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Oceanfront Condo On Scenic Penobscot Bay

Sleeps6
Bedrooms 2
Bathrooms2
Property type condo

Overview


Details
Property
condo
Sleeps
6
Bedrooms
2
Bathrooms
2

About the property

2 Bedrooms, 2 Bathrooms In Restored 1874 Victorian Manor House

Our HOA requires a 30 night minimum stay. If you are looking for a perfect getaway, this is it! Our location in Rockport, Maine is where the mountains meet the sea. The views are incredible! You get the best of both worlds for beauty and recreation. This fully restored 1874 Victorian mansion is truly exquisite. There are 4 condos in the mansion. Our unit is a well-appointed 2 bedroom, 2 bath oceanfront condo overlooking scenic Penobscot Bay sleeps 6 guests- 4 in bedrooms and 2 on the sleeper sofa in the living room. This well-maintained condo sits on 63 acres with 2500 feet along the ocean. The property has expansive lawns, a walking path along the ocean, bike paths, tennis court, and swimming pool. Next door is the Samoset Golf Resort where you can enjoy ocean scenery while golfing. Visit scenic Rockport Harbor, where you can see the Andre the Seal statue, walk through the park, and enjoy the ocean views. We are a short drive to Camden Harbor. Enjoy walking around the harbor area, visiting the shops, dining at great restaurants, and perhaps taking a Windjammer cruise. Enjoy skiing at Camden Snow Bowl which is only 8 miles away. Drive up Mt. Battie and soak in the breathtaking ocean views. Imagine turning off US 1 and driving down the long driveway and suddenly in the distance you see a grand manor house situated on green, expansive lawns right next to the ocean. There is easy access to our unit with parking right outside the front door. Walking in the door, you can't help but be taken aback by the ocean view outside the living room and kitchen windows. You can actually see lobster boats and sailboats pass by from our deck. Downstairs is the living area, dining area, and kitchen. The new kitchen, with stainless steel appliances, is equipped with everything you need for cooking....including a lobster pot that you can use to cook the lobster you just purchased off the boat! The upstairs has a master bedroom with a brand new all marble ensuite master bathroom. The guest room has its own bathroom. There is a sleeper sofa that sleeps 2 in the living room. From the two bedrooms, you have a breathtaking view of Penobscot Bay. What a great way to wake up every morning! Both bathrooms overlook a beautiful little pond on the west side of the building. We furnish towels, linens, and blankets. There is a washer/dryer upstairs. Wifi is included. There are 2 adult size bicycles and 2 helmets available for you to enjoy. We have large cooler and small cooler for you to use for picnics. You have everything you need for a comfortable stay.

This oceanfront manor house condo is truly an elegant, architectural treasure that you won't find any place else. Come enjoy, relax, and recharge at the the place where the mountains meet the sea.

The HOA requires a minimum stay of 30 days. No smoking and no pets please.

More Details

Owner
Thomas & Roberta Thompson
Member since: 2005
Speaks: english
Response time:
Within 12 hours
Response rate:
90%
Calendar last updated:
January 11, 2017

About Thomas & Roberta Thompson

Tom and Roberta met in 1979 when they were camp counselors at one of New England's oldest summer camps. Their children continued the family tradition by attending the same New England summer camp . They love Maine with it's stunning rocky coastline. They always wanted to spend more time there. Finally, Tom and Roberta found the perfect location at Eastward on the Ocean.

Thomas & Roberta Thompson purchased this condo in 2014

Why Thomas & Roberta Thompson chose MidCoast and Penobscot Bay

The oceanfront condo is a perfect spot for relaxation and recreation.

What makes this condo unique

Close proximity to all things beautiful,interesting, and recreational in Maine, but private enough to enjoy the tranquility of the ocean and the surrounding wooded landscape.

Reviews

Wonderful! 4.9/5 -
(10 traveler reviews)

Oceanfront Condo On Scenic Penobscot Bay
average rating of 4.9 based on 10 reviews
5

Better Than Staying At A Hotel!!!

  • 5 of 5

We visited Rockport in October, 2016 with another couple. We are from South Florida, so we wanted to see the changing of the leaves, enjoy some beautiful fall Maine weather, do some fun stuff and stay at a beautiful place. WOW….did we ever!!!

The condo suited our needs perfectly. Downstairs was a cozy living room, with a newly remodeled kitchen off to its right. The kitchen was stocked with every gadget and appliance, just like your own home. There was a spacious dining area next to the kitchen.

Upstairs were two bedrooms and two bathrooms. The beds were extremely comfortable and the bedding was designer quality. The bathrooms were stocked with plush towels. This was way better than staying at an overpriced hotel. It was like home!!!

