Oceanfront Cottage Down East Maine Very Private Seculuded Cove
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- Minimum stay:7 nights
- Pets considered:Yes
- Wheel chair accessible:No
Milbridge cottage description
This peaceful and private oceanfront cottage is nestled in a private cove. Guests have often described it as 'a sweet little cottage.' Guests venture out to explore the Down East area and are delighted to return to our restful cottage. Our non-smoking cottage is situated on Tom Leighton Point. The cottage has a master bedroom with double bed, Open Living, Kitchen and Dining Area and full bath.
One of Down East Maine's 'secret' spectaculars is McClellan Park, a short walk from the cottage. You will feel the pounding surf, have your heart soar with eagles, and be totally enthralled with all the wonders that the coast can offer.
Watch bald eagles, terns, loons, numerous waterfowl and seabirds. Enjoy spectacular sunrises and sunsets. Talk to local fishermen at the town pier and purchase their fresh catch right off the boat. In Milbridge, find convenient access to a new supermarket, buy fresh caught lobster right off the boat, meat market, banking, Historial Society Museum, drug store, health center and services. Stroll down sidewalks and browse several gift shops including the well stocked 'Cinnamon Stick.' Take in a movie at the Milbridge Theater and dine at one of several local eateries. Try the local drive-in for a fish fry or ice-cream or dine at 44 North, a restaurant & pub.
We are a FF/EMT family and would like to offer a discount to other FF/EMT families. Stay Safe!
Explore Petit Manan National Wildlife Refuge in neighboring Steuben, featuring over 3500 acres, coastal islands, and open to the public blueberry barrens. A wonderful spot for walks and hikes. View the Petit Manan Lighthouse, the 2nd tallest in the US, amazing opportunities for bird watching, and the occasional sighting of moose and bear. Pigeon Hill offers a short and rewarding hike leading to the summit and breathtaking views of peninsulas, islands and ocean.
On your way to the Schoodic area, visit the famous Bartlett Estate Winery featuring delightful fruit wines. Explore nearby Schoodic Peninsula, part of the Acadia National Park, with surf crashing on bolders. Stop in Gouldsboro for organic Darthia Farm and Mandala Farm. In South Gouldsboro, Moose Outlook Guide Service offers outdoor adventures and kayak rentals. Jones Pond offers delightful freshwater swimming, a fantastic playground and picknicking. The coastal town of Winter Harbor provides ferry services to Bar Harbor and has a beautiful walking village featuring antiques and art galleries, unique shopping, and several eateries. Winter Harbor 5 and 10 offers any item you may need and others that are a delight to discover. Stop at J. M. Gerrish's for provisions and cafe and visit Hammond Hall, home of the local arts orgainization Schoodic Arts for All. All summer SAFA hosts art, music and theater events and workshops. Check their website for more info.
To the North, not far from Milbridge, you will find fabulous hiking in the Tunk Preserve--explore Black, Caribou, and Schoodic Mountains with trails and adjoining lakes, ponds, rivers and streams, of which Spring River lake offers pristine and private swimming and canoeing.
Take a day trip to Bar Harbor (50 minutes) and Acadia National Park, or travel East and along the coast you can explore Campobello Island, FDR's summer home (60 minutes), and Canada (70 minutes). In the same area, Quoddy Head State Park, the easternmost point and lighthouse in the US is breathtaking.
Keywords: Cottage, Oceanfront, Private, Secluded
- Vacation Rental
- Guests Provide Their Own Meals
- Children Welcome:
- Non Smoking Only
Bedrooms: 1 Bedroom, Sleeps 3, Beds for 2-3
- Double Beds (1), Sleep Sofa or Futons (1) Futon in living area
Bathrooms: 1 Bathroom
- Outdoor Grill
Location & View
- Deepsea Fishing
- Medical Services
- Mountain Biking
- Pier Fishing
- Fitness Center
- Sight Seeing
- Winery Tours
- Wildlife Viewing
- Miniature Golf
- Theme Parks
- Live Theater
- Whale Watching
- Bird Watching
- Puffin Boat Watch
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Sweet Little Cottage
Sweet Little Cottage
We thoroughly enjoyed our stay in this sweet little cottage on the water. The listing was very accurate and the photos reflect exactly what you get for the rate. We enjoyed the seclusion as well as the ability to interact with others in the small town. Bar Harbor (approximately 45 min away by car) was a beautiful town with lots of sights and activity. The property is well maintained and VERY clean! A great value for the money. The owners are very helpful, but certainly not intrusive. I would definitely reccommend this property to anyone who would like to get away from it all!!
- Guest Stacy Z. (Pennsauken, New Jersey)
- Date of stay 06/23/12
- Review Submitted 07/19/12
Recommended for: Pet owners, romantic getaway, age 55+.
An Affordable Maine Paradise
An Affordable Maine Paradise
If you want to be alone (but not isolated), in nature (but not in the wild), away from the tourists (but close enough to tourist attractions), have all the necessities of life (and more), great, friendly, helpful, interesting landlords (but not intrusive), and not break the bank, then this is the place for you The pictures show what the cabin looks like but make it look much smaller. It is actually a very good size, immaculate, and it has all the comforts of home—bedroom, bathroom, living room, kitchen and eating area. During our stay, we brought, from our home in Phoenix, boxes of books, musical instruments, art equipment, camping equipment, a boat--and there was plenty of room to store all those things. We had a couple of friends visit and we made full use of the large picnic table outside the door upon which we laid out six freshly caught lobsters , corn on the cob (which we cooked right on the gas barbecue provided), In the morning, the songs of the birds and the gradual illumination of the cabin by the slowly rising sun made waking up early a joy. At night, a light cover was needed (but we Phoenicians loved that and didn't need air conditioning). The location on the water (watch out for the 12-foot tides) was perfect for our rubber boat (with small motor) but we wished we had brought our kayaks or our canoe. It was quiet, otherwise, and in the four weeks we were there, we never ran out of places we wanted to visit (couldn't see them all) or romantic opportunities in this perfect, tranquil, lovely place. Both of us were inspired to write, paint, read, cook, relax, and visit many, many places in the area and beyond. We went a few times to Acacia National Park, Bar Harbor, went to the lobster festival in Winter Harbor, the blueberry festival in Machias, and various other summer arts festivals nearby. As amateur oenophiles, we enjoyed the winery near Milbridge (we went twice). My husband, the zoologist, saw eagles, river otters, various ducks/birdsand many other species he could add to his life list, sometimes right from the cabin, Our only disappointments were that we couldn't stay longer and that we never did see a moose. Also, our hosts, long-time residents, let us know about every church dinner and celebration in the area, were available to answer any questions we might have, and were practically at our beck and call. My husband and I have promised each other that we will return, and that's one promise neither one of us will break. Bob and Ca
- Guest casey (Phoenix, Arizona)
- Date of stay 07/04/09
- Review Submitted 06/16/11
Recommended for: Sightseeing, girls getaway, families with young children, adventure seekers, romantic getaway, age 55+.
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7 night min stay
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In Season Week is Saturday 3pm - Saturday 11am. Flexible for fall season.
Plenty of blankets, bring your own sheets and towels.
Pet on approval, please specify size and breed.
$100 security/deposit to confirm reservation. Rent & tax due on arrival.
- Refundable Damage Deposit: $100
- Pet Fee: $25
- Tax Rate 8%
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Year Purchased: 2001
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