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New 2 Bedroom Ocean Front Cottage | Private | Wildlife | Kayak | Acadia

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New home built in 2007 on a tidal cove of the West Bay, 250 feet of Oceanfront.

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Last updated: 05/26/2015
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  • Minimum stay:7 nights
  • Internet:Yes
  • Pets considered:Yes
  • Wheel chair accessible:N/A

Property description

Cherry Dip Cottage – a new multi-level cottage style vacation home. On a tidal cove of the West Bay on the Schoodic Peninsula. Our home offers all the warmth and charm of a Down East Maine seaside home. Leather couches and chairs in the main living room area and a flat screen TV. Bring your Kayaks as we have a staircase directly down to the water. Cherry Dip Cottage is pet friendly woopee!

We rent Saturday-Saturday, 7 nights.

We sold out all 17 weeks in 2014 so book now for 2015.

We have top of the line Bosch appliances for cooking for all you foodies. Bring your laptops and iPads as we have high speed Internet access and WiFi. The warm wood finishes and stone throughout the home generate a soft relaxing sensation. Watch eagles and abundant wildlife from the large windows that surround the front of the home. For the nature lover, walk among the tall pine and fir trees that surround our 2 acre lot.

The Cherry Dip Cottage is 12 minutes to the Schoodic section of Acadia National Park and 15 minutes to downtown Winter Harbor and the Grindstone Neck golf course.

Whats Nearby:
• Darthia Organic Farm
• Winter Harbor Co-op
• IGA Grocery
• Grindstone Golf Club
• 5 & 10 Winter Harbor
• Fisherman's Tavern
• Dorcas Public Library
• Chester Pikes Restaurant -voted top restaurant in Maine.
• Milbridge 10 miles.
• Hannaford
• 44 North Restaurant
• 2 Banks & Movie Theater
• Drug Store
• Family Dollar
• Milbridge Restaurant
• Matthews Country Store
• Joshy's Drive up Food
• Vet
• Mexican Restaurant
• Winter Harbor 10 miles
• Chase's Family Restaurant
• Nautica Pub

So quiet and peaceful.

Guest: Sabrina & Michael
Date of Stay: 09/15/13 Review Submitted: 10/1/13

We had a great time – the house was well equipped, comfortable and clean. The area is so quiet and relaxing. It was a truly restful vacation experience. We saw eagles and seals while kayaking in West Harbor. We really enjoyed biking and hiking the Schoodic Peninsula.

Recommended for: Couples, Sightseeing Acadia National Park, Kayake, Relaxing, Privacy

We had a nice week at this house.

Guest: Cindy M.
Date of Stay: 07/26/13 Review Submitted: 8/1/13

We had a nice week at this new house overlooking Gouldsboro Bay (I think). Nice easy kayak launch down the hill from the house. Lots of nearby hiking and sights. Schoodic point (part of Acadia) is nearby, but the bigger park on My Dessert is about 1 hour south. There is a nice private beach in nearby Corea. Be aware that the stairs in the house are steep and creaky. Aside from that, great house. BONUS that it's the only house visible from the street. Very private.

Recommended for: Couples, Families, Traveling with a Dog.

Our stay in Matt and Nicole's cottage was fantastic.

Guest: Daniel R.
Date of Stay: 06/4/13 Review Submitted: 6/25/13

Our stay in Matt and Nicole's cottage was fantastic. It's a gorgeous piece of property with a very secluded feel. It doesn't have the vast ocean views but was still extremely peaceful. The house was beautiful, cozy, and very well stocked. You really feel like it's your vacation home and not some bare-bones rental. We really only had to buy perishable food— even the pantry was fully stocked. They did a great job making us feel at home with notes on how to use everything in the home and where the best local places are. It's a little bit of a drive to Acadia and Bar Harbor but it was nice to be away from the tourist scene and Ellsworth is close enough to make trips to get food and supplies. We would definitely stay again and recommend this to anyone who's interested in a nice getaway.

