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Frank Benson 18 Acre Oceanfront Farmhouse Tennis Estate

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Farmhouse with guest cottage overlooking boathouse, pier & ocean

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Last updated: 01/12/2015

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

Property description

Historic center chimney Federal farmhouse owned by a famous American painter, Frank W. Benson, ('The Captain's House' guest cottage for four people is available for rent separately for $2500 a week), an incredibly well constructed post & beam barn set up and used as an art studio and a gorgeous clay tennis court. This secluded, charming waterfront property takes your breath away. From your rooms, watch sailboats and lobster boats cross Penobscot Bay. 5-BR farmhouse sleeps ten and 2-BR Captain's House sleeps 4. Enjoy beautiful sunsets, a deep water granite pier/ramp & float system with 530' waterfront and a boathouse on the thoroughfare, play on a gorgeous clay tennis court with views of the water on both sides, ride bicycles, collect mussels, crabs, wildflowers or wild raspberries, stroll or walk in peaceful serenity with nature, paint, draw or take photos.


Keywords: 1795 farmhouse with guest cottage, ocean pier/ramp & float system, boathouse, beautiful tennis court with water views on both sides, post & beam barn used by Frank Benson, famous American painter.

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Property Type

  • Farmhouse

Accommodation Type

  • Vacation Rental

Meals

  • Guests Provide Their Own Meals

Suitability

  • Minimum Age Limit For Renters
  • Children Welcome
  • Non Smoking Only:

    not allowed inside premises...moreless

  • Pets Considered:

    if well behaved; must sign pet addendum...moreless

Bedrooms: 7 Bedrooms, Sleeps 13, Beds for 13

Bathrooms: 6 Bathrooms

Entertainment

  • CD Player
  • DVD Player
  • Ping Pong Table
  • Satellite / Cable:

    (3) DirecTV in farmhouse, cottage, barn Brand new 40' flatscreen with Samsung Home Theater System (DVD/CD/am-fm 5.1 surround sound) in farmhouse; 32' flatscreen in Barn, tv in Captain's House...moreless

  • Stereo

Attractions

  • Churches
  • Cinemas
  • Library
  • Marina
  • Playground
  • Restaurants
  • Winery Tours

Local Services & Businesses

  • ATM/Bank
  • Babysitter
  • Fitness Center
  • Groceries
  • Laundromat
  • Massage Therapist
  • Medical Services

Leisure Activities

  • Boating

Location Type

  • Beach View:

    there is a gorgeous view of the beaches with sunrise and sunset views from the house...moreless

  • Beachfront:

    there are two beaches within 100 yards of the house; both are private and are wonderful walks; one looks to the sunset and one to the sunrise...moreless

  • Downtown:

    there is a charming downtown village 5 miles from the house with a wonderful restaurant and boatyard and lobster pound...moreless

  • Ocean View
  • Oceanfront:

    there is a long pier just 100 yards from the front door and two moorings for boats...moreless

  • Water View

Sports & Adventure Activities

  • Basketball Court
  • Cycling
  • Deepsea Fishing
  • Fishing
  • Golf
  • Golf Privileges Optional
  • Hiking
  • Kayaking
  • Mountain Biking
  • Pier Fishing
  • Roller Blading
  • Sailing
  • Snorkeling
  • Snorkeling/Diving
  • Swimming
  • Tennis
  • Water Skiing
  • Water Tubing
  • Wind-Surfing

Dining

  • Dining Area

General

  • Broadband Access:

    Verizon internet card covers up to 5 computers...moreless

  • Clothes Dryer
  • Free Long Distance:

    free daily calling within the U.S. and Canada only...moreless

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

    phone in both farmhouse and Captain's House (cottage); call waiting, caller ID...moreless

  • Washing Machine
  • Wireless Internet:

    router for farmhouse...moreless

  • Wood Fireplace:

    (3)...moreless

  • Wood Stove

Kitchen

  • Cooking Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Kitchen
  • Refrigerator

Outside

  • Deck / Patio
 

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Seasonal rent: $4000 to $5500/week
($5500 for July&Aug; $5000 for June&Sep; $4000-4500 for May&Oct; $5000 weddings)
Owner reserves usage rights to Barn and Tennis Court during rented periods.
Pet Addendum required plus possible add'l fee for pets.
Lease/Rules required

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


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Location

8 Miles
Nearest Airport
rockland maine
4 Miles
Nearest Barpub
nebo lodge
5 Miles
Nearest Ferry
state ferry service
5 Miles
Nearest Golf
north haven golf
8 Miles
Nearest Motorway
route 1
5 Miles
Nearest Restaurant
nebo lodge
100 Metres
Nearest Beach
wooster cove

Car: Necessary

Gorgeous private clay tennis court on property surrounded by water on both sides. Paint/draw/take photos (Bartlett's Harbor was an artists' colony); the barn was used by Frank Benson, famous American painter. Community center with movies, plays & lectures, gift stores, library.

 

Manager info

Year Purchased: 2011

About: My family has summered on North Haven since 1914. My grandfather was a sculpter and knew Frank Benson, the owner of Wooster Farm from 1905 to 1951. I grew up playing tennis on the clay court.

Why North Haven:
As a tribute to Frank Benson and to my father and grandfather, I bought Wooster Farm in 2011 and have renovated it and preserved it in its original condition and have opened it up to thousands of art lovers who have enjoyed seeing where Mr. Benson painted and etched.

The Unique Benefits at this Farmhouse:
Wooster Farm is an enchanted place where people make happy memories; there have been a lot of weddings and dances in the Barn and families have had fun playing on the tennis court and baseball in the front lawn and walking the pristine beaches nearby.


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Speaks: english

 

Photos

  • Farmhouse with guest cottage overlooking boathouse, pier & ocean

    Farmhouse with guest cottage overlooking boathouse, pier & ocean

  • boathouse at sunset

    boathouse at sunset

  • interior of barn w/ table tennis

    interior of barn w/ table tennis

  • deep water granite pier/ramp with boathouse, farmhouse, barn in background

    deep water granite pier/ramp with boathouse, farmhouse, barn in background

  • living room w/ fireplace & Frank Benson wall painting

    living room w/ fireplace & Frank Benson wall painting

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Date last modified - Wednesday, April 29, 2015

  • Reviews
  • Sleeps
    13
  • Bedrooms
    7
  • Bathrooms
    6
  • Property type
    Farmhouse
Manager
Member since: 2007
Speaks: english
  • Response time Within 12 hours
  • Response rate 90%
  • Calendar last updated 01/12/2015
Email manager

(310) 968 9418 (California, USA)

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Frank Benson 18 Acre Oceanfront Farmhouse Tennis Estate

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