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"Ellis Island of the North"

Just a short 6 min. water taxi ride from Portland Harbor lands you on Historic House Island. This 12 acre retreat offers panoramic scenic views of surrounding islands, sail boats, lobstermen and maritime boats of all kinds… Hosting 5 private beaches, trails, prayer garden, butterfly garden, and a 10,000 sq.ft. playground with cricket, volleyball, badminton, horseshoes bocce…and of course a few kayaks for your own ride on Casco Bay.

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Accommodations

All of our per person accommodations include a place to sleep, linens and towels, as well as a place at the table, so rest assured all of your guests will stay comfortably!

Cappy’s Lodge

sleeps 15 - 20 islanders

The tall ceilings and large windows gives you full scenic views from every room. And off the front entrance is a large patio for outdoor dining, parties, meetings, receptions easily accommodating 50 people. And grassy areas right down to the water!

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Christina’s World

sleeps 10-12 islanders

Sitting on the highest part of the Island where the views are so vast you can see all the way to White Mountains !..This restored prize of colonial revival invites you in with a grand promenade of landscaping to a lovely sitting porch outside patio for dining, grilling and relaxation.

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Sunshine Cottage

sleeps 6 islanders

Charmingly nestled next to “SeaGlass Beach” this cottage has small kitchen, living room & dining combination and large master bedroom with shared bath to a smaller bedroom. porch with grill to gather and relaxe after a walk around “Penny Lane” or a visit to the beach.

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Surroundings

Beautifully tucked into the Island are scenic sitting areas for private picnics or just to enjoy the views of the passing sail boats that lazily drift by…catch a glimpse of a seal or a lobsterman bringing up his traps…. Nighttime brings a chance to view the city lights of Portland around a firepit for roasting marshmallows and telling tails of days gone by….

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