Sox proprietor John Henry purchases Nantucket estate for $25 million

The proprietor of the Boston Pink Sox made a serious estate splash this thirty day period on the shores of the Little Grey Girl of the Sea.

John Henry, owner of the Red Sox and The Boston Globe, shut Friday on a waterfront Nantucket estate for $25 million, according to a deed recorded in Nantucket County. The confined liability enterprise shown as the new proprietor of a home in Nantucket’s Shimmo community is registered to Henry in Boca Raton, Fla.

He is envisioned to near on a deal for an adjoining residence, in accordance to the Nantucket Recent, which very first claimed the news of the sale. Residence information so significantly exhibit Henry having shut on only the one particular house, but a listing sheet attained by shows both equally properties ended up once marketed alongside one another for $42.5 million.

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Put together, the two houses have 10 bedrooms and 15 bathrooms throughout 18,100 square feet. Intended by Jacobsen Architecture and previously owned by entrepreneur Donald Burns, the 4.5-acre compound is a around a few miles from downtown Nantucket and consists of a tennis courtroom, swimming pool, and two spas.

The Jacobsen crew imagined up the residence as getting 12 compact buildings that “have the look and feel of basic Nantucket cottages but give, all round, a generous volume of sq. footage,” according to a 2017 profile of the challenge in Architectural Digest.  

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Michael Passaro, a Douglas Elliman broker who splits his time amongst New York Town and Nantucket and is the firm’s top agent on the island, represented the consumer and the vendor. Michael Lorber, a New York-dependent broker with Douglas Elliman, served as an adviser. Both of those declined to remark when contacted by

“The market is alive and effectively,” said Bruce Percelay, a longtime summer season resident, publisher of Nantucket Journal, and founder of the Boston-based actual estate advancement company Mount Vernon Co. “There are more and a lot more persons of John Henry’s stature that are coming to Nantucket, and we are looking at an influx of consumers at the pretty high finish of the market place.”

The Nantucket serious estate marketplace is a incredibly hot 1, with approximately 40 percent of transactions happening off-market or prior to formally hitting the sector.

“It would make a local specialist broker with deep connections that considerably much more important in helping customers determine and near a new house,” stated Allison Cameron Parry, a Douglas Elliman agent with no affiliation on the Henry sale.”

Even if Nantucket is a incredibly hot market place, locals retain it is nevertheless an affable put to dwell once purchasers do seal the deal.

“This is a extremely hospitable island, and I’m confident the Henrys will be welcome with open arms,” Percelay explained.

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Correction: Thanks to incorrect data supplied to and in county data, a previous model of this tale shown the improper agent who managed the sale. Michael Passaro represented equally the customer and seller.