With a private setting and magnificent views, this property encompasses 94± acres and 1700± of waterfront with an attractive contemporary residence and private guest cottage. The entrance at the main road is marked by beautiful fields, indicating the property’s history as a saltwater farm. A private gravel road winds through spruce forest and reveals a lovely setting for the compound overlooking west Penobscot Bay.
The architect-designed house is perfectly oriented to capture spectacular water views from almost every room. Spacious decks overlook the ocean, and a walkway connects the decks to a gazebo, the ideal setting for enjoying the magnificent sunsets. A small cabin on the property has been completely renovated and now makes a delightful studio or guest house. The property is beautifully landscaped, and the lawns and fields that surround the house flow to the gently sloping waterfront, which features an unusually long sand and pebble beach.
One of the oldest villages in the nation, Castine is an historic community on a spectacular peninsula on the eastern shore of Penobscot Bay. The town boasts beautifully preserved Georgian and Federalist homes, tree-lined streets, and a thriving year-round community. It is home to Maine Maritime Academy, the Castine Golf Club, the Castine Yacht Club, and numerous other athletic facilities. In early August, the town hosts the annual Castine Classic Yacht Race, as part of the Wooden Boat Series, which includes the Camden Classic Yacht Regatta and the Eggemoggin Reach Regatta and attracts a magnificent fleet of classic wood racing and cruising boats to create a truly spectacular three-day event. A variety of shops, galleries, and restaurants are located in Castine and in nearby Blue Hill and Bucksport. The international airport in Bangor is less than an hour away.