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1850's Classic Maine Farmhouse: River, Pond, Gardens!

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  • Minimum stay:7 nights
  • Internet:Yes
  • Pets considered:No
  • Wheel chair accessible:N/A

Addison farmhouse description

This comfortable, well-maintained farmhouse is perfect for two couples with 2 children, and a baby, and a set of grandparents; or for 3 couples. Queen beds, double bed, twin beds, futons couches provide ample sleeping. Guests who like a rural setting will enjoy a place to sit and drink coffee to watch the sunrise, as well as a sunroom with a back deck for watching the the sun go down behind the trees. A grill is provided. A near-by town landing and ample parking make it easy to trailer your own boat to this property and launch it in a tidal river, with the open expanse of WhoHoa Bay beyond, with endless boating possibilities in waters used mainly by lobster boats. Islands galore for picnics. With permission, five kayaks are available for use.

Hens lay fresh eggs every morning. In season, there are strawberries and blueberries to pick, as well as fresh vegetables to gather for salads and supper. In nearby Jonesport, there are lobster pounds for buying your own lobsters. An organic market is within a 5- mile drive, with other markets closer. Sea gulls, crows, and, sometimes, a blue heron or a bald eagle, sail overhead. The owner keeps a baseball field mowed. There is a bat and ball, and also small lacrosse sticks available for use. The pond has a little row boat for small children to learn to row. The sand beach down by the tidal river is perfect for small children to walk and gather stones and shells, while a tidal island pops up at low tide, with enough bare sand for children to walk to with their parents. There is also a play house for children called 'The Pirate House.' The owner has made paths through her 50 acre woodlot, with signs marking mosses and special locations like ' The Gnome House.' These paths provide fun and exercise for everyone; a special adventure for little ones! Fun for grown-ups as well.

A renovated kitchen, with ample eat-in space, including a high chair, with a spacious sunroom/sitting room off it, provide wonderful places for family meals, family board games and reading and conversation. This is a place for a slower, more thoughtful, quieter 'old-fashioned' summer vacation, with walks, books, quiet times, adventures with flowers and vegetables, berries and birds, frogs, butterflies, dragonflies. There is a good woodland hike around the property, with other nature trails nearby. A free mooring is available in the river or in a nearby harbor, Eastern Harbor, in Otter Cove. Both will accommodate at least 20 foot boats.

Keywords: island view, tidal river, kyacks, wood paths, classic farmhouse, pond, screened sunroom, front porch with river view.

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Property Type

      • Farmhouse

      Accommodation Type

          • Vacation Rental

          Meals

              • Guests Provide Their Own Meals

              Suitability

              • Events Allowed
              • Minimum Age Limit For Renters
              • Children Welcome
              • Non Smoking Only
              • Pets Not Allowed

              Bedrooms: 3 Bedrooms, Sleeps 9, Beds for 8-9

              • Bedroom 1: 1 double, 1 sleep sofa /futon

                double bedroom, first floor, own bath, with futon couch...moreless

              • Bedroom 2: 1 queen, 1 twin/ single, 1 baby crib

                Baby crib and changing table, twin bed, queen bed....moreless

              • Bedroom 3: 1 queen, 1 twin/ single, 1 sleep sofa /futon

                Queen bed, twin bed, futon couch... ...moreless

              Bathrooms: 3 Bathrooms, 3 Half Bathrooms

              • Bathroom 1: toilet, combination tub/shower

                this bath off downstairs bedroom also has linen closet...moreless

              • Bathroom 2: toilet, combination tub/shower

                This full bath is also laundry with washer/dryer...moreless

              • Bathroom 3: toilet, combination tub/shower

                Two upstairs bedrooms share this full bath...moreless

              Other Amenities

                  • big back yard, pond, path around woodlot, baseball field, little beach with tidal island, blueberry fields, kayaking, town landing, mooring...moreless

                  Entertainment

                  • Books
                  • CD Player
                  • DVD Player
                  • Games
                  • Television
                  • Toys
                  • Video Library

                  Theme

                      • Family

                      Attractions

                          • Restaurants

                          Local Services & Businesses

                              • Fitness Center

                              Leisure Activities

                              • Boating
                              • Shelling
                              • Shopping
                              • Sight Seeing
                              • Wildlife Viewing

