The Red House

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Cranberry Isles Vacation Rental
   
Type Apartment
   
Sleeps 16
Bedrooms 8
Baths 0.5
   
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Surrounded by grassy fields, The Red House overlooks the Pool, a large saltwater inlet. Dig clams for dinner or have a swim if you're brave! The original farmhouse (Antique Unit) c.1800 has 4 bedrooms--3 have the same lovely ocean view as the fireplaced living room and spacious dining room. The large 4th bedroom faces the fields behind the house where grazing deer can often be seen. All rooms in the original house are furnished with antiques. The kitchen (new in 2011) has a rear door opening to the utility room (renovated in 2013) with washer and dryer. The New Unit of the Red House has 3 bedrooms, each with private bath. The new living room, with woodstove, has the same commanding ocean view as the old house. The new kitchen has a cozy dining area with a rear door opening onto the utility room, (shared with the old house.) Essentially, there are 2 houses connected by a utility room. In addition, a separate barn has new living quarters on the 2nd floor with 1 bedroom, full kitchen, dining area, living room with ocean view and loft with views of western and eastern shores of Gt. Cranberry Island.
Great Cranberry is a offshore island--2 miles by passenger-only ferry. Cars are left on the mainland. We supply a van for your transportation to and from the dock. Bikes can be carried on the ferry if you wish to explore the island by road
  • Cable/Satellite TV CD Player
  • Linens provided TV/VCR
  • Coffee Maker Dishwasher
  • Full Kitchen Microwave
  • Refrigerator Stove - Electric
  • Utensils BBQ

The new part of the Red House and the barn each have full sized refrigerators and ranges.. The Antique kitchen was renovated in 2011. The Barn Apartment has a full sized kitchen. All 3 have coffeemakers and toasters. The shared utility room has a washer and dyer, and a collection of lawn games--croquet, badminton, etc. Each unit has a TV with satellite feed. The island has a convenience- type grocery store, a library. The Great Cranberry Historical Society has a museum and a small restaurant. The community theater shows movies with popcorn 3 evenings per week in the summer. The Whale's Rib Gift Shop is a must see for art and craft works in all price ranges produced locally and from away.There are many scenic footpaths through the forest to the rocky and sandy coves on the island. The island is a 20 minute ferry ride away form Northeast or Southwest Harbor. Ferries run 6-8 times daily., , You have access to a van for transport to the dock. ,

  • Biking Fitness Center / Gym
  • Museums Restaurants
  • Shopping Sightseeing
  • Tennis Theaters / Cinemas
  • Boating Fishing
  • Swimming Wildlife Viewing

On the island: relax, enjoy the beauty of Acadian mountains across the bay, take fabulous photographs, or take advantage of spectacular vistas for painting or drawing. You can hike all round the shoreline--areas between high and low tide are public domain (tides are 10')--pack a lunch and have a picnic!--go sunbathing, collect shells and shore treasures. You can go swimming (you might want a wet suit) or you can go fishing off the dock. The Whale's Rib is a great little gift shop on the island., On Islesford (Little Cranberry Island)- a 10 minute ferry ride- visit the museum (curated by Acadia National Park), dine at the restaurant, shop at nice little stores run by local people., In Bar Harbor (8 miles form the ferry port of Northeast Harbor): go whale, puffin and sea bird watching, deep sea fishing, diving, sea kayaking, nature cruising, biking, hiking, ride in a horse-drawn carriage, explore all the wonders of Acadia National Park. Enjoy live theatre productions, classical and non-classical music festivals, great shopping and fine dining for every taste., ,

Cranberry Isles Vacation Rentals Apartment - The Red House
Surrounded by grassy fields, The Re...
443, 447 Cranberry Rd Cranberry Isles, ME 04625

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