"Fish Hawk" is situated on a peninsula offering 270 degree views to Seal Harbor, the Penobscot Bay and distant Camden Hills. It was built for year-round use in the 90's and is fully equipped. As a graduate and former faculty of Harvard's School of Design, this house is the owner's creation. All but the bathrooms have views to the water. It is my "opus"- truly a unique setting!
LIVING LEVEL: All rooms are bright and cheerful offering views to the coast and water. Lots of glass!
KITCHEN is fully equipped with all essential appliances including microwave, toaster oven, mixer, dish washer and of course refrigerator and (propane...) gas stove. All glasses, dishes, silverware and utensils are provided. A large Weber Grille is just outside on the kitchen deck with all necessary grilling gear.
DINING ROOM has pass-through bar from the kitchen, table and chairs that seat 8, also with slider access to the "morning" deck.
LIVING ROOM is a comfortably furnished 1 -1/2 story space with cathedral ceiling and 270 degrees of glass. It is comparable to a solarium, but without glass ceiling.
DEN is the owner's favorite room. Oriented SSW, it is likewise comfortably furnished with a fireplace, slider access to the sunset deck and views across the Bay to the Camden Hills and a dish 32" FS TV with CD player. It has a writer's desk and stereo components located in on of the two closets serving this room.
BATH: A full bath is accessed from the Den with shower. All Kohler fixtures.
LAUNDRY NOOK is located near the entry and kitchen, equipped with Maytag washer/dryer and all necessary laundry supplies.
BEDROOM LEVEL: There are 2-3 Bed Rooms on the 2nd level depending upon requirements.
MASTER BR has four poster queen sized bed that looks out over the Bay (Same view as from the Den). It has a bureau and "his and her" closets. It includes a fireplace, desk and window seat.
MASTER BATH is accessed from the MBR to form a suite. It has a claw-foot tub and European shower arrangement, designer vanity and Kohler fixtures.
GUEST SUITE consist of connected bedrooms, one offering an antique queen bed and the other, two twin sized beds. The queen room offers views both to the sea and inland, a closet and bureau and its own window seat. The twin room has a sky-lite, and open "connector" with window seat. There are inland views from the twin room. It is equipped with a bureau and desk and "play cubby" for children.
1/2 BATH serves the guest suite located at the top of the stair.
LOWER LEVEL: A convertible "rec"/auxiliary bedroom with views to the Bay and slider access to the coast. It is equipped with a smaller TV (for viewing movies), futon bed, bureau and all necessary.
IN GENERAL: All sheets/pillow cases, towels etc. are provided. Bathrooms are provided with a week's supply of toilet tissue, soap and hair dryer (MBR only). All cleaning supplies are provided including dish soap, dishwasher detergent and other cleaning agents for appliances, windows etc.. The owner has a 2 ton mooring within easy dingy distance from the nearby Town Dock, available upon separate arrangements. Big Tree Beach is within easy walking distance from the house - the best beach on the Island! - but is otherwise out of view. There is a canoe on the property which is not offered as a part of the rental.
ABOUT THE ISLAND: Islesboro is accessed by a 28 car ferry that runs on the hour from Lincolnville Beach north of Camden, ME. Cars can be left on the mainland for an overnight fee, but most people chose to take their cars to the island. There are many activities available on the Island. The community center is the best source for information.
CAMDEN and ROCKPORT are nearby bustling coastal towns that have a lot to offer, especially during the summer. Guests should definitely plan to visit these wonderful seaside towns for fine dining, art museums and cultural events.Read more
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