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PRIVACY VIEWS AND CASUAL ELEGANCE_ FAMILY ESTATE

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Carla --- Member of Homeaway since 2005

Speaks english, french, spanish
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Sleeps16
Bedrooms 5
Bathrooms4
Separate WC's1
Property type chateau / country house
Minimum Stay 7 nights

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PRIVACY VIEWS AND CASUAL ELEGANCE_ FAMILY ESTATE

Photos and Description of this 5 bedroom holiday chateau / country house in Harpswell - Estate near Bowdoin/Bath

5 Bedrooms/ 4.5 Baths, Sleeps 10

Situated on 6 Private acres with a commanding view of a tidal cove opening to the ocean, Spruce Cove is has three master bedrooms as well as a kids bunk room and play house and another private bedroom with double bed. It has an outdoor fire pit and gorgeous gardens plus a dock to kayak, fish and swim off of. It is not a rental home and is furnished elegantly with antiques, art and oriental rugs. There is a huge cooks kitchen with Wolfe range and all amenities. The dining area seats 14 easily and overlooks the bay from a bayed window The walkout basement has a ping pong table, darts and extra kitchen for catering.

Suitability:
  • non smoking only
  • children welcome
  • wheelchair accessible
  • pets not allowed
  • Events Allowed

Carla --- Member of Homeaway since 2005

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HI there- Here I am in front of my Maine home with one of my huge Dahlias- I have over 50 varieties that grow beside the house in the summer. My whole family are Mainers and my mom and dad met at the Brunswick naval air station long ago. My grandfather owned the town grain store in Bath and my great grandfather had a farm once attacked by Indians. Spruce Cove is a magical place and home to me and my grown boys ( occasionally) and many friends from around the world all summer. We come in the winter too for cosy retreats and snow shoeing and contemplation.

Carla --- Member of Homeaway since 2005 purchased this chateau / country house in 2007

We bought this property because my husband fell in love with it the minute he saw it and was so very happy here. It has a magical quality about it because of the tides coming and going , the wildlife and the tranquility. Every summer is filled with wonderful memorable times from the fairy twinkles of fireflies in the woods in June to the fall colors brilliantly shining off the cove in October.

You drive fifteen minutes from Bowdin College and Brunswick

(only 30 form LL Bean) and find yourself in the most quiet serene setting of nature imaginable Bald eagles soar overhead, baby foxes cavort on the walls around the garden and the tides ebb and flow teaming with birdlife and an occasional deer, stripers caught right in the Cove off of my kayak.

Sleeps16
Bedrooms 5
Bathrooms4
Separate WC's1
Property type chateau / country house
Minimum Stay 7 nights
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Reviews

Reviews for this holiday chateau / country house rental in Harpswell, USA

Privacy Views And Casual Elegance_ Family Estate
average rating of 5.0 based on 5 reviews
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Privacy Views And Casual Elegance_ Family Estate
http://www.homeaway.co.uk/p3543545
+1 310 874-4878
Harpswell Portland - Casco Bay Area
5

Top Notch for Everything

  • 5 out of 5
  • Review Submitted: 13-May-2013
  • Date of Stay: May 2012
A truly tranquil spot that is very much home from home. The owner keeps the property in fine order and there is plenty of space and something there for everyone. Do try to avoid falling out of one of the canoes from the basement if you can as the shore is naturally muddy and a careless slip led to a smelly dunking. Fortunately, hot showers and towels fixed that problem.....
That was the only problem.

The location is well placed for those that want to explore the local area too and next time we visit we hear that there may also be a dock!

This is managed by an owner that wants to do it right.

You will be hard pressed to find a better place to stay and we didn't want to leave.
Helpful votes: 3/3
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Privacy Views And Casual Elegance_ Family Estate
http://www.homeaway.co.uk/p3543545
+1 310 874-4878
Harpswell Portland - Casco Bay Area
5

Fabulous Maine vacation home on a private cove

  • 5 out of 5
  • Review Submitted: 16-Apr-2013
  • Date of Stay: Jul 2012
We were looking for a large home for a family and friends reunion in Maine. This beautiful home, located on a secluded finger of the Maine coastline, was the perfect location. The property resides on six acres of land at the end of a private road which guarantees you the upmost privacy. The house sits at the top of a hill which overlooks a beautiful bay. Lots of trees and wildlife. We even saw a family of foxes on our morning walks.

