The Carriage House at Sunflower Farm -- a Luxurious Retreat for Two!(36 Reviews)
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- Minimum stay:3-7 nights
- Property type:Apartment
- Pets considered:No
- Wheel chair accessible:No
About the Property
Spacious One Bedroom, One Bath with Panoramic Water View & King-size Bed
Stunning water views from inside & outside of the Carriage House, fenced gardens, rolling lawns, tidal Salt Pond (a 4-mile long inlet from the ocean) and Carleton Island, where eagles and osprey nest. Four acre property offers peaceful privacy, a freshwater stream, Adirondack chairs in sunny or shady spots to enjoy cocktails or a good book, recreation and a vista of the adjacent blueberry barren. Stick close to home with beautiful Blue Hill village's shops, bookstore, gourmet food & wine, restaurants, galleries, museums, concert-quality chamber music, live theater, hospital, library, hiking, biking, kayaking, sailing, swimming or tennis (3 golf courses within 20 miles) -- or explore nearby historic Castine, Cape Rosier, Ellsworth, Bucksport, Stonington and Deer Isle.
Our area is home to the Wooden Boat School, Haystack Mountain School of Crafts, Kneisel Hall Chamber Music Festival, Blue Hill Bach, Marine Environmental Research Institute, 1815 Holt House, scenic Fort Knox and Penobscot Narrows Bridge Observatory. Bar Harbor, Acadia National Park and Bangor are all within an hour's drive. There is loads to see and do -- as much or as little as you'd prefer! Your hosts, who have lived in the area for 40 years, will happily provide you with local information and insider's tips.
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Member since: 2013
- On floor 2
- 800 sq. ft.
- Max. occupancy 2
- Non Smoking Only
- Not Suitable For Children
- Pets Not Allowed
- Vacation Rental
- Guests Provide Their Own Meals
- Wheelchair Inaccessible
Bedrooms: 1 Bedroom, Sleeps 2, Beds for 2
Bathrooms: 1 Bathroom
- Away From It All
- Sports & Activities
- Tourist Attractions
- Autumn Foliage
- Coin Laundry
- Live Theater
Local Services & Businesses
- Fitness Center
- Massage Therapist
- Medical Services
- Bird Watching
- Eco Tourism
- Scenic Drives
- Sight Seeing
- Whale Watching
- Mountain View:
- Near The Ocean:
- Water View:
Sports & Adventure Activities
- Freshwater Fishing
- Mountain Biking
- Mountain Climbing
- Air Conditioning:
- Clothes Dryer:
- Hair Dryer
- Iron & Board
- Linens Provided:
- Living Room:
Pool / Spa
- Private Pool
|Dates||Nightly||Weekend Night||Weekly||Monthly *||Event|
May 6 - Jun 9, 2017
3 night min stay
Jun 10 - Sep 8, 2017
7 night min stay
Sep 9 - Oct 28, 2017
3 night min stay
My Standard Rate
3 night min stay
Thu, Fri, Sat, Sun
Changeover Day: Saturday
Additional information about rental rates
Fees and Rental Conditions:
- Property Damage Protection $59
- Refundable Damage Deposit $300
- Tax Rate 9%
Minimum 3-night stay required (must either start on Saturday or end on Saturday) in May, June, Sept. 10-30, October. 7-night minimum Saturday to Saturday from June 25 - Sept. 10, 2016. Rates inc.1-time cleaning at end of stay. $50 discount off each week on a 2+week stay.
Owner's cancellation policy:
Policy available by contacting owner when booking
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Discover picturesque Blue Hill Village or hike blueberry-covered slopes of Blue Hill Mountain. Experience the galleries, studios, and antique shops of Brooklin and Sedgwick. Watch lobster boats slip through the morning fog on Eggemoggin Reach off Brooksville. Visit the historic sites and unique shops of Castine. Explore glorious bays and charming inlets under paddle, sail, or power. Enroll in painting, drawing & crafts classes with noted professionals. This is small town living at its very best!
Year Purchased: 1993
About the owner: Sunflower Farm is our home. Wendy & Ken love good food and wine, beautiful architecture and gardens, history, theatre, music, interesting people and worldwide travel. We're delighted to be your hosts in Maine and share the insider's secrets we have learned about the area we've called home for 4 decades. Also, Wendy is a Notary Public and thereby authorized to perform marriages by the State of Maine.
Why the Owner Chose Blue Hill, ME, USA:
Sunflower Farm is a gorgeous property bordered by a fresh water stream flowing into the Salt Pond, a 4-mile long inlet from the ocean. Sited on a shallow tidal cove framed by Carleton Island, home to a nesting pair of bald eagles, osprey, blue herons, ducks and seals, it is a Maine paradise. Ancient Abenaki tribes once used this land as their summer camping grounds.
The Unique Benefits at this Apartment:
You'll appreciate use of this exclusive, private estate and the quiet beauty of natural surroundings. Sunflower Farm has 4 acres to explore, filled with gardens, squirrels, birdsong, and several separate outdoor seating areas featuring comfortable Adirondack chairs in sun or shade. Enjoy a good book or breathe in the fresh air and beautiful water views. You may use our kayaks (2 singles or a double) to explore the Salt Pond. Use our private pool to swim and sunbathe or get refreshed in the bubbling stream.
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Romantic outdoor dining with spectacular water views
The Carriage House overlooks our vegetable garden
Comfy living room with flatscreen HD TV & Direct TV with premium channels
Dining table has sweeping views of the pond.
Deluxe king-size bed, 2 nightstands & lamps, clothing storage & ceiling fan.
Palladian windows frame the view of scenic Salt Pond
Autumn view of the majestic, scarlet-hued blueberry barren next to the stream
Carleton Stream flows beside our property into the Salt Pond.
Blue Hill Town Hall & home of New Surry Theatre in the village center
Nearby Pumpkin Island lighthouse
The charming Blue Hill Agricultural Fair runs one week including Labor Day
Enjoy the peace of our cove from the lower deck.
Sunflower Farm is peaceful and private
The main house & Carriage House have a rolling lawn to water's edge
Fully equipped kitchen with gas stove, refrigerator, microwave, dishwasher..
Small desk is perfect for your laptop. Wifi included.
Spacious bathroom with shower, lots of storage space and washer & dryer.
Zero-gravity lounge chairs & cafe table on the large balcony.
Our front garden at Sunflower Farm
Blue Hill village & harbor. Climbing Blue Hill is an honored tradition.
Blue Hill has specialty shops, restaurants, book store, wine shop, chocolates.
Scenic Stonington is a visitors' favorite daytrip
Independence Day Parade in nearby Brooklin is small town Maine at its best!
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