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Exclusive Private Island Retreat

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Last updated: 08/22/2014
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  • Minimum stay:7 nights
  • Internet:Yes
  • Pets considered:No
  • Wheel chair accessible:Yes

Brooksville estate description

The main house on the bluff has 6 bedrooms, 4 bathrooms and accommodates up to 13 guests, all on the second floor. On the first floor there is a library with TV, powder room, large living room, office with internet, fax and copier, foyer, butler's pantry with laundry, professional kitchen, and formal dining room with a table seating 14. There is an outside wraparound stone terrace culminating at the covered round terrace with spectacular views of Penobscot Bay. Our staff will assist with provisioning, sightseeing, island amenities, and boat shuttles to and from the mainland. All rates are established at the outset each year including those for weddings, social and corporate events and are available upon requests. The Cape Cod Cottage, a century-old structure, is a 3-bedroom home with an open kitchen/living room, large bath with shower and claw-foot tub, dinning room and fireplace. It has splendid views of the sugar maples, vineyard, orchard, gardens and shore. Outside, the porch overlooks the historic center of Nautilus Island industry. The cottage accommodates up to 7 guests and is a complimentary annex to the main house.

Property Type

  • 2 story
  • Estate
  • 7100 sq. ft.

Accommodation Type

      • Vacation Rental


      • Catering Available
      • Breakfast - Booking Possible
      • Lunch - Booking Possible
      • Dinner - Booking Possible

      Onsite Services

      • Housekeeper Optional
      • Car Available
      • Staff


      • Minimum Age Limit For Renters:


      • Children Welcome
      • Non Smoking Only
      • Pets Not Allowed
      • Wheelchair Accessible

      Bedrooms: 9 Bedrooms, Sleeps 20, Beds for 20

      • Bedroom 1: 1 queen

        Master bedroom...moreless

      • Bedroom 2: 1 double, 5 twin/ single


      • Bedroom 3: 1 double, 1 twin/ single

        Double bed with single bed at top of bunk...moreless

      • Bedroom 4: 1 double


      • Bedroom 5: 1 double


      • Bedroom 6: 2 twin/ single


      • Bedroom 8: 1 queen

        Bedroom located in Cape Cod Guest Cottage...moreless

      • Bedroom 7: 2 twin/ single

        Bedroom located in Cape Cod Guest Cottage...moreless

      • Bedroom 9: 1 queen

        Bedroom located in Cape Cod Guest Cottage. ...moreless

      • 3 double beds, 1 queen bed and 5 twin beds total of 6 bedrooms in main house, 3 bedrooms in Cape Cod Cottage...moreless

      Bathrooms: 5 Bathrooms

      • Bathroom 1: toilet, shower


      • Bathroom 2: toilet, shower


      • Bathroom 3: toilet, shower


      • Bathroom 4: toilet, tub, shower


      • Bathroom 5: toilet, combination tub/shower, tub

        Bathroom located in Cape Cod Guest Cottage...moreless

      • 4 full baths in main house, 1st floor bath is wheelchair accessible; 1 large full bath in Cape Cod Cottage...moreless

      Kitchen & Dining

      • Dishes & Utensils
      • Dishwasher
      • Microwave
      • Pantry Items
      • Stove
      • Toaster
      • Seating for 14 people


      • Parking:

        on mainland...moreless

      • Air Conditioning
      • Clothes Dryer
      • Fireplace
      • Hair Dryer
      • Heating
      • Iron & Board
      • Linens Provided
      • Living Room seats 6
      • Towels Provided
      • Washing Machine
      • Wood Stove


      • DVD Player
      • Satellite / Cable
      • Television


          • Internet

          Pool & Spa

              • Private Pool

              Outdoor Features

              • Balcony
              • Deck / Patio
              • Lawn / Garden
              • Outdoor Grill
              • Tennis


              • Away From It All
              • Family
              • Historic

              Location & View

              • Beachfront:

                Nautilus Island has over a mile of waterfront, with plenty of coves, beaches and trails to explore. You will spend days wandering your own 38 acre private island....moreless

              • Ocean View:

                Nautilus Island is at the head of Penobscot Bay....moreless

              • Mountain View


              • Churches
              • Basketball Court
              • Cross Country Skiing
              • Deepsea Fishing
              • Fishing
              • Golf Privileges Optional
              • Hiking
              • Hunting
              • Hunting Big Game
              • Hunting Small Game
              • Ice Skating
              • Kayaking
              • Mountain Climbing
              • Sailing
              • Sound/Bay Fishing
              • Swimming
              • Medical Services
              • Tennis
              • Groceries
              • Wildlife Viewing
              • Library
              • Marina
              • Museums
              • Playground
              • Restaurants
              • Ruins
              • Winery Tours
              • Antiquing
              • Beachcombing
              • Bird Watching
              • Boating
              • Horseshoes
              • Scenic Drives
              • Sight Seeing
              • Walking
              • ATM/Bank
              • Water Skiing


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              Dates Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly * Event
              Base Rate
              7 night min stay


              Discounts: 14 nights or more: $1,571 Nightly

              Additional information about rental rates

              Additional Fees and Taxes:

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              7% sales tax (if applicable); plus 4% gratuity; plus cleaning fee of $200 per week; plus provisioning $25 per hour; plus fuel reimbursement $25 per hour; fees shall be applied as per lease/contract.


              Rates are subject to change.Weekly rates are: 1 week stay-$12,000 per week; 2 weeks stay will be $11,000 per week; 3 or more weeks stay will $10,000 per week.

              50% upon execution of lease; balance due prior to occupancy; Credit cards are not accepted at this time.

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              Last updated: 08/22/2014
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              44 Miles
              Nearest Airport
              Bangor, ME
              2 Miles
              Nearest Restaurant
              Dennets Wharf

              Car: Not Necessary


              Owner info

              Year Purchased: 2004

              About the owner: The property was purchased by two young families from New Orleans as a private retreat to relax and enjoy quality time with their families.

              Why the Owner Chose Brooksville:
              Every Summer for the past 15 years one of the owners has vacationed in Maine with his family. When the opportunity presented itself to purchase this historic piece of land, it was a decision with little hesitation.

              The Unique Benefits at this Estate:
              The spectacular views are breathtaking. The island is a jewel filled with tranquility. A true treasure to share with others.

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              Speaks: english



              • Main House

                Main House

              • Family Room

                Family Room

              • Vineyard


              • Master Suite. Wake up to breathtaking views of Penobscot Bay

                Master Suite. Wake up to breathtaking views of Penobscot Bay

              • While lounging in the family room, you can enjoy this spectacular view!

                While lounging in the family room, you can enjoy this spectacular view!

              • The wharf in 1890

                The wharf in 1890

              • Chef's kitchen

                Chef's kitchen

              • Boat house

                Boat house

              • Cape Cod Cottage

                Cape Cod Cottage

              • Wake up to this view every morning!

                Wake up to this view every morning!

              • The Point 1890

                The Point 1890

              VRBO #451984

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              This listing was first published here in 2013.

              Date last modified - Friday, August 22, 2014

              $12,000 per week (USD)

              9 Bedroom / 5 Bathroom
              Sleeps 20

              View calendar: Updated 08/22/14
              Minimum stay: 7 nights
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