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Spectacular View For Your Peaceful, Private Retreat - Beach & Pool Included

Sleeps8
Bedrooms 4
Bathrooms1
Half Baths1
Space 1,600 sq ft
Property type house
Minimum Stay 4 - 7 nights

Overview

About the property

Breathtaking Scenery, Pebble Beach, Pool, 4 Bedrooms, 1.5 Bathrooms, Deep-Wa

Truly “a spectacular location’ are always the words of first-time visitors to The Point. Old friends returning say “you can never get enough of the view”. Located at the very end of Gun Point, the most southerly peninsula on Great Island - The Dostie Family welcomes you to The Point.

Relax and enjoy the stunning vista or take a dip in the solar-heated saltwater pool. Hike the two-mile quiet private road or explore the shoreline for natural treasures. Skip stones from the beach or paddle the sheltered cove in search of seals. Whatever you choose, you will soon be lost to your surroundings - Maine’s natural beauty at its best.

The main house has four bedrooms and will accommodate eight comfortably. The first floor has an open floor plan with a combined kitchen, dining room and living area. The bedrooms are located on the second floor. The kitchen contains all the equipment needed for your lobster dinner or your breakfast toast. The internet keeps you connected. Cable service and a large screen TV are available for the rare occasion when you find yourself indoors. The home is clean and comfortable like that special sweater or your favorite jeans. Not fancy, but with everything you’ll need for one of the most memorable times of your life. If we don’t have it – you don’t need it!

Site amenities include an outdoor gas grill, patio furniture, canoe and a fire pit. The saltwater pool is heated with solar panel on the roof of the cabana. With prior arrangements, boaters have access to the dock and mooring. If you choose to bring your own boat it can be launched directly from the beach in front. On the east shore there is a sheltered cove with a deep-water wharf and float system where you can dock your boat. There is plenty of room to park two vehicles as well as a boat trailer.

More Details

Owner
Jack Dostie
Member since: 2015
Premier Partner

This VRBO partner has demonstrated and is committed to fast response times, the best rates, and a great guest experience.

Speaks: english, french
Response time:
Within 12 hours
Response rate:
100%
Calendar last updated:
August 23, 2018

Amenities

Harpswell House Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • house
Meals:
  • Guests provide their own meals
Floor Area:
  • 1600 sq ft
House Rules:
  • Max. occupancy: 8
  • pets considered ...
  • children welcome ...
  • non smoking only
Location Type:
  • Beach View ...
  • Beachfront ...
  • Ocean View ...
  • Oceanfront ...
  • Water View
  • Waterfront
Theme:
  • Adventure
  • Away From It All
  • Family
General:
  • Air Conditioning ...
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Fireplace
  • Garage ...
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating
  • Internet
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room
  • Parking ...
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine
  • Wireless Internet
Kitchen:
  • Coffee Maker
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Kitchen
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove
  • Toaster
Dining:
  • Dining ...
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 8 people
Bathrooms:
  • 1 Bathroom
  • 1 Half Bath
  • Bathroom 1 - toilet
    Bathroom 2 - toilet , shower
  • The first floor half-bath contains the washer and dryer. The second floor bathroom has a custom made tile shower with large vanity and lavatory.
Bedrooms:
  • 4 Bedrooms, Sleeps 8
  • SW Bedroom - 1 queen , Sliding door leads to private deck that overlooks Casco Bay
    NW Bedroom - 1 queen
    SE Bedroom - 1 double , 1 sleep sofa /futon , There is an attached alcove with a futon
    NE BEdroom - 1 double
  • All bedrooms are on the second floor and have the standard amenities.
Entertainment:
  • Books
  • DVD Player
  • Games
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Television
  • Toys
  • Video Library
Outside:
  • Balcony
  • Boat ...
  • Deck / Patio
  • Kayak / Canoe ...
  • Lawn / Garden
  • Outdoor Grill
Suitability:
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • wheelchair inaccessible
Pool / Spa:
  • Communal Pool ...
  • Heated Pool
  • Private Pool
Attractions:
  • botanical garden
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • festivals
  • health/beauty spa
  • library
  • live theater
  • marina
  • museums
  • playground
  • restaurants
  • synagogues
Leisure Activities:
  • antiquing
  • beachcombing
  • bird watching
  • boating
  • eco tourism
  • horseshoes
  • outlet shopping
  • paddle boating
  • photography
  • scenic drives
  • shelling
  • shopping
  • sight seeing
  • walking
  • whale watching
  • wildlife viewing
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • fitness center
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • laundromat
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • basketball court
  • cycling
  • deepsea fishing
  • fishing
  • fly fishing
  • golf
  • hiking
  • kayaking
  • mountain biking
  • pier fishing
  • racquetball
  • rock climbing
  • sailing
  • scuba diving or snorkeling
  • snorkeling
  • snorkeling/diving
  • sound/bay fishing
  • surf fishing
  • swimming
  • water skiing
  • water tubing
  • wind-surfing

Reviews

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(17 traveler reviews)

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average rating of 5.0 based on 17 reviews
5

Peaceful reset

  • 5 of 5

A wonderful dreamy getaway from city life. The house was very clean. The neighbors are very quiet. If you want a getaway of peace and quiet - this is it!

