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Distinctive Properties. Legendary Service. Newsletter Features A Letter from The Knowles Company Exclusive Knowles Luxury Offerings Northeast Seal Harbor Open House Tour Dates Real Estate Listings Recent Market Activity About Us Summer Portfolio Distinctive properties. Legendary service. Knowles News 2015 1 Dear Reader The Knowles Company began 2015 with the launch of our new website. Same address. Newperspective.Whileyoucanstillfindusat our crisp fresh new design presents many improved features. Intuitive navigation Improved showcase for more photos Expanded property details and features Inclusion of MLS-search capability Enhanced portfolio function for buyers to collect organize and store favorite listings Extensive offering of town descriptions town links and area resources Further the website was built in a responsive design so it will adapt to the device on which it is being viewed. This enables the visitor to navigate our site instantly and proportionately encouraging one to stay and explore. The Knowles Company continues to build our web presence through the use of Facebook Pinterest and blogging to name a few. Pinterest an online bulletin board is an image-based tool which allows us to share our properties blog posts and curated collections with our many followers. Boards range from Maine Vacation Rentals to Around our Town to Local History Dream Homes to Maine Land for Sale to Curb Appeal or House Staging. Our presence on various forms of social media fosters another avenue for traffic to flow to The Knowles Company website. Do you blog The Knowles Company is improving its editorial content to feature buyingselling tips interesting details about our towns and much more in addition to the posts we already share about rental and real estate properties. In 2015 The Knowles Company has concentrated on improving our Internet presence building our business and branding our name so our rental agents and real estate brokers can focus on you the client and continue to provide Distinctive properties and Legendary service for which we are known. Enjoy your summer and be sure to visit us if you are in Northeast Harbor. Enjoy sweeping views down the lawn to the beach along the Great Harbor. Built circa 1910 this 7-bedroom shingle-style cottage embraces the traditional summer lifestyle with classic detail. Modern shingle-style residence in a secluded location by a salt-water cove offers wonderful details. Four bedrooms 5.29 wooded acres landscaped gardens and a separate garage with guest suite. Mount Desert 3850000 Outdoor fireplace Architect-designed Oceanfront Exclusive Knowles Luxury Offerings 2PO Box 367 1 Summit Road Northeast Harbor ME 04662 Voice 207 276 3322 Fax 207 276 4114 Northeast Harbor 3350000 Waterfront Beach In village WATERMARK WESTVIEW BARNACLES WAY Northeast Harbor 3250000 1.04 - acres Main wguesthouse 155 ft shorefront From the deck listen to the water ebb in and out as the sun sets and the boats sail by. Three-bedroom main cottage with sleeping loft. Includes guest house. This private oceanfront location has wonderful views. Exclusive Knowles Luxury Offerings 3PO Box 367 1 Summit Road Northeast Harbor ME 04662 Voice 207 276 3322 Fax 207 276 4114 Oceanfront camp compound on a 4.32- acres with 1000 feet of shore. This lovely property reminiscent of times gone by has 3 log-sided cabins fine gravel beach and wooded paths. Pretty Marsh 2450000 3 cabins Stone fireplaces 1139- feet of shore OCEAN CAMP Exquisite oceanfront estate on treasured Newbury Neck. Privately sited on a spectacular sand point the property includes a shingled main residence guest house and barn. Close to all amenities. Surry 2600000 Sandy beach Guesthouse Lobster shack HOPKINS POINT SUNNIEHOLME With comfortable elegance Sunnieholme overlooks Gilpatrick Cove and Fleet to Greenings Island. The classic shingle-styledesigngracesalargein-townlotandcontains 10 bedrooms and 6 bathrooms. Northeast Harbor 2600000 Classic style 10 bedrooms 6 baths Water views Exclusive Knowles Luxury Offerings 4PO Box 367 1 Summit Road Northeast Harbor ME 04662 Voice 207 276 