“STUNNING SURFSIDE COMPOUND”
a Brian Sullivan
shACK of the Week
WHAT SULLY SAYS: Stunning family compound on over 5.5 acres abutting conservation offers total privacy. Two homes; main and guest for a total of 11 bedrooms and 11 baths, carriage house with studio, entertainment barn with commercial kitchen. Formal English garden, lettuce and herb gardens, infinity edge pool, cabana, outdoor kitchen, fire pit, pitch and put golf course. This entire property is beautifully landscaped and well cared for all located convenient to Town and with easy access to South shore beaches.
Basement: Lower level of the main house features a billiard/game room, a state-of-the-art theater seating for 25 people (including 14 leather recliners) candy counter and powder room, a TV lounge with a built-in flat screen, a fully-equipped kitchenette with a mahogany bar and the original range from the Club Car restaurant, The rustic wine “grotto” has reclaimed brick floor, copper sink and decoratively-painted ceiling, an exercise room and one full bath.
1st Floor: The foyer opens to a living room, which leads to family room/sunroom with Belgian block fireplace, cathedral ceiling and French doors that open to a patio and infiniti pool. The pool entertaining area is surrounded by flower beds and native plantings and overlooking Weweeder Pond. The adjoining gourmet kitchen is outfitted with high-end appliances and amenities, including a side-by-side Sub-zero refrigerator and freezer, a Wolf range, two farmhouse sinks, honed marble counter tops and a mahogany-topped island; pantry, laundry area and mudroom are off the kitchen. The breakfast room overlooks the patio and pool, as does the lavish master bedroom suite which has a custom-designed his/hers walk-in closet, washer/dryer, marble spa bath and private outside shower.
2nd Floor: There is a lovely guest bedroom suite on the second floor, with a sitting room, a private balcony with sweeping ocean views, built-in bureaus and a luxurious spa bath. Two additional bedrooms share a hall bath.
3rd Floor: There are two bedrooms on the third floor, one with en suite bath, and access to the widow’s walk, from which the magnificent views of Town and Nantucket’s south shore coastline can be enjoyed.
Other Structures: The carriage house would make an ideal office or studio. On the first floor, a comfortable nicely-proportioned room with a wet bar and an adjoining full bath. There is also an over sized one-bay garage/workshop, with a wall lined with cabinetry and additional room for storage and a basement. There is a loft-style studio room on the second floor. The Dutch-style Entertaining Barn has exposed stone foundation. The interior is comprised of an open space with a handsome, stone hearth, reclaimed brick floors, a large loft, a fully-equipped commercial kitchen with ample storage, full bath with stall shower, a screened-in porch and a stone patio covered with a pergola and enclosed by mature Privet.
Second Dwelling: The guest house removed from the main residence is very private, has a partial wraparound front porch which opens to an entryway with a powder room. There is a nice-sized kitchen, a dining room with a sliding glass door that opens to a deck and a patio overlooking English garden. Living room with access to a covered porch and outdoor shower. The lower level has a laundry room and au pair apartment with private entrance and full bath. There are three bedrooms on the second floor; a master suite with full bath and private balcony and two bedrooms which share a full bath, as well as two bedrooms and a full bath on the third floor.