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Plot your next break at Prosehaven--Book now for late Summer and gorgeous fall

Bedrooms 2
Space 900 sq. ft.
Property type apartment
Minimum Stay 7 nights


About the property

A writer's home in lovely 1803 neighborhood is 10-minute walk to downtown's best

This writer’s 1803 home in lovely Rockland neighborhood is a leisurely 10-minute walk to downtown and the waterfront.

Thoughtful renovations have given the rooms renewed life, with fresh paint on the walls and floors, cottaged furniture, and new beds with crisp linens. The charming space offers a first floor kitchen stocked with cooking equipment and tableware, two separate dining areas, a living room with inviting furniture, and a utility closet with washer/dryer combo. The second floor has a master bedroom with queen bed, an upstairs parlor/bedroom with a full bed and sitting area, and a simple bathroom. A flagstone patio and lawns invite outdoor relaxation.

The ocean sparkles at the end of this quiet block, and Prosehaven’s off-street parking area offers the perfect spot to leave the car after a day exploring midcoast. Stroll downtown and discover Rockland’s museums, restaurants, marina, quirky shops, festivals, boardwalk, and nightlife.

Strong wifi, smart tv, and even smarter books available, and please do browse the bookshelves.

Best for adults who appreciate historic buildings, don’t mind stairs, and favor the idiosyncratic.
 Writers and artists find Prosehaven a perfect and productive home for creative work. Readers and others in search of real relaxation never want to leave.

Sorry, no pets.

More Details

Maureen Jennings
Member since: 2015
Speaks: english
Response time:
Within a few hours
Response rate:
Calendar last updated:
August 15, 2017

About Maureen Jennings

Mystery writer and publishing media wrangler.

I've lived in New York City, Montana, Massachusetts, and northern California. Then I discovered Maine. I've never loved a place more.

I write mysteries, and I read far too much fiction.

Maureen Jennings purchased this apartment in 2015

Why Maureen Jennings chose MidCoast and Penobscot Bay

The house was built in 1803, and I couldn't resist its period charm.

What makes this apartment unique

Rear wing newly renovated.

In town and an easy walk to harbor, restaurants, shops, museums, and library.


Rockland Apartment Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • apartment
Building Type:
  • house
  • Guests provide their own meals
Floor Area:
  • 900 sq. ft.
House Rules:
  • Check-in: 3:00 PM
  • /
  • Check-out: 10:00 AM
  • Max. occupancy: 2
  • Min. age of primary renter: 21
  • Not suitable for children
  • Parties/events not allowed
  • Pets not allowed
  • Non smoking only ...
Location Type:
  • Downtown ...
  • Away From It All
  • Historic
  • Romantic
  • Tourist Attractions
  • Clothes Dryer ...
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating ...
  • Internet ...
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided ...
  • Living Room ...
  • Parking ...
  • Towels Provided ...
  • Washing Machine ...
  • Coffee Maker ...
  • Dishes & Utensils ...
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave
  • Oven ...
  • Pantry Items ...
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove ...
  • Toaster
  • Dining ...
  • Dining Room
  • seating for 4 people
  • 1 Bathroom
  • Bathroom 1 - toilet , shower , 3/4 bathroom, with sink, commode, shower, generous shelving
  • 2 Bedrooms, Sleeps 2
  • bedroom/sitting room - 1 double , second floor
    master - 1 queen , second floor
  • Books ...
  • Games ...
  • Television ...
  • Deck / Patio
  • Lawn / Garden
  • Outdoor Grill
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • wheelchair inaccessible
  • autumn foliage
  • bay/sound
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • coin laundry
  • festivals
  • forests
  • library
  • live theater
  • marina
  • museums
  • playground
  • pond
  • restaurants
  • winery tours
Leisure Activities:
  • antiquing
  • beachcombing
  • bird watching
  • paddle boating
  • photography
  • scenic drives
  • sight seeing
  • sledding
  • walking
  • whale watching
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • Babysitter
  • fitness center
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • laundromat
  • massage therapist
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • deepsea fishing
  • fishing
  • freshwater fishing
  • golf
  • golf privileges optional
  • hiking
  • ice skating
  • jet skiing
  • mountain biking
  • pier fishing
  • rafting
  • sailing
  • ski privileges optional
  • skiing
  • sound/bay fishing
  • swimming
  • wind-surfing


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Plot your next break at Prosehaven--Book now for late Summer and gorgeous fall
average rating of 5.0 based on 1 reviews

Prosehaven was the perfect place for me!

  • 5 of 5

I recently spent two weeks at Prosehaven. It's wonderful! Just a short walk to town and its many restaurants, shops and even the Farnsworth Museum, not to mention its proximity to the water! Maureen was gracious, generous and accommodating, concerned with making sure I had everything I needed. I will be back the next time I come to Rockland.

  • Submitted: Aug 2, 2017
  • Stayed: Jul 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you so much for the kind review, and for your appreciation of Prosehaven. You were a delightful guest, and I look forward to your next visit.
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Nearest Airport
3.5 Miles
Knox County
Nearest Barpub
0.4 Miles
Many downtown
Nearest Ferry
1 Miles
North Haven/Vinalhaven Ferry
Nearest Golf
2.3 Miles
Rockland Golf Club
Nearest Train
0.3 Miles
Maine Eastern Railroad Train
Nearest Motorway
0.4 Miles
Highway 1
Nearest Restaurant
0.4 Miles
Many downtown
Nearest Ski
9.8 Miles
Camden Snow Bowl
Nearest Beach
5 Miles
Ash Point
Car: not necessary

Stroll downtown and discover Rockland's museums, restaurants, marina, quirky shops, festivals, boardwalk, and nightlife. Rockland may be Maine's most art-centric city, and it also boasts of both Lobster Capital and Windjammer Capital status. Perfect spot as a base to explore Midcoast Maine


Rates & Availability

Taxes and fees are additional

Additional information about rental rates

Damage Deposit $200

Rental agreement required; no smoking; no pets.

Owner's Cancellation Policy

  • 100% refund if canceled at least 60 days before arrival date.

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