Built in 1902 by Cyrus Porter Brown, this charming shingle-style cottage has been expanded and completely renovated to the highest standards. Located on desirable upper Bay View Street in Camden, the 7085± sq. ft. house includes four bedrooms and beautiful living rooms with the finest finishes and many charming original architectural details, including romantic turreted rooms, leaded glass windows, and eight fireplaces. Covered porches surround the house and offer wonderful outdoor living areas.
The three-story residence features generously proportioned rooms, top-notch systems, and quality craftsmanship. The formal entry opens onto a grand living room that features beamed ceilings, built-in window seats, cypress trim including beaded wainscoting, and a formal staircase leading to the second floor. The adjacent library (also finished in cypress) offers access to the turreted screen porch and a private courtyard. Pocket doors provide privacy for the dining room, which offers such architectural details as Greek columns, a brick fireplace, and built-in window seats. The gourmet kitchen has polished marble countertops. A comfortable family room is warmed by a brick fireplace and opens to the courtyard via French doors.
There are four bedrooms and three baths on the second floor, including a private guest suite. The third floor offers children’s playrooms and room for an office/studio, and exercise area. This year-round house is fully heated and air-conditioned, and all systems and mechanicals are impeccable. A separate guest house provides private accommodations, and a historic boat barn/garage is also included. The grounds cover 4.06± attractively landscaped acres, with lawns, granite outcroppings, perennial beds, flowering shrubs, and specimen trees.