A prime 1.9-acre shorefront property with 230 +/- ft. of deep water frontage along the appealing Back Shore Neighborhood of Southwest Harbor boasting a c. 1920 architectural gem built on an impressive granite pier foundation. The two-story Shingle-style Cottage with an efficient floor plan features 8 rooms, 4 bedrooms, 4 baths within the 3,322 sq ft. living area. The expansive lawn slopes gently to a rock and ledge beach with granite stairs and a stone grill. There are two moorings and a shared dock located on the site's northeast corner. Commanding views northeast to Somes Sound, east to Eastern Way and Greening Island, and southwest to the Great Harbor of Mount Desert, Cranberry Isles, and Western Way.
Mature trees and landscape provide privacy to this classic cottage in close proximity to the Causeway Club, MDI Community Sailing Center, and village business district of galleries, small shops, and restaurants. In the family since 1965, properties like this rarely come on the market.