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Fantastic Views of Penobscot Bay

6 Reviews
Bedrooms 3
Half Baths1
Property type house
Minimum Stay 6 nights


Half Baths
Minimum Stay
6 nights


Searsport House Rental Photos and Description

House, 3 Bedrooms, 2.5 Baths, (Sleeps 6-8)

Relax on the large deck overlooking scenic Penobscot Bay and watch the merchant ships, schooners and lobster boats go by. The house is located 1/2 mile from the center of town, and but a 50 mile drive down east to Bar Harbor and Acadia National Park. Toward the south its about 24 miles to the Camden area. Bangor International Airport 28 miles.

The home (about 12 years old), features a fully equipped kitchen, dining area, living room, full bath with tub and shower, and the master bedroom with a queen size bed and wicker chaise lounge. The second floor features two large bedrooms, one with a queen size bed, the other with two twin beds, and a full bath with tub and shower. The walkout basement has a half bath, a pool table, and recreation area. Through the walkout door there is access to an above ground 24 feet diameter pool with fenced deck.

Keywords: House

  • children welcome
  • non smoking only
  • pets considered
  • wheelchair accessible

Member since: 2006
Speaks: english
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Calendar last updated:
August 8, 2016
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based on 6 traveler reviews

Fantastic Views of Penobscot Bay
average rating of 5.0 based on 6 reviews
Fleming Island, Florida

Third year in a row!

  • 5 of 5

Well we just completed our 3rd straight September and are looking forward to our 4th at this wonderful location. Nat and Dorothy could not be more gracious to us.

We feel as though we are now " locals" as we arrive each Labor Day weekend for a beautiful month of the peace and quiet of Searsport and Penobscot Bay. We spend our winters anticipating our time in Maine. Having dinner on the deck after an afternoon in the pool, walking in the state parks or exploring Belfast, Bar Harbor and Camden.

The house is always impeccably clean when we arrive and everything is in top working order. I honestly cannot over emphasize how nice it is for us. We have travels many, many miles in our lives but This is our favorite place to just chill out for a month and enjoy the Bay and the wonderful weather.

  • Submitted: Feb 28, 2015
  • Stayed: Aug 2014
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Jacksonville, fl

Great month!

  • 5 of 5

We rented this home for a month and really hated to leave. It's was a wonderful time enjoying the pool in the afternoon and the deck in the evening overlooking the bay. The home has plenty of room and is well equipped with all you will need. Nat was a wonderful man to work with and goes out of his way to accommodate you. Searsport is a small, friendly town that is just the right location from Camden and Bar Harbor as well as a 40 minute drive to Bangor if necessary. We look forward to returning shortly.

  • Submitted: Sep 25, 2012
  • Stayed: Aug 2012
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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New England charm

  • 5 of 5

The previous reviews say it all--the pictures of the home represent it exactly. The house was comfortable for the six of us--4 adults and two teenagers. We all enjoyed the pool, pool table & tv. The kids enjoyed the internet access. We enjoyed the easy access to local attractions, Bar Harbor, Freeport & Camden and the beautiful Maine coast. There were several local restaurants in Searsport & Belfast as well as those we visited in Camden & Bar Harbor. We loved having the opportunity to cook lobsters at the house as well, thanks to recommendations from our fine hosts. The location was so peaceful & the view of the bay was wonderful & relaxing. This home is very comfortable with all the amenities and beautiful location that you could easily stay home & not do any sightseeing. We were very pleased with our stay and would definitely be interested in returning to this home. Nat & Dot were very pleasant & informative hosts. We enjoyed their beautiful home as well as getting to know these kind people. Very pleased with our visit to Maine!

