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Unique Waterfront Experience

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Maine's ONLY solar working waterfront!

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Last updated: 09/18/2014
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  • Minimum stay:6 nights
  • Internet:No
  • Pets considered:Ask Owner
  • Wheel chair accessible:No

Harpswell Center house description

Nestled above the only solar-powered, working waterfront, lobster wharf, this rental offers you a one of a kind experience. Not only will you see the lobstermen off load their catch at the end of the day, you'll have the opportunity to haul traps with Jim on the F/V Huinter James, or enjoy a sunset cruise around Harpswell and Casco Bay.


Unique Waterfont Summer Rental: Nestled above a working waterfront lobster wharf, this rental offers you a one of a kind experience. Not only will you see the lobstermen off load their catch at the end of the day, you will have the opportunity to haul traps with Jim on his boat, F/V Hunter James. Also included is an evening narrated cruise around Harpswell and Casco Bay. Bring your camera!

Local attrations: Travelling by boat? Stay here! We have a guest mooring available for you. Water access is available for smaller boats and kayaks as well. While there you can paddle through the Reversing Falls into Basin Cove. Harpswell has a rocky coastline providing tidepools for exploration. There are coves and beaches for relaxing and taking in nature's beauty. Within 2 miles are two different seafood restaurants that offer great food and views of Casco Bay. OR bring your fishing pole and catch your own fish-dish. You can cast your line from the docks or from your boat. Yes, bring your boat along with you!

If the thought of a steamed Maine lobster fresh from the ocean is your idea of a perfect summer treat, then staying here on the shores of Harpswell will delight your tastebuds! Included with your stay are lobsters for your family on the night of your choice.

Property Type

  • House
  • 1600 sq. ft.

Accommodation Type

      • Vacation Rental

      Suitability

      • Children Welcome
      • Wheelchair Inaccessible

      Bedrooms: 4 Bedrooms, Sleeps 8

      • Bedroom 1: 1 queen

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      • Bedroom 2: 1 double, 1 twin/ single

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      • Bedroom 3: 2 twin/ single

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      • Bedroom 4: 1 twin/ single

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      • There is a master bedroom with a queen size bed, and an adjoining room with a full size and a bunk. A set of bunk beds are in another room and in the extra room there is a 3/4 full. ...moreless

      Bathrooms: 1 Bathroom

      • Bathroom 1: toilet, combination tub/shower

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      • Currently there is one full bath, and by July there should be another. It is still in the planning and materials stage....moreless

      Entertainment

      • DVD Player
      • Television
      • Radio
      • Books
      • Books For Kids
      • Games For Kids
      • Toys
      • CD Player
      • Books For Adults
      • Satellite / Cable

      Theme

      • Adventure
      • Family

      Attractions

      • Restaurants
      • Autumn Foliage
      • Bay/Sound
      • Churches
      • Library
      • Marina
      • Playground

      Leisure Activities

      • Scenic Drives
      • Antiquing
      • Beachcombing
      • Walking
      • Photography
      • Sight Seeing

      local services and businesses

      • ATM/Bank
      • Groceries
      • Massage Therapist

      Location Type

      • Rural
      • Waterfront

      sports and adventure activities

      • Deepsea Fishing
      • Sailing
      • Sound/Bay Fishing
      • Tennis
      • Swimming
      • Cycling
      • Fishing
      • Golf

      Arrival Day

          • Saturday

          Dining

          • Dining Area
          • Seating for 6 people

          forms of payment

              • Accept Credit Card

              General

              • Parking
              • Iron & Board
              • Alarm Clock
              • Hair Dryer
              • Laundry Soap
              • Local Activities Guide
              • Local Maps
              • Paper Towels
              • Local Restaurant Guide
              • Basic Soaps
              • Toilet Paper
              • Washing Machine
              • Clothes Dryer
              • Linens Provided
              • Towels Provided

              Kitchen

              • 4 Ring Stove
              • Cooking Utensils
              • Coffee Maker
              • Toaster
              • Refrigerator
              • Oven
              • Microwave
              • Lobster Pot
              • Pantry Items

              Outside

              • Binoculars
              • Beach Chairs
              • Beach Towels
              • Large Cooler
              • Wood Deck
              • Walkway To Water
              • Balcony
              • Outdoor Grill
               

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              Dates Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly * Event
              Summer
              Jun 30 - Sep 28
              6 night min stay
              $200
              Early Summer
              Jun 2 - Jun 28
              6 night min stay
              $200
              My Standard Rate
              6 night min stay
              $200

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              Last updated: 09/18/2014
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              Location

              14 Miles
              Nearest Train
              Brunswick
              15 Miles
              Nearest Motorway
              Brunswick
              14 Miles
              Nearest Barpub
              Brunswick
              3 Miles
              Nearest Restaurant
              Dolphin Marina

              Car: Necessary

               

              Owner info

              Year Purchased: 2010

              About the owner: Hello, My name is Jim Merryman. I have been hauling traps since the ripe ol' age of 8. I started with a rowing skiff, determined to make my own way. Now I'm a commercial fisherman with 800 traps and fish them year round. Lobsters are my life. I don't just catch them. I deliver them to fine restaurants, markets, and customers who come to the Farmers' Market or drop by the wharf. I believe in our product, Maine lobster, and strive to make it affordable to any and all who are interested.

              Why the Owner Chose Harpswell Center:
              I bought this property from a fishing family in 2010. It's protected location is ideal for the boats and the fishermen. I sold a covenant to the State of Maine protecting this property and forever keeping a commercial working waterfront. In doing so, I have helped preserve and protect a piece of the fishing industry for future generations.

              The Unique Benefits at this House:
              The wharf came complete with a house that I didn't need. I decided to offer it as a vacation rental for anyone who wanted a real and unique Maine experience. By staying here you are witness to the lobster industry and all of the hard working people that make the industry successful. You have the opportunity to enjoy lobsters fresh off the boat while admiring the view from the deck. With a full week's stay you have the choice of a sunset cruise around the waters of Harpswell and Casco Bay or hauling traps on my boat sometime during that week. We here at Potts Harbor Lobster and Reversing Falls have worked hard to make the house as comfortable as possible for a relaxing and enjoyable visit. Come. Stay. Relax...Return.


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              Speaks: english

               

              Photos

              • Maine's ONLY solar working waterfront!

                Maine's ONLY solar working waterfront!

              • Master bedroom

                Master bedroom

              • Lobster pound under the house.

                Lobster pound under the house.

              • The kids' room!

                The kids' room!

              • One of last year's renters

                One of last year's renters

              • View of the balcony.

                View of the balcony.

              • Potts Harbor.

                Potts Harbor.

              • Eagle Island sunset

                Eagle Island sunset

              • Stay here and enjoy lobsters

                Stay here and enjoy lobsters

              • Stay here and enjoy lobsters

                Stay here and enjoy lobsters

              • Living room into the kitchen area.

                Living room into the kitchen area.

              • View from deck and master bedroom

                View from deck and master bedroom

              • Lobster boats at the wharf.

                Lobster boats at the wharf.

              • Treasures to be found.

                Treasures to be found.

              • Tour the sites of Harpswell and Casco Bay

                Tour the sites of Harpswell and Casco Bay

              • Haskell Island

                Haskell Island

              • Potts Harbor sunset.

                Potts Harbor sunset.

              $200 per night (USD)
              1

              4 Bedroom / 1 Bathroom
              Sleeps 8

              View calendar: Updated 09/18/14
              Minimum stay: 6 nights
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