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Historic Schoolhouse Near Goose Rocks Beach

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Hutchins School House

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Last updated: 02/17/2015

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  • Internet:Yes
  • Pets considered:Yes
  • Wheel chair accessible:N/A

Property description

The Hutchin's Schoolhouse sits on a hill overlooking the Batson River and is located on Beachwood Avenue which is 1 mile from the fishing village of Cape Porpoise and lovely Goose Rocks Beach. A 3 mile drive or bikeride will bring you to Kennebunport's historic 'Dock Square' with it's many galleries, shops and restaurants.

This home began as a 2 room schoolhouse in 1909. The original building stands unchanged today .There are 12 foot ceilings throughout , hardwood floors,built-in book cupboards and tall windows to encourage summer sea breezes.The front entry was once the 'cloakroom' and greets you with pastel- colored stained glass sidelights.

Since the school's closing in 1949, a bathroom , kitchen, and 2 porches have been added.

One schoolroom is now the 'great room' and dining room.The other schoolroom has been divided into 2 14'x14'bedrooms.Each has a walk-in closet. One has a king-size bed and armoire and desk . Both bedrooms have 3 large windows and cooling cross-ventilation.The second bedroom has 2 twin beds, a dresser and a built-in book cupboard.

The kitchen is 'galley ' style (i.e. small and efficient) and has the basics--full-size stove,microwave,coffee maker, open shelving and lower cabinets. An antique armoire serves as a pantry . The kitchen's best features are the bay window over the sink and the 'butler's window' that allows one to view the river while at the stove .

The bathroom is roomy and has a claw-foot tub with a shower and a bay window. The sink is a mermaid design handmade by the owner.

There are 2 porches. One is enclosed and has a double-sized futon and faces the river. It has windows all-around. The 2nd porch is on the garden side and is open-air and covered. There is a nice swing--perfect for watching a summer shower or the many visiting birds and butterflies.

A kayak is available for paddling on the river or to transport it to a nearby pond or Goose Rocks.

The Schoolhouse owner is a Potter and will be working daily in her separate studio on the premises. The weekly rental fee includes 4 hours of studio time with basic instruction--or--work or play with clay on your own!

Pets are welcome!













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Property Type

  • House

Accommodation Type

  • Vacation Rental

Suitability

  • Minimum Age Limit For Renters
  • Children Welcome
  • Non Smoking Only
  • Pets Considered

Bedrooms: 2 Bedrooms, Sleeps 5, Beds for 4-5

Bathrooms: 1 Bathroom

Entertainment

  • DVD Player
  • Satellite / Cable
  • VCR

Attractions

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

Leisure Activities

  • Antiquing
  • Boating
  • Horseback Riding
  • Shelling
  • Shopping
  • Sight Seeing
  • Wildlife Viewing

Location Type

  • Waterfront

Sports & Adventure Activities

  • Basketball Court
  • Cycling
  • Fishing
  • Golf
  • Hiking
  • Kayaking
  • Mountain Biking
  • Sailing
  • Swimming
  • Tennis

General

  • Clothes Dryer
  • Computer Available
  • Free Long Distance
  • Linens Provided
  • Parking Off Street
  • Telephone
  • Washing Machine
  • Wireless Internet
  • Wood Fireplace
  • Wood Stove

Kitchen

  • Cooking Utensils
  • Kitchen
  • Microwave
  • Refrigerator

Outside

  • Lanai / Gazebo
  • Outdoor Grill
 

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$1200/Wk  (June-September)  
$50 extra for pets (separate check)
$150 security deposit required---separate check held and returned upon checkout
To secure your reservation,a deposit of 50% of the total fee is due along with
signed rental agreement.
Non-refundable $65 cleaning fee
1 week minimum

Note: Until confirmed, rates are subject to change without notice.


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Owner info

Year Purchased: 1993

About the owner: The owner is a professional potter-owner of Wendy Twitchell Porcelain


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Speaks: english

 

Photos

  • Hutchins School House

    Hutchins School House

  • Dining area of "great room"

    Dining area of "great room"

  • Galley kitchen showing attached riverside porch in Wintertime

    Galley kitchen showing attached riverside porch in Wintertime

  • "When in doubt,take a bath"--Mae West

    "When in doubt,take a bath"--Mae West

  • Summertime view of garden side of house showing covered porch

    Summertime view of garden side of house showing covered porch

  • Living room area with woodstove

    Living room area with woodstove

  • Sunny bedroom with king-size bed and antique armoire

    Sunny bedroom with king-size bed and antique armoire

VRBO #344737

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This listing was first published here in 2011.

Date last modified - Monday, April 27, 2015

  • Reviews
  • Sleeps
    5
  • Bedrooms
    2
  • Bathrooms
    1
  • Property type
    House
Owner
Member since: 2011
Speaks: english
  • Response time Within a few days
  • Response rate 50%
  • Calendar last updated 02/17/2015
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