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Last updated: 10/12/2016
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  • Minimum stay:1-3 nights
  • Internet:No
  • Pets considered:Yes
  • Wheel chair accessible:Yes

Property description

Lovely historic cottage situated on a 12 acre ocean front property, Little Red is a special place. Turner Cove is on the east side of Isle Au Haut, approximately 2 miles from town. Formerly a one room school house and built in the late 1800's, the structure has been completely renovated.

In 2015, an enclosed porch has been added for additional relaxation, and a sleeping area. Though not fancy, it has a simple, romantic, and peaceful setting for those who wish to escape from the busy world. There's a short path through the property leading down the ocean, and amazing views.

Close to Long Pond, and Acadia National Park, Little Red is in a great location as a base camp for island exploration!

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Property Type

  • Cottage
  • 500 sq. ft.

Accommodation Type

  • Vacation Rental


  • Guests Provide Their Own Meals

Onsite Services

  • Car Available


  • Children Welcome
  • Non Smoking Only
  • Pets Considered:

    Pet fee is $100.00 per week....moreless

  • Wheelchair Accessible

Bedrooms: 2 Bedrooms, Sleeps 5, Beds for 4-5

  • Bedroom 1


  • Bedroom 2: 2 sleep sofa /futon

    There's a sleep sofa available on the new enclosed porch....moreless

Bathrooms: 1 Bathroom

Other Amenities

  • We will pick you up at the town landing upon your arrival and bring you back at departure. The vehicle is available for a rental fee of $200. per week. Linens and bath towels are additional, and charged at $45.00 for the rental period. You may bring your own of course....moreless


  • DVD Player
  • Television


  • Churches

Local Services & Businesses

  • Groceries

Leisure Activities

  • Beachcombing
  • Bird Watching
  • Boating
  • Photography
  • Scenic Drives
  • Sight Seeing
  • Walking
  • Wildlife Viewing

Location Type

  • Ocean View:

    There's a view to the East of the cottage....moreless

  • Waterfront:

    Turner Cove is a waterfront property....moreless

Sports & Adventure Activities

  • Fishing
  • Freshwater Fishing
  • Hiking
  • Kayaking
  • Mountain Biking


  • Dining Area
  • Seating for 10 people


  • Fireplace:

    A Franklin wood fireplace is in the porch area....moreless

  • Linens Provided:

    We charge $45.00 per week for linens and towels....moreless

  • Telephone:

    Cell phone service...moreless

  • Towels Provided:

    We charge $45.00 per week for linens and towels....moreless

  • Wood Stove:

    There are two wood stove fire places....moreless


  • Coffee Maker
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Kitchen:

    Dining in the cottage and on the porch....moreless

  • Oven


  • Bicycles:

    There are a number of fat tire bicycles on site for use by our guests....moreless

  • Kayak / Canoe:

    There are Kayaks on site for our guests....moreless



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Dates Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly * Event
Sep 11 - Nov 26, 2016
3 night min stay

Additional information about rental rates


  • Refundable Damage Deposit $250
  • Pet Fee $100
  • Tax Rate 8%


There's a vehicle available to my guest for rental at the rate of $200.00 per week. Guests may bring their own linens, and bath towels, or we will provide them for an additional $45.00. An enclosed porch is currently under construction, as shown in photos and will be completed in the Spring of 2015. It may be used for sleeping and dining. Bicycles and kayaks are provided free of charge.

Owner's cancellation policy:

50% refund for cancellations more than 14 days before check-in date.

100% refund for cancellations more than 30 days before check-in date.

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Last updated: 10/12/2016
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60 Miles
Nearest Airport
7 Miles
Nearest Ferry
45 Miles
Nearest Motorway

Car: Not Necessary

The beauty of Isle au Haut is best explored in Acadia National Park which is approximately half the area of Isle Au Haut. There are many well maintained hiking trails, and opportunity for adventures along the rocky coast line. Climbing up Duck Harbor Mountain captures amazing views of Penobscot Bay and the mainland. Swimming in Long Pond on a hot summer day is invigorating. Biking around the island offers many sights, and access to many trails.


Owner info

Year Purchased: 1982

About the owner: My parents discovered Isle Au Haut in the early seventies. The family began camping in Duck Harbor, and fell in love with the rugged beauty of the island. After a few years, my parents purchased Turner Cove and commenced on major home and property improvements. Today the Little Red Schoolhouse is a greatly improved structure, quite comfortable in its plain Maine charm. A recent addition to the building has nearly doubled the square footage.

Why the Owner Chose Isle au Haut, ME, USA:
It's location out of town on the East side, allows beautiful views of Mount Desert Island 20 miles to the Northeast. It's a 2 mile trek to town, and about the same to Long Pond. Peaceful, and relaxing is the best way to describe the setting. Our family loves this special place on the planet, and we know you will too!

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Speaks: english



  • Welcome to Turner Cove!

    Welcome to Turner Cove!

  • View to the North East

    View to the North East

  • Winter at Little Red

    Winter at Little Red

  • Duck Harbor

    Duck Harbor

  • Old Barn at Turner Cove

    Old Barn at Turner Cove

  • East side of Little Red

    East side of Little Red

  • Bath in Little Red

    Bath in Little Red

  • Dining Table in Little Red

    Dining Table in Little Red

  • L'Spirit in Turner Cove

    L'Spirit in Turner Cove

  • Full moon.

    Full moon.

  • Little Red West Side

    Little Red West Side

  • Sunrise on Penobscot Bay

    Sunrise on Penobscot Bay

  • Harold's Workshop

    Harold's Workshop

  • Duck Harbor 2

    Duck Harbor 2

  • Rugosa roses

    Rugosa roses

  • Kayaks and York Island in the distant.

    Kayaks and York Island in the distant.

  • Bed in Little Red

    Bed in Little Red

  • Kitchen in Little Red

    Kitchen in Little Red

  • Old Cove

    Old Cove

  • Duck Harbor 3

    Duck Harbor 3

VRBO #670429

This listing was first published here in 2015.

Date last modified - Thursday, October 13, 2016

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