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Sweet Cottage, Quiet, Comfortable, Clean, Wide Ocean Views! 5 Mins from Rockland

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Last updated: 05/30/2014

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  • Minimum stay:7 nights
  • Internet:Yes
  • Pets considered:Yes
  • Wheel chair accessible:N/A

Spruce Head cottage description

Comfortable and peaceful cottage, pet friendly too, on a safe and quiet lane in Spruce Head Village with glorious, unrestricted and wide views over Seal Harbor beach. Southerly views of the ocean make the inside of the cottage bright, cheery and sunny. Within a two minute walk you will find a Fisherman's Shack to buy Fresh Crab and Lobster. Blue water sparkles between houses everywhere you stroll around the village. Rockland is a 10 minute drive away and offers world class restaurants and art galleries, including the famous Farnsworth Museum featuring many Wyeth and Winslow Homer works. The Mid-Coast area is situated perfectly for day trips to Pemaquid to the South and Acadia National Park and Bar Harbor to the North. Spruce Head is a traditional New England village with lobstering roots, and offers convenient sailboat and motorcraft moorings as well as easy staging points for Ocean Kayakers eager to explore the myriad islands of the Mussell Ridge Channel around Spruce Head. Please note that the pet deposit is cheerfully refunded after satisfactory inspection.



Guestbook Comments: 'I haven't been this relaxed in 5 years! I love Maine but especially Spruce Head and the Lobster Docks' G.L - N.Y.............*******************

'As I write we are packed up and ready to leave. We have had to drag ourselves from the deck and leave that beautiful view behind. We really could have sat there all day. We will certainly recommend your place here and this part of Maine'. Andrew and Irene E - Liverpool, England 8/15/2008*********
October 1st, 2010: 'First I must thank you both, John and Kate, for providing us with a lovely, quiet, comfy home for the week. As chief cook I was pleased at the well-equipped kitchen - it had everything we needed!'Helen and Fred L. - North Carolina **********
September 25th, 2010:''What was it that differentiated your place from the seemingly hundreds of others I looked at? It's usually a gut feeling and I was right again! Thanks for your special consideration and, hopefully, we'll be back!' Hank and Sue D., Massachusetts *********

A few more...: September 18th, 2010:'We've loved our relaxing week in your well-supplied cottage. Rockland area is Maine at its best and your cottage is in a well-placed spot for all sorts of pleasures in every direction - and it's a sweet place to come 'home' to at the end of each day's adventures' Gerry and Peter H, Gloucester, Mass********

July 10th, 2010:'As we hurry to tidy up - it is a bit sad to be leaving. The cottage was a warm and friendly place to rest and a nice home-away-from-home. Thanks for the tips and hints on the Lighthouses and especially Clark Island - spots we never would have found on our own. Great tips to help us have a good time. The fog of the last 3
days has been amazing and subduing at the same time. We know there is an ocean out there in front of us...just...over...there, but it is shrouded in a thick, moist off-white mist(that has got to be the bane of the local lobstermen) but endlessly fascinating to us.' Ed, Cindy, Jake and Teri S. Walled Lake, Michigan

Property Type

  • Cottage
  • 860 sq. ft.

Accommodation Type

      • Vacation Rental

      Meals

          • Guests Provide Their Own Meals

          Suitability

          • Long-Term Renters Welcome
          • Children Welcome
          • Limited Accessibility:

            The cottage is all on one floor and elevated only one step from the grade at the entrance...moreless

          • Non Smoking Only
          • Pets Considered:

            We will consider your pet and will require a $200 pet deposit that will be cheerfully refunded after satisfactory inspection...moreless

          • Suitable For Elderly Or Infirm

          Bedrooms: 2 Bedrooms, Sleeps 4

          • Bedroom 1: 1 queen

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          • Bedroom 2: 1 double

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          • Two good-sized bedrooms that are quiet, separated from each other and with the full bathroom easily accessible to each by being between them. The larger of the two bedrooms has a Queen sized bed and the second bedroom a Double bed. Each bedroom has a generous quantity of double-glazed casement windows to ensure a bright sunny interior, good cross ventilation and quiet when needed. The cottage is most comfortably sized and suggested for a family of 3, where it is expected there are 2 adults and a child or 3 adults....moreless

          Bathrooms: 1 Bathroom

          • Bathroom 1: toilet, combination tub/shower

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          • Clean, neat and updated. A shower/tub combination, porcelain toilet and well-illuminated vanity/sink with medicine cabinet....moreless

          Other Amenities

              • There are wide decks, one on each side of the cottage, that afford a a choice of the perfect place to set in the sun or in the shade, depending on the weather or time of day. A beautiful and elegant wood bench has recently been crafted on one deck in 2010, affording clear and unrestricted views of the cove below, yet sheltered behind lush ornamental shrubs, all conveying a sense of privacy and peace....moreless

              Entertainment

              • Satellite / Cable:

                High Speed Internet access throughout property w/ wireless router, as well as Cable Television...moreless

              • Television
              • VCR

              Theme

              • Away From It All
              • Tourist Attractions

              Attractions

              • Bay/Sound
              • Botanical Garden
              • Churches
              • Cinemas
              • Forests
              • Library
              • Marina
              • Museums
              • Nude Beach
              • Pond
              • Restaurants
              • Winery Tours

              Local Services & Businesses

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

              Leisure Activities

              • Antiquing
              • Beachcombing
              • Bird Watching
              • Boating
              • Eco Tourism
              • Outlet Shopping
              • Scenic Drives
              • Shelling
              • Sight Seeing
              • Walking
              • Whale Watching

