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A unique Oceanview Home

Bedrooms 3
Property type house
Minimum Stay 1 - 7 nights


About the property

3 Bedrooms/1 Bath (1 Queen, 1 Full, 1 Twin, 1 Sleep Sofa)


If after traveling hundreds or thousands of miles, you want to relax and enjoy your vacation feeling and being as comfortable as you do in your own home – this is the vacation rental for you and your family.

We take pride in that everyone who visits enjoys that the home provides them nearly everything you’d have in your own home to make your stay comfortable and enjoyable.

The full modern kitchen is equipped for anyone wanting to provide home cooked meals, mixing cocktails, baking, or nuking popcorn during their stay. There is an abundance of pots, pans, dinnerware, flatware, glasses, cups and utensils for every purpose.

There’s a small sitting room off the Master bedroom at the front of the house which provides a serene and picturesque view of the harbor. It’s great for morning coffee, tea or just relaxing with a good book while the sunrise welcomes the day.

Our two decks are great for outdoor dining, tanning or simply relaxing. One deck is above the garage and provides a great view overlooking the property and an ocean view. The rear deck is off the dining room with a grass covered back yard and gas grille in proximity.

Just down our street is the famous Samoset Resort and only ¾ mi.away is the Rockland breakwater and lighthouse. The ferry landing, just over a mile, provides transportation to a group of nearby islands at reasonable rates.

Our home is conveniently located and close to attractions, restaurants, shopping, hospital, and across the street from the Rockland Harbor. Most important is that the center of the town is within walking distance (1.3mi) from our location.

The annual Rockland Lobster Festival and the North Atlantic Blues Festival are two of the region’s most popular events during the peak season.

At the center of town are boutique shops, galleries, cozy coffee shops and restaurants known to please diverse palates. All of this is complimented by the sereneness of main street and the friendliest merchants and townspeople who work and live in the community.

There is so much to enjoy in Rockland as well as the surrounding cities and towns nearby. You and your family will find your stay here as one of your most special vacations.

More Details

dennis & carol
Member since: 2008
Speaks: english
Response time:
Within 2 days
Response rate:
Calendar last updated:
February 20, 2018

About dennis & carol

We live in Rhode Island and have been here all our lives. Rockland Maine has been a favorite place for us for quite some time.

dennis & carol purchased this house in 1998

Why dennis & carol chose Rockland

We both grew up in Rhode Island but my wife's aunt lived in Rockland. My wife visited her aunt, uncle and cousins in Rockland annualy-usually lobster festival week - and fell in love with this small seaside town. When we met in the 80's, I joined her on her visits to Rockland. We found this home on our way to visit the Samoset Resort and the Rockland breakwater and purchased it in 1998.

What makes this house unique

There is a great view of the harbor from our home. There is a small sitting room off the master bedroom with a large picture window where you can relax with a coffee, a good book or your ipod and truely relax. You can also go to the large deck above the garage and capture the ocean breeze and sunshine along with a view of the harbor.


Rockland House Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • house
  • Guests provide their own meals
House Rules:
  • Check-in: 4:00 PM
  • /
  • Check-out: 10:00 AM
  • Max. occupancy: 6
  • Min. age of primary renter: 25
  • Children welcome
  • Parties/events not allowed
  • Pets not allowed
  • Non smoking only
Location Type:
  • Near The Ocean ...
  • Ocean View ...
  • Town ...
  • Away From It All
  • Budget
  • Family
  • Romantic
  • Sports & Activities
  • Tourist Attractions
  • Activities Guide
  • Alarm Clock
  • Basic Soaps
  • Ceiling Fans
  • Clothes Dryer ...
  • Garage
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating ...
  • Internet ...
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided ...
  • Living Room ...
  • Local Activities Guide
  • Local Maps
  • Local Restaurant Guide
  • Paper Towels
  • Parking ...
  • Parking Off Street
  • Parking On Street
  • Sofa Bed
  • Telephone ...
  • Toilet Paper
  • Towels Provided ...
  • Washing Machine ...
  • Wireless Internet
  • Blender
  • Coffee Grinder
  • Coffee Maker ...
  • Cooking Utensils ...
  • Dishes & Utensils ...
  • Dishwasher ...
  • Grill
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave ...
  • Oven ...
  • Pantry Items ...
  • Refrigerator ...
  • Stove ...
  • Stove
  • Toaster
  • Dining ...
  • Dining Room
  • seating for 8 people
  • 1 Bathroom
  • Bathroom - toilet , combination tub/shower
  • 3 Bedrooms, Sleeps 6
  • Master Bedroom - 1 queen
    Bedroom - 1 double
    Bedroom - 1 twin/ single
    Other - 1 sleep sofa /futon
  • Master bedroom with one queen bed, 1 room with one double bed, 1 room with one twin and 1 sofa bed in living room
  • Books ...
  • Books for Adults
  • Books for Kids
  • CD Player
  • DVD Player
  • Games ...
  • Satellite / Cable ...
  • Television ...
  • VCR
  • Video Library ...
  • Boat ...
  • Deck / Patio ...
  • Golf ...
  • Kayak / Canoe ...
  • Lawn / Garden ...
  • Outdoor Grill ...
  • Outdoor Grill Gas
  • Tennis ...
  • Wood Deck
  • 8 garden chairs
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • Low Allergen Environment
  • suitable for elderly or infirm
  • wheelchair inaccessible
  • autumn foliage
  • bay/sound
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • coin laundry
  • festivals
  • library
  • live theater
  • marina
  • museums
  • playground
  • pond
  • restaurants
  • winery tours
Leisure Activities:
  • antiquing
  • beachcombing
  • bird watching
  • paddle boating
  • scenic drives
  • sight seeing
  • sledding
  • walking
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • fitness center
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • laundromat
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • deepsea fishing
  • fishing
  • freshwater fishing
  • golf
  • hiking
  • hunting
  • ice skating
  • mountain biking
  • mountain climbing
  • pier fishing
  • sailing
  • skiing
  • sound/bay fishing
  • surf fishing
  • swimming
  • tennis
Nice size open back yard with grass, flowers, trees


