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Spectacular Oceanfront Home on Remote, Pristine Wilderness Island

Antra Borofsky

Member since: 2007
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Speaks: english, french
Sleeps4
Bedrooms 2
Bathrooms1
Property type house
Minimum Stay 7 nights

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Antra Borofsky

Member since: 2007
Speaks: english, french
Response time:
Within 2 days
Response rate:
100%
Calendar last updated:
February 9, 2015
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Spectacular Oceanfront Home on Remote, Pristine Wilderness Island

Sleeps4
Bedrooms 2
Bathrooms1
Property type house
Minimum Stay 7 nights

Overview

Great Duck Island House Rental Photos and Description

2 bedrooms, 1 bathroom, sleeps 4, queen bed, double bed, fouton couch, 2 cots

Only home on pristine Great Duck Island; 260 acre wilderness island, near Acadia National Park. Two-story Victorian Gothic style cottage with 270 degree sweeping panoramic view of open ocean, mountains of Acadia, sunrise & sunset. So close to the ocean that you can see waves crashing and watch the sunrise, sunset and moonrise over the water while lying in bed. The house: 1450 sq. ft., open interior plan, steep roofs, 8 gables, expansive windows and 2 small second story decks. First floor: living area, woodstove with fire-view, dining alcove and double bed alcove. Two twin beds available. Second floor: well equipped and supplied kitchen area, propane refrigerator and stove, living/dining area with double bed futon couch, wood stove, French doors to deck and master bed alcove with cathedral ceiling, gothic-arched window and queen bed. Solar power provides electricity for the house. Hot and cold running water.

Computer friendly generator available for special electrical needs. A luxurious adventure in the wilderness.

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Suitability:
  • Low Allergen Environment
  • children welcome
  • non smoking only
  • pets not allowed
  • unsuitable for elderly or infirm
  • wheelchair inaccessible
Antra Borofsky (Owner)
Member since: 2007
Call Owner
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Speaks: english, french
Response time:
Within 2 days
Response rate:
100%
Calendar last updated:
February 9, 2015

Why HomeAway

Sleeps4
Bedrooms 2
Bathrooms1
Property type house
Minimum Stay 7 nights
Contact the owner directly to confirm reservation details and pay with an approved method (credit card, check, or bank transfer), to protect your payment up to $1,000.
Add vacation protection services to your booking
Three services to protect your trip:
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Spectacular oceanfront retreat and adventure. Located on the northeast point of Great Duck Island, 10 miles due south of Northeast Harbor, Mt. Desert. Perfect place for those seeking solitude and an intimate experience of nature. Naturalists, hikers, meditators, writers, photographers, painters and those wanting to live deliberately without the distractions of modern life will love this place. Explore and enjoy granite cliffs, tidal pools, rugosa rose hedges, wildflower gardens, seaside meadows and spruce forests. Watch eagles and seagulls fly. See baby gulls break open their eggs. Hares scurry here & there. Hammock, outdoor furniture and many benches to contemplate the changing ocean & weather. Complete privacy on our 5 acres. Property abuts 250 acre pristine wild-life preserve, with popple-stone beaches and steep cliffs. Preserve protects bald eagles, petrels, guillemots & eider ducks. Renters (but not public) have access to paths across the whole island.

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Rates & Availability

From $2,500 Per week

Great Duck Island House Rental Rates

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Rate Period Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly Event
 
Summer Season
May 15 2015 - Sep 30 2015
7 night minimum stay
$2,500
 

Additional information about rental rates

Round Trip Water Taxi $525
Refundable damage deposit $300
Cleaning $0
Tax Rate 8.0%
Notes $2500/week
$2500/week May 15 - September 30
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Amenities

Great Duck Island House Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • house
Meals:
  • Guests provide their own meals
Floor Area:
  • 1450 sq. ft.
Location Type:
  • Waterfront
Theme:
  • Adventure
  • Away From It All
  • Family
  • Romantic
General:
  • Backpack
  • Basic Soaps
  • Firewood
  • Hair Dryer
  • Internet
  • Linens Provided
  • Mobile Phone
  • Mosquito Magnet
  • Paper Towels
  • Telephone
  • Thermos Bottle
  • Toilet Paper
  • Wood Stove
Kitchen:
  • 4 Ring Stove
  • Blender
  • Coffee Maker
  • Cooking Utensils
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Freezer
  • Grill
  • Kitchen
  • Lobster Pot
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Pantry Items
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove
  • Toaster
Dining:
  • Child's Highchair
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 6 people
Bathrooms:
  • 1 Bathroom
  • Bathroom - toilet , combination tub/shower
  • Clawfoot tub with shower. Flush toilet, sink, hot and cold running water.
Bedrooms:
  • 2 Bedrooms, Sleeps 4
  • Bedroom First Floor - 1 double , 1 twin/ single
    Bedroom Second Floor - 1 queen , 1 sleep sofa /futon
Entertainment:
  • Audio Tape Player
  • Books
  • Books for Adults
  • Books for Kids
  • CD Player
  • DVD Player
  • Games
  • Games for Kids
  • Music Library
  • Piano
  • Radio
  • Stereo
  • Toys
  • Video Library
Outside:
  • Balcony
  • Beach Chairs
  • Binoculars
  • Deck / Patio
  • Large Cooler
  • Lawn / Garden
  • Outdoor Grill
  • Outdoor Grill Gas
  • Small Cooler
  • 4 garden chairs
  • 6 beach chairs
Suitability:
  • Low Allergen Environment
  • children welcome
  • non smoking only
  • pets not allowed
  • unsuitable for elderly or infirm
  • wheelchair inaccessible
Attractions:
  • forests
Leisure Activities:
  • beachcombing
  • bird watching
  • walking
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • fishing
  • hiking
  • swimming
Notes:
1 queen, 1 double, 2 twins, 1 sleeper sofa. Cell phone, mooring, hammock, lawn furniture, lobster pot, library, ice cream maker, hair dryer, solar power and generator for lighting and special electrical need. After many years, in our remote location , we have running hot and cold water. Sailing

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