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Eider Cove Cottage on the Ocean

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Last updated: 05/11/2015
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  • Internet:Yes
  • Pets considered:No
  • Wheel chair accessible:No

Property description

Eiders gather along the shore in early summer to shelter their young and teach them to dive for tiny shellfish. Lobstermen haul their traps just off the shore. A pebble beach and tide pools to explore are at the water’s edge. This is truly the rock-bound coast, and it is all in view from the oceanfront cottage we call 'Eider Cove'.

The house is privately situated down a winding drive. Its unique architectural features are designed to take maximum advantage of the panoramic ocean and island views. An ample deck stretches along the water side. The living room with cathedral ceiling and 16-foot window wall, dining area, kitchen,
bath with shower, and laundry/utility room are on the first floor. Two bedrooms, with queen bed in the master and twin beds in the second bedroom, both with ocean views, and full bath are upstairs. There is a sleeping alcove with sofa bed off the living room and a sleeping loft accessible by ladder from the twin bedroom.

Port Clyde is a fishing village at the end of the Saint George peninsula. The Saint George River and Muscongus Bay are on the west side of the peninsula and the approaches to Penobscot Bay on the east. Lobstering and fishing dominate the commerce, the economy and the conversation. The village is a 10 to 15 minute walk from the house.

Port Clyde harbor is the base of operations for the second largest ground fishing fleet in Maine. The recently formed Mid-Coast Fishermen's Coop has established the first community supported fishery called 'Port Clyde Fresh Catch' which assures a supply of the freshest fish to local restaurants and markets.

Port Clyde hasn’t been overrun by tourists, but beginning in June there is a healthy influx of summer folk including many artists. You will find a general store, a small hotel, guest houses, restaurants, two churches, and art galleries in the village. There is also a kayak rental outfit which provides guided tours.

There is lots of activity in the harbor, including the ferry to Monhegan Island, 10 miles offshore. A day trip to the island is an experience to be remembered. At the very end of the peninsula is the Marshall Point lighthouse and museum, a favorite destination of our guests. Drift Inn Beach is just a few minutes walk from the house.

Tenants Harbor is a few miles away with a couple of small markets, several restaurants. a nice hotel, and a harbor that is a popular stop for cruising yachts. Rockland is within 30 minutes, and Rockport and Camden are a 40-minute drive. They offer museums, many restaurants, shopping, concerts, festivals and windjammer cruises. The Farnsworth Art Museum and Wyeth Center, both in downtown Rockland, display the works of many well known Maine artists, including N. C., Andrew and Jamie Wyeth. The golf course is just west of town.

We look forward to welcoming you to Eider Cove, Port Clyde and mid-coast Maine

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Property Type

  • House
  • 1460 sq. ft.

Accommodation Type

  • Vacation Rental

Meals

  • Guests Provide Their Own Meals

Suitability

  • Children Welcome
  • Non Smoking Only
  • Pets Not Allowed
  • Wheelchair Inaccessible

Bedrooms: 2 Bedrooms, Sleeps 6, Beds for 4-6

  • Bedroom 1: 1 queen

    ...moreless

  • Bedroom 2: 2 twin/ single

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  • Convertible bed(s): 1 queen

    ...moreless

  • Queen size Beds: (1) Queen bed in Master Bedroom; Twin or Single Beds: (2) Twin beds in second bedroom; Baby Cribs: (1) Pack and Play available upon request; Sleep Sofa or Futons: (1) Queen size sleep sofa in alcove...moreless

Bathrooms: 2 Bathrooms

Entertainment

  • Books
  • CD Player

Attractions

  • Churches
  • Library
  • Museums
  • Restaurants

Local Services & Businesses

  • Groceries

Leisure Activities

  • Antiquing
  • Boating
  • Scenic Drives
  • Shelling
  • Shopping

Location Type

  • Oceanfront

Sports & Adventure Activities

  • Cycling
  • Fishing
  • Golf
  • Hiking
  • Kayaking
  • Sailing
  • Swimming

Dining

  • Dining Area
  • Seating for 6 people

General

  • Clothes Dryer
  • Gas Fireplace
  • Heating:

    Electric heating in all rooms ...moreless

  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Parking Off Street
  • Telephone:

    Free nationwide phone service...moreless

  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine
  • Wireless Internet

Kitchen

  • Coffee Maker
  • Cooking Utensils:

    Full supply of utensils including lobster steamer...moreless

  • Dishwasher
  • Kitchen:

    Full galley kitchen, includes trash compactor...moreless

  • Microwave
  • Refrigerator:

    Refrigerator with freezer...moreless

Outside

  • Deck / Patio
  • Outdoor Grill:

    with separate burner for outdoor lobster cooking ...moreless

 

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Jun, Sep, Oct .. $1250/week. (Beginning week after Labor Day week)
July, Aug, & week including Labor Day .. $1750/week.
In addition, 8% Maine sales tax is charged on all rentals.

Note: Until confirmed, rates are subject to change without notice.


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Last updated: 05/11/2015
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Location

bird watching, island and lighthouse cruises, art galleries

 

Owner info


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Speaks: english

 

Photos

  • Eider Cove

    Eider Cove

  • Outlook from deck

    Outlook from deck

  • Sitting area looking out to sea

    Sitting area looking out to sea

  • Island view from dining area

    Island view from dining area

  • Queen-size sleep sofa in the alcove, with closet and built-in bureau on right.

    Queen-size sleep sofa in the alcove, with closet and built-in bureau on right.

  • Other side, showing pass-through to dining area -- and nice view

    Other side, showing pass-through to dining area -- and nice view

  • View from twin bedroom; ladder on left goes to loft

    View from twin bedroom; ladder on left goes to loft

  • View from master bedroom

    View from master bedroom

  • View of house and deck from the beach

    View of house and deck from the beach

  • Drift Inn tidal beach, a few minutes walk from the house

    Drift Inn tidal beach, a few minutes walk from the house

  • Looking toward dining area and kitchen, and showing gas fireplace

    Looking toward dining area and kitchen, and showing gas fireplace

  • Sleeping alcove from sitting area,
with sliding "barn door" for privacy

    Sleeping alcove from sitting area, with sliding "barn door" for privacy

  • Galley kitchen, left side

    Galley kitchen, left side

  • Upstairs hall looking into twin bedroom

    Upstairs hall looking into twin bedroom

  • Master bedroom

    Master bedroom

  • Sunrise reflection from the house

    Sunrise reflection from the house

VRBO #119345

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This listing was first published here in 2007.

Date last modified - Monday, June 15, 2015

  • Reviews
  • Sleeps
    6
  • Bedrooms
    2
  • Bathrooms
    2
  • Property type
    House
Owner
Member since: 2007
Speaks: english
  • Calendar last updated 05/11/2015
Email owner

(207) 865-1050 (Maine, USA)

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Port Clyde #119345

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