The Island House Five Star Ocean Front

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Island House VIew to Ocean


Last updated: 10/18/2015
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  • Minimum stay:1-7 nights
  • Internet:Yes
  • Pets considered:Yes
  • Wheel chair accessible:N/A

Property description

The Island House is located in a small gated community at the very end of quaint Perkins Cove. Originally built in 1850, this 5bdrm, 5bath, historic property is surrounded by award winning gardens, and was totally rebuilt in 2003 to include modern luxuries and amenities and has hardwood floor throughout. Every room in the house has picturesque ocean views, as well as garden and harbor views!
The house welcomes guests in a generous foyer that leads to the spacious (14x37) living room, surrounded by magnificent windows and farmers’ porches that fill it with light. The cottage style furniture is placed around the remote controlled gas-fired fireplace and comfortably seats ten people.
Next to the living room is the dining/kitchen area, also surrounded by windows and porches (with direct access to the hot tub), which encompasses a space of 14 feet by 44 feet. The dining room table is prepared for big or small groups and expands from six to twelve people.

Perkins Cove: The Island House is adjacent to Perkins Cove boutique shopping, art galleries and local cuisine restaurants, and to the Marginal Way which borders the ocean and takes you to Ogunquit Town Beach. More restaurants and shopping within walking distance. Easy drive to Outlet shopping in Kittery, ME! Also a short walk across the drawbridge to the Ogunquit Art Museum, a short ride to The Ogunquit Theatre.

Beach and Water Activities: –Walk or take the trolley to the Ogunquit Beach! Kayaking - nearby. Surfing - available. Fishing- Charters Available. Sailing - Charters Available.

At The House: Relaxing-Sitting on the porch with a book or a glass of wine, looking out at the ocean and the magnificent sunsets, while listening to the sound waves. Sleeping-the intensity of the Ocean, waves crashing, releasing an abundance of pure clean air- induces the best sleep your can ever imagine. Cooking and entertaining: enjoy the gourmet kitchen or the large Wolf gas grill to make fantastic meals for your family and friends. Lobsters available at the local pier. Enjoy your stay, rest and relax!!


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Property Type

  • 2 story
  • House
  • 4000 sq. ft.

Accommodation Type

  • Vacation Rental


  • Guests Provide Their Own Meals

Onsite Services

  • Housekeeper Optional
  • Massage


  • Events Allowed
  • Children Welcome
  • Non Smoking Only
  • Pets Considered:

    Available a crate if your dog prefers the comfort of security...moreless

Bedrooms: 6 Bedrooms, Sleeps 12, Beds for 12

  • Bedroom 1: 1 king


  • Bedroom 2: 1 king


  • Bedroom 3: 1 king


  • Bedroom 5: 1 sleep sofa /futon

    Queen size sleeper sofa...moreless

  • Bedroom 6: 1 twin/ single, 1 baby crib

    one twin bed & a crib...moreless

  • Bedroom 4: 1 queen, 1 baby crib

    plus bunk beds...moreless

  • The bedrooms are very large ranging from 14' x 15 1/2 to 14' x 18'. Each bedroom has vaulted ceilings with ceiling fans and views of the oceans. Each bedroom is painted in a slightly different blue, ranging from a light ocean blue to sky blue. Four of the bedrooms have wide French doors opening up to their own private large porch - directly with ocean views & breeze. Listen to the endless sound of the ocean, the early morning chirps of the birds, and the occasional lobster boat returning to Perkins Cove with its catch. Hardwood floors with cottage style throw rugs. Master Bedroom: king-size bed, private bath, steam walk-in shower, Jacuzzi, washer/dryer private deck facing the ocean. Large TV . Bedroom 2 - King-size bed, private bathroom, private deck. Bedroom 3 - King-size bed, private bathroom. Bedroom 4 - Queen-size bed & bunk beds. Bathroom adjacent (tub/shower combo) Bedroom 5 - Sleep sofa convertible (Queen size). adjacent full bath w/ washer/dryer. Bedroom 6- Twin bed...moreless

