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Serenity at 'High View' - the Way Vacations Are Meant to Be

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Quahog Bay from 16' x 33' dock. Easy launch of kayak or other small watercraft

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Last updated: 05/05/2015
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  • Minimum stay:7 nights
  • Internet:Yes
  • Pets considered:Yes
  • Wheel chair accessible:No

Special offer: Pre-Summer special; and a lobster dinner as well!! Details

Property description

It's ALL NEW and waiting for you. Surrounded by lush green trees and nestled on Great Island overlooking Quahog Bay, escape from the stresses of life and relax in the serenity of 'High View'. This private, deep waterfront property offers you and your loved ones the perfect vacation spot. Wake up and enjoy your favorite morning beverage outside on the balcony or down on the expansive dock as the sun rises from the east. With spectacular views of the bay; you'll enjoy watching sailboats, lobster boats, kayaks and other watercraft along with osprey, blue heron, geese, the occasional seal wondering in from the Atlantic and other beautiful Maine wildlife.

A full service kitchen, along with an outdoor 5-burner gas grill provides all the amenities needed to prepare your favorite breakfast, lunch or dinner. We've even provided a 33-qt lobster kettle so you can prepare a Maine famous lobster & clam feast (holds 8-12 lobster depending on size).

When you're not out enjoying Bowdoin College's live summer theatre, dining on Bailey's Island or shopping at the Freeport Outlets, stay in for the evening with a good book by the fireplace. Or, watch your favorite DVD on the 42' flat screen TV in the living room or the 26' flat screen TV (w/DVD player) in the Master Bedroom. Or, try your hand at night fishing off the dock during high tide. Whatever your choice, this property and the surrounding area offers you endless activities, both day and evening, to help you enjoy your week away from work.

It's ALL NEW at High View. We upgraded with all new bedroom, living room, dining and kitchen furniture. We've provided all the comforts of home to help ensure a refreshing nights sleep to prepare you for the next days activities. We even installed a brand new water filtration & salt conditioning system. Great taste for drinking and cooking.

The property is backed up with a newly installed (2012) 12Kw generator that automatically kicks on should a power outage ever occur allowing you uninterrupted enjoyment of your Maine experience no matter what time of year you stay.

Inquire now to reserve the best available time periods for this years vacation!

Keywords: single family home, waterfront property

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Property Type

  • House
  • 1822 sq. ft.

Accommodation Type

  • Vacation Rental

Meals

  • Guests Provide Their Own Meals

Suitability

  • Long-Term Renters Welcome
  • Minimum Age Limit For Renters:

    Primary renter must be 25 years or older...moreless

  • Children Welcome:

    Beds accomodate 6 adults. Air mattress available for small children on floor...moreless

  • Non Smoking Only
  • Pets Considered:

    Small dogs under 30 lbs...moreless

  • Unsuitable For Elderly Or Infirm
  • Wheelchair Inaccessible

Bedrooms: 2 Bedrooms, Sleeps 6, Beds for 6

  • Master : 1 king

    Master Bedroom...moreless

  • Guest: 2 twin/ single

    Guest Room...moreless

  • Bedroom: 1 queen

    Loft offers privacy screens and queen bed...moreless

  • 1 King size beds in Master Bedroom / 1 Queen size Bed in Bedroom-Loft / 2 Twin Beds in Guest Bedroom / Air mattress available for small children to sleep on floor....moreless

Bathrooms: 3 Bathrooms

  • Bathroom 1: toilet, combination tub/shower

    Master Bedroom...moreless

  • Bathroom 2: toilet, combination tub/shower

    Upstairs Guest...moreless

  • Bathroom 3: toilet, shower

    Downstairs...moreless

  • Downstairs bathroom is 3/4 (shower only). Both upstairs bathrooms have shower & tub...moreless

Other Amenities

  • 'State-of-the-art' water filtration/conditioning system providing great drinking & cooking water. Coffee, Tea, sugar & sweetner and Hot chocolate provided. Paper products (Napkins, Paper towels & Toilet Paper. Hair Dryer, Iron & ironing board provided. 33-quart cooking pot for boiling lobster & clams. 12kW generator with automatic transfer switch....moreless

Entertainment

  • Audio Tape Player
  • Books
  • Books For Adults
  • CD Player
  • DVD Player
  • Games:

    Basic board games...moreless

  • Games For Kids
  • Radio
  • Satellite / Cable:

    Comcast - Extended package with HD channels...moreless

  • Stereo:

    6-CD changer, Dual-cassette, AM/FM, Surround sound stereo system...moreless

  • Television:

    42' flatscreen in living room / 26' flatscreen in Master Bedroom...moreless

  • VCR
  • Video Library:

    Numerous DVD & VHS. Comedy, Adventure, Drama & Children features provided...moreless

