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Ideal Vacation Home - 5 minute walk to scenic harbor

Bedrooms 3
Half Baths1
Property type house
Minimum Stay 5 nights

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Half Baths
Minimum Stay
5 nights

About the property

House, 3 Bedrooms, 2.5 Baths, (Sleeps 6+)

Pemaquid Harbor Road home renovated in 2006 on 1+ acres. This is a beautiful home for relaxing and entertaining with an open floor plan on the main level and a private deck. The large yard is ready for croquet, horseshoes, badminton, volleyball and more.There's a tennis court for your use up the side road. We're a 1 hour drive from Portland, Maine and have many local attractions from lighthouses, a white sandy beach, antique stores, art galleries, kayak rentals, restaurants, ice cream and farmers markets, nature trails and boat tours.

We appreciate comfort, therefore we supply wonderful linens, nice bath towels, and quilts for all bedrooms. Walk 1/2 mile down our road to the Pemaquid Lobster Co-op for a fresh lobster or fish lunch/dinner. Drive five miles to a white sandy beach or to the local 18-hole golf course with restaurant. Take the Hardy Boat ferry to Monhegan island for the day or go antiquing in surrounding towns.

Get a relaxing night's sleep and wake up with a stack of fresh Maine blueberry pancakes on the griddle, a freshly brewed pot of Pemaquid blend coffee, surrounded by your family and friends. Plan the days adventures starting with a round of tennis, and then off for a day at the beach, followed by a nap in our hammock and finally, some well deserved drinks and appetizers on the front deck. Top off your day with a lobster dinner with all the fixings!!! Finally a round of cards or charades and off to a cozy bed with your favorite book.

**PRIVATE TENNIS COURT!!!** All equipment available. ***ALSO*** 3 Bicycles AVAILABLE for your enjoyment.

Come enjoy Maine and relax with family and friends in our home. Call or inquire today as to make sure you get the week you want this summer to relax and make special memories!

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Alicia & David Blair
Member since: 2006
Speaks: english, french
Response time:
Within 12 hours
Response rate:
Calendar last updated:
January 9, 2017

About Alicia & David Blair

We fell in love with this property when looking for a second home in this area. We have a son and large extended families and enjoy cooking, entertaining, boating, tennis, nature, relaxing and of course lobster!

Alicia & David Blair purchased this house in 2007

Why Alicia & David Blair chose Mid-Coast & Islands

We are very close to the scenic harbor and the local lobster restaurant that overlooks it. Pemaquid Harbor Road is a dead end road so it's quiet. We also love that the house is set back and we overlook a large lawn yet we're surrounded by woods on two sides. We also like the open flow of the indoor and outdoor spaces.

What makes this house unique

We have a fully outfitted kitchen with ample cooking utensils. Also, plenty of sports gear such as volleyball and badminton sets, croquet and 3 bicycles. Free WIFI and a flat screen TV in living room. Stackable washer/dryer on second floor. And a huge highlight is the semi-private tennis court a 2 minute walk up the road, ready for your use.

Guestbook comments from the owner

Thank you, thank you!! We had an amazing time here in Maine. We love the boat rides, going to the beach...
Jul 2013
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Excellent! 4.5/5 -
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Ideal Vacation Home - 5 minute walk to scenic harbor
average rating of 4.5 based on 10 reviews

Quiet, clean, well appointed, lovely

  • 5 of 5

We thoroughly enjoyed our stay at Blair Barn. The house was clean, had everything we needed to host our local relatives (lots of dishes, cooking utensils, gas stove, bbq, table cloths, etc) and the décor was lovely. Super quiet location, beds are good and there is lots to do within driving distance - antiques, beaches, historic sites, etc. The owners were good to deal with and they even mailed us some info about the county/sites before our arrival. We've rented lots of VRBO properties and this is definitely one of our favourites. Good value!

  • Submitted: Sep 3, 2016
  • Stayed: Aug 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Beautiful and well equipped home in charming area

  • 4 of 5

We enjoyed our 12 August days in Pemaquid Harbor very much. Having never been to Maine and not familiar with the vibe, we first weren't so sure, but over the time, we fell in love with both the house and the area. Alicia and David were very friendly and helpful, gracious in sharing their house and equipment, and gave a lot of good advice.

The house is beautiful, surrounded by nature aand very well equipped: appliances, kitchenware, games, beach gear, tennis and bikes. Some of these items have probably seen better days but all did their purpose. There is no A/C, but on the hot nights, the fans were sufficient.

The Pemaquid peninsula has all we wanted in close driving distance: a colonial historic site, a very nice white beach, pretty little shopping town (Damariscotta) and most of all the romantic little light house on the beautiful rock ledges where we rounded up many of our days for sunsets. We did daytrips to Boothbay and Camden, but after a while in Pemaquid, we saw no need in hauling all the way to Acadia National Park.

  • Submitted: Aug 22, 2016
  • Stayed: Aug 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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House in Pemaquid

  • 3 of 5

Very quaint house nestled among the trees. House was clean and well stocked with many amenities. Although we enjoyed our stay , there were a few things that could have been improved upon. First of all, there is no air conditioning, so if you are there on some hot, humid nights, window fans do not help. The bathroom doors had hook and eye locks which came loose if the door was pushed open. There is only one TV in the living room, so if you enjoy watching TV late at night, it won't be in your bedroom. Could not find a 5 minute walk to the beach and there were no directions to get there. Had to take our trash to the landfill which we had to call to find out where it was. Don't mean to trash this location, just think that with a little effort, this would be a comfortable , enjoyable place to stay.

  • Submitted: Aug 15, 2016
  • Stayed: Jul 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Follansbee, WV

Great place to stay and visit Bristol ME area.

