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Captains House
Captain Guptill House

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Captain Guptill House ~ Built in the 1880's on a grassy knoll overlooking the harbor.  It is approximately 1700 square feet and has a southerly view facing the harbor and the open Atlantic Ocean.  It was completely renovated from the ground up about a decade ago.  It was gone through and tastefully updated with a focus on maintaining it's historical charm.  From the front porch you can sit and watch the boats, the sealife and the eagles flying overhead all day long.  In the evening you'll see the sunset over the harbor and in the morning you'll be awoken to the sounds of the fisherman leaving port for their days catch.  The front yard is large and stretches right to the water where you'll have your own private oceanfront including a small sandy/pebbly beach where you can hunt the rocks for treasures, get your feet wet, or just sit and watch nature at its best.  Guests comments

It's features are:  Upstairs there are 3 bedrooms and two baths.  Downstairs has a family room with a dining room, kitchen with a breakfast nook, attached powder room and a laundry room.  The front deck/porch is off the kitchen as you can see from the pictures.  There is a one car garage in the rear of the house that has a driveway for tandem parking.

Fully Furnished &
Three bedrooms - Master bedroom has a king size bed, second bedroom has a full and the last bedroom has two twin beds. Linens provided.
Three bathrooms - Two upstairs with showers only and a powder room off the kitchen. Towels, washcloths and toilet paper provided.
Living room - Sofa, chair, end table, coffee table and desk.
Dining room - Table and chairs and a hutch.
Kitchen - Microwave, coffee maker , toaster, pots, pans silverware, dishes, glasses and cups (etc. etc.). Paper towels provided.
Outside - Wicker chair, four adirondack chairs and propane barbecue.
Additionally - Wireless internet, two televisions, cable TV, Blu-ray player, CD player, central heating, washer and dryer, automatic emergency backup generator.  Bring your cell phone.

Live lobsters

Welcome to Schoodic Point in Downeast Maine.  The way life should be.
Here you can have remote, secluded, quiet or crowds anytime you want, it's just simply your call.
Schoodic Peninsula is less commercialized than the other tourist spots but there's still a lot to do especially those guests who desire a more relaxed, less crowded atmosphere.  There are shops, restaurants, kayak/bike rentals and other businesses to explore including one of the oldest golf courses in the country.  You can purchase lobster fresh off the boat that like everything else here won't break your bank.  Two weeks during the summer there is an arts festival nestled around a one day lobster festival and year round just about weekly there is a program, theater, concert, dance or some other event.
Acadia National Park is the most visited national park in the country and the majority of that onslaught is to Mount Desert Island.  Winter Harbor is a smaller seaside community across the bay from Bar Harbor with the only section of ANP on the mainland.  Fortunately we don't experience the immeasurable daily volume of people, traffic or cruise ships that MDI sees.  There will be room on our sidewalks for you.
The entrance road to the Schoodic District is a few hundred yards down Main Street where you'll find miles and miles of hiking and biking trails.  At Frazers Point there is a large picnic area with picnic tables, many with fire rings that is open to the public 24/7.  Frazers also has a long pier and float that jets out into the harbor for fishing.  The views from the seaside loop around the park are georgeous as you pass the Mark Island Lighthouse at the entrance to the harbor.  Schoodic Head the highest point on the peninsula offers panoramic views east, west, north and south.  At the southern most tip of the park is Schoodic Point itself with ample parking.  The expansive ledges that reach down into the sea with the waves breaking against them are an impressive sight.
And finally there is the Bar Harbor-Winter Harbor Ferry making daylight runs every hour back and forth during the tourist season.  Combined both legs of the trip are a 14 mile leisurely 1 hour trip.     (more)

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$ / Week

(Weeks start on Sunday)
$ / Week

(Weeks start on Sunday)

$ / Week

(Weeks start on Sunday)

$ / Week
(Week start date flexible)

No booking, cleaning or other fees.
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  • Maximum (no exceptions) number of people = Six
  • Maximum children and infants combined - two
  • Two adults must accompany children
  • Refundable security deposit $ for a 1 week stay
  • Check in after 4PM.
  • Daily rate not available for less than 7 nights.
  • NO SMOKING in the house
  • Absolutely no pets
  • Check out by 11AM
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    • Why is your final price so low:  Here you won't pay the standard 9-15% additional "booking fee" that you are accustomed to paying elsewhere.
    • What other fees are there:  Only a refundable security deposit that you get back after you leave providing everything is in order.
    • What's the cancellation policy:  
    • When will I get my security deposit back:  Usually within the first 3 days.
    • Is the calendar correct:  99% of the time.
    • Is the internet suitable for work:  It is a shared 100Mbps service between 3 cottages.  Please do your own due diligence.
    • Is it air-conditioned:  No, I don't know of anyone that has it.  But there are fans if needed.
    • Is it on the water:  I'd say yes but you be the judge.
    • Is it remote and secluded:  No, it is located a a couple of hundred yards off Main Street in the center of town as a crow flies.
    • Will we meet the owners:  Since they also live on the compound also that would be almost certainly yes and Pete loves to meet people when they arrive and give them the scoop on the area.
    • Do you rent Captain Guptill House during the winter:  Perhaps - longer term but if you have never stayed here before it's highly unlikely.
    • When will you put the new calendar be up:  Usually November or December but we are always taking reservations so just ask.

(Representing owners Pete & Sylvia)