Charming Waterfront Cottage Just Steps from East Penobscot Bay(5 Reviews)
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- Minimum stay:7 nights
- Property type:Cottage
- Pets considered:Yes
- Wheel chair accessible:N/A
About the Property
Cottage, 3 Bedrooms, 2 Baths, (Sleeps 6)
Stroll along the beach collecting shells and glass. Set up your easel and capture the tall ships, lobster boats and seals/eagles that are ever present.
Explore nature trails within a walking distance. Take a sailing or riding lesson. Explore the area in the kayaks we have. Go to the old fashioned ice cream palor in Dark Harbor -- could be a daily event!!
Over 2400 sq ft in our waterfront cottage where you can get away from all the hustle and bustle and really relax.
Islesboro is a 20 minute ferry ride from Lincolnville, a few miles north of Camden. It is an unspoiled, quiet place. The nearby towns on the mainland are some of the prettiest on the coast.
The house has three bedrooms. Three double beds. There are 500 plus feet of private shore filled with fat mussels for picking at low tide.
The island is low-key. We do have many activities on the island in the summer -- public beaches, nature walks and hiking trails, community center activities, opportunities for sailing lessons, etc. -- time spent here is largely about relaxing, ambling around, thinking about what to make for dinner, wandering to the shore and back, looking at the sky and water. It is also an ideal place to do concentrated artistic or creative work.
“The island became a retreat for America’s elite in the early 1900’s. Back then it was industrialist Perry Coke Smith, actresses Christie Tiffany and Ruth Draper, Gibson Girl creator Charles Dana Gibson, and yacht designer Clinton Crane. Today it’s actors Kirstie Alley, John Travolta and Kelly Preston, Parker Stevenson (Hardy Boys), stockbroker and influential Republican contributor Richard Gilder, former presidential advisor Hodding Carter III and cell phone pioneer John McCaw Jr. (a former prep school classmate of Bill Gates — and occasional visits by Bill and Melinda).” Downeast Magazine, August 2006.
Islesboro is Maine at its best. Our cottage is at the center of all.
Keywords: COTTAGE, WATERFRONT, ATLANTIC OCEAN, MAINE, MIDCOAST MAINE, CAMDEN MAINE, LINCOLNVILLE MAINE, BEACH, ALL AMENITIES, PROTECTED MOORING AREA
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Member since: 2006
- Vacation Rental
- Guests Provide Their Own Meals
Bedrooms: 3 Bedrooms, Sleeps 6, Beds for 6
- Double Beds (3)
Bathrooms: 2 Bathrooms
- 2 Kayaks and Life Vests Protected Mooring Area
- DVD Player
- Video Library
- Winery Tours
Local Services & Businesses
- Medical Services
- Bird Watching
- Horseback Riding
- Scenic Drives
- Sight Seeing
- Wildlife Viewing
Sports & Adventure Activities
- Dining Area
- Linens Provided
- Parking Off Street
- Parking For RV/Boat/Trailer
- Towels Provided
- Washing Machine
- Coffee Maker
- Cooking Utensils
- Dishes & Utensils
- Deck / Patio
- Outdoor Grill
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My Standard Rate
7 night min stay
Additional information about rental rates
- Taxes Not included
Owner's cancellation policy:
Policy available by contacting owner when booking
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About the owner: We have vacationed in Maine for over 15 years and found this island cottage. We have spent many, many weeks here with our family and friends.
Why the Owner Chose Islesboro, ME, USA:
We like the quiet isolation of the island and not being isolated from the mainland.
The Unique Benefits at this Cottage:
It's a few steps to the beach. Pick mussels for dinner in the front 'yard' or put the kayak in and explore or fish for striped bass and mackeral -- never a bad day -- it doesn't get any better. Of course you could sit on the deck or move to the Adirondack chair to watch Tall Ships, lobster fishermen, seals, etc. while enjoying a favorite beverage.
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Cottage Islesboro Waterfront
DINING ROOM WITH FRENCH DOORS OPENING TO DECK AND WATER
THE BEACH IS A FEW STEPS AWAY
Mussel collecting and beach combing for beach glass
Eagle perched in tree - view from deck
Kayaking - view from deck
Red's Eats Wiscassett -- known for their lobster rolls -on the way to Islesboro
BEDROOM DOWN - 2 OTHER LARGE BEDROOMS UP FACING WATER
Sunrise with early breakfast coffee on the deck!!
Lobster boat fishing - view from dining room
Walk to the Site of First Recorded Total Solar Eclipse
Always an adventure -- 'guest' we encountered at the ferry dock.
This listing was first published here in 2011.
Date last modified - Sunday, March 19, 2017
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