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Tranquility on Penobscot Bay Private Retreat: Welcome Guests from French's Point

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  • Minimum stay:4-7 nights
  • Internet:Yes
  • Pets considered:Yes
  • Wheel chair accessible:No

Stockton Springs house description

Off the beaten path nestled within a mature landscape lies The Fort Point Cove Cottage. Sweeping views of Penobscot Bay along with glimmering peaks of Blue Hill Mountain reveal spectacular sunrises and sunsets from this bright open footprint. Rocking chairs on a covered porch, Adirondack chairs on an open deck, water views from nearly every room will enhance your Maine vacation. Treat yourself to time in a tranquil vacation retreat that is private and charismatic, yet close to all the attractions that make mid-coast Maine renowned........Life is Good!

This cottage features 2 full bedrooms with a 3rd open loft bedroom; vaulted ceilings with an open great room below. The center of the home houses a grand open brick fireplace with wood burning stove to keep you warm on those cool summer nights. Galley kitchen fully stocked along with a Keurig coffee maker that provides everyone's favorite brew. Poll barn to park your camper or boat.

Area Attractions: Stockton Springs houses its own lighthouse located in nearby Fort Point State Park, has its own local beaches and is centrally located along the coast -- 40 miles to Acadia National Park, Bar Harbor, Mt. Desert Island, and Stonnington; 30 miles to Bangor, Bluehill, Ellsworth, Islesboro and the popular destination of Camden Hills noted for its quant shopping village and where mountain meets sea; 40 miles south to the Rockland/Rockport area and Thomaston where you can shop at the Maine State Prison Store featuring its beautiful wood furniture and crafts handmade by the inmates. We are just a hop and a skip to Bucksport featuring Fort Knox and the beautiful Penobscot Narrows Bridge, Winterport for its quaint village with its winery and brewery, Searsport with its 8 miles of antique shopping while featuring 'Museum in the Streets' with its Maritime Museum and nearby Moose Point State Park and Belfast for its quaint shops, galleries and co-op. We are 70 miles north of Boothbay Harbor and Wiscasset; 95 miles north of Freeport. Wiscasset is the home of Maine's voted best lobster roll at 'Red's Eats' and Freeport houses LL Bean -- two must stops on your way up the coast! Finally, for the adventurous at heart, DownEast Maine encompasses a rugged coastline and blueberry barrens. Points of interest include Rogue Bluffs State Park and Machias 85 miles north of Stockton Springs and Eastport, Lubec and Campobello Island, NB Canada are 120 miles north. West Quoddy Head Lighthouse in Lubec, Maine is the easternmost point of the contiguous United States and the closest point to Europe from a point in the fifty States. Head Harbour Lighthouse (East Quoddy) on Campobello Island, NB overlooks Quoddy Narrows, a strait between Canada and the United States. Campobello Island is noted for its beautiful Roosevelt Campobello International Park which serves as a memorial to FDR and a symbol of cooperation between Canada and the U.S. The Park houses the Roosevelt Family Summer Cottage along with eight miles of trails leading along rugged shoreline, bogs, and forests. Make sure to bring your passport.

Property Type

  • House
  • 1900 sq. ft.

Accommodation Type

      • Vacation Rental

      Meals

          • Guests Provide Their Own Meals

          Suitability

          • Long-Term Renters Welcome
          • Minimum Age Limit For Renters:

            25...moreless

          • Children Welcome:

            Consider safety issues for open loft with half wall....moreless

          • Non Smoking Only
          • Pets Considered
          • Wheelchair Inaccessible

          Bedrooms: 3 Bedrooms, Sleeps 8, Beds for 6-8

          • Bedroom 1: 1 queen

            Master bedroom can accommodate luxury queen air mattress....moreless

          • Bedroom 2: 2 twin/ single

            The 2 twins can be converted into king size bed....moreless

          • Bedroom 3: 2 twin/ single

            Loft Bedroom/Library: Daybed with pullout trundle bed...moreless

          • Master bedroom is large enough to accommodate 2 queens; therefore, it is practical to place the luxury queen size air mattress in the master bedroom....moreless

          Bathrooms: 2 Bathrooms, 1 Half Bathroom

          Entertainment

          • Books
          • DVD Player
          • Games
          • Music Library
          • Satellite / Cable:

            Time Warner HD cable...moreless

          • Stereo
          • Television:

            60 inch with surround sound...moreless

          • Video Library

          Theme

          • Adventure
          • Away From It All
          • Family
          • Historic
          • Romantic
          • Rustic
          • Sports & Activities
          • Tourist Attractions

          Attractions

          • Autumn Foliage
          • Bay/Sound
          • Churches
          • Cinemas
          • Festivals
          • Forests
          • Library
          • Marina
          • Museums
          • Recreation Center
          • Restaurants
          • Winery Tours

