GOLDEN OWL - Town of Owls Head

LOCATION: Owls Head, very comfortable and centrally located

  7 guests
  4 bedrooms
  1 full / 1 half bathrooms
  Allows Pets
  2200 sq. ft.

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Sleeping Arrangement

Bedroom 1- 1st Floor
1 Twin
Bedroom 2- 2nd Floor
1 King
Bedroom 3- 2nd Floor
1 Queen
Bedroom 4- 2nd Floor
2 Twins

Property Info



1st Floor- Kitchen, Dining Area, Living Room, Half Bath, Laundry Room, Day Bed Room, Partially Covered Deck
2nd Floor- King Bedroom, Queen Bedroom , Bedroom with Two Twin Beds,  Full bathroom with Shower/Tub

DOGS PERMITTED?  Yes, pets may be considered, but must be preapproved before booking. OA

As you enter the home, you will be in the large, deluxe kitchen equipped with all new appliances and amenities to cook up a feast.  Folks can sit at the counter or in the comfortable chairs to converse with those preparing and/or sit at the dining table to play cards. Around the corner is the living room set up with ample seating and a new, large, flat screen Smart TV for an evening movie and a convenient half bath. On the other side of the staircase is a room with a day bed, TV, and a full laundry room off of that.

Up the stairs, you will find a king bedroom with flat screen Smart TV, as well as, a sitting area to read a book or relax. There is also a queen bedroom and bedroom with two twins. Between them is a hall bathroom with custom tiled shower/tub combo. All of the bedrooms have an window air-conditioning unit to cool you down and make it very comfortable to sleep.

This beautiful home has a large, flat open yard and beautifully landscaped gardens surrounding it for peaceful enjoyment. 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.

Outside there is a comfortable back deck to watch the sunset after a day of exploring the lighthouse and/or many public beaches within a mile of the house. 

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? Owls Head Guest Suite is 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.


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.   

LINENS & TOWELS: The rental of this property includes all bed linens and towels.  Beds will be made up upon arrival and there will be one bath towel and wash cloth per listed occupancy, two hand towels per bathroom, one bath mat per full bathroom, and two kitchen towels in the kitchen.  Additional bath towels can be rented.

SECURITY DEPOSIT: No, the owner of this property does not require a security deposit, however, guests are still financially responsible for non-accidental damages at the property.

Cleaning: The property will be professionally cleaned before and after the rental. Above normal cleaning charges will be billed to guest at the current hourly rate.
Washer & Dryer: Yes, behind the day bed room.
Dishwasher: Yes
Coffee Maker: Yes
Trash Removal Service: Included with rental. Pick up is on Friday.
Water Source: Well water, OK to drink from the tap
Air Conditioning: Yes, window units in the bedrooms
Heat Source: Yesfurnace
Fireplace: No 
Internet Access: Yes, WiFi
TV: Yes, there are 3 TV’s in home.  Family room 55” Smart TV/ and Bluetooth soundbar (can be paired with your device for music as well), DVD, and WIFI app access for cozy family viewing.  Downstairs bedroom is a WIFI Smart TV/ DVD player with Roku set up for child-friendly programming and filtered access.  Upstairs Main Bedroom Smart TV has built-in WIFI app access. 
Grill: Yes, Propane grill
Seafood Cooker: Yes, propane seafood cooker
Outdoor Fire pit: No
Closest Shopping Village: Rockland – 5 miles away
Number of Restaurants within 5 Miles: 20 Plus
Beach Access: Not from the property, Crescent Beach, Crocketts Beach and Birch Point State Park are all 1 mile away
Property Good For Fisherman: No
Dock/Pier Access: No
Additional Amenities: Minimum Standards List

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Write a Review
Arlington, US
Reviewed: Jul 31, 2022
Property Manager
The On the Water in Maine team was excellent to work with! You all were very response and friendly throughout the lead up to the rental and through the week. It was overall a great experience. Thank you!
Golden Owl is an excellent property and probably one of the best appointed houses we have ever rented. It is extremely close to downtown Rockland and makes it very easy to enjoy the activities in the Rockland/Camden/Rockport area.
Thousand Oaks, US
Reviewed: Sep 22, 2021
Property Manager
I booked at the last minute and the process was very smooth. When we arrived at Golden Owl, we had difficulty connecting to the Wi-Fi and the representative I spoke to on the phone, was very pleasant and helpful.
Our stay was very comfortable for the four of us. The house is beautifully and thoughtfully decorated. My daughter and I are Pottery Barn fans and had fun spotting PB items! Favorite features... view through the Master Bedroom's windows, the well designed and stocked kitchen, big upstairs bathroom, quick access to Rockland. The house was extremely clean and had lovely dcor and detailed design features. Our next trip to Maine, the whole family is coming and we will need a bigger house. Otherwise we would stay at Golden Owl again.
Montclair, US
Reviewed: Jul 5, 2021
Property Manager
The team, and Paige in particular, were incredible this year. They helped us find a perfect place to stay in a prompt, friendly, and efficient manner!
The Golden Owl was a total delight to stay in. We spent incredible evenings having a glass of wine and watching the sun set over the water on the relaxing back deck. Our favorite feature of the property was the stunning gardens the landscaping, flowers and gardens are meticulously kept and cared for and it was fun to walk around and admire the different flowers in season. Having perfect weather helped too.


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. An infant would be considered or a child in a pack n' play as a 3rd guest.

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

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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