About Us

Bluewater Post & Beam

has been building homes in coastal southern Maine for 20 years. Specializing in post and beam construction and producing amazing homes that provide their customers with years of comfort and quality.

Call us to learn about our new Barn House designs.

Specializing in wide hardwood plank floors with rubbed oil finish.

Also specializing in custom "built-ins", bookcases, fireplace surrounds, and entertainment centers.

All of our houses are custom designed and super insulated.

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The Camden Saltbox

Specifications for the "Camden Salt Box Cottage"

  • Foundation footing to be 8X16 Foundation to be full 7'10" poured concrete.
  • Foundation to be water sealed and insulated with 2" Styrofoam.
  • Sills to be pressure treated.
  • Box sill and 1st floor joists to be 2X10.
  • 1st floor sub-floor to be 3/4" Advantek
  • Exterior wall construction to be kiln dried 3X4 southern pine posts,4X6 kiln dried southern pine headers.
  • Frame to be sheathed with 1/2" sheetrock,two layers of foam board insulation and 1/2" OSB
  • Vinyl siding
  • Interior walls to be framed with kiln dried spruce 2X4 and sheetrocked with 1/2" sheetrock and painted two coats.
  • Interior doors to be solid core masonite six panel doors
  • Roof system to be engineered trusses and sheathed with 5/8"plywood sheathing, and roofed with architectural shingles.
  • Cap insulation to be R-68.
  • Finish floors to be wide hardwood plank with rubbed oil finish throughout excepting bathrooms to have ceramic 12X12 tiles.
  • 2nd floor joists to be exposed (except in 1st. floor bath)and framed with 4"X8" kiln dried southern pine
  • Heating system to be gas fired hot water base board and include "instant on" domestic hot water.
  • Plumbing to include 2 baths (as per plans) with white "builders quality" tub/showers, toilets, lavs., stainless steel kitchen sink, one sill cock.
  • Electrical to include standard outlets, smoke detectors, phone and cable TV outlets.
  • Kitchen and bath cabinets to be as specified or a $6,000 ~ allowance for owner's personal choice.
  • Appliances are not included.
  • Custom built-ins available for reasonable cost, such as bookcases, fireplace surrounds, entertainment centers.
  • Two 5'X7' porches are included with maintenance free hand rails and balusters and pressure treated decking and treads.