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Bright and Comfortable Guest Suite for Two!

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Maison Dufour with Lupines in June.

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Last updated: 02/16/2015
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  • Minimum stay:2 nights
  • Internet:Yes
  • Pets considered:No
  • Wheel chair accessible:No

Belfast apartment description

Maison Dufour is the perfect guest suite for one or two people traveling to Maine's rugged coast and desiring to stay close to downtown Belfast. Much of the furniture was crafted in the mid-1800s, some of which is directly from Civil War General Joshua Chamberlain's estate! Artwork from exceptional local artists fills the walls throughout the guest suite. The Victorian home was built in the late 1890s.

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Property Type

  • Apartment
  • On floor 2
  • 900 sq. ft.

Accommodation Type

  • Vacation Rental

Meals

  • Guests Provide Their Own Meals

Onsite Services

  • Housekeeper Included

Suitability

  • Non Smoking Only
  • Not Suitable For Children
  • Pets Not Allowed
  • Wheelchair Inaccessible

Bedrooms: 1 Bedroom, Sleeps 2, Beds for 2

Bathrooms: 0 Bathrooms

Other Amenities

  • The guest suite is a place to get away from it all. That said, you will have free wireless internet access during your stay. There is no television, so if you're traveling with a companion, when at home you'll get to practice the art of communication! Or you'll log onto the internet......moreless

Theme

  • Away From It All
  • Historic
  • Romantic
  • Tourist Attractions

Attractions

  • Churches
  • Cinemas
  • Festivals
  • Health/Beauty Spa
  • Library
  • Live Theater
  • Marina
  • Museums
  • Playground
  • Restaurants
  • Ruins
  • Winery Tours

Local Services & Businesses

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

Leisure Activities

  • Antiquing
  • Beachcombing
  • Boating
  • Paddle Boating
  • Photography
  • Scenic Drives
  • Shopping
  • Sight Seeing
  • Walking
  • Wildlife Viewing

Location Type

  • Downtown:

    Just two short blocks from beautiful downtown Belfast....moreless

Sports & Adventure Activities

  • Cross Country Skiing
  • Cycling
  • Fishing
  • Golf
  • Hiking
  • Ice Skating
  • Kayaking
  • Pier Fishing
  • Rock Climbing
  • Sailing
  • Swimming
  • Wind-Surfing

Dining

  • Dining Area
  • Seating for 2 people

General

  • Living Room
  • Parking
  • Towels Provided

Kitchen

  • Coffee Maker
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Kitchen
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove
  • Toaster

Outside

  • Lawn / Garden

House Cleaning

  • Housekeeper Included
 

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Rental basis: Per property
Dates Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly * Event
Mid-Coast Maine Off-Season
Oct 15 - May 20
2 night min stay
$135
$875
My Standard Rate
2 night min stay
$175
$1,120

Additional information about rental rates

Fees:

  • Tax Rate 8%

Cancellation policy:

100% refund if canceled at least 30 days before arrival date.


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Location

50 Miles
Nearest Airport
Bangor International
400 Metres
Nearest Barpub
Several
10 Miles
Nearest Ferry
Lincolnville
8 Miles
Nearest Golf
Searsport Pines Golf Course
50 Miles
Nearest Motorway
Interstate 95
400 Metres
Nearest Restaurant
Several
8 Miles
Nearest Beach
Ducktrap

Car: Recommended

Belfast is on the beautiful rugged coast of Maine and a great location to have as your point of departure. Centrally located to the best stops on Maine's Midcoast, it's just one hour and 15 minutes from Acadia National Park and Bar Harbor; half an hour from Camden/Rockport; 45 minutes from Rockland; an hour from Bangor International Airport; an hour from Augusta; and two hours from Portland. Belfast plays host to many festivals, mostly in the summer. There are more than 20 art venues in Belfast with Friday Art Walks on the final Friday of each month through October. Visitors also love Belfast for its architecture, eclectic shops, and bar/restaurants.

 

Owner info

Year Purchased: 2012

About the owner: My name is Charlie and I purchased this beautiful Victorian home in the summer of 2012. Whenever time and finances allowed, I spent the following year creating a second floor guest suite for travelers that I began renting in July of 2013. I'm originally from the Northeastern-most town in the U.S., Madawaska, ME. After living out of Maine for most of my adult life, I returned in 2001 and have never looked back. I'm a university professor and a photographic artist (my work is exhibited in art galleries and in the guest suite). I also host a weekly radio show featuring the music of Bob Dylan on community radio WERU, 89.9 FM.

Why the Owner Chose Belfast:
I've always loved older homes on the coast of Maine. They are stately and have so much character. You'll fall in love with Maison Dufour if you have an appreciation for history. You'll be super comfortable in Maison Dufour whether or not you have an appreciation for history!

The Unique Benefits at this Apartment:
Maison Dufour is located on a very quiet street and yet is located just a couple of short blocks from picturesque downtown Belfast.


Contact us

Speaks: french

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Photos

  • Maison Dufour with Lupines in June.

    Maison Dufour with Lupines in June.

  • The living room has uncommonly comfortable 19th Century furniture.

    The living room has uncommonly comfortable 19th Century furniture.

  • The hallway serves as a gallery featuring fabulous original local artwork.

    The hallway serves as a gallery featuring fabulous original local artwork.

  • The bath offers both a standing shower AND a large claw-foot tub!

    The bath offers both a standing shower AND a large claw-foot tub!

  • View of your guest suite from atop the staircase.

    View of your guest suite from atop the staircase.

  • Your most comfortable queen bed.

    Your most comfortable queen bed.

  • Your view from the living room to the hallway/gallery and kitchen.

    Your view from the living room to the hallway/gallery and kitchen.

  • For breakfast and evenings when you don't feel like going out for dinner.

    For breakfast and evenings when you don't feel like going out for dinner.

  • The entry to your second floor guest suite.

    The entry to your second floor guest suite.

VRBO #485258

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Minimum stay: 2 nights
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  • Bedrooms
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  • Bathrooms
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  • Property type
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Owner
Member since: 2013
Speaks: french
  • Response time: Within a few hours
  • Response rate: 100%
  • Calendar last updated: 02/16/2015
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