Moon Tide Cottage is a private waterfront property in Rockport with stunning broad views of outer Rockport Harbor, Beauchamp Point, the iconic Indian Island Light and out to Penobscot Bay beyond. The property has 21.7± acres with 680± feet of dramatic rocky shorefront and the main house was recently built with a classic Shingle-style exterior, top-quality craftsmanship and a thoughtfully designed layout offering generous bedrooms and comfortable living rooms over three stories. The landscape is primarily natural forest and the house is surrounded by lawn, flowering perennial gardens; and professionally executed stonework defines the gardens and outdoor living areas. The property is protected by a conservation easement held by Coastal Mountains Land Trust that ensures the continued privacy and natural scenic character of the land surrounding the house.

  • The main residence has six bedrooms, five full baths and two half baths including a separate studio apartment over the garage
  • The three-story house has an open, comfortable living / family room with a wood-burning fireplace on each floor, as well as water views from almost every room
  • High-end architectural details such as tongue-and-groove ceilings, elaborate moldings, paneled walls and custom windows and doors lend this home its elegant character
  • Creative built-in shelves and cabinets provide generous storage space throughout the home
  • Open kitchen, dining and living area with adjacent sunroom is perfect for gatherings with family and friends and features large windows, excellent views and the dining room has French doors that open to the deck
  • Spacious master suite includes a dressing room with his-and-her closets, large bay windows with outstanding views, a luxurious bath with plenty of built-in storage; and an adjacent living room / office with a wood-burning fireplace
  • Walk-out lower level offers excellent, versatile living and entertaining space
  • Two-car garage accessed via a covered walkway has a studio apartment on the second floor with a full bath and a deck overlooking the water
  • Expansive deck flanks the water side of the house and a fenced-in portion of the lawn is ideal for young children and pets
  • The Conservation Easement protects the land from division or development outside of a 1.57± acre building lot

Property Details

ME1820
Shingle Style Cottage
Knox
Terry Sortwell

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