Unique Multilevel Waterfront Residence at End of Private Road with Dock.(9 Reviews)
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- Minimum stay:1-7 nights
- Property type:House
- Pets considered:Yes
- Wheel chair accessible:No
About the Property
3 BR, 3 Bath, 185' Frontage And Deep Water Dock Plus Mooring.
The multi-level residence is entered from the private road and has a herringbone brick courtyard. Three wide granite steps lead down to a covered bridge spanning a moat that empties into adjacent gurgling waterfalls and small ponds. There is also stone stairs which lead to the rear patio and kitchen door.
The double door entry affords choice of the mud/laundry room or the entry foyer. This overlooks the bar entertainment area which is 4 steps down, and also leads to the stairway to the master bedroom suite above.
The 20'x30' living room with cathedral ceiling has a massive stone fireplace, ceiling fan, large flat screen TV, stereo, well-tuned 6' grand piano, extensive library of books and music. The custom upholstery was done by the late, great Al Sherman. The sofa is down filled. The carpet was replaced this year with hardwood flooring.
On the main level, there is a large open area with cathedral ceiling which contains the kitchen at the rear and the dining area towards the water. Centrally is the island where most folk gather while waiting for dinner or helping the cook with the prep work.
The kitchen allows the cook(s) to join the conversations and boasts a brand new commercial Wolf/Vulcan six burner range and custon fabricated commercial hood. Adjacent to the stove is a special faucet for filling large pots. The kitchen has a glass ceiling for the afternoon sun and windows which when opened allow the sounds of the waterfalls to permeate the room. There is a pantry off the kitchen which also has a prep area and a commercial salamander (broiler). There is also a secret larder/pantry behind the well-stocked cookbook library, There is almost every conceivable utensil including baking pans, pizza pans, crepe pan, and large collection of cookware, bamboo steamers, with more large stock pots than most local restaurants. Also a wok, large paella pan etc. There is a Ninja blender, Cuisinart food processor, panini press, waffle iron, submersible mixer, mandolin (bought in Paris). You can even find four custom-made wooden sushi boards and tons of chopsticks. There is an excellent pepper mill. The kitchen is equipped with most spices and there is an herb garden on the deck.
The range is a 6 burner putting out 30,000 BTU each (watch out) commercial Wolf/Vulcan (they merged, so it's actually a Vulcan with Wolf knobs) and the 35,000 BTU oven is full size, holding one full or two half pans on each shelf. A special pot-filler faucet adjacent makes it easier for those with marginal upper body strength.
The dishwasher is the very best model Miele. The refrigerator is a s/s side by side Jennaire with ice maker. There are slate counter tops with fabricated large country sink. A second sink for prepping is in the pantry below a commercial salamander (broiler) which is used occasionally.
The dishes and coffee mugs are heavy and oven-proof. There are some china cups and saucers for the afternoon tea and cups soft-boiled eggs. There is an assortment of utilitarian glasses and the wine glasses are just basic (sorry, no Reidel stemware).
The master bedroom in the tower has a queen bed constructed like in a yacht with vented mahogany drawers below it and a comfortable mattress. The 14 foot high ceiling has intersecting beams and an original Hunter fan. It has window seating and opens onto a private deck (with awning) where a couple can share their morning coffee or afternoon cocktails. The master bath is in the rear of the room and is up two stairs through a dressing area. The tub is a reconditioned claw foot (skirted in a mahogany deck, with plumbing moved to the side to accommodate two bathers who each have a water view. There is a separate shower with two heads. All furniture is built-in yacht style and made from mahogany (including the drawer interior parts). Counter tops are Corian inlaid with tavle edge moldings. Some counter tops are inlaid with mahogany pieces.
The second 'master' bedroom has an antique double rope bed of tiger maple. There is a walk-in closet and ensuite bath. the 3'x5' custom tiled shower can accommodate two bathers and has a high bench. It has a water view (through the porch).
The porch is fully winterized with radiant heating in the tiled floor. Brown Jordan outdoor furniture ... what else. The mahogany door was designed made by the owner and served as the model for the double front doors, which were made later by the late David Margonelli (who helped with the original one).
At the rear of the main floor is the third bathroom with a similar shower and serves the third bedroom, which is a large loft tpwer suite at the top of the stairs. It has large windows for view and ventilation along with a ceiling fan. There is a double hand-carved antique bed and large stuffed sofa with matching chair. Originally designed for a pool table/game room, it overlooks the main floor, but has the privacy of a half wall (book cases).
There is a semi-detached timber-frame barn at the southern end of the property with garage at street level and artist's studio above. The owners reserve this for their own use.
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Member since: 2014
- 2500 sq. ft.
The decks are fairly high above the lawn area and there are planters and benches rather than railings, so small children would be at risk and need to be watched continuously by an adult. Stairs also present a hazard to small children. ...moreless
- Non Smoking Only
- Vacation Rental
- Guests Provide Their Own Meals
Bedrooms: 3 Bedrooms, Sleeps 10, Beds for 10
Bathrooms: 3 Bathrooms
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- Away From It All
- Tourist Attractions
- Botanical Garden
- Live Theater
- Recreation Center
Local Services & Businesses
- Fitness Center
- Massage Therapist
- Medical Services
- Bird Watching
- Horseback Riding
- Miniature Golf
- Outlet Shopping
- Paddle Boating
- Scenic Drives
- Sight Seeing
- Whale Watching
- Wildlife Viewing
Sports & Adventure Activities
- Basketball Court
- Deepsea Fishing
- Fly Fishing
- Freshwater Fishing
- Golf Privileges Optional
- Jet Skiing
- Pier Fishing
- Scuba Diving Or Snorkeling
- Sound/Bay Fishing
- Surf Fishing
- Water Skiing
- Water Tubing
Dining table custom-made, two-inch thick varnished Honduran mahogany, 8'x3.5' with banquet seating. Seats 8 persons comfortably but can fit 10 w/o problem. Also stool seats for 4 around the island....moreless
- Dining Room
- Seating for 10 people
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- Hair Dryer
- Iron & Board
- Linens Provided
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Commercial stove and salamander, Custom cabinetry, separate prep-pantry. "Hidden" larder-cold storage behind bookcase/door. Slate counter tops. Glass ceiling and upper wall. Gurgling waterfall. ...moreless
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|Dates||Nightly||Weekend Night||Weekly||Monthly *||Event|
May 20 - Jun 24, 2017
7 night min stay
Jun 25 - Sep 1, 2017
7 night min stay
Sep 2 - Sep 30, 2017
7 night min stay
Oct 1 - Oct 14, 2017
7 night min stay
Additional information about rental rates
- Refundable Damage Deposit $750
- Tax Rate 9%
June 1 - June 29: $3,500 per week.
June 30 - August 28: $4,200 per week.
August 28 - Sept 21: $3,500 per week.
Sept 21 - Oct 12: #3,000 per week
9% Lodging tax not included.
Fee will be refunded if able to re-book.
Owner's cancellation policy:
Policy available by contacting owner when booking
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At the end of a private road; very private. Less than a quarter mile walk to the quaint village of East Boothbay. Three miles to downtown Boothbay Harbor.
Year Purchased: 1982
About the owner: Karen and David arrived here from California in the summer of 1982 aboard their 44' Pembo trawler 'Pilgrim' and settled down in the small original log cabin where they were married the next spring next to their model 1015 Wurlitzer jukebox which played "Big Bopper's Wedding." The log cabin eventually morphed into the 'Log Castle' over the next 30 years ... the result of David's passion and vision aided by many talented and sometimes gifted local builders, architects, tradesmen furniture makers, shipwrights, artists ... all who gave their best efforts and ideas into the seemingly endless project.
Why the Owner Chose East Boothbay, ME, USA:
This residence is like a rare a jewel. It is interesting and inique with hidden surprises like hidden closets and secret rooms, many levels with nooks and crannies, yet has the ambiance of serenity and balance. It has every amenity one would expect in a vacation rental on the coast of Maine except a swimming pool or hot tub. New 4,000SF irrigated sod lawn installed in the spring of 2016. All carpets were replaced by hardwood flooring in 2016. A/C in the great room as well as a 7 foot grand piano.
The Unique Benefits at this House:
The gourmet chef will love this kitchen which has a commercial range and oven and every imaginable piece of cooking equipment. There is also a wood-burning stove for simmering stews etc and an outdoor BBQ with rotisserie. The private dock has 7 feet at low water and the float is only two years old; the aluminum runway is new 2015. The moorings have 3200 and 2200 lb granite blocks and the chains are inspected and replaced as needed.
- Primary: +1 2032604051 David's cell
- Secondary: +1 2032604489 Karen's cell
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View from the Waterfront
This listing was first published here in 2014.
Date last modified - Friday, April 28, 2017
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