Below, browse luxury homes for sale in coastal Maine. These high-end properties are also located in scenic areas to provide the best water views possible.
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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, shingle-style, cottage perched high above Frenchman Bay on Sols Cliff has expansive views from the Porcupine islands to the Egg Rock lighthouse and beyond to open ocean. 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 massive cathedral living area that boasts a large granite fireplace and stonework. Beautiful master suite with multiple 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/workout area. The Carriage house has a gorgeous two bedroom apartment with extra loft bedroom above.
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.
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.
This extraordinary Arts and Crafts home and guest house were inspired by Greene & Greene Architects and crafted with the finest selection of materials, meticulous detail and beautiful joinery creating a home that enhances the senses. Perched overlooking Penobscot Bay & absolutely private, the site is filled with an outstanding collection of plant life and abuts 5000 acres of state park. Every imaginable amenity & convenience has been incorporated into effortless living & complete comfort. An exquisite home.
Welcome to BOLDWATER, a deepwater oceanfront estate set on 38 acres with 1400+ feet of shoreline along Blue Hill Bay with distant views of Acadia. The 3-level main residence features hardwood and tile floors, 10 fireplaces, hand painted murals, library, generous windows and attached solarium. Eat-in kitchen with granite counters, island, and breakfast room. Master suite with spa-like bath and ocean views. Includes Guest Cottage, Gatehouse, ocenanfront pool with pool house, apple orchard, greenhouse and dock.
Faraway is a 7-bedroom family compound located on Greening Island, offering a wonderful shingle-style cottage with captivating mountain and ocean views. The 4.75± acre property includes 1,500 feet of deepwater shorefront, two moorings, a shared dockhouse and a 130' pier with two 20'x20' floats. Additional buildings include a two-bedroom guest cabin, and two storage sheds. Faraway offers rare privacy and solitude in a spectacular setting.
With a private setting in a premium location, this 3.23± acre waterfront estate is one of the finest properties on the Maine coast. Sited to maximize spectacular views of Penobscot Bay and open ocean, the 9600± sq. ft., 4-BR residence offers the highest quality craftsmanship and state-of-the-art systems. The estate is beautifully landscaped, with patios, porches, stone walls, lawns, ornamentals, and perennials, and it includes 300± feet of bold granite waterfront.
The superior architectural pedigree of Redwood, and that it has only had three owners, is perhaps unrivaled in the state of Maine. Built in 1879, Redwood was designed by the renowned architect William Ralph Emerson, and heralded as the first and finest of his major 'shingle cottage designs.' The six-bedroom year-round residence is located within an easy walk of the village of Bar Harbor, yet is in a very quiet neighborhood of beautiful homes. The residence features formal living and dining rooms with fireplaces, several sitting rooms, and a large sunroom which accesses a large sunny deck. The property is approached by a long, winding private drive with surrounding wooded areas providing additional privacy. Huge, elegant old growth trees frame the residence with a sweeping lawn ending at the ocean bulkhead. Dramatic views of the islands of Frenchman Bay and the Bar Harbor Breakwater, are constantly changing with maritime activity, the weather, and eagles and gulls soaring in the sky.
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