Recommended for: Families, Friends, Couples

Beautiful home

Guest: sensei (chicago)
Date of Stay: 06/30/12 Review Submitted: 11/25/12

We loved staying in this home. It was away from everything, yet close enough to be in Acadia within minutes. After driving through Bar Harbor, we were happy to be away from crowds. Each morning we had breakfast outside, facing the water. Each night the bullfrogs sang us to sleep. The only people we saw all week were paddling by.The kids loved swinging in the hammock and exploring the property. The house was well stocked with everything and was spotless. We have stayed in rental houses throughout the country and none have been as well stocked as this one. We loved the wall of windows in the living room and seeing the moon reflecting over the water. I would definitely recommend this home to anyone who wants seclusion and who would like to enjoy nature. It is a beautiful, comfortable home.

Recommended for: Families with young children, sightseeing, families with teenagers, adventure seekers, romantic getaway.

Truly the way life should be

Guest: happy traveler (New Boston, PA)
Date of Stay: 09/29/12 Review Submitted: 10/09/12

My husband and myself along with our two four legged babies really enjoyed our week here. The cottage is everything described and then some. It was so comfortable, we didn't feel a need to go anywhere! Beautiful spot, secluded. Bald eagles in the cove viewed from the windows. The dogs had a blast as well. Thank you for the shopping tips. We've always gone into Ellsworth, never realized Milbridge was so much closer. Guidebook came in handy for that and we got the last bit of clams before state shut down for fresh water runoff due to the rain. We love this part of Maine and would definately rent here again.

Recommended for: Girls getaway, pet owners, families with young children, sightseeing, age 55+, families with teenagers, adventure seekers, romantic getaway.
Beautiful, Comfortable Isolation

Guest: Marybeth (Boston, MA)
Date of Stay: 07/07/12 Review Submitted: 07/19/12

Your vacation home is wonderful. It is thoughtfully designed (the living room feels like a tree house!) and very well-stocked (even doggy towels) making for a relaxing vacation. The isolation is so peaceful especially from the hammock by the water. We went to Schoodic most days, especially after the one time we ventured into the main park. Schoodic was never crowded, easy to bike, and the views were dramatic. Your home allowed us to have the laid-back vacation of our dreams in absolute comfort. Thank you!

Recommended for: Pet owners, families with teenagers, adventure seekers, romantic getaway.

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Property Type

  • House
  • 1800 sq. ft.

Accommodation Type

  • Vacation Rental

Meals

  • Guests Provide Their Own Meals

Suitability

  • Children Welcome
  • Limited Accessibility
  • Non Smoking Only
  • Pets Considered:

    Yes dogs are allowed. Up to 2 dogs. NO cats....moreless

Bedrooms: 2 Bedrooms, Sleeps 6, Beds for 4-6

  • Guest Bedroom: 2 twin/ single

    ...moreless

  • Master Bedroom: 1 king

    2 queens side-by-side, one mattress cover. ...moreless

  • Both bedrooms are on the 2nd floor. There is a full bathroom on the 2nd floor with a jacuzzi tube. There is a full shower in the first floor full bathroom....moreless

Bathrooms: 2 Bathrooms

Entertainment

  • Books:

    Over 1,000 books in the library area....moreless

  • DVD Player
  • Video Library

Theme

  • Adventure
  • Away From It All
  • Family

Attractions

  • Autumn Foliage
  • Bay/Sound
  • Churches
  • Cinemas
  • Coin Laundry
  • Forests
  • Library
  • Marina
  • Museums
  • Playground
  • Pond
  • Recreation Center
  • Restaurants
  • Winery Tours

Local Services & Businesses

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

Leisure Activities

  • Antiquing
  • Bird Watching
  • Eco Tourism
  • Photography
  • Scenic Drives
  • Sight Seeing
  • Walking
  • Whale Watching

Location Type

  • Oceanfront:

