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JOIN US IN MAINE!​

Margaret, David, and Abigail (age 17)
WELCOME YOU TO “CROW’S NEST” 
An old family summer house on Orr's Island in Maine
nestled on the top of a hill overlooking Harpswell Sound, a part of Casco Bay. 

Summer 2020

Retreats:
Join us any time from:
​1. Friday, June 26 to Wednesday, July 22, 2020
2. Friday, September 4 to Monday, September 7, 2020
See below for details.

RentalScroll to the bottom for rental opportunities.

SPECIAL EVENTS/OFFERINGS:

  • Macrobiotic Cooking Classes, Consultations, and Shiatsu Massage are available upon request with David Snieckus, Macrobiotic Counselor and Chef.
  • Porchfest Music with Abigail and Margaret Arndt with John O'Leary, and special guest Rick Drost - TBA

If interested in joining us and in co-organizing/co-hosting a retreat, contact Margaret at (617) 244-1966 or msarndt@verizon.net
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Enjoy the peace, tranquility, and beauty of an island in Maine! 

Be in community and participate in a variety of activities, including: 

  • Hangin' out on “The Porch”, a favorite pastime!
  • July 4th fireworks viewed from our porch (on 7/4, 7/5, and 7/6)!
  • Walking/Hiking, Exploring, Going to Beaches, Swimming, Boating,
  • Seal Watching, Nature Ferry Cruises,
  • Tennis (On family-owned tennis court),
  • Shopping/Dining, etc. in the quaint town of Brunswick, home of Bowdoin College,
  • Favorite pastimes, and anything (y)our hearts desire.

Wholesome gourmet vegetarian meals will be provided by Macrobiotic chef
extraordinaire, David Snieckus!

Crow’s Nest has seven bedrooms and two bathrooms that can accommodate up to 13 people. 
An open porch overlooking Harpswell Sound faces west providing a spectacular view of the sunset and oftentimes Mt. Washington in N.H. over 100 miles away! 
Family owns a club tennis court. 
Less than 3 hours drive from Boston. Approx. 20 minutes from Brunswick, ME and 40 minutes from Portland, ME.

Costs for overnight stay and meals

$120*/night. Includes three meals. A la carte options are available.
1/2 price for children under age 16. $15/night for children under age 7. Nursing children free. 

To reserve a space and sign up for any of the offerings, please RSVP with date preferences 
and either use the PayPal link to the right or mail your payment to:
Margaret Arndt, 99 Crescent Street, Newton, MA 02466. 

Upon receipt, more details, including directions, will follow. 
Accommodations will be available on a first-come, first-serve basis.

*Note: In the event of a cancellation prior to 30 days or more of your lodging with us, $50 per adult will be considered a non-refundable deposit. In the event of a cancellation within 30 days of your lodging with us, 50% of your lodging fee will be considered a non-refundable deposit. Consideration will be given to our being able to fill your spot. 

Family/group discounts and sliding scale available for those who need it. Please inquire with Margaret. 
LET MARGARET KNOW IF INTERESTED IN ORGANIZING A GROUP AND/OR LEADING/TEACHING A WORKSHOP! 

For more information and to rsvp, please contact Margaret by emailing msarndt@verizon.net or calling (617) 244-1966 or (207) 833-2847 during specified Maine dates. 

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Rental Summer House on Orr's Island, ME

Enjoy the peace, tranquility and beauty of an island in Maine!

  • Be in a scenic oceanfront summer house on Orr's Island with a hillside view of Harpswell Sound facing west providing a spectacular view of the sunset and oftentimes Mt. Washington in N.H. over 100 miles away! 
  • 100 yards from waterfront. Rocking-chair porch. Seven bedrooms sleep thirteen people.
  • Fireplace. Shared tennis court. Pet friendly.
  • (Note: No washer/dryer, no dishwasher, no TV.)
  • 20 minutes to the quaint town of Brunswick, home of Bowdoin College,
  • 35 minutes to Freeport, and 40 minutes to Portland, ME.
  • Less than 3 hours drive from Boston. 

Rent: $2,000 per week/$300 per night for at least two nights.
To pay via PayPal, use the link to the right.

2020 Availability
Any time during the Spring up until 5/22/20, between 5/26 to 5/28/20, 6/1 to 6/25/20, 8/29 to 9/1/2020, 9/8/20 and on during late summer/early fall. Note: The house closes for the winter from the beginning of October to the end of April.

For more information, contact Margaret at (617) 244-1966 or msarndt@verizon.net
​Also, for more information and photos, go to: http://www.homeaway.com/vacation-rental/p324884
 View from Crow's Nest