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Mid Coast Maine Luxury Rental with Pool and Spectacular Ocean Views

Bedrooms 4
Space 4,000 sq. ft.
Property type house
Minimum Stay 7 nights


About the property

- 4 Bedrooms, 3 Full Bathrooms, Sleeps 8 -10

Brilliant 4 bedrooms, 3 bath, and 2 kitchens warehouse conversion on Rockland's waterfront with outstanding ocean views! Perfect vacation home for a large family or two families that enjoy traveling together. The home's first-floor living space has soaring 16 foot ceilings, lots of light, large rooms and an open floor plan. Enjoy cooking in the gourmet kitchen (granite counter tops and top of the line stainless steel appliances) all while looking out the windows at the Rockland Breakwater Lighthouse or prepare a quick meal in the guest kitchen over looking the pool. The rest of the house ranges over three levels (over 3500 square feet), with exposed brick and hardwood and tile floors. Outside enjoy three viewing decks, a private in ground swimming pool, picnic area with horse shoe pit, barbecue and lobster cooker.

Susan Desgrosseilliers
Member since: 2006
Speaks: english
Response time:
Within a few days
Response rate:
Calendar last updated:
September 21, 2017


Rockland House Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • house
  • Guests provide their own meals
  • Housekeeper Optional
Floor Area:
  • 4000 sq. ft.
House Rules:
  • Check-in: 4:00 PM
  • /
  • Check-out: 10:00 AM
  • Max. occupancy: 10
  • Min. age of primary renter: 30
  • Parties/events not allowed
  • Pets not allowed ...
  • Non smoking only
Location Type:
  • Beach View ...
  • Near The Ocean
  • Ocean View ...
  • Village
  • Water View ...
  • Adventure
  • Away From It All
  • Family
  • Romantic
  • Tourist Attractions
  • Activities Guide
  • Alarm Clock
  • Basic Soaps
  • Clothes Dryer ...
  • Gas Heating
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating
  • Hydronic Heating
  • Internet
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room
  • Local Activities Guide
  • Local Maps
  • Local Restaurant Guide
  • Paper Towels
  • Parking
  • Parking Off Street
  • Shampoo
  • Solar Hot Water
  • Solar Panels
  • Study Room
  • Toilet Paper
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine ...
  • Wireless Internet ...
  • Blender
  • Coffee Maker
  • Cooking Utensils
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Freezer
  • Garbage Disposal
  • Gourmet Kitchen
  • Grill
  • Ice Maker
  • Kitchen
  • Kitchenette
  • Lobster Pot
  • Microwave
  • Mini Refrigerator
  • Oven
  • Pantry Items
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove
  • Toaster
  • Child's Highchair
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 12 people
  • 3 Bathrooms
  • Master Bath - toilet , tub , shower , bidet , Double Vanity
    First Floor Bath - toilet , shower , bidet
    Second Floor Bath - toilet , combination tub/shower
  • Each bath has wonderful highend plumbing fixtures.
  • 4 Bedrooms, Sleeps 10
  • Master Bedroom - 1 king
    Guest Bedroom - 1 queen
    Loft Bedroom - 1 queen , Plus a Futon
    Children's Bedroom - 1 queen
  • Enjoy outstanding ocean views from every bedroom! Down Comforters, Fresh Sheets and padded mattresses.
  • Books
  • Books for Adults
  • Books for Kids
  • DVD Player
  • DVR
  • Game Room
  • Games
  • Games for Kids
  • Piano
  • Pool Table ...
  • Radio
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Stereo ...
  • Television
  • Toys
  • Balcony
  • Barbecue
  • Beach Chairs
  • Beach Towels
  • Bicycles
  • Binoculars
  • Boat ...
  • Deck / Patio
  • Deck Furniture
  • Fully Fenced Property
  • Golf ...
  • Large Cooler
  • Lawn / Garden
  • Outdoor Furniture
  • Outdoor Grill
  • Outdoor Grill Gas
  • Patio
  • Porch / Veranda
  • Porch Furniture
  • Raft
  • Small Cooler
  • Terrace
  • Unscreened Porch / Veranda
  • Walkway to Water
  • Wood Deck
  • 8 garden chairs
  • 4 beach chairs
  • Low Allergen Environment
  • suitable for elderly or infirm
  • wheelchair accessible
Pool / Spa:
  • Heated Pool
  • In Ground Pool
  • Outdoor Pool
  • Private Pool ...
  • autumn foliage
  • bay/sound
  • botanical garden
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • coin laundry
  • festivals
  • library
  • live theater
  • marina
  • museums
  • playground
  • recreation center
  • restaurants
  • synagogues
  • winery tours
Leisure Activities:
  • antiquing
  • beachcombing
  • bird watching
  • eco tourism
  • horseback riding
  • outlet shopping
  • paddle boating
  • photography
  • scenic drives
  • sight seeing
  • sledding
  • walking
  • whale watching
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • Babysitter
  • fitness center
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • laundromat
  • massage therapist
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • deepsea fishing
  • equestrian events
  • fishing
  • fly fishing
  • freshwater fishing
  • golf
  • golf privileges optional
  • hiking
  • ice skating
  • jet skiing
  • mountain biking
  • mountain climbing
  • pier fishing
  • rafting
  • sailing
  • ski lift privileges
  • skiing
  • snorkeling
  • sound/bay fishing
  • swimming
  • tennis
  • water skiing
  • water tubing
  • whitewater rafting
  • wind-surfing
Wireless Internet access available at NO additional charge. Shampoo, soap, toilet paper and paper towels are supplied as start up :(two toilet paper rolls in each bath, one paper towel roll in both kitchens and personal size soap and shampoo in each bath)


