Casco Bay Island Compound
Medieval Castle in the Midwest
Gaudy Gilded-Age Mansion
Location: West Bath, Maine
A sign above the main entrance to this shingle-style estate declares its name, Ledgemere, to the world. That may seem slightly pompous to some, but the 4,200-square-foot residence once served as the clubhouse for the New Meadows Yacht Club, so maybe the sign is there to deter misguided oldtimers. Either way, the 3.5-acre property would make a swell private yacht club for the next buyer. It has 900 feet of water frontage, a deep-water dock, a boathouse, and easy access to the cruising grounds of Casco Bay. Landlubbers can enjoy the broad porches and casual cottage interiors.
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