Winding stone walls lead you up a private, crushed marble driveway to the refined and luxurious estate that awaits at 1 Shawkemo Hills Lane. Concealed by mature and thoughtfully designed gardens, the 8,000+ square foot home has been meticulously maintained. With no detail left unpolished, this five+ bedroom (alternate six-bedroom plan) home is sure to meet the needs of any discerning buyer in search of the perfect multi-generational Nantucket home. Featuring a myriad of spaces, there truly is something for everyone to enjoy; procure your favorite bottle of wine from the custom wine cellar, relax with a film in the home theater, or spend a day around the pool complete with a visit to the steam room. Or lastly, enjoy a cocktail while watching sunset from your full width straight access roof walk with 360-degree views of the island. A home unlike any other, elevate your Nantucket experience with this impeccable Shawkemo property in one of the most private and desirable areas of Nantucket Island.
A long and winding, white crushed marble driveway entrance lined with lighted stone walls, leads you to a stunning estate home surrounded by meticulous landscaping. A bluestone walkway welcomes you to a covered teak porch entry framed by four white columns. The elegant front doorway with custom antique bulleye glass sidelites opens to reveal the refined foyer. A mosaic stone inlaid design on the Antique Chestnut floor and tall, white columns, open onto an expansive, living and dining area. The living room enjoys multiple sitting areas, with a large wood burning fireplace with rich detailed wood mantel and slate hearth. Two sets of French doors draw you to an outdoor pebble tech, self-cleaning large pool. Through the floor-to-ceiling windows that surround this expansive area, the gorgeous back yard lawn and gardens provide a beautiful backdrop. The dining area leads to a chef\’s kitchen complete with Subzero, a Professional Thermador range with two ovens and griddle, Bosch appliances, with three sinks and a walk-in pantry, with granite countertops throughout and beautiful leaded glass cabinets. The kitchen leads to a large family room that can also serve as a billiard/game room with a second beautifully detailed wood burning fireplace with slate hearth and floor-to-ceiling windows and door to the back and side lawns and gardens. A wrap around covered teak porch surrounds the entire side and back lawns and gardens. A hallway and foyer lead to two marble and limestone powder rooms with beautiful and detailed carved wood cabinets and a main staircase to the second floor. Handsome custom bookshelves and closed cabinets line the entire hallway which continues to an office/study with a full spa-like limestone bathroom; with the alternative floor plan usage as a first floor en suite bedroom suite. The hallway continues to a side entrance door and rear staircase that serves as a private entrance to guests\’ quarters consisting of a en suite bedroom suite and an expansive, wet bar sitting room on the second floor. Two large closets and an oversized two car garage with high ceilings are at the end of the hallway.
The front staircase with a two-story foyer leads to two luxurious master suites and multiple bedrooms on the second floor. To the right, the first magnificent master suite has vaulted ceilings, two built-in windows seats with storage cabinets beneath, sitting area, a third beautiful wood burning fireplace with detailed wood mantel and slate hearth, walk-in closet with custom shoe rack, and a marvelous and relaxing marble and limestone bathroom with vaulted ceilings, dual vanity, beautiful spa tub and walk-in shower. This en suite master includes a private covered teak porch. Next to this suite is a full second floor laundry. Following the hallway which overlooks the entry foyer is another en suite bedroom with vaulted ceilings, a large custom designed walk-in closet, and beautiful marble bathroom. Continuing to the second master suite which has stunning coffered ceilings, built-in window seat with storage beneath, a sitting area, a private teak porch, and an en suite beautifully limestone detailed bathroom with walk-in shower, double vanities, and luxurious spa tub. A fourth wood burning fireplace with a slate hearth and with a detailed wood mantel serves as a centerpiece to this second expansive master suite. A medium size bedroom is next. This room can serve as a full-size dressing room with custom built-in cabinets, shelves, and shoe racks. It can also be used as a nursery, or nanny/au pair bedroom. From the back staircase to the second floor, you find the private guest quarters. A spacious en suite bedroom has vaulted ceiling, a large walk-in closet and a marble and limestone vaulted bathroom with glass enclosed tub/ shower. An expansive, vaulted ceiling sitting room with window seat complete with a marble wet bar with refrigerator and microwave is adjoining the bedroom suite. This expansive room can have numerous floorplan configurations. This room can used as a sitting room to the first master suite, or as another spacious bedroom, or as a second floor family room or billiard/game room.
Here you will find the most unique and luxurious feature of this home. A full width straight staircase leads to the third floor 200q.ft. roof walk. Perfect for entertaining and easy enjoyment is a marble wet bar with beautiful wood cabinet, complete with refrigerator and ice machine. The roof walk has ample room for two sitting areas and once you reach the top, you have a complete and fabulous 360-degree view of the entire island. From Nantucket Harbor, to Great Point, to Polpis Harbor, to Sankaty Lighthouse, the panoramic views of the island are unmatched.
The fun and relaxation continue with a home theatre that seats 10 and perfect for entertainment. A granite wet bar complete with microwave, full size refrigerator, professional popcorn machine, and dishwasher with a mahogany snack bar is also part of this spectacular lower level. A tin ceiling, 1000 bottle wine cellar with tasting table and seats, and a four-person, tiered seating steam room with separate shower and changing area, add to the ultimate sanctuary that is this home. A workshop/craft room with built-in custom table, a large storage closet, a spacious full laundry room with sink and built-in cabinets and shelves, are also part of this level. There is an additional room that can used as an exercise gym, a game room, an office, or storage room along with a full, cedar staircase for exterior access for service and storage needs, and a full bathroom with granite countertop and walk-in California shower. This lower level continues to accentuate this luxurious and meticulously detailed home.
Listing Company: Fisher Real Estate