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Puffin's Cove ***2016 Specials!! -Easy Access to Explore Entire Midcoast Area***

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Last updated: 08/03/2016
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  • Minimum stay:7-28 nights
  • Internet:No
  • Pets considered:No
  • Wheel chair accessible:No

Property description

WELCOME TO PUFFIN'S COVE-

*** SEE SPECIALS BELOW !!!!***

**** HURRY BOOK NOW FOR OUR LIMITED TIME SPECIAL RATE OFFERS !!! - See Details Below in Rate Section !!! ****

(See Calendar below for available dates).

Come and discover Puffin’s Cove, located in a quiet residential neighborhood in the historic & picturesque, seafaring town of Thomaston, Maine bordering Rockland. A short two minute drive brings you into the town of Rockland. Or drive down the penninsula on Route 131 to beaches, docks where live lobster is sold right off the boat; or down to Port Clyde where you can take in a day or evening cruise on the Monhegan boat line. From Puffin's Cove, it is a short walk to the river where you can take a picturesque stroll along the river to the working harbor. At the town landing there are picnic tables where you can enjoy a boxed lunch or go over to the Slipway Restaurant by the water, where you can enjoy a meal of fabulous Maine Lobster or other seafood. It is also walking distance to the library, churches, grocery store, café/restaurant, lounge bar, post office and shops.

Puffin's Cove is a spacious, 1200 sqft, 2 bedroom, tastefully decorated and appointed apartment. The unit is situated on the 2nd floor of our New Englander style home, which is surrounded by beautiful mature trees and landscaping, and sits atop a small hill. It offers off-street parking adjacent to the driveway, and its own completely private entrance and deck. The 8x12 deck with its Adirondack style chairs and table, is a charming spot for relaxing, and also provides a perfect view of the night sky for star gazing. As you enter the unit, you come upon a beautiful private foyer and staircase with elegant, 1800’s period, mahogany railing, leading up to the second floor.


LIVING ROOM HIGHLIGHTS-

At the top of the stairs to the right, you will find the tastefully decorated living room with its large panoramic windows. The living room offers a large comfortable sofa which makes watching a movie on the 32 inch color TV; priceless family entertainment. There is an inviting recliner next to a window in the far right-hand corner. Adjacent to the recliner is a small table with a reading lamp; a perfect spot for curling up with a good book or just relaxing and taking a nap.. Enjoy the scenic view of historic Montpelier Mansion-General Henry Knox Museum, from the living room day or night.
The beautiful honey-pine, random width wood plank floors remind you of an earlier time, rich in history. The built-in bookcase on the opposite side of the room is stocked with interesting books, puzzles and games for a fun evening of relaxing entertainment.


MASTER BEDROOM HIGHLIGHTS-

The expansive master bedroom features a luxuriously comfortable Queen Size bed with dual side tables & lamps. This bedroom also features a large full length mahogany dresser with mirror and matching 2 drawer chest, as well as a spacious closet. All beds (master and guest) are outfitted with fine high quality linens and fabrics. Also evident in this room are the honey-pine, random width plank wood floors. Enjoy the views of the grounds, from the large panoramic windows. There are room-darkening blinds on the windows for privacy, and to produce a serene atmosphere to help you float off to sleep.


GUEST BEDROOM HIGHLIGHTS-

The guest bedroom features a Queen Size bed with side table and lamp, a wicker chair, and plush carpeting. There is a large 10’ closet with full length, mirrored, folding doors.


KITCHEN & DINING ROOM HIGHLIGHTS

There is dual access to the kitchen from both the living room and the hallway. The efficient fully equipped Kitchen (should you want to cook) features a 26 cf. refrigerator equipped with automatic ice maker, a dishwasher, electric range/oven, and a built-in microwave. It is well stocked with dinnerware, flatware, cooking utensils, and pots & pans. The kitchen also features a single serve coffeemaker, toaster and blender. From the window, you can watch the osprey flying over the Mill River in search of food, while you cook.

The formal dining room boasts a mahogany buffet cabinet and a solid wood, oval dining table which seats 6. Enjoy the view while you dine, as you sit in front of a large picture window which looks out onto the well-manicured grounds. You can often catch site of osprey, sea gulls and other indigenous bird life.
Adjacent to the dining room, you will find a large bathroom.


