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This property allows you to book online with a credit card. After submitting a reservation request, the owner or manager has 24 hours to accept, at which time your card will be charged and you will receive an email confirmation
"I have stayed 2 years in a row and hope for a third. I love this house the area the island the peace and solitude.
Always love the island and the house is perfect everything you would want without stuff you don't need"
Guest: Dog loverDate of Stay: August 2015Review Submitted: September 30, 2015
Perfect Location for Relishing Island Life on Islesboro
"What a wonderful location on the island for slowing down, taking a deep breath, and relishing life on Islesboro. The lovely home sits in the middle of the island so it's easy to go up-island or down-island. Plus you have a true sense of privacy. Adirondack chairs that sit next to a short drop-off overlooking the Penobscot Bay or sitting on the property's beach were our family's go-to places to read, zone, meditate, or write. Even our 2 teens got into this pattern. They also thoroughly enjoyed the provided kayaks w/ PFDs for exploring the calm bay. Poking around on the property's beach, especially at low-tide, with no time constraints --- heaven! The island has 2 small markets (Durkee's and Island Market) that have a surprisingly nice variety of groceries/household supplies and each are a very short drive from the house. Be sure to research your food options & store hrs ahead of time so you know what you'll want to bring with you from the mainland though. The home has a generous amount of towels/linens and a nice variety of kitchen pots/pans/dishes, including an outdoor propane-fueled lobster cooker. Free WIFI is available 24/7 just a 10 min walk down the road at the public library. Thank you Alan for making your home available for those of us that relish living a more quiet, serene life, even if just for a week."
Guest: Duke FamilyDate of Stay: August 2015Review Submitted: August 20, 2015
"We so enjoyed our stay in Islesboro at this wonderful home. It is a very private, beautiful location where your blood pressure will decrease immediately as you look out over the pasture filled with wildflowers to the sea beyond. The house itself is utterly charming and comfortable-clean as a whistle. It is well appointed with everything you need, and the decor is lovely. The hosts, Laine and Jon are warm, friendly and accessible and made us feel very welcome. Our only complaint is that we didn't book for a longer period of time. We can't wait to return for a longer stay next year. I highly recommend this spot- it is perfect in every way."
Guest: Cay and LarsDate of Stay: July 2015Review Submitted: August 25, 2015
Charming 100+ year old home, breath-taking waterfront view, spectacular sunrises!
"My son-in-law grew up spending his summers in Bayside, and he selected this beautiful property for our 2 week stay. Five bedrooms in the main house plus two in the carriage house gave us plenty of room to spread out and enjoy ourselves, but the huge porch (even bigger than it looks in the photos) was the place we all tended to congregate and enjoy the spectacular view of the Penobscot Bay, from before sunrise until late at night. Three of the bedrooms plus the TV room all have water views -- and we never closed the windows or the shades in our bedroom so we could enjoy it every waking moment, including some postcard worthy sunrises. Having both the century-old icebox-converted-to-a-refrigerator plus the modern refrigerator/freezer made keeping food and drinks for our large group a breeze, and the well-equipped kitchen is perfect for cooking for a crowd. This Bayside cottage is just the place for those who want to stay in the village and venture no farther out than the Corner Store for the not-to-be-missed Maine blueberry ice cream and milkshakes, but it's also perfectly located for day trips to Acadia National Park, the quaint town of Belfast and the stately, historic city of Camden, or a climb of Bald Rock or Mt. Battie in Camden Hills State Park. We would love to return for another stay!"
Guest: DebbieDate of Stay: July 2015Review Submitted: July 29, 2015