6 and 2 Center Street, Nantucket, MA
6 and 2 Center Street
Sconset Village ~ Own a piece of Nantucket History and a block of 'Sconset. Together these two side-by-side gems make the heart of the village. By owning both properties your amenities expand to include priveted lawn for relaxing, a front garden to cut from, sweet covered porch for dining al fresco or sipping your coffee, and a patio to cheers a cocktail, with sought after parking for two cars. Combined No. 2 and No. 6 Center have been preserved with new foundations, cedar roofing, a multitude of restored antique windows, and both re-pointed and rebuilt fireplaces to enjoy. Five bedrooms, three and a half baths in total with beautiful wide plank pine floors. Offering charm at every corner enjoy living in one of the more special properties on the island.
First Floor: The Arietta Hussey house originallly dating back to 1814 is the heart of 'Sconset. Designed by Christopher Peacock the brand new kitchen is well executed and allows for modern day living. This rambling antique has been fully restored from the ground up and sits on a full pour foundation. Rare for the village, this three bedroom and two bath cottage has a large lawn and parking for two. Step onto your covered porch off of Center Street through the darling Dutch door to this true quintessential Sconset cottage. The expertly designed kitchen highlights the beams and warmth of the original wide pine floors. The heart of the home is the double-sided fireplace, rebuilt as a masterpiece that anchors both living spaces. The kitchen is full of function for the cook and includes custom panel Sub Zero, Bosch dishwasher, and Viking gas range. Warm brass Buster + Punch toggle light switches and custom lighting add a modern touch. The living room shines bright with light and has multiple areas for seating. Iconic picture window to gaze at the comings and goings in the village. Near to the living room and on the south side of the cottage one guest bedroom with closet. On the north side one guest bedroom with full bath in hallway provides direct access to the laundry nook.
Second Floor: Rise with sun and the sea from the second floor suite that captures the abundant natural light and features historic beams that showcase the age of the home.
Basement: Full 8' concrete pour with exterior bulkhead access. The entire structure has been engineered and reinforced for a long time to come.
Second Dwelling: No. 6 Center Street is deeded seperately from No. 2 Center Street Darling, Charming, and Iconic! Built in c. 1898 this antique has been a part of the village for a 100 or more years positioned to gaze directly towards Sconset's beloved Pump Square. Character abounds in every antique window with mutliple doors flinging towards the streets of the historic whaling village. With updated kitchen and baths this home can sleep six. Living and dining room have plenty of room to entertain your guests from near and far. First floor bedroom with loft above and hallway that leds to bath wtih tub and shower. Up the stairs to a primary bedroom with bath ensuite. Peaks of the ocean from large east facing window showcase the scenic village rooftops. Full size laundry room with custom soapstone fixture built to accomdate a dog wash. Two outdoor living vignettes to enjoy the summer wind at this special 'Sconset cottage.
Parking: White shelled drive provides parking for two with access off both Shell & Center Street