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Magnificent Views - Oceanside Cottage

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The side of the porch with a view of the ocean

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Last updated: 10/17/2014
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  • Minimum stay:7 nights
  • Internet:Yes
  • Pets considered:Yes
  • Wheel chair accessible:No

Clark Island cottage description

Located on the mainland at the Ocean's edge in a beautiful cove looking out at Clark Island and the open sea, our cottage was built in the classic rustic Maine style of the mid twentieth Century. The Township of Clark Island is one of a group of small Towns located on the St. George Peninsula. The peninsula is alive with boaters, bicycle clubs on vacation and legions of kayakers visiting Penobscot Bay. From the little lobstering village of Port Clyde at one end (with daily ferry service to Monhegan Island) to the Town of Rockland at the other end (in 2009 voted the second best small town to live in in the USA by Budget Travel; ) the whole area is considered the heart of mid-coast Maine. At the foot of the road the cottage is located on, there is the Craignair Inn of Clark Island, with a gourmet restaurant. This area is why they call Maine 'Vacationland, where life is the way it ought to be.' Call (207) 593 - 7183 or (978) 201 3954


Easy to get to: Knox County airport is 5 miles from the cottage, with up to 8 direct flights daily to Boston's Logan airport on Cape Air Airlines. Under $70 each way, with car rental available at airport. Or drive from Boston in under 4 hours.
Ferry to Nova Scotia from Rockland. Hourly, daily or weeklong schooner tours from Rockland and Camden.

Just in : In 2012 Rockland was voted one of the top nine Best small U.S, Towns for Food by www.thedailymeal.com/best-small-towns-food-2012-slideshow#ixzz1tdLHsQgs

Property Type

  • Cottage
  • 1330 sq. ft.

Accommodation Type

      • Vacation Rental

      Meals

          • Guests Provide Their Own Meals

          Onsite Services

              • Housekeeper Optional

              Suitability

              • Long-Term Renters Welcome
              • Children Welcome
              • Non Smoking Only
              • Pets Considered:

                We are dog lovers. No deposits needed but poop patrol appreciated....moreless

              • Suitable For Elderly Or Infirm
              • Wheelchair Inaccessible

              Bedrooms: 4 Bedrooms, Sleeps 8

              • Bedroom 1: 1 king

                Half Bath...moreless

              • Bedroom 2: 1 queen

                ...moreless

              • Bedroom 3: 2 twin/ single

                ...moreless

              • Bedroom 4: 2 child bed

                Bunk beds...moreless

              • The Master bedroom has a kingsized bed with Egyptian cotton sheets and a down comforter, there is a half bathroom attached and a large picture window overlooking the granite rocks and the changing tide. Another bedroom, the original Master bedroom, has a queensized brass bed with its own picture window and beautiful view (also with Egyptian cotton sheets and down comforter), A third bedroom has twin beds, and a fourth has a two bed bunk bed setup for kids....moreless

              Bathrooms: 1 Bathroom, 1 Half Bathroom

              Other Amenities

                  • The kitchen has an old fashioned enamel sink, and a new stove and fridge. Living room is equipped with state-of-the-art Giant screen Sony TV with Blu-ray, Wii and ROKU. The adjoining storeroom has a clothes washer and dryer. Outside, there is plenty of parking, a picnic table, chairs, barbeque, lobster bake setup and a hammock. Kayaks can be rented nearby, and you can launch right out front. The ocean has seals, loons, osprey, seagulls, a pair of bald eagles, yachts, schooners and an occasional lobster boat hauling traps outside your bedroom. Deer and Fox are often seen walking along the shore. The island opposite the cottage has a connecting causeway and a large quarry swimming hole everyone uses. The island is a 100 acre undeveloped paradise for hikers and explorers. Please visit the Craignair website to learn about sports, theater, antique shops, the world famous Rockland Lobster Festival and the dozens of things to see and do all within a thirty minute drive....moreless

                  Entertainment

                  • Books
                  • Books For Adults
                  • Books For Kids
                  • CD Player
                  • DVD Player
                  • Games
                  • Games For Kids
                  • Radio
                  • Satellite / Cable
                  • Television
                  • VCR
                  • Video Game Console:

