• 16 BR
  • 7 BA
  • 31 rooms
  • 9,600 sq.ft.
  • 110 acres
$1,200,000
  • property type Single Family Residence
  • class Residential
  • style Bed & Breakfast,Farmhouse,Multi-Level,Other Style
  • year built 1791
  • listing office Bean Group

The Merrill House is a gracious, Early American Country Estate located in the picturesque Androscoggin River Valley, near Sunday River Ski Resort, Maine. This baronial estate, the legacy trophy of successful frontier family and railroads publisher Henry Varnum Poor, founder of Standard & Poor's Corp., is comprised of a grand main house that sleeps 32, caretaker's house, and several barns. Entrance through a Gothic Great Hall standing 30'x 60' and 30' high at the apex of its cathedral ceiling, with a showcase granite hearth and mantel 12' wide. Owned by same family for over 225 years and heralding contributions from Frederick Law Olmsted and Stanford White, this historic property sits on 110 acres of fields, forest, pristine river-front, spring-fed pond, beach, and 5 acres of manicured lawns, with breathtaking views. It can be envisioned as a magnificent residence, lodge, corporate retreat, bed and breakfast, or organic farm - with options for commercial solar, storage and subdivision

  • Style Bed & Breakfast, Farmhouse, Multi-Level, Other Style
  • Year Built 1791
  • Lot Size 110 acres
  • SQFT Finished Above Grade 9600
  • County Oxford
  • City Andover
  • Zone Residential
  • Site Agriculture, Corner Lot, Farm, Harvestable Crops, Level, Open, Pasture/Field, Rolling/Sloping, Well Landscaped, Wooded
  • View Fields, Mountain(s), Scenic, Trees/Woods
  • Location Near Country Club, Near Golf Course, Near Public Beach, Near Town, Rural, Ski Resort
  • Water Frontage Yes
  • Water Frontage Owned 657 Ft.
  • Water Body Type Pond, River
  • Water Body Name Ellis River
  • Recreational Water Access Lake/Fresh Water,Nearby,River/Brook/Stream
  • Seasonal No
  • Full Tax Amount $9,454.00
  • Tax Year 2018
  • Rooms 31
  • Baths Total 7
  • Baths Full 6
  • Baths Half 1
  • Basement Dirt Floor, Full, Unfinished, Walkout Access
  • Amenities 1st Floor Master Bedroom w/Bath, Bathtub, Deck, Out Building, Porch, Shower, Storage
  • Appliances Included Dryer, Electric Range, Refrigerator, Washer
  • Construction Wood Frame
  • Exterior Clapboard
  • Color Yellow
  • Foundation Materials Granite
  • Basement Dirt Floor, Full, Unfinished, Walkout Access
  • Roof Shingle
  • Floors Wood
  • Heat System Forced Air, Hot Air, Multi-Zones, Other, Stove
  • Heat Fuel Electric,Oil,Pellets,Wood
  • Gas No Gas
  • Water Heater Electric
  • Cooling None
  • Electric Circuit Breakers
  • Water Private
  • Waste Water Disposal Private Sewer
  • Driveway Gravel
  • Vehicle Storage 4+ Car, Barn, Detached
  • Parking 21+ Spaces
  • Roads Paved, Public
  • Road Frontage 5215
Listed By:
Bean Group