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Auction 05-42

Virtual Tour available!


Our 4,576th Auction
Real Estate Auction 05-42
3,672+/- S.F. Classic Maine Cottage
Muscongus Bay – 1.59± AC – 340’ Shorefront
40 Hidden Lane, Bremen, Maine
Boothbay Harbor & Pemaquid Region
Friday, April 15, 2005 at 2 PM

Auctioneer’s Note:
In our 33 years of selling Real Estate, “The Hidden House” is one of the loveliest gems of Maine that we have had the opportunity to offer at public auction. Please visit our website at to view a virtual tour, directions, preview information, and many picturesque photos of the property and its ocean views.

Real Estate:
The classic Maine cedar-shingled cottage contains 3,672+/- S.F. in 2-stories and has been recently renovated. The home is known as “The Hidden House” and is situated 25’ from the water on a well-manicured fieldstone terraced lot. The 1.59+/-acre site is extensively landscaped with Oaks, Rhododendrons, Conifers, and Perennials. The deep-water shoreline measures 340+/- ft. and enjoys views of Muscongus Harbor and the Islands of Hog, Louds, and distant Monhegan.

The main level of the home (2,002+/- S.F.) has an open concept design that takes full advantage of the 180 degree ocean views. It contains a gourmet kitchen, cherry bar, dining area, master bedroom w/ bath, office, foyer, powder room, and access to a waterside deck. The upper level (1,670+/- S.F.) has a large central hall, 3 bedrooms, a full bath, and attic storage.

The finished daylight basement (additional 1,626+/- S.F.) has a large bonus room with full ocean views and access to the waterside deck. A summer kitchen, laundry area, workshop, and boiler room also exist.

Granite countertops, cherry fireplace, tile and southern pine floors, faux painting, built-ins, and sauna compliment the home. Additional features are a deep-water mooring, 60’ pier, seasonal dock & float with electric and water, a 2-car and 4-car garage, potting shed, gates & walkways, multi-level waterside decks, and the home is wired for a standby generator.

Preview Date:
Friday, April 1, 2005 from 12:00-3:00 p.m.

From Wiscasset, follow Rt. 1 north 7+/- miles, right onto Rt. 1A and Main St. in Damariscotta. Follow Rt. 1A and Main St. 1.9 +/- miles, right onto Biscay Rd. just past McDonalds. Follow Biscay Rd. 5.1+/- miles, right onto Rt. 32 (Waldoboro Rd.). Follow Rt. 32 1.9 +/- miles, left onto Shore Rd. Follow Shore Rd. 1/10 mile, right onto Hidden Lane. Property is located at the end of Hidden Lane on the water. Property is available for inspection on the preview date.

The deposit to bid is $50,000 (non-refundable as to the highest bidder) in CASH or CERTIFIED U.S. FUNDS, made payable to the Keenan Auction Company (deposited with Auctioneer as a qualification to bid), with the balance due and payable within 45 days of the public sale. All other terms and conditions of the sale will be available from the auctioneer. A 10% Buyer’s Premium. For a Property Information Package Click on the brown button below or call (207) 885-5100 and request auction number 05-42.

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Water - Muscongus Harbor, off the Muscongus Sound in Muscongus Bay, Gulf of Maine.

Miles - By Land/Water
Damariscotta - 7/28
Boothbay Harbor - 25/19
Portland - 60/50
Port Clyde - 37/13
Tenants Harbor - 32/18
Rockland - 26/31
Camden - 29/36
Bar Harbor - 100/85
Portsmouth, NH - 111/90
Boston, MA - 171/140
Newport, RI - 242/238
Bridgeport, CT - 316/338
New York, NY - 377/372

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