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- Minimum stay:5 nights
- Property type:House
- Pets considered:Yes
- Wheel chair accessible:No
About the Property
3 bedrooms plus a futon which sleeps 6 to 8 and has screened porch and pool
This Falmouth home is within minutes of terrific restaurants, boutiques for shopping, ferry boats for island hopping and beaches for walking or swimming. It is 10 minutes from both downtown Portland and L.L. Bean.
There are 3 bedrooms with 1 queen, 1 full, 1 Full plus a queen size futon so it can accomodate 6 to 8 people if necessary.
In addition to a large deck and pool in the back yard there is a nice screened porch with additional dining and sitting areas.
Member since: 2015
- 2900 sq. ft.
- Max. occupancy 8
- Children Welcome
- Vacation Rental
- Guests Provide Their Own Meals
- Wheelchair Inaccessible
Bedrooms: 3 Bedrooms, Sleeps 8, Beds for 6-8
- There is also a queen size futon just off bedrooms on second floor.
Bathrooms: 1 Bathroom, 1 Half Bathroom
- DVD Player
- Game Room:
- Music Library
- Satellite / Cable:
- Health/Beauty Spa
- Live Theater
- Winery Tours
Local Services & Businesses
- Massage Therapist
- Medical Services
- Bird Watching
- Horseback Riding
- Outlet Shopping
- Scenic Drives
- Sight Seeing
- Whale Watching
- Wildlife Viewing
Sports & Adventure Activities
- Basketball Court
- Deepsea Fishing
- Equestrian Events
- Fly Fishing
- Freshwater Fishing
- Jet Skiing
- Mountain Biking
- Pier Fishing
- Rock Climbing
- Scuba Diving Or Snorkeling
- Water Skiing
- Dining Room
- Seating for 8 people
- Air Conditioning:
- Clothes Dryer
- Fitness Room / Equipment:
- Hair Dryer
- Iron & Board
- Linens Provided
- Coffee Maker
- Dishes & Utensils:
- Deck / Patio:
- Lanai / Gazebo:
- Outdoor Grill:
|Dates||Nightly||Weekend Night||Weekly||Monthly *||Event|
Jun 1 - Sep 3, 2017
5 night min stay
Rates are based on 6 guests; add $25 per night, per additional guest
My Standard Rate
5 night min stay
Additional information about rental rates
Fees and Rental Conditions:
- Cleaning fee $125
- Property Damage Protection $99
- Refundable Damage Deposit $400
- Tax Rate 9%
Check-in time is 4:00 PM unless other arrangements have been made with owner. Check-out time is by10:00 AM
Owner's cancellation policy:
100% refund if canceled at least 60 days before arrival date.
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Maine is Vacationland and Falmouth is the perfect location to home base and experience it all. This Falmouth home offers three bedrooms and one and a half baths, sleeps 5 comfortably with an additional futon and sofa. The house is five minutes off of I-95 with easy access to the center of Downtown Portland, the Portland Jetport and the Casco Bay Islands, home to some of the finest sailing in the world. Falmouth is on the ocean and the area beaches are beautiful. Explore the Casco Bay Islands by Ferry or kayak, then bike the islands where there is so much to see. Falmouth is in the lakes district too. LL Bean and Freeport's outlet shopping is nearby. Shop Portland's Old Port boutiques, dine in fabulous seaside seafood restaurants in the 'foodiest' city in the country. The Portland Museum of Art is located in Portland's Arts District housing collections of Winslow Homer and Andrew Wyeth plus European works by Degas, Monet, Rodin, Picasso and more. Travel Downeast or enjoy one of the several summer seafood festivals, go deep sea fishing, fresh water fishing or whale watching then relax by the 20X40 swimming pool, this home has all the amenities to make your vacation comfortable with a huge poolside deck to watch the sunset and BBQ, a screened in porch for mealtime overlooking the wooded private backyard and pool, a full kitchen and laundry room, an exercise area, internet and wifi.
There is a large family room with a baby grand piano, television and music center which overlooks the pool and back yard. The dining room, kitchen and second living room as well as the master bedroom are on the first floor with a full bath which includes a double-wide whirlpool bath with shower and double sinks. The laundry area is also on the first level.
The second floor has two bedrooms (1 twin and 1 double bed) as well as a common room with a queen futon and a half bath.
The basement has an exercise area with treadmill, weight bench, stair stepper and an air hockey table. There is so much to see and explore in Vacationland and this home is the perfect spot to either explore or just relax and enjoy the beauty of Maine.
Year Purchased: 1983
About the owner: We were both born, raised, educated, and built our careers in Maine. We love all aspects of the state with its mountains, where we ski, the lakes where we enjoy kayaking, fishing and camping. Our son and his family live in Michigan. We are both retired this year and look forward to seeing more of them. You can see our dog Cappy in some of the pictures as he is our shadow. We enjoy dining in the many superb restaurants in the area. We love to entertain which is why this house appealed to us 32 years ago. The backyard is very inviting with blueberry bushes, a grape vine, Apple and pear tree. We have a male and female Cardinal that spend the most of their day at our feeders as well as a host of Maine birds, squirrels and chipmunks.
Why the Owner Chose North Deering, Portland, ME, USA:
We purchased this property thinking we would make improvements, redecorate and sell it but after spending a few years in it we loved its personality and the location was so perfect we decided to do additional improvements and stay. We still cannot believe how private it is while being so close to all things exciting and delicious. We love to eat our warm weather meals on the screened in porch with the pool and the porch lit up at night. We feel like we are in the country, yet we are just 10 minutes from the center of Portland. It is prime location with easy access to all of southern Maine and even two hours to Boston. The train is 10 minutes away too!
The Unique Benefits at this House:
Each person who visits us for the first time is very surprised at the interior size compared to what they expected when seeing it from the front. Many rooms have been altered and improved upon over the years. The home is now at a point where the word predictable is not used to describe it. The backyard is totally secluded so it too is a pleasant surprise for first time visitors. The private back yard with large deck and pool gives one a nice option for relaxing and sun bathing without feeling as though you need to go to the beach.
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Front of house which is deceiving because it is much larger that it appears
Feels like a pool in the middle of the woods with exceptional privacy
Rear view of family room from deck
Additional dining/game table on screened-in porch.
Familyroom with baby grand piano
Kitchen has both micro wave oven and toaster oven for easy lunches and warm-ups
Front living room which also has a desk with chair
Dining room with table which expands to accommodate eight comfortably
Full bathroom just off master bedroom
Master bedroom on flirst floor
Half bath on second floor
Second Guest Bedroom
Large deck overlooking the 20 x 40 pool
View from back yard
Sitting area on screened-in porch
Family room looking toward screened porch
Dining area off kitchen with fireplace
Looking through dining room into family room
Bathroom on first floor
Double whirlpool tub with shower
Front livingroom wall
Guest bedroom on second floor
Futon in area just outside the two upstair bedrooms.
This listing was first published here in 2015.
Date last modified - Sunday, March 12, 2017
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