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Waterfront Private Estate Located on 5-Acre Peninsula with Dock and Mooring

Sleeps8
Bedrooms 5
Bathrooms4
Space 4,500 sq. ft.
Property type house
Minimum Stay 7 nights

Overview

About the property

House, 4-5 Bedrooms, 4 Baths, (Sleeps 8-10)

This warm, secluded and enchanting country home with breath taking views from every window will make you think you’ve just stepped into a Currier and Ives painting. There are many near by activities to enjoy; you can water sking, boating or fish right from the dock. A twenty minute drive will take you to the historic town of Brunswick.

The post-modern, shingle-style, 4100 square-foot house is located on Sebascodegan Island in Casco Bay on the coast of Maine.The property is situated on a totally private, secluded peninsula within the Cundy's Point Association on five plus acres, with 2000 feet of shoreline. The house is within 50 feet of the water on all three sides. There is a private dock which will accomodate a boat of up to 40'and a mooring is provided. To the West are open views of Quahog and Casco bays, Big Hen, Birch Island, and Yarmouth Island. To the East is Ridley Cove and the picturesque fishing village of Cundys Harbor. The International Jet Port is just 50 minutes away.

The sunrises and sunsets from this location are magnificent. There are several paths from the house through the extensive natural landscaping, perennial beds and cutting, vegetable, and herb gardens, which add charm and color all year long. The gardens extend to the sea banks; they are professionally kept and contain peonies, old-fashioned beach roses, lilacs, Asiatic lilies, dahlias, blueberries, wildflowers, lupines, rhododendrons, bayberry, hydrangeas and foxglove.

The Living Room faces the water with direct access to the wrap-around deck through three sets of French doors and a staircase to the back gardens and deepwater channel. The Living Room also has a woodburning fireplace! Directly behind the Family Room is a large screened porch for waterfront dining and boat watching. Upstairs there are three large bedrooms and two guest baths. There is one one king sized bed, two queens beds, two queen pull out beds and two twin beds. One of the bedrooms has an adjoining sitting room, which can be used as a fifth bedroom.

The property also has a dock for tieing up your boat or swimming.

Keywords: Waterfront Retreat, Elegant, Private Dock

More Details

Owner
Rick Wohlfarth
Member since: 2003
Speaks: english, spanish, portuguese
Response time:
Within a few days
Response rate:
90%
Calendar last updated:
July 12, 2017

About Rick Wohlfarth

Rick Wohlfarth is a specialist in residential real estate . Rick established Wohlfarth & Associates, his own Upper West Side brokerage (NYC) firm in 1978, as a developer and general contractor creating moderate and low-income housing in fringe areas of NYC. Rick is a CPA who has worked for ten years with both a public accounting firm and a Fortune 500 company. As an investor in New York City buildings for co-op conversion and condominium development, Rick lives on the Upper West Side and thus has the advantage of knowing intimately the townhouses, co-ops and condominiums all over NYC. 

As principal of Wohlfarth and Associates, Rick emphasizes the following factors as instrumental to the firm’s success and solid reputation: personal interest and service, thorough knowledge of the market, good negotiating skills, honesty, and accountability. Rick is licensed in New York, Connecticut & Maine and has sold and leased over $1 billion worth of properties, ranging from luxury co-ops and condos, to lofts and townhouses. Fluent in Portuguese. . 

Over the years, Rick has assumed a leadership position within the industry, formerly as Chair of the West Side Committee of the Real Estate Board of New York (REBNY), whose mission is to promote and uphold the highest professional standards of practice. Rick has also been a member of REBNY’s Deal of the Year and Public Relations Committees. Rick was the 2012 President of MANAR (Manhattan Association of Realtors) and sits on the council Board of Directors of FIABCI (The International Real Estate Federation - New York City Council). In addition, Rick is a member of the American Institute of Certified Public Accountants and the New York State Society of CPA’s. He is a frequent lecturer at numerous institutions including New York University, the City University of New York, and REBNY. and personal decisions, and his warm, no-nonsense straightforward manner reassures his clients.

Rick Wohlfarth purchased this house in 1979

Why Rick Wohlfarth chose Portland & Casco Bay

I bought this property a number of years ago because I was surrounded by water on all three sides and the complete privacy of being on a peninsula. I live and work in NYC in an apartment building so this offers a completely different escape for me. Most of the islands nearby the house are deeded back to the Harpswell Land Trust so they will never be developed and will remain untouched. We have a American Bald Eagle sanctuary in the island (Big Hen Island) directly in back of the house and they visit us in the trees frequently.

What makes this house unique

Water water everywhere, watching the boats go by , really being in nature.

This is not just a typical rental house. It's my 2nd home. It has been professionally furnished with antiques, and original Maine art. I want people to enjoy it just the way I do when I am there.

