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Think back in time... to an era when life was simpler, to a place where the only deadline was to watch the moon rise over the ocean, to gaze at eagles soaring above the island, to see moose walking through your back yard. Experience our cottage by the sea and feel the peace and serenity of a time you thought was long past. Enjoy our comfortable, cozy cottage on the bluff, with its deck just yards from the open ocean. Whether your stay is for a romantic interlude, a quiet getaway, or a family vacation, you are sure to leave 'downeast' Maine with fond memories. Buy fresh lobster at the pier in Jonesport.
Explore tide pools in your back yard, walk to Bar Island at low-tide, or swim at nearby Sandy River Beach. Kayaking and tours to see whales and puffins available in Jonesport. Golf is just minutes away as is the University of Maine. Visit Bar Harbor, Eastport, and Campobello Island, New Brunswick - all an easy drive away. Pets may be allowed. Please visit our website.
Early Summer May 16 - Jun 26, 2015 7 night min stay
Summer 2015 Jun 27 - Sep 11, 2015 7 night min stay
Late Summer/Early Fall 2015 Sep 12 - Oct 17, 2015 7 night min stay
Additional information about rental rates
Refundable Damage Deposit$100
Refundable pet deposit of $100.00 in addition to damage deposit.
100% refund if canceled at least 30 days before arrival date.
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The property sits on a bluff overlooking the ocean. It's near Jonesport, Maine, a small lobster fishing village with one of the largest lobster fishing fleets in the U.S.
Year Purchased: 2002
About the owner: We are retired educators - Mike was a science teacher, principal, and associate superintendent. Cindy taught 5th grade, special education, and spent her last 15 years in education as a high school counselor. Mike grew up in northern California, and Cindy is a Minnesotan. We currently split out time between Lake Tahoe, Nevada, Goodyear, Arizona, and Jonesport, Maine. We have five children and ten grandchildren. Mike currently gives workshops for NWEA and Cindy is a travel consultant.
Why the Owner Chose Jonesport: Jonesport is unique in that it exemplifies Maine. Most tourists don't travel north of Bar Harbor, yet there is a beautiful coast and pretty villages. Jonesport has one of the world's largest lobster fishing fleets. The town is quaint with it's harbor, white church steeples, and friendly people.
The Unique Benefits at this Cottage: We found it a calm, quiet, serene location where we can relax, yet take day trips to so many wonderful places nearby. You can buy fresh lobster at the pier in Jonesport, explore tide pools in your back yard, walk to the island at low-tide, or swim at nearby Sandy River Beach. Kayaking and tours to see whales and puffins are available in Jonesport. Golf is just minutes away as is the University of Maine, Machias with a fitness center and library open to the public. Visit Bar Harbor, Eastport, and Campobello Island, New Brunswick - all an easy drive away.