Dreaming of summer and walks on the beach? Enjoy this collection of Maine real estate for sale, showcasing everything from a historic hotel to homes, cottages, and buildable lots. Whether you prefer an oceanfront beach, sheltered harbor beach, or a lakefront beach, these 15 featured listings will get you dreaming of peaceful settings or sand between your toes.
1 – Southwest Harbor
The historic Claremont Hotel in Southwest Harbor has provided refuge for visitors to Bar Harbor, Acadia National Park, and Mount Desert Island each summer since 1884. Overlooking the mouth of Somes Sound, this incredible 7+ acre shorefront resort includes 50 separate rentable units, the historic hotel with 24 guest rooms, the Phillips House with 6 private inn-style rooms, Rowse House and ALM, two spectacular shorefront cottages, and 11 additional cottages surrounding the property some with ocean views, all with fireplaces, decks and kitchenettes. The Hotel has been owned and operated by the same family for over 50 years. On-site facilities include Xanthus Restaurant and bar, a deepwater dock, 11 private moorings, the Boathouse Restaurant, clay tennis court, two tournament-class croquet courts, & a meeting room. There are two additional residences for staff housing off the property. A wonderful opportunity to be only the 5th owner of this incredible property in its 135-year history.
2 – Cape Elizabeth
Custom built in 2015, Whales Watch offers stunning Ocean views from nearly every room. This outstanding property includes a classic 4,700 square foot Shingle Style Main House, 2,850 square foot Guest House renovated in 2018, and luxurious outdoor living areas with infinity pool, spa, complete alfresco kitchen and pool cabana all perfectly sited to capture the Ocean crashing over the rocks at Trundy Point. The Main House exudes timeless sophistication featuring premium finishes of Calacatta marble, Brazillian Ipe decking, Mahogany, Whitewashed Fir beams, and dramatic vaulted ceilings. The unparalleled attention to detail and professionally curated furnishings and artwork are both elegant and functional. The Main House opens up to lush landscaping and the finest in outdoor living. Ocean views and custom fiber optic lights illuminating the pool terrace and outdoor kitchen complete the perfect setting for entertaining family and friends. Whales Watch is a one-of-a-kind opportunity to own in sought after Cape Elizabeth. Steps from Trundy Point Beach, with a cove perfect for swimming, kayaking, paddleboarding, and more. This nearly 2-acre private retreat only a short drive from Portland, being offered complete with custom-designed furnishings and artwork, is truly move-in ready.
3 – Rockport
This extraordinary home is prominently situated on Rockport Harbor with a fantastic private ramp and float, spectacular grounds, and every amenity you could want. Built in 2005, and impeccably updated and maintained by the current owner, this 4,664 square foot home features 4 bedrooms each with its own private bathroom. The kitchen, dining, and living areas are banked with large windows that stream with sunlight and afford fabulous water views. There are two separate office areas, a large sun porch, a game/exercise room, two waterside decks, as well as a lower level covered patio with a ceiling fan, and a screened harbor front gazebo perfect for entertaining. There is also an outdoor hot tub on a separate platform deck. The grounds are beautifully landscaped with lovely rock work and mature garden areas with irrigation, as well as a large and flat front yard at the shore. The landscape also affords great privacy, yet with unobstructed water views. The house has a great flow and well-appointed rooms with in-floor radiant heat and central air conditioning. There is also an attached heated two-car garage and two wood-burning fireplaces, as well as an outdoor fire pit. This is a remarkable home and a very rare offering of a newer waterfront home in Rockport’s finest neighborhood.
4 – Raymond
Spectacular Shingle-style retreat situated on 52.8 acres with 550 ft. of waterfront, including a private sand beach, on Sebago Lake’s pristine Jordan Bay. Exceptional attention to detail: 5 bedrooms (5 bedroom septic), 5.5 bathrooms, stone fireplace, screened porch, boat dock, and 2 lifts, sauna, furnished and ready for your enjoyment!
5 – Kennebunk
Spectacular bold oceanfront property on coveted Lords Point. Beautifully updated with fine finishes and modern amenities throughout. Enjoy the Kennebunk and Kennebunkport lifestyle in this fabulous 4-bedroom 3 1/2-bath home with a well-planned 3557 sqft floorplan. Majestic views of the Atlantic Ocean from every room. Master suite with a private seaside balcony. Gaze at the sun rising up over the Atlantic. Listen to the sounds of the crashing waves and enjoy the smell of the fresh Maine Coast air from your private stone patio. You’ll feel at peace here. 2 lovely gas fireplaces-one in the Kitchen/Dining area, the other in the Grand Living Room-add ambiance and warmth. 3-season porch offers a quiet space for gazing out at the sea and enjoying the private conversation. Just steps to Mothers Beach, KBIA, and Webhannet Golf Club. 8 Lords Point is a quintessential Maine Coast home – one that is sure to create a lifetime of memories.
6 – Rockport
Very rarely do homes like this come on the market, new construction on Beauchamp Point. Captain’s Cottage is a masterpiece on outer Rockport Harbor, crafted to the highest standards and built from the finest available materials. The home is beautifully situated in the middle of over three acres with wonderful gardens, specimen trees, and a fantastic vanishing edge swimming pool with a pool house and hot tub. The home is well very appointed with central air conditioning, radiant floor heat, first-floor master bedroom suite with a steam shower and soaking tub, as well as a first-floor guest suite, and three additional second-floor bedrooms. There is a great chef’s kitchen with a breakfast room, a formal dining room with exquisite wood trim detailing, a living room with a gas fireplace, a family room built from reclaimed heart pine wood, and a great exercise room on the lower level. Direct shore access, generous lawn areas surrounding the home, beautiful stone patio with fire pit, and front porch with porch swing all with wonderful views of outer Rockport Harbor and Penobscot Bay. A must-see for the discerning Buyer.
