Oceanfront “Grey Gull Cottage” in Kennebunkport Sells for Record-Breaking $9,000,000

by | Dec 11, 2023

150 Port Road, Kennebunk, Maine (December 2023): Legacy Properties Sotheby’s International Realty is proud to announce that 83 Turbatts Creek in Kennebunkport has sold for a record-breaking $9,000,000, making it the highest-priced sale of all time in Kennebunkport and in all of York County. This oceanfront home, known as the Grey Gull Cottage, is located at the mouth of Turbats Creek and overlooks the Vaughn Island Preserve. Legacy Properties Sotheby’s International Realty Kennebunk-based agent Bill Gaynor represented this record-breaking sale.

“While we have seen cooling in some of the major national real estate markets, the Maine real estate market continues to be propelled by demand for special properties,” states Chris Lynch, President of Legacy Properties Sotheby’s International Realty. “Congratulations to Bill Gaynor as the agent who was able to successfully list and sell this extraordinary home. In a year that has created opportunities for our team to generate several remarkable property sales statewide, this is truly one of the very best!”

This exceptional estate embodies a bygone era of coastal Maine living. The property has been in the same family for over 80 years, and offers hundreds of feet of bold oceanfront affording endless views out to the captivating Atlantic. Originally built in 1929, the historic 5-bedroom home is 4,108 sq ft with 275 feet of breathtaking waterfront.

“The sale of Grey Gull cottage demonstrates the insatiable desire for prestigious Maine waterfront properties as the demand constantly outweighs the supply, like never before,” says agent Bill Gaynor. “I fully expect this appreciation trend to continue in the immediate future.”