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Secluded Ocean Front House//200 Ft. Sand Beach/ Fall Rate Reduction

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Entrance from lane off Cape Split Road. Back of house - front faces the ocean.

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Addison house description

You'll love the isolation and privacy of this welcoming oceanfront house. Facing the water, the spacious house is situated in a broad clearing, surrounded heavily wooded acreage. It's the perfect place for relaxation and recreation. A short stroll to the secluded sandy beach will convince you that you've found the perfect vacation rental.

From the moment you turn into the wooded lane at 313 Cape Splt Rd., you'll enter the Maine of yesteryear. Passing the lily pond, you'll be siezed by the urge to return with an easel and paintbrush to recreate the bucholic scene.

As the woods open to a large clearing, the rambling clapboard house with an attached barn is revealed. This typical Maine farmhouse faces Pleasant Bay where it joins the Atlantic Ocean. The landscape in front of the house includes a wide sloping lawn and a huge garden of beach roses. A winding path through the rose garden takes you to a beautiful sand beach, a rare find indeed, on the Maine Coast. This easily accessible beach is framed by evergreens and rugged rock outcroppings which jut out into the water. Several islands, including Mt. Desert Island in Acadia National Park, as well as the occasional lobsterboat, complete this most picturesque scene. You'll want to gather driftwood to prepare for a bonfire on the beach at the end of the day.

Once inside the house, nostalgia takes over. Many features of the house are the same as they were in the early 1930's when it was built. Vintage furnishings carry you back to your grandparents' time. Wide plank floors of hard pine are set with recessed hand forged nails, remeniscent of the craftmanship from the turn of the century. The floors are so solid that you'll never hear a squeak. Front and back stairs to the second floor are a rarity today and very convenient when a large group occupies the house.

A few of the area's many attractions include Bar Harbor, Campobello, the summer home of FDR's family, Acadia National Park, numerous lighthouses, intriqueing small towns, driving the Maine coastline, blueberry picking, enjoying lobster rolls, and visiting a wide variety of galleries, along with boating, fishing, and wading in the surf.

Among the on site activities are hiking, kayaking, canoeing, rowing, exploring the shoreline, visiting the islands, shelling, or reading or napping on the big window seat in the bay window of the living room.

After an active day, you'll be ready for an evening of relaxation, fine dining, and good company. Stop at the South Addison Wharf on your way home to pick up fresh lobster. ( $4.00 a lb in 2011! ) Gather on the sunporch to unwind and watch the spectacular sunset over the water. Then move on to the enormous oak dining room table and enjoy a repast of the sweetest, most succulent lobster you've ever tasted. After dessert, stroll to the beach and reminisce to the dancing light of the bonfire. If the weather doesn't cooperate, gather round the fireplace in the living room to complete the evening.

Our family is drawn back to Cape Split year after year. The place is simply one of a kind, a rare treasure among vacation rentals. It is every bit as seductive as Maine's dramatic coastline. We are so glad the owners have decided to share this magical place with the general public.






Keywords: Waterfront on Secluded Sand Beach; Very Private Wooded Area; 60 acres with trails; Historic House; Great for Family Gatherings, Reuinions, Small Destination Weddings, Retreats, Workshops, etc.

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Property Type

      • House

      Accommodation Type

          • Vacation Rental

          Suitability

          • Children Welcome
          • Limited Accessibility
          • Non Smoking Only
          • Pets Considered:

            Well behaved pets are welcome. At no time should they be left in the house unsupervised. A non refundable deposit of $100 per pet is required for extra cleaning....moreless

          Bedrooms: 5 Bedrooms, Sleeps 14, Beds for 14

          Bathrooms: 1 Bathroom, 1 Half Bathroom

          Entertainment

              • Satellite / Cable

              Attractions

              • Churches
              • Cinemas
              • Festivals
              • 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
              • Eco Tourism
              • Paddle Boating
              • Photography
              • Scenic Drives
              • Shelling
              • Shopping
              • Sight Seeing
              • Walking
              • Whale Watching
              • Wildlife Viewing