3322 Fax 207 276 4114 With a total of 1300- feet of shoreline this attractive 14 acre parcel offers elevated building sites overlooking Bartlett Narrows and Squid Cove. Beautiful views facing west and east. Pretty Marsh 1775000 14 acres Elevated building site Mixed vegetation PEPPER POINT ACREAGE Foster Island offers 300 acres in Narraguagus Bay. Walkingtrailspiermooringsmallhomesteadfantastic views. Conservation easements were placed on the property in 1976 to protect the rural nature of the island. Harrington 1650000 Pier wmooring Small homestead Walking trails FOSTER ISLAND Sited on coveted Parker Point Road this oceanfront shingle-style cottage has been exquisitely renovated. Estate-setting with 314 - feet on Blue Hill Bay a dock and antique boathouse. Blue Hill 2400000 Antique boathouse Heated pool Private dock THE MOORING Exclusive Knowles Luxury Offerings 5PO Box 367 1 Summit Road Northeast Harbor ME 04662 Voice 207 276 3322 Fax 207 276 4114 Striking light-filled oceanfront contemporary with a deep-water dock and astounding views over Frenchman Bay to mountains of Acadia. Privately-sited yet close to Ellsworth Bar Harbor and Acadia. Lamoine 1250000 355 ft of shorefront 4 bedrooms 4 baths Chefs kitchen GUARDHOUSE POINT Queen Anne Cottage influenced by the shingle-style era was built in 1888. The 4-bedroom year-round residence enjoys views and shorefront of Southwest Harbor and vistas of Acadias mountains. ALEXANDRAS COTTAGE Southwest Harbor 1395000 Oceanfront 1.58 - acres Beautiful gardens ON THE HARBOR Southwest Harbor 1400000 3373 sq. ft of living Deck Oceanfront 5-bedroom 4-bathroom seaside home with history. The living room was originally the ticket booth for the Bar Harbor Steamship Company Enjoy the unique heritage in-town living and deck over the harbor. Location This 3-bedroom year-round home on desirable Long Pond offers a new well-built dock newer septic and well. 1.97- acres and 200 feet of fresh water shore. Wonderful views Exclusive Knowles Luxury Offerings 6PO Box 367 1 Summit Road Northeast Harbor ME 04662 Voice 207 276 3322 Fax 207 276 4114 Built circa 1860 by John Somes this beautifully land- scaped and updated 4-bedroom includes a 2-bedroom2- bath apartment and enjoys stunning views of Somes Sound and the mountains of Acadia. Somesville 1200000 In village Historic home Water views Somesville 1225000 1.97 - acres Deck with views Lakefront MUSHROOM LODGE THE HOMESTEAD BASS HARBOR CABIN Bass Harbor 1225000 Near Bass Harbor Light Oceanfront Amazing sunsets Offering 8.65-private wooded acres with original rustic cabin. Picnic beachcomb or kayak as you enjoy the views from the 440- feet of rocky shore. Property is dividable. New soils tests. Exclusive Knowles Luxury Offerings 7PO Box 367 1 Summit Road Northeast Harbor ME 04662 Voice 207 276 3322 Fax 207 276 4114 Custom-built oceanfront Post Beam with beach deep-water frontage and striking panoramic views over Frenchman Bay to Bar Harbor and Acadia. Amenities include a gourmet kitchen and exquisite mature landscaping. Lamoine 1150000 Gourmet kitchen Radiant heat floors Deep-water frontage BONNIE BAY Designed by architect George Howe Tide Race offers spectacular views up Somes Sound. Property features a private dock with 486- feet of shore and a renovated boathouse on 2.2- wooded acres. Mount Desert 1190000 Oceanfront 4 bedrooms 3 baths Mountainwater views TIDE RACE July 10 August 14 2015 900am - 1130am Check our Facebook page or call us in late June for a list of properties on the tour th Annual Northeast Seal Harbor Open House Tour Save the Date 10 Exclusive Knowles Offerings West Tremont - With a private beach and elevated building site overlooking Blue Hill Bay these 28- acres and 820- of shoreline provide an idyllic setting to build a customized residence. 997000 BLUE HILL BAY SHOREFRONT Southwest Harbor - In-town contemporary home featuring many decks from which to enjoy the ever- changing harbor views with abundant wildlife. Deep- waterdockcompletewithelectricitywater 959000 GOLDENEYE COTTAGE 9PO Box 367 1 Summit Road Northeast Harbor ME 04662 Voice 207 276 3322 Fax 207 276 4114 BassHarbor-LocatedattheheadofBassHarborApple Covec.1883isa13-roomvintageVictorianwaterfront home carefully renovated bordering Acadia National Park and situated among gorgeous gardens. 