WATERS EDGE - Town of Owls Head

LOCATION: Owls Head, Rockland Harbor - Oceanfront House with views of the Rockland Breakwater and Penobscot Bay

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Guests 8
Bedrooms 5
Bathrooms 3.5
Allows Pets Yes
Property Size 2,000 sq. ft.

Property Info

THIS PROPERTY ONLY RENTS ON A FRIDAY TO FRIDAY SCHEDULE - 7 NIGHT MINIMUM REQUIRED

ROOM LAYOUT:
1st Floor- Kitchen, Dining Area, Living Room, Enclosed Sun Porch, Half Bath with Laundry Area, Deck
2nd Floor- Queen Bedroom with en suite bath with shower and tub, Queen Bedroom, Bedroom with two 30x75 beds, Full bathroom with shower
Detached Apartment (add-on to rental between May and September) - Queen bedroom over garage 30 feet from main house, two-twin bedroom, full bathroom (both on 2nd floor)

DOGS PERMITTED? Dogs are considered at this property. It/they must first meet our Pet Guidelines to be considered J1.

This beautiful waterfront home with detached living quarters has sweeping views of Rockland Harbor.  Enjoy sweeping views all the way up Penobscot Bay, and into the Camden Hills, is on a dead-end private lane on 100` of shoreline. Head north and enjoy the happening town life that the adjoining towns of Rockland, Rockport and Camden have to offer. Head south and experience "the way life used to be" in Owls Head, Thomaston, Spruce Head, and Tenants Harbor. 

Water's Edge itself sleeps 6 in 3 bedrooms in the 'main house'.  To get to 8 people in 4 or 5 bedrooms, you need to add on the 'over-the-garage apartment' that is just 30 feet from the main house by adding it to the reservation when you book it for an additional $500 per week.  The 'over-the-garage apartment' is not available without an additional $500 per week regardless of the occupancy.  The garage apartment is not rented separate of the home.  If you don't choose to rent it - no one else will occupy it.  It is only available May through September.

Outside there are wooden stairs leading you to a pebble and rocky beach, perfect for tying up your Kayak. Thanks to the Rockland Breakwater, the ocean remains very calm and it is great for kayaking. Kids will enjoy wading and splashing in the water, as well as overturning rocks to find crabs.

The large deck provides a relaxing opportunity to enjoy all of your meals or watch the schooners sail by. Close by attractions include Owls Head Light State Park or the Owls Head Transportation Museum. With downtown Rockland a short ride away, you can enjoy the Farnsworth Museum, wonderful art galleries, interesting shopping and art museums, plentiful restaurants, golf courses, as well as the museum at the end of the Breakwater inside the Rockland Light, which is still in operation.

NEED EXTRA ROOM? Our newest property can be a great "addition" to this rental. Just a short distance away, this guest suite can accommodate another couple (2 guests), while remaining close to the rest of the group. Click HERE to visit the Owls Head Guest Suite property page. 

Details

BOATS INCLUDED? None, however SUP & Kayak Rentals are available in Port Clyde at Port Clyde Kayaks 20 minutes south, or from Maine Sport, 20 minutes north in Rockport.  Both deliver to the property.  Sometimes, if the order is big, Ducktrap Kayaks will deliver as well to this property.   

LINEN/TOWEL RENTAL FEE: Yes, a linen/towel towel rental fee of $125 per rental applies ($25 additional if garage is added).   Guests may add additional towels through the reservation process.  Learn more about our linen & towel rentals on the Rental Guidelines Page of our website.

SECURITY DEPOSIT: Yes, a $500 Refundable Security Deposit may be required for Guests that don't have a previous/proven relationship with our company.  The security deposit is due 30 Days prior to arrival and refunded within 30 days of departure.

PROPERTY SPECIFICS:
Cleaning: The property will be professionally cleaned before and after the rental. Above normal cleaning charges will be billed to guest at $30 per hour
Washer & Dryer: Yes
Dishwasher: Yes
Coffee Maker: Yes, standard automatic drip with filters
Air Conditioning: Yes - throughout entire house (central on first floor, window units in bedrooms)
Usable Fireplace: Yes, two gas fireplaces
Outdoor Firepit: No
Trash Removal Service : Included with rental
Internet Access: Yes, with Wi-Fi
TV: TV with DVD player and basic cable service - Instructions for the TV Operation are located Here
Grill Propane Gas Grill
Closest Shopping Village: Rockland, 2.5 Miles away
Number of Restaurants within 5 Miles: 20 Plus
Water Frontage: Directly on the Ocean with lighthouse views
Beach Access: Rocky with small pebble stone beach
Dock/Pier Access: No Dock or Pier at property
Property Good For Fisherman: No
Additional Amenities: Minimum Standards List

