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Charming Historic Castine Colonial with Water Views!

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George A Wheeler House


Last updated: 03/08/2011

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  • Minimum stay:Contact manager
  • Sleeps:15
  • Bedrooms:8
  • Bathrooms:4.5
  • Property type:House
  • Internet:Yes
  • Pets considered:No
  • Wheel chair accessible:N/A

About the Property

House, 8 Bedrooms + Den, 4.5 Baths, (Sleeps 12-15)

George A Wheeler House

This beautiful historic Colonial was built in the late 1700’s and has an interesting past. The home once serviced as the residence for the British Paymaster during the War of 1812. Subsequently the home became the home and office for the town’s doctor, George Wheeler.

With beautiful water views and conveniently located in the heart of Castine Village, this home is the perfect place for your family vacation, wedding, reunion or home base as you explore Down East Maine.

Our Home has 8 bedrooms, 4.5 baths, 2 kitchens, a formal dining room and multiple gathering places for you and your extended family. The porch offers the perfect place to enjoy a book, the beautiful Maine summers or enjoy your morning coffee. A short walk brings you to the towns Main Street shops, dock or restaurants. Maine Maritime Academy is nearby as well as the town’s golf and tennis courts.

Our home is available for rent from June thru October and the rate varies from $1000-$1200 per week and includes all linens, local phone, garbage pickup and utilities. Our rentals are handled thru Oakum Bay real estate.

We look forward to welcoming you to our home and sharing the beautiful Village of Castine with you and your family.

Keywords: Home, house, Castine, Castine Village, Down East Maine, Penobscot Bay, Maine Maritime academy,
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Calendar last updated: 03/08/2011

Property Type

  • House

Accommodation Type

  • Vacation Rental


  • Children Welcome
  • Non Smoking Only
  • Pets Not Allowed

Bedrooms: 8 Bedrooms, Sleeps 15, Beds for 12-15

Bathrooms: 4 Bathrooms, 1 Half Bathroom


  • Satellite / Cable
  • Stereo
  • VCR


  • Museums
  • Restaurants

Leisure Activities

  • Antiquing
  • Boating
  • Shopping
  • Sight Seeing

Location Type

  • Ocean View
  • Water View

Sports & Adventure Activities

  • Cycling
  • Fishing
  • Golf
  • Kayaking
  • Tennis


  • Clothes Dryer
  • Linens Provided
  • Parking Off Street
  • Telephone
  • Washing Machine
  • Wireless Internet
  • Wood Fireplace
  • Wood Stove


  • Cooking Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Ice Maker
  • Kitchen
  • Microwave
  • Refrigerator


  • Balcony
  • Deck / Patio
  • Outdoor Grill


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June 1st, 2011 thru July 1st, 2011.......$1000/week
July 2nd, 2011 thru July 31st, 2011......$1100/week
August 1st, 2011 thru September 15th, 2011...$1200/week
September 15th, 2011 thru October 31st, 2011...$1100/week

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Harbor Tours, Lobsters, community dock, Maine Maritime Academy,


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Year Purchased: 1865

About: The George A. Wheeler home has been owned by the family for 150 years. George Wheeler came to Castine as the town's doctor and surgeon after the Civil War . This house served as his home and office for the remainder of his life. Since then, his family has maintained the home as a full time residence, a summer home and as a vacation home. George Wheeler was also an historian and authored several books about the history of Castine. These manuscripts can be found in the homes book cases today. The family still lovingly maintains the home today. Castine offers breathtaking water views and a great location for exploring Down East Maine. Lobster pounds, golfing, boating, antiquing are among our favorite pastimes.

The Unique Benefits at this House:
Siteseeing, Penobscot bay, boating, golf, tennis, Lobstering.

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  • George A Wheeler House

    George A Wheeler House

  • Beautiful views of Penobscot Bay

    Beautiful views of Penobscot Bay

  • Upstairs game area and second kitchen

    Upstairs game area and second kitchen

  • Porch and side entrance

    Porch and side entrance

  • Castine Village and the harbor

    Castine Village and the harbor

VRBO #346581

This listing was first published here in 2011.

Date last modified - Wednesday, February 08, 2017

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