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Lovely Family-Friendly Beachfront

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Last updated: 01/18/2015
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  • Minimum stay:7 nights
  • Internet:Yes
  • Pets considered:Yes
  • Wheel chair accessible:No

Cushing Island cottage description

Quaint 1880 shingle-style cottage located on the western side of Cushing's Island, in Casco Bay. The house is just steps away from Little Beach, with sweeping views of the cove and Casco Bay. Listen to the waves lapping on the beach from the front porch. There are 6 bedrooms, 3 full baths, LR, DR, kitchen, and a screened-in porch. The house rental rate allows up to 10 guests.

Cushing's Island is a small privately-owned island in Casco Bay with extensive carriage roads and walking paths through the picturesque landscape. Islanders enjoy walking, birding, swimming, sunbathing, tennis, fishing, kayaking, sailing, and or you can just relax on the porch and watch the ever-changing parade of water craft, clouds, and sunsets. There are no cars, stores, or restaurants on the island. The caretaker drives the only vehicle. Regular (private) ferry service leaves from the Portland waterfront from Memorial Day to Labor Day, so if desired, you can go off-island for a day of shopping and sight-seeing. Cushing's Island is a great setting for quiet family vacation - removed from the hustle and bustle and yet just minutes from Portland.

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Property Type

  • Cottage
  • 2700 sq. ft.

Accommodation Type

      • Vacation Rental

      Meals

          • Guests Provide Their Own Meals

          Suitability

          • Long-Term Renters Welcome
          • Children Welcome
          • Non Smoking Only
          • Pets Considered
          • Wheelchair Inaccessible

          Bedrooms: 6 Bedrooms, Sleeps 10, Beds for 10

          • Middle Yellow Room: 1 twin/ single

            ...moreless

          • Middle blue room: 1 twin/ single

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          • Front yellow room: 2 twin/ single

            beachfront view...moreless

          • Master Bedroom: 1 double

            beachfront view...moreless

          • Sleeping Porch: 1 twin/ single

            screened in porch...moreless

          • Back room: 2 twin/ single

            trundle bed...moreless

          • Front master bed room: 1 queen

            beachfront view...moreless

          • 1 Queen, 1 Full, 6 Twin Beds

          Bathrooms: 3 Bathrooms

          • Yellow Bathroom: toilet, tub

            ...moreless

          • Blue Bathroom: toilet, shower

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          • MBR bathroom: toilet, shower

            inner closet...moreless

          • 3 full bathrooms on 2nd floor. One outdoor shower on kitchen deck.

          Other Amenities

              • Bird watching, hiking and beaches. Spectacular views of Casco Bay from several island heights. Quick water taxi ride to Portland....moreless

              Entertainment

              • Books
              • CD Player
              • Games
              • Television

              Theme

              • Adventure
              • Away From It All
              • Budget
              • Family
              • Historic
              • Romantic
              • Tourist Attractions

              Attractions

              • Churches
              • Cinemas
              • Festivals
              • Library
              • Live Theater
              • Marina
              • Museums
              • Restaurants
              • Ruins

              Leisure Activities

              • Beachcombing
              • Bird Watching
              • Shelling
              • Sight Seeing
              • Walking
              • Wildlife Viewing

              Location Type

              • Beach View:

                40 paces to lovely, white sand beach. Listen to the waves lapping on the beach from the front porch....moreless

              • Rural:

                No cars on island except caretaker's truck...moreless

              Sports & Adventure Activities

              • Deepsea Fishing
              • Fishing
              • Hiking
              • Kayaking
              • Pier Fishing
              • Rock Climbing
              • Sailing
              • Scuba Diving Or Snorkeling
              • Snorkeling
              • Snorkeling/Diving
              • Swimming
              • Tennis

              Dining

              • Dining:

                Dining room, eat-in kitchen, and full table in screened in porch...moreless

              • Dining Area
              • Seating for 8 people

              General

              • Broadband Access
              • Clothes Dryer
              • Fireplace:

                Electric fireplace heater in LV...moreless

              • Hair Dryer
              • Heating:

                space heater in kitchen, electric fireplace heater in LV...moreless

              • Internet
              • Iron & Board
              • Linens Provided:

                Sheets, towels, beach towels...moreless

              • Living Room:

                seats 8...moreless

              • Parking:

                No cars on island except caretaker's truck...moreless

              • Telephone
              • Towels Provided
              • Washing Machine
              • Wireless Internet

              Kitchen

              • Coffee Maker
              • Cooking Utensils
              • Dishes & Utensils
              • Dishwasher
              • Kitchen
              • Microwave
              • Oven
              • Refrigerator
              • Stove
              • Toaster

