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Scenic Oceanfront Summer House In Maine

Bedrooms 7
Space 2,000 sq. ft.
Property type house
Minimum Stay 2 nights


About the property

7 Bedrooms, 2 Bathrooms (Sleeps 13)

Enjoy the peace, tranquility and beauty of an island in Maine!

Be in a scenic oceanfront summer house on Orr's Island in Maine with a hillside view of Harpswell Sound, facing west providing a spectacular view of the sunset and oftentimes Mt. Washington in N.H. over 100 miles away!

100 yards from waterfront. Rocking-chair porch.

Seven bedrooms sleep thirteen people.

Fireplace. Shared tennis court. Pet friendly.

20 minutes to the quaint town of Brunswick, home of Bowdoin College, 35 minutes to Freeport, and 40 minutes to Portland, ME. Less than 3 hours drive from Boston.

See the calendar for rental availability.

More Details

Member since: 2013
Speaks: english
Response time:
Within 2 days
Response rate:
Calendar last updated:
January 13, 2018


Orr's Island House Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • house
  • Guests provide their own meals
  • Housekeeper Included
Floor Area:
  • 2000 sq. ft.
  • 2 stories
House Rules:
  • Max. occupancy: 13
  • children welcome
  • non smoking only
Location Type:
  • Ocean View
  • Oceanfront
  • Away From It All
  • Family
  • Fireplace
  • Internet
  • Living Room
  • Parking
  • Telephone
  • Coffee Maker
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Kitchen
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove
  • Toaster
  • Child's Highchair
  • Dining
  • Dining Room
  • seating for 13 people
  • 2 Bathrooms
  • Bathroom Downstairs - toilet , combination tub/shower
    Bathroom Upstairs - toilet , combination tub/shower
  • Two full bathrooms
  • 7 Bedrooms, Sleeps 13
  • Northeast - 2 twin/ single
    Southeast - 2 twin/ single
    Northwest - 2 twin/ single
    Southwest - 2 twin/ single
    Downstairs Single - 1 twin/ single
    Downstairs Double - 1 double
    Downstairs Twin - 2 twin/ single
  • Seven bedrooms sleep thirteen people. Two twins in five rooms, one twin in one room, a double in one room.
  • Games
  • Television
  • Deck / Patio
  • Lawn / Garden
  • Outdoor Grill
  • Tennis
  • wheelchair inaccessible


Exceptional! 5/5 -
(6 traveler reviews)

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Scenic Oceanfront Summer House In Maine
average rating of 5.0 based on 6 reviews

Family Gathering 2017

  • 5 of 5

We had such a fabulous time during our stay at the Crow's Nest. The location and house are beautiful. This was my first time renting a house, and Margaret was very helpful. The house has a well stocked kitchen with all that we would need, there is a charcoal grill, and plenty of seating for gathering on the fabulous porch. Everyone enjoyed the deck down at the water and walking the shore at low tide. The weather was a bit on the chilly side for our visit, but still, almost all the kids, and one adult went swimming. If it's going to be on the cool side, we recommend bringing extra blankets, and if you've got kids like ours, extra towels. We can't wait to go back next year!

  • Submitted: Jun 19, 2017
  • Stayed: June 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: So glad you enjoyed your stay at this special place!
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Beautiful home had a bald eagle fly within 20 ft of the porch 13 exact number for our stay

  • 5 of 5

Excellent womderful for my birthday group had a bald eagle fly within 20 ft of the porch

  • Submitted: Jun 11, 2017
  • Stayed: June 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
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Beautiful view, picturesque property and cottage

  • 5 of 5

Crow's Nest was so much more than I thought it would be. Myself and the other guests were awestruck and impressed by the property we arrived to. The house was very clean, and quaint. Beds were comfortable and there was a great supply of spices for us to use while we cooked (including 4 bottles of tumeric!) The wrap-around porch really is the highlight. The sun sets right in front of you. The lawn is massive, and the deck by the water (which was an excellent surprise) was fantastic for stargazing. I would absolutely recommend Crow's Nest to future renters, it's truly lovely. Margaret was readily available by phone and over email to answer my questions. Thanks for a lovely weekend, Margaret!

  • Submitted: Oct 11, 2016
  • Stayed: October 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Great home and beautiful location

  • 5 of 5

A great experience. The location was perfect for our big group, with plenty of beds, yard space, etc. Margaret was always available to answer my questions and made this trip very easy. Would love to stay here again.

  • Submitted: Jun 15, 2016
  • Stayed: June 2016
  • Source: HomeAway
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Great views, wonderful location for family reunion

  • 5 of 5

I contacted Margaret Arndt about renting for a large family gathering of 24 people. She informed me that the family house next door was also available and so I coordinated with the Arndt family to rent both houses for the week. We could not be happier with this property. The house has a fabulous view from the front porch with gorgeous sunset views. The grounds are impeccable and you can walk, play lawn games, swim & kayak from a private dock area. Rooms are well kept and clean with a real "old world" charm. Some of the doors have markings from children who stayed there 50+ years ago. We watched outdoor movies on the deck, had great family meals and card games. I would highly recommend this property and the Arndt family are a pleasure to do business with. A+++

  • Submitted: Aug 31, 2015
  • Stayed: August 2015
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: We're glad you enjoyed this very special place!
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Amazing setting and views!

  • 5 of 5

This seasonal camp is reminiscent of childhood summers at my Great Aunt's camp on Lake Ontario. The kitchen has everything you need, mattresses were new, antique furnishings, wood for the fireplace for those chilly Maine nights. Margaret was so accommodating and very quick to respond to questions. The perfect setting for a Bowdoin graduation reunion, only 15 minutes from campus. We hiked/ran on the trails at the oceanographic research center 3 minutes away. But the best part was sitting on the porch admiring the views!

  • Submitted: May 27, 2015
  • Stayed: May 2015
  • Source: HomeAway
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Rates & Availability

Taxes and fees are additional

Additional information about rental rates

Pet Fee $50
Cleaning fee $175
Optional linens & towels $65
Property Damage Protection $59

$175 additional cleaning fee.
$65 additional house linens and towels cleaning fee. Otherwise, we ask that you bring your own.
$10/night up to $50 pet fee.
PayPal payments are accepted. A link will be e-mailed when ready to book.

Owner's Cancellation Policy

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

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