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
Once every few decades a truly unique Northeast Harbor waterfront property comes on the market; Cow Cove now presents just such a rare opportunity. Encompassing over 6 acres of fields, woods, lawn and extensive shore-front stretching along the east side of the harbor, this delightful summer compound is graced by a vintage Peabody & Stearns 19-room main house, well-known to mariners for its iconic twin white chimneys. The exceptional property enjoys an unparalleled location in the harbor and includes a secluded guest cottage nestled in trees on a peninsula overlooking the inner harbor, a cozy carriage house with attached storage barn, and a private pier with multiple floats. Come by sea into Northeast Harbor and step ashore on your own dock, or wind down the gravel drive from Peabody Drive through woods and fields to an enchanting world of your own. Stroll along meandering paths, across the natural fields and through lovely stands of mature trees. Take a gentle row or paddle across the harbor to the bustling village of Northeast Harbor. Watch osprey and eagles soar, herons fishing the shores, or harbor seals surfacing in quiet waters mere yards away. Cow Cove is a setting at once part of the vibrant harbor yet discretely situated to afford privacy. Enjoyed by one family for over 70 years, this enchanting property now offers you everything you could desire in a unique waterside summer retreat. Please note: In addition to the details noted above, there are 2BR/1BA in the ''Little House'' and 2BR/1BA in the ''Carriage House'', both with galley kitchens. A portion of this property is broker owned.
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.
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.
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.
Crow's Nest is an exceptionally rare waterfront offering, never having been to market. It is one of a few residential homes in Maine designed by Philadelphia architect Edmund Gilchrist. The strategically located 2.2 acre property offers absolute privacy. This 1938 shingle-style 6-bedroom/5-bath cottage was masterfully designed, built, and positioned at the water's edge to allow the formal floor plan to interact with the natural world surrounding it. A remarkable Music Room on the west side of the home completes this large residence where musical performances have taken place over the last 80 years. With over 4,500 sq. ft. of living space placed just a few feet from the shore, Crow's Nest stands alone in its proximity to the water. This historic cottage offers unobstructed water views of the Eastern Way, Bear Island, and the Western Way. 365' of private shorefront are a mix of accessible cobblestone beach and bold rock outcroppings. A detached 2-car garage, mooring, and deeded, shared dock are also included.
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.
As featured in Architectural Digest, this classic 20+ bedroom shingle style home has been beautifully maintained and totally redecorated by the current owner. Set privately at the north end of Islesboro island, this remarkable home was built in 1903 and is made up of 4 lots and over 48 total acres of spectacular oceanfront land including a deep water dock on Sabbathday Harbor. The land, which is partially in conservation with the Islesboro Island Trust, includes wonderful open fields with ocean views, walking paths through the woods down to the shorefront, beach and open ocean access, garden areas, and a majestic approach up a tree covered winding gravel road. The house is perfectly designed to accommodate large groups of friends and family, but cozy enough for single family living. There are great entertaining spaces including a large fieldstone fireplace in the living room, a fantastic custom built bar area, a great dining room with a fireplace, a large and well equipped kitchen with a walk in refrigerator and fabulous pantry area. There is also an office and laundry room on the first floor. The second floor features the master bedroom suite with its own private sun porch, and full bathroom with a claw foot tub and separate shower, as well as 14 additional bedrooms and 4 additional full bathrooms. The entire third floor of the home is a magical children's space complete with four separate themed bedrooms and a full bathroom, a school house, a library, a diner, play equipment, and a built in stage with props for endless entertainment. There are two large sun porches, and a sunny back deck overlooking an in ground swimming pool. There is also a detached barn for car storage. This is a one of a kind property.
Perched on rocky coastline above the waters' edge overlooking Penobscot Bay, the Camden Hills and a myriad of spruce-clad islands, Stonescape was designed and built with the very finest materials and craftsmanship. Reminiscent of the classic shingle cottages of Coastal Maine, this magnificent estate features many architectural details of the classic era, such as a porte-cochere, turrets, coved ceilings, beadboard wainscoting and interior decorative columns. Granite counters, extensive porches, decks and balconies with stunning views, and a stone-paved terrace with hot tub, grill, and outdoor pizza oven are a nod to more modern amenities. Artistic attention to detail is evident throughout this incredible property.The focal point of the open living area in this year-round residence is a dramatic rough-hewn local granite fireplace. The open floor plan leads to a dining room with bow-style casement windows, a spacious chef-friendly gourmet kitchen, and wood-paneled library and office. In addition to the graceful main stairway, a custom ironwork passenger elevator rises to the three en suite bedrooms on the second floor. A two bedroom, two-bath guest house includes a full kitchen, fireplace, balcony and living area over a two-car garage. Located on 10.69 acres with 1,374' of ocean shorefront, Stonescape blends native flora with colorful perennial plantings and is steeped in natural beauty while enjoying total privacy. Windjammers, sailing yachts, lobster boats, eagles, sea birds, seals and porpoise provide ample sightseeing pleasure. Walking paths and moss trails throughout the property allow easy access to neighboring Barred Island Preserve.
Fortunes Rocks, on a half-mile of uninterrupted coastline in Southern Maine. One of a kind landmark John Calvin Stevens estate stands alone on a peninsula overlooking the Atlantic Ocean. Miles of white sandy beach, 427 ft +/- of ocean frontage, and your own private beach provide delight and serenity. Extensive living space, an open floor plan, and unobstructed ocean views from every room underscore its magnificence. Six spacious bedrooms including an exquisite Master Suite. In addition, there is a separate guest quarters on the property. This extraordinary all seasons home is located just thirty minutes from the Portland Jetport and a short distance from quintessential Kennebunkport.