Lot 5 The King's Highway


ActiveMLS# 1458401
  • Single Family Residence
  • Built in 1835
  • 10 Rooms
  • 3 BR
  • 3 BA
  • 2.99 Acres
  • 2,819 SqFt
  • Ocean,River
  • Sheepscot River
  • Fields, Scenic View
Drum & Drum Real Estate Inc.

Rare opportunity to live in an historic village along the tidal Sheepscot River. The water views are abundant with long open vistas of the meadows filled with wildflowers and the River beyond. The essence of tranquility. Enjoy the sunset views across the quiet country lane and the soothing afternoon sea breezes from the gracious screened porch. Located just steps from the public water access to enjoy a rigorous paddle on the river and a refreshing swim after tending the perennial gardens. The home was updated in 1997. The interior of the home is grand with high ceilings, original trim and mantels. Ambiance galore with 5 wood-burning fireplaces & 1 wood stove. Wonderful natural light illuminates each room. The master bedroom is complete with ensuite bath and generous dressing room. Imagine reading in the library beside a roaring fire. The dining room boasts a built-in china closet for your fine dishes & cutlery. The kitchen includes a sunny breakfast nook, morning stairs and wood-burning stove. Off the back hall-a powder room, laundry and mudroom lead into the expansive barn w/antique slate roof. The Barn is complete w/ horse stalls, tack & groom's room, huge loft for storage & 5-seater privy. Enjoy nature & a relaxing lifestyle in this charming jewel nestled in the Sheepscot Village of Newcastle where the Sheepscotand Dyer Rivers meet to form the famous Reversing Falls. An outdoor paradise for fishing, boating, birdwatching and swimming. Convenient 10 mins. drive to twin villages of Damariscotta-Newcastle where you will enjoy Skidompha Library, Lincoln Theater, a multitude of restaurants, cafes, galleries, gourmet shops & town marina. Take comfort in the continuum of premier healthcare at Miles Hospital in Damariscotta- an affiliate of Portland's Maine Medical Center. Just 1 hour from the Portland Jetport, 45 minutes to Augusta, 30 minutes to Brunswick and Bowdoin College, 40 minutes to CamdenHills & Snowball for skiing & Rockland for the Farnsworth Art Museum.

  • Style Colonial, Greek-Revival
  • Year Built 1835
  • County Lincoln
  • City Newcastle
  • Lot Size 2.99 acres
  • Zone Residential
  • Site Level, Open, Rolling/Sloping, Well Landscaped, Wooded
  • View Fields, Scenic
  • Location Historic District, Interior Lot, Near Shopping, Near Town, Neighborhood, Rural
  • Seasonal No
  • Water Frontage No
  • Water Body Type Ocean, River
  • Water Body Name Sheepscot River
  • Full Tax Amount $5,209.00
  • Tax Year 2019
  • Rooms 10
  • Baths Total 3
  • Baths Full 2
  • Baths Half 1
  • SQFT Finished Above Grade 2819
  • Basement Bulkhead, Dirt Floor, Full, Sump Pump, Unfinished
  • Amenities Attic, Bathtub, Deck, Laundry - 1st Floor, Out Building, Porch-Screened, Primary Bedroom w/Bath, Shed, Shower, Storage, Walk-in Closets
  • Appliances Included Dishwasher, Dryer, Electric Range, Refrigerator, Washer
  • Equipment Cable, Internet Access Available
  • Construction Wood Frame
  • Exterior Wood Siding
  • Color White
  • Foundation Materials Granite, Stone
  • Basement Bulkhead, Dirt Floor, Full, Sump Pump, Unfinished
  • Roof Shingle, Slate
  • Floors Tile, Wood
  • Heat System Forced Air, Hot Air
  • Heat Fuel Oil,Wood
  • Gas No Gas
  • Water Heater Electric
  • Cooling None
  • Electric Circuit Breakers,Fuses
  • Water Private, Well Existing on Site
  • Waste Water Disposal Private Sewer, Septic Design Available, Septic Existing on Site
  • Driveway Gravel
  • Vehicle Storage 1 Car, Attached, Barn, Direct Entry to Living, Storage Above
  • Parking 1 - 4 Spaces
  • Roads Dead End, Paved, Public

Jim Drum

President and General Manager