The Home: Coastal Luxury of Oceansedge

Staying at Oceansedge allows you to relax and take time to enjoy the beauty and calm around you.  Oceansedge offers a luxury vacation rental experience that focuses not only on the location but also the home itself.  Here is a summary of Oceansedge accomodations:

  • Formal two story single-family home, a New England cape
  • Four bedrooms and four-and-a-half baths
  • The house sleeps at least ten
  • Oceanfront-focused, six ocean-facing French doors, including two opening from second story bedrooms

See the interactive floor plan that includes sixty selectable photos showing each room in the house from varying angles.  At Oceansedge we want you to be able to gain some insight on our vacation home rental and strive to offer plenty of visuals for you to see what this home offers.  Continue below to see more of what Oceansedge provides for your vacation.

Contents

The Oceansedge home contains eclectic appointments and objects d’art and historical curios, all meant to add to the guests’ interest in and enjoyment of the property.

A few examples:

  • Four rooms containing book collections, comprising together one of the largest private libraries in New England
  • Military artifacts (e.g., the only cannon ball from the battle for the Penobscot River Valley, War of 1812; the Gettysburg battle map signed by General Meade)
  • Taxidermied predators of Maine’s Northwoods (bear, fisher, deer, coyote, bobcat with partridges [in flight], porcupine, fox); salvaged from intended disposal
  • Unique antiques (e.g., Gilded Age brass wall sconces from Astor Mansion, Newport, RI)

Representative Art

Examples of art on view in the house:

  • Two hundred old English lithographic hunting and coaching prints
  • Maritime prints by John Stobart, signed
  • Depictions of New England landscapes and seascapes by Stow Wengenroth
  • Vintage WW II prints by Alberto Varga
  • Illustrations by N C Wyeth and Howard Pyle
  • Antiquarian battle maps (e.g., Gettysburg map mentioned above, and others of colonial Boston and Newport)
  • Various original oil paintings and water colors by Maine artists
  • Antiquarian maps, artifacts, and photos depicting the 19th century logging trade and river driving in Maine’s Northwoods, and related industrial development

Decor

Traditional decor, including:

  • Oriental rugs
  • Cherry and mahogany furnishings-antiques (Duncan Phyfe, Queen Anne and Harden)
  • Hardwood floors
  • Brass and crystal lamps, wall sconces, and chandeliers
  • Traditional, English-made wool Hudson Bay blankets (candycane style) in Maine Room

Bedrooms

  • Four bedrooms, sleeps ten or more
  • Second story bedrooms have French doors & walk-out decks overlooking ocean
  • Linens: imported, monogrammed, managed by house staff and individually professionally cleaned and steam pressed in Bangor (Gold Star Cleaners)
  • Walk-in closets
  • Traditional furniture
  • Oriental rugs
  • Art collections
  • TVs in three of the four bedrooms, surround sound in one bedroom
  • Fireplace in master bedroom
  • See the Bedroom Summary to compare the amenities of each bedroom

Bathrooms

  • Four-and-a-half baths, en suite for each bedroom plus foyer bathroom for visiting guests
  • One first floor bath equipped for infirm and elderly
  • Master bath equipped with whirlpool
  • Tile floors and shower walls
  • New fixtures
  • Wall sconces
  • Each bathroom inventoried with hair dryer, prepared towels, soaps, linen shower curtains

Kitchen

  • Comprehensively equipped
    • Several collections of china, glassware and silverware
    • Virtually every conceivable cooking device, appliance, and tool
    • Calphalon cookware
    • Lobster cookware and utensils
  • Sunlight bright
    • Three skylights
    • Eighteen track lights, LED under-cabinet lights
    • Two ocean-facing picture windows
    • French door opening to ocean-facing kitchen
  • Shiplap cathedral ceiling
  • Butcher block island
  • Walk-in pantry
  • Cable TV

Libraries

  • One of the largest private libraries and includes extensive antiquarian collections
  • Five library rooms
    • Formal library
    • Living room
    • Three bedrooms

Eating Areas

Five eating areas, all with ocean views (or on the ocean)

  • Formal dining room with French door (seats eight); when joined with table in living room (connected by pocket doors) can seat
  • Kitchen also with French door (seats six)
  • Deck off kitchen (seats four)
  • Brick patio off living room and dining room (four tables-seats fourteen)
  • Deck at the beach (seats four)
  • Seats a total of forty-one guests

Audio/visual and WIFI

  • Direct TV connections, all LED flat screen
    • Master bedroom (second floor)
    • Other bedroom on second floor
    • Maine Room bedroom–includes Pioneer surround sound
    • Kitchen
    • Library–includes Bose surround sound
  • Living room-Bose stereo
  • WIFI internet

Other

  • Three fireplaces
  • Washer dryer: New and biggest-made Maytag washer/dryers equal to the needs of numerous guests, with commensurate hot water volume
  • Security system, safety devices:  Onsite and remotely monitored security alarm system providing protection against intrusion in every room, as well as smoke, fire and carbon monoxide detection and alarms