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BY SARAH STEBBINS

Life is good in this Scandinavian-inspired, contemporary home, located in the heart of the village of New Harbor. Make this your year-round home or summer destination — fabulous Pemaquid Beach is just steps away. The floor plan is bright and open with floor-to-ceiling windows in the kitchen-dining-living area. The home’s south-facing great room incorporates views of a private deck, gardens, and woods. Designed to be comfortable as well as efficient, this one-story home features attractive concrete floors, which are modern, easy to maintain, and warmed by the sun and a radiant heating system. Enjoy all that the Pemaquid Peninsula has to offer including a nearby sandy beach, Pemaquid Light, boating activities, and local restaurants. The home has great rental potential and is just 15 minutes from Damariscotta and 90 minutes from Portland. See it on the mapListing agent: Constance Moss, Legacy Properties Sotheby’s International Realty

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Enjoy a well-maintained Greek Revival on Areys Cove with ocean views. This very comfortable, perfectly scaled house is flooded with natural light. The living area, big open deck, and master bedroom face south and east. The red-clapboard barn has a ping-pong table and room for bikes and boats. Set back from the road with an open field and granite outcroppings, the property is very private. See it on the mapListing agent: Cindy Lang, Legacy Properties Sotheby’s International Realty

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Located just steps away from the water, where the tip of the peninsula meets the ocean, this is a quintessential Maine farmhouse! The property offers all the charm of the classic Maine farmhouse style, but without the headaches of maintenance. New appliances, a new exterior paint job, new replacement windows, a boiler added just six years ago, and new insulation make this property ready to go for its new owners! The in-law apartment and commercial zoning opportunities make this a great investment. With just shy of nine acres of land, this property offers a private pond, beautifully landscaped lawn, multiple outbuildings, and a huge barn. The endless possibilities here include running your own business, having horses and/or operating a farm, and even sub-dividing the lot. The large, spacious rooms and comfortable layout add to the appeal of this one-of-a-kind property. See it on the mapListing agent: Mandy Wheeler, Roxanne York Real Estate

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Such a low price for a million dollar view! This is an amazing waterfront property on the end of Long Lake in Harrison. This property has everything on your wish list: easy access right off the main road, a flat, level lot, nice landscaping, a well-maintained vegetable garden, horseshoe pits, a shallow, gradual water entry from your sandy beach, and picturesque views of the lake. Enjoy your coffee or cocktail on the screened porch and deck that overhang the water. The cottage offers three bedrooms and an open concept drenched with natural sunlight. The home includes all furnishings and contents including the dock, patio furniture, grill, dishes, etc. There’s a large storage shed. Enjoy boating on Long lake, Brandy Pond, and Sebago Lake. Be one of the few owners who can enjoy a home that literally hangs over the water; town ordinances no longer permit building over the water. See it on the mapListing agent: Tammy Caron, Bean Group

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Here’s your once-in-a-generation opportunity to own the historic Lady Pepperel Lodge on Big Sebago Lake! This premier property has been enjoyed by families for over 75 years and features prime water frontage in the most desired area on Big Sebago — the “Basin.” Boasting some of the most breathtaking, panoramic views and stunning sunsets anywhere, while being perched perfectly along the water’s edge, this well-kept and newly renovated four-season camp has the potential to be converted to a year-round residence. It has a comfortable, bright plan with three bedrooms, a cathedral ceiling with exposed beams, an awesome porch, a beautiful stone retaining wall with steps to the water, pristine sandy frontage, a great dock system, and a garage. It’s your time to enjoy the best of everything Big Sebago has to offer from this superior sun-drenched location that is sure to be a life-changing purchase. See it on the mapListing agent: Bruce Ludka, Maine Realty 2000

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Circa 1920 seasonal cottage on Pickering Cove captured in many paintings, 969 square feet, 2 bedrooms, 1 bath, hardwood floors, boathouse. See it on the mapListing agent: Rhonda Mitchell, The Island Agency

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1910 seasonal cottage on Cobbosseecontee Lake, 1,701 square feet, 3 bedrooms, 1 bath, hardwood floors, screened porch, dock. See it on the mapListing agent: Shelly Kilmer, Brookewood Realty

