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Enchanting, Comfortable, Cozy Cape

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Last updated: 11/25/2014
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  • Minimum stay:2-7 nights
  • Internet:Yes
  • Pets considered:No
  • Wheel chair accessible:No

Lamoine farmhouse description

This charming, comfortable, classic cape in Lamoine was built around 1820. It is on a beautiful piece of property with over 80 acres of land, apple trees, blueberries, rhubarb, and some of the best drinking water in the world. You will enjoy the privacy this setting provides, yet the convenience of easy access.

Exposed hand-hewn beams in the dining room and master bedroom suite, and a built-in china hutch in the dining room add timeless charm and elegance. Recent renovations provide all the updated conveniences that will make your stay comfortable and easy.

A large yard provides lots of space for barbeques, games, and just relaxing in the sun. A basketball hoop in the driveway provides more fun, and blueberry fields (blueberries ripe for picking in July/August) provide the opportunity to eat one of Maine’s well-known fruits.

The first floor has a large mudroom, a lovely, light-filled modern kitchen, a large dining room, laundry room with washer/dryer, large bathroom with tub and shower, a warm and inviting living room with gas fireplace, and a bedroom with a full size bed.

The second floor has a large master bedroom with a king bed, its own bath with shower, a gas stove, and a lovely sitting area. Across the hall is a large bedroom with two twin beds and an alcove with two wicker chairs and a bookcase full of books. Large windows in both rooms brings the outdoors in, and views of Schoodic Mountain can take your breath away. Both upstairs bedrooms have air-conditioning.

This home has lots of natural light, fields, woods, beautiful sunrises and sunsets, and is often visited by turkeys, deer, raccoons, porcupines, foxes, eagles, and moose.

Luxury linens, lush towels, beach towels, a well-equipped kitchen, games, books, outdoor games (croquet, basketball, badminton), all help to make you feel cozy and well cared for.

Far enough from everything to feel secluded and close enough to everything to thrive.

Property Type

  • Farmhouse
  • 1676 sq. ft.

Accommodation Type

      • Vacation Rental


          • Guests Provide Their Own Meals


          • Minimum Age Limit For Renters:

            Person responsible for renting the house must be 26 years old or more....moreless

          • Children Welcome
          • Non Smoking Only:

            In consideration of our guests with allergies, absolutely no smoking is allowed. Damage Deposit will be forfeited if smoking in, on or around the rental, and/or rental property....moreless

          • Pets Not Allowed:

            In consideration of our guests with allergies, absolutely no pets are allowed....moreless

          • Wheelchair Inaccessible

          Bedrooms: 3 Bedrooms, Sleeps 6, Beds for 6

          • Bedroom 3: 1 double


          • Bedroom 1: 1 king


          • Bedroom 2: 2 twin/ single


          • Bedroom 1 - King bed, adjoining bath, sitting area, ample closet space, gas stove, air-conditioned, 1 dresser. Bedroom 2 - 2 twin beds, sitting area, 2 dressers, 2 closets, air-conditioned Bedroom 3 - 1 pedestal full-size bed with 6 drawers, an armoire for hanging clothes...moreless

          Bathrooms: 2 Bathrooms


          • Television
          • Video Library


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


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

          Local Services & Businesses

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

          Leisure Activities

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

          Location Type

              • Rural:

                80 plus acres of open yard, fields and woods. ...moreless

              Sports & Adventure Activities

              • Cross Country Skiing
              • Cycling
              • Fishing
              • Freshwater Fishing
              • Golf
              • Hiking
              • Hunting
              • Hunting Small Game
              • Kayaking
              • Mountain Biking
              • Mountain Climbing
              • Pier Fishing
              • Rock Climbing
              • Roller Blading
              • Sailing
              • Scuba Diving Or Snorkeling
              • Snorkeling/Diving
              • Snowmobiling
              • Sound/Bay Fishing
              • Swimming
              • Tennis


              • Dining Room
              • Seating for 6 people


              • Air Conditioning:

                Air-Conditioning in Master Bedroom and Twin Bedroom...moreless

              • Clothes Dryer:

                Large capacity...moreless

              • Fireplace:

                Gas Fireplace in living room and gas stove in master bedroom...moreless

              • Hair Dryer
              • Heating:

                Gas fireplace in living room, gas stove in master bedroom, and forced air (oil heat) throughout...moreless

              • Internet
              • Iron & Board
              • Linens Provided:

                Luxury linens, with L.L. Bean flannel sheets in the winter...moreless

              • Living Room:

                With gas fireplace...moreless

              • Parking
              • Telephone:

                Local calls only...moreless

              • Towels Provided:

                Luxury oversized towels in master bedroom, and luxury towels in downstairs bath...moreless

              • Washing Machine:

                Large capacity...moreless



              • Outdoor Grill


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              from 7 traveler reviews
              Rental basis: Per property
              Dates Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly * Event
              Off Peak
              Sep 6 - Nov 28, 2014
              2 night min stay
              $1,000 $2,500
              Winter Rate
              Nov 29 - May 1, 2015
              2 night min stay
              $1,000 $2,500
              May 2 - Sep 5, 2015
              7 night min stay

              My Standard Rate
              7 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 $250
              • Tax Rate 8%


              50% of rental amount plus damage deposit is due to reserve your week(s), and the remaining 50% balance is due 30 days in advance of your stay. If your stay is for less than 7 days, 100% of the rental & all of the damage deposit is due at signing in order to reserve your requested dates. Monthly rental discussed with landlord.

