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Dazzlingly Beautiful 3 Bedroom Loft overlooking Rockport Harbor

Bedrooms 3
Space 1,700 sq. ft.
Property type house
Minimum Stay 3 - 7 nights


About the property

Top two floors with cupola skylight

Gorgeously renovated 1850's historic building in the heart of downtown Rockport. Huge windows with striking ocean, town and mountain views. Cherry wood floors, granite kitchen and bathroom counter tops, radiant floor heat, all newly renovated in 2011. New outside stairs and upper level deck in 2017.

We are located in the picturesque harbor town of Rockport. You can walk to the Opera House, restaurants, Maine Media College and Workshops, The Bay Chamber Concerts, galleries, YMCA, library, post office, shops and the harbor with beach. One can walk along the sea to Camden, with the ocean crashing on rocks, and a lovely swimming site. It is also a lovely 1.5 mile walk directly to Camden on the road, passing the famous belted Galloway cows.

The layout of the house is very comfortable. The fourth floor is majestic, with huge windows all around, an open loft-like flowing floor plan, a sunny cupola, full bath, cherry floors and upbeat comfortable lovely furniture. The house is very welcoming: whimsical, yet sophisticated.

The three bedrooms and one full bath are on the third floor, which is entered in the back of the building at the ground level. The two bedrooms with king size beds both have views of the ocean and the Goose River. You can enter the fourth floor by either the outside stairway to the upper deck or you can enter by the interior staircase; there is a second full tiled and granite bathroom on the fourth floor with views of the coastal mountains. Sleeps seven; we also have an air mattress so could sleep nine.

This house is perfect for a relaxing vacation by the sea anytime of year. Sail or drive into the harbor and enjoy a week in Mid-Coast Maine. You will love the comfortable, cheerful, artistic environment. The house is lofty, airy, fresh and clean. Full of natural light and captivating views.

The open floor plan and well-equipped kitchen is ready for any culinary adventures you might take on.

The house is natural and furnished with ecological materials. The kitchen has a water filter. The master bedroom has a top of-the-line latex mattress. All linens are 100% cotton. Couches and all furnishings are new. All rugs are 100% wool.

We have a Gigabit Internet (1000 Mb/s) connection. That is 'WOW!' fast, so on foggy days you can download from Netflix or wherever nearly instantaneously. For you non-geeks, your home Internet is probably 5-20 Mb/s, compared to 1000Mb/s.

Please call with any questions.

More Details

Property Manager
Rick Krementz
Member since: 2014
Speaks: english, portuguese
Response time:
Within 2 days
Response rate:
Calendar last updated:
April 17, 2017

About Rick Krementz

My grandparents were neighbors in Camden since the 30s; my father literally married 'the girl next door'. I have traveled or lived in about 70 countries, on all continents, and keep returning to Maine. In the apartment is a carranca, a "scary" figurehead used on boats on the Rio Sao Francisco in Brazil. They are supposed to scare away the evil river spirits. Several of the paintings are from our trips to Myanmar (Burma). Most of the photographs are mine.

I try to spend most of my time on the remote island of Criehaven, the farthest out inhabited island on the eastern seaboard. Looking out from the top floor you can almost see Criehaven. There is a mural on Criehaven and another mural of the Camden/Rockport coastline on the 4th floor.

We spend time in Providence, Criehaven, Rockport, and other parts of the world.

My photo was taken by our good friend and neighbor, Peter Ralston, on Hurricane Island. His gallery of incredible Maine landscapes is on the corner of Main and Central Streets.

Rick Krementz purchased this house in 2014

Why Rick Krementz chose MidCoast and Penobscot Bay

We wanted to find a property on the mainland; commuting in from the island is highly dependent on the weather. The view is magnificent, and the community is so friendly. I am a photographer, and like being close to Maine Media Workshops.

What makes this house unique

The colors and views of the apartment are just so inviting.


