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Salt Water Farm, Ocean & Marsh Views, 3BR, Near Blue Hill

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Last updated: 05/05/2015
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  • Internet:No
  • Pets considered:Yes
  • Wheel chair accessible:N/A

Property description

Enjoy our classic, pre-civil war cape with commanding views of the Bagaduce River and our pristine salt marsh. Tour the peninsula, including Blue Hill (8 miles), Castine (9 miles), and experience unspoiled coastal Maine. Or, just relax in the Adirondac chairs and watch the bald eagle feed on the flats.

Our old house maintains its original character, but offers a new fully equipped kitchen, three bedrooms with original wide plank pine floors, and two bathrooms, one with a classic claw foot tub and shower, and one, all new, with a stall shower. The brick wood burning fireplace in the living room will take the chill off the cool Maine summer evenings. Don't expect level floors.

Penobscot is a tiny, unspoiled town with a little market (great breakfast sandwiches and coffee to go, ready by 6:30 am!) and a traditional Maine 'clam shack' (whole take out lobsters cooked to order, $6 last summer), an ideal location to explore the Blue Hill peninsula, home to many excellent restaurants, artisans, antique shops, and world famous destinations like the Wooden Boat School, Kneisel Hall music center, and The Good Life Center located at the Nearing homestead in Brooksville. Take a day trip to Stonington (26 miles; a beautiful drive), an authentic fishing village with an eclectic artists' community; not to be missed.






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Property Type

  • House

Accommodation Type

  • Vacation Rental

Meals

  • Guests Provide Their Own Meals

Suitability

  • Children Welcome
  • Non Smoking Only
  • Pets Considered:

    Contact owner for prior approval...moreless

Bedrooms: 3 Bedrooms, Sleeps 6, Beds for 6

Bathrooms: 2 Bathrooms

Other Amenities

  • 80 acres of old fields and spectacular salt marsh

Entertainment

  • DVD Player
  • Stereo
  • Television
  • Video Library

Attractions

  • Arboretum
  • Churches
  • Festivals
  • Library
  • Museums
  • Restaurants

Leisure Activities

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

Location Type

  • Water View
  • Waterfront:

    property fronts on Northern Bay of the salt water Bagaduce River...moreless

Sports & Adventure Activities

  • Cycling
  • Fishing
  • Fly Fishing
  • Freshwater Fishing
  • Golf
  • Hiking
  • Hunting
  • Kayaking
  • Sailing

Dining

  • Dining Area

General

  • Clothes Dryer
  • Linens Provided
  • Parking Off Street
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine
  • Wood Fireplace

Kitchen

  • Coffee Maker
  • Cooking Utensils
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Kitchen:

    Our kitchen is very fully stocked....moreless

  • Microwave
  • Refrigerator

Outside

  • Outdoor Grill
 

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$800 per week, June and September
$1100 per week, July and August

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Last updated: 05/05/2015
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Location

Car: Necessary

close to Kneisel Hall, Good Life Center, Wooden Boat School, Maine Maritime Academy; one hour from Acadia National Park

 

Owner info

Year Purchased: 1975

About the owner: We bought this 90 acre farm in 1975, and lived here year 'round for six years. We return every summer, and wonder why we ever left.

Why the Owner Chose Penobscot:
We chose Penobscot, on the wonderful Blue Hill peninsula, to enjoy the 'Good Life.'

The Unique Benefits at this House:
Penobscot is unique. The house enjoys convenient access to Blue Hill and Castine, but the hustle and bustle of 'vacationland' never intrudes. Our view of Northern Bay is ever changing, as the tides ebb and flow. In the spring, when the alewives are running, bald eagles flock to Penobscot.


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Speaks: english

 

Photos

  • Our classic Penobscot cape

    Our classic Penobscot cape

  • Northern Bay, mid tide, from the house

    Northern Bay, mid tide, from the house

  • hay field and barn

    hay field and barn

  • living room

    living room

  • bedroom

    bedroom

  • master bedroom; my favorite place to sleep!

    master bedroom; my favorite place to sleep!

  • barn in the morning fog

    barn in the morning fog

  • view of the bay from our entry porch

    view of the bay from our entry porch

  • from the bay

    from the bay

  • Northern Bay

    Northern Bay

  • our new kitchen

    our new kitchen

  • parlor

    parlor

  • bedroom with trundle bed (underneath); sleeps two

    bedroom with trundle bed (underneath); sleeps two

  • upstairs bath with clawfoot tub and views to the hayfield and salt marsh

    upstairs bath with clawfoot tub and views to the hayfield and salt marsh

  • hay field and salt marsh

    hay field and salt marsh

  • the real Maine

    the real Maine

VRBO #408797

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Date last modified - Tuesday, May 05, 2015

  • Reviews
  • Sleeps
    6
  • Bedrooms
    3
  • Bathrooms
    2
  • Property type
    House
Owner
Member since: 2012
Speaks: english
  • Response time Within a few days
  • Response rate 37%
  • Calendar last updated 05/05/2015
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513-831-1353

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Salt Water Farm, Ocean & Marsh Views, 3BR, Near Blue Hill

Penobscot #408797

3 BR  2 BA  Sleeps 6

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