ARCHITECT DESIGNED-180 DEGREE OCEAN VIEW-BEST ON COAST-8 MIN ROCKLAND

J Phillipps

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Sleeps10
Bedrooms 5
Bathrooms2
Half Baths2
Property type house
Minimum Stay 7 nights

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ARCHITECT DESIGNED-180 DEGREE OCEAN VIEW-BEST ON COAST-8 MIN ROCKLAND

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5 bedrooms, 2 full bathrooms, 2 half bathrooms, sleeps 10

Unimpeded ocean views exceeding 180 degrees; cool sea breezes; 2000 sq.ft. deck overlooking layers of water: Lake Chickawaukee, Penobscot Bay, Atlantic Ocean. With glass sliders stretching 88 ft. the sea & sky are invited inside. Designed & built by architect owners 2009, light, airy 3500 sq.ft. home sited on a precipice amidst 7 acres of woods & fields, informal gardens, natural stone walls. Open plan living/dining/kitchen, 22 ft. ceilings, exposed wood frame, generous spaces, sumptuous bathrooms, playful geometry, art, artifacts, unique details at every turn. Bamboo 16'x16' kitchen perfect for large groups, catered events, wedding receptions. Help yourself to the herb & cutting gardens. Private & serene, only 8 minutes from Rockland's many attractions. From each dramatic sunrise to the pink glow of the reflected sunset, watch schooners romp along the coast, enjoy vibrant fall colors, catch the full moonrise. You can't help but feel one with the elements. As many guests have said: there is no need to go anywhere, its all right here.

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Suitability:
  • pets not allowed
  • non smoking only
  • wheelchair accessible
  • suitable for elderly or infirm
  • children welcome

J Phillipps

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Sunrise Summit is a perfect location for your wedding and reception. The open plan living/dining/kitchen and spacious decks have proven to be very accommodating for a maximum of 50 guests indoors. A tent of 30' x 50' fits nicely on the site and comfortably seats 75 guests. The kitchen works well for caterers with lots of space outdoors for a lobster bake or BBQ.

Please contact the owner for more information, photos, testimonials: Jeanette Phillipps 207-593-2462

Sleeps10
Bedrooms 5
Bathrooms2
Half Baths2
Property type house
Minimum Stay 7 nights
Travel with confidence
Travel with confidence
Guaranteed, secure, with no booking fees
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Three services to protect your trip:
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Architect designed-180 degree ocean view-best on coast-8 min Rockland
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Architect designed-180 degree ocean view-best on coast-8 min Rockland
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Rockland MidCoast and Penobscot Bay
5

GORGEOUS HOUSE, SPECTACULAR LOCATION!

  • 5 of 5
Gorgeous house, spectacular location

We loved our week in Maine, and it was due in no small part to this gorgeous home. Super clean, well appointed and the location was perfect.

5 minutes from a fresh water lake (we swam everyday) and ten minutes from Rockland harbor, and 20 minutes to Camden, we could not have asked for more.

Some huge benefits to the house, amazing view, great deck for outside living, big comfy beds, huge clean bathrooms, and for our family, a super well appointed kitchen. We cooked at home about half of the meals and everything we needed to cook and entertain was right there. Great big grill on the deck didn't hurt either.

Only down side was intermittent cell, so be prepared to be off the cell grid, so to speak, and just enjoy the down time.
  • Submitted: Aug 3, 2013
  • Stayed: Jun 2013
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Architect designed-180 degree ocean view-best on coast-8 min Rockland
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Rockland MidCoast and Penobscot Bay
Berkeley, CA
5

WONDERFUL ALL-FAMILY VACATION

  • 5 of 5
We had eight adults and one baby filling the house and we all really enjoyed a wonderful week. Everything worked well and was excellent quality. The home itself is very beautiful and the views are spectacular. It is very quiet and peaceful. The description was complete and the photos give an accurate impression of the home. It was really nice not to have ugly, utilitarian furnishings. This home is filled with things you would actually like to live with.

