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Visit Delesdernier House, Historic Seaport Home on the Bay of Fundy

Bedrooms 3
Half Baths1
Space 1,760 sq. ft.
Property type house
Minimum Stay 2 - 7 nights


About the property

Sleeps 8: BR1: 1 queen; BR2: 1 queen; BR3: 1 full & 2 twins; Wifi & Satellite TV

Come stay at Delesdernier House during its 210th year. Built in 1807 by Lewis Frederick Delesdernier, Eastport's first customs agent, this Federal-style home housed British officers for 5 years during the War of 1812. Amid pines on a tranquil street, Delesdernier House is located a few houses above a rocky beach on Cobscook Bay (part of the Bay of Fundy). The renovated house enjoys a lovely view of the bay, with a spacious lawn and ample parking. It has three bedrooms (sleeps maximum 8), one and one half baths, living room, dining room, laundry room, kitchen, and a deck off the kitchen. (Additional separate studio apartment (sleeps 2) on property is also available.)


JUNE 2017: New on-demand hot water system

MAY 2015: New house furnace & new apartment heater

JULY 2013: New living room furniture & new washing machine.

JULY 2012: Wifi, satellite TV, and a new 42' flatscreen TV, tuner/DVD/CD player + 6 speakers.

AUGUST 2011: New wall-to-wall carpeting in the bedrooms and upstairs landing.

JULY 2010: Bay view widened by vigorous landscaping and pruning.

AUGUST 2009: New beds in all bedrooms.

Lubec, Maine: Lubec, Eastport's sister seaside village, three miles across Cobscook Bay, is home to cafes, restaurants, B&B's, and art galleries. Weekly Summerkeys concerts in Lubec's hilltop Congregational Church are one of the delightful summer experiences of both towns. The concerts are free, the music is wonderful, and the free home-baked intermission refreshments in the church basement are tasty. You can drive to the concerts, or you can leave your car behind and buy a ticket for the Eastport-Lubec passenger ferry. You will hear music in Lubec; and out on the bay you may see moon and stars or you may see fog - but you won't forget the unique experience of getting to and from the concert by sea.

Campobello Island, New Brunswick: On Campobello Island, visit East Quoddy Lighthouse, Herring Cove Provincial Park, and Roosevelt Campobello International Park. The Roosevelt Park, jointly maintained by the United States and Canada, includes the 34-room 'cottage' of Eleanor and Franklin Roosevelt, and many miles of walking trails along the bay. For a special treat, reserve your place and sit down for Tea with Eleanor. You can reach Campobello Island either by driving to Lubec and crossing the bridge into Canada; or by taking car ferries from Eastport to Deer Island, then Deer Island to Campobello.

St. Andrews by the Sea, New Brunswick: St. Andrews offers seaside cafes, restaurants, and a wide array of shops on Water Street, along with numerous museums and the Kingsbrae Botanical Garden. If you want to extend your visit, you can stay at one of St. Andrews small hotels, or treat yourself to Scottish elegance at the old Algonquin Hotel overlooking the town.

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Steve Rodewald
Member since: 2005
Speaks: english
Response time:
Within a few days
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Calendar last updated:
August 20, 2017


Eastport House Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • house
  • Guests provide their own meals
Floor Area:
  • 1760 sq. ft.
House Rules:
  • Max. occupancy: 8
  • children welcome
  • non smoking only
Location Type:
  • Near The Ocean
  • Village ...
  • Water View ...
  • Away From It All
  • Family
  • Historic
  • Sports & Activities
  • Tourist Attractions
  • Alarm Clock
  • Basic Soaps
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Free Local Calls
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating
  • Internet
  • Iron & Board
  • Laundry Soap
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room ...
  • Paper Towels
  • Parking
  • Parking Off Street
  • Shampoo
  • Telephone
  • Toilet Paper
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine
  • 4 Ring Stove
  • Coffee Maker
  • Cooking Utensils
  • Dishwasher ...
  • Kitchen
  • Lobster Pot
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove ...
  • Toaster
  • Dining Room
  • seating for 8 people
  • 1 Bathroom
  • 1 Half Bath
  • Bathroom 2 - toilet
    Bathroom - toilet , combination tub/shower , Also washer & dryer
  • 3 Bedrooms, Sleeps 8
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 queen
    Bedroom 2 - 1 queen
    Bedroom 3 - 1 double , 2 twin/ single
  • New wall-to-wall carpeting in all 3 bedrooms (as of August 2011) Bay view from southeast bedroom and upstairs landing. New beds in all 3 bedrooms (as of August 2009).
  • CD Player
  • DVD Player
  • Radio
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Stereo
  • Television ...
  • VCR
  • Deck / Patio ...
  • Lawn / Garden
  • Outdoor Furniture
  • Outdoor Grill Gas
  • Yard
  • 8 garden chairs
  • unsuitable for elderly or infirm
  • wheelchair inaccessible ...
  • autumn foliage
  • bay/sound
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • festivals
  • library
  • live theater
  • marina
  • museums
  • pond
  • reefs
  • restaurants
Leisure Activities:
  • antiquing
  • beachcombing
  • bird watching
  • photography
  • scenic drives
  • sight seeing
  • walking
  • whale watching
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • groceries
  • massage therapist
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • deepsea fishing
  • fishing
  • freshwater fishing
  • golf
  • hiking
  • pier fishing
  • sailing
  • scuba diving or snorkeling
  • snorkeling
  • sound/bay fishing
  • swimming
  • tennis
Deck off kitchen is cement, not wood. Internet, 42-inch flatscreen, satellite TV, DVD/CD player, & tuner installed July 2012. New living room furniture & carpet June 2013. New furnace May 2015. New on-demand hot water system June 2017.


