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Classic Maine Cottage on a Wonderful Waterfront Location

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Last updated: 05/21/2014
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  • Minimum stay:7 nights
  • Internet:Yes
  • Pets considered:No
  • Wheel chair accessible:No

Ellsworth cottage description

Idyllic, well maintained, classic Maine cottage on crystal lake - lovely knotty pine interior. incl bar. Near Acadia, Bar Harbor, Schoodic Point & numerous other great day trip destinations. Unlimited activities at the lake incl. wooded trails, beaver pond, nearby green for ball playing, etc., basketball hoop, etc. Very private. Located at the mouth of a brook right on edge of a cove of this beautiful lake Has a beach & float, a row boat, a canoe and 2 kayaks. Great swimming, including for small children. This is one of the cleanest, clearest lakes in Maine. New deck, new bathroom & new windows, remodeled work area in kitchen. Cozy bedrooms. Great sunsets

Nature at the door: A 'magical spot', the 'best vacation we ever had' are phrases that you will see in the guest book at our cottage (or camp as they are called in Maine). Our spot is secluded and right on the water. The temperature of the water in summer is just right and the quality of it is close to drinking water. Loons, various kinds of ducks as well as eagles, comorants, kingfishers and blue herons are always someplace or other in the vicinity. As a matter of fact, you don't have to leave the dock to see them as they normally make daily passes by our place.

Activities away from the cottage: Your days can be filled with any number of fun activities ranging from a tour of beautiful Acadia National Park or a day trip to innumerable neat coastal destinations. The nearby golf course which overlooks beautiful Phillips Lake is something to try for golfers. The Lucern Inn at the same location & with the same view is a great place for dinner. There are several other great restaurants in Ellsworth or in the Bangor/Brewer area. Two places in Ellsworth of note are the Union River Lobster Pot and Finn's Irish Pub. We can also put you in touch with a lobster fisherman where you will get the best deal around on lobsters caught that day if you want to have lobsters at 'camp'. We'll even treat you to your first four if you buy them from our friend.

Activities at the Lake: An early morning or late afternoon kayak ride will bring you in touch with nature. If they can pull themselves out of the water, kids will enjoy catching frogs. turtles and tadpoles in the brooks that run nearby. Basketball in our yard and other kinds of ball on the green just across the road is an activity for all ages. Joggers will enjoy the various roads around the lake for their daily runs. For those who fish, rowing out 50 - 100 yards or across the Cove to the rocks and going after bass with artificial worms or a Rapala at dusk might be rewarding. There's nothing wrong with just reading a book on our great deck at water's edge either. With appropriate caution, you will enjoy a bonfire on the beach at night under the Milky Way, Big Dipper and North Star plus a few million other celestial bodies.

Property Type

  • Cottage
  • 1200 sq. ft.

Accommodation Type

      • Vacation Rental


          • Guests Provide Their Own Meals


          • Children Welcome:

            Ideal for children. Beach goes out gradually to swim float. Brook beside cottage with frogs. Basketball pole with basket & net. A large green at head of driveway for ball playing. ...moreless

          • Pets Not Allowed
          • Non Smoking Only
          • Wheelchair Inaccessible

          Bedrooms: 4 Bedrooms, Sleeps 6, Beds for 6

          • Bedroom: 1 double


          • Bedroom: 1 double


          • Bedroom: 1 king, 1 twin/ single


          • Bedroom 4: 2 twin/ single

            Bunk beds...moreless

          • Our upstairs has two bedrooms. The large one has 3 twin beds, two of which can be configured into a king size bed. The other bedroom has a double bed. One of the downstairs bedrooms has a double bed and the other has bunk beds....moreless

          Bathrooms: 1 Bathroom

          • Bathroom: toilet, shower


          • Beautiful recently built bath with oversized shower

          Other Amenities

              • All-in-one printer


              • Books For Adults
              • Video Library
              • Audio Tape Player
              • Books
              • Books For Kids
              • CD Player
              • Games For Kids
              • Radio
              • Stereo


              • Family
              • Away From It All
              • Historic
              • Sports & Activities
              • Tourist Attractions


              • Bay/Sound
              • Library
              • Synagogues
              • Winery Tours
              • Live Theater
              • Restaurants
              • Churches
              • Cinemas
              • Water Parks
              • Museums
              • Forests

