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Take a ride on a vintage schooner

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Last updated: 07/06/2010

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  • Minimum stay:2-7 nights
  • Internet:Yes
  • Pets considered:No
  • Wheel chair accessible:No

Peaks Island house description

The Shamrock's 'Luck' has been ours since we bought this home on friendly, 'get-away-from-it-all' Peaks Island. The home originated in the late 1800's and was completely renovated five years ago.
This friendly, pristine, picturesque island has something for everyone. It has a rural atmosphere with its even distribution of homes amongst tall elm and maple trees and natural wild flowers and shrubbery and grasses. All this surrounded by rocky and sandy shoreline. The open ocean rolls in onto the rocky 'backshore' often providing pounding sounds and spirals and sprays of water (awesome and picturesque). On the harbor side of the island the water is more tranquil and provides a setting for many beautiful sunsets with the City of Portland as a backdrop. And as the sun sets the city lights provide another island vista. Witnessing this sunset event is a great time to get that ice cream cone or dinner on the deck of the restaurants.


Activities range from relaxing on the wrap-around porch to biking (there's a rental shop on the island), jogging, walking, or roller-blading around the island's approximately 4.5-mile perimeter road -- as you keep refreshed by sea breezes and enjoying the natural scenery. You'll see lovely vegetation, wildflowers, the surf, and a variety of birds. And you'll see the waterways being plied by lobstermen, sailboaters, the occasional windsurfer, and kayakers. Or you might be the more laid-back walker who can take in the same beautiful vista and sea breezes, or you might try one of several trails through the woods that can lead to WWII bunkers and look out towers. Along the Island's shore road there are benches to sit and take it all in.
From the decks of the island's four wonderful restaurants, you can enjoy a fresh lobster roll while viewing the tranquil harbor or watching the sunset behind the Portland skyline. Occasionally the sun can be seen setting behind Mt. Washington.

Other activities and places of interest are the pancake breakfasts, craft and art shops and shows, churches and club fairs, the Civil War museum, and the gift shops. Picnicking on backshore at Whaleback or Tablerock or some other spot while taking in the view of the North Atlantic and the several islands that are just north of Peaks might be the thing for you to do. When you finish doing these activities you can probably find time to buy fresh lobsters from an island lobster man.
If you feel island-bound, the City of Portland is only a 15 - 17 minute ferry ride away. There, another array of activities such as tour boats, charter fishing, movies, malls, museums and more fine restaurants are available. A popular attraction is the World Series Champion Boston Red Sox's Double-A minor league team, the Portland Sea Dogs.
If a summer vacation is not available to you, then Fall with its foliage and sunny days is also a fine time to vacation on the island.

Peaks Island is the perfect place to do something or to do nothing but relax.

Property Type

  • House
  • 1100 sq. ft.

Accommodation Type

      • Vacation Rental

      Meals

          • Guests Provide Their Own Meals

          Suitability

          • Non Smoking Only
          • Pets Not Allowed
          • Children Welcome

          Bedrooms: 3 Bedrooms, Sleeps 6, Beds for 6

          • Bedroom 1: 1 queen

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          • Bedroom 2: 1 double

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          • Bedroom 3: 2 twin/ single

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          • There are three bedrooms. The beds are a queensize in #1, a double in #2 and a set of single twins in #3 ( two beds). Bring own linens and towels please, or, request linens and towels at a charge of $55.00....moreless

          Bathrooms: 2 Bathrooms

          Other Amenities

              • Other Peaks Island attractions and activities include: pizza and ice cream shops, gift shops, full service U. S. Post Office, U. P. S. service, tag sales, craft fairs, ( firewoks, parades, marathon runs and swims on annual fixed dates ), music concerts, free movies at the library and also computers there, kayak and bicycle rentals......... View the variety of home architecture and water-going craft. Non smoking unit...moreless

              Entertainment

              • Television
              • Satellite / Cable
              • VCR
              • Radio
              • Audio Tape Player
              • Books For Adults
              • Books For Kids
              • DVD Player
              • Stereo
              • Games
              • Books

              Theme

              • Family
              • Away From It All
              • Budget
              • Historic
              • Sports & Activities
              • Tourist Attractions

              Attractions

              • Autumn Foliage
              • Bay/Sound
              • Churches
              • Cinemas
              • Forests
              • Library
              • Marina
              • Museums
              • Playground
              • Theme Parks
              • Water Parks
              • Restaurants
              • Coin Laundry
              • Festivals
              • Ruins

              Leisure Activities

              • Walking
              • Horseback Riding
              • Beachcombing
              • Bird Watching
              • Antiquing
              • Outlet Shopping
              • Sight Seeing
              • Scenic Drives
              • Paddle Boating

              local services and businesses

              • Babysitter
              • Massage Therapist
              • Medical Services
              • ATM/Bank
              • Groceries
              • Hospital
              • Laundromat

