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Peaks Island: Pink Palace

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Peaks Island: Pink Palace

Private room in house
2 guests1 bedroom1 bed
2 guests
1 bedroom
1 bed
Great location
100% of recent guests gave the location a 5-star rating.
Ted is a Superhost
Superhosts are experienced, highly rated hosts who are committed to providing great stays for guests.

The space

Just a 20 minute ferry ride from Portland. A magical third floor room in an artist's creative, quirky, ever-evolving home/ work of art. (shared bathroom on first floor.) If you're a writer, this is for you. A beautiful, quiet, airy, sunny bedroom in the tower of a whimsical home which is not fully completed. One block from the bay beach.

Your host, Ted is an old hippie who is young at heart, who will share his eclectic home, warm hospitality, and ideas for a fun-filled island adventure. Enjoy bicycling or hiking around the island, exploring the rocky shore-line, relaxing on the beach and dining at local restaurants. Get away from it all to this memorable and beautiful island spot! Stay here for a laid back island experience and a tower view of sunsets over the Diamond Islands in beautiful Casco Bay that's priceless.

Please note: Third floor bedroom with shared bathroom on first floor. You will have to walk through an area under-renovation, or down deck stairs to get to first floor.

How do you get here?

You can either park your car for free at your own risk on the street in Portland, at the ferry terminal in Portland for $25.00/ day, or bring your car on the ferry (see below for rates). If you are coming by foot, you can either make arrangements with Ted for pick-up in advance, take the Island Taxi to "Ted's Place," or walk for one mile on Island Avenue to Ted's house. Let Ted know in advance if you would like a ride to or from the ferry for $3.00 per person if more than one, and $5.00 for single person. Either way, we recommend you pack lightly, bringing only what you will need for the time you will stay.

Ferry to Island:
Off-Peak Rates: October 12 - April 16
Vehicle which includes one ticket: $37 round trip
Walk on ticket: $4.00 round trip

Peak Rates: April 17 - October 11
Vehicle which includes one ticket: $63 round trip
Walk on ticket: $8.00 round trip

2 guest maximum. Sorry no pets, no exceptions.

Amenities

Essentials
Heating
Wireless Internet
Free parking on premises
Unavailable: Smoke detector
Unavailable: Carbon monoxide detector
The host hasn't reported smoke or carbon monoxide detectors on the property.

House Rules

Check-in is anytime after 12PM (noon) and check out by 11AM

Availability

38 Reviews

Hosted by Ted

Portland, Maine, United StatesJoined in June 2010
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462 Reviews
Ted is a SuperhostSuperhosts are experienced, highly rated hosts who are committed to providing great stays for guests.
A student of life, a nomad, a philosopher, a clown, and an artist. I feel fortunate to have a piece of paradise, and love being able to share it.
Response rate: 71%
Response time: within a day
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