I love Nantucket. During a road trip through New England, my wife and I spent a day on Nantucket. It’s such a great town and island.
While I’m not big on regulation, Nantucket has a rigid building code so that there’s a uniformity to the architecture on the island. The result is that in my view, every house is very nice.
We spent the day meandering through the historic streets of the town and managed to journey a couple of kilometers out as well. In hindsight, we should have rented bicycles to see more of the island, but I must admit the town is a great little center.
It goes without saying that houses are very expensive. Most are used as vacation homes, but there are several thousand year-round residents.
Our featured Nantucket house is actually a 2-house compound on one-half acre just outside of the town area. These houses combined sleep 24 people, which make it a perfect summer property for a large family.
Check it out.
While most people can’t afford a single home on Nantucket, this property boasts two beautiful homes forming a compound with a pool in the middle.
Both homes are built in the Nantucket design with exterior wood shakes and colonial architectural style. The home below features a large wrap-around porch.
Here’s a photo of the main living area including entry area, living room, dining area and kitchen in the rear. The interior is open concept cottage style. It’s very light and breezy with plenty of white throughout.
The living area includes a large gas fireplace in a contemporary design. I love little sitting areas like this.
The dining room sits in the middle of the open living space on the main floor and looks out into the yard and pool area.
I love this kitchen design. It’s not huge, but it’s very well done in white. Notice the herringbone backsplash pattern as well as the waterfall island surface.
The home includes some fabulous design flourishes like this room with cloud-like wallpaper and glam blue sofa.
The primary bedroom is large and comfortable.
The primary bathroom has a fabulous cottage design. Check out that wood vanity. It fits nicely with the shiplap walls.
The bathroom includes an all-glass walk-in shower.
Both homes on this property dedicate plenty of space to bedrooms (there are 10 bedrooms between both homes). Here’s one example.
I love this basement design with blue shiplap wall, recessed lighting and large sectional. It’s a perfect place to unwind after being outdoors all day.
Here’s the ultimate vacation home bedroom for kids with two bunk beds behind a very cool barn door.
With so many potential people staying on the property, it needs several living room areas for people to relax. Here’s a simple, but nicely done family room.
The kitchen in the other house has a farmhouse vibe to it with tall cathedral ceiling, white cabinets and charcoal gray countertops.
Here’s another example of a kids/guest bedroom. It’s not large but it’s nicely appointed.
Here’s an attic style large bedroom with sitting area and tall ceiling. I suspect if multiple families staying here, there’s a coin flip for this bedroom… it’s the one I would want.