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Tip Toe Cottage
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  • 5 bedrooms
  • 3 bathrooms
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Tip Toe Cottage is a 21 acre waterfront property on Vinalhaven with stunning western views across Penobscot Bay and Crabtree Point on North Haven to the Camden Hills in the distance.With an end of the road location and 1,720 feet of shorefront on Lighthouse Cove and Crockett Cove, the property includes a contemporary house, a garage/workshop with a studio guest apartment and a unique open garage/hangar-style building. The well-designed landscape features areas of lawn interspersed with flowering gardens, stonework and natural Maine woods; and the shorefront is accessible and attractive with ledge, a sand and pebble beach and a deep-water dock. A portion of the property is protected by a conservation easement held by the Vinalhaven Land Trust.The year-round main house, built in 2001, is perched up above the dock and ledges offering excellent elevated western views.The four-bedroom residence has two baths and details such as wood paneled walls, vaulted exposed-wood-beamed ceilings, and large windows all work together creating a charming rustic flair that compliments the contemporary design.Open main floor includes a living room, dining area and a well-designed kitchen with a Nestor Martin wood stove; and doors lead to a screened porch and a covered deck overlooking the property to the water.The elegant living room has double-height windows that allow plenty of light and there is a commanding granite chimney, the focal point of the room, with a large wood-burning fireplace.Master bedroom suite with a wood-burning fireplace, doors to a patio, a bath and an office nook; and three additional bedrooms share a bath and offer comfortable guest accommodations.The property includes a very spacious open garage building, approximately 2,050 square feet, that could be used for storing boats or a number of cars, with plenty of versatile space for a workshop or other pursuits.Additional garage/workshop building has a studio guest apartment on the second floor with a bath, a kitchenette, a deck with water views and the same charming wood-paneling found in the main house.The landscape features lawn, native flowering perennials and a variety of tree growth, both saplings and mature; and granite stones define exterior living spaces including an outdoor shower.Well-built deep-water dock offers access to the excellent boating in and around the waters off Vinalhaven and North Haven.
153 Tip Toe Mountain Rd, Vinalhaven, Maine, United States
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