1890 Queen Anne – Wilton, ME – $325,000

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Added to OHD on 1/3/19   -   Last OHD Update: 1/3/19   -   21 Comments
19 Prospect St, Wilton, ME 04294

Map: Street

Price

$325,000

Beds

8

Baths

4.5

SqFt

5300

Acres

2.9

King of the hill! The original 'Bass House' from Bass Shoe. Stunning 15 room Victorian with character galore. Sits high on the hill with tennis court and gorgeous grounds. This 8 bedroom home has tall ceilings, wood floors, newer roof, great basement. Formal parlor, library, massive formal dining with wood paneled walls, fireplaced living, 3rd floor massive family room. Attached 2 car garage, detached 3 car garage. What a buy!
Contact Information
Chris Vallee, Vallee Real Estate
(207) 622-2220
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21 Comments on 1890 Queen Anne – Wilton, ME – $325,000

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  1. Kelly, OHDKelly, OHD says: 9829 comments
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    1901 Folk Victorian
    Chestatee, GA

    Photos from 2015: https://www.oldhousedreams.com/2015/05/05/1890-wilton-me/

    I was going to post more but holy moly am I ever just burnt to a crisp out of it (not literally, mentally.) I think I’m going to take the rest of this week off, get back on the horse Monday (save for tomorrow’s link post.)

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    • AvatarDeniseLynn says: 225 comments

      Sounds like it’s time for a 1995 Pride and Prejudice pajama day! Or House of Eliott. Or Cranford. Or . . . .

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    • Avatarmazamagrammy says: 360 comments

      Take it easy, Kelly. Feel better soon. I appreciate your fabulous site!

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    • Barbara VBarbara V says: 291 comments
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      1800 cottage
      Upstate, NY

      Kelly, I thought you were planning to take the past week off – what happened?! Please, for everyone’s sake – and especially your own – give yourself a break!

      Lovely house, BTW. Would love a glimpse of kitchen and bathrooms – hint, hint, in case the realtor is reading… : )

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  2. AvatarMarja says: 20 comments

    I think I need to move to Maine!! Love it <3

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  3. MJGMJG says: 328 comments
    1887 Queen Anne
    CT

    I love that fireplace. Always a big fan of that type of brick fireplace. The woodwork is really nice. Too bad the hall is painted.

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  4. AvatarStevenF says: 699 comments
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    1969 Regency
    Nashville, TN

    The relatively sober exterior didn’t prepare me for the detailed Colonial revival woodwork in the entry hall, of which I confess to liking the painted color. It doesn’t really fit with the rest of the house prompting me to wonder if it was the result of a later remodel. The cool arts and crafts brick fireplace is another reason I think the front hall woodwork may be a later addition. It’s pretty rare to find a fireplace like that in a colonial revival house.

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  5. AvatarDoreen says: 222 comments

    What is that other yellow structure? Is that supposed to be the detached 3-car garage? If so, it’s cleverly camouflaged as a HOUSE!

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  6. AvatarEric says: 287 comments

    I love the entry hall woodwork with the graceful columns and the heavy greek revival mouldings. I can live with them painted since the rest of the home has so much beautiful natural woodwork. It’s funny how a photo can make a house look bigger or smaller because I really expected this home to have a lot more square footage than it does. The original owners didn’t want to wow the nosy neighbors with an extravagant facade and instead spent the money where they would enjoy it most on the classic interior details. Very nice!

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  7. CharlestonJohnCharlestonJohn says: 777 comments

    Sitting at the top of Bass Hill, this former home of George Henry Bass overlooks the famous shoe factory that bore his name. I agree the classical interior doesn’t seem to match the 1890 build date.

    we love old pics…
    https://books.google.com/books?id=DpHAPmovb0YC&lpg=PA86&ots=-aDRVSJtbi&dq=bass%20hill%20wilton%2C%20me&pg=PA89#v=onepage&q=bass%20hill%20wilton,%20me&f=false

    from Bass Hill looking down the hill to the G.H. Bass shoe factory in 1908…
    https://www.cardcow.com/312791/bass-hill-looking-down-wilton/

    and in 2011…
    https://www.google.com/maps/@44.5865537,-70.2304638,3a,37.5y,252.86h,85.21t/data=!3m6!1e1!3m4!1sRC1gFyOuvroZ87xDiP_LBQ!2e0!7i13312!8i6656

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  8. AvatarDeborah W Mann says: 166 comments

    Beautiful inside. Bathrooms and kitchen??
    Not a fan of the yellow exterior; I would repaint it, but I have no idea what color! Lol

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  9. AvatarCeylaClaire says: 134 comments

    Your pictures from 2015 are so much better, Kelly! This is a grand old house and again makes me want to live in Maine!
    Sorry you are feeling depleted! Hope you can get away for a couple of days and revitalize. Best wishes!

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  10. ErnieErnie says: 212 comments

    Haha! The 2nd pic reminded me of the film Baby Boom w/Diane Keaton. This house is much larger & located in Maine, but all of the beautiful snow & the yellow house with white trim…..

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  11. AvatarTani says: 19 comments

    Love a sink in the bedroom, reminiscent of bowl & pitchers!

  12. AvatarPeter J says: 38 comments

    There is another house further up the same street that was on this site! Don’t know if it has been “purged”.

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