The SpaceOn the Island of Vinalhaven a Sunny in town, private One Bedroom, 2nd Floor Efficiency Apartment. Located less than a mile (approximately .6 of a mile) from ferry terminal. Full sized bathroom, with a combined kitchen and living space.
As we work to update and restore this historic old inn, please excuse its outside appearance. While your rooms have been completely redone we may be working on the outside of the building at various times of the year, painting!
Your space will include a comfortable private bedroom, full private bathroom, full private Kitchen and combined living area with table seating for two, shared laundry room access on first floor. Enjoy the sunny front yard, or shady covered porch.
Fully furnished, Sleeps 2 - 3, 1 Bedroom (full sized bed), daybed (twin) available for third person, all linens provided. 1 Full sized bath with towels, shared washer/dryer available, dining table seats 2 (expands to seat 4), gas stove/oven, refrigerator, microwave, coffee maker, spices, an assortment of tea and other basics needed for cooking all your meals. Other basics such as shampoo, conditioner, body wash, toilet paper, a roll of paper towels, are provided for your use during your week long stay. Also available: wireless internet, shared phone line, a vcr/dvd, movies, wireless internet, books, and a variety of family favorite games :-) We do NOT have cable tv, or satellite tv, we subscribe to Netflix only. No commercialized tv.
Guest AccessYou have private access to the entire 1 bedroom efficiency. Also shared access to the common laundry room, with washer and dryer, ironing board, iron, extra silverware, big pots for lobster, games, books, movies, crafts. Outside shared access to the grill and picnic table.
VERY IMPORTANT cell phone coverage is very limited on the island, but we provide you with wireless internet, and a shared land line. Normally, we try to check our Airbnb account once in the morning and once in the evening.
Interaction with GuestsWe try to be here when you arrive, but depending on when you arrive that may not be possible. We leave a note on your door to let you know which space is yours. We have a detailed guide book to the area and the house, and we are here for you to ask questions. We also have a number you can call 24 hours a day to get in touch with us, just in case. The NeighborhoodThe Old Inn is in a central in town location and a short walk to....Main Street, the Down Town Shops, Grocery store, Restaurants, Historical Society, Union Church, Town Library, Island Medical Center, Playground, beautiful Lane’s Island beach preserve with walking trails, and our beautiful working waterfront.
What To Do When Here:
Available within walking distance from the apartment, you will find a variety of restaurants. All are either on the Main Street or a side street just off of main. Fine Dining, Casual, Bar & Grill, Takeout, Grocery Store, Wine Store, and many other Fun Shops and Galleries. (Many are seasonal and may not be open in the winter months, please ask)
Looking for a “Fitcation”?
Walking, Running, Hiking, Swimming, Biking, Kayaking, Sailing! The Island offers lots of opportunities for fitness including a fitness center, and various group exercise classes.
Winter: Skating, snowshoeing, cross country skiing - don't forget to bring your own equipment.
"12 miles off the coast of Maine, a working island of striking natural beauty, Vinalhaven thrives as a community of 1,200 that greets thousands more people from around the world. Whether you come to Vinalhaven for a day or a season, you will find yourself captivated by this extraordinary place and the people who make it special." – Description by the Vinalhaven Chamber of Commerce, (website hidden)
Getting AroundVERY IMPORTANT: The island is accessed by the Maine State Ferry Service, which provides six ferries running round trip each day. The ferry ride to the island is approximately one hour and twenty minutes. Ferry reservations are advised if taking a vehicle to the island. Search for Maine State Ferry Service, Vinalhaven for more information. (website hidden)
You must take a Ferry to get to the island, once you get here, there isn't any public transportation or taxi. You can walk from the ferry terminal (.6 miles) or we can pick you up at the terminal if you need help with your luggage, we will need to know in advance. The space is located less than a mile away from the Vinalhaven Ferry terminal. Other Things to NoteIf you are looking for an affordable way to enjoy a great family vacation on the Coast of Maine this is your chance. If you need more room the entire Old Inn can accommodate up to 18 people. The Inn was converted in the seventies into several smaller apartments, and sits on a convenient side street just a short walk from the center of town and the ocean.
Enjoy this former Inn on the Island of Vinalhaven. Once used as a boarding house in the granite cutting days.
FRIENDLY CLEAN PETS ARE WELCOME WITH PRIOR APPROVAL, PET SECURITY DEPOSIT AND ADDITIONAL CLEANING FEE.
July and August - 7 Day Minimum
Rental is from Sunday at 4PM to Sunday at 10AM.
Sept - June - Off Season - 3 Day Minimum
Please feel free to Email us with your requests.