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Harbor View & Beach Access, Island House Plus Studio

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Barnacle, cabin, bike shed, beach

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Last updated: 09/09/2014
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  • Minimum stay:3-7 nights
  • Internet:No
  • Pets considered:Yes
  • Wheel chair accessible:No

North Haven house description

Overlooking picturesque Bartlett's Harbor, this secluded property, set amongst spruce trees, wildflowers, and rocky ledges, includes a small house plus an 'in-law cabin.' Two parties will enjoy privacy but close proximity: a lawn separates the two buildings by 50'. Completely renovated 2014.

Access to two beaches (rocky and pebble) and the pier, along a dirt road, is a two-minute walk. The rental includes shared use of a rowboat and the pier.

The Barnacle proper has 3 small bedrooms (2 BRs have a twin, 1 BR has a full) plus a loft (double bed) under the eaves (6.5' standing room in center of loft), living/dining area (oak table seats 8) with wood-burning stove, kitchen (sink, gas stove, fridge, microwave, coffeemaker, but no dishwasher), bathroom with shower, and deck. The stairs are ladder-like!

The 'in-law cabin' is a grey-shingled one-room studio built in about 1985, with a comfy double bed, kitchen area, bathroom with shower and washer-dryer. No stairs.

Both have great views, especially of the sunsets over the Camden Hills.

There's an out-building for storing your bikes, where kids can play cards on rainy days.




Keywords: House + Studio

Property Type

      • House

      Accommodation Type

          • Vacation Rental

          Suitability

          • Non Smoking Only
          • Pets Considered
          • Children Welcome

          Bedrooms: 5 Bedrooms, Sleeps 9, Beds for 8-9

          Bathrooms: 2 Bathrooms

          Kitchen & Dining

          • Refrigerator
          • Microwave
          • Kitchen
          • Cooking Utensils

          Amenities

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

          Entertainment

          • DVD Player
          • Television
          • VCR

          Communications

              • Telephone

              Outdoor Features

              • Outdoor Grill
              • Deck / Patio

              Location & View

              • Beach View:

                From the high deck and front windows, look out over Bartlett's Harbor, past the bluff and across Penobscott Bay toward the Camden Hills...moreless

              • Village:

                The picturesque town of North Haven is 4.5 miles from Bartlett's Harbor....moreless

              • Beachfront:

                walk down the dirt path, past one other house, to a pebble beach...moreless

              • Mountain View
              • Ocean View
              • Water View

              Activities

              • Restaurants
              • Cycling
              • Sailing
              • Kayaking
              • Golf
              • Medical Services
              • Laundromat
              • ATM/Bank
              • Tennis
              • Wildlife Viewing
              • Walking
              • Bird Watching
              • Beachcombing
              • Boating
              • Museums
              • Cinemas
              • Live Theater
              • Shelling
              • Hiking
               

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              Rental basis: Per property
              Dates Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly * Event
              Peak summer season
              Jul 1 - Aug 31, 2015
              7 night min stay

              $2,500
              September
              Sep 1 - Oct 10, 2015
              3 night min stay

              $2,250

              Additional information about rental rates

              Fees:

              • Refundable Damage Deposit $250
              • Tax Rate 8%

              Notes:

              Half of total is due upon receipt of contract. Remainder due February. Completely refundable except for $150 re-rental fee IF I can re-rent the property to another tenant.


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              Last updated: 09/09/2014
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              Location

              12 Miles
              Nearest Airport
              Rockland, ME
              4.5 Miles
              Nearest Ferry
              North Haven/Rockland DOT ferry

              Car: Recommended

              The North Haven Comm. Center offers movies, plays, lectures, coffee & donuts, but the schedule varies. The Island Museum features artifacts from 200 years of North Haven living. Tennis & golf privileges, sailing & tennis lessons are available through the Casino (the town Yacht Club).

               

              Owner info

              Year Purchased: 1960

              About the owner: Our grandparents bought the Red House (then red) in 1914. He was a sculptor and he joined Bela Pratt, another sculptor, and other artists summering at Bartlett's Harbor. It was a thriving artists' colony, and the bluffs, sunlight, spruce trees, bay and harbors, and wildflower meadows were often depicted in different media. In 1960 our parents bought the neighboring property, The Barnacle, which a Pratt son (who later died in the 1918 influenza epidemic) built on a rock from old barn timbers. My brothers and parents now live in California, and I live in NJ, and we continue to summer on North Haven with our own children.

              Why the Owner Chose North Haven:
              Beach-combing biking painting /drawing /photos (Bartlett's Harbor was a former artists' colony) rowing swimming (water is cold) collecting mussels, crabs

              The Unique Benefits at this House:
              We have many family traditions, such as sailing around the inlets and islands in Penobscot Bay, motoring to Saddle Island for a picnic, climbing to the top of Ames' Peak (close to the town tennis courts) for a nearly 360 degree view, picking wild raspberries and wildflowers, hiking the path through the woods to the other side of the harbor, building morning fires in the fireplace or woodstove to stave off the Maine chill, swimming across the cove to the Pier. We visit the lovely town library every few days, go out to dinner at Coal Wharf, and have at least one lobster dinner at home.


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              • Barnacle, cabin, bike shed, beach

                Barnacle, cabin, bike shed, beach

              • View of harbor & Camden hills from Barnacle deck

                View of harbor & Camden hills from Barnacle deck

              • Barnacle kitchen

                Barnacle kitchen

              • Barnacle side view

                Barnacle side view

              • interior - liv space with wood-burning stove

                interior - liv space with wood-burning stove

              • "In-law cabin"

                "In-law cabin"

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              Date last modified - Thursday, September 11, 2014

              $321 - $357 per night (USD)
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              5 Bedroom / 2 Bathroom
              Sleeps 9

              View calendar: Updated 09/09/14
              Minimum stay: 3-7 nights
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              Harbor View & Beach Access, Island House Plus Studio

              North Haven #236414

              5 BR  2 BA  Sleeps 9

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