Rockland is a great place to stay for a week's vacation in Maine -- lots of cultural as well as natural attractions. Enjoy!
  • Submitted: Aug 1, 2013
  • Stayed: Jul 2013
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Recommended for:  Age 55+, Adventure Seekers, Sightseeing, Families with Teenagers, Families with Young Children, Romantic Getaway
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Architect designed-180 degree ocean view-best on coast-8 min Rockland
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Rockland MidCoast and Penobscot Bay
NY, NY
5

RETURNING TO ANOTHER WORLD

  • 5 of 5
Once again as I get out of the car and turn to walk up the path leading to the door of Sunrise Summit, I feel that familiar shift in my spirit. It is as if invisible hands are lifting from my shoulders the weighty cloak of my everyday life and freeing me to experience the rich, restorative wonders that await me here. It is the classic welcome I remember and it brings a smile to my face and to my heart.

The grounds in early Autumn are looking beautiful, lush from a Summer's worth of attentive care from Mother Nature and the helping hand of creative gardener-owner, Jeanette Phillipps. Inside, and immediately greeting me is the warming sight of fresh flowers and pots of thriving plants indluding wonderful herbs for the kitchen. An architecturally stunning interior unfolds everywhere I look, filled with art and textiles from around the world, including many striking works by the owner who is a fine-art photographer as well. And each window gives sneak previews of nature's ever-changing gifts for my eyes.

I am here to add more images to my fine-art portfolio and know my camera will be well-fed. With so many art galleries, the waterfront, wonderful restaurants and shops all so nearby plus the fun of driving through gorgeous winding back roads, I know I will be well-nourished by my week on Sunrise Summit too!

The memory of great past times spent here have drawn me back for more. I have been here in Spring, Summer, and now Autumn. At this visit's end, I am once more amazed at the newness and fullness of this experience! And it leaves me pondering just how a Winter stay will feel.
  • Submitted: Oct 23, 2012
  • Stayed: Oct 2012
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Architect designed-180 degree ocean view-best on coast-8 min Rockland
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Rockland MidCoast and Penobscot Bay
5

EXQUISITE!

  • 5 of 5
What a spectacular place this is - we had a family gathering, and all of us (there were 9 most of the week - all adults) thoroughly enjoyed the fantastic views, the spacious rooms, the expansive deck, the gourmet kitchen. We would love to return!
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  • Stayed: Aug 2011
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Architect designed-180 degree ocean view-best on coast-8 min Rockland
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+1 2075932462
Rockland MidCoast and Penobscot Bay
5

BREATHTAKING, WONDERFUL HOME FOR VACATION OR EVENT

  • 5 of 5
Sunrise Summit provided a beautiful reception venue for our October 22nd wedding, as well as wonderful, comfortable accomodations for family. The view was breathtaking- each morning, we were up at sunrise for the most magnificent display over the ocean, island, mountains and lake, and continued to be astounded throughout the day as the scenery changed. Sunrise Summit truly displays the finest of Maine.

The kitchen is very well-equipped, provided all nessecities in great quality and quantity. All of the sleeping spaces were comfortable, and we appreciated the versitality Jeanette had in arranging the house for our family. It was very clean upon our arrival, and it was fun to have small gifts from Fiore there too. The house was very spacious for both our family, and for our 50-person reception.

We would recommend Sunrise Summit for an event, or a vacation anywhere in the Rockland/Camden area. Jeanette is very hospitable, and helpful in all areas. It was hard to leave such a beautiful house, and we look forward to returning soon!
  • Submitted: Oct 30, 2011
  • Stayed: Oct 2011
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Architect designed-180 degree ocean view-best on coast-8 min Rockland
http://www.homeaway.com/vacation-rental/p331998
+1 2075932462
Rockland MidCoast and Penobscot Bay
5

THE PERFECT SPOT FOR AN INTIMATE WEDDING!

  • 5 of 5
From start to finish, our experience at Sunrise Summit was never less than breathtaking. My husband and I found this property during the process of securing a venue for our October wedding reception, which we sought to be a unique affair reflecting our appreciation for the beauty of the Maine coast in an intimate and distinctive atmosphere. Upon our first visit to Sunrise Summit, we knew that we had found the perfect spot. Beyond the sprawling views of the islands, mountains, and ocean – which were magnificent, to say the least – Jeannette took special time to walk us through the spectacular history of the house (from ideation through creation) and the artwork and many artifacts it displays. In doing so, we found that we were not renting merely an event venue, but rather a gallery of incredible experiences and memories. Coupling the beauty of the site with its clever design, modern amenities, and convenient proximity to charming Camden and Rockland, we could not have asked for more. Thank you!
  • Submitted: Oct 8, 2011
  • Stayed: Sep 2011
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Map

