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Ocean Front Log Cabin

Sleeps8
Bedrooms 3
Bathrooms1
Space 1,200 sq. ft.
Property type house
Minimum Stay 7 nights

Overview

About the property

3 bedrooms, 1 bathroom, sleeps 8

The Shooting Star is a wonderful log cabin located 75 feet from the ocean nestled in the charming town of Friendship. Watch the lobster men grab the haul of the day, or a sail boat catch a strong wind. Join them! Rent a kayak in town and paddle to one of the many islands for a picnic lunch. Read a book while the ocean splashes at your feet and the kids are searching for crabs and star fish along the coast line. Bird watching is plentiful. The blue heron, loons, and the rare bald eagle can all be found. Community tennis courts are a short walk up the road and are free for your use.

Friendship is located 16 miles south of Rockland, where you will find many small shops, movie theaters, concerts, golf and fabulous restaurants like the New York Times highly rated Primo. Visit the Farnsworth Museum which is rich in treasures always featuring one of America’s most prominent artist Andrew Wyeth. There is plenty to do or just simply relax. .

Check Down East Magazine for the latest ..: Rockland is rich with activities including the infamous Lobster Festival, a Blues Festival and a world class boat show each summer.

More Details

Owner
Michael Flagiello
Member since: 2007
Speaks: english
Response time:
Within a few hours
Response rate:
100%
Calendar last updated:
September 19, 2017

About Michael Flagiello

In 1896 Uncle Charlie discovered 6 acres of pristine shoreline frontage. The Shooting Star sits on the waters edge on the north side of that property. In the 1960's our grandparents sold the parcel to the Harvey's which constructed this home. We bought it back and renovated it in 2007 and will keep it forever in our family.

Michael Flagiello purchased this house in 2007

Why Michael Flagiello chose MidCoast and Penobscot Bay

The Shooter is private but yet close to everything you want in a waterside vacation. Rent kayaks at the Outsiders Inn, or go to Primo for an incredible dinner created by a world renowned chef. Read a book, or go fishing. Free phone, cable and wifi. Watch the sun rises and sunsets. There is a walking trail and tennis courts on Martin Point road.

Amenities

Friendship House Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • house
Meals:
  • Guests provide their own meals
Floor Area:
  • 1200 sq. ft.
House Rules:
  • Max. occupancy: 8
  • Minimum Age Limit for Renters ...
  • pets considered ...
  • children welcome
  • non smoking only
Location Type:
  • Beach
  • Oceanfront ...
  • Waterfront
Theme:
  • Away From It All
  • Family
General:
  • Air Conditioning ...
  • Broadband Access
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Internet
  • Living Room
  • Local Activities Guide
  • Local Maps
  • Parking
  • Telephone
  • Washing Machine
  • Wood Stove
Kitchen:
  • Coffee Maker
  • Cooking Utensils
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Kitchenette
  • Lobster Pot
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove
  • Stove
  • Toaster
Dining:
  • Dining ...
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 8 people
Bathrooms:
  • 1 Bathroom
  • Bathroom 1 - toilet , shower
Bedrooms:
  • 3 Bedrooms, Sleeps 8
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 king
    Bedroom 2 - 1 queen
    Bedroom 3 - 4 twin/ single
Entertainment:
  • DVD Player
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Television
Outside:
  • Deck / Patio
  • Lawn / Garden
  • Outdoor Grill ...
  • Tennis ...
  • Tennis Court
  • Walkway to Water
  • Wood Deck
Suitability:
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • suitable for elderly or infirm
  • wheelchair inaccessible
Attractions:
  • autumn foliage
  • bay/sound
  • botanical garden
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • library
  • live theater
  • museums
  • pond
  • restaurants
Leisure Activities:
  • antiquing
  • beachcombing
  • bird watching
  • outlet shopping
  • sight seeing
  • walking
  • whale watching
Local Services & Businesses:
  • groceries
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • deepsea fishing
  • fishing
  • golf
  • hiking
  • jet skiing
  • roller blading
  • sailing
  • scuba diving or snorkeling
  • snorkeling
  • sound/bay fishing
  • swimming
  • tennis
  • water skiing

Reviews

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(4 traveler reviews)

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Ocean Front Log Cabin
average rating of 4.0 based on 4 reviews
4

Great cabin with beautiful view

  • 4 of 5

We had a great time at the Shooting Star cabin. It was very clean, beds comfy and close to everything in the Central coast area. We loved going on a working lobster boat, seeing the eclipse from the deck and walking our dogs to the little beach down the road. We remembered to bring our own linens, but had to buy paper products while there(toilet paper).

It was relaxing to watch the lobsterman in the am check their catch. My only issue was the traffic, we didn't know there was another driveway in front of the cabin and that much of the traffic turns around to go to the little beach right at the corner in front. The landscape does allow for privacy.

The owner is really nice, and very accommodating if needed. We met him, his family and family dog. There is a lot of family history associated with the area. We investigated the trails that are a 1/2mile down the road that take you up to the pond and all around Martin Point!

It was a great week.

  • Submitted: Aug 26, 2017
  • Stayed: Aug 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
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4

Very nice cottage on water front

  • 4 of 5

The house is very nice and the view is beautiful, easy access to the beach. Linens and towels are not provided so we had to buy some as we didn't have the right size. On rainy days, the house is a bit humid but the fire stove is helpful. Overall we had a very nice stay.

  • Submitted: Aug 19, 2017
  • Stayed: Aug 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
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5

Georgious views and peaceful location

  • 5 of 5

Quaint log cabin directly on a quiet bay. Very clean and owner was very quick to remedy any problems. Just wish I had known I needed to supply bed linens and towels, but owner provided once we realized I was traveling from Arizona without linens. Nice wooded trails and sand beach within a short walk. Lobster pot provided was put to frequent use. A pleasant retreat.

  • Submitted: Aug 12, 2017
  • Stayed: Jul 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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3

Suitable for 4

  • 3 of 5

Although the cabin does sleep 8, the living area is small. It would be comfortable for 4 people or 2 adults and children.

There were a couple of issues. Food froze in the refrigerator and the gas stove didn't work, leaving us cold during a rainy, damp day.

The owners were accommodating and pleasant. Leaving a bottle of wine was a nice touch, and coming by to give us hints on thea area was thoughtful.

I am very familiar with the area, so enjoyed going to places of interest and local lobster haunts.

The kayaking is wonderful out in Mascongus Bay. The beach to put in is down the road, so you will have to drive the short distance to put in.

If the seating area was enlarged and appliances fixed, I would have given this a much higher rating.

  • Submitted: Oct 13, 2015
  • Stayed: Sep 2015
  • Source: HomeAway
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Map

Nearest Airport
75 Miles
Portland Maine
Nearest Barpub
16 Miles
Samoset
Nearest Ferry
16 Miles
Rockland
Nearest Train
16 Miles
Rockland
Nearest Motorway
8 Miles
Route 1
Nearest Beach
0.1 Miles
Martin Point
Car: necessary

Experience swimming, shell collecting, kayaking right outside your door. Coastal fishing villages of Friendship, Rockland, Camden and Boothbay harbor alive with festivals, fairs and the freshest lobster in the world are within 20 minutes drive.

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Rates & Availability

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Taxes and fees are additional

Additional information about rental rates

Damage Insurance $59

Pet fee is $150 per pet (dogs only please)

Owner's Cancellation Policy

100% refund if canceled at least 30 days before arrival date.

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