For Sale

Single Family Residence, Shingle Style – Mount Desert, ME

$475,000

Description

Cricket Cottage: While away your hours amidst both art and nature in this charming cottage recently redesigned and renovated by an acclaimed master builder. Located on a quite dead-end street that puts you right in Acadia National Park with access to the village connector trail: Quarry and Otter Cove Trail (and the beach) with spurs to reach Gorham MT, Ocean Path and beyond. With Seasonal access to the nearby quaint country market and Island Explorer bus and minutes to Seal Harbor, Bar Harbor, Jackson Lab and C.O.A. Enjoy Cricket Cottage with it’s ivy intwined cedar shingling, covered porch for dining or relaxing, sitting by the firepit…enjoy the well landscaped yard with lilacs, hydrangeas and star gazer lilies. (and for the pet parents an enclosed pet run).Inside: the kitchen has black walnut counters, gas cooking range, coffee nook and bar area. Curl up on the wrap around window seat with raised oak paneling and real birch-bark wall coverings reminiscent of Jordon Pond House.The second floor works as a dormitory style space or master suite with extra work or relaxing space under the arched eyebrow window. The upstairs bath has an expansive claw foot tub while the downstairs has an art tiled bath. This unique home has birch handrails and other interesting features such as a hand carved mouse peaking from its hiding place.The home comes furnished, with many custom made pieces. Schedule a showing today and check out this fun filled home and may the spirt of the cricket bring happiness and love into your life.
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