Summer Rental - Eagle Point / Little Cranberry Island / Islesford / Maine

Step back in time and enjoy the slow island pace at Eagle Point on Little Cranberry Island.

Built in 1902, this classic, single-style cottage commands a panoramic view of Mount Desert Island stretching from the Western Way to East Bunker's Ledge.

View from the water

A stone's throw from the beach, the gambrel-roofed cottage is a period piece. The house is furnished with original Arts & Crafts furnishings.

Sunset on a summer evening

Sink back into one of the leather-backed armchairs and watch the sunset or take a nap on the cushioned oak settee in the living room.

Your vantage point for watching the world go by

An extensive library offers reading matter from a wide selection of Maine authors from New Yorker essayist E.B. White to Sutton Island poet Rachel Field. In the kitchen, boil lobster or make molasses cookies from the wide selection of Maine cookbooks.

The Victory Chimes ghosts by in light airs

The electric range is new and the updated refrigerator ample. For coffee drinkers, a coffeemaker, drip glass carafe and coffee bean grinder are provided. Teapot, cozies and other acoutrements are supplied for tea drinkers. A microwave oven is also available.

Crab shells from a prior summer

Upstairs, let the distant clang of the bell buoy rock you to sleep in one of five bedrooms. The enormous master bedroom, with a double bed, affords sweeping views of northern and western Mount Desert Island.

Master bedroom

The two double bedrooms and two singles are furnished with twin beds.

Double bedroom number 1

All bed linens are provided throughout the tenants' stay.

Double bedroom number 2

For children, a secret door in a closet makes for intrigue and entertainment.

Single bedroom

Eagle Point has three bathrooms. The clawfoot bathtubs are all fitted with shower hoops and an ample supply of towels provided.

From the Islesford town dock, Eagle Point is a seven-minute walk via a woodland path. The house is also easily accessed by vehicle and taxi arrangements for transporting baggage can be arranged.

A garden cart is provided for ferrying groceries to and from the dock and island store.

The rent is $1,500 per week.

No smoking permitted.

For more information, contact owner Letitia Baldwin at 207-546-2037 and