For Sale

298 West Road, Belgrade

$700,000

Description

The Yeaton Family Homestead was built by Paul Yeaton in 1826 and faces due east. This exceptional history-filled Maine colonial farmhouse with authentic stagecoach shop offers a restorative step back to the time our country was young. Situated on 40 wooded acres filled with lovely flower and vegetable gardens and country rock walls. Original handcrafted detailing remains, beams, carvings, chair rails, doorways, lintels, carved mantels on 5 woodburning fireplaces and built-ins throughout. Close to the Village of Belgrade Lakes, this out-of-town location ensures that wildlife is nearby. Explore trails that lead to a babbling brook and scenery with moose, deer, waterfowl, and abundant wildlife galore. Experience the 5 Star Belgrade Lakes Golf Club and snowmobile trails during our scenic Maine four seasons. Large kitchen and sitting room leads to the Carriage house. Country kitchen offers built-in cabinets, and abundance of storage, a large bar, professional Frigidaire, used for the previous Bed & Breakfast, dishwasher, and GARLAND gas stove. This design works perfectly for entertaining family and guests. Kitchen welcomes original rustic ceiling beams and whaling oars with a brick hearth, fireplace, beehive oven with built-in gun powder closet for muzzle loaders, and an 18th century cast iron insert from Italy. The Paul & Andrew Yeaton rooms are known as the Double Parlors. The Andrews room has a woodburning fireplace and walk-in closet. It sits across from Paul’s room that overlooks the north gardens and side yard.Second floor leads to Donnas room with fireplace, closet and bath with a hidden hatch in the floor that leads to a private secret spot. Next you will find a sunny birthing room with painted wood floors. Enter the Suite Lydia’s Inn, added in 2006. You will enjoy listening to the various birds and the scenic views of the backyard and mature trees. It is bright and sunny and feels like a true get-a-way. This estate feeling property is a true Maine gem.

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