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Spectacular View at the Oceanside Retreat

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Oceanside Retreat


Last updated: 07/31/2014
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  • Minimum stay:7 nights
  • Internet:Yes
  • Pets considered:Yes
  • Wheel chair accessible:No

Peaks Island house description

Spectacular Oceanside location. Breathtaking views of ocean, light houses, nearby islands, ships and open ocean. This beautiful three level, 3 bed room, 2.5 bath Victorian Shingled Style home has all you’ll need for a wonderful and memorable vacation.

Ist level has the guest/family bedrooms,TV room daybed sleeps 2, bath, laundry, family room & covered porch.

2nd level has open living, dining & a well appointed kitchen and a deck with all the ocean views you can imagine.

3rd level is the master suite. Custom bathroom w/ double sinks, soaking tub, shower & laundry. There’s a turret sitting room with views in every direction! From the king size bed you can lay and watch the moon glimmer on the ocean and the sound of surf will lull you to sleep.

The setting is equally as spectacular as the house. Incredible ocean views all in front & in back, it looks out over a freshwater pond, nature trails & natural seaside vegetation. There’s a spacious lawn for playing and gathering and the property is but a 15 min walk to the ferry & village or 5 min. bike ride. Surely one of the finest properties on the Island.

At $3,500.00 per week, you won’t be disappointed.
Will discount into September and end of August!!!

Keywords: House

Property Type

  • 3 story
  • House

Accommodation Type

      • Vacation Rental


          • Guests Provide Their Own Meals


          • Children Welcome:

            a great yard for playing or relaxing and trails behind the house for hiking and exploring...moreless

          • Non Smoking Only:

            No smoking in the home or on the property...moreless

          Bedrooms: 3 Bedrooms, Sleeps 8, Beds for 8

          Bathrooms: 2 Bathrooms, 1 Half Bathroom

          • Bathroom 1


          • Bathroom 2


          • ...moreless

          • 6' built-in claw foot tub in, separate shower stall, double sink, marble topped custom made cabinets, tile floors in master bath top floor, 1/2 bath w/ glass tile and custom cabinet middle floor, stall shower and single vanity, washer/dryer lower floor. ...moreless

          Other Amenities

              • There is a freshwater pond in the backyard and at least 100 acres of conservation land with hiking trails....moreless


              • Books
              • CD Player
              • DVD Player
              • Music Library
              • Satellite / Cable
              • Stereo
              • Television
              • Toys:

                Some kids toys provided....moreless

              • VCR


              • Churches
              • Library
              • Marina
              • Museums
              • Playground
              • Restaurants

              Local Services & Businesses

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

              Leisure Activities

              • Antiquing
              • Beachcombing
              • Bird Watching
              • Boating
              • Horseback Riding
              • Scenic Drives
              • Shelling
              • Shopping
              • Sight Seeing
              • Whale Watching
              • Wildlife Viewing

              Location Type

              • Ocean View:

                View are unobstructed and breathtaking....moreless

              Sports & Adventure Activities

              • Basketball Court
              • Cycling
              • Fishing
              • Fly Fishing
              • Hiking
              • Kayaking
              • Mountain Biking
              • Pier Fishing
              • Sailing
              • Snorkeling/Diving
              • Swimming
              • Tennis
              • Water Skiing


              • Dining:

                additional leaves located in closet on first floor...moreless

              • Dining Room
              • Seating for 12 people


              • Broadband Access
              • Clothes Dryer:

                (2) 1 on the 1st floor and 1 on the 2nd floor....moreless

              • Hair Dryer
              • Internet
              • Iron & Board
              • Linens Provided:

                King bed in master ...moreless

              • Parking Off Street:

                Driveway parking....moreless

              • Washing Machine:

                (2) 1 on the 1st floor and 1 on the 2nd floor....moreless

              • Wireless Internet
              • Wood Stove:

                lower level and middle levels...moreless


              • Dishwasher:

                located on 1st and 2nd floor...moreless

              • Kitchen:

                Custom cabinets, gas stove, microwave, toaster oven, Kitchen Aid Mixer, Cuisinart Blender...moreless

              • Microwave:

                (2) located on the 2nd floor, 1 on first floor...moreless

              • Pantry Items:


              • Refrigerator:

                (2) located on the 2nd floor, 1 on first floor...moreless

              • Stove
              • Toaster


              • Balcony:

                facing the ocean on the 2nd floor...moreless

              • Deck / Patio:

                facing the freshwater pond on the 1st and 2nd floors...moreless



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              Dates Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly * Event
              Jun 27 - Sep 5, 2015
              7 night min stay


              Additional information about rental rates


              • Refundable Damage Deposit $1,000
              • Pet Fee $100
              • Tax Rate 8%


              Not available in September, due to owners moving back in!! Hooray!!

