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Home of the Week: Stunning Harbor Views Unfold from this Renovated Captain’s Home in Edgartown

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Location: 50 North Water Street, Edgartown, Martha's Vineyard

Asking Price: $3,995,000

Details: 5BRs/6+BAs,  3,197 sf

Special Features: Harbor views, granite pool area, outdoor living and dining areas, three stories, finished walk-out basement.

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For More Information: Contact David Lott or, Call Vineyard Open House Real Estate, (508)-338-2495

 

This is the quintessential Edgartown Whaling Captain’s home.

Originally built in 1795 by the Vineyard’s first whaling family, the Samuel Butler House has been revitalized into one of the premier luxury homes in the historic Edgartown Village.

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All the harbor's in view from the roof-top widow's walk.

 

The home has been smartly designed to integrate indoor and outdoor living. A fabulous outdoor living and dining portico overlook a granite terrace with heated Pebble Tec pool and

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professionally landscaped gardens. The large doors that lead inside to the open space of the great room and kitchen make entertaining a breeze, indoors and out.

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The pool and outdoor living space are tucked away behind the historic facade.

 

This sumptious Captain’s residence features modern amenities alongside period details that lend credibility to the historic neighborhood. Classic wide-planked flooring, custom raised paneling and custom moldings are juxtaposed with a stunning pool area, modern family room and media rooms.

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A stone fireplace provides warmth and ambiance to this outdoor living space.

 

The first floor is comprised of a formal living room and formal dining room, as well as the great room–all three designed for gracious entertaining.

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Both the living room and dining room feature natural gas fireplaces.

 

Casual everyday living is centered around the great room that combines a gourmet cook's kitchen, casual eating nook, wet bar with wine refrigerator and ice machine, and butler's pantry–plus a comfortable lounge with TV and fireplace.

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The great room has everything–lounge, kitchen and wet bar.

 

The butler’s pantry has a prep area, second dishwasher and laundry facilities. A laundry room is also found on the lower level.

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The Butler’s pantry allows nearly effortless food prep and clean up.

 

The home features five comfortable bedrooms spread throughout the three floors and lower level. Each features a sitting area and en suite full baths. The master bedroom suite has vaulted ceilings, walk in closets and a luxurious marble bathroom. French doors open onto a private mahogany deck.

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The master bedroom suite is bathed in warm sunlight as the day begins.

 

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The master bedroom features a private deck that looks out to the pool area below.

 

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The master bath has his and hers marble vanity, soaking tub and glass shower.

 

The house also has a walk-out basement with an additional 1,123-square-feet of living space, including one of the five bedroom suites. It is also accessible through its own private entrance off North Water Street. The large open space 

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The finished basement could be used as a retail store, office additional living space.

and special entrance presents the opportunity for an in-home office, gallery/boutique or apartment.

One of the best features of the captain's home is found on the roof. The widow’s walk was where a captain’s wife might brace against the railing, looking to see if their husband’s ship would return. It delivers on it's intention of offering sweeping views of the harbor.

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The widow's walk–for the best views in town!

 

If desired, the furnishings are available to craft a truly turnkey purchase. It almost goes without saying, but the best Edgartown has to offer is right outside the front door. 

For More Information: Contact David Lott or, Call Vineyard Open House Real Estate, (508)-338-2495

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