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Maine’s most expensive old house listing! Whistle Pig Farm, 12 waterfront acres. $7,995,000

January 4, 2023

Welcome to Maine’s most expensive old house listing! I love the name of this property! Whistle Pig Farm is an equestrian farm. It was built in 1818. It is located on 12.28 acres in Mount Desert, Maine. There is 475 feet of shoreline in Marsh Harbor. I love the interior of this home with its many fireplaces and beautiful sunroom! Four bedrooms, five bathrooms and 3,123 square feet. $7,995,000

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From the Zillow listing:


Nestled on rolling meadows leading to a quiet cove, Whistle Pig Farm epitomizes the best of country living. With 12.28+/- acres and 475+/- feet of shorefront overlooking Pretty Marsh Harbor, this pastoral setting has been actively used as a saltwater equestrian farm and features a year-round residence, large, attached barn with stalls and tack areas, paddocks, several shelters, a heated multi-vehicle garage, and beautifully cultivated perennial gardens. Originally built in 1818, the understated four-bedroom country residence, enjoys wonderful ocean, meadow or garden views from every window. With many charming traditional elements, such as wide plank pine floors, roughhewn timber rafters and brick hearth fireplaces, the residence has been fully updated and beautifully maintained. Modern amenities include a large family kitchen with fireplace, formal dining room, and bright all-season sunroom, all providing a front row seat to the beauty and nature of Pretty Marsh Harbor. Additionally, a full house generator and high speed internet access complete the list of ‘must have’ amenities. Centrally located in the quiet village of Pretty Marsh on Mount Desert Island, Whistle Pig Farm is one of a kind, and offers an idyllic private retreat, for horse lovers or those just savoring the ‘way life should be’.



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