Pristine House on 7 Acres Overlooking Rockland Harbor -- Private Beach(13 Reviews)
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- Minimum stay:5-7 nights
- Property type:House
- Pets considered:No
- Wheel chair accessible:N/A
About the Property
Sophisticated 4 Br/4 Bath Home On 7 Oceanfront Acres In Owls Head, Maine
Elegant, white, federal style home on a grassy hill adjacent to conservation land. Groomed, mature grounds slope gently to your private beach with sparkling views of Rockland harbor and the breakwater.
Weddings: Sorry, we don't allow weddings.
Downstairs: 2 fireplaces, formal dining room, large living room, kitchen, family room, library, full bath.
Upstairs: 4 beds/3 baths.
Property includes a barn/boathouse, a pond, and over 350' of water frontage.
Recently renovated. This house will be selectively rented in 2016. If you have wanted to rent a house in Maine that looks too nice to be rented...we believe our house will please you.
Member since: 2013
- Vacation Rental
- Guests Provide Their Own Meals
- Children Welcome
- Limited Accessibility
- Non Smoking Only
- Pets Not Allowed
Bedrooms: 4 Bedrooms, Sleeps 7, Beds for 7
Bathrooms: 4 Bathrooms
- central vac system (in case you need to vacum up grass or sand!)
- DVD Player
- Satellite / Cable
- Video Library
- Away From It All
- Sports & Activities
- Health/Beauty Spa
- Live Theater
- Recreation Center
- Winery Tours
Local Services & Businesses
- Fitness Center
- Massage Therapist
- Medical Services
- Bird Watching
- Eco Tourism
- Horseback Riding
- Miniature Golf
- Outlet Shopping
- Scenic Drives
- Sight Seeing
- Whale Watching
- Wildlife Viewing
- Monument View:
- Mountain View:
- Ocean View:
Sports & Adventure Activities
- Cross Country Skiing
- Deepsea Fishing
- Fly Fishing
- Freshwater Fishing
- Ice Skating
- Mountain Biking
- Pier Fishing
- Sound/Bay Fishing
- Surf Fishing
- Water Skiing
- Dining Area
- Seating for 8 people
- Air Conditioning:
- Clothes Dryer
- Coffee Maker
- Dishes & Utensils
- Pantry Items
- Deck / Patio
- Kayak / Canoe
- Lanai / Gazebo
- Lawn / Garden
|Dates||Nightly||Weekend Night||Weekly||Monthly *||Event|
Sep 6 - May 26, 2017
5 night min stay
May 27 - Sep 4, 2017
7 night min stay
Sep 5 - May 25, 2018
5 night min stay
May 26 - Sep 3, 2018
7 night min stay
My Standard Rate
7 night min stay
Additional information about rental rates
- Refundable Damage Deposit $500
- Tax Rate 9%
Discount for multiple weeks and for returning guests.
Please contact us anytime with any questions.
Owner's cancellation policy:
50% refund for cancellations more than 30 days before check-in date.
100% refund for cancellations more than 60 days before check-in date.
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MID-COAST, MAINE: The scenic bays, craggy peninsulas and sparkling offshore islands form a stunning backdrop to Mid-Coast Maine’s picture-perfect fishing villages, seaside resorts and bustling harbor towns. Delve deeply into Maine’s maritime past, watch whales and puffins, explore by bike or sea kayak and dine on world-class seafood. In the Midcoast region, arts and culture flourish amidst the legacy of the sea.
ROCKLAND (1 mile from house): Rockland’s lively arts and culture scene includes the world-class collections at the Farnsworth Art Museum and the Wyeth Center. Stop by the Puffin Project Visitor Center and Maine Lighthouse Museum. Ferry out to Vinalhaven, North Haven or Matinicus. Discover award-winning restaurants. Browse bookstores in Rockland or fill up on lobster rolls at the annual Maine Lobster Festival. Bike the St. George peninsula or explore the harbors by kayak and the islands by boat.
CAMDEN (10 miles): Camden is a classic harbor town, a short drive north of Owls Head, characterized by quaint inns and B&Bs and framed by the magnificent Camden Hills. Hike or drive up Mt. Battie and then relax in a harbor-side pub overlooking windjammers and fishing boats. Make a side trip to the charming arts community of Rockport.
OWLS HEAD: The Village of Owls Head has a compelling charm that should be described in part by what's NOT there (no traffic lights, no traffic, no crowds) and in part by what IS there (Maine's best cheeseburgers at the Owls Head General Store, 2 wineries, 3 lighthouses, Owls Head Light State Park, Birch Point Beach State Park, etc.) and miles of beaches and wooded trails to explore.
THIS HOUSE: This unique, rolling, grassy 7 acre property sits next to a nature preserve overlooking Rockland harbor and has productive apple trees, rasberries, blueberries, and blackberries in season. There is plenty to do nearby but visitors often get so comfortable they lose interest in exploring beyond the edges of this family property.
We hope that happens to you.
Year Purchased: 2005
About the owner: We're a family with two children (a 16 year old boy and a 12 year old girl) that grew up feasting on blackberries that flourish on the property and lobsters collected from clean water off our beach. We also enjoy boating, swimming, and fishing in the Penobscot Bay. Hiking, exploring, and enjoying other local resources rounds out our time in Maine. And although our family has been in Maine for 6 generations we're not yet able to live here full time.
Why the Owner Chose Owls Head, ME, USA:
A pristine interior and rambling grounds -- neither characteristic of rentals you've seen before-- centrally located in the great state of Maine.
The Unique Benefits at this House:
Newly renovated interior, private beach and grounds
view from plane: 7+ acres with pond and beach (excl. conservation land)
one of two fireplaces
kitchen -- view of ocean
MBR -- view of ocean and lighthouse
2nd BR, ocean view
4th BR (single, connects to MBR to form suite if desired). Ocean view
evening on patio
walking up from rocky beach
barn and boathouse
MBR, ocean view
MBR bath with enclosed shower and view of Penobscot Bay
3rd BR, windows on two sides, does not have ocean view
It's hard to leave this spot
Main Street Rockland, Maine (~1 mile from house)
This listing was first published here in 2013.
Date last modified - Wednesday, February 22, 2017
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