Private Ocean House with Great Views and Shoreline

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Last updated: 11/12/2015
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  • Minimum stay:4-6 nights
  • Internet:No
  • Pets considered:No
  • Wheel chair accessible:N/A

Property description

A perfect private setting to enjoy the refreshing and quaint qualities of the Maine coast. Single family house on a private acre of oceanfront property with nearly 300 feet of its own shoreline and great views of Penobscot Bay, the Weskeag River, and the Muscle Ridge Islands. Natural and cultivated perennials around the property, with plenty of outdoor seatings and vistas.

Casual and cozy environment with cathedral ceiling in living room. Rinnai heater for even heat comfort. Open kitchen and dining concept. One bedroom downstairs and one upstairs. Loft area for quiet time or napping space. Sleeps 4-5 people. Total of 4 beds: 2 doubles, 2 twins. Full deck the width of the house faces the shore. DVD/VHS player for movies.

Plenty of shore, hiking, boating, and relaxing options. Wildlife is common along sea and shore and includes local osprey, heron, seagulls, loons, etc. Guest mooring available for small power boat. State park featuring sandy beach for swimming only a mile away; state park featuring Owls Head Lighthouse just six miles away. Other historic lighthouses, scenic harbors, art, maritime and transportation museums, various restaurants, shopping, sailing, golf, hiking, and various recreational opportunities--and of course lobster--in near by Rockland, Rockport, Camden, etc.. Cape Air service from Boston. Access to outer islands by Maine State Ferry.

A great place at a great price. (Check out the reviews).

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Property Type

  • House
  • 860 sq. ft.

Accommodation Type

  • Vacation Rental


  • Guests Provide Their Own Meals


  • Minimum Age Limit For Renters:

    Must be of legal age...moreless

  • Children Welcome
  • Non Smoking Only
  • Pets Not Allowed

Bedrooms: 2 Bedrooms, Sleeps 5, Beds for 4-5

  • Bedroom 1


  • Bedroom 2


  • Loft


  • One full (double) bed in downstairs bedroom; one full (double) and one twin (single) bed in the upstairs bedroom, and one twin (single) also in loft...moreless

Bathrooms: 1 Bathroom

  • Bathroom 1


  • One bathroom downstairs across from downstairs bedroom

Other Amenities

  • Full kitchen and bathroom, cozy bedrooms, Rinnai heater, library of books, horseshoes, perennials, local lobster, plenty of shoreline to explore, and great views of the ocean--including cove, islands, wildlife, boats, etc....moreless


  • Books:

    There is a variety of books in shelves throughout the house....moreless

  • CD Player
  • DVD Player
  • Games:

    Some family games are available on shelf in entryway....moreless

  • VCR
  • Video Library:

    Small collection of misc, often old, VHS and DVD films....moreless


  • Adventure
  • Away From It All
  • Family
  • Romantic


  • Churches
  • Cinemas
  • Festivals
  • Library
  • Live Theater
  • Marina
  • Museums
  • Playground
  • Restaurants
  • Winery Tours

Local Services & Businesses

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

Leisure Activities

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

Location Type

  • Beachfront:

    A mixture of sand, gravel, ledge, and seaweed beach is available for exploring....moreless

  • Oceanfront:

    Views to both the southwest and southeast are available from the house, deck, and lawn....moreless

Sports & Adventure Activities

  • Cycling
  • Deepsea Fishing
  • Fishing
  • Golf
  • Hiking
  • Kayaking
  • Mountain Biking
  • Mountain Climbing
  • Sailing
  • Swimming
  • Tennis


  • Dining:

    Dining area adjacent to kitchen and with view of the ocean...moreless

  • Dining Area
  • Seating for 5 people


  • Clothes Dryer
  • Heating:

    Efficient, easily adjusted, and comfortable heating from Rinnai heating unit...moreless

  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room:

