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FALL RATES, 700' OCEANFRONT, 2,3,OR 5BR, 6+ KAYAKS, WKNDS, $690+,

Hilda Douglas

Advertiser since: 2007
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Speaks: english
Sleeps12
Bedrooms 5
Bathrooms2
Half Baths1
Property type house
Minimum Stay nights

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Hilda Douglas

Advertiser since: 2007
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Calendar last updated:
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FALL RATES, 700' OCEANFRONT, 2,3,OR 5BR, 6+ KAYAKS, WKNDS, $690+,

Sleeps12
Bedrooms 5
Bathrooms2
Half Baths1
Property type house
Minimum Stay nights

Overview

Overview

Harpswell House Rental Photos and Description

10 acres, 2 kit+2 LR,+2,3,or 5 BR+2.5 baths+6 kayaks+Sunfish+dock+canoe+3 coves

While on this Great Island oceanfront property with about 700 feet of waterfront right on Casco Bay including three private coves, you can make friends with the lobster men right from the dock on Casco Bay, swim, paddle, fish,sail, shop, or just plain relax and let the water soothe your stresses away. +/- 10 acres, wooded oceanfront acres also adjacent to a fresh water pond.

This unique oceanfront year-round home has FIVE BR (also can be spilt into a 2BR or a 3BR home during NON peak season). It boasts of breathtaking views/expansive privacy (+/- 10 acres). While facing Quahog Bay and catching the morning sunrise, the 2 fully equipped separate eat-in kitchens have multiple windows facing the expanse of oceanfront just feet away from the water's edge. Each of the 2 living areas, also with multiple windows, are bright and cheery with their own private decks. Included: private dock, cable TV, 4 TVs, 4 DVD players, hi-speed cable Internet access, WiFi, gas FP, SIX kayaks,1canoe, Sunfish, 2 hammocks.

Photos at http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=f0Jjbll4PJ8&feature=youtu.be: This approximately 10 acre waterfront property has three private coves, one of which is a 'sandy' cove and swimmers and clam diggers can wade into it. The floating dock is typically in the water from mid-May through mid-October depending on the weather. Fishermen/women can try their luck right off of the rocks. Those lucky ones hook striper or bluefish. Available are SIX kayaks (LL Bean Manatee recreational variety) and ONE Olde Town canoe (LL Bean) than can be rowed or paddled. Additionally, Sunfish (personal 1 -2 person sailboat) is now part of the Long Point fleet.

Check out more photos on YouTube! http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=f0Jjbll4PJ8&feature=youtu.be

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Suitability:
  • children welcome
  • non smoking only
  • unsuitable for elderly or infirm
  • wheelchair inaccessible
Hilda Douglas (Owner)
Advertiser since: 2007
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Speaks: english

About Hilda Douglas

Long Point is a special little piece of heaven. For generations this property has been loved and maintained for decades. It has transitioned from the year round home of my in-laws into this wonderful vacation resort for my renters, so many of whom are repeaters from one year to the next.

Why Hilda Douglas chose Harpswell

Long Point offers something special for larger groups. It is all together yet separate. With two kitchens, two living areas, two decks and approx 10 acres, large gatherings of family and friends find privacy as well as togetherness. Out guest reviews are our best advertising!

Why HomeAway

Sleeps12
Bedrooms 5
Bathrooms2
Half Baths1
Property type house
Minimum Stay nights
Travel with confidence
Travel with confidence
Guaranteed, secure, with no booking fees
Add vacation protection services to your booking
Three services to protect your trip:
Protect your payments in case you need to cancel.
Guarantee the rental meets your expectations
Ensure you're prepared in case of accidental damage.

