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Waterfront Cottage with Million Dollar View

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The cottage and view of the Bagaduce upstream from the harbor.


Last updated: 12/15/2014
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  • Minimum stay:7 nights
  • Internet:Yes
  • Pets considered:No
  • Wheel chair accessible:N/A

Castine cottage description

Located on a quiet country lane, the cottage of Vapore di Mare is a short walk to the town center and dock. Here you can watch the sunrise over the morning mist while you take your coffee on our deck overlooking Castine harbor.Catch a glimpse of seals or a working lobster boat. At night, the moonrise over the still water is truly magical. Or take your kayak around the corner to the phosphorescent waters in Hatch cove. Go biking, hike in nearby Witherle Woods or just walk the short half mile into town. Too much activity? Grab a book and veg out in one of our colorful Adirondack chairs. Our private,newly renovated cottage is yours to enjoy.

Cottage is 1/2 mile from town center and is located on 1.5 acre property next to the owner's home. Note to parents of young children: there is a small unfenced pond on the property. This has not been a problem with the many young families that have stayed here. Note that the bedrooms are upstairs in the cottage. Minimum stay one week.
No winter availability

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Property Type

      • Cottage

      Accommodation Type

          • Vacation Rental


              • Guests Provide Their Own Meals


              • Non Smoking Only
              • Pets Not Allowed

              Bedrooms: 2 Bedrooms, Sleeps 4, Beds for 4

              • Bedroom 2: 2 twin/ single


              • Bedroom 1: 1 queen


              • Queen size Beds (1), Twin or Single Beds (1)

              Bathrooms: 1 Bathroom

              Other Amenities

                  • kayaks available on site


                  • DVD Player
                  • Satellite / Cable
                  • Television
                  • VCR


                  • Churches
                  • Festivals
                  • Library
                  • Marina
                  • Museums
                  • Playground
                  • Restaurants

                  Local Services & Businesses

                  • ATM/Bank
                  • Babysitter
                  • Fitness Center
                  • Groceries
                  • Medical Services

                  Leisure Activities

                  • Antiquing
                  • Beachcombing
                  • Bird Watching
                  • Boating
                  • Scenic Drives
                  • Shelling
                  • Shopping
                  • Sight Seeing
                  • Walking
                  • Wildlife Viewing

                  Location Type

                  • Water View:

                    150 degree view of Castine Harbor and Bagaduce River...moreless

                  • Waterfront:

                    one of the few true waterfront properties in town with stairs down to the shore...moreless

                  Sports & Adventure Activities

                  • Cycling
                  • Fishing
                  • Freshwater Fishing
                  • Golf
                  • Hiking
                  • Kayaking
                  • Mountain Biking
                  • Sailing
                  • Swimming
                  • Tennis


                      • Dining Area


                      • Clothes Dryer
                      • Hair Dryer
                      • Heating:

                        gas heater in livingroom electric heater in bthroom...moreless

                      • Linens Provided
                      • Living Room
                      • Parking
                      • Towels Provided
                      • Washing Machine
                      • Wireless Internet
                      • Wood Stove


                      • Coffee Maker
                      • Cooking Utensils
                      • Dishwasher
                      • Kitchen
                      • Microwave
                      • Refrigerator


                      • Balcony
                      • Kayak / Canoe
                      • Outdoor Grill


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                      Dates Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly * Event
                      May 1 - Oct 25, 2015
                      7 night min stay


                      Additional information about rental rates


                      • Refundable Damage Deposit $800
                      • Taxes Not included


                      $600 deposit at time of reservation. Remainder upon occupancy

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                      Last updated: 12/15/2014
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                      30 Miles
                      Nearest Airport
                      1 Miles
                      Nearest Golf
                      castine golf course

                      Car: Necessary

                      Castine is a national historic site having been occupied by the British in the American Revolution and war of 1812. Many homes and forts date from that time. The Castine Historic Society and Wilson Museum are 2 venues worth seeing. Every other Friday evening there is a Castine Town Band concert on the common. Kayaking and hiking are prominent activities in town. The 9 hole golf course is a gem dating from late 19th century. It is open to the public at reasonable prices and you don't need a tee time.Tennis courts are also available. For those interested in Acadia National Park, it is a 1.5 hr drive from Castine.


                      Owner info

                      Year Purchased: 1987

                      About the owner: bob friedlander, retired radiologist sammy friedlander, retired scientist,harpist, fifer,cook lately of the SV Bowdoin.

                      Why the Owner Chose Castine:
                      We found this property after searching the coast for the right place. When we found it, it had been on the market for several years but no one was interested because of the 1950s vinyl sided double wide house. But the view was unbelievable and to this day workmen never fail to comment on it. So we bought the property and Sam redesigned the house and cottage. At first it was our summer place. Then 9 years ago we moved here fulltime.

                      The Unique Benefits at this Cottage:
                      What we love about the place: It's quiet on a private dirt road yet only 1/2 mile from town. You look out the windows to an always changing scene as the tide ebbs and flows. Birds, ducks, seals and the resident bald eagles complement the views.

                      Contact us

                      Speaks: english

                      Guestbook comments from the owner

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                      • The cottage and view of the Bagaduce upstream from the harbor.

                        The cottage and view of the Bagaduce upstream from the harbor.

                      • Kitchen and water view

                        Kitchen and water view

                      • Bedroom off the deck

                        Bedroom off the deck

                      • Evening view from the deck

                        Evening view from the deck

                      • Living room

                        Living room

                      VRBO #40448

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                      This listing was first published here in 2004.

                      Date last modified - Monday, December 15, 2014

                      $1,100 per week (USD)

                      2 Bedroom / 1 Bathroom
                      Sleeps 4

                      View calendar: Updated 12/15/14
                      Minimum stay: 7 nights
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                      Member since: 2004
                      Speaks: english
                      • Calendar last updated: 12/15/2014
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                      (207) 326-9583 (Maine, USA)

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