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Remote Island Cottage

Bedrooms 2
Property type cottage
Minimum Stay 6 nights


About the property

2 Bedrooms, 1 Bathroom, Sleeps 4

Rent this comfortable studio cottage directly on the harbor of this undeveloped outermost island with only 24 homes (10 belong to lobstermen). Spend your days walking on paths along the rocky shore line and through the dark spruce woods. Explore meadows above rocky cliffs overlooking the Matinicus Rock lighthouse where puffins nest. Watch lobstermen harvest lobsters.

Get your drinking water from a well. Outfitted with full kitchen, solar power, commode and outhouse, hot shower, gas heat, running water from a cistern for washing. Loft with two twin beds and a pull out sleep sofa downstairs. Bring all food and drinks as there are no stores on the island. Bring sleeping bags or bed linens and towels.

Transportation: 10 minute plane ride from Knox County Airport in Owl’s Head near Rockland, ME to a grass airstrip on the island via Penobscot Island Air or one hour and fifteen minute boat ride from Rockland to the island via Penobscot Island Ferry or Matinicus Excursions both private ferries.

More Details

Owner / Property Manager
Member since: 2013
Speaks: english
Response time:
Within an hour
Response rate:
Calendar last updated:
April 23, 2018


Criehaven Cottage Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • cottage
  • Guests provide their own meals
House Rules:
  • Check-in: Flexible / Check-out: 12:30 PM
  • Max. occupancy: 4
  • pets considered
  • children welcome
  • non smoking only
Location Type:
  • Water View
  • Waterfront
  • Dining Area
  • 1 Bathroom
  • Bathroom 1 - toilet , shower
  • 2 Bedrooms, Sleeps 4
  • Bedroom 1 - 2 twin/ single
    Bedroom 2 - 1 sleep sofa /futon
  • limited accessibility
  • bay/sound
  • library
Leisure Activities:
  • beachcombing
  • bird watching
  • photography
  • walking
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • hiking
  • pier fishing
  • swimming


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remote outer island with no stores


Rates & Availability

Taxes and fees are additional

Additional information about rental rates

Refundable damage deposit $250

Owner's Cancellation Policy

  • 50% refund if canceled at least 30 days before arrival date.
  • 100% refund if canceled at least 60 days before arrival date.
  • Service Fee fully refunded on cancellations that qualify for 100% refund.

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