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Ocean Getaway - Relax on the Water

Bedrooms 3
Half Baths1
Space 1,900 sq ft
Property type house
Minimum Stay 3 - 7 nights


About the property

House, 3 Large Bedrooms + Loft with 2.5 Baths, (Sleeps 10-14)

This is an authentic log home (1900 sf). While the look is rustic, it has all the modern conveniences you’ve come to expect. The entire first floor is handicapped accessible. The kitchen is fully equipped with everything a willing cook will need, while on the deck a gas grill waits for outdoor cooking. Watch a movie or game in the living room, while a sunset displays its beautiful colors just beyond the wall of windows overlooking the ocean. You can take the chill off an evening with a crackling fire in the fireplace. The master suite has a separate TV, private full bath, and optional private entrance. A washer and dryer are located in the half bath down the hall. On the second floor you’ll find two large bedrooms with two full beds in each, as well as a full bath - with tub. A loft with a cozy reading nook completes the upstairs hideaway. There is an ocean view from every room in this house.

Outside you can enjoy the view of the ocean from a rocking chair on the screened porch or the deck. A short 75 foot path makes access to the ocean and private beach easy. Swim on the beach (if you dare to brave the cool waters of Maine), skip rocks, rock hound, bird watch, look for fossils, or use the paddle boat or canoe to explore the quiet cove.

Area attractions include four lighthouses within 15 miles. One of them, picturesque West Quoddy Head Light with its red and white stripes, is the most eastern point in the United States. There are sandy beaches, as well as, bold coastal cliffs. Campobello Island, Canada (passport required) is only a 10 minute drive and well worth the visit. Like Hiking? The Lubec area has three state parks, a national wildlife refuge, and several nature preserves all with trails to see nature at its best. Chartered boat trips are available for viewing whales, seals, eagles, or puffins. And don’t forget the fresh seafood served in local restaurants or available for you to cook back at the ocean getaway.

Your perfect place to rest, relax, and recharge might just be our Ocean Getaway.

Keywords: House, Log Cabin, Secluded Retreat

More Details

Howard Reynolds
Member since: 2007
Speaks: english
Response time:
Within 12 hours
Response rate:
Calendar last updated:
August 18, 2018

About Howard Reynolds

I was born and grew up in Lubec and always loved the 'not too hot' summers and the clean smell of the salt air. However, jobs there are scarce, so I had to move away to make my living. I met my wife, Diane, in Connecticut and we now live in Georgia. My wife has fallen in love with Maine, too. We return to spend vacations there whenever we can.

Howard Reynolds

Howard Reynolds purchased this house in 2007

Why Howard Reynolds chose Lubec

The 20 acres with over 500 feet of ocean frontage has been in our family for nearly 50 years. Diane & I bought it from my father in 1988. Since then we enjoyed the infrequent picnic here during our visits to my home town. In 2006, we decided to build our retirement home here - so we have built this log home with everything we wanted in OUR HOME. But unfortunately, right now we can only spend a couple of weeks here each year. In 10 years, when we retire, this will change, but for now we can share this beautiful home/property with others who appreciation what Maine has to offer.

What makes this house unique

We spend most of our time on the Deck. We love to have coffee there each morning while we watch the deer and eagles just a short distance away. We also love to have a fire in the fireplace each evening. We love the freshness of the seafood that we can buy inexpensively at local restaurants or at the docks to prepare at home. But mostly we love the solitude and peacefulness of our private cove. There are no other homes within sight of our home, yet we are only 4 miles away from the center of town.

Guestbook comments from the owner

Comments from out 2009 guest book include:

We had a great week. Your cabin is so comfy. Thanks for the great place to come and relax. --VB, Baton Rouge, LA

We enjoyed your comfortable home. The setting was peaceful and perfect. Time went too quickly. --ED, Jefferson, GA

We had a splendid time in Lubec. We saw whales, porpoises, crabs, sea urchins, and a bald eagle. --MC, Hamburg, NY

We all enjoyed our stay at this beautiful cabin. We went to Canada, the lighthouses, puffins, chocolate stores, gift shops, beaches, walks, swims, a ride in the paddle boat and the row boat, and we had a lot of lobster! --SB, Contocook, NH

We had such a fabulous time here. We relaxed completely and really explored the area. Every day was new and totally unplanned which was wonderful. Thank you for sharing your cabin with us. It is beautiful and it felt like home. We are already planning our next visit. --BK, Trenton, NJ

Your "Haven of Rest" has been restful, reflective, and a great time for us to talk. Your beautiful home played a significant part. --JG, GA

