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The Cutest Little Cottage on the Downeast Coast!

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Cottage with gardens, deck and ocean in background.

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Last updated: 09/20/2014
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  • Minimum stay:7 nights
  • Internet:Yes
  • Pets considered:No
  • Wheel chair accessible:No

Gouldsboro cottage description

This really is the cutest little cottage on the Downeast coast, with magnificent views and shoreline, situated only feet from pristine Gouldsboro Bay! This charming and quiet get-away was lovingly rebuilt from the ground up by the owner just a few years ago and is beautifully landscaped. Awake to early morning sun and watch lobstermen hauling traps and seals swimming by, right from your bed! Enjoy the ever changing views with the 12-foot tides and look for eagles, osprey and terns. Lounge on the deck and read, walk the shore looking for sea glass, try the bikes or hike some local trails. Use the available kayaks or canoe and ply the waters of the Bay or launch your own boat and use the owner's deep water dock, guest mooring and dinghy. Come along for a ride on the owner's 25' sailboat and sail out to the rugged islands where seals and sea birds abound and see Petit Manan Lighthouse. Join the owner for a ride in the skiff and pick up dinner right off a lobster boat!


More about on-site activities:: There is easy access to the shore right beside the cottage where you can launch the available kayaks and canoe - or take in and out at the owner's dock right next door. You can explore the sparkling waters of Gouldsboro Bay as well as nearby West Bay and Joy Bay. Paddle alongside lobster buoys and lobster boats as you enjoy the views from the water of the pine studded granite coastline.

In addition to hiking the shoreline in either direction, it is also pleasant to walk along our quiet dead end road, and the trails beyond. Everyone you meet will give you a friendly greeting at the very least.

When the mackerel are running, fish from the owner's deep-water dock with a line that will bring up three at a time - no fishing license is required for ocean fishing.

Nearby Activities:: Visit the very scenic and less crowded part of Acadia National Park on the nearby Schoodic Peninsula (20 minute drive) with it's spectacular rocky shore, crashing surf and gorgeous views of Mt. Desert Island. The villages of Prospect Harbor, Corea and Winter Harbor on the Schoodic Peninsula are quaint and picturesque. Winter Harbor is also home to Hammond Hall, the focus of many cultural events, especially in the summer.

About 20 minutes in the opposite direction is the Petit Manan National Wildlife Refuge where there are a variety of inland and shore trails for hiking - don't forget to bring your camera.

If you're looking for a nice day trip, the main portion of Acadia National Park and bustling Bar Harbor are about an hour's drive away.

Only minutes away, you can visit our local winery, Bartlett Maine Estate Winery and sample their exquisite fruit wines.

Public golf courses are located in nearby Winter Harbor and Sorrento.

Property Type

  • 1 story
  • Cottage
  • 750 sq. ft.

Accommodation Type

      • Vacation Rental

      Meals

          • Guests Provide Their Own Meals

          Suitability

          • Pets Not Allowed
          • Non Smoking Only
          • Long-Term Renters Welcome
          • Children Welcome
          • Wheelchair Inaccessible

          Bedrooms: 1 Bedroom, Sleeps 4

          • Bedroom 1: 1 queen

            ...moreless

          • When you're in bed looking out the windows, all you see is water!

          Bathrooms: 1 Bathroom

          • Bathroom 1: toilet, shower

            all new fixtures...moreless

          Other Amenities

              • Owner's deep-water dock and guest mooring are available. If you are interested, ask the owner for a ride in the 25' sailboat and/or the deep-hull skiff and see the coast of Maine from the water. For early or late summer evenings, or cool foggy days, there is a gas fireplace, with thermostat, to take off the chill. ...moreless

              Entertainment

              • Radio
              • Stereo
              • CD Player
              • Books
              • Games
              • Games For Kids

              Theme

              • Family
              • Romantic
              • Adventure
              • Away From It All

              Attractions

              • Autumn Foliage
              • Bay/Sound
              • Cinemas
              • Forests
              • Library
              • Pond
              • Live Theater
              • Coin Laundry
              • Restaurants
              • Winery Tours
              • Churches