I am a stickler for cleanliness, and this condo was immaculate! Beautifully decorated, cozy, warm, inviting, and every single room has a gorgeous view of Penobscot Bay.

There is so much to do in the area, sightseeing, hiking, visiting lighthouses, etc. We even found a place to purchase lobsters dirt cheap, literally right out of the water. It was so much fun, and we will definitely be back.

Thank you to the property owners, Thomas and Roberta, for providing such a nice home away from home. They were the nicest people you would ever want to talk to, and were so accommodating! We are so happy we found this gem! Please stay here….you won’t be disappointed. We recommended this condo to some friends, and they are planning a visit in the spring. Thanks again!!!

  • Submitted: Dec 14, 2016
  • Stayed: Oct 2016
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: So thrilled you enjoyed our beautiful home! Thank you for taking the time to write s review😀
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5

Great Fall Get Away!!! Can hardly wait to go back!

  • 5 of 5

Perfect Maine vacay!! First time visitors - the condo was terrific! Even better than described!!!! Very clean and well appointed! We ate breakfast and dinner in the condo as it was so cozy and easy to relax in. Great location and beautiful ocean views!!! Great for experiencing Rockport, Freeport, Acadia Park, and lots of lobster! We recommend early October as the leaves were just starting to turn and the communities hadn't closed for the season!!!!

  • Submitted: Dec 7, 2016
  • Stayed: Sep 2016
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: We thank you so much for taking the time to review our home. We are glad you enjoyed our kitchen and found that you could easily cook meals. That is surely a budget saver when you don't have to eat all your meals out. We agree that our location and views are breath-taking!
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4

Peaceful & Lovely

  • 4 of 5

Sun-filled home with ocean views from every room--perfect for one or two couples. Very clean and spacious with no clutter. Owners are very friendly and responsive. Only downside for us was that the nice TV only got a few basic channels and we were not able to watch Red Sox (streaming not possible due to network area regulations--basic plus would solve the issue and we've gotten that at other area homes).

  • Submitted: Oct 1, 2016
  • Stayed: Aug 2016
  • Source: HomeAway
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5

Like having your own private estate by the water!

  • 5 of 5

The 80 acre grounds are quiet and peaceful and give lots of places to take your morning walk. The rental unit gave a great sense of cottage and the remodelled kitchen was a joy to work in. 43 Eastward by the Ocean is convenient to shopping, restaurants and all sorts of places to visit and things to do. Rockport is ideally situated to be a home base for exploring coastal Maine and interior Maine. The owners were very intentional about ensuring that our stay was pleasant and problem free. I could not have asked for better.

  • Submitted: Sep 15, 2016
  • Stayed: Jun 2016
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: So glad you enjoyed our beautiful new kitchen! We can't wait for you to see the new master bath. We also love the location of this home and agree that it is the best home base for exploring coastal as well as interior Maine. We are happy that your stay at our home in Eastward was everything you had hoped for and more. Thank you so much.
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5

Maine Sea Coast at it's Finest!

  • 5 of 5

Homes adorned with harvest decor, crisp air and a leaves changing from green to a kaleidoscope of colors …Maine is the perfect fall retreat! This Eastward on the Ocean condo is in the historic manor home with the charm of yesteryear and the amenities of today. Everything was sparkling clean! The kitchen and appliances are brand new and was stocked with everything we could imagine. Bedrooms are warm and inviting with cozy comforters to snuggle under on crisp fall nights. We loved the quiet mornings, sitting in the living room and looking out at the ocean and watching birds and foxes playing in the yard outside. The private community has expansive lawns with paths to wander the 63 acres; just out the front door was a lovely pond wrapped by trees in full fall color and just behind the back porch was a spacious lawn rolling down to the ocean bluffs and walking path which has amazing views.

The condo’s location was perfect with easy access to Rockport as well as Rockland & Camden, which have quaint downtowns with museums, restaurants, shopping, with easy access to parks, boating, hiking, bicycling, swimming, tennis, etc. We look forward to staying at this property again…just need to decide if it’s for a summer retreat or the perfect Norman Rockwell New England Christmas.

The owners were very accommodating, easy to work with and worked diligently to make sure our every need was met or exceeded. Put this property high on your vacation list!

  • Submitted: Dec 2, 2015
  • Stayed: Sep 2015
  • Source: HomeAway
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5

The condominium is beautiful and a welcoming place

  • 5 of 5

Your condominium is beautiful and a welcoming place. It is nicely furnished, clean and comfortable for your complete “Home Away”.

The condo is on Penobscot Bay with a beautiful unobstructed view of the ocean. Sunrises are simply phenomenal and the moon rises and shines on the waters. Breathtaking! You get million dollar views at reasonable prices.

