|Minimum Stay||7 nights|
'Bay View Aerie' - Osprey, and Seagulls circle overhead, the sun rises on Penobscot Bay and reflections sparkle on the ceiling of this artistically designed apartment above a private art gallery. Newly constructed and fully furnished the apartment includes one bedroom with full size bed, full kitchen with eating bar and a view of woods and the mountain. The bath has pedestal sink and roomy corner shower and envelops you with warm inviting apricot walls. Multi angled throughout the living room provides views of the garden and glimpses of the sea from the front window. The ceiling fan keeps the sea breeze moving throughout the apartment and Cable TV and DVD are provided. A ships ladder leads to the quaint loft at the peak of the room which provides a quiet place to read or just relax. Radiant Heat takes the chill off on spring or fall visits. Private entrance at the top of the drive to a small deck and the kitchen with its cherry cabinets allows visitors easy access.
No pets allowed.
Surroundings and Amenities: A few steps to 'Laite Beach' across the street and just a half mile walk to Camden Harbor the apartment allows visitors to enjoy easy access to either Camden, Rockport or Rockland attractions without difficulty on beautiful scenic local roads or simply eat in and enjoy the lawn and gardens with lobster from local fishermen.
Eat In Kitchen,
Wireless Internet access,
Full Sleep Sofa,
Chest of drawers,
Lawn & Gardens
Activities: Swimming is available at public beach across street. Hiking to town a half mile away or to Rockport Village, Vesper Children's Chapel, or Mt . Battie. 'The most beautiful walk in the World' according to the Sept. 2004 issue of Yankee Magazine is one block away. Fantastic Libraby, public parks, State Park with road up Mt. Batti
Attractions: Local attractions include the largest Windjammer fleet on the Maine coast, the Belted Galloway Cows at Aldermere Farm (about a mile stroll through shaded back roads) and numerous shopping opportunities. Visiting artists may be invited to exhibit work done on the premises in an upcoming gallery exhibit. 'Where the Mountains Meet the Sea', Camden has long been a destination for travelers by land and sea. Beautifully tucked away in the varied coastline of Maine visitors are surrounded by unique vistas and numerous entertainment opportunities. Museums, galleries, a winery, shopping, sailing, artists and artisans, and gourmet restaurants are only a small sample of available entertainment for the visitor. Two historically restored theatrs. Classes are available by area schools in photography, woodworking, furniture building, fine art and ship building. The beauty of the view from the mountain with lakes to the north and west and the sea eastward there is something for everyone who visits
At present I live in the house and spend my time as a professional artist. Having had various careers including Equestrian in Jumping, Dressage and Saddle Seat riding and breeding National Show Horses in Connecticut. I also have worked in several Paint Deptartments and run my own business in Color Consultation and design. I spent most of my years in CT and my children still live there. I visit occassionally but am in Maine year round and maintain my art studio here.
Linda Norton purchased this apartment in 1910
This is a family homestead purchased by my Grandfather just before he married my Grandmother. I moved into the house in 2000 and added the apartment in 2005. Origionally from Connecticut I have spent all of my childhood summers in Camden at this house. My Children also spent summers here and my Grandchildren visit when possible. I have loved this area all my life and now record it in watercolors which I show across the country in juried art shows.
When I added the apartment my design was intended to enhance the exsisting house and have it blend in to the original design. The house itself has not been changed since my Grandparents lived in it and is true to its time. I considered the warmth and quiet elegance something that I wished to maintain in the house and mirror in the apartment. Giving it warmth and solitude in tune with the era of the overall property. Yet close to a multitude of interesting sites to visit and enjoy.
I was so sorry to read the previous review as this couple mentioned none of this to me during their stay. I know I can never change one's opinion, but, in the words of my current renters... "This recently-built, lovely carriage house, located over the studio of one of Maine's most accomplished artists, has everything one needs to enjoy a delightful vacation in Camden. Camden is busy in the summer, just as Nantucket and Martha's Vineyard. That's because it is idealic in the summer and the autumn. But sleeping in cool breezes and total quiet of this cottage is far superior to being awaken by the cleaning crew in a hotel."
Again, each person has his or her own opinion, which, sadly, I cannot change. My cottage is always clean and inviting. I will, sadly, agree to disagree.
Liz and Bob
Where the Mountains meet the sea. Walk to Laite Beach across the street to swim, picnic or watch the Schooners leaving harbor. Just half a mile walk to the Village where Fine art galleries and shops abound. Farnsworth Museum, and Wyeth Paintings plus many locations for Plein air artists or photographers. Beautiful parks a waterfall and numerous hiking trails. Walk, bike, sail or rent a car Penobscot Bay area of Mid coast Maine abounds in wonderful natural attractions and festivals for the visitor.
Other Activities: Painting, Photography, Picnics Fourth of July Fireworks, August Lobster Festival, or the Boat Show, Windjammers gather on Labor Day Weekend. Day Sails are available from the town landing from May to October. You can Climb Mt. Battie or drive to the tower at the summit and view the lakes to the North and Penobscot Bay to the South and East. A Picnic at the Ampitheather adjoining the Library at the head of the Harbor is a great escape after a morning of shopping. A drive to Rockport and meet the Galloway Cows and see the historic harbor with lime kilns. Neighboring Rockland offers more shops, gallerys and The Farnsworth Museum with works from the Wyeth's. There are also numerous Light Houses two of which are open to the public and the Lighthouse Museum for interesting history of the Coast of Maine. Every weekend has an event scheduled all summer long throughout the Mid Coast area. Come and enjoy them from you own local apartment or just relax at 'home'.
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My Standard Rate
7 night minimum stay
|Notes||Stays of less than one week are not allowed in this area of Camden by zoning regulations. No pets are allowed due to allergies of regular guests who return yearly.|
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