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New Home on a Quiet Maine Coastal Cove

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Side of house facing the salt water cove

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Last updated: 01/18/2014

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  • Minimum stay:7 nights
  • Internet:Yes
  • Pets considered:No
  • Wheel chair accessible:No

Stonington house description

Peaceful, quite getaway, ideal for couples and small families. Beautiful new home on an equally beautiful salt water cove in Town of Stonington, on Deer Isle, in the well-known sailing paradise of Penobscot Bay. Surrounded by 7 acres of evergreen forest, in a small, quiet area 3 miles from downtown Stonington. House was designed by noted Blue Hill architect Robert Knight and is abundantly sunny and airy, with over 50 windows or skylights.

Internet access and Dish TV. New top of the line fixtures in kitchen and baths. Shower in Master bath is exceptional with beautiful views of the forest. Pets allowed only with owner's permission. Deer Isle is what Julia Child referred to as 'true Downeast Maine' when she often vacationed near our home. With lobster and seafood galore!

Sea Kayaking can be done right from the property's edge (2 boats available). Island has small golf course, tennis, many hiking trails, freshwater pond, and gorgeous sunsets. Haystack Mountain School of Arts and Crafts is a renowned workshop facility on the island. 90 minutes from Acadia National Park. It's a short ferry boat trip from Stonington to Isle au Haut, part of Acadia National Park.

Deer Isle is also well know for its artist community, with many wonderful galleries and antique shops.

Keywords: House with 7 quiet acres of pine forest and a beautiful coastal cove

Property Type

  • 2 story
  • House
  • 1900 sq. ft.

Accommodation Type

      • Vacation Rental

      Meals

          • Guests Provide Their Own Meals

          Suitability

          • Children Welcome
          • Non Smoking Only
          • Limited Accessibility

          Bedrooms: 3 Bedrooms, Sleeps 6, Beds for 5-6

          Bathrooms: 2 Bathrooms

          • Bathroom 1

            ...moreless

          • Bathroom 2

            ...moreless

          • Master bath has beautiful walk-in shower with large windows facing the forest and a unique flower planter....moreless

          Kitchen & Dining

          • Dining:

            dining room faces the water and the forest. Can also dine on screen porch overlooking the salt-water cove....moreless

          • Cooking Utensils:

            full set of utensils...moreless

          • Kitchen:

            new applicances...moreless

          • Dishes & Utensils:

            fully equiped...moreless

          • Dining Area Seats:

            6...moreless

          • Coffee Maker
          • Toaster
          • Seating for 6 people

          Amenities

          • Living Room seats 6:

            Dish TV, wood stove, comfortable, contemporary couch and chairs....moreless

          • Heating:

            year-round...moreless

          • Babysitter
          • Parking Off Street
          • Washing Machine
          • Clothes Dryer
          • Towels Provided
          • Wood Stove
          • Linens Provided

          Other Amenities

              • On seven wooded acres of peaceful waterfront, facing south, granite countertops, wood floors, large screened porch and sun deck, many skylights and large windows, very sunny and open, Designed by Yale architecture graduate Robert Knight....moreless

              Entertainment

              • CD Player
              • Music Library
              • DVD Player

              Communications

              • Telephone

              Outdoor Features

              • Deck / Patio:

                Overlooking the water Also a screened porch...moreless

              • Golf:

                Island Country Club - 9 holes...moreless

              • Outdoor Grill

              Theme

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

              Location & View

              • Water View:

                Overlooks beautiful salt water cove Sunset view...moreless

              Activities

              • Cinemas
              • Medical Services
              • Fitness Center
              • Mountain Biking
              • Hunting
              • Deepsea Fishing
              • Mountain Climbing
              • Pier Fishing
              • Wind-Surfing
              • Rock Climbing
              • Cycling
              • Hiking
              • Tennis
              • Kayaking
              • Fishing
              • Sailing
              • Massage Therapist
              • Laundromat
              • Hospital
              • Groceries
              • Live Theater
              • Restaurants
              • Churches
              • Library
              • Marina
              • Antiquing
              • Miniature Golf
              • Swimming
              • Wildlife Viewing
              • Boating
              • Shopping
              • Beachcombing
              • Bird Watching
              • Scenic Drives
              • Walking
              • ATM/Bank
              • Sight Seeing
              • Golf
               

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              Rental basis: Per property
              Dates Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly * Event
              Summer
              May 31 - Aug 30, 2014
              7 night min stay

              $1,900
              Fall
              Sep 1 - Nov 15, 2014
              7 night min stay

              $1,600

              Additional information about rental rates

              Fees and Rental Conditions:

              • Refundable Damage Deposit $250
              • Property Damage Protection $89
              • Tax Rate 7%

              Notes:

              Deposit of 1/2 base rental. Remainder due 2 weeks prior to rental.

              Payment in the form of check only.


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              Location

              45 Miles
              Nearest Airport
              Bangor, ME
              3 Miles
              Nearest Ferry
              on island, Stonington
              45 Miles
              Nearest Train
              Bangor
              65 Miles
              Nearest Motorway
              I95
              5 Miles
              Nearest Beach
              on island
              5 Miles
              Nearest Barpub
              Fisherman's Friend
              6 Miles
              Nearest Golf
              on Island
              5 Miles
              Nearest Restaurant
              Whale's Rib

              House is located on a secluded cove with few homes nearby and 5 miles from town of Stonington, which has the largest lobster catch in all of Maine. There are restaurants, stores, library, medical center, fitness center, and more nearby. 90 minutes from Acadia National Park.

               

              Owner info

              Year Purchased: 2004

              About the owner: We are a couple engaged in the arts and education. We live in Boston and find peace, quite and beauty on Deer Isle.

              Why the Owner Chose Stonington:
              We love it on Deer Isle - it's a wonderful combination of natural beauty and opportunities for the kinds of outdoor activities we love to do on a daily basis. the property is secluded, but with easy access to the Town of Stonington, We are right on the water, south-facing with great sunsets. The island is not commercialized, nor overrun with tourists. Penobscot Bay is truly a paradise.

              The Unique Benefits at this House:
              Hiking, running, golf, sea kayaking, tennis, boating, fishing, and plenty of great seafood. Restaurants, grocery stores, and shops are in Stonington. The Opera House downtown has a terrific range of cultural events from movies to theatre to music and more.


              Contact us

              Speaks: spanish, english

               

              Photos

              • Side of house facing the salt water cove

                Side of house facing the salt water cove

              • View of cove from house

                View of cove from house

              • Master bedroom

                Master bedroom

              • Surrounding forest from cove at sunset

                Surrounding forest from cove at sunset

              • dining  room

                dining room

              • front door view of house, cove in background

                front door view of house, cove in background

              • Fire pit

                Fire pit

              • cove in front of Trecker house

                cove in front of Trecker house

              • Beach area in cove

                Beach area in cove

              • Living room with view of cove

                Living room with view of cove

              • Master bath

                Master bath

              • Screen porch & view of cove

                Screen porch & view of cove

              • side of house facing ocean

                side of house facing ocean

              • rainbow over Deer Isle

                rainbow over Deer Isle

              VRBO #176479

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              This listing was first published here in 2008.

              Date last modified - Tuesday, June 24, 2014

              $1,600 - $1,900 per week (USD)
              5

              3 Bedroom / 2 Bathroom
              Sleeps 6

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              Minimum stay: 7 nights
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              Speaks: spanish, english
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