Bathrooms: 5 Bathrooms, 1 Half Bathroom

  • Bathroom 1: toilet, tub, shower, jetted tub


  • Bathroom 2: toilet, shower


  • Bathroom 3: toilet, shower


  • Bathroom 4: toilet, shower


  • Bathroom 5: toilet, combination tub/shower


  • Bathroom 6: toilet


  • Accompanying bathrooms for each bedroom. Large size, beautiful tiled floors, beadboard vanities, kohla faucets, and decorated in a cottage style....moreless

Other Amenities

  • Surrounded by 1500sq ft of decks and porches that look over the ocean and the award winning gardens, this home was rebuilt is 2000 to include every modern amenity. There are plenty of spacious areas to relax and entertain with ocean views from every room and every bedroom. Gourmet kitchen with five-burner gas stove, marble counters. Hardwood floors throughout. High speed connections in every room (Ethernet), large screen TV's, hot tub, ceiling fans, central A/C, washer/dryer on each floor. Large sitting areas, grill, dining & eating area, old fashion electric cooler for cold drinks! Ocean view from every room....moreless


  • Audio Tape Player
  • Books
  • CD Player
  • DVD Player
  • Games
  • Music Library
  • Radio
  • Satellite / Cable


  • Away From It All
  • Family
  • Historic
  • Romantic


  • Autumn Foliage
  • Bay/Sound
  • Botanical Garden
  • Churches
  • Cinemas
  • Coin Laundry
  • Forests
  • Health/Beauty Spa
  • Library
  • Live Theater
  • Marina
  • Museums
  • Restaurants
  • Theme Parks
  • Water Parks
  • Zoo

Local Services & Businesses

  • ATM/Bank
  • Fitness Center
  • Groceries
  • Hospital
  • Massage Therapist
  • Medical Services

Leisure Activities

  • Antiquing
  • Beachcombing
  • Bird Watching
  • Boating
  • Eco Tourism
  • Horseback Riding
  • Miniature Golf
  • Outlet Shopping
  • Paddle Boating
  • Photography
  • Scenic Drives
  • Shelling
  • Shopping
  • Sight Seeing
  • Walking
  • Whale Watching
  • Wildlife Viewing

Location Type

  • Beach:

    About 1/4 mile away. Walk Trolly Car...moreless

  • Beach View
  • Ocean View:

    Every room has ocean views!!!!...moreless

  • Oceanfront:

    Set on the beautiful coast of Maine. View of commercial fishing boats every day. Occasionally President Bush comes to Perkins Cove usually once per week to have lobsters at Barnicle Billy's restaurant...moreless

  • Waterfront:

    300 feet of ocean front/water front...moreless

Sports & Adventure Activities

  • Cycling
  • Deepsea Fishing
  • Equestrian Events
  • Fishing
  • Fly Fishing
  • Golf
  • Golf Privileges Optional
  • Hiking
  • Kayaking
  • Mountain Biking
  • Mountain Climbing
  • Mountaineering
  • Pier Fishing
  • Rafting
  • Sailing
  • Scuba Diving Or Snorkeling
  • Skiing
  • Snorkeling/Diving
  • Surf Fishing
  • Surfing
  • Swimming
  • Tennis
  • Wind-Surfing


  • Dining:

    Spacious dining room with ocean view. Table expand from 6 t0 16 people....moreless

  • Dining Area
  • Dining Room
  • Seating for 12 people


  • Alarm Clock
  • Basic Soaps
  • Broadband Access
  • Ceiling Fans
  • Clothes Dryer:


  • Fireplace:

    Gas fired fireplace...moreless

  • Free Long Distance
  • Garage
  • Gas Fireplace
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating
  • Internet
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room
  • Paper Towels
  • Parking
  • Parking Off Street:

    Up to 4-5 cars...moreless

  • Parking On Street
  • Telephone
  • Toilet Paper
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine:

    There are two sets of washers & driers. One in the master bathroom. The other in the laundry room....moreless

  • Water Cooler
  • Wireless Internet


  • Blender
  • Catering Available
  • Coffee Grinder
  • Coffee Maker
  • Cooking Utensils
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher:


  • Freezer
  • Grill
  • Ice Maker
  • Kitchen:

    Two sinks, two side by side sub-zero refrigerator/freezers (two ice makers) Double Large Wolf ovens, Five burner Gas stove, etc...moreless

  • Lobster Pot
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Pantry Items
  • Refrigerator:

