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Ocean-Side Cabin In Down-East Maine Surrounded by Wildlife Refuge

Bedrooms 4
Half Baths1
Property type cabin
Minimum Stay 7 nights


About the property

Sleeps 6. 4 Bedrooms. 2 Baths.

Summer cabin on deep water bay, 20 minutes drive from Milbridge, about an hour down-east from Ellsworth/Mt Desert/Acadia National Park.

Cabin is family owned and used by the family, but we rent when we are unable to use it.

Located in a small settlement of summer residences (about 12 summer houses) on the west side of Petit Manan Point, surrounded by the Petit Manan Wildlife Refuge. Many of these cabins have been in the same family since they were built in the early 1900's. Cabin is rustic but comfortable. Kitchen has propane stove, refrigerator, double sink, lots of pots, pans, utensils.

Kitchen/dining in the middle room, main rooms on each side, one with fireplace and double bed, the other with wood stove and bunk beds plus a twin bed. Enclosed porches at each end have sleeping room with double bed and bathroom. Shower in one bath, toilet/sink only in the other.

More Details

Bronwen Feeney
Member since: 2014
Speaks: english
Response time:
Within a day
Response rate:
Calendar last updated:
April 30, 2017

About Bronwen Feeney

I live and work in Boston.

Bronwen Feeney purchased this cabin in 1970


Steuben Cabin Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • cabin
  • Guests provide their own meals
House Rules:
  • Max. occupancy: 6
  • non smoking only ...
  • pets considered ...
  • children welcome
Location Type:
  • Oceanfront ...
  • Fireplace ...
  • Internet ...
  • Telephone ...
  • Wood Stove ...
  • Coffee Maker ...
  • Dishes & Utensils ...
  • Kitchen
  • Microwave ...
  • Oven ...
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove ...
  • Toaster
  • Dining ...
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 6 people
  • 1 Bathroom
  • 1 Half Bath
  • Bathroom 1 - toilet , shower
    Bathroom 2 - toilet
  • Bath room each end of the cabin. South bath toilet/sink only. North bath has toilet, sink and shower.
  • 4 Bedrooms, Sleeps 6
  • 3 full beds, 2 twin beds. Fireplace room has full bed, south porch has full bed, wood-stove room has 2 twins, north porch has full bed
  • Books ...
  • Games ...
  • Stereo ...
  • limited accessibility
Leisure Activities:
  • bird watching
  • scenic drives

Learn more about this vacation rental at the owner's website:


5/5 -
(1 traveler reviews)

Ocean-Side Cabin In Down-East Maine Surrounded by Wildlife Refuge
average rating of 5.0 based on 1 reviews

So great!

  • 5 of 5

My wife and I were so pleasantly surprised by this place, it's hard to put into words.

First, the value. Incredible! You more than get what you pay for here.

The location is beautiful. This is absolutely the place for those looking for peace and quiet. In the evening and night hours the only sounds to be heard is the water washing up on the rocks just outside, and the occasional strong howl of wind. During the day, add the sounds of distant boats trolling and checking their traps. By the end of the week, that ended up being one of the sounds I would miss the most.

The sunsets? Surreal. The view across and down the bay is just gorgeous. Not more than a ten minute walk away are some sand flats. Head out there at low tide with just a small trowel and dig up some clams for lunch or dinner. What's better than that?

There is one other cabin relatively close, but not close enough that privacy is an issue. The other neighbors a bit down the way are great folks if they are around, very friendly and more than willing to give advice on the area. Not a ten minute drive down the road you come down the peninsula on is a small fresh seafood shack. Have lobster for dinner every night for a nice price, I sure did!

Inside the cabin was my favorite place of all. Didn't bring enough books? Don't worry about it, this place has what essentially amounts to a small library. If you love reading or snuggling up by a fire, you'll be very pleased here. In one bedroom on one side of the cabin is a fireplace, just outside of the other bedroom in a living room on the other side of the cabin is a wood burning stove. We spent most of our time at night in this room, nice and toasty and enjoying the sounds of the fire while reading.

Another nice feature is the WiFi access. Most cabins I have stayed in the past ten years have not had this, and while it is nice to disconnect a bit, I found this convenience to be helpful. There was little use of it truth be told, but it is just fast enough to actually be able to watch Netflix if you're so inclined on one of those late nights before bed.

Oh yeah, and this is actually in the middle of a nature preserve. Want hiking? You're in the middle of it. Just walk out the door and go explore. There is plenty of other hiking to be done within 20-30 minutes drives if you wear out the local area, so have no fear.

Could go on for paragraphs more, but out of space. Book it!

  • Submitted: Aug 4, 2015
  • Stayed: Jul 2015
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Car: necessary


Rates & Availability

Steuben Cabin Rental Rates

Rental Basis:
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Rate Period Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly Event
Summer 2016
Jul 2 2016 - Oct 10 2017
Changeover Day: Saturday
7 night minimum stay
My Standard Rate

Changeover Day: Saturday
7 night minimum stay

Additional information about rental rates

Property Damage Protection $59

Rental is weekly only, Saturday noon to Saturday noon

Owner's Cancellation Policy

  • 50% refund if canceled at least 7 days before arrival date.
  • 100% refund if canceled at least 14 days before arrival date.

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