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David Rockefeller’s Maine Vacation Home Sells for $19 Million


The long-time estate of late billionaire David Rockefeller on picturesque Mount Desert Island in Maine has sold for $19 million ... The late billionaire reportedly owned close to 300 acres in land and homes across Mount Desert. The family has donated ...


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The long-time estate of late billionaire David Rockefeller on picturesque Mount Desert Island in Maine has sold for $19 million, according to property records. Lawyers for the scion’s estate closed on Ringing Point, a 14.5-acre property on a swath of rocky coastline overlooking the Atlantic Ocean, on Feb2The deed names the buyer only as Ringing Point, LLC, a shell company registered in Ellsworth, Maine, according to state and county records More: David Rockefeller’s Westchester Mansion Asks $22M Knowles Co., the brokerage marketing the home, did not immediately return request for comment. The property spans 2,500 feet of coastline, including a dramatic granite promontory jutting out into the ocean at the mouth of Seal Harbor The home went on the market in July, a few months after the death of Rockefeller, grandson of oil tycoon John DRockefeller Sr., and scion of one of the U.S.’s greatest fortunesHe was also a banker and philanthropist in his own rightHe died in March at the age of 101 His wife, Peggy, who died in 1996, designed the main residence on the wooded grounds in 1972, according to the listing brokerageThe farmhouse-style home has seven bedrooms, with a large first-floor master suite and en-suite bedrooms on the second floor The cottage-like house includes cozy details like a large stone fireplace, rustic barn siding decorating the walls and Portuguese tile muralsLarge windows looking out into the woods give the home the feel of a treehouse Private Island Near Portland, Maine, Asking Nearly $8 Millionhttps://t.co/vlqhjgrcE8 pic.twitter.com/OhcoLsdYOW — Mansion Global (@MansionGlobal) July 8, 2017 Most of the estate is original forest with the exception of a pool, guest cottage and manicured gardens connected by a network of footpaths, according to the listing Rockefeller wrote his memoirs from a separate, secluded retreat by the coastline The late billionaire reportedly owned close to 300 acres in land and homes across Mount DesertThe family has donated large swaths of privately held land for conservation over the years, property records show The Rockefellers’ extensive art collection will be auctioned off for charity in May at Christie’s in New York. 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