Rockport House Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • house
  • Guests provide their own meals
Floor Area:
  • 1700 sq. ft.
House Rules:
  • Max. occupancy: 9
  • non smoking only ...
  • pets not allowed
  • children welcome
Location Type:
  • Downtown ...
  • Mountain View ...
  • Ocean View ...
  • Village ...
  • Away From It All
  • Family
  • Historic
  • Romantic
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Fitness Room / Equipment ...
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating ...
  • Internet ...
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room ...
  • Parking ...
  • Towels Provided ...
  • Washing Machine
  • Coffee Maker ...
  • Dishes & Utensils ...
  • Dishwasher
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Pantry Items ...
  • Refrigerator ...
  • Stove ...
  • Toaster
  • Dining ...
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 8 people
  • 2 Bathrooms
  • Bathroom on 3rd floor - toilet , combination tub/shower , tub , Full bath with elevated tub, looking to the North
    Bathroom on 4th floor - toilet , tub , Elevated tub on 4th floor, looking over mountains
  • Toilet paper, shampoo, and soap provided
  • 3 Bedrooms, Sleeps 9
  • Master bedroom - 1 king
    Guest bedroom - 1 king
    Bunk room - 1 double , 1 twin/ single , double bed plus single
  • Master bedroom is very spacious, with king-sized bed, desk, bureau and large closet. Three windows face the harbor, and the fourth window adds western light. Second bedroom also has king-sized bed, wardrobe, two windows facing harbor, and two easterly windows brings in morning light. Third bedroom has a bunk bed. The lower bed is a full, and the upper a single. Also have inflatable double air mattress.
  • DVD Player
  • Games ...
  • Stereo
  • Television
  • Deck / Patio ...
  • Golf ...
  • Outdoor Grill ...
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • wheelchair inaccessible
Pool / Spa:
  • Communal Pool ...
  • autumn foliage
  • bay/sound
  • churches
  • library
  • marina
  • museums
  • restaurants
  • ruins
  • waterfalls
Leisure Activities:
  • antiquing
  • eco tourism
  • photography
  • scenic drives
  • sledding
  • walking
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • fitness center
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • massage therapist
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • golf
  • hiking
  • skiing
  • sound/bay fishing
  • swimming
Great eating at many nice restaurants in Camden, Rockport, and Rockland area. Scrap book of recommended activities and area attractions in house. Great place to stay if going to Maine Media and Workshop classes.


Exceptional! 5/5 -
(9 traveler reviews)

Dazzlingly Beautiful 3 Bedroom Loft overlooking Rockport Harbor
average rating of 5.0 based on 9 reviews

Gem overlooking Rockport Harbor

  • 5 of 5

Beautifully cared for home with modern feel and all the amenities you could wish for. The unobstructed view through a wall of harbor-side windows is breathtaking in early mornings as the sun rises. Two high-end restaurants a 4-minute walk from back door. This is my second stay at the Barbrick and I had forgotten how lovely the house is -- down to the plush towels and linens. A chilled bottle of wine was a warm welcome. This is a true gem tucked into Rockport Harbor.

  • Submitted: Nov 27, 2016
  • Stayed: Nov 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Great location, lovely space

  • 5 of 5

Rick was very helpful and accommodating before, during, and after our stay. The house is as centrally located as possible in Rockport. The space is accurately portrayed in the photographs. There are great restaurants and art galleries and natural beauty within close proximity. Parking was plentiful. There was some noise from cars on Main St. and also some construction noise from next door.

  • Submitted: Aug 25, 2016
  • Stayed: Aug 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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A great place with amazing views of the harbor!

  • 5 of 5

The Barbrick was perfect for our family! Clean, comfortable and beautiful accommodations with all the amenities one needs. Great views from the top level over the harbor, a well equipped kitchen, little touches to make things extra comfortable and convenient including wifi. We had purchased some gift wrap to wrap a gift and realized we were without scotch tape- never fear they had some in a drawer! The champagne was also a nice welcoming touch, we enjoyed it with some oysters from Graffam's Seafood Market up the road! (they have great lobster rolls too be sure to check them out!) They also provide great recommendations for the area and clear directions for everything in and near to the Barbrick.

