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In-Town Contemporary with Water Views

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Last updated: 06/20/2014
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  • Minimum stay:7 nights
  • Internet:Yes
  • Pets considered:No
  • Wheel chair accessible:No

Castine house description

Sunny contemporary just across Perkins Street from the harbor and the Fort Pentagoet National Historic Site. 5 minute walk from the center of town, but very quiet and private setting, back from the road. Cathedral ceiling, gourmet kitchen, hardwood floors and working fireplace. Two bedrooms, both with beautiful water views. Upstairs family/TV room has a twin Murphy Bed for a visitor.

Please note that our house is not child-proofed in any way, and is not suitable for toddlers.

Be sure to consult our calendar for availability first!

Property Type

  • 2 story
  • House
  • 1600 sq. ft.

Accommodation Type

      • Vacation Rental

      Meals

          • Guests Provide Their Own Meals

          Suitability

          • Not Suitable For Children:

            Not suitable for children under age 4....moreless

          • Pets Not Allowed
          • Non Smoking Only
          • Wheelchair Inaccessible

          Bedrooms: 2 Bedrooms, Sleeps 5, Beds for 4-5

          • Master Bedroom: 1 queen

            ...moreless

          • Bedroom

            1 twin, 1 trundle twin...moreless

          • The second bedroom has a twin bed with a trundle under. Both have real mattresses. There is a 3rd room upstairs which is now the TV/Family room, with a twin Murphy Bed that pulls out of the closet. We don't recommend using this as a third bedroom, since this is the TV room, but it can be used for a visitor/overflow as you wish. It does have a real mattress....moreless

          Bathrooms: 2 Bathrooms, 1 Half Bathroom

          Other Amenities

              • 1 queen, 2 twins. Play any MP3 player or Bluetooth-enabled device through our Bose home stereo system and play all your own music. Bedrooms all upstairs, not wheelchair accessible....moreless

              Entertainment

              • Stereo:

                Bose stereo. You can plug in your MP3 or iPhone, etc., and play all your music over this excellent stereo system....moreless

              • Satellite / Cable:

                DirecTV Basic...moreless

              • Music Library:

                Classic rock, jazz, folk, classical CD's...moreless

              • Television:

                32 inch flat screen...moreless

              • Books For Adults
              • Books For Kids
              • Games
              • Games For Kids
              • Piano
              • CD Player
              • Radio
              • DVD Player
              • Books
              • Video Library

              Theme

              • Romantic
              • Sports & Activities
              • Tourist Attractions
              • Away From It All
              • Historic

              Attractions

              • Library
              • Restaurants
              • Churches
              • Ruins
              • Bay/Sound
              • Museums

              Leisure Activities

              • Whale Watching
              • Scenic Drives
              • Antiquing
              • Sight Seeing
              • Beachcombing
              • Walking
              • Bird Watching
              • Photography

              local services and businesses

              • Massage Therapist
              • Medical Services
              • ATM/Bank

              Location Type

              • Near The Ocean:

                Across the street from Castine Harbor, on Bagaduce River, Penobscot Bay....moreless

              • Village:

                One of America's very early settlements, first occupied by French in 1613. ...moreless

              • Water View:

                Look right across the street to the harbor....moreless

              sports and adventure activities

              • Wind-Surfing
              • Fishing
              • Sailing
              • Hiking
              • Golf Privileges Optional
              • Golf
              • Tennis
              • Mountain Biking
              • Cycling

              catering options

                  • Guests Provide Their Own Meals

                  Dining

                  • Dining Room
                  • Seating for 8 people

                  General

                  • Living Room
                  • Parking
                  • Wireless Internet
                  • Water Cooler
                  • Laundry Soap
                  • Paper Towels
                  • Filtered Water
                  • Firewood
                  • Local Maps
                  • Basic Soaps
                  • Toilet Paper
                  • Parking Off Street
                  • Clothes Dryer
                  • Iron & Board
                  • Garage
                  • Towels Provided
                  • Heating
                  • Linens Provided
                  • Telephone
                  • Washing Machine
                  • Fireplace

                  Kitchen

                  • Refrigerator
                  • Oven
                  • Grill
                  • Coffee Maker
                  • Toaster
                  • Lobster Pot
                  • Stove
                  • Dishwasher
                  • Microwave

                  Outside

                  • Lawn / Garden:

                    Beautiful, tranquil garden with private seating...moreless

                  • Outdoor Grill:

                    Weber gas grill...moreless

                  • Deck / Patio:

                    Deck, partially covered. Patio with garden....moreless

                  • Tennis:

                    Castine Golf & Tennis Club 1/2 mile away...moreless

                  • Golf:

                    Castine Golf & Tennis Club 1/2 mile away. This is a very high quality and challenging course (see notes)....moreless

                  • Kayak / Canoe:

                    Castine Kayak Rentals available in town (1/4 mile)...moreless

                  • Beach Towels
                  • Wood Deck
                  • Outdoor Grill Gas
                  • Patio
                  • Unscreened Porch / Veranda
                  • Beach Chairs
                  • Terrace
                  • Walkway To Water

                  Pool / Spa

                      • Communal Pool:

                        The Maine Maritime Academy pool is a very short walk, but is only sometimes open to the public. See their website for hours. http://www.marinersports.org/information/facilities/index2...moreless

                       

                      Reviews

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                      Rental basis: Per property
                      Dates Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly * Event
                      July
                      Jul 6 - Aug 2, 2014
                      7 night min stay

                      $1,400
                      August
                      Aug 3 - Aug 23, 2014
                      7 night min stay

                      $1,500

                      Additional information about rental rates

                      Fees:

                      • Cleaning $130 + tax
                      • Tax Rate 7%

                      Notes:

                      $1200 - $1500/week

                      $1200/week June

                      $1400/week July

                      $1500/week August


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                      Last updated: 06/20/2014
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                      Location

                      • Dennett's Wharf Restaurant

                        "Best view in town, food is simple, very large beer selection!"

