Friday Feature – The Babson House: Somesville, Maine

585 Sound Drive

Somesville, Maine


About the property

The classic, white clapboard Eben and Phebe Babson House, circa 1850, graces 3.6 +/- acres of bucolic field fringed with tall evergreen woods.  The property consists of a 4-bedroom, 2.5 bathroom residence, 2-story red barn with workshop, and a sturdy garden shed.  The meadow surrounding the house runs to Babson Creek allowing for hours of watching the bird life or kayaking into Maine Coast Heritage’s preserve.

About Somesville

Somesville, c. 1761, is situated at the center of Mount Desert Island is conveniently located.  Residents are allowed direct ocean access at the Somesville Landing at Somes Harbor.

Additional Property Photos

For more information on The Babson House, view the property listing on


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