Historic House Listings

Whimsical Hobbit Home! On three riverfront acres in Maine. $679,000

June 10, 2022

This isn’t as old as most houses I feature, but I thought everyone would appreciate seeing the uniqueness of this hobbit house. The home was built in 1976. It is located on 3.28 acres in Eliot, Maine. The home features multiple porches, hardwood floors, stone walls, exercise room, art studio, sauna, 4 season sunroom/potting studio, library and secret sleeping porch. This is a riverfront property with a gazebo. Four bedrooms, three bathrooms and 4,478 square feet. $679,000

Contact Ali Goodwin with Keller Williams Coastal and Lakes & Mountains Realty

From the Zillow listing:


Discover the magic of this unique waterfront property in Eliot! Whimsical details abound inside and out at this one-of-a-kind home on Sturgeon Creek. Sitting right on the water’s edge, surrounded by 3.28 acres of gardens and forest, this property is exceptionally private and offers 570′ of shoreland with tidal access for kayaking, swimming, fishing and boating. Enjoy dinners by moonlight in your riverside screened pavilion next to a waterfall. Gardeners will delight in the multitude of flora, fauna and fairies that have been cultivated and captured here. Inside, you’ll find over 4400 square feet of living space that will surprise and delight you at every turn! There are many options on each floor for bedrooms, great rooms, home office, art studio, music room, exercise room, root cellar, sauna, 4-season sunroom/potting studio, library, secret sleeping porch, and more! This home is just waiting for a new steward with creative vision, deep appreciation of craftsmanship, and a toolbelt, and offers so much opportunity to those who see the potential of this incredible location. You would never be able to build this close to the water on a site like this today. This home has a 4-bedroom septic, and is PRE-INSPECTED. Showings begin at the Public Open House Saturday 6/11 – 10am-12pm and Sunday, 6/12 – 1pm-2:30pm. Offers are due by Tuesday 6/14 by 5pm.



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