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.
Featherbed Island House (www.featherbedisland.com) 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
-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 DOWNEAST AREA:
Machiasport is the idyllic central location as the home base for your bold coast Maine vacation.
Featherbed Island House is perfectly placed for day tripping to:
-- Bar Harbor (90 minutes),
-- Acadia National Park (90 minutes)
-- artsy Eastport and Lubec (45 minutes)
-- Campobello Island (45 minutes)
--Bold Coast Trail in Cutler (30 minutes)
-- St. Stephen, NB - Canada,s chocolate town (90 minutes)
and all of the coves and fishing villages in between.
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.
Changeover day is **Sunday***.
Our website is www.wickedawesomemaine.com
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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).
All of our property is smoke-free (except for the fire-pit, of course).