5 Ocean View Lane-seal Harbor
Mount Desert, Maine 04675



  • 15 RM
  • 7 BD
  • 6 BA
  • 5,852± sf

Property Description:

Resting on the eastern high point of Ox Hill in Seal Harbor, with sweeping views from Schoodic peninsula across to Baker and the Cranberry Isles, ''Ilfracombe'' offers timeless comfort and respite from a busy world with 7 bedrooms, 6 baths within a beautiful natural setting on the bounds of Acadia. Designed by Boston's Frohman, Robb, and Little Architects in 1926, keeping the traditions of Maine woodwork with artisan's trim work and wainscotting, and intricate designs throughout the house. Entering by the front door with diamond woodwork, one is welcomed with high ceilings and view through hallway and living room to the ocean. Gentle light plays off of the immaculate wood and windows throughout the house. The Livingroom offers an expansive space off the porch with large wood burning fireplace to share warmth and cozy gatherings. To the right is a formal dining room with a fireplace, and a breakfast room for informal meals overlooking the porch and water views. A den and library off the other end of the living room offers additional space for small gatherings. The kitchen has generous butcherblock counters, and 6 burner gas stove with a professional level vent hood, which is blissful for all culinary experts.Upstairs, off the main curved stairway with immaculate wood trim, there are 7 bedrooms and 4 full baths-newly renovated. The main suite has a fireplace, private porch, full bath and multiple closets, sharing privacy and elegant comfort. There are 3 additional large bedrooms all with water views, and shared baths. There are additional bedrooms with bunk beds and singles ready for large family gatherings.The full-length brick porch overlooking the gardens and unlimited water views offers a perfect venue for outdoor meals and social events for most of the summer months. Off the lower property is a 2-car garage enough for cars and boats. Close to Acadia's carriage roads and trails from Seal Harbor, as well as Seal Harbor beach and marina.
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    Baseboard, Forced Air, Hot Air, Multi-Zones
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    Oil, Wood
  • Siding:
    Shingle Siding, Wood Siding
  • Roof:
    Fiberglass, Pitched, Shingle
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    Paved, Private
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    Deck, Laundry - 1st Floor, Porch, Porch-Screened, Primary Bedroom w/Bath, Storage, Walk-in Closets

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    Cottage, Shingle Style
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  • Site:
    Open, Right of Way, Rolling/Sloping, Well Landscaped, Wooded
  • Water Body:
    Atlantic Ocean-Eastern Way and outer islands
  • Recreational Water:
    Nearby, Oceanfront, Waterfront Deep
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    5 - 10 Spaces
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  • Water:
    Private, Well Needed on Site
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  • Company:
    The Knowles Company

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5 Ocean View Lane-seal Harbor
Mount Desert, Maine 04675
County: Hancock
Zip Code: 04675
Sale Type: Sold
MLS #: 1469008
Category: Single Family

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