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Peaks Island Cottage/ The Snuggle Inn

Sleeps5
Bedrooms 1
Bathrooms1
Property type cottage
Minimum Stay 7 nights

Overview

About the property

Cottage, 1 Bedrooms, 1 Baths, 4 Sleeps

This is a beautifully renovated 1900's cottage.

Located in the central part of the island, making it a more peaceful spot for some rest and relaxation, yet is only a 3 minute walk to the water and ten minute walk to the ferry. Ferries run approx. every hour and is a short 15 minute ride into beautiful Portland. Known as a "foodie" city, Portland has an amazing array of restaurants within walking distance of the ferry terminal. The island offers three restaurants and a daytime cafe as well as an ice cream shop.

Enjoy the tranquility and wild life that surrounds the cottage.

The house is a one bedroom with a queen sized bed upstairs as well as a single pull out love seat making the bedroom perfect for a couple and small child. Downstairs sofa is also a queen sized pull out sleeper.

Enjoy relaxing on the front porch or upper deck off of the upstairs bedroom.

There is also a new screen house out back for insect-free outdoor dining.

Perfect for a writers get-a-way!

*Please let us know if your visit will be due to a special occaision.*

More Details

Owner
Kate O'Connor
Member since: 2012
Speaks: english
Response time:
Within a few days
Response rate:
50%
Calendar last updated:
September 24, 2017

About Kate O'Connor

We love to fix up older homes as well as to entertain. Here we put the two together to offer a peaceful vacation home on a little island off of Portland Maine.

Kate O'Connor purchased this cottage in 2011

Amenities

Peaks Island Cottage Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • cottage
Meals:
  • Guests provide their own meals
House Rules:
  • Max. occupancy: 5
  • pets not allowed
  • non smoking only
Theme:
  • Adventure
  • Family
  • Romantic
General:
  • Fireplace ...
  • Hair Dryer
  • Internet
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room ...
  • Parking
  • Telephone ...
  • Towels Provided
Kitchen:
  • Coffee Maker
  • Dishes & Utensils ...
  • Kitchen ...
  • Oven ...
  • Stove ...
  • Toaster
Dining:
  • Dining ...
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 4 people
Bathrooms:
  • 1 Bathroom
  • Bathroom 1 -
Bedrooms:
  • 1 Bedroom, Sleeps 5
  • Queen sized bed and a twin sleeper loveseat
Entertainment:
  • Books
  • DVD Player
  • Games
  • Television
Outside:
  • Outdoor Grill
Suitability:
  • wheelchair inaccessible
Attractions:
  • autumn foliage
  • bay/sound
  • coin laundry
  • library
  • playground
  • restaurants
Leisure Activities:
  • beachcombing
  • bird watching
  • horseback riding
  • outlet shopping
  • walking
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • groceries
  • laundromat
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • fishing
  • hiking
  • swimming
Notes:
Full kitchen with gas stove/oven, refrigerator, coffee maker, toaster, lobster pot and all usual utensils Dining room table and charirs Gas grill WiFi TV/DVD ipod player with speakers Propane fireplace Screened House Bicycles(2) Back deck and fire pit Picnic Basket Movies and board games

Reviews

Wonderful! 4.9/5 -
(17 traveler reviews)

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Peaks Island Cottage/ The Snuggle Inn
average rating of 4.9411764 based on 17 reviews
5

Organic, fresh and quiet.

  • 5 of 5

The Snuggle Inn is a Charming cottage located in the center of Peaks Island. The fresh colors and natural, organic touches made the cottage a lovely place to rest and enjoy the island. We felt rejuvenated and comforted by the well-appointed cottage, and the quick access to both sandy and stony beach access. The bikes that live on the porch of the cottage were a very enjoyable part of our stay. Biking around the island was a blast! There was a Whole Foods in Portland just before the ferry, and we took the time to stock up there. There is a market on the island, and it had surprisingly good prices. We picked up a few odds and ends there. Because we were there the first week of June, we found that some of the islands attractions were not yet open. It did not diminish our enjoyment of the places we did find, and we would definitely go to the island again. The owners are very good at communication, and have done an excellent job of making your stay as comfortable as possible. The linens were smooth and comfortable, and the towels were fluffy, and the kitchen was supplied with everything you needed to prepare meals. We even found eggs and lovely Irish butter in the fridge, which the owners told us we were free to use. Overall it was a lovely experience, and we are returning home refreshed from our visit to the Snuggle Inn.

