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Private Sandy Beach, Sleeps 24+ large family's, Retreats and Weddings 5 star

Sunrise over the Penobscot
10 reviews
Sunrise over the Penobscot
View from one of your three decks. Steps take you to your private beach below.
The path to our front door lined with beautiful trees and mature plantings.
First floor family room.
Oz is a downward dog. Namaste.
When it's time to nap the beach shack waits you.
local granite walls line to entryway to the home.
Your own private beach.
One of a kind hand made pine table tat seats 24.
Oz loves visiting everyone staying here.
Welcoming path.
Light house bedroom with half bath and 4 beds.
Deck off second floor bedrooms
Bedroom with deck looking onto the water. June of 2017 this room will have 2 bunk beds installed.
No words needed. You've worked all year, it's time to relax.
Livingroom with working fireplace.
Reading, resting or simply taking in the beauty of our meadow.
One of the paths to our front door.
The view out to The Penobscot never grows old.
Open living, dining and sunroom with a wall of glass facing the ocean and trees.
Beautiful plantings and gardens.
With walls of glass on both ends of the main living room the house is alway filled with sunlight.
Twisting and turning your way back from your beach.
Cookout on your own beach
Relaxing Sunroom with skylights and windows onto the water and beautiful trees. 2 twin daybeds.
First floor King size bedroom with large windows and ceiling fan.
Follow the coast to Sandy Point Park and Steamboat Wharf.
Your 300 foot private beach. Swim, play, cook out explore.
On our beach you can walk for miles on sand and through forest trails,
Sandy Point beach is all yours.
View from the bunk house.
Beautiful peaceful surroundings. Not your average cook cutter home.
Follow the sign you can't go wrong.
Great places to food shop and 2 Farmers markets near by.
Queen bed and twin beds share this cozy room with full bath attached.
Cozy bedroom everywhere property sleeps over 25.
Second floor bedroom with 2 queens different angle.
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Light House Loft with skylight half bath with four beds.
Second floor bedroom with 2 queen beds.
Sunrise yoga on the deck.
second floor library with beautiful with of our meadow.
1st floor queen bedroom with adjoining full bath.
Handrails and steps to second floor from a locally harvested tree.
Construction (eft) of our new two story bunkhouse is underway.
Peaceful Comfortable sofa that can turn into a sleeper sofa.
Water facing deck with bbq grill, lobster cooker and seating for 20
Owners favor place to fall asleep in front of a roaring fire.
Odem's Ledge just off  our beach. 1700's ship wreck artifacts still left uncovered.
Your own Funky Beach shack.
Large colorful artwork from a national know local artist.
Down Steamboat Wharf until you see the ocean turn onto Hersey Retreat Rd and your vacation has begun
Water facing deck with bbq grill, Lobster cooker and seating for 20.
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7 Bedrooms , 3 Bathrooms , Sleeps 26
Sandy Point, Maine
The Retreat House Sandy Point, Maine has been a vacation rental for the past 20 years under the name Chateau Mer with over 40 Five Star Review on Trip Advisor. In spring of 2017 new owners have acquired the property and given it a face lift and refreshing. Private sandy beach and waterfront deck that seats 20+. 100% 5 star reviews from our guests.
About the Owner, Shankari S
Languages spoken: English
Response Rate: 100 %
Response Time: Within a few hours
Calendar Updated: 25 days ago
Listed since : May 2017
Overall rating: 5.0 / 5.0
Based on 10 reviews and 1 property
Interaction with guests
We have a both a property Manager and a House Manager who have been working together with us for almost 20 years. We have been in the hospitality industry for 40 years and have worked hard to provide our guests with the perfect vacation experience.
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Excellent - based on 10 reviews
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1 review
Reviewed 27 September 2017 for a stay in September 2017

It was the best place for a big group like us that 's 17 adults,2 kids and a havanese dog. We stayed from Sep. 1 -4, 2017. We love the retreat house,the long hardwood dining table where we always had a sumptuous meal esp. lobsters, the kitchen is great and complete , perfect for cooking for a big group. I...

Management response:

Elizabeth you guys are the best! It's wonderful that you made the time to experience many of the sites and points of interest that makes Sandy Point so special. You were so easy and pleasant to deal and we loved the photos you shared with us that are now on our Facebook Group Page: Retreat House Maine. You are very...


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Reviewed 27 September 2017 for a stay in August 2017
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We had a nice week in the house with all the family (8 adults and 9 children). Plenty of room for everyone and had everything we needed for a fantastic stay. The time down on the beach along the Penobscot was fabulous! It felt like the time went way too fast and was over too soon. Would love to get...

Management response:

Thank you Tom for bringing your family to The Retreat House. We are glad everyone had fun especially the kids having their own beach to play on. Time does fly by when your on vacation which is why you have to come back again. It was a pleasure having you stay here. Much Thanks. Shankari & Paul


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Wolcott, Connecticut
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Reviewed 15 August 2017 for a stay in July 2017

Our family had lots of space, comfortable and very beautiful. The owners were very helpful in coordinating our trip and meeting our needs. Area is beautiful, lots of different things to see and do. Campfires in beach especially fun!

Management response:

Thank you Bonnie, We so happy the week here with your extended family was unrivaled and everyone had fun. I hope you send us some photos of your group so we can share them on our Facebook page. Thanks for treating our home like it was your home, you are all welcome back anytime to recharge again. Sincerely, Shankari &...


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  • Air Conditioning
  • Balcony or Terrace
  • Bunk Beds:(2)
  • Ceiling Fans
  • Central Heating
  • Cooker
  • Deck
  • Dining Seats (23)
  • Dishwasher
  • Double Beds:(2)
  • Dryer
  • DVD Player
  • Fireplace
  • Freezer
  • Grill
  • Half Baths (1)
  • Housekeeping Included
  • Internet Access
  • Iron
  • Kettle
  • King Beds:(1)
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room Seats (12)
  • Microwave
  • Mountain Views
  • Ocean Views
  • Parking
  • Patio
  • Private Garden
  • Queen Beds:(4)
  • Refrigerator
  • Shower Rooms (2)
  • Single Beds:(8)
  • Suitable For Children Under 5
  • Toaster
  • Towels Provided
  • TV
  • Washer
  • Waterfront
  • Water Views
House rules
    Pets allowed
    Smoking not allowed
The Retreat House is not a Party House. It is a beautiful Oceanfront property on a quiet road surround by Large Oak & Pine Trees. Those looking to be around lots of restaurants...
    1 Half bath
    2 Showers
    8 Twins
    4 Kings
    2 Bunks
    2 Fulls
    1 Super King
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Rates are calculated based on the latest information provided. Please contact the manager/owner to confirm actual rates for your requested dates.

Dates Min stay Per night Per week
Default 7 nights --
7 Apr 2018 -
19 May 2018
3 nights
7 Jul 2018 -
14 Jul 2018
7 nights --
11 Aug 2018 -
13 Aug 2018
2 nights
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Please note: rates may have been converted from the original local currency to New Zealand Dollars and are approximate rates that may change due to exchange rate fluctuation. Please contact the manager to confirm actual rates for your requested dates.
  • Cleaning fee: $277 / stay - Fee
  • Damage Deposit: $693 / stay - Deposit
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How to get there
We are located in Sandy Point, Maine which is located 15 minutes north of trendy Belfast and 1 hour from Bar Harbor and Acadia National Park.
Activities nearby
Fishing Nearby, There Is A Golf Course Within 30 Mins Drive, Horse Riding Nearby, There Are Tennis Courts Nearby, Watersports Nearby.
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