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Oceanfront, Hidden Treasure in Starboard Cove, Machiasport

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Last updated: 12/17/2014
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  • Minimum stay:7 nights
  • Internet:Yes
  • Pets considered:Yes
  • Wheel chair accessible:N/A

Machiasport cottage description

Seacliff is a charming three-bedroom, one level, shabby-chic summer cottage. It is privately situated in the quiet village of Starboard Cove on Maine’s pristine Downeast coastline. The large porch just feet from the water awaits your early (or late) morning coffee, and another deck with steps leading down to the rock covered beach allows direct access to the water’s edge. Seacliff’s front yard is the Atlantic Ocean and dramatic open ocean and coastal island views await you. If the fog comes in, sit back with a good book and enjoy the warmth and crackle of the expansive coastal rock fireplace. Although you can’t see it, you’ll also hear the plaintive sound of Libby Lighthouse . . . life is good.

Just a few steps from the main cottage is Downeast, a cozy and charming one room guest cottage, fully equipped with a kitchenette, queen size bed and a three-quarter bath. Downeast can be rented along with Seacliff for an additional fee if you have lots of family/guests.

Part of the allure of Machias is its obstinate resistance to giving up its local charm. Although you’ll find a large well-equipped grocery store, you won’t find a Wal-Mart. And while you’ll find a McDonald’s and a Dunkin Donuts, you won’t find a Chucky Cheese. There is a Rite-Aid, bank, several gas stations, and some great local family restaurants that you won’t want to miss!

From Seacliff, you can follow a winding dirt road that starts right after Seacliff and leads to idyllic views and a natural gravel bar that leads to Starboard Island. Although Starboard Island is privately owned, the walk on the bar is well worth the time. Also, located just a mile from Seacliff is one of the most unusual beaches anywhere, Jasper Beach. The multicolored pebbles of Jasper Beach paint an exquisite and rare coastline.

In addition, there are many day trip options in the area including: West Quoddy Head in Lubec Maine (45 minute drive from Seacliff) which is home to West Quoddy Head Light -- the only candy-striped lighthouse in the U.S.A., Campabello Island, Canada and East Quoddy Head (less than an hour from Seacliff) where you can take the International Bridge to Campabello Island, Canada and visit Franklin Delano Roosevelt’s summer “cottage.” And then there’s the world famous Acadia National Park and Mt Desert Island (two hours from Seacliff).

In order to make this a pleasant rental for all smoking is not allowed inside the cottage.


Keywords: Cottage, Ocean view, Private, Beach, water front, fishing, boating

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Property Type

      • Cottage

      Accommodation Type

          • Vacation Rental

          Meals

              • Guests Provide Their Own Meals

              Suitability

              • Non Smoking Only
              • Pets Considered:

                $100 non-refundable pet fee...moreless

              Bedrooms: 3 Bedrooms, Sleeps 10, Beds for 8-10

              • Bedroom 1: 1 queen

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              • Bedroom 2: 1 queen

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              • Bedroom 3: 1 queen

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              • Loft: 2 twin/ single

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              • Downeast Guest Cottage: 1 queen

                Additional cost for Guest cottage...moreless

              • Seacliff has three bedrooms--each with a queen size bed. There is also a small sleeping loft with two twin size mattresses. For an additional cost, a separate Guest Cottage, Downeast, is also available--it also has a queen size bed and bath. The Guest cottage cannot be rented separately. It can only be rented by those who are also renting Seacliff for overflow puposes. ...moreless

              Bathrooms: 1 Bathroom

              Entertainment

              • Books
              • CD Player
              • DVD Player
              • Games
              • Satellite / Cable:

                Direct TV...moreless

              • Video Library

              Attractions

                  • Restaurants

                  Local Services & Businesses

                  • ATM/Bank
                  • Groceries
                  • Hospital

                  Leisure Activities

                  • Boating
                  • Shelling
                  • Shopping
                  • Sight Seeing
                  • Wildlife Viewing

                  Location Type

                  • Ocean View
                  • Oceanfront
                  • Water View

                  Sports & Adventure Activities

                  • Cycling
                  • Fishing
                  • Golf
                  • Kayaking
                  • Mountain Biking
                  • Snorkeling/Diving
                  • Surfing
                  • Swimming

                  Dining

                  • Dining Area
                  • Seating for 8 people

                  General

                  • Clothes Dryer
                  • Hair Dryer
                  • Heating:

                    Monitor heating unit...moreless

                  • Iron & Board
                  • Linens Provided
                  • Parking Off Street
                  • Parking For RV/Boat/Trailer
                  • Telephone
                  • Towels Provided
                  • Washing Machine
                  • Wireless Internet
                  • Wood Fireplace
                  • Wood Stove:

                    Located in the Guest Cottage adjacent to Seacliff....moreless

                  Kitchen

                  • Coffee Maker:

                    Kuerig coffee maker...moreless

                  • Cooking Utensils
                  • Dishwasher
                  • Ice Maker
                  • Kitchen
                  • Microwave
                  • Oven
                  • Refrigerator
                  • Stove
                  • Toaster

                  Outside

                  • Deck / Patio
                  • Kayak / Canoe:

                    Kayaks and life vests available upon request...moreless

                  • Lawn / Garden
                  • Outdoor Grill

                  Payment Type

                  • Discover
                  • Mastercard
                  • Visa
                   

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                  Rental basis: Per property
                  Dates Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly * Event
                  May
                  May 16 - May 29, 2015
                  7 night min stay

                  $1,000
                  June, July, August
                  May 30 - Aug 29, 2015
                  7 night min stay

                  $1,100
                  September, October
                  Sep 5 - Oct 17, 2015
                  7 night min stay

                  $1,000

                  Additional information about rental rates

                  Fees:

                  • Pet Fee $100
                  • Refundable Damage Deposit $200
                  • Tax Rate 8%

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                  Last updated: 12/17/2014
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                  Photos

                  • Sunrise at Seacliff

                    Sunrise at Seacliff

                  • View from Seacliff's porch.

                    View from Seacliff's porch.

                  • Living room with fireplace

                    Living room with fireplace

                  • Master bedroom with view of the ocean

                    Master bedroom with view of the ocean

                  • View from the master bedroom

                    View from the master bedroom

                  • Bedroom 3

                    Bedroom 3

                  • Downeast kitchen and dining area

                    Downeast kitchen and dining area

                  • Downeast living area

                    Downeast living area

                  • Lobster w/ a view

                    Lobster w/ a view

                  • Grab your morning coffee and sit on the porch enjoying this beautiful view.

                    Grab your morning coffee and sit on the porch enjoying this beautiful view.

                  • Full kitchen

                    Full kitchen

                  • Master bedroom

                    Master bedroom

                  • Bedroom 2

                    Bedroom 2

                  • Downeast, cozy one room guest cottage

                    Downeast, cozy one room guest cottage

                  • Downeast bathroom

                    Downeast bathroom

                  • Curious where we are located?  Starboard Cove!

                    Curious where we are located? Starboard Cove!

                  VRBO #344669

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                  This listing was first published here in 2011.

                  Date last modified - Thursday, December 18, 2014

                  $1,000 - $1,100 per week (USD)
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                  3 Bedroom / 1 Bathroom
                  Sleeps 10

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                  Minimum stay: 7 nights
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                  Member since: 2011
                  Speaks: english
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                  • Calendar last updated: 12/17/2014
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