Nautilus – a 38-acre private island in Castine Harbor, Maine, on Penobscot Bay – is to be auctioned on October 18, 2012, at Dennetts Wharf Restaurant, 15 Sea Street, Castine.
Looking across the bay at Islesboro and the Camden Hills, the property is rich in history and breathtaking scenery.
The three-story main residence rests on the bluff. It includes a library,powder room, large living room, office, foyer, butler’s pantry, professional kitchen,formal dining room. 5 bedrooms, and 3 bathrooms. An outside wraparound stone terrace culminates at the covered round terrace with spectacular views of Penobscot Bay, and a wide stone staircase leads to the terrace with a private infinity pool, spa and grill area.
Nestled by a seaside vineyard are the two-bedroom farmhouse and separate cottage. The century-old cottage is a 3-bedroom home with an open kitchen/living room, a large bath, a dining room and a fireplace. It has splendid views of the sugar maples, vineyard, orchard, gardens and shore. Outside is a porch with a barbecue, dining area herb garden.
The property’s boat house has been converted to a waterfront escape with a bar, kitchen, and stone fireplace. The island features over a mile of rocky coastline and is equipped with a protective harbor and pier. Completing this exceptional retreat are beautiful perennial gardens, a tennis court, barn, most furnishings, and a 23′ boat
Now is the opportunity to add your own personal story to this historic destination.
Participation in the auction requires a $100,000 deposit. All deposits must be in cash or certified check as qualification to bid. Closings are to occur within 45 days.Deposits are to be increased within 5 days of the auction to equal 10% of the total purchase price.
Auctioneers license number: Thomas W. Saturley | ME RE Lic. #90600017 | ME AUC #757