  • 5 of 5

First visit to this area and your home met all our needs. Comfortable, clean and cozy. Enough space for six adults. Nice to have the bottle of wine to welcome us too. Thank you. This home is one we will keep on our list for return visit to Maine.

  • Submitted: Aug 6, 2016
  • Stayed: Jul 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Quaint home in excellent location (and separate apt above garage)

  • 5 of 5

The house was well kept, nicely furnished and so comfortable. We spent a lot of time on the deck enjoying coffee and breakfast or for cocktails and/or dinner. The large lawn allowed for badminton, volleyball and croquet. The location was fantastic. We took walks everyday and had amazing views of the bay. Lobster co-op is a half mile away and on a hill overlooking the water (BYOB). It's a close drive to the local beach, local golf course, local towns and great restaurants (Shaw's, Coveside, The Contented Sole, King Eyder's Pub). I can't wait to go back this summer!!

  • Submitted: Apr 8, 2015
  • Stayed: Aug 2014
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Great house in great location.

  • 5 of 5

If you're bound for mid-coast Maine and don't have to be on the water, this property offers a great central location great yard and tennis court for the kids (of any age) to play on, and biking to beach, bay, nature areas. Cozy/comfy house had everything we needed for our 2 adult, 2 children family. Endless activities included beach time, kayaking, festival at the Fort, lobster boat races, golf 10 minutes away, biking, tennis, swimming, hiking and a museum/window shopping day in Rockland. There are plenty of restaurants if you want to take a break from the well-stocked kitchen. We'd recommend the property to anyone!

  • Submitted: Aug 30, 2014
  • Stayed: Aug 2014
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Nearest Airport
45 Miles
Portland International Jetport (PWM)
Nearest Barpub
3.7 Miles
Shaws Lobster Wharf, New Harbor
Nearest Ferry
4.5 Miles
Hardy Boat At Shaw's Wharf
Nearest Golf
5 Miles
Wawenock Country Club
Nearest Train
18.5 Miles
Nearest Motorway
5 Miles
Route 129/130
Nearest Restaurant
0.5 Miles
Pemaquid Lobster
Nearest Ski
30 Miles
Nearest Beach
5 Miles
Pemaquid Beach
Car: necessary

PRIVATE TENNIS COURT with BASKETBALL HOOP!!! Basketballs and/or Racquets and Tennis Balls are AVAILABLE. We also have Croquet, Volleyball and Badminton sets. There are 3 BICYCLES AVAILABLE FOR YOUR USE!! We also have a nice book and DVD library selection as well as plenty of family board games.


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Pemaquid House Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • house
  • Guests provide their own meals
Floor Area:
  • 1700 sq. ft.
  • Adventure
  • Away From It All
  • Family
  • Historic
  • Romantic
  • Sports & Activities
  • Tourist Attractions
  • Broadband Access
  • Clothes Dryer ...
  • Garage ...
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating ...
  • Internet
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided ...
  • Living Room ...
  • Parking ...
  • Parking Off Street
  • Parking for RV/Boat/Trailer
  • Telephone
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine ...
  • Wireless Internet ...
  • Coffee Maker ...
  • Cooking Utensils ...
  • Dishes & Utensils ...
  • Dishwasher
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave
  • Oven ...
  • Pantry Items ...
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove ...
  • Toaster ...
  • Dining ...
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 10 people
  • 2 Bathrooms
  • 1 Half Bath
  • En suite Bathroom 1 - toilet , shower
    Hall Bathroom 2 - toilet , shower , Full size stacked washer and dryer as well
    Bathroom 3 - toilet , This bathroom is on the first floor
  • 2.5
  • 3 Bedrooms, Sleeps 8
  • Master Bedroom 1 - 1 queen , En suite bathroom
    Guest Bedroom 2 - 1 queen , Shared bathroom with Guest room #1
    Guest Bedroom 1 - 2 twin/ single , 1 child bed , 1 baby crib , cot available and pack n' play
  • Queen size Beds (2), Twin or Single Beds (2) Put them together and make a king. We have the sheets available., Child Beds (1) Folding cot, Baby Cribs (1) Pack-n-Play
  • Books ...
  • CD Player
  • DVD Player
  • Games ...
  • Music Library ...
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Stereo ...
  • Television ...
  • Toys ...
  • Video Library ...
  • Bicycles ...
  • Deck / Patio ...
  • Golf ...
  • Kayak / Canoe ...
  • Lawn / Garden ...
  • Outdoor Grill ...
  • Tennis ...
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • Minimum Age Limit for Renters ...
  • children welcome
  • non smoking only ...
  • wheelchair accessible
  • botanical garden
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • festivals
  • health/beauty spa
  • library
  • live theater
  • marina
  • museums
  • playground
  • restaurants
  • ruins
  • winery tours
Leisure Activities:
  • antiquing
  • beachcombing
  • bird watching
  • boating
  • eco tourism
  • horseback riding
  • horseshoes
  • miniature golf
  • photography
  • scenic drives
  • shopping
  • sight seeing
  • sledding
  • walking
  • wildlife viewing
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • Babysitter
  • fitness center
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • laundromat
  • massage therapist
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • basketball court
  • cross country skiing
  • cycling
  • deepsea fishing
  • fishing
  • golf
  • hiking
  • hunting
  • kayaking
  • mountain biking
  • pier fishing
  • sailing
  • skiing
  • snorkeling
  • snowboarding
  • snowmobiling
  • swimming
  • tennis
  • water skiing
  • wind-surfing
3 bicycles are available. Enjoy our semi-private tennis court. Tennis racquets and balls are available upon request.

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