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Visit Delesdernier House, Historic Seaport Home on the Bay of Fundy
average rating of 4.818182 based on 11 reviews

A great vacation place!

  • 5 of 5

This is our 3rd year and we still live it. It is a close place to walk to the bay, a big patio for the kids to play, a homey place to spend a week in an awesome town.

  • Submitted: Aug 6, 2017
  • Stayed: Jul 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
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Convenient location, but also away from the hub-bub.

  • 5 of 5

We stayed over the 4th of July week. The house itself is old, but is well kept. It has lots of space, so you do feel "at home" versus in a condo or hotel. More amenities than less-washer, dryer, dishwasher, grill all make stays more enjoyable. For us, it was important to be close enough to town to walk to the festivities, but we didn't want to be so close that we couldn't get away from it. Being on the south side of town is a great balance between the two. Pro tip: use the path along the cove to get to Sea St. - it's flatter than Water St.

  • Submitted: Jul 18, 2017
  • Stayed: Jun 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Wonderful guests!
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Comfortable home and great host

  • 5 of 5

A group of 7 of us arrived with BikeMaine in Eastport and realized we had no way to get our luggage to this house, which is about 1/2 mile from the city center. Steve (the owner) very graciously agreed to serve as our sherpa! And then helped us orient ourselves to Eastport, with good hints for biking, and checked in with us regularly to make sure all was well. Really wonderful host, I can't say enough good things. The house was very clean, the beds great, the shower worked very well, and we used the washer and dryer, which were an extra bonus. The house is lovely, and Eastport is a very fun place to visit. We didn't cook anything, but the kitchen appeared to be well appointed for a full week visit. We walked back and forth to town for events, and it was easy and pretty to walk along the path he showed us. A great adventure and rest stop for us!

  • Submitted: Sep 26, 2016
  • Stayed: Sep 2016
  • Source: HomeAway
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Comfort in a Historical Home

  • 5 of 5

This is a very comfortable home and only a few minutes walk to downtown. Our host went out of his way providing us information on activities and places to see in the area. The people were friendly and made us feel very welcomed. We arrived during the Pirate Festival and had a fantastic time. Don't miss the Roosevelt Cottage and Campobello. We will be returning to the Delesdernier House.

  • Submitted: Sep 16, 2016
  • Stayed: Sep 2016
  • Source: HomeAway
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Perfect house for a comfortable family vacation.

  • 5 of 5

We rented the Delesdernier House and adjoining Sea Glass Apartment for a family wedding. The house is beautifully situated on a large, grassy lot dotted with shady trees and sits on a quiet street. We enjoyed bay views from the well-placed Adirondack chairs and kitchen deck. We took daily walks to the rocky beach a short block away to hunt for cool rocks with the grandkids. A small parking lot provides off-street parking for 4 cars with additional street parking in front of the house.

We choose the Delesdernier House over other options for the superior space it provided for large family gatherings. The multi-couch living room and large dining room table with lots of chairs offered plenty of seating for family meals and large get-togethers. The bedrooms were large and comfortable, providing private space for our four families. The spacious upstairs bath and laundry room (a godsend with 2 babies) is cleverly arranged with the tub/shower located in a separate area behind the toilet/sink area, allowing multi-use privacy. We also appreciated the convenience of the first floor half bath.