No matter your interest, there is plenty for you nearby. The rocky coast is home to numerous lighthouses, and small towns. Next door is the Samoset Resort Golf Club. Located ½ way between Kennebunkport and Bar Harbor, it is convenient for many day trips. We went to: Acadia National Park where we saw Cadillac Mountain, walking trails, Thunder Hole, and ecology. Monhegan Island with its artists, art museum, lighthouse, and local island living. Sailed on the Schooner Heron out of Rockport Harbor. Toured the Farnsworth Museum in Rockland.

Bring your camera and walking shoes and have a wonderful experience.

Life is good.

Charles S., Atlanta

  • Submitted: Oct 16, 2015
  • Stayed: Sep 2015
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thanks so much for taking the time to review our home. We are happy that you were comfortable and able to enjoy our beautiful mid coast Maine area!
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Map

Nearest Airport
79 Miles
Portland Intl. Jetport 79 mi or Bangor Intl. 59 mi
Nearest Golf
1 Miles
Samoset Golf Resort (adjacent to our property)
Nearest Ski
8 Miles
Camden Snow Bowl

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Rates & Availability

Rockport Condo Rental Rates

Rental Basis:
per property
Owner accepts payment in:
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Rate Period Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly Event
 
November-May
Nov 1 2016 - May 15 2017
1 night minimum stay
$3,500
 
 
My Standard Rate
1 night minimum stay
$4,800
 

Additional information about rental rates

Refundable Sec. Deposit $250
Cleaning fee $200
Tax Rate 8.0%

30 night minimum stay per requirement of HOA

No smoking and no pets

****You will not need to pay the homeaway.com booking fee.

Security deposit $250 (refundable if no damage) Cleaning fee $200




CANCELLATION POLICY:Due to our small size and the uniqueness of our condo, cancellations affect us significantly and may leave us little time to re-book your cancelled reservation. There will be no refunds regardless of reason UNLESS we are able to re-book the condo--in which case, there will be a full refund.

50% due upon reservation.
Remaining 50% due by March 1.
HOA requires 30 night minimum stay.
We take personal checks. No credit cards please.

Owner's Cancellation Policy

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Amenities

Rockport Condo Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • condo
Meals:
  • Guests provide their own meals
Floor Area:
  • 1400 sq. ft.
Location Type:
  • Beachfront
  • Golf Course Front
  • Oceanfront ...
Theme:
  • Adventure
  • Away From It All
  • Historic
  • Romantic
  • Sports & Activities
  • Tourist Attractions
General:
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating ...
  • Internet ...
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room ...
  • Parking ...
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine ...
Kitchen:
  • Coffee Maker
  • Dishes & Utensils ...
  • Dishwasher
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove
  • Toaster
Dining:
  • Dining ...
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 6 people
Bathrooms:
  • 2 Bathrooms
  • Bathroom 2 - toilet , combination tub/shower
    Bathroom 1 - toilet , combination tub/shower , Ensuite to master bedroom
  • There are two full bathrooms upstairs with showers and bathtubs. The ensuite master bath is brand new. It is all marble and gorgeous. The floor has radiant heat. Both toilets are comfort height.
Bedrooms:
  • 2 Bedrooms, Sleeps 6
  • Master bedroom - 1 king
    Guest bedroom - 1 queen
  • Wake up to breathtaking views of Penobscot Bay. The master bedroom is upstairs. It has a king size bed and an ensuite bathroom with tub and shower. There are beautiful ocean views from the master bedroom. There is a sleeper sofa in the living room which accommodates two people.
Entertainment:
  • Books
  • DVD Player
  • Games
  • Television
Outside:
  • Bicycles ...
  • Deck / Patio ...
  • Golf ...
  • Lawn / Garden ...
  • Outdoor Grill ...
  • Ski & Snowboard ...
  • Tennis ...
  • 2 bicycles
Suitability:
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • non smoking only
  • pets not allowed
  • wheelchair inaccessible
Pool / Spa:
  • Communal Pool ...
  • Heated Pool
Attractions:
  • autumn foliage
  • bay/sound
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • festivals
  • forests
  • library
  • live theater
  • marina
  • museums
  • playground
  • pond
  • restaurants
Leisure Activities:
  • antiquing
  • beachcombing
  • bird watching
  • photography
  • scenic drives
  • sight seeing
  • sledding
  • walking
  • whale watching
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • laundromat
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • deepsea fishing
  • golf
  • hiking
  • mountain biking
  • mountain climbing
  • sailing
  • skiing
  • sound/bay fishing
  • tennis

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