Sea Captain's Home*Great Beach*Fantastic Views*Modern Amenities*Very Fair Prices
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- Wheel chair accessible:No
Stonington house description
Availabilities as of 8/15/2014:
*October 18th, 2014 on through February 14th of 2015 is available. Fall and winter are still fabulous times to be on the Island ~ as our calendar shows.
*May 16th 2015 through June 13th 2015 is open.
*September 12th 2015 into the Fall and winter is open.
We're offering great prices & have worked diligently to make this home all that you're looking for in a Maine vacation - because we want you, to want to come back!
This 1st paragraph has been dedicated to posting updates as they happen. **10/2012 She's getting a major facelift this Fall. We're having the roof done with standing seam metal in a burnished slate color. 4/2012 We've just completed our latest, and biggest landscaping project. We've put in 100 ft of raised beds (berms really) & filled them w/a variety of plantings. It's really creating a sweet back yard oasis. 11/11 Pete has put down new ceramic floor tile in the sun room. 4/11 Put in a Jotul gas fireplace & a flat screen TV in the living room. 5/11 Placed a new Char-Broil infrared grill & 2 new cushioned wrought iron chaise lounges on the patio. 4/10 The kitchen is ALL new - paint, appliances, lighting, butcher block island, cherry cabinets, hardwood floors - which are throughout the house. The 1 full & 2 - 1/2 baths have received new paint, granite or corian counters & cabinetry. All 3 bedrooms, the living & dining rooms, have been renovated w/new paint or wallpaper & trim. Very nice updates while retaining the charm of a 100 year old Maine Captains house. 5/10 The laundry room w/spanking new front loading washer/dryer is done. 6/2010 Finally we're on to landscaping. We've added an arbor entrance w/honeysuckles, climbing hydrangea, ornamental grasses, etc, & a 12x18 slate & river rock patio off of the sun room, all overlooking the backyard, which is also where the dog run is set up. The property is surrounded by old growth pines, Norway spruce, fir trees, wild rose bushes & unique ledges, that we're enhancing w/new gardens. All beds have new linens, quilts, allergen mattress pads, pillows & headboards. Book a private boat charter w/us - you can walk to where we'll pick you up from - for a lighthouse tour, dinner cruise, seal & birdwatching, clamming, Island picnic, whatever your heart desires, on our 37' converted lobster yacht w/full on board facilities. You're not here yet? We'll leave the brand new motion sensor lights on for you!
Welcome! We know that you'll enjoy this property as much as we do - finding fun and happy surprises throughout. The property is situated to take in all of the harbor happenings of both working & pleasure craft, but removed enough to be relaxing & entertaining. Beyond the immediate harbor view is Penobscot Bay, both Barred Island & Crockett Cove Nature Preserves(both w/great hiking trails), & the beautiful Camden Hills. There is a great pocket beach, directly across the road, that our neighbors have graciously given permission for our rental guest to share. Our covered front porch w/3 cushioned wicker rockers, & small dining area will draw you out for Burnt Cove's famous sunsets we're so fortunate to have a birds eye view of.
You'll enter through the Sun room, which will quickly become a favorite spot. It sports a bistro table set & 2 wicker chairs.Next is the completely renovated kitchen w/new hardwood flooring, lots of new cherry cabinets & all new appliances. You'll find the kitchen to be fully stocked for all of your cooking & baking needs. Off the kitchen is the dining room with oak furnishings, including seating for 8, a buffet & bar. This room also serves as a great spot to check your email, although internet access is possible throughout the house with our Wi-Fi connection. If you must communicate with the outside world while on vacation, there is also an answering & fax machine - with free unlimited, nationwide calling on our phones.
