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251 Reach Road

Sedgwick, ME 04676
  • $985,000
  • STATUS: Active
  • MLS #: 1525752
UPDATED: 8 min ago
$985,000
  • 6
    BEDS
  • 12.24
    ACRES
  • 2
    BATHS
  • 1
    1/2 BATHS
  • 2,958
    SQFT
Type:
Single-Family Home
Built:
1817
County:
Area:

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Description

Built in 1817 this federal style house, with views to the Benjamin River and Eggemoggin Reach, has 6 bedrooms (septic design is for 4 bedrooms) and 8 working fireplaces. Built with massive posts and beams. Two handsome chimneys serve the bedroom and living room fireplaces, with a separate chimney for the furnace. This property is for someone who knows and appreciates a magnificent antique house and gardens. The seller has maintained the house to preserve the original craftsmanship and to make it a wonderful house for modern living. Original plaster walls and ceilings have been preserved. Wide plank floors in the dining room are original to the house. Many of the first floor windows, with original antique glass, have been rebuilt with storm windows added for energy efficiency. The kitchen has a professional Viking six burner propane stove, black granite counters, and brand new high capacity laundry appliances. A two-story 2000 sq ft timber frame guest house was built in 1999 as the Blue Poppy Garden shop. It has a central room with floor to ceiling French doors, a full bath, a large upstairs living room, a dormitory style bedroom with cathedral ceilings, a brick floored garage, and a heated basement workshop. This guest house has its own septic system, is fully insulated and has heat supplied by three heating units. It shares the well with the main house.The gardens, by landscape designer Julie Wang, have a central pond, small bridges, formal raised bed gardens surrounded by beautiful stone walls, and even a croquet or volleyball area surrounded by an arbor vitae hedge. A 1/2 ac lot across Reach Rd for extra parking and protection of the view.Water views to the Benjamin River and Eggemoggin Reach. A mooring is offered with the property subject to consent of the harbormaster. The town wharf is just a 3 minute drive or 15 minute walk. The property also has great potential for commercial use. See MLS #1538908.

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251 Reach Road Sedgwick, ME 04676

  • Price: $985,000
  • Status: Active
  • On Site: Days
  • Updated: 8 min ago
  • MLS #: 1525752
6
Beds
2
Baths
1
½ Baths
12.24
Acres
2,958
SQFT
$333
$/SQFT
1817
Built
County:
Hancock
Area:
Sedgwick
Property Description
Built in 1817 this federal style house, with views to the Benjamin River and Eggemoggin Reach, has 6 bedrooms (septic design is for 4 bedrooms) and 8 working fireplaces. Built with massive posts and beams. Two handsome chimneys serve the bedroom and living room fireplaces, with a separate chimney for the furnace. This property is for someone who knows and appreciates a magnificent antique house and gardens. The seller has maintained the house to preserve the original craftsmanship and to make it a wonderful house for modern living. Original plaster walls and ceilings have been preserved. Wide plank floors in the dining room are original to the house. Many of the first floor windows, with original antique glass, have been rebuilt with storm windows added for energy efficiency. The kitchen has a professional Viking six burner propane stove, black granite counters, and brand new high capacity laundry appliances. A two-story 2000 sq ft timber frame guest house was built in 1999 as the Blue Poppy Garden shop. It has a central room with floor to ceiling French doors, a full bath, a large upstairs living room, a dormitory style bedroom with cathedral ceilings, a brick floored garage, and a heated basement workshop. This guest house has its own septic system, is fully insulated and has heat supplied by three heating units. It shares the well with the main house.The gardens, by landscape designer Julie Wang, have a central pond, small bridges, formal raised bed gardens surrounded by beautiful stone walls, and even a croquet or volleyball area surrounded by an arbor vitae hedge. A 1/2 ac lot across Reach Rd for extra parking and protection of the view.Water views to the Benjamin River and Eggemoggin Reach. A mooring is offered with the property subject to consent of the harbormaster. The town wharf is just a 3 minute drive or 15 minute walk. The property also has great potential for commercial use. See MLS #1538908.
Exterior Features

Construction Wood Frame Driveway Gravel Exterior ClapboardWood Siding Garage Yes Parking 1 - 4 Spaces Recreational Water NearbyWaterfront Deep Roads Public Roof Shingle Site LevelWell Landscaped Vehicle Storage 1 CarDetached View FieldsScenicTrees/Woods Water Body Name Benjamin River/ Eggemoggin Reach Water Body Type River Water Frontage No Water View Yes

Interior Features

Amenities 1st Floor BedroomLaundry - 1st FloorOut Building Appliances Included DishwasherDryerGas RangeRefrigeratorWasher Basement Full Cooling None Fireplaces Total 8 Floors Wood Heat Fuel K-1/KeroseneOil Heat System Forced Air Number Rooms 10 Water Heater Electric

Property Features

Electric Circuit BreakersOn Site Equipment GeneratorInternet Access Available Foundation Materials GranitePoured Concrete Full Tax Amount Amount 8651.00 Gas Bottled Leased Land No Location Rural Seasonal No Sewer Private SewerSeptic Design AvailableSeptic Existing On Site Sqft Finished Above Grade 2958.00 Sqft Finished Below Grade 0.00 Sqft Source Other Style Federal Surveyed Yes Tax Year 2021 Transportation Deep Water Access Water PrivateWell Existing On Site Zoning Residential Zoning Overlay No

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