This stately Federal style home was built in 1840 and has been carefully restored with great attention paid to preserving the historic integrity and period details of the structure. It features spacious rooms, high ceilings, crown moldings, ample light from large windows and eight fireplaces. It is a very short walk to Main Street and all that Nantucket town has to offer.
Floor 1: The front door, framed by glass panels, leads to a spacious foyer with a graceful stairway, The identical front parlors each have fireplaces and a lot of natural light. The formal dining room has a fireplace, as does the den which accesses the porch. The spacious eat in kitchen with it's granite island also opens to the porch. There is a first floor powder room., Floor 2: The second floor has five spacious, light filled bedrooms, four of which have fireplaces. There are two and one half baths on this floor, Floor 3: The third floor is unfinished except for a cedar closet. It has the original pine flooring and could become additional living space,
The basement is dry and houses the washer and dryer, as well as the Buderus forced hot water heating system. There is ample storage space with easy access through the bulkhead.
Barbara came to Nantucket from the Boston area, where she was a French teacher. She has lived on the island for more than 30 years, raising three daughters and taking an active part in community affairs. She has served on the boards of the Chamber of Commerce and the Teen Center, and is currently the secretary of the Pine Valley Neighborhood Association.
Barbara is an experienced and committed realtor, using her knowledge of the island and the real estate market to match clients with their ideal properties, whether they are buying or renting. When listing property, she draws on her experience together with her knowledge and expertise of Maury People Sothebys International Realty, to get the best price for the seller in the shortest period of time. When not working, Barbara enjoys the beach, gardening, reading, playing duplicate bridge, dinner parties with friends and walking with her iPod. She is also an avid Red Sox fan and rarely misses watching a game- Go Sox!