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Maine, Cliff Island Casco Bay

Bedrooms 3
Space 1,700 sq ft
Property type house
Minimum Stay 2 - 7 nights


About the property

Waterfront 3 bedroom home with world class sunsets

Stand in the living room and look out over Casco Bay, through our six, floor to ceiling picture windows, and capture the magic of Maine. Cliff Island is just three miles long and one mile wide. In the morning you might walk to the South Point, where the waves from the open ocean crash upon the native granite, In the afternoon, maybe some mackerel fishing down at the dock or swimming in the cove. The house is unpretentious but very comfortable. It’s situated on 5 mostly wooded acres, right on the shoreline with private beach which provides lots of solitude. And yet it’s an easy, 4 minute walk from the ferry wharf less than 1/4 mile away. You can see the ferry boat landing from the living room. (By the way, “meeting the noon boat” is the social event of the day.)

More Details

Property Manager
Member since: 2008
Speaks English
Response time:
Within a few hours
Response rate:
Calendar last updated:
19 May, 2018


Accommodation and facilities for this holiday house in Cliff Island in Cumberland

Property Type:
  • house
Floor Area:
  • 1700 sq ft
House Rules:
  • Check-in: 16:00
  • /
  • Check-out: 12:00
  • Max. occupancy: 10
  • Min. age of primary renter: 29
  • Children welcome
  • Parties/events not allowed
  • Non smoking only
  • FIRES & FIRE WORKS: are NOT permitted and are strictly enforced per order of the Portland City Fire Dept. No Smoking in house.
  • TRASH: The City of Portland collects our trash on Monday Morning at approx 8AM. For trash to be picked up in must be in official (City of Portland) P
  • CLEANING: Please leave the place as you found it. The entire house (Bedrooms and Bathrooms) should be very clean when you arrive. ..If not, or if any
Location Type:
  • beach
  • Ocean View
  • Oceanfront
  • waterfront
  • Waterfront
  • Away From It All
  • Family
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Garage
  • Heating
  • Iron & Board
  • Laundry Soap
  • Linens Provided
  • Local Maps
  • Telephone
  • Washing Machine
  • Coffee Maker
  • Cooking Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Grill
  • Lobster Pot
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Pantry Items
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove
  • Toaster
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 8 people
  • 2 Bathrooms
  • Bathroom 1 - Toilet , Shower Enclosure , Master
    Bathroom 3 - Toilet , Bath with Shower , Hall
  • 3 Bedrooms, Sleeps 10
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 Extra Lg. Double Bed , Full bath
    Bedroom 2 - 4 Single Bed
    Bedroom 3 - 4 Single Bed
  • All Bedroom have waterfront views. 2 Bedrooms have 2 twin beds and a set of built in bunk beds with a good morning window at the end of the bunk beds. Children love this feature.
  • Books
  • Books - Fiction / Non-fiction
  • Books for Kids
  • CD Player
  • DVD Player
  • Games
  • Games for Kids
  • Radio
  • Stereo
  • Television
  • Bicycles
  • Binoculars
  • Child's Swing
  • Barbecue
  • Small Cooler
  • Tennis Court
  • Walkway to Water
  • 3 garden chairs
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • library
Leisure Activities:
  • beachcombing
  • bird watching
  • walking
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • fishing
  • pier fishing
  • swimming
  • tennis
Possible Pets. House is a Ranch style, wheelchair friendly house. Need to build a temp ramp to get in the front door. Please ask for details.


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(2 traveller reviews)

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Maine, Cliff Island Casco Bay
average rating of 3.5 based on 2 reviews
Scarborough Me

We loved Cliff Island. We relaxed, had Lobster and found lots of sea glass.

  • 4 of 5

There is a million dollar view here and very thank full that the MaClean's family opens there home so we could enjoy the Island living.

  • Review Submitted: 13-Sep-2017
  • Date of Stay: August 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
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Great location.

  • 3 of 5

Great location on the water, views of sunrise and sunset from the house, close to the dock where the ferry comes and you can fish, and the town square with store, library, post office, bulletin board with weekly activities. Island people are very friendly. Store Owners bend over backwards to accommodate. Ordered lobsters from island lobster-man and cooked them on the outside propane lobster cooker. The house itself was musty, and not particularly clean. Spent the first day doing wash and cleaning up the floors that had grass clippings, and relining the kitchen shelves where food is kept as they were a sticky mess, as was the oven which I didn't touch. Bikes were in poor repair which we attempted to make better. After the first day of cleaning, we had a good time. I expected better from the pictures. The house is old and could use some upgrades in flooring, furniture, and shades.

  • Review Submitted: 12-Jul-2017
  • Date of Stay: June 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Guest complained about everything from Day 1. Everything from a blown light bulb to a dirty shelf in the refrigerator...very high maintenance. Complained that the house didn't come with fishing rods and tennis rackets! Everybody on island said the same thing . The lobster man only sells the lobsters (Doesn't cook them) he spent well over an hour cooking them for the renters, and never did they offer to pay him....he wasn't happy with me about this....(I don't blame him). I later found out they didn't pay the island taxi driver either ! Truth be told, I dont think Cliff Island is a good fit for this party.
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Nearest Airport
15 Miles
Portland Jetport
Nearest Beach
1 Miles
Kennedy Beach
Car: not necessary

Western Views with fantastic sunsets

Steps to private rocky beach

All dirt road on the Island

Less that 1/4 mile to ferry landing

5 secluded acres, you can't see our hear your neighbors

1.5 hour Ferry boat ride from Portland

More info on Cliff Island can be found online.

Other Activities: collecting seaglass ,shells and driftwood


Prices & Availability

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Additional pricing information

weekly rentals go from Saturday to Saturday

Manager's Cancellation Policy

  • 50% refund for cancellations more than 30 days before check-in date.
  • 100% refund for cancellations more than 60 days before check-in date.
  • Service Fee fully refunded on cancellations that qualify for 100% refund.

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