The SpaceLovely 20 min. Ferry ride from Portland to Peaks Island. Casco Bay is its own world. Be prepared to be delighted. This is a sweet room with very comfy twin beds, which can be made into a king; also can create a very comfy simple single (+$25/pn). Views out over trees, garden, to the pines.
Lovely living room (baby grand)(fireplace) and porch looking out on Casco Bay.
Two bathrooms, shared family-style. There is truly a 'bathing room', or a steamy 'shower room' to choose from. One slot per day for a guest to take an up-to-a three hour bath. Your own mini spa experience.
Sit / nap on the porch looking out on Casco Bay and Little Diamond Island in particular, or watch the many incredible sunsets.
A sweet, easy 3-5 min. walk from ferry landing and 'down front' - several shops and restaurants; Sandy Beach is just down the hill from us.
We offer an afternoon tea to support you to stop, catch your breath, cool off with the ocean breezes, or in Fall, Winter, Early Spring warm up by the fire.
The Peaks Cafe, 3 min. walk, offers a local's full breakfast. They open at 5:30 am. 6:30 on Sundays .
I will have filtered water, a fresh play on an elegant fruit or cucumber water, an electric hot water pot for you to make your tea, or coffee, + playful treats !
There are three unique and wonderful restaurants on Peaks, for lunch or dining.
There is also a great Food Truck, Pizza, Ice cream, and food-to-go from the local market.
Can rent bicycles,kayaks; find sailing adventures, yoga classes, lots of quiet nooks and crannies or great beaches on Peaks. We have two bikes here for your use, if no one else is using them. Great walks - island trails or circle the 4 1/2 miles around - only island on the coast of Maine that you can walk or bike all the way around -
Western and Eastern Massage available on island or in-house. Wifi; no TV. Feel welcomed to island life ~ * Guest AccessGuests have access, besides a rather wonderful soaking tub/ bath room, and a river stone floor shower/bathroom, to a lovely taste of Maine Living Room (w/ baby grand / fireplace / Dining Room and lovely, refreshing porch. Interaction with GuestsI love people and am ever fascinated with life ~ thus am happy to interact, if my day and timing fit. However ~ I truly want to support my guests to catch their own breath here on Peaks with the comfort of this lovely space to support that. The NeighborhoodCatching great refreshing breezes sitting on the porch overlooking Fort Gorges and Little Diamond Island ~ in the day, over fabulous sunsets, or in the moonlight ~ is its own restorative well-spring. However, you also can walk down the hill to Sandy Beach, or meander on an island trail to and around a little peninsula, Picnic Point, that juts out into the ocean looking onto Cushing Island . . . or . . . in 3 minutes you can go to a great and fun vintage, upscale, or local pub ~ we have 3 restaurants, a Cafe, Food Truck, and Pizza option besides the local market, Hannigans, that does carry-out for picnic options.
Also, in the neighborhood, is a great ice-cream Mercantile / Shop, a Gift Shop, Gallery, an Umbrella Cover Museum . . ., and often several Artist Studios that are open. Getting AroundWalking, biking (I have two for your use, if no one is using them ~ there is a wonderful and very reasonable bike rental, Brad & Wyatt's Bike Shop. You can rent golf carts from 1 of 3 local entrepreneurs offering them by the hour, half or whole day, or for the week. Other Things to NoteNote that I offer two separate bedrooms: one with Twin beds/King in which I can create a very comfy simple single if needed (+$25 pn). . . and . . . another bedroom option listed as Extra Long Cozy Shipey Double in which I can create a very comfy simple single if needed (+25pn)