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Waterfront 1906 Queen Anne Victorian house

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Last updated: 07/06/2016

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  • Minimum stay:3 nights
  • Internet:Yes
  • Pets considered:Ask Owner
  • Wheel chair accessible:No

Property description

Stay in this heirloom 1906 Queen Anne Victorian oceanfront home on the Moosebec Reach at the edge of historic Jonesport, a working lobstering village in quaint Downeast Maine.

Wake up each morning to the rising sun and the sound of lobster boats. Walk out the door and have your morning coffee at your own private beach. Stroll down to a nearby lobster coop to pick inexpensive fresh lobster for your dinner to go with the local blueberries (Washington County produces 80% of the nation's blueberries!) to bake into pies and pancakes or just to eat by the handfuls.

In the evenings, watch the sun set over the water of the Moosebec Reach and savor the reflections on the water of Beals and Great Wass Islands. This historic waterfront Victorian house, which has been restored and equipped with antiques as well as with modern appliances, is perfect for families wanting to stay in an architectural gem by the ocean.


Jonesport is close to Machias, home to the Blueberry Festival in August, as well as the Historic Burnham Tavern (1770) and the University of Maine with its fitness center open to the public. There are extensive opportunities for antiquing in Jonesport and the surrounding areas.

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Property Type

  • House
  • 2400 sq. ft.

Accommodation Type

  • Vacation Rental

Meals

  • Guests Provide Their Own Meals

Onsite Services

  • Housekeeper Optional

Suitability

  • Children Welcome
  • Non Smoking Only
  • Wheelchair Inaccessible

Bedrooms: 4 Bedrooms, Sleeps 8, Beds for 8

  • Bedroom 1: 1 king

    luxury king...moreless

  • Bedroom 2: 1 queen

    luxury queen...moreless

  • Bedroom 3: 2 twin/ single

    luxury singles...moreless

  • Bedroom 4: 2 twin/ single

    2nd bed is a high quality trundle bed...moreless

  • Master bedroom has stunning view over the water of the Moosebec Reach. Victorian furniture throughout the house....moreless

Bathrooms: 1 Bathroom, 1 Half Bathroom

  • Bathroom 1: toilet, tub, shower

    Original clawfoot tub...moreless

  • Bathroom 2: toilet

    ...moreless

  • Luxuriate in an old claw-foot tub or take a shower (with a built-in place to sit)....moreless

Other Amenities

  • We have broadband ethernet and wireless internet. The TV is HD cable.

Entertainment

  • Books:

    There are interesting books in the bookcase and books on Maine scattered around the inner parlor....moreless

  • Books For Adults
  • DVD Player
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Stereo:

    In the kitchen, there is a Bluetooth wireless speaker. Just pair your smartphone or other device and start to listen....moreless

  • Television
  • Video Library

Theme

  • Away From It All
  • Family
  • Historic
  • Romantic

Attractions

  • Autumn Foliage
  • Bay/Sound
  • Churches
  • Forests
  • Library
  • Marina
  • Museums
  • Pond
  • Restaurants
  • Waterfalls

Local Services & Businesses

  • ATM/Bank
  • Groceries
  • Medical Services

Leisure Activities

  • Antiquing
  • Beachcombing
  • Bird Watching
  • Eco Tourism
  • Photography
  • Scenic Drives
  • Sight Seeing
  • Walking
  • Whale Watching

Location Type

  • Ocean View:

    We are right at the edge of the Moosabec Reach which is a body of the water that stretches our from the mainland around various islands out to the Atlantic. View lobstermen setting traps daily....moreless

  • Oceanfront:

    Step out of our back door and sit in one of our adirondack chairs on the lawn at the edge of the ocean and view the Moosabec Reach....moreless

  • Village:

    Jonesport is an ancient Downeast lobstering village that hasn't much changed over the last 100 years. Friendly and cozy, it is small enough to be walked from end to end from the house....moreless

  • Water View:

    We have a beautiful ocean and island view. From our Adirondack chairs view shore and sea birds, and watch the lobster boats ply the Moosabec Reach....moreless

  • Waterfront

Sports & Adventure Activities

  • Cycling
  • Deepsea Fishing
  • Fishing
  • Fly Fishing
  • Freshwater Fishing
  • Golf Privileges Optional
  • Hiking
  • Pier Fishing
  • Sailing
  • Sound/Bay Fishing
  • Swimming

Dining

  • Dining:

    Formal dining room, with original tin ceiling, wood paneled walls, and vintage photographs of Greek and Roman ruins, seats 8 people. More chairs can be added to squeeze in a few more friends....moreless

  • Dining Room
  • Seating for 8 people

General

  • Activities Guide
  • Basic Soaps
  • Broadband Access
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Fireplace:

    Decorative only - not safe for actual fires....moreless

  • Fitness Room / Equipment:

    We have a stationary bike and 20 lb. weights (dumbells)....moreless

  • Heating:

