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Off-Shore Island Rentals

Island Cottage Rentals & Boat Transportation

•Little Lazy Gut Island  •Spruce Island

Off-Shore Island Cottage RentalsIf you're looking for a unique summer vacation, these off-shore island cottages offer the perfect place to rest, relax and watch wildlife, while creating wonderful memories. They are secluded and beautiful spots that provide true solitude except for the occasional lobster boat, kayaker or sailboat going by.

Old Quarry provides mainland parking and boat taxi service to and from the islands. The rate is $179.38 per hour for up to 6 people, $205.00 per hour for more than 6 people, $102.50 per hour for gear only. There is no fee for animals. Total cost will include the time to load, unload, and travel time to and from the island. Total will be calculated at the end of the return trip when payment will be due.

Little Lazy Gut Island

Little Lazy Gut IslandLittle Lazy Gut Island is near Stonington, Maine and just off the mainland of Sunshine, Deer Isle. It overlooks the Deer Isle Thoroughfare where a parade of yachts and fishing boats may be admired while at the same time the private world of an island may be experienced. The acreage on the island nearly doubles at low tide exposing many inviting beaches, ledges and outcrops to explore. The sand beach makes a perfect landing for small craft from high to low tide, not to mention it is excellent for all kinds of beach activity. An out haul system is maintained for a row boat, and a mooring waits in the harbor for a larger craft. A short walk up the grassy path and you arrive at the cabin. The panoramic view is breathtaking from the wrap around deck and from inside the cabin. The cabin floor plan is one large room about 24' X 24'. There is a roomy kitchen with propane cooking and refrigerator, living and dining area with a Franklin fireplace, a queen-size bed and a separate bathroom with a vented peat moss toilet. A sun shower is available to use outdoors. A sleeping loft is a favorite with the kids. Two large tent platforms also provide getaways for tenting; or as little decks with views of their own. Spend your days boating and exploring the waters from the Brooklin peninsula to Isle au Haut, or explore your own island, digging clams, swimming in the cold water or visiting, reading on the deck, doing watercolors, taking photos, watching birds, seals and sometimes wild mink. Imagine your lobster cookout down by the fire pit and picnic table overlooking Blue Hill Bay and Mount Desert Island; everything tastes better on an island. Gather around to tell stories, wonder at the starlit sky, listen to the waves on the shore, smell the salt air, feel the breeze on your cheek and the grass between your toes. This place brings out your poetic side.

Available by the week at $1600 for standard occupancy of up to 4 people. No pets. Repeat customers receive $100 discount.

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Spruce Island

Spruce IslandPrivate Island rental: Rent this stone house compound on a private island off Stonington, accessible only by boat. This is a wonderful place for large families and lots of friends to escape the hectic pace of life and enjoy each other and the intensely beautiful surroundings. There are 7 bedrooms, 7.5 baths and a well equipped kitchen. If you want to know what it's like to stay on an island in Maine, Robert McCloskey's Time of Wonder captures the essence of summering on a Maine island. McCloskey is perhaps better know for his other children's stories such as Make Way for Ducklings, but he and his family spent their summers on their little island off Deer Isle, not far from Spruce Island.

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