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Phone: 207.338.0009

About Camden Hills Realty

For years we have successfully been buying, selling and managing coastal real estate in the area known as Camden Hills, pleasantly referred to as “where the mountains meet the sea”… It’s a beautiful area. We are a small up-scale “boutique-style” agency which is uncommon in today’s world of real estate chains and big national brands. You will find us to be welcoming, well focused, and well informed with a refreshing level of energy and interest in your needs.

Vacation Rentals
Let’s start here … “SIMPLE PERFECTION” We like things to be right!
Our cottage-homes are neat, clean and squared away. They are comfortable, well maintained and well equipped for vacation living… We take great care and pride in our cottage-homes and work hard to maintain their quality. You will see it in evidence in our attention to the “little details” that will help make your vacation special.

We take a great deal of pride in our property and believe you will see it in evidence...

Real Estate Sales
Local Agents with Local Knowledge and Local Know How
Camden Hills Realty is a full service real estate brokerage firm catering to the needs of both buyers & sellers. We have helped numerous people along their way navigate the complex world of real estate transactions. Camden Hills has been a fabric in the communities we serve for over 25 years marketing real estate in conjunction with a successful vacation rental business. Our team approach is energetic, creative, flexible and refreshingly client focused. Put the Camden Hills Realty to work for you.

Meet Our Team

John Burgess...
Leads, Guides and Directs

Broker/owner of Camden Hills Realty & Vacation Rentals an organization guided by a reputation for friendly service, integrity, trust, attention to detail and knowledgeable brokers. Maine got into John's blood after endless summers on Moosehead Lake. Midcoast Maine is now called home after years with Marriott Hotels & Resorts. Active in all things local... former owner/operator of the Lodge at Camden Hills; past president of both Camden & Belfast area Chambers; former selectman; planning board member and active on the board at United Midcoast Charities, Burgess is involved in a wide range of associations in full support of a successful real estate practice. While hobbies are few, Burgess is a registered Maine Guide, added Mt. Katahdin to his list of accomplishments and lives a vacation life year round. Camden Hills' goal is simply to guide our clients toward their own success. John can be reached at
Linda Burgess...
It's all about the details

Starting with hobbies, Linda is an outstanding Needle-Pointer"... a "stitcher" with an excellent eye for detail. We bring Linda's hobby up first because it carries over into her work. No detail is missing in the delivery of services directed at the quality of your vacation experience. Linda is that good! Her whole endeavor is directed at Simple Perfection. On the real estate side of the equation, Linda is happily behind the scenes keeping the back office running and running right. Again, the focus is on the detail. The focus of Linda's career was in banking administration while John's was in the hospitality industry with Marriott. They settled in Maine almost 30 years ago and once there they cobbled together a successful "ma & pa" operation tied to real estate and vacation rentals.
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John and Linda go way back... junior high school in Tenafly, New Jersey. It's a great partnership that has served them well in life and business. True examples of Yin & Yang. Each with a role to play. Together they have lived & worked from New York to San Francisco with stops in Washington, Denver, Chicago, Minneapolis and Boston with a final stop in Bermuda before heading to Maine which was always their goal. The slogan rings true, " Maine the way life should be."... It is after all Simple Perfection...

Sandy Knowlton...
An Agent's Agent Who Sets a Great Example

Awarded "Best of the Best" for several years running, Sandy brings years of customer service experience to the real estate industry. A seasoned Realtor/broker who is fully client focused and one who works hard to understand her client's needs. Originally from Maine, Sandy has seen and understands the changes taking place in the local marketplace. Having grown up along the coast, she can lend her expertise and knowledge of the area in full support of her client's objectives. A hard worker, detail orientated, and fully committed to getting the job done “right” makes Sandy Knowlton a perfect fit for a buyer or seller. When not working Sandy enjoys spending time with her husband and family, shopping, reading, and enjoying the outdoors along the coast and countryside known as Camden Hills.
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