BATH HIGHLIGHTS-

The spacious bath features a full-size shower and tub combo. The linen closet is stocked with soft, fluffy towels and paper goods and has full-length mirrored doors. These features, along with a huge double vanity will make getting ready that much easier. The bath also doubles as a laundry and boasts a new state-of-the art stacked washer and dryer.


LOCAL FESTIVALS FOR 2016 -

Winterfest ------------------------------------JAN 30 - FEB 7
National Toboggan Championships -------------FEB 5 - 7
Maine Restaurants Week -------------------------March 1 - 12
Vietnam Moving Wall -------------------------------May 26 - 30
Father's Day Schooner Cruises ----------------------- JUNE 18 -19
Lobster Boat Races ------------------------------------ JUNE 18 - 19
Summer Solstice Celebration ------------------------- JUNE 18
Montpelier Mansion Revolutionary War Encampment-- July 1-3
Thomaston 4th of July Parade & Festival ------------- JULY 4 th
Camden Festival of Independence ---------------------July 2 - 4
Hot-Rods,Customs,Muscle Cars Show ---------------- JUlY 9 - 10
North Atlantic Blues Festival -------------------------- JULY 16 - 17
Maine Lobster Festival --------------------------------- August 3 - 7
Antique Auto Festival & Aeroplane Show ------------- AUGUST 6 -7
Boats, Homes, & Harbor Show ------------------------ AUGUST 12 - 14
New England Auto Auction & Preview Week ---------- AUGUST 15 - 20
Maine Windjammer Festival --------------------------- SEPTEMBER 2 - 5
International Film Festival ----------------------------- SEPTEMBER 15 - 18
Common Ground Country Fair--------------------------SEMPTEMBER 23 - 25
Pumpkinfest & Regatta--------------------------------- OCTOBER 1 - 10
Fall Folliage Chair Lift Rides --------------------------- OCTOBER 8, 15, 22, 29
Festival of Lights Celebration -------------------------- NOVEMBER 25 - 27
Annual Christmas by the Sea Celebration ------------ DECEMBER 3 - 6

Keywords: furnished, apartment, house, 2-bedroom, vacation rental, short-term, extended stay, beach, ocean, harbor, historic, centrally located, mid-coast Maine, private rental, in town, museums, art galleries, festivals, lobster, fresh seafood, Lobster Festival, Blues Festival, 4th of July Parade, Fireworks, fall foliage, Rockland, Camden, Thomaston

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Property Type

  • Apartment
  • On floor 2
  • 1200 sq. ft.

Accommodation Type

  • Vacation Rental

Suitability

  • Children Welcome
  • Non Smoking Only
  • Pets Not Allowed
  • Wheelchair Inaccessible

Bedrooms: 2 Bedrooms, Sleeps 6, Beds for 2-6

  • Convertible bed(s): 1 queen

    Inflatable raised queen bed available....moreless

  • Bedroom 2: 1 queen

    Toddler bed available....moreless

  • Bedroom 1: 1 queen

    ...moreless

  • Queen size Beds (2) Comfortable, high quality queen beds - one in each bedroom; Inflatable raised queen bed also available. Toddler bed available. Ceiling fan in each bedroom....moreless

Bathrooms: 1 Bathroom

  • Bathroom 1: toilet, combination tub/shower

    Laundry-washer/dryer...moreless

  • Spacious combination Bathroom/Laundry with double vanity-full tub/shower-washer/dryer-towels...moreless

Other Amenities

  • Area guides, Events guide, Restaurant guide, Maps supplied in apartment. Apartment is bright and breezy and has excellent cross-ventilation with exposure on three sides....moreless

Attractions

  • Botanical Garden
  • Churches
  • Cinemas
  • Festivals
  • Health/Beauty Spa
  • Library
  • Live Theater
  • Marina
  • Museums
  • Playground
  • Recreation Center
  • Restaurants
  • Synagogues
  • Winery Tours

Local Services & Businesses

  • ATM/Bank
  • Babysitter
  • Fitness Center
  • Groceries
  • Hospital
  • Laundromat
  • Massage Therapist
  • Medical Services