The house is huge! The bedrooms are large and most are framed with beautiful windows with views of the bay. The modern kitchen is equipped with professional oven and upscale granite counter tops. There is a lovely sunroom to sit in on rainy days. A large deck which is just outside the kitchen door is the perfect spot for evening entertaining. It includes a barbecue, large patio table and bar. If you and your friends decide to party into the night, the backyard has a large fire pit and you can play the music as loud as you want since no one will hear you except your guests.

There are many activities available for you during the day. Hiking, sport fishing, boating are just a few of your choices. There are many good restaurants in the area and plenty of places to pickup fresh Maine lobster. If you want to get in the car to do some sight seeing, the scenic Maine coast which includes the Pemaquid Lighthouse, Portland Maine, and L.L. Bean's world headquarters are close by. I never wanted to leave this place. It was one week of "living life in the bubble". I can't wait to come back again.
Helpful votes: 4/4
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Privacy Views And Casual Elegance_ Family Estate
http://www.homeaway.co.uk/p3543545
+1 310 874-4878
Harpswell Portland - Casco Bay Area
5

Fabulous Maine vacation home located on the coast

  • 5 out of 5
  • Review Submitted: 16-Apr-2013
  • Date of Stay: Jul 2012
We were looking for a large home for a family and friends reunion in Maine. This beautiful home, located on a secluded finger of the Maine coastline, was the perfect location. The property resides on six acres of land at the end of a private road which guarantees you the upmost privacy. The house sits at the top of a hill which overlooks a beautiful bay. Lots of trees and wildlife. We even saw a family of foxes on our morning walks.

The house is huge! The bedrooms are large and most are framed with beautiful windows with views of the bay. The modern kitchen is equipped with professional oven and upscale granite counter tops. There is a lovely sunroom to sit in on rainy days. A large deck which is just outside the kitchen door is the perfect spot for evening entertaining. It includes a barbecue, large patio table and bar. If you and your friends decide to party into the night, the backyard has a large fire pit and you can play the music as loud as you want since no one will hear you except your guests.

There are many activities available for you during the day. Hiking, sport fishing, boating are just a few of your choices. There are many good restaurants in the area and plenty of places to pickup fresh Maine lobster. If you want to get in the car to do some sight seeing, the scenic Maine coast which includes the Pemaquid Lighthouse, Portland Maine, and L.L. Bean's world headquarters are close by. I never wanted to leave this place. It was one week of "living life in the bubble". I can't wait to come back again.
Helpful votes: 2/2
business
Privacy Views And Casual Elegance_ Family Estate
http://www.homeaway.co.uk/p3543545
+1 310 874-4878
Harpswell Portland - Casco Bay Area
Owner Submitted Review
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Review from a gentleman who stayed there:

  • Review Submitted: 15-Apr-2013
  • Date of Stay: Sep 2012
Nestled high above its own private cove, with easy access to a dock and canoes/paddleboats, stands Spruce Cove. Its spacious rooms, chock full of authentic New England treasures, each afford unique views of the stunning panorama below. The isolation and quiet of Spruce Cove, however, is supplemented by walks through woods and along island roads, and is only a quick 15 minutes from Brunswick ME and Bowdoin College. Thus, the combination of culture and natural beauty, sumptuous accommodation and alluring recreation on land and sea, provided me a most welcome respite from an overly busy schedule. Most highly recommend this unique and palatial home.Nestled high above its own private cove, with easy access to a dock and canoes/paddleboats, stands Spruce Cove. Its spacious rooms, chock full of authentic New England treasures, each afford unique views of the stunning panorama below. The isolation and quiet of Spruce Cove, however, is supplemented by walks through woods and along island roads, and is only a quick 15 minutes from Brunswick ME and Bowdoin College. Thus, the combination of culture and natural beauty, sumptuous accommodation and alluring recreation on land and sea, provided me a most welcome respite from an overly busy schedule. Most highly recommend this unique and palatial home.
business
Privacy Views And Casual Elegance_ Family Estate
http://www.homeaway.co.uk/p3543545
+1 310 874-4878
Harpswell Portland - Casco Bay Area
5

Excellent Vacation Rental

  • 5 out of 5
  • Review Submitted: 14-Apr-2013
  • Date of Stay: Jul 2012
Nestled high above its own private cove, with easy access to a dock and canoes/paddleboats, stands Spruce Cove. Its spacious rooms, chock full of authentic New England treasures, each afford unique views of the stunning panorama below. The isolation and quiet of Spruce Cove, however, is supplemented by walks through woods and along island roads, and is only a quick 15 minutes from Brunswick ME and Bowdoin College. Thus, the combination of culture and natural beauty, sumptuous accommodation and alluring recreation on land and sea, provided me a most welcome respite from an overly busy schedule. Most highly recommend this unique and palatial home.
Helpful votes: 1/1
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Location

