Looking to escape from the city to your own private sanctuary this summer? There are many different concepts of sanctuary, but your home or summer retreat should be one of them. In the current environment, it is more important than ever to have a house with plenty of space inside and out for peaceful reflection or quality time with family and friends. With beautiful settings, exceptional views, comfortable interiors and access to activities, we think these homes make excellent sanctuaries.
Prominently sited above the charming waterfront village of Rockport, this contemporary residence is a sophisticated private sanctuary in a convenient location. With 0.87± acres and panoramic views of Rockport Harbor, the village, and the Camden Hills, this quiet retreat was originally a historic Methodist church that has been converted into a 9,500± square foot residence with a gourmet kitchen and separate two-bedroom in-law apartment. Several decks, two patios, and beautifully maintained gardens complete the property – Urban luxury in a seaside village.
On the shore of Hupper Island, this private, classic coastal property has 2± acres, 300± feet of shorefront and spectacular views overlooking Port Clyde Harbor to the village. The main house combines a traditional exterior with a recently renovated interior that is both comfortable and elegant. Enjoy spacious accommodations in the guest house or walk along the beautifully landscaped paths that meander through an orchard and gardens. There is a private sand beach, a deep-water dock with two moorings perfectly suited for boating, and an integrated stone hot tub with views of the Harbor.
This exceptional saltwater farm is located on the Blue Hill Peninsula with a historic residence on 94± acres with 3,484± feet of shorefront on the Bagaduce River. The house is an antique Cape with original features and a newer ell and addition (including master suite) overlooking fields and forest that roll dramatically to the water. There is also a spacious historic barn, a three-bay garage with an apartment above, four farm ponds and a deep-water dock with access to Penobscot Bay via the scenic Bagaduce River.
In a wonderful location on Crabtree Point, this spectacular property offers 6.25± acres with outstanding views across meadows to Penobscot Bay. Believed to be the oldest house on North Haven, Captain Crabtree House has been tastefully updated with elegant finishes and quality amenities. Expertly designed gardens offer a beautiful backdrop for the in-ground swimming pool and a ‘Think House’ is perfect for peaceful relaxation or meditation. The property benefits from access to a 37± acre parcel of semi-private conservation land that forms Crabtree Point with 5,700± feet of shorefront, beaches, fields and walking trails. The property also has shared access to a substantial deep-water wharf.
Header image: 8 Hupper Island, Port Clyde