              Leisure Activities

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

              local services and businesses

              • Medical Services
              • ATM/Bank
              • Laundromat
              • Groceries

              Location Type

              • Oceanfront
              • Rural
              • Waterfront

              sports and adventure activities

              • Deepsea Fishing
              • Fly Fishing
              • Freshwater Fishing
              • Sailing
              • Cycling
              • Fishing
              • Golf
              • Swimming
              • Hunting
              • Hiking
              • Hunting Small Game
              • Sound/Bay Fishing
              • Mountain Climbing
              • Pier Fishing

              catering options

                  • Guests Provide Their Own Meals

                  Dining

                  • Dining Area
                  • Seating for 6 people

                  General

                  • Parking Off Street:

                    The cottage has it's own private driveway and parking area adjacent to the cottage and gardens....moreless

                  • Fireplace:

                    The gas fireplace, which has the appearance of a wood stove, is both attractive and functional. It operates with a simple wall thermostat and has an automatic blower....moreless

                  • Living Room:

                    The living room and dining area provide beautiful views of the water. There is a comfy small recliner, rocking chair and a futon couch, which doubles as additional sleeping space....moreless

                  • Alarm Clock
                  • Local Maps
                  • Paper Towels
                  • Local Restaurant Guide
                  • Basic Soaps
                  • Toilet Paper
                  • Towels Provided
                  • Iron & Board
                  • Hair Dryer
                  • Backpack
                  • Linens Provided
                  • Sofa Bed
                  • Wireless Internet

                  Kitchen

                  • Kitchen
                  • Stove
                  • Dishes & Utensils
                  • Grill
                  • Cooking Utensils
                  • Coffee Maker
                  • Toaster
                  • Refrigerator
                  • Freezer
                  • Oven
                  • Microwave
                  • Blender
                  • Lobster Pot
                  • Stove

                  Outside

                  • Deck / Patio
                  • Golf
                  • Outdoor Grill Gas
                  • Wood Deck
                  • Boat Dock
                  • Beach Chairs
                  • Beach Towels
                  • Small Cooler
                  • Walkway To Water
                  • Sailboat
                  • Canoe
                  • Lawn / Garden:

                    Lovely rock landscaping and flowering perennials with easy access to the shore....moreless

                  • Kayak / Canoe:

                    There are 2 sea kayaks and 2 smaller kayaks as well as a canoe. Paddles and adult life jackets are also provided....moreless

                  • Bicycles:

                    Two adult bicycles with helmets...moreless

                  • Outdoor Grill:

                    Table top grill great for 2-4 people....moreless

                  • Boat:

                    Weather and time permitting, we often take guests out in our skiff for a water tour of the bay and to get lobsters right off a local lobster boat. It's also possible to join us on our 25' sailboat....moreless

                   

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                  Fall
                  Oct 4 - Nov 1, 2014
                  7 night min stay

                  $900

                  Changeover Day: Saturday

                  My Standard Rate
                  7 night min stay

                  $1,000

                  Changeover Day: Saturday


                  Additional information about rental rates

                  Fees:

                  • Cleaning $75
                  • Refundable Damage Deposit $100
                  • Tax Rate 8%

                  Notes:

                  Peak season rate is $1,000/week. Spring & fall season rate is $900/week.

                  Reservation deposit is $200. A refundable $100.00 security deposit and $75 cleaning feel are collected at check-in.

                  Full week (or multiple week) rentals are given preference. On occasion, partial week rentals may be considered.

                  Pets are not allowed due to other renters with allergies.


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                  Last updated: 09/20/2014
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                  Location

                  50 Miles
                  Nearest Airport
                  Bangor International Airport
                  16 Miles
                  Nearest Ferry
                  Winter Harbor to Bar Harbor - Mem'l to Labor Day
                  180 Miles
                  Nearest Train
                  Portland, Maine
                  3 Miles
                  Nearest Motorway
                  Rt. 1
                  9 Miles
                  Nearest Barpub
                  44 Degrees North, Milbridge
                  17 Miles
                  Nearest Golf
                  Grindstone Neck, Winter Harbor
                  9 Miles
                  Nearest Restaurant
                  44 Degrees North, Milbridge