We would definitely chose to stay here again. We have family in Rockport so we may likely return! Thank you!

  • Submitted: Aug 14, 2016
  • Stayed: Jul 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: I am so glad you came and enjoyed our property. Hope to see you again next year!
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Comfortable home with a BEAUTIFUL VIEW!

  • 5 of 5

We stayed here over a long weekend with 5 adults and one infant. The space was beautiful, bright and had a fantastic view of the harbour. The town is on the quieter side, but very close to Camden with a wider array of shops and eateries.

The apartment itself was very comfortable and accommodated all of us very well. The kitchen was well-equipped with the basics and we made our own dinners most nights. The bedrooms were comfortable and spacious. One thing of note, if there are older adults or younger children, both bathtubs/showers are raised up a few steps off the ground, so getting in and out can be difficult.

Rick was a great host and when a small issue with an entrance came up, he proactively called me to warn me and offered a discount. I would highly recommend this listing as a vacation rental and Rick was wonderful to work with!

  • Submitted: May 26, 2015
  • Stayed: May 2015
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you, and I am glad you enjoyed your stay.
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Perfect place

  • 5 of 5

The view were fabulous and the location is great. There are two good restaurants a minute away so you can walk there at your leisure. Camden is 5 minutes away if you want more to do. But if you don't, you've got a lovely place to relax and read.

The apartment is thoughtfully equipped with everything you need and everything is great quality. (I may be buying those pots and skillets for myself now!). Having the washer/dryer on site is great; the linens were ample and terrific; even a night light in the hallway!

Thanks, Rick. It's a great place.

  • Submitted: Oct 20, 2014
  • Stayed: Sep 2014
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: I glad you enjoyed our home, Kim.
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Extremely nice accommodations

  • 5 of 5

Perfect place to vacation and enjoy spending time with family.

  • Submitted: Oct 13, 2014
  • Stayed: Oct 2014
  • Source: HomeAway
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Nearest Airport
9.8 Miles
Rockland (Knox Country Regional)
Nearest Barpub
0.1 Miles
18 Central (quiet)
Nearest Ferry
6.5 Miles
Rockland to North Haven, Vinalhaven
Nearest Golf
2.5 Miles
Goose River Golf Club
Nearest Train
7 Miles
Rockland-Brunswick sightseeing Maine Eastern RR
Nearest Motorway
0.5 Miles
US Route 1
Nearest Restaurant
0.01 Miles
Nina June
Nearest Ski
4 Miles
Camden Snow Bowl
Nearest Beach
0.2 Miles
Harbor Beach
Car: recommended

Views of the ocean and harbor from dinning room, living room, bedrooms, and porch. Walk to restaurants, beach, museum, galleries, shops.

1.5 miles from Camden, Me. Half mile to Maine Media and Workshops.

Other Activities: kayaking, snowmobiling, wildlife viewing, rock climbing, basketball, shelling, health/beauty spa, racquetball, skiing

Golf: Golf in Rockport by the sea.

Ski: Ski with a view of the ocean! Great family ski area just a few miles away.


Rates & Availability

Rockport House Rental Rates

Rental Basis:
per property
Manager accepts payment in:
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Rate Period Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly * Event
Winter 2017
Feb 13 2017 - Apr 30 2017
3 night minimum stay
Notes: Rates are based on 7 guests; add $50 per night, per additional guest
Spring 2017
May 1 2017 - Jun 2 2017
3 night minimum stay
Summer 2017
Jun 3 2017 - Sep 5 2017
Changeover Day: Saturday
7 night minimum stay
Notes: Rates are based on 7 guests; add $50 per night, per additional guest
My Standard Rate
3 night minimum stay

Additional information about rental rates

Housekeeping $100
Tax Rate 9.0%

50% deposit on booking. Balance due 15 days before arrival. Full refund if cancelled 30 days in advance. We accept check, credit cards, or Paypal. Strongly prefer full week (Saturday-Saturday) rental from Memorial Day to Labor Day, much more flexible the rest of the year.

Manager's Cancellation Policy

100% refund if canceled at least 30 days before arrival date.
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