              Leisure Activities

              • Beachcombing
              • Gambling Casinos
              • Horseback Riding
              • Scenic Drives
              • Outlet Shopping
              • Sight Seeing
              • Whale Watching
              • Walking
              • Bird Watching
              • Antiquing

              local services and businesses

              • ATM/Bank
              • Groceries
              • Hospital
              • Fitness Center
              • Massage Therapist
              • Medical Services

              Location Type

              • Lakefront:

                Property is a few feet from lake...moreless

              • Lake
              • Beach

              sports and adventure activities

              • Basketball Court
              • Sound/Bay Fishing
              • Hiking
              • Cycling
              • Fishing
              • Golf
              • Mountain Biking
              • Mountaineering
              • Sailing
              • Swimming
              • Tennis
              • Deepsea Fishing
              • Fly Fishing
              • Freshwater Fishing
              • Mountain Climbing

              catering options

                  • Guests Provide Their Own Meals


                  • Dining Area
                  • Seating for 8 people


                  • Heating:

                    Space heaters...moreless

                  • Hair Dryer
                  • Wireless Internet
                  • Iron & Board
                  • Towels Provided
                  • Activities Guide
                  • Alarm Clock
                  • Laundry Soap
                  • Local Maps
                  • Paper Towels
                  • Local Restaurant Guide
                  • Basic Soaps
                  • Toilet Paper
                  • Telephone
                  • Linens Provided
                  • Washing Machine
                  • Clothes Dryer
                  • Internet
                  • Fireplace


                  • Lobster Pot
                  • Oven
                  • Refrigerator
                  • Pantry Items
                  • Coffee Maker
                  • Toaster
                  • Microwave
                  • Cooking Utensils
                  • Dishwasher


                  • Canoe
                  • Beach Towels
                  • Boat With Paddles
                  • Wood Deck
                  • Outdoor Grill Gas
                  • Beach Chairs
                  • Binoculars
                  • Small Cooler


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                  7 night min stay


                  Additional information about rental rates

                  Fees and Rental Conditions:

                  • Property Damage Protection $49
                  • Tax Rate 7%


                  Rent - $1250/week June 7 to June 28

                  Rent - $1500/week June 28 to September 6

                  Rentals go from Saturday 1:30 PM to Saturday 10:30

                  50% of the rental fee due with the reservation - remaining 50% plus $250 security deposit are due up

                  Renters pay 50% at time of renting and remaining 50% plus 7% tax and $49 damage protection insurance one week prior to occupancy. Refunds will be made only if property can be re-rented.

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                  Last updated: 05/21/2014
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                  25 Miles
                  Nearest Airport
                  Bangor, Maine
                  Nearest Beach
                  Has a beach
                  10 Miles
                  Nearest Barpub
                  5 Miles
                  Nearest Golf
                  10 minutes
                  10 Miles
                  Nearest Restaurant

                  Car: Recommended

                  Our location offers not only an opportunity to relax away from the crowds and enjoy the unspoiled area surrounding Branch Lake but it also is the perfect location to enjoy day trips to Acadia Park & numerous wonderful destinations along Maine's beautiful coast (we can help with suggestions). There is something for everyone. Golf (Donald Ross designed course 10 min away), great restaurants, shopping nearby (L L Bean Outlets). Nature walks - eagles, cormorants, blue herons, etc. Fish for bass, salmon, lake trout, perch, pickerel. Then listen to the loons at night under millions of stars.

                  We can supply you with a list of numerous day trip ideas, etc.


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                  • From beach

                    From beach

                  • Bar Area

                    Bar Area

                  • Living room

                    Living room

                  • View through patio doors to deck and lake

                    View through patio doors to deck and lake

                  • Bathroom lavatory

                    Bathroom lavatory

                  • View from deck of beach area

                    View from deck of beach area

                  • Nearby bog See beaver lodge in center

                    Nearby bog See beaver lodge in center

                  • Loon near shore

                    Loon near shore

                  • Eagles find the fishing good across from cottage

                    Eagles find the fishing good across from cottage

                  • Cottage - a lake view

                    Cottage - a lake view

                  • Morning view

                    Morning view

                  • View of cottage from beach

                    View of cottage from beach

                  • The Cove

                    The Cove

                  • Kichen


                  • Evening view from beach side

                    Evening view from beach side

                  • Sunset


                  • Chicks in school

                    Chicks in school

                  $1,500 per week (USD)

                  4 Bedroom / 1 Bathroom
                  Sleeps 6

                  View calendar: Updated 05/21/14
                  Minimum stay: 7 nights
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