Historic House Listings

Sold. Island Time! Rocky Mecca, Circa 1937 in Peru, Maine. $400,000

August 3, 2023

Island time! Now this would be fun to own! Quite a summer place it would make! Known as Rocky Mecca this home and lighthouse was built in 1937. The listing includes the island and a shoreside lot in Peru, Maine. The stone cottage is being sold furnished. The lighthouse has seating for four up top. The property has a compost toilet. 480 square feet. $400,000

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From the Zillow listing:


Two lots, two deeds, one great experience! Shore side lot and Rocky Mecca is an opportunity for adventurers and dreamers alike. Rocky Mecca is a man made island, created in the 1930s, with its own iconic history. It quickly became the face of the Town of Canton and 600 acre Anasagunticook Lake, a.k.a. Canton Lake. The 360 degree view offers unlimited vistas of both sunrises and sunsets. Lake water quality is some of the best to be found in Maine. The island has an unique 20×24 stone cottage (renovated in 2022) with its own 18′ tall lighthouse (with seating at the top for 4) that serves as a beacon the lake for boating (public boat launch nearby), swimming (sandy and clear), great fishing (stocked by IF&W), and even seaplane access. The shore lot has a fine, sandy beach and swimming area as well as a dock for boat tie-up. Shore side has been town approved for parking a registered RV or Camper for up to 3 months at a time, and is currently served by a Porta-Potti rental. Canton offers hiking trails and easy access to ATV trails and ITS trails. The towns location is close to many other year round recreational opportunities. Unique property for AirB&B or VRBO. Acreage does not include island. Tax amount is for both properties.



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