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Islesboro: Private Retreat is Penobscot Paradise


Islesboro: Private Retreat is Penobscot Paradise

5 guests
3 bedrooms
4 beds
1 bath
5 guests
3 bedrooms
4 beds
1 bath
Self check-inEasily check yourself in with the lockbox.
Indoor fireplaceThis is one of few homes in this area that has this feature.

You'll be Lord of the Isles on your own seaside bluff. A-Frame overlooks Penobscot Bay, has 2 private beaches, 6 acres of woods and shore. Cabin sleeps 5 comfortably, with modern kitchen/bath. Sunbathe on deck overhanging blue slate cliff. Paradise!


Ethernet connection
Indoor fireplace

Sleeping arrangements

Bedroom 1
1 queen bed
Bedroom 2
1 single bed
Bedroom 3
2 single beds

House Rules

No smoking
Not suitable for pets
No parties or events
Not safe or suitable for infants (Under 2 years)
Check-in time is flexible
Check out by 10AM
Self check-in with lockbox


6 Reviews

Phoebe User Profile
July 2017
Beautiful place with a gorgeous view. Very quiet with a nice semi-private beach. Great cove for kayaking, beach combing, and exploring! The cottage was cute and very accommodating.
Liz User Profile
July 2017
Selby's house perched up on a bluff overlooking Penebscot Bay is truly hidden away from the road and the rest of the world. It is the ideal Islesboro location, and at times feels like sailing at sea. We were woken by the sun and the incoming tide, moved to the balcony with coff…
Selby User Profile
Response from Selby:
What a beautiful bit of writing Liz, and it makes me happy indeed that you and your family enjoyed so much of what the island has to offer! Hope you'll come back again!
July 2017
Francesca User Profile
August 2016
If you are looking to truly "get away from it all" and reconnect with yourself and with nature, I couldn't think of a better setting than A Frame in The Narrows of Islesboro. The property is truly breathtaking, with beaches to explore and a little bench nestled into the trees whe…
Bruce User Profile
September 2015
We knew from the moment we entered the house that we had come to the right place. The house has everything, great kitchen and living room, comfortable bed rooms, and sliding glass doors to a large deck with a 180 degree view of Penobscot Bay. The deck faces east affording great v…
Christopher User Profile
August 2014
This place is awesome! Very clean, attractive A frame. Epic piece of property. Highly recommend.
Bear User Profile
July 2014
Our experience with Selby was excellent. Great communication, forthright, informative. The house was exactly as described. We found it clean and comfortable, and enjoyed our stay immensely. The island is beautiful, feels more remote than it actually is due to the short ferry …

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Maine, United StatesJoined in January 2011
Selby User Profile
14 Reviews
I'm a writer who appreciates quiet and beautiful surroundings. I'm tidy, have a good sense of humor, will take exquisite care of your house or apartment, and am grateful for your hospitality. My interests include cooking, horseback riding, jazz, hiking and theater.
Languages: English, Français
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