Reduced and Ready for Sale! Location, Location, Location in the historic seaside village of Vineyard Haven. This majestic water view property offers living at its best in a vibrant area of year-round, well maintained and preserved period homes, one block to Main Street and Owen Park with deep water dock, beach, bandstand, and town moorings. Enjoy magical sunrise and moon rise over the ocean. All the benefits of in-town ownership are mere steps away plus clay tennis courts and the elementary school. The ferry dock is ultra convenient for commuters and excursions to the mainland. Located in the heart of the William Street Historic District with Bracketed-Italianate style, this beauty is known as the Captain Benjamin Cromwell House, later as the Clough House. Perfectly proportioned cross gable and cupola, impeccably renovated and maintained, features include 6 bedrooms, 5 baths, oil heat, a/c, spacious vaulted third floor loft, and cupola, plus guest cabin studio-style with kitchenette, full bath, a/c unit, and Rinnai heat. A two car garage, original out house, and his and hers outside shower complete the .66 acre manicured grounds. As the captain of the Island Line transportation service with steam-powered side-wheelers, the Eagle's Wing and later the Monohansett, this property was an emblem of Captain Cromwell's success and enhanced by its prominent physical setting with surrounding decorative caste iron fencing and grounds. The architecture, water views, spacious front veranda, interior spaces with 9' and 10' ceilings, crown molding, gleaming antique wood floors, and history will captivate the attention of the most discerning buyer. The original village of Holmes Hole became the Town of Vineyard Haven in 1871 and later Tisbury. William Street was the second street laid out by the village in approximately 1831 and has consistently maintained its look with its historic 19th century homes. Truly a rare in-town opportunity. Furnishings available separately. In summary, this property needs to be seen to be fully appreciated. Please see floor descriptions for more detail.
Property description and photographs provided by listing agent: Viewpoints
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