Nearest Airport
6 Miles
Knox County Regional Airport
Nearest Ferry
3 Miles
Rockland
Nearest Train
60 Miles
Portland, ME
Nearest Motorway
1 Miles
route 17
Nearest Beach
2 Miles
Chickawaukee
Nearest Barpub
3 Miles
Rockland
Nearest Ski
15 Miles
Camden Snow Bowl
Nearest Golf
1 Miles
Rockland Golf Club
Nearest Restaurant
3 Miles
Rockland
Car: necessary

Listed as one of America's coolest small towns by Budget Travel Oct. 09. 'You'll find just enough sophistication to balance the saltiness of mid-coast Maine in Rockland'. Enjoy the waterfront, boardwalk, lighthouses, Blues Festival, Lobster Festival, Lobster Boat Race, Boats, Homes & Harbors Show, weekly Farmers Market, bakeries, cafes & restaurants from diner to world-class, the Strand Theater, Bay Chamber Concert series, Film Festival, Farnsworth Museum, art galleries, House & Garden Tours, Windjammer Parade, windjammer cruises, air shows, auto auction, swimming & boating on Lake Chickawaukee, ferries to islands, see the puffins, rent a kayak. If you run out of things to do, historic Camden & Camden Hills State Park are only 15 minutes away, the charming boat-building town of Rockport 10 minutes east, or Thomaston, Owls Head, Spruce Head, Port Clyde not far to the west. Take a day trip to Acadia National Park one hour drive east; Freeport (LL Bean & outlet shopping) 1-1/2 hours west.

Other Activities: Summer festivals, windjammer day sails and cruises, berry-picking, star-gazing, weather-watching, fall leaf peeping, fall film festival

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Availability & Rates

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Rockland House Rental Rates

Rental Basis:
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Rate Period Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly * Event
 
Summer
Jun 21 2014 - Sep 12 2014
Changeover Day: Saturday
7 night minimum stay
$4,250
$15,500
 
 
Autumn
Sep 13 2014 - Nov 28 2014
7 night minimum stay
$4,000
$14,500
 
 
Winter
Nov 29 2014 - Apr 24 2015
7 night minimum stay
$3,500
$12,500
 

Additional information about rental rates

Tax Rate 8.0%
Notes Rental rates do not include tax. For rentals longer than one week a cleaning fee will be charged.
The full moon rise is spectacular at Sunrise Summit.
Full moon calendar 2014: 8/10, 9/9, 10/8, 11/6, 12/6
50% to secure the rental.
50% 30 days prior to arrival; $1000 refundable security deposit 30 days prior to arrival.
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Amenities

