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When you wake up at 23 Orange Street, you know you're on Nantucket. The property has a storied past, stepped in American and Nantucket history, and is the largest and most expansive of the Historic Folger Block Row Houses. With high ceilings and four finished floors of living, the wide plank floors are original to the home as are the chandeliers in both the living & dining rooms. The original fireplace in the lower level still houses the iron that was lovingly kept safe during the restoration. This fabulous home offers what few other homes can; an opportunity to own a a piece of Nantucket history that is married with every 2019 modern convenience & amenity. A stones throw from one of the most beautiful and highly coveted Main Streets in America, this home’s location is unparalleled in Nantucket convenience & desirability. One of the most notable highlights of this meticulously maintained property is the highly coveted private pool and spa, no longer permitted on any property located in the downtown Historic District of Nantucket. With over 4,000 square feet of living space, this stunning five bedroom home offers multiple living spaces, views of the harbor and has an excellent rental history. Here is your opportunity to own a piece of American history & record your families memories into Nantucket’s extraordinary past & future.


Large family room with a sitting nook and large windows looking out onto Orange Street. A powder room, laundry and utility room complete this level.

First Floor

What immediately stands out when you walk through the front door is how high the ceilings are. The welcoming foyer extends all the way to the kitchen, and opens to the right into a formal parlor with one of the five fireplaces in the house. The formal dining room is an extension of this room and as well as a fireplace, has large windows and a French door leading out to the gorgeous brick patio with outdoor dining, a fire pit and outdoor shower. As you head toward the back of the home, you enter into a comfortable den with almost floor to ceiling windows on both sides that let in an abundance of light. From the den, you pass through a galley area with a wet bar and another door that leads onto the outdoor patio. The kitchen is spacious and bright with oversized windows overlooking the yard, and encourages family gatherings with an informal dining area. A Dutch door opens to the manicured back yard, pool, spa and off street parking.

Second Floor

There are three very generous sized bedrooms on the second floor. A master bedroom located at the front of the house with peaks of the harbor, has a fireplace, a large private bathroom with double vanities and a glass tiled shower. A second bedroom has a sitting area with a fireplace and a private bathroom with tub/shower. The guest suite located toward the back of the house has a sitting area, multiple windows and a private bathroom with double vanities and a tub/shower. A laundry area completes the second floor.

Third Floor

There are two bedrooms on the third floor, both with window seats that have peaks of the harbor. There are two bathrooms, both with showers, one that is en-suite and one that is located across from one of the bedrooms. Access to the widows walk, which has stunning views of the harbor and Town, is on this level. A small sitting area completes this floor.