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Spectacular Ocean Views, Gorgeous Home, in Town Harbor Location

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Beautiful Home with Spectacular Ocean Views

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Last updated: 07/26/2014
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  • Minimum stay:7 nights
  • Internet:Yes
  • Pets considered:No
  • Wheel chair accessible:No

Camden house description

Combine breathtaking harbor views with the comfort of this exquisite home and you just found the perfect vacation. An Italian Style Sea Captains home, built in 1870’s boasts some of the most beautiful views of Penobscot Bay and Rockport Harbor, voted 'one of the most picturesque harbors'. Tasteful décor, period details, gourmet kitchen, and modern amenities. Situated in quaint downtown of Rockport, this home is in a perfect location, spectacular ocean views, over an acre of gardens, lawn and trees making you feel miles away from anywhere; yet right out your door is Fresh Lobster, Sailing, Kayaking, Biking, Hiking, Light Houses, Downtown Camden, Restaurants, Antiquing, Golfing, Concerts, Camden Hills, Acadia National Park, Island Ferry’s, Art Galleries, or, just read a good book on the deck watching the Schooners sail by until it's time for lobster dinner. Explore the summer with sunset Schooner cruises or come experience autumn and see the famous colors of the leaves. This is truly an exceptional rental. The owner suggests calling her to verify information or answer any questions rather then email, but feel free to do both. Surely call before submitting payment to confirm all details.


Vacation Rental Description: Combine breathtaking harbor views with the comfort of this exquisite home and you just found the perfect home for your vacation. An Italian Style Sea Captains home, built in 1870’s boasts some of the most beautiful views of Penobscot Bay with tasteful décor, period details, gourmet kitchen, and modern amenities. Situated in quaint downtown Rockport, this home is in a perfect location with spectacular ocean views, over an acre of gardens, lawn and trees making you feel miles away from anywhere; yet right out your door is Fresh Lobster, Sailing, Kayaking, Antiquing, Restaurants, Biking, Hiking, Light Houses, Downtown Camden, Golf, Concerts in the Park, Camden Hills, Acadia, Lobster Festival, Island Ferry’s, Art Galleries, or, just read a good book on the deck watching the Schooners sail by until it's time for lobster dinner. Explore the summer with sunset Schooner cruises or come experience autumn and see the famous colors of the leaves. Diamond Hill is truly an exceptional rental with friendly and helpful owners.
Activities and Attractions in Camden, Maine: Camden Hills, Curtis Light House, Acadia National Park, Samoset Golf Course - award winning golf course, Sailing, Kayaking, Hiking, Unlimited Antiquing, Fine Dining and Great Local Restaurants, Shopping, Art Galleries, Camden and Rockport Opera House, Parks, Wineries, Whale Watching, Puffin Tours, Summer Concerts in the Park, Island Ferry's (Monehagan, Isleborough and Vinalhaven), Fishing, The Lobster Festival, The Blues Festival, L.L. Bean Outlet, or just Relaxing.
This is the perfect location to relax and be able to see all of mid-coast Maine in the spring, summer or the famous changing of the seasons leaves in fall.

Home Rental Amenities: Five spacious bedrooms, two newly remodeled full bathrooms with marble counters, three half baths (two private to the guest rooms), modern kitchen with professional stove
and granite counters with open breakfast room, living room with fireplace and ocean view,
family room with flat screen and cable TV/DVD and fireplace and ocean view, dining room,
library/office with garden and ocean view- wireless internet , mud room and laundry room.
Deck, stone patio and gorgeous gardens. Within 100 yards of the harbor, local coffee shop
for breakfast, and Shephard's pie for dinner. Linens included. Sleeps 8.

Property Type

  • House
  • 5000 sq. ft.

