• Beachfront main house and cottage: A legacy property for generations

    6 monthes ago - By Press Herald

    SCARBOROUGH - If there's one thing better than a home with almost 200 feet of frontage on the pristine sands of Grand Beach, and two private through-the-sea-grass paths to the surf, it must be two homes.
    Here on a 0.93-acre lot - unusually large for the area, and with space to add a swimming pool - are two dwellings: a four-bedroom main house, built in 1948 and blending great period character with many recent updates; and a completely charming, two-bedroom cottage of similar vintage, and also much updated.
    Taken together, along with an oversized, two-vehicle garage in addition to the...
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  • A few steps to the beach, Saco home has business, rental potential

    6 monthes ago - By Press Herald

    SACO - Two doors, and a one-minute walk, from the sands and surf of Maine's finest expanse of beach here is a spacious, three-level home whose virtues include a rare versatility.
    Originally a small cottage, the house was expanded in the 1980s, and has been regularly updated since. In 2011, the bright, daylight finished lower level was transformed into a two-room, professional office suite - complete with a full bath, a gas fireplace in the office, a waiting room, a separate entrance, and plenty of off-street parking - and can continue to function in that role.
    Or, this level can become a...
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