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A unique Oceanview Home
average rating of 4.9166665 based on 12 reviews

Totally equipped and charming

  • 5 of 5

Everything we needed was available in the kitchen and the owner was extremely helpful and communicated well. the home is just down the road from the Rockland Breakwater lighthouse and an easy drive into the Farnsworth Museum. We really enjoyed the location overall but it is separated from the bay by a road and a neighbors large yard. The views are very pretty but as stated in the property description , it is not directly on the water. Having a washer and dryer available in the basement was great.

  • Submitted: Jul 17, 2017
  • Stayed: June 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
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Very comfortable, and access to everything

  • 4 of 5

This property was a great location for day tripping along the coast. It was comfortable for the 4 of us, (2 couples), and we enjoyed sitting on the deck for coffee, and cooking lobsters on the grill out back. Plenty of cooking utensils, and comfortable beds. Thank you!!!

  • Submitted: Oct 7, 2016
  • Stayed: August 2016
  • Source: HomeAway
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Many Maine vacations we have spent here.

  • 5 of 5

Just a quick note to say, again, that we highly recommend this for a vacation stay. We have used this comfy, bright, clean, and well-located home for years----2-week stays twice a year. Our last review, in 2011, is still applicable, as are all the other reviews, before and after, so I will let them speak for themselves.

  • Submitted: Mar 20, 2016
  • Stayed: September 2015
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you.
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Loved An Oceanview Home!

  • 5 of 5

We loved our visit to Rockland over the Veterans Day week-end and this cozy home made a great home base. It turned out to be the perfect time to visit, it felt like a sleepy town but there was plenty open and lots to do. Of course, it was on the chilly side, but the house warmed up very quickly when we checked in and we stayed comfortable. The owners very thoughtfully provided 2 looseleaf books with lots of information about things to do in the area. The home had everything we needed. We even had dinner guests one evening and we did not lack for anything necessary for a lobster boil - including placemats with directions on how to eat a lobster! The beds were comfortable and I absolutely loved waking up in the morning and looking from my bed straight across the road to the calm waters of the harbor. We did not need our hosts, but I had their phone number and was confident that any problem would have been resolved quickly. We loved our special dinner out at Primo (Sunday night, $1 oysters!) and our meal the night before at 3 Crow was also very delicious. We hope to return to Rockland someday and also look forward to returning to An Oceanview Home!

  • Submitted: Mar 3, 2015
  • Stayed: November 2014
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Great Vacation Rental!

  • 5 of 5

We just had a great weeks stay in this vacation rental. The listing & photos accurately describe the property & location, the property was clean, well maintained and had everything we needed for a Maine vacation. The owners were communicative and responded in a timely manner. Rockland was a perfect home base for day trips. The Rockland Breakwater Lighthouse & Pemaquid Point Lighthouse were among our favorite sites. Longer day trips to Popham Beach & Acadia Natl Park are highly recommended. The lobster purchased from Knights by the Ferry Landing was fantastic; the rental was well equipped with whatever we needed to cook the lobster.

I would highly recommend this rental property!

  • Submitted: Aug 7, 2013
  • Stayed: July 2013
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Glen Arm, Maryland

Charming home

  • 5 of 5

My family and I had a delightful stay at this lovely, comfortable and bright house. (The pictures do not do it justice). Wood floors, brick fireplace, just-right paintings which grace the walls provide a perfect setting for a Penobscot Bay vacation. The views of the water are serene and soothing and the house is filled with light and the sweet ocean air. Now and then the soft sound of the lighthouse horn can be heard.

On a more practical note, the beds were very comfortable, the kitchen was well and thoughtfully equipped, the off-street parking was nice and, unlike many rental homes, the tv had many many channels (way beyond basic cable) so we could watch favorite shows.

In sum, this vacation home is quite special! Having enjoyed nine summers in Mid-Coast Maine, we all agreed that this rental house was one of the best ever! Many thanks to Dennis and Carol~

The Webers

Glen Arm, Maryland

  • Submitted: Aug 26, 2012
  • Stayed: August 2012
  • Source: HomeAway
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Nearest Airport
10 Miles
knox county regional airport
Nearest Barpub
1 Miles
Nearest Ferry
1.5 Miles
Rockland Ferry Terminal
Nearest Golf
1 Miles
samoset resort
Nearest Train
4 Miles
Maine Eastern RR
Nearest Motorway
1 Miles
Route 1
Nearest Restaurant
1 Miles
La Bella Vita
Nearest Ski
8 Miles
camden snow bowl
Nearest Beach
5 Miles
sandy beach
Car: recommended

If you want to relax and just hang out and enjoy the ocean breeze, beautiful sunsets, dining by the ocean, a backyard barbecue or lobster & clam boil this is the place to do it. Or you can ferry to the islands, play golf, tennis, sail, hike, bike, fish, swim, or go to the cinema. Whatever your desire - this is the place for you and your family.


Rates & Availability

Taxes and fees are additional

Additional information about rental rates

cleaning $40
Tax Rate 9.0%

Owner's Cancellation Policy

  • 50% refund if canceled at least 30 days before arrival date.
  • 100% refund if canceled at least 60 days before arrival date.
  • Service Fee fully refunded on cancellations that qualify for 100% refund.

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