• Listing Provided By The Knowles Company

Once every few decades a truly unique Northeast Harbor waterfront property comes on the market; Cow Cove now presents just such a rare opportunity. Encompassing over 6 acres of fields, woods, lawn and extensive shore-front stretching along the east side of the harbor, this delightful summer compound is graced by a vintage Peabody & Stearns 19-room main house, well-known to mariners for its iconic twin white chimneys. The exceptional property enjoys an unparalleled location in the harbor and includes a secluded guest cottage nestled in trees on a peninsula overlooking the inner harbor, a cozy carriage house with attached storage barn, and a private pier with multiple floats. Come by sea into Northeast Harbor and step ashore on your own dock, or wind down the gravel drive from Peabody Drive through woods and fields to an enchanting world of your own. Stroll along meandering paths, across the natural fields and through lovely stands of mature trees. Take a gentle row or paddle across the harbor to the bustling village of Northeast Harbor. Watch osprey and eagles soar, herons fishing the shores, or harbor seals surfacing in quiet waters mere yards away. Cow Cove is a setting at once part of the vibrant harbor yet discretely situated to afford privacy. Enjoyed by one family for over 70 years, this enchanting property now offers you everything you could desire in a unique waterside summer retreat. Please note: In addition to the details noted above, there are 2BR/1BA in the ''Little House'' and 2BR/1BA in the ''Carriage House'', both with galley kitchens. A portion of this property is broker owned.

  • Price:
  • $7,800,000
  • Bedrooms:
  • 8
  • Full Baths:
  • 5
  • Square Footage:
  • 7,128
  • Acreage:
  • 6.10
  • Year Built:
  • 1904
  • MLS #:
  • 1465559
  • Street Address:
  • 79 Peabody Drive (northeast Hrb)
  • City:
  • Mount Desert
  • State:
  • ME
  • Postal Code:
  • 04662
  • County:
  • Hancock
  • Listing Status:
  • For Sale - Pending Continue to Show


  • Amenities:
  • 1st Floor Bedroom, 1st Floor Primary Bedroom W/Bath, Attic, Bathtub, Deck, Glassed-In Porch, Laundry - 1st Floor, Pantry, Primary Bedroom W/Bath, Shower, Storage
  • Basement Description:
  • Crawl Space, Daylight, Full, Unfinished
  • Construction Description:
  • Wood Frame
  • Exterior Description:
  • Shingle Siding
  • Finished Above Ground Square Footage:
  • 7128.00
  • Finished Square Feet:
  • 7128.00
  • Flooring:
  • Laminate, Tile, Wood
  • Foundation Material:
  • Pillar/Post/Pier, Poured Concrete, Stone
  • Number Of Fireplaces:
  • 6
  • Square Footage Source:
  • Public Records
  • Style:
  • Cottage, Shingle Style
  • Type Of Roof:
  • Composition, Shingle
  • View:
  • Fields, Mountain(s), Scenic, Trees/Woods
  • Year Built:
  • 1904


  • Conforms To Zoning:
  • Sr2
  • Lot Features:
  • 049
  • Road Type:
  • Gravel/Dirt, Public


  • Property Taxes:
  • $32,792
  • Tax Year:
  • 20-21


  • Total Rooms:
  • 19


  • Driveway:
  • Gravel
  • Garage Description:
  • 2 Car, Barn
  • Garage Parking Spaces:
  • 2.00
  • Garage Type:
  • Yes
  • Parking Description:
  • 5 - 10 Spaces


  • Appliances:
  • Dishwasher, Dryer, Electric Range, Refrigerator, Washer
  • Electricity:
  • Circuit Breakers
  • Equipment:
  • Dsl
  • Existing Water:
  • Public, Seasonal
  • Gas:
  • Bottled
  • Heating:
  • No Heat System
  • Heating Fuel:
  • No Heat Fuel, Wood
  • Sewage Type:
  • Septic Design Available, Septic Existing On Site
  • Water Heater:
  • Electric


  • Lake Name:
  • Northeast Harbor, Western Way, Atlantic
  • Water View:
  • Yes
  • Waterfront:
  • Yes
  • Waterfront Description:
  • Cove, Harbor, Ocean



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