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The Riverhouse - a Riverfront Property on Maine's Midcoast

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Last updated: 07/12/2014

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  • Minimum stay:4 nights
  • Internet:Yes
  • Pets considered:No
  • Wheel chair accessible:No

Orland house description

The 'Riverhouse', located in Orland, Maine is a furnished 2 bedroom Cape. Located on the Penobscot River, the views of the river and bay are dramatic with beach privileges and boat anchorage available. Conveniently located 10 minutes from historic Castine, 1 hour from Acadia National Park, and 45 minutes from Bangor International Airport, the house becomes an easy commute, centrally located within Maine's mid coast region. Make this the season you spend at a Maine vacation rental property. To view a slide show of my property, please visit:


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Property Type

  • House
  • 2000 sq. ft.

Accommodation Type

      • Vacation Rental


          • Guests Provide Their Own Meals

          Onsite Services

          • Housekeeper Optional
          • Chauffeur
          • Massage
          • Private Chef


          • Long-Term Renters Welcome
          • Low Allergen Environment
          • Children Welcome:

            Because of the height of deck, this property is not suitable for small children ...moreless

          • Non Smoking Only:

            No smoking is allowed anywhere on the property...moreless

          • Pets Not Allowed
          • Wheelchair Inaccessible

          Bedrooms: 2 Bedrooms, Sleeps 4, Beds for 4

          • Bedroom #1: 1 double


          • Bedroom #2: 1 double


          • Bedrooms are identical excepting size of actual room

          Bathrooms: 1 Bathroom

          • Bathroom: toilet, combination tub/shower


          • Bathroom is small

          Other Amenities

              • Each bedroom has a double bed. Boat anchorage available. Tours, private chefs or chauffeurs can be made available....moreless


              • Games
              • Radio
              • Satellite / Cable:

                Direct TV is provided...moreless

              • Stereo
              • Television:

                a new flat screen is provided...moreless


              • Away From It All
              • Historic
              • Romantic
              • Tourist Attractions


              • Autumn Foliage
              • Bay/Sound
              • Churches
              • Cinemas
              • Coin Laundry
              • Festivals
              • Forests
              • Library
              • Marina
              • Museums
              • Nude Beach
              • Pond
              • Restaurants
              • Synagogues
              • Winery Tours
              • Zoo

              Local Services & Businesses

              • ATM/Bank
              • Fitness Center
              • Groceries
              • Hospital
              • Laundromat
              • Massage Therapist
              • Medical Services

              Leisure Activities

              • Antiquing
              • Beachcombing
              • Bird Watching
              • Gambling Casinos
              • Horseback Riding
              • Outlet Shopping
              • Scenic Drives
              • Sight Seeing
              • Walking
              • Whale Watching

              Location Type

              • Beach:

                On the property or several others within a short drive...moreless

              • Beach View:

                The property sits back with a gentle slope to a private beach on salt water....moreless

              • Rural:

                This property is in a rural setting with neighbors around....moreless

              • Water View:

                Views of the Eastern Channel of the Penobscot River...moreless

              Sports & Adventure Activities

              • Cycling
              • Deepsea Fishing
              • Fishing
              • Fly Fishing
              • Freshwater Fishing
              • Golf
              • Golf Privileges Optional
              • Hiking
              • Hunting
              • Jet Skiing
              • Mountain Biking
              • Mountain Climbing
              • Mountaineering
              • Pier Fishing
              • Sailing
              • Ski Privileges Optional
              • Skiing
              • Swimming
              • Tennis
              • Water Skiing


              • Dining Room
              • Seating for 4 people


              • Air Conditioning:

                a window unit in the living room is available...moreless

              • Alarm Clock
              • Basic Soaps
              • Clothes Dryer:

                a laundrymat is available in nearest town - 8 miles away...moreless

              • Heating:

                furnace provides heating to entire house...moreless

              • Internet:

                Wireless internet is included...moreless

              • Iron & Board
              • Linens Provided
              • Living Room:

                a new flat screen tv is located in this room which seats 2 separately and sofa is adjacent...moreless

              • Local Maps
              • Local Restaurant Guide
              • Paper Towels
              • Parking
              • Parking Off Street
              • Shampoo
              • Telephone:

                land line telephone is available...moreless

              • Toilet Paper
              • Towels Provided:

