Post & Beam House on Penobscot Bay

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Peaceful post-and-beam with gorgeous view on Little Deer Isle


Last updated: 10/05/2016
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  • Minimum stay:1-6 nights
  • Internet:Yes
  • Pets considered:Yes
  • Wheel chair accessible:No

Property description

About thirty years ago, our parents created a dreamy vacation house on Little Deer Isle in a gorgeous, secluded corner of Penobscot Bay.

Facing south from the southeast corner of Little Deer Isle and perched on a short bluff, Loon Ledge has an extraordinary view of water, islands, sky, and mountains. From the large deck where we spend most of our time, you initially look out on the Barred Islands and a tiny harbor to the right. Next, you see the dozens of islands that comprise East Penobscot Bay, including the Eagle Island Lighthouse, Pickering Island (haunted?), and North Haven in the distance. Behind this scene rise the Camden Hills, framing the seascape under deep blue skies. Many peaceful hours have been spent in wonder at the magic of this scenery.

The simple, yet beautiful home getaway boasts an open floor plan with insulated post-and-beam construction, a large deck, and lots of room in any season. The large main room serves as the kitchen, dining room, and living room. A cozy, den, the master bedroom, another bedroom, and two bathrooms are on the first floor. There are two bedrooms and a bath on the second floor. The washer and dryer are in the basement.

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Property Type

  • House

Accommodation Type

  • Vacation Rental


  • Guests Provide Their Own Meals


  • Children Welcome
  • Non Smoking Only
  • Pets Considered:

    This is a dog friendly home, however your pup must be up to date on vaccinations and use monthly flea/tick prevention. One well behaved, house-broken dog considered. pet fee added to rental....moreless

  • Wheelchair Inaccessible

Bedrooms: 4 Bedrooms, Sleeps 10

Bathrooms: 2 Bathrooms, 1 Half Bathroom


  • Books
  • Games
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Television


  • Away From It All
  • Family
  • Romantic


  • Churches
  • Restaurants

Local Services & Businesses

  • ATM/Bank
  • Groceries
  • Laundromat

Leisure Activities

  • Beachcombing
  • Bird Watching
  • Boating
  • Scenic Drives
  • Shelling
  • Walking

Location Type

  • Beach View:

    Our house sits on a bluff above the beach. It's easy to run up to the house for extra hot dogs or marshmallows. ...moreless

  • Beachfront:

    Cobble beach with seaglass, shells and gentle waves. Great for picnics, skipping rocks and other low key fun. Swimming for the brave!...moreless

  • Ocean View:

    No two days are alike on the ocean. You face south towards outer Penobscot Bay with daytime views of many islands and boats. The sun sets over Cape Rosier and the Camden Hills, fantastic from deck....moreless

  • Oceanfront
  • Water View:

    Seals, ducks, loons, osprey, occasionally porpoise! ...moreless

  • Waterfront:

    We launch kayaks and paddleboards from our beach but there are no permanent docks or moorings. ...moreless

Sports & Adventure Activities

  • Cycling
  • Fishing
  • Hiking
  • Kayaking
  • Mountain Biking
  • Sailing
  • Swimming


  • Dining
  • Dining Area
  • Seating for 8 people


  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room
  • Parking
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine
  • Wood Stove:

    Vermont Castings in both living room and den....moreless


  • Coffee Maker
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Kitchen:

    Large, open, friendly kitchen with recent updates....moreless

  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Pantry Items
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove
  • Toaster


  • Deck / Patio
  • Kayak / Canoe
  • Outdoor Grill


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Rental basis: Per property
Dates Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly * Event
Summer 2017
Jun 1 - Sep 30, 2017
6 night min stay


Additional information about rental rates


  • Pet Fee $50
  • Tax Rate 8%

Owner's cancellation policy:

100% refund if canceled at least 30 days before arrival date.

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Last updated: 10/05/2016
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52 Miles
Nearest Airport
Bangor International Airport
3 Miles
Nearest Motorway
Rte 15 to Stonington, Blue Hill. Rte 1 to Acadia
5 Miles
Nearest Restaurant
El El Frijoles in Sedgewick

Car: Necessary

Artistic Deer Isle, quaint Blue Hill, lovely Castine and classic downeast Stonington are all within a 1/2 hour drive. Ellsworth, Acadia National Park and Bar Harbor on Mt. Desert Island just over an hour drive, where carriage roads for biking, spectacularly maintained trails for hiking and great shopping are available. Restaurants everywhere, with favorites El El Frijoles and Aragosta nearby.

Distance: 5 hours from Boston, 3 hours from Portland . Nearest bus stop: Searsport. Nearest airport: Bangor.


Owner info

Year Purchased: 1980

About the owner: Our family has generations of connections to Little Deer Isle. Our parents built this house in 1980 to create a place for future generations...

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Speaks: english


  • Peaceful post-and-beam with gorgeous view on Little Deer Isle

    Peaceful post-and-beam with gorgeous view on Little Deer Isle

  • Dining room, deck, and Penobscot Bay

    Dining room, deck, and Penobscot Bay

  • Master bedroom with water view and breeze

    Master bedroom with water view and breeze

  • Fantastic view looking west

    Fantastic view looking west

  • Living room with a view

    Living room with a view

VRBO #511772

This listing was first published here in 2014.

Date last modified - Tuesday, October 25, 2016

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Post & Beam House On Penobscot Bay

Deer Isle, ME, USA #511772

4 BR  2.5 BA  Sleeps 10

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