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Bold, Remote & Private Oceanfront Cottage

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  • Minimum stay:7 nights
  • Internet:No
  • Pets considered:Yes
  • Wheel chair accessible:No

Ragged Island cottage description

Ragged Island, also known as Criehaven, is home to the SURFSIDE COTTAGE. If you want to “get away”, this is the place for you to unwind and unplug. The friendly community of Criehaven has only 24 homes, 10 of which belong to lobstermen and their families.

This remote island cottage sits atop a private rocky point with 270° views. As its name implies, you can hear the surf from every room. The cottage has three bedrooms, complete kitchen, dining room, living room with stone fireplace, full bath, sun porch, and deck with BBQ. There are beautiful views from every room; you’ll see the rocky coast, sea birds, lobster boats, wild roses and seals frolicking in Seal Cove.

Enjoy the rocky shores, the deep spruce woods and the wildflower meadows. Birdwatching, beachcombing, swimming and hiking are all here for you. Tenants are welcome to join islanders for a pot luck supper, card game or conversation. Our small community library is a welcoming place to meet people or borrow a book. Usually there is a boat for charter to take you around Matinicus Rock, three miles away, to see puffins and other sea birds.

We supply all household linens, dishes, pots and pans and cleaning supplies. All you need to bring is your food (except for the lobsters!) and clothing, as there are no stores, restaurants or laundry facilities here. We will meet you at the wharf and transport you and your gear up to the cottage. Well behaved dogs are welcome.

Depending on the weather, you may not have cellular phone reception at the cottage, but there are a few places on the island where you should be able to get reception. There are a few island homes that have phones you could use In an emergency. There is no internet service at the cottage, but there are a few places where you can get service to check your email.

As there are no street addresses on Criehaven, VRBO has trouble showing the cottage location on the map. Surfside is located on the point of land on the northeast side of Seal Cove.

Weekly rental is $1,250 plus Maine tax of $100. Partial weeks may be available.

Transportation to the island can be arranged through:
Captain Jim Kalloch at Penobscot Ferry or
Captain George Tarkleson at Matinicus Excursions

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Property Type

      • Cottage

      Accommodation Type

          • Vacation Rental

          Meals

              • Guests Provide Their Own Meals

              Suitability

              • Children Welcome:

                Children can run free, no traffic!...moreless

              • Pets Considered:

                Well behaved dogs are welcome...moreless

              • Wheelchair Inaccessible

              Bedrooms: 3 Bedrooms, Sleeps 6, Beds for 6

              Bathrooms: 1 Bathroom

              Entertainment

              Theme

              • Away From It All
              • Family
              • Romantic

              Leisure Activities

              • Beachcombing
              • Bird Watching
              • Horseshoes
              • Photography
              • Shelling
              • Walking
              • Wildlife Viewing

              Location Type

              • Oceanfront:

                Bold ocean frontage - very private setting...moreless

              Sports & Adventure Activities

              • Hiking
              • Pier Fishing
              • Swimming

              Dining

              • Dining
              • Dining Area
              • Seating for 8 people

              General

              • Linens Provided
              • Towels Provided

              Kitchen

              • Oven
              • Refrigerator
              • Stove

              Outside

              • Deck / Patio
              • Lawn / Garden
              • Outdoor Grill
               

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              Summer Rental
              Jun 20 - Oct 3, 2015
              7 night min stay

              $1,250

              Changeover Day: Saturday

              My Standard Rate
              7 night min stay

              $1,250

              Changeover Day: Saturday


              Additional information about rental rates

              Fees:

              • Tax Rate 8%

              Notes:

              Nonrefundable $250 deposit, payable by check.

              Balance due at departure, by check or cash.


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              Year Purchased: 1967

              About: Surfside has been a rental for 20 years.

              Why Ragged Island:
              This is a remote and magical island with approximately 20 families; 10 fishing (lobster) and 10 non-fishing. There are no stores or shopping; everything comes from the mainland. It is on the migratory path for birds and next door to Matinicus Rock where Atlantic Puffins breed. You will see seals frolic in the surf and view the day to day activities of lobster fishermen. Beautiful hikes to Southwest Point through open fields and thick woods.

              The Unique Benefits at this Cottage:
              Please note there is no reliable internet, telephone or cell phone service at Surfside, so you really can get away from it all. Surfside is completely off the grid. Limited electricity (not 24 hours) is available from a generator. No cars on island, so it is very tranquil.


              Contact us

              Speaks: english

               

              Photos

              • Surfside - on its own private peninsula

                Surfside - on its own private peninsula

              • Views every direction!

                Views every direction!

              • Full bath with shower

                Full bath with shower

              • Library potluck

                Library potluck

              • Once in a lifetime hurricane! (No damage to the house)

                Once in a lifetime hurricane! (No damage to the house)

              • Surfside is located overlooking Seal Cove

                Surfside is located overlooking Seal Cove

              • Cozy Criehaven harbor

                Cozy Criehaven harbor

              • Two bedrooms upstairs

                Two bedrooms upstairs

              • Master bedroom

                Master bedroom

              • Stone fireplace from local beach rock

                Stone fireplace from local beach rock

              • View from the deck. Matinicus Rock is the farthest island.

                View from the deck. Matinicus Rock is the farthest island.

              • View towards Matinicus Rock

                View towards Matinicus Rock

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              Date last modified - Saturday, January 10, 2015

              $1,250 per week (USD)
              Minimum stay: 7 nights
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              • Sleeps
                6
              • Bedrooms
                3
              • Bathrooms
                1
              • Property type
                Cottage
              • Reviews
                1
              Manager
              Member since: 2014
              Speaks: english
              • Calendar last updated: 12/09/2014
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              + 239-210-8376

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