800000 APPLE COVE Blue Hill - Spacious Colonial on beautiful 16.9 - acre parcel located in the center of this seacoast village. Its prime location offers outstanding potential for development or commercial use. 850000 TENNEY HILL Winter Harbor - Shingle-style cottage c.1892 with views of Frenchman Bay and Acadias mountains from manyrooms.Strikingtowerroom beautifulstonework custombuilt-insfrontporchon1.3-acres. 799000 GRINDSTONE NECK COTTAGE Northeast Harbor - Handsome 4BR 4.5BA townhouse situatedclosetoharborvillageandprivateclubs.South facing allows plenty of daytime sunshine and theres a brick hearth and fireplace for cozy evenings. 795000 HOLLY HOUSE Exclusive Knowles Offerings Northeast Harbor - Harbor mountain views. Shin- gle-style year-round property is commercially zoned offering great opportunity. Tastefully renovated this 4BR 4BA is perfect for a family compound. 795000 RED BIRD Mount Desert - Long Pond Lot 2 is located just off the Ripples Road with 5.2- acres and 571- feet of shorefront. Soils test on file. Possible house location and landscape design completed. 699000 LONG POND LOT 2 9PO Box 367 1 Summit Road Northeast Harbor ME 04662 Voice 207 276 3322 Fax 207 276 4114 Mount Desert - Offering a private setting with 2.2- acres this home features 3 bedrooms 3 baths terraced gardens and a separate guest cottage. Watch the wildlife at the ponds edge. 650000 PRETTY POND COTTAGE Hancock - Superb shorefront property with beautiful landscaping 3 bedrooms 2.5 baths terraced stone patios3-carattachedgarageACgeneratorfireplaces and 10 - private acres. Close to Ellsworth. 679000 DAVIS POINT Salisbury Cove - Custom-built 3BR contemporary on 5.66- acres with 2BR apartment. Living room with cathedral ceiling granite countertops 2-car garage separate workshop. Nice deck patio space. 649900 CONIFER RIDGE Mount Desert - This property features a year-round home vintage house and a field all on 3.75- acres. Close to area villages and Acadia National Park attractions. Houses are sold as is. 600000 ACORN PROPERTY Exclusive Knowles Offerings Somesville - This six plus acre parcel with 570 - feet of shore frontage on Long Pond is private sur- veyed and soils tested with a sluice way that empties into Ripples Pond. 595000 LONG POND LAND 10PO Box 367 1 Summit Road Northeast Harbor ME 04662 Voice 207 276 3322 Fax 207 276 4114 Trenton - Encompassing the southwest point of Oak Point this 4.91- acres and features 530- feet of shore. Pristine beach with deep-water access. Under- ground power well and soils tested. 575000 OAK POINT SHOREFRONT Somesville - Private 4 bedroom home set on 3- acres with a detached garage offers a versatile layout featuring cherry floors and custom kitchen. One- bedroom apartment over the garage. 570000 OAK RIDGE Bar Harbor - Richly forested 63- acres with mature growth close to Bar Harbor village and Acadia National Park. Excellent opportunity for private residential location or possible development project. 535000 ACADIA WOODLANDS Seal Cove - Year-round home and seasonal cottage with 3.20-acres 155- feet of shore on Seal Cove Pond. Good rental history nice water and mountain views. Easy pond access. 557900 SEAL COVE POND COTTAGES Swans Island - Traditional 3BR Maine shorefront cottagefeatures3.40-acres.Meadowleadsto438- feet of shore. Multiple outdoor spaces stunning ocean views. Original details. Includes a mooring. 500000 EASTERN SHORE COTTAGE Exclusive Knowles Offerings Isle au Haut - Spectacular 86 - acre parcel on Isle au Haut with 4600 - feet of frontage on the bold Atlantic. Dramatic granite cliffs and a beautiful sand beach. Soils tested and surveyed. 495000 HORSEMAN POINT 11PO Box 367 1 Summit Road Northeast Harbor ME 04662 Voice 207 276 3322 Fax 207 276 4114 Isle au Haut - Spectacular 49.5 - acre oceanfront island property with 2772 - feet of deep-water frontage. Two beaches and dramatic granite cliffs outcroppings. Soils tested and surveyed. 