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'Decked Out' Downeast, a Spacious, Comfortable Oceanfront House

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Decked Out Down East - Plenty of room to enjoy the view and the fresh air.

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Last updated: 02/18/2015
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  • Minimum stay:7 nights
  • Internet:Yes
  • Pets considered:No
  • Wheel chair accessible:No

Steuben house description

Decked Out Down East

Located in the coastal Maine fishing village of Pigeon Hill, Decked Out Down East overlooks a cobble beach and protected bay with views of the open ocean, islands, and a lighthouse in the distance. While relaxing on one of the two large decks, you can watch lobster men pull their traps and eagles and ospreys fish the incoming tide. The ever-changing views of water, wildlife, and sky will captivate you. This is the perfect place for a quiet, intimate vacation with family or friends. Nature feels close at hand. Located at the gateway to the Bold Coast, hiking, biking, boating, and outdoor experiences abound.

Decked Out is a 15 year old house divided into two, adjoining units. Two families or groups of friends can spend time together and share a vacation experience but also have the option of private space. Four bedrooms, three full bathrooms, two complete kitchens, two separate living rooms, and two wrap-around decks give the vacationers ample space and amenities to relax in comfort. The interior is bright and clean. Both living rooms have gas fireplaces for warmth and ambiance. The main living area in the upper unit has an open floor plan and is designed to take full advantage of the ocean view. French doors open to the second floor deck. Whether you are enjoying a casual breakfast at the kitchen counter or sipping a drink on the deck outside, you will find yourself drawn to the dynamic patterns of color and texture in the bay.

Sleeping accommodations include two bedrooms with queen beds, two bedrooms with twin beds, and two living rooms with fold out futons. The master bedroom has a private bathroom with glass shower. Other amenities include generous closet space, two-zone gas heat, two dishwashers, microwaves, internet access, and central vacuuming. The utility room has a washer and dryer and ample space for storing wet clothing and outdoor gear. The level back yard provides room for outdoor games as well.

Decked Out is located in Down East Maine where the beautiful coastline remains uncrowded and unspoiled. One can explore little fishing villages, rocky beaches, and spectacular cliffs along the Bold Coast. Nearby, the Schoodic Peninsula portion of Acadia National Park offers spectacular views of the Maine Coast with crashing surf, lobster boats, and soaring sea birds. Bicycling the one-way paved loop road allows one to breathe in the fresh, salty Maine air. A passenger ferry from Winter Harbor takes tourists over to the shopping and eating experience of the fabled Bar Harbor with its many varied attractions.

Closer to home you can launch a canoe or a kayak right out front. The gravel and cobble beach is firm allowing access to the water at virtually all tide levels. There is also a paved boat ramp a quarter mile down the road. Explore the many walking trails available throughout the nearby Petit Manan Wildlife Refuge. Three short scenic hikes are available within one mile of Decked Out with many others throughout the region.

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Property Type

  • House
  • 2200 sq. ft.

Accommodation Type

  • Vacation Rental

Meals

  • Guests Provide Their Own Meals

Suitability

  • Children Welcome
  • Pets Not Allowed
  • Wheelchair Inaccessible

Bedrooms: 4 Bedrooms, Sleeps 8, Beds for 8

Bathrooms: 3 Bathrooms

  • Bathroom 3: toilet, shower

    off master bedroom...moreless

  • Bathroom 2: toilet, combination tub/shower

    ...moreless

  • Bathroom 1: toilet, combination tub/shower

    ...moreless

  • two bathrooms upstairs and one downstairs

Entertainment

  • Books
  • DVD Player
  • Games
  • Satellite / Cable:

    satellite internet, wi-fi...moreless

  • Stereo
  • Television:

    no cable service, tv for dvd's only...moreless

Attractions

  • Churches
  • Cinemas
  • Library
  • Museums
  • Restaurants
  • Winery Tours

Local Services & Businesses

  • ATM/Bank
  • Groceries
  • Laundromat
  • Massage Therapist
  • Medical Services

Leisure Activities

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

Location Type

  • Oceanfront:

    Pedestrian access to the ocean directly across the road...moreless

Sports & Adventure Activities

  • Cycling
  • Fishing
  • Fly Fishing
  • Freshwater Fishing
  • Hiking
  • Kayaking
  • Mountain Biking
  • Sailing
  • Sound/Bay Fishing

Dining

  • Dining:

    Larger dining area upstairs comfortably seats 10 and smaller dining area downstairs seats 6...moreless

  • Dining Area
  • Seating for 10 people

General

  • Air Conditioning:

    ceiling fans in all rooms...moreless

  • Clothes Dryer
  • Fireplace:

    two gas fireplaces...moreless

  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating
  • Internet
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided:

    optional...moreless

Kitchen

  • Coffee Maker
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher:

    Two dishwashers, one on each floor...moreless

  • Kitchen:

    Two complete kitchens...moreless

  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Refrigerator:

    Two refrigerators, one on each floor...moreless

  • Stove
  • Toaster

Outside

  • Lawn / Garden
  • Outdoor Grill
 

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Dates Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly * Event
Weekly
Jun 13 - Oct 17, 2015
7 night min stay

$1,400

Changeover Day: Saturday

My Standard Rate
7 night min stay

$1,400

Changeover Day: Saturday


Additional information about rental rates

Fees:

  • Refundable Damage Deposit $300
  • Optional linens - pp. $14 + tax
  • Tax Rate 8%

Notes:

Weekly rate for whole house and up to eight people.

