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Harbor View & Beach Access, Island House Plus Studio

Kathy Allen

Member since: 2003
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Speaks: english
Sleeps9
Bedrooms 5
Bathrooms2
Property type house
Minimum Stay 3 - 7 nights

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Kathy Allen

Member since: 2003
Speaks: english
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Response rate:
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Calendar last updated:
April 7, 2015
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Harbor View & Beach Access, Island House Plus Studio

Sleeps9
Bedrooms 5
Bathrooms2
Property type house
Minimum Stay 3 - 7 nights

Overview

North Haven Island House Rental Photos and Description

House, 4 Bedrooms/ 2 baths + in-law cabin sleeps 2 + 1 Bath, (Sleeps 8-9)

Overlooking picturesque Bartlett's Harbor, this secluded property, set among spruce trees, wildflowers, and rocky ledges, includes a small house plus an 'in-law cabin.' Two parties will enjoy privacy but close proximity: a lawn separates the two buildings by 50'. Completely renovated 2014.

Access to two beaches (rocky and pebble) and the pier, along a dirt road, is a two-minute walk. The rental includes shared use of a rowboat and the pier.

The Barnacle proper has 4 bedrooms (full downstairs, Queen, 2 twins, 1 twin in upstairs bedrooms) living/dining area (old oak table seats 8) with propane fireplace for heat & atmosphere, kitchen (sink, gas stove, fridge, microwave, coffeemaker, dishwasher), 2 bathrooms with showers, and deck.

The 'in-law cabin' is a grey-shingled one-room studio built in about 1985, with a comfy double bed, kitchen area, bathroom with shower and washer-dryer. No stairs.

Both have great views, especially of the sunsets over the Camden Hills.

There's an out-building for storing your bikes, where kids can play cards on rainy days.

Keywords: House + Studio

More Details
Suitability:
  • children welcome
  • non smoking only
  • pets considered
Kathy Allen (Owner)
Member since: 2003
Call Owner
Enter your email address to view the phone number
Speaks: english
Response time:
Within 12 hours
Response rate:
100%
Calendar last updated:
April 7, 2015

About Kathy Allen

Our grandparents bought the Red House (then red) in 1914. He was a sculptor and he joined Bela Pratt, another sculptor, and other artists summering at Bartlett's Harbor. It was a thriving artists' colony, and the bluffs, sunlight, spruce trees, bay and harbors, and wildflower meadows were often depicted in different media. In 1960 our parents bought the neighboring property, The Barnacle, which a Pratt son (who later died in the 1918 influenza epidemic) built on a rock from old barn timbers. My brothers and parents now live in California, and I live in NJ, and we continue to summer on North Haven with our own children.

Kathy Allen purchased this house in 1960

Why Kathy Allen chose North Haven Island

Beach-combing biking painting /drawing /photos (Bartlett's Harbor was a former artists' colony) rowing swimming (water is cold) collecting mussels, crabs

What makes this house unique

We have many family traditions, such as sailing around the inlets and islands in Penobscot Bay, motoring to Saddle Island for a picnic, climbing to the top of Ames' Peak (close to the town tennis courts) for a nearly 360 degree view, picking wild raspberries and wildflowers, hiking the path through the woods to the other side of the harbor, building morning fires in the fireplace or woodstove to stave off the Maine chill, swimming across the cove to the Pier. We visit the lovely town library every few days, go out to dinner at Coal Wharf, and have at least one lobster dinner at home.

Guestbook comments from the owner

Our summer truly wouldn't be complete without a visit to the Barnacle! We love the quiet and the fabulous views from the deck, especially the sunsets! The house is rustic and cozy, just perfect for us. The studio is perfect for visitors, allowing them to have their own space as well. The Allens are wonderful owners, and do a great job taking care of the property. We are counting down the days till we can come back to the Barnacle.
Aug 2009
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Why HomeAway

Sleeps9
Bedrooms 5
Bathrooms2
Property type house
Minimum Stay 3 - 7 nights
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Map

Nearest Airport
12 Miles
Rockland, ME
Nearest Ferry
4.5 Miles
North Haven/Rockland DOT ferry
Car: recommended

The North Haven Comm. Center offers movies, plays, lectures, coffee & donuts, but the schedule varies. The Island Museum features artifacts from 200 years of North Haven living. Tennis & golf privileges, sailing & tennis lessons are available through the Casino (the town Yacht Club).

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Rates & Availability

From $286 Per night

North Haven Island House Rental Rates

Rental Basis:
per property
Rental rates quoted in:
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Rate Period Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly Event
 
Peak summer season
Jul 1 2015 - Aug 31 2015
7 night minimum stay
$2,000
 
 
September
Sep 1 2015 - Oct 10 2015
3 night minimum stay
$2,000
 

Additional information about rental rates

Refundable damage deposit $250
Tax Rate 8.0%
Notes Half of total is due upon receipt of contract. Remainder due February. Completely refundable except for $150 re-rental fee IF I can re-rent the property to another tenant.
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Amenities

North Haven Island House Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • house
Location Type:
  • Beach View ...
  • Beachfront ...
  • Mountain View ...
  • Ocean View
  • Village ...
  • Water View
General:
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Linens Provided
  • Parking Off Street
  • Telephone
  • Washing Machine
  • Wood Stove
Kitchen:
  • Cooking Utensils
  • Kitchen
  • Microwave
  • Refrigerator
Bathrooms:
  • 2 Bathrooms
  • Bathroom 1 -
    Bathroom 2 -
Bedrooms:
  • 5 Bedrooms, Sleeps 9
  • Double Beds (1), Twin or Single Beds (1), Baby Cribs (1), Sleep Sofa or Futons (1)
Entertainment:
  • DVD Player
  • Television
  • VCR
Outside:
  • Deck / Patio
  • Outdoor Grill
Suitability:
  • children welcome
  • non smoking only
  • pets considered
Attractions:
  • cinemas
  • live theater
  • museums
  • restaurants
Leisure Activities:
  • beachcombing
  • bird watching
  • boating
  • shelling
  • walking
  • wildlife viewing
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • Babysitter
  • groceries
  • laundromat
  • massage therapist
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • golf
  • hiking
  • kayaking
  • sailing
  • tennis

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