With more than 3,500 miles of Atlantic oceanfront, Maine is a boater’s dream. Explore these homes with deep-water docks — where you can keep your boat in the water, even at low tide.
1 – Rockport Harbor
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.
For more information on 43 Sea Street, Rockport, Maine
2 – Owls Head
This beautiful coastal Maine residence, sitting in a private subdivision on a very private lot is an extremely rare find! Designed by an award-winning architect, this charming home has all the amenities you could dream of – 3 ensuite bedrooms including a first floor master with his and hers bath areas, a custom chef’s kitchen, soaring great room with fireplace, rosewood paneled home office, game room, workshop, and cozy guest quarters situated over the garage. Outdoors, the grounds are beautifully landscaped, with perennials and hardscaping situated to fill the eye with color. The waterfront is accessible with a gravel beach – the perfect spot for lobster cookouts. And the view from the barrel-vaulted ceiling porch will take your breath away. The subdivision offers features such as tennis courts and a large permanent pier and deep water dock. You get all the benefits of having access to the water without any of the headaches of maintenance. Best of all, you are close to all the benefits of the mid-coast region. Just minutes from Rockland, you can enjoy fine dining, shopping, and the arts. The Knox County airport is also close by, with direct flights to Boston – giving you easy access to the property. Our 3D virtual tour is available, allowing you to view this home from the comfort of yours. The owners have put a lot of love into this home, but it is time for them to move on. Don’t let this property slip away!
Click here for more info on 23 Garthgannon Rd, Owls Head, Maine
3 – Blue Hill
Privately nestled at the end of the road, on Morgan Bay in the Mount Desert Narrows, this well designed and custom-built residence is well suited for the coastal Maine yachting lifestyle. Inspired by its surroundings this residence is thoughtfully sited to take advantage of stunning Southerly ocean, island and mountain views. Its steadfast deep water dock and two yacht moorings are set off of 500+ feet of protected shore frontage. The 5+ acres offer private evergreen woods, a moss-covered hillside, extensive stonework, and perennial gardens. At the center of the residence’s main floor is the entertaining space with kitchen, dining room and large open living room with expansive views and a two-sided stone fireplace with doors opening to the screen porch and overlooking the bay. There is a master suite with a balcony. Mud and powder room. The ground level floor provides two bedrooms, one with a door to the gardens, and adjacent bathroom.2 car garage and workshop, A/C, whole-house generator.
For more information on On Morgan Bay, Blue Hill, Maine
4 – 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 a kitchen with an AGA stove. Additional amenities include a home office, laundry room, radiant heat, whole-house generator, and 2-car garage.
For more information on 134 Big Tree Lane, Islesboro, Maine
5 – Northport
The charm of a traditional Shingle-style home is enhanced with an understated elegance that will complement the amazing ocean views from every room. Nearly 6000+sf 3BR/4.5 bath SMART home will enchant you from the moment you arrive with its formal paver block driveway and lush landscaping. Inside, the spacious rooms on the 1st floor open to a waterside deck that stretches across the entire back of the house. It is the perfect spot to relax and soak in the views. One end has a screened gazebo area off the kitchen, and the other has a hot tub outside the master suite. In between, there is a sheltered seating area with heat for chilly evenings and a piped-in sound system. The large great room & gourmet kitchen will make entertaining a delight. The 1st-floor master suite features a slide-out to the deck and hot tub, a propane fireplace, and an office area. With his & hers walk-in closets & master bath, this elegant area will be your retreat. The second floor features 2 additional private en-suite bedrooms. Other amenities include a fitness room, theater room, ocean view office, large workshop, outdoor shower, & steam shower. Custom touches are everywhere & the grounds have a beautiful mix of hardscapes & perennials for constant color. The private subdivision is conveniently located between Camden & Belfast and also provides a community dock for your boat & tennis courts. Come & see your oceanfront oasis!