Leisure Activities

  • Antiquing
  • Beachcombing
  • Bird Watching
  • Boating
  • Horseback Riding
  • Miniature Golf
  • Scenic Drives
  • Shelling
  • Shopping
  • Sight Seeing
  • Sledding
  • Walking
  • Whale Watching
  • Wildlife Viewing

Location Type

  • Monument View:

    Montpelier Mansion-General Henry Knox Museum...moreless

  • Village

Sports & Adventure Activities

  • Basketball Court
  • Cross Country Skiing
  • Cycling
  • Fishing
  • Golf
  • Hiking
  • Hunting
  • Jet Skiing
  • Kayaking
  • Mountain Biking
  • Racquetball
  • Rock Climbing
  • Sailing
  • Skiing
  • Snorkeling/Diving
  • Snowboarding
  • Snowmobiling
  • Swimming
  • Tennis
  • Water Skiing

Dining

  • Seating for 6 people
 

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Rental basis: Per property
Dates Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly * Event
***FALL FOLLIAGE SPECIAL***
Sep 10 - Oct 28, 2016
7 night min stay

$650
***LATE FALL SPECIAL
Oct 29 - Dec 31, 2016
7 night min stay

$550 $1,200
WINTER
Jan 1 - Mar 1, 2017
28 night min stay

$1,200
My Standard Rate
7 night min stay

$850 $2,800
* Approximate Monthly rates, actual rate will depend on the days of the month you stay

Additional information about rental rates

Fees and Rental Conditions:

  • Cleaning fee $0
  • Refundable Damage Deposit $150
  • Property Damage Protection $59
  • Tax Rate 9%

Notes:

• Discount for multiple weeks

• Rate Specials listed above require PAYMENT in FULL at time of booking (no other discounts apply)

• Additional fee applies for groups larger than 4 guests.

• Weekly rental is Saturday to Saturday (changeover day).

• Only one special rate or discount may be applied per reservation.

• Extended Stay Renters Welcome. Special Rates for 3 months or more.

• 2016 Maine State Lodging Tax (9%) additional.

• Information displayed in listing subject to change

*** ASK ABOUT BOOKING SPECIALS- LIMITED TIME OFFER !!!***


Owner's cancellation policy:

100% refund for cancellations more than 60 days before check-in date.


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Location

65 Miles
Nearest Airport
(KnoxCountyRegional- 6 mi); Portland International
0.5 Miles
Nearest Barpub
Billy's Tavern
4 Miles
Nearest Ferry
Maine State Ferry
5 Miles
Nearest Golf
Samoset Resort; Rockland Golf Club
3 Miles
Nearest Train
Downeast Railway
0.05 Miles
Nearest Motorway
US Route 1 & 131
0.5 Miles
Nearest Restaurant
The Slipway Restaurant; Thomaston Cafe'
10 Miles
Nearest Ski
Ragged Mountain
3 Miles
Nearest Beach
Sandy Beach

Car: Recommended

Sunset Cruises, Day Cruises, Art Galleries, Flea Markets, Farmers Markets, Live Auctions, Festivals, Helicopter rides. Scenic Train Rides, Bowling, Sightseeing Tours, Trolley Rides, Beaches.

 

Owner info

Year Purchased: 2005

About the owner: After a rewarding career in clinical/pharmaceutical research, I am now a retired entreprenuer. I love Maine, its beauty and all it has to offer, especially here along the MidCoast. I love to paint in watercolor, garden, spend time with my grandchildren and meet interesting new people.

Why the Owner Chose Thomaston, ME, USA:
We came to Mid-Coast Maine on vacation one summer, and fell in love with the historic, picturesque town of Thomaston and its friendly and welcoming residents. We were also impressed by the abundance and richness of the activities one could avail. At a later date, we found this wonderful, majestic 5 bedroom home set on a small hill on ¾ acres and decided to purchase it. We wanted to share our home as a vacation rental, so people could experience all that the Mid-Coast has to offer, with its live performances, live music, museums, art galleries and festivals abundant in downtown Thomaston, Rockland, & Camden and other surrounding areas of Mid-Coast Maine. In 2010, I began renovations to convert the second floor into an apartment with its own private entrance.