We rented the Sea Glass apartment with the house and I would recommend this to multiple families vacationing together or families vacationing with grandparents or teens. The apartment is separated from the house by a connecting hallway and short stairs, providing privacy and a place to escape the noise and bustle of young children. It also gave us another bath/shower and kitchen to use in food storage and meal prep for family events. When both the bride and groom's families got together for a BBQ, the apartment gave our tweens a convenient place to hang out, play games, dance and watch movies.

The kitchen was a delight to work in. It is spacious with plenty of counter and storage space, a full-size fridge, stove/range, microwave and portable dishwasher that hooks up to the sink. We also enjoyed the gas grill on the wood deck located right off the kitchen.

The house and apartment are well maintained, very comfortable and nicely decorated. Extra sheets, pillows and blankets for the comfortable beds are located in every bedroom. The bathrooms are well-stocked with towels and washcloths and even soap, shampoo and conditioner. In fact, everything we needed was provided from extra toilet paper and trash bags to laundry and dish soap to plastic wrap and foil to games and movies! It was like staying in a hotel villa! It is the perfect place for a Downeast Maine vacation.

  • Submitted: Nov 2, 2015
  • Stayed: Sep 2015
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: We were glad to be a help for your family wedding week!
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Sea Glass Studio

  • 5 of 5

My wife and I were coming to Eastport to look at a home for sale. Though the rental was listed from Saturday to Saturday the owner was able to accomadate our Thursday arrival and the next Sunday departure. Since it was just two of us, we stayed in the Sea Glass Studio. With its separate entrance, it was just what we needed. The queen size bed was comfortable and the kitchen allowed us to have breakfast and some lunches there. The bathroom was adequate. It had only a stall shower, but that was fine with us. The apartment was very roomy and clean and there was a nice yard with water views. As we were there when Sandy passed through, we didn't make much use of that! Also, we were able to use the land line phone in the apartment for local and long distance calls. This is important in Eastport, because most of the time your cell phone will roam to a Canadian tower. Our only negative was the cable tv did not work. This was really only a problem because of the approaching storm. As an added bonus, on two different occasions we had deer in the yard that were fun to watch. I would recommend Sea Glass for a single person or a couple. The owner was very accomodating and where else do you get a bottle of "Sea Glass" wine with your stay?

  • Submitted: Jan 25, 2013
  • Stayed: Oct 2012
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: We were able to reliably correct the television (satellite, actually) problem. DISH customer service was extremely helpful in resolving this. Also, since this rental, we have installed a new, larger refrigerator.
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Nearest Airport
115 Miles
Bangor, Maine
Nearest Ferry
1 Miles
Deer Island/Campobello Ferry
Nearest Motorway
7 Miles
Route 1
Nearest Beach
20 Miles
Keene's Lake, Calais

Enjoy a Downeast vacation in the charming seaside village of Eastport. Located on the Canadian border, this Bay of Fundy community offers a quaint harbor, restaurants & cafes & seaside eating, shops, live music & theater, movies, art galleries, bay-kayaking, and whale-watching excursions. Experience the bayside environment, fresh seafood, sunrises and sunsets by the water, and Fundy tides that rise and fall 20 feet twice each day.

Nearby attractions include picturesque lighthouses; lakes for swimming and fishing; Shackford Head State Park & Moosehorn National Wildlife Refuge for hiking; food and free Summerkeys concerts in Eastport's sister town, Lubec ME; and nearby New Brunswick, Canada attractions St. Andrews By-the-Sea and Campobello Island (including Roosevelt Campobello International Park).

SUMMER NOTE: If summertime weather where you live gets hot and uncomfortable, Eastport makes a great escape. Located on Moose Island, the last of 3 islands connected by causeway to the mainland 7 miles away, Eastport's climate is moderated by the surrounding bay. July and August high temperatures average in the mid-70's.

AUTUMN NOTE: The seaside fall colors here are lovely.


For more on attractions and activities in and around Eastport, try the following websites:,,,,

Peavey Memorial Library's listing on facebook,,, ,

and (for Roosevelt Campobello International Park).


Rates & Availability

Taxes and fees are additional

Additional information about rental rates

Cleaning Fee $75
Damage Deposit $400

Weekly checkin customarily Saturday 5 PM and checkout Saturday 10 AM; or checkin Sunday 5 PM and checkout Sunday 10 AM.

10% discount for rental of 2 or more weeks.

Spring & autumn seasons: 2-night minimum $325; $100 each add'l night; $800 for 7 nights.

(Contact owner about checkin/out changes, combined rental of house & separate studio (sleeps 2) on property, or rental of studio.)

Payment in full prior to stay.

Owner's Cancellation Policy

Please ask the owner or check their rental agreement when booking the property.

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