Property We Covet

A Slooper’s Roost

Property We Covet

In the 19th century, “stone sloops,” used to carry quarried granite to railheads for construction in many eastern cities, dotted the waters around Chebeague Island in Casco Bay. The “stone sloopers” who manned the ships built wharves on the island, including the still-functioning Hamilton Landing, as well as stately Greek Revival homes. One such residence, the Falmouth House, is now available to a new generation of island dwellers. With its wide-pine floors and period woodwork and light fixtures juxtaposed with a clean paint palette, the home maintains its historic appeal without feeling antiquated. In the kitchen, a gorgeous little pot-bellied stove provides the proverbial cherry on top of a charming property.

1 South Road, Chebeague Island


Status: Off-Market

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  1. Love the direction this is going in.
    Do you only post houses that are for sale?
    have 2 great projects to submit to you.

  2. Sarah Stebbins

    Hi Zina — thank you so much for the kind words. We run stories on all kinds of houses in Down East and on this site. I’d love to see your projects. Please submit them here: Thanks again.

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