Deer Isle - Stonington House Rental Photos and Description
House, 3 Bedrooms + Loft, 2 Baths, (Sleeps 6-8)
This is a stunning house with beautiful views of the Deer Isle Thoroughfare. The main living area is a true great room with fireplace, game table, dining area and a very well appointed kitchen. The master bedroom with queen-size bed, is on the first floor and looks out toward the ocean and also toward a quiet cove.
On the second floor are two more bedroom, each with twin beds and small lofts. At the top of the stairs and overlooking the great room is a loft with desk and fax machine. It is a great spot to work with your computer. A large deck faces the water and a path leads to our fabulous lobster picnic rock on the shore. You can swim from our rocks or walk to a little beach next door. The house will accommodate six very comfortably. If you wish to sleep more than that, we will need to discuss it. Smoking and Animals are NOT Permitted, but well-behaved children and adults are always welcome.
You will find the kitchen set up for people who enjoy cooking. There are plenty of work areas and professional pots and pans. The library is well stocked with books on the area, children's books, mysteries, and the best of the books which my book group has read over the past couple of years. There are plenty of puzzles and games. We are a family that enjoys music and games like charades and dictionary, so you will find a good stereo, but you will not find a TV. This is a place for a true vacation!
The house is located on a very private piece of land. The beautiful fishing village of Stonington is within walking distance but you are not subjected to the traffic and noise. There are fine restaurants on the island, and we keep a list of our favorites handy for you. The mail boat leaves right from Stonington for day hiking in Acadia Park on Isle Haut. The island has several good nature preserves with hiking trails. There are also tennis courts and a nine hole golf course on the island. For those interested in the arts, Haystack School of Crafts and many galleries are close by.
This is a great place for nature lovers. There are paths on the property, and the Giant's Chair, a huge rock on the shore, is a great place for an outdoor lobster feast. Regardless of what you are escaping from, we are sure you will find this home a relaxing place to spend your vacation.
If you would like to see additional pictures, I can email some to you.
- pets not allowed
- non smoking only
- children welcome
- limited accessibility
Guestbook comments from the owner
The McMillan residence in Stonington Maine is a visitor’s paradise. We have been visiting their beautiful home for the month of July for the last several years. The kitchen has all the amenities of our home in Southern California and a living room/ multiple dining area with a functional fireplace that is perfect for entertaining a large group or for causal dinning with the family. The view from the great room is picture perfect as one can track the Windjammers sailing through on their way to Stonington harbor and on to Bar Harbor. Also, it is a delight to take pictures of lobster fishermen tending their traps from the private beach front shoreline that can accommodate private picnics. All of this with total privacy with a great porch looking over a lush front yard that is well manicured. The property is secluded yet within walking distance to a sandy beach along the road to town. Also, a well stocked grocery store is only minutes away. To us there is no better place in New England to enjoy the beauty of Summer.