Reviews

Reviews

5
based on 29 traveler reviews

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FALL rates, 700' oceanfront, 2,3,or 5BR, 6+ kayaks, wknds, $690+,
average rating of 5.0 based on 29 reviews
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FALL rates, 700' oceanfront, 2,3,or 5BR, 6+ kayaks, wknds, $690+,
http://www.homeaway.com/vacation-rental/p116577
-774 571-8176
Harpswell Portland and Casco Bay Area
5

Lovely home & phenomenal water views

Lovely home & phenomenal water views
  • 5 of 5
A good friend of ours who lives in Harpswell recommended that we stay in this house when we went to her son's wedding in Portland, because she had stayed here in the past and was very happy with it. Great suggestion! The water views are the first thing noticed when entering the spacious living areas on both sides of the entry hallway. One of my friends took gorgeous photos (from her cell phone!) of the sunrise on Monday, our last day there. We had plenty of room for our group to spread out for quiet and privacy as needed. It was great to have two kitchens, two living areas, and two decks overlooking the water. We enjoyed watching the lobster boats emptying their traps and we saw a few seals. As one of the other reviewers said, Hilda is indeed an excellent owner who is very detail-oriented. She labeled the contents of all of the kitchen drawers (great idea!) and supplied instructions on how to use everything in the house (very nice touch to have a murphy bed in the living area in lieu of a sleeper sofa). Quaint Brunswick is only a 15 minute drive away and we shopped at the Shaw's for one night's dinner (we used the grill on the deck) and breakfasts. My only complaint: we were not there long enough to take advantage of all that the house and the area had to offer. We would definitely stay at Long Point again and I highly recommend it to other future renters.
  • Submitted: Oct 3, 2014
  • Stayed: Sep 2014
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: I am so pleased that you enjoyed your stay at Long Point. It's very rewarding to read your positive feedback!
business
FALL rates, 700' oceanfront, 2,3,or 5BR, 6+ kayaks, wknds, $690+,
http://www.homeaway.com/vacation-rental/p116577
-774 571-8176
Harpswell Portland and Casco Bay Area
5

Beautiful & spacious home

Beautiful & spacious home
  • 5 of 5
I highly recommend this rental home if you have a family or group trip. The house is spacious and well stocked with everything you could possibly need (lots of kitchen supplies, extra bedding/towels, even a basket of bug spray and a chest full of board games!). The owner was wonderful to work with- very responsive and engaging with lots of helpful instructions. The property was clean and well maintained. There is plenty of room for parking.

We used the kayaks, the canoe, and the sunfish and had a great time. We also went on a hike nearby- the Cliff Trail- which I recommend. Its a easy/moderate hike with stunning views.

I definitely suggest a stay at Long Point!
  • Submitted: Oct 14, 2013
  • Stayed: Oct 2013
  • Source: HomeAway
business
FALL rates, 700' oceanfront, 2,3,or 5BR, 6+ kayaks, wknds, $690+,
http://www.homeaway.com/vacation-rental/p116577
-774 571-8176
Harpswell Portland and Casco Bay Area
5

Gorgeous water views out big picture windows.

  • 5 of 5
This house has everything you want/need for a big family gathering. Hilda is a great owner and has taken care of every detail.
  • Submitted: Aug 27, 2013
  • Stayed: Aug 2013
  • Source: HomeAway
business
FALL rates, 700' oceanfront, 2,3,or 5BR, 6+ kayaks, wknds, $690+,
http://www.homeaway.com/vacation-rental/p116577
-774 571-8176
Harpswell Portland and Casco Bay Area
5

