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Charming Waterfront Cottage Just Steps from East Penobscot Bay

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Cottage Islesboro Waterfront

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Last updated: 11/16/2014
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  • Pets considered:Yes
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Islesboro cottage description

Stay in a charming oceanfront cottage on 4 wooded acres just feet from the beach. Enjoy morning coffee on the deck as the sun rises over Penobscot Bay and the Altantic Ocean.

Stroll along the beach collecting shells and glass. Set up your easel and capture the tall ships, lobster boats and seals/eagles that are ever present.

Explore nature trails within a walking distance. Take a sailing or riding lesson. Explore the area in the kayaks we have. Go to the old fashioned ice cream palor in Dark Harbor -- could be a daily event!!

Over 2400 sq ft in our waterfront cottage where you can get away from all the hustle and bustle and really relax.

Islesboro is a 20 minute ferry ride from Lincolnville, a few miles north of Camden. It is an unspoiled, quiet place. The nearby towns on the mainland are some of the prettiest on the coast.

The house has three bedrooms. Three double beds. There are 500 plus feet of private shore filled with fat mussels for picking at low tide.

The island is low-key. We do have many activities on the island in the summer -- public beaches, nature walks and hiking trails, community center activities, opportunities for sailing lessons, etc. -- time spent here is largely about relaxing, ambling around, thinking about what to make for dinner, wandering to the shore and back, looking at the sky and water. It is also an ideal place to do concentrated artistic or creative work.

“The island became a retreat for America’s elite in the early 1900’s. Back then it was industrialist Perry Coke Smith, actresses Christie Tiffany and Ruth Draper, Gibson Girl creator Charles Dana Gibson, and yacht designer Clinton Crane. Today it’s actors Kirstie Alley, John Travolta and Kelly Preston, Parker Stevenson (Hardy Boys), stockbroker and influential Republican contributor Richard Gilder, former presidential advisor Hodding Carter III and cell phone pioneer John McCaw Jr. (a former prep school classmate of Bill Gates — and occasional visits by Bill and Melinda).” Downeast Magazine, August 2006.

Islesboro is Maine at its best. Our cottage is at the center of all.


Keywords: COTTAGE, WATERFRONT, ATLANTIC OCEAN, MAINE, MIDCOAST MAINE, CAMDEN MAINE, LINCOLNVILLE MAINE, BEACH, ALL AMENITIES, PROTECTED MOORING AREA

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Property Type

      • Cottage

      Accommodation Type

          • Vacation Rental

          Meals

              • Guests Provide Their Own Meals

              Suitability

              • Non Smoking Only

              Bedrooms: 3 Bedrooms, Sleeps 6, Beds for 6

              Bathrooms: 2 Bathrooms

              Other Amenities

                  • 2 Kayaks and Life Vests Protected Mooring Area

                  Entertainment

                  • DVD Player
                  • Television
                  • Video Library

                  Attractions

                  • Churches
                  • Library
                  • Museums
                  • Playground
                  • Restaurants
                  • Winery Tours

                  Local Services & Businesses

                  • ATM/Bank
                  • Groceries
                  • Medical Services

                  Leisure Activities

                  • Antiquing
                  • Bird Watching
                  • Boating
                  • Horseback Riding
                  • Scenic Drives
                  • Shelling
                  • Shopping
                  • Sight Seeing
                  • Walking
                  • Wildlife Viewing

                  Location Type

                      Sports & Adventure Activities

                      • Fishing
                      • Golf
                      • Hiking
                      • Kayaking
                      • Sailing
                      • Snorkeling/Diving
                      • Swimming
                      • Wind-Surfing

                      Dining

                          • Dining Area

                          General

                          • Air Conditioning:

                            Window Units...moreless

                          • Clothes Dryer
                          • Linens Provided
                          • Parking Off Street
                          • Parking For RV/Boat/Trailer
                          • Telephone:

                            On Island calls included...moreless

                          • Washing Machine

                          Kitchen

                          • Cooking Utensils
                          • Dishwasher
                          • Kitchen
                          • Microwave
                          • Refrigerator

                          Outside

                          • Deck / Patio
                          • Outdoor Grill

                          Payment Type

                          • Mastercard
                          • Visa
                           

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                          MAY 1 TO AUG 31: $1500 PER WEEK
                          AUG 31 TO OCT 31: $1200 PER WEEK
                          OCT 31 TO APR 30: $1000 PER WEEK
                          

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                          Calendar

                          Last updated: 11/16/2014
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                          Location

                          Church bazaar, Library Book Sale, Choral Events, Art Gallery, Art Shows, Historical Society, Strawberry Festival, Lobster Festival, Digging Clams, Gathering Mussels. There are numerous Island activities planned throughout the year especially during the Summer months.

                           

                          Owner info

                          About the owner: We have vacationed in Maine for over 15 years and found this island cottage. We have spent many, many weeks here with our family and friends.

                          Why the Owner Chose Islesboro:
                          We like the quiet isolation of the island and not being isolated from the mainland.

                          The Unique Benefits at this Cottage:
                          It's a few steps to the beach. Pick mussels for dinner in the front 'yard' or put the kayak in and explore or fish for striped bass and mackeral -- never a bad day -- it doesn't get any better. Of course you could sit on the deck or move to the Adirondack chair to watch Tall Ships, lobster fishermen, seals, etc. while enjoying a favorite beverage.


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                          Speaks: english

                           

                          Photos

                          • Cottage Islesboro Waterfront

                            Cottage Islesboro Waterfront

                          • DINING ROOM WITH FRENCH DOORS OPENING TO DECK AND WATER

                            DINING ROOM WITH FRENCH DOORS OPENING TO DECK AND WATER

                          • THE BEACH IS A FEW STEPS AWAY

                            THE BEACH IS A FEW STEPS AWAY

                          • Mussel collecting and beach combing for beach glass

                            Mussel collecting and beach combing for beach glass

                          • Eagle perched in tree - view from deck

                            Eagle perched in tree - view from deck

                          • Kayaking - view from deck

                            Kayaking - view from deck

                          • Red's Eats Wiscassett -- known for their lobster rolls -on the way to Islesboro

                            Red's Eats Wiscassett -- known for their lobster rolls -on the way to Islesboro

                          • BEDROOM DOWN - 2 OTHER LARGE BEDROOMS UP FACING WATER

                            BEDROOM DOWN - 2 OTHER LARGE BEDROOMS UP FACING WATER

                          • Sunrise with early breakfast coffee on the deck!!

                            Sunrise with early breakfast coffee on the deck!!

                          • Lobster boat fishing - view from dining room

                            Lobster boat fishing - view from dining room

                          • Walk to the Site of First Recorded Total Solar Eclipse

                            Walk to the Site of First Recorded Total Solar Eclipse

                          • Always an adventure -- 'guest' we encountered at the ferry dock.

                            Always an adventure -- 'guest' we encountered at the ferry dock.

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                          This listing was first published here in 2011.

                          Date last modified - Thursday, December 18, 2014

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                          3 Bedroom / 2 Bathroom
                          Sleeps 6

                          View calendar: Updated 11/16/14
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                          Member since: 2006
                          Speaks: english
                          • Calendar last updated: 11/16/2014
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                          (315) 529-2126 (New York, USA)

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