East Penobscot Bay “Lighthouse Point” Retreat Pending Sale in Deer Isle, Maine
$1,975,000 | Built 1991 | 5,859 Sq. Ft. | 3 Beds | 5 Baths | 5.20 Acres
85 Buck And Doe Drive, Deer Isle, ME 04627
Set on 5.2 acres with 457-feet of shorefront, “Lighthouse Point” is a one-of-a-kind shingled retreat overlooking East Penobscot Bay in Deer Isle, Maine. The property is pending sale after dropping to $1.97 million. Listing details: Lighthouse Point is a dramatic oceanfront property with 5.2± acres, 457± feet of shorefront, and spectacular views to the west over the islands of Penobscot Bay to the Camden Hills. The custom-designed main house is a unique and creative interpretation of several coastal Maine elements. A timber-frame great room, featuring locally sourced materials, has been integrated with a whimsical lighthouse tower creating interesting living spaces with exceptional views. The bucolic landscape is reminiscent of an idyllic coastal estate with a meadow, moss-covered boulders, perennial gardens, stonework, and a lovely pocket pebble beach.With up to four bedrooms and 5,849± square feet, the home is spacious and comfortable with thoughtfully conceived details that contribute to the unique character of the home. The central portion of the house features the pegged-post-and-beam construction creating a stunning two-story great room that is full of light with floor to ceiling windows. There is a soaring cathedral ceiling and an expansive Blue Hill granite fireplace/chimney. A wraparound catwalk on the second story of this room offers intimate seating areas that look out over the water.
A chef’s kitchen includes Blue Hill granite countertops, a Blue Hill granite fireplace, a vintage wood cookstove and professional appliances. There is an eat-in breakfast area, a built-in office nook, and doors open to the wraparound deck.The primary bedroom suite features a Blue Hill granite fireplace and excellent views. The lighthouse tower can be configured with up to three additional bedrooms or used for den / office space.The fourth floor of the lighthouse tower is an Observation Room with spectacular 270-degree views of the ocean, islands and the Camden Hills beyond.The lower level of the home has plenty of space for a workshop, wine cellar and a personal gym. The property includes an attached one-car garage with built-in storage, and two-detached garages in very good condition.The extremely appealing landscape has areas of lawn and gardens with a meadow, beautiful ledge, and steps lead to a pocket pebble beach. An additional, versatile waterfront lot is also available with the potential to restore a historic deep-water dock. Lighthouse Point is pending sale and on the market for $1.97 million with Joseph Sortwell & Terry Sortwell of LandVest, Inc. | Christie’s International Real Estate. Follow jsortwell & landvest_midcoastmaine on Instagram!