SPACIOUS ISLAND HOME, WALK TO BEACH, LOTS OF AMENITIES!!

John and Jane Babineau

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Sleeps13
Bedrooms 6
Bathrooms5
Half Baths1
Property type house
Minimum Stay 7 nights

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SPACIOUS ISLAND HOME, WALK TO BEACH, LOTS OF AMENITIES!!

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6 bedrooms/5.5 baths (sleeps 12 in beds/13Max)

Smell the fresh air as you stroll on the magnificent sandy beaches of Long Island collecting seaglass or explore the rocky shoreline with your family and friends. This small, friendly island is just a 45

minute ferry ride from Portland, Maine and has approximately 200 year round residents. Our

guests often comment about the beauty and tranquility of Long Island and how truly peaceful and relaxing a vacation here can be. Imagine having lobster delivered to your door freshly caught by one of the island lobsterman - this can be your next vacation!

Chestnut Hill Cottage is a very spacious and charming 100 year old island home offering 6 bedrooms and 5 1/2 baths with 5500 square feet of living space. Renters may bring their own air mattress/linens for additional guest. (Max occupancy is 13 people). Just a short walk to the beach, this charming turn of the century home has been lovingly restored and updated to provide maximum comfort for those looking for a relaxing vacation retreat. We offer lots of amenities - 4 of our bedrooms have private baths - one of those with a private screened porch, two refrigerators in our large kitchen, laundry room, wet bar, three season room, dining room, double living room and a large screened porch on first floor. We also have a large open front porch where you can sip your coffee and listen to the rolling waves of South Beach as well as the lobster boats chugging along. Another large open side porch abuts the lawn where croquet can be played by day and marshmallows are roasted by night. Our second floor also has a common screened porch and additional sitting room.

The cozy island offers two stores (The Long Island Store and Boathouse Beverage and Variety) , a post office, gift shop, tennis courts, library and a restaurant. Just about everything you need is within walking distance from this island gem, however, golf cart rentals are nearby - contact us for information. Your car can also be brought over with you - please contact Casco Bay Lines for additional information. Just be prepared to smile and wave as you pass your neighbors because that is the Long Island way!

Bedroom arrangements are as follows -

The Cove - Queen with private bath and screened porch

The Seaglass Room - Queen with private bath

The Garden Room - Queen with private bath

Cottage Square - Queen with private bath

The following rooms have a shared bath -

Beachside - Queen bed

Chestnut Grove - Two Twin beds

Former Inn Keepers quarters are located in the back with a separate entrance and may be occupied during the summer to assist with maintenance.

Day trips to historic Portland afford visitors the opportunity to walk around the famous Old Port where you will find fantastic restaurants, unique stores and other activities such as cinemas, The Portland Museum of Art, The Children's Museum, the Portland Observatory, the Longfellow House, the Victoria Mansion and many summer outdoor concerts. The Freeport shopping outlets are a 20 minute ride and is the location of Maine’s LL Bean store.

Keywords: large, island home, walk to beach, private baths, amenities, charming, family gatherings, peaceful, relaxing

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Suitability:
  • pets not allowed
  • non smoking only
  • children welcome

John and Jane Babineau

This advertiser has been with HomeAway.com since 2011
Speaks english
Enter your email address to view the phone number
Sleeps13
Bedrooms 6
Bathrooms5
Half Baths1
Property type house
Minimum Stay 7 nights
Travel with confidence
Travel with confidence
Guaranteed, secure, with no booking fees
Add vacation protection services to your booking
Three services to protect your trip:
Protect your payments in case you need to cancel.
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Ensure you're prepared in case of accidental damage.