7 – Islesboro
This picturesque, year-round waterfront home is nestled on the sought after island of Islesboro. It is privately set on 7+ acres, with 650 ft. of varied shorefront, a deep water dock in protected Seal Harbor, and thoughtful landscaping with views across Penobscot Bay to the Camden Hills. This home was custom-built to the highest standards, and exemplifies exquisite form and function, allowing for smooth transitions among the gracious formal and casual informal living and entertaining spaces, indoors and out. This home offers a generous master bedroom plus 4 additional bedrooms, some with windows seats, a sitting room with balcony, covered porch, and screened porch, a greenhouse, sunroom, a library with wood-burning fireplace and hand-built custom shelves and cabinets, living room with wood-burning fireplace, a formal dining room with custom built-lighted shelving, and kitchen with an AGA stove. Additional amenities include a home office, laundry room, radiant heat, whole-house generator, and 2-car garage.
8 – Wells – Drakes Island
With bold ocean views from Ogunquit to the Kennebunks and the sandy beach right outside of your door, this charming oceanfront home offers solid post and beam construction on coveted Drakes Island. It has plenty of room to entertain all your guests with its open-concept design welcoming ocean breezes. Stroll along over half a mile of gleaming, sandy beach, or simply relax and enjoy the panoramic views. With its four bedrooms, three full baths, and finished third floor, this home would be perfect as a vacation or income-producing property (with an established rental history) or, since one-floor living is possible, use it as your primary/retirement residence.
9 – York
Contemporary cottage sited on one bold oceanfront acre with panoramic ocean views. 3 bedroom home with 2.5 baths, hurricane shutters, wrap-around deck, 2-car garage, and full basement. Views make it one of the most beautiful locations in York, Maine. Nearly 1700SF of one-floor living. Room for expansion. Live your oceanfront dream in a spectacular contemporary home only one hour to Boston, 15 minutes to Portsmouth, and 45 minutes to Portland.
10 – Islesboro
Mainestay, located on the sought after island of Islesboro, is a private property well suited for Summer vacations and year-round living. Nestled in privacy on 9+/- well established and landscaped acres, this property boasts stunning westerly views of Penobscot Bay and the Camden Hills, a well maintained and an easy house to live in, substantial and versatile boat barn with workshop, deep water dock, and 490+/- feet of sand and pebble beach. This contemporary style home offers fabulous sunsets from almost every window. Open concept living on the first floor with a master suite screened-in porch and expansive deck overlooking the water, powder room, and 2 car garage. The second floor provides another master suite, bedroom with deck, full bathroom, spacious artist studio/office with the potential to be a fourth bedroom.
11 – Owls Head
Charming seaside cottage on one of Maine’s true gems, Crescent Beach. Thoughtfully renovated, this beach front property has some of the best views up and down the coast. This is a fantastic area for kayaking and boating of any kind, Penobscot Bay becomes your playground!
12 – Bristol
Paradise found in Round Pond! Relax and recharge on your sunrise deck overlooking Muscongus Sound where nature will provide the entertainment. The dynamic qualities of wildlife, fishing boats, and granite outcroppings are what make the Sound so breathtaking all day, every day. There are 420 feet of pristine shorefront where the sights and sounds of the ever-changing ocean are of unparalleled beauty. Six plus wooded acres seclude and protect this seven-room contemporary year-round cottage. It has a spacious open concept kitchen /dining/living room with a wood-burning fireplace stove, and a first-floor bedroom and bath with laundry. The loft offers a small office space, a bedroom, and bath while the lower level has two finished rooms and a bathroom. Round Pond village has a working harbor, restaurant, shops, and a country grocery store. A short drive takes you to the town of Damariscotta with its abundant resources.
13 – Islesboro
This year-round waterfront home on Sprague’s Beach at Turtle Head Cove is well suited for most anyone – retire here, enjoy it as a second home, offer it as a vacation rental, or live in it year-round. Relish views of West Penobscot Bay from your expansive front lawn, covered front porch, & from almost every window. Venture out to your own beach & get on the water! Spend time relaxing, playing, gardening on your spacious lawn. Walk or bicycle up to Turtle Head preserve & trails. Easy living & entertaining in this home! First floor offers open concept design w/a gourmet kitchen at the center with direct access to the back deck, formal dining room, double living room w/fireplace & direct access to back deck & front covered porch & deck, a mud/laundry room & direct access to the spacious garage. Second floor offers three spacious bedrooms, incl. an ensuite Master bedroom & library/office w/fireplace. 9ft ceilings, wide & sweeping staircase & hallways, hardwood floors, crown molding throughout.
14 – Islesboro
377 feet of frontage on Turtle Head Cove and contains 3.24 acres of mixed and tranquil woodlands ready for a new home near the shore. Subdivision road in place; lots of privacy! Perfect if you like the quiet times on the front porch! Sunrise and sunsets galore!
15 – Islesboro
Waterfront parcel. Approximately 314 feet of beautiful sandy beach shore frontage on gently sloping 3.7 acres. Views!