Summer is officially here and it’s the perfect time to bask in the sun on the patio or under the shaded cover of a deck, enjoying a cocktail and curled up with a beach read. We’ve compiled the dreamiest decks and backyards to enjoy summer at these Maine homes for sale, ranging from shaded spots overlooking the ocean in Kennebunkport to panoramic views of the Camden Hills and the Penobscot Bay in the midcoast region.
212 Ocean Avenue, Kennebunkport, Maine
Offered at $8,200,000
Represented by Randal Simon & Rosane Hirschy
This extraordinary renovated antique home on Ocean Avenue in Kennebunkport features breathtaking ocean views out to Walker’s Point, plus a 2-bedroom guest cottage and a carriage house. The main house includes a beautiful gourmet kitchen, multiple en-suites, a temperature-controlled wine room, and several decks and patios to enjoy the beautiful outdoors. Learn more about this Maine home for sale here.
135 Hartview Circle, Orland, Maine
Offered at $7,900,000
Represented by Elizabeth Banwell
This rare private wilderness retreat, known as “Floating Boulder,” is nestled on 112 acres with 2,325 ft of frontage on Craig Pond, one of Maine’s deepest and clearest lakes. Anchored by a 6,500 sq ft lodge with stunning natural stone fireplaces and commercial-grade utilities, the 3-season compound features amenities like an outdoor shower built into a granite cliff, a dock, hiking trails, a hammock grotto, hot tub and grill area, and a separate cabin for families and friends. The property is part of a larger “kingdom” parcel totaling 483 acres and 1.5 miles of water frontage. Additional acreage is available for sale. Learn more about this Maine home for sale here.
49 Pinnacle Drive, Rockport, Maine
Offered at $3,995,000
Represented by Leslie Tranchell & Valerie Foster
Pinnacle Cottage is a stunning privately situated 20-acre mountaintop estate with 6 bedrooms and breathtaking panoramic views of Penobscot Bay and the Camden Hills. Enjoy lazy days on the deep porches gazing at the ocean and starlit nights on a screened-in porch in front of a wood-burning fireplace. Learn more about this Maine home for sale here.
119 Eastway Drive, Camden, Maine
Offered at $3,250,000
Represented by Donte Calarco
This spectacular oceanfront home in Camden features 200 feet of coastline. Amenities include a gorgeous waterfront deck, a path to the beach, a gourmet kitchen with high-quality appliances, a stone fireplace in the living room, a 2-car heated garage with space above, privacy, and only minutes from downtown. Learn more about this Maine home for sale here.
78 Bayview Drive, Northport, Maine
Offered at $2,399,000
Represented by Lewis Wheelwright
This one-of-a-kind estate, known as Pine Lodge, has been used as a wedding venue and vacation rental for family reunions and retreats. Amenities include an outdoor heated pool, hot tub, pool house, outdoor shower, fire pit, horseshoe pit, tetherball court, checkers deck, game room, and more! The custom-built 7,200 sq ft mountain-style home features massive tree trunk timbers and supporting beams, curved archways, Douglas fir railings, custom cherry, Brazilian rosewood, maple, and oak floors. Learn more about this Maine home for sale here.
17 Glenview Lane, Belfast, Maine
Offered at $2,250,000
Represented by Brian Wickenden
This oceanfront shingle-style home in a quiet location in walking distance to downtown Belfast is offered fully furnished and turnkey, with a gorgeous lawn leading to the shoreline with 100 feet of water frontage. Enjoy panoramic views of the Penobscot Bay and the Blue Hill Peninsula from nearly every room and from the covered deck with steps down to the flagstone patio. Belfast was named Down East Magazine’s Best Place to Live in 2022 and it’s easy to see why, with its charming downtown Main Street, access to the ocean, and great community centers. Learn more about this Maine home for sale here.
1137 Main Street, Mount Desert, Maine
Offered at $1,400,000
Represented by Carroll Fernald
This historic 5-bedroom home in the heart of Somesville on Mount Desert Island, right near Acadia National Park, was originally built in 1850 and is nestled on 2 scenic acres on Somes Pond. Amenities include a large walk-in pantry, heated 2-car garage, bluestone patio with propane fire pit, and stunning perennial gardens with granite walls and fruit trees. Learn more about this Maine home for sale here.