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              Last updated: 07/31/2014
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              3 Miles
              Nearest Airport
              0.5 Miles
              Nearest Barpub
              The Inn
              0.5 Miles
              Nearest Ferry
              Casco Bay Lines
              4 Miles
              Nearest Golf
              Portland Country Club
              2 Miles
              Nearest Train
              1 Miles
              Nearest Motorway
              0.4 Miles
              Nearest Restaurant
              Peaks Island House
              80 Miles
              Nearest Ski
              Sunday River
              0.2 Miles
              Nearest Beach
              Hadlock Cove

              Explore some of the old WWII military locations on the island or in-town Portland!


              Owner info

              Year Purchased: 1996

              About the owner: 'Oceanside Retreat' was built with a great deal of thought; taking advantage of the incredible views as well allowing it to fit the natural landscape & the historic shingled architecture of the island. My husband and I built this house with the intentions of renting it to you. We are so lucky to live here September to June that we'd like to share the beauty of this location, and pay our taxes more easily, with you. Ralph came to the island as a boy and spent summers on the island. Our family has been here for 4 generations. Our son and daughter-in-law and grandson Alistair return to the island from Austin, TX this Fall. Nate was brought up on the island,attended the Children's Workshop and elementary school. He'll introduce his 3 year to the island in 2013. We are very excited about another generation here. The island runs in folks blood! Ralph and I are lucky to live and work on the island. I used to commute into Portland for years but as of late I joined him in our real estate office as the rental agent. I do enjoy getting off the rock often! Ralph has been a broker on the island for 30 plus years. He gave up his office on Commercial Street a few years ago and now just concentrates on island property. We both belong to Brackett Methodist Church and are active in the Church as well as island activities. I'm taking ukulele lessons this winter, yoga and a weight class. Ralph plays tennis on the island in summer and off the island several times a week. We love walking into town for dinner, a movie or the museum. We love Peaks Island.

              Why the Owner Chose Peaks Island:
              This property is private and has ample front, side and back yards. The ocean view is the front view. The back side has the pond, frogs, birds and trails. There's woods to the side and along the trails. The porches and the decks allow for enjoyment of all these views. The 3 level house offers separation and privacy for our guests. Multiple baths are a plus on every floor as are both sets of washer and dryer on the top level and lower levels. It's a comfortable,family home not a museum, with tile floors throughout. The peacefulness and solitude provided by this property is a sure winner for a great vacation! Peaks is a 15-20 min. ferry ride from the city of Portland. The ferry schedule runs nearly on the hour till 11:30 pm at night in summer. Portland ranks as one of the top small cities in the US offering a full array of entertainment, dining, shopping and all within easy walking distance of the ferry terminal. Portland is just a two hour drive to downtown Boston and twenty min. ride to Freeport, home of LL Bean and other great shopping. Portland offers public transportation and an international airport.

              The Unique Benefits at this House:
              Incredible natural ocean side beauty and private surroundings. The pond's stillness offers good birding and the peepers at night tell you stories before bedtime. EZ walk to town for an after dinner stroll to get an ice cream, or for the grocery store.

              Contact us

              Speaks: english, french

              Guestbook comments from the owner

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              • Oceanside Retreat

                Oceanside Retreat

              • Liner coming into port

                Liner coming into port

              • Master Bed Room

                Master Bed Room

              • tacking up Whitehead Passage

                tacking up Whitehead Passage

              • Dining area and view of the open ocean.

                Dining area and view of the open ocean.

              • Master Bath

                Master Bath

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              This listing was first published here in 2007.

              Date last modified - Friday, October 10, 2014

              $3,600 per week (USD)

              3 Bedroom / 2.5 Bathroom
              Sleeps 8

              View calendar: Updated 07/31/14
              Minimum stay: 7 nights
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              Member since: 2007
              Speaks: english, french
              • Calendar last updated 07/31/2014
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