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Island Summer House on 40 Acres - Spectacular Views & Beach Access

Bedrooms 2
Space 600 sq ft
Property type cottage
Minimum Stay 7 nights


About the property

House, 2 Bedrooms + Loft, 1 Bath, (Sleeps 4-5)

Spectacular location on the North Haven Island's North Shore. 'The Forge' is surrounded by open fields and has beautiful views over the water of the Camden Hills and the islands of the Penobscot Bay. The sunsets are breathtaking.

A gem of a location for those who love nature, beauty and the remoteness of island life. Going to the beach is a lovely walk through a meadow down the hill from The Forge.

The property is a 10 minute drive from the town of North Haven.

Keywords: House, Cottage

Bouzha Cookman
Member since: 2006
Speaks: english
Response time:
Within a few hours
Response rate:
Calendar last updated:
March 12, 2018

About Bouzha Cookman

Our son is the 5th generation of our family to spend summers on North Haven Island on the same property my great grandparents bought in 1917.

Bouzha Cookman purchased this cottage in 1917

Why Bouzha Cookman chose North Haven

The Forge used to a be wing on the main house. My grandmother moved it in the 1960's to its present location. Far enough away for privacy and quiet, but close enough to join her family for dinner, she renovated the Forge to be her own private cottage on her 40 acre farm.

What makes this cottage unique

If you like to be surrounded by beauty, to see the sunrise in the morning and the sunset in the evening, and like a bit of remoteness, you will love The Forge. For adults it is a lovely retreat, for children, it is a safe place to run through fields and revel in the outdoors.


North Haven Cottage Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • cottage
  • Guests provide their own meals
Floor Area:
  • 600 sq ft
House Rules:
  • Check-in: 2:00 PM
  • /
  • Check-out: 10:00 AM
  • Max. occupancy: 5
  • Min. age of primary renter: 0
  • Children welcome
  • Parties/events not allowed
  • Pets considered ...
  • Non smoking only
  • Please leave the house clean for the next renters and we will refund the 200.00 cleaning deposit. It is very difficult to get cleaning help on island
  • Please see the rental agreement for more on cleaning. Thank you
Location Type:
  • Beach View
  • Beachfront ...
  • Mountain View ...
  • Near The Ocean
  • Ocean View ...
  • Water View
  • Away From It All
  • Broadband Access
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Fireplace
  • Internet
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room
  • Parking Off Street
  • Telephone
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine
  • Wireless Internet
  • Wood Fireplace ...
  • Coffee Maker
  • Cooking Utensils
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Kitchen
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Pantry Items
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove
  • Toaster
  • Dining ...
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 8 people
  • 1 Bathroom
  • Bathroom 1 -
  • 2 Bedrooms, Sleeps 5
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 queen
    Bedroom 2 - 1 queen
    Loft - 1 twin/ single
  • Queen size Beds (2), Twin or Single Beds (1)
  • Books ...
  • Deck / Patio
  • Lawn / Garden
  • 4 garden chairs
  • churches
  • library
  • playground
  • restaurants
Leisure Activities:
  • beachcombing
  • boating
  • scenic drives
  • walking
  • wildlife viewing
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • groceries
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • fishing
  • hiking
  • kayaking
  • swimming
2 porches with lovely views


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Island Summer House on 40 Acres - Spectacular Views & Beach Access
average rating of 5.0 based on 2 reviews
Decatur, IL

Family Get Away

  • 5 of 5

We had such a wonderful time. Our grandchildren were able to enjoy the beautiful sunrises and sunsets from this quiet and quaint cottage. A perfect place for us grandparents to rest and relax and for the parents to retreat after a full day of fun around the island. This was an unforgettable vacation and I hope we will be able to do it again very soon. There is no place better to visit than North Haven.

  • Submitted: Aug 6, 2014
  • Stayed: July 2014
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you so much for your kind review! It was wonderful having you here!
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Los Gatos

Heavenly Haven

  • 5 of 5

An amazing, quiet and pristinely beautiful area. A place to make memories and revisit every year. My kids loved it and remember it fondly. It's a safe place for kids to just be kids, explore and grow.

  • Submitted: Aug 27, 2011
  • Stayed: August 2006
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Car: necessary


Rates & Availability

Taxes and fees are additional

Additional information about rental rates

Cleaning Deposit $100

Owner's Cancellation Policy

  • 100% refund if canceled at least 60 days before arrival date.
  • Service Fee fully refunded on cancellations that qualify for 100% refund.

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