Rockport Harbor Views

Historic Church Converted into Luxury Residence: As Featured Online

LandVest’s new listing in Rockport, ME, Rockport Harbor Views, received some great online attention and it is easy to understand why. This excellent contemporary residence, originally a Methodist church built around 1875, has undergone two major renovations. The first was done by Nancy Talbot, owner of Talbots clothing stores, with a redesign conceived by architect Lawrence Cheng. More recently, the current owners completed an extensive expansion and renovation in 2017 bringing the residence to 9,500± square feet with highlights such as the beautiful gourmet kitchen and great room overlooking the harbor, and creating urban luxury in a seaside village. Read the full article here.

Why We Love It

  • Panoramic Harbor Views
  • 9,500± square feet with up to four bedrooms
  • Separate in-law apartment with two bedrooms
  • Four-story elevator
  • Gourmet kitchen and great room
  • Spacious study designed for running a business, with broadband internet access (1-Gbps)
  • Professional irrigated landscaping with a Japanese garden and two patios

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The magnificent living room features cathedral-style windows, nineteen-foot ceilings, and a wood-burning fireplace that is cozy but has plenty of space for entertaining large groups of family or friends.
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The newly expanded and renovated kitchen and great room features professional Wolf and Subzero stainless-steel appliances, a spacious kitchen island with leathered granite countertop, a six-foot, custom-built linear propane fireplace, elaborate butler’s pantry, full-size wine cooler, and Wood-Mode custom cabinetry.

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More About Rockport, Maine

Rockport Village is one of the most picturesque waterfront towns in Midcoast Maine. Located on Penobscot Bay, Rockport has a protected deep-water harbor that attracts leisure boats, commercial Schooners catering to tourists, and working lobster boats. Charming residences, both historic and new, line the harbor and the quiet tree-lined streets; and the village features a walkable downtown with some of the best dining in the Midcoast. 18 Central Oyster Bar and Grill has seafood and steaks utilizing local ingredients. Nina June combines Mediterranean and Maine flavors in a beautiful setting with amazing views of the harbor. Grab a cup of coffee and a treat at Seafolk Coffee and walk across the street to peruse local Maine artwork at Ralston Gallery. Pop into Rayr – The Wine Shop for a bottle of carefully curated wine to pair with live lobsters from Graffam Brothers Seafood Market. Just a few short blocks away on U.S. Route 1, visit Maine Street Meats’ new location now featuring a café, market, and butcher. Here for the summer? Enjoy one of the many Bay Chamber Concerts or sign up for sailing lessons at The Rockport Boat Club with its well-regarded youth sailing program, open to the public.

For more information on Rockport Harbor Views and other Midcoast properties, please contact Joe Sortwell or Terry Sortwell in our Camden office, 207-236-3543.