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                        "Now under new management and name (MarKel's BakeHouse) but it's mostly the same people worki..."

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                      • Manor Inn

                        "Our personal favorite for atmosphere and food, and wonderful people. Tell Tom and Nancy we ..."

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                      • Pentagoet Inn

                        "Another favorite. Excellent food and atmosphere, and hosts."

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                      • Arborvine

                        "A bit pricey, but I've never left unhappy. Outstanding food, more glamorous than most aroun..."

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                      • The Brooklin Inn

                        "Again, a bit of a drive (45 minutes), but we love the place. Reliably excellent food, and th..."

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                      40 Miles
                      Nearest Airport
                      Bangor, ME
                      45 Miles
                      Nearest Motorway
                      Interstate 95
                      0.3 Miles
                      Nearest Beach
                      Castine Backshore Public Beach
                      0.3 Miles
                      Nearest Barpub
                      Several
                      0.3 Miles
                      Nearest Golf
                      Castine Golf Course
                      0.3 Miles
                      Nearest Restaurant
                      Several

                      Car: Not Necessary

                      Castine, Maine is one of the most historic and well preserved coastal villages on the entire US East Coast, originally settled in the 1600's.

                      The Castine area is host to theater, summer concerts at Kneisel Hall (30 min. away), quality shops, art galleries, antiques, Maine Maritime Academy and fine restaurants. Centrally located between Camden and Bar Harbor (1-1/4 hr. to each), the town offers a quiet and convenient place to stay.

                      In Castine, we have one of the oldest nine hole golf courses in the country, a tennis club (clay courts), yacht club, Dyce Head Lighthouse and many historic walking trails. Working fishing villages, Acadia National Park, Bar Harbor, Camden, and Isle au Haut are all lovely day trips accessible from the town.

                      The local waters are favorite cruising spots for yachts and the Maine windjammer fleet. The area offers several excursion boats, hiking, and sea kayaking. There is a rocky beach just across the road, or 1/2 mile away is a sandy public beach.

                      Other Activities: Maine Maritime Academy pool and fitness rooms nearby, open on limited basis, with user fee.

                      Golf: The Castine Golf Course is a challenging and beautifully maintained 9-hole par 35 course. Scottish golf course designer, Willie Park Jr. laid out the current nine holes in 1921, which offers stunning views of Castine Harbor and Blue Hill.

                      Considered 'one of the greatest golf architects of all time;' Park said the Castine course was one of his best. Park's design presets nine holes on Windmill Hill across from the Revolutionary War era Fort George and overlooking Castine Harbor and Blue Hill in the distance. Not only was Willie a deft putter, but he was the man to beat in golf club and course design.

                       

                      Owner info

                      Year Purchased: 1998

                      About the owner: My wife and I both are professors at the Maine Maritime Academy here in Castine. I am a merchant mariner and professional sailor, my wife is an Oceanographer.

                      Why the Owner Chose Castine:
                      This is not a rental property. It is our home. We are fortunate to have a camp on an old piece of family property nearby where I summered as a child. We spend the summers there and make our home available to you.

                      The Unique Benefits at this House:
                      We bought this house after renting in town for 7 years. When it became available we knew it was the perfect home, because it is in sight of the harbor, near the middle of the village, yet its location inside a corner of two streets makes it incredibly private. Sitting in the garden in summer, you can't actually see any of your neighbors or either street, as they are all hidden behind various hedges.


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                      Speaks: english

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                      Photos

                      • Terrace and Deck

                        Terrace and Deck

                      • Garden Terrace with a view to the water

                        Garden Terrace with a view to the water

                      • Living room

                        Living room

                      • Master bedroom

                        Master bedroom

                      • Dice Head Lighthouse is a 5 minute walk

                        Dice Head Lighthouse is a 5 minute walk

                      • Den/TV room upstairs

                        Den/TV room upstairs

                      • Den/TV room upstairs

                        Den/TV room upstairs

                      • The second bedroom.  This is a twin bed, with a twin trundle under.

                        The second bedroom. This is a twin bed, with a twin trundle under.

                      • Front yard

                        Front yard

                      • Gourmet kitchen

                        Gourmet kitchen

                      • Living room from upstairs

                        Living room from upstairs

                      • View of harbor from master bedroom

                        View of harbor from master bedroom

                      • Garden patio from deck

                        Garden patio from deck

                      • Murphy Bed in TV room for an overnight guest

                        Murphy Bed in TV room for an overnight guest

                      • Sit on the deck and watch the harbor activity

                        Sit on the deck and watch the harbor activity

                      $1,400 - $1,500 per week (USD)
                      7

                      2 Bedroom / 2.5 Bathroom
                      Sleeps 5

                      View calendar: Updated 06/20/14
                      Minimum stay: 7 nights
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