Trails End is a circa 1850's farmhouse. Completely renovated in 2015, the four season home(2800 sq.ft.) is located at the end of a private road on it's own 26 acre peninsula with a mile of shorefront on the Sheepscot River.Fields sweep to the east and west to the rivers edge with spectacular sunrises and sunsets. The house has four bedrooms. The master has a king. One bedroom with a queen. One bedroom with two twins and one bedroom with a full. There are three full baths each having large tiled showers.The master bedroom has an ensuite bathroom with shower and bathtub.The upstairs is also fully airconditioned. The fully equipped kitchen includes an island with seating and a family room with comfortable seating for dining entertaining or watching a movie.The dining room seats 8-10 with easy access to the kitchen.The min living room has two seating areas.One with a stone fireplace and the other witha TV.Ther is also an attached garage which includes a mudroom with a laundry. The finished garage can be used for vehicles or as extra space for entertaining.Overlooking the river adjacent to the house is a 18-38 heated pool.A short walk to the shore brings you to a boathouse with seating inside and out directly on the water.A dock provides access to the river for kayaking fishing and swimming.Trails End will delight your whole group and provide amenities everyone will enjoy.Ideal for family vacations or for couples travelling together.
- Farmhouse260 m²
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- Minimum Stay7 nights
Spacious 4 Bedroom House With Complete Privacy Renovated In 2015
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Your private Maine paradise
Trails end farm house became our piece of paradise for a week.
It starts from the very beginning, when you drive up to the house from the dirt road ending in the small white bridge leading to the farm house entrance with the old red barn and the beautiful landscape around it. The house is situated beautifully on a hill with spectacular views over the river and the field in front of it. The house itself is fully renovated with true care to details, keeping the charm of the original character at the same time upgraded with high end finishes and decorated with such great taste. The kitchen was an amateur cooks' dream and the bedrooms and bathrooms left you feeling like you've checked into a high end hotel. We were four adults and two children the age of 2 and 5 that stayed here for a week and the house offered something for everyone. The kids together with my husband spent endless of hours in the pool with the same beautiful view. Me personally I spent hours in the sun chairs perfectly placed overlooking the river reading my book and finding complete serenity. In the afternoons we took smaller tours to the picturesque villages close by to buy food at the local butcher and fisherman and searched the many antique stores for our next finds. We also went to the local brewery Oxbow and the recently opened Split Rock distillery which were just fantastic. The owner Peter has been more than helpful both before and during our stay.
I truly recommend this house it was true value for money. It will be your secluded paradise in Maine.
Being familiar with the Boothbay region, we choose Trails End because of it's central location (Boothbay, Wiscasset, Damariscotta) combined with, what we hoped would be, a real sense of privacy. We were not disappointed. It didn't hurt that my wife and I have stayed happily at the owner's other smaller property several times over the years.
After driving down a forested private road our group (8 adults of a certain age) crossed a wooden bridge to arrive at Trails End where we were met by the property's owner, Peter. He could not have been more accommodating, showing us around the just remodeled property before leaving us to get on with our vacation.
Peter is a contractor and did the work on this beautifully restored farmstead himself and it shows in all the right places. The open plan great room which includes the kitchen, dining area and a large seating area has views stretching down the meadow, all the way to the Sheepscot River ( more on that later).
My wife has cooked professionally for 30 years and some of the rest of us are no slouches in the kitchen. Let me tell you that starting with the 36" gas stove, island, and multiple prep areas (two separate sinks!), cooking for a group was a joy. I can't really recall any kitchen essential that was missing.
The downstairs also has a separate living room with another TV and a truly imposing stone fireplace. Lovely art adorns the walls throughout.
We drew cards for bedrooms and although someone else got the incredible balconied master, none of the rest of us felt slighted in the least. The rooms were all charming with a mix of antiques and brightly colored furnishings. The brand new bathrooms were perfect.
With many acres to wander and water on three sides, Trail's End was an outdoorsman's paradise. We brought our own kayaks and a couple of paddle boards, so the dock was perfect for us. The Sheepscot offers great exploring possibilities for self powered boats. There was also a charming, rustically furnished cabin by the water where we had cocktails.
I don't want to forget mentioning the pool where we ended up every afternoon ( and a couple of evenings). How many places in Maine have a HEATED pool?
We loved this place and hope to return again.
Trails End is located in the center of the Midcoast Region. There are numerous restaurants in Damariscotta, Boothbay and Wiscasset and the many coastal villages. From a lobster bake at Cabbage Island to gourmet dining, there is something for everyone.There are a number of parks and landtrusts that provide access for hiking and kayaking. The Coastal Maine Botanical Gardens are nearby with world renowned attractions. Wiscasset is known for it's many antique shops and art galleries.There are some exellent local craft stores also. The Boothbay Harbor Golf Club has recently been renovated providing exellent facilities. The Wiscasset Airport can accomodate small planes and provides scenic tours also.