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Beach Glass: Charming Cozy Cottage on a Quiet Sorrento Lane

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Looking northeast, with the harbor behind the house

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  • Minimum stay:2 nights
  • Internet:Yes
  • Pets considered:Yes
  • Wheel chair accessible:No

Property description

BEACH GLASS

A charming cozy cottage on a quiet lane, with breathtaking vistas of Frenchman’s Bay as a backdrop. Enjoy your morning coffee/tea on the back deck watching the mist rise to reveal a spectacular sunny Sorrento Day. Take a short stroll to the Post Office or the front harbor to check on activities, enjoy the picturesque Maine wildflowers, or chat with neighbors. Slide a kayak down the back stairs to the pebble beach and you are off on your own private adventure.

You can nap on an Adirondack chair or read your favorite book, and then as the afternoon passes, you might walk next door and buy fresh lobsters for a true downeast feast! Simple hors d’oeuvres – just wine and cheese and crackers - become quite a delicacy relaxing on the back deck with friends, and watching a colorful sunset.

Acadia National Park is a 30-40 minute drive where you will discover hiking trails for all skill levels, the Jordan Pond House for lunch or perhaps afternoon tea and popovers, and carriage paths where you can explore the historical roots of the area. Bar Harbor provides many more “touristy” opportunities for a yummy pancake breakfast, shopping, whale watching, or catching one of the latest flicks with a simple dinner at “Reel Pizza.”

If you don’t want to travel that far, hop into your car for 15-20 minutes and climb Schoodic Mountain (one of our favorite hikes) and then relax and swim on a sandy beach upon your descent, and treat yourself to a refreshing dip of Gifford’s Homemade ice cream before returning home.

A rainy day might invite you to hunker down and read . . . or drive 15 miles to Ellsworth to browse for a new book at Mr. Paperback, hit the sales at LL Bean, explore the retired but really useful kitchen items at Rooster Brother’s Upstairs, or savor a special Euro dining experience at Cleonice or the Asian cuisine at Bangkok Thai and a host of other great restaurants in Ellsworth.


Keywords: Ocean front, kayak, water's edge, sea glass, lobster, golf, tennis, swimming

Why VRBO

Property Type

  • House
  • 1800 sq. ft.

Accommodation Type

  • Vacation Rental

Meals

  • Guests Provide Their Own Meals

Suitability

  • Non Smoking Only
  • Pets Considered:

    We love dogs but cats are problematic. Please ask before bringing any pets....moreless

  • Wheelchair Inaccessible

Bedrooms: 3 Bedrooms, Sleeps 6, Beds for 5-6

Bathrooms: 1 Bathroom, 1 Half Bathroom

Other Amenities

  • Bay window opens up dining room to the water.

Entertainment

  • Books
  • CD Player
  • DVD Player
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Television
  • Toys
  • Video Library

Attractions

  • Botanical Garden
  • Churches
  • Cinemas
  • Festivals
  • Library
  • Live Theater
  • Marina
  • Museums
  • Restaurants
  • Water Parks
  • Winery Tours
  • Zoo

Local Services & Businesses

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

Leisure Activities

  • Antiquing
  • Beachcombing
  • Bird Watching
  • Boating
  • Eco Tourism
  • Horseback Riding
  • Miniature Golf
  • Outlet Shopping
  • Photography
  • Scenic Drives
  • Shelling
  • Shopping
  • Sight Seeing
  • Walking
  • Whale Watching
  • Wildlife Viewing

Location Type

  • Beach View:

    Look over the deck and there is the beach....moreless

  • Beachfront:

    Just a few steps down to the water's edge...moreless

  • Ocean View:

    Have to walk a few minutes to the front harbor to see the bay that leads to the ocean....moreless

  • Oceanfront:

    We are in the bay that leads out to the ocean....moreless

  • Village
  • Water View:

    Feels like you are on a house boat without the rocking of the waves...moreless

  • Waterfront:

    Look out over the back bay....moreless

Sports & Adventure Activities

  • Cross Country Skiing
  • Cycling
  • Deepsea Fishing
  • Fishing
  • Freshwater Fishing
  • Golf
  • Golf Privileges Optional
  • Hiking
  • Hunting
  • Kayaking
  • Mountain Biking
  • Mountain Climbing
  • Pier Fishing
  • Rock Climbing
  • Sailing
  • Snorkeling
  • Snorkeling/Diving
  • Sound/Bay Fishing
  • Surf Fishing
  • Swimming
  • Tennis

Dining

  • Dining
  • Dining Area
  • Seating for 6 people

General

  • Air Conditioning:

    Open the windows...moreless

  • Broadband Access
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating
  • Internet
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided:

    Linens and Towels...moreless

  • Living Room
  • Parking
  • Parking Off Street:

    Park across from the house, room for 2 cars...moreless

  • Telephone
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine
  • Wireless Internet
  • Wood Stove

Kitchen

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

Outside

  • Deck / Patio
  • Golf:

    See link to Sorrento VIA or pay as you go...moreless

  • Lawn / Garden
  • Outdoor Grill

Pool / Spa

 

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Summer
Jul 1 - Aug 31
2 night min stay
$200
$1,400 $6,000

Discounts: 7 nights or more: $200 Nightly; 30 nights or more: $200 Nightly

My Standard Rate
2 night min stay
$200
$1,400 $6,000

Discounts: 7 nights or more: $200 Nightly; 30 nights or more: $200 Nightly

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

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Fees:

  • Refundable Damage Deposit $100
  • Taxes Not included

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Location

45 Miles
Nearest Airport
Bangor International
10 Miles
Nearest Barpub
Ellsworth
2 Miles
Nearest Golf
Blink Bonnie Golf Links
4 Miles
Nearest Motorway
U.S. 1
4 Miles
Nearest Restaurant
Chester Pikes
5 Metres
Nearest Beach
Shoreline

Car: Necessary

Croquet, Sailing, Pool, Tennis, and Golf are available through the Sorrento VIA (summer association) for an additional fee. See link.

 

Owner info

Year Purchased: 1986

About the owner: Kathy and I feel lucky for every minute we get to spend in our magical Maine location. We love the pure air, the ocean breezes and the intriguing coastline. Our lab Abbey loves to swim and chase tennis balls while we search for seaglass and beach stones, and she loves to go with us on our favorite mountain hikes just a few minutes from home.

Why the Owner Chose Sorrento:
My family has been summering in Sorrento since the 1890s. When this house came on the market we jumped at the chance to buy it and to continue the long tradition of living life as it should be...

The Unique Benefits at this House:
Short walk to the post office and front harbor. Step next door and buy fresh Maine lobsters from our neighbor. The golf course offers fantastic views of Acadia and the bay, plus there are many days when you can feel like the course is all yours to golf, stroll, and pick blueberries.


Contact us

Speaks: english
 

Photos

  • Looking northeast, with the harbor behind the house

    Looking northeast, with the harbor behind the house

  • Living room with stove

    Living room with stove

  • Dining room and kitchen

    Dining room and kitchen

  • Large bedroom

    Large bedroom

  • View out the master bedroom

    View out the master bedroom

  • Sorrento Public Library

    Sorrento Public Library

  • Dining room table with view of water

    Dining room table with view of water

  • Middle living-room with cable tv

    Middle living-room with cable tv

  • Master bedroom

    Master bedroom

  • Middle bedroom, single bed

    Middle bedroom, single bed

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  • Quiet place to read

    Quiet place to read

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  • Bedrooms
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  • Bathrooms
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  • Property type
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