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Lovely Mere Point home perched along the shore ledge on Maquoit Bay. Enjoy utmost privacy at end of secluded 5 acre wooded and pasture peninsula. Spectacular water views from bedrooms. Kitchen opens into expansive living room with sensational bay views, water birds and sunsets. Sunbathing on the deck you'll feel you're aboard a ship. Foraging herons, diving ospreys, ducks and curious seals are your only company. No dock but great and easy swimming off the rocky shoreline. ALL PROCEEDS FROM THIS RENTAL HOUSE ARE DONATED TO THE CENTER FOR CETACEAN RESEARCH & CONSERVATION (a 501C3 non-profit organization) TO FUND RESEARCH & CONSERVATION OF WHALES & DOLPHINS AROUND THE GLOBE.
Nan Hauser is the President and Director of the Center for Cetacean Research and Conservation www.whaleresearch.org . Her home base is in Rarotonga, Cook Islands where she is the Principle Investigator for the Cook Islands Whale Research Project and Director of the Cook Islands Whale & Wildlife Centre. Nan’s research includes population identity, photo ID, acoustics, genetics, surface & underwater behaviour, navigation and migration of cetaceans. Her satellite tag work includes results on how whales migrate over long distances using linear, constant course segments.
For almost a decade she was involved with the Ocean Alliance's cetacean research expeditions aboard the R/V Odyssey. As Founder and Director of the New England Dolphin Outreach Project she has taught on a global level for the Dolphin Research Center, Whale Conservation Institute and many other non-profit organizations. As a Registered Nurse she teaches and practices medicine on the outer islands of the Cooks. She is currently on the Board of Directors of the Ajubatus Foundation in South Africa and has been awarded an International title of “Earth Ambassador”. Her field research includes the Cook Islands and the Bahamas studying beaked whales, dolphins, and other cetaceans. Nan serves on the Executive Committee, as a scientific contributor and as Secretariat of the South Pacific Whale Research Consortium. She was a key player in the creation of a 2 million square kilometer whale sanctuary in the E.E.Z. of the Cook Islands and currently serves as a Trustee for the Cook Islands Marine Park. Nan has been the subject of many Animal Planet, Discovery Channel, National Geographic and Smithsonian films. She is a adjunct professor at auckland University and also holds a US Coastguard 100 tonne Captain’s license.
Nan Hauser purchased this house in 1990
This is a unique property with complete privacy. It's close to the town of Brunswick (5 miles) and an easy commute to Portland. Western exposure has beautiful sunsets. Lately the seals have been swimming past with eagles, herons and other seabirds. the views of the Ocean are out every window!
Beautiful, private, spring, summer and fall retreat on the Oceans edge.
Great kayaking, sailing, boating (Tidal). Shallows of Maquoit Bay make for surprisingly warm swimming. Legendary Freeport shopping 20 minutes. Historic Bath ship building 20 minutes. Portland and jetport 35 minutes.
Other Activities: Bowdoin Music Theater
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My Standard Rate
7 night minimum stay
Off Season Rental rates are $1550/ month (utilities nit included) from December to mid-May.
The house rents from the end of June to the end of October for $1660 per week. That includes all taxes, other fees , wireless internet and cable TV.
$200 deposit immediately to hold the reservation.
Pay half of rent due 2 months before arrival.
Pay second half of rent due 2 weeks before arrival.
Deposit is returned after departure and after inspection. : )
Payment is usually accepted in the quoted currency (USD) unless the currency and the amount is specifically agreed in advance with the owner / advertiser.