Amenities

Harpswell House Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • house
Meals:
  • Guests provide their own meals
Housekeeping:
  • Housekeeper Optional
Floor Area:
  • 4500 sq. ft.
House Rules:
  • Max. occupancy: 8
  • pets considered
  • children welcome
  • non smoking only
Location Type:
  • Beach View ...
  • Beachfront ...
  • Near The Ocean ...
  • Ocean View ...
  • Oceanfront ...
  • Resort
  • Rural ...
  • Village ...
  • Water View
  • Waterfront ...
  • Waterfront
Theme:
  • Away From It All
  • Family
  • Romantic
  • Sports & Activities
  • Tourist Attractions
General:
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Computer Available
  • Covered Parking
  • Fireplace
  • Firewood
  • Garage
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating
  • Internet
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room
  • Parking
  • Parking Off Street
  • Parking for RV/Boat/Trailer
  • Telephone
  • Toilet Paper
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine
  • Wireless Internet
  • Wood Fireplace
Kitchen:
  • Coffee Maker
  • Cooking Utensils
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher ...
  • Freezer
  • Ice Maker
  • Kitchen
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Pantry Items
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove ...
  • Toaster
Dining:
  • Dining
  • Dining Room
  • seating for 10 people
Bathrooms:
  • 4 Bathrooms
  • Bathroom 1 - Master Suite Downstairs - toilet , shower , jetted tub
    Bathroom 2- Upstairs - toilet , combination tub/shower
    Bathroom 3- Master Suite Upstairs - toilet , shower
    Bathroom 4 - Mudroom - toilet , shower
Bedrooms:
  • 5 Bedrooms, Sleeps 8
  • Bedroom 1 - Master Suite - Downstairs - 1 queen
    Bedroom 2 - Upstairs - 2 twin/ single
    Bedroom 3 - Upstairs - 1 queen
    Bedroom 4 - Master Suite - Upstairs - 1 king
  • King size beds (1), Queen size Beds (2), Twin or Single Beds (2), Sleep Sofa or Futons (1)
Entertainment:
  • Books
  • CD Player
  • DVD Player
  • Games
  • Music Library
  • Satellite / Cable ...
  • Stereo
  • Television
  • Toys
  • VCR
  • Video Games
  • Video Library
Outside:
  • Barbecue
  • Bicycles
  • Boat ...
  • Deck / Patio
  • Kayak / Canoe
  • Lawn / Garden
  • Outdoor Grill
  • Porch / Veranda
  • Ski & Snowboard
  • Walkway to Water
  • Water Sports Gear ...
  • Wood Deck
  • 2 bicycles
Suitability:
  • wheelchair accessible
Onsite Services:
  • Private Chef
  • Staff
Attractions:
  • autumn foliage
  • bay/sound
  • botanical garden
  • caves
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • coin laundry
  • festivals
  • forests
  • health/beauty spa
  • library
  • live theater
  • marina
  • museums
  • playground
  • pond
  • recreation center
  • reefs
  • restaurants
  • synagogues
  • theme parks
  • water parks
  • waterfalls
  • winery tours
  • zoo
Leisure Activities:
  • antiquing
  • beachcombing
  • bird watching
  • boating
  • eco tourism
  • horseback riding
  • miniature golf
  • outlet shopping
  • paddle boating
  • photography
  • scenic drives
  • shelling
  • shopping
  • sight seeing
  • sledding
  • walking
  • whale watching
  • wildlife viewing
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • Babysitter
  • fitness center
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • laundromat
  • massage therapist
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • basketball court
  • cross country skiing
  • cycling
  • deepsea fishing
  • equestrian events
  • fishing
  • fly fishing
  • freshwater fishing
  • golf
  • golf privileges optional
  • hiking
  • hunting
  • ice skating
  • jet skiing
  • kayaking
  • mountain biking
  • mountain climbing
  • mountaineering
  • parasailing
  • pier fishing
  • racquetball
  • rafting
  • rock climbing
  • roller blading
  • sailing
  • scuba diving or snorkeling
  • ski lift privileges
  • ski privileges optional
  • skiing
  • snorkeling
  • snorkeling/diving
  • snowboarding
  • snowmobiling
  • sound/bay fishing
  • spelunking
  • surf fishing
  • surfing
  • swimming
  • tennis
  • water skiing
  • water tubing
  • whitewater rafting
  • wind-surfing
Notes:
Full Kitchen with Microwave, Reading Library, furnished with 2 telephone lines, Dell Computer & printer, full entertainment center with sound system throughout public areas, Maytag-Neptune Washer & Dryer, Deck Furniture, Gas Barbecue, 50' flat plasma TV, & 2-car garage. Private dock for swimming, kayaking, canoeing and 40 foot boat. Wireless Broadband Internet.Home Theatre

Reviews

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Waterfront Private Estate Located on 5-Acre Peninsula with Dock and Mooring
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This Southern family loves Harpswell

  • 5 of 5

Well what a pleasure was to stay in your beautiful home Rick. My family is all around the Casco Bay Area so to be able to find such an amazing home with a dock for our boat was such a blast. We island hopped daily. Most of our extended family choose to lounge at Rick's home because is was so comfortable. Swimming, boating, paddle boarding, fishing we did it all. The weather was perfect and I have no words to describe the sunsets.

