Nantucket Island and Real Estate Information

The Inquirer and Mirror and Nantucket Island Chamber of Commerce is hosting the annual Halloween Parade and Costume Contest on Main Street, Wednesday October 31st. The kids are not the only ones that get to dress up, adults participate too. Many families dress up in themed costumes, trust us, you will not be the only one. The celebration starts in the afternoon as costumed participants should start arriving around 4:30 to be ready for the 5pm start of the parade at the base of Main Street.

Don't let those great costumes go unrewarded, before the parade a costume contest is held at the steps of the Methodist Church, the top prize going to the best-dressed family. After the parade each child gets a goodie bag and a ribbon. The fun does not have to stop here as most downtown businesses are open for trick-or-treaters. Whether you participate or just want to observe, this Halloween celebration is a great time for all. Off island on Halloween? Not to worry our downtown webcams point directly at the action.


Saturday, October 6th, 2018  11:00 am – 4:00 pm

Milestone Cranberry Bog (220 Milestone Road)

Come celebrate the 15th Annual Nantucket Cranberry Festival.


September 24th ~ 30th 2018

Nantucket Restaurant Week is a celebration of the superlative culinary tradition found in Nantucket. Experience exceptional food, wine and Nantucket’s hospitality in many of the island’s acclaimed culinary establishments.

Each Spring and Fall participating Nantucket restaurants will be offering three – five course dinners from $25 to $50. It is the perfect opportunity to taste something new or to dine with an old favorite.

Nantucket Restaurant Week


The following property transfers were recorded in the Registry of Deeds from Sept. 7-13, 2018:



Maury People Sotheby’s International Realty is proud to be a contributing partner to The Nantucket Project

Each fall, The Nantucket Project gathers 500 visionaries and seekers to the island to discuss the boldest and most thought-provoking ideas of our time. 


The Eastern Shore of Nantucket includes several of the islands more remote beaches. The Eastern shore starts with the amazingly beautiful Coskata/Coatue and runs the length of the island ending with at the wide open easy to access Sconset beach. Access can be an issue on the Eastern shore please plan accordingly as may of the beaches require beach permits and 4 wheel drive to reach them.


The following property transfers were recorded in the Registry of Deeds from March 30-April 5, 2018:

Danielle deBenedictis to The Ackabbey Nominee Trust: 2 Sasachumet Lane, vacant land, 1.58 acres, $2,500,000.

MHD Partners Real Estate LLC to Gustavo Kinrys and Irena Cafasso: 4 Goose Cove Way, dwelling, .93 acres, $2,100,000.

The George F. Korn Living Trust to John F. D’Avella and Denise A. D’Avella: 14 Pleasant St., dwelling, .09 acres, $1,715,000.

Laurance J. Guido to Carl and Sharon Nielsen: 90 Baxter Road, dwelling, .46 acres, $1,480,000.


The following property transfers were recorded in the Registry of Deeds from Feb. 2-8, 2018:

MBC Trust to Melissa Cafritz Management Trust: 47 Hulbert Ave., .18 acres (two-sixths interest), dwelling, $5,933,433.33.

Moonlight Dance LLC to Lauren Dayya: 8 Nobadeer Ave., .93 acres, dwelling, $5,495,000.

Holdgate Family Limited Partnership to Buck Hollow LLC: Lots 26-37, Buck Hollow and Fawn Lane, 1.84 acres, vacant land, $3,625,000.


Believe it or not Spring is on the way (as of 12:15pm, Tuesday March 3/20 to be exact). After a winter of frozen waves and record cold and snow it nice to look forward to longer days and warmer temps. Whether you're a local or visitor to this great island Spring on Nantucket can't be missed. The annual Nantucket Daffodil Festival is a favorite among locals and visitors. 


While inventory at this time is lower than it has been in March for the previous 2 years, sales are continuing to outpace, up 35% from last year YTD. With inventory lower and demand increasing average and median home prices have increased. For sellers this translates into a great time to sell your home, especially early spring before the seasonal influx of properties come on the market.


Our webcam is located at our office on Main Street, Downtown Nantucket.


Madaket, with it's tranquil harbor and tidal flats was where the first European settlers of Nantucket landed in 1659. Over the years the area served as a farming and fishing community, until modern transportation transformed it into an idyllic vacation spot.


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