SUMMER WIND - Town of Owls Head

LOCATION: Owls Head, Rockland Harbor - Great Views of the Lighthouse and Breakwater

  8 guests
  4 bedrooms
  3 full bathrooms
  Allows Pets
  2200 sq. ft.

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Sleeping Arrangement

Bedroom 1- 1st Floor
1 Queen
Bedroom 2- 1st Floor
1 Queen
Bedroom 3- Lower Level
1 Queen
Bedroom 4- Lower Level
1 King
Common Space
1 Futon

Property Info

Main Level: Kitchen, Living Room, Dining Room, Ocean Viewing Room, Full Bathroom, Queen Bedroom, Queen Bedroom
Lower Level: King Bedroom with EnSuite Bath, Queen Bedrooma, Hall Full Bathroom, Laundry Room, Living Room/Playroom with futon couch

DOGS PERMITTED? Dogs are considered at this property. Owner approval is necessary prior to approval. OA

Modern waterfront home with lighthouse and harbor views. Fully furnished with a mix of nautical and antique furnishings - this home belongs to sailors and is inspired from their lifestyle. Sit back and relax and enjoy the spectacular views of Rockland Harbor and The Breakwater Lighthouse from several rooms in the house including the terraced deck outside or the large mowed lawn between the house and water. Walking distance to Rockland where they hold the annual Lobster Festival, North Atlantic Blues Festival & Maine Boats and Harbors Show.
Enjoy the neighboring beach, which is a great spot to launch a kayak from. Sit on the porch in the evening and watch the sun's reflection off the Breakwater Lighthouse. Short walk to downtown Rockland, museums, cinema, schooners, shopping, and fabulous restaurants including world-famous PRIMO which is almost across the street.

BEACH CLASSIFICATION: We have categorized this property as having or being near a sandy beach. More specifically for this property - there is a pea-sized / pebbly beach about 200 feet wide in front of the cottage. Not necessarily a "swimming beach" - this is a good beach for sitting at in folding chairs or launching kayaks. There is not an actual fine sandy beach at this property, but the beach itself is better than most in the area and that is why we have classified it as being "on" a sandy beach. Most guests will be more interested in going to the beaches located 2 miles further away in Owls Head such as Crescent Beach, Crocketts Beach, or Birch Point Beach State Park.


Boats Included? None, however Port Clyde Kayak will rent and deliver/pick-up the following boats at the property Touring Kayaks, Paddle Boards. Click HERE to view their website and book directly.

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.


Linens & Bath Towels: Yes, one set of bed linens and one bath towel set for each guest are included (beds are made up prior to guest arrival)
Cleaning: The property will be professionally cleaned before and after the rental. Above normal cleaning charges will be billed to guest at $45 per hour per person cleaning.
Trash: Yes, included with your rental and picked up Fridays
Washer & Dryer: Yes
Dishwasher: Yes
Air Conditioning: Yes, a portable one in the basement, upstairs living room and two bedrooms on main level
Internet Access: Yes (High-Speed WiFi)
TV: 1 TV with Roku Smart TV in living room
Water Source : Town Water (okay to drink from tap)
Grill: Propane Gas Grill
Usable Fireplace: Not usable
Usable Firepit: Yes, however, guests needs to supply their own wood. Can be purchased at the local supermarket in Rockland.
Garage Use Included: No
Closest Shopping Village: Rockland, 1 mile away
Number of Restaurants within 5 Miles: 20 Plus
Water Frontage: Yes
Beach Access: Yes
Dock/Pier Access: No
Boat Mooring: No
Property Good For Fisherman: No
Additional Amenities: Minimum Standards List

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Write a Review
Bensalem, US
Reviewed: Aug 14, 2022
Property Manager
Extremely easy to work with to get what is needed done
Property was close to attractions, easy to navigate through the town, close to shopping and walking to Rockland. Favorite feature is the gorgeous views. Lots of space. Beautiful kitchen. Fire pit with Adirondack chairs in the yard. Easy access to the beach.
Groton, US
Reviewed: Aug 23, 2014
Property Manager
Working with Justin and his crew was easy and all information was clearly commuincated via email and the property handbook at the house.
Summer Wind is a great home in an amazing location. The view of the harbor is prefect. The Modern kitchen and a great room lay-out made for a perfect stay. Evenings on the deck watching the harbor was peaceful.
Maidens, US
Reviewed: Aug 13, 2014
Property Manager
Middlebury, US
Reviewed: Jun 20, 2014
Property Manager
As always you guys have done a great job prepping the house for us and putting a house out there that is a perfect home away from home. The book of what to do while in town was a nice surprise.
Absolutely loved the view! Watched ships come in and out for hours! Landscaping was very nice. Everything was so CLEAN. It felt like a hotel but better! Loved that a fresh sponge was set out and there was soap in each bathroom. Our five year old could use the bathroom as soon as we got there! Awesome!
Reviewed: Nov 3, 2013
Property Manager
Met Justin who was polite and helpful.
We have rented houses in various states of the US and in Europe and this is one of the best. The views of the harbour are enchanting and we sat there for hours watching the boats come in and out, including a number of tall ships. All of the facilities inside and out are of the highest quality. The house is in easy reach of Rockland centre and also the beaches around Owls Head. Garden and deck were great and the inside was unbelievably comfortable. There are many great things about Summer Wind. Not quite a facility of the property but Jess's fish store just up the road is a palace of delights.
Manchester, US
Reviewed: Aug 31, 2013
Property Manager
Everyone I talked to at On the Water in Maine while I was at Summer Wind was extremely nice and helpful.
We were completely stunned by the beauty of the Summer Wind Property and the view from the living room. I want your kitchen! We brought my mom with us on vacation and I am pretty sure she plans on going back with her friends. Well done.
Pittsburgh, US
Reviewed: Aug 25, 2013
Property Manager
Newton, US
Reviewed: Aug 21, 2013
Property Manager
Cheshire, US
Reviewed: Jul 14, 2013
Property Manager
Great stay!


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 Policies Page for further questions regarding how to book this property and additional charges and fees.