Rockland House Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • house
Meals:
  • Guests provide their own meals
Floor Area:
  • 3500 sq. ft.
Location Type:
  • Mountain
  • Near The Ocean
Theme:
  • Romantic
  • Family
  • Adventure
  • Away From It All
  • Historic
  • Sports & Activities
  • Tourist Attractions
General:
  • Parking
  • Fireplace
  • Heating
  • Linens Provided
  • Wireless Internet
  • Wood Stove
  • Iron & Board
  • Alarm Clock
  • Ceiling Fans
  • Water Cooler
  • Filtered Water
  • Laundry Soap
  • Local Maps
  • Paper Towels
  • Local Restaurant Guide
  • Security System
  • Basic Soaps
  • Toilet Paper
  • Internet
  • Towels Provided
Kitchen:
  • Dishwasher
  • Refrigerator
  • Freezer
  • Oven
  • Microwave
  • Grill
  • 4 Ring Stove
  • Blender
  • Ice Maker
  • Lobster Pot
  • Pantry Items
  • Stove
  • Cooking Utensils
  • Coffee Maker
  • Toaster
Dining:
  • Dining Room
  • seating for 10 people
Bathrooms:
  • 2 Bathrooms
  • 2 Half Baths
  • Bathroom 1 - toilet , shower , double shower, double sinks
    Bathroom 2 - toilet , combination tub/shower , shower , tub big enough for 2
    Bathroom 3 - toilet , red glass vessel sink
    Bathroom 4 - toilet , granite vessel sink
  • Master bathroom has 8' oak cabinet with twin copper sinks. Walk-in 4'x8' cedar (varnished) shower has double rain heads with hand sprays and cedar benches. The guest bathroom is bamboo with 6' soaking tub big enough for 2, and hand spray. A separate spacious shower is adjacent single sink counter and separated by glass. Both full bathrooms are bright, spacious, and spa-like, with colorful carpets, art and artifacts. Ground floor powder room has wood counter with granite vessel sink and copper faucet, art and artifacts. Upstairs powder room has wood counter with red glass vessel sink, waterfall faucet, art and artifacts. All bathrooms are architect designed and detailed, built by local shipwright. Towels are new, top of the line. Conveniently located on the main floor is a cheery laundry room with washer, dryer, and sink.
Bedrooms:
  • 5 Bedrooms, Sleeps 10
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 king , king
    Bedroom 2 - 1 queen , queen
    Bedroom 3 - 1 king , 2 twin/ single , twins w/king conversion
    Bedroom 4 - 1 king , 2 twin/ single , twins w/king conversion
    Bedroom 5 - 1 queen , loft area with built in queen bed
  • Master suite is separated by a glass enclosed link with desk and library, private entrances to both main deck and front yard. Master bedroom has 22 ft. ceiling, 16 ft. glass sliders to private deck with ocean and harbor views, 8'x10' walk-in cedar closet/dressing room. Another glass enclosed link with library separates two guest bedrooms, bathroom, laundry, cedar linen closet from the main living space. Queen bedroom ground floor has ocean views, cedar closet, desk. Twin/king bedroom ground floor has cathedral ceiling, 47 in. flat screen w/DVD library, CD, MP3 player, cedar built-ins, desk. Open riser stair leads to second floor loft area with built-in queen bed, cathedral ceiling, desk. Adjacent twin/king bedroom has cathedral ceiling, private deck with ocean views, desk. All beds and furniture are designed and built by the owner/architects. All bedrooms are spacious and bright, with warm soothing colors, Turkish carpets, art and artifacts. All bedding is comfy, new, top of the line.
Entertainment:
  • Television
  • Radio
  • Stereo
  • CD Player
  • Books
  • DVD Player
Outside:
  • Outdoor Grill
  • Beach Chairs
  • Binoculars
  • Wood Deck
  • Outdoor Grill Gas
  • Porch / Veranda
  • Lawn / Garden
  • Terrace
  • Balcony
  • 18 garden chairs
Suitability:
  • pets not allowed
  • non smoking only
  • wheelchair accessible
  • suitable for elderly or infirm
  • children welcome
Attractions:
  • arboretum
  • autumn foliage
  • bay/sound
  • botanical garden
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • forests
  • library
  • marina
  • museums
  • playground
  • pond
  • recreation center
  • live theater
  • synagogues
  • waterfalls
  • winery tours
  • coin laundry
  • restaurants
Leisure Activities:
  • antiquing
  • walking
  • horseback riding
  • bird watching
  • eco tourism
  • scenic drives
  • whale watching
  • outlet shopping
  • paddle boating
  • sight seeing
  • sledding
Local Services & Businesses:
  • Babysitter
  • massage therapist
  • medical services
  • fitness center
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • laundromat
  • ATM/bank
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • sound/bay fishing
  • water tubing
  • pier fishing
  • mountain climbing
  • whitewater rafting
  • golf privileges optional
  • ski privileges optional
  • swimming
  • tennis
  • sailing
  • cycling
  • fishing
  • skiing
  • golf
  • wind-surfing
  • water skiing
  • mountain biking
  • mountaineering
  • roller blading
  • deepsea fishing
  • fly fishing
  • freshwater fishing
  • hiking
  • ice skating
  • jet skiing
Notes:
Fully equipped kitchen with new top of the line appliances, two full-size sinks, first class dinnerware and cookware for both indoor and outdoor dining. The kitchen is custom designed in bamboo for its durability and soft look, built by local shipwright. It is easy to maneuver a wheelchair or walker with ramp entrance, one level living, wide passageways throughout, spacious bathrooms, master shower (4 ft. x 8 ft.) has no curb. Please note that our insurance does not allow the use of the fireplace or wood stove. An outdoor firepit is onsite for wood or charcoal. At an elevation of 670 ft. mosquitos and flies are scarce. The house is fully screened.
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