    Looks out at ocean from two views: southeast and southwest...moreless

  • Parking
  • Parking Off Street
  • Parking For RV/Boat/Trailer
  • Telephone:

    Land line is available for local calls....moreless

  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine


  • Coffee Maker
  • Cooking Utensils:

    Also available are utensils for barbeque....moreless

  • Dishes & Utensils:

    Equipped for cooking and eating at the house....moreless

  • Pantry Items:

    Some food staples are available with a "quid pro quo" understanding--use what you need and leave something of comparable value....moreless

  • Refrigerator
  • Stove:

    Electric range and oven, plus toaster oven available....moreless

  • Toaster


  • Deck / Patio
  • Lawn / Garden:

    Various garden areas with perennials along with lawn space for lawn games....moreless



Write a review 5
from 8 traveler reviews
Rental basis: Per property
Dates Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly * Event
Dec 1 - Mar 31, 2016
4 night min stay
Apr 1 - Apr 30, 2016
4 night min stay
May 1 - May 31, 2016
5 night min stay
$693 $3,069
Jun 1 - Jun 30, 2016
5 night min stay
$903 $3,870
Jul 1 - Aug 31, 2016
6 night min stay
$1,043 $4,619
Sep 1 - Sep 30, 2016
5 night min stay
$833 $3,570
Oct 1 - Oct 31, 2016
5 night min stay
$763 $3,379
Nov 1 - Nov 30, 2016
4 night min stay
$623 $2,670
My Standard Rate
4 night min stay
* Approximate Monthly rates, actual rate will depend on the days of the month you stay

Additional information about rental rates


  • Refundable Damage Deposit $400
  • Tax Rate 9%


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Last updated: 11/12/2015
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2 Miles
Nearest Airport
Knox County Airport
4 Miles
Nearest Barpub
5 Miles
Nearest Ferry
Maine Ferry Service
6 Miles
Nearest Golf
5 Miles
Nearest Train
5 Miles
Nearest Motorway
U.S. Route 1
4 Miles
Nearest Restaurant
12 Miles
Nearest Ski
Camden Snow Bowl
1 Miles
Nearest Beach
Birch Point Beach State Park

Car: Necessary

Boat and windjammer cruises, relaxing and reading, wildlife including deer, loon, heron, and osprey, shoreline at hand, state park sandy beach 1 mile away, shops, harbors, lighthouses, and of course, lobster ...


Owner info

Year Purchased: 1998

About the owner: Owner is a college professor, ordained minister, and author; from a family with a long line of sea captains, boat builders, lighthouse keepers, writers, ministers, educators ... For more info:

Why the Owner Chose Owl's Head:
Built house in 1998 on longstanding family property; private addition added in 2009. Family has another house on the same road (VRBO #77110).

The Unique Benefits at this House:
Idyllic setting for everything renewing--a feast for the eyes, body, mind, spirit ...

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Speaks: english



  • House from water

    House from water

  • View from deck

    View from deck

  • Golden sunrise

    Golden sunrise

  • Laughing Gull

    Laughing Gull

  • Fog in cove

    Fog in cove

  • Rainbow over cove

    Rainbow over cove

  • Sunrise amidst clouds

    Sunrise amidst clouds

  • Sunset


  • Living area

    Living area

  • Kitchen


  • Downstairs bedroom

    Downstairs bedroom

  • Loft area

    Loft area

  • Cove at sunrise

    Cove at sunrise

  • House from shore

    House from shore

  • Great Blue Heron

    Great Blue Heron

  • Lobster boat

    Lobster boat

  • Moonlight over cove

    Moonlight over cove

  • Reflection from island

    Reflection from island

  • Sunrise over islands

    Sunrise over islands

  • Winter view from road

    Winter view from road

  • Dining area

    Dining area

  • Bathroom


  • Downstairs bed

    Downstairs bed

  • Upstairs bedroom

    Upstairs bedroom

VRBO #54825

This listing was first published here in 2005.

Date last modified - Wednesday, November 25, 2015

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