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Seacoast Classic: Rock Crest

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Last updated: 11/03/2014
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Ogunquit house description

The coast of Maine is known for its turn-of-the-century shingle-style summer homes and Rock Crest is one of them.

Built in 1894, this wonderful old house has been owned by one family since 1926. It is located in Ogunquit's most desirable residential area on a full acre of landscaped grounds with lawns, flower beds, apple trees and tall pines. The house retains the charm and character of its era but has been updated through the years for the comfort and convenience of those who stay there.

Rock Crest has four bedrooms, three and a half baths (one with a claw-footed tub), and a comfortable sofa-bed (single) in the library. The house can sleep up to ten people. There is a contemporary, fully-equipped kitchen with an eating area that seats eight, a butler's pantry with sink and bar area, a large dining room with a table that can seat ten (or more with leaf extensions), and a spacious living room. The library is well-stocked with books and has cable TV and a DVD player. A bedroom and bath open off the library. This bedroom has twin beds which have been converted into one king size bed.

Upstairs there are three bedrooms and two full bathrooms. One bedroom has a queen-sized bed and a twin bed. The second bedroom has a double bed and a twin bed. The third bedroom has an Empire style single bed.

There is a large outdoor deck furnished with tables and chairs for summer gatherings or to simply enjoy the summer breeze.

Parking is never a problem as the grounds can accommodate a few vehicles.

Rock Crest is ideally located. It is just a five minute walk away from Ogunquit's famous Marginal Way and the Little Beach, and a scenic stroll to almost anywhere you might want to go in Ogunquit -- the Village, the Big Beach, Perkins Cove, the Barn Gallery, or Ogunquit Museum of Art.

We believe you'll find that staying at Rock Crest is an experience in itself which will add another dimension to your holiday in Ogunquit, 'Beautiful Place By The Sea.'



Keywords: Unique, classic, historic, home, wonderful, old

Property Type

      • House

      Accommodation Type

          • Vacation Rental

          Meals

              • Guests Provide Their Own Meals

              Suitability

              • Children Welcome
              • Non Smoking Only
              • Pets Not Allowed

              Bedrooms: 4 Bedrooms, Sleeps 10, Beds for 10

              Bathrooms: 3 Bathrooms, 1 Half Bathroom

              Entertainment

              • Books
              • DVD Player
              • Satellite / Cable
              • Television

              Theme

              • Away From It All
              • Family
              • Historic
              • Romantic
              • Sports & Activities
              • Tourist Attractions

              Attractions

              • Churches
              • Cinemas
              • Health/Beauty Spa
              • Library
              • Live Theater
              • Museums
              • Restaurants

              Local Services & Businesses

              • ATM/Bank
              • Groceries
              • Hospital
              • Massage Therapist
              • Medical Services

              Leisure Activities

              • Antiquing
              • Beachcombing
              • Bird Watching
              • Boating
              • Miniature Golf
              • Outlet Shopping
              • Scenic Drives
              • Shelling
              • Shopping
              • Sight Seeing
              • Walking
              • Whale Watching

              Sports & Adventure Activities

              • Cycling
              • Deepsea Fishing
              • Fishing
              • Golf
              • Hiking
              • Kayaking
              • Mountain Biking
              • Sailing
              • Sound/Bay Fishing
              • Surfing
              • Swimming
              • Wind-Surfing

              Dining

              • Dining Area
              • Seating for 12 people

              General

              • Broadband Access
              • Clothes Dryer:

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              • Free Long Distance
              • Heating
              • Internet
              • Linens Provided
              • Living Room
              • Parking
              • Parking Off Street
              • Telephone
              • Towels Provided
              • Washing Machine:

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              • Wireless Internet

              Kitchen

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

              Outside

              • Deck / Patio
              • Lawn / Garden
              • Outdoor Grill
               

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              June 21 - August 30         $2,900 / week or $2,700/week for multiple weeks
              August 30 - Sept 6          $2,000/week
              7% tax on rental weeks
              $200.00 cleaning fee
              

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              Last updated: 11/03/2014
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              Manager info

              Year Purchased: 1926

              About: In 1926, a Tulane University professor and his wife, seeking relief from the heat and humidity of New Orleans summers, purchased Rockcrest. The house stood tall on a rocky ledge looking down on a field of low wild vegetation and granite boulders. It was known in the village as 'The Scarecrow.' All this soon changed. The house was transformed, furniture was brought from New Orleans (much of it remains in the house today), the field became a lovely garden with lilacs and apple trees, lawns and flower beds and guests were welcomed all summer long. Guestbooks dating back to the 1920s tell you in prose and poetry of the pleasure guests (children as well as grown-ups) took in the hospitable house and its gardens, the rocky coast, the vast Atlantic and its beaches, the drama of the surf, the clarity of the air and the cool sea breezes. Four generations of our family have enjoyed the house, the gardens and Ogunquit's scenic treasures and limitless activities. Through the years, Rock Crest has been cared for and cherished. There have been many 'updates,' improvements and renovations in order to keep the house in step with the times in terms of comfort and convenience. Rental monies we receive go into a trust fund which pays for maintenance and other expenses. Rockcrest is not a business; it is a historic family home.


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              • Modern Kitchen

                Modern Kitchen

              • A Full Acre of expansive lawn, flower beds, trees, and even an old Wishing Well

                A Full Acre of expansive lawn, flower beds, trees, and even an old Wishing Well

              VRBO #341712

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              This listing was first published here in 2011.

              Date last modified - Monday, November 03, 2014

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              4 Bedroom / 3.5 Bathroom
              Sleeps 10

              View calendar: Updated 11/03/14
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              Member since: 2002
              Speaks: english
              • Calendar last updated: 11/03/2014
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