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Spectacular Ocean Views, Gorgeous Home, In Town Harbor Location

Sleeps9
Bedrooms 5
Bathrooms2
Half Baths3
Property type house
Minimum Stay 7 nights

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Details
Property
house
Sleeps
9
Bedrooms
5
Bathrooms
2
Half Baths
3
Minimum Stay
7 nights

Description

Rockport House Rental Photos and Description

Walk to Harbor, Ocean Views, 5 bedrooms, 3.5 bathrooms, sleeps 9

Combine breathtaking harbor views with the comfort of this exquisite home and you just found the perfect vacation. An Italian Style Sea Captains home, built in 1870’s boasts some of the most beautiful views of Penobscot Bay and Rockport Harbor, voted 'one of the most picturesque harbors'. Tasteful décor, period details, gourmet kitchen, and modern amenities. Situated in quaint downtown of Rockport, this home is in a perfect location, spectacular ocean views, over an acre of gardens, lawn and trees making you feel miles away from anywhere; yet right out your door is Fresh Lobster, Sailing, Kayaking, Biking, Hiking, Light Houses, Downtown Camden, Restaurants, Antiquing, Golfing, Concerts, Camden Hills, Acadia National Park, Island Ferry’s, Art Galleries, or, just read a good book on the deck watching the Schooners sail by until it's time for lobster dinner. Explore the summer with sunset Schooner cruises or come experience autumn and see the famous colors of the leaves. This is truly an exceptional rental. The owner suggests calling her to verify information or answer any questions rather then email, but feel free to do both. Surely call before submitting payment to confirm all details.

Vacation Rental Description: Combine breathtaking harbor views with the comfort of this exquisite home and you just found the perfect home for your vacation. An Italian Style Sea Captains home, built in 1870’s boasts some of the most beautiful views of Penobscot Bay with tasteful décor, period details, gourmet kitchen, and modern amenities. Situated in quaint downtown Rockport, this home is in a perfect location with spectacular ocean views, over an acre of gardens, lawn and trees making you feel miles away from anywhere; yet right out your door is Fresh Lobster, Sailing, Kayaking, Antiquing, Restaurants, Biking, Hiking, Light Houses, Downtown Camden, Golf, Concerts in the Park, Camden Hills, Acadia, Lobster Festival, Island Ferry’s, Art Galleries, or, just read a good book on the deck watching the Schooners sail by until it's time for lobster dinner. Explore the summer with sunset Schooner cruises or come experience autumn and see the famous colors of the leaves. Diamond Hill is truly an exceptional rental with friendly and helpful owners.

Activities and Attractions in Camden, Maine: Camden Hills, Curtis Light House, Acadia National Park, Samoset Golf Course - award winning golf course, Sailing, Kayaking, Hiking, Unlimited Antiquing, Fine Dining and Great Local Restaurants, Shopping, Art Galleries, Camden and Rockport Opera House, Parks, Wineries, Whale Watching, Puffin Tours, Summer Concerts in the Park, Island Ferry's (Monehagan, Isleborough and Vinalhaven), Fishing, The Lobster Festival, The Blues Festival, L.L. Bean Outlet, or just Relaxing.

This is the perfect location to relax and be able to see all of mid-coast Maine in the spring, summer or the famous changing of the seasons leaves in fall.

Home Rental Amenities: Five spacious bedrooms, two newly remodeled full bathrooms with marble counters, three half baths (two private to the guest rooms), modern kitchen with professional stove

and granite counters with open breakfast room, living room with fireplace and ocean view,

family room with flat screen and cable TV/DVD and fireplace and ocean view, dining room,

library/office with garden and ocean view- wireless internet , mud room and laundry room.

Deck, stone patio and gorgeous gardens. Within 100 yards of the harbor, local coffee shop

for breakfast, and Shephard's pie for dinner. Linens included. Sleeps 8.

