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Ocean on 3 sides, 2 nice beaches, One Great View

Rick Sawyer

Member since: 2009
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Speaks: english
Sleeps6
Bedrooms 2
Bathrooms2
Property type house
Minimum Stay 2 - 7 nights

Rick Sawyer

Member since: 2009
Speaks: english
Response time:
Within a few hours
Response rate:
90%
Calendar last updated:
May 2, 2015
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Ocean on 3 sides, 2 nice beaches, One Great View

Sleeps6
Bedrooms 2
Bathrooms2
Property type house
Minimum Stay 2 - 7 nights

Overview

Milbridge House Rental Photos and Description

2 bedrooms, 2 bathrooms, sleeps 4 comfortably. LOTS of private beach.

Located at the end of a peninsula, on Fickett's Point in Milbridge, Maine, it is situated close to the ocean on three sides and a spectacular open view of the islands from the living room. This house is across the water from the town of Milbridge and has access to a sandy beach in back and a rocky beach in front.

Very quiet and very private.

You get sunset views over the water on one side and sunrise views on the other. If you like the sound of the ocean waves at night you will love this comfortable two bedroom home with a picture window and window seat in the living room looking out at the islands. Both beaches are private and easily accessible. You can launch a boat at the marina a mile down the road and cruise around the coast or easily pull a canoe or kayak down to the shore directly in front of the house. There is nice kayaking and canoeing all around the vicinity. The house is great for a husband and wife private getaway or a retreat for vacationers wanting a quiet and scenic place to forget their worries and just relax. Children will love the diverse collection of shells, beach-glass and things to find while beach-combing.

The house is, and has been, immaculately clean. It is supplied with all the amenities. Consider this house comfortable and cozy with lots of natural light. It has plenty of room inside and truly spectacular views.

We have wireless high speed internet and cable TV. too. The house is surrounded by water on three sides. There are two very accessible beaches, both private, included on the property. This is a very peaceful area situated at the tip of a peninsula. This is the last house at the very end.

This house accommodates 4 (6 if you want to put a couple children on the roll away beds). All new appliances and fully outfitted for a restful vacation.

How far? The house is 1½ hours east of Bangor and the Bangor International Airport. 4½ hours northeast of Portland, 5½ hours from Boston and 10½ hours from New York City.

What's nearby? Acadia National Park. Also Campobello Island, New Brunswick (FDR's summer home) is within an hour and a half, as is Quoddy Head, easternmost lighthouse in the US.

Lobsters and clams are readily available in Milbridge (lobster and clam pots provided with cottage). This is one of the largest wild blueberry producing areas in the world, so there are plenty of berries available nearby during the season (late July through August); berry picking is permitted at Petit Manan National Wildlife Refuge in season.

Activities in this part of Maine include hiking the Petit Manan Coastal Wildlife Refuge trails, visiting the pink granite shores at McClellan Park in Milbridge, exploring the crashing surf at Acadia National Park’s Schoodic Point in Winter Harbor, hiking the Bold Coast up in Cutler, visiting the wonderful Milbridge historical society museum and, of course, checking out the tourist attractions in Bar Harbor.

More Details
Suitability:
  • Low Allergen Environment
  • children welcome
  • non smoking only
  • pets not allowed
  • suitable for elderly or infirm
  • wheelchair accessible
Rick Sawyer (Owner)
Member since: 2009
Call Owner
Enter your email address to view the phone number
Speaks: english
Response time:
Within a few hours
Response rate:
90%
Calendar last updated:
May 2, 2015

Why HomeAway

Sleeps6
Bedrooms 2
Bathrooms2
Property type house
Minimum Stay 2 - 7 nights
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Reviews

4.7
based on 3 traveler reviews

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Ocean on 3 sides, 2 nice beaches, One Great View
average rating of 4.6666665 based on 3 reviews
5

REALLY GREAT

  • 5 of 5

LOCATION....LOCATION....LOCATION

QUALITY...QUALITY...QUALITY

VALUE....VALUE...VALUE

  • Submitted: Aug 14, 2013
  • Stayed: Aug 2013
  • Source: HomeAway
4

Really Nice Secluded Pennisula!

  • 4 of 5

Located in a nice little village of Milbridge and only 30 minutes from Bar Harbor and Acadia National Park, but with much less traffic. Miss Tibbets fish market is located just before coming into Milbridge and is a great place for fresh good seafood, Cod, Scallops, Lobster and Shrimp, highlight!

The residence is an older house, but very clean and a terrific location with friendly landlord right next store, full of information about the area. The two beaches on each side of the property have very easy access and a fun stroll during low tide. Great views of sunrise and sunset when the sun is shining. Very peaceful location!

My only negative for this property is the cooking utensils, my wife and I cooked Seafood each night including Lobsters, lots of leftover pots, pans and utensils. Brand new electric stove operated great.

I would rent this house again.

  • Submitted: Oct 16, 2012
  • Stayed: Sep 2012
  • Source: HomeAway
5

Our Favorite Spot

  • 5 of 5

This is a truly wonderful spot to spend time. You will not want to leave. This lovely home is situated at the end of a point and has water on three sides. It doesn't get any more relaxing than sitting on the expansive front lawn looking out over the ocean. The home is very clean and comfortable and has water views from every room. The town of Milbridge is minutes away and has a grocery store and restaurants. The location is perfect as all the places you want to visit are close by.

