LandVest Holiday Gift Guide, Part 1 – Waterside Estates

Holiday-banner_11In honor of the season, we are devoting Wednesday blogs to assisting in the search for unique gifts! LandVest’s gift bag of great New England properties has something for everyone. This week’s properties would be a great fit for those who love classic cape retreats, an oceanfront estate, a house on the lake or your very own island.

If you do not see a property that matches your “someone special”, stay tuned for next week’s list!

Coolidge Point Oceanfront, Manchester-By-The-Sea, MA

This magnificent estate is located on the southeastern tip of private Coolidge Point overlooking Kettle Island in the picturesque seaside town of Manchester by-the-Sea, Massachusetts. The main house is situated high above the Atlantic Ocean with breathtaking 270 degree panoramic views. This rare and unique property is undoubtedly one of the finest oceanfront sites with the potential for a coastal family compound.

Seven Winds on Penzance Point, Woods Hole, MA

Seven Winds provides the owner with the classic feel of a 1900s shingled Colonial Revival home with modern amenities and in move-in condition. Your extended family and guests will assemble for sunsets over Buzzards Bay from the pergola-covered terrace or from the sandy beach at the two-bedroom waterfront guesthouse.

Beaver Neck Farm, Jamestown, RI

Beaver Neck has ample space for hosting friends and family, the large gourmet kitchen opens up to a gathering room with a floor to ceiling stone fireplace. The main floor has expansive waterviews from all primary rooms and opens to a large bluestone terrace overlooking the Bay.

The Residences at Battery Wharf, Boston, MA

Stunning south-facing penthouse with both harbor and city views at the Battery Wharf Residences, a luxurious full service building on the waterfront.

Ledgewood Clippings, Blue Hill, ME

Ledgewood Clippings enjoys the grace and character of an historic home but with many modern amenities and offers 973’ of shorefront on a sheltered cove. Tastefully restored, the residence is reached by a winding drive through tall, old growth trees providing privacy and tranquility in a park-like setting.

Cundy’s Point, Harpswell, ME

Stunning waterfront property offering ever-changing ocean views of the rocky coastline, a deep-water dock and a private low-tide beach. The beautiful residence embraces the water views in almost every room.

40 Bayberry Lane, Cape Neddick, ME

This residence offers walls of glass to take in the dramatic views of the crashing surf, the rocky coastline and the bold Atlantic Ocean. A stone terrace a with fire pit set atop the ledge is a perfect setting to escape.

Cramer Point, Lake George, NY

Cramer Point is the perfect family and friends retreat on Lake George. Amenities include a carriage house, movie room, 5-slip boathouse, wine cellar, and three outdoor cooking areas.

Sledrunner Point, Shelburne, VT

With over 15 acres and 1,900’ of water frontage, and one of only a few significant wholly owned points of land on Lake Champlain, Sledrunner Point is clearly an irreplaceable generational asset.

Hanson’s Point, Moultonborough, NH

Hanson’s Point on Lake Winnipesaukee offers the rare combination of the most desirable waterfront features; sandy beach, mountain views, level lawns, large concrete pier dock on 1.9 acres. This 5th generation family asset is a true lakefront compound designed for family gatherings.

Boulder Lodge, Alton, NH

One of the last unspoiled 19th century Lake Winnipesaukee Great Camps. Originally the summer home of the LePage family of LePage glue and later owned by the Lipton family. Restored c1840 shingle-style home on 5.87± level acres with 641′ on the lake including a sandy walk-in beach, two docks and several guest houses.

Select Island Properties

Bassett’s Island Land, Pocasset, MA

3.1 waterfront acres with two sandy beaches and represents an exceptional opportunity to create a unique seasonal retreat.

Little Freese Island, Deer Isle, ME

Little Freese Island is a 7± acre private island and includes a charming three-bedroom home, a dock, float, and deepwater mooring and provides easy access from its mainland base that includes a new boathouse/artist studio.

Peaks Island Cottage, Portland, ME

Peaks Island offers down-to-earth island living for its 800+ residents and has a year-round ferry to commute to Portland daily. This charming antique Cape is located on a private, elevated lot and is just up the road from the ferry.