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Suitability:
  • non smoking only
  • pets not allowed

Owner
Kathie Grealish
Member since: 2008
Speaks: english
Response time:
Within a day
Response rate:
100%
Calendar last updated:
October 17, 2016
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About Kathie Grealish

We moved to Maine from San Francisco about 13 years ago with our daughter and twin boys. We have since had to move elsewhere, but LOVE coming back to Maine. We have moved all over due to my husbands work, but Maine is where my kids consider their home. It is a very special and unique place.

Why Kathie Grealish chose Mid-Coast & Islands

My husband, three children and I moved to Maine about 13 years ago from San Francisco. We fell in love with this historical home at first sight! It needed a little TLC, we have redone all of the gardens, remodeled a little inside and updated, but left original pieces and charm. Our lives have since taken us to other places, but we could never let go of our piece of heaven go! We stay at Diamond Hill when we can, but want to share it with others when we cannot. It is a very special place to all of us. Beyond the beauty and views, we also love the location; a mile away from downtown Camden, but set in the quite village of Rockpport, best of both worlds, a central location but also the peace and quiet. The front deck is fantastic for coffee in the morning, hanging out with everyone in the evening.

Guestbook comments from the owner

Kathie

Just wanted to touch base with you about our week in Maine. It was

FABULOUS!! The house was amazing and had everything we needed. We had fun with

all the games and puzzles in the evenings!! What a great place and location. We

really enjoyed ourselves and the view from the deck and bedrooms was amazing!!



If we visit again or know anyone heading that way we will definitely refer

them to you.

Enjoy the rest of your summer !
Jul 2015
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Exceptional! 5/5 -
(23 traveler reviews)

Spectacular Ocean Views, Gorgeous Home, In Town Harbor Location
average rating of 5.0 based on 29 reviews
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Wonderful stay!

  • 5 of 5

This house is truly beautiful inside and out. The harbor views are so tranquil & lovely. The home is extremely well furnished, including antique pieces. The yard/grounds are gorgeous, beautiful gardens, nice lawn for the kiddos to play in, etc.

We stayed here to see a New England fall, see the leaves & enjoy the autumn weather. The weather was pretty much perfect the whole time we were there. Not too cold or hot & beautiful blue skies.

Kathie was a pleasure to deal with. She was so helpful and was full of information to make our stay enjoyable.

Our family looks forward to coming again to stay one day.

  • Submitted: Oct 20, 2016
  • Stayed: Oct 2016
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5

Beautifully kept, stately, and picturesque home

  • 5 of 5

This was our first coastal Maine vacation and we could not have picked a more perfect place to stay. Description was spot on with quaint lovely rooms, updated kitchen and bathrooms, all the amenities you could ever need during your stay, and spotlessly clean when we arrived. The view from the deck, the sitting room, and most bedrooms was just beautiful overlooking the bay below. We were also pleasantly surprised that the location of the home was convenient and centrally located to all the points of interest we wanted to visit up and down the coast. The owner was extremely friendly, helpful and accommodating. She even went as far as to mail back a pair of diamond earrings which were accidently left behind when we left. I would highly recommend this property and can't wait to return.

  • Submitted: Oct 10, 2016
  • Stayed: Sep 2016
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5

Fabulous Home & Location

  • 5 of 5

We have rented many homes in the Camden/Rockport area and this one was the best one of by far. The view of the harbor and the town is just captivating - we spent every morning on the front porch breathing in the fresh air and just taking in the view. The home is also quite fabulous - great gathering area in the sun room attached to the kitchen and a really workable kitchen that can accommodate many hands at work. When you want to get away there are many other great rooms to enjoy - from the front living room to the library to the TV room, or you can retreat to the bedrooms upstairs. The history of the place made it intriguing as well. The owner also made sure that we knew what was available - from the seafood market just a short walk around the corner, to the restaurants, to the sailing on Penobscot Bay. We could not be more pleased with our stay - it was absolutely perfect in every way.

  • Submitted: Oct 3, 2016
  • Stayed: Aug 2016
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5

Beautiful!

