Description: The George C. Gardner House is one of the premier properties in the town of Nantucket with over a half acre of magnificent gardens and landscaping. The main house was completely restored in 2004/2005 maintaining its historical integrity and original moldings, finishes, ornamental trim, replacing plumbing, electrical and new systems throughout. The house now offers every possible convenience for modern day living. In addition, a sizable garage/carriage/guest house was added with three additional bedroom suites, living areas and second kitchen. There is a private pool within an enclosed courtyard, now a very desirable amenity in the historic district, however no longer permitted by the Historic District Commission. Backyard, pool area, porches and decks all overlook wetlands, open space and/or restricted land.
First Floor: Gracious entry foyer with original grand staircase and views straight through house with center hall leading to wonderful, enclosed four-season porch that runs the full width across the back of the house, glass panes on three sides. French doors from porch open to double, curved staircase leading down to lawn and gardens. Formal dining room with fireplace to the left, off of foyer. To the right is a formal living room with fireplace and parlor beyond, also with fireplace. These two rooms open onto enclosed sunporch and make for wonderful entertaining space. The kitchen is large, open and bright and features state of the art appliances, a fireplace, center island and abundance of counter space.
Second Floor: Enormous master suite with bedroom, two full baths and sitting room. Master suite opens onto a large deck above the enclosed sunporch, running the full length of the house.
Third Floor: Stairs to large roof walk, with spectacular views out over wetlands and open space, town and church steeples.
Basement: Walk-out lower level with French doors opening to the garden in two of the three bedroom suites on this level. Several entertaining/sitting areas opening onto garden.
Second Dwelling: Carriage house/garage for two cars; two story guest accommodations includes living/dining room, full kitchen, three bedroom suites and large deck on second floor overlooking wetlands and open space.
Easement: Nantucket Electric Company easement, document #2333
Listed by: Maury People Sotheby's International Realty