Learn a little bit about Featherbed Island House
-A beautiful and unique waterfront home on the mainland in coastal Maine with spectacular views and even your own private island just offshore! A peaceful retreat that you will want to return to again and again.
In a Nutshell
Bedroom 1 (lofted) with king bed
Kitchenaid Stand Mixer
Soaps and shampoo
Bedroom 2 with queen bed
DeLonghi K-mix drip coffee maker
Downstairs bath with shower
Bedroom 3 with twin bed
Belgian Waffle Iron
Upstairs full bath with tub/shower
Library/music room with pull out twin
Lobster Pot and crackers
Pull out queen sofa in great room
Iron and travel board
Private den/tv room
Cable television/dvd player
Spices and staples
Board Games & Puzzles
Large DVD library
Washer and dryer
Small scenic pond and private island off shore
Ice cream and shave ice makers
75 miles to Bar Harbor and Acadia
Linens and towels provided
Baking pans/muffin tins/pieplates
4 miles to Machias with shops and restaurants
Feather-free duvets and pillows
Glassware for all occasions - wine, champagne, martini, margarita
10 miles to Roque Bluffs State Park
Featherbed Island House in DownEast Maine is perfect for:
–ARTISTS OF ALL TYPES
–WRITERS – it would be a grand space for a writing workshop
–BIRDERS – a true bird-watching paradise
–FAMILIES WITH YOUNG EXPLORERS
The property is salt waterfront on an estuary where the river greets the ocean, a prime spot to observe eagles and seals and all that nature has to offer.
-ROLLING LAWN SURROUNDED BY ACRES OF FOREST
-FLOWERS, APPLE TREES, BLUEBERRY AND RASPBERRY BUSHES
-GRASSY TIDAL AREA FOR WATER ACCESS
-SMALL FRESHWATER POND
-PRIVATE ISLAND – Featherbed Island – just offshore – one acre (more or less), uninhabited but a frequent stop for eagles and seals and other shorebirds.
Rumor has it that the pirate, Captain Black Sam Bellamy buried his treasure somewhere in proximity to this very property! (But please, no digging!).
The home itself has plenty of room to spread out.
>three bedrooms with clean and crisp linens and fluffy duvets,
>a great-room with floor to ceiling windows,
>full kitchen and dining area.
>The back hall off of the kitchen features a walk-in pantry, well stocked with everything needed to make a gourmet meal.
For the discerning traveler, we have a Tesla charging station.
There is no need to fight the summer crowds in Bar Harbor!
Relax in the casual elegance of the Featherbed Island House in down east Maine – far from the crowds but near enough to everything fantastic.
At Featherbed Island House, we try to be gentle on the earth that we share with creatures large and small.
Our property is:
— certified by the state of Maine DEP as a CERTIFIED ENVIRONMENTAL LEADER IN HOSPITALITY
— certified by the National Wildlife Federation as a BACKYARD WILDLIFE HABITAT – a perfect spot for birders and all nature lovers.
— located within a Machiasport significant critical habitat for shorebirds.
— certified by the American Vacation Rental Owners Association (AVROA).
During most seasons, our changeover day is SUNDAY.
All rates are subject to change until reservation in confirmed.
Rates do not include cleaning fees, pet fees (if pet friendly property) and Maine state lodging tax.