  • 5 of 5

This is the second time our family has stayed in this beautiful house and I would happily return there every summer. The house and grounds are spacious and elegant. The kitchen is efficiently laid out and very well appointed. The stove is fantastic. The bedrooms are lovely and private and there are two large common rooms, one of which overlooks the deck and garden.

The house is a short drive from the center of Camden and a short walk to Rockport Harbor, where there are two new, excellent restaurants, a great little beach, and a park where you can watch the boats come and go. From the front deck of the house, there is a magnificent view of the harbor and the sea. Around the corner, on top of the hill, you can buy incredible lobster rolls from a small shop.

Our experience has been nothing but positive. I have extremely fond memories of this house and only wish I could spend more time there every summer.

  • Submitted: Sep 30, 2016
  • Stayed: Jul 2016
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Wonderful

  • 5 of 5

Our family returned to this wonderful home for the second time this summer.

  • Submitted: Sep 24, 2016
  • Stayed: Jul 2016
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Perfect Home for a Relaxing Vacation

  • 5 of 5

Our family had a wonderful stay at this beautiful, well-maintained home. The house was built in the 1870’s and has the charm and quaintness of an older home but all the modern amenities we appreciate. There was plenty of room for everyone but also enough privacy. The garden and lawn were well-cared for and we all loved the stunning view of the harbor from the back deck...our favorite spot. It was easy to fall in love with this house!

Being mid-coast, Rockport was a great base and a fun village to explore. While there we visited Acadia National Park and Bar Harbor, fished in Penobscot Bay, visited Owl’s Head Transportation Museum and Breakwater Winery, viewed lighthouses, and one night attended a very entertaining spoof of Casablanca at the Camden Opera House (which is quite beautiful). There are so many sights to see in the area that you could never get bored. There are also many fine restaurants and great shopping too.

Nina June and 18 Central Oyster Bar & Grill recently opened in Rockport and are just a short walk from the house. The food was very good at both establishments.

Kathie, the owner of the property, was a delight. If we had any questions, she was always very helpful and quick to respond. I would highly recommend a stay at this property. Our family had a memorable Maine vacation and we look forward to coming back again someday!

  • Submitted: Jul 29, 2016
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Map

Nearest Airport
90 Miles
Portland, Owls Head (Rockland) 6 miles
Nearest Barpub
1 Miles
Shepherds Pie
Nearest Ferry
10 Miles
Lincolnville
Nearest Golf
5 Miles
Samoset, Rockland Golf Club, and Goose River Golf
Nearest Restaurant
1 Miles
Sheperds Pie, Graffam Brothers, 40 Paper, Francine
Nearest Ski
3 Miles
Camden Snow Bowl
Nearest Beach
0.25 Miles
Goodie
Car: necessary

You overlook Rockport Harbor, known 'as one of the most picturesque horbors in the area'. Right out the door is Biking, hiking, sailing, lobster boat tours, day drives, excellent restaurants and fine dining, beautiful views, walking, beach, kayaking, light house tours, winery tours, Sunset Schooner Sails, ferry to Monhegan and Isleborough, Lobster Festival, sight seeing, antiquing, Farnsworth Art Museum, historical towns, friendly locals.....

Golfing: Begin your golf vacation with a course offering breathtaking ocean vistas and complete your round on one of the most challenging finishing holes in New England. Designed by Robert Eider in 1902, the course features some of the most spectacular views of Peneobscot Bay, with a granite seawall separating the golfer from the Atlantic Ocean. Samoset Resort was also qualifying event on the former Nike Tour. Recent upgrades by Maine architect Bradley Booh have strengthened the resort's reputation of having premier championship layout.

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Rockport House Rental Rates

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7 night minimum stay
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Additional information about rental rates

Refundable damage deposit $1,000
cleaning $295
Tax Rate 9.5%

If guest chooses to pay online, there is a 2% service fee that will be added to the total balance.