375000 HORSEMAN POINT SOUTH Southwest Harbor - Located in the center of town and close to harbor access this contemporary year- round home offers 4 bedrooms 2.5 baths. First floor commercial space boat shed and more 495000 95 CLARK POINT ROAD Hall Quarry - Sweeping views of Somes Sound and mountains from the sunny deck of this 2BR 2BA home. Year-round with beautiful landscaping topography. 2-car garage and a vacation rental history. 385000 AGGIEMAC LEDGES MountDesert-EagleRidgeLandoffers10.88-acres with existing 3-bedroom septic and soils testdesign for additional 3-bedroom location. Gravel private road in place with utilities to 2 locations. 335000 EAGLE RIDGE LAND Cranberry Island - This charming farmhouse located on an off-shore island has a picturesque setting with a pleasant view of The Pool from the sunny deck. A studiogarage and large lawn are included. 328500 CRANBERRY COUNTRY COTTAGE Exclusive Knowles Offerings 12PO Box 367 1 Summit Road Northeast Harbor ME 04662 Voice 207 276 3322 Fax 207 276 4114 Hancock - Well-maintained 4-bedroom Cape on Hancock Point. Lovely grounds and just minutes to the ocean and restaurants and a short drive to Acadia Bar Harbor and Ellsworth. 272000 HANCOCK POINT CAPE Bar Harbor - A clean slate just awaiting ones imagi- nation. Located on one of Bar Harbors most popular streets surrounded by many successful business- es. Many options bring your passion 325000 124 COTTAGE STREET LAND Swans Island - Southern exposure view to historic lighthouse year-round cottage w11 acres. This 4BR home offers an open living style with 2-story theater or guest house garage privacy. 299000 TOP OF THE HILL West Tremont - Sunny yard with a pond and two versatile out buildings highlight this 4-bedroom 2- bath home on 1.75 - acres. Room to spread out and store boats or equipment. 259000 DOUBLE DUCK POND Isle au Haut - Beautiful 36.5 - acre oceanfront par- cel on the Eastern shore of coveted Isle au Haut. Enjoy 1828- feet of deep-water frontage with dramatic granite cliffs overlooking the bold Atlantic. 225000 HORSEMAN POINT NORTH Northeast Harbor - .48 acres located just up from Manchester Drive in a quiet neighborhood. Minutes from the village marina and Park. Town sewer and Mt Desert Water Company water nearby. 225000 RASPBERRY LANE Exclusive Knowles Offerings 13PO Box 367 1 Summit Road Northeast Harbor ME 04662 Voice 207 276 3322 Fax 207 276 4114 Bar Harbor - Stunning panoramic mountain views Set on top of a peak in centrally-located Town Hill. This private 2.77 -acre parcel with granite blueberries and lichen is ready to build. 215000 HILLSIDE Ellsworth - Quintessential Maine shorefront cottage overlooking Union River Bay with private lawn on .28 - acres. Features 3 bedrooms and 1.5 baths large deck and incredible sunsets 175000 BAY COTTAGE Somesville -LocatedjustoutsideofSomesvilleVillage nestled among Somes Ripples and Long Ponds sits this wooded two acres surveyed and soils tested with lovely outcroppings. 170000 WHITNEY FARM ACRES Franklin - Gorgeous light-filled wooded parcel just steps from exceptional Donnell Pond in Franklin. Soils tested surveyed and abutting conservancy land this peaceful property is a must see. 31900 FRANKLIN LAND Steuben - Deep-water frontage on gorgeous Goulds- boro Bay. Parcel comes with its own beach mature trees common ownership of 642 acres wtrails. Situ- ated between Acadia Petit Manan Refuge. 192500 STEUBEN SHOREFRONT Bar Harbor - A sweet cabin with sleeping porch and loft is located in a quiet spot with nearby right-of-way to the ocean. A studio with darkroom and a storage shed are included. 