4 Cliff StreetNahant, MA 01908MLS Number 72562551

  • Sale Price: $1,475,000
  • 75 Days Since Sale
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4 Cliff Street Nahant MA 01908
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  • 8Bedrooms
  • 4,788Square Feet
  • 0.74Acreage
  • 1859Year Built
A unique opportunity to have a piece of history and unparalleled views of the ocean at 40 Steps in exclusive East Point. The historic Gibson House, aka "40 Steps" is perched ideally on a 3/4 acre lot so that two sides of the house possess unobstructed views of the ocean a rare feature even in Nahant.This grand old Victorian, the summer cottage of the Gibsons of the museum in Boston has incredible moldings, soaring ceilings and the grandeur of the 1850s. Nearly 5000 sq feet, 7-8 bedrooms, 5 baths, large entertaining space with double formal living rooms, large hallways and traditional staircases are emblematic of the time The piazza remains as an enclosed porch running over 40 feet long on all sides with 20 sliders.overlooking the coastline Deed includes 1/3 share in undivided 2.12 acres across the street with co-owners. Lower level has an addtl 1300 sq feet above ground.Systems are top of the line, newer,roof is 2012. See movie
Listed by Annie Wachtel of Coldwell Banker Residential Brokerage - Marblehead

Listing Sold by Molisse Realty Group LLC

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56 Atlantic Ave
Marblehead, MA 01945

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  • Garage
  • Parking Spaces6
  • Parking DescriptionOff-Street
  • Total Parking Spaces6


  • Year Built1859
  • ConstructionFrame
  • Property TypeDetached
  • Full Bath3
  • Bathroom5
  • Half Bath2
  • FoundationFieldstone, Other (See Remarks)
  • Rooms17
  • Lead PaintUnknown
  • BasementYes


  • Exterior FeaturesPorch, Porch - Enclosed, Fenced Yard, Garden Area
  • StyleSecond Empire
  • ColorWhite


  • HeatingForced Air, Gas
  • CoolingNone
  • WaterCity/Town Water
  • Hot WaterNatural Gas
  • Utility Connectionsfor Electric Range, for Electric Oven
  • SewerCity/Town Sewer

Water Body

  • WaterfrontYes
  • BeachfrontYes
  • Beach DescriptionOcean, Direct Access, Frontage, Walk to
  • Beach OwnershipPublic, Other (See Remarks)
  • Miles to Beach0 to 1/10 Mile

Basic Information

  • Bedrooms8
  • Date Listed09/11/2019
  • Property TypeSF
  • Sale Price$1,475,000
  • List Price$1,650,000
  • Sale Date07/09/2020
  • MLS Number72562551
  • MLS StatusSold
  • PricePerSqFt$308


  • Acreage0.74
  • Home Owners AssociationNo
  • Square Feet4,788
  • Square Feet SourcePublic Record
  • Road TypePublic, Paved, Publicly Maint.
  • Lot Size32191
  • Lot DescriptionCorner, Wooded, Paved Drive, Fenced/Enclosed, Level, Sloping, Scenic View(s)
  • MAIN SOA95602
  • MAIN LOK95001


  • Amenities
    • Conservation Area
    • Golf Course
    • Highway Access
    • House of Worship
    • Marina
    • Park
    • Private School
    • Public School
    • Public Transportation
    • T-Station
    • Tennis Court
    • University
    • Walk/Jog Trails
  • AppliancesRange, Dishwasher, Refrigerator, Washer
  • UsmAmenities
    • Basement
    • Fireplace
    • Garden
    • Golf
    • Tennis
    • Water View
    • Waterfront


  • Year Built DescriptionApproximate
  • Year Built SourcePublic Record
  • SQUARE_FEET_DISCLOSURESDoes not include lower level above ground partially finished of 1328 sq ft with 4 rooms & 1/2 bath
  • View Count143


  • Building Number4
  • StreetCliff Street
  • TownNahant
  • StateMA
  • Zip01908
  • VillageEast Point
  • CountyEssex
  • DirectionsNahant Rd up to 40 Steps, house is on the right
  • Elementary SchoolJohnson
  • Junior HighSwampscott
  • High SchoolSwampscott


  • Fire Places1
  • Living Room Dimensions19X16
  • FlooringWood, Wall to Wall Carpet, Laminate, Hardwood, Other (See Remarks)
  • Master Bed Dimensions22X15
  • Master Bedroom LevelSecond Floor
  • Bed 2 Dimensions22X15
  • Bed 2 LevelSecond Floor
  • Family Room LevelFirst Floor
  • Bed 3 Dimensions22X15
  • Bed 3 LevelSecond Floor
  • Family Room Dimensions16X15
  • Bed 4 Dimensions19X14
  • Bed 4 LevelSecond Floor
  • Bed 5 Dimension19X14
  • Bed 5 LevelThird Floor
  • Dining Room Dimensions17X13
  • Dining Room LevelFirst Floor
  • Kitchen LevelFirst Floor
  • Living Room LevelFirst Floor
  • Other Room 1 Dimensions14X14
  • Other Room 1 LevelThird Floor
  • Other Room 1 NameBedroom
  • Other Room 2 Dimensions14X12
  • Other Room 2 LevelThird Floor
  • Other Room 2 NameBedroom
  • Interior FeaturesSecurity System
  • Basement FeatureFull, Finished, Walk Out, Interior Access
  • Other Room 3 Dimensions14X12
  • Other Room 3 LevelThird Floor
  • Other Room 3 NameBedroom
  • Other Room 4 Dimensions28X7
  • Other Room 4 LevelFirst Floor
  • Other Room 4 NameEntry Hall
  • Other Room 5 Dimensions22X12
  • Other Room 5 LevelBasement
  • Other Room 5 LevelBasement
  • Other Room 5 NameOther
  • Other Room 6 Dimensions17X13
  • Other Room 6 NameOther

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