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Scenic Oceanfront Summer House In Maine

4 Reviews
Bedrooms 7
Property type house
Minimum Stay 2 nights

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Orr's Island House Rental Photos and Description

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.

  • children welcome
  • non smoking only
  • wheelchair inaccessible

Member since: 2013
Speaks: english
Response time:
Within a few days
Response rate:
Calendar last updated:
October 18, 2016


based on 4 traveler reviews

Scenic Oceanfront Summer House In Maine
average rating of 5.0 based on 4 reviews

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: Oct 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: Jun 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: Aug 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

Orr's Island House Rental Rates

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2 night minimum stay

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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Orr's Island House Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • house
  • Guests provide their own meals
  • Housekeeper Included
Floor Area:
  • 2000 sq. ft.
  • 2 stories
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
  • children welcome
  • non smoking only
  • wheelchair inaccessible

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