The Unique Benefits at this Apartment:
This exquisite apartment, has all the modern conveniences, is centrally located and perfect for the vacation or corporate traveler that needs easy access to Downtown Thomaston, Rockland, Camden and surrounding mid-coast areas. Situated near the border between Rockland and Thomaston and with easy access to Route 1, you are in Rockland in a couple of minutes. It is also walking distance to the library, churches, grocery store, café/restaurant, lounge bar, post office and shops.


Contact us

Speaks: english, spanish

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  • WELCOME TO PUFFIN'S COVE

    WELCOME TO PUFFIN'S COVE

  • Beautiful new private deck - Relax during the day or gaze at the stars at night.

    Beautiful new private deck - Relax during the day or gaze at the stars at night.

  • Sunny well appointed living room with panoramic view.

    Sunny well appointed living room with panoramic view.

  • Serene,elegantly appointed Master BR. Queen bed,lg dresser,nite stand,lg closet

    Serene,elegantly appointed Master BR. Queen bed,lg dresser,nite stand,lg closet

  • New Kitchen with microwave,toaster,coffee maker,diswasher.
Lots of counter space

    New Kitchen with microwave,toaster,coffee maker,diswasher. Lots of counter space

  • Elegant Dining Rm with Buffet. Table seats 6. Lg Picture window overlooking yard

    Elegant Dining Rm with Buffet. Table seats 6. Lg Picture window overlooking yard

  • Lg combo Bathroom/Laundry with double vanity-full tub/shower-washer/dryer-towels

    Lg combo Bathroom/Laundry with double vanity-full tub/shower-washer/dryer-towels

  • Picturesque,historic neighborhood-SeafaringTown.Short walk to Harbor/River/Shops

    Picturesque,historic neighborhood-SeafaringTown.Short walk to Harbor/River/Shops

  • St. George River and Thomaston Harbor

    St. George River and Thomaston Harbor

  • Picnic at Mayo park by the St. George River.

    Picnic at Mayo park by the St. George River.

  • Take in the "Museum in the Streets" Walking Tour throughout this historic town.

    Take in the "Museum in the Streets" Walking Tour throughout this historic town.

  • Enjoy Scenic , Sunset and Nature Cruises nearby.

    Enjoy Scenic , Sunset and Nature Cruises nearby.

  • Elegant 2nd floor apt.- private entrance + deck in New Englander atop small hill

    Elegant 2nd floor apt.- private entrance + deck in New Englander atop small hill

  • Elegant private entrance and foyer in two bedroom apartment.

    Elegant private entrance and foyer in two bedroom apartment.

  • Living Room with comfy sofa, relaxing recliner, rocking chair, desk & cable TV.

    Living Room with comfy sofa, relaxing recliner, rocking chair, desk & cable TV.

  • Guest bedroom with Queen size Bed, dresser, night stand, and spacious closet.

    Guest bedroom with Queen size Bed, dresser, night stand, and spacious closet.

  • Full Kitchen well stocked with dinnerware, flatware,cooking utensils, pots & pan

    Full Kitchen well stocked with dinnerware, flatware,cooking utensils, pots & pan

  • Spacious Bathroom / Laundry -Full Tub/Shower-Double Vanity -Washer/Dryer -Towels

    Spacious Bathroom / Laundry -Full Tub/Shower-Double Vanity -Washer/Dryer -Towels

  • Large picturesque, well-manicured yard. Off-street parking adjacent to driveway.

    Large picturesque, well-manicured yard. Off-street parking adjacent to driveway.

  • Scenic View of Historic Montpelier Mansion/General Knox Museum from living room.

    Scenic View of Historic Montpelier Mansion/General Knox Museum from living room.

  • Town landing and boat launch at Thomaston Harbor.

    Town landing and boat launch at Thomaston Harbor.

  • Enjoy Lobster and other great dinners at Slipway Restaurant on the water.

    Enjoy Lobster and other great dinners at Slipway Restaurant on the water.

  • Visit an Alpaca Farm.

    Visit an Alpaca Farm.

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This listing was first published here in 2012.

Date last modified - Saturday, September 24, 2016

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