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Island Escape - Spacious 4 BR House

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Last updated: 03/21/2017

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  • Minimum stay:3 nights
  • Sleeps:10
  • Bedrooms:4
  • Bathrooms:2.5
  • Property type:House
  • Internet:Yes
  • Pets considered:No
  • Wheel chair accessible:No

About the Property

House, 4 Bedrooms, 2.25 Baths, (Sleeps 8-10)

Long Island is a tranquil 400 year old fishing community known for its beautiful white sandy beaches and rocky coast. A wonderful escape from the rest of the world.

Some island vacation ideas: Pick some wild flowers. Picnic on the beach. Play a little tennis or basketball. Fish off the dock or jump off the dock with the rest of the island 'kids'. Do a little bird watching. Walk quietly through the island woods trails and look for deer and fox. Bike to one end of the island for a spectacular sunset and the next morning, to the other end, for a sunrise reflecting off hundreds of brightly colored lobster pots. Cook some lobsters from the island lobster pound and grill some steaks on the 12 by 20 foot 3rd floor deck. Rock and read on the covered 1st floor farmer's porch.

The ferry terminal is situated in historic Portland allowing day-trippers to walk around the famous Old Port area where you will find a multitude of eclectic restaurants, shops, and recreational activities – cinemas, The Portland Museum of Art, The Children's Museum, the Portland Observatory, the Longfellow House, the Victoria Mansion. A longer walk or cab ride brings you to Hadlock Field and the Portland SeaDogs (AA Red Sox affiliate) baseball games. Check out local papers for island and mainland summer festivals, theater productions and outdoor concerts.

The daily ferry schedule allows enough time for exploring much of Maine and NH, including LL Bean in Freeport, the lakes region, and the White Mountains.

The island house is a 8 year old 3 story structure with bedrooms and baths on the 1st and 2nd floors and the main living area on the 3rd floor.

The island has 2 grocery stores, a B&B that offers fine dining by reservations only, a cafe, and a library with wireless access. There's even a Community Center with children activities and occasionally art and crafts shows and fairs.

There's no safer place and the natives are friendly, so remember to wave.

Keywords: Eight year old spacious year round house
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Member since: 2010

Speaks: english
Response time: Within 2 days
Response Rate: 90%
Calendar last updated: 03/21/2017

Property Type

  • House

House Rules

  • Max. occupancy 10
  • Minimum Age Limit For Renters:

    Must be 25...moreless

  • Children Welcome
  • Non Smoking Only
  • Pets Not Allowed

Accommodation Type

  • Vacation Rental


  • Guests Provide Their Own Meals

Onsite Services

  • Car Available


  • Wheelchair Inaccessible

Bedrooms: 4 Bedrooms, Sleeps 10, Beds for 8-10

Bathrooms: 2 Bathrooms, 1 Half Bathroom

Other Amenities

  • Island vehicle available, bicycles, lots of books, board games, beach chairs, free wireless internet access, basketball and tennis courts at the island library, wrap-around farmers porch....moreless


  • Books
  • CD Player
  • DVD Player
  • Games
  • Music Library
  • Television
  • Toys
  • Video Library


  • Away From It All
  • Family
  • Romantic
  • Sports & Activities
  • Tourist Attractions


  • Cinemas
  • Library
  • Live Theater
  • Museums
  • Playground
  • Recreation Center
  • Restaurants

Leisure Activities

  • Beachcombing
  • Photography
  • Shopping
  • Sight Seeing
  • Walking
  • Wildlife Viewing

Sports & Adventure Activities

  • Basketball Court
  • Cycling
  • Deepsea Fishing
  • Fishing
  • Pier Fishing
  • Rock Climbing
  • Swimming
  • Tennis


  • Dining Area
  • Seating for 10 people


  • Clothes Dryer
  • Covered Parking
  • Garage
  • Gas Fireplace
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating
  • Internet
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room
  • Parking
  • Parking Off Street
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine


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


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


from 3 traveler reviews
Rental basis: Per property
Dates Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly * Event
My Standard Rate
3 night min stay


Additional information about rental rates


  • Refundable Damage Deposit $300
  • Tax Rate 9%


Rates are subject to change until reservation is confirmed. 3 night $900 minimum stay

Payment of 1/2 to reserve. Final payment due 30 days before check-in date.

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Owner info

Year Purchased: 2005

Why the Owner Chose Long Island, ME, USA:
Our family had been coming to Long Island for summer vacations for over 20 years. It had been a long-time dream to own a place on the island that we could come to year-round and now we do!

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Speaks: english
Response time: Within 2 days
Response Rate: 90%
Calendar last updated: 03/21/2017

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  • Welcome to the "Long Island House"

    Welcome to the "Long Island House"

  • front hall/entry

    front hall/entry

  • 2nd floor master bedroom #2 with bath

    2nd floor master bedroom #2 with bath

  • 2nd floor bedroom #3

    2nd floor bedroom #3

  • 2nd floor bath and laundry

    2nd floor bath and laundry

  • 2rd floor kitchen

    2rd floor kitchen

  • 3rd floor cozy breakfast nook by the deck

    3rd floor cozy breakfast nook by the deck

  • 3rd floor living room

    3rd floor living room

  • beautiful 3rd floor deck

    beautiful 3rd floor deck

  • The "island car" at your disposal

    The "island car" at your disposal

  • 1st floor bedroom #1

    1st floor bedroom #1

  • 2nd floor master bath (tub/shower)

    2nd floor master bath (tub/shower)

  • 2nd floor bedroom #4

    2nd floor bedroom #4

  • 3rd floor dining area

    3rd floor dining area

  • with gas fireplace

    with gas fireplace

VRBO #304230

This listing was first published here in 2010.

Date last modified - Monday, May 22, 2017

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