Property Spotlight: 78 Milk Street, Nantucket, MA - Your own private resort!

Property Spotlight: 78 Milk Street, Nantucket, MA - Your own private resort!

Nestled in the sought-after Hummock Pond neighborhood on Nantucket Island is 78 Milk Street. For those unaware, Hummock Pond is a part of Nantucket known for its tranquility and natural beauty and is a perfect blend of seclusion and community, in large part due to the large pond/lake (it is more than a mile long) that gives it its name. Milk Street leads on to Hummock Pond Road, which in turn provides access to Cisco and Miacomet.

The positioning of the property on the southwestern side of the island offers residents a peaceful retreat within easy reach of the vibrant heart of Nantucket. With gorgeous landscapes, Hummock Pond is a magnet for those who truly appreciate the outdoors, with easy access to scenic bike paths, beautiful pond views, and the unspoiled beauty of nearby conservation lands.

This exquisite home offers the perfect balance of tranquility and Nantucket's vibrant lifestyle, placing you right in the heart of what locals fondly refer to as the "circle of life." This unique location combines the best of both worlds: the peaceful, natural beauty of the island's southwestern side with the convenience of being just a stone's throw from everything that makes Nantucket special. Within a mere 2-mile radius, you're connected to the essential Nantucket experiences — from leisurely walks in the bustling Downtown to refreshing bike rides to Cisco Beach, not to mention the convenience of picking up fresh flowers and provisions from Bartlett's Farm or the day's fresh catch at 167 Raw. Returning home means stepping back into your private haven, where a heated pool, fire pit, dining pavilion, and game room await to complete your day. This property isn't just a home; it's a gateway to a life well-lived within Nantucket's coveted "circle of life," offering both the quietness of Hummock Pond and the exhilarating pulse of the island's cherished areas.

Very unassuming from the road, 78 Milk Street is a stunning property that belies an amazing tour-de-force of entertaining, refinement, and luxury. It boasts an impressive 4122 sq ft. of living space on a half-acre lot.

Cold Beer on Tap in the Spectacular Game Room at 78 Milk Street, Nantucket MA

Cold Beer on Tap in the Spectacular Game Room

The centerpiece of the property is the game room at 78 Milk Street... it's not just a space, it's an experience and a treasure trove of sports history and entertainment (all included in the sale price). With a cathedral ceiling, multiple TVs, a pool table, and a full wet bar – including its own brews on tap –  it’s an ideal setting for hosting and creating unforgettable moments. Such is the enjoyment of the game room, renters come back year after year to experience it again and again. At the heart of the room is an extraordinary collection of sports memorabilia, featuring items from iconic athletes. The centerpiece is a signed gown, shorts and boxing gloves from the legendary

Muhammad Ali Signed Gloves, Gown and Shorts

Muhammad Ali - signed gloves,
gown & shorts

Muhammad Ali, a testament to sporting greatness. Additionally, there's a signed racing suit from the incomparable Dale Earnhardt and a sweater from the golfing great, Jack Nicklaus. In fact, there is so much amazing memorabilia it’s not possible to do justice to the depth and breadth of the sports and personalities represented in such a short paragraph!

Moving through into the main part of the house there is a large kitchen that would please any chef, featuring top-of-the-line appliances – including a WOLF 6 burner stove with over-sized griddle, large granite countertops and center island, is a masterpiece of design and functionality. The adjoining dining area, with its elegant French doors, offers a seamless transition to serve family and guests on the outdoor deck.

Each of the six bedrooms in this home is unique, with each one having been decorated in a different style so that no two rooms are alike. The decoration is done with care and to an incredible standard, with each room having a fresh, clean look.

The master suite stands out as a secluded haven for the homeowners. Its en-suite bathroom, coupled with a loft, provides a perfect balance of luxury, practicality and a private area to relax.

The lower-level secondary guest suite is complete with its own kitchen and living area. This perfectly offers versatility and comfort for guests or extended family.

Taking center stage of the outdoor area is the sparkling in-ground heated pool. Together with the large outside grill, deck, patio, and cabana they encapsulate the very essence of the joy of outdoor Nantucket living.

Day in the Life at 78 Milk Street

Imagine waking up at the delightful 6-bedroom haven at 78 Milk Street in Nantucket, where every morning greets you with a chance for new adventures!

Kayaks at 78 Milk Street, Nantucket

Kayaks ready to go out onto Hummock Pond

Picture yourself sipping your morning coffee or tea on the deck. For those who love to greet the day with energy, how about a refreshing bike ride or a leisurely stroll around the enchanting Hummock Pond area?

Right out front, a set of kayaks await, ready to add a splash of adventure to your day. Imagine the excitement of grabbing a paddle and heading out to explore and enjoy Hummock Pond.

Now, let's talk about the heart of this home - the magnificent chef’s kitchen. It's not just a kitchen; it's a culinary playground! Whip up some pancakes, laugh, cook together and chat around the wicker chairs at the marble-topped center island. This kitchen is the perfect stage for a family cook-off or for preparing a grand feast that would make any chef envious.

The living room is a homely area for creating memorable family moments, or just hanging out to watch TV. Whether it's a fierce board game battle, a quiet reading corner, or just a cozy spot for heartfelt chats, this space has it all.

And for those movie buffs, the lower-level suite is your own personal cinema - just add popcorn!

Step outside, and you'll find the star attraction - the heated pool. It's not just for swimming; it’s for impromptu poolside games, lazy afternoons basking in the sun, or maybe even a fun pool party. For the green thumbs, the garden is a peaceful sanctuary, or just a delightful spot to admire while lounging on the patio.

As the sun sets, gather around the firepit for an evening of storytelling, marshmallow roasting, and stargazing.

As we mentioned, the game room is a unique treasure trove of sports memorabilia, featuring legendary icons like Muhammad Ali and Dale Earnhardt. Challenge your family and friends to a pool table showdown or kick back and watch a game, surrounded by amazing sports history, and throw down a few brews. You’ll lose track of time with all the fun and memories you’ll all have together in this marvelous room.

If Nantucket is your playground, then 78 Milk Street is the perfect launchpad. Explore the charming Downtown, hit the waves at Cisco Beach, and then come back to your nest to recharge for your next adventure.

In a nutshell, staying at this slice of Nantucket paradise with your family is like living in your own private resort, filled with laughter, relaxation, and endless fun.

It's not just a house; it's a vibrant stage for making unforgettable family memories!

For more detailed information on this property at 78 Milk St, Nantucket MA take a look at the property listing

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- Bernadette Meyer

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