Converted 1875 Methodist Church For Sale in Rockport, Maine
$2,695,000 | Built 1875 | 9,500 Sq. Ft. | 6 Beds | 6.5+ Baths | 0.87 Acres
The main living space has up to four bedrooms, each with private bath, plus two half baths; and the spacious master bedroom has a luxurious renovated bathroom including a gas-burning fireplace, a large walk-in closet and access to a harbor-view deck. Centrally located living room is the anchor of the house with soaring nineteen-foot ceilings and cathedral-style windows as well as a wood-burning fireplace. The gourmet kitchen/great room, expertly renovated and expanded in 2017, 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. Two-bedroom, two-bath in-law apartment, also renovated in 2017, has a spacious kitchen and pantry and a living room with a wood-burning fireplace with marble surround.
The apartment has its own private entrance, private driveway, deck and laundry. Large, private study designed for professionals or running a business with fiber optic broadband (one-Gbps) internet access, a speed rarely found in Maine, available throughout the house wirelessly and hard-wired in the great roomHeat pumps provide air conditioning in the master, one guest bedroom, the kitchen, family room and pantry and there are thirteen skylights that open automatically to improve air flow. There are three exterior decks, each at a different level, accessed by floor-to-ceiling glass doors offering beautiful views of the village and harbor and two intimate patios, perfect for watching sunsets over the harbor around a firepit. Professionally maintained and irrigated landscaping with colorful and fragrant hillside gardens, a Japanese garden. Attached two-car garage and an additional one-car garage plus an exercise room, utility room, mudroom with built-in dog shower, whole-home generator and the elevator are some of the appealing amenities that contribute to the refined function of the house. The property is on the market for $2.69 million with Joseph Sortwell & Terry Sortwell of LandVest, Inc. | Christie’s International Real Estate. Photography by Kate Sfeir. View the 3D Matterport tour. Follow jsortwell & landvest_midcoastmaine on Instagram!