                    Wii...moreless

                  • Video Games
                  • Video Library:

                    some DVD's available. Blue-Ray, ROKU, on Demand...moreless

                  Theme

                  • Adventure
                  • Away From It All
                  • Family

                  Attractions

                  • Autumn Foliage
                  • Bay/Sound
                  • Churches
                  • Cinemas
                  • Festivals
                  • Forests
                  • Library
                  • Live Theater
                  • Marina
                  • Museums
                  • Restaurants
                  • Winery Tours

                  Local Services & Businesses

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

                  Leisure Activities

                  • Antiquing
                  • Beachcombing
                  • Bird Watching
                  • Gambling Casinos
                  • Horseback Riding
                  • Miniature Golf
                  • Outlet Shopping
                  • Scenic Drives
                  • Shopping
                  • Sight Seeing
                  • Walking
                  • Whale Watching

                  Location Type

                  • Near The Ocean
                  • Oceanfront:

                    fifty feet from ocean's edge...moreless

                  • Waterfront

                  Sports & Adventure Activities

                  • Cross Country Skiing
                  • Cycling
                  • Deepsea Fishing
                  • Fishing
                  • Fly Fishing
                  • Freshwater Fishing
                  • Golf
                  • Hiking
                  • Hunting
                  • Hunting Small Game
                  • Kayaking
                  • Mountain Biking
                  • Mountain Climbing
                  • Pier Fishing
                  • Sailing
                  • Skiing
                  • Sound/Bay Fishing
                  • Swimming

                  Communication / Internet

                      • Fax

                      Dining

                      • Dining Area
                      • Seating for 8 people

                      General

                      • Activities Guide
                      • Alarm Clock
                      • Basic Soaps
                      • Clothes Dryer
                      • Filtered Water
                      • Fireplace
                      • Firewood
                      • Hair Dryer
                      • Heating
                      • Internet
                      • Iron & Board
                      • Laundry Soap
                      • Linens Provided:

                        high count Egyptian linens...moreless

                      • Local Activities Guide
                      • Local Maps
                      • Local Restaurant Guide
                      • Paper Towels
                      • Parking
                      • Parking Off Street
                      • Security System
                      • Telephone
                      • Telescope
                      • Toilet Paper
                      • Towels Provided
                      • Washing Machine
                      • Water Cooler
                      • Wireless Internet
                      • Wood Fireplace:

                        Plenty of firewood...moreless

                      Kitchen

                      • 4 Ring Stove
                      • Blender
                      • Coffee Maker
                      • Cooking Utensils:

                        Everything you need including lobster and clams pots and pans....moreless

                      • Grill
                      • Kitchen:

                        original ceramic sink plus all new appliances...moreless

                      • Lobster Pot
                      • Microwave
                      • Oven
                      • Pantry Items
                      • Refrigerator
                      • Stove
                      • Toaster

                      Outside

                      • Barbecue
                      • Beach Towels
                      • Binoculars
                      • Golf:

                        several courses in Rockland...moreless

                      • Kayak / Canoe:

                        Kayak rentals in Port Clyde. Launch out front...moreless

                      • Lawn / Garden:

                        croquet set; ready for badmitien and jarts....moreless

                      • Outdoor Grill:

                        weber grill. Also outdoor fire pit for s'mores....moreless

                      • Porch / Veranda:

                        beautiful screened porch 50 feet from ocean's edge. Everyone's favorite spot on summer nights....moreless

                      • Walkway To Water

                      House Cleaning

                          • Housekeeper Optional
                           

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                          Rental basis: Per property
                          Dates Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly * Event
                          Fall Winter
                          Oct 4 - May 29, 2015
                          7 night min stay

                          $1,500

                          Changeover Day: Saturday

                          Spring
                          May 30 - Jun 19, 2015
                          7 night min stay

                          $1,750

                          Changeover Day: Saturday

                          Summer
                          Jun 20 - Sep 4, 2015
                          7 night min stay

                          $2,250

                          Changeover Day: Saturday

                          Fall shoulder
                          Sep 5 - Oct 2, 2015
                          7 night min stay

                          $1,750

                          Changeover Day: Saturday

                          Winter
                          Oct 3 - Jun 3, 2016
                          7 night min stay

                          $1,500

                          Changeover Day: Saturday


                          Additional information about rental rates

                          Fees:

                          • Cleaning $150 + tax
                          • Tax Rate 8%

                          Notes:

                          1500 - 2250

                          Other lengths of stay negotiable. Pets are always welcome, we do not require any security deposits or pet deposits (just a daily poop patrol)

                          2014 rentals, 50% down, 50% 30 days before arrival.

