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Historic Home with Water View in the Heart of Castine Village

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Large stately home with colonial elegance

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  • Minimum stay:1-5 nights
  • Internet:No
  • Pets considered:No
  • Wheel chair accessible:N/A

Property description

This is the perfect home to experience the beauty of the Maine Coast in an idyllic and historic Maine town. This home is also wonderful for families!

This colonial home overlooking picturesque Castine harbor was built in 1790, and has been owned by the same family for the past 60 years. The home is well-maintained, with modernized kitchen and bathrooms, yet retains its colonial charm. The rooms are spacious, with high ceilings, moldings, and wainscoting. Two staircases access the second floor; one is a grand staircase with spindles and carvings.
There is a bedroom with 2 twin beds and a full bath on the first floor, perfect for those who don't like stairs.

The property is located on a half-acre lot, with an expansive lawn sloping toward the harbor and large elm trees. The home is ideally situated in the central historic district, only one minute's walking distance to Castine's dock where you can watch all the harbor activities while eating an ice cream cone or lobster roll. All restaurants, art galleries, shops, a grocery market,library, museums, churches, Maine Maritime Academy,golf course are within 1-5 minutes' walk.


Keywords: Historic colonial home; Castine,Arcadia National Park,Penobscot Bay,Maine Maritime Academy

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Property Type

  • 2 story
  • House

Accommodation Type

  • Vacation Rental

Meals

  • Guests Provide Their Own Meals

Suitability

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

Bedrooms: 5 Bedrooms, Sleeps 8, Beds for 8

  • Bedroom 1: 2 twin/ single

    On first floor...moreless

  • Bedroom 2: 1 twin/ single

    ...moreless

  • Bedroom 3: 1 double

    ...moreless

  • Bedroom 4: 1 double

    Ocean/Harbot View...moreless

  • Bedroom 5: 2 twin/ single

    Ocean/Harbor View...moreless

  • Double Beds (2), Twin or Single Beds (5) One bedroom and full bathroom on main floor Four bedrooms and 1.5 baths upstairs...moreless

Bathrooms: 2 Bathrooms, 1 Half Bathroom

Other Amenities

  • Internet available at extra charge. We provide initial soaps and paper goods....moreless

Entertainment

  • Books
  • DVD Player
  • Video Library:

    Free videos available from town library...moreless

Theme

  • Away From It All
  • Family
  • Historic
  • Tourist Attractions

Attractions

  • Churches
  • Library
  • Museums
  • Restaurants

Local Services & Businesses

  • ATM/Bank
  • Groceries
  • Medical Services

Leisure Activities

  • Antiquing
  • Beachcombing
  • Bird Watching
  • Boating
  • Paddle Boating
  • Scenic Drives
  • Shelling
  • Shopping
  • Sight Seeing
  • Walking
  • Wildlife Viewing

Location Type

  • Ocean View
  • Water View

Sports & Adventure Activities

  • Basketball Court
  • Cycling
  • Fishing
  • Golf
  • Golf Privileges Optional
  • Hiking
  • Hunting
  • Kayaking
  • Pier Fishing
  • Rock Climbing
  • Sailing
  • Scuba Diving Or Snorkeling
  • Swimming
  • Tennis

Dining

  • Dining Room
  • Seating for 8 people

General

  • Clothes Dryer
  • Covered Parking
  • Fireplace:

    Fireplaces are not to be used....moreless

  • Garage
  • Heating
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room
  • Parking
  • Parking Off Street
  • Parking For RV/Boat/Trailer
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine

Kitchen

  • Coffee Maker
  • Cooking Utensils
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Freezer
  • Kitchen:

    Huge eat-in kitchen...moreless

  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove
  • Toaster

Outside

  • Deck / Patio
  • Lawn / Garden
  • Outdoor Grill:

    There is a portable BBQ charcoal grill...moreless

 

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Rental basis: Per property
Dates Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly * Event
Standard
Jul 1 - Sep 15, 2015
5 night min stay

$1,600
Fall
Sep 16 - Nov 7, 2015
4 night min stay

$1,400

Additional information about rental rates

Fees:

  • Refundable Damage Deposit $300
  • Cleaning fee $150
  • Tax Rate 8%

Notes:

Check-in time after 3PM.

Check-out time 10AM

No weddings, parties or receptions can be held on premise.

No pets.

Multi-week rentals are encouraged

Half payment is due to secure rental.

Cancel 60+ days to arrival (50% return)

No refunds if cancelled less than 30 days unless rebook

$200 cleaning deposit

Until confirmed, rates are subject to change


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Photos

  • Large stately home with colonial elegance

    Large stately home with colonial elegance

  • Warm living room with great views of the harbor and bay.

    Warm living room with great views of the harbor and bay.

  • Spacious dining room with harbor view

    Spacious dining room with harbor view

  • Rose room- spacious bedroom featuring 1 double bed and walk-in closet

    Rose room- spacious bedroom featuring 1 double bed and walk-in closet

  • View of beautiful Castine.

    View of beautiful Castine.

  • The front of the house features many windows with great views of the harbor.

    The front of the house features many windows with great views of the harbor.

  • View from living room

    View from living room

  • Beautiful staircases with colonial detailing and architecture

    Beautiful staircases with colonial detailing and architecture

  • The spacious blue room features beautiful views of the bay.

    The spacious blue room features beautiful views of the bay.

  • Side view of house.

    Side view of house.

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  • Bedrooms
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  • Bathrooms
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  • Property type
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Speaks: english
  • Response time Within a few days
  • Response rate 55%
  • Calendar last updated 04/01/2015
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Historic Home with Water View in the Heart of Castine Village

Castine #296736

5 BR  2.5 BA  Sleeps 8

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