Island Rentals

The Station - Weekly Summer Rental
Back on the rental market after quite an absence

Historic Life Saving Station on seven private acres on the southeast point of Little Cranberry Island. At the end of a three quarter mile right-of-way, is a fully modernized five bedroom, two bath former rescue building with a four story tower and 360 degree views.Watch the sunrise over Penobscot Bay and set over Mt. Desert Island from the enormous ironwood deck. Serve locally caught lobster to ten of your best friends after a day taking advantage of the natural wonders in nearby Acadia National Park.

Or take a sunset cruise with a local lobsterman who will regale you with many generations of accumulated sea lore. Little Cranberry is accessible by ferry from Northeast or Southwest Harbor and the rental includes an "island car" for transport to and from town. Arrangements can be made to accommodate a boat of any size in the harbor at Islesford. There is no smoking.

Weeks that have been rented in 2015 are:

July 18th thru Aaugust 8th. and the week of August 15th

Maximum people 6

(also 4 night min stay at 600 nightly.)

For your 2015 planning:
June- 3,000 weekly
July and August 3,500 weekly
Sept thru Columbus day 3,000 weekly

No Smoking, Vehicle included.

Payment: half to book / half on arrival.

More info and many additional pictures at: Kim Newlin /

Newly finished recent renovation

Summer Rental - Bradley and Barbara's cottage

Watch all the activity from your front porch. Be first at the softball games!

Completely remodeled during the summer of 2005. Literally rebuilt from the ground up.

2 bedrooms with 1 bath.

Wrap-around deck with a nice screened porch.

View from front porch over harbor

Beautiful harbor views with the sunset in your front yard.

$1000 per week.

No smoking and no pets please...

For more information contact Barbara at 443-617-2656 or

Old Maine grandure...

The view towards Seal Harbor...

2015 calendar [week begins on Saturday]

June July August September
6 4 1 5
13 11 8 12
20 18 15 19
27 25 22  


Shorefront Summer Rental - on the North Shore!

Spectacular sunsets...seabirds and seals...sailboats and surf sounds...salt air and serenity! Hike the shores and country roads of this peaceful artist paradise.

Visit the Islesford Museum [part of Acadia National Park]... Enjoy the works of island artists at the Art Gallery''' Refresh yourselves with lunch or dinner at the Islesford Dock Restaurant... Whatever your choice, it's an experience you'll never forget!

3 Bedrooms... 2 bathrooms... sleeps 6... well-applianced kitchen
2 beachstone fireplaces and Jotul wood stove … gas grill … DirecTV... WiFi Internet Access

WILLIAMS COTTAGE is available to rent by the week from June thru mid-September.

Sorry, No Smoking, No Pets, and no toddlers [children 9 and older are welcome].

$1400 per week [Saturday to Saturday]

For more information, email us at or call us [Maine – 207-244-5937, or Florida – 386-228-2511]. Tell us about yourselves and give us your postal address and phone number. We'll be happy to give you more particulars.

Your Hosts,
Merritt and Bobby Williams

view from the water...
Eagle Point - Summer Rental

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.
A stone’s throw from the beach, the gambrel-roofed cottage is a period piece. The house is furnished with original Arts & Crafts furnishings. An extensive library offers reading matter from a wide selection of Maine authors from New Yorker essayist E.B. White to Sutton’s Island poet Rachel Field.

View from the living room

In the kitchen, the electric range is new and the updated refrigerator ample. For coffee drinkers, a coffeemaker, drip glass carafe and coffee bean grinder are provided. A microwave oven is also available.
The house has five bedrooms. The enormous master bedroom, with a double bed, affords sweeping views of northern and western Mount Desert Island. The other two double bedrooms and two singles are furnished with twin beds. All bed linens are provided throughout the tenants’ stay. For children, a secret door in a closet makes for intrigue and entertainment.
Eagle Point has three bathrooms. The clawfoot bathtubs are all fitted with shower hoops.
From the Islesford town dock, Eagle Point is a seven-minute walk via a woodland path. A garden cart is provided for ferrying groceries to and from the dock and island store.
The rent is $2,000 per week. No smoking permitted.

