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Ocean Getaway - Relax on the Water

(13 Reviews)

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Last updated: 05/23/2017
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  • Minimum stay:1-2 nights
  • Sleeps:14
  • Bedrooms:3
  • Bathrooms:0.5
  • Property type:House
  • Internet:Yes
  • Pets considered:Yes
  • Wheel chair accessible:Yes

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
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Member since: 2007

Speaks: english
Response time: Within a few hours
Response Rate: 100%
Calendar last updated: 05/23/2017

Property Type

  • House
  • 1900 sq. ft.

House Rules

  • Max. occupancy 14
  • Children Welcome
  • Non Smoking Only:

    Ashtray provided on screened in porch...moreless

  • Pets Considered

Accommodation Type

  • Vacation Rental


  • Guests Provide Their Own Meals


  • Wheelchair Accessible

Bedrooms: 3 Bedrooms, Sleeps 14, Beds for 10-14

Bathrooms: 0 Bathrooms, 1 Half Bathroom

Other Amenities

  • Unit also has a screened porch with ocean view and fire pit 5' from the ocean...moreless


  • Books
  • CD Player
  • DVD Player
  • Games
  • Music Library
  • Satellite / Cable:

    Dish Network on flat panel in Living room and on 20' stereo in master bedroom...moreless

  • Stereo
  • Television:


  • VCR
  • Video Game Console:

    X-Box 360, Wii...moreless

  • Video Library


  • Away From It All
  • Family
  • Romantic
  • Tourist Attractions


  • Marina
  • Playground
  • Recreation Center
  • Restaurants

Local Services & Businesses

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

Leisure Activities

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

Location Type

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


  • Child's Highchair
  • Dining Area
  • Seating for 8 people


  • Air Conditioning
  • Broadband Access:


  • Clothes Dryer
  • Computer Available
  • Free Long Distance
  • Heating:

    Individually controlled room thermostats...moreless

  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room
  • Mobile Phone:

    AT&T Micro Tower at the home. Please send your AT&T cell phone number to us and we will add your number to the allowed numbers while you are there - then you will have 3G coverage at the home....moreless

  • Parking Off Street
  • Parking For RV/Boat/Trailer
  • Telephone
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine
  • Wireless Internet
  • Wood Fireplace


  • Coffee Maker:

    Regular drip and K Cup makers...moreless

  • Cooking Utensils
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Pantry Items
  • Refrigerator:

    Side by Side / water & ice through the door...moreless

  • Stove
  • Toaster:

    4 slice...moreless


  • Deck / Patio
  • Kayak / Canoe:

    one canoe and a 1 person kayak...moreless

  • Lanai / Gazebo:

    Screened in porch...moreless

  • Outdoor Grill


from 13 traveler reviews
Rental basis: Per property
Dates Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly * Event
Apr 1 - May 26, 2017
2 night min stay
Prime Season
May 27 - Sep 1, 2017
2 night min stay
Sep 2 - Nov 4, 2017
2 night min stay

Additional information about rental rates


  • Tax Rate 9%


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

50% due with signed contract. Final 50% due two weeks prior to rental

100% refund if canceled up to 4 weeks before rental

Rental fee includes end of stay cleaning

Owner's cancellation policy:

Policy available by contacting owner when booking

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Last updated: 05/23/2017
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100 Miles
Nearest Airport
Bangor, ME
4 Miles
Nearest Barpub
6 Miles
Nearest Ferry
Campobello Island, NB, Canada
10 Miles
Nearest Golf
Campobello Island, NB, Canada
4 Miles
Nearest Restaurant
30 Metres
Nearest Beach
Back Yard

Car: Necessary


Owner info

Year Purchased: 2007

About the owner: 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

Why the Owner Chose Lubec, ME, USA:
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.

The Unique Benefits at this House:
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.

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Speaks: english
Response time: Within a few hours
Response Rate: 100%
Calendar last updated: 05/23/2017

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Guestbook comments from the owner

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  • View from the Beach

    View from the Beach

  • From the living room toward the kitchen area and loft - photo courtesy of renter

    From the living room toward the kitchen area and loft - photo courtesy of renter

  • Master Bedroom

    Master Bedroom

  • View of home from the water

    View of home from the water

  • Blue bedroom upstairs

    Blue bedroom upstairs

  • Fire pit at the waters edge - picture taken from the deck

    Fire pit at the waters edge - picture taken from the deck

  • Sunset from the deck

    Sunset from the deck

  • From the Kitchen looking at the Living Room - photo courtesy of renter

    From the Kitchen looking at the Living Room - photo courtesy of renter

  • View from the deck

    View from the deck

  • Fireplace


  • Beach at Sunset

    Beach at Sunset

  • Red bedroom upstairs

    Red bedroom upstairs

  • Trail to the water and fire pit

    Trail to the water and fire pit

  • Deck


VRBO #119774

This listing was first published here in 2007.

Date last modified - Tuesday, May 23, 2017

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