85 Acres-Riverfront Home Featured in Down East Magazine
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- Minimum stay:7 nights
- Pets considered:No
- Wheel chair accessible:No
Alna house description
Available as a long term winter rental too.
This exquisitely restored/renovated Antique Cape (circa 1790) has been featured as the cover story for Down East magazine. The spacious home(2700 sq. ft) is nestled on 83 acres of meadows and woodlands with 1/2 mile frontage on the Sheepscot River in historic Alna village. The home features 3 bedrooms, 2 baths, 3 fireplaces, comfortable living room with classic brick fireplace, large dining room with large fireplace, fully equipped kitchen, a sun-filled sitting room overlooking the Sheepscot River, a dressing room, washer/dryer and an oversized 2 car carriage house.
Period details abound including 24' floor boards, color washed plaster walls, wrought iron hardware, plus hand-painted murals and stenciling.
Located half a mile down a private and scenic gravel drive, this home's privacy is assured. The site is naturally landscaped with indigenous plants including the traditional lilacs, fruit trees, a grape arbor, clematis, and wisteria. It is a unique ecosystem at the confluence of the fresh and saltwater portions of the river. Wildlife abounds and a former owner ran ornithological studies for Cornell University.
- 2700 sq. ft.
- Vacation Rental
- Guests Provide Their Own Meals
- Wheelchair Inaccessible
- Pets Not Allowed
- Unsuitable For Elderly Or Infirm
- Long-Term Renters Welcome
- Non Smoking Only
Bedrooms: 3 Bedrooms, Sleeps 7
Bathrooms: 2 Bathrooms
- Complete towels included
- DVD Player
- Satellite / Cable
- Away From It All
- Sports & Activities
- Autumn Foliage
- Recreation Center
- Botanical Garden
- Wildlife Viewing
- Bird Watching
- Horseback Riding
- Sight Seeing
- Scenic Drives
- Paddle Boating
- Eco Tourism
local services and businesses
- Medical Services
- Water View
sports and adventure activities
- Mountain Biking
- Fly Fishing
- Cross Country Skiing
- Freshwater Fishing
- Deepsea Fishing
- Guests Provide Their Own Meals
- Dining Area
- Dining Room
forms of payment
- Accept Credit Card
- Basic Soaps
- Laundry Soap
- Parking Off Street
- Clothes Dryer
- Wood Stove
- Air Conditioning:
- Linens Provided:
- Local Maps
- Toilet Paper
- Towels Provided
- Hair Dryer
- Activities Guide
- Living Room
- Security System
- Washing Machine
- Wireless Internet
- Alarm Clock
- Lobster Pot
- Coffee Maker
- Cooking Utensils
- Pantry Items
- 4 Ring Stove
- Catering Available
- Outdoor Grill Gas
- Kayak / Canoe
- Outdoor Grill
- Walkway To Water
- Boat With Paddles
ReviewsWrite a review
Loved everything about this house and its owners. Beautiful and peaceful, yet convenient to everything in the midcoast.
- Guest S&C (Maine)
- Date of stay 09/03/12
- Review Submitted 06/11/13
Recommended for: People with disabilities, age 55+, romantic getaway, families with teenagers, girls getaway, adventure seekers, sightseeing.
Three couples stayed at the Alna Cape in Fall of 2011. Relaxing, comfortable, with every amenity you need. Loved the area, we went on day trips all week and would go back every year if possible. So much history and the local towns are so charming. Owners keep info on all the best restaurants and places to visit. Can't wait to go back!!!
- Guest Terry and Peggy Tinnin (South Carolina)
- Date of stay 09/24/11
- Review Submitted 05/16/12
Recommended for: Age 55+, romantic getaway, girls getaway, adventure seekers, sightseeing.
Loved this house and property. Peaceful, beautiful and unique. The trails were great and day trips to Pemiquid , Alna, Damarscotta and Boothbay were super. Not enough time to do and see everything we wanted to. Look forward to returning soon!
- Guest Edward K. (Charleston, SC)
- Date of stay 11/19/11
- Review Submitted 02/02/12
Recommended for: Age 55+, romantic getaway, families with teenagers, girls getaway, adventure seekers, sightseeing.
Paradise in Maine!!!
Paradise in Maine!!!
I was able to spend a week at this rental property in late June and found the house CHARMING and the location perfect for one seeking solitude from the stresses of work and city life but close enough to the coast for town adventures. While the house is dated 1780, the facilities are updated with modern bathrooms and kitchen and TV. Washer and dryer are located in a cool basement cellar. River outings were easy with the owner's kayaks and canoe available at the river. Would recommend this rental to anyone and hope that I will have many return visits for my perfect Maine vacation!!!!
- Guest Catherine (Bennettsville, SC)
- Date of stay 06/20/09
- Review Submitted 07/21/10
Recommended for: Families with young children, age 55+, pet owners, romantic getaway, families with teenagers, girls getaway, adventure seekers, tourists without a car, sightseeing.
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Feb 1 - May 31, 2014
7 night min stay
Jun 1 - Oct 31, 2014
7 night min stay
Additional information about rental rates
Note: Rentals are Saturday to Saturday.
Maine state occupancy tax of 8%
$125 cleaning/linens fee
$250 security deposit
Thanksgiving and X'mas at $1600. per week.
Winter rate to be negotiated with/or without utilities. Average power bill less than 300 per month.
Check preferred. Pay Pal is set up.
- Cleaning: $125 + tax
- Tax Rate 8%
This owner accepts: Credit cards.
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Year Purchased: 2009
Why the Owner Chose Alna:
We love unusual, unique properties with lots of acreage that can not be duplicated. This fits the bill. Being from the deep, hot and humid South we love the weather year round. We have also been impressed with the genuine hospitality you find from the locals- It probably helps being just a bit off the beaten track- but still only 15 minutes from two great towns- Damariscotta and Wiscasset.
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River view of house
Gourmet Kitchen with serving window to River Room
Master Bedroom looking toward River
Downstairs Bath with hand painted Stenciling
Tranquility Pond. In back yard.Great for an afternoon dip.
The Sheepscot River at Golden Ridge.
Visit the local lighthouses
Photo taken by guests by river.
Steamed lobster, lobster rolls,lobster bisque...Yum! Only in Maine!
Beautiful Peaceful Views in any Season
Downstairs king bedroom - Similar to downstairs queen
85 acres of trails from riverside to ridge top.
Front view of king and queen bedrooms
Tour local islands and enjoy fresh maine lobster!
Side yard with garage.
House in Snow from back
3 Bedroom / 2 Bathroom
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