10 South Arm Road, Andover, Maine 04216

$1,499,000
16
BD
6
BA
9,600
SqFt
List Price
$1,499,000
MLS#
1465579
Status
ACTIVE
Type
Single Family Residential
City
Andover
County
Oxford
Bedrooms
16
Bathrooms
6
Living Area
9,600
Year Built
1902

Property Description

MERRILL HOUSE - $1,499,000Merrill House is an enchanting 9,600 SF Early American Mansion and Estate spectacularly situated along the picturesque Ellis River in Andover, Maine with riverfront and Mahoosuc mountain vistas. It is a half-hour from Sunday River Resort, and close to many ponds, lakes, rivers in the Rangeley Lakes Region, and many back-country adventures in Maine's Western Mountains. The estate features 126 combined acres of pristine fields and forest including a private spring-fed pond with beach, manicured lawns and landscape architecture, gardens, open fields with valley vistas, and walk-paths. Approach the mansion through stone gates and a winding driveway. Enter the expansive Great Hall, standing 30' x 60' and another 30' high at the apex of its cathedral ceiling, with a 12' wide showcase granite hearth and mantel and dramatic furnishings. Enjoy the porches and parlors, the formal dining room, 14 fireplaces, 16 bedrooms, 6+ baths, and 2 full kitchens. Completing this magnificent property is a finely crafted, 2,500 SF, 4-bedroom caretaker's cottage, large barn, 3 sheds, and wood-working shop.The estate is the legacy of publisher Henry Varnum Poor, founder of Standard & Poor's, and boasts architectural contributions from Stanford White and Frederick Law Olmsted. The original farm was carved from the wilderness in 1791 by Ezekiel Merrill, the first homesteader in the valley. The estate has remained in the same family for 230 years.Separately available for $699,000 are 101-acres of forest and valley lots, with 0.6-mile riverfront, tree growth plan, and a lucrative Solar contract. Mansion contents are available for $100,000.

Additional Information

Exterior
Wood Siding
Living Area
9,600
Water Frontage Owned
2600
Heat Fuel
Electric, Oil
Roads
Public
Tax Year
2020
Gas
No Gas
Parking
21+ Spaces
Recreational Water
Deeded, Nearby, River/Brook/Stream
View
Fields, Mountain(s), Scenic, Trees/Woods
Garage
Barn
Electric
Circuit Breakers
Amountof Water Front
2600
Location
Near Town, Rural
Water
Private
Basement
Full, Walkout Access
Full Tax Amount
9672
Heat System
Baseboard, Hot Air
Water Heater
Electric
Cooling
None
Water Body Type
River
Year Built
1902
Appliances Included
Electric Range, Refrigerator
Floors
Wood
Acres
126
Roof
Shingle
Driveway
Gravel
Road Frontage
30173362
Construction
Wood Frame
Color
Yellow
Water Body Name
Ellis River
Amenities
1st Floor Bedroom, 1st Floor Primary Bedroom w/Bath, Attic, Deck, Laundry - Hookup, Out Building, Porch, Storage
Style
Bed & Breakfast, Farmhouse, Federal, Other Style
Foundation Materials
Block, Brick/Mortar, Stone
Courtesy Of Listing Office
Hebert Realty Group

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