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Classic Maine Cottage with Spectacular Views of Castine Harbor and Beyond.

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Your gateway to Castine, Maine, and beyond.


Last updated: 07/21/2015
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  • Minimum stay:1-7 nights
  • Internet:Yes
  • Pets considered:Yes
  • Wheel chair accessible:N/A

Property description

Classic Castine cottage with spectacular views of Castine Harbor. Huge, thirty-foot wide, glass enclosed porch, sixty feet up from the water offers wide panoramic views of Castine Harbor, its islands, the Maine coastline, and miles and miles of open sea beyond. A sturdy, hand-railed staircase leads you down to a very private deck just feet from the bulkhead. Walk down a path and descend eight more steps and you're on a rocky beach that is great for strolling along. A five-minute walk from the house leads to Dyces Head Lighthouse and a path that leads you through enchanting woods and then down a long staircase to water’s edge with a unobstructed Western view to soak in beautiful sunsets. In the opposite direction is a scenic walk into the center of town, passing one beautiful, classic seafaring home after another. Stop and read the signposts and learn about Castine’s remarkable history and how it helped shape a nation. Castine is full of antiquities that showcase all the battles that were fought on land and sea. Castine was such an important fortress that even Paul Revere ventured up from Boston to help ensure it wasn’t lost to the enemy. In town, poke around Castine's many shops and antique stores, stop for a quick bite to eat or sit down for a scrumptious meal at one of Castine's many restaurants. Visit the town dock and enjoy a meal there while you look at the State of Maine, the 600-foot training vessel for the Maine Maritime Academy, located a short distance from the water's edge. Kayak rentals and sunset tours of the harbor by kayak are available. If you enjoy tennis or golf, Castine has four clay courts and a well-laid-out nine-hole course that offers many great views of the harbor. If the thought of dipping even your toe into the chilly harbor water is too much, there is the much warmer water to be found at the sandy back shore beach. Water, spectacular views, history, great food, classic architecture, plenty of hiking trails and other outdoor adventure. Castine has it all. But it you make it to Castine, you need to visit one of the nation's premier National Parks: Acadia. With unparalleled views of the Maine coastline, hundreds of miles of Carriage Trails that crisscross the island, 360º panoramic views from atop Cadillac Mountain, charming shops and restaurants in historic Bar Harbor. Mt. Desert Island and Acadia is one of the most amazingly scenic places you will find in this country.
The cottage comfortably sleeps 10 people in five bedrooms. Gas stove, washer and dryer, fireplace, and outside deck attached to house with scenic views of the harbor. With all that, visitors tend to park themselves in a chair on the porch and just gaze out at the water as time slips away. The water is constantly moving and changing its mood, seals will sun themselves on the large rocks that appear at low tide, cormorants and loons are abundant. As are memorable times in this charming, well laid out, inviting classic Maine cottage.


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Property Type

  • House

Accommodation Type

  • Vacation Rental


  • Guests Provide Their Own Meals


  • Minimum Age Limit For Renters:

    Twenty six. The neighbors would prefer no loud, late-night parties. ...moreless

  • Children Welcome:

    Castine is a kids heaven. If they're under the age of seven you might want parental supervision for trips down to the beach. Otherwise, the house and Castine is known for its safety....moreless

  • Limited Accessibility:

    You can access the inside of the house from the street through the front door. There are no bedrooms on the first floor. But there are two couches that are long enough for an adult to sleep on....moreless

  • Non Smoking Only:

    Feel free to smoke outdoors on the deck, but please no smoking in any of the interior rooms. ...moreless

  • Pets Considered:

    Cats okay. Dogs considered on a case by case basis....moreless

Bedrooms: 8 Bedrooms, Sleeps 14

Bathrooms: 2 Bathrooms, 1 Half Bathroom


  • Books
  • DVD Player
  • Television:

    Two TVs and DVD/VCR player...moreless

  • Toys


  • Away From It All
  • Family
  • Historic
  • Romantic
  • Sports & Activities
  • Tourist Attractions


  • Churches
  • Library
  • Museums
  • Restaurants

Local Services & Businesses

  • ATM/Bank
  • Groceries
  • Hospital
  • Laundromat

Leisure Activities

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

Sports & Adventure Activities

  • Cycling
  • Golf
  • Golf Privileges Optional
  • Hiking
  • Kayaking
  • Mountain Climbing
  • Pier Fishing
  • Tennis


  • Dining Area


  • Clothes Dryer
  • Fireplace
  • Hair Dryer
  • Internet:


  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Parking:

    Ample parking on street....moreless

  • Telephone
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine


  • Deck / Patio
  • Golf
  • Kayak / Canoe
  • Lawn / Garden
  • Tennis


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Dates Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly * Event
May 30 - Sep 18, 2015
7 night min stay

$2,200 $7,000
Sep 19 - Oct 31, 2015
2 night min stay
$1,500 $5,000
Late Spring
Apr 30 - May 27, 2016
2 night min stay
* Approximate Monthly rates, actual rate will depend on the days of the month you stay

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  • Refundable Damage Deposit $89
  • Taxes Not included


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Last updated: 07/21/2015
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  • Your gateway to Castine, Maine, and beyond.

    Your gateway to Castine, Maine, and beyond.

VRBO #567566

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Classic Maine Cottage With Spectacular Views Of Castine Harbor And Beyond.

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