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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: 05/22/2015
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  • Minimum stay:7 nights
  • Internet:Yes
  • Pets considered:No
  • Wheel chair accessible:N/A

Property 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

Keywords: Cottage


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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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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: 05/22/2015
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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

  • Sunrise over the morning mist

    Sunrise over the morning mist

VRBO #40448

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Date last modified - Friday, May 22, 2015

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Minimum stay: 7 nights
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  • Calendar last updated 05/22/2015
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