Located just 2.5 miles from Town, Shimmo is a quaint and relaxing area with a coastline that overlooks Nantucket Harbor, Brant Point, and Coatue. Shimmo is dotted with private, secluded cottages off of serene dirt roads. This highly desirable area offers quiet neighborhoods with access to harbor beaches, known for shellfishing, scalloping, and wildlife.
Make sure to stop by Moors End Farm for fresh flowers, produce, and more. Moors End Farm was founded by a local family in the 1970s and has provided the island with fresh veggies since then, and has expanded to include a greenhouse and nursery providing a variety of annual and perennial flowers, and more.
Distance to Town: 7.5 miles
Distance to the Beach: 1 mile