          Local Services & Businesses

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

          Leisure Activities

          • Antiquing
          • Beachcombing
          • Bird Watching
          • Eco Tourism
          • Gambling Casinos
          • Horseback Riding
          • Photography
          • Scenic Drives
          • Sight Seeing
          • Walking
          • Whale Watching

          Location Type

          • Mountain View
          • Near The Ocean:

            Penobscot Bay...moreless

          • Ocean View
          • Rural
          • Town
          • Village
          • Water View
          • Waterfront
          • Waterfront

          Sports & Adventure Activities

          • Cycling
          • Deepsea Fishing
          • Equestrian Events
          • Fishing
          • Fly Fishing
          • Freshwater Fishing
          • Golf
          • Hiking
          • Hunting
          • Hunting Small Game
          • Pier Fishing
          • Sailing
          • Skiing
          • Sound/Bay Fishing
          • Surf Fishing
          • Swimming

          Dining

          • Dining Area
          • Seating for 6 people

          General

          • Clothes Dryer
          • Fireplace
          • Garage
          • Hair Dryer
          • Heating
          • Internet:

            Wireless...moreless

          • Iron & Board
          • Linens Provided
          • Living Room:

            Water views...moreless

          • Parking:

            Plenty of off street parking with room for your boat or 4 wheeler....moreless

          • Towels Provided:

            Beach towels NOT included...moreless

          • Washing Machine
          • Wood Stove

          Kitchen

          • Oven
          • Refrigerator
          • Stove:

            Electric ceramic top...moreless

          • Toaster

          Outside

          • Deck / Patio
          • Lawn / Garden
          • Outdoor Grill:

            New gas grill ...moreless

          • Porch / Veranda
           

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          Rental basis: Per property
          Dates Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly * Event
          Leaf Peeper
          Sep 8 - Nov 3, 2014
          4 night min stay
          $200
          $900 $2,500
          My Standard Rate
          7 night min stay

          $1,300
          * Approximate Monthly rates, actual rate will depend on the days of the month you stay

          Additional information about rental rates

          Fees and Rental Conditions:

          • Per person over 4 guests $15
          • Property Damage Protection $49
          • Linen $75
          • Cleaning $75
          • Pet Fee $100
          • Taxes Included

          Notes:

          For parties more than 4 guests, there will be an additional $25.00 fee p/p or $50.00 fee applied for the use of the luxury queen size air mattress. Maximum occupancy is 8 people.

          Wedding guests at French's Point are welcome.

          Long-Term Winter Rental: available from Nov/1 - May/30 call owner for details.


          Cancellation policy:

          100% refund if canceled at least 90 days before arrival date.


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          Last updated: 09/21/2014
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          Location

          35 Miles
          Nearest Airport
          Bangor International
          20 Miles
          Nearest Ferry
          Islesboro
          5 Miles
          Nearest Golf
          Bucksport Gulf Club; Searsport Pines Gulf Course
          10 Miles
          Nearest Train
          Belfast
          1 Miles
          Nearest Motorway
          US coastal route 1
          1 Miles
          Nearest Restaurant
          Good Kettle Cafe; Just Barbs Restaurant
          20 Miles
          Nearest Ski
          Camden Hills
          2 Miles
          Nearest Beach
          Sandy Point Beach

          Car: Necessary

          Centrally located to major points of interest: Acadia National Park, Ellsworth, Blue Hill, Deer Isle, Stonnington, Bucksport, Bangor, Searsport, Belfast, Duck Trap, Lincolnville, Isleboro, Camden and Rockland/Rockport.

          No doubt that summer is fantastic in the midcoast and Stockton Springs/Searsport is conveniently located so you can enjoy a wealth of events within a stone’s throw of away… Just a small sampling include:

          1. Maine's Lobster Festival in Rockland (7/30 - 8/3/2014).

          2. Camden’s Windjammer Days (8/29 - 8/31/2014).

          3. Maine's Celtic Celebration in Belfast (7/18 - 7/20/2014).

          4. Bucksport’s Bay Festival (7/25 - 7/26/2014).

          5. Bangor’s American Music Festival (8/22 - 8/24/2014).

          6. Machias Blueberry Festival (8/15 -8/17/2014).

          7. Searsport's Fling into Fall Festival on Columbus Day Weekend.

          Let’s not forget our four season climate… Spring offers budding trees, blooming flowers and fresh maple syrup, Fall is filled with the vibrant changing colors of our abundant hardwood trees and the best time to enjoy fresh apple cider, Winter offers snowshoeing and crosscountry skiing at Sears Island and many of the area parks, with downhill skiing nearby at the Camden Snowbowl and Herman Mountain. Many of the Carriage Paths at Acadia National Park are also open for crosscountry skiing or snowshoeing.