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Amenities

Rockport House Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • house
Meals:
  • Guests provide their own meals
Housekeeping:
  • Housekeeper Optional
Floor Area:
  • 5000 sq. ft.
Location Type:
  • Downtown ...
  • Near The Ocean ...
  • Ocean View ...
  • Village
Theme:
  • Adventure
  • Away From It All
  • Family
  • Romantic
  • Sports & Activities
General:
  • Activities Guide
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Fireplace ...
  • Fitness Room / Equipment ...
  • Garage
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating
  • Internet
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room ...
  • Local Activities Guide
  • Local Maps
  • Local Restaurant Guide
  • Mobile Phone
  • Parking
  • Parking Off Street
  • Telephone
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine
  • Wireless Internet
Kitchen:
  • 4 Ring Stove
  • Blender
  • Coffee Grinder
  • Coffee Maker
  • Cooking Utensils ...
  • Dishes & Utensils ...
  • Dishwasher
  • Freezer
  • Grill
  • Ice Maker
  • Kitchen ...
  • Lobster Pot
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Pantry Items ...
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove ...
  • Stove
  • Toaster
Dining:
  • Dining ...
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 9 people
Bathrooms:
  • 2 Bathrooms
  • 3 Half Baths
  • Bathroom 1 Master Bath - toilet , shower , large shower, marble counter, double sink, hard wood floors
    Bathroom 2 - toilet , combination tub/shower , updated marble counter, double sink, hardwood floors
    Bathroom 3, connected to guest room 2 - toilet , private to room, granite counter, sink, toilet
    Bathroom 4, private to guest room 3 - toilet , private half bath, toilet, sink private to bedroom.
    Bathroom 5, downstairs - toilet , located downstairs, sink, toilet, marble counter.
  • Bathroom 1 is private to Bedroom 1
Bedrooms:
  • 5 Bedrooms, Sleeps 9
  • Master - 1 queen , private full bath ocean view
    Bedroom 2 - 1 queen , private 1/2 bath, ocean view
    Bedroom 3 - 1 queen , private 1/2 bath, ocean view
    Bedroom 5 - 2 twin/ single
    Bedroom 4 - 1 double , upstairs 'Crows Nest'
  • The two guest rooms (bedroom 2 and 3) have their own private 1/2 bath with sink and counter. Linens are provided. Sleeps 9 maximum.
Entertainment:
  • Books ...
  • CD Player
  • DVD Player
  • Games ...
  • Games for Kids
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Television
  • Toys ...
Outside:
  • Beach Towels
  • Bicycles ...
  • Boat ...
  • Crow's Nest
  • Deck / Patio ...
  • Golf ...
  • Kayak / Canoe ...
  • Lawn / Garden ...
  • Outdoor Grill ...
  • Outdoor Grill Gas
  • Patio
  • Walkway to Water
  • Water Sports Gear ...
  • Wood Deck
  • Yard
Suitability:
  • non smoking only
  • pets not allowed
Attractions:
  • arboretum
  • autumn foliage
  • bay/sound
  • botanical garden
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • festivals
  • forests
  • health/beauty spa
  • library
  • live theater
  • marina
  • museums
  • playground
  • pond
  • restaurants
  • synagogues
  • winery tours
Leisure Activities:
  • antiquing
  • beachcombing
  • bird watching
  • boating
  • miniature golf
  • outlet shopping
  • photography
  • scenic drives
  • 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:
  • cross country skiing
  • cycling
  • fishing
  • golf
  • hiking
  • ice skating
  • kayaking
  • mountain biking
  • mountain climbing
  • mountaineering
  • pier fishing
  • rafting
  • rock climbing
  • sailing
  • swimming
  • tennis
  • whitewater rafting
Notes:
There is a fresh fish market in walking distance and dinner restaurant just a short walk down the hill. The kitchen is gourmet kitchen and fully equipped, and there are several excellent restaurants within a five minute or less of a drive and walking. You can also walk down to the Rockport Harbor, or tide pools at the beach at Walker Park, and you are less then a mile from downtown Camden, Camden Harbor, Camden Hills, and Curtis Light House. This is a perfect central location to explore all of Maine. No weddings or large gatherings allowed on this property.

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