    Fuel oil burner...moreless

  • Internet
  • Laundry Soap
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room:

    We have two parlors. The parlors houses sofas, chairs (one a rocker), and a TV and DVD player. There is a bookcase with interesting books with quilts and old photos on the walls....moreless

  • Local Maps
  • Local Restaurant Guide
  • Paper Towels
  • Parking
  • Parking Off Street
  • Shampoo
  • Telephone:

    No telephone - bring your cellphone....moreless

  • Toilet Paper
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine
  • Wireless Internet

Kitchen

  • 4 Ring Stove
  • Blender
  • Coffee Maker:

    Mr. Coffee, stove top espresso, or french press....moreless

  • Cooking Utensils
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Freezer
  • Grill
  • Kitchen
  • Lobster Pot
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Pantry Items
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove
  • Stove
  • Toaster

Outside

  • Barbecue
  • Binoculars
  • Boat With Paddles
  • Kayak / Canoe:

    There are two kayaks and life jackets....moreless

  • Lawn / Garden:

    We have lawns on all four sides of the house....moreless

  • Outdoor Grill:

    We have a number of small portable gas and briquet grills for BBQing....moreless

  • Porch / Veranda:

    There is a small porch just off the kitchen....moreless

  • Tennis:

    There are community tennis courts nearby. Ask the property manager for directions....moreless

  • Unscreened Porch / Veranda
  • Walkway To Water

Pool / Spa

  • Communal Pool:

    There is a pool, fitness center with machines and free weights, and a basketball court at the University of Maine campus in Machias 25 minutes away for day use. ...moreless

House Cleaning

  • Housekeeper Optional
 

Reviews

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Rental basis: Per property
Dates Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly * Event
My Standard Rate
3 night min stay
$250
$1,500

Additional information about rental rates

Fees:

  • Pet security deposit $200
  • Cleaning $100
  • Tax Rate 9%

Owner's cancellation policy:

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


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Location

80 Miles
Nearest Airport
Bangor, ME
45 Miles
Nearest Ferry
Winter Harbor
80 Miles
Nearest Train
Bangor, ME
8 Miles
Nearest Motorway
Hwy 1 and State Route 187
0.5 Miles
Nearest Restaurant
3 Metres
Nearest Beach
backyard

Car: Necessary

Visit Jonesport in un-touristed Downeast Maine where life in a lobstering village hasn't changed much over the years. Across the bridge from us are historic Beals Island and Great Wass Island Preserve with hiking trails and miles of shoreline. It is only a short drive to grocery stores, hardware stores, ATMs, and small local restaurants. More high-end restaurants are a 20-30 minute drive away. Explore the Cherryfield Historic District with its amazing range of 18th and 19th century architecture. Take a boat tour of remote islands to observe puffins in their native habitat or visit island lighthouses. Jonesport even has a sardine factory museum! Don't miss the Jonesport Lobster Boat Races in July, the Machias Blueberry Festival in August and the fall foliage in October! Visit the historic W. Quoddy Head Lighthouse in Lubec which is the easternmost point in the U.S. The Roosevelt Campobello International Park (summer home of FDR) and Canada are just an hour and a half away by car.

Other Activities: walking in nature preserve on Great Wass Island

 

Owner info


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Speaks: english

 

Photos

  • Waterfront 1906 Queen Anne Victorian house

    Waterfront 1906 Queen Anne Victorian house

  • Breakfast nook view of Moosabec Reach

    Breakfast nook view of Moosabec Reach

  • Kitchen view

    Kitchen view

  • View into front parlor

    View into front parlor

  • View into formal dining room from inner parlor

    View into formal dining room from inner parlor

  • Dining room ceiling detail

    Dining room ceiling detail

  • Master bedroom king bed

    Master bedroom king bed

  • Front bedroom twin beds

    Front bedroom twin beds

  • Middle bedroom

    Middle bedroom

  • Side bedroom single bed

    Side bedroom single bed

  • Jonesport, ME - old sardine factory

    Jonesport, ME - old sardine factory

  • View of the bridge to Beals Island from the house

    View of the bridge to Beals Island from the house

  • Kitchen view

    Kitchen view

  • Front parlor

    Front parlor

  • Front parlor

    Front parlor

  • Formal dining room

    Formal dining room

  • Upstairs hallway

    Upstairs hallway

  • Master bedroom divan: imagine reading here!

    Master bedroom divan: imagine reading here!

  • Front bedroom

    Front bedroom

  • Middle bedroom queen bed

    Middle bedroom queen bed

  • Adirondack chairs at the edge of the Moosabec Reach

    Adirondack chairs at the edge of the Moosabec Reach

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  • Sleeps
    8
  • Bedrooms
    4
  • Bathrooms
    1.5
  • Property type
    House
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Member since: 2008
Speaks: english
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  • Response rate 100%
  • Calendar last updated 07/06/2016

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Waterfront elegant 1906 Victorian with stunning ocean views

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