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Converted Carriage House With Spectacular Ocean View - Loft Living In Maine

Bedrooms 5
Space 2,300 sq. ft.
Property type house
Minimum Stay 5 nights


About the property

5 Bedroom / 3 Bath / Outside Shower - Sleeps 9

Built in 1929 and recently restored and renovated, the property enjoys a spectacular location, at the end of an eight hundred foot long field and ocean view. Gourmet kitchen ***, Viking gas stove, Liebherr Refrigerator, dishwasher, Bosch clothes washer and dryer and two wood burning stoves. The former four bay carriage house garage is now converted into a generous all purpose summer loft with custom designed dining table (12 persons), living area with nine foot sofa. pull up chairs and occasional table, NAD sound system, and ping-pong table for rainy days. Also on the ground floor and adjacent to the living room and kitchen is a bedroom with bath. The second floor offers a master bedroom and two children's or guests' room and full bath. The 'Visiting Boatman's' room a small suite is separated from the second floor of the Carriage House and served by an outside stair.

*** the kitchen although well furnished with modern appliances, lacks an abundance of counter space - we use the dining table in the kitchen for food preparation.

More Details

Henry Smith-Miller
Member since: 2010
Speaks: english, italian
Response time:
Within a few days
Response rate:
Calendar last updated:
May 24, 2017

About Henry Smith-Miller

The owners are both architects with a professional practice in New York City.

Henry Smith-Miller purchased this house in 1956

Why Henry Smith-Miller chose Mid-Coast & Islands

moved from a prior location and once a part of the Morrow Estate, the former carriage house and servants quarters has been updated for contemporary living

What makes this house unique

the very large loft like living area (formerly a four car garage) accommodates changing uses and occupations - from afternoon reading to late night fireside story telling


North Haven House Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • house
  • Guests provide their own meals
Floor Area:
  • 2300 sq. ft.
House Rules:
  • Max. occupancy: 9
  • Events Allowed
  • children welcome ...
  • pets not allowed
  • non smoking only
Location Type:
  • Beach View ...
  • Beachfront
  • Near The Ocean
  • Ocean View ...
  • Water View
  • Away From It All
  • Family
  • Clothes Dryer ...
  • Heating ...
  • Internet ...
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided ...
  • Living Room ...
  • Parking ...
  • Telephone ...
  • Towels Provided ...
  • Washing Machine ...
  • Wood Stove ...
  • Coffee Maker ...
  • Dishes & Utensils ...
  • Dishwasher ...
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave ...
  • Oven ...
  • Pantry Items ...
  • Refrigerator ...
  • Stove ...
  • Toaster ...
  • Dining ...
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 8 people
  • 3 Bathrooms
  • downstairs guest room bath - toilet , tub , en-suite with guest bedroom
    visiting boatman's bathroom - toilet , tub , en-suite with visiting boatman's bedroom
    upstairs shared bathroom - toilet , tub , upstairs shared; Master and Children's Guests' (2) bedrooms
    outdoor shower - outdoor shower , with shower rod and privacy curtain
  • 5 Bedrooms, Sleeps 9
  • visting boatman's sitting and bedroom - 1 queen , 1 bunk bed , separate access via exterior stair en-suite bathroom
    upstairs children's or guests' bedroom - 2 twin/ single
    upstairs children's or guests bedroom - 2 twin/ single
    upstairs master bedroom - 1 queen , shares upper floor bath with children's / guests' room bath
    downstairs guest bedroom - 1 double , with separate en-suite bath, shared with ground floor
  • Books ...
  • DVD Player ...
  • Game Room ...
  • Games ...
  • Music Library ...
  • Ping Pong Table
  • Satellite / Cable ...
  • Stereo ...
  • Television ...
  • Toys ...
  • Video Library ...
  • Deck / Patio ...
  • Kayak / Canoe ...
  • Outdoor Grill ...
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • wheelchair inaccessible ...
  • festivals
  • library
  • live theater
  • marina
  • playground
  • restaurants
Leisure Activities:
  • beachcombing
  • bird watching
  • boating
  • paddle boating
  • walking
  • wildlife viewing
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • Babysitter
  • groceries
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • basketball court
  • cycling
  • fishing
  • golf
  • golf privileges optional
  • kayaking
  • pier fishing
  • sailing
  • scuba diving or snorkeling
  • snorkeling/diving
  • sound/bay fishing
  • swimming
  • tennis
  • water skiing
classic converted carriage house with curated interiors, mid-century modern furniture and contemporary furnishings and some of the best scenery in the Nation.


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Nearest Airport
7 Miles
Knox County Regional Airport
Nearest Barpub
7 Miles
Nebo Lodge
Nearest Ferry
7 Miles
North Haven to Rockland
Nearest Golf
8 Miles
North Haven Golf Club (nine holes)
Nearest Motorway
10 Miles
Route One
Nearest Restaurant
7 Miles
Nebo Lodge
Nearest Beach
100 Metres
Bowles Beach
Car: recommended

there are two wonderful restaurants, one upscale with bar and inn on the island called Nebo Lodge with a few rooms to rent - a great find for your guests when the Garage is full. The second, Calderwood, serves simpler fare, pizza, salads, and wine. There are other food options.


Rates & Availability

Taxes and fees are additional

Additional information about rental rates

Cleaning Fee $300
Additional Guest Fee $100 per person per night
Damage Deposit $1,000

The island is served by both air and sea, respectively, Penobscot Island Air and the Maine State Ferry Service. Obtaining reservations for the ferry is complicated by doable, flying from Knox County Airport at Owls Head is easy and quick. There are airline connections via CapeAir to Boston and bus services to Portland, Boston, and New York.

Owner's Cancellation Policy

Canceled bookings will not receive a refund

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