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Spectacular Oceanfront Home on Remote Wilderness Island

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Last updated: 03/25/2010

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  • Pets considered:No
  • Wheel chair accessible:No

Great Duck Island house description

Only home on pristine Great Duck Island; 260 acre wilderness island, near Acadia National Park. Two-story Victorian Gothic style cottage with 270 degree sweeping panoramic view of open ocean, mountains of Acadia, sunrise & sunset. So close to the ocean that you can see waves crashing and watch the sunrise, sunset and moonrise over the water while lying in bed. The house: 1450 sq. ft., open interior plan, steep roofs, 8 gables, expansive windows and 2 small second story decks. First floor: living area, woodstove with fire-view, dining alcove and double bed alcove. Two twin beds available. Second floor: well equipped and supplied kitchen area, propane refrigerator and stove, living/dining area with double bed futon couch, wood stove, French doors to deck and master bed alcove with cathedral ceiling, gothic-arched window and queen bed.


Computer friendly generator available for special electrical needs. A luxurious adventure in the wilderness.

Property Type

  • House
  • 1450 sq. ft.

Accommodation Type

      • Vacation Rental

      Suitability

      • Pets Not Allowed
      • Non Smoking Only
      • Low Allergen Environment
      • Unsuitable For Elderly Or Infirm
      • Children Welcome
      • Wheelchair Inaccessible

      Bedrooms: 2 Bedrooms, Sleeps 6

      • Bedroom First Floor: 1 double, 1 twin/ single

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      • Bedroom Second Floor: 1 queen, 1 sleep sofa /futon

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      Bathrooms: 1 Bathroom

      • Bathroom: toilet, combination tub/shower

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      • Clawfoot tub with shower. Flush toilet, sink, hot and cold running water....moreless

      Other Amenities

          • 1 queen, 1 double, 2 twins, 1 sleeper sofa. Cell phone, mooring, hammock, lawn furniture, lobster pot, library, ice cream maker, hair dryer, generator for lighting and special electrical need. After many years, in our remote location , we have running hot and cold water. Sailing...moreless

          Entertainment

          • DVD Player
          • CD Player
          • Radio
          • Stereo
          • Audio Tape Player
          • Books
          • Books For Adults
          • Books For Kids
          • Games For Kids
          • Music Library
          • Piano
          • Toys

          Theme

          • Away From It All
          • Romantic

          Attractions

              • Forests

              Leisure Activities

              • Walking
              • Bird Watching
              • Beachcombing

              Location Type

                  • Waterfront

                  sports and adventure activities

                  • Hiking
                  • Swimming
                  • Fishing

                  Arrival Day

                      • Saturday

                      Dining

                      • Child's Highchair
                      • Dining Area
                      • Seating for 6 people

                      General

                      • Firewood
                      • Thermos Bottle
                      • Wood Stove
                      • Linens Provided
                      • Mobile Phone
                      • Backpack
                      • Telephone
                      • Hair Dryer
                      • Mosquito Magnet
                      • Paper Towels
                      • Basic Soaps
                      • Toilet Paper
                      • Internet

                      Kitchen

                      • Cooking Utensils
                      • Grill
                      • 4 Ring Stove
                      • Blender
                      • Lobster Pot
                      • Pantry Items
                      • Refrigerator
                      • Freezer
                      • Oven
                      • Microwave
                      • Coffee Maker
                      • Toaster

                      Outside

                      • Lawn / Garden
                      • Balcony
                      • Beach Chairs
                      • Binoculars
                      • Outdoor Grill Gas
                      • Large Cooler
                      • Small Cooler
                       

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                      Location

                      Spectacular oceanfront retreat and adventure. Located on the northeast point of Great Duck Island, 10 miles due south of Northeast Harbor, Mt. Desert. Perfect place for those seeking solitude and an intimate experience of nature. Naturalists, hikers, meditators, writers, photographers, painters and those wanting to live deliberately without the distractions of modern life will love this place. Explore and enjoy granite cliffs, tidal pools, rugosa rose hedges, wildflower gardens, seaside meadows and spruce forests. Watch eagles and seagulls fly. See baby gulls break open their eggs. Hares scurry here & there. Hammock, outdoor furniture and many benches to contemplate the changing ocean & weather. Complete privacy on our 5 acres. Property abuts 250 acre pristine wild-life preserve, with popple-stone beaches and steep cliffs. Preserve protects bald eagles, petrels, guillemots & eider ducks. Renters (but not public) have access to paths across the whole island.

                       

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                      Speaks: english

                       

                      Photos

                      • View of house from ocean

                        View of house from ocean

                      • View North to the mountains of Acadia and Little Duck Island

                        View North to the mountains of Acadia and Little Duck Island

                      • First floor

                        First floor

                      • First floor piano and living area.

                        First floor piano and living area.

                      • First floor

                        First floor

                      • First floor

                        First floor

                      • View from 2nd floor queen bed

                        View from 2nd floor queen bed

                      • 2nd floor kitchen

                        2nd floor kitchen

                      • Rugosa roses and view north to the mountains of Acadia

                        Rugosa roses and view north to the mountains of Acadia

                      • Popple stone beach on eastern shore of Great Duck Island.

                        Popple stone beach on eastern shore of Great Duck Island.

                      • Aerial view of the Island House on northeast point of Great Duck Island

                        Aerial view of the Island House on northeast point of Great Duck Island

                      • The Island House surrounded by rugosa rose hedge.

                        The Island House surrounded by rugosa rose hedge.

                      • View north from the front of the house - the mountains of Acadia National Park.

                        View north from the front of the house - the mountains of Acadia National Park.

                      • Sunset View North to the mountains of Acadia and Little Duck Island

                        Sunset View North to the mountains of Acadia and Little Duck Island

                      • First floor living area and double bed sleeping alcove

                        First floor living area and double bed sleeping alcove

                      • First floor dining area

                        First floor dining area

                      • First floor double bed alcove

                        First floor double bed alcove

                      • 2nd floor queen bed and gothic arch window.

                        2nd floor queen bed and gothic arch window.

                      • 2nd floor eating area, sitting area and doors to east deck and sunrise.

                        2nd floor eating area, sitting area and doors to east deck and sunrise.

                      • The Island House on Great Duck Island

                        The Island House on Great Duck Island

                      • Seagull and view north to the mountains of Acadia National Park.

                        Seagull and view north to the mountains of Acadia National Park.

                      • Popple stone beach on eastern shore of Great Duck Island.

                        Popple stone beach on eastern shore of Great Duck Island.

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                      2 Bedroom / 1 Bathroom
                      Sleeps 6

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                      617 661-8221

                      Speaks: english
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