Acadia Maine Spectacular Oceanfront Home on Pristi

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Acadia Downeast Vacation Rental
   
Type Apartment
   
Sleeps 6
Bedrooms 2
Baths 1
   
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Only home on Great Duck Island, a pristine 260 acre wilderness island, 10
miles offshore, due south of Northeast Harbor on Mt. Desert Island, location of
Acadia National Park.

The house, located on the northeast point of the island, is a two-story
Victorian Gothic style cottage with 270 degree sweeping panoramic view of
open ocean, the mountains of Acadia, sunrises & sunsets. The house is
so close to the ocean you can see waves crashing and watch the sunrise over
the water while lying in bed.

The house has 1450 sq. ft., open interior plan, steep roofs, 8 gables,
2 small, intimate second-story decks, and many large windows, all with
breath-taking views.

First floor:
Living area, woodstove with glass door, dining alcove and double bed
alcove. Two twin beds are also available.

Second floor:
Master bed alcove with cathedral ceiling, gothic-arched window and
queen bed. Upstairs living/dining area with double bed futon couch, wood
stove with glass door. French doors to east and west decks with spectacular
sunrise and sunset views. Well equipped and supplied kitchen area with
propane refrigerator and stove. Bathroom with tub and hand pumped shower
and composting toilet.

Outside:
Deluxe outhouse with a spectacular view of the ocean and mountains.
Outdoor solar shower,

The house has no running water. Water is provided in 6 gallon containers.
A generator is available for electic lighting or for special electrical needs.

A luxurious wilderness adventure.

Amenities include CD and tape player, TV, binoculars, gas & charcoal grills, hammock, outdoor furniture, , electric ice-cream maker, hair dryer, iron, , all dishes & cookware, All paper supplies: paper plates, etc , extensive library of island related books, bird & plant guides, Sheets & blankets, but not towels are provided. Kerosene lamps provide , lighting. Two new Jotul woodstoves with glass doors allowing fire view, Generator available for special electrical needs and electric lighting., Approximately 70 galllons of wash water is supplied in 6 gallon jugs , per week. , White wicker furniture: couch, loveseat, rocker, chair & footrest, , chaisse lounge 2 coffee tables & 5 end tables., Zodiac (for emergencies only), Mooring available.

Great Duck Island House is a spectacular oceanfront retreat and , adventure. This is the perfect place for those seeking solitude and an intimate , experience of nature. Naturalists, hikers, meditators, writers, photographers, , painters and those wanting to live deliberately without the distractions of , modern life will love this place., , Explore and enjoy granite cliffs, tidal pools, rugosa rose hedges, , moss & wildflower gardens, seaside meadows and spruce forests. , Watch eagles and seagulls fly. See baby gulls hatching. , Listen to the sound of petrels chorteling in their borrows at night. , Walk along the ocean's edge as the colors of sunset tint the mountains , and watch moon rises over the ocean. Wild rabbits live under the house & , scurry around everywhere. Hammock, outdoor furniture and many benches , to invite you to sit and contemplate the changing ocean & , weather. Complete privacy., , Property abuts 250 acre pristine wild-life preserve, with , popple-stone beaches and steep cliffs. Preserve protects bald eagles, , petrels, guillemots & eider ducks. Renters (but not public) have , access to paths across the whole island., , Additional cost for private transportation from Northeast Harbor to , Great Duck Island arranged with Mount Desert Water Taxi. Ask to visit , the seal colony on Little Duck Island on the way out., , Mooring available., , More photos will be available on this website soon. Please come back., , Contact owner for additional photos, maps & more detailed information.

Acadia Downeast Vacation Rentals Apartment - Acadia Maine Spectacular Oceanfront Home on Pristi
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