49 William Street


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Single Family Residence in Downtown, Vineyard Haven

5 bedrooms


4 bathrooms


3752 SqFt


0.38 acres


MLS #41839

Welcome to the timeless elegance of the Captain Swain House, nestled on the prestigious historic William Street in Vineyard Haven. This distinguished Greek Revival main residence and barn-style guest house seamlessly merges historical charm with modern luxury. Step into this meticulously updated 4-bedroom home and you will find a gourmet kitchen with top-of-the-line appliances and custom butcher block island. Attached to the kitchen is a welcoming dining room and wet-bar and a screened porch with garden views. The multiple spacious living areas are flooded with natural light and fireplaces perfect for both entertaining and everyday living. The second floor features 3 beautifully appointed bedrooms with 3 updated tile baths. Additionally, a serene sitting room awaits, complete with built-in bookshelves, creating the perfect place for relaxation or study. Venture to the third level and discover a hidden retreat—a charming bedroom offering privacy distant water views. Outside, there is an expansive yard, a rare find in-town, offering ample space for outdoor gatherings and gardening. The detached 2-story 1-bedroom barn-style guest house beckons, a charming retreat with its own private back deck. From the elegant facade to the landscaped grounds with beautiful perennial gardens, every aspect of this property reflects a rich history and a timeless appeal. The perfect in-town location with easy access to Downtown Vineyard Haven restaurants, shops, beaches and ferry. Excellent rental history.

Property highlights


Public Beach



Screen Porch


Tennis Court



Harbor View

Property Details

Association Fee:
Association Fee Includes:
Partially full basement under main house with interior access. Full basement under guest house for storage with exterior access.
Fireplace Features:
Foundation Types:
Full foundation
Frontage Type:
Interior Features:
AC,Ins,Irr,OShFloor 1: See Floor PlansFloor 2: See Floor PlansFloor 3: See Floor Plans
Link MLS Comments:
William Street to #49
Lot Features:
Professional landscaping and expansive lawn.
Parking Features:
Private driveway
Possible Use:
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Assessed Land Value:

Price History

April 22, 2024

Tax Information

This property was most recently assessed in 2024. It has been assessed at a value of $1,795,600. The annual tax responsibility for this property is $14,328.

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