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Peaks Island Cottage/ The Snuggle Inn

Bedrooms 1
Property type cottage
Minimum Stay 2 - 7 nights


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

Kate O'Connor
Member since: 2012
Speaks: english
Response time:
Within a few days
Response rate:
Calendar last updated:
September 20, 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


Peaks Island Cottage Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • cottage
  • Guests provide their own meals
House Rules:
  • Max. occupancy: 5
  • pets not allowed
  • non smoking only
  • Adventure
  • Family
  • Romantic
  • Fireplace ...
  • Hair Dryer
  • Internet
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room ...
  • Parking
  • Telephone ...
  • Towels Provided
  • Coffee Maker
  • Dishes & Utensils ...
  • Kitchen ...
  • Oven ...
  • Stove ...
  • Toaster
  • Dining ...
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 4 people
  • 1 Bathroom
  • Bathroom 1 -
  • 1 Bedroom, Sleeps 5
  • Queen sized bed and a twin sleeper loveseat
  • Books
  • DVD Player
  • Games
  • Television
  • Outdoor Grill
  • wheelchair inaccessible
  • 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
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


Wonderful! 4.9/5 -
(15 traveler reviews)

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Peaks Island Cottage/ The Snuggle Inn
average rating of 4.9333334 based on 15 reviews

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: Jun 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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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: Jul 2017
  • Source: Vacation Rentals, from HomeAway
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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: Jul 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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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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It was magical!

  • 5 of 5

We had a fantastic time at the Snuggle Inn. My family of four (two adults and two kids under six) snuggled right in for a wonderful week in the woods. The rocky beach a short walk from the cabin was perfect for the kids in the mornings as they hunted crabs and treasures.

Kate was a fantastic host and we can't wait to come back for our next vacation!

  • Submitted: Jan 24, 2017
  • Stayed: Jun 2016
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Ah! That's sounds like you all had a wonderful vacation! Exactly the way it should be. We look forward to hosting you again in the future.
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A cozy house that makes you feel like family

  • 5 of 5

My daughter was married on Peaks Island, and we needed to find a place to stay. A great many family members, from both sides, traveled to Peaks for the wedding, most finding places near the pier (ferry). How lucky we were to find this property.

The moment we opened the door, we felt like someone special had handed us a key to their private, cozy house in the woods. Surrounded by trees, with its wonderful old wooden porch, this house was inviting. The living room boasted a couch (pull-out), a wall television (only a few stations; more than enough for us), bookcase filled with books, chairs, coffee table with magazines, board games, puzzles, metal detectors, I could go on.....There is a cozy fireplace, easy to light, and provides more than enough heat if needed. The dining room included a table w/chairs, a chest of drawers (with kitchen towels and other items you might need) and the stairs going up to the loft. The colors were bright, the wood floor polished, and the lighting fixtures reminding you, this is on an island. The kitchen, fully furnished (no microwave, but who needs it) with a gas stove, had everything we needed. There is a small bathroom, complete with shower off the kitchen. Upstairs, again, that warm feeling and wonderfully decorated was the queen bed, large chest of drawers, another pullout couch, and chair. We slept soundly and comfortably. We didn't use the outside area, (bikes included), as we were busy with the wedding, but we felt like home returning to our little house in the woods.

I want to make mention of the Internet. We stayed at a hotel in Portland prior to coming across to the island, and it was awful; kicking us off randomly. The Internet at this property, The Snuggle Inn, was stellar!

I would not hesitate to refer others to stay here. In fact, many family members came out to see where we were staying and were pleasantly surprised. This property is exactly how it is described. The owner anticipates your needs, and provides you with sheets and towels, as well as other items. You are minutes away from the ocean, minutes away from the town center, and hours away from noise and distractions! We loved it. It's name, "Snuggle Inn" is appropriate. The owner was quick to respond from the moment we contacted her to rent this property. The little vase of wild flowers was a warm welcome. Thank You!!!!

  • Submitted: Oct 12, 2016
  • Stayed: Oct 2016
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: This is exactly what we strive for in hosting! Our goal is to be sure that you have a wonderful experience with us.
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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



Grocery store on island(well stocked!)

Art galleries

Ice cream shop and gift stores

Three island restaurants


Bicycle rentals/kayak rentals


Horse back riding

Historical forts to explore

Civil War Museum


Rates & Availability

Taxes and fees are additional

Additional information about rental rates

Damage Deposit $100

++++ 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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