Former Sea Captains' 1850s Greek Revival Home Minutes to Town and Boat Launch(9 Reviews)
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- Minimum stay:2-3 nights
- Property type:Farmhouse
- Pets considered:Yes
- Wheel chair accessible:No
About the Property
Beautiful house in quiet river village, with optional use of attached workshop!
Rooms are lovingly furnished with owners' finds from antique and flea markets, and virtually every room has a working turntable with a handful of records ready to play (or bring your own!). This house is the primary home of it's owners, Paul and Erica, and in wanting to share it's beauty, they hand it over to visitors to take opportunities to visit family and sail the coast, or they stay in the barn loft to focus on their studio work. Contact is advised prior to booking to assure latest updates in availability!
In the attached post and beam barn is a well appointed metal and wood shop, available upon request for guided use and/or furniture to sculpture, we can arrange to be a sort of Maker Space B&B! We also offer a 15% discount off our handmade wares to guests and their friends & family, purchased at the house or at our website.
Member since: 2014
- 2160 sq. ft.
- Max. occupancy 9
- Children Welcome
- Non Smoking Only
- Pets Considered
- Vacation Rental
- Guests Provide Their Own Meals
- Wheelchair Inaccessible
Bedrooms: 5 Bedrooms, Sleeps 9, Beds for 9
- All bedrooms are on the 2nd floor.
Bathrooms: 3 Bathrooms, 1 Half Bathroom
- Please note that we do not have a television, but do have wifi access in the house to use with your own devices. Owners may stay in barn studio during rentals, but full house is always private to renters. If there is a preference for a completely private property, that can also be arranged with prior agreement. Hand made metal wares that we make in the barn are offered at a discount to guests - please inquire if interested....moreless
- DVD Player
- Away From It All
- Live Theater
- Winery Tours
Local Services & Businesses
- Massage Therapist
- Medical Services
- Bird Watching
- Scenic Drives
- Sight Seeing
- Wildlife Viewing
Rural setting but convenient 5 to 10min. walks to small village of Waldoboro, with restaurants, galleries, new library, churches, pharmacy, local seafood, Moody's Diner, grocery, homemade bread store....moreless
Sports & Adventure Activities
- Ice Skating
- Mountain Biking
- Pier Fishing
- Water Skiing
- Dining Area
- Clothes Dryer
- Hair Dryer
- Towels Provided
- Washing Machine
- Wood Stove
- Coffee Maker
- Dishes & Utensils
- Pantry Items
- Deck / Patio:
|Dates||Nightly||Weekend Night||Weekly||Monthly *||Event|
Dec 1 - Apr 30, 2017
3 night min stay
Summer off peak 2017
May 1 - Jun 30, 2017
3 night min stay
Summer Peak 2017
Jul 1 - Aug 31, 2017
3 night min stay
Sep 1 - Nov 30, 2017
2 night min stay
Dec 1 - Apr 30, 2018
2 night min stay
My Standard Rate
2 night min stay
Additional information about rental rates
- Cleaning fee $80
- Refundable Damage Deposit $200
- Tax Rate 9%
Holiday Rates (December holidays, Thanksgiving) will be priced same as summer peak rates. Rates are subject to change until reservation is confirmed. Sailing charters can be priced separately upon request (beautiful and solid 38' Shannon Ketch sailed by owners, who are both licensed captains).
Owner's cancellation policy:
50% refund for cancellations more than 14 days before check-in date.
100% refund for cancellations more than 30 days before check-in date.
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Year Purchased: 2014
About the owner: Paul and Erica relocated here recently to live in a quieter and more environmentally rich location, after living on their sailboat in Boston Harbor for 3 1/2 years. They also moved and operate their business, Magma Metalworks, in the attached post and beam barn, where lodgers can also arrange to receive instruction on custom metal work techniques (including welding and brazing for sculpture or furniture for example), or vintage motorbike maintenance or restoration (ask them for more details and package discounts). Hand made metal wares can also be bought at a 15% discount to renters and their guests.
Why the Owner Chose Waldoboro, Waldoboro, ME, USA:
Quiet and out of the hectic tourist towns, walking distance to town and boat launch, and other convenient amenities of a small village. The house is beautiful, with tall ceilings and many large windows, with a beautiful hillside pasture and Ash forest that lead to acres of town land with trails. Beautiful views of the Medomak Valley and the tidal river from the house, and close to an incredible choice of many trails and cultural entertainment.
The Unique Benefits at this Farmhouse:
Optional extras include chartering a skiff down the Medomak River, and/or getting a welding/metalworking lesson in the barn studio. If interested, please inquire!
Links to more information:
Springtime view down hillside toward house and valley.
Front living room
Vintage furniture and decor
Old stone walls landscape around the yard
Kitchen breakfast table
A place to hang your hat
Cozy living Room with fireplace, wood stove and ornate tin ceiling.
Master Bedroom w/ private bath (4 windows - 2 South and 2 West with river views)
Front/Western view Porch (sunset views over Medomak!)
Front room with many great big tall Greek Revival windows
View of town dock and boat launch, a 5 minute walk from the house.
Working wood cook stove and many great cast iron pans to use
Very wide wrap around porches with rocking chairs and beautiful sunset views
Cozy living room with woodstove, fireplace, and ornate tin ceiling.
Bedroom with double (with its own vintage turntable and vinyl selection)
Center bedroom with queen bed and access to shared bath
This listing was first published here in 2014.
Date last modified - Tuesday, March 21, 2017
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