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Sleeps9
Bedrooms 4
Bathrooms2
Half Baths1
Property type cabin
Minimum Stay 3 nights
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NORWEGIAN CABIN BY THE SEA

North Haven Island Cabin Rental Photos and Description

3 Bedrooms, 2.5 Bathrooms, Sleeps 9

A log cabin designed and built in Norway, taken apart and brought to this 6 mile long island in mid-coast Maine is available for rent in June, with some weeks available in July, 2013. 4 Bedrooms sleep 9 people, 2.5 bathrooms, updated country kitchen, and open living/ dining room area. 2 gorgeous carved soap stone fireplaces, wood carved details everywhere, outside patio overlooking 2 water views, on a quiet peninsula on the west side of the island. Sunset views, lovely island biking, rights to a dock for those who own a boat or would like to go boating. Semi-private beach just steps away complete this unique experience.

Suitability:
  • wheelchair inaccessible
  • non smoking only

Ingrid

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Our grandparents built this cabin after living in Norway for several years.

This photo shows one of the original Norwegians, our mother, enjoying the beach below the sod roofed house.

Ingrid purchased this cabin in 1953

Our grandmother came to this island as a child, and returned when her husband retired. This cabin was the guest house, custom built to her exacting specifications, but we spent many happy summers here, and enjoy our own children in this beautiful place.

There's something about feeling as if you're in Europe, after just a drive and a ferry ride away. The cabin is both rustic and ornate; the carvings exquisite, the built-in furniture so well crafted and unusual, the views are beautiful, the beach combing can keep you busy for hours.

Sleeps9
Bedrooms 4
Bathrooms2
Half Baths1
Property type cabin
Minimum Stay 3 nights
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Norwegian cabin by the sea
average rating of 5.0 based on 1 reviews
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Norwegian cabin by the sea
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North Haven Island MidCoast and Penobscot Bay
St Augustine, FL
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Nothing else like it in the whole world...

  • 5 of 5
  • Submitted: Jun 28, 2013
  • Stayed: Aug 2012
...except maybe in Norway. But then you wouldn't have the extraordinary experience of an island in Maine with views of famed Penobscott Bay! This property is unlike any place you have ever been: the all Norwegian pine house, shaggy grass & wildflower roof plus antique furnishings is a living "museum" of Scandinavian handicrafts going back to the Vikings. Every night while you are sleeping the trolls dance about the place - we are absolutely sure of that fact. Sunrise & sunset, hell, all day long in every possible kind of weather scenario, the mood is other-wordly colors & sounds. It will be your favorite get-away EVER! (North Haven is fun, too, but you just won't want to leave the Cove...)
Recommended for:  Age 55+, Adventure Seekers, Girls Getaway, Tourists without a Car, Families with Teenagers, Families with Young Children, Romantic Getaway
Owner's Response: All true! I just want to let everyone know that the trolls are harmless! They feel at home and give the cabin soul! The house is about 4 miles from the town of North Haven and it is very easy to just stay out on Crabtree Point where are you and relax far away from everything! It is like living in a gingerbread house, a fabled and ornate folk art treasure chest. It is very unique and very beautiful!
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Nearest Airport
20 Miles
Owl's Head, Rockland, Maine
Nearest Ferry
4 Miles
North Haven Town
Nearest Beach
100 Metres
Outside the cabin
Car: necessary

Many of the islanders are lobstermen and fishermen, and fresh food from the sea is always available. Wild berry picking, mushroom hunting and sea glass collecting are popular past times. Migratory bird populations are very evident all summer long, and bald eagles are known to nest nearby.

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Availability & Rates

North Haven Island Cabin Rental Rates

Rental Basis:
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Rate Period Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly * Event Minimum Stay
 
Base Rate
$590
$600
Thu,Fri,Sat,Sun
$4,004
$15,000
3 nights
 

Additional information about rental rates

A deposit half total sum due upon reservation of your stay. A security deposit of $1,000 will also be due, to be returned if nothing is damaged or harmed.
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Amenities

North Haven Island Cabin Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • cabin
Meals:
  • Guests provide their own meals
Floor Area:
  • 2000 sq. ft.
  • 1 story
Location Type:
  • Downtown ...
  • Beach View ...
  • Beachfront ...
  • Mountain View ...
  • Ocean View
  • Oceanfront ...
Theme:
  • Romantic
  • Away From It All
General:
  • Washing Machine
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Fireplace ...
  • Parking
  • Heating
  • Linens Provided
  • Hair Dryer
  • Towels Provided
  • Living Room
Kitchen:
  • Kitchen ...
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Coffee Maker ...
  • Toaster ...
  • Pantry Items
  • Dishwasher
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove ...
  • Oven ...
Dining:
  • Dining Area
  • Dining ...
  • seating for 12 people
Bathrooms:
  • 2 Bathrooms
  • 1 Half Bath
  • Bathroom between bedrooms - toilet , tub , This bathroom is accessible from the 2 other bedrooms.
    Kitchen Bathroom - toilet , A common bathroom outside the kitchen area.
    Sauna shower - shower , A shower area as part of the sauna.
    Master bath - toilet , tub , shower , two sinks; toilet in separate room.
  • Master bathroom has a bath, shower and 2 sinks. The toilet is in a small room off the main bathroom.
Bedrooms:
  • 4 Bedrooms, Sleeps 9
  • Hemsen - 1 twin/ single , This bedroom is above the kitchen, up a ladder.
    Bunk room - 4 bunk bed , 2 beds are near the ceiling, 2 are bunks down in the room.
    Green room - 2 twin/ single , Built in beds with beautiful carving dividing the room.
    Master Bedroom - 2 twin/ single , Oversized single beds with fireplace and Master bath.
  • The Master Bedroom has two beds, built into side of the room end to end. There is a fireplace, an outer door leading to a patio overlooking the water and views of the mainland 12 miles away.
Entertainment:
  • Books
  • Games
  • Toys
  • Television
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Stereo
Outside:
  • Lawn / Garden
  • Deck / Patio
Suitability:
  • wheelchair inaccessible
  • non smoking only
Pool / Spa:
  • Sauna ...
Attractions:
  • churches
  • library
  • marina
  • playground
  • recreation center
  • live theater
  • restaurants
Leisure Activities:
  • walking
  • boating
  • scenic drives
  • antiquing
  • sight seeing
  • beachcombing
  • bird watching
  • wildlife viewing
  • shelling
  • shopping
  • paddle boating
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • medical services
  • groceries
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • pier fishing
  • swimming
  • tennis
  • golf
  • wind-surfing
  • water skiing
  • mountain biking
  • roller blading
  • sailing
  • cycling
  • fishing
  • kayaking
  • sound/bay fishing
  • golf privileges optional
  • deepsea fishing
  • hiking
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