The living room is next, with it's over sized picture window,(& binoculars) taking in all of the harbor happenings of a working waterfront. It is outfitted w/ comfortable leather furniture & a fully equipped entertainment system (DVD/5 CD changer/I-pod Dock/surround sound)- We also have board games, puzzles, & books from local authors on hand. Next is the hall which does double duty as an office/writing area & also looks out to the beach & harbor - our tabletop telescope has found its home there. Rounding off the down stairs is a combination 1/2 bath (flush & sink) & all new laundry room, w/stackable washer/dryer set, iron/ironing board, etc. There is also a direct entry, one car garage.
On the second floor you'll find the full bath with a tub/ shower combo. There are 3 bedrooms, the 1st has 2 new twin beds, the 2nd has a queen size memory foam bed, (both rooms with harbor views), & the 3rd & largest bedroom, has a California King pillow top bed. This bedroom has a flat screen TV with cable connection, DVD, & its own half bath, (but not a water view). All bedrooms are good sized & inviting, with plenty of closet space and bureau's. You will find our Burnt Cove house to be thoughtfully equipped in all aspects.
The large backyard awaits w/a gas grill, picnic table, 2 great chaise lounges (on wheels), a water view, & a run set up for the dog. The equally large front yard looks out over the cove and the beach. Our home is a great spot to reconnect with your own family & a wonderful location from which to explore all that Stonington & the islands beyond have to offer. Kayaks can be affordably rented here on the island & the pocket beach makes for a perfect launching spot to explore the nature preserves & other islands - or you can take either a class or guided tour. We're less than 2 miles to downtown Stonington. We keep a very helpful directory of menus from area restaurants, island highlights and upcoming events you may be interested in. From past experience, we've found renting from Saturday to Saturday works best, so we'll follow suit with this home.
Keep checking our site for updated photos, but book right away to ensure your spot this summer. You won't be disappointed.
Keywords: Vacation Home, Beach, Stonington ME rental, pet friendly, great sunsets, boating
- Vacation Rental
- Guests Provide Their Own Meals
- Children Welcome:
- Non Smoking Only
Bedrooms: 3 Bedrooms, Sleeps 6, Beds for 6
- King size beds (1) California King w/ memory foam topper & new 400 ct Egyptian cotton sheets., Queen size Beds (1) Memory Foam, new sateen cotton linens and quilts. New slant back headboard - great for reading., Twin or Single Beds (2) 2 Brand new, Serta 'Plush' brand beds w/headboards, new sateen cotton linens, colorful quilts, pillows, and cozy protective mattress covers....moreless
Bathrooms: 1 Bathroom, 2 Half Bathrooms
- 1 Full plus 2 half baths
- CD Player
- DVD Player
- Satellite / Cable:
- Health/Beauty Spa
- Live Theater
Local Services & Businesses
- Fitness Center
- Massage Therapist
- Medical Services
- Horseback Riding
- Miniature Golf
- Sight Seeing
- Wildlife Viewing
Sports & Adventure Activities
- Basketball Court
- Cross Country Skiing
- Mountain Biking
- Rock Climbing
- Broadband Access
- Clothes Dryer:
- Covered Parking
- Free Long Distance:
- Gas Fireplace:
- Hair Dryer
- Iron & Board
- Linens Provided:
- Parking Off Street
- Parking For RV/Boat/Trailer
- Towels Provided
- Washing Machine:
- Wireless Internet:
- Coffee Maker:
Thoughtfully well equipped - plenty of pots & pans, casserole dishes, all baking needs, panini griddle, waffle iron, coffee grinder and programmable automatic maker, french press, toaster,several lobster/seafood pots, lobster crackers & pickers, Well stocked with herbs, spices, oils, vinegars and other common pantry items (kindly replenish anything that you finish)...moreless
- Dishes & Utensils
- Ice Maker
- Deck / Patio:
- Lanai / Gazebo:
- Outdoor Grill
May 2014 .. $995/week /All rates are for up to 4 people/ $50 PP add'l Jun 2014 .. $1400/week July and August 2014 .. $1800/week Sept 2014 . $1400/week Oct. 2014 - $1200/week//Nov. through May - contact owner 8% ME State Lodging Tax, $150 Cleaning Fee $300 Fully refundable security deposit
Note: Until confirmed, rates are subject to change without notice.
