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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: 06/15/2011

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  • Minimum stay:Contact manager
  • Internet:Yes
  • Pets considered:Yes
  • Wheel chair accessible:N/A

North Haven farmhouse 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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                          The property's calendar has not been updated in over 42 months. You can contact the manager for availability or look for properties with confirmed availability

                           

                          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

                          VRBO #363657

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                          This listing was first published here in 2011.

                          Date last modified - Saturday, December 13, 2014

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                          7 Bedroom / 6 Bathroom
                          Sleeps 13

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                          Manager
                          Member since: 2007
                          Speaks: english
                          • Response time: Within 12 hours
                          • Response rate: 100%
                          • Calendar last updated: 06/15/2011
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                          (310) 968 9418 (California, USA)

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                          Frank Benson 18 Acre Oceanfront Farmhouse Tennis Estate

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                          7 BR  6 BA  Sleeps 13

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