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Secluded Island Summer Home with Water View

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View of the house from lane leading to our dock. Livingroom windows to right..

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Last updated: 04/10/2015
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  • Internet:No
  • Pets considered:Yes
  • Wheel chair accessible:N/A

Property description

Our secluded home sits on a private point of land overlooking the ocean and nearby islands. Built by our family in 1945, the house is extremely comfortable and well maintained. You will enjoy savoring sunset views from our living room after spending a day boating and soaking up the beauty of the Maine coast. This is a perfect place to relax and escape the worries of the world!

The house can best be described as a contemporary Cape. As our family vacation hideaway, the house has a lot of warm, personal touches and offers all amenities. The living room wing has cathedral ceilings, a granite fireplace, and large windows overlooking the ocean. The master bedroom suite occupies another wing of the house, complete with its own private bath and a second fireplace. Another ground-floor bedroom has an adjacent full bathroom with tub. The recently renovated kitchen has a gas oven, a convection oven, a microwave, and a large refrigerator. The dining area has ocean views.

Two bedrooms and a half bath are on the second floor, and an over-size water heater ensures a good supply of hot water at all times. All linens and cooking utensils are included. Professional cleaners are available on Saturdays for long-term renters.

Our guests have full use of several bicycles and a small rowboat. The island boasts a number of secluded nature trails, including one just a short distance from our house that leads to nearby tidal rapids. Scores of uninhabited islands wait to be discovered, and you can watch seals frolic and eagles soar right from our front lawn. Swim in local quarries, bike the island, go hiking, or just relax in a peaceful setting.

If you are looking for a peaceful spot to escape the stresses of daily life, you have found it!

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Property Type

  • House

Accommodation Type

  • Vacation Rental

Meals

  • Guests Provide Their Own Meals

Suitability

  • Children Welcome
  • Non Smoking Only
  • Pets Considered:

    Two well-behaved pets allowed. Pet deposit required....moreless

Bedrooms: 4 Bedrooms, Sleeps 8, Beds for 8

Bathrooms: 2 Bathrooms, 1 Half Bathroom

Other Amenities

  • Mountain Bikes, Private Dock, Quarry Swimming, Nature Trails, Pets Allowed (on Request with additional deposit), No Smoking (no exceptions!)...moreless

Entertainment

  • Books
  • Games
  • Stereo

Theme

  • Away From It All

Attractions

  • Churches
  • Library
  • Museums
  • Restaurants

Local Services & Businesses

  • ATM/Bank
  • Groceries
  • Massage Therapist
  • Medical Services

Leisure Activities

  • Bird Watching
  • Boating
  • Sight Seeing
  • Wildlife Viewing

Location Type

  • Ocean View:

    On a clear day, you can see all the way to the Camden Hills on the Mainland....moreless

  • Oceanfront:

    Driveway leads from the house to a float....moreless

Sports & Adventure Activities

  • Cycling
  • Fishing
  • Hiking
  • Kayaking
  • Sailing
  • Swimming

Dining

  • Dining Area
  • Seating for 8 people

General

  • Clothes Dryer
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room
  • Parking
  • Parking Off Street
  • Telephone
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine
  • Wood Fireplace:

    (2)...moreless

Kitchen

  • Coffee Maker
  • Cooking Utensils
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Kitchen
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Pantry Items
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove
  • Toaster

Outside

  • Kayak / Canoe
  • Lawn / Garden
  • Outdoor Grill
 

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Jun 2013 .. $1975/week
Jul 2013 .. $2300/week
Aug 2013 .. $2500/week
Sep 2013 .. $2175/week
7 Day Minimum Rental.  Rates do not include 7% Maine rental tax.
Maximum number of Guests is eight.
Rentals spanning more than one rate period will be charged pro-rata.
No Smoking.Pets Allowed by special request and with additional deposit.

Note: Until confirmed, rates are subject to change without notice.


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Last updated: 04/10/2015
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Location

10 Miles
Nearest Airport
Owls Head

Car: Necessary

Swimming in Nearby Quarries. Private Dock and Deep-Water Anchorage, Renters have use of Mountain Bikes and Sea Kayaks. Uninhabited Islands available for exploring nearby. Nature preserve (The Basin) can be explored on foot or by boat. Seal watching.

 

Owner info

Year Purchased: 1945

About the owner: Our house was built by Martha Washburn deConingh right after World War II. Her son, daughter, grandchildren and great-grandchildren continue to enjoy the place for its charm, comfort, and associations.

Why the Owner Chose Vinalhaven:
We love the island for its natural beauty, slow pace of life, and its tight-knit community.

The Unique Benefits at this House:
A chance to get re-connected with nature, to slow down, to enjoy the finer things in life.


Contact us

Speaks: english, french

 

Photos

  • View of the house from lane leading to our dock.  Livingroom windows to right..

    View of the house from lane leading to our dock. Livingroom windows to right..

  • View from water at half-tide.  Our private dock is beyond photo to the left.

    View from water at half-tide. Our private dock is beyond photo to the left.

  • Living room. Couch faces the ocean view.

    Living room. Couch faces the ocean view.

  • Kitchen. Behind is the expanded pantry space.

    Kitchen. Behind is the expanded pantry space.

  • Master bedroom. Bed faces view. Door onto spacious back yard good for croquet.

    Master bedroom. Bed faces view. Door onto spacious back yard good for croquet.

  • View of house from shore.

    View of house from shore.

  • view of the house with bedroom wing visible

    view of the house with bedroom wing visible

  • The Basin at top of photo; dock and boathouse at lower left

    The Basin at top of photo; dock and boathouse at lower left

  • View of the sunset from our living room window. Each sunset is unique.

    View of the sunset from our living room window. Each sunset is unique.

  • Dining room showing new pantry and door to living room.

    Dining room showing new pantry and door to living room.

  • Stairs from dining room to upper floor.

    Stairs from dining room to upper floor.

VRBO #10892

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Date last modified - Thursday, April 30, 2015

  • Reviews
  • Sleeps
    8
  • Bedrooms
    4
  • Bathrooms
    2.5
  • Property type
    House
Owner
Member since: 2001
Speaks: english, french
  • Calendar last updated 04/10/2015
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+1 9175895603
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Secluded Island Summer Home with Water View

Vinalhaven #10892

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