Bristol, Maine — Green Home For Sale

Bristol, Maine - Off the Grid - Handsome, active solar, square log home with ocean views in the middle of Pemaquid peninsula. 15 minutes from Damariscotta, 10 minutes from Round Pond. 1 1/2 hours from Portland airport. 3 1/2 hours from Boston.

Listing ID: 19953

  • Accessible Home
  • Energy Efficient Home
  • EnergyStar Home
  • Green Home
  • Off the Grid
  • Solar - Photovoltaic

Asking Price (USD) $299,900
Annual Property Tax $2,275
Annual Utility Cost $1,200
Home Area 1,800 sq ft
Bedrooms 3
Bathrooms 2
Total Property Area 30 acres
Year Built 2005

Property Description

Located in the middle of midcoast Maine, this handsome log home sits on 35 + or - acres with commanding views of Muscongus Bay from Port Clde lighthouse to Monhegan Island. Step onto its wide, wrap around front porch, enter into an open floor plan with radiant heat covered with porcelain tile, that has a two story living room/ dining/kitchen with a big soapstone island, farmhouse style sink and counter tops. Offering two first floor bedrooms, full bath & laundry, plus a great "mudroom". Glass sliders, off the dining area take you out to a full back porch with spectacular views of Muscongus Bay. Upstairs has a large master suite with full private bath and a large loft overlooking the living area below.

Full, walkout basement with radiant heat in the floor, holds a professional indoor/outdoor dog kennel area with runs that goes into a fenced area and plenty of space within its full, poured cement foundation to use or finish as you like.

The detached barn measures 32 ft x 48 ft and houses a 35 ft sailboat, along side the sailboat is a 12 ft x 40 ft workshop with high storage above, accessed by a wide staircase. Also, within the barn is a 8 ft x 12 ft mechanical room, housing the energy feed from the 14 - 150 watt solar panels on the roof, the 2 - 110 volt inverters and the battery bank. There is also back up power provided by an Onon 6.5 propane generator with less than 200 hours.

What makes your home a Green or Healthy Home?

This well constructed square log home is off the grid with all electrical needs supplied by the 2100 watt solar array with back up from a 6.5 watt propane generator. There is radiant heat in the basement and first floor. A chimney base for a stove is in place. The roof is a super insulated and covered with standing seam metal.

Neighborhood Description

If you wish for peace and quiet, this is it. The driveway is 1000 ft long at the end of a mile and half dirt road, town maintained. The closest neighbor is 1500 ft as the crow flies. Our other neighbors are deer, turkeys and song birds. Located halfway down the Pemaquid peninsula, we have great access to the ocean and also abundant lakes, ponds and streams.

Market Area

Damariscotta, 15 minutes away offers a large Hannaford, Yellow Front Grocery and Rising Tide, a Natural Food Store. There is a Farmers Market and multiple specialty stores.

School District

Bristol Consolidated K - 8.
Lincoln Academy in Newcastle for High School.


Bristol has many active clubs, historic sites and restaurants. Scenic harbors and Pemaquid river with public boat access are minutes away.
Damariscotta, also has excellent restaurants, movie and live theater, great bookstore and library.

Home Type or Land

Single Family - Two Story

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Elevation of Home


Building Details

Air Quality

Agriculture in Area Yes
Industry in Area No
Air Pollution in Area No
Pesticide Free Yes
Fragrance Free Yes
Cleaned with Green Products Yes

Interior Environment

Heating System Hydronic Floor Heat (radiant)
Cooling System Other
Ventilation System Other
Whole House Filtration None
Whole House Vacuum No

Energy & Water

Energy System Off the Grid
Solar - Photovoltaic
Water System Well
Wastewater System Septic System

Construction Information

Construction Type Wood Timber Frame
Exterior Finish Wood
Interior Finish Gypsum Board - Sheet Rock
Wood - Solid
Interior Paint AFM
Floor Material Tile
Wood - Solid
Roof Material Metal
Window Material Vinyl or Vinyl Clad
Wood Dual Glazed
Insulation Material Urethane Foam

Garage / Car Port

Garage / Carport Yes
Garage Type Detached
Number of Cars 2
Garage Area 1000 sqft

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Contact Information

William Clark

PO Box 335
Bristol, ME 04539 US
Telephone: (207) 542-4312

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