We had prompt communications over email and a lovely face to face interactions with the owner. The pool was throughly enjoyed as well as the rocky shoreline. We hope to come back!

  • Submitted: Sep 1, 2018
  • Stayed: August 2018
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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5

Breath-taking view and great house

  • 5 of 5

You could never tire of the wrap-around view of the ocean and bays and surrounding land. The property and pool are immaculately maintained, including a fire pit and a wood pile. The house is spacious with a grand deck and umbrella tables and gas grill. The beds are comfortable, plenty of sheets and towels. Kitchen is well equipped. We spent two afternoons at Popham Beach State Park, less than an hour away. Also enjoyed a lobster dinner on the beach in front of the house. This is an ideal place for a family to get away and enjoy all Maine has to offer.

  • Submitted: Aug 25, 2018
  • Stayed: August 2018
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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5

Awesome place to stay!

  • 5 of 5

The views were spectacular! Everything was clean and well organized. Our grandsons loved going out on the ocean in the canoe, playing in the pool and exploring the beach. We were there over 4th of July and loved the fireworks we could see. Very friendly people. We would go back definitely. Close to a lot of other great places to enjoy.

  • Submitted: Jul 10, 2018
  • Stayed: June 2018
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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5

We had a great week.

  • 5 of 5

The home was well equipped. A book with great instructions awaited us. The views were something that belongs on a postcard. On day one we kayaked to the island in front and saw seals. Went back a couple more times to no avail. The pool was great. I would highly recommend. We had up to 6 of us stayed there while a couple family members stayed elsewhere and joined us for dinner etc. There was even wood set aside for the fire pit.

Tim and family

  • Submitted: Jul 1, 2018
  • Stayed: June 2018
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5

Stunning house, amazing vacation

  • 5 of 5

My friends and I (two families of four) had a fantastic vacation at The Point. Everything about the house was meticulously thought out for maximum guest comfort and enjoyment. With air temperatures in the high 70s during our week, we didn't necessarily expect to spend a lot of time in the pool, but I was wrong--not only kids but also grown-ups spent whole days swimming and relaxing by the pool, which was warm and sparkling. We spent hours on the back deck of the house, sitting at the umbrella tables and enjoying the absolutely spectacular view, and roasted marshmallows at the fire pit on our last night. The house, furniture, beds, linens, towels, etc were all in excellent condition and everything was thoughtfully provided. The Dostie family were superb hosts and everyone we met on Gun Point was very welcoming. The location feels gorgeously remote but is actually very convenient to Brunswick (less than 20 min) for supermarket shopping and restaurant-going. A perfect house and a perfect vacation!

  • Submitted: Oct 13, 2017
  • Stayed: August 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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5

A Seaside Slice of Heaven!!!!!!!

  • 5 of 5

My recent 3 week stay at "The Point" was a wonderful and the most relaxing vacation I have had in a very long time. The Panoramic View of the Ocean was mesmerizing and calming in my way too busy life. I was able to enjoy every meal out on the expansive wrap around deck with Sun Umbrellas. The Saltwater Pool was sheer bliss and always a comfortable temperature. Everything that I needed was there and it was spotless when I checked in.

The Hosts paid attention to every detail and made it so easy for me. They were wonderful and kind people who really care about their Guests experience.

I would highly recommend this property as it is the whole package and incredibly well priced for what you are receiving in return.

I was sad when I had to leave and return back home but you can bet that I am already signed up to return next year.

  • Submitted: Oct 13, 2017
  • Stayed: August 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Map

Nearest Airport
43 Miles
Portland International Jetport, Westbrook Street
Nearest Barpub
7 Miles
Morses Cribstone Grill, Harpswell Island Road
Nearest Ferry
40 Miles
Casco Bay Lines Ferry, Maine State Pier, Portland
Nearest Golf
9 Miles
Mere Creek Golf Course, Merriconeag Rd, Brunswick
Nearest Train
13 Miles
Amtrack Downeaster, Railroad Avenue, Brunswick
Nearest Motorway
10 Miles
US Route 1, Cooks Corner, Brunswick
Nearest Restaurant
8 Miles
Cook's Lobster House, Garrison Cove Rd, Bailey Il.
Nearest Ski
70 Miles
Shawnee Peak, Mountain Road, Bridgton
Nearest Beach
10 Miles
Mitchell Field Beach, Harpswell Neck Rd, Harpswell
Car: necessary

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Rates & Availability

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Taxes and fees are additional

Additional information about rental rates

Cleaning Fee $150
Pet Fee $100
Refundable Damage Deposit $500

Rates are subject to change until reservation is confirmed. All rentals during Summer Season are Saturday to Saturday and are in 7-day blocks - may be flexible off-season. Any rentals for less than a week will have a cleaning and trash fee. Cancellations - money will be returned if we are able to re-rent your week. If we are not able to re-rent it you will lose half of your rental fee.
Half of the rental amount is due at the time of booking, the other half is due thirty days prior to your arrival.

Owner's Cancellation Policy

Please ask the owner or check their rental agreement when booking the property.

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