A waterfront property on Stonington’s Predominant Road that has been house to 2 acclaimed eating places lately is in the marketplace for slightly below $1.2 million.
The constructing at 27 Predominant St. most not too long ago housed Acadia Home Provisions, which closed in January 2022 after practically three years. Ryan McCaskey, a longtime summer season resident of Stonington, opened the restaurant in 2019 as a by-product of his Maine-inspired restaurant Acadia in Chicago, which obtained a two-star score within the prestigious Michelin Information.
The idle restaurant constructing overlooks Stonington’s bustling harbor which is house to Maine’s busiest lobster fishing fleet. It consists of an upstairs two-bedroom residence, a big eating deck with a commanding view of the harbor, and an inside eating room, in line with the property itemizing.
It’s “a good-looking construction with customized particulars all through, together with oak flooring, customized lighting and upholstered seating,” the itemizing says.
The property, solely 0.05-acres in dimension, sits wedged amongst a number of different small tons that abut one another cheek-by-jowl alongside Predominant Road and is straight throughout the road from the Stonington city workplace. The city’s assessed worth of the property — an estimate that’s used to find out its property tax invoice — is $324,000.
The constructing at 27 Predominant St. at the moment is owned by Vail, Colorado-based Nereus Investments, which acquired the property in 2003, in line with registry information.
McCaskey got here beneath fireplace in 2020 in Chicago by former staff who accused him of harassment and fostering a poisonous work setting. The dispute ended up in court docket in Chicago and contributed to McCaskey’s determination to close down his restaurant there within the fall of 2021.
It was unclear on Thursday if McCaskey’s authorized points in Chicago, which included a countersuit he filed towards his main accuser, had been resolved.
Eater reported in December 2020 that McCaskey moved full-time to Maine after the allegations towards him grew to become publicized. McCaskey’s dad and mom, who dwell within the Chicago space, have owned a summer season house in Stonington since 1994, in line with information on file on the Hancock County Registry of Deeds.
Previous to Acadia Home Provisions, the house housed Aragosta, which relocated to Goose Cove Highway in neighboring Deer Isle. Aragosta’s proprietor and head chef, Devin Finigan, was nominated for a James Beard Award in 2020.
The present house of Aragosta can also be the place McCaskey had one in every of his earliest jobs as a chef.