Cozy Studio Apartment with Tenants Harbor Views!(12 Reviews)
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- Minimum stay:1 night
- Property type:Apartment
- Pets considered:No
- Wheel chair accessible:No
About the Property
One-room efficiency with full bath. Sleeps 3 on queen bed, futon.
Quiet yet close to everything, the Blue Tulip barn sits on a hill overlooking Tenants Harbor's inner cove, a few miles from the Atlantic Ocean and two of Mid-Coast Maine's most picturesque lobster villages. It is the perfect get-away location for tourists, writers, artists, photographers, bikers and nature lovers. Built in 2009, this cozy apartment upstairs in our barn is comfortable (skylights, ceiling fan!), well-equipped and reasonably-priced. Offering gorgeous sunsets and unexpected
water views, our 2.4 acre-property has towering spruce trees, backyard pond, herb & vegetable garden, beach chairs, barbecue grill, picnic tables, small porch, private entrance and off-street parking. A community park with ball field and free tennis courts is just across the street. Heat, utilities, cable TV, DVD, phone and Internet service included in all rates. DON'T MISS OUR HIGHLIGHTS VIDEO...IT APPEARS AT THE END OF "AMENITIES" UNDER THE NOTE ABOUT WEBSITE.
Small families, international visitors welcome! Onsite owners speak English, Dutch, French, German, some Spanish.
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Member since: 2009
- On floor 2
- 420 sq. ft.
- Vacation Rental
- Guests Provide Their Own Meals
- Minimum Age Limit For Renters:
- Children Welcome:
- Non Smoking Only
- Pets Not Allowed
- Unsuitable For Elderly Or Infirm
- Wheelchair Inaccessible
Bedrooms: 1 Bedroom, Sleeps 3, Beds for 3
Bathrooms: 1 Bathroom
- Guests will have their own key and enter the second-floor apartment from an outside stairway and small porch overlooking their parking space and our backyard pond. Ceiling fan, skylights, screen door with another window on opposite wall make the space bright and airy with good cross-ventilation. Available air conditioning only needed for steamier, more humid summer nights! Children are welcome but the space will not accommodate more than 2 children under 13, including one in a porta-crib. Coffee, continental breakfast included, with one or two-night stays, if requested at time of reservantion....moreless
- Audio Tape Player
- Books For Adults
- Books For Kids
- CD Player
- DVD Player
- Games For Kids
- Satellite / Cable
- Video Library
- Away From It All
- Autumn Foliage
- Coin Laundry
- Live Theater
- Winery Tours
Local Services & Businesses
- Fitness Center
- Massage Therapist
- Medical Services
- Bird Watching
- Scenic Drives
- Sight Seeing
- Near The Ocean
Sports & Adventure Activities
- Deepsea Fishing
- Freshwater Fishing
- Ice Skating
- Mountain Biking
- Mountain Climbing
- Pier Fishing
- Sound/Bay Fishing
- Child's Highchair
- Dining Area
- Seating for 4 people
- Activities Guide
- Air Conditioning
- Alarm Clock
- Basic Soaps
- Bottled Water
- Ceiling Fans
- Clothes Dryer
- Hair Dryer
- Iron & Board
- Linens Provided:
- Local Activities Guide
- Local Maps
- Local Restaurant Guide
- Paper Towels
- Parking Off Street:
- Toilet Paper
- Towels Provided:
- Washing Machine:
- Wireless Internet
- 4 Ring Stove
- Coffee Maker
- Cooking Utensils:
- Dishes & Utensils:
- Lobster Pot
- Mini Refrigerator
- Beach Chairs
- Beach Towels
- Kayak / Canoe:
- Lawn / Garden
- Outdoor Grill:
|Dates||Nightly||Weekend Night||Weekly||Monthly *||Event|
Winter "Off Season"
Dec 1 - Mar 31, 2017
1 night min stay
Shoulder "Spring" Season
Apr 1 - May 31, 2017
1 night min stay
Peak "Summer" Season
Jun 1 - Sep 30, 2017
1 night min stay
My Standard Rate
1 night min stay
Additional information about rental rates
- Tax Rate 9%
We offer a 3-Night "Peak Season" Special...3 nights for $345...from June 1 thru September 30 annually, mid-week or weekends!
50% deposit to confirm and hold reservation. Balance due on arrival by cash, check or credit card.
Full payment, including 9% tax, due with booking if reservation is made within 14 days/2 weeks of arrival date.