Additional weekly charge of $100 per person over eight.

Check in time is 4:00 p.m.. Check out time is 11:00 a.m.

Renter leaves house in broom clean condition.

Cash, checks, or money order.

Cancellation policy:

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

Deposit of one half (50%) due upon booking; balance due 30 days before arrival.

Rates subject to change until reservation is confirmed.


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Location

54 Miles
Nearest Airport
Bangor International
8 Miles
Nearest Barpub
downtown Milbridge, ME
14 Miles
Nearest Ferry
Winter Harbor
28 Miles
Nearest Train
Downeast Scenic Railroad, Ellsworth
4 Miles
Nearest Restaurant
Christopher's
0.1 Miles
Nearest Beach
a cobble beach

Car: Recommended

Acadia National Park, Bar Harbor, Schoodic Peninsula, Corea Harbor, Darthia Farm, Petit Manan Wildlife Refuge, Chair Pond Trail, blueberry barrens, Petit Manan Lighthouse, Tibbett's seafood market, Joshy's Drive-In for haddock burgers, Robinson's Boat Tours - puffins, eagles, and whales, Quoddy Head, Maine's Bold Coast, Campobello International Park, and the entire Milky Way galaxy.

 

Owner info

About the owner: We have been exploring and enjoying Petit Manan Peninsula in all seasons for nearly sixty years. We got married at the small stone chapel, All Souls by the Sea, “out the point” not far from the house. In 2013, we finally purchased our dream home and we are excited to be able to share it with you. We think you will be charmed by this unique corner of Maine.

Why the Owner Chose Steuben:
The commanding water views and proximity to a variety of nature activities make this house the perfect get away for one or more families to enjoy a relaxing Downeast Maine experience.

The Unique Benefits at this House:
Two distinct living areas for families or groups of friends vacationing together provides enough space for communal activities as well as separate kitchen and sleeping space if needed. Can also accommodate special interest group retreats (e.g. yoga, writing, painting etc)


Contact us

Speaks: english

 

Photos

  • Decked Out Down East - Plenty of room to enjoy the view and the fresh air.

    Decked Out Down East - Plenty of room to enjoy the view and the fresh air.

  • Two full kitchens - this is the one upstairs

    Two full kitchens - this is the one upstairs

  • Eating meals at the table provides spectacular views of Pigeon Hill Bay

    Eating meals at the table provides spectacular views of Pigeon Hill Bay

  • Plenty of space to relax on the deck and enjoy the view

    Plenty of space to relax on the deck and enjoy the view

  • Sunrise atop Pigeon Hill - a very nice hike about 2 minutes from Decked Out

    Sunrise atop Pigeon Hill - a very nice hike about 2 minutes from Decked Out

  • Upstairs eating area

    Upstairs eating area

  • Master bedroom with a private bathroom

    Master bedroom with a private bathroom

  • Free range, wild Maine blueberries - pick your own at the Wildlife Refuge

    Free range, wild Maine blueberries - pick your own at the Wildlife Refuge

  • Lobster boat in the fog

    Lobster boat in the fog

  • Mmmmm!

    Mmmmm!

  • Decked Out in the morning

    Decked Out in the morning

  • One local festival, 'Milbridge Days', includes the challenging cod fish races

    One local festival, 'Milbridge Days', includes the challenging cod fish races

  • The view from the upper deck

    The view from the upper deck

  • Our beach - launch kayaks or canoes, beachcomb, or lounge on The Rock

    Our beach - launch kayaks or canoes, beachcomb, or lounge on The Rock

  • The upper living room with French doors to the deck

    The upper living room with French doors to the deck

  • Surf on the rocky Maine coast - Schoodic Point - Acadia Nat'l Park is 40 mins.

    Surf on the rocky Maine coast - Schoodic Point - Acadia Nat'l Park is 40 mins.

  • The kitchen counter - hub of activity

    The kitchen counter - hub of activity

  • Upstairs living room

    Upstairs living room

  • One of two bedrooms with twin beds

    One of two bedrooms with twin beds

  • More deck

    More deck

  • A bald eagle visits our beach, NOT a rare occurrence

    A bald eagle visits our beach, NOT a rare occurrence

  • Our mornings include listening to the lobster men on the marine radio

    Our mornings include listening to the lobster men on the marine radio

  • Lobsterboat races - the closest are Winter Harbor and Jonesport

    Lobsterboat races - the closest are Winter Harbor and Jonesport

  • Sunrise over the Bay out in front of Decked Out.

    Sunrise over the Bay out in front of Decked Out.

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  • Bedrooms
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  • Bathrooms
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  • Property type
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  • Reviews
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Member since: 2014
Speaks: english
  • Response time: Within a few days
  • Response rate: 88%
  • Calendar last updated: 02/18/2015
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