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Come Relax! Special Midcoast Maine Farmhouse W/100 Acres of Natural Beauty

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Last updated: 04/26/2017
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  • Minimum stay:2 nights
  • Sleeps:8
  • Bedrooms:4
  • Bathrooms:2
  • Property type:Farmhouse
  • Internet:Yes
  • Pets considered:Yes
  • Wheel chair accessible:No

About the Property

4 bedroom, 2 baths, and 100 acres of land

Come stay at our much loved, light-filled country home in the mid-coast Maine area. Our guests will enjoy a tranquil, relaxed environment for a quiet retreat or an active family vacation within close proximity to Belfast and Camden. This wifi-equipped and updated 1800’s farmhouse, located on over 100 acres of land abutting the St. George River, is surrounded by 13 acres of pastures, woodland trails, and a spring-fed pond.

A short 15-20 minute drive away are all the mid-coast Maine attractions, including the artist’s haven of Belfast, and Camden, the charming “jewel” of the mid-coast. Visitors will have easy access to hiking in Camden Hills and swimming/kayaking/canoeing/fishing in pristine Maine lakes or on the Penobscot Bay. Guests can enjoy day trips to Acadia and Popham beach (approximately 1.5 hours away) or a take a short ferry ride from Lincolnville to Islesboro. It is also fun to set up a tent and sleep under the stars (no light pollution here!), with the bullfrogs and cicadas singing through the night. Searsmont offers the experience of communing with nature, while enjoying convenient access to fine dining, boutique shopping, and antique store browsing!

The main house comfortably sleeps four (one queen and two twins), while the unheated but renovated attached barn comfortably sleeps more guests during warm summer months (there is one king bed and one double bed, so the renovated barn could accomodate 4 people if they share the beds, bringing the total potential guest accommodation to 8). Standard rental rate is based on 4 guests, with $25 per additional guest per night. The house has a fully equipped, eat-in kitchen with a table that seats eight. “Single-level living” gives the cozy house a sense of spaciousness and ease of movement. There are 2 bathrooms--one full and one small, 3/4 bath. Renovated by an accomplished artist and builder, the home has been lovingly maintained for over 30 years, and guests will enjoy some of the unique art of owner Tom Wills. If you are bringing children, let us know! We have a closet full of games and plenty of toys! Dogs are welcome, as we are dog-owners ourselves, but we recommend keeping them leashed at night and at dawn when “the critters” and deer are out and about in the fields and woods surrounding the house.

Midcoast Maine is heaven for those who enjoy biking, kayaking (lake, river, and sea), fishing, and walking/hiking. You won’t have to leave the property to kayak and fish on the river! We have two single person kayaks and two canoes that you are welcome to use.

4 Bedrooms (king, queen, two twins, one double); sleeps 4-8: down comforters and quality linens provided
Four season sunroom
Washer and dryer on premises
Fully equipped eat-in kitchen
2 bathrooms - Towels and beach towels provided
2 Kayaks and two canoes available - bring your own rack for transportation
Trails on land
Walk 1 mile to general store
Access to all of Midcoast Maine within 1/2 hour -- from Searsport to Rockland
Check in: 4:00 pm
Check out: 11:00 am


Member since: 2014

Speaks: english
Response time: Within 12 hours
Response Rate: 100%
Calendar last updated: 04/26/2017

Property Type

  • Farmhouse

House Rules

  • Max. occupancy 8
  • Children Welcome
  • Non Smoking Only
  • Pets Considered

Accommodation Type

  • Vacation Rental


  • Guests Provide Their Own Meals


  • Wheelchair Inaccessible

Bedrooms: 4 Bedrooms, Sleeps 8, Beds for 8

  • Bedroom 1


  • Bedroom 2


  • Bedroom 3


  • Bedroom 4


  • House comfortably sleeps 6; can sleep 8 if two double beds are shared. We have two extra twin mattresses that we can move to accommodate two more people, if needed. They would be placed on the floor, without a bed frame. Kids can also sleep on the couch in the living room!...moreless

Bathrooms: 2 Bathrooms

  • Bathroom 1: toilet, combination tub/shower


  • Bathroom 2: toilet, shower


  • There are 2 bathrooms. This site lists 2.5--that's an error we can't seem to correct on the web!...moreless


  • Books
  • DVD Player
  • Television:

    We have several clear channels through an antenna!...moreless

  • Toys:

    Let us know and we will leave more toys out....moreless


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


  • Churches
  • Cinemas
  • Health/Beauty Spa
  • Library
  • Museums
  • Playground
  • Restaurants