              Location Type

              • Near The Ocean
              • Rural
              • Village

              sports and adventure activities

              • Golf
              • Wind-Surfing
              • Roller Blading
              • Scuba Diving Or Snorkeling
              • Surfing
              • Pier Fishing
              • Snorkeling
              • Sound/Bay Fishing
              • Surf Fishing
              • Deepsea Fishing
              • Hiking
              • Ice Skating
              • Swimming
              • Tennis
              • Sailing
              • Cycling
              • Fishing

              catering options

                  • Guests Provide Their Own Meals

                  Dining

                  • Dining Room
                  • Seating for 6 people

                  General

                  • Heating
                  • Iron & Board
                  • Dialup Access
                  • Wireless Internet
                  • Internet
                  • Parking Off Street
                  • Activities Guide
                  • Local Activities Guide
                  • Local Maps
                  • Local Restaurant Guide
                  • Washing Machine
                  • Linens Provided:

                    On request at a charge of $55.00 including towels....moreless

                  • Towels Provided:

                    On request at a charge of $55.00. Includes the linens....moreless

                  • Telephone:

                    out going long distance block....moreless

                  • Clothes Dryer:

                    Also an outside laundry hanging line is there....moreless

                  Kitchen

                  • Refrigerator
                  • Oven
                  • Microwave
                  • Blender
                  • Lobster Pot
                  • Stove
                  • Coffee Maker
                  • Toaster
                  • Freezer:

                    compartment, part of refrigerator...moreless

                  • Stove:

                    electric...moreless

                  • Dishes & Utensils:

                    full set, wine glasses, pop corn popper, lobster boiling pot and shell crackers, and more...moreless

                  • Pantry Items:

                    with herb rack...moreless

                  Outside

                  • Outdoor Grill
                  • Unscreened Porch / Veranda
                  • Kayak / Canoe:

                    Rentals and schools and tours available from 2 - 3 vendors....moreless

                  • Porch / Veranda:

                    Wrap - around with sun. Furnished table, chairs, rockers and chaise lounges. ...moreless

                   

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                  Rental basis: Per property
                  Dates Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly * Event
                  peak
                  Jun 23 - Sep 13, 2014
                  7 night min stay

                  $1,075
                  early Fall/Foliage
                  Sep 15 - Oct 11, 2014
                  2 night min stay
                  $125
                  $600
                  mid - through - mature Foliag
                  Oct 13 - Nov 14, 2014
                  2 night min stay
                  $125
                  $504
                  My Standard Rate
                  2 night min stay
                  $125
                  $700

                  Additional information about rental rates

                  Fees:

                  • Tax Rate 8%

                  Notes:

                  Please call for clarification of any questions, or of any needs that you have or to schedule minimum 2-night, or longer, stays available pre- and post- Peak Season. We are a Sat. - Sat. rental during Peak Season and a non - smoking and no pet premises as pledged to some perennial renters. Thank you for any consideration you honor us with.We have off - street parking.

                  Security/Reservation Deposit must be paid with return of signed contract. Rental charge can be paid in full with the Security/Reservation Deposit or in contract stated installments. Refer to contract. Final installment must be received 30 days before first rental day.


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                  Calendar

                  The property's calendar has not been updated in over 48 months. You can contact the owner for availability or look for properties with confirmed availability

                   

                  Location

                  1 Miles
                  Nearest Beach
                  3/4 mi.

                  Car: Recommended

                  Portland, and therefore available to Peaks Island vacationors, offers an array of activities from restaurants to shopping and museums. Unique to Portland/Casco Bay is the opportunity to sail on restored vintage wooden hulled sloops through staffed tours. Or take the Casco Bay mail run to more Islands while viewing shoreline homes and other watercraft while in transit ( pack a lunch or eat on one of the islands; bring a bike if you want to ).

                   

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                  Photos

                  • Take a ride on a vintage schooner

                    Take a ride on a vintage schooner

                  • One of several benches waiting for you.

                    One of several benches waiting for you.

                  • Or Beach?

                    Or Beach?

                  • He sells 'em!

                    He sells 'em!

                  • Shamrock : Welcome! Enjoy!

                    Shamrock : Welcome! Enjoy!

                  • sunset from restaurant deck

                    sunset from restaurant deck

                  • He catches 'em!

                    He catches 'em!

                  • If you don't have one Brad does.

                    If you don't have one Brad does.

                  • Want beach?

                    Want beach?

                  $125 - $154 per night (USD)
                  1

                  3 Bedroom / 2 Bathroom
                  Sleeps 6

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                  Minimum stay: 2-7 nights
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