Cottage in the Woods on the Water

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Woodberry Cottage from the beach


Last updated: 02/17/2016

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  • Minimum stay:3-7 nights
  • Internet:Yes
  • Pets considered:Yes
  • Wheel chair accessible:Yes

Property description

Woodberry is a comfortably furnished three story house. A living room with fireplace; dining area w/ table for 8 plus additional seating for 3 at a side table or island; large, well-equipped kitchen with island and 3 stools; master bedroom (queen) and a full bathroom fill the first floor.

Two bedrooms (4 twins, 1 queen) and one full bath are upstairs. A baby layette, collapsible crib, high chair and baby gates are available. A large bathroom is shared by these two bedrooms.

Lower level (walkout) has two bedrooms (2 twins, 1 bunk bed, 1 day bed), bath with shower and twin sinks, laundry area and a family room.

The water side of the house has a deck with glass rails for an unobstructed view and a screened porch. The house is wheelchair friendly with entrance ramp and 3' wide doors on first floor; not legally handicap accessible.

TV/DVD/VHS for movies only. Internet access via WiFi. Long distance calls off island require calling card.

The access point to our typically Maine rocky beach is marked by a rope around a tree. You'll step down onto sloping rocks and walk down rocks and rocky steps to the beach using a rope as a handhold. The elderly and small children will not find this easy access. The difference in elevation between our land and the beach is approximately 12'.

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Property Type

  • 3 story
  • House
  • 3000 sq. ft.

Accommodation Type

  • Vacation Rental


  • Guests Provide Their Own Meals


  • Children Welcome:

    Videos (approx. 150, for all ages), books for all ages, board games, cards, toys available....moreless

  • Non Smoking Only
  • Pets Considered:

    Pets are welcome provided they are caged when left alone in the house, kept off furniture and provided they create no nuisance for neighbors. Dog run available for use with retractable leash provided by renter. Charge is $30/week per pet....moreless

  • Wheelchair Accessible:

    Ramp allows access to first floor through front door. All doors are 3' on first floor. Not handicapped accessible in the legal sense....moreless

Bedrooms: 5 Bedrooms, Sleeps 11, Beds for 11

  • Master, main floor: 1 queen

    dresser, bedside tables, reading lights, walk-in closet...moreless

  • Green Room, second floor: 2 twin/ single

    two dressers, arm chair, bedside table, reading lights...moreless

  • Sister's Room, second floor: 1 queen, 1 baby crib

    dresser, sofa, rocking chair, bedside tables and lights...moreless

  • Ledge Room, lower level: 2 twin/ single

    dresser, bedside table, reading lights, chair...moreless

  • Brenda's Room, lower level: 1 twin/ single, 1 bunk bed

    Single day bed, dresser, reading lights, chair...moreless

  • Baby Crib (1), high chair, baby layette, stair gates for infants stored in second floor closet. Children's toys, books and videos available at cottage., ...moreless

Bathrooms: 3 Bathrooms

  • Main Floor: toilet, combination tub/shower


  • Second floor: toilet, combination tub/shower


  • Lower level: toilet, shower

    two sinks...moreless

  • All bathrooms have electric heaters to warm room.


  • CD Player
  • DVD Player:

    DVD and VHS players at each TV....moreless

  • Games:

    Various puzzles and games for all ages. Blocks, doll house, board games, cards, truck and bull dozer for outside....moreless

  • Stereo
  • Television:

    No reception for 2 TVs; for movie viewing ONLY. TVs in living room and family room...moreless

  • Toys
  • VCR
  • Video Library:

    Children, young adults and adult videos at the house. Also, rentals available at Burnt Cove Market....moreless


  • Away From It All
  • Family
  • Romantic


  • Cinemas
  • Live Theater
  • Museums
  • Restaurants

Leisure Activities

  • Antiquing
  • Boating
  • Miniature Golf
  • Shopping
  • Sight Seeing
  • Wildlife Viewing

Location Type

  • Oceanfront:

    We are 75' from the shore with woods surrounding the house down to the shore. The beach is accessible via a short climb down an inclined rock (step down of 18", hand-hold on line around tree). Small children and the elderly will need help. No easy access. No access for kayak launching....moreless

Sports & Adventure Activities

  • Cycling
  • Golf
  • Hiking
  • Kayaking
  • Swimming
  • Tennis


  • Child's Highchair
  • Dining:

    Main table seats eight, three at kitchen island. Four individual folding tables....moreless

  • Dining Area
  • Seating for 11 people


  • Clothes Dryer:

    On lower level...moreless

  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating:

    Gas fired base board on main and second floors. In floor on lower level....moreless

  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided:

    Beach towels are not provided. Bring them if you plan on swimming either in the ocean or at the fresh water Lily Pond a short drive from the cottage....moreless

  • Living Room:

    Seats 7 comfortably in living room with reading lights....moreless

  • Parking Off Street:

    Parking by the front door of the cottage. Parking for 5 cars....moreless

  • Telephone:

    Long distance calls off island require a calling card....moreless

  • Towels Provided:

    Except for beach towels....moreless

  • Washing Machine:

    On lower level. Uses HE (high efficiency) detergent only....moreless

  • Wireless Internet:

