Nantucket, with its idyllic charm and timeless beauty, continues to cast its spell well past Labor Day. If you’re in search of the perfect fall and holiday retreat, 11 Pleasant Street presents an opportunity to bask in the island’s rich history while enjoying the comforts of modern luxury.
Located about 30 miles south of Cape Cod, Nantucket is the quintessential New England destination known for its timeless beauty and rich history. This charming island, with its cobblestone streets, historic homes, and pristine beaches, offers a serene escape from the hustle and bustle of everyday life. Nantucket’s unique charm lies not only in its scenic landscapes and vibrant cultural scene but also in its proximity to Boston. Just a short ferry ride away from the mainland, the island is an accessible and beloved getaway for Bostonians and visitors alike.
Listed by Michael Passaro of The Holly Parker Team at Douglas Elliman, this $9,950,000 historic residence offers a glimpse into Nantucket’s past, with a touch of contemporary sophistication. Originally constructed in 1750, this in-town property underwent a meticulous two-year renovation, guided by the expert hand of John Udelson, CEO of Grey Lady Development.
The result of this restoration is nothing short of spectacular. 11 Pleasant Street seamlessly marries the historical charm of its 18th-century origins with the conveniences of modern living. The transformation is a testament to the careful preservation of Nantucket’s architectural heritage.
Step inside, and you’ll find a home that effortlessly combines elegance and comfort. Spread across three floors, this residence boasts 6 bedrooms and 6.5 bathrooms, providing ample space for family and friends.
The main level is a masterpiece in itself, featuring a gourmet kitchen with a magnificent 11-foot marble island – a true chef’s dream. The living room, complete with a gas fireplace, offers a cozy spot to unwind. Meanwhile, a guest bedroom with an en-suite bath ensures that your guests are treated with the utmost comfort.
Venture to the second floor, and you’ll discover four bedrooms, three of which have their en-suite baths, offering privacy and luxury. The home office is perfect for remote work or as a quiet retreat for reading and contemplation.
The primary bedroom, with its walk-in closet, lavish bath, and covered veranda, is the epitome of relaxation. Imagine sipping your morning coffee on the veranda, taking in the island’s beauty.
But there’s more to explore. Ascend to the third floor, where you’ll find an en-suite bedroom and a playful children’s space, ideal for making memories with loved ones.
Modern amenities abound, with a gym featuring Peleton equipment, a Sonos sound system, central AC/heat, a butler’s pantry, and a convenient laundry room. Step outside to an oversized deck, patio, and a beautifully landscaped corner lot, offering a serene outdoor oasis.
For those who appreciate style and convenience, the furnishings have been curated by Serena and Lily and are available for purchase at an additional cost. It’s an opportunity to make this historical masterpiece your own, with a touch of your style.