31 Western Avenue, Nantucket MA : Sold

$3,550,000
2
BEDROOMS
4
BATHROOMS
Surfside
AREA

Known locally as the Star of the Sea and most recently operated as a Youth Hostel, the main structure was built as a Life Saving Station in 1873 and is situated on a stunning oversized parcel of land with Ocean views and a public path to the beach directly across the street.The property is listed on the National Register of Historic Places, is considered a National Historic Landmark as it is a rich contributor to Nantucket's remarkable maritime history and reminder of the brave individuals who courageously served this station. Altogether there are 4 structures on site; the main structure, notable for its Victorian Gothic architectural style, a second dormitory style structure (originally a stable), a studio cottage (formally a storage building and privy), as well as a finished storage building with loft. The property has a commercial kitchen and large septic capacity supporting future use as a private residence, dormitory housing, guest house with dining capabilities. Significant to Nantucket's history, the property is protected by a preservation easement with the Town of Nantucket to ensure the exterior facades remain intact, and proper stewardship of the property moving forward. Property is occupied for the entire summer-ALL VIEWINGS require ADVANCE NOTICE. Seller accepting all bids to be reviewed September 1, 2020.

Type
Commercial
Total Rooms
6
Frontage
None
Views
Ocean
Heat
None
Ft2
2,640
Lot Size
31,076
Lot Acres
0.71
Year Built
1873

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