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  • 6 bedrooms
  • 6 bathrooms
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Located in the heart of Rockport with commanding views of Rockport Harbor, the village and the Camden Hills, this top-quality, contemporary residence presides in a prominent hillside location. The main house, a historic Methodist church dating back to 1875, was transformed into a unique modern residence by Nancy Talbot, the founder of Talbots clothing stores, and designed by well-known Massachusetts based architect Lawrence Cheng. The current owners purchased the landmark property in 1998 and have continued to tastefully renovate and expand the residence creating a sophisticated, private sanctuary in a convenient location with fiber optic internet access and a beautiful, natural setting  - urban luxury in a seaside village.Excellent village setting with .87± acres and panoramic views, the house has 9,500± square feet of living space over four stories, all with one-gigabit fiber optic internet, elevator access, and highlighted by bright, open living spaces enhanced by historic-arched windows and top-quality materialsThe main living space has up to four bedrooms, each with private bath, plus two half baths; and the spacious master bedroom has a luxurious renovated bathroom including a gas-burning fireplace, a large walk-in closet and access to a harbor-view deckCentrally located living room is the anchor of the house with soaring nineteen-foot ceilings and cathedral-style windows as well as a wood-burning fireplaceThe gourmet kitchen/great room, expertly renovated and expanded in 2017, features professional Wolf and Subzero stainless-steel appliances, a spacious kitchen island with leathered granite countertop, a six-foot, custom-built linear propane fireplace, elaborate butler’s pantry, full size wine cooler and Wood-Mode custom cabinetryTwo-bedroom, two-bath in-law apartment, also renovated in 2017, has a spacious kitchen and pantry and a living room with a wood-burning fireplace with marble surround. The apartment has its own private entrance, private driveway, deck and laundryLarge, private study designed for professionals or running a business with fiber optic broadband (one-Gbps) internet access, a speed rarely found in Maine, available throughout the house wirelessly and hard-wired in the great roomHeat pumps provide air conditioning in the master, one guest bedroom, the kitchen, family room and pantry and there are thirteen skylights that open automatically to improve air flowThere are three exterior decks, each at a different level, accessed by floor-to-ceiling glass doors offering beautiful views of the village and harbor and two intimate patios, perfect for watching sunsets over the harbor around a firepitProfessionally maintained and irrigated landscaping with colorful and fragrant hillside gardens, a Japanese gardenAttached two-car garage and an additional one-car garage plus an exercise room, utility room, mudroom with built-in dog shower, whole-home generator and the elevator are some of the appealing amenities that contribute to the refined function of the house
150 Russell Ave, Rockport, Maine, United States
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