              Location Type

              • Beachfront:

                Secluded sand beach and unparalelled view. Totally private property - not another house in sight....moreless

              • Oceanfront:

                Pleasant Bay meets the Atlantic in front or this rare property....moreless

              Sports & Adventure Activities

              • Cycling
              • Deepsea Fishing
              • Fishing
              • Fly Fishing
              • Freshwater Fishing
              • Golf
              • Hiking
              • Jet Skiing
              • Kayaking
              • Parasailing
              • Pier Fishing
              • Rafting
              • Rock Climbing
              • Sailing
              • Scuba Diving Or Snorkeling
              • Sound/Bay Fishing
              • Surf Fishing
              • Swimming
              • Wind-Surfing

              General

              • Clothes Dryer
              • Linens Provided
              • Parking Off Street
              • Parking For RV/Boat/Trailer
              • Telephone:

                Local Calls or Calling Card for long distance. Some cell phones have limited service in the house, but work very well outside, particularly in the front yard facing the beach....moreless

              • Washing Machine
              • Wireless Internet
              • Wood Fireplace

              Kitchen

              • Cooking Utensils
              • Kitchen:

                At this time, the kitchen does not have a dishwasher....moreless

              Outside

                  • Outdoor Grill

                  Payment Type

                  • Discover
                  • Mastercard
                  • Visa
                   

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                  Oct. 1 - Nov. 30, 2012:
                  6 people / $1100 wk.       10 people / $1400 wk.        14 people / $1700 wk.
                  NEW RATES FOR 2013:
                  May 1 - June 30 / Sept.1 - Nov. 30, 2013
                  6 people / $1100 wk.      10 people / $1400 wk.        14 people / $1700 wk.
                  July 1 - Aug. 30, 2013
                  6 people / $1600 wk.       10 people / $2000 wk.       14 people / $2400 wk.
                  

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                  Photos

                  • Entrance from lane off Cape Split Road.  Back of house - front faces the ocean.

                    Entrance from lane off Cape Split Road. Back of house - front faces the ocean.

                  • Fully equipped and functional kitchen is still adorned with orginal cookstove.

                    Fully equipped and functional kitchen is still adorned with orginal cookstove.

                  • Just one of the marvelous sunsets over Mt. Desert Island in Acadia Nat. Park.

                    Just one of the marvelous sunsets over Mt. Desert Island in Acadia Nat. Park.

                  • Many memories are created at the dining room table

                    Many memories are created at the dining room table

                  • The Kitchen

                    The Kitchen

                  • Bedroom

                    Bedroom

                  • Kid's Room

                    Kid's Room

                  • This bench has Relax written all over it

                    This bench has Relax written all over it

                  • Bay window facing the water. Great reading spot, or place to nap!

                    Bay window facing the water. Great reading spot, or place to nap!

                  • A gentle stroll to the 220 yard private sand beach - one of a handful in Maine.

                    A gentle stroll to the 220 yard private sand beach - one of a handful in Maine.

                  • Front view of the 22 ft. sun/game room.

                    Front view of the 22 ft. sun/game room.

                  • What a beautiful sight a rainbow looking at the house from the beach

                    What a beautiful sight a rainbow looking at the house from the beach

                  • A popular sight, a fishing boat at the pier close by.

                    A popular sight, a fishing boat at the pier close by.

                  • What a great room for entertaining guests... Lots of windows

                    What a great room for entertaining guests... Lots of windows

                  • Bedroom

                    Bedroom

                  • Lobster boats

                    Lobster boats

                  • The view walking from the house down to the water

                    The view walking from the house down to the water

                  VRBO #350879

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                  This listing was first published here in 2011.

                  Date last modified - Wednesday, December 17, 2014

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                  5 Bedroom / 1.5 Bathroom
                  Sleeps 14

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                  Speaks: english
                  • Calendar last updated: 05/28/2014
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