JEFFERSON – A year-round log home with 630 feet of frontage, and a dock, on a private cove on a Maine lake is indeed a home to treasure.

The appeal only increases when you consider that the eight-acre, peninsular property also includes 200 feet of shared frontage, which is also on 4,381-acre Damariscotta Lake, across the quiet street; so that the house has water views, southwest and northeast, both front and back.

This rare advantage is shared by the larger of the two detached garages, whose walkup second level invites finishing to create a master suite or guest suite and establish a family compound. The “smaller” garage can accommodate four vehicles and lots of storage.

At an asking price of $369,900, the Chimney Point Association property represents excellent value and a great opportunity for anyone who has dreamed of owning a Maine lakefront home.

Built in 1985, the metal-roofed house measures 1,728 square feet, plus a walkout, partially daylight, high-ceilinged basement with workshop and laundry. There are also a couple of separate bonus rooms, one of which has lots of built-in shelving.

The main level is beautifully paneled in tongue-and-groove pine, up to the peak of the cathedral ceiling of the great room, which has a handsome, stone hearth with a wood stove. Kitchen and dining area flow together and have full-view doors out to a wraparound deck looking down to the cove.

Single-level living is an advantage here, thanks to the corner bedroom with a full bath handy.

Upstairs are two good-sized bedrooms, front and back, with a full bath to serve them.

The home at 288 Gates Road, Jefferson, is listed for sale by Lori Lombardo of Better Homes and Gardens The Masiello Group (Augusta office). There is an annual association fee of $385; taxes were $5,903 in 2016.

To arrange a private viewing, please contact Lori at 623-4182, 500-0297, or at [email protected].

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