1552 North Haven Road is a top waterfront estate on the Fox Islands Thorofare in Vinalhaven with 17± acres and 520± feet of shorefront and spectacular views of the Thorofare and North Haven Village. The main house was designed by renowned modernist architect Don Hisaka with a traditional Shingle-style exterior that blends perfectly into the existing environment and promotes the outstanding views from nearly every room. Top-quality outbuildings complete this well-conceived summer compound including an integrated guest house, a water’s edge gym and a barn with recreational and living space. The grounds have been impeccably landscaped with areas of rolling green lawn, beautiful flowering gardens, cultivated fruit trees; and the property features accessible rocky shorefront with two coves and a protected, granite deep-water wharf with an extensive float system on the Thorofare. 

Vinalhaven is an island at the mouth of Penobscot Bay in Midcoast Maine, approximately 12 miles east of Rockland and accessible by year-round ferry service. The Fox Islands Thorofare is considered one of the most scenic deep-water channels in the region.

  • The sophisticated and inviting main residence has soaring ceilings highlighted by complex wood joinery and large windows that seamlessly integrate the house with the outdoors while unique details include locally sourced granite fireplaces and Red Oak wood floors
  • The main house is centered around a spacious Great Room that includes the kitchen with a large island and professional appliances, a dining area and the living room; and it is open to the outside through a series of glass doors with access to a deck
  • Artfully built screened-in porch features a commanding and well-used granite fireplace with views of the Thorofare
  • Main house has two bedrooms, two-and-a-half baths, including a comfortable first-floor master suite and the entire property has eight bedrooms with eight-and-a-half baths
  • The guest house was originally the historic main house and it has been renovated and reimagined into three perfectly conceived guest quarters (one with extra sleeping loft) each with an en-suite bath and direct access to an exterior walkway and deck that connects to the main house. In addition, there is a living room and utility room.
  • Post-and-beam ‘barn’ is finished with top-quality materials such as reclaimed wood features and offers excellent amenities. The first floor has recreational space, sleeping space, and a bath and the second-floor features, a full kitchen, living and dining area, balcony with views, sleeping space and a full bath. There is also a workshop with space for storing equipment on the first floor.
  • The water’s edge personal gym was originally a boathouse and was re-designed with the same architectural style and detail as the main house with cathedral ceilings and walls of glass.
  • Additional buildings include an attractive storage barn and several smaller sheds
  • The main house (heated and air conditioned), guest house (heated and air conditioned), barn (heated) and personal gym (heated and air conditioned) are all in excellent condition with essentially new construction
  • Full laundry facilites in the main house, guest house and the barn
  • The property features a scenic winding approach, a rolling lawn with water's edge stonework, mature, native plantings and recreational areas including a tennis court and in-ground trampoline that all work together to make this a top-quality summer estate.

Property Details

Shingle Style Contemporary
Terry Sortwell
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