CROW'S NEST: 100 YEAR OLD ISLESBORO ISLAND COTTAGE - MAINE ISLAND COTTAGE RENTAL

Giovanna and David Peebles

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Sleeps5
Bedrooms 2
Bathrooms1
Property type cottage
Minimum Stay 7 nights

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CROW'S NEST: 100 YEAR OLD ISLESBORO ISLAND COTTAGE - MAINE ISLAND COTTAGE RENTAL

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2 Bedrooms, Fabulous Large Deck for Outdoor Living

A wonderful Maine island cottage for rent. Reserve a summer week now - - or two or even three weeks - - at our cozy, comfortable cottage on magical Islesboro Island. The sooner you reserve, the more likely you are to get your preferred week. A GREAT VALUE FOR A FABULOUS LOCATION.

This is a place that 'time forgot.' Think 19th century Vermont transported to an island in the ocean! Crow's Nest cottage is an easy 20 minutes by ferry off the gorgeous Maine coast. 100 years old, shingle-sided, and renovated, Crow's Nest cottage is located at the northern, rural end of legendary Islesboro Island, considered by many the most beautiful of all Maine islands. Cottage faces the Meadow Pond, a quiet, lush wildlife refuge. Sleeps 4 comfortably. SMOKE-FREE home. Minutes from beaches. Large deck.

1 or 2 well-behaved, well-groomed dogs welcomed.

Our Meadow Pond Neighborhood: Crows Nest cottage is located “up-island” and looks across to the 20 acre, fresh water, Meadow Pond, a neat wildlife refuge for deer, birds, turtles, beaver, etc. You need a car on the island to get to the 2 small grocery stores, to the 2 restaurants and ice cream parlor, for speedy trips to local beaches and public playground, and to get to the ferry.

This is a place with Hundreds of Secluded and Hidden Coves and Beaches. If you love the splendor of the Atlantic Ocean and Maine coast without droves of tourists, Islesboro is your place. There are dozens of secluded and incredible coves and beaches -- both sandy and rocky -- within a 5 to 15 minute drive from the cottage. Or pack a backpack and bike (or walk!!) to them....Explore them on foot and or in a kayak. Bring picnic lunches and suppers and play Robinson Crusoe on your 'private' island.

VISIT OUR WEBSITE FOR MORE PHOTOS & DETAILED INFO!: Go to: http://www.maineislandhouserental.com/

Explore the nearby coast : The wonderful villages of Camden and Belfast are minutes from the Lincolnville ferry. Camden has many shops, a great book store (or 2), food stores, restaurants, antique shops, public library, and energetic waterfront full of beautiful old and new boats. Schooners for day tripping are berthed in Camden Harbor. Drive a few minutes further south from Camden to Rockland for more shops and restaurants. This is also the home of the very special Farnsworth Art Museum, a great place to spend a few rainy hours. The Farnsworth is home to the Wyeth Center, one of only two centers in the country dedicated to the three generations of Wyeths: N.C., Andrew, and James Wyeth.

For more reading about Islesboro:

* The Summer Cottages of Islesboro, 1890-1930. By Earle G. Shettleworth Jr. Islesboro Historical Society. 1989

* Dark Harbor: Building House and Home on an Enchanted Island (Continents of Exile). By Ved Mehta. National Books, 2003.

We only accept personal Checks or Cashier Checks. We are Not Taking Credit Cards at This Time. Thank you!!

Although we are now dogless, we have loved our dogs greatly. We appreciate the importance of being able to bring your beloved pet so that you can (both) have a relaxing, stress-free, vacation! Additional Fees for Dogs: $100.00 per Week Rent for EACH Dog (max of 2). Additional Security Deposit of $200.00 for EACH Dog.

WINTER RENTAL: We are always looking for a terrific winter tenant for the whole winter season, October through May, but this may be negotiable. We may be amenable to renting for a shorter rental period, but we have to charge a considerably higher monthly rate for shorter winter rentals.

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Suitability:
  • children welcome
  • non smoking only
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • pets considered
  • wheelchair inaccessible
Giovanna and David Peebles (Owner)
Advertiser since 2006
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About Giovanna and David Peebles

We are a Vermont family who are delighted to share our very special island cottage with you!

