120 West Oval, Grindstone Neck, Winter Harbor. The 20-room cottage was built in 1892.
The rear of 120 West Oval, as seen from the back lawn.
A side view of the veranda, which has a hot tub.
A splendid view of Cadillac from the veranda.
The cliffs of Ironbound Island can just be seen at right, in this photo taken from the veranda.
A look at the teahouse, which has a stone fireplace and sits on the property's 200-plus feet of deepwater frontage on Frenchman Bay.
A look at the turreted living room, with window seat and stone fireplace.
Magnificent triple arches in the entryway. On either side of the front door are frosted-glass windows depicting wolves baying at the moon, alluding to the home's "Far from Wolf" (as in Wall Street) name.
Another first-floor fireplace, and a window seat from which to enjoy enchanting views across Frenchman Bay to Mount Desert.
Elegant woodwork is a hallmark of the dining room, and the entire home.
A serene view, looking northeast from near the tea house.
A partial view of the rear of the property.
The Grindstone Neck home as seen from near the road.
This aerial view indicates the site of 120 West Oval on Grindstone Neck. The property will be auctioned on-site at 11 a.m. on Friday, Oct. 17. For more information, please contact Keenan Auction Company at 885-5100, and visit www.keenanauction.com to see Auction 14-261.
GRINDSTONE NECK, WINTER HARBOR – “Far From Wolf,” this grand, shingled, late-19th-century summer cottage is called. The whimsical title was bestowed by its original owner, John Godfrey Moore, a native of nearby Steuben who made his fortune on Wall Street. This home, one of the finest on the Maine coast, was designed by prominent Philadelphia… Read More