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Tranquility on Penobscot Bay Private Retreat: Book October 2015 for $$$ Discount

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  • Minimum stay:3-7 nights
  • Internet:Yes
  • Pets considered:Yes
  • Wheel chair accessible:No

Property 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, all furnished with new high quality luxury mattresses. 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.

Why VRBO

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:

    Additional pet fee. Guest pets must be up to date with vaccinations and use flea/tick preventative. Guest pets are not permitted to be left in home unattended unless crated....moreless

  • Wheelchair Inaccessible

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

  • Bedroom 1: 1 king, 1 twin/ single, 1 child bed

    Master bedroom can accommodate 2 adults with children....moreless

  • Bedroom 2: 2 twin/ single

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

  • Bedroom 3: 1 queen

    Open loft bedroom/library with queen size bed....moreless

  • Master bedroom is large enough to accommodate small family with king size bed and twin daybed with pullout trundle. For large parties, cottage can accommodate 2 additional people with luxury queen air mattress situated downstairs in living room area. ...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
  • Mountain Biking
  • Mountain Climbing
  • 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
 

Reviews

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Rental basis: Per property
Dates Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly * Event
Maine's Best Kept Secret
Aug 30 - Sep 20, 2015
3 night min stay
$225 $250
Thu, Fri, Sat, Sun
$1,175

Discounts: 7 nights or more: $168 Nightly


Rates are based on 4 guests; add $5 per night, per additional guest

Leaf Peeper
Sep 21 - Oct 31, 2015
3 night min stay
$210 $225
Thu, Fri, Sat, Sun
$1,075

Discounts: 7 nights or more: $154 Nightly


Rates are based on 4 guests; add $5 per night, per additional guest

Spring
May 15 - Jun 4, 2016
3 night min stay
$210 $225
Thu, Fri, Sat, Sun
$1,075

Discounts: 7 nights or more: $154 Nightly


Rates are based on 4 guests; add $5 per night, per additional guest

The Wedding Month
Jun 5 - Jun 25, 2016
4 night min stay
$250
$1,275

Discounts: 7 nights or more: $182 Nightly


Rates are based on 4 guests; add $5 per night, per additional guest

Summer
Jun 26 - Sep 10, 2016
7 night min stay

$1,575

Changeover Day: Sunday


Discounts: 7 nights or more: $225 Nightly


Rates are based on 4 guests; add $5 per night, per additional guest

Leaf Peeper 2016
Sep 11 - Oct 31, 2016
4 night min stay
$225 $250
Fri, Sat
$1,275

Discounts: 7 nights or more: $155 Nightly - Weekend Nights excluded


Rates are based on 4 guests; add $5 per night, per additional guest

My Standard Rate
4 night min stay
$200
$1,000

Discounts: 7 nights or more: $143 Nightly


Rates are based on 4 guests; add $5 per night, per additional guest


Additional information about rental rates

Fees and Rental Conditions:

  • Per person over 4 guests $5 + tax
  • Cleaning / Linen $100 + tax
  • Property Damage Protection $59
  • Pet Fee $100 + tax
  • Tax Rate 8%

Notes:

For parties more than 4 guests, there will be an additional $5.00 fee per person each night or a $50.00 fee applied for the use of the luxury queen size air mattress. Maximum occupancy is 8 - 10 people.

Wedding guests at French's Point are welcome.

Long-Term Winter Rental: available from October 18 to May 18......call owner for details.


Cancellation policy:

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


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Location

35 Miles
Nearest Airport
Bangor International
5 Miles
Nearest Barpub
Searsport
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 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 7/29 - 8/2/2015.

2. Camden’s Windjammer Days 9/4 - 9/6/2015.

3. Maine's Celtic Celebration in Belfast 7/17 - 7/19/2015.

4. Belfast's Art's in the Park 7/11 - 7/12/2015.

5. North Atlantic Blues Festival in Rockland 7/11 - 7/12/2015.

6. Bucksport’s Bay Festival 7/24 - 7/25/2015.

7. Belfast Harbor Fest 8/14 - 8/16/2015.

8. Bangor’s American Music Festival 8/28 - 8/30/2015.

9. Machias Blueberry Festival 8/14 -8/15/2015.

10. Blue Hill Fair where E.B. White was inspired to write 'Charlotte's Web' on Labor Day Weekend.

11. Fiber College at Searsport Campground 9/9 - 9/13/2015.

12. Common Ground Country Fair in Unity 9/25 - 9/27/2015.

13. 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 7/29 - 8/2/2015. 2. Camden’s Windjammer Days 9/4 - 9/6/2015. 3. Maine's Celtic Celebration in Belfast 7/17 - 7/19/2015. 4. Belfast's Art's in the Park 7/11 - 7/12/2015. 5. North Atlantic Blues Festival in Rockland 7/11 - 7/12/2015. 6. Bucksport’s Bay Festival 7/24 - 7/25/2015. 7. Belfast Harbor Fest 8/14 - 8/16/2015. 8. Bangor’s American Music Festival 8/28 - 8/30/2015. 9. Machias Blueberry Festival 8/14 -8/15/2015. 10. Blue Hill Fair where E.B. White was inspired to write 'Charlotte's Web' on Labor Day Weekend. 11. Fiber College at Searsport Campground 9/9 - 9/13/2015. 12. Common Ground Country Fair in Unity 9/25 - 9/27/2015. 13. 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

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

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

  • Back Deck with view of Fort Point Cove.

    Back Deck with view of Fort Point Cove.

  • 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

  • Wood burning stove to keep you warm at night.

    Wood burning stove to keep you warm at night.

  • Dinning Room

    Dinning Room

  • The Lighthouse Master Suite perfect for family with small children.

    The Lighthouse Master Suite perfect for family with small children.

  • European vanity in master suite.

    European vanity in master suite.

  • The Keeper's Loft with queen size bed.

    The Keeper's Loft with queen 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.

  • Windjammer - Victory Chimes - on Penobscot Bay.

    Windjammer - Victory Chimes - on Penobscot Bay.

  • Front entrance

    Front entrance

  • 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.

  • Cottage view of Blue Hill Mountain and Penobscot Bay.

    Cottage view of Blue Hill Mountain and Penobscot Bay.

  • 60 inch HD surround sound entertainment

    60 inch HD surround sound entertainment

  • Galley Kitchen

    Galley Kitchen

  • All the lobster you can eat from Shute's Seafood right up the street.

    All the lobster you can eat from Shute's Seafood right up the street.

  • The Lighthouse Master Suite with king size bed and twin daybed with twin trundle

    The Lighthouse Master Suite with king size bed and twin daybed with twin trundle

  • The Keeper's Guest Room shown with 2 twin beds that can be converted into king.

    The Keeper's Guest Room shown with 2 twin beds that can be converted into king.

  • Winter Moon

    Winter Moon

  • 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

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  • Bedrooms
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  • Bathrooms
    2.5
  • Property type
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Member since: 2012
Speaks: english
  • Response time Within an hour
  • Response rate 100%
  • Calendar last updated 08/23/2015
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