           

          Owner info

          Year Purchased: 2012

          About the owner: My husband and I grew up and reside in Bucks County Pennsylvania. We have been vacationing in Maine for over 15 years and have established close ties and friendship to its people. I am a registered nurse working as a research coordinator for a large cardiology practice in Philadelphia. My husband is a machinist.

          Why the Owner Chose Stockton Springs:
          I cannot express the openness and peacefulness one experiences while staying in the Fort Point Cove Cottage. Stockton Springs houses its own lighthouse located in nearby Fort Point State Park, has its own local beaches and is centrally located along the coast: 40 miles to Ellsworth, Acadia National Park, Bar Harbor, Blue Hill and Rockland/Rockport area; 25 miles to Bangor and Camden Hills; and just a hop and a skip to Belfast, known for its wonderful shops and restaurants, Bucksport featuring Fort Knox and the beautiful Penobscot Narrows Bridge, Winterport for its brewery and winery and Searsport with its 8 miles of antique shopping, its Maritime Museum and Moose Point State Park.

          The Unique Benefits at this House:
          No doubt that summer is fantastic in the midcoast and the Stockton Springs/Searsport area is conveniently located so you can enjoy a wealth of events within a stone’s throw of away… Just a small sampling include: 1. Maine's Lobster Festival in Rockland (7/30 - 8/3/2014). 2. Camden’s Windjammer Days (8/29 - 8/31/2014). 3. Maine's Celtic Celebration in Belfast (7/18 - 7/20/2014). 4. Bucksport’s Bay Festival (7/25 - 7/26/2014). 5. Bangor’s American Music Festival (8/22 - 8/24/2014). 6. Machias Blueberry Festival (8/15 -8/17/2014). 7. Blue Hill Fair where E.B. White was inspired to write 'Charlotte's Web' on Labor Day Weekend. 8. Searsport's Fling into Fall Festival on Columbus Day Weekend. Let’s not forget our four season climate… Spring offers budding trees, blooming flowers and fresh maple syrup, Fall is filled with the vibrant changing colors of our abundant hardwood trees and the best time to enjoy fresh apple cider, Winter offers snowshoeing and crosscountry skiing at Sears Island and many of the area parks, with downhill skiing nearby at the Camden Snowbowl and Herman Mountain. Many of the Carriage Paths at Acadia National Park are also open for crosscountry skiing or snowshoeing.


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          Photos

          • The Fort Point Cove Cottage

            The Fort Point Cove Cottage

          • Front entrance

            Front entrance

          • Maine Blueberry Pickers: Sweet, delicious, fresh blueberries right off the deck.

            Maine Blueberry Pickers: Sweet, delicious, fresh blueberries right off the deck.

          • Galley Kitchen

            Galley Kitchen

          • View of great room from open loft - comfortable seating to enjoy large screen TV

            View of great room from open loft - comfortable seating to enjoy large screen TV

          • 60 inch HD surround sound entertainment

            60 inch HD surround sound entertainment

          • Open loft-library bedroom

            Open loft-library bedroom

          • Master Bedroom

            Master Bedroom

          • Guest bedroom shown with 2 twin beds

            Guest bedroom shown with 2 twin beds

          • Cottage view of Blue Hill Mountain and Penobscot Bay

            Cottage view of Blue Hill Mountain and Penobscot Bay

          • Sandy Point Beach with dock pilings....courtesy of Leslie Green Photography.

            Sandy Point Beach with dock pilings....courtesy of Leslie Green Photography.

          • Fort Point State Park

            Fort Point State Park

          • Welcome to Fort Point Cove....Life is Good!

            Welcome to Fort Point Cove....Life is Good!

          • Panoramic views of Penobscot Bay and the Cove from the new screened in porch.

            Panoramic views of Penobscot Bay and the Cove from the new screened in porch.

          • Back Deck with view of Fort Point Cove.

            Back Deck with view of Fort Point Cove.

          • Dinning Room

            Dinning Room

          • Wood burning stove to keep you warm at night.

            Wood burning stove to keep you warm at night.

          • Loft bedroom / Library with Daybed.

            Loft bedroom / Library with Daybed.

          • European vanity in master bedroom

            European vanity in master bedroom

          • Master bedroom shown with 2 queen size beds

            Master bedroom shown with 2 queen size beds

          • Guest bedroom with twins made into king size bed

            Guest bedroom with twins made into king size bed

          • Sandy Point Beach with view of Penobscot Narrows Bridge

            Sandy Point Beach with view of Penobscot Narrows Bridge

          • Fort Point Lighthouse in Fort Point State Park

            Fort Point Lighthouse in Fort Point State Park

          • Stockton Springs Harbor

            Stockton Springs Harbor

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          3 Bedroom / 2.5 Bathroom
          Sleeps 8

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          Speaks: english
          • Calendar last updated 09/21/2014
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