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1895 cottage on Robinhood Cove, 2,900 square feet, 4 bedrooms, 2 baths, fireplace, hardwood floors with radiant heat, dock. See it on the mapListing agent: Ronald Hutchins, Homes & Harbors Real Estate

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East Bay, located south of Dark Harbor Village, is a beautifully designed and skillfully crafted home built in the tradition of the grand estates of coastal Maine. Privately located on 4.2 acres with 390 feet of rocky beach shorefront on East Penobscot Bay, the home’s broad views encompass all the islands of the eastern bay, North Haven, and the open ocean in the distance to the south. The original post-and-beam building was constructed in 2000 as a large barn/garage with an apartment. It was then moved to face the sea and renovated. In 2012/13, the entire structure, now approximately 10,000 square feet, was redesigned by Royal Barry Wills and renovated, incorporating the existing garage and adding a wing to the south. See it on the mapListing agent: LandVest

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If you want to be part of a classic Maine oceanfront neighborhood, this home is just right for you. Location, charm, efficiency, style, views, quality, light, comfort, and entertainment are thoughtfully presented in one package. You’ll find hardwood floors, exposed-beam ceilings, a designer kitchen, master bedroom with a private deck, and a special small dog bath in a separate utility room. There is beautiful exterior landscaping and a backyard patio that is terrific for cookouts and summer outdoor dining. The neighborhood association provides access to a private beach, dock, dinghy tie-up, and deepwater mooring. See it on the mapListing agent: Gordon Holmes, Direct Real Estate

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This two-bedroom, three-bath, antique brick Cape is situated on 20 acres and 1,195 feet of water frontage on Upper Pleasant Pond. There’s a cook’s kitchen with a center island, formal dining room with a fireplace, and a first-floor bedroom, bath, and family room. The huge rustic barn is in fantastic shape and is ideal for all uses. You’ll find centuries-old charm with built-ins and plenty of updates. Travel by water to Pleasant Pond and Cobbossee Stream. Augusta, Lewiston, Brunswick, and Portland are also easily accessible. It’s a quick drive down Thorofare Road to the waterfront. See it on the mapListing agent: John Blouin, Brookewood Realty

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Welcome to Potts Point, arguably one of the most quaint and scenic areas in Harpswell. Potts Point is a narrow peninsula surrounded by perfect ocean views in every direction. First time to the market, this quintessential home is a unique offering. It faces east over Harpswell Sound to Bailey Island. Every morning, the sunlight and ocean scents greet you. With three or four bedrooms, two baths, and a spacious first floor, there is plenty of room for all. Features include a front-to-back living room with ocean views and a woodstove, great room with a fireplace, darling three-season sunporch, sun-filled dining room, and kitchen overlooking the water — all complemented by original woodwork, beams, and wood floors. Just across the street is your own private westerly facing sandy beach! A one-minute walk down a rose-lined path takes you to a magical spot where you can enjoy sunset picnics every night. There is also an association deepwater dock. Living here is truly the way life should be! See it on the mapListing agent: Madeleine Hill, Roxanne York Real Estate

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This Heron Island seasonal vintage cottage has broad westerly and southerly views of the Damariscotta River, East Boothbay, and the islands beyond. The property features two cottages, one with a fieldstone fireplace, kitchen, den, bedroom, and full bath. A second cottage has a screened/glassed porch, an open deck, a bedroom and a half-bath. In addition, there is a workshop building and a utility building housing solar power. Common island amenities include a common wharf, (one in Christmas Cove, the other on the island), a community well for potable water, recreation building (the “Casino”), tennis court, and caretaker and ferry services. See it on the mapListing agent: Debby Schling, Newcastle Square Realty Associates

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This is an incredible opportunity to own the iconic keeper’s house on spectacular Robinson Point. Boasting incredible views of Penobscot Bay, the Isle au Haut Thoroughfare, and surrounding islands, this unique property includes the 4-bedroom keeper’s house, a 2-bedroom guest house, two sleeping cabins, a boathouse, and a deepwater dock. The keeper’s house maintains its original charm and offers outstanding views of the ocean and the majestic lighthouse. Currently operated as the popular Keeper’s House Inn, the property is being offered turnkey with all of its furnishings to operate as an inn or use as a summer residence. The self-sufficient property is powered by photovoltaics and a generator with fresh water supplied from the ocean via a reverse osmosis system. Isle au Haut is a rugged but beautiful island with a year-round population and daily boat service from the mainland located some five miles away. Approximately half of the island is part of Acadia National Park, and has wonderful hiking trails and incredible vistas. See it on the mapListing agent: Jamie O’Keefe, The Knowles Company

