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In-Town Contemporary with Water Views

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Last updated: 07/21/2014

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  • 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.

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Property Type

  • 2 story
  • House
  • 1600 sq. ft.

Accommodation Type

      • Vacation Rental


          • Guests Provide Their Own Meals


          • Non Smoking Only
          • Not Suitable For Children:

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

          • Pets Not Allowed
          • Wheelchair Inaccessible

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

          • Master Bedroom: 1 queen


          • 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


              • Books
              • Books For Adults
              • Books For Kids
              • CD Player
              • DVD Player
              • Games
              • Games For Kids
              • Music Library:

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

              • Piano
              • Radio
              • Satellite / Cable:

                DirecTV Basic...moreless

              • Stereo:

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

              • Television:

                32 inch flat screen...moreless

              • Video Library


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


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

              Local Services & Businesses

              • ATM/Bank
              • Massage Therapist
              • Medical Services

              Leisure Activities

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

              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 & Adventure Activities

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


              • Dining Room
              • Seating for 8 people


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


              • Coffee Maker
              • Cooking Utensils:

                Fully equipped...moreless

              • Dishes & Utensils:

                Fully equipped...moreless

              • Dishwasher
              • Grill
              • Ice Maker
              • Kitchen:

                Exceptionally well equipped gourmet kitchen...moreless

              • Lobster Pot
              • Microwave
              • Oven
              • Refrigerator
              • Stove:

                Gas stove and oven...moreless

              • Stove
              • Toaster


              • Beach Chairs
              • Beach Towels
              • Deck / Patio:

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

              • Lawn / Garden:

                Beautiful, tranquil garden with private seating...moreless

              • Outdoor Grill:

                Weber gas grill...moreless

              • Outdoor Grill Gas
              • Patio
              • Tennis:

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

              • Terrace
              • Unscreened Porch / Veranda
              • Walkway To Water
              • Wood Deck

              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.



                  Write a review 5
                  from 7 traveler reviews
                  $1200 - $1500/week
                  $1200/week June
                  $1400/week July 
                  $1500/week August

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

                  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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                  • 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


                  2 Bedroom / 2.5 Bathroom
                  Sleeps 5

                  Contact owner for availability
                  Member since: 2009
                  Speaks: english
                  • Calendar last updated: 07/21/2014
                  Email owner

                  +1 207 326-8517

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