  • Submitted: Jul 30, 2012
  • Stayed: Jun 2012
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Home Away From Home

  • 5 of 5

This spacious and comfortable house truly felt like our home away from home. The house has everything a visitor could want or need including roomy bedrooms, a well-accessorized kitchen, a washer and dryer, games, plenty of hot water, and a beautiful deck with a fabulous view of the bay. While it was still a little cold to use the pool, we did walk down to the rocky shoreline to search for rocks and to look for small creatures that might be lingering in the tide pools. The whole area was very rugged and beautiful. From Searsport, we meandered off in all directions. Acadia National Park, Camden, Stonington, and even Freeport were all easy day trips from this central location. After a long day of sightseeing, we knew that we would be returning to a relaxing and peaceful spot. In addition, not only was Nat a generous and easy to communicate with host, but the house was a great bargain for the price.

  • Submitted: Jul 4, 2011
  • Stayed: Jun 2011
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Searsport Gem

  • 5 of 5

The previous review really says it all. We stayed here a week last year and two separate weeks this year. This house is so pleasant, comfortable, and clean. The photos on the web site represent it exactly. It is so peaceful and does have great views of Penobscot Bay. The location is great. We can take our daily walks to town and the pier with our dog, and then get in the car and explore the beautiful coast of Maine. We can dine out at a favorite restaurant we found, or pick up lobsters at the nearby lobster pound and cook them at the house. So glad we discovered this place and hope to return next year.

  • Submitted: Sep 17, 2010
  • Stayed: Aug 2010
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Northbridge, MA

R & R at it's Best

  • 5 of 5

The house was all & more than we had hoped for...definitely plenty of room for my family of four. It was very clean, and had a great New England charm that really made it feel like home. The location was even better, great view of the bay, quiet, very relaxing. Excellent location for day trips to Bar Harbor, Camden, & a number of State Parks. My teenage children were entertained with the pool table, above ground pool, satelite TV, and internet access....they hardly missed a beat from being away from home!

All of us are already talking about when we can go back!!

  • Submitted: Aug 20, 2010
  • Stayed: Aug 2010
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Sailing are available, Searsport is known for the Penobscot Marine Museum about 1/4 mile away, many antique shops some within walking distance, Searsport Pines Golf Course (3 miles), During the fall season, the area offers outstanding foliage sights


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Tax Rate 8.0%

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Searsport House Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • house
  • Guests provide their own meals
Location Type:
  • Ocean View
  • Air Conditioning ...
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Free Long Distance
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating ...
  • Internet ...
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room
  • Parking
  • Telephone
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine
  • Coffee Maker
  • Cooking Utensils
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Ice Maker
  • Kitchen
  • Microwave
  • Oven ...
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove ...
  • Toaster
  • Child's Highchair
  • Dining ...
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 4 people
  • 2 Bathrooms
  • 1 Half Bath
  • Bathroom 1 - toilet , combination tub/shower
    Bathroom 2 - toilet , combination tub/shower
    Bathroom 1 - toilet , in basement ready acess from pool
  • bedroom 1 is on main floor, other 2 are on 2nd floor All are large rooms br 1, 1 queen size bed, br 2, 1 king size bed, br 3, 2 twin size beds
  • 3 Bedrooms, Sleeps 8
  • Bedroom 3 - 2 twin/ single
    Bedroom 1 - 1 queen , On main floor
    Bedroom 2 - 1 king
  • King size bed Queen size Beds (1), king size bed 91 Upstairs bed room Twin or Single Beds (2)
  • CD Player
  • DVD Player
  • Pool Table ...
  • Satellite / Cable ...
  • Television
  • VCR
  • Balcony
  • Deck / Patio
  • Golf ...
  • Lawn / Garden ...
  • Outdoor Grill
  • children welcome
  • non smoking only
  • pets considered
  • wheelchair accessible
Pool / Spa:
  • Private Pool ...
  • library
  • museums
  • restaurants
Leisure Activities:
  • boating
  • shopping
  • sight seeing
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • laundromat
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • golf
  • hiking
hot water baseboard heat, A/C window units, private right away to shore (approx 100 feet), Main level handicap ramp

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