We really hate to leave this great spot and would highly recommend it to anyone who wants beauty, privacy and convenience.

  • Submitted: Sep 11, 2012
  • Stayed: Aug 2012
  • Source: HomeAway

Map

Nearest Airport
60 Miles
Bangor International Airport
Nearest Barpub
3 Miles
44 North Restaurant
Nearest Restaurant
3 Miles
The Milbridge House
Nearest Beach
Just outside
Car: necessary

The house is 1½ hours east of Bangor and the Bangor International Airport. 4½ hours northeast of Portland, 5½ hours from Boston and 10½ hours from New York City. We are also 1½ hours from Lubec and Campobello Island and 1½ from New Brunswick Canada. Closer still is Acadia’s Schoodic Peninsula 25 minutes up the road and an hour away is Bar Harbor and Acadia National Park.

This area of 'Downeast' Maine is very rural with many traditional and quaint fishing villages. These small communities are filled with friendly people, interesting shops, antique stores and wonderful seafood restaurants. Dotting this area of Maine are lobster and seafood co-ops, which are terrific places to purchase affordable ocean delicacies. Watch eagles, terns, loons and numerous seabirds. Enjoy spectacular sunrises and sunsets.

Area activities in this part of Maine include hiking the Petit Manan Coastal Wildlife Refuge trails in Steuben, featuring over 3500 acres, coastal islands and blueberry barrens.

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Rates & Availability

From $160 Per night

Milbridge House Rental Rates

Rental Basis:
per property
Rental rates quoted in:
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Rate Period Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly Event
 
Early
May 9 2015 - Jun 19 2015
2 night minimum stay
$160
$1,000
 
 
Peak season
Jun 20 2015 - Sep 12 2015
7 night minimum stay
$1,300
 
 
Late Season
Sep 13 2015 - Oct 24 2015
7 night minimum stay
$1,200
 
 
My Standard Rate
2 night minimum stay
$200
$1,200
 

Additional information about rental rates

cleaning $150
Refundable damage deposit $400
Tax Rate 8.0%
Notes Weekly rental Sat to Sat. for July through Oct.
For May to June nightly renting is available
Check-in time 4:00 PM and check-out time 10:00 AM
Available nightly only in May and June

Cancellation Policy

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

Milbridge House Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • house
Meals:
  • Guests provide their own meals
Floor Area:
  • 1500 sq. ft.
Location Type:
  • Beach ...
  • Beach View
  • Beachfront
  • Near The Ocean ...
  • Ocean View
  • Oceanfront
  • Water View
  • Waterfront
  • Waterfront
Theme:
  • Away From It All
  • Romantic
General:
  • Alarm Clock
  • Basic Soaps
  • Bottled Water
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Filtered Water
  • Fireplace ...
  • Firewood
  • Garage
  • Heating
  • Internet
  • Iron & Board
  • Laundry Soap
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room
  • Local Maps
  • Paper Towels
  • Parking
  • Shampoo
  • Telephone
  • Toilet Paper
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine
  • Water Cooler
  • Wireless Internet
Kitchen:
  • 4 Ring Stove
  • Blender
  • Coffee Grinder
  • Coffee Maker
  • Cooking Utensils
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Freezer
  • Grill
  • Kitchen
  • Lobster Pot
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Pantry Items
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove
  • Stove
  • Toaster
Dining:
  • Dining
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 6 people
Bathrooms:
  • 2 Bathrooms
  • Bathroom 1 - toilet , combination tub/shower
    Bathroom 2 - toilet , combination tub/shower
Bedrooms:
  • 2 Bedrooms, Sleeps 6
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 queen
    Bedroom 2 - 2 twin/ single
  • Sleeps 4 comfortably but can fit 6 as we have a roll away bed for kids.
Entertainment:
  • Books
  • DVD Player
  • Games for Kids
  • Radio
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Television
Outside:
  • Beach Chairs
  • Lawn / Garden
  • Outdoor Grill
  • Walkway to Water
  • 4 garden chairs
  • 2 beach chairs
Suitability:
  • Low Allergen Environment
  • children welcome
  • non smoking only
  • pets not allowed
  • suitable for elderly or infirm
  • wheelchair accessible
Attractions:
  • autumn foliage
  • bay/sound
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • forests
  • library
  • museums
  • restaurants
  • winery tours
Leisure Activities:
  • antiquing
  • beachcombing
  • bird watching
  • eco tourism
  • scenic drives
  • sight seeing
  • walking
  • whale watching
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • groceries
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • deepsea fishing
  • fishing
  • golf
  • hiking
  • mountain biking
  • mountain climbing
  • pier fishing
  • sailing
  • sound/bay fishing
  • swimming
  • water skiing
  • wind-surfing
Notes:
The owner of this property lives in the next house up the road and is available for all inquiries, assistance, etc. There is also a washer/dryer in the house. *fireplace seasonally restricted

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