Simply Fantastic for a graduation celebration week

  • 5 of 5
I recommend this property as one of the ones I want to return many times. We rented this home to celebrate the graduation of our daughter from Bowdoin College.
Her owner, Hilda Douglas, is absolutely caring and you can see that every step of the way. From the moment you inquire about the property to the moment you leave, you can rest assured she will answer all your questions, she is available and responds very quickly. There is nothing that this property don't have. Every thing in the listing is as described. Very well maintained, large and beatiful. Tables and chairs in different areas outside so you can choose where to have your coffee, wine or read your book. A boat deck, with tanning chairs; the south side deck with a new large table, nice chairs, umbrella, etc. Two grills. It is two houses, just in case you have two families you are close enough and yet at your own place. Definitely go kajaking, it was my first time and we had a lot of fun.
Zach's lobster bake took care of the lunch and it was great food, also great service. We enjoyed the Bowdoin Museum of Arts; the Gelato Fiasco and the Big Top in Brunswick. Some of our guests visited the Botanic GardensYou can see the ocean thru the big windows and if you are cooking, you do not miss the action due to the big mirrors.
This was one of the best vacations we had, we had great ocassion to celebrate but this home is the place to be when visiting Maine and Harpswell.
  • Submitted: May 31, 2013
  • Stayed: May 2013
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: What a great way to brighten up this glooming, rainy Monday morning! Thank you, Martha, for your eloquent review. It is much appreciated.

I am always thrilled to hear/know that my renter's experience was so positive. Knowing that people save and anticipate a long time to get away, I feel responsible to try to make sure that their accommodations enhance their get away. I am so glad Long Point "did it" for you.

FYI - in the fall, I rent Long Point in any of three ways, whole as you took it last week or just the 'north side' or just the 'south side' . Additionally, the rental time period can be as short as a few nights or a longer length of time. The rates in the fall are reduced as well.

Thank you for being so lovely to work with!
Hilda
business
FALL rates, 700' oceanfront, 2,3,or 5BR, 6+ kayaks, wknds, $690+,
http://www.homeaway.com/vacation-rental/p116577
-774 571-8176
Harpswell Portland and Casco Bay Area
5

A Piece of Paradise

  • 5 of 5
From the moment you open the door and step inside this vacation home, you feel relaxed. When you look outside the 2 bay windows which overlook the ocean the only word that will come out will be "WOW." We stayed on the two bedroom side of the house, while our friends occupied the three bedroom side. You feel like you have your own home. Kayaking through the ocean coves is just spectacular. Any worries you have simply disappear. I was in awe of my surroundings. Chillin with friends, relaxing in the hammocks, early morning walks, reading a good book, sipping on a glass or two of wine while breathing the fresh Maine air....what more can you ask for? A Perfect Getaway / A Piece of Paradise. Enjoy!
  • Submitted: Jul 22, 2012
  • Stayed: Jul 2012
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: It is always so nice to hear how much you enjoyed your vacation and I am so glad that your stay at Long Point was memorable. The two homes are so separate for those that want privacy but accomodate themselves to being open when so desired. Thank you for your kind words.
business
FALL rates, 700' oceanfront, 2,3,or 5BR, 6+ kayaks, wknds, $690+,
http://www.homeaway.com/vacation-rental/p116577
-774 571-8176
Harpswell Portland and Casco Bay Area
5

Great family getaway at Long Point

  • 5 of 5
We spent a peaceful week at Long Point. I wasn't sure how the two-houses-connected-a-laundry area would feel, but it worked really well. It allowed for both together time and a bit of privacy. The house has everything -- even speakers where you can plug in your iphone/ipod. We tended to cook and gather on the south side of the house, which had a larger, more open space for our party of ten. The dock was great and having the kayaks was a nice perk. The property is extremely large and well maintained. There was lots of space for both the teens and toddlers to do their things. We enjoyed watching the lobster boats, the loons and the hummingbirds. Hilda (the owner) was also great, going above and beyond the call of duty to help us. I recommend this property highly.
  • Submitted: Jul 15, 2012
  • Stayed: Jun 2012
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you for your kind words! Glad you loved Long Point as much as I do!

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Just like the song, the dilemma is 'Should I stay or should I go?' Staying on the property means enjoying a comfortable home with all of its abundant amenities including a floating dock system just a mere few feet away from the house (New construction has to be 75 feet back, however, this home is just a stone's throw from the water).