    Satellite based. Useful for emails; not for streaming or browsing (250 mb download per 24 hours at high speed)...moreless

  • Wood Fireplace:

    Wood provided....moreless


  • Coffee Maker:

    6-8 cup standard. We supply filters and coffee; sugar and some sweeteners are usually on hand....moreless

  • Cooking Utensils:

    Numerous pots, pans and lids. Also baking dishes, cookie sheets and mixing bowls. Various cooking utensils: knives, wooden spoons, spatulas, egg beaters, meat thermometer, vegetable peeler, etc....moreless

  • Dishes & Utensils:

    Dishes and cutlery are provided. Wine glasses....moreless

  • Dishwasher
  • Kitchen:

    Coffee maker, blender, food processor, toaster oven, pressure cooker, lobster pot, crock pot, water kettle....moreless

  • Microwave
  • Pantry Items:

    We stock paper goods, sponges, dishwashing and laundry detergent, bath soap, herbs/spices, salt/pepper, flour, sugar, oil, matches, cleaning products at the beginning of the season....moreless

  • Refrigerator
  • Stove:



  • Bicycles
  • Deck / Patio:

    Deck has glass rails for unobstructed viewing and deck furniture....moreless

  • Lanai / Gazebo:

    Screened porch with seating....moreless

  • Outdoor Grill:

    Weber charcoal for use outside under porch or on gravel to side of house....moreless



Write a review 5
from 8 traveler reviews
Rental basis: Per property
Dates Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly * Event
July & August 2016
Jul 2 - Sep 2, 2016
7 night min stay

September 2016
Sep 3 - Sep 30, 2016
7 night min stay

October 2016
Oct 1 - Oct 28, 2016
7 night min stay

My Standard Rate
3 night min stay

Additional information about rental rates


  • Pet Fee $75 + tax
  • Cleaning $150 + tax
  • Refundable Damage Deposit $300
  • Tax Rate 8%


$75 fee is per pet per week. Refundable damage deposit for each pet $100, in addition to $300 base damage deposit.

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Golf and tennis at the public Island Country Club, mini-golf, bicycle and kayak rentals/guided tours , ocean swimming for the bold adventurer, swimming for the faint of heart in fresh water at the Lily Pond. learn about boat trips to Eagle Island or to Isle au Haut, Deer Isle Historical Museum and Granite Museum, movies/lectures at The Opera House in Stonington (15 min.). Grocery shopping at Burnt Cove Market is 10 minute away. Art galleries, crafts and antique shops await discovery all over Deer Isle. Walking or jogging 'The Loop' is quiet and scenic. Easy drives to Blue Hill (25 min.), Bar Harbor (1 hr, 30 min.), Ellsworth (40 min.) & other scenic Maine towns.


Owner info

Year Purchased: 2004

About the owner: My husband Greg and I built Woodberry starting in 2002 when we cut trees with the help of his 81 year old Mom, Anne. We opened it for rentals in 2004 as a two floor house with unfinished ground floor. In 2010 we put most of the finishing touches on the ground floor and the house sleeps 11 now. My husband and I honeymooned on Deer Isle and visit every summer to chill out from the rigors of owning our own business.

The Unique Benefits at this House:
What we love most about visiting Woodberry is the quiet and the fresh fir-scented sea air. Oh ... and the lobsters. We love to hike on Isle au Haut and to Barred Island and we sail in the bay. Each summer we enjoy seeing the latest offerings by the artists on the island. Kayaking is big now and Old Quarry, a business on Deer Isle, offers rentals and guided tours plus other outdoor activities. Our beach is not suitable for launching, sadly. Sharing the house with friends and family who make the journey north makes for many an enjoyable evening spent chatting or playing games. Or we'll venture down to Stonington to attend an Opera House performance or see a movie. Mostly though it's just reading, relaxing, cooking meals together (seldom have time for that at home) and staring at the heavens on a clear evening, watching for shooting stars ... so many stars.

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Speaks: english

Guestbook comments from the owner

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  • Woodberry Cottage from the beach

    Woodberry Cottage from the beach

  • Living room with wood-stove fireplace, comfortable seating for seven

    Living room with wood-stove fireplace, comfortable seating for seven

  • Screened porch off dining area, with deck beyond

    Screened porch off dining area, with deck beyond

  • Second floor bedroom (queen)

    Second floor bedroom (queen)

  • Second floor bedroom, 2 twins

    Second floor bedroom, 2 twins

  • Lower level 'bunk room' with day bed

    Lower level 'bunk room' with day bed

  • Front of Woodberry Cottage

    Front of Woodberry Cottage

  • Large well-equiped kitchen with island seating

    Large well-equiped kitchen with island seating

  • Master bedroom on first floor (queen)

    Master bedroom on first floor (queen)

  • Second floor bedroom, 2 twins

    Second floor bedroom, 2 twins

  • Second floor bath

    Second floor bath

  • Lower level 'bunk room' with day bed

    Lower level 'bunk room' with day bed

  • Lower level bath

    Lower level bath

VRBO #46777

This listing was first published here in 2004.

Date last modified - Wednesday, August 03, 2016

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Cottage in the Woods on the Water

Deer Isle, ME, USA #46777

5 BR  3 BA  Sleeps 11

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