Why Buy in the Acadia-Downeast Region of Maine?
A great complement to the city, with a relaxed pace, beautiful oceanfront, clean air, no traffic, privacy, low crime, very mild summers and extraordinary fall colors.
Includes Acadia National Park - one of the nation's best and most spectacular parks.
Easily Accessible via Bangor International Airport (BGR) and Bar Harbor Airport (BHB), both just an hour away, or Portland Jetport (PWM), which is 3 hours.
Affordable, beautiful Oceanfront properties-from cozy cottages to large New England estates-in a wide range of prices, from $150,000 through $8,000,000, without the high property taxes and sky-high insurance rates so common in other coastal regions. Stunning, undeveloped oceanfront property is still readily available and reasonably priced.
Spectacular natural beauty: Granite cliffs, bold oceanfront, pebbly beaches, crashing surf, pine-covered mountains, secluded and calm bays and harbors, and sea life such as birds, seals, osprey and eagles.
Outdoor activities: Sailing, hiking, camping, kayaking, canoeing, fishing, birding, skiing, snowmobiling, and some of the nation's best Autumn leaf peeping.
Quaint, charming, authentic New England villages abound -Southwest Harbor, Bar Harbor, Northeast Harbor, Grindstone Neck, Sorrento, Hancock, Winter Harbor, and Corea are among the most beautiful
Easy summertime residency -seasonal summer homes and friendly neighbors are common, and the area offers excellent property management companies. Great area for investment properties!
Culture and the Arts - Mount Desert Island (home to Bar Harbor), and other well-heeled communities up the coast offer summertime festivals, live music, plays, art shows, orchestras, etc.
Lobsters and Moose- Nearly 50% of the nation's lobster production come from the Downeast, Maine region, and you can be assured of finding some of the freshest and most affordable seafood in the country. Be sure to keep your camera handy because this is the land of the moose!