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Maine cabins for sale

You Could Live Here

Maine Places

I recently tumbled down a black hole of cabin adoration on Instagram and found these cute and affordable Maine cabins for sale.

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Photo courtesy of Legacy Properties Sotheby’s International Realty

You Could Live Here

Maine Places

In this roundup of current real estate offerings, we’ve attempted to harness that sense of otherworldliness and those pansies-spilling-from-a-window-box feels.

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Gray Area

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I have made a habit of leapfrogging through the bone-chilling months on a series of weekend getaways. This year, we tested the limits of how many little humans could fit in a house and hotel room as we went on an off-season ski trip with family friends.

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Cushing Glass House

You Could Stay Here

Maine Places

When I was a kid, my happiest summer week was the one when we packed up our minivan and headed for a rental on Long or Sebago Lake. Rather than invest in a camp, my parents liked to try out different spots — and leave at the end of our stay without worrying about paying […]

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You Could Live Here

Maine Places

“Maine camp” has many different meanings. To some, it’s simply a retreat in a beautiful setting. Others reference a rudimentary structure with minimal modern conveniences. For the purposes of this roundup of camps currently on the market here, I have stuck to smallish, rustic buildings with electricity, running water, ocean or lake access, and plenty […]

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On Toddy Pond

Maine Places

Living in a city, I have grown accustomed to a certain amount of noise. When I’m outside, the sounds of birdcalls, barking dogs, leaf blowers, and car engines tend to meld into a kind of background music I barely even notice. By contrast, when we visit my in-laws’ place in Surry (population 1,466), I am […]

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Cornish, Maine

Cornish House Tour

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For years, when I heard someone refer to Cornish, I thought of game hens, the people of Cornwall, England, and some vague, imaginary ailment (i.e., “I’m feeling a little cornish today.”). Then, soon after I moved back to Maine from New York, I hosted a group of editors from Rachael Ray Every Day at my […]

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Monhegan Island

Monhegan House Tour

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Mark and I visited Monhegan island the other weekend and the whole time we were there, all I could think was, “I’m walking around in a Jamie Wyeth painting.” Arriving on the ferry, we sailed past the columned home featured in Wyeth’s Partridge House, Monhegan Island, Maine, and docked near The Red House, with its […]

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Orono House Tour

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Here are the two things I knew about Orono before my sister-in-law and her family moved there: it is home to the University of Maine, the state’s largest higher-education institution (and only research university), and it’s the birthplace of Pat’s Pizza, a chain that has become as synonymous with Maine cuisine as the Italian sandwich. […]

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The Summer Rush

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Whoever coined the phrase “lazy summer days” must not have lived in a place where bona fide warm weather lasts a mere three months. Far from remaining idle, most Mainers I know view this fleeting window as a call to action — like summer is a massive melting ice cream cone and we must race […]

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