Giovanna and David Peebles purchased this cottage in 2005

Why Giovanna and David Peebles chose Islesboro Island

Islesboro Island is magical, a place that time forgot in the ocean.

Guestbook comments from the owner

We took many walks and drives, had lunch twice in the community center and ate fish almost every night. After I left the island, I spent a few hours in Camden, had lunch and then went to the Farnsworth Museum. The ferry ride was lovely both days. Thanks for making us comfortable at your cottage. We have many fond memories and some great pictures!
Sep 2013
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Sleeps5
Bedrooms 2
Bathrooms1
Property type cottage
Minimum Stay 7 nights
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Reviews

Reviews

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Perfect Family Vacation

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My wife, two-year-old son and I spent a perfect week on Islesboro Island for our annual summer vacation. Upon our arrival we found the cottage well kept and well furnished. The proprety and the Meadow Pond area that surrounded it were quietyly stunning, like the island itself. We loved the deck out back and the apple trees out front. We loved the amazingly comfortable master bed and the books scattered throughout the house. We loved Town Beach in the morning and Big Tree Beach in the afternoon. We loved the playground, the library and the Island Market. We loved waving to everyone who we passed on the road. We loved how the Milky Way turned overhead at night and how Penobscot Bay was able to hold six shades of blue all at once. We loved it! If you are looking for a place that has everything you need and not much else -- then this is the place for you.
  • Submitted: Sep 15, 2014
  • Stayed: Aug 2014
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Recommended for:  Pet-friendly, Families with Young Children, Romantic Getaway
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Car: necessary

Your own Maine island house in the middle of Penobscot Bay - - rent it for one week or more! Islesboro Island is perhaps the most beautiful of all Maine islands. A 14 mile long gem with secluded beaches and rocky coves, Islesboro’s simple and quiet elegance has made it world famous. Accessible via a 20 minute, gorgeous, ferry ride on a State of Maine ferry from Lincolnville Beach -- 10 minutes north of Camden, 15 minutes south of Belfast. The island is a unique community where the sea, the landscape, natural wonders, wildlife, and amazing historic homes are the attraction. This is a place that “time forgot.” If you are looking for movie theaters, amusement parks, bars, fast food, shopping, and crowds, this is NOT a place for you. Awesome kayaking, beach combing, walking, running, biking, and birding areas! Most of all, this is a place for complete relaxation. The world-class Farnsworth Art Museum is located less than 1 hour away -- on the mainland in Rockland -- this is a rare treat and worth a long visit on a rainy day.

Other Activities: Kayaking, wildlife viewing, local library, sight-seeing historic architecture, photography, world-class museums off-island.

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Availability & Rates

Availability & Rates

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Islesboro Island Cottage Rental Rates

Rental Basis:
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Rate Period Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly Event
 
September
Sep 6 2014 - Oct 4 2014
7 night minimum stay
$800
 

Additional information about rental rates

Pet Fee $100
Refundable damage deposit $200
Tax Rate 8.0%
Notes CANCELLATIONS: Must be received IN WRITING 45 days prior to day of rental. Your rental fees and security deposit will be promptly returned to you LESS $ 100 cancellation fee. For any other cancellation, only 1/2 of the amount paid will be returned unless we can rent the cottage. If the cottage gets rented, we will return the full amount paid, less the $100 cancellation fee.
50% of rental fees PLUS security deposit must accompany signed lease as a reservation deposit. Balance is due within 30 days of reservation date.

$200 Security Deposit.

