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Acadia National Park turns 100! Let the celebrations begin!!

AWFIn celebration of the 100th Birthday of Acadia National Park, and as a part of the year-long celebration of the National Park System, The Knowles Company would like to share exciting news! The Schoodic Institute and Camp Beech Cliff have joined together to co-sponsor the 2016 Winter Festival! The Festival begins February 26, 2016 at the Schoodic Institute located on the breathtaking Schoodic Peninsula, about 45 minutes from Bar Harbor. The events will then shift to Mount Desert Island from March 2-6 to culminate in 10 full days of more than 50 events (to be announced soon on the Acadia Centennial website, here)

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SOLD recently by The Knowles Company

14 Ox Hill 1214 Ox Hill 614 Ox Hill 10SEAL HARBOR - Ox Ledge was SOLD recently by The Knowles Company.  We would like to extend congratulations to the buyers, sellers and brokers.

To see a video of this property click HERE.

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Join Knowles for Holiday Cheer!

Welcome to The Knowles Company One Summit Road
Northeast Harbor, Maine

Each year The Knowles Company hosts a Holiday Open House for our friends, associates, and community members. This year's celebration will be held from 11am to 4pm on Friday, December 4. Please stop by to say hi, enjoy some holiday music, grab some delicious food, and meet your neighbors. As you can see from the following photos, it is one of our favorite events and is a lot of fun!

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5 Things to Know About Buying Waterfront Property in Maine


So you want to live on the water? What does that mean to you? For some people, especially here in Maine, it means oceanfront. For others it may mean lakefront and some are not picky, they just want water, even a stream will do! Obviously the cost of buying a lakefront home might be much less than that of a shorefront home, especially if you intend to buy a “camp”—what we Mainers call a seasonal cottage on a lake or pond. Will this be your primary residence or a summer getaway? Do you have a boat? A yacht? A kayak or canoe? I’ll tell you one thing, if you plan to swim you might want to stick with a home on a lake or pond; the ocean temperatures around Acadia National Park, in Bar Harbor, Maine, rarely get above 62 degrees Fahrenheit…and that’s in AUGUST! These are all things you might consider before searching for waterfront property, but there are many more things to think about.

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