Gracious House with Large Yard- Well Known to All the Locals(0 Reviews)
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- Minimum stay:1-7 nights
- Property type:House
- Pets considered:No
- Wheel chair accessible:No
About the Property
Large Family Home- Perfect For Island Living
This home is situated close to town on the island of Vinalhaven. Vinalhaven is Maine's largest off-shore community. It is located approximately 12 miles off the coast of Rockland and is accessible only by Ferry that runs daily to and from the island.
Our island home has nine (9) bedrooms and 3-1/2 baths. Sleeps 17 people. Two functioning kitchens, 3 living room areas, large yard, 2 large decks, close to town. Lots of island character!
Member since: 2014
- 3500 sq. ft.
- Max. occupancy 19
- Events Allowed
- Children Welcome
- Non Smoking Only
- Pets Not Allowed
- Vacation Rental
- Guests Provide Their Own Meals
- Wheelchair Inaccessible
Bedrooms: 10 Bedrooms, Sleeps 19, Beds for 19
Bathrooms: 3 Bathrooms, 1 Half Bathroom
- 3 1/2 baths
- DVD Player
- Satellite / Cable
- Away From It All
- Tourist Attractions
Local Services & Businesses
- Eco Tourism
- Paddle Boating
- Scenic Drives
- Sight Seeing
- Wildlife Viewing
- Monument View
Sports & Adventure Activities
- Dining Room
- Seating for 8 people
- Iron & Board
- Linens Provided
- Living Room
- Coffee Maker
- Dishes & Utensils
- Pantry Items
- Deck / Patio
- Lawn / Garden
- Outdoor Grill
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|Dates||Nightly||Weekend Night||Weekly||Monthly *||Event|
May 1 - Jun 30, 2017
7 night min stay
Jul 1 - Aug 31, 2017
7 night min stay
later summer/early fall
Sep 1 - Oct 15, 2017
7 night min stay
Additional information about rental rates
- Refundable Damage Deposit $500
- Tax Rate 5.5%
Owner's cancellation policy:
100% refund if canceled at least 30 days before arrival date.
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Settled in 1765 by the Carvers of Massachusetts, Vinalhaven became a major granite quarrying center, supplying the stone for New York's Church of St. John the Divine and the Brooklyn Bridge.
The island town is home to two nature preserves, both managed by the Nature Conservancy. Lane’s Island Preserve consists of rolling moors that run down to meet the sea on a 43-acre island joined to Vinalhaven by a stone causeway. Rough trails lead to beaches and bold shoreline, where the surf is spectacular on a stormy day.
The Vinalhaven-North Haven Archipelago preserve features six islands (Big Garden, Big White, Sheep, Smith, Brimstone and Little Brimstone) that orbit the larger islands of Vinalhaven and North Haven in Penobscot Bay. Supporting an impressive array of birds, most of the islands, with the exception of Brimstone, are without trails though are nice location for picnics and walks along the beach.
The State Ferry Service provides transportation to and from Rockland daily.
Year Purchased: 1960
About the owner: 'The Big House' has been part of the Flagg/Richardson family history for over 4 decades! Generations of family have escaped to this home each summer and enjoy the island life on Vinalhaven. The home has 9 bedrooms, 2 kitchens, 3 1/2 baths, and plenty of space for island living and family events.
Why the Owner Chose Vinalhaven, ME, USA:
Besides the spacious home, this property has very large front yard, spacious backyard, and decks on the front and back of the home for entertaining and cookouts. This home is a five minute walk to shopping, restarurants, and town life. Additionally, it is easy walking distance to Lane's Island, community parks, local swimming quaries and more!
The Unique Benefits at this House:
This home is perfect for large families and/or groups of freinds looking to vacation together.
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This listing was first published here in 2014.
Date last modified - Tuesday, March 07, 2017
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