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The owners offer, at reasonable rates, custom boat charters, on their 37'converted lobster yacht, the 'Susan Marie'. Tour the local waters, explore other islands, see light houses, seals etc. Take a dinner cruise on or to a neighboring island. Groups of up to 6 people can be accommodated. Full on board facilities. A wonderful way to experience the coast. Capt. Pete has navigated these waters all of his life, either as a fishermen, boat builder or explorer and will instantly make you feel at ease.
Year Purchased: 2009
About the owner: About the owners: Pete Buxton is a local boat builder/designer, owner/operator of Buxton Boats LLC. Captain Pete also operates a custom charter business called 'Susan Marie Charters', from his 37' lobster yacht the 'Susan Marie'. Call him for a great tour around the beautiful islands surrounding Stonington, or he'll help you create the boating experience you're looking for: island picnics, camping, hiking, clamming, photography, wildlife or see up to 8 lighthouses. Sue Buxton managed Ingrid Bengis Seafood for 13 years, shipping our famous seafood to top restaurants across the country. She now is owner of Day Boat Fresh Seafood. Sue and Pete have two sons, Josh and Jared, all of whom live locally but travel often. Sue and Pete are lovingly updating the house and will be there to make sure that the home is impeccably clean, properly stocked, and ready for each set of guests. They live minutes away if any problems should arise and will answer your calls.
Why the Owner Chose Stonington:
This property abuts a treasured family cottage located on land that has been in the Buxton family for close to a century. When presented with the rare opportunity to purchase this home in the sought - after Burnt Cove area last year, it felt like the right thing for us and for our children. We are fortunate to have a spot that we feel so connected to, which will continue to be in the family for many years to come. We're excited to share this special home with you and your family.
The Unique Benefits at this House:
You'll find many advantages to staying at the house at Fifield Point. The home is spacious and well appointed. The beach across the road will provide hours of enjoyment, or if you prefer, there is 'Sand Beach' near by also. Our boat trips depart from just across the road. The local market, pharmacy and gas station are within walking distance. We are also close to both Crockett cove and Barred Island Nature Preserves and hiking trails. The cove in front of the home is one of the most scenic around, you'll witness an array of both working and pleasure boats, birds (eagles, loons, ducks, etc), spectacular sunsets and an ever-changing scenery.
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Taken from the sandy beach. Art Studio in background.
The Heritage & Fox Island lighthouse from our boat on Nebo Lodge dinner cruises~
Our charter boat the 37' lobster yacht 'Susan Marie' is now kept in Burnt Cove.
Taken from front lawn.
Sweet porch, overlooking beach and cove. Lots of bird activity.
Wicker rockers on covered front porch.
Chaise lounges on back yard patio.
Large dining room w/oak furnishings & book shelf w/great reading material.
2 new Serta 'Plush'brand beds, all new bedding, waterview.
TV room. Jotul fireplace, great leather furniture, oversized picture window.
New Berms w/ plantings create a sweet back yard oasis.
Rustic art studio in the backyard.
Off season view of the back of house. Sunroom and patio w/grill. Huge back lawn.
Off season photo from, and of the sandy beach at low tide.
View from front lawn. Barred Island, Crockett cove, Camden Hills in background.
Off season pic. Out building in back ground. Large front & back lawns.
View from inside living room, looking out thru the front porch dining area.
The sun room with new floor tile. Table for four.
All new, well stocked kitchen w/ attached sunroom.
Master bedroom. 1/2 bath, CA king bed, DVD/Cable TV/phone, walk in closet.
Queen memory foam bed, slant back headboard, walk in closet, waterview.
massive ledges w/picnic table, gardens. Art studio, or hang out. large back yard
From our boat during a charter. Windjammer w/ downtown Stonington in background.
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