Welcome to our Deer Isle home!East-facing bedroom with a view of the woods
Double Room in Country Home
2 guests
1 bedroom
1 bed
1 bath
2 guests
1 bedroom
1 bed
1 bath
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A perfect quiet getaway near the sea. Your sunny southwest-corner room has two twin beds, hardwood floor and three windows. You have your own breakfast room and deck. Stroll to Eggemoggin Reach and Scott's Landing Preserve or kayak to nearby islands.

The space

Our summer home is a peaceful retreat near Deer Isle and Stonington, both fishing towns that have retained their old-world Downeast Maine charm.
Your bedroom faces east and is on the second floor. The room is quite spacious with a comfortable pineapple post double bed, bureau, wicker chaise lounge and closet, and a view of the backyard, barn and woods. We provide wireless Internet. There is a small deck outside for guests ~ a perfect place to relax after a day exploring the island.

Guest access

Guests have access to: a refrigerator, toaster and coffee/tea machine, plus cards/games in the downstairs guest room; a guest bathroom with shower, also downstairs; a small deck outside. We provide a simple kayaker's breakfast of toast & jam/organic blueberry muffins, oatmeal and coffee.

Interaction with guests

Peter or Christine will be available to greet you and answer any questions you may have.
Please CALL/TEXT your arrival time so we'll be here to greet you!
Be sure to let us know what you'd like for breakfast.

Other things to note

Peter is a Registered Maine Guide in Sea Kayaking and operates kayak excursions and workshops from the house.
If we don't get back to you right away, it's usually because Internet service on the island is sporadic.
Taxes and cleaning fees are included in the room rate.

Free parking on premise
Wireless Internet

Cleaning Fee £8
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House Rules
No smoking
Not suitable for pets
No parties or events
Not safe or suitable for children (0-12 years)
Check in time is 4PM - 6PM
Check out by 9AM

No smoking indoors/outdoors.
Please leave your shoes by the breakfast room door when you enter.

You must also acknowledge
Dog(s) live in the house


Safety features
Smoke detector
First aid kit
Fire extinguisher

1 night minimum stay

11 Reviews

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Michele User Profile
August 2015
Peter recieved us seriously. The bedroom was very confortable and We had very good breakfast.We appreciated blueberries muffins. It's a nice place to discover Deer isle by foot but also by kayak with Peter. Christine helped us friendly to visit Isle au Haut. Au revoir et merci

Christina User Profile
July 2015
Peter and Christine are a lovely and well-travelled couple so we felt at home right away. They have a cute little country house and all was very nice and clean. Good breakfast, great coffee, nice little terrase to sit outside in a quiet garden. And, if you wish, Peter has kayaks and takes people on tours, unfortunately we haven't made use of this but I think it really is worth it as he seems like a great guide! Highly recommended if you visit the area and look for the local feeling, away from the touristy Bar Harbor, etc. Thanks again!!!

Stefan User Profile
July 2015
Great place in a very nice area of Maine. I highly recommend Peter & Christine if you need a great place to stay.

Bethany User Profile
July 2015
Peter was wonderful and made us feel right at home. Great location - just a short drive to Acadia National Park and beautiful surrounding areas. 10 out of 10!

Hervé & Nathalie User Profile
September 2014
Peter and Christine were very good hosts, breakfast was good, Peter is a sea Kayack teacher, he is very knowlegable. When I asked Christine, where I could find a Laundermat to wash our clothes, she offered she offer do do it for us. We really enjoyed our stay with them.

Lucy User Profile
August 2014
Peter and Christine have a great location at the northern tip of lovely Deer Isle. They were very welcoming and informative, but allowed privacy. Peter was kind and flexible about our delayed arrival. He has a kayak touring service that sounds very interesting and draws guests from all over. The bedroom (clean, bright and nicely furnished) is on the second floor and the guest bathroom on the first, mentioned just as a reference for those with "aging bladders". There is a private guest room for reading/breakfasting on the first floor and a deck. This was a great spot from which to enjoy 3 days exploring Deer Isle and Isle au Haut.

Our host greeted us at the door, explained everything to us related to our accommodation, and helped us settle our things in the room. He and his wife were friendly and made suggestions of things we could do in the area. We enjoyed the nice walk at Scott's Landing. Breakfast was always ready early and exactly as described by our host.

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Peter And Christine User Profile

Peter is a former Senior Research Scientist with Vertex Pharmaceuticals in Cambridge MA. He has since become a Sea Kayaking Instructor/Maine Guide and owner of Driftwood Kayak in Deer Isle. If you'd like to go on a sea kayaking trip to nearby islands during your stay, let Peter know.

Christine is an Emerson College graduate and has been a reporter, an editor and a teacher. She writes books for middle-grade readers under the name Christine Brodien-Jones and is the author of three fantasy novels published by Random House: "The Owl Keeper," "The Scorpions of Zahir" and "The Glass Puzzle."

Christine and Peter and their Welsh Terrier Pippa divide their time between Deer Isle, Maine and Gloucester, Mass. They spend most winters in Argentina where Christine continues writing plots for her novels and Peter studies Spanish. Three years ago they completed a five week 500-mile walk across northern Spain, shown here during a break above the clouds in Galicia near Santiago.

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