KENNEBUNKPORT – The first thing you are likely to notice about this lovely cottage-style contemporary is details: the barn-door style of the garage doors, complementing the handsome front door; the driveway pavers, the granite steps, the stone wall; the metal accent roof, and the grey/beige (“greige”) shingles so appropriate for a Maine coastal town.

Step inside, and your initial impression of a home thoughtfully, artfully designed will be confirmed. Interior touches allude to the exterior: Floors are prefinished European white oak, lightly stained for a barnboard-like finish; interior walls are a soft gray, but tones seem to shift in the abundant light from oversized windows. The kitchen’s subway-tile backsplashes are greige, too. They suggest driftwood.

These colors and tones recur throughout the 3,400-square-foot, nine-room home, which was designed by Kennebunk River Architects, of Wells; and was top-quality-built this year by Richard Moody & Sons, also of Wells.

On the open-concept main level, the kitchen (quartz surfaces, and JennAir stainless appliances including a five-burner gas gas cooktop, and a wall oven); the living room, which has a gas fireplace; and the dining area (note its coffered ceiling with breadboard inserts) flow together. Off the dining area are a covered porch and a deck (both mahogany-floored) and a stone patio.

The sumptuous master suite is on the first floor. Upstairs, the two large bedrooms have full baths en suite. A sitting/office area introduces the bonus/multipurpose room, more than 500 square feet, above the garage.

The home, which sits on a 0.48-acre lot, is one of just 10 properties in the highly desirable new Wallace Woods subdivision. All these houses are different, and only one more will be built. The location is just over a one-half-mile stroll, on sidewalks the whole way, to the restaurants and other attractions of renowned Dock Square.

The home at 14 Reid Lane, Kennebunkport, is listed for sale at $1,199,000 by Gail Arnold and Marissa Hyland of Kennebunk Beach Realty. Annual taxes are TBD.

For more information or to arrange a viewing, please contact Gail at 967-5481 or [email protected]; or Marissa at 967-5481 or [email protected]; and please visit

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