Accommodation Type

      • Vacation Rental

      Meals

          • Guests Provide Their Own Meals

          Onsite Services

              • Housekeeper Optional

              Suitability

              • Non Smoking Only
              • Pets Not Allowed

              Bedrooms: 5 Bedrooms, Sleeps 9

              • Master: 1 queen

                private full bath ocean view...moreless

              • Bedroom 2: 1 queen

                private 1/2 bath, ocean view...moreless

              • Bedroom 3: 1 queen

                private 1/2 bath, ocean view...moreless

              • Bedroom 5: 2 twin/ single

                ...moreless

              • Bedroom 4: 1 double

                upstairs 'Crows Nest'...moreless

              • The two guest rooms (bedroom 2 and 3) have their own private 1/2 bath with sink and counter. Linens are provided. Sleeps 9 maximum....moreless

              Bathrooms: 2 Bathrooms, 3 Half Bathrooms

              • Bathroom 1 Master Bath: toilet, shower

                large shower, marble counter, double sink, hard wood floors...moreless

              • Bathroom 2: toilet, combination tub/shower

                updated marble counter, double sink, hardwood floors...moreless

              • Bathroom 3, connected to guest room 2: toilet

                private to room, granite counter, sink, toilet...moreless

              • Bathroom 4, private to guest room 3: toilet

                private half bath, toilet, sink private to bedroom....moreless

              • Bathroom 5, downstairs: toilet

                located downstairs, sink, toilet, marble counter....moreless

              • Bathroom 1 is private to Bedroom 1

              Other Amenities

                  • There is a fresh fish market in walking distance and dinner restaurant just a short walk down the hill. The kitchen is gourmet kitchen and fully equipped, and there are several excellent restaurants within a five minute or less of a drive and walking. You can also walk down to the Rockport Harbor, or tide pools at the beach at Walker Park, and you are less then a mile from downtown Camden, Camden Harbor, Camden Hills, and Curtis Light House. This is a perfect central location to explore all of Maine. No weddings or large gatherings allowed on this property....moreless

                  Entertainment

                  • Books:

                    The Library is full of choices. Guests can borrow any book they like on the shelves, we have guests leave books for other guests as well. ...moreless

                  • Games:

                    Lots of board games and puzzles. When is the last time you played Twister?...moreless

                  • Toys:

                    Lego's galore in the Crows Nest. ...moreless

                  • Television
                  • Satellite / Cable
                  • CD Player
                  • DVD Player
                  • Games For Kids

                  Theme

                  • Sports & Activities
                  • Romantic
                  • Adventure
                  • Family
                  • Away From It All

                  Attractions

                  • Autumn Foliage
                  • Churches
                  • Marina
                  • Museums
                  • Pond
                  • Live Theater
                  • Winery Tours
                  • Restaurants
                  • Bay/Sound
                  • Cinemas
                  • Festivals
                  • Forests
                  • Library
                  • Playground
                  • Health/Beauty Spa

                  Leisure Activities

                  • Beachcombing
                  • Bird Watching
                  • Walking
                  • Scenic Drives
                  • Whale Watching
                  • Antiquing
                  • Photography
                  • Outlet Shopping
                  • Sight Seeing
                  • Sledding
                  • Boating
                  • Miniature Golf
                  • Shopping
                  • Wildlife Viewing

                  local services and businesses

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

                  Location Type

                  • Village
                  • Near The Ocean:

                    Walking distance to beautiful Rockport Harbor ...moreless

                  • Ocean View:

                    Views of Penobscott Bay and Rockport Harbor; known as one of the most picturesque Harbors in the area, full of sail boats, working lobster boats and home of Andrea the Seal. ...moreless

                  sports and adventure activities

                  • Rock Climbing
                  • Kayaking
                  • Ice Skating
                  • Pier Fishing
                  • Cross Country Skiing
                  • Tennis
                  • Mountain Biking
                  • Mountain Climbing
                  • Mountaineering
                  • Rafting
                  • Whitewater Rafting
                  • Swimming
                  • Sailing
                  • Cycling
                  • Fishing
                  • Golf
                  • Hiking

                  catering options

                      • Guests Provide Their Own Meals

                      Dining

                      • Dining Area
                      • Seating for 9 people

                      General

                      • Iron & Board
                      • Mobile Phone
                      • Parking Off Street
                      • Fireplace:

