31 Western Avenue, Nantucket MA

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$4,500,000
2
BEDROOMS
4
BATHROOMS
6
ROOMS
Commercial
PROPERTY TYPE
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.

First Floor Description:

Main Structure: large open area uses as a dining hall open to sitting room; office; commerical kitchen; laundry and 1/2 bath. Three full baths.

Second Floor Description:

Open area used as a dormitory with access to cupola; has interior and exterior access.

Third Floor Description:

Second dormitory: First floor: dormitory room on first floor; 2 full baths; laundry. Second Floor: open dormitory with interior and exterior access. First floor suite with private access has large room with private bath with shower.

Basement Description:

NONE

Other Structures:

Storage Shed: finished with electric.

Second Dwelling:

Studio Cottage with galley kitchen and private bath.

Parking Description:

Ample Parking

Detailed Amenities

Alarm

Dishwasher

Dryer

Outdoor Shower

Washer


LINK ID
87131
Water
Well
Sewer
Septic
Heat
None
Lot Size
31,076
Lot Acres
0.71
Year Built
1873
Furn
Furnished
2nd Dwelling
Existing
Floor
Wood & Linoleum
Zoning
R-20

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Mary Taaffe
Maury People Sotheby's International Realty
508-228-1881 x 132
508.325.1526

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