              Processing fees will be deducted from all all credit card cancellation

              Cancellation policy:

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

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              Last updated: 11/25/2014
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              6 Miles
              Nearest Airport
              Hancock County-Bar Harbor Airport
              18 Miles
              Nearest Ferry
              Beal and Bunker Mail Boat and Ferry
              2 Miles
              Nearest Golf
              Bar Harbor Golf Course
              112 Miles
              Nearest Train
              Amtrak, Brunswick, Maine
              2 Miles
              Nearest Motorway
              Route 3
              5 Miles
              Nearest Restaurant
              42 Miles
              Nearest Ski
              Hermon Mountain
              5 Miles
              Nearest Beach
              Lamoine Beach

              Car: Necessary

              Star gazing, that is what you will do every night at this home in Lamoine. The night sky gives a breath-taking view of The Milky Way, Big and Little Dippers, and the millions of other stars that adorn the skies. Blueberries can be picked in late July and August, and fresh rhubarb can be picked May through June.

              This home is situated on a beautiful piece of property located just 4 miles from Lamoine State Park, 5 miles from Lamoine Beach, 3 miles from Blunt’s Pond (fresh water swimming hole), 6 miles from Ellsworth, 2 miles from the Bar Harbor Golf Course (Trenton), 17 miles from Bar Harbor and Acadia National Park, and just 45 minutes from Bangor International Airport, Bangor Waterfront Concerts and the new Cross Insurance Center entertainment arena.

              When exploring Acadia National Park don't overlook Schoodic Point where the waves crash with thunderous sounds and the ocean spray leaves salt on your face. Schoodic Mountain is rated as a difficult climb and offers a 360 degree view of the Acadia Region.

              Going to Lamoine Beach or Lamoine State Park is a great Maine experience. When you think of Maine, lobster boats, islands and mountains, this is the place that highlights all you think of as being Maine. Both offer beautiful views of Bar Harbor, the Porcupine Islands, Cadillac Mountain and the beautiful Atlantic Ocean. Picnic tables and grills make it a great place to eat a meal or two.

              Bar Harbor and Acadia National Park are all close by and offer some of the most beautiful scenery in the world. Afternoon tea at the Bar Harbor Inn, and evening coffee and dessert at the Blue Nose Inn are a must do. There are many activities for every age from walking Sand Beach to taking a sail on the four-masted schooner The Margaret Todd.

              Just the peace and quiet will renew your spirit, so bring a good book, or read one of ours, play a game or take a nap.


              Owner info

              Year Purchased: 2003

              About the owner: Mary Henry was raised in Lamoine, left for many years, and returned 20 years ago to visit her parents. While visiting, she met her husband David while out for a walk around the Shore Road in Lamoine. David was the pastor of Lamoine Baptist Church for 25 years. David and Mary have two teenage children.

              Why the Owner Chose Lamoine:
              This lovely home has been in our family for generations. We bought the house from Mary's father, renovated it, and lived there up until 2013 when we moved closer to Bangor. We love the land, the blueberries, the town, the people, and the proximity to everything else we love. It is where our family still gathers and makes memories.

              The Unique Benefits at this Farmhouse:
              The two gas fireplaces, even in the middle of summer, offer an ambience and warmth that is always soothing and inviting. Air conditioning in the master bedroom and twin bedroom upstairs offer relief from the humidity of summer, and makes sleeping an absolute pleasure. The hand-hewn beams speak of the effort that went into building this home in the early 1800's. Our home is surrounded by woods, fields, expansive lawn, apple trees, blueberry fields and the sound of peepers, and the call of eagles flying over head.

              Contact us

              Speaks: english

              Guestbook comments from the owner

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              • Fall in Maine is breathtaking!

                Fall in Maine is breathtaking!

              • Rest, meditate, relax

                Rest, meditate, relax

              • Fully equipped kitchen

                Fully equipped kitchen

              • Living Room with gas fireplace

                Living Room with gas fireplace

              • Laundry room

                Laundry room

              • Downstairs bath linen closet

                Downstairs bath linen closet

              • Relax!


              • Master bath shower

                Master bath shower

              • Master bath

                Master bath

              • ...and the yard goes on

                ...and the yard goes on

              • We spotted these eagles on a Nature Cruise in Bar Harbor - summer 2013.

                We spotted these eagles on a Nature Cruise in Bar Harbor - summer 2013.

              • Master bedroom sitting area by gas stove

                Master bedroom sitting area by gas stove

              • Natural pine floor in the kitchen

                Natural pine floor in the kitchen

              • Hand-hewned beams add to the elegance of this dining room that seats 6 or more

                Hand-hewned beams add to the elegance of this dining room that seats 6 or more

              • Downstairs bedroom with full bed

                Downstairs bedroom with full bed

              • Downstairs bath with shower/tub

                Downstairs bath with shower/tub

              • Upstairs bedroom with twin beds and sitting area

                Upstairs bedroom with twin beds and sitting area

              • Read!


              • Master bath

                Master bath

              • Classic Cape - that is the driveway, not the road

                Classic Cape - that is the driveway, not the road

              • Sailing the Margaret Todd in Bar Harbor is a great experience!

                Sailing the Margaret Todd in Bar Harbor is a great experience!

              • Turkey in the back yard.

                Turkey in the back yard.

              VRBO #588209

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              This listing was first published here in 2014.

              Date last modified - Tuesday, November 25, 2014

              $171 - $175 per night (USD)

              3 Bedroom / 2 Bathroom
              Sleeps 6

              View calendar: Updated 11/25/14
              Minimum stay: 2-7 nights
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