Local Services & Businesses

  • ATM/Bank
  • Groceries
  • Hospital
  • Medical Services

Leisure Activities

  • Antiquing
  • Beachcombing
  • Bird Watching
  • Boating
  • Miniature Golf
  • Paddle Boating
  • Photography
  • Scenic Drives
  • Shopping
  • Sledding
  • Walking
  • Whale Watching
  • Wildlife Viewing

Location Type

  • Rural
  • Waterfront:

    The property abuts the St. George River....moreless

Sports & Adventure Activities

  • Cross Country Skiing
  • Cycling
  • Deepsea Fishing
  • Fishing
  • Fly Fishing
  • Freshwater Fishing
  • Golf
  • Hiking
  • Hunting
  • Kayaking
  • Mountain Biking
  • Mountain Climbing
  • Rock Climbing
  • Sailing
  • Snowboarding
  • Sound/Bay Fishing
  • Swimming
  • Tennis


  • Dining Area
  • Seating for 8 people


  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room
  • Parking
  • Telephone:

    Use cell phone for long distance. Local number is 207-342-5414...moreless

  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine:

    In basement...moreless


  • Coffee Maker
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Kitchen
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Pantry Items:

    Basic items available. Olive oil, butter, spices, etc....moreless

  • Refrigerator
  • Stove
  • Toaster


  • Bicycles:

    Number and quality of bikes can vary; best to bring your own....moreless

  • Deck / Patio:

    Railing on second deck is a bit old--please use caution....moreless

  • Kayak / Canoe:

    2 kayaks, 1 canoe paddles Some life vests but bring children's sizes...moreless

  • Lawn / Garden


Write a review 4.8
from 12 traveler reviews
Rental basis: Per property
Dates Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly * Event
Standard pricing
2 night min stay
$1,200 $4,000

Rates are based on 4 guests; add $25 per night, per additional guest

* Approximate Monthly rates, actual rate will depend on the days of the month you stay

Additional information about rental rates

Fees and Rental Conditions:

  • Cleaning Fee $100
  • Property Damage Protection $59
  • Pet Fee $50
  • Tax Rate 8%


Rates based on four guests; $25 per guest over four.

Manager's cancellation policy:

50% refund for cancellations more than 7 days before check-in date.

100% refund for cancellations more than 14 days before check-in date.

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Last updated: 04/26/2017
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Year Purchased: 1972

About: Tom and Fran Wills, along with their children, are working together on this VRBO. Fran has been an educator for 45 years, and Tom is a retired nurse and social worker, and has been an artist and builder his whole life.

Why Searsmont, ME, USA:
This house was a family home for 30 years, and is now a beloved retreat for grandchildren who spend hours by the pond catching frogs, and evenings playing games.

The Unique Benefits at this Farmhouse:
This home allows you to connect with nature. The feeling of space and privacy is truly special.

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Speaks: english
Response time: Within 12 hours
Response Rate: 100%
Calendar last updated: 04/26/2017

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  • The main entry to the house

    The main entry to the house

  • Small pond on property, and property abuts the Saint George River.

    Small pond on property, and property abuts the Saint George River.

  • Bedroom in main house; queen bed.

    Bedroom in main house; queen bed.

  • Bedroom in renovated barn -- available in non-winter months

    Bedroom in renovated barn -- available in non-winter months

  • Living room

    Living room

  • Main bathroom

    Main bathroom

  • living room

    living room

  • Fully equipped kitchen

    Fully equipped kitchen

  • Another view of kitchen

    Another view of kitchen

  • Morning walk in fields

    Morning walk in fields

  • Second 3/4 bathroom

    Second 3/4 bathroom

  • A very dog-friendly place!

    A very dog-friendly place!

  • The sunroom--with radiant floor heat.  Nice in the fall!

    The sunroom--with radiant floor heat. Nice in the fall!

  • 2nd bedroom in main house

    2nd bedroom in main house

  • Second bedroom w/full bed in renovated barn -- available only non-winter months

    Second bedroom w/full bed in renovated barn -- available only non-winter months

  • Relax!


  • View of southern pastures

    View of southern pastures

  • Sunroom


  • Eat-in kitchen; table seats 8

    Eat-in kitchen; table seats 8

  • Plenty of frogs to catch in the pond!

    Plenty of frogs to catch in the pond!

  • A bit of pond scum on the bottom, but swimmable!

    A bit of pond scum on the bottom, but swimmable!

  • Entry to house

    Entry to house

  • We hope you visit!

    We hope you visit!

VRBO #615895

This listing was first published here in 2014.

Date last modified - Wednesday, April 26, 2017

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