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Mid Coast Maine Luxury Rental with Pool and Spectacular Ocean Views
average rating of 4.6363635 based on 22 reviews


  • 5 of 5

We were returning guests to this property because we fell in love with it and had to come back! It has recently been updated with fresh new paint colors and modern decor - looks beautiful Susan. This home has so much to offer, the character, charm and convenient location. You are walking distcance from things to do for all ages, restaurants, coffee shops, a small beach, children's museum and so much more!

We highly recommend you visit this property and enjoy the amazing and unique spaces it has to offer. We also really appreciate how clean and inviting it is and feel so greatful you share this property with families.

  • Submitted: Sep 1, 2017
  • Stayed: Jul 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you so much for your wonderful comments. So happy to hear you enjoy the house as much as I do! Look forward to your return..... Susan
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Very Disappointing

  • 1 of 5

A thousand things that the pictures displayed on the Homeaway site do not tell you about this property - for example:

• flooring that was peeling and stained,

• bed linen that was stained and marked,

* pillows that had not been replaced in a long time that smelt of previous occupants

* wooden furniture that was heavily marked and chipped,

• Loose pieces of chipboard lying randomly around the property

evidence of loose wiring,

• bedrooms that lacked basic window fittings,

• old bedsheets that were used as table cloths to hide very heavily marked and chipped tables (that were described to us as antique)

• smoke detectors which had significant parts missing from them (thus rendering them useless); and

• stained and marked furniture and floor mats

* crockery drawers and cupboards in kitchen a complete mess full of disorganised and random utensils along with remains of opened packets of food etc from previous occupants

It is a shame that when we addressed our issues with the owner, that she refused to acknowledge or address them and that we have had to escalate our dispute. Having stayed in many properties in Europe and the USA, this has got to be the most disappointing and most misrepresented one that i have ever stayed in. My advice is stay clear of this property ...!!!

  • Submitted: Jan 2, 2017
  • Stayed: Jul 2016
  • Source: HomeAway
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Perfect House

  • 5 of 5

We stayed in this house for a week in August, to begin with the town of Rockland is charming, cute restaurants and shops in downtown and within walking distance of the house, there are also a few beaches around and in particular my grandchildren enjoyed Owls Head beach which is only about 5 miles from the house.

The house itself is unique and is exactly as it appears in the pictures. It is particularly suited to a family vacation, it was really nice to have 3 full bathrooms and 3 TV's! The kitchen is well equipped, all linens are provided and you need to bring nothing. The pool area is great and the kids really enjoyed the pool. We only had to contact Susan once and that was to find the spare tank for the gas grill and she was very responsive. The house is well maintained, very clean and in particular the master suite is beautiful. We hope to return next Year! Thank you Susan for a perfect vacation, we created many family memories!

  • Submitted: Sep 18, 2016
  • Stayed: Aug 2016
  • Source: HomeAway
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Couldn't Ask for More!

