This stately Federal was built by Captain Joseph Wilson in 1840 and restored to perfection in 2010.
Located in Thomaston, a town known for its shipbuilding prowess and home to two of the seven recorded millionaires in the United States in the late 1800’s, the Captain Wilson house boasts a professionally decorated interior, bedrooms to sleep 12, a gourmet kitchen, a private a spacious back yard and a location offering a village experience with water front activities within a 5 minute drive.
The house is large and spacious with truly luxurious accommodations. A center hall way is flanked on the right by a formal sitting room with a propane fireplace and a larger sitting room/ office for those who may need to work during their time away.
There is a first floor bedroom with a queen which is adjacent to the full hall bathroom. This bathroom has a Jacuzzi tub/shower combination.
A truly stunning dining room is right off the kitchen with seating for 12. Find original woodwork and built-in cabinets throughout the house – the dining room has particularly beautiful examples of antique craftsmanship.
The kitchen is large and inviting with a table for eating in-kitchen – professional appliances and lots of counter space make this a very workable enjoyable kitchen to prepare meals of any size in.
A den at the back of the house – with a television and DVD player – is a quiet room for those who may want to relax and watch a game or a movie during their stay.
Upstairs, find a graceful master bedroom with a large private bathroom and a queen bed. The shower is large and custom built.
The second bedroom also has a queen bed and shares a hall bathroom with a shower. The third bedroom has two twins and a private bathroom with a tiled shower.
At the back of the house, there is a large open room that has 4 twin beds – this is a fantastic room for kids.
The house has cable television and wireless Internet. There is a patio at the back of the property with patio furniture.
Thomaston with its tree-lined streets and beautiful village green, overlooks the head of the St. George River Estuary. World-class yachts are built along the shore, and stately sea captains' homes grace nearly every block in the community. This year, the 175-year-old Maine State Prison has been razed, and the result is a fantastic view of the St. George below. The town is also the site of Montpelier, the replica of the home of George Washington's Secretary of War—General Henry Knox—now a living museum.
The biggest event of the year in Thomaston is its rousing Fourth of July celebration. A parade marches down Main Street during the day and fireworks brighten the night each year, as Thomaston hosts the primary Independence Day event in the Mid-Coast area.