199500 VAN LOAN COTTAGE Recent Activity 14PO Box 367 1 Summit Road Northeast Harbor ME 04662 Voice 207 276 3322 Fax 207 276 4114 Bar Harbor 2.45 - acres Listed for 215000 KEBO LAND LOT Under Contract Southwest Harbor 3-bedroom 2-bath intown home Listed for 300000 CRAMER HOUSE Under Contract Bar Harbor 3-bedroom 3-bath Colonial Listed for 399000 WOODWARD HEIGHTS Under Contract Islesford 5-bedroom oceanfront island home Listed for 795000 COVECREST Under Contract Hancock 14 - acres with 930 - feet of shore Sold for 110000 SETTLERS LANDING Sold Seal Harbor 3-bedroom 1-bath intown home Listed for 395000 THE EMBASSY Under Contract Recent Activity 15PO Box 367 1 Summit Road Northeast Harbor ME 04662 Voice 207 276 3322 Fax 207 276 4114 Mount Desert 3 bedrooms vintage barn Sold for 240000 AUNT JENNIES HOUSE Sold Bar Harbor 3-bedroom 2-bath log home Sold for 259000 285 BAYVIEW DRIVE Sold Bar Harbor 3 bedrooms 2.5 baths Sold for 335000 FOWLER HOUSE Sold Northeast Harbor In-town 3-bedroom home Sold for 400000 NEIGHBORHOOD ROAD HOUSE Sold Southwest Harbor Oceanfront seasonal home and guest cottage Sold for 2100000 LEDGE END Sold Bar Harbor In-town lot with .61- acres Sold for 125000 HARBOR LANE LAND Sold Founder of The Knowles Company 1898 The Knowles Company Then and Now Over 100 years agofate played a hand in changing the life of Belle SmallidgeLibrarian for Northeast Harbor. A couple looking for a summer rental asked Belle for her assistance and she happily obliged. Soon she found herself working full-time finding rental properties for other visitors to Northeast Harbor thus launching a long and successful career in real estate for her and her family. Miss Smallidge operated her business from an office in the Joy Building on Main Street which also housed the law office of Jerome Henry Knowles.They soon fell in love and married in 1903. Remarkably her marriage did not mark the end of Belles professional career as it did for many women of that era. In fact her career flourished and the marriage produced a son Jerome KnowlesJr. who later joined his mother in the business. At the age of 70 Belle traveled to New Orleans to attend Tulane University where she received a Member of Appraisal Institute degree making her the first person in Maine and the third woman in the country to receive such a distinction A Family Tradition In 1933 Jerome Knowles Jr. joined his mother in the business nine years later his wife Evelyn came on board as a real estate broker. In 1949 the business incorporated as The Knowles Company. It expanded to include statewide appraisal services in 1950.The family tradition continued when their daughter Kathryn worked summers in the real estate office doing photography for her fathers appraisals. Kathryns husbandRobert Suminsbybegan working atThe Knowles Company in 1958 as a broker.Twelve years laterBob managed the appraisal end of the business. Bob and Kathy puchased The Knowles Company in 1972 from her parents and subsequently opened a branch in Southwest Harbor.Within fifteen years they had opened a third branch in Ellsworth and their son Jerome had joined the business. Robert E. Suminsby Jerome Knowles Jr. Real Estate Sales andVacation Rentals Since 1898CourtesyoftheNortheastHarborLibrary CourtesyofKathySuminsby 16 The Knowles Company has been a successful and professional real estate and rental business since 1898. Our real estate brokers bring diverse and extensive backgrounds and experiences that in turn provide our clients and customers with the most professional knowledgeable and resourceful representation whether they are buying or selling a property. Our real estate team includes 11 brokers G. Keating Pepper Jane McCombs- Beaman William Nick Burnett Susan Ferrante-Collier Abigail Curless Eileen Torie McMorrow-Hallock Jamie OKeefe Joan Lili Pew Maria Mia M. Thompson and Harriet Whittington Tricia Blythe. Sales The Knowles Company has an extensive inventory of summer rental homes for visitors to Mount Desert Island. From large family estates to cozy retreats we have the perfect spot for your Maine vacation. Just like our sales brokers the Knowles rental agents Kate Chaplin Sandi Wilcomb and Lynn Cobb Zaman carry on the tradition of providing unbeatable customer service to renters and owners alike. Along with a rental assistant they provide a level of personalized assistance and attention to detail that will ensure your tenant or vacation rental meets your highest expectations. Rentals The Knowles Company Today PO Box 367 1 Summit Road Northeast Harbor ME 04662 Voice 207 276 3322 Fax 207 276 4114 17 Distinctive Properties. Legendary Service. Distinctive properties. Legendary service. PO Box 367 1 Summit Road Northeast Harbor ME 04662 Voice 207 276 3322 Fax 207 276 4114