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52 Acre Oceanfront Retreat W/Nature Trails and Beaches

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Last updated: 03/17/2017
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  • Minimum stay:7 nights
  • Sleeps:8
  • Bedrooms:4
  • Bathrooms:4.5
  • Property type:Estate
  • Internet:Yes
  • Pets considered:Yes
  • Wheel chair accessible:N/A

About the Property

Two Distinct Ocean Views, 4 Bedrooms, 4.5 Bath, 2 Outdoor Kitchens

Stunning water views worthy of a postcard from every room in this restored carriage house and separate guest house. Available for rent separately or together. Nature trails, multiple beaches and 4,200 feet of shoreline to explore on this 52 acre property. Access to a shared dock and two moorings.

The house is at the end of the island known as Crabtree Point. It is about a 10-15 minute drive from the town of North Haven where you'll leave the ferry. You may not want to leave the property but if you do, the 3 x 9 mile island boasts beautiful views in all directions. There are three working harbors filled with sailboats and a fleet of lobstermen. Downtown you'll find three restaurants, post office, library, boat yard, art gallery, gift shops, and Waterman's Community Center. Waterman's is a place to gather to play board games, ping pong or use their free Wifi. They also offer various classes from photography to tennis, summer camp, day care, and coffee shop. Weekly first run movies are shown in the movie theatre. Plays, music, presentations and events are featured throughout the summer. The North Haven Casino, the island's 100 year old yacht and tennis club, has 2 tennis courts and offers sailing and tennis lessons to children. A Saturday Farmers' Market, 9-hole golf course cited by GOLF as one of the best small courses in the US, and even a branch of the Rockport YMCA with fully equiped fitness center offer additional options for fun and exercise. Many just enjoy biking, walking the island or kayaking.

Turner Farm is an organic saltwater farm on the island that produces MOFGA certified-organic vegetables, flowers, poultry, herbs and eggs. They also produce pasture-raised beef and pork, and operate a pasture-based goat dairy. The dairy provides milk for their farmstead Creamery, which specializes in fresh chèvre and artisan goat and cow cheeses. TheTurner Farm Stand is open in their stunning barn each Tuesday and Thursday from 10am-1pm from May through September and is also part of the Saturday Farmers' Market.

Nebo Lodge, with its award winning cuisine using island-grown organic produce, is the perfect spot for dinner or a drink at the intimate bar. The outdoor terrace has been expanded to accomodate more diners.

Calderwood Hall Pizzeria and Market offers homemade pizza, bar and clever gourmet market downtown. During the day, Calderwood Hall's market sells local, organic produce and culinary delights. Fresh bread is cooked daily. Hot out of the oven, it's reason enough to visit North Haven.

Cooper's Landing, with its bright umbrellas lining the outdoor deck, rounds out the restaurant offerings. The menu offers excellent casual dining. They also have a beer and wine license. This year the indoor dining room has been renovated and expanded.

What makes vacationing unique on this island is that so little has changed over the years. Looking out to the Thoroughfare you can see schooners that used to carry cargo up and down the coast and are now filled with tourists from Camden and Rockland. As you watch them sail by you feel like time has stopped in this magical place.

Although August is a popular month, June and July are absolutely stunning on North Haven. The weather is warm and wild flowers are in bloom everywhere you look. September and October retain the warmth of the summer but the island gets quieter. North Haven remains a wonderful place to relax, enjoy nature and do exactly what you want to do with your days and nights. Experience a truly relaxing vacation in one of Maine’s most beautiful, preserved and private locations.

The Maine state ferry makes three one-hour trips to and from Rockland daily. Cars are permitted on board the ferry.
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Owner

Member since: 2013

Speaks: english
Response time: Within an hour
Response Rate: 100%
Calendar last updated: 03/17/2017

Property Type

  • Estate
  • 3000 sq. ft.

House Rules

  • Max. occupancy 8
  • Non Smoking Only
  • Pets Considered:

    Pet security deposit and pet addendum required. Only well behaved pets will be considered. Decision in owner's sole discretion....moreless