                  Car: Necessary

                  The cottage is situated to take full advantage of beautiful Gouldsboro Bay. There is little to distract you from the surrounding natural beauty as our dead end road is very quiet - the lobster boats make more noise than the cars! There is easy access to the shore right in front of the cottage where you can comb the beach, sit on the beautiful pink granite rocks, or launch the kayaks/canoe. There is also access to the owner's deep water dock where you can fish and use a guest mooring (a public landing 1/3 mile away). Petit Manan Wildlife Refuge is 15 minutes away and offers great hiking. The quiet Schoodic Peninsula portion of Acadia National Park is just 20 minutes away, where you can enjoy crashing waves and views of Mt. Desert Island. You can take the ferry to Bar Harbor for the day from nearby Winter Harbor. As for cultural entertainment, there are numerous performances and activities throughout the summer and fall in this special area of Downeast Maine.

                  Other Activities: ocean kayaking, canoeing, bird watching

                   

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                  Speaks: english

                   

                  Photos

                  • Cottage with gardens, deck and ocean in background.

                    Cottage with gardens, deck and ocean in background.

                  • Just a stone's throw to the ocean with easy access down to the shore.

                    Just a stone's throw to the ocean with easy access down to the shore.

                  • Dining and living area with futon.

                    Dining and living area with futon.

                  • Bedroom looks straight out to the ocean!

                    Bedroom looks straight out to the ocean!

                  • Looking down the bay, zoomed in on the lobster buoys in the late afternoon sun!

                    Looking down the bay, zoomed in on the lobster buoys in the late afternoon sun!

                  • Dock at low tide with skiff and sailboat and fishing for mackrel.

                    Dock at low tide with skiff and sailboat and fishing for mackrel.

                  • Lobster boat out front - with supper aboard!

                    Lobster boat out front - with supper aboard!

                  • How many did you say you wanted for supper?

                    How many did you say you wanted for supper?

                  • See the islands, seals, and eagles on a boat ride with us down the bay!

                    See the islands, seals, and eagles on a boat ride with us down the bay!

                  • Take a short drive to spectacular Schoodic Point/Acadia Nat'l Park.

                    Take a short drive to spectacular Schoodic Point/Acadia Nat'l Park.

                  • Also close by are the hiking trails & shoreline of Petit Manan Wildlife Refuge.

                    Also close by are the hiking trails & shoreline of Petit Manan Wildlife Refuge.

                  • Lighthouse in nearby Prospect Harbor.

                    Lighthouse in nearby Prospect Harbor.

                  • South side of cottage with deck and gardens.

                    South side of cottage with deck and gardens.

                  • Cottage and dock at high tide.  We have 600' of shoreline.

                    Cottage and dock at high tide. We have 600' of shoreline.

                  • Kitchen - all new appliances.

                    Kitchen - all new appliances.

                  • Gas stove and real porthole.

                    Gas stove and real porthole.

                  • The dock and sailboat - come for a ride!

                    The dock and sailboat - come for a ride!

                  • Our kayaks and shorelines are just waiting for you!  Bicycles too.

                    Our kayaks and shorelines are just waiting for you! Bicycles too.

                  • We'll take you right out to the lobster boat for a close up look!

                    We'll take you right out to the lobster boat for a close up look!

                  • Waved washed stones of every color.

                    Waved washed stones of every color.

                  • Seals are often seen swimming here in the Bay.

                    Seals are often seen swimming here in the Bay.

                  • More of the raw beauty at Schoodic Point/Acadia National Park.

                    More of the raw beauty at Schoodic Point/Acadia National Park.

                  • An easy climb up nearby Pigeon Hill provides wonderful views.

                    An easy climb up nearby Pigeon Hill provides wonderful views.

                  • At the end of the day, watch a beautiful full moon rise over Gouldsboro Bay.

                    At the end of the day, watch a beautiful full moon rise over Gouldsboro Bay.

                  $900 - $1,000 per week (USD)
                  17

                  1 Bedroom / 1 Bathroom
                  Sleeps 4

                  View calendar: Updated 09/20/14
                  Minimum stay: 7 nights
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