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Beautiful South Montville Country Estate On 60 Acres

Sleeps9
Bedrooms 5
Bathrooms2
Half Baths1
Property type house
Minimum Stay 3 nights

Overview

About the property

Gracious old colonial with sprawling lawns , woods and fields.

Beautiful antique colonial home in South Montville on the Searsmont line. Main house has 4 bedrooms and 1 1/2 baths; perfect for the the family of 6-9. For larger groups we can provide two 3rd floor bedrooms with 4 double beds . We have just purchased a new full-size mattress for the antique sleigh bed. Library, summer kitchen, dining room, living room, large kitchen and deck with gas grill and wicker furniture leading to sprawling lawns, apple orchards, woods and fields. Summer kitchen with dining area and game table with plenty of board games available. Two DVD players but no cable TV or telephone service. Wi-fi and Google Chrome.

Living room with dvd player. Radio in kitchen. Kitchen fully outfitted including dishwasher, microwave and washer/dryer. Lobster pots, plates and tools.

15 minutes to St George's Lake, 20 minutes to Camden and Belfast, 5 minutes to river. Great location for kayaking, canoeing, swimming, hiking Camden Hills and just relaxing away from the city lights. Camden and Belfast satisfy your needs for groceries, shopping, restaurants and boat tours.

Check in is after 4pm on your arrival date and checkout at 10am on the day of departure.

More Details

Owner
Susan Johnson
Member since: 2015
Speaks: english
Response time:
Within 12 hours
Response rate:
100%
Calendar last updated:
June 21, 2017

Why Susan Johnson chose MidCoast and Penobscot Bay

This is a wonderful family home. Has been in our family for many generations and is well loved by all.

What makes this house unique

Large rolling lawns leading to short hiking trails. Close to hiking, canoeing and kayaking and swimming in nearby lakes and rivers. Close to Camden and Belfast for ocean activities.

Guestbook comments from the owner

We stayed at this property for a week in August of 2015.

This house is large with historic charm and warmly decorated. It has many bedrooms, including a separate bedroom over the garage that was great for our teenager. The house is bright, clean and well maintained; the beds were very comfortable. Unlike many other houses we have rented, sheets and towels were included and the house has a large washer and dryer. The cozy study/library was great for morning coffee and reading the paper, while the family room was a good place to gather to watch a movie. We especially liked the three large reclining lounge chairs. The kitchen was well- equipped with pots, pans, utensils, coffee maker, dishwasher and microwave. We didn’t need to do any anything upon our arrival; no cleaning, no making beds; just enjoy ourselves.

The house is situated on a very large property. There is an outdoor grill and patio overlooking fields with visiting deer. We were happy to find we could hang a hammock in a tree in the yard relaxing to the sounds of birds and the summer breeze. A high point every morning was taking our dog for a walk along the property’s nature path and letting him run free in the fields set back behind woods that separated it from the road.

The private location gave us the quiet, bucolic atmosphere we were looking for while being close to the restaurants and stores in nearby Belfast, Camden and Lincolnville. We enjoyed going to the video rental store in Camden for movies to watch on the large screen TVs.

During that week, we took advantage of house’s wonderful proximity to the areas wealth of activities; we biked on Islesboro, attended the Lobster Festival in Rockland, canoed on Lake Megunticook, kayaked up Trues Pond, biked on country roads right from the house, and swam in Steven’s Creek Lake and Lake Saint George.

We think this home with all its amenities, beautiful surroundings and central locale is the perfect place for a true Maine stay; whether a small family, reunion or a multiple family vacation.
Jul 2015
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Amenities

