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Situated on 4 scenic acres overlooking the Eastern River, this historic toll house for the Lower Bridge has been well maintained and updated by its recent owners. Single-story living is possible on both floors. Hot water boiler, heat pumps, Anderson windows, good insulation, and a whole house generator keep this home cozy in all seasons. Street level upstairs offers 1 bedroom with en-suite bath, kitchen, dining room with vaulted ceilings, living room, and a beautiful sun room/office looking out over woods, water, and wetlands. Up a small staircase there are two loft rooms that could be used in myriad ways. The downstairs walk-out offers 2 more bedrooms, bathroom, laundry room, and a large common area which formerly contained a galley kitchen. 2-car garage with useful space and a crow's nest above offers added possibilities. Fenced yard and a peaceful rear deck overlooking wetlands and the Eastern River give you plenty of opportunity to relax, entertain, and enjoy the peaceful historic community of Dresden. 12 minutes to Wiscasset, less than 20 minutes to downtown Bath, 25 minutes to downtown Brunswick, 27 minutes to Augusta, and less than an hour to Maine's best beaches, Portland, and Rockland, this home is well-situated to give you access to the best of the southern Mid-coast, while keeping the business and commerce centers of Maine within reach. This unique home offers a quiet retreat with backyard access to the Kennebec watershed, via 214 feet of frontage on the Eastern river. Year round views of the Eastern and Kennebec Rivers as well as Swan Island. This historic structure maintains the character and craftsmanship of Maine's early years, with modern systems and efficiency. 498 River Road is ready to be crafted to the next generation's needs, and will be a wonderful sanctuary for its next loving owners.

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Basic Information

  • Documents Available Property Disclosure Public Access, Deed Public Access

Tax Information

  • Tax Book Number 3867
  • Tax Lot11
  • Tax Map Number 10
  • Tax Year 2022
  • Taxes$3,245

Parking

  • Parking Features 1 - 4 Spaces, Paved, On Site, Garage Door Opener, Detached, Off Street, Storage

Rooms

  • Bathroom2
  • Bedrooms3
  • Full Bath2

Basic Information

  • Agent ID023240
  • Broker ID1066
  • Broker NameBetter Homes & Gardens Real Estate/The Masiello Group
  • List Price$379,000
  • LocationTypeNear Public Beach, Near Town, Rural
  • Maine1578298
  • Modification Date04/22/2024
  • Property SubTypeSingle Family Residence
  • Sale Date04/22/2024
  • Sale Price$340,000

Location

  • Address498 River Road
  • Building Number498
  • CountyLincoln
  • DrivewayPaved
  • Latitude44.054198
  • Longitude-69.771809
  • StateME
  • StreetRiver Road
  • TownDresden
  • Transportation Major Road Access
  • Zip04342

Building

  • Above Grade Finished Area 1,330
  • BasementWalk-Out Access, Daylight, Finished, Full
  • Below Grade Finished Area 744
  • Building ConstructionWood Siding, Wood Frame
  • FoundationConcrete Perimeter
  • GarageYes
  • Garage Spaces2
  • Property StyleCottage, Other Style
  • Rooms9
  • Year Built1798

Property

  • Building Area SourceSeller
  • Lot Size SourcePublic Records
  • Road FrontagePaved, Public
  • Vehicle StorageAuto Door Opener, Detached, Storage Above
  • View Trees/Woods
  • Water ViewYes

Interior

  • Interior Features 1st Floor Bedroom,1st Floor Primary Bedroom w/Bath, One-Floor Living, Shower, Storage, Primary Bedroom w/Bath

Exterior

  • Exterior Siding
  • Fencing Fenced
  • RoofFlat, Membrane, Metal, Shingle

Utilities

  • Electric Fuses, Circuit Breakers
  • Gas Bottled
  • Heat SystemHot Water, Heat Pump, Baseboard
  • Heating FuelElectric, K-1/Kerosene, Oil
  • Heating YN Yes
  • Laundry Features Laundry - 1st Floor, Main Level
  • Sewer Private Sewer, Septic Design Available, Septic Existing on Site
  • Utilities Utilities On
  • Water HeaterElectric, Tank
  • Water Source Private, Well

Property Information

  • Acreage4
  • Lot Features
    • Level
    • Near Public Beach
    • Near Town
    • Open Lot
    • Rolling Slope
    • Rural
    • Wooded
  • Lot Size Area 4
  • Lot Size Square Feet 174,240
  • Lot Size Units Acres
  • Patio And Porch Features Deck, Glass Enclosed
  • Site Level, Open, Rolling/Sloping, Wooded
  • Square Feet2,074

Amenities

  • Accessibility Features 32 - 36 Inch Doors, Level Entry, Other Accessibilities, Other Bath Modifications, Accessible Approach with Ramp
  • Amenities
    • Fence
    • Laundry - 1st Floor
    • One-Floor Living
    • Primary Bedroom w/Bath
    • Shower
    • Storage
  • Appliances IncludedGas Range, Refrigerator
  • Cooling Heat Pump
  • Cooling YN Yes
  • Mls StatusClosed
  • Other AmenitiesBasement, Beachfront, Fireplace, Waterfront, Water View
  • Other Appliances Heat Pumps, Generator

Water Body

  • Water Body NameEastern River, Kennebec River
  • Water Body TypeRiver
  • Water Info Water Frontage Yes
  • Water Info Water Frontage Owned 214
  • Water Info Waterfront Amount 214
  • WaterfrontYes
  • Waterfront Features River

Photos

  • Number of Photos45

Other

  • Date Listed11/30/2023
  • Recreational Water River/Brook/Stream, Waterfront Deep, Waterfront Tidal
  • View Count2

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