Reviews

Reviews

5
based on 9 traveler reviews

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Spacious Island Home, Walk to Beach, Lots of Amenities!!
average rating of 5.0 based on 9 reviews
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Spacious Island Home, Walk to Beach, Lots of Amenities!!
http://www.homeaway.com/vacation-rental/p384924vb
401-766-5504
Long Island Portland and Casco Bay Area
5

Massachusetts family

  • 5 of 5
This was our second year of a three generation family vacation at Chestnut Hill and again it was a wonderful relaxing time. Everything we needed was there, clean and in working condition. There is lots for kids to do, beaches, bikes, tennis, playground and library and downtown Portland is a 20 minute ferry ride away for more off-island family activities. We have already booked our 2015 vacation at Chestnut Hill.
  • Submitted: Jul 19, 2014
  • Stayed: Jul 2014
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Recommended for:  Age 55+, Girls Getaway, Tourists without a Car, Families with Teenagers, Families with Young Children
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Spacious Island Home, Walk to Beach, Lots of Amenities!!
http://www.homeaway.com/vacation-rental/p384924vb
401-766-5504
Long Island Portland and Casco Bay Area
Cty
5

Big family

  • 5 of 5
Great spot for a family reunion, with a very well-equipped and spacious kitchen. The bedrooms (most with up-to date private bath) are attractive and spacious. Good beaches are close by within easy walking distance, and the whole island is easily accessible by bike.
  • Submitted: Aug 23, 2012
  • Stayed: Jul 2012
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Recommended for:  Girls Getaway, Tourists without a Car, Families with Teenagers, Families with Young Children
business
Spacious Island Home, Walk to Beach, Lots of Amenities!!
http://www.homeaway.com/vacation-rental/p384924vb
401-766-5504
Long Island Portland and Casco Bay Area
Winthrop Maine
5

Perfection

  • 5 of 5
We celebrated our 25th wedding anniversary at Chestnut for a long weekend in June. Our entire family came out and were stunned by the beautiful decor, cleanliness, and spaciousness. We all agreed that we should have rented it for the entire week because the weekend wasn't long enough!


The Babineau's were gracious hosts and tended to our every need.

We will be back!!
  • Submitted: Jul 19, 2012
  • Stayed: Jun 2012
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Recommended for:  Girls Getaway, Families with Teenagers, People with Disabilities
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Spacious Island Home, Walk to Beach, Lots of Amenities!!
http://www.homeaway.com/vacation-rental/p384924vb
401-766-5504
Long Island Portland and Casco Bay Area
Cumberland, RI
5

Weekend of Relaxation and Luxury

  • 5 of 5
I recently stayed at the Chestnut Hill Cottage in early June for a "girls getaway." The property and amenities were absolutely beautiful, well taken care of, and very spacious. I could have stayed in the kitchen the entire time I was there! No stone was left unturned, and the owners of the cottage covered everything from linens to towels to a Keurig machine and full dishware! This is a perfect getaway for a family, groups of friends, or even a staff retreat. I am truly looking forward to going back again! The island itself was beautiful, charming, and the perfect setting for a quiet, relaxing vacation away from home.
  • Submitted: Jul 16, 2012
  • Stayed: Jun 2012
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Recommended for:  Age 55+, Girls Getaway, Tourists without a Car, Families with Teenagers, Families with Young Children, Romantic Getaway
business
Spacious Island Home, Walk to Beach, Lots of Amenities!!
http://www.homeaway.com/vacation-rental/p384924vb
401-766-5504
Long Island Portland and Casco Bay Area
Templeton, MA
5

Summer 2012

  • 5 of 5
Just gone done staying at chestnut hill with my wife, my parents, part of my wife's family, my brother and his family, and my aunt and uncle. We had a full house, but it never felt crowded. This is definitely a great spot. It's only a few minutes walk to the beach, and even shorter walk to the library/basketball courts/tennis court. We rented a golf cart to get around, but you don't need to if you don't mind a little walking. The rooms are all beautiful and comfortable, and bigger than they look in the pictures. Many nooks to hide out in and read a book, and many different porches. I think long island Is the best place to vacation ive ever been to, and this may be the best place on long island. I very highly recommend it!
  • Submitted: Jul 15, 2012
  • Stayed: Jul 2012
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Recommended for:  Adventure Seekers, Tourists without a Car, Families with Teenagers, Families with Young Children, Romantic Getaway
business
Spacious Island Home, Walk to Beach, Lots of Amenities!!
http://www.homeaway.com/vacation-rental/p384924vb
401-766-5504
Long Island Portland and Casco Bay Area
MA
5

