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Beautifully Renovated 4 Bedroom Farmhouse

Sleeps10
Bedrooms 4
Bathrooms2
Property type farmhouse
Minimum Stay 3 nights

Overview

About the property

Beautifully Renovated 4 Bedroom Farmhouse

Enjoy a carefree vacation in this fully stocked, completely renovated, 100 year old farmhouse on 2+ hilltop country acres...This spacious home is simply decorated with a stainless/granite kitchen, dining room, family room, living room (with a wood-burning fireplace, a deck, and a covered side porch. There is a large first floor bedroom and bath (with shower) and 3 bedrooms and a bath (with jacuzzi tub) upstairs. For entertainment there are board games, puzzles, dvds, and internet access for work or play.

One of the best things about this place is its location right in the heart of the blue hill peninsula with easy access to nearby blue hill, stonington, and the beautiful waters of the eggemoggin reach.

Suitability:

• long-term renters welcome

• master bedroom on mainfloor

• children welcome

• non-smoking only

• pets considered

More Details

Owner
Susan & Jim Melia
Member since: 2015
Speaks: english
Response time:
Within a few days
Response rate:
70%
Calendar last updated:
August 10, 2017

Amenities

Brooksville Farmhouse Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • farmhouse
Meals:
  • Guests provide their own meals
House Rules:
  • Check-in: Flexible / Check-out: Flexible
  • Max. occupancy: 10
  • pets considered
  • children welcome
  • non smoking only
Location Type:
  • Rural
General:
  • Clothes Dryer ...
  • Fireplace
  • Heating
  • Internet
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room
  • Parking
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine ...
Kitchen:
  • Coffee Maker
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Kitchen
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove
  • Toaster
Dining:
  • Dining ...
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 6 people
Bathrooms:
  • 2 Bathrooms
  • Bathroom 1 - toilet , shower
    Bathroom 2 - toilet , shower
Bedrooms:
  • 4 Bedrooms, Sleeps 10
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 king , Lower Level
    Bedroom 2 - 1 double
    Bedroom 3 - 1 double , 1 twin/ single
    Bedroom 4 - 1 double , 1 twin/ single
Entertainment:
  • DVD Player
  • Games
  • Television ...
  • Video Library
Outside:
  • Balcony
  • Deck / Patio
Attractions:
  • churches
  • festivals
  • library
  • live theater
  • marina
  • museums
  • restaurants
Leisure Activities:
  • antiquing
  • beachcombing
  • bird watching
  • boating
  • miniature golf
  • photography
  • scenic drives
  • shopping
  • sight seeing
  • walking
  • wildlife viewing
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • laundromat
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • fishing
  • freshwater fishing
  • golf
  • hiking
  • kayaking
  • mountain biking
  • pier fishing
  • sailing
  • sound/bay fishing
  • swimming

Reviews

Excellent! 4.4/5 -
(9 traveler reviews)

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Beautifully Renovated 4 Bedroom Farmhouse
average rating of 4.4444447 based on 9 reviews
4

Comfortable home with plenty of space

  • 4 of 5

Visited this home in Aug '17 w/ my family while attending a wedding in Brooksville. We had 6 people and a dog. Overall we were happy with the house & experience.

Pros:

'Homey' feel

4 bdrms w/ plenty of sleep spaces

2 living rooms for hanging out

Stocked kitchen w/ all sorts of supplies

Big yard, pretty landscape & quiet location

Dog friendly owners and space

Cons:

No curtains in almost all rooms- there is a bathroom facing the road and people can see you if you don't hang up a makeshift sheet or something. Also hard to sleep late in the morning w/ all the light.

Shower situation- not sufficient for a house that can accommodate up to 10 people. There is one stand up shower that is quite small; there is a tub upstairs w/ a hand-held faucet but it's not really a good option for showering. There also wasn't enough hot water when we all showered around the same time.

Stove/oven were a challenge- No directions on how to use the oven in the kitchen and the back burners on the range were only working sometimes.

When we were there, there was a huge nest of yellow jackets directly outside the sliding glass door to the deck. Tried using some spray but there were too many.

Again- overall we enjoyed our stay. There were just a few quirks. I would recommend this rental.

  • Submitted: Aug 11, 2017
  • Stayed: Jul 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
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Kalamazoo Michigan
4

Peaceful setting

  • 4 of 5

The home is larger than the pictures would have you believe. We had 7 with plenty of room for our together time. The kitchen was fully outfitted with dishwasher. Great gas range. Plenty of towels for showers. Very clean. Down side - which has been mentioned here. Windows need more coverage. We stayed in July and the sky lightens at 4 am with rising sun at 5.

  • Submitted: Jul 13, 2017
  • Stayed: Jul 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
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Wichita, KS
5

Nice place away from it all.

  • 5 of 5

We really enjoyed our stay at Jim and Susan's place. The home was clean and worked well for our family of 7. Jim and Susan were very helpful when it came to any questions or requests. We hope that next time we are in Maine that we will be able to stay again. If your looking for a big home where you can get away from the tourist and the noise at night this is a great option.

  • Submitted: Jun 9, 2017
  • Stayed: May 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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5

peaceful location

  • 5 of 5

The farmhouse was beautiful, comfortable and enjoyable for all seven of us (including a 15 month old baby). The area is spectacularly beautiful. We hiked when it wasn't raining and played board games when the rain came. The dinning room and kitchen tables only sat 4 each and we had to combine them in the dinning room to seat us all for Thanksgiving dinner. Thank you Susan and Jim for the use of your home and making this Thanksgiving a cherished memory.

  • Submitted: Nov 27, 2016
  • Stayed: Nov 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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3

Nice quiet setting

  • 3 of 5

A group of 5 adults spent a week at this home in Brooksville. It is an updated farmhouse and served us well. I'm only giving it 3 stars because we had no water on two occasions. The owners did respond to our questions and a new water pump was actually delivered while we were there. So hopefully no water issues for future renters! The living room furniture could be updated as well. The weekly rental for this property is a bargain and the fact that the owners allow dogs is a big plus! We love the outdoors and did some hiking nearby at Holbrook Island Sanctuary and Barred Island Reserve. The house is about an hour drive from Acadia. The foliage at this time of year is absolutely gorgeous!!! I would consider renting this home again.

  • Submitted: Oct 17, 2016
  • Stayed: Oct 2016
  • Source: HomeAway
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5

Beautiful and Peaceful

  • 5 of 5

Susan & Jim have done a wonderful job of updating this place. You come up to an older house, and you're surprised at how nice it is when you walk through the door.

We needed a little help with something the day we arrived, and Susan & Jim were prompt in responding and walking us through the steps we needed to take.

My family quite enjoyed the spacious yard, the frequent sound of wind chimes, and a kitchen setup wonderfully for fixing our meals.

  • Submitted: Oct 4, 2016
  • Stayed: Sep 2016
  • Source: HomeAway
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Map

Nearest Airport
50 Miles
Bangor
Car: necessary

Photos

Rates & Availability

Available
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Taxes and fees are additional

Additional information about rental rates

Cleaning Fee $100
Pet Fee $50
Damage Insurance $59

Off-Season rates include heat.
Rates are subject to change until reservation is confirmed.

Owner's Cancellation Policy

  • 50% refund if canceled at least 14 days before arrival date.
  • 100% refund if canceled at least 30 days before arrival date.