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261 Western Promenade, Portland, ME 04102

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BEDS9 BATHS4 full 2 partial SQUARE FEET6,924 MLS#1550940
STATUSActive PROPERTY TYPEResidential - Single Family

Property Description

Come discover the historic magnificence of this Colonial-Revival style home built on Portland's Western Promenade. Built in 1903 for Adam P. Leighton, a successful businessman considered ''the father of the American postcard'' and later mayor of Portland, this elegant property has been carefully restored and boasts original architectural details including ornate moldings, wainscotting, high ceilings, grand bay windows and six custom finished fireplaces. Enter through the stained glass front door and you are greeted with more stained glass windows, all featuring the Leighton family crest. Explore over 6,000 square feet of living space including 9 bedrooms and 6 bathrooms. Imagine relaxing with a book in the stately black walnut library, or perhaps make it the ultimate home office. Entertain in the front parlor bathed in the glow of the sunset over the Western Prom, before adjourning for a game of pool in the billiard room. Enjoy a cocktail in the sitting room while surrounded by a mural reported to be done by John Calvin Stevens, and you feel like you are stepping back in time. A trip through the butler's pantry to an updated kitchen with modern amenities brings you back to the present day. Upstairs the elegant master bedroom has a sitting room, walk-in closet, full bath and private porch deck. They didn't dream of the convenience of second floor laundry in 1903, you won't have to. As a nationally registered historic place, this property offers the perfect blend of history and the comfort of modern living, with easy rental opportunities if this is your luxury second home. This icon of the Western Promenade has only known two other owners over the last 120 years other than Adam Leighton and his son Hugh, will you be the fifth? Don't miss out on this once in a lifetime opportunity to own a piece of Portland's past, in one of the city's most sought after neighborhoods close to everything this vibrant city has to offer. Contact us for a showing today.

261 Western Promenade | MLS# 1550940

This single family home located at 261 Western Promenade, Portland, ME 04102 is currently listed for sale with an asking price of $2,500,000. This property was built in 1904 and has 9 bedrooms and 4 full and 2 partial baths with 6924 sq. ft. Search Portland real estate on today.

Property Features

Property Type: Residential - Single Family
Basement: Bulkhead, Finished, Full, Unfinished
Basement: Yes
Cooling: Heat Pump
Fuel Type: Electric, Oil
Heating: Heat Pump, Multi-Zones, Radiator, Steam
Home Style: Colonial
Lot Size: 0.13 Acres
Roof Type: Slate
Taxes: $20,928
Year Built: 1904

Feature Descriptions

Amenities: Bathtub, Laundry - 2nd Floor, Other Amenities, Pantry, Porch, Storage
Appliances: Cooktop, Dishwasher, Disposal, Dryer, Microwave, Refrigerator, Wall Oven, Washer
Color: Brick
Construction: Masonry
Driveway: Common, Paved
Electric: Circuit Breakers
Exterior: Brick
Flooring: Carpet, Tile, Wood
Foundation: Brick/Mortar, Poured Concrete
Location: Historic District, Intown, Near Shopping, Near Town, Near Turnpike/Interstate, Neighborhood
Lot: Level, Open, Sidewalks
Parking: 5 - 10 Spaces, Off Street
Recreational Water: Nearby
Roads: Paved, Public
Seasonal: No
Sewer: Public Sewer
Special View Info: Water, Scenic
SQ FT Above Grade: 6452.00
SQ FT Below Grade: 472.00
Total Rooms: 18
Transportation: Major Road Access, Near Airport, Public Transport Access
Vehicle Storage: No Vehicle Storage
Water: Public
Water Body Name: Fore River
Water Body Type: River
Water frontage: No
Water Heater: Electric

Room Sizes

Primary Bedroom: Level - 2
Bedroom 2: Level - 2
Bedroom 3: Level - 2
Bedroom 4: Level - 2
Bedroom 5: Level - 2
Bedroom 6: Level - U
Bedroom 7: Level - U
Dining Room: Level - 1
Kitchen: Level - 1
Laundry Room: Level - 2
Library: Level - 1
Living Room: Level - 1
Den: Level - 1
Other Room: Level - B
Bedroom 8: Level - U
Bedroom 9: Level - U
Other Room: Level - 1
Other Room: Level - U

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Agency Name: Keller Williams Realty

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$ 12,966.47 per month $10,493.31 Principal & Interest $1,744.00 Property Tax $729.17 Homeowner's Insurance

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