    Tidal water. 250 feet of oceanfront access....moreless

Sports & Adventure Activities

  • Cycling
  • Deepsea Fishing
  • Fishing
  • Fly Fishing
  • Freshwater Fishing
  • Golf
  • Hiking
  • Hunting
  • Mountain Biking
  • Pier Fishing
  • Sailing
  • Sound/Bay Fishing
  • Swimming

Dining

  • Dining Area
  • Seating for 6 people

General

  • Clothes Dryer
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating:

    Rinai heater in the kitchen area....moreless

  • Internet:

    High Speed, 16MB download, WiFi...moreless

  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room
  • Parking
  • Telephone:

    Free calls....moreless

  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine
  • Wood Stove:

    Only available from October 1-November 1....moreless

Kitchen

  • Coffee Maker
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Kitchen
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Pantry Items
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove
  • Toaster

Outside

  • Lawn / Garden
  • Outdoor Grill
 

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Rental basis: Per property
Dates Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly * Event
Early Summer
Jun 27 - Jul 24, 2015
7 night min stay

$895

Changeover Day: Saturday

Summer
Jul 25 - Sep 4, 2015
7 night min stay

$1,095

Changeover Day: Saturday

Fall
Sep 5 - Oct 31, 2015
7 night min stay

$795

Changeover Day: Saturday


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  • Property Damage Protection $59
  • Tax Rate 8%

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Last updated: 05/26/2015
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Location

30 Miles
Nearest Airport
Bar Harbor
10 Miles
Nearest Barpub
44 North
13 Miles
Nearest Golf
Grindstone
1 Miles
Nearest Motorway
Rt. 1
5 Miles
Nearest Restaurant
Chester Pikes
30 Miles
Nearest Beach
Sand Beach

Car: Necessary

The Cherry Dip Cottage is 12 minutes to the Schoodic section of Acadia National Park and 15 minutes to downtown Winter Harbor and the Grindstone Neck golf course. If you have any questions please give us a call or email us.

 

Owner info

Year Purchased: 2007

About the owner: Welcome to Cherry Dip Cottage. We are both avid golfers, kayaker's and dog lovers.

Why the Owner Chose Gouldsboro:
Cherry Dip Cottage – a new multi-level cottage style vacation home on the West Bay. Our home offers all the warmth and charm of a Down East Maine seaside home. Bring your Kayaks as we have a staircase directly down to the water. Cherry Dip Cottage is pet friendly woopee! Dogs only no cats.

The Unique Benefits at this House:
Very private and great place for family outings. Walk right down to the waters edge. Watch the Eagles fly over the house and soar down the tidal cove.


Contact us

Speaks: english

Links to more information:

 

Photos

  • New home built in 2007 on a tidal cove of the West Bay, 250 feet of Oceanfront.

    New home built in 2007 on a tidal cove of the West Bay, 250 feet of Oceanfront.

  • Living room looks down towards the water. 2 couches and 1 love seat.

    Living room looks down towards the water. 2 couches and 1 love seat.

  • This is the view and access to the water from the staircase down to the water.

    This is the view and access to the water from the staircase down to the water.

  • View of the tidal cove steps from the house. Great place to sit, take in nature

    View of the tidal cove steps from the house. Great place to sit, take in nature

  • View of the 1st floor.

    View of the 1st floor.

  • Bathroom 1 has full shower.

    Bathroom 1 has full shower.

  • Front of the house. Wild flowers in multiple garden beds around the house.

    Front of the house. Wild flowers in multiple garden beds around the house.

  • Front of house.

    Front of house.

  • Staircase to the 2 bedrooms, home is green with natural wood throughout.

    Staircase to the 2 bedrooms, home is green with natural wood throughout.

  • Staircase to the water. Water here is at low tide.

    Staircase to the water. Water here is at low tide.

  • Kitchen

    Kitchen

  • Kayaking in the tidal cove at high tide.

    Kayaking in the tidal cove at high tide.

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Minimum stay: 7 nights
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