A Unique Experience

  • 5 of 5
If you're looking for the night life, clubs, restaurants and all the other trappings of a fast paced vacation...well...move right along. This isn't the place for you. HOWEVER, if you're looking for the MOST relaxing, romantic, picturesque setting to kick back...then go no further. This IS the place for you! First off, getting to Long Island Maine is made simple by the Casco Bay Lines ferry. Just pull up to the freight area and drop your stuff off. A good sized cart-full of belongings will only cost you about $20 to freight over with you. Bring plenty of groceries because the kitchen is fully equipped with high quality industrial grade appliances. The Inn is unique with private baths and plenty of room. The uncrowded beach is like a postcard and it's a short walk down the road. This destination has EVERYTHING for those who just need a place to let the stresses of "life" melt away. I highly recommend the Inn for large groups or family getaways.

Can't wait to go back!!!
  • Submitted: Nov 18, 2011
  • Stayed: Jul 2011
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Recommended for:  Age 55+, Adventure Seekers, Tourists without a Car, Families with Teenagers, Families with Young Children, Romantic Getaway
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Shopping in Portland's Old Port, excellent restaurants in Portland area, Freeport shopping outlets including LL Bean

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Long Island House Rental Rates

Rental Basis:
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Rate Period Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly Event
 
Spring
Jun 13 2015 - Jun 26 2015
7 night minimum stay
$2,500
 
 
Summer
Jun 27 2015 - Aug 29 2015
7 night minimum stay
$2,800
 
 
Fall
Aug 30 2015 - Sep 26 2015
7 night minimum stay
$2,500
 

Additional information about rental rates

Refundable damage deposit $250
Notes 50% deposit required to reserve. Balance along with security due 30 days prior to arrival.
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Amenities

Amenities

Long Island House Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • house
Meals:
  • Guests provide their own meals
Floor Area:
  • 5500 sq. ft.
Theme:
  • Family
  • Away From It All
General:
  • Iron & Board
  • Parking Off Street
  • Hair Dryer
  • Wood Stove ...
  • Internet ...
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Telephone ...
  • Linens Provided ...
  • Living Room ...
Kitchen:
  • Ice Maker
  • Cooking Utensils
  • Coffee Maker ...
  • Toaster
  • Dishwasher
  • Refrigerator ...
  • Stove
  • Microwave
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Kitchen ...
Dining:
  • Child's Highchair
  • Dining Room
  • Dining ...
  • seating for 12 people
Bathrooms:
  • 5 Bathrooms
  • 1 Half Bath
  • Bathroom 1 -
    Bathroom 2 -
    Bathroom 3 -
    Bathroom 4 -
    Bathroom 5 -
  • 5.5
Bedrooms:
  • 6 Bedrooms, Sleeps 13
  • The Cove - 1 queen , w/ private bath and screened porch
    The Seaglass - 1 queen , with private bath
    The Garden - 1 queen , with private bath
    Cottage Square - 1 queen , with private bath
    Chestnut Grove - 2 twin/ single , with shared bath
    Beachside - 1 queen , with shared bath
  • Queen size Beds (5), Twin or Single Beds (2)One room with 2 twin beds
Entertainment:
  • DVD Player
  • Books
  • Games
  • Video Library
  • Television
  • VCR
  • Stereo
  • CD Player
Outside:
  • Tennis ...
  • Deck / Patio ...
  • Outdoor Grill
  • Balcony
Suitability:
  • pets not allowed
  • non smoking only
  • children welcome
Attractions:
  • library
  • marina
  • recreation center
Leisure Activities:
  • walking
  • beachcombing
  • bird watching
  • shelling
  • shopping
  • boating
  • sight seeing
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • basketball court
  • surf fishing
  • cross country skiing
  • kayaking
  • swimming
  • tennis
  • surfing
  • mountain biking
  • sailing
  • cycling
  • fishing
  • pier fishing
  • deepsea fishing
Notes:
Four bedrooms have private baths, large three season room on first floor, open front porch, large screened side porch, second floor screened porch, two refrigerators in kitchen, wet bar, double living room, dining room, short walk to beautiful beach, sand chairs, outdoor firepit
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