Available time in 2014:
June 6-13 and 13-20
Sept. 6-13 and 13-20

For more information, contact owner Letitia Baldwin at 546-2037 and To see more photos, go to

View from balcony

Breakfast overlooking the harbor

The McNamee Cottage - Summer Rental

2013: available June 4 - July 3, and all of September.

The McNamee Cottage sits on 15 acres with harbor views in the front and private, secluded meadow views in the back. It is a beautiful combination of a renovated 1900's barn and a newly built addition with the same feeling.
Four bedrooms,each with a view. Three full bathrooms.
Inviting and spacious living, dining and family rooms all offering outstanding views.
Kitchen with both water and meadow views.
All appliances, bathrooms, fireplace are top of the line.
End the day in the screened porch watching the sun set over the water and mountains.
Available: June-September
No pets or smokers.
For more information:

Close to the harbor...

Bill & Sonja's Island Home

Lovely 4 bedroom cottage overlooking the harbor and abutting the town field. King, full and two twin beds will sleep 6 very comfortably.

Watch the sunset over the harbor from the warm and cozy glassed-in porch or spend a lazy hour in the hammock out back.

Built in 1913, the house retains most of its original details, including cypress wood throughout, hard wood floors and many other lovely details.

Nice spot for a nap...

It is walking distance to the town dock(s), the post office / general store, the neighborhood house / library, and the sand beach. House includes a garden cart and washer and dryer, plus a laundry line for a "greener" rental experience.

Availability June through September, $1300 per week.

Please email Bill for more details at

Watching over the harbor...

nicely decorated interior...

"The Colonel's" Harbor View Summer Rental

"The Colonel's House" is one of the most historic homes on Little Cranberry Island. This beautiful Vicorian home was built overlooking harbor shortly after the Civil War by Colonel Willam Hadlock.

A thorough recent renovation has updated all the spaces without sacrificing the home's historic charm. The first floor includes a newly designed, fully-equipped, large country kitchen, a separate dining room that seats 8-10 people, a living room with a beautiful sweeping harbor view, and a study. The second floor has four large unique bedrooms and a newly renovated bath. The third floor provides additional bedrooms and another full bath.

"The Colonel's" is a perfect family vacation home offering the true feeling of island living with all the conveniences of home.

For additional information please call Paul Beisswenger at 603 643-0922 or 603 996-1576

Wriggins Cottages

Rustic cabins with beautiful 180 degree view over Gilley Beach including
the Coast Guard Station, Baker Island, and Great Cranberry.
The best incredible stone beach on the island right in front of you.

Main Cottage from beach

Main cottage has kitchen, dining room, living room with fireplace.
Two sleeping cabins, sleeps 5-6

Watch the sunrise over Baker Island!Check for dates available and rates with Marian Baker:
Winter: 207-846-1420
mid-June through Labor Day: 207-244-5686

View from porch toward the station and Bakers

FOR RENT / John & Dot Brooks' House
Elegant Northshore summer home.

Updated kitchen with new appliances and dining area. Three full bathrooms, renovated.
4 double bedrooms, 1 single bed room.
Non-smokers only please.

House from the shore

Currently limited available only in June and September.

Expansive living room with fire place. Porch on two sides of house with fabulous panoramic views from Bunker's Ledge to the Pool on Great Cranberry Isle.
W/D, heat in kitchen area and sitting room
For more information, availability and cost:

View from porch

The Loft

Warm and rustic summer cottage just a stone’s throw from the harbor dock and museum.

Open design with natural “shiplap” pine interior. Balcony and large deck.

Big family room addition with woodstove and a new screened porch

Call Eric for availability: 518 392-2110 or e-mail

Your island property can be listed here.
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