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Comfortable Maine cottage with fireplace/ screened in porch, within walking distance or drive to lighthouse , spectacular shots of crimson sunsets , catch a glimpse of seals frolicking on rocks. Open space cottage with two bedrooms with a real get away feeling. Bedrooms include one queen and the other two twin beds. Galley kitchen supplied with amenities, frig, stove, coffee pot, blender, toaster.Enjoy the screened in porch rocking on the glider or reading on the sofa. Sit on front deck and watch the boats sail by. Also include iron, hairdryer, beach chairs and picnic basket. Vintage garden of Daylillies, Hostas and Astilbies, Roses Transform the yard into a palette of color. Entrance to cottage is two steps up from the paved driveway. Inside includes kitchen table and chairs, local phone, radio. Bathroom has a bathtub, sink, soap, towels. Gas grill is included, plenty of outdoor seating. Hardy Boat Cruises: See Maine by sea and smell the salt air and cool breeze on your face. Puffin Watch, Seal Watch and Sunset Light House Cruiseand Great day-trip to Monhegan Island is a must on this visit to the Maine coast. Wear comfortable foot gear. and enjoy lunch or dinner at Shaw's Restaurant on the pier at New Harbor when you return back to shore. On Monhegan Island bring a picnic, back pack in closet for hikers, Hike to cliffs on far side of Island. Artist galleries open by chance in village. Lighthouse Museum interesting and worth poking around to see local lore of the sea. You can buy pizza/drink on Island. In May/September Bird Migration Is TOPS! Bring Binoculars,trail guides provided by Hardy Boat, wear good walking shoes paths only no paved roads....a throw back in time....On a trip last summer one renter saw whales, porpoises, seals, variety of birds and was especially delighted with trip.
Fort William Henry: Fabulous must see spot....for the historian in you of colonial life in Northern New England.Early settlement provided Cod for Europeans in 1600's made this an important British claim. Museum is rich with artifacts and short 15 minute movie of Pemaquid settlement. Fort sports a self guided tour of settlement gives an idea of how daily life was conducted. Monday night Historical Lectures Series, Special events and lantern tours. Pirate Dixie Bull once raided the settlement, hurricane sunk the Angel Gabriel, Native Americans/French traded and fought with British.
Maine TV crews had been filming Maine Archeologist at dig this past summer Archeologists still working at the dig. Picnic basket, blanket and a bottle of wine included at cottage. Handicap accessible with picnic benches and panoramic view of Pemaquid Harbor. Order a lunch from Riley's Market at the Deli section or from The Cupboard Restaurant on the Huddle Road.
Pemaquid Beach: Love this cresent shaped beach with fine views of John's Bay and Islands. Relax, walk and collect shells....Fine white sand, excellent for making sand castles or burying your feet. Snack bar is a must. French fries and a cold drink make it heaven. Fall asleep under an umbrella, listening to the waves. Feeling adventurous? Rent a boogie board and ride the waves if the surf is up. Beach-comb for treasures. Hot showers till 5. Special concerts, fireworks, yoga in the mornings . Park is open till sunset. Minimum fee to enter. Plenty of parking beach lovers delight!
Keywords: Pemaquid Point Cottage overlooking John's Bay includes inviting and restful screened in porch, comfy beds, enjoy the glowing embers of the fire in the evening, smells and sounds of the nearby sea and the local cuisine.
screened in porch with glider, comfortable couch to sleep on,
Beach umbrella, blanket, beach chairs, picnic basket, fishing pole and tackle box, binoculars and bird book, bird feeders, clothesline rope and pins available wicker lawn chairs by garden.
Good lighting for reading.
Bring favorite cassette tapes for available stereo
Kitchen table ...