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Ocean House and Boathouse on Blue Hill Bay.

Bedrooms 3
Half Baths1
Property type house
Minimum Stay 7 nights


About the property

House, 3 Bedrooms + Loft, 1.5+ Baths, (Sleeps 8-9)

Located two miles outside of Brooklin center, home of the Wooden Boat School, the house and boat house have stunning easterly views of Blue Hill Bay and the hills of Mount Desert. A lighthouse sits a mile off shore and is the focal point for viewing. Boats frequently sail in front of the house on the way into Blue Hill and Beyond.

The main house house is surrounded by gardens and a deck that wraps from front to back. On the first floor there is a living room with fireplace, bath with a shower, washer and dryer, bedroom room with views and a full kitchen. On the second floor there are two connecting bedrooms with a full size bed and three twin beds. On the shore sits the boathouse, completed in 2000, with a living room, kitchenette, full bath and loft for sleeping. The front window looks out over the water, just 10 feet from the high tide mark, but set up on granite slabs. There are also full perennial gardens around the boathouse. Between the boathouse and main house there is a croquet field for playing lawn games and a hammock for relaxing.

Keywords: main house, boat house, croquet court, beach, sea kayaking, island view, deck,

More Details

Property Manager
Property Manager
Member since: 2012
Speaks: english
Response time:
Within an hour
Response rate:
Calendar last updated:
November 15, 2017

Why The Owner chose Brooklin

My family has been vacationing in this area since my grandparents settled to this area. it is now the location of yearly family reunions.

What makes this house unique

It is simply one of the most beautiful places. The view from the front deck is spectacular and ever changing with boats, birds and other wildlife. The easy beach access allows for exploring and dog walking. With quick access to the center of town, there are restaurants, the library (WIFI access), art studios and a real community feeling.


Brooklin House Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • house
  • Guests provide their own meals
House Rules:
  • Check-in: 4:00 PM
  • /
  • Check-out: 10:00 AM
  • Max. occupancy: 9
  • Parties/events not allowed
  • Pets considered ...
  • Non smoking only
  • Should you need to cancel- all rental funds will be forfeited unless we can fill your cancelled slot or if other arrangements have been made.
Location Type:
  • Beachfront
  • Ocean View
  • Oceanfront
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Gas Fireplace
  • Internet
  • Linens Provided
  • Parking Off Street
  • Parking for RV/Boat/Trailer
  • Telephone
  • Washing Machine
  • Wood Fireplace
  • Cooking Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Kitchen
  • Microwave
  • Refrigerator
  • Dining Area
  • 1 Bathroom
  • 1 Half Bath
  • Bathroom 1 -
  • 3 Bedrooms, Sleeps 9
  • Double Beds (1), Twin or Single Beds (1), Baby Cribs (1)
  • CD Player
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Television
  • VCR
  • Deck / Patio
  • Outdoor Grill
Leisure Activities:
  • boating
  • wildlife viewing
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • hiking
  • kayaking
  • sailing
  • swimming
View of Islands in Blue Hill Bay and Mount Desert, Full size Croquet court used for lawn games. Soccer, croquet, bocci, baseball.Enclosed outdoor shower


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Ocean House and Boathouse on Blue Hill Bay.
average rating of 5.0 based on 1 reviews
Groton, MA

Unbelievably Beautiful

  • 5 of 5

Unbelievably beautiful, right on the water, quiet, and just plain inspiring. Go for long walks on the beach or settle into the boathouse to watch the water or take a nap or just listen to the waves. Main house has laundry, dvd player, absolutely anything you could possibly need. Extremely responsive rental agent and caretaker if you have any questions. So many rental places by the sea have a mildewy smell, but this place is absolutely pristine, inside and out. Gorgeous kayaking, great walks, incredible stargazing. We give this the highest possible rating and can't wait to go back.

  • Submitted: Jun 29, 2012
  • Stayed: June 2012
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Games for the croquet court situated on the ocean


Rates & Availability

Taxes and fees are additional

Additional information about rental rates

Tax Rate 9.0%

Discounted June, September and October weeks! Plus current Maine State Lodging Tax, Refundable Security/Pet Deposit and Departure Day cleaning fee. Rental rate and cleaning fee is subject to current Maine State Lodging Tax.Call for more info!

Manager's Cancellation Policy

  • 50% refund if canceled at least 14 days before arrival date.
  • 100% refund if canceled at least 30 days before arrival date.
  • Service Fee fully refunded on cancellations that qualify for 100% refund.

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