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renovated church for sale in Edgecomb, Maine

Hallowed House

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On her way to the Down East offices from Portland, our home editor always slows down to rubberneck at this adorable renovated church in Edgecomb, Maine.

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Boothbay Cottage

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Ocean Point Perch

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These Boothbay cottages bring a whole new meaning to waterfront property.

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Greens Island home

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Artist’s Residence

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This artist’s summer place looks like a coastal Maine incarnation of a gingerbread house.

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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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Blue Hill home

A Roomy Refuge

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If you buy a summer home in Maine, they will come. So it makes sense to invest in a place where you know you’ll never run out of space. This eleven-bedroom shingled retreat in Blue Hill fills the bill.

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An Airy Cape

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You’ll find cathedral ceilings punctuated with original, rough-hewn beams, a tastefully renovated, open kitchen-living area, and four generously sized bedrooms in this 1830 Cape in Saco.

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Modern Cottage in Vinalhaven

Modern Cottage

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Perched on a spruce-spiked cliff on Vinalhaven’s southwestern shore, this gray-shingled home looks like your typical island cottage. But there are no frigid floorboards here. Take a look inside.

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white house with black shutters

A Baker’s Abode

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In the late 1960s, locals, tourists, and celebrities began beating a path to Sylvia Adams Hocking’s South Thomaston home, where she turned out treats like cranberry sour cream coffee cake and chocolate butter pound cake from her kitchen.

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Scarborough home

Into the Woods

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With its artful stone fireplace and wraparound windows showcasing a view straight out of Stopping By Woods on a Snowy Evening, this three-season porch puts a whole new shine on winter. We feel we could withstand a string of bomb cyclones if only we could watch from those cozy rockers. The room is part of […]

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Portland Victorian

Urban Oasis

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Imagine being able to head out for a morning kayak or paddleboard ride and get downtown by the start of business. In Portland, there’s a little-known waterfront community tucked along the southern corner of the East Deering neighborhood. Residents share a private beach, where you can launch a small boat, fish, and take in the […]

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