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Waterfront Secluded Maine Island Cottage

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The Red House, float, rowboat, boathouse, and 1of 2 beaches, at high tide

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Last updated: 09/09/2014
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  • Minimum stay:2-7 nights
  • Internet:Yes
  • Pets considered:Yes
  • Wheel chair accessible:No

North Haven house description

Enjoy a spectacular view of sunsets from the deck of our lovely Maine home. You'll look across our cove, Penobscot Bay, and spruce-covered islands as the sun sets behind the Camden Hills. Directly above the tide-line, you'll hear gulls, lapping waves, wind in the trees, occasional lobster boats hauling traps, and two or three boats clinking on their moorings in Bartlett's Harbor.

The quintessential Maine summer house is lovingly maintained and furnished with antiques, while also offering the comforts required today. Up the curved staircase is one bathroom with shower and four small bedrooms (one queen, two doubles, one single). Downstairs is one bedroom (2 twins), a full bathroom, TV area, living room area, dining area (antique oak table seats 8), and large kitchen.

For many years part of an artists' colony at Bartlett's Harbor, this house was named 'The Red House' (though now gray-shingled). It is one of three houses on the west side of Bartlett's Harbor, a cove perfect for rowing and exploring. Children love to search for mussels, starfish, shells, seaglass, driftwood.

Keywords: Oceanfront beachcombing view

Property Type

  • 2 story
  • House

Accommodation Type

      • Vacation Rental

      Meals

          • Guests Provide Their Own Meals

          Suitability

          • Children Welcome
          • Non Smoking Only
          • Pets Considered
          • Wheelchair Inaccessible

          Bedrooms: 4 Bedrooms, Sleeps 6, Beds for 6

          Bathrooms: 2 Bathrooms

          • Bathroom 1

            ...moreless

          • Bathroom 2

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          • Upstairs bathroom has a shower stall; Downstairs bathroom has a tub.

          Other Amenities

              • Shared boathouse, pier with float and walkway, rowboat, 2 beaches (one pebbly, one rocky)....moreless

              Entertainment

              • Books
              • DVD Player
              • Games:

                Old Scrabble, checkers, etc....moreless

              • Satellite / Cable
              • Television
              • VCR
              • Video Library

              Attractions

              • Churches
              • Cinemas
              • Library
              • Live Theater
              • Marina
              • Museums
              • Playground
              • Restaurants

              Local Services & Businesses

              • ATM/Bank
              • Groceries
              • Medical Services

              Leisure Activities

              • Beachcombing
              • Bird Watching
              • Boating
              • Shelling
              • Sight Seeing
              • Walking
              • Wildlife Viewing

              Location Type

              • Mountain View
              • Oceanfront

              Sports & Adventure Activities

              • Cycling
              • Fishing
              • Golf
              • Hiking
              • Kayaking
              • Pier Fishing
              • Sailing
              • Swimming
              • Tennis

              Dining

              • Child's Highchair
              • Dining
              • Dining Area
              • Seating for 8 people

              General

              • Clothes Dryer
              • Hair Dryer
              • Heating
              • Internet
              • Linens Provided
              • Living Room
              • Parking Off Street
              • Telephone
              • Towels Provided
              • Washing Machine
              • Wireless Internet
              • Wood Fireplace

              Kitchen

              • Catering Available
              • Coffee Maker
              • Cooking Utensils:

                Anything that's missing can probably be borrowed from the other Allen houses....moreless

              • Dishes & Utensils:

                Service for 8, Copenhagen pattern....moreless

              • Dishwasher
              • Ice Maker
              • Kitchen:

                Large kitchen with washer and dryer...moreless

              • Microwave
              • Pantry Items
              • Refrigerator
              • Stove
              • Toaster

              Outside

              • Boat:

                1 rowboat included with rental. Inquire about mooring for your own boats....moreless

              • Deck / Patio
              • Golf:

                Pay per Play, on the town course....moreless

              • Kayak / Canoe:

                There might be 2 kayaks available for your use....moreless

              • Lawn / Garden:

                Croquet lawn...moreless

              • Outdoor Grill
              • Tennis:

                Join the 'Casino' for your vacation and play on the town courts, or talk to Peter Allen about playing on his court...moreless

               

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              Rental basis: Per property
              Dates Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly * Event
              Base Rate
              2 night min stay
              $340
              summer off-peak
              May 31 - Jun 30
              2 night min stay
              $350
              July and Aug 15-31
              Jul 1 - Jul 30
              7 night min stay

              $2,625
              peak August
              Aug 1 - Aug 15
              7 night min stay

              $3,010

              Additional information about rental rates

              Additional Fees and Taxes:

              7 % Maine state tax

              $150 housekeeping fee

              $250 refundable security deposit


              Notes:

              Pay by check. One half of total balance due on receipt of lease; balance due 6 wks prior to occupancy; cancellations made prior to 6 weeks before occupancy receive a refund minus a $150 re-booking fee; cancellations after 6 wks prior are refundable if we can rebook that time period, minus the 150 rebooking fee.


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              Calendar

              Last updated: 09/09/2014
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              Location

              Car: Recommended

              North Haven Historical Museum, artifacts from 200 years of island living.

              North Haven Community Center offers daily activities (movies, lectures, plays) for children and grown-ups, depending on schedules.

               

              Owner info

              Year Purchased: 1914

              About the owner: The Allens have owned this property since 1914, when Fred Allen, a Boston sculptor, and his young wife Agnes bought 'The Red House.' They followed Bela Pratt, another Boston sculptor, and Frank Benson, a Boston watercolorist, to form an artists' colony. Now owned by the younger Fred Allen (professor emeritas at UCLA) and his wife and three children with their spouses. Daughter Kathy Allen lives in New Jersey with her family and pets, and manages the rentals in addition to being a piano teacher.

              Why the Owner Chose North Haven:
              Grandparents Fred and Agnes Allen formed an artists' colony of rusticators at Bartlett's Harbor in 1914.


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              Speaks: english

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              Photos

              • The Red House, float, rowboat, boathouse, and 1of 2 beaches, at high tide

                The Red House, float, rowboat, boathouse, and 1of 2 beaches, at high tide

              • living room

                living room

              • Red Hse upstairs B.R.

                Red Hse upstairs B.R.

              • View of Long Nose Point from deck, showing side of house

                View of Long Nose Point from deck, showing side of house

              • Sunset from deck

                Sunset from deck

              • kitchen view

                kitchen view

              • Bluff, beach, Bartlett's Hbr, Penobscot Bay, Camden Hills, driveway to Red House

                Bluff, beach, Bartlett's Hbr, Penobscot Bay, Camden Hills, driveway to Red House

              • Sit on the deck and look out towards Camden

                Sit on the deck and look out towards Camden

              VRBO #120671

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              This listing was first published here in 2007.

              Date last modified - Monday, September 22, 2014

              $340 - $430 per night (USD)
              1

              4 Bedroom / 2 Bathroom
              Sleeps 6

              View calendar: Updated 09/09/14
              Minimum stay: 2-7 nights
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              Speaks: english
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