Accommodation Type

  • Vacation Rental

Meals

  • Guests Provide Their Own Meals

Suitability

  • Long-Term Renters Welcome

Bedrooms: 4 Bedrooms, Sleeps 8, Beds for 8

  • Bedroom 1: 1 king

    Master bedroom, attached bathroom, off pool area...moreless

  • Bedroom 2: 1 queen

    Second floor of main house, view of ocean...moreless

  • Bedroom 3: 1 queen

    Second floor, overlooks ocean to Camden Hills...moreless

  • Bedroom 4: 2 twin/ single

    View of ocean towards Vinalhaven...moreless

  • Bedroom 5: 1 king, 1 sleep sofa /futon

    Separate guesthouse, views in two directions, bath/kitchen ...moreless

  • Bedroom 6: 1 sleep sofa /futon

    Queen pull out with full bath...moreless

Bathrooms: 4 Bathrooms, 1 Half Bathroom

  • Bathroom 1: toilet, shower

    Master bathroom...moreless

  • Bathroom 3: toilet, combination tub/shower, tub

    Main floor bathroom...moreless

  • Bathroom 5: toilet, outdoor shower

    Pool house bathroom with changing area, outdoor shower...moreless

  • Bathroom 4: toilet, shower, outdoor shower

    Guest house bathroom, outdoor shower too...moreless

  • Bathroom 2: toilet, tub, shower

    Second floor bathroom...moreless

Other Amenities

  • Property is located on a point of land on the island of North Haven. It's hard to imagine a more beautiful spot. Stunning views in both directions. Walking trails along the 4000+ ft of waterfront. Access to 2 moorings and a shared boat dock. Community center downtown with movies, plays, lectures, gift shops, library, grocery store and restaurants. Rental discounted for off-season....moreless

Entertainment

  • Books:

    Books available in library...moreless

  • DVD Player
  • Stereo:

    Indoor and outdoor speakers. Can control Speakers in individual rooms. Bring your iPod to play your favorite music. Radio also available. ...moreless

  • Television:

    Master bedroom, library and guest house...moreless

  • Video Games:

    X-Box Play Station...moreless

Theme

  • Away From It All
  • Family
  • Romantic
  • Sports & Activities

Attractions

  • Churches
  • Cinemas
  • Library
  • Restaurants

Local Services & Businesses

  • Groceries
  • Medical Services

Leisure Activities

  • Beachcombing
  • Bird Watching
  • Boating
  • Eco Tourism
  • Photography
  • Scenic Drives
  • Shelling
  • Sight Seeing
  • Walking
  • Wildlife Viewing

Location Type

  • Beach View
  • Beachfront:

    Various beaches on the property....moreless

  • Monument View:

    Monument marker just off point....moreless

Sports & Adventure Activities

  • Cycling
  • Fishing
  • Golf
  • Hiking
  • Kayaking
  • Pier Fishing
  • Sailing
  • Sound/Bay Fishing
  • Swimming
  • Tennis

Dining

  • Dining:

    Table in Sunroom (4-6) and Dining Room (10) Two outside dining tables, seat 8 and 6 respectively....moreless

  • Dining Area
  • Seating for 10 people

General

  • Clothes Dryer
  • Fireplace:

    Outdoor patio as well as fire pit...moreless

  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating
  • Internet:

    Open Wi-Fi in both main and guest houses. 1mbps upload, 3mbps download speed. ...moreless

  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room
  • Parking
  • Telephone:

    Free long distance within the U.S....moreless

  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine

Kitchen

  • Coffee Maker
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher:

    Bosch...moreless

Outside

  • Deck / Patio:

    Multiple stone patios all with stunning water views. Outdoor seating/living areas. Umbrellas for shade. ...moreless

  • Golf:

    Highly rated 9 hole golf course in town. Short term memberships available. ...moreless

  • Kayak / Canoe:

    2-person kayak available...moreless

  • Lawn / Garden:

    52 acres. Stunning gardens and walking trails along the coastline. ...moreless

  • Outdoor Grill:

    2 outdoor kitchens (one on each side of house to enjoy the views) with burners, grill, refrigerators, sinks, preparation areas. ...moreless

  • Tennis:

    Tennis courts in town. ...moreless

Pool / Spa

  • Private Pool:

    Infinity pool with waterfall. Perfect to play or swim laps. Seating ledge. Steps to walk in. 9ft in deep end. Overlooks the Penobscot Bay towards Vinalhaven. Not heated. ...moreless

 

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Rental basis: Per property
Dates Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly * Event
Early Spring
Apr 1 - May 19, 2017
7 night min stay

$5,500
Late Spring
May 20 - Jun 7, 2017
7 night min stay

$6,000
Mid-Summer
Jun 8 - Jul 28, 2017
7 night min stay

$8,000
Summer (high season)
Jul 29 - Sep 9, 2017
7 night min stay

$11,500
My Standard Rate
7 night min stay

$11,500

Additional information about rental rates

Fees:

  • Cleaning $350 + tax
  • Pet Fee $275
  • Tax Rate 9%

Notes:

Now taking reservations and deposits for 2017 rentals. Preference will be given for 2 week periods. August dates still available.


