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The Maine Islands

Life on the islands in Maine offers opportunity to be surrounded by natural beauty, opportunities for tight communities, and distinct cultures. It also can offer challenges like logistics, services, transportation and amenities. 

Maine offers larger year around island communities, seasonal island communities and private smaller islands. Some are served by the Maine State Ferry or Casco Bay Line while other islands require you to have a private boat. 

Newest Homes for Sale on the Maine Islands

5 Beds 2 Baths
This classic home and guest cottage are set on over six acres, toward the end of a private road on the western shore of Islesboro, boasting spectacular sunsets and 355 feet of shore frontage. The property is a perfect island getaway! The main home features an open concept living area opening up to an expansive porch and deck, with retractable awning, overlooking established perennial gardens out to the bay. On the first floor is the living room with fireplace, dining room, kitchen, and breakfast area. There are two bedrooms with potential for a third bedroom in a room that is currently set up as an office and craft room. There is a full bath and laundry closet. The first floor is approximately 1,566 sf. There is also an attached 2-car garage with unfinished storage space above. The second floor has approximately 1,292 sf of unfinished space with insulation and electricity, and is ready for your finishing! Across the lawn, there is a self-sufficient two story guest cottage which has a deck overlooking the water. It's just right for guest overflow or rental income. 2 bedrooms, 1 full bath. Enjoy this property's sprawling lawn, or head off over a little bridge over the creek and explore the woods. The beach is perfect for strolling, beach combing, wading. Boaters will love this home as it is an ideal spot for sailors and motor boaters. Bay Shore Lane is a private road with almost no traffic. This property has 1GB fiber optic broadband internet with booster for good coverage in both home and cottage, wired for phone (land line), TV antenna for local channels and Direct TV dish. Some accessibility features too.

246 Bay Shore Lane, Islesboro

Listing courtesy of Legacy Properties Sotheby's International Realty.

3 Beds 4 Baths
Conceptualized by a renowned ship builder, this true post and beam home was crafted from timbers that were felled and milled from the property. The beams have chamfered edges and are one example of the care that was taken in every detail of the house. Set on 1.52± acres with 150 ft± of waterfront, with protected views of west Penobscot Bay, the protected lands of Turtle Head and Sears Island, this 3-bedroom, 3.5 bath home has space and elegance and comfort. The open floor plan includes a chef's kitchen, large hearth and chimney built from local island stones and offers multiple sitting areas all with water views. Radiant heat throughout the house warms the Brazilian slate floors on the first floor and wood floors of the second floor. The large deck is perfect for entertaining and offers the opportunity to watch both the sunrise and sunset. The garden level with a private entrance, offers a separate space for guests, staff or renters to have their own full bath, second kitchen, dining space, bedroom and enjoy the water views. Plenty of storage in the mechanical room and the attic. The grounds have been cared for and there is a walking path that leads you down to a pebble and stone beach. Plenty of privacy is offered by the up-island location and the thoughtfully crafted protective easements for view and vegetation. The northern side of the property abuts 24 acres of conservation land. The private dirt roads that lead you to the property are well maintained. Stay connected with fiber optic broadband internet with 1 gibibyte connection speeds. Used as a successful seasonal and year round rental in previous years, consider the opportunities with this year round home. Islesboro is a 20-minute ride from the mainland town of Lincolnville, accessed by a public car ferry, water taxi or private boat or small airplane. No drive by please.

195 Beach Drive, Islesboro

Listing courtesy of Cates Real Estate.

4 Beds 3 Baths
This well maintained and very tasteful shingled home includes 8 acres and almost 2000' of cove frontage on Mill River, a protected salt water inlet just off the Fox Islands Thorofare. The residence was architect designed and built in two phases, offering flexibility for various living styles as well the option to live comfortably off season. The larger primary section includes a great room with vaulted ceiling and fireplace, dining area with doors onto the waterside deck, crisp white kitchen, two first floor bedrooms, full bath/laundry, and ensuite bedroom above with small balcony. The attached guest quarters has a full basement and includes a small kitchen, living room with wood stove, 2nd floor ensuite bedroom and living room/studio area. Wood floors, soft white walls and abundant natural light throughout, with most rooms having water views. Enjoy relaxed summer living outside under the pergola covered patio, waterside deck, or in various outside seating areas including the large sections of granite that slide into the ocean. Plenty of shoreline and acreage to explore, and enough land to possibly build a guesthouse. This is a well appointed and comfortable waterfront home in a quiet setting that is as enjoyable for a couple as it is for a family. Ramp and float transfer as do all appliances. Many furnishings can be purchased outside of closing. Occupancy can occur after September 8, 2023.

75 Boy Scout Point Road, Vinalhaven

Listing courtesy of Davidson Realty.

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