Searsmont House Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • house
Meals:
  • Guests provide their own meals
House Rules:
  • Max. occupancy: 9 ...
  • Parties/events not allowed
  • Pets not allowed
  • Non smoking only
Location Type:
  • Mountain View ...
  • Rural
General:
  • Air Conditioning ...
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Heating
  • Internet ...
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room
  • Parking
  • Telephone ...
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine
Kitchen:
  • Coffee Maker
  • Dishes & Utensils ...
  • Dishwasher
  • Kitchen
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Pantry Items ...
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove
  • Toaster
Dining:
  • Dining ...
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 10 people
Bathrooms:
  • 2 Bathrooms
  • 1 Half Bath
  • Bathroom 1 - toilet , shower
    Bathroom 2 - toilet , shower
    Bathroom 3 - toilet
  • First floor bath is easy walk-in handicapped accessible. 1/2 bath on 2nd floor of main house. Bathroom #2 is in back chamber with twin beds.
Bedrooms:
  • 5 Bedrooms, Sleeps 9
  • Bedroom 5 - 2 twin/ single , Private bath with shower adjoins this bedroom
    Bedroom 4 - 2 twin/ single
    Bedroom 2 - 1 double , Antique full size sleigh bed suitable for 1 adult
    Bedroom 3 - 1 double , Bed is a full size good for two young children or 1 adult
    Bedroom 1 - 1 double , double bed
  • Two bedrooms on 3rd floor with 4 double beds for larger groups. One bedroom is accessible through the back bedroom. Air-conditioned space. Shares bathroom on second floor.
Entertainment:
  • Books
  • DVD Player
  • Games
  • Stereo ...
  • Television ...
Outside:
  • Deck / Patio
  • Lawn / Garden
  • Outdoor Grill
Suitability:
  • wheelchair accessible ...
Attractions:
  • autumn foliage
  • bay/sound
  • festivals
  • forests
  • library
  • marina
  • museums
  • playground
  • pond
  • restaurants
Leisure Activities:
  • antiquing
  • bird watching
  • photography
  • scenic drives
  • sight seeing
  • walking
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • groceries
  • hospital
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • deepsea fishing
  • fishing
  • fly fishing
  • freshwater fishing
  • golf
  • hiking
  • hunting
  • jet skiing
  • mountain climbing
  • sailing
  • sound/bay fishing
  • swimming
  • water skiing

Reviews

4.8/5 -
(4 traveler reviews)

Beautiful South Montville Country Estate On 60 Acres
average rating of 4.75 based on 5 reviews
5

Quiet and comfortable!

  • 5 of 5

We had such a lovely time! Our group travelled up to attend the common ground fair in Unity. The house was comfortable, clean and had everything we needed for the weekend. Easy to find and quiet! We'll be back!

  • Submitted: Sep 26, 2016
  • Stayed: Sep 2016
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you for your nice review. We are so pleased you enjoyed the house. Susan
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5

Lovely house with a beautiful view !!!!

  • 5 of 5

We had an amazing time in Maine. The house is very beautiful spacious. We look forward to visiting this place again!!

  • Submitted: Sep 8, 2016
  • Stayed: Sep 2016
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you for your kind comments. We are happy you enjoyed the house and your vacation. Please come again. Susan
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4

Great house for lots of guests !

  • 4 of 5

The house was great and there was plenty of room for my guests. It was great location.

The was one bed that was unuseable though as it seemed to be a board with very soft mattress.

I would use again for lots of guests if needed

  • Submitted: Jul 24, 2016
  • Stayed: Jul 2016
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you for your comments on the bedroom. We have just purchased a new mattress and it has arrived.
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5

Picturesque setting with amazing views

  • 5 of 5

My family and I had a relaxing time at this large yet charming home. The views were incredible. The bathrooms were updated and easily accessible for my elderly and visually impaired grandfather. Absolutely everything was in the home that we needed aside from our personal groceries. We were able to easily access various points of interest in the Camden Area.

  • Submitted: Sep 14, 2015
  • Stayed: Aug 2015
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you for the lovely review. So glad you enjoyed the property
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Map

Nearest Airport
50 Miles
Bangor
Nearest Ferry
10 Miles
Lincolnville Beach to Islesboro
Nearest Beach
10 Miles
Lincolnville Beach
Car: necessary

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Rates & Availability

Searsmont House Rental Rates

Rental Basis:
per property
Owner accepts payment in:
USD
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Rate Period Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly Event
 
Normal rate
Apr 2 2017 - Nov 30 2017
3 night minimum stay
$225
 
 
My Standard Rate
3 night minimum stay
$225
 

Additional information about rental rates

Cleaning fee $125
Refundable damage deposit $500
Tax Rate 8.0%

Owner's Cancellation Policy

  • 50% refund if canceled at least 14 days before arrival date.
  • 100% refund if canceled at least 30 days before arrival date.
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