                              Location Type

                                  • Waterfront

                                  Sports & Adventure Activities

                                  • Cycling
                                  • Fishing
                                  • Golf
                                  • Hiking
                                  • Kayaking
                                  • Swimming

                                  Dining

                                  • Child's Highchair
                                  • Dining:

                                    kitchen table, seats 8 easily, 10 with squeezing. 6 counter stools...moreless

                                  • Dining Area
                                  • Seating for 8 people

                                  General

                                  • Broadband Access
                                  • Clothes Dryer
                                  • Hair Dryer
                                  • Heating:

                                    Forced hot air...moreless

                                  • Internet
                                  • Linens Provided
                                  • Living Room:

                                    There is a parlor and also a large sunroom....moreless

                                  • Parking:

                                    For 2-4 cars...moreless

                                  • Parking Off Street
                                  • Parking For RV/Boat/Trailer
                                  • Telephone
                                  • Towels Provided
                                  • Washing Machine
                                  • Wood Stove

                                  Kitchen

                                  • Coffee Maker
                                  • Cooking Utensils
                                  • Dishes & Utensils
                                  • Dishwasher
                                  • Ice Maker
                                  • Kitchen
                                  • Microwave
                                  • Oven
                                  • Pantry Items
                                  • Refrigerator
                                  • Stove
                                  • Toaster

                                  Outside

                                  • Boat
                                  • Deck / Patio
                                  • Kayak / Canoe
                                  • Lawn / Garden
                                  • Outdoor Grill

                                  Payment Type

                                  • Discover
                                  • Mastercard
                                  • Visa
                                   

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                                  Summer season
                                  Jun 6 - Oct 31, 2015
                                  7 night min stay

                                  $1,500

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                                  • Property Damage Protection $89
                                  • Refundable Damage Deposit $500
                                  • Taxes Included

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                                  Owner info

                                  Year Purchased: 1969

                                  About the owner: Susan Rich Sheridan. I am a 72 year old mother and grandmother, as well as a writer, a painter, a walker, a gardener, and a sailor. This farm is my special place. I moved and renovated the barn which was close to the farmhouse. This is where I now live, on the same property. I am a quiet person, and will not intrude on tenants. I mow the yard, work in the gardens.

                                  Why the Owner Chose Addison:
                                  I live on this property and have for 45 years. My children grew up here. My grandchildren love it. Since none of my family can come very often, I want to share it with others. The barn is across the yard from the farmhouse with a separate parking area, separate well and septic system. The two units are distinct, and private. I plan to share the vegetables with tenants, as well as (with my permission, and with injury-releases) the row boat and the kayaks.

                                  The Unique Benefits at this Farmhouse:
                                  Some of the unique benefits of the farm: a quiet place to write and read, views to paint, the chance to study wild flowers and wildlife, including birds, with 20 acres of front fields on the tidal river and 50 acres of wood lot. The farm provides a safe, large river area for boating. The pond provides a place for children to practice with row boats and kyacks. There are many places to paint and sketch. The owner has her own studio in the barn, and encourages writers, artists and craftspeople of all types to come and stay.


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                                  Speaks: english, french, spanish, italian

                                   

                                  Photos

                                  • The farm from the blueberry fields

                                    The farm from the blueberry fields

                                  • view of the front garden, blueberry land, river, Crowley Island

                                    view of the front garden, blueberry land, river, Crowley Island

                                  • 18' by 18' sunroom/livingroom/playroom off the kitchen

                                    18' by 18' sunroom/livingroom/playroom off the kitchen

                                  • peones in bloom

                                    peones in bloom

                                  • The backyard of the farmhouse with pond

                                    The backyard of the farmhouse with pond

                                  • Country kitchen, with modern appliances, woodstove

                                    Country kitchen, with modern appliances, woodstove

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                                  This listing was first published here in 2010.

                                  Date last modified - Sunday, November 02, 2014

                                  $1,500 per week (USD)
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                                  3 Bedroom / 3.5+ Bathroom
                                  Sleeps 9

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                                  Minimum stay: 7 nights
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                                  Member since: 2010
                                  Speaks: english, french, spanish, italian
                                  • Calendar last updated: 10/13/2014
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                                  (413) 374-8444 (Massachusetts, USA)

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