Sunny Saltwater Cottage Steps from Water,

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Bird's eye view of Broad Cove from the kitchen.


Last updated: 11/03/2015
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  • Minimum stay:1-7 nights
  • Internet:Yes
  • Pets considered:No
  • Wheel chair accessible:N/A

Property description

A charming and quiet waterfront cottage in the heart of Wyeth country awaits you for a romantic getaway. Enjoy fresh Maine blueberry muffins and coffee while watching the sunrise from your private pebbly beach. Relax and unwind in the swing set while watching seals and osprey fishing. Observe the lobstermen ply their trade as they fish in Broad Cove. Kayaks are available for rental nearby. A short drive from numerous Mid - Coast attractions. Guest comments include: ''The cottage is an oasis, timeless and precious. ' 'A quiet, cozy refuge, perfect for relaxing and exploring. ' ''Thank you for providing the ideal haven to rest, refresh, and rejuvenate.' 'You truly have a little piece of heaven here. We could not have asked for a more relaxing week. '

Spectacular Beauty: If you are looking for the authentic Maine experience, this area has it. The Rockland-Thomaston area is the entry point to Penobscot Bay, perhaps the most scenic body of water on the eastern seaboard. Here you'll find scores of islands, a dozen historic lighthouses, and quiet little harbors filled with working lobster boats. Ospreys and bald eagles nest high in the spruces along the rugged shores, Puffins make the islands their homes, deer browse the open fields, moose forage the wetlands, and harbor seals make their annual pilgrimage to quiet coves.


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Property Type

  • Cottage
  • 800 sq. ft.

Accommodation Type

  • Vacation Rental


  • Guests Provide Their Own Meals


  • Long-Term Renters Welcome
  • Low Allergen Environment
  • Children Welcome
  • Non Smoking Only
  • Pets Not Allowed

Bedrooms: 1 Bedroom, Sleeps 4, Beds for 2-4

  • Bedroom 1: 1 queen, 1 sleep sofa /futon

    futon in living room...moreless

  • The bedroom suite is charming and spacious with a TV and gas log stove....moreless

Bathrooms: 1 Bathroom

Other Amenities

  • 1 queen, 1 sleep sofa.


  • Books
  • Books For Adults
  • DVD Player
  • Games
  • Radio
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Television
  • VCR
  • Video Library


  • Away From It All
  • Historic
  • Romantic
  • Tourist Attractions


  • Autumn Foliage
  • Bay/Sound
  • Botanical Garden
  • Churches
  • Cinemas
  • Coin Laundry
  • Festivals
  • Forests
  • Library
  • Live Theater
  • Marina
  • Museums
  • Playground
  • Pond
  • Recreation Center
  • Restaurants
  • Synagogues
  • Winery Tours

Local Services & Businesses

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

Leisure Activities

  • Antiquing
  • Beachcombing
  • Bird Watching
  • Eco Tourism
  • Photography
  • Scenic Drives
  • Sight Seeing
  • Walking
  • Whale Watching

Location Type

  • Rural:

    There are beautiful fields slopping down to the sea and stones walls abound....moreless

  • Water View:

    Stunning view of Broad Cove. The cove is teaming with wildlife including seals, porpoises, leaping sturgeon, numerous seabirds, bald eagles, and osprey. Lobster can also be seen plying the water....moreless

  • Waterfront:

    Cottage about 300 ft from salt water cove and rocky beach ( part of the property)....moreless

  • Waterfront

Natural Features

  • Private Island

Sports & Adventure Activities

  • Cycling
  • Deepsea Fishing
  • Fishing
  • Fly Fishing
  • Freshwater Fishing
  • Golf
  • Hiking
  • Hunting
  • Mountain Biking
  • Mountain Climbing
  • Mountaineering
  • Pier Fishing
  • Sailing
  • Scuba Diving Or Snorkeling
  • Sound/Bay Fishing
  • Swimming
  • Tennis


  • Dining Area
  • Seating for 4 people


  • Activities Guide
  • Alarm Clock
  • Basic Soaps
  • Ceiling Fans
  • Filtered Water
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating:

    gas log stove...moreless

  • Internet
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room:

    Great view of the water with two french doors opening up to the deck....moreless

  • Local Activities Guide
  • Local Maps
  • Local Restaurant Guide
  • Paper Towels
  • Parking
  • Parking Off Street
  • Sofa Bed
  • Toilet Paper
  • Towels Provided
  • Wireless Internet


  • 4 Ring Stove
  • Coffee Maker
  • Cooking Utensils
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Freezer
  • Kitchen
  • Lobster Pot
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Pantry Items
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove
  • Toaster


  • Binoculars
  • Deck / Patio
  • Deck Furniture
  • Kayak / Canoe:

    Avialable neaby for rent...moreless

  • Lawn / Garden
  • Outdoor Furniture
  • Outdoor Grill
  • Outdoor Grill Gas
  • Porch Furniture
  • Walkway To Water
  • Wood Deck
  • Yard


Write a review 4.9
from 32 traveler reviews
Rental basis: Per property
Dates Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly * Event
Early Spring
Apr 3 - May 28, 2016
7 night min stay

