52 South Summer Street


Downtown, Edgartown, MA 02539

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Single Family Residence in Downtown, Edgartown

6 bedrooms


7 bathrooms


6135 SqFt


0.2979 acres


MLS #41016

Nestled in the heart of Edgartown Village, this property, known as the Captain Ellsworth West House, boasts a rich historical legacy while showcasing exceptional craftsmanship, making it one of the most remarkable homes in the area. This renovated Captain's home seamlessly combines historic charm with modern elements, resulting in a truly captivating residence. Originally built in the 1860s, the house underwent a meticulous renovation orchestrated by Hutker Architects in 2013, breathing new life into its storied past. The main house spans four floors, providing expansive living spaces. Stepping onto the private covered porch, one is greeted by the warmth of an inviting porch, wood-burning fireplace and breathtaking views of the exquisitely landscaped grounds. This exceptional property encompasses over 7,000 square feet of thoughtfully designed living space, making it an ideal in-town compound for discerning buyers seeking a spacious and comfortable home for hosting family and friends. Adjacent to the main house stands a detached two-story Carriage House, which adds another layer of luxury and functionality to the property. A pool cabana provides a convenient space for relaxation. The private outdoor living area, complete with a gunite pool, built-in whirlpool spa, and a serene bluestone terrace, is ideal for lounging poolside. This home is poised to create cherished memories for years to come.

Property highlights



Private Pool

Hot Tub

Public Beach


Town Sewer


Town Water

Property Details

Association Fee:
Association Fee Includes:
Finished full basement features a wine cellara large meeting roombedroomfull bath and laundry room
Fireplace Features:
2 Wood Burning Fireplace2 Gas
Foundation Types:
Poured Concrete
Frontage Type:
Interior Features:
A,AC,Irr,Media,MiniSplit,OSh,WdStoveFloor 1: See Floor PlanFloor 2: See Floor PlanFloor 3: See Floor Plan
Link MLS Comments:
Located on the corner of South Summer Street and Cooke Street
Lot Features:
Professional landscaping, covered porch and pool with spa
Parking Features:
Ample parking off street and driveway
Possible Use:
Assessed Building Value:
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Price History

October 23, 2023
July 01, 2023

Tax Information

This property was most recently assessed in 2024. It has been assessed at a value of $7,045,800. The annual tax responsibility for this property is $17,966.79.

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