Vacation Rental Description
Rinn Ná Mara is an absolutely charming property nestled right on the rocks of the Mussel Ridge Channel which allows one to enjoy all the boating activity in complete privacy. It is truly spectacular inside and out. The house faces due South and is located on a granite ledge thirty-five feet from the high tide line. Residents are always within earshot of the gentle sound of waves.
The architectural design was by Chris Glass and the Japanese garden was designed and installed by Masahiko Seko. The inside is reproduction Shaker furniture, cabinets and trim. All of the woodwork has been antiqued with a rubbed, crackle finish. The floors are natural fired ceramic. The deck is solid teak. Antique New England quilts are featured throughout.
The kitchen was made by William Ohs. It features a professional gas stove and grill, silent dishwasher, a Miele stove, a microwave convection oven, solid granite work surfaces and a breakfast bar. A washer/ dryer is also provided.
Both bathrooms feature showers and whirlpool bathtubs with in-line heaters. The master bathroom also has a steam room/shower. All major rooms have ceiling fans and are fitted with telephone/intercom and fax/modem connections. The house has a comprehensive security system and a satellite TV system is installed as well. The house is completely winterized and uses radiant in-floor heating. A wood burning stove is located in the living room area.
- Cable Satellite
- Cleaning Service
- Cooking Utensils
- Ice Maker
- Linen Service
- Open Fire
- Amenity Parking
Access to this secluded retreat by road is 3.5 hours driving from Boston, 2 hours from Portland or Bangor, or 12 minutes from Owls Head airport with regular air service to and from Logan airport in Boston. The flight takes approximately 40 minutes.
The property is located 15 minutes from Rockland and 30 minutes from Camden. Rockport, home of the Bay Area Concert Series is only 20 minutes away.
Some of Maine's most famous lobster pounds (Miller's, Walker's) are within a short walk or ride. Restaurants are located nearby and in Rockland and Camden. Boat mooring is available within walking distance by separate arrangement on a first come, first served basis.
- Horse Riding
- Hunting/Rock Climbing
- Mountain Biking
- Snow Boarding
There are two 18-hole golf courses in nearby Rockland: the Samoset Resort and the municipal gulf course. Shops, boutiques, art galleries and restaurants in all price ranges can be found in Rockland, Rockport and Camden. There are festivals and special events throughout the year. The world famous Freeport factory outlets are located 1 hour drive to the south. Camden is the sailing capital of Maine. There are numerous hiking, kayaking and biking trails, both individual and guided, throughout the area. Shore and deep sea fishing and boating trips around the shore and to nearby islands can be arranged. Equipment can be rented from nearby outfitters. Skiing and snowboarding trails are located at nearby Camden Snow Bowl. Nearby Rockport is the home of local theater productions and the Bay Area Chamber Concerts. The world-famous Farnsworth Museum is located in Rockland - it has a large collection of Wyeth paintings and works by local artists.