              Outside

              • Deck / Patio
              • Gazebo:

                (3) There are 3 gazebos located at specific points on the island, accessible by walking paths....moreless

              • Lawn / Garden:

                Beach front view...moreless

              • Outdoor Grill
              • Tennis:

                Communally maintained tennis courts. Valid tennis shoes required. Must sweep after play....moreless

               

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              Rental basis: Per property
              Dates Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly * Event
              pre-high season
              Jun 13 - Jun 26, 2015
              7 night min stay

              $2,800
              high season
              Jun 27 - Aug 1, 2015
              7 night min stay

              $3,200

              Changeover Day: Saturday

              post-high season
              Aug 8 - Oct 31, 2015
              7 night min stay

              $2,800
              My Standard Rate
              7 night min stay

              $3,200

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              • Taxes Not included

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              Last updated: 01/18/2015
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              21 Unavailable
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              Location

              5 Miles
              Nearest Airport
              Portland International Jetport
              5 Miles
              Nearest Barpub
              Cushing Island
              Nearest Ferry
              5 minutes walk
              5 Miles
              Nearest Golf
              4 Miles
              Nearest Train
              Downeaster
              4 Miles
              Nearest Motorway
              Rte 95
              4 Miles
              Nearest Restaurant
              downtown Portland
              30 Miles
              Nearest Ski
              Cushing Island
              Nearest Beach
              5 seconds walk

              One of 45 summer homes on this 1 sq mile private island. Spectacular views of Portland lighthouse and surrounding islands. Explore WWI and WWII forts on the ocean-side. Follow the foot paths through nature conservancy land. 1/2 hour ferry ride or 15 minute water taxi ride to downtown Portland

               

              Owner info

              Year Purchased: 1963

              About the owner: I live in the Boston-area but have summered here for the past 50 years. It's truly a special place.

              Why the Owner Chose Cushing Island:
              My parents bought this property because they loved the community and it is near my mother's parents

              The Unique Benefits at this Cottage:
              immediate access to Little Beach, lovely view from front porch, quick water taxi ride to Portland


              Contact us

              Speaks: english

               

              Photos

              • House on Little Beach Cove

                House on Little Beach Cove

              • View from water. Beach on left.

                View from water. Beach on left.

              • Dining room.  Seats 8 around table.  Seats 12 with table extension.

                Dining room. Seats 8 around table. Seats 12 with table extension.

              • kitchen with view of kitchen deck

                kitchen with view of kitchen deck

              • watch lovely sunsets from screened-in porch. Table in foreground seats eight.

                watch lovely sunsets from screened-in porch. Table in foreground seats eight.

              • Green MBR, beach front view

                Green MBR, beach front view

              • Middle Yellow Room

                Middle Yellow Room

              • Back Room has a trundle bed

                Back Room has a trundle bed

              • Yellow Bathroom

                Yellow Bathroom

              • MBR bathroom with shower

                MBR bathroom with shower

              • upper back deck outside of sleeping porch.  Great for reading.

                upper back deck outside of sleeping porch. Great for reading.

              • Sunset from front porch

                Sunset from front porch

              • Little Beach, a few steps from front door

                Little Beach, a few steps from front door

              • view of Casco Bay and Portland skyline from front lawn

                view of Casco Bay and Portland skyline from front lawn

              • Eat-in kitchen seats 8 around table.

                Eat-in kitchen seats 8 around table.

              • Living room with view of screened-in front porch

                Living room with view of screened-in front porch

              • Blue MBR, queen, beach front view

                Blue MBR, queen, beach front view

              • Yellow room, beachfront view

                Yellow room, beachfront view

              • Middle Blue Room

                Middle Blue Room

              • sleeping porch

                sleeping porch

              • Green bathroom with shower

                Green bathroom with shower

              • view of kitchen deck showing outdoor seating and grill

                view of kitchen deck showing outdoor seating and grill

              • view of annual sailing regatta from front porch

                view of annual sailing regatta from front porch

              • Stunning sunsets

                Stunning sunsets

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              Date last modified - Friday, January 23, 2015

              $2,800 - $3,200 per week (USD)
              Minimum stay: 7 nights
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              • Sleeps
                10
              • Bedrooms
                6
              • Bathrooms
                3
              • Property type
                Cottage
              • Reviews
                2
              Owner
              Member since: 2012
              Speaks: english
              • Response time: Within 12 hours
              • Response rate: 100%
              • Calendar last updated: 01/18/2015
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