                2 sets per guest per week...moreless

              • Washing Machine:

                a laundrymat is available in nearest town - 8 miles away...moreless


              • 4 Ring Stove
              • Coffee Maker
              • Dishes & Utensils:

                A full service of china is available in addition to cooking and sundry utensils...moreless

              • Dishwasher
              • Kitchen:

                The property has a full kitchen including a dishwasher...moreless

              • Lobster Pot
              • Microwave
              • Oven
              • Pantry Items:

                Sundry pantry items are furnished including paper goods...moreless

              • Refrigerator
              • Stove
              • Stove
              • Toaster


              • Beach Chairs
              • Bicycles
              • Binoculars
              • Deck / Patio:

                a large open deck is on the back of the house which overlooks the river...moreless

              • Golf:

                2 notable golf courses are nearby in Bucksport and Castine...moreless

              • Kayak / Canoe:

                Kayaks can be rented in an adjoining town - Castine (8 mi)...moreless

              • Large Cooler
              • Lawn / Garden:

                expansive lawns and perennial gardens are available for all to enjoy...moreless

              • Outdoor Grill:

                a gas grill is provided...moreless

              • Outdoor Grill Gas
              • Tennis:

                tennis courts are available in Castine - 10 miles away...moreless

              • Walkway To Water
              • Wood Deck

              House Cleaning

                  • Housekeeper Optional


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                  from 3 traveler reviews
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                  My Standard Rate
                  4 night min stay

                  Additional information about rental rates


                  • Tax Rate 8%

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                  26 Miles
                  Nearest Airport
                  8 Miles
                  Nearest Barpub
                  McLeod's in Bucksport or Dennett's in Castine
                  25 Miles
                  Nearest Ferry
                  Bar Harbor
                  10 Miles
                  Nearest Golf
                  100 Miles
                  Nearest Train
                  8 Miles
                  Nearest Restaurant
                  McLeod's or several in Castine
                  60 Miles
                  Nearest Ski
                  Camden Snowbowl

                  Car: Necessary

                  The Riverhouse is located in the very versatile 'Mid-Coast' region of Maine. Because of the large influx of summer visitors, many amenities usually uncommon in this small area are now available. A must-see area within our region is Acadia National Park which is located less than an hour away. The property's private beach or public beaches dot the many lakes in the region which provide for swimming, fishing and boating. In addition, many antique shops provide hours of shopping availability.


                  Owner info

                  Year Purchased: 1988

                  About the owner: I'm a retired corporate auditor who grew up 2 houses from my rental property so know the region well. Many hours were spent during my 'growing' years on our beach as that was our playground. I, now, am living in my mother's house which is where I grew up.

                  Why the Owner Chose Orland:
                  While growing up near my rental property, I delivered the weekly paper the 'Grit'. After many years of decline, the house was eventually passed down to family members living in New Jersey. After they realized that the distance was too great for them to use the property as a weekend retreat, they offered the property to me as my parents owned all the ajoining property to the water. I bought the house and started renovations which took about 1 & 1/2 years to complete.

                  The Unique Benefits at this House:
                  The most unique benefit for visitors would be the private beach where one can sunbath with or w/out clothing, fish, swim or just walk looking for treasures. A short 5 minute walk will get you there. If that is too much of a challenge, try relaxing on the deck overlooking the river.

                  Contact us

                  Speaks: english

                  Guestbook comments from the owner

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                  • Front of house

                    Front of house

                  • Wine and b/eyed susans

                    Wine and b/eyed susans

                  • Kitchen


                  • Bedroom #1

                    Bedroom #1

                  • View from back lawn

                    View from back lawn

                  • Front gardens

                    Front gardens

                  • Living Room

                    Living Room

                  • View from deck

                    View from deck

                  $120 per night (USD)
                  Minimum stay: 4 nights
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                  Member since: 2008
                  Speaks: english
                  • Response time: Within 24 hours
                  • Response rate: 80%
                  • Calendar last updated: 07/12/2014
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                  +1 207 469-2533

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                  The Riverhouse - A riverfront property on Maine's midcoast

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