                        Two fireplaces with original marble mantles from the 1870. Do not work at this time, they are the old coal fireplaces and too narrow for wood. Future rebuild is in the works to make functional....moreless

                      • Living Room:

                        With great ocean views plus a library with game table and family room with flat screen TV....moreless

                      • Fitness Room / Equipment:

                        Outside your door - great running, walking, hiking and biking area. Swimming for those really brave people (the ocean is cold!)....moreless

                      • Activities Guide
                      • Hair Dryer
                      • Local Activities Guide
                      • Local Maps
                      • Local Restaurant Guide
                      • Wireless Internet
                      • Internet
                      • Towels Provided
                      • Parking
                      • Garage
                      • Washing Machine
                      • Clothes Dryer
                      • Telephone
                      • Heating
                      • Linens Provided

                      house cleaning

                          • Housekeeper Optional

                          Kitchen

                          • Cooking Utensils:

                            This is a fully stocked kitchen ...moreless

                          • Pantry Items:

                            The cabinets are cleaned out at each cleaning but some essentials are left for cooking....moreless

                          • Stove:

                            two ovens, one gas, one electric. Six burners top, Montague restaurant gas stove....moreless

                          • Kitchen:

                            Breakfast Area, Granite counters, Montague oven/stove ...moreless

                          • Dishes & Utensils:

                            Nice quality, enough for all guests....moreless

                          • Dishwasher
                          • Refrigerator
                          • Freezer
                          • Oven
                          • Microwave
                          • Grill
                          • 4 Ring Stove
                          • Coffee Maker
                          • Toaster
                          • Blender
                          • Coffee Grinder
                          • Ice Maker
                          • Lobster Pot
                          • Stove

                          Outside

                          • Yard
                          • Wood Deck
                          • Outdoor Grill Gas
                          • Patio
                          • Walkway To Water
                          • Lawn / Garden:

                            Full time gardener. Gardens, mature Sugar Maples, sweeping lawn. Some roses date back to the first owner in 1870's. Her knick name was 'Rose Lady' and her treasured ones are still there....moreless

                          • Outdoor Grill:

                            Gas grill on patio....moreless

                          • Deck / Patio:

                            Wrap around deck with spectacular views of Penobscott by, Rockport Harbor and gardens. ...moreless

                          • Golf:

                            Several golf courses near by...moreless

                          • Boat:

                            boat rental options ...moreless

                          • Kayak / Canoe:

                            Go to http://www.mainesport.com/ for guided trips and other adventures. ...moreless

                          • Bicycles:

                            Rental company very close to the house, http://www.mainesport.com/, and a company in downtown Camden....moreless

                          • Water Sports Gear:

                            http://www.mainesport.com/...moreless

                          • Beach Towels
                          • Crow's Nest
                           

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                          $4,000

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                          Location

                          90 Miles
                          Nearest Airport
                          Portland, Owls Head (Rockland) 6 miles
                          10 Miles
                          Nearest Ferry
                          Lincolnville
                          0.25 Miles
                          Nearest Beach
                          Goodie
                          1 Miles
                          Nearest Barpub
                          Shepherds Pie
                          3 Miles
                          Nearest Ski
                          Camden Snow Bowl
                          5 Miles
                          Nearest Golf
                          Samoset, Rockland Golf Club, and Goose River Golf
                          1 Miles
                          Nearest Restaurant
                          Sheperds Pie, Graffam Brothers, 40 Paper, Francine

                          Car: Necessary

                          You overlook Rockport Harbor, known 'as one of the most picturesque horbors in the area'. Right out the door is Biking, hiking, sailing, lobster boat tours, day drives, excellent restaurants and fine dining, beautiful views, walking, beach, kayaking, light house tours, winery tours, Sunset Schooner Sails, ferry to Monhegan and Isleborough, Lobster Festival, sight seeing, antiquing, Farnsworth Art Museum, historical towns, friendly locals.....