              Location Type

              • Near The Ocean
              • Ocean View:

                Seal Harbor Cove is dramatically in front and just 200' down the hill from the cottage...moreless

              • Village
              • Water View

              Sports & Adventure Activities

              • Cycling
              • Deepsea Fishing
              • Fishing
              • Fly Fishing
              • Freshwater Fishing
              • Golf
              • Golf Privileges Optional
              • Hiking
              • Kayaking
              • Mountain Biking
              • Mountain Climbing
              • Mountaineering
              • Pier Fishing
              • Sailing
              • Sound/Bay Fishing
              • Swimming
              • Tennis

              Arrival Day

                  • Saturday

                  Dining

                  • Dining:

                    Seats for 6 around a sunny dining table with a great view! ...moreless

                  • Dining Area
                  • Seating for 6 people

                  General

                  • Basic Soaps
                  • Clothes Dryer
                  • Heating
                  • Internet
                  • Linens Provided
                  • Local Activities Guide
                  • Local Maps
                  • Local Restaurant Guide
                  • Parking Off Street
                  • Sofa Bed
                  • Toilet Paper
                  • Towels Provided
                  • Washing Machine:

                    Cottage has a stacked washer/dryer...moreless

                  • Wireless Internet:

                    Wireless Router provides access inside and out of the cottage...moreless

                  Kitchen

                  • Blender
                  • Coffee Maker
                  • Cooking Utensils
                  • Dishes & Utensils
                  • Kitchen:

                    All appliances, including microwave and blender, are in excellent condition and clean...moreless

                  • Lobster Pot
                  • Microwave
                  • Oven
                  • Pantry Items
                  • Refrigerator
                  • Stove
                  • Stove
                  • Toaster

                  Outside

                  • Deck / Patio:

                    There are decks on both sides of the cottage for dining with a water view...moreless

                  • Kayak / Canoe:

                    Many places nearby from which to launch kayaks...moreless

                  • Lawn / Garden
                  • Outdoor Grill
                  • Terrace
                  • Walkway To Water
                  • Wood Deck
                   

                  Reviews

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                  My Standard Rate
                  7 night min stay

                  $950

                  Additional information about rental rates

                  Fees:

                  • Pet Fee $200
                  • Tax Rate 8%

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                  Location

                  5 Miles
                  Nearest Airport
                  Knox County Regional Airport

                  Car: Recommended

                  This Classic Maine Cottage is situated in a safe, quiet and friendly Village Neighborhood, within walking distance of a Post Office, Church and small General Store. Spruce Head Island, attached to the Village of Spruce Head by a small bridge, has two fishing docks where lobster boats bring in their catch daily. Two miles away is the 'Gig', a typical Village store, (well-known for fresh lobster and crab-meat rolls), perched on the edge of the harbor, near the Reversing Falls. The harbor, or salt water estuary, is a popular spot where you can fish from the bridge or alongside the water's edge, casting your line for Stripers. Rockland, a 10 minute drive away, has become an art mecca with many galleries including the famous Farnsworth Museum housing Wyeth and Winslow Homer originals. Rockland has an old-fashioned brick-fronted downtown with an active waterfront and is the home of several three-masted schooners that take passengers on daily or weekly cruises along the coast of Maine.

                  Other Activities: Eating Lobster Dinners and homemade pies at 2 waterfront outdoor restaurants in the immediate area.

                   

                  Owner info

                  About the owner: Kate, the lobsterman!


                  Contact us

                  Speaks: english, french, spanish

                   

                  Photos

                  • Great Views, Peaceful and Quiet

                    Great Views, Peaceful and Quiet

                  • Great view from your deck

                    Great view from your deck

                  • Tranquillity and beautiful Ocean Views

                    Tranquillity and beautiful Ocean Views

                  • View of cove in front of deck

                    View of cove in front of deck

                  • View of part of the cove

                    View of part of the cove

                  • Well-equipped Kitchen

                    Well-equipped Kitchen

                  • The Cozy Living Room

                    The Cozy Living Room

                  • From the Living Room with Southerly Ocean Views

                    From the Living Room with Southerly Ocean Views

                  • Another view inside First Bedroom

                    Another view inside First Bedroom

                  • Kate, the Lobsterman.

                    Kate, the Lobsterman.

                  • Side view from the Water

                    Side view from the Water

                  • Great view from your deck

                    Great view from your deck

                  • Along the path to the front of the Cottage

                    Along the path to the front of the Cottage

                  • Clean and comfortable

                    Clean and comfortable

                  • View from inside Living Room towards Ocean

                    View from inside Living Room towards Ocean

                  • View from inside Living Room towards Ocean

                    View from inside Living Room towards Ocean

                  • Comfortable Dining Area

                    Comfortable Dining Area

                  • One of the two bedrooms

                    One of the two bedrooms

                  • View of Living Room from Dining Area

                    View of Living Room from Dining Area

                  • A Contented Guest, soaking up the beauty, after a good paddle

                    A Contented Guest, soaking up the beauty, after a good paddle

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                  This listing was first published here in 2008.

                  Date last modified - Thursday, October 02, 2014

                  $950 per week (USD)
                  12

                  2 Bedroom / 1 Bathroom
                  Sleeps 4

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                  Minimum stay: 7 nights
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                  Speaks: english, french, spanish
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