The house is furnished beautifully. The linens were high end to say the least.

We loved our time in Harpswell and would recommend this house highly.

Thank you for the 5 star treatment Rick!

The Laing Family, Karen, Bill, Mitch and Sam

Peachtree City, GA

  • Submitted: Aug 12, 2017
  • Stayed: Jun 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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The Great Escape

  • 5 of 5

Truly a one-of-a-kind escape to sophisticated peace and quiet. Three generations enjoyed this very comfortable, well appointed, well built, beautiful home on a quiet wooded peninsula of Cundy's Harbor. The row boat and the kayak offered a unique opportunity to get out on the water and to explore the area. The large kitchen and dining room allowed wonderful family dinners and game nights. (Oh, and the kids and working adults appreciated great WiFi!). It was very obvious that a great effort was made to cover every detail to make out stay comfortable. We greatly enjoyed our stay and would highly recommend.

  • Submitted: Jul 27, 2017
  • Stayed: Jul 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Fantastic Maine coastal getaway!

  • 5 of 5

Our family spent a week at this gorgeous home and loved every minute. The house is beautiful and comfortable with water views on all sides. Private and remote in feel but only a 5 minute walk to one of the best lobster shacks around. Adirondack chairs on the point for reading. Lovely patio to watch the sunsets. Dock for swimming, kayaking and canoeing. The owner Rick answered every question within minutes. He also gave us some great local tips. I didn't want to leave!

  • Submitted: Aug 20, 2016
  • Stayed: Aug 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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First class

  • 5 of 5

All the way, from responsive interaction, to wood for the fire, to a beautiful, crisp, clean, and eclectically decorated home. An excellent way for us to spend graduation week with family.

  • Submitted: Jun 8, 2016
  • Stayed: May 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Lovely Waterfront

  • 5 of 5

We stayed a week at this lovely house on a beautiful plot of land. Highlights were: kayaking and canoeing around the point, watching the Perseid meteor shower from the dock, enjoying sunset from the Adirondack chairs, and exploring the Brunswick area. The kitchen is fully equipped and the caretaker, Dan, was extremely helpful. I would think twice about bringing small children – there are a lot of breakables around, but aside from that we recommend it highly.

  • Submitted: Oct 1, 2015
  • Stayed: Aug 2015
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Family was 2 grandparents (1 in a wheelchair), 3 adult children, 2 grand daughters (5 & #0), 1 dog

  • 5 of 5

This property has everything one could ask for......a great dock which includes a lg. canoe, 2 man sea kayak, great access to water, beautiful views & sunsets. In addition to beautiful landscaping, the home afforded plenty of room w/ a wonderful deck and screened in porch. The high end kitchen allows one to cook like a gourmet and has every appliance and equipment you would want. As for wheelchair access, there is a long wooden ramp attached to the back deck which makes for easy access to the home and once in the home, there is easy mobility throughout the interior. The surrounding area is great and the town of Brunswick has much to offer. We recommend this property unconditionally.

  • Submitted: Aug 12, 2015
  • Stayed: Jul 2015
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Map

Nearest Airport
45 Miles
Portland International Airport
Nearest Barpub
10 Miles
Cooks Corner - Several bars
Nearest Golf
11 Miles
Brunswick Public Golf Course
Nearest Train
11 Miles
Brunswick Maine Amtrak
Nearest Motorway
11 Miles
295 South/North - Route 1
Nearest Restaurant
11 Miles
Marty and Henry Restaurant, Tao Yuan
Nearest Ski
75 Miles
Sugar Loaf
Nearest Beach
7 Miles
Thomas Point Beach
Car: necessary

Along the banks you can walk to a spot on the Beach, which is very private & invites swimming, & fishing at low and high tides, A canoe is provided for exploring the coves & bays, It is just a ten minute walk to the picturesque village of Cundy's Harbor, According to USA Today, they have 'The Best Lobster Roll on the Coast of Maine', Hawks Lobster Pound for fresh lobster, clams, local smoked salmon, & fish, The Block & Tackle Restaurant for great Maine blueberry pancakes, The Holbrooks general store for any items you didn't get in town, Further a field Bowdoin College & Brunswick are 8 miles away (providing Maine State Summer Theater & Concerts), A short ferry ride to Monhegan Island provides access to the famous artists colony & hiking trails with spectacular views, are within a 45 minutes drive, Portland is also 45 minutes away including the Airport

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Rates & Availability

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Taxes and fees are additional

Additional information about rental rates

Cleaning Fee $375
Damage Deposit $1,000

Please note:

Monthly and seasonal rentals available, contact owner.

Check in time is 4 pm on saturday and Check out time is 10 am saturday.

Cleaning fee $350
A $1000 security deposit is required.
In addition to the weekly rates, please add a 8% Maine sales tax.

Chef and additional help available, contact owner.

Owner's Cancellation Policy

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

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