Cozy, comfortable room
Cozy, comfortable room
United StatesMainePeaks Island
Charming & Cozy Peaks Island Room

Private room

2 Guests

1 Bedroom

2 Beds


Private room

2 Guests

1 Bedroom

2 Beds


Private room

2 Guests

1 Bedroom

2 Beds

1 adult
0 children
Ages 2 - 12
0 infants
Under 2
2 guests maximum. Infants don’t count toward the number of guests.
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About this listing

Please read WHOLE listing to know what to expect: it's a unique space!

Best price on Peaks - no other fees! Cute TINY room w/comfy twin daybed & twin trundle (can push together). Best for 1 person; tight for 2 people (photo shows daybed only; w/trundle up the room is FULL).

Wifi, TV, shared bath, use of 1st level of house: kitchen, dining, porch, laundry, outdoor grill, deck, gardens, hammock, furnished screen house.

6-8 min. walk to ferry, beaches, shops, restaurants & most venues.


The space
Accommodates: 2
Bathrooms: 1 (Shared bathroom)
Bedrooms: 1
Beds: 2
Check In: Anytime after 2PM
Check Out: 2PM
Pet Owner: Dog(s)
Room type: Private room

Amenities

Prices
Extra people: No Charge
Weekly Discount: 15%
Cancellation: Flexible

Description

The space

Charming 1880's home with many original features, lots of character & a few idiosyncrasies. A short walk to the boat & in a (mostly) quiet neighborhood. The guest room is cute & comfy; perfect for a single, tight but manageable for a couple (please see description at top for details).

Great walking trails, biking routes on ocean-hugging roads, uncrowded beaches & WWII military bunkers for exploring.

Guest access

Use of the entire main level of the house - living room, dining, kitchen, laundry, 3-season porch, back deck with grill, gardens, hammock & large furnished screen house perfect for chilling out (bug-free!), for reading a good book, or dozing on a warm afternoon.

Interaction with guests

We will help any way we can - but we are often busy with work demands. As former tour company owners, we give a great island tour or can provide details for the rest your New England or Canadian trip.

The neighbourhood

Peaks Island is a lovely, small (1.25 square mile), unbridged island 3 miles off Portland, Maine's largest city. Every amenity you could want you should find in Portland, with all the scenery & peace you could want on Peaks; it is truly the best of both worlds.

PLEASE note: this IS an island, with rather limited options for restaurants/meals and other services; it is much more significantly limited in the off season/winter. If you have any questions or specific needs, please ask.

Getting around

Casco Bay Lines ferry terminal is on the city bus line & is taxi-accessible. Portland has bus & train terminals, car rentals & an airport. Check ferry schedule for departure times to Peaks Island from Casco Bay Lines.

A visit to Peaks will require at least some walking. There is a taxi on the island & bikes available for rental. We MIGHT also have a vehicle available for you to drive if you so desire; it depends on our schedules.

PLEASE NOTE: you will NOT want to bring your car to the island. The ferry cost is prohibitive & the waiting line to get on & OFF the island can be very long (think in terms of HOURS). After you book, I can send you a link with information about Portland Parking to help; we can also give you very specific advice and directions for parking in Portland.

Other things to note

The boat schedule is unforgiving & parking in Portland is ALWAYS a challenge. We CAN provide helpful advice, all nearby parking locations, etc., as we know the secrets well. PLEASE NOTE: bringing your car to Peaks is NOT recommended, due to the high cost & huge time requirements for coming & going.


House Rules
No smoking
Not suitable for pets
No parties or events
Check-in is after 2PM

OUR LIFESTYLE: We often stay up late but we both work, usually leaving early morning.

FOOD: We don't do a lot of home cooking & I'm gluten free, so things you may be used to eating won't be found here. On your own for meals.

BOAT SCHEDULE & CONFIRMATIONS: PLEASE be clear about arrival time as much as possible & confirm which boat you are coming on. A bit of planning is required & some of that effort is ours.

TICKETS: A ferry ticket is required for everyone (seniors, children, dogs & bikes). People tickets are $8 each (round trip), & cars cost $80+ in season.

PARKING: Parking in Portland is a challenge, but we can offer advice & help. When the time comes, we should talk on the phone.

Please know that this is our HOME & we ask that you respect the boundaries we set & at least make an effort to clean up after yourselves.

Happy trails - and we look forward to meeting you!


Safety features
Smoke detector

Availability
1 night minimum stay

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