Owner's cancellation policy:

Cancelled bookings will not receive a refund.


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Location

9 Miles
Nearest Airport
Knox County Regional Airport, Rockland, Maine
3 Miles
Nearest Barpub
Nebo Lodge, North Haven Brewery, Calderwood Hall
9 Miles
Nearest Ferry
Rockland, Maine
3 Miles
Nearest Golf
North Haven Golf Course, 9 hole
9 Miles
Nearest Motorway
Rockland
3 Miles
Nearest Restaurant
Nebo Inn, Calderwood Hall, Cooper's Landing
North Haven, ME, USA
Nearest Beach
On property

Car: Necessary

North Haven, Maine -- Midcoast Island accessible by ferry 3x daily from Rockland -- private, beautiful, serene. The perfect retreat. 355 year round residents, 1,200 summer residents. Three restaurants, grocery store, gourmet market, gift shops, community center with movie theatre, 30 miles of roads. Island is 3x9 miles in size.

 

Owner info

Year Purchased: 2012

Why the Owner Chose North Haven, ME, USA:
Located on the southwest point of North Haven island a short ferry ride from Rockland, Maine. Cool breezes flow through a beautiful home completely renovated to the highest standards. Infinity Pool.

The Unique Benefits at this Estate:
Seclusion, beauty, incomparable aesthetic.


Contact us

Speaks: english
Response time: Within an hour
Response Rate: 100%
Calendar last updated: 03/17/2017

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Photos

  • Fall is starting to arrive on the island.

    Fall is starting to arrive on the island.

  • Looking south, house/guest house in center, dock on left

    Looking south, house/guest house in center, dock on left

  • Stone patio looking northwest towards Camden. NHills with outdoor kitchen/grill.

    Stone patio looking northwest towards Camden. NHills with outdoor kitchen/grill.

  • Living and dining rooms. This is the original carriage house structure.

    Living and dining rooms. This is the original carriage house structure.

  • Living room, view toward Camden Hills, opens to patio. Great to watch sunsets.

    Living room, view toward Camden Hills, opens to patio. Great to watch sunsets.

  • Sunroom with breakfast table that seats 4-6.

    Sunroom with breakfast table that seats 4-6.

  • Kitchen looking into living room. Bosch appliances.

    Kitchen looking into living room. Bosch appliances.

  • Guest room on second floor of main house, queen bed. View to Penobscot Bay.

    Guest room on second floor of main house, queen bed. View to Penobscot Bay.

  • North lawn looking toward Camden Hills. Dramatic sunsets.

    North lawn looking toward Camden Hills. Dramatic sunsets.

  • Guest apartment rented separately. King bed, double pull-out sofa, kitchen, bath

    Guest apartment rented separately. King bed, double pull-out sofa, kitchen, bath

  • The view to the south and several Vinalhaven Islands. View changes with the tide

    The view to the south and several Vinalhaven Islands. View changes with the tide

  • Town of North Haven

    Town of North Haven

  • Pool with Tuuci umbrella provides ample shade,  looking south to the Atlantic.

    Pool with Tuuci umbrella provides ample shade, looking south to the Atlantic.

  • View of property from the ferry.

    View of property from the ferry.

  • Master bedroom with king bed. Ensuite bathroom and access to pool and gardens.

    Master bedroom with king bed. Ensuite bathroom and access to pool and gardens.

  • Live edge dining table seats 10. Custom made by Thos. Moser.

    Live edge dining table seats 10. Custom made by Thos. Moser.

  • Sunroom looking SW with breakfast table. Live edge coffee table.

    Sunroom looking SW with breakfast table. Live edge coffee table.

  • Library with pocket doors and pull out queen sofa bed.

    Library with pocket doors and pull out queen sofa bed.

  • Two twin beds, upstairs in main house. View to Penobscot Bay.

    Two twin beds, upstairs in main house. View to Penobscot Bay.

  • Guest room on second floor of main house, queen bed. View towards Camden Hills.

    Guest room on second floor of main house, queen bed. View towards Camden Hills.

  • Guest apt (rented separately) - rear entrance/ patio under portico (right).

    Guest apt (rented separately) - rear entrance/ patio under portico (right).

  • Guest apartment rented separately. Water views in both directions.

    Guest apartment rented separately. Water views in both directions.

  • Lobster dinner on hand painted lava table imported from Italy-seats 8.

    Lobster dinner on hand painted lava table imported from Italy-seats 8.

  • Taken the night of the super moon in August 2014. Pool cover in place.

    Taken the night of the super moon in August 2014. Pool cover in place.

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This listing was first published here in 2013.

Date last modified - Sunday, March 26, 2017

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