LandVest’s Top Places to Gather: Part 1, Thanksgiving by the Sea

In late November we gather our family and friends together to celebrate, feast, and give thanks. In this three-part blog series we’ll explore LandVest’s favorite places to celebrate Thanksgiving: by the sea, in the mountains, and in the country.

These seaside properties offer our favorite coastal estates to bring the family together this year, and many years to come.

Fenwick Waterfront Estate

Old Saybrook, CT
Thanksgiving by the Sea
With direct frontage on Long Island Sound, this classic Shingle-Style beach cottage in the Borough of Fenwick, Old Saybrook, sits prominently and proudly overlooking a sandy beach and ocean. With 12 bedrooms, 6.5 bathrooms, a lovely wrap-around porch, fir bead board paneling and numerous original details throughout, this expansive and stately 7,740 square foot home is ideal for hosting large family gatherings.

Beaver Neck Farm

Jamestown, Rhode Island
Thanksgiving by the Sea
With ample space for hosting friends and family, the large gourmet kitchen of this spectacular waterfront property opens up to a gathering room with a floor-to-ceiling stone fireplace. The main floor has expansive water views from all primary rooms and opens to a large bluestone terrace overlooking Narragansett Bay.

Chapoquoit Island Waterfront

Cape Cod, MA
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For generations this special home has been a gathering place for summers and holidays. Delight in harbor views from the charming back deck, side porch, or almost all primary rooms of the 1898 Queen Anne Victorian.

137 Smith Neck Road

South Dartmouth, MA
Thanksgiving by the Sea
Sited on the highest point in Dartmouth, this expansive Shingle-Style home has wonderful natural light, large windows, high ceilings, well-proportioned rooms, and an open floor plan with partial water views from most rooms. Ideal for entertaining, an eat-in chef’s kitchen opens up to a fireplaced family room and leads to a covered patio overlooking the expansive yard.

 34 West Smith Neck Road

South Dartmouth, MA
Thanksgiving by the Sea
Set on a private 7-acre island this property includes a boathouse, dock, pool, walking trails, and numerous patio spaces. One-level living and well-proportioned rooms have lovely water views and are ideal for entertaining. Three fireplaces add to the warmth of this home along with a study with antique mahogany bar.

100 Sherman’s Point Road

Camden, ME
Thanksgiving by the Sea
Located just outside of Camden village, Sherman’s Point is a wonderful meeting spot for holiday gatherings. It offers a large, octagonal living room with a dramatic stone fireplace and spectacular views across Penobscot Bay from the picture windows, adjoined by a cozy dining room.

Seacrest, 684 Falls Bridge Road

Blue Hill, ME
Thanksgiving by the Sea
Local squash, roasted organic turkey, and fresh cranberries are on the menu for the season’s favorite farm-to-table meal at Seacrest. Fireplaces glow and tables are set for kids and adults alike, perfect for lingering before a competitive lawn game or a restorative walk on the shores of Blue Hill Bay.

Midden Cove

Boothbay, ME
Thanksgiving by the Sea
Located on Sawyers Island just west of Boothbay Harbor, this comfortable home offers an open floor plan with water views from all living areas, 3-4 bedrooms and 3 decks. A serene location to welcome friends and family for the Holidays.

Hunts Point

Cape Elizabeth, ME
Thanksgiving by the Sea
An exceptional Cape Elizabeth oceanfront residence, Hunts Point is sun-filled with ocean views from most rooms. The open living room with a large stone fireplace is open to the dining room with access to the deck. A large family/entertainment room on the lower level is perfect for watching football on Thanksgiving Day.

Private Seacoast Estate on Great Bay

Durham, NH
This beautiful shingle-style home on 17+/- acres has 1230 feet of frontage on the Great Bay. It is a perfect home for entertaining during the holidays with plenty of gathering spaces from the open kitchen/family room to the formal dining room and step-down living room with large picture window overlooking the water.

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