6 Howard Street, Nantucket, MA


6 Howard Street

8 beds
7 full / 1 half
0.1928 Acres
Year Built

This exceptional property is a rare treasure in the historic district. Nestled in the heart of town, 6 Howard Street offers a private & quiet location yet is only minutes from the hustle and bustle of Main Street. This very special property features a meticulously maintained primary residence with 5 BRS, 5.5 baths, a beautiful 3 BR, 2 bath guest cottage and a garage on the 8400 sf lot with off street parking. Quality craftsmanship, custom details and beautiful design elements are evident throughout. The magical and intimate gardens feature bountiful perennial plantings and mature trees, providing the utmost privacy. The beautiful grounds are accentuated by exceptional stone work, including stone walls, walkways and patio seating areas. The 'ITHAKA' quarter board & weathervane are excluded.

First Floor: The covered porch opens into the entrance foyer with stairs leading to the second floor. To the right of the foyer is an intimate front parlor with fireplace, which then opens into the beautiful and spacious great room. The well designed kitchen with top of the line stainless steel appliances, marble island and honed granite countertops offers plenty of storage and is open to the dining area with fireplace and the cozy office nook. The spacious living room features elegant coffered ceilings, a wood burning fireplace and multiple built-ins for your books and treasures. French doors frame the living room on either end and open out onto private stone patio seating areas, surrounded by a stunning landscape of perennial plantings and mature trees. There is a bedroom and full bath (SS) off the living room wing, featuring a laundry area, and an art closet with sink.

Second Floor: At the top of the stairs is an office and down the hall there are two bedrooms, which share the hall bath with tub/shower combination. The primary bedroom suite features a large bedroom area with vaulted ceilings, fireplace and custom built-ins, walk-in closet, and plenty of storage. The primary bath features a large soaking tub, stall shower with Botticino marble tile, and a separate water closet.

Third Floor: Storage

Basement: Finished lower level features a spacious and cozy family/tv room, a bedroom with private ensuite bath (SS) and double closets, a powder room, a sitting room and another full bath (SS). This level has radiant heat in the floors and offers additional storage and mechanical rooms. Two means of egress provide access to the yard and gardens.

Second Dwelling: Built in 1999, the beautifully designed and executed guest house features an open kitchen, dining and sitting area that opens into a first floor bedroom (currently used as a living room) with full bath (T/S). Doors off dining area open out to the patio and gardens. Stack washer/dryer is located in a closet off the kitchen. The second floor features two comfortable bedrooms with a shared hall bath (SS). The kitchen features a Frigidaire refrigerator, Bosch dishwasher, Thermidor 4 - burner gas range, double porcelain sinks, wood countertops and a soapstone island. The pickled pine board siding adds warmth, character and charm. Private outdoor shower. There is access to the stone patio area between main house and guest house.

Parking: Yes - 2 car

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