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THE FIREBARN AT DIAMOND COVE, GREAT DIAMOND ISLAND

Amy Farrell

Advertiser since: 2012
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Speaks: english
Sleeps8
Bedrooms 3
Bathrooms1
Half Baths1
Property type house
Minimum Stay 7 nights

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Amy Farrell

Advertiser since: 2012
Speaks: english
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THE FIREBARN AT DIAMOND COVE, GREAT DIAMOND ISLAND

Sleeps8
Bedrooms 3
Bathrooms1
Half Baths1
Property type house
Minimum Stay 7 nights

Overview

Great Diamond Island House Rental Photos and Description

House, 3 Bedrooms, Loft, 1.5 Bathrooms Sleeps 6

Diamond Cove is a unique vacation experience, and the Firebarn is one of its charms. It was once the fire station at Fort McKinley, on the National Register of Historic Places. Where the fire wagons were parked is now the living/dining/kitchen area, open and sunny, with soaring ceilings. The horses' stalls have become the light-filled master bedroom. Upstairs, the firemen's dormitory is now a second bedroom; here you'll be able to climb the original ladder through a trap door to the top of the hose tower, offering 360 degree views of the large private yard, the landscaped parade ground, the swimming pool, and peeks of the ocean. Also on the second floor, the large sleeping loft can provide additional play space for the children

Diamond Cove is heaven for history buffs, and for families with children - no cars are allowed, so the roads and paths are great for bicycling and wandering. We're located on Great Diamond Island, a short ferry ride from Portland (well-known for its restaurants and waterfront attractions). A convenient location, easy to access from the airport or a two-hour drive from Boston, yet you'll feel you've stepped back in time, to a place quite remote from the real world.

Fort McKinley was built during the Spanish American War to guard Portland Harbor. It was manned through the end of World War II, and was restored as a private residential community, Diamond Cove, during the 1990's. The Firebarn is set in the heart of the restored historic buildings, in close walking distance to all of our island amenities.

Heated swimming pool 5 sheltered private beaches (including Seaglass Beach!) Original gymnasium with indoor basketball court Duckpin bowling in a restored turn-of-the-century bowling alley, with arcade games and a pool table Fitness Center with free weights, nautilus, treadmills, stair master, and rowing machine Two tennis courts General Store: with sundries, beer, wine, snacks, sandwiches, pizza, fresh lobster, coffee, the morning newspaper, and WiFi Grocery delivery available from town right to your door. Diamond's Edge Restaurant: a 5-star restaurant operated seasonally and located just off the Diamond Cove pier. Full-service marina with deep water slips for large sailboats and motor boats Shuttle bus service on the island to and from your home to the ferry dock Diamond Cove Gallery: art gallery exhibiting works from local artists Fort McKinley Museum: displaying artifacts and photographs from historic Fort McKinley Historic tours of the Fort by golf cart Miles of scenic walking trails, through old-growth forest and tide pools (watch for deer and seals and periwinkles and eagles and osprey) Administration Building: housing offices, meeting space, and the mail room.

More Details
Suitability:
  • children welcome
  • limited accessibility
  • non smoking only
  • pets not allowed
Amy Farrell (Property Manager)
Advertiser since: 2012
Call Manager
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Speaks: english

Why HomeAway

Sleeps8
Bedrooms 3
Bathrooms1
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.
Guarantee the rental meets your expectations
Ensure you're prepared in case of accidental damage.

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Rates & Availability

From $2,050 Per week

Great Diamond Island House Rental Rates

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Jun 1 2015 - Sep 15 2015
7 night minimum stay
$2,050
 
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Amenities

Great Diamond Island House Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • house
Meals:
  • Guests provide their own meals
Floor Area:
  • 1700 sq. ft.
  • 2 stories
Theme:
  • Adventure
  • Away From It All
  • Family
  • Historic
  • Romantic
  • Tourist Attractions
General:
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Heating
  • Internet
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine
  • Wireless Internet
Kitchen:
  • Coffee Maker
  • Cooking Utensils
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Kitchen
  • Microwave
  • Pantry Items
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove
  • Toaster
Dining:
  • Dining
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 6 people
Bathrooms:
  • 1 Bathroom
  • 1 Half Bath
  • Bathroom 1 - toilet , combination tub/shower
    Bathroom 1 - toilet
  • 1.5
Bedrooms:
  • 3 Bedrooms, Sleeps 8
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 queen
    Bedroom 2 - 1 queen , En Suite Half Bath
    Bedroom 3/Loft - 2 twin/ single , trundle beds (sleeps 2-4)
    Living Room - 1 sleep sofa /futon
  • Queen size Beds (2), Twin or Single Beds (2) 2 Trundel day beds opens to 4 sleepers, Sleep Sofa or Futons (1)
Entertainment:
  • Books
  • CD Player
  • DVD Player
  • Games
  • Stereo
  • Television ...
  • Toys
Outside:
  • Lawn / Garden
  • Outdoor Grill
  • Porch / Veranda
Suitability:
  • children welcome
  • limited accessibility
  • non smoking only
  • pets not allowed
Pool / Spa:
  • Communal Pool
  • Heated Pool

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