Owner's cancellation policy:
50% refund for cancellations more than 7 days before check-in date.
100% refund for cancellations more than 14 days before check-in date.
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We live in the heart of 'Wyeth Country'--home to the beautiful coastal views, lobster villages, lighthouses, islands and meandering roads and waterways featured in paintings by Andrew and Jamie Wyeth. A perfect getaway location for photographers, artists, writers, hikers, bikers, kayakers and nature lovers. Just 15 miles from great restaurants, shops and galleries in downtown Rockland. 'Must see' things to do include ferry ride to Monhegan Island artist colony and dazzling cliffs, sunsets at Marshall Point Lighthouse (featured in movie Forest Gump), lobster dinners on local wharfs, and shopping in local art galleries and Maine-made craft shops...including our Blue Tulip Garden Boutique!
The Blue Tulip is located about 1 mile past the intersection of Wallston Road and Rt. 131 (Main Street, which becomes Port Clyde Road). Going south toward Port Clyde, turn right onto Barter Hill Road just after you pass the ball field. Our property is on the left. Turn into the second driveway and park next to the barn.
Year Purchased: 2006
About the owner: Dutch-born Jan (pronounced 'Yon') Limmen and his wife Rosemary (née Bouthot) bought their property at Barter Hill and Port Clyde Roads (Route 131) in 2006 after exploring every Maine peninsula and coastal community from Boothbay to Bar Harbor. 'We were looking for water views, visibility for a home-based business, and a small town sense of community. We found it all in Tenants Harbor.' Mid-Coast Maine's climate reminded Jan of his boyhood village on Holland's North Sea. After working as a landscaper in the busy Baltimore-Washington corridor for over 35 years, he was tired of traffic and long commutes and missed bike rides, sunsets and walks on the beach. For Rosemary, the move from Maryland brought her closer to her French-Canadian father's roots in Fort Kent on Maine's northern border. After 25 years in corporate communications, PR and conference planning, she too longed for a more healthy, stress-free yet creative lifestyle where she could be outdoors and work with her hands. Ready for a change, but not ready to totally retire, the Blue Tulip is the couple's dream come true. In just four years they've rebuilt their cottage, built a barn, started three businesses...including Blue Tulip Lodging and vacation rental apartment...reclaimed overgrown lawns, cleared dead trees and thickets from their 2.4 acres, and opened up views of their pond, Tenants Harbor and the nearby Camden Hills. Jan manages the Blue Tulip's Landscaping Services. Rosemary takes care of Lodging. Together, they share responsibility for selecting merchandise, designing displays, marketing and operating the Blue Tulip Garden Boutique.
Why the Owner Chose Saint George, ME, USA:
We were looking for a home-based business location with a view of the water and privacy that was visible from a major road so that customers and guests could easily find us. We also wanted to live in a year-round rural community of neighbors and friends that attracted visiting tourists but was not totally dependent on them. Our hilltop location in the lobster village of Tenants Harbor met all these requirements. Being close to Rockland and Camden's art galleries, theatres, shopping centers, movies and medical facilities was also a big plus.
The Unique Benefits at this Apartment:
We are isolated and quiet, with many things to do nearby, yet we are only a half-hour away from superb cultural, artistic, entertainment, food, hiking, swimming, boating and sports venues.
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Perfect spot to sit, relax and enjoy the view!
View with cottage and Tenants Harbor in distance.
Small apartment is bright, airy, cool.
Vanity outside of bathroom, for convenience.
Spring! Tulips and daffodils blooming in Blue Tulip gardens.
Fresh-caught lobsters...cooked, ready to eat!
Sunset view over the Limmen's backyard pond.
Welcome winter visitors. Driveway's clear!
Beautiful winter day! Looking north, Blue Tulip to Tenants Harbor, Camden Hills.
Port Clyde lobster boats...just 3 miles away!
Barn and backyard
Kitchen is compact, comfortable, well-equipped.
Queen bed rolls away by day and out at night.
Look for our sign at the corner of Rt. 131 and Barter Hill Rd in Tenants Harbor.
Toast marshmallows in our garden fire pit.
Birdhouses! We have handcrafted items from 50 Maine vendors for sale in our shop
Open year-round! Even with 3 feet of snow, rental is cozy & warm, with parking!
Mid-winter view...from Blue Tulip Lane toward Tenants Harbor's Inner Cove.
Mid-winter path from our cottage to barn, shed, our magnificent spruce tree!
Port Clyde's Marshall Point Lighthouse.
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