Of course, those that like to get up and go can get to L.L. Bean and the Freeport outlets within 25 minutes. Bowdoin College and downtown Brunswick are 10 minutes away. Cook's Lobster House is just minutes away on the next island. Edgecomb Pottery is always an artful destination. Lots of day trip opportunities to Camden, Rockland, Wiscassett, Damiscotta, Popham Beach and Reid State Park. Music and theatre performances are at Bowdoin. A 10-cinema movie complex right at Cook's Corner about 10 minutes away. Starbucks is 10 minutes for those of you who love your lattes!

View photos at -

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=f0Jjbll4PJ8&feature=youtu.be

To get here, drive 2.5 hours from Boston, 40 minutes north of Portland

Other Activities: kayaking. canoeing, sailing, fishing right from this property

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Rates & Availability

Rates & Availability

Harpswell House Rental Rates

Additional information about rental rates

Tax Rate 7.0%

Notes

  • Two homes in One - includes the use of 6 kayaks and 1 canoe
  • Families Unite! Oceanfront, 10 acres, private, 5 bedrooms, 2 kitchens, 2 living rooms, 2 decks, 2.5 baths
    The weekly rental rate for PEAK season (End of June through to Labor Day week) includes 5 bedrooms, 2.5 baths, 2 kitchens, 2 living rooms, 2 decks, private floating dock, approximately 10 acres and 700 feet of oceanfront private wooded property, three private coves, use of SIX (6) LL Bean Manatee kayaks and ONE (1) LL Bean Old Towne canoe (able to be rowed or paddled), and ONE (1) Sunfish personal sailboat, high speed cable access, Linksys wireless router, along with linens, sheets, towels, paper consumables etc.

    There is a $300 cleaning/laundry fee. All beds are made upon your arrival with quality, matching linens.

    There is a 7% Maine Sales tax.

    Rates are reduced after Labor Day week through to end of November.
  • Ideal for families that like to vacation together but want to have separate quarters for privacy.

    Two homes in one.

    Large laundry room separates these two separate living accommodations yet it is all on one level except for BR#5.

    Want the kids to play games in their own living area? Want the adults to enjoy their own deck? Everyone wins. Two decks, two living areas, two kitchens. Too good to be true!

    Sound too big for your group? During NON-peak season, rent the 3 BR home with 1.5 baths, kitchen, LR, private ocean facing deck and 'private' floating dock or rent 2 BR home with 1 bath, large kitchen w/DW, LR w/gas fireplace, private 16 x 14 deck and 'private' point area right at the water's edge during NON peak season (post Labor Day week or pre-Memorial Day).

    Read reviews to learn what previous renters are saying about how private the North and South sides are from each other.
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Amenities

