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The Ultimate in Peace and Quiet on Penobscot Bay

#390335 · Vacation Rental in , ,

3 Bedrooms
8 guests
3 Full Bathrooms
Vacation Rental

Property Description

An escape to the finest of Maine's legendary coastal beauty and tranquility.

Fish Hawk & Big Tree Beach are located on the Island of Islesboro, Maine, the northernmost of the inhabited Penobscot Island chain that includes Vinalhaven and North Haven immediately to the south. Big Tree Beach lies just north of the 'Narrows' that separate Dark Harbor and Pripet on Seal Harbor. Accessible via the 'Margaret Chase Smith, a 27 - 30 car Ferry operates hourly from 7:30 until 5:00 from Lincolnville Beach on the mainland to the ferry terminal at the northern mouth of Gilky Harbor, by private boat or small plane. Lincolnville Beach, Camden, Rockport and Belfast are within easy reach.

The house sits on a 5+ acre peninsula, designed to take maximum advantage of its 270 degree waterfront exposure. All but the bathrooms have direct waterfront views. There are 3+ bedrooms with sleeping accommodations for up to 8 people. Two of the bedrooms are connected forming a suite. Window seats at the bedroom level make wonderful napping locations.

The house is fully winterized with central heat and 2 fireplaces, one in the 'den' and the second in the master bedroom. The Master bedroom has its own private bathroom. A second bath with shower is located at the living level off the den and a half bath is located at the top of the stairs.

The kitchen is fully equipped with late model appliances, cookware, dishes and silverware etc. A Weber grille is located on the Sunrise deck just outside the kitchen. A washer/dryer lies just beyond the kitchen. Basic Direct TV service and utilities are included. The 32' flat screen TVs is located in the den. A walk out rec room with convertable futon bed lies downstairs.

Decks surround the house, especially on the water side. Sheets, towels and most housekeeping necessities are provided.

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House Rules

Check In Time: 04:00
Check Out Time: 11:00
Max occupancy: 8

Sleeping Arrangements

Common Space
Bed types not specified
Bedroom 1
Bed types not specified
Bedroom 2
Bed types not specified
Bedroom 3
Bed types not specified


Rate Name Nightly Weekend Weekly Monthly
Default Rate
7 Nights Minimum
$75 CAD - - -
12/02/17 - 12/02/20
7 Nights Minimum
$392 CAD - - -



Heated Pool


Sandy Beach
Tennis Court


Spa Services
Restaurant On Site
Guided Fishing Tours
Gym / Fitness Centre

Availability Calendar

January 2018

  • Unavailable
  • Check In Available
  • Check Out Available
Overall Rating

Gorgeous and tranquil

My family had a wonderful time at this beautiful house. What a perfect spot. Islesboro is so quiet - a perfect getaway. I would advise someone visiting there to bring bikes or kayaks - in order to make the most of their stay.

September 2017

Best week away from my stressful life.

This is our second stay here in Islesboro thru the goodness of the owner. The house is beautiful and the view is spectacular. You can just sit on the living or family room watching the ebbs and flow of the tides while enjoying the view of the lobsterman and casual boaters, sailers from a distance. You will wake up to the sound of the birds and tide... Read More

June 2016

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