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Reviews

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Rebecca
Arlington, US
Reviewed: Oct 23, 2016
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William
Seattle, US
Reviewed: Sep 29, 2016
Property Manager
Went really well. When we had a couple of problems, they called us back right away and attended to them.
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Stay was pretty good with a few mishaps. Our favorite things about Waters Edge was the location and the Sunroom. So beautiful to have breakfast in. Also, the whole layout of the house was fantastic.
Madelyn
New York, US
Reviewed: Aug 15, 2016
Property Manager
This was a second year renting with On the Water in Maine, and it was a great experience. They are very helpful from start to finish ... they had property recommendations for us when we began our house search and were wonderfully helpful when it came to making slight shifts with our stay. We would recommend them to anyone looking for summer rentals in Maine!
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We absolutely loved our stay this week at Water's Edge! The house was wonderful! Our favorite part was the location ... this was our first time renting in Owls Head, which we thought we were interested in, and now know we have found our favorite spot in Maine. The location of Water's Edge was perfect - in Owls Head, so quiet and on a small private beach, but only 5 minutes from Rockland for restaurants and shopping. The views were spectacular, and our kids (and dog) loved early mornings on the beach collecting shells and rocks.
William
Topsfield, US
Reviewed: Jul 18, 2016
Property Manager
We have worked with other agencies and have ALWAYS been disappointed. On the Water in Maine is an amazing company. The communication is always there. We even got weather alerts when there was an approaching thunder storm. Any question I had they were there to answer immediately. I wanted to send my wife flowers and they helped me line it up and she was so surprised when she walked in and saw them sitting on the counter waiting for her after a long drive from Massachusetts.
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I cannot say enough about Waters Edge. The entire experience was first class. The location is perfect for families with children. The kids loved exploring the ocean for all the ocean creatures. We even saw harbor seals! The driveway is perfect size for the kids to ride their bikes. We were all able to have our own 'space', but be together at the same time and give the kids the independence they cherish. The sun porch was our nightly retreat after the kids went to bed. So relaxing! We can't wait till next year!
Rebecca
Arlington, US
Reviewed: Oct 17, 2015
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Don
Smithsburg, US
Reviewed: Jun 7, 2014
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Rebecca
Arlington, US
Reviewed: Oct 27, 2013
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Harry
Lewisburg, US
Reviewed: Oct 25, 2013
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Ben and Nakia at the On the Water in Maine office---Thank you for holding our forwarded mail and notifying us when it arrived. Thank you also for Ben's help with the computer! The cleaners at Water's Edge do an excellent job!
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Thank you for sharing your lovely, warm and beautifully decorated home with us. This was a second year for us to rent your home, and we hope to vacation there again next year. This is a perfect property for us to rent. The house is kept with loving care, and thoughfulness is displayed in all the details, from the kitchen with every cooking need meet to the reading materials. The grounds are beautiful with lovely flower beds and shrubs. The view is priceless! The addition of the air conditioners in the bedrooms was very much appreciated by us. I have asthma and sometimes it is difficult for me to sleep with the windows open. The air conditioners were a big help. The only suggestion that we would have for a change would be the addition of a second recliner or a more comfortable chair in the livingroom. But, that is just for personal reasons. My husband and I have arthritis, and the rockers are hard to relax in and the sofa is very soft and provides little support. However, all of the furniture is lovely. Your home is so organized and clean. Thank you again! Gloria and Harry
Patricia
Dublin, US
Reviewed: Oct 12, 2013
Property Manager
We had narrowed our choice of houses to two. I spoke to an OTWIM agent that knew both properties. We took his advice, based on our needs and could not have been more pleased with Water's Edge. This was our second time renting with OTWIM and we will continue to use your service for all of our Maine vacations.
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You have a beautiful, comfortable home. The decor was exactly what you would expect to find in a coastal home. Thank you so much for allowing us to share it for a week. I fear if it were mine, I would never be able to leave! Our favorite feature was the location with access to beach area. Very comfortable/nicely decorated, Great views. Very convenient access to great restaurants.

Disclosures

No Smoking is permitted anywhere on or inside of any of our rental properties nor are those who may partake in tobacco smoking allowed to occupy any of our properties.

Occupancy may not exceed what is posted for each home. Maximum occupancy could include infants and children.

Boat Rentals and other amenities offered through On the Water in Maine Inc. are not available at all the properties we offer for rent. Boat Rentals through Maine Watercraft Rentals Inc. are offered Sunday morning to Friday after 4pm and include free delivery to the property. Check with an agent to find out what boats are available to rent at this property, or, when you process the booking here online, only the boats available for the property will be listed as available to rent.

Please see our Rental Guidelines Page for further questions regarding how to book this property and additional charges and fees. Contact a reservation agent for more details or to ensure you are booking the right property for you.

Town Info - Owls Head / Rockland / South Thomaston

Still rooted in its historic past, Rockland's downtown is a designated National Historic District, with vivid examples of Italianate, Greek Revival, and Colonial architecture. Here you'll find a small city experiencing a renaissance, anchored by the first-class Farnsworth Art Museum and the Wyeth Center. Home to a substantial collection of Wyeth family artworks, the Farnsworth is one of the finest regional art museums in the country, with a spec...
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