  • Submitted: Jun 9, 2017
  • Stayed: June 2017
  • Source: Vacation Rentals, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you for sharing your experience so that others might get a better feel for The Snuggle Inn! We strive to make everyone's experience this special.
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5

Perfect!

  • 5 of 5

The Snuggle Inn was the perfect place to spend our wedding weekend! We can't wait to come back for future anniversaries.

  • Submitted: Oct 14, 2017
  • Stayed: October 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Wonderful! We look forward to your return.
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5

The quintessential seaside cottage!

  • 5 of 5

Set in the privacy of a romantic wooded backdrop, yet just minutes by foot and you're walking seaside enjoying the breathtaking rocky coastline.

Listening to the waves crash on the coast while enjoying a glass of wine by the campfire at the cottage - what could be better!

Beautiful cottage (tastefully decorated) and great location, made for the perfect weekend getaway!

Thank you Kate and Phil!

  • Submitted: Sep 27, 2017
  • Stayed: September 2017
  • Source: Vacation Rentals, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: We are thrilled that you enjoyed your stay at Snuggle Inn and took the time tell us about it! We look forward to your return.
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4

Perfect for a couples getaway and a convenient Maine island experience.

  • 4 of 5

Nicely appointed older cottage set in the woods. We rented bikes and got good exercise cruising around the beautiful rocky seashore.

  • Submitted: Jul 23, 2017
  • Stayed: July 2017
  • Source: Vacation Rentals, from HomeAway
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5

Snuggle Inn happily!

  • 5 of 5

Wow - not only is the cottage adorable and sparkling clean, it has everything you could want and then some. You're in the woods with the sound of birds to wake you. Have your coffee on the patio or the porch...or the balcony...or in the screen house. Or walk a few minutes down the road and have your coffee by the ocean. You have quiet but can easily get to anything on the island. The Snuggle Inn is small yet roomy. Friends joined me for a few days and said the fold out sofa is wonderful. Kate was great! One day in and I knew I'll be back!!

  • Submitted: Jul 18, 2017
  • Stayed: July 2017
  • Source: Vacation Rentals, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: We love to have our guests feel so nurtured and taken care of during their stay at the Snuggle Inn. The is our goal! So happy that you enjoyed it Alice!
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5

Cozy, adorable, spotless

  • 5 of 5

This little cottage is just perfect. The place was spotless. Everything seemed new, couches, bedding, towels. Owner was very receptive and easy to deal with. I would go back there again and would recommend it to anyone who would like a cozy get-away!

  • Submitted: Jun 1, 2017
  • Stayed: May 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: We are so pleased that you enjoyed your stay at the Snuggle Inn. You were excellent guests as well! We hope to have you back with us again sometime.
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Map

Car: not necessary
Other Activities:

Top Thing to do in City:

* Swim.

* Bike.

* Hike.

* Kayak.

* Relax!.

Top Thing to do in Budget:

* Swim.

* Bike.

* Hike.

* Relax.

* Explore.

Top Thing to do in Family:

* Swim.

* Bike.

* Hike.

* Explore.

* Relax.

Sandy beaches

Hiking

Biking

Grocery store on island(well stocked!)

Art galleries

Ice cream shop and gift stores

Three island restaurants

Laundromat

Bicycle rentals/kayak rentals

Library

Horse back riding

Historical forts to explore

Civil War Museum

Photos

Rates & Availability

Available
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Taxes and fees are additional

Additional information about rental rates

Refundable damage deposit $100
Tax Rate 7.0%

++++ Rates will be changing for the 2016 season. Low season rates for 2016 will be $850.00 and High season will be $1000.00 per week.

Owner's Cancellation Policy

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

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