Nearest Airport
30 Miles
Portland
Nearest Train
10 Miles
Brunswick Amtrack
Nearest Motorway
10 Miles
Route 1
Nearest Beach
5 Miles
Harpswell
Nearest Barpub
5 Miles
Nearest Golf
10 Miles
Bath Municipal
Nearest Restaurant
3 Miles
Cundys Harbor
Car: necessary

Harpswell is a tranquil Lobster fishing village of unprecedented beauty. Many reseidents make their living form Lobstering and the lobster bouys and boats are everywhere. Cundys Harbor only a short kayak up the cove is still s working waterfront where you can buy fresh lobsters and eat lunch. Harpswell is the littlest town with the largest coastline in the USA- a boaters and kayakers dream come true.

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Availability & Rates

Rental rates for this holiday chateau / country house in Harpswell, Portland - Casco Bay Area

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$5,999
7 nights
 

Additional information about rental rates

Pay in advance one month - $2000 security( fully refundable) to hold
$200 cleaning
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Facilities

Accommodation and facilities for this holiday chateau / country house in Harpswell in Portland - Casco Bay Area

Property Type:
  • chateau / country house
Meals:
  • Self-catering
Floor Area:
  • 9000 sq. ft.
  • 3 stories
Location Type:
  • Oceanfront
  • Waterfront
  • Water View
  • rural
  • near the sea
  • waterfront ...
  • Ocean View ...
Theme:
  • Away From It All
  • Family
  • Romantic
  • Tourist Attractions
General:
  • Internet ...
  • Parking ...
  • Wood Stove ...
  • Telephone
  • Fireplace ...
  • Heating ...
  • Linens Provided
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Garage
  • Living Room
  • Hair Dryer
  • Iron & Board
Kitchen:
  • Refrigerator
  • Oven
  • Microwave
  • Pantry Items
  • Coffee Maker
  • Toaster
  • Dishes & Utensils ...
  • Kitchen ...
  • Dishwasher ...
  • Hob ...
Dining:
  • Dining Room
  • Dining
  • seating for 14 people
Bathrooms:
  • 4 Bathrooms
  • 1 Separate WC
  • Bathroom 1 - Toilet , Shower Enclosure
    Bathroom 2 - Toilet , Shower Enclosure
    Bathroom 3 - Toilet , Bath with Shower
    Bathroom 4 - Toilet , Shower Enclosure
    Bathroom 5 - Toilet
  • two bathrooms upstairs with showers Master bath downstairs with shower tub and bidet Vanity with toilet and sink Toilet and sink in Basement
Bedrooms:
  • 5 Bedrooms, Sleeps 16
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 Extra Lg. Double Bed
    Bedroom 2 - 1 Extra Lg. Double Bed
    Bedroom 3 - 1 Large Double Bed , 1 Single Bed
    Bedroom 5 - 1 Double Bed
    Bedroom 4 - 4 Single Bed , One of the beds is trundle
  • 5 bedrooms one king one king one queen and single three singles one double
Entertainment:
  • Television ...
  • Satellite / Cable
  • DVD Player
  • Video Library
  • Music Library
  • Games ...
  • Books
  • Toys
  • Game Room ...
  • Ping Pong Table
Outside:
  • Barbecue
  • Terrace
  • Balcony
  • Garden
  • Bicycles
  • Kayak / Canoe ...
  • Golf ...
Suitability:
  • non smoking only ...
  • children welcome
  • wheelchair accessible ...
  • pets not allowed
  • Events Allowed
Attractions:
  • autumn foliage
  • bay
  • botanical garden
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • festivals
  • library
  • marina
  • museums
  • playground
  • pond
  • restaurants
Leisure Activities:
  • antique hunting
  • beachcombing
  • bird watching
  • eco tourism
  • outlet shopping
  • paddle boating
  • photography
  • scenic drives
  • sight seeing
  • sledding
  • walking
  • whale watching
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • fitness centre
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • deepsea fishing
  • fishing
  • golf
  • hiking
  • hunting
  • hunting small game
  • ice skating
  • mountain climbing
  • mountaineering
  • pier fishing
  • rafting
  • sailing
  • snorkelling
  • bay fishing
  • surf fishing
  • swimming
  • water skiing
  • wind-surfing
Notes:
Gorgeous family home- rented only one or two weeks a year.
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