Welcome to THE FEDERALIST HOUSE, otherwise known as the historic Wood-Foote House built in 1811 built by the famous ship merchant, Abiel Wood. Situated over-looking the Sheepscot River and the former port of Wiscasset, this wonderful Federal mansion, when built, was considered one of the finest examples of Federal style architecture and noted as among the tallest structures north of Boston. Many upon its visit would still agree it is truly a gem to the fine historic homes on the coast of Maine. Originally constructed with 10 bedrooms, 11 fireplaces and over 8,000 square feet of living space, it is a marvelous place to entertain, relax and enjoy the finer things of Maine. The first floor stunningly exhibits 11' ceilings, the second 10' ceilings and the third floor 9'. Currently, the house offers 7 lovely bedrooms, 3 floors of space featuring a grand sitting room, a formal music room, an elegant study, a lovely dining room, a stylish eat-in kitchen and many wonderful places to enjoy a glass of wine or read a good book.
"All year round, this is one of the most beautiful places to spend some time. It's fabulous 'in-town' yet quiet location is perfect for a short 3 minute walk to the unique shops in downtown Wiscasset to go antiquing, buy some fine wine and cheeses, or pick up something stylish. My favorite things to do while staying at our house is to walk to the yacht club (another short 3 minute walk) on the water which leads to the ocean and go kayaking, take a lovely "Jane-Austen-esque" stroll on the grounds of Castle Tucker right next door, or play a game of croquet on the lawn. Of course, making a home cooked lobster is essential or if you are feeling the need to go out, Red's Eats is just a 5 minute walk into town. Its a lovely place for children, families or even a small group of people who love the finer things in life and history of fine architecture." - Owners of 2 High Street
Available at $5,000 per week, plus taxes and cleaning for Summer 2016. Also available in the off-season, inquire with Legacy Properties Sotheby's International Realty. Oil paintings and rugs will be removed, a few televisions will change location, and the rest of the home is as photographed.
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