Theme

  • Adventure
  • Away From It All
  • Family
  • Romantic
  • Tourist Attractions

Attractions

  • Churches
  • Cinemas
  • Forests
  • Health/Beauty Spa
  • Library
  • Live Theater
  • Museums
  • Recreation Center
  • Restaurants

Local Services & Businesses

  • ATM/Bank
  • Fitness Center
  • Groceries
  • Hospital
  • Medical Services

Leisure Activities

  • Antiquing
  • Bird Watching
  • Boating
  • Miniature Golf
  • Outlet Shopping
  • Paddle Boating
  • Scenic Drives
  • Shelling
  • Shopping
  • Sight Seeing
  • Walking
  • Wildlife Viewing

Location Type

  • Oceanfront:

    Incredible view of sunrise, lobster boats pulling their traps, sailboats, Kayaks, etc....moreless

  • Waterfront

Sports & Adventure Activities

  • Cycling
  • Deepsea Fishing
  • Fishing
  • Golf
  • Golf Privileges Optional
  • Hiking
  • Hunting
  • Jet Skiing
  • Kayaking
  • Pier Fishing
  • Rafting
  • Sailing
  • Scuba Diving Or Snorkeling
  • Sound/Bay Fishing
  • Swimming
  • Tennis
  • Water Skiing
  • Wind-Surfing

Dining

  • Dining
  • Dining Area
  • Seating for 6 people

General

  • Alarm Clock
  • Basic Soaps
  • Broadband Access
  • Ceiling Fans
  • Clothes Dryer:

    Located in utility room basement...moreless

  • Filtered Water
  • Fireplace
  • Garage:

    2-car attached to home...moreless

  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating
  • Internet:

    Wireless & cable...moreless

  • Iron & Board
  • Laundry Soap
  • Linens Provided:

    400 thread count or higher...moreless

  • Living Room:

    Seats 6 comfortably...moreless

  • Local Activities Guide
  • Paper Towels
  • Parking
  • Parking For RV/Boat/Trailer:

    Small Boat/trailer under 20 feet only...moreless

  • Security System
  • Telephone:

    Long distance included (in the contiguos United States only). International calls (including Canada & Mexico) will be charged to renter....moreless

  • Toilet Paper
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine:

    Located in utility room basement...moreless

  • Wireless Internet:

    WiFi...moreless

  • Wood Fireplace

Kitchen

  • 4 Ring Stove
  • Coffee Maker
  • Cooking Utensils:

    two sets of 8 place settings along with pots/pans, strainers, etc....moreless

  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Freezer:

    Located in utility room basement...moreless

  • Grill
  • Kitchen
  • Lobster Pot
  • Microwave
  • Mini Refrigerator
  • Oven
  • Pantry Items
  • Refrigerator:

    Full size in kitchen. Smaller unit available in utility room basement...moreless

  • Stove
  • Stove
  • Toaster

Outside

  • Balcony:

    2nd floor level facing ocean/sunrise...moreless

  • Boat Dock
  • Deck / Patio:

    10' x 40'. View of Quahog Bay...moreless

  • Golf:

    Brunswick golf course within 15 mile radius...moreless

  • Lawn / Garden
  • Outdoor Grill
  • Outdoor Grill Gas
  • Patio
  • Porch / Veranda
  • Walkway To Water
  • Wood Deck
 

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Special offer: Pre-Summer special; and a lobster dinner as well!!

Recent availability is our loss and your gain. Book any available week between now and June 12th and get a $150 reduction on the listed price. We'll also provide a $50 gift certificate for a lobster meal at the World Famous Cook's Lobster House. Book 2-weeks and receive a $200 discount on each week! We'll also provide a $75 gift certificate to Cook's Lobster house.

Offer for: May 6, 2015 - Jun 12, 2015 View calendar

Rental basis: Per property
Dates Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly * Event
Spring 2015
May 22 - Jun 25, 2015
7 night min stay

$1,350

Changeover Day: Friday

Summer 2015
Jun 26 - Sep 3, 2015
7 night min stay

$2,350

Changeover Day: Friday

Fall 2015
Sep 4 - Nov 5, 2015
7 night min stay

$1,200

Changeover Day: Friday


Additional information about rental rates

Fees:

  • Refundable Damage Deposit $500
  • Tax Rate 8%

Notes:

Rates subject to change until reservations are confirmed. First time renters are subject to a "one-time" 6% admin fee through property manager. Owner reserves the right to cancel at anytime.

Off-Season Rates: If less than 7 nights, additional charge for cleaning & trash. If more than 7 nights, additional charge for utilities (heating oil, electricity).

Cash, Credit Cards, Checks and Travelers Cheques are accepted. 50% due to secure reservation. Remaining balance due within 30-days prior to arrival date.


