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Kayaker's Paradise at Piper's Nest Cottage Overlooking Smith Cove

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Piper Nest Cottage overlooking Smith cove

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Last updated: 08/22/2014
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  • Minimum stay:7 nights
  • Internet:No
  • Pets considered:Yes
  • Wheel chair accessible:No

Brooksville cottage description

NEW IN 2014: KITCHEN COMPLETELY REMODELED AND ENTIRE HOUSE UPDATED. This secluded two-story cottage is a perfect base camp for contemplative retreats, nature hikes, biking and kayaking. Piper's Nest sits high over the water in Smith Cove on Cape Rosier. It has its own access road and abuts Holbrook Island Sanctuary. Sweeping views from most of the windows look out over the cove where sail boats can be seen dropping anchor. A steep path takes you down to a pebble beach for tying up a kayak. A polite pet is welcome.

The Piper's Nest was built by our mother to bring her 5 children and their families together. When we are not using it we rent it out for others to enjoy. It is a cozy, adaptable place for large or small groups. A fully modern kitchen opens to dining and lounging areas. Children will love the bunkroom and will find plenty of books and toys for a rainy day. One of the bedrooms is located on the main floor near a handy full bath-laundry room. Futons on the porch and living room can unfold for additional sleeping places. The other 3 bedrooms, plus the bunkroom, are upstairs with a full bathroom. In addition to the fireplace we recently added a furnace to provide heat for chilly mornings and evenings. The large, fully stocked kitchen is equipped to feed a crowd with its Microwave, Bosch gas range, and grill on the wrap around porch. There is a sink that can handle a lobster pot and a second sink on the central island where wild blueberry pancakes can be cooked family style. The cottage opens out onto a large screened porch for enjoying morning coffee, afternoon naps, playing games or eating meals at the large picnic table. On rainy days our cozy reading nooks, games and books will keep everybody busy. The flat screen TV also plays DVDs and VCRs from our collection of musicals and classics. 
Smith Cove is great for kayaking because it is protected from wind and ocean swells. A short paddle at low tide takes you by the rocks where harbor seals bask in the sun. A hammock swings in front of the house where you can also enjoy a flat grassy area perfect for frisbee or badminton. Bike routes around Cape Rosier and Holbrook Island Sanctuary trailheads can be found near the end of our drive. Drive 30 minutes into Blue Hill or Stonington for some sightseeing and shopping. Acadia and Bar Harbor are an hour's drive away and make for a great day trip. 


Keywords: Cottage, Ocean View & Frontage, Pet Friendly

Property Type

      • Cottage

      Accommodation Type

          • Vacation Rental

          Meals

              • Guests Provide Their Own Meals

              Suitability

              • Pets Considered:

                Pets may not roam off property....moreless

              • Non Smoking Only
              • Children Welcome
              • Long-Term Renters Welcome

              Bedrooms: 5 Bedrooms, Sleeps 14, Beds for 12-14

              • Bedroom 1: 1 queen

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              • Bedroom 3: 1 queen, 1 twin/ single

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              • Bedroom 2: 1 queen

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              • Bedroom 4: 1 double

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              • Convertible bed(s): 2 sleep sofa /futon

                One double size futon is on the screened porch...moreless

              • Bedroom 5: 4 bunk bed

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              • Queen size Beds (3), Double Beds (1), Twin or Single Beds (1), Sleep Sofa or Futons (2), Bunk Beds (4)...moreless

              Bathrooms: 2 Bathrooms

              Kitchen & Dining

              • Dining:

                A leaf can be added to expand seating. A second 'picnic' table that seats another 10 is located on the screened in porch. The two eating areas are separated by large double doors which are kept open...moreless

              • Kitchen:

                Kitchen has a large deep sink, in addition large island with full size sink. ...moreless

              • Oven:

                Bosch gas convection oven...moreless

              • Stove:

                Bosch gas stove...moreless

              • Catering Available:

                On request...moreless

              • Dining Area Seats:

                10...moreless

              • Dishwasher
              • Dishes & Utensils
              • Pantry Items
              • Coffee Maker
              • Toaster
              • Microwave
              • Refrigerator
              • Cooking Utensils
              • Seating for 10 people

              Amenities

              • Living Room:

                Living room has gorgeous views and opens to dining, porch and kitchen area...moreless

              • Parking:

                Driveway can handle 5 cars...moreless

              • Fireplace:

                Rumford...moreless

              • Washing Machine
              • Linens Provided
              • Clothes Dryer
              • Heating
              • Towels Provided
              • Iron & Board
              • Wood Fireplace

              Entertainment

              • Games
              • Books
              • Toys
              • Video Library
              • DVD Player
              • Music Library
              • Television
              • VCR
              • Stereo
              • CD Player

              Communications

              • Telephone:

                Land line with extension in a bedroom and in a desk area...moreless

              • Free Long Distance:

                within the continental US and Canada...moreless

              • Mobile Phone

              Outdoor Features

              • Lawn / Garden:

                big lawn for frisky or badmiten...moreless

              • Balcony
              • Deck / Patio
              • Outdoor Grill

              Theme

                  • Away From It All

                  Location & View

                  • Beach View
                  • Beachfront
                  • Ocean View
                  • Oceanfront

                  Activities

                  • Antiquing
                  • Beachcombing
                  • Bird Watching
                  • Scenic Drives
                  • Walking
                  • Eco Tourism
                  • Fishing
                  • Sailing
                  • Hiking
                  • Cycling
                  • Mountain Biking
                  • Swimming
                  • Mountain Climbing
                  • Kayaking
                   

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                  Rental basis: Per property
                  Dates Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly * Event
                  Peak Summer Season
                  Jun 15 - Sep 6, 2014
                  7 night min stay

                  $1,800

                  Changeover Day: Saturday

                  Off Peak- Fall
                  Sep 7 - Nov 1, 2014
                  7 night min stay

                  $900
                  Off peak- Spring
                  May 2 - Jun 13, 2015
                  7 night min stay

                  $900

                  Additional information about rental rates

                  Fees:

                  • Taxes Not included

                  Notes:

                  Note that there are no additional fees or taxes.

                  A deposit of half the amount due is requested at the time of booking. The remainder is due the week before arrival. Payment by check is the preferred method. We do not accept charge cards or Paypal.


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                  Calendar

                  Last updated: 08/22/2014
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                  21 Unavailable
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                  Location

                  Adjacent to Holbrook Island Sanctuary and near the Nearing Homestead and 4 Season Farm.

                   

                  Owner info


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                  Speaks: english

                   

                  Photos

                  • Piper Nest Cottage overlooking Smith cove

                    Piper Nest Cottage overlooking Smith cove

                  • Table has leaves that expand to seat 10

                    Table has leaves that expand to seat 10

                  • Large picnic table seats 10-12. Bench looks over the water.

                    Large picnic table seats 10-12. Bench looks over the water.

                  • View from ocean side windows

                    View from ocean side windows

                  • Large flat front yard for Badminton or lounging in hammock

                    Large flat front yard for Badminton or lounging in hammock

                  • A steep path goes down to stone beech

                    A steep path goes down to stone beech

                  • 5 reclining reading nooks, and 2 sliding, swivel easy chairs by the fireplace

                    5 reclining reading nooks, and 2 sliding, swivel easy chairs by the fireplace

                  • Bunk room

                    Bunk room

                  • View of yard from kitchen window

                    View of yard from kitchen window

                  • Kayaking in Smith Cove, enjoying the harbor seals basking in the sun.

                    Kayaking in Smith Cove, enjoying the harbor seals basking in the sun.

                  • The Piper's Nest cottage

                    The Piper's Nest cottage

                  VRBO #176113

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                  This listing was first published here in 2008.

                  Date last modified - Wednesday, August 13, 2014

                  $900 - $1,800 per week (USD)
                  5

                  5 Bedroom / 2 Bathroom
                  Sleeps 14

                  View calendar: Updated 08/22/14
                  Minimum stay: 7 nights
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