Take a Ferry to the Island of Your Dreams.
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- Pets considered:Yes
- Wheel chair accessible:No
Islesboro barn description
Welcome to your vacation home - a nearly new barn style summer home on Broad Cove near the ferry. Imagine yourself relaxing on the deck at the end of a busy day while your kids entertain themselves on the lawn and in the field leading to the cove. On the shore is a rocky beach and deep water anchorage (w/heavy mooring). The waterfront includes the use of a dinghy and a float. Or, on cooler days, curl up in front of the fireplace with a good book(well stocked library) while you look out through the french doors.
On the first floor, you will enjoy an open living room w/fireplace, dining room, kitchen. which is well supplied and includes the basic food needs: salt, pepper, flour, sugar, lobster pot, etc. Or, move your meals outdoors for al fresco dining on the deck. There is a half bath on the first floor.
On the second floor, the master bedroom includes a queen sized bed with down comforter, the second has twin beds and and the third has bunk beds. A full bath, well supplied with linens(including swimming towels), has full amenties including a washer and dryer.The playroom includes VCR, DVD player and plenty of tapes and discs. No TV reception, sorry! The loft has a ladder and a wonderful hang-out for the kids or air mattress for sleeping.
Getting to Islesboro is part of the enchantment of this island - you arrive by car ferry which leaves frequently from Lincolnville Beach. This is definitely a summer cottage with a get-away-from-the-world feeling. You will find the comforts of home without the hassle of the work-a-day world. However, you will have connection with wifi and phone.
Islesboro is ten miles long and a mile wide. It offers two grocery stores(w/liquor), a library, bookstore, gift/paper/lunch store and the snack shack at the ferry. You will also find a golf club, public tennis courts and also a kids sailing program. Biking is great - especially to the snack shack which is only 1/4 mile from the house and offering the best sunsets in Maine!
A day trip to Camden, Fort Knox in Bucksport or even antiquing along Rte. 1 will round out your vacation in Maine.
Keywords: private, front deck, waterfront with float
- 2400 sq. ft.
- Vacation Rental
- Guests Provide Their Own Meals
- Housekeeper Included
- Non Smoking Only
- Children Welcome
- Pets Considered
Bedrooms: 3 Bedrooms, Sleeps 8, Beds for 6-8
- Queen size bed (1), twin (2), bunk beds , air mattress in loft.
Bathrooms: 0 Bathrooms, 1 Half Bathroom
Kitchen & Dining
- Cooking Utensils
- Dishes & Utensils
- Coffee Maker
- Wood Fireplace
- Iron & Board
- Linens Provided
- Washing Machine
- Clothes Dryer
- Towels Provided
- Hair Dryer
- Living Room seats 0
- CD Player
- DVD Player
- Broadband Access
- Deck / Patio
- Outdoor Grill
- Lawn / Garden
- Away From It All
Location & View
- Water View
- Bird Watching
- Fitness Center
- Wildlife Viewing
- Croquet, clamming
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June 01 - Sept 30.... $5250/month July 01 - August 31.... $1500/week June 01 - Sept 30.... $600/per weekend - two nights June and September .... $1200/week One half deposit, not refundable if cancelled within two weeks Rates do not include $500 damage deposit, minimum stay one weekend(Fri&Sat)
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Year Purchased: 1982
- Primary: 978 502 3602
- Secondary: 978 356 3065
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"The Barn" in the fog
Living oom with french doors
Master Bed Room
Water view of cove
Barn Living/Dining Room
master Bed Room
Sunset over the Camden Hills
View from Barn
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