room’s walls and ceiling. Mirrored sconces from Vaughan add polish to the rustic surfaces. A side entrance on the east side of the home offers a coat room while two staircases allow for easy access to the second floor.Second Floor
Farmer Street:Three bedrooms are located on the second floor of this home. The en suite master with a fireplace and walk-in closet is perched in the rear of the home and overlooks the entire property from this comfortable balcony. Two bedrooms share a hall bath and the second-floor laundry closet is also on this level. The front room is immersed in natural light due to the bank of windows on the north side of the home. Twin Street:From the landing area, this leads to two bedrooms, a laundry room and full bath all anchored by a stunning master bedroom. The master suite is accentuated in pink hues and has a custom walk-in closet with his and hers sides and additional storage cabinets. On the west side of the master bedroom is a stunning sun porch with windows on three sides and great views of the activity below or those infamous Nantucket sunsets.Third Floor
Twin Street: The third level of this home features its own suite and living area. This space offers a comfortable living room, full bath and a walk-in closet area that leads to the bedroom. The roof walk can be accessed from this space and offers stunning views of downtown.Other Structures
The stylish guest studio located above the one-car garage is perfect for extended family and friends. In addition to the lower level garage space, there is also a wonderful room for bike and beach gear storage. On the upper level of this approximately 900 square foot structure is a wonderful studio kitchen, bedroom, full bathroom and living room area.
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Wonderful Lawn, surrounded by colorful gardens
The Town of Nantucket, “Down Town,” or simply “Town” as many call it, is the epicenter of life on Nantucket Island. Situated on the north side of the island around Nantucket Harbor, Town offers both natural beauty and historical charm. In the early 1800s, Nantucket was the whaling capital of the world. While the wharves and many structures in the commercial district were lost in the Great Fire of 1846, some still stand today and are thoughtfully preserved and accessible to the general public. Whether it is through tours of Nineteenth Century whaling captains’ homes, events at churches or the Atheneum Library, or a visit to a museum, the island is steeped in history. Have you ever heard of Maria Mitchell, renowned astronomer and professor? How about Herman Melville’s Moby Dick? Surely you’ve read Nathaniel Philbrick’s In the Heart of the Sea, or seen the Hollywood blockbuster of the same name. Interestingly, Benjamin Franklin and Macy’s Department Store both have roots to Nantucket as well.THINGS TO DO IN THE TOWN OF NANTUCKET
Along with historical charm, downtown Nantucket today is chock full of restaurants, shops, and galleries. A true gastronome’s paradise, town offers all types of cuisine and levels of sophistication from A to Z. Whether you’re looking for Classic French, New American, Global, or something casual for the kids, you’re covered. In between meals, check out one of the many boutiques or art galleries as you stroll up and down narrow, beautifully landscaped cobblestoned streets. In the evening, there are many options for entertainment during and after dinner – whether it’s live music in a relaxed environment, or singing and dancing the night away in a swanky, lively spot.
There are many active pursuits in town, as well. Due to its location on the harbor, there are options for kayak, sailboat, and standup paddleboard rentals. Take a walk down to Straight Wharf and reserve a spot on one of the many sport-fishing charters available. Spend a day on a boat catching bass, bluefish, bonito, and maybe even see a few dolphins, whales, or sharks! There is also a Critter Cruise available for the kids.
The Brant Point and Cliff areas are right next to downtown Nantucket, so there are other beach options available nearby. Finally, most of the bike paths start at the edge of town, making the rest of the island just a bike ride away!
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