Nantucket Sales

56 Monomoy Road

Monomoy Property ID: 86943
Single Family 1.1900 7 Bedrooms 6 Bathrooms

This exclusive waterfront Monomoy compound is highlighted by its unparalleled panoramic views of the entire Nantucket Harbor including Brant Pt. Lighthouse, downtown Nantucket and activities like kite surfing to the east. Your own private stairway takes you to a secluded beach with 150 ft. frontage on the Harbor, that is ideal for : swimming, sunning, paddle boarding/kayaking, shell collecting or a along quiet walk along the Harbor\’s sandy edge. Being located on Monomoy Harbor can include watching your own boat at its mooring as well as the many other harbor entry water activities from an expansive and delightful screened-in porch and most first and second floor rooms. A key feature of this 1.2 acre property is its elevated setting. There is no risk of Harbor flooding that is found at other low-lying Harbor front properties. This property is located near the end of dead end Monomoy Rd. which provides for a quiet and exclusive setting with boundaries being both Conservation Land and the Harbor. This peaceful setting and waterfront location is the attraction for the other neighboring compounds of a like kind. This architect designed house and guest cottage with a one car auto-door garage offers Nantucket summer living at it\’s very best. This property\’s features include : seven bedrooms, six and one half baths, central A/C, numerous view showcasing picture windows, two fireplaces, and a stately classic circular white shell driveway. The grounds include mature tree plantings, varied flowers, classic hydrangea and a manicured lawn with sprinklers. This listing presents the unique opportunity for current summer enjoyment, while thoughtfully planning additional personal touches for a discriminating Buyer. The property has the added open space to add a heated pool, to overlook the Harbor, providing yet another uniqueness of this offering. In addition, is the advantage of its wonderfully close (1.7 mi.) proximity to the Town\’s shops, restaurants and entertainment. The westward orientation of this water front retreat allows for viewing of fabulous sunsets, the evening lights above Town and various fireworks displays whether it be from a large screened-in porch or from air conditioned living space.

First Floor

The entire Nantucket Harbor fleet of boats, Brant Pt. Lighthouse, and downtown Nantucket greet you as the front door opens to an entryway with a large picture window. The clever house layout unfolds to showcase the many more Monomoy Harbor views. There is an archway into the living room that beautifully frames the fireplace of the gracious living space. High ceilings and antique oak beams contribute to the scale of the room and compliment the extensive wide water views framed by a fabulous canted bay window. With a charming bar closet, sunset cocktails and entertaining can be spontaneous and seamless. The library is a wonderfully paneled room with a view contrasting warm antique Butternut finish. The adjoining full bath enables this flexible space to double as a guest suite. There is a fireplace and another matching canted bay window. The kitchen overlooking the Harbor is at the heart of the home and is a custom tailored space that allows view enjoyment while cooking. There is a signature round porch accessed from both sides of the kitchen. The dining room is elegantly positioned off the covered porch and features a raised hearth fireplace. The stone surround continues up the wall to the cathedral ceiling.

Second Floor

Wide stairs lead up to the second floor where a great hall affords continued water views. The master bedroom is a gorgeous space anchored by a large picture palladium window. Custom trusses accent the vaulted ceiling with a lovely window seat along the east side of the room. The master bath has dual access thoughtful design. Centered on the windows is the soaking tub with views. An oversized glass shower is located on the interior wall. The water closets and vanities are symmetrical on opposite sides of the space. His and hers walk-in closets. At top the stairs the landing leads to a magnificent office with French doors that open to a view encased rounded balcony. This room can just as easily be converted to an added bedroom. The layout provides for a fabulous panoramic view of Nantucket Harbor.


Off the main hall, at the end of the side entry and laundry room are convenient stairs to the basement. An extra caterers kitchen is at the ready for entertaining and the sitting area is multipurpose. A hallway to the guest suite is outfitted for efficient storage. In the lower level suite there is a welcoming sitting area by the large window. Full exterior stairs on the far side of the house offer a second convenient access to this lower level.


Driveway / one car garage

Other Structures

Adjacent Guest Suites This property also includes an adjacent guest house with central living that opens to a front porch with equally impressive views of Nantucket Harbor. Perfectly spaced from the main house, the secondary dwelling includes three air conditioned suites as well as an oversized one-car garage with an automatic door control.

Second Dwelling

There is an oversized garage bay within the guest house building. Additional ground-cover is available for expansion.

Listing Company: J Pepper Frazier Co.