Amenities

Harpswell House Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • house
Location Type:
  • Near The Ocean
  • Oceanfront
  • Rural
  • Waterfront
  • Waterfront
Theme:
  • Away From It All
  • Family
General:
  • Activities Guide
  • Alarm Clock
  • Basic Soaps
  • Broadband Access
  • Ceiling Fans
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Fireplace
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating
  • Internet
  • Iron & Board
  • Laundry Soap
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Area
  • Local Maps
  • Local Restaurant Guide
  • Paper Towels
  • Parking
  • Parking Off Street
  • Secure Parking
  • Shampoo
  • Sofa Bed
  • Telephone
  • Toilet Paper
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine
  • Wireless Internet
Kitchen:
  • 4 Ring Stove
  • Blender
  • Coffee Grinder
  • Coffee Maker
  • Cooking Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Freezer
  • Grill
  • Lobster Pot
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Pantry Items
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove
  • Toaster
Dining:
  • Child's Highchair
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 10 people
Bathrooms:
  • 2 Bathrooms
  • 1 Half Bath
  • Bathroom #1 - toilet , shower , 4 foot wide shower
    Bathroom #2 - toilet , combination tub/shower , full sized tub/shower
    Bathroom #3 - toilet , toilet and sink
  • One full bath with a shower/tub combo, plus another full bath with a 4 foot fiberglass shower with molded seat, plus a half bath with toilet and sink only.
Bedrooms:
  • 5 Bedrooms, Sleeps 12
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 king , 2 twin/ single , May request single bed set-up for an add'l $50 fee
    Bedroom 2 - 1 queen , Internet and desk
    Bedroom 3 - 1 king , 2 twin/ single , May request king bed set-up for an add'l $50 fee
    Bedroom 4 - 1 queen , ocean view
    Bedroom 5 - 2 twin/ single , tv/dvd
    South side living has sleeper - 1 queen , tv/dvd
    North side living has Murphy bed - 1 queen , tv/dvd
  • Br#1 is set-up as a king. A request may be made to set it up as 2 twins for an extra charge. BR #2 has queen sized bed, BR #3 has 2 twins. It may be set up as a king for an extra charge. BR#4 has queen sized bed, BR #5 has 2 twins. The south side has a queen-sized sleeper sofa. The north side has a queen-sized Murphy bed. There are also two Pac'n' Plays and a Graco highchair available. This home comes complete with 2 fully equipped and well stocked kitchens, 2 LR and 2.5 baths. However, if your needs do not require such ample accommodations (5 BR and 2 kitchens and 2 LR and 2 decks), it may also be rented individually as a 2 BR with 1 full bath or a 3 BR with 1.5 baths during NON peak season which is before Memorial Day or after the week of Labor day. Email or call for details.
Entertainment:
  • Audio Tape Player
  • Books
  • Books for Adults
  • Books for Kids
  • CD Player
  • DVD Player
  • Games
  • Games for Kids
  • Radio
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Stereo
  • Television
  • Toys
  • VCR
  • Video Library
Outside:
  • Balcony
  • Barbecue
  • Beach Chairs
  • Beach Towels
  • Binoculars
  • Boat Dock
  • Boat with Paddles
  • Canoe
  • Kayak / Canoe
  • Lawn / Garden
  • Outdoor Grill
  • Outdoor Grill Gas
  • Patio
  • Raft
  • Unscreened Porch / Veranda
  • Walkway to Water
  • Wood Deck
  • 12 garden chairs
  • 10 beach chairs
Suitability:
  • children welcome
  • non smoking only
  • unsuitable for elderly or infirm
  • wheelchair inaccessible
Attractions:
  • autumn foliage
  • bay/sound
  • botanical garden
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • coin laundry
  • library
  • live theater
  • marina
  • museums
  • pond
  • restaurants
Leisure Activities:
  • antiquing
  • beachcombing
  • bird watching
  • outlet shopping
  • scenic drives
  • sight seeing
  • walking
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • laundromat
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • deepsea fishing
  • fishing
  • golf
  • hiking
  • mountain biking
  • pier fishing
  • sailing
  • scuba diving or snorkeling
  • snorkeling
  • swimming
  • water skiing
  • wind-surfing
Notes:
Incredible oceanfront, water's edge vacation home for two families or a very large family that likes to vacation together yet wants to have some private space, too! Many amenities including paper consumables are included. This 10 acre Maine setting right on Casco Bay provides lobster pot, blender, toaster-oven, microwave, dishwasher, washer/dryer, separate laundry room, boat house with six (6) kayaks and one (1) canoe which can be rowed or paddled, a Sunfish personal sailboat, about 700 feet of ocean frontage on Casco Bay, 3 coves, private floating dock with 2 chaise lounges, additional chaise lounges on the private point, 2 hammocks, electric heat (individually controlled per room); stone gas fireplace, linens and bath and beach towels provided, high-speed cable, internet access and Linksys wireless router, TV/DVD/VCR/CD. Additional photos at http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=f0Jjbll4PJ8&feature=youtu.be

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