For more information on 54 Catching Cove Road, Northport, Maine
6 – Southwest Harbor
SPINDRIFT is a renovated circa 1900 ”Maine Summer Cottage” elevated from the water’s edge capturing the stunning views of the harbor and mountains of Acadia National Park. The 7-room, 3-bedroom, 3-bath cottage features 2 fireplaces, large deck, detached garage, winterized guest house, and a deep water dock. The open floor plan, long windows and glass doors bestow views to the activity in the harbor. Conveniently located near the amenities of Southwest Harbor.
For more information on 69 Seawall Road, Southwest Harbor, Maine
7 – South Bristol
Located in a park-like setting on five naturalized acres, this 6,000+ square foot waterfront home is as warm and welcoming as it is luxurious. Three well-designed floors of gracious living space include a formal foyer, chef’s kitchen, cherry lined study, formal and informal living rooms, four double-sided fireplaces, spacious master bedroom suite, screened three-season porch. The finished walk-out lower level features a classic wooden bar, brick-lined wine cellar, pool room, office, and a cozy den. Several decks and a stone patio take full advantage of the westerly views of the Damariscotta River. Above the attached two-car garage is a suite of rooms currently used for laundry, hobbies, and exercise but could be converted to a spacious in-law suite. The second garage also houses two cars with space above being used as a woodworking shop. The offering includes 180’ of deeded, deep waterfront and dock on the Damariscotta River with water access to the town of Damariscotta to the north and open ocean to the south. This lovely property is about a 10-minute drive to the town of Damariscotta and an hour from Portland. Low South Bristol taxes.
Click here for more info on 33 Gaul Drive, South Bristol, Maine
8 – Harpswell
Come see one of the few true deep-water luxury properties in Harpswell. With your exclusive dock and float set on 300 feet of private water frontage and a reported 7+ feet of water at low tide, this property is truly a boating enthusiast’s dream. This property boasts over 4,000 sq ft of living space, and with two master suites, the layout will allow plenty of room for guests that come to enjoy fantastic Maine summers. The westerly orientation will provide breath-taking views over Harpswell Sound. A very convenient location with many local amenities available – only 15 minutes to Brunswick and 1 hour to Portland!
Click here for more info on 47 Johnson Point Road, Harpswell, Maine
9 – 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.
Click here for more info on 435 Ferry Road, Islesboro, Maine
10 – Edgecomb
The views are fabulous, the year-round home is warm, comfortable and very well maintained, and the deep-water dock and mooring are a sailor’s dream. Top that off with a two-car garage with a charming one-bedroom guest suite and this property is a perfect year-round home or seasonal getaway. The main house offers two bedrooms, each with a full bath, cozy living room with an antique wood-burning stove, spacious dining area and a fully equipped kitchen. Living space is beautifully designed to capture expansive views over the Sheepscot River and the southwesterly orientation promises breathtaking sunsets. Additional features include a Sauna in the master bedroom, separate generators for both the main house and guest apartment, heated basement, and several outbuildings including a cozy one-room cottage. (Think mancave?) Located on the Boothbay peninsula, this lovely property is 10 minutes from Boothbay Harbor and all of the amenities that the area has to offer including boating, golf, Botanical Gardens, shopping, and waterfront dining.
Click here for more info on 964 Cross Point Road, Edgecomb, Maine
11 – Harpswell
Island living at its best! Wake to the hum of lobster boats at work, then sip coffee on the porch. Spend your days exploring island footpaths, fishing off your deep-water dock or reading in the hammock. Watch the setting sunlight the coast in shades of pink and gold. At night, stars fill the sky as the moon eases up from the horizon. This island cottage offers the comfort of home in an eco-friendly style. Totally renovated in 2017-2018 for full time 3 season living, the cottage has a state-of-the-art solar system that provides quiet, reliable power. Water cistern collects 1,000+ gallons of rain for a generous supply of running water. The full bathroom includes the latest Sun Mar compost toilet, new shower, flooring, and vanity. New Rinnai instant hot water system. The expanded second floor has windows on all four sides, allowing breezes to flow through 3 bedrooms and loft. The Jotul wood stove warms the cottage on chilly Maine evenings. Access to the property is via boat only so a minimum of 48 hours notice is required for all showings.
Click here for more info on 57 Long Island, Harpswell, Maine