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This beautifully restored Cape is the gem of New Sharon. The Sumner Gove house, circa 1840, sits on 2.7 picturesque acres in a village setting. Owned and restored by a master craftsman, the home features antique charm and modern conveniences: a first-floor master suite, lovely wood floors, first-floor laundry, a den, an office, and two woodstoves. The owners have renovated and restored, insulated and upgraded — all you have to do is enjoy! The backyard and field are great for flower or vegetable gardens, pets, or livestock. The former one-room schoolhouse is currently used as a wood shop. The home is an easy commute to Augusta and Waterville and just a few minutes from Farmington. This is its first time on the market in more than 40 years. See it on the mapListing agent: John Lawrence, Bean Group

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The end of the trail leads to two cottages on a nicely landscaped bluff surrounded by 900 feet of lake frontage. This secluded two-acre parcel has southwesterly views, a large dock for swimming, and a protected harbor for boats. And then there’s the main house — an exquisite three-bedroom, two-bath remodeled home with a huge fireplace in the living room, sunporch for dining, a master bedroom and bath, and lake views from every room. Extras include an al fresco entertaining area, outdoor shower, and a guest cottage with a private dock, all within walking distance of the village amenities. See it on the mapListing agent: Margie Jamison, Morton & Furbish Agency Real Estate

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The John Watson House, also known as the Intervale Farm, is a historic property on King Street in Hiram. Built in 1785 by one of Hiram’s first settlers, it is now the oldest building in the town and a well-preserved example of late Georgian architecture. Joy still lives in this amazing country estate steeped in the wonderful history of early America. Built two years after the American Revolution ended, this extraordinary historic home has been beautifully restored. There are two symmetrical wings with 18 Palladian windows flanking the central classic structure. The home has three bedrooms, two full baths, six wood-burning fireplaces, two levels of living space, and a large great room. All of the modern conveniences blend impeccably with the old. The land consists of 27.7 acres on both sides of the road and 1,250 feet of Saco River waterfront. See it on the mapListing agent: Chad Latham, Locations Real Estate Group, LLC

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FIREHOUSE ROAD, CHEBEAGUE ISLAND

Firehouse RD, Chebeague Island
Courtesy: RE/MAX Shoreline

One of the island’s most unique and charming cottages, this mansard was built in circa 1890 and has been lovingly cared for and upgraded. Recent improvements include new windows and a Sunsetter retractable awning on the deck. The laundry is located in the adjacent one-car garage/shed. A perfect three-bedroom getaway located in the “Center,” a short distance from the library, market, and shore, this home is also nicely sited off beaten path on a half-acre lot. Chebeague Island’s amenities include golf, tennis, and a recreational pool. See it on the mapListing agent: Jane Leonard, RE/MAX Shoreline

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E. MAIN STREET, YARMOUTH

E Main ST, Yarmouth, Maine
Courtesy: Benchmark Residential & Investment Real Estate

The Jeremiah Baker House, built in circa 1848 to overlook the shipyards of its first owner, is a classic five-bay, center hall, Greek Revival. The main house retains nearly all of its original details, including original clapboards and many double-hung wood and storm windows. Situated to afford significant water views and nearly full-day sun, the home’s hillside siting also allows for a raised first floor and expansive front porch. Covered in ancient wisteria vines, this porch makes for a gracious focal point. Inside, the nearly 5,000-square-foot living space balances historic charm with modern amenities. Enjoy a well- appointed kitchen, spacious and livable family room with a wood stove, formal double-parlor, master suite with a private bath, four to five additional bedrooms, and three full and two half-baths. The property also offers a rare, spacious one-bedroom, garden-level in-law apartment, a garage/barn, and a well-landscaped lot. See it on the mapListing agent: Tom Landry, Benchmark Residential & Investment Real Estate

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