Eastern Watch, located just outside of downtown Bar Harbor, evokes a sense of the by-gone Rusticator Era of the town's Gilded Age near the old estates of the Vanderbilts, Kennedys and Acadia's founder George Dorr. The classic New England cottage perched high above Frenchman Bay on Sols Cliff has views from the Porcupine islands to the Egg Rock lighthouse and beyond. Enjoy watching cruise ships and whale watch boats passing just below the oversized 130-foot granite and bluestone terrace with outdoor kitchen and granite fireplace. The 4 bedroom main house is a John Libby timber frame with a three story cathedral living area that boasts a granite fireplace and stonework. Built in 1995, the home was remodeled in 2006. Beautiful master suite with views of the bay and islands; master bath with walk-in shower area with soaking tub and just around the corner is your own gym area. The second floor of the carriage house is a two bedroom apartment with a kid's bunk room and play loft above. If you have any concerns with global warming, this beautiful estate sits high on a bluff that is over 100' above the ocean so you'll always have the same shoreline and view without ever having to worry about any potential rise in sea level
Sheephead Island offers the rare opportunity to own a beautiful Maine island in its entirety, encompassing 65+/- pristine acres with two fine residences. Located just off Sylvester Cove and the village of Sunset in Deer Isle, Sheephead Island is connected to the mainland at low tide, providing a setting with the privacy of a true island and the ease and accessibility of a mainland property. The island's shorefront is spectacular with miles of interesting ledge, tidal pools, and broad beaches. Trails run through fields and forest, and there is a wonderful swimming pond along with a boathouse, artist's studio, and deep-water dock with floats. The main home is a five-bedroom colonial and there is also a contemporary four-bedroom residence.
Owner-built in 2000 and designed by noted Maine architect Robert Knight, this extraordinary property was featured in the Wall Street Journal and has been called ''the best house in Maine.'' On 5 1/2 acres that sit atop a 30-foot cliff overlooking the boldAtlantic Ocean are two houses that combine isolation and protection with almost immediate, traffic-free access to the Portland Jetport (America's easiest major airport) and the culture and restaurants of Portland, Bon Appetit's 2018 ''Restaurant City of the Year.'' This estate boasts spectacular views from nearly every room of both the four-bedroom main house and the four-bedroom guest house. With big and comfortable rooms for entertaining, a kitchen that challenges the best restaurants, amazing home offices and a jaw-dropping master suite, there is nothing missing in spaces that exude attention to detail. The landscape includes more than 650 feet of shore frontage, acres of mature perennial gardens, a gazebo with fireplace that overlooks crashing surf, an oceanside swimming pool, a tennis court and a private beach.
Words can not describe the beauty of this magnificent piece of oceanfront real estate which is why I have had to produce this video and photographs of 255 Ocean Avenue...This property is just one lot away from Walker Point. As you stand on the bluff, taking in the view of the waves breaking and ships passing you realize that there are very few places as spectacular as 255 Ocean Avenue. You can build your dream home here with several different possibilities including having your own family compound or retreat. I would encourage you to call today to arrange your own private tour. It is not often a property like this comes available.
Nimaha is a fully restored historic residence located in the sought-after Beauchamp Point neighborhood. Privately sited on 1.91+/- waterfront acres with panoramic views of the Penobscot Bay and its islands, the 5,170+/- square-foot Shingle-style main residence, originally built in 1903, is a striking example of Maine's rich architectural heritage. Comprehensively updated and restored by the renowned firm of Cold Mountain Builders in 2015/16, the four-bedroom, four-and-a-half bath residence retains its historic character while incorporating modern amenities. The grounds, which include 354+/- feet of shoreline with a lovely pebble beach, a 1900+/- square foot period carriage house with apartment and four-car garage, and deep-water dock, complete the estate.
Prominently sited on 21+/- acres with 1,110+/- feet of varied shorefront on Gilkey Harbor and stunning views to the west, the Sears Cottage is one of the grand historic Islesboro estates constructed at the turn of the 20th century. The nine-bedroom, nine-bath home also includes staff quarters, a guest cottage with four-car garage, billiard house, carriage house / stable, reading room, and substantial deep-water dock with floats. The residence, characteristic of the Renaissance Revival Style, has been thoughtfully restored and retains many original details such as eleven wood-burning fireplaces and fine woodwork throughout. The grounds are those of a classic Maine summer estate: artfully landscaped with lawns, flowering shrubs, specimen trees, and both formal and informal gardens interspersed with natural Maine woods.
With a classic setting and beautiful, historic buildings, this property encompasses 264+/- acres of woods and fields. It offers spectacular views of the little Thorofare, the 'Sparkplug' lighthouse, Stimpson Island, Widow Island, and across Isle au Haut Bay to Isle au Haut. The house is a seasonal mid-nineteenth century extended Cape farmhouse with many original features intact and it is perfectly sited on the property overlooking meadows that roll to the shore. It includes three bedrooms, a bunk room, and two historic barns complement the residence. There is approximately 3,500+/- feet of accessible water frontage, including a wonderful, grassy point of land, rocky shore, a large pebble beach and a small island.
Located on the shores of the Great Harbor in Northeast Harbor, Gull's Rock offers a coveted, yet quiet and private, location in the village. The classic 9-bedroom residence has been beautifully maintained, and more recently has been carefully restored and updated to accommodate the busy lives of modern families. All first-floor rooms enjoy large, detailed fireplaces and several provide access to the open or covered porches. A large kitchen offers many gourmet chef's features, such as a work island, professional appliances and a large butler's pantry. The property includes a separate, three-plus car garage, a guest cabin with two bedrooms and full bath, and a colorful formal, English-style perennial garden through which one can meander on the way to the ocean shoreline.
Faraway is an elegant estate on 4.40+/- waterfront acres of Greening Island, with amagnificent, fully renovated and carefully renewed Arts & Crafts summer cottage,guest cabin, and deepwater dock. Overlooking the Great Harbor of Mount Desert from Eastern Point, this exquisite property is surrounded by 1,500 feet of private shorefront, and offers breathtaking views of Acadia's mountains, the Outer Islands and open Ocean. Open terraces, glass-enclosed porches, 7 light-filled bedrooms, numerous fireplaces and all updated systems and modern amenities make this an exceptional and gracious summer retreat in a private, serene island setting.
Location, location, location on Sebago Lake. Minutes to North Windham, half hour to mall/airport, 10 minutes to gray turnpike, unbelievable westerly views, 8 acres +/-. Secluded location on the lake with a private driveway entrance, 600+ ft frontage on point with breakwater and dock. The 7000 +/- sq ft home is 10 years old and meticulously maintained. Three ensuite bedrooms and 3 additional 1/2 baths, huge patio, a true cooks kitchen, large open rooms. The perfect place to entertain, both inside and out. Views from nearly every room in the house. Additional garage space that will hold 4 cars. Call for private showings, qualified buyers only please.