Custom built in 2006, PARADISE ON THE ROCKS, takes full advantage of its location at the waters edge on Somes Sound, the only fjord on the east coast of the United States. The living areas of the cedar shingled, year-round residence have commanding ocean and mountain views. There is a deepwater dock, with pier, float, and 2 moorings. The residence is surrounded by natural landscape: impressive granite cliff, ledge, boulders and rock beach. Located off of a private road in the quiet village of Hall Quarry in the town of Mount Desert.. Centrally located on Mount Desert Island, Hall Quarry is located on the banks of Somes Sound. The beauty and dramatic scenery of Somes Sound and its protected anchorages are well known to yachtsmen and visitors alike. The location is both private and convenient, with the Bar Harbor airport just 10 miles away and the Bangor International Airport 50 miles away. A variety of restaurants, shops, galleries, and museums are within a 15 minute drive. With Acadia National Park as a back drop, the property has easy access to the park’s 35,332 +/- protected acres with miles of carriage roads and hiking trails. Recreational activities in the area include hiking, biking, cross-country skiing, horse back riding, kayaking, fishing, sailing, swimming, tennis, and golf. A variety of restaurants, shops, galleries, and museums are within a 15 minute drive. The residence boasts quality materials and craftsmanship throughout. An open floor plan with an abundance of windows allows for spectacular mountain and water views from almost anywhere. The 24 x 28 ft. sq living room has track lighting and hurricane windows from the floor to ceiling of the 25 ft high vaulted room. The impressive stone fireplace was made from stones of off the property. There is Brazilian Cherry flooring in the living room, dining room, kitchen, laundry room, master bedroom suite, and downstairs bath. The decorative tile in the foyer was imported from China. The gourmet kitchen has granite counter tops, hand milled cherry cabinets, large work and eating island, and Electrolux appliances. Off the kitchen is a media room with vaulted ceiling, propane stove, and 68 “high definition television, which conveys. The first floor laundry room has granite counter tops, built in cabinets and built in cubicles for coats and foot wear. The master bedroom suite consists of a sitting area, bedroom, and master bath with stone floor, glass tile, and two separate sinks, and built in vanity cabinets. Additional features worth noting include: radiant heat on the first floor, and master bath, Open balcony at the top of the stair case, deck on the water side of the house, sprinkler system for the lawn, underground power to the house, under ground 1000 gal propane tank for the generator, paved driveway, heated for melting snow.