PETS: Max of 2 dogs. ADDITIONAL $ 100/Week Rent for Each Dog; Additional Security Deposit of $200/Dog.
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Amenities

Amenities

Islesboro Island Cottage Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • cottage
Meals:
  • Guests provide their own meals
Floor Area:
  • 1000 sq. ft.
Location Type:
  • Water View ...
  • Beach
  • Near The Ocean
Theme:
  • Family
  • Away From It All
  • Historic
  • Romantic
General:
  • Linens Provided ...
  • Towels Provided ...
  • Living Room
  • Internet ...
  • Activities Guide
  • Alarm Clock
  • Ceiling Fans
  • Local Activities Guide
  • Local Maps
  • Paper Towels
  • Local Restaurant Guide
  • Basic Soaps
  • Toilet Paper
  • Washing Machine
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Sofa Bed
  • Telephone
  • Heating
Kitchen:
  • Stove
  • Kitchen ...
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Cooking Utensils
  • Coffee Maker
  • Toaster
  • Lobster Pot
  • Pantry Items ...
  • Stove
  • Refrigerator
  • Oven
  • Microwave
  • Grill
Dining:
  • Dining Area
  • Dining ...
  • seating for 6 people
Bathrooms:
  • 1 Bathroom
  • Bathroom 1 - toilet , tub
  • The cottage has one bathroom - - a wonderful old fashioned, bright, large bathroom with a great old tub and solid brass, European-made, hand-held shower unit. We call it the 'telephone' -- 'il telefono' -- remembering Giovanna's youth in Italy where such fixtures were the rule. The tub is surrounded by warm, pine paneling. Old fashioned pedestal sink.
Bedrooms:
  • 2 Bedrooms, Sleeps 5
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 queen
    Bedroom 2 - 1 double
  • Bedrooms: there are 2 bedrooms upstairs.....the master bedroom is a spacious, sunny room with queen bed facing the Meadow Pond. New large windows, cathedral ceiling, and ceiling fan. Cozy small 2nd bedroom has a double bed. High quality, comfortable mattresses. 100% wool Berber carpeting upstairs -- laid with tacks only, no glues -- throughout the bedrooms and hallway. We think it's important to get out of bed and walk slipper-less on a great carpet!! This is a smoke-free place. Extra Sleeping Accommodations: If friends come to visit, the living room has 2 comfortable futon couches with premium, queen-sized futon mattresses. We provide lots of pillows of various types and numerous blankets and quilts. We ask that you bring your own linens unless you are traveling from away. In that case, we can provide them for you.
Entertainment:
  • Books ...
  • Games ...
  • Television ...
  • DVD Player ...
  • Books for Adults
  • Books for Kids
  • Games for Kids
  • VCR
  • Radio
  • Video Library ...
Outside:
  • Beach Chairs
  • Wood Deck
  • Outdoor Grill Gas
  • Outdoor Grill
  • Lawn / Garden ...
  • Deck / Patio ...
  • 4 garden chairs
  • 2 beach chairs
Suitability:
  • children welcome ...
  • non smoking only ...
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • pets considered ...
  • wheelchair inaccessible
Attractions:
  • autumn foliage
  • bay/sound
  • churches
  • library
  • pond
  • forests
  • museums
  • playground
Leisure Activities:
  • boating
  • shelling
  • wildlife viewing
  • walking
  • beachcombing
  • bird watching
  • scenic drives
  • sight seeing
  • antiquing
Local Services & Businesses:
  • medical services
  • groceries
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • kayaking
  • sound/bay fishing
  • hiking
  • pier fishing
  • snorkeling
  • golf privileges optional
  • swimming
  • tennis
  • sailing
  • cycling
  • fishing
  • golf
  • mountain biking
  • scuba diving or snorkeling
Notes:
A Wonderful Deck: we have a large, cedar deck -- with first-class patio furniture -- for relaxing and dining.... a delightful space for hanging out after a day on the beach. On a warm sunny morning, this is a perfect place for morning coffee. This is outdoor living at its best when you're not at the beach!! With a large gas grill, you'll be grilling many meals outdoors. Comfy chaise lounges and great sunny exposure make it hard to leave the deck on many days.... A Spacious Kitchen: Sunny spacious kitchen gives you plenty of elbow room in which to cook. As part of the large, open, main floor, the cook can chat with the kids playing cards on the dining table or your honey relaxing in the living room. Bed Linens and Bath Towels: Unless you are flying in, we ask that you bring your own bed linens and towels. But.... let us know if this is a hardship, and we will be happy to provide very nice linens for your convenience. We send you a helpful 'care package' before you come!

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