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217 Sodom Road, Bristol, Maine

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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.
Green HomeAccessible HomeEnergy Efficient HomeEnergyStar HomeOff the Grid
$2,275Annual Property Tax
1,800Square Feet
3 / 2Beds / Baths
30.0 acresLot Size
2005Year Built
Green HomeProperty Type

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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.

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.

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.

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Air Quality

Agriculture in Areayes
Industry in Areano
Air Pollution in Areano
Pesticide Freeyes
Fragrance Freeyes
Cleaned with Green Productsyes

Interior Environment

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Hydronic Floor Heat (radiant)
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Whole House Filtration
Whole House Vacuumno

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Off the Grid
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Construction Information

Exterior Finish
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Gypsum Board - Sheet Rock
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Vinyl or Vinyl Clad
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Urethane Foam

Garage / Car Port

Garage / Carportyes
Garage Typedetached
Number of Cars2
Garage Area1000 sqft

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Listing ID : 19953