Ideally located overlooking the protected anchorage of Jones Cove, this historic saltwater farm is perfectly sited with views to the south encompassing South Bristol and the Damariscotta River out to the Atlantic Ocean. This small peninsula has been a habitat for Native Americans for many centuries prior to the settlement by fishermen and farmers in the 1600’s. Along with nearby Christmas Cove, Jones Cove has been the frequent destination of yachtsmen and cruising clubs. The numerous amenities of other coastal villages with restaurants, specialty shops, artisan galleries, beaches, marina facilities and golf are all just minutes away. Portland with its international airport is 65 miles to the south.
This saltwater farm encompasses 7.8± acres of land with majestic mature trees, stone walls, and rolling fields/meadows for horses and gardens.
The varied shoreline of 1,800± feet has a sand/pebble beach for swimming; a deep-water pier/ramp/float provides access this region’s outstanding boating activities.
A substantial 100± foot stone pier with an adjacent boat ramp is capable of launching or hauling large vessels.
The stone piers’ often photographed 2-story boathouse is perfect for boating needs or possible artisan studio.
The Greek Revival farmhouse was built by a ship builder and veteran of the Civil War in 1866.
Within the home’s 3,368± square feet of living space there are 4 bedrooms, 4 fireplaces and wonderful views of the water.
The first level features a formal living room, a formal dining room, a family room and a wonderful sunroom overlooking the anchorage. Each room features a fireplace.
The kitchen with breakfast area has double glass doors opening towards the cove.
A master bedroom and 3 additional bedrooms are located on the second level and are accessed by 2 separate staircases.
An attached 3-story barn provides ample first level storage for boats or cars, a large heated office/studio is located on the second level and the lower level for livestock or farm equipment.
A separate 3-story carriage house has 2 bays for cars on the main level, storage or possible studio on the upper level and two stalls on the lower level for horses.
Views of the land across Jones Cove from the farm are protected and are in conservation with no future development.