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Beautiful Coastal Maine Home

Sleeps9
Bedrooms 3
Bathrooms2
Property type house
Minimum Stay 3 nights

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Details
Property
house
Sleeps
9
Bedrooms
3
Bathrooms
2
Minimum Stay
3 nights

Description

Harpswell House Rental Photos and Description

3 bedroom, 2 bath tidal waterfront home with spectacular views.

Our home was built in 2001 with a stunning 'open-concept' first floor that features beautiful hardwood floors and large windows and doors allowing natural light to fill our home when. you walk in. With ample outdoor space for yard games, reading in the sun or roasting marshmellows over our you will fall in love with this quintessential Maine waterfront home.

The first floor boasts a full kitchen with a walk-in pantry, breakfast bar with granite counter tops and stools, dining area that flows into a living area with a wood stove. There is a reading/TV room with a television, daybed and sitting/reading chairs. The first floor also has a full bathroom and separate room for a washer/dryer.

The second floor has three bedrooms. All bedrooms have ceiling fans and walk-in closets. The first bedroom has a full-size bed and faces the driveway. The second bedroom has two twin beds, great for kids and faces the side of the house. The master bedroom faces the water, with large windows, a queen bed and dresser.

Additional amenities include a garage which houses wood for the stove, trash receptacles and a gas or charcoal grill for outdoor cooking! Fire pit is also stored in the garage unless in use. This picturesque home was featured in 'Maine Boats, Homes & Harbors' magazine and is truly an oceanfront gem on the coast of Maine.

More Details
Suitability:
  • Minimum Age Limit for Renters
  • children welcome
  • non smoking only
  • pets considered
  • wheelchair inaccessible

Property Manager
Daniel Finnegan
Member since: 2015
Speaks: english
Response time:
Within a few days
Response rate:
70%
Calendar last updated:
December 7, 2016

About Daniel Finnegan

This house was built in 2001 and we have enjoyed the home year round but mostly in the Summer months.

Daniel Finnegan purchased this house in 2001

Why Daniel Finnegan chose Portland & Casco Bay

If you are looking for a peaceful, beautiful getaway with a few friends, spouse or your family, this is the place to go. The nearest neighbor is just up the street, so you have plenty of privacy. Our home is beautiful, inside and out, and a serene vacation spot you will be sure to return to on a yearly (or maybe monthly) basis.

What makes this house unique

Great outdoor space for yard games, birdwatching or enjoying a cocktail in the evening hours, beautiful sunsets over the water, close enough to shopping and outdoor activities, but far enough to get away and relax without having to worry about the noises and distractions of city life. Bring your favorite book or select from what we have.

Reviews

Exceptional! 5/5 -
(17 traveler reviews)

Beautiful Coastal Maine Home
average rating of 5.0 based on 17 reviews
5

Serene Harpswell getaway

  • 5 of 5

We really enjoyed this home. It felt like the quiet, private getaway we were looking for in an autumn trip up to Maine. It's not too far to drive into Freeport or even Portland. The home itself feels spacious and had the nice features to make it great (good shower fixture, high quality appliances, etc). Whether you want to sit on a porch and watch the sunset or run all about the region, this one is a good choice.

  • Submitted: Oct 24, 2016
  • Stayed: Oct 2016
  • Source: HomeAway
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5

Great location

  • 5 of 5

Fabulous home. Supplied with everything you need. Great trip. Thank you!

  • Submitted: Oct 16, 2016
  • Stayed: Sep 2016
  • Source: HomeAway
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Amazing!

  • 5 of 5

Let me start by letting you know, I rent at least three homes per year, for 12 years...this is the nicest home I have ever rented. Dan has thought of everything you could possibly need for your vacation!

The location is quiet, private and remote. If you are looking for nightlife, this is not the place for you. If you are looking for an amazing, clean, over the top equipped house, this is the place for you. Plenty of room (although it was just two of us and our 3 year old German shepherd) for a large family or group of friends. Cook to your hearts content in the beautiful, very high end kitchen (you will want for nothing).

Lovely linens is what I consider very important. Most rental properties either make you bring your own, or offer cheap, scratchy sheets and terrible towels. This home has great sheets, clean linens, and an abundance of high end towels. I know to some, this will seem like a silly part of the review...but for those of us that care, it makes a big difference!!!

In a nutshell, RENT THIS HOUSE! You will be thrilled with Dan and the house. Be sure to take a kayak tour from H2O Outfitters on Bailey (might be Orr's...but Will was great!!!) Island, and have dinner at the Dolphin a few times while you are there!

Thanks Dan!

Julie, Joe and Carl the fabulous German Shepherd

  • Submitted: Sep 12, 2016
  • Stayed: Sep 2016
  • Source: HomeAway
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Best home we have rented, by far!

  • 5 of 5

The home is beautiful - timeless coastal architecture, tastefully decorated, and well equipped with everything we needed and a lot more. We had plenty of space for 3 couples and enjoyed watching sunsets over Ash Cove from the spacious porch. The setting is perfect as well - on a quiet tidal cove but only a 15 minute drive to Brunswick.

