About the property
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- Minimum Stay7 nights
House, 7 Bedrooms, 5 Baths (Sleeps 14)
This very large classic Island house, with it's own private cove and beach, is located among Dark Harbor's historic Cottages. It's two Living Rooms, seven Bedrooms and five Bathrooms are decorated in a luxurious and comfortable country style, and have been featured in Architectural Digest, House and Garden and Vogue magazines
Two formal gardens and a rolling lawn lead visitors down to the private beach, which is perfect for swimming and picnics. The large porch overlooks the ocean and Camden Hills and is perfect for outdoor entertaining and meals.
This enchanting house has been in the same family for several generations and has provided memorable summers for all have stayed there.
The Summer House is located in the village of Dark Harbor on Islesboro, a historic Maine island thirty minutes by ferry from the mainland. Islesboro has a year round population of about 600 that grows significantly in the summer months, and is not so small as to feel isolated or to large and feel like the mainland.
Local attractions include a community Sailing Center, public tennis courts and fitness center, many art galleries and antique shops, community events (concerts, picnics, dances etc.) and miles of ocean front roads for hiking and biking. The house is a 5 min. walk from the Dark Harbor shops and restaurant.
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- Calendar last updated:
- Apr 8, 2018
About Charlie Bartlett
The house is owned by the daughter of the internationally renowned interior decorator, Sister Parish
Charlie Bartlett purchased this House in 1920
Why Charlie Bartlett chose Islesboro
With 3 living rooms, 7 bedrooms and 5 bathrooms, there is plenty of space in this classic Maine cottage. Two formal gardens and a rolling lawn lead you down to the private beach, which is perfect for swimming and picnics. The large porch overlooks the ocean and the Camden Hills, and is perfect for outdoor entertaining, and just plain reading and relaxing. Inside each room has been artfully decorated in a luxurious and comfortable country style.
What makes this House unique
Pull into the circular driveway and walk across the small footbridge by the pond to the large porch. To the right are 5 bedrooms and 3 bathrooms that surround the porch and overlook the ocean. The master bedroom has a canopied queen bed, Aiken sofa, chaise lounge and fireplace. Turn to the right of the porch and enter into an open living area with round dining table that seats twelve. The entire ocean side wall of this room is made up of sliding glass doors. The two living rooms both have fireplaces and multiple sofas.
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Check-in: 4:00 PM
Check-out: 11:00 AM
100% refund if canceled at least 14 days before arrival date. 50% refund if canceled at least 7 days before arrival date. You must contact the owner directly to request cancellation.
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The Summer house is located in Dark Harbor on Islesboro, a classic Maine island that is 30 minutes by ferry from the town of Lincolnville. Islesboro has a year round population of 600 that grows significantly in the summer months, and is not so small as to feel isolated or to big to feel like the mainland. Local attractions include a community sailing center, public tennis courts and fitness center, many art galleries and antique shops, community events( concerts, picnics, dances etc) and miles of oceanfront roads for hiking and biking. The house is a 5 minute walk to the Dark Harbor shops and restaurant.
Additional information about rental rates
$4000-$5000/wk Dates Available: Summer, Spring and Fall.