                          2015 rentals 25% down, 25% by January 3, 2015 50% 30 days before arrival

                          deposits non-refundable unless replacement found


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                          Calendar

                          Last updated: 10/17/2014
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                          Location

                          Car: Necessary

                          Other Activities: Famous Rockland Lobster Destival 8/4 - 8/8

                          Golf: Rockland and Samoset courses 20 minutes

                          Ski: Camden Snow Bowl 30 minutes

                           

                          Owner info

                          Year Purchased: 1956

                          About the owner: Retired Attorney (James) and Former Manager of the Freedom Trail in Boston (Linda); studied at Colby College and haven't missed a trip to Maine every year since1949.

                          Why the Owner Chose Clark Island:
                          Ownership now resides in Trust for a third generation and soon a fourth, ensuring family use for more generations to come. This is a classic Maine cottage, built in the 1950's in that style that has almost disappeared due to the high cost of waterfront land and the McMansions being built as the original cottages disappear. Fifty feet from the water's edge, with a screened porch enabling sitting outside and listening to the ocean, the cottage has been thoroughly updated and modernized, but still captures that era when waterfront cottages were part of nature, not castles to sit in and look out at it. Everything one needs for lobster and clam cookouts on the rocks, barbeques plus a firepit for s'mores, and views across to Clark Island and the open sea. Large windows from the bedrooms on the ocean side offer views unchanged from the day it was built. Watch the lobster boats right out front; kayak from right out front, or just watch the constant activity of the seagulls, seals, osprey, fox, deer, even an occasional moose and a family of eagles. This is the heart and the essence of mid-coast Maine living. 'Maine, the way life ought to be.'

                          The Unique Benefits at this Cottage:
                          This cottage offers a chance to relive the New England and Maine lifestyle from the middle of the last century. Thoroughly modernized, with cable, large Sony TV, internet, WII, Blueray and a charming fireplace and stacks of wood right outside. At the same time, you are a fifteen minute drive away from the towns and villages in the heart of mid-coast Maine.


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                          Speaks: english, italian

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                          Photos

                          • The side of the porch with a view of the ocean

                            The side of the porch with a view of the ocean

                          • A view from the lawn

                            A view from the lawn

                          • Guest bedroom

                            Guest bedroom

                          • Guest bedroom with bunk beds

                            Guest bedroom with bunk beds

                          • Living room at night

                            Living room at night

                          • Lobster fishing in front of the house

                            Lobster fishing in front of the house

                          • The moon from the rocks

                            The moon from the rocks

                          • Aerial view of the house and surrounding area

                            Aerial view of the house and surrounding area

                          • Out front. Summer 2010

                            Out front. Summer 2010

                          • Snow blanket

                            Snow blanket

                          • Happy Guests!!!

                            Happy Guests!!!

                          • A view from the porch

                            A view from the porch

                          • Master bedroom

                            Master bedroom

                          • Guest bedroom with two twin beds

                            Guest bedroom with two twin beds

                          • Dining table

                            Dining table

                          • Living room in the day

                            Living room in the day

                          • View from the rocks at dusk

                            View from the rocks at dusk

                          • View of the house from the rocks

                            View of the house from the rocks

                          • Local lobster in Rockland

                            Local lobster in Rockland

                          • Our driveway. Christmas 2010

                            Our driveway. Christmas 2010

                          • Christmas in Maine

                            Christmas in Maine

                          • Isabella out front

                            Isabella out front

                          • 4rd generation baby boy Oscar is marked off on the height measuring wall.

                            4rd generation baby boy Oscar is marked off on the height measuring wall.

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                          This listing was first published here in 2009.

                          Date last modified - Friday, October 17, 2014

                          $1,500 - $2,250 per week (USD)
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                          4 Bedroom / 1.5 Bathroom
                          Sleeps 8

                          View calendar: Updated 10/17/14
                          Minimum stay: 7 nights
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