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559 York Street

York, ME 03909
  • $2,295,000
  • STATUS: Active Under Contract
  • ON SITE: 108 Days
  • MLS #: 4869971
Under Contract
UPDATED: 89 min ago
$2,295,000
  • 8
    BEDS
  • 1.3
    ACRES
  • 5
    BATHS
  • 2
    1/2 BATHS
  • 5,710
    SQFT
  • $402
    $/SQFT
Type:
Single-Family Home
Built:
1889
County:
Area:

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Description

The Ledges at Whittemore House, a landmark Ralph Adams Cram seaside estate perched magnificently and exclusively above Milbury Cove in the storybook hamlet of York Harbor. Enter through the stone pillars down the meandering private drive with its lush vegetation and perennial gardens gracing either side and you're soon met with the grandness of Whittemore House privately and elegantly sited on its manicured 1.3 acre grounds, just as Cram intended. Everywhere there is architectural interest: the syncopation of the ribbon windows; the opposing curves of the triple gable window and adjoining tower; the two first-floor windows above the lower doorway. Even the smallest details command attention. Deeded access to Milbury Cove and its secluded pebble beach and steps to the Harbor Cliff Walk that take you to the sands of Harbor Beach. 8 bedrooms, 8 fireplaces, a 3-floor passenger elevator, numerous grand living rooms and dining areas reminiscent of the Gatsby era, and an additional 3rd story Guest Kitchen, allow for plenty of room to gather and entertain with family and friends. Surfing, moonlit beach walks, private lobster bakes, and daily sunrises and sunsets against the backdrop of the expansive Atlantic Ocean are yours. Located 50 minutes from the Portland International Jetport and little more than an hour from Logan International Airport, Boston, MA.

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559 York Street York, ME 03909

  • Price: $2,295,000
  • Status: Active Under Contract
  • Updated: 89 min ago
  • MLS #: 4869971
8
Beds
5
Baths
2
½ Baths
1.3
Acres
5,710
SQFT
$402
$/SQFT
1889
Built
County:
York
Area:
York
Property Description
The Ledges at Whittemore House, a landmark Ralph Adams Cram seaside estate perched magnificently and exclusively above Milbury Cove in the storybook hamlet of York Harbor. Enter through the stone pillars down the meandering private drive with its lush vegetation and perennial gardens gracing either side and you're soon met with the grandness of Whittemore House privately and elegantly sited on its manicured 1.3 acre grounds, just as Cram intended. Everywhere there is architectural interest: the syncopation of the ribbon windows; the opposing curves of the triple gable window and adjoining tower; the two first-floor windows above the lower doorway. Even the smallest details command attention. Deeded access to Milbury Cove and its secluded pebble beach and steps to the Harbor Cliff Walk that take you to the sands of Harbor Beach. 8 bedrooms, 8 fireplaces, a 3-floor passenger elevator, numerous grand living rooms and dining areas reminiscent of the Gatsby era, and an additional 3rd story Guest Kitchen, allow for plenty of room to gather and entertain with family and friends. Surfing, moonlit beach walks, private lobster bakes, and daily sunrises and sunsets against the backdrop of the expansive Atlantic Ocean are yours. Located 50 minutes from the Portland International Jetport and little more than an hour from Logan International Airport, Boston, MA.
Exterior Features

Construction Wood Frame Driveway CircularCrushed Stone Exterior Shingle Exterior Features DeckGarden SpacePorchPorch - CoveredPorch - EnclosedRow To WaterBeach Access Garage Type Detached Has Garage Yes Lot Description Beach AccessLandscapedOtherViewWalking TrailsWater View Lot Number 33 Parking DrivewayGarageOn-SiteParking Spaces 11 - 20 Road Frontage Yes Road Frontage Length 113 Roads PavedPublic Roof MembraneShingle - Architectural Style Other Water Body Type Ocean

Interior Features

Appliances DishwasherDisposalDryerExhaust HoodOven - DoubleRange - ElectricRange - GasRefrigeratorWasher Basement Access Type Interior Basement Description Concrete FloorPartialStairs - InteriorUnfinishedInterior Access Cooling None Equipment Irrigation SystemSmoke Detector Flooring CarpetCeramic TileHardwoodLaminateSlate/Stone Foundation GraniteOther Has Basement Yes Heating BaseboardHot Water Interior Features BarDining AreaDraperiesElevator - PassengerFireplaces - 3+In-Law SuiteKitchen/DiningMaster Br W/ BaNatural LightNatural WoodworkOtherVaulted CeilingWalk-In ClosetWalk-In PantryWet BarWindow TreatmentLaundry - 1st Floor Quarter Baths 0 Rooms Total 18 Sq Ft Approx Fin Above Grade 5710 Sq Ft Approx Fin Below Grade 0

Property Features

Auction No Block 0 Construction Status Existing Covenants No Electric Circuit Breaker(S) Features Accessibility 1st Floor 1/2 BathroomAccessibility FeaturesBathroom W/Tub1St Floor Laundry Flood Zone No Foreclosed / Bank Owned / REO No Heat Fuel Oil Pre Construction No Property Type Single Family Seasonal No Sewer Public Surveyed Yes Taxes Tbd Yes Timeshare Fractional Own No Utilities Underground Utilities Water Public Water Restrictions Unknown Zoning Res-4

Courtesy of Jane Chase of Legacy Properties Sotheby's Int'l Realty.


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