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Waterfront with Large Pier - Eastern Gut - Rutherford Island

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Float activity in August

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

South Bristol cottage description

This is a modest house that once was a a stable, the village fire house and since 1939, a residence. Two bedrooms upstairs, kitchen and living room on the first floor and newly renovated ground level family/play room with elevated bunk area.

It is located just on to Rutherford Island, up a bit from the Swing Bridge on the left, facing into the Eastern Gut. The house has spectacular water views from 3 sides, with the sunrise over the Gut and sunset over the Damariscotta River. The land drops quickly to the pier, causing dramatic height and views from the kitchen and master bedroom. All the rooms (including the bathroom) have ocean views.

The Gut is in the village of South Bristol with shops, grocery stores, lobster pounds and 2 full service boat yards. Damariscotta is a 15 minute drive back up the river. Pemaquid sandy beaches are 15 minutes away. Hideaway beaches on Rutherford are close by.

This is a kayackers dream house. Christmas Cove is 2 miles on the south end of the island. Bring your big boat, moorings are available. A 36x40' pier is 35' from the back door with a gangway and float. This pier is located in the lee of most all summer breezes and gets hot during the daytime. There are 2 Old Town Kayaks on the pier for your use.
There is plenty of activity during the day in and out of the nearby swing bridge and it quiets down very nicely in the evening. Local long hikes and short ones right from the house. Eagles, osprey, loons, heron, starfish, crabs, little lobsters, seals, all kinds of gulls, traditional wood pleasure and work boats all to be seen daily without moving from the pier. 10' of tidal range, moving in and out every 12 hours.

This is a cozy house, perfect for a couple and a few kids or 2 couples. Plenty of interior photos upon request.
Rental price recently reduced.

Keywords: Waterfront Cottage

Property Type

  • 3 story
  • Cottage

Accommodation Type

      • Vacation Rental

      Meals

          • Guests Provide Their Own Meals

          Suitability

          • Non Smoking Only
          • Pets Considered
          • Children Welcome
          • Alternative Lifestyle

          Bedrooms: 2 Bedrooms, Sleeps 6, Beds for 6

          Bathrooms: 1 Bathroom

          Kitchen & Dining

          • Refrigerator
          • Oven
          • Coffee Maker
          • Toaster
          • Microwave
          • Kitchen
          • Catering Available

          Amenities

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

          Other Amenities

              • 36'x40' pier 35' from back door of the house. Moorings available in one of the better protected harbors in Maine. Lobster pounds within rowing distance. Have lobsters delivered to the pier. Swell neighbors. Water views from every side of the house....moreless

              Entertainment

              • Video Game Console:

                Wii with a variety of software...moreless

              • Television
              • Stereo
              • Video Library
              • CD Player
              • VCR
              • DVD Player
              • Music Library
              • Video Games

              Communications

              • Mobile Phone:

                Bring your own. There is decent reception on all services....moreless

              • Internet
              • Telephone

              Outdoor Features

              • Deck / Patio:

                36X40' pier with attached gangway and float....moreless

              • Kayak / Canoe:

                2-12' kayaks for your use. ...moreless

              • Outdoor Grill

              Theme

                  • Historic

                  Location & View

                  • Oceanfront:

                    Full access to the ocean from private pier. 40' from back door...moreless

                  Activities

                  • Live Theater
                  • Hiking
                  • Swimming
                  • Golf
                  • Tennis
                  • Kayaking
                  • Cycling
                  • Fishing
                  • Sailing
                  • Sight Seeing
                  • Antiquing
                  • Wildlife Viewing
                  • Boating
                  • Museums
                  • Restaurants
                  • Wind-Surfing
                  • Snorkeling/Diving
                   

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                  Rental basis: Per property
                  Dates Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly * Event
                  Summer
                  May 6 - Jul 31, 2014
                  7 night min stay

                  $1,000
                  Summer
                  Aug 1 - Sep 15, 2014
                  7 night min stay

                  $1,250
                  Fall
                  Sep 16 - Oct 31, 2014
                  7 night min stay

                  $1,000

                  Additional information about rental rates

                  Fees:

                  • Tax Rate 7%

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                  Calendar

                  Last updated: 07/07/2014
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                  Owner info

                  Year Purchased: 2008

                  About the owner: I've been a small wood sailboat enthusiast and restorer since I was a child. Residential choises have been made principally on the town's harbor. 20 years in Marblehead, 20 years on Mount Desert Island, near 20 years in Portland and maybe the next 20 in S. Bristol. Lisa and I just got real lucky with this sweet little house, with never an idea we could not only own a waterfront place but located most likely in one of the prettiest places in the world. We are likely to end up in S. Bristol year-round in a few years. Until then, we could use the extra income while we easliy share this place.

                  Why the Owner Chose South Bristol:
                  The Gut, South Bristol is the finest and one of most protected harbors on the east coast. Our wood boat is moored in the Gut year round 50' off the pier. Working up from the boat, we have a float and gangway attached to a 30 X 40' pier. 40' up from the pier is the house that overlooks the Gut from 3 floors. The house is a comfortable residence that is manageable, comfortable and affordable. Our 14 year old daughter and her friends get to play around the house, pier, boats and the Island like few other kids get to.

                  The Unique Benefits at this Cottage:
                  Pretty well described in the house profile. I will guarantee you won't be disappointed.


                  Contact us

                  Speaks: english

                   

                  Photos

                  • Float activity in August

                    Float activity in August

                  • View from kitchen

                    View from kitchen

                  • Living room

                    Living room

                  • View from master bedroom

                    View from master bedroom

                  VRBO #216215

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                  This listing was first published here in 2008.

                  Date last modified - Saturday, January 11, 2014

                  $1,000 - $1,250 per week (USD)
                  4

                  2 Bedroom / 1 Bathroom
                  Sleeps 6

                  View calendar: Updated 07/07/14
                  Minimum stay: 7 nights
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