                          Golfing: Begin your golf vacation with a course offering breathtaking ocean vistas and complete your round on one of the most challenging finishing holes in New England. Designed by Robert Eider in 1902, the course features some of the most spectacular views of Peneobscot Bay, with a granite seawall separating the golfer from the Atlantic Ocean. Samoset Resort was also qualifying event on the former Nike Tour. Recent upgrades by Maine architect Bradley Booh have strengthened the resort's reputation of having premier championship layout.

                           

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                          • Beautiful Home with Spectacular Ocean Views

                            Beautiful Home with Spectacular Ocean Views

                          • Diamond Hill - Built in 1800's, fully updated but kept beautiful charm.

                            Diamond Hill - Built in 1800's, fully updated but kept beautiful charm.

                          • Sunny Living Room with full Ocean and Garden Views.

                            Sunny Living Room with full Ocean and Garden Views.

                          • Dining room - table can seat 10 - Ship Chandelier

                            Dining room - table can seat 10 - Ship Chandelier

                          • Sunny Breakfast room - views into garden and patio

                            Sunny Breakfast room - views into garden and patio

                          • Library With Game Table, Cozy Reading & Ocean Views

                            Library With Game Table, Cozy Reading & Ocean Views

                          • Bedroom with Ocean Views / Fireplace / Private Full Bath

                            Bedroom with Ocean Views / Fireplace / Private Full Bath

                          • remodeled and updated bathrooms, marble counter tops

                            remodeled and updated bathrooms, marble counter tops

                          • Camden/Rockport Harbor - walking, sailing,kayaking, fresh lobster off the boats.

                            Camden/Rockport Harbor - walking, sailing,kayaking, fresh lobster off the boats.

                          • Enjoy a Lobster Dinner - local fish market and restaurants near by

                            Enjoy a Lobster Dinner - local fish market and restaurants near by

                          • Local Antiquing

                            Local Antiquing

                          • Bedroom #4

                            Bedroom #4

                          • View from yard.

                            View from yard.

                          • Morning Cup of Coffee

                            Morning Cup of Coffee

                          • Window Seat in Living Room

                            Window Seat in Living Room

                          • large gourmet kitchen, granite, new stainless refridgerator (not shown)

                            large gourmet kitchen, granite, new stainless refridgerator (not shown)

                          • Family Room with Fireplace / Flat Screen TV/ Ocean Views

                            Family Room with Fireplace / Flat Screen TV/ Ocean Views

                          • Family room, flat screen TV, ocean view

                            Family room, flat screen TV, ocean view

                          • Guest Room with Private 1/2 bath and Beautiful Full Ocean Views

                            Guest Room with Private 1/2 bath and Beautiful Full Ocean Views

                          • View from Bedroom

                            View from Bedroom

                          • Golfing -Award winning  Samoset 18 hole Championship Golf Course

                            Golfing -Award winning Samoset 18 hole Championship Golf Course

                          • Curtis Lighthouse in Camden - Laite beach, kayaking

                            Curtis Lighthouse in Camden - Laite beach, kayaking

                          • Schooner you can rent for a Sunset Cruise out of Camden

                            Schooner you can rent for a Sunset Cruise out of Camden

                          • Guest Rooom with Private 1/2 Bath and Ocean and Garden Views

                            Guest Rooom with Private 1/2 Bath and Ocean and Garden Views

                          VRBO #373694

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                          This listing was first published here in 2008.

                          Date last modified - Saturday, August 16, 2014

                          $4,000 per week (USD)
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                          5 Bedroom / 2.5+ Bathroom
                          Sleeps 9

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                          Minimum stay: 7 nights
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