MLS Number 1446850
- MLS Status Closed
- Address 694 River Road
- Bedrooms 4
- Bathroom 2
Known as ''The Stone House,'' this 3-4 bedroom home is one of the most distinctive and historic properties in Down East Maine. Perched on the banks of the scenic St. Croix River forming the boundary between the U.S. and Canada, this property enjoys sweeping views from its 700 feet of water frontage. Built in 1825, the main house is constructed of locally quarried granite. The Stone House is on the National Register of Historic Places, and has been in the same family since 1875. Large eat-in kitchen features a sitting area with wood stove and an expanse of windows overlooking the river. Large living room with fireplace and small den or bedroom also offer water views. Impressive formal entrance hall with period wallpaper, study/family room with second fireplace, half bath and laundry room/entry way complete first floor. Relax and watch the river flow by and eagles soar above from the timeless veranda and enclosed sunporch. Unique staircase with double-sided landing leads to second floor with three bedrooms and a full bath. Rooms in main house boast extra-deep windowsills afforded by 26 to 36 inch walls. Descend spiral stairs to walk-out basement with massive granite fireplace. Ideal access to recreational boating, with 24-feet tides creating constantly changing scenery. Graceful tree-lined driveway leads onto the grounds. Property includes three-car garage, wood/storage shed, greenhouse and automatic stand-by generator. House sits on 6 acres with ample room for gardens, with an additional 25.6 wooded acres across the road. Original moss-lined quarry hauling road is on the property, affording a beautiful and peaceful private woods walk, and is still passable with 4-wheel drive vehicle This unique property must be seen to be fully appreciated. Visit livingstonehouse.weebly.com for more information on the history of the house.
Listed by Kevin Raye of Due East Real Estate
Listing Sold by Realty of Maine