Late Spring
May 29 - Jun 25, 2016
7 night min stay

High Season
Jun 26 - Aug 27, 2016
7 night min stay

Early Fall
Aug 28 - Sep 24, 2016
7 night min stay

Fall Foliage
Sep 25 - Oct 29, 2016
7 night min stay


Additional information about rental rates


  • cleaning fee $40
  • Tax Rate 8%


Early Spring weekly rate ( Apr-May) $ 675.00

Late Spring weekly rate (Jun) $ 875.00

Peak Season weekly rate (July-Aug) $ 1125.00

Early Fall weekly rate ( Sept ) $ 975.00

Fall Foliage weekly rate (Oct) $ 875.00

A deposit of half the weekly rate is required to reserve the property. In the event of a cancellation the deposit is not refunded unless the property is rented to another party for that period. The balance of the weekly rate along with the 8 % sales tax and a $ 40 cleaning fee is due upon arrival.

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Last updated: 11/03/2015
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65 Miles
Nearest Airport
Portland, ME
8 Miles
Nearest Barpub
12 Miles
Nearest Ferry
9 Miles
Nearest Golf
75 Miles
Nearest Train
6 Miles
Nearest Motorway
Route 1
6 Miles
Nearest Restaurant

Car: Necessary

The Mid coast is perhaps the best place to start exploring Maine's 3,500 miles of coastline including it's numerous inlets, fishing villages and bays along with 2,000 islands. This area and Acacia National Park are the only places on the East Coast where the mountains meet the sea. The views of Penobcot Bay are world class. You must drive to the top of Mt Battie ! Locally Wyeth landscapes abound with the Olson House and the Farnsworth Museum just a few miles from the cottage. Other nearby attractions are a ferry to Monhegan Island, perhaps the most beautiful of Maine's islands. Great shops, restaurants, lighthouses and parks are a short distance away. Boating, swimming and sunbathing are available in pristine lakes or along several miles of sand beaches on the ocean. Other activities in the area are whale - watching and puffin boat rides along with helicopter, glider and plane rides. Mountains are at the edge of the sea for climbing. Acadia Natl. Park Park is about two hrs. away. New England's largest botanical coastal garden is nearby as well. Sample the delectable locally caught seafood including lobster, crab, shrimp. oyster, mussels ,clams and an assortment of fin fish.


Owner info

Year Purchased: 1997

About the owner: The property is owned by Helen and Merritt Webster. After living in several states including NY, PA and TX Helen retired to her favorite state, Maine. Maine is a place of peace and rugged beauty. One of Helen's passions is cooking. She and Merritt are both avid gardeners.and have created beautiful seaside gardens. on the property. Merritt is a native Mainer with sea-salt in his blood with many generations of sailors and fishermen preceding him. He loves anything to do with the water and also has a passion for woodworking. We both love nature and soak up as much as we can. We love to travel in Maine and beyond. Living next door we are available to meet your needs and to share our extensive knowledge of the area.

Why the Owner Chose Cushing:
The rocky coast of Maine is a natural wonder. The cottage sits several feet above the water. It provides a stunning view of the cove with it's ragged coastline jutting out in the water framed by evergreens. You can access the pebbly private beach by stairs

The Unique Benefits at this Cottage:
Located at the end of a private dirt road the property is very quiet and peaceful. The cove is a wonderful place to kayak or for more adventure you can paddle to the open sea. Nestled close to the water's edge the view is every changing. The sparkle of the water is magic. Osprey love to fish here along with a wide array of birds including frequent bald eagles. It is a great place to read or just sit and relax.

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  • Bird's eye view of Broad Cove from the kitchen.

    Bird's eye view of Broad Cove from the kitchen.

  • Living room

    Living room

  • Living room

    Living room

  • Bedroom Suite

    Bedroom Suite

  • Bedroom suite

    Bedroom suite

  • Deck with striking view of Broad Cove

    Deck with striking view of Broad Cove

  • Overlooking Broad Cove

    Overlooking Broad Cove

  • Shade garden

    Shade garden


Garden house in the springtime

    Garden house in the springtime

  • Cushing Harbor

    Cushing Harbor

  • Nearby Southern Island

    Nearby Southern Island

  • Living room

    Living room

  • Living room with French doors opening to deck.

    Living room with French doors opening to deck.

  • Bedroom Suite

    Bedroom Suite

  • Bedroom Suite

    Bedroom Suite

  • Eat in kitchen

    Eat in kitchen

  • Entrance to Cove's Edge

    Entrance to Cove's Edge

  • Overlooking Broad Cove

    Overlooking Broad Cove

  • Sunrise on Broad Cove

    Sunrise on Broad Cove

  • Partial view  of shore

    Partial view of shore

  • Site of Wyeth's 'Christina's World' painting in Cushing

    Site of Wyeth's 'Christina's World' painting in Cushing

  • Nearby North Haven Island

    Nearby North Haven Island

  • Owners Helen and Merritt Webster

    Owners Helen and Merritt Webster

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This listing was first published here in 2005.

Date last modified - Sunday, November 22, 2015

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