We will always have great memories of this area and your home. --JL, Higins, PA
Dec 2009
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Lubec House Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • house
  • Guests provide their own meals
Floor Area:
  • 1900 sq ft
House Rules:
  • Max. occupancy: 14
  • pets considered
  • children welcome
  • non smoking only ...
Location Type:
  • Oceanfront ...
  • Away From It All
  • Family
  • Romantic
  • Tourist Attractions
  • Air Conditioning
  • Broadband Access ...
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Computer Available
  • Free Long Distance
  • Heating ...
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room
  • Mobile Phone ...
  • Parking Off Street
  • Parking for RV/Boat/Trailer
  • Telephone
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine
  • Wireless Internet
  • Wood Fireplace
  • Coffee Maker ...
  • Cooking Utensils
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Ice Maker
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Pantry Items
  • Refrigerator ...
  • Stove
  • Toaster ...
  • Child's Highchair
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 8 people
  • 1 Bathroom
  • 1 Half Bath
  • Bathroom 2 - combination tub/shower
    Master Bath - toilet , shower
    Bathroom 3 - toilet
  • 2.5
  • 3 Bedrooms, Sleeps 14
  • Queen size bed (1) pillow top in Master Bedroom, Double Beds (4) Four full size beds, Baby Cribs (1), Futon (1) Futon in Loft area
  • Books
  • CD Player
  • DVD Player
  • Games
  • Music Library
  • Satellite / Cable ...
  • Stereo
  • Television ...
  • VCR
  • Video Game Console ...
  • Video Library
  • Balcony
  • Boat ...
  • Deck / Patio
  • Kayak / Canoe ...
  • Lanai / Gazebo ...
  • Outdoor Grill
  • wheelchair accessible
  • marina
  • playground
  • recreation center
  • restaurants
Leisure Activities:
  • antiquing
  • beachcombing
  • bird watching
  • boating
  • paddle boating
  • photography
  • scenic drives
  • shelling
  • shopping
  • sight seeing
  • walking
  • whale watching
  • wildlife viewing
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • groceries
  • massage therapist
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • deepsea fishing
  • fishing
  • freshwater fishing
  • golf
  • hiking
  • hunting
  • kayaking
  • mountain biking
  • pier fishing
  • rock climbing
  • sailing
  • scuba diving or snorkeling
  • snorkeling/diving
  • swimming
Unit also has a screened porch with ocean view and fire pit 5' from the ocean


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Ocean Getaway - Relax on the Water
average rating of 4.909091 based on 24 reviews


  • 5 of 5

Beautiful home! With everything you need! Amazing view and secluded!

  • Submitted: Jul 30, 2018
  • Stayed: July 2018
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Relaxing getaway!

  • 5 of 5

We loved Ocean Getaway! The views from the deck were spectacular! We went paddle boating and canoeing and it was so pretty out there on the water. If we visit Lubec again, we would definitely stay at your beautiful home. We could not get over how quite and relaxing it is there! Thank you for a great vacation!

  • Submitted: Jul 26, 2018
  • Stayed: July 2018
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Just what we were looking for.

  • 5 of 5

The location of this house is wonderful. Great views and very private. The house is very nice and comfortable. Close enough to town and other places of interest..

  • Submitted: Nov 25, 2017
  • Stayed: November 2017
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Get Away From It All

  • 5 of 5

We enjoyed every minute of our too-brief stay in Lubec. Watching the tides roll in and out, spotting wildlife, romping in the mud, relaxing in front of the fire, coffee on the deck, great star viewing at night - this log cabin is the perfect base camp for exploring Lubec and the surrounding areas. This was our second stay and we hope to be back again next year. Can't say enough how much we love this house and location. While in town, don't miss Cohill's (if it's open) and the Cutler bold coast trail!

  • Submitted: Oct 26, 2017
  • Stayed: October 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Beauty and relaxation all wrapped up in one place!

  • 5 of 5

We loved being out in the woods with a fabulous view of the water. It was so peaceful. Our stay was too short so we didn't get to enjoy the fire pit, but did enjoy the beautiful indoor fireplace. The owners have everything set up so well. It was easy to access everything we needed included wood for the fireplace. We were a group of 5 women so 2.5 baths was wonderful! The home is lovely with plenty of room for all of us to have our own bed. The home was beautiful and comfortable. If we're back in the Lubec area, we'll definitely be staying here again!

  • Submitted: Oct 16, 2017
  • Stayed: October 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Winslow, ME, US

Perfect Late Summer Getaway

  • 5 of 5

Spacious, convenient, private. A premium rental at an ordinary price. Everything you need for a great week in the wild.

  • Submitted: Oct 1, 2017
  • Stayed: September 2017
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Nearest Airport
100 Miles
Bangor, ME
Nearest Barpub
4 Miles
Nearest Ferry
6 Miles
Campobello Island, NB, Canada
Nearest Golf
10 Miles
Campobello Island, NB, Canada
Nearest Restaurant
4 Miles
Nearest Beach
30 Metres
Back Yard
Nearest Point of Interest
Eaton Cove
Nearest Point of Interest
American Legion Hall
Car: necessary


Rates & Availability

Taxes and fees are additional

Additional information about rental rates

Rental weeks generally run from Saturday at 3 through to the next Saturday at 10

Owner's Cancellation Policy

Please ask the owner or check their rental agreement when booking the property.