  • 5 of 5

Couldn't have asked for a better vacation! Ten Floridians (six adults/4 grandchildren) spending the July 4th week in Maine. From the outstanding accommodations, close proximity to town, excellent restaurants , the scenic coastline; all were truly ideal. The house comfortably provided space for three families and at the same time had living areas large enough where we could all congregate. Highly recommend the pool as we took advantage of it almost daily....The kids and adults loved it! The pool and the nearby grill provided a perfect setting for our

July 4th cookout. The holiday parade in nearby Thomaston was thoroughly enjoyed by all. On the 4th we were able to view fireworks displays from three different towns without leaving the house.We woke each morning to the exceptional view of the sailboat filled harbor and at night enjoyed a great view of the lighthouse. We found the New England coastal feel we were seeking.Everyone we met was extremely friendly and helpful. As a side note, we rented cribs, high chairs, and strollers from Mid-Coast Family Rentals. about customer service. ...fantastic!! A true highlight was meeting the home's owner and gaining insight to the property's history . From start to finish, it was a tremendous vacation!

  • Submitted: Sep 10, 2016
  • Stayed: Jul 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Nice roomy home close to town with great views

  • 4 of 5

we spent a week here in mid July. Our family had a great time. Plenty of space. And we loved the 5-10 minute stroll into town to have dinner most nights. Enjoyed sitting on the decks watching the sun go down with a glass of wine. Only issue: it was a bit warm without a/c. But the fans kept us pretty cool.

  • Submitted: Aug 9, 2016
  • Stayed: Jul 2016
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you! I agree - it was the warmest summer we have had in about 10 years!! Please come back and visit the usually "cool and beautiful" coast of Maine soon. Susan
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Roomy rental great for families

  • 4 of 5

Stayed a week in this spacious relatively well-maintained conversion with my and my brother's family; total 5 adults and 6 kids ages 1-11. Theater style tv, pool table, swimming pool, board games, kids activities, books kept little ones entertained. Awesome views from loft, bedrooms; kitchen and front porch view of water partly obscured by a factory that nonetheless had kids enthralled because of slow moving freight cars from time to time (may want to check google maps to get an idea). You should definitely wake up early am to see sunrise from loft over water--gorgeous views of water, sailboats, lighthouse, town. About 1/2 mile from downtown Rockland, easy walks to restaurants and eateries. We drove out to Acadia/bar harbor (2 hours), local museums (minutes), and oceanfront botannical gardens (1.5 hours) among other destinations so relatively convenient location if you want to see more of Maine. Although small issues noted, owner lives in town and responsive to requests. You should consider this place among others for mid-coast Maine location and spacious accommodations.

  • Submitted: Aug 5, 2016
  • Stayed: Jun 2016
  • Source: HomeAway
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Nearest Airport
5 Miles
Knox County Municipal Airport
Nearest Ferry
2 Miles
Vinalhaven Ferry
Nearest Golf
3 Miles
Samoset Resort Golf Club
Nearest Train
0.5 Miles
Mid Coast
Nearest Motorway
1 Miles
Route 1
Nearest Beach
0.1 Miles
South End Beach
Car: not necessary

Rockland, Maine is a great place for visiting and exploring Midcoast Maine. Historic Main Street provides local shopping and dining opportunities and day trips in any direction provide ample rewards...a ten minute drive to Camden Harbor, twenty minute drive to the quaint fishing village of Port Clyde where you can catch the ferry to Monhegan Island and just an hour and a half drive from Acadia National Park and Bar Harbor, Maine. The Farnsworth Art Museum is a close walk along with numerous galleries and live entertainment at the Strand Theater. Penobscot Bay is the place to sail when the weather is fair on one of our many windjammers, islands to discover, mountains to climb in the spring and fall, and winter activities as well. Here you can return to the more simple life you may have never lived. Rockland people have always welcomed visitors and treated them with friendliness and respect. You will find a quality of life that will make you want to stay forever!

Golf: Samoset Resort Golf Club is an 18 Hole PGA Oceanside course. Known as the 'Pebble Beach of the East' and is a 7 minute drive.


Rates & Availability

Taxes and fees are additional

Additional information about rental rates

Cleaning Fee $350
Pet Fee $250
Damage Deposit $1,000

50% deposit due at time of booking

Owner's Cancellation Policy

  • Canceled bookings will not receive a refund

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