    (2) Two side by side Sub Zero...moreless

  • Stove
  • Stove
  • Toaster


  • Balcony
  • Barbecue
  • Deck / Patio:

    Large decks through-out. Three decks off of bed rooms....moreless

  • Gated Community
  • Golf:

    Golf course 1 mile...moreless

  • Lanai / Gazebo
  • Large Cooler
  • Lawn / Garden:

    Prize winning perennial gardens....moreless

  • Outdoor Grill:

    Large Wolf gas grill....moreless

  • Outdoor Grill Gas
  • Porch / Veranda:

    Wrap around porch on three sides of the house. Plenty of seating areas...moreless

  • Small Cooler
  • Terrace
  • Unscreened Porch / Veranda
  • Walkway To Water
  • Wood Deck

Pool / Spa

  • Hot Tub
  • Jacuzzi
  • Outdoor Hot Tub
  • Sauna:


  • Whirlpool
  • Jetted Tub

House Cleaning

  • Housekeeper Optional


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Dates Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly * Event
Sep 30 - Jan 3, 2016
7 night min stay


Changeover Day: Saturday

Jan 4 - Mar 26, 2016
7 night min stay


Changeover Day: Saturday

Mar 28 - May 27, 2016
7 night min stay


Changeover Day: Saturday

May 28 - Sep 30, 2016
7 night min stay


Changeover Day: Saturday

Additional information about rental rates


  • Cleaning $300
  • Pet Fee $200 + tax
  • Tax Rate 9%



Deposits - a 50% deposit is required with reservation, balance due 30 days prior to occupancy. $150.00 CLEANING FEE

FALL 9/15/13-1/4/13 $7500/WEEK

WINTER 1/5/14-3/29/14 $5000/WEEK

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Last updated: 10/18/2015
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62 Miles
Nearest Airport
Boston - Logan Airport
1 Miles
Nearest Barpub
MC Restaurant
45 Miles
Nearest Ferry
1 Miles
Nearest Golf
Cape Neddick
3 Miles
Nearest Train
Wells ME
7 Miles
Nearest Motorway
Interstate 95
1 Miles
Nearest Restaurant
Many Restaurants
1 Miles
Nearest Beach

Car: Not Necessary

The Island House is located in a small gated community at the very end of quaint Perkins Cove. Although adjacent to Perkins Cove it is buffered by award winning garden, Enjoy the proximity. Walking distance to six delicious restaurants, three cafes, candy store for the kids, beaches, the marginal way, shopping, arts & crafts shops, art galleries, clothing boutiques, charter fishing, sailing, boating, moon lit cruises. No need to drive. No need for a designated driver.

Golf: There are golf courses open to the public just a few miles from the Island House. Also the Par 3 at Merriland Farms. Eat fresh blueberries between holes. Great fun for the family. Kids love out performing their parents.


Owner info

Year Purchased: 1986

Why the Owner Chose Ogunquit:
Just a few ideas Ideal to host family get togethers and vacations. Plenty of rooms and plenty of bathrooms. Also ideal for women's book clubs and " a ladies get away" A writers paradise. Peace, quite and serenity!!

The Unique Benefits at this House:
SEE Above

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Speaks: english, spanish



  • Island House VIew to Ocean

    Island House VIew to Ocean

  • Island House Front View

    Island House Front View

  • West Porch Sitting Area

    West Porch Sitting Area

  • Kitchen Facing Dining Room

    Kitchen Facing Dining Room

  • Dining Room

    Dining Room

  • Master Bathroom

    Master Bathroom

  • Bedroom Kingsize Green

    Bedroom Kingsize Green

  • Center Garden

    Center Garden

  • View From Perkins Cove heading to the Ocean

    View From Perkins Cove heading to the Ocean

  • Porch, Grill & Setting area

    Porch, Grill & Setting area

  • KItchen Facing North

    KItchen Facing North

  • Living Room

    Living Room

  • Master Bedroom

    Master Bedroom

  • View from Master Bedroom porch

    View from Master Bedroom porch

  • Bedroom Queen Size & Blue Bunk Beds

    Bedroom Queen Size & Blue Bunk Beds

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This listing was first published here in 2009.

Date last modified - Friday, November 20, 2015

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