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Stately Victorian Summer House Overlooking Frenchman's Bay

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Highpoint, sited on a hill overlooking Frenchman's Bay and Acadia National Park

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Last updated: 08/03/2014
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  • Minimum stay:7 nights
  • Internet:No
  • Pets considered:Yes
  • Wheel chair accessible:Yes

Sorrento house description

Our family summer home for 25 years, Highpoint is a generous, comfortable family summer place and is beautifully furnished with antique wicker, summery stylish fabrics, fine antiques, brass beds, and a dining room table for 10 or more. With it's lovingly updated country kitchen and new appliances, Highpoint offers the best of old world style and today's comfort and amenities.

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This gracious, 3-story, (6 bedroom, 4 bath) Victorian grande dame, is situated prominently looking out over Sorrento Harbor and across Frenchman's Bay to the curving shapes of Cadillac Mountain and Acadia National Park.

Located in the old, establishment summer community of Sorrento, Maine, a summer vacation at Highpoint is a safe, private, and idyllic dream for children and adults alike. Generations of families have summered here, and still do, building traditions and memories one year at a time.

Here you'll find group tennis for adults (with separate lessons for children), competitive class sailboat races alternate with the quite repose of reading a book in the gazebo or inside on an overstuffed down sofa. On any given evening you might find an after-race cocktail party on a neighbor's front porch as the sun sets and see teams of children during “Library Night” canvas the village homes for treasure hunt items, searching for everything from a porcupine quill to a 1953 penny.

The century old Village Improvement Association, or VIA, offers a wide range of summer activities in July and August, from sailing, tennis, croquet, swimming, Camp Sorrento, to children's overnights, and golf at Blink Bonnie. The VIA dues are not included in the rental price but are modest and available on a weekly basis. Please inquire.

For such a low-key, relaxed vacation spot, there are many things to do without leaving town. The Blink Bonnie Golf Course offers 9 holes of stunning beauty overlooking Treasure Island and Flanders Bay. A brand new croquet court and pavilion are one block up the hill from Highpoint and there are sociable, potluck dinners held weekly in the Library community room just up the street, where afterwards someone might show a film of their recent climbing of Mt. McKinley.

And, if this is all too much activity, you can always just sit in the gazebo, or on a bench down by the water, read a book, and enoy the peaceful, quiet stunning beauty and the view.

In the quiet little village of Sorrento, there is only a boatyard, a post office, and the town dock. Ellsworth, the down east market basket is 20 minutes away and offers all the conveniences and services one could need.


Keywords: Maine summer cottage, Victorian, estate, croquet

Property Type

      • House

      Accommodation Type

          • Vacation Rental

          Suitability

          • Limited Accessibility
          • Pets Considered
          • Non Smoking Only
          • Wheelchair Accessible

          Bedrooms: 6 Bedrooms, Sleeps 10, Beds for 9-10

          Bathrooms: 4 Bathrooms

          Kitchen & Dining

          • Kitchen:

            New 5 burner gas stove in 2010, dishwasher, microwave, etc....moreless

          • Ice Maker
          • Cooking Utensils
          • Dishwasher
          • Refrigerator
          • Microwave

          Amenities

          • Wood Fireplace
          • Linens Provided
          • Clothes Dryer
          • Parking Off Street
          • Washing Machine

          Other Amenities

              • Elevator chairlift from first to second floor

              Entertainment

              • CD Player
              • Satellite / Cable

              Communications

                  • Telephone

                  Outdoor Features

                  • Deck / Patio
                  • Gazebo

                  Location & View

                  • Beach View
                  • Water View
                  • Mountain View
                  • Ocean View

                  Activities

                  • Boating
                  • Sight Seeing
                  • Wildlife Viewing
                  • Tennis
                  • Sailing
                  • Fishing
                  • Cycling
                  • Kayaking
                  • Swimming
                  • Hiking
                  • Golf
                   

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                  Fees and Rental Conditions:

                  • Pet Fee $100
                  • Property Damage Protection $49
                  • Tax Rate 7%

                  Cancellation policy:

                  Cancelled bookings will not receive a refund.


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                  Calendar

                  Last updated: 08/03/2014
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                  22 Today
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                  Location

                  Croquet Court 1 block away, blueberry picking, antiquing

                   

                  Owner info

                  Year Purchased: 1984


                  Contact us

                  Speaks: english

                   

                  Photos

                  • Highpoint, sited on a hill overlooking Frenchman's Bay and Acadia National Park

                    Highpoint, sited on a hill overlooking Frenchman's Bay and Acadia National Park

                  • Harbor View from large deck off kitchen and dining room, shaded by towering oaks

                    Harbor View from large deck off kitchen and dining room, shaded by towering oaks

                  • MBR, 2nd floor, windows overlooking Frenchman's Bay, private bathroom

                    MBR, 2nd floor, windows overlooking Frenchman's Bay, private bathroom

                  • Big room overlooking Frenchman's Bay, Relax in 2 down couches and a window seat.

                    Big room overlooking Frenchman's Bay, Relax in 2 down couches and a window seat.

                  • Large cook's kitchen with new appliances

                    Large cook's kitchen with new appliances

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                  This listing was first published here in 2010.

                  Date last modified - Monday, January 27, 2014

                  $2,500 per week (USD)
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                  6 Bedroom / 4 Bathroom
                  Sleeps 10

                  View calendar: Updated 08/03/14
                  Minimum stay: 7 nights
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