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Margaret, David, and daughter Abigail 
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. 


Retreats are available upon request, subject to availability.

If interested in joining us during a retreat and/or co-organizing/co-hosting a retreat or presenting a workshop, contact Margaret at (203) 405-3276 (landline) or

We have hosted countless retreats and workshops over the years, including artist, yoga, meditation, and team retreats, and welcome you to work with us in co-organizing and co-hosting a retreat of your choosing and/or presenting a workshop. 

In the meantime, see highlights and details regarding logistics below.

RentalScroll to the bottom for rental opportunities.


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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, and family!

Macrobiotic Cooking Classes, Consultations, and Shiatsu Massage are available upon request 
with David Snieckus, Macrobiotic Counselor and Chef.

Crow’s Nest has seven bedrooms and two bathrooms that can accommodate up to 13 to 14 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

$150*/person/night. Includes three meals. A la carte options are available.
1/2 price for children under age 16. $25/night for children under age 7. Nursing children free. 

For more information and to reserve a space, please contact Margaret with date preferences at (203) 405-3276
(landline) or

Once agreed upon dates are established, subject to availability, and payments are made, 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 in need. Please inquire with Margaret. 



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. 

For information, more photos, and to make reservations, subject to availability*, go to: 


*Note that priority reservations are reserved for family members until after the beginning of February of each season, at which time Crow's Nest is available 
to the public. 

View from the Crow's Nest dock