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Last updated: 05/05/2015
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Location

35 Miles
Nearest Airport
Portland Intl Airport
7 Miles
Nearest Barpub
Brunswick
11 Miles
Nearest Golf
Brunswick
10 Miles
Nearest Motorway
I-95
0.25 Miles
Nearest Restaurant
Harpswell
15 Miles
Nearest Beach
Popham State Beach

Car: Necessary

Freeport - Home of L.L. Bean and other name outlets. Bath - Maine Maritime Museum, Bath Naval Shipyard. Brunswick - Maine Art Theatre of Performing Arts (Bowdoin College Campus)

 

Manager info

Year Purchased: 2009

About: Owners: Michael & Rhonda Boyett: We are both professionals working in the Healthcare industry. We love to travel and have visited many coastal areas (East coast, West coast & Hawaii) in the USA. We've successfully raised two children who are now college graduates and pursuing their own professional careers (Attorney & Nurse). We are originally from the east coast (Maine & Virginia) and moved to California in the 80's. We still have family in Maine and visit often. Please direct all inquiries to our property manager, Heather Allen @ Your Island Connection, LLC. YIC, LLC has served the local islands for over 30-years. Heather and her assistant, Michaela Bichrest, can answer any and all questions about this unique & popular area of Maine. They can also provide complete instructions for booking, payment and other similar requirements.

Why Harpswell (N,S,E&W):
My parents completed this spec home in 1992 after my father retired from the Navy. We fell in love with the place, visiting numerous times with our children during the '90's; fishing, going out on lobster runs with my Dad and just relaxing. My parents intention was to pass the property on to their kids. With my Dad's passing, Mom finally reached a point where she could no longer take care of the place alone. We purchased the property in the summer of 2009 as our second home. We have had numerous friends comment on how beautiful the property and area are and expressing a desire to stay. It was then we decided to offer it as a vacation rental so others could share in the beauty & tranquility of this place.

The Unique Benefits at this House:
Quiet and away from the busy main streets of town but close enough (7-miles) for convenient access for food shopping nd other supplies. The neighborhood is extremely quiet and serene. The neighbors are friendly and very respectful of each others privacy. For us, this place offers a great escape from the day to day stresses of our jobs. This is one of the few places we have ever been that truly allows us to completely unwind and 'recharge'.


Contact us

Speaks: english

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Photos

  • Quahog Bay from 16' x 33' dock. Easy launch of kayak or other small watercraft

    Quahog Bay from 16' x 33' dock. Easy launch of kayak or other small watercraft

  • View from balcony

    View from balcony

  • View of Quahog Bay from driveway

    View of Quahog Bay from driveway

  • High View & dock from Quahog Bay

    High View & dock from Quahog Bay

  • Returning from a day on the ocean.

    Returning from a day on the ocean.

  • King Bed in Master Bdrm

    King Bed in Master Bdrm

  • Loft with queen bed. Includes privacy screens and two ceiling fans.

    Loft with queen bed. Includes privacy screens and two ceiling fans.

  • Guest bedroom with two twins. Includes ceiling fan/light

    Guest bedroom with two twins. Includes ceiling fan/light

  • 10' x 40' Balcony with elevated, full view of Quahog Bay

    10' x 40' Balcony with elevated, full view of Quahog Bay

  • Side view with entrance from basement w/steps down to dock or up to driveway.

    Side view with entrance from basement w/steps down to dock or up to driveway.

  • Mid-day view from balcony

    Mid-day view from balcony

  • Lobster feast!

    Lobster feast!

  • Entrance to front with 2 car attached garage

    Entrance to front with 2 car attached garage

  • View from sunroom; kitchen, dining rom, stairs to bedrooms & entry way

    View from sunroom; kitchen, dining rom, stairs to bedrooms & entry way

  • Dining area from family room

    Dining area from family room

  • Family room with fireplace and entertainment center

    Family room with fireplace and entertainment center

  • Master Bedroom: King bed, TV, private bathroom and walk-in closet

    Master Bedroom: King bed, TV, private bathroom and walk-in closet

  • South-eastern view in the morning from dock. Calm, quiet and serene.

    South-eastern view in the morning from dock. Calm, quiet and serene.

  • Moored Schooner and passing sail boat

    Moored Schooner and passing sail boat

  • Maine wildlife is always in full view on Quahog Bay

    Maine wildlife is always in full view on Quahog Bay

  • Kayaking on Quahog Bay. You can launch from our dock!

    Kayaking on Quahog Bay. You can launch from our dock!

  • Early morning fog... quiet & peaceful

    Early morning fog... quiet & peaceful

  • Pulling lobster traps just off our dock.

    Pulling lobster traps just off our dock.

  • Early June sunrise on Quahog Bay

    Early June sunrise on Quahog Bay

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  • Bedrooms
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  • Bathrooms
    3
  • Property type
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Member since: 2010
Speaks: english
  • Response time Within 24 hours
  • Response rate 90%
  • Calendar last updated 05/05/2015
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