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Secluded, Quiet House Overlooking Penobscot Bay, Rocky Coast

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A classic Maine Saltbox design right on the Bay!

A classic Maine Saltbox design right on the Bay! Front deck overlooking Penobscot Bay Upstairs Bedroom with 4 single beds Master Bedroom on main floor.  One queen bed. Kitchen Deck Coastline view Kitchen Upstairs bathroom

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Last updated: 02/10/2014
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  • Minimum stay:7 nights
  • Internet:Yes
  • Pets considered:No
  • Wheel chair accessible:No

Owl's Head house description

This custom-built, family-owned house has been meticulously maintained since the 1970's for use by both the owners and vacation renters. Most of the windows and the spacious deck look out upon peaceful Penobscot Bay. The house is on a dead-end street with very little traffic, surrounded by trees, flowers, nature and quiet. The coastline is rugged and rocky, the beautiful rocky shore for which Maine is famous. This is a perfect place to escape the hustle and bustle of the tourist destinations of Coastal Route 1.

Yet, renters will find themselves only 10 minutes away from some of the best activities and sights Maine has to offer. The busy and quaint destinations of Rockland and Camden are only 10-30 minutes away. Owls Head Light, Birch Point State Park, The Farnsworth Museum, Camden Hills State Park, and many more classic Maine destinations are a short distance just down the road. Rockland boasts great restaurants, cafes, and shops. The Penobscot Bay is great for sea kayaking, sailing, boating, and swimming. There is a boat ramp less than 10 minutes away. Owls Head is a great destination for bicycling and beachcombing/shelling. Community tennis courts are only a 5 minute drive away. There is something for everyone!

The house has all the benefits of home, from the fully-equipped kitchen to offering pots for cooking your lobster feast - and cozy beds for all the youngsters. The living room is equipped with cable TV and wireless internet. On a cool fall evening, you will be treated to blazing foliage. In winter, you can cross country ski out the front door. No matter what time of year you visit or what you like to enjoy, you will feel right at home here!

More photos (kitchen, living room, etc.) are available upon request.



Keywords: ocean front home, Maine coast vacation rental

Property Type

      • House

      Accommodation Type

          • Vacation Rental

          Meals

              • Guests Provide Their Own Meals

              Onsite Services

                  • Housekeeper Optional

                  Suitability

                  • Pets Not Allowed
                  • Children Welcome
                  • Long-Term Renters Welcome
                  • Non Smoking Only

                  Bedrooms: 3 Bedrooms, Sleeps 8, Beds for 8

                  Bathrooms: 2 Bathrooms

                  Kitchen & Dining

                  • Dining Area Seats:

                    8...moreless

                  • Refrigerator
                  • Microwave
                  • Dishwasher
                  • Cooking Utensils
                  • Kitchen
                  • Toaster
                  • Stove
                  • Dining
                  • Oven
                  • Coffee Maker
                  • Dishes & Utensils

                  Amenities

                  • Washing Machine
                  • Parking For RV/Boat/Trailer
                  • Parking Off Street
                  • Clothes Dryer
                  • Wood Stove
                  • Towels Provided
                  • Heating
                  • Parking
                  • Linens Provided
                  • Living Room

                  Entertainment

                  • Satellite / Cable
                  • CD Player
                  • Television
                  • Games
                  • Books

                  Communications

                  • Mobile Phone:

                    Not all cell services work well at Owls Head but many do....moreless

                  • Telephone
                  • Internet
                  • Wireless Internet

                  Outdoor Features

                  • Deck / Patio
                  • Outdoor Grill
                  • Lawn / Garden

                  Theme

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

                  Location & View

                      • Oceanfront:

                        This home sits directly on Penobscot Bay, overlooking the rugged rocky coastline....moreless

                      Car

                          • Necessary

                          Activities

                          • Sailing
                          • Cycling
                          • Hunting
                          • Jet Skiing
                          • Tennis
                          • Freshwater Fishing
                          • Deepsea Fishing
                          • Snowmobiling
                          • Pier Fishing
                          • Snorkeling/Diving
                          • Fishing
                          • Cross Country Skiing
                          • Kayaking
                          • Mountain Biking
                          • Wind-Surfing
                          • Hiking
                          • Swimming
                          • Parasailing
                          • Scenic Drives
                          • Eco Tourism
                          • Shelling
                          • Walking
                          • Bird Watching
                          • Restaurants
                          • Museums
                          • Beachcombing
                          • Cinemas
                          • Hospital
                          • Groceries
                          • Medical Services
                          • Massage Therapist
                          • ATM/Bank
                          • Sight Seeing
                          • Shopping
                          • Boating
                          • Wildlife Viewing

                          Other Activities

                              • Historic lighthouses, State Park sandy beach, lobster!
                               

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                              Rental basis: Per property
                              Dates Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly * Event
                              Shoulder Season - Spring
                              Feb 6 - May 31, 2014
                              7 night min stay

                              $900
                              High Season
                              Jun 1 - Sep 30, 2014
                              7 night min stay

                              $1,300

                              Changeover Day: Saturday

                              Shoulder Season-Fall
                              Oct 1 - Nov 30, 2014
                              7 night min stay

                              $900

                              Additional information about rental rates

                              Fees and Rental Conditions:

                              • Property Damage Protection $89
                              • Tax Rate 10%

                              Notes:

                              We accept the payment by cash or check. The deposit is required to hold the reservation and the remainder is due upon check in.


                              This owner accepts: Credit cards.
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                              Calendar

                              Last updated: 02/10/2014
                              Check availability
                              23 Available
                              21 Unavailable
                              22 Today
                              23 Selected dates
                               

                              Location

                              • Nearest Airport: Knox County Airport at 5 Miles
                               

                              Owner info

                              Year Purchased: 1972

                              About the owner: Karen is one of five family members who manage a family trust for this unique property. The property, which includes 2 homes, has been in her family for longer than she can remember (1940's), and Karen feels a strong sense of stewardship. The family rents the house to be able to afford the annual taxes and maintenance costs. She hopes renters will show the kind of respect for the property and the landscape that her Grandparents taught her, and that she now bestows upon her own children.

                              Why the Owner Chose Owl's Head:
                              My family has been spending summers on Owls Head since the 1940's. This property is part of our family heritage.

                              The Unique Benefits at this House:
                              I most enjoy hearing the waves from my bedroom and skipping rocks from the beach. I love building a fire on the rocks and cooking clams in salt water. I love walking by rocks to the Birch Point State Park beach and back, and riding my bicycle with my kids to the Owls Head General Store for lunch.


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                              Photos

                              • A classic Maine Saltbox design right on the Bay!

                                A classic Maine Saltbox design right on the Bay!

                              • Upstairs Bedroom with 4 single beds

                                Upstairs Bedroom with 4 single beds

                              • Kitchen

                                Kitchen

                              • Coastline view

                                Coastline view

                              • Upstairs bathroom

                                Upstairs bathroom

                              • Front deck overlooking Penobscot Bay

                                Front deck overlooking Penobscot Bay

                              • Master Bedroom on main floor.  One queen bed.

                                Master Bedroom on main floor. One queen bed.

                              • Deck

                                Deck

                              • Kitchen

                                Kitchen

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                              This listing was first published here in 2010.

                              Date last modified - Thursday, February 06, 2014

                              $900 - $1,300 per week (USD)
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                              3 Bedroom / 2 Bathroom
                              Sleeps 8

                              View calendar: Updated 02/10/14
                              Minimum stay: 7 nights
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