Historic House Listings

The setting! The interior! Circa 1888. Over three acres in Maine. $695,000

June 9, 2020

That’s quite a waterfront setting with wide ocean views and a sandy beach. This home was built in 1888. It is located on 3.2 acres in Gouldsboro, Maine. The home has been completely updated. The property has an expansive deck and an outdoor shower. The house has so many windows, providing water views from every room. Four bedrooms, four bathrooms, and 2,300 square feet. $695,000

Contact Jamie O’Keefe with The Knowles Company: 207-299-8732

From the Zillow listing:


Escape to the Maine coast in this exquisitely-renovated, shingle style cottage with a sand beach and sweeping ocean views. Garden Point is the ideal vacation or year-round home. Originally built in 1888, this beautiful home has been wonderfully renovated with modern amenities while retaining its antique charm. Banks of large windows fill the house with incredible light and frame the unsurpassed views of Gouldsboro Bay and the bold Atlantic Ocean in the distance. Delightful chef’s kitchen with a large pantry, professional Viking range and a large granite island. The Living Room is accented by a a Jotul gas stove, exposed ceiling beams, rough hewn hardwood floors and floor to ceiling windows overlooking the water. The home has 3 1/2 bathrooms and four bedrooms, including a master suite with a private bathroom, elevated views of the grounds and the ocean. The fourth bedroom has ocean views and is currently being used as a den/office. A large oceanside deck is perfect for outdoor entertaining or just relaxing while enjoying the sea breezes and incredible views. Other amenities include a nearby boat launch, a one-bay garage, full house generator and an outdoor shower perfect for rinsing off after a day on the beach. The grounds are glorious with mature apple trees , perrenial flower gardens and a lush lawn that slopes gently to the water’s edge and an incredible sandy beach. Legend has it that Garden Point’s name comes from George Washington who once visited the site. He was so struck by its beauty that he dubbed it the Garden of Eden. Now you have the opportunity to make it yours. You’ll make memories that last a lifetime in this beautiful home that is just a short drive to restaurants, shopping, Acadia National Park and all Schoodic amenities and attractions.


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