  • Submitted: Sep 11, 2016
  • Stayed: Aug 2016
  • Source: HomeAway
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Immaculate and lovely home with stunning views

  • 5 of 5

We have stayed in many VRBO and AirBnB properties and this was one of our best experiences. The house is new, beautiful, comfortable and immaculately clean. The location is quiet and the views of the bay are stunning. Dan (the owner) has thought of EVERYTHING. The house is better stocked than any house rental we have ever had. He is also incredibly helpful. Harpswell is a short drive to Brunswick and Bath but also has some lovely beaches and restaurants a short walk or drive away. We loved our stay and will try to come back.

  • Submitted: Aug 28, 2016
  • Stayed: Aug 2016
  • Source: HomeAway
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Heaven On Earth!

  • 5 of 5

My family stayed for 4 days in this beautiful quintessential Maine home and had the most amazing time. The house was perfectly stocked with everything you could think of, located in a beautiful secluded location, Dan was extremely helpful and dependable, and the house was very clean and well taken care. Although the home didn't have AC, the breeze from the ocean kept the house cool during all times of the day- especially at night- it was perfect!

There are several porches to enjoy all of the wonderful scenery, views, and the sun sets every evening are magical!

This is definitely an escape, there is quite a bit of driving to get anywhere and to the closest town, about 45 minutes, but this is exactly what we were looking for in our vacation. This house met and exceeded every expectation we had and we can't wait for next summer to come back!

Thank you again Dan, for sharing your beautiful home- we had an amazing time!

Nadja

  • Submitted: Aug 13, 2016
  • Stayed: Jul 2016
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Map

Nearest Golf
10.5 Miles
Mere Creek Golf Course - Brunswick, ME
Nearest Train
13.4 Miles
Amtrack/Downeaster - Brunswick, ME
Nearest Restaurant
0.5 Miles
Estes Lobster House - South Harpswell, ME
Nearest Ski
70 Miles
Shawnee Peak - Bridgton, ME
Nearest Beach
17 Miles
Thomas Point Beach - Brunswick, ME
Car: necessary

Estes Lobster House is a great seasonal restaurant a short walk or drive down the street from our home (0.5 miles). One of the best locations on the water for food is the Dolphin Marina Restaurant which is on the other side of the harbor (you can see it from the house!) about a 10 minute drive. It has a great selection of seafood, american food, great views and an outdoor deck to enjoy while you wait for your table.

On the other side of Harpswell is beautiful Bailey Island which has boating rental and water activities as well as restaurants and Inns to visit while you are in the area.

Our home is about a 20 minute drive to downtown Brunswick and 25 minute drive to Freeport. Brunswick has numerous restaurants, a movie theater, large grocery store, cafes and shops. Freeport is known for it's outlet shopping and the flagship LL Bean store. There are also some great day hikes and bike trails in the Freeport area.

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Rates & Availability

Harpswell House Rental Rates

Rental Basis:
per property
Manager accepts payment in:
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Rate Period Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly Event
 
Early Spring
Apr 21 2017 - May 31 2017
3 night minimum stay
$400
 
 
Summer
Jun 1 2017 - Sep 4 2017
3 night minimum stay
$450
 
 
Fall
Sep 5 2017 - Oct 31 2017
3 night minimum stay
$400
 

Additional information about rental rates

Cleaning $165
Refundable damage deposit $500

Pets will be considered for a fee. Please contact property owner with questions and for consideration.

Manager's Cancellation Policy

100% refund if canceled at least 30 days before arrival date.
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Amenities

Harpswell House Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • house
Meals:
  • Guests provide their own meals
Floor Area:
  • 2012 sq. ft.
Location Type:
  • Ocean View ...
  • Oceanfront
  • Water View
  • Waterfront ...
Theme:
  • Away From It All
  • Family
  • Romantic
General:
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Garage ...
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room
  • Parking ...
  • Telephone
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine
  • Wood Stove
Kitchen:
  • Coffee Maker
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Pantry Items
  • Refrigerator ...
  • Stove ...
  • Toaster
Dining:
  • Dining ...
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 6 people
Bathrooms:
  • 2 Bathrooms
  • Bathroom 1 - toilet , shower , 1st floor, full bathroom w/ 'rainfall' shower head
    Bathroom 2 - toilet , combination tub/shower , 2nd floor, claw tub and shower handle, no privacy curtain
Bedrooms:
  • 3 Bedrooms, Sleeps 9
  • TV Room - 1st floor TV room has built in daybed; can sleep 1
    3rd Bedroom - 2 twin/ single , 2 day beds +queen size air mattress avail in walk-in closet
    Master Bedroom - 1 queen , 2nd floor, faces water, large windows, walk-in closet
    2nd Bedroom - 1 double , 2nd floor, faces driveway; has walk-in closet
Entertainment:
  • Books
  • Games
  • Satellite / Cable ...
  • Stereo
  • Television
Outside:
  • Bicycles
  • Deck / Patio
  • Lawn / Garden ...
  • Outdoor Grill
Suitability:
  • Minimum Age Limit for Renters ...
  • children welcome
  • non smoking only
  • pets considered
  • wheelchair inaccessible
Attractions:
  • churches
  • marina
  • restaurants
Leisure Activities:
  • bird watching
  • boating
  • photography
  • scenic drives
  • shelling
  • walking
  • whale watching
  • wildlife viewing
Local Services & Businesses:
  • groceries
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • deepsea fishing
  • fishing
  • golf
  • kayaking
  • roller blading
  • sailing

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