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Waterfront Summer Cottage on Blue Hill Bay from a by-Gone Era

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Last updated: 09/16/2014
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  • Minimum stay:7 nights
  • Internet:Yes
  • Pets considered:No
  • Wheel chair accessible:No

Blue Hill house description

Just minutes away from scenic Blue Hill, Gruesome Gables was built as a summer cottage in 1885. From the moment you walk up the wide steps you will feel the crisp air and whispering pines rejuvenate your spirit as you step back in time.

Gather friends and family around the huge dining room table, light some candles and throw on some Louis Armstrong. Linger over dinner, then repair to the porch, perhaps with a blanket to ward off the slight chill, then, reluctantly, fall asleep to the calls of loons on the bay.

Wake up and take a bike to explore the small winding roads, or kayak the coves and harbour. Bring your own boat and take advantage of a floating dock and mooring ball capable of holding a 50 foot sailboat. If it's foggy, get a copy of Robert McCloskey's 'Time of Wonder' from the Library, curl up with your children on a couch, and get a true sense of the place that has attracted families for generations.

Climb to the top of Blue Hill Mountain, take a day trip to Acadia National Park, steam lobsters, read a book, do a trip with the Maine Environmental Research Institute, visit the Wooden Boat School, explore the antique shops of Stonington and Deer Isle- there is as much or as little as a person could want to fill a day.

These will be memories you'll not soon forget.

Keywords: Summer Cottage

Property Type

      • House

      Accommodation Type

          • Vacation Rental

          Meals

              • Guests Provide Their Own Meals

              Suitability

              • Non Smoking Only
              • Pets Not Allowed

              Bedrooms: 5 Bedrooms, Sleeps 10, Beds for 9-10

              Bathrooms: 4 Bathrooms, 1 Half Bathroom

              Other Amenities

                  • DSL High Speed Internet, Bike and kayak rental available in town

                  Entertainment

                  • CD Player
                  • Stereo
                  • Television
                  • VCR

                  Attractions

                      • Restaurants

                      Leisure Activities

                      • Antiquing
                      • Boating
                      • Shopping
                      • Sight Seeing

                      Location Type

                          • Beach View

                          Sports & Adventure Activities

                          • Golf
                          • Hiking
                          • Sailing
                          • Swimming
                          • Tennis

                          Dining

                              • Dining Area

                              General

                              • Broadband Access
                              • Clothes Dryer
                              • Gas Fireplace
                              • Linens Provided
                              • Telephone
                              • Washing Machine

                              Kitchen

                              • Cooking Utensils
                              • Dishwasher
                              • Kitchen
                              • Microwave
                              • Refrigerator

                              Outside

                                  • Outdoor Grill
                                   

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                                  Rental basis: Per property
                                  Dates Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly * Event
                                  June
                                  May 16 - Jun 27, 2015
                                  7 night min stay

                                  $2,800
                                  July
                                  Jun 28 - Aug 1, 2015
                                  7 night min stay

                                  $3,250
                                  August
                                  Aug 2 - Sep 5, 2015
                                  7 night min stay

                                  $3,500
                                  September
                                  Sep 6 - Sep 26, 2015
                                  7 night min stay

                                  $3,000

                                  Additional information about rental rates

                                  Fees:

                                  • Cleaning Fee $300
                                  • Refundable Damage Deposit $700
                                  • Tax Rate 7%

                                  Notes:

                                  One half of base rental required as non-refundable deposit with signed lease. Second half of rental fee, cleaning fee, Maine hotel tax, and security deposit payable two weeks in advance of rental. Security deposit returned within 10 days of departure assuming no damage.


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                                  Last updated: 09/16/2014
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                                  Photos

                                  • Gruesome Gables c. 1895

                                    Gruesome Gables c. 1895

                                  • The expansive dining room

                                    The expansive dining room

                                  • Living room

                                    Living room

                                  • Master Bathroom

                                    Master Bathroom

                                  • 2nd Master Bedroom with Private bath

                                    2nd Master Bedroom with Private bath

                                  • Twin Beds with shared bath (BR4)

                                    Twin Beds with shared bath (BR4)

                                  • View from house towards cove

                                    View from house towards cove

                                  • View from rocks at high tide

                                    View from rocks at high tide

                                  • Front Porch

                                    Front Porch

                                  • Southern half of the great room

                                    Southern half of the great room

                                  • Master Bedroom, King Bed

                                    Master Bedroom, King Bed

                                  • Master Shower

                                    Master Shower

                                  • Queen Bed with shared bath (BR3)

                                    Queen Bed with shared bath (BR3)

                                  • Single Bed with shared bath (BR5)

                                    Single Bed with shared bath (BR5)

                                  • View of Cove

                                    View of Cove

                                  VRBO #88834

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                                  This listing was first published here in 2006.

                                  Date last modified - Wednesday, October 01, 2014

                                  $2,800 - $3,500 per week (USD)
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                                  5 Bedroom / 4.5 Bathroom
                                  Sleeps 10

                                  View calendar: Updated 09/16/14
                                  Minimum stay: 7 nights
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                                  Member since: 2006
                                  Speaks: english
                                  • Calendar last updated 09/16/2014
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