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Last updated: 11/28/2016
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  • Minimum stay:3-7 nights
  • Sleeps:9
  • Bedrooms:5
  • Bathrooms:3.5
  • Property type:House
  • Internet:Yes
  • Pets considered:Yes
  • Wheel chair accessible:No

Property description

Extremely charming new waterview home situated on a sea cove with all the First Class amenities. Sunny, Sunny, Sunny...Amazing views and sunsets from the picturesque front porch. Hop into Portland in just minutes for world renowned restaurants. Portland is a mecca for fine dining, great music and spectacular oceanside activities on Casco Bay.
Seacove is owned by an award winning designer and is graciously appointed with top drawer
furnishings, art, fine linens, a professional gas range, hardwood floors - comfortable
and luxurious. Private yet convenient. A truly great place to Escape To Maine.
This is a fabulous destination for a wedding party family, summer camp parents and Bowdoin, Colby or Bates visitors. This rental property does not permit wedding venues - although the 65-acre Gisland Audubon Society which abuts this property does - please contact them at 207.781.2330 ext. 210 for more information.

Please Note: this is not a location site for actual weddings…but you can contact Maine Audubon Gilsland Farm Weddings and they can help.

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Owner

Member since: 2014

Speaks: english
Response time: Within 12 hours
Response Rate: 100%
Calendar last updated: 11/28/2016

Property Type

  • House
  • 2500 sq. ft.

Accommodation Type

  • Vacation Rental

Meals

  • Guests Provide Their Own Meals

Onsite Services

  • Housekeeper Optional

Suitability

  • Events Allowed
  • Long-Term Renters Welcome
  • Minimum Age Limit For Renters:

    21 years of age or children accompanied by family members...moreless

  • Children Welcome:

    65 acre meadow in front, great safe place to play on private lane - wildlife, nature preserve, gravel driveway, perfect for biking, kids in neighborhood....moreless

  • Non Smoking Only:

    Outside only...moreless

  • Pets Considered
  • Wheelchair Inaccessible

Bedrooms: 5 Bedrooms, Sleeps 9, Beds for 7-9

  • Guest Room #4 - 2nd Floor: 1 twin/ single

    Ideal for nanny or young child - shares hall bath....moreless

  • Master Bedroom #1 -2nd floor : 1 king

    Private bath, private balcony, water view, walk in closet...moreless

  • Guest Room #3 - 2nd Floor: 2 twin/ single

    Water views, closet with shelving, shares hall bath....moreless

  • Queen Guest Room #2 - 2nd Floor: 1 queen

    Water views, large closet - shares hall bath...moreless

  • First Floor Sitting/Family Room #5 - 1st Floor: 1 sleep sofa /futon

    Pvt suite 1st flr w/full bath Queen sleep sofa, views, lg TV...moreless

Bathrooms: 3 Bathrooms, 1 Half Bathroom

  • First Floor Powder Room: toilet

    Nautical decor - off kitchen...moreless

  • First Floor Sitting/Family Room: toilet, shower

    Large private bath with closet and glass shower...moreless

  • Hall Bath - 2nd Floor: toilet, combination tub/shower

    Marble top vanity...moreless

  • Master Bathroom Private - 2nd Floor: toilet, shower, jetted tub

    Water views, dbl marb vanity, glass shwr, Kohler airjet tub...moreless

Entertainment

  • Books
  • DVD Player
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Television

Theme

  • Family
  • Romantic
  • Tourist Attractions

Attractions

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

Local Services & Businesses

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

Leisure Activities

  • Antiquing
  • Beachcombing
  • Bird Watching
  • Boating
  • Outlet Shopping
  • Paddle Boating
  • Photography
  • Scenic Drives
  • Shelling
  • Shopping
  • Sight Seeing
  • Sledding
  • Walking
  • Whale Watching
  • Wildlife Viewing

Location Type

  • Waterfront:

    Set on 65 acres of nature preserve (Gilsland Farm Audubon Sanctuary). Spectacular sunsets, birders paradise, private access for kayaks & canoes....moreless

Sports & Adventure Activities

  • Basketball Court
  • Cross Country Skiing
  • Cycling
  • Deepsea Fishing
  • Fishing
  • Fly Fishing
  • Golf
  • Hiking
  • Hunting
  • Ice Skating
  • Jet Skiing
  • Kayaking
  • Mountain Biking
  • Mountain Climbing
  • Pier Fishing
  • Racquetball
  • Roller Blading
  • Sailing
  • Scuba Diving Or Snorkeling
  • Sound/Bay Fishing
  • Swimming
  • Tennis
  • Water Skiing
  • Water Tubing
  • Whitewater Rafting
  • Wind-Surfing

Dining

  • Dining:

    Great view, near fireplace, farm table seats up to 10 comnfortably...moreless

  • Dining Area
  • Seating for 10 people

General

  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating:

    Propane, baseboard...moreless

  • Internet
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room:

    180 degree view of tidal bay with 60 acre meadow in full view of every vantage point in the living room. Fabulous custom linen sectional. Coffee table with great books....moreless

  • Parking:

    Ample parking...moreless

  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine

Kitchen

  • Coffee Maker
  • Dishes & Utensils:

    Place settings for 12, kitchen fully equipped with small appliances, high quality cookware, sharp knives...moreless

  • Dishwasher:

    Quiet stainless steel...moreless

  • Kitchen:

    White painted gourmet kitchen with black granite counters, large island seats 4, additional wet bar and sink nearby...moreless

  • Microwave
  • Oven:

    Oversized...moreless

  • Pantry Items:

    Basic condiments, oils, etc. provided....moreless

  • Refrigerator:

    Stainless steel with ice and water in the door...moreless

  • Stove:

    Wolf 6-burner gas range and large oven...moreless

  • Toaster

Outside

  • Balcony:

    Private balcony off second floor Master Bedroom...moreless

  • Deck / Patio:

    Fabulous old fashioned front porch to watch the ever changing weather over the meadow. Amazing sunsets over the bay....moreless

  • Lawn / Garden:

    Beautiful perennial garden. Professionally landscaped. Firepit. Plenty of room for outdoor games....moreless

  • Outdoor Grill:

    Webber charcoal grill...moreless

  • Tennis:

    Foreside Fitness and Tennis one mile away foresidefitness.com...moreless

House Cleaning

  • Housekeeper Optional
 

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Rental basis: Per property
Dates Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly * Event
Winter Season 2016-2017
Dec 1 - May 20, 2017
3 night min stay
$395
$1,950 $7,800
Prime Season 2017
May 21 - Sep 10, 2017
7 night min stay

$3,250 $13,000
Fall Season 2017
Sep 11 - Nov 30, 2017
3 night min stay
$395
$2,750
My Standard Rate
3 night min stay
$395
* Approximate Monthly rates, actual rate will depend on the days of the month you stay

Additional information about rental rates

Fees:

  • Pet Fee $150
  • Cleaning/Laundry Fee $225
  • Security Deposit $500
  • Tax Rate 9%

Notes:

Three night minimum strictly adhered to. Please review the calendar for availability prior to making your request.

Weekly rentals run Sat to Sat - Check in time is anytime after 4pm beginning the day of your reservation. Checkout is 10am on checkout date.

Holiday Rates are $450 per night:

2016 Easter Weekend: Fri, Sat & Sun nights March 25-27 (27th is Easter)

2016 Memorial Day Weekend: Fri, Sat, Sun & Mon nights May 27-30 (30th is Memorial Day)

2016 Fourth of July Weekend: Fri, Sat, Sun & Mon nights July 1-4 (4th is holiday)

2016 Columbus Day Weekend: Fri, Sat & Sun nights Oct 7 - 9 (10th is Columbus Day)

2016 Thanksgiving Weekend Wed Nov 23 - Sun Nov 27th (24th is Thanksgiving) minimum stay of 5 nights during Thanksgiving

2017 Easter Weekend: Thur April 13 - Sun April 16th (Sun 16th is Easter)

2017 Memorial Day Weekend:Thur May 25 - Mon May 29 (Mon May 29th is Memorial Day)


Owner's cancellation policy:

Policy available by contacting owner when booking


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Location

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7 Miles
Nearest Airport
Portland International Jetport
1 Miles
Nearest Barpub
Foreside Tavern
4 Miles
Nearest Ferry
Casco Bay Lines
0.5 Miles
Nearest Golf
Private-Portland CC, Public-Riverside Golf Course
5 Miles
Nearest Train
Amtrak Downeaster
1 Miles
Nearest Motorway
I295
2 Miles
Nearest Restaurant
Dockside
52 Miles
Nearest Ski
Shawnee Peak
3 Miles
Nearest Beach
Town Landing Falmouth

Car: Recommended

You're just 2 minutes to Portland where you will find the unique and historic Old Port Exchange, filled with interesting boutiques, coffee shops and award-winning dining; and the nearby Arts District.

You are just 3 miles away from Falmouth Town Landing where you can enjoy beautiful Casco Bay - either via it's lovely beach or by boat.

Within a 5-30 minute radius, you can explore the ocean or lakes, and many of the famous area beaches. Hiking, antiquing, whale-watching, 'boutiquing', gallery-hopping, visiting historic areas and heading out for a fine-dining experience or family picnic on the beach are all available to you.

Within 15 minutes you are in Freeport, home to the famous outlets and the fabulous LL Bean 'campus'. LL Bean offers daily adventure programs worth exploring as they are professionally guided.

Bon Appetit rated Portland as the 'Foodiest Small City in the Nation'.

Falmouth, Maine was rated by Forbes Magazine in April 2011 as having the best public school system in the entire nation.

Portland is rated 'One of America's Best Towns 2010' (Outside Magazine 2010)

Portland named one of the coolest small cities in America. (GQ Magazine, November 2010)

 

Owner info

Year Purchased: 2011

About the owner: Architect & Award-Winning Design Professional, passionate gardener. Loves food, entertaining and sharing all that wonderful Maine has to offer.

Why the Owner Chose Falmouth Foreside, Falmouth, ME, USA:
Fell in love with the view and the spectacular sunsets!

The Unique Benefits at this House:
Incredibly private bucolic setting 2 miles from Portland with water views, set on 65 acres of the Gilsland Farm Audubon Sanctuary. This brand new house, loaded with charm and views; a remarkably breathtaking peaceful setting on a private dead end lane 2 minutes from the Historic Old Port. A truly one-of-a-kind setting in the Casco Bay region!


Contact us

Speaks: english
Response time: Within 12 hours
Response Rate: 100%
Calendar last updated: 11/28/2016

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Photos

  • There's Seacove! On a walk in the nature preserve; Audubon Society

    There's Seacove! On a walk in the nature preserve; Audubon Society

  • comfy down seating in the living room

    comfy down seating in the living room

  • big happy kitchen, huge granite island, WOLF range, adjacent pantry & powder rm

    big happy kitchen, huge granite island, WOLF range, adjacent pantry & powder rm

  • Large 1st fl. TV room with pvt. bath, comfy sleep sofa, amazing views

    Large 1st fl. TV room with pvt. bath, comfy sleep sofa, amazing views

  • Mstr Bath, soaking tub, heated flrs, glass shwr. water views & walk in closet

    Mstr Bath, soaking tub, heated flrs, glass shwr. water views & walk in closet

  • our turkey family is growing up! The Audubon inhabitants are abundant

    our turkey family is growing up! The Audubon inhabitants are abundant

  • a perfect July 4th was had by all

    a perfect July 4th was had by all

  • just another amazing afternoon show at Seacove

    just another amazing afternoon show at Seacove

  • Harvest moon after the October haying of the field

    Harvest moon after the October haying of the field

  • Portland Head Light is 15 minutes by car. A 'must see' on your visit!

    Portland Head Light is 15 minutes by car. A 'must see' on your visit!

  • view from the Master Bedroom's private balcony

    view from the Master Bedroom's private balcony

  • view from the house

    view from the house

  • dining table seats 10-12 for fun dinners. Cozy gas FP too

    dining table seats 10-12 for fun dinners. Cozy gas FP too

  • happy campers celebrate their 'escape to maine at Seacove'

    happy campers celebrate their 'escape to maine at Seacove'

  • Private 1st floor bath off TV/Guest room

    Private 1st floor bath off TV/Guest room

  • moonrise  from the master bed

    moonrise from the master bed

  • papa turkey strutting his stuff

    papa turkey strutting his stuff

  • watching a storm roll in

    watching a storm roll in

  • Seacove at Sunset

    Seacove at Sunset

  • View from the deck chairs..every happy hour brings a new experience on the porch

    View from the deck chairs..every happy hour brings a new experience on the porch

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This listing was first published here in 2014.

Date last modified - Monday, December 05, 2016

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