509 Main StreetEast Machias, Maine ME04630

Listing ID1534702

9  Bedrooms9  Total Baths 6,860 SqFt 3.460 Acres


Don't miss this unique opportunity to own a historic property in Downeast Maine across the street from the East Machias River! Want a home big enough for all your family and friends? Dream of running your own business? Currently run as The Talbot House Inn this house could be kept as a business or used as a private home. The inn has earned 5-star ratings on TripAdvisor & was awarded the Traveler's Choice Award for 2022. The 3-story mansard roof Greek Revival home was built in 1874 & is on the National Historic Register. It was designed by James A. Tenney & is his only remaining mansard house in eastern Maine. Renovated 4 years prior to its opening as a Bed and Breakfast in July of 2012. Preserved with original features such as: tin ceilings, marble fireplaces, maple floors, original plaster medallions, crown molding, wood inlay floors, etc. On the grounds is a storage shed as well as a separate 589 sq ft building currently used as an antique/gift shop. On the 1st floor you will find a welcoming kitchen with a center Island, prep sink w/dishwasher, onyx countertops, 5 burner gas stove, refrigerator & storage galore. A 3 bay sink is located in the adjoining pantry. Other rooms include: bathroom, 2 dining rooms, library, & living room. On the 2nd floor you will find 5 spacious bedrooms each w/closets & ensuite bathrooms & a laundry room. 2 sets of stairs & a separate entrance allow your patrons or your family to come and go at their leisure. The 3rd floor, currently used as the owner's quarters, has 2 office spaces, a bedroom, and a giant closet and full bath across the hall. Attached to the back of the main house accessible from the first floor is a 2 bedroom, 2 bath unit with a separate outside entrance. This space could be an in-law apartment, Airbnb rental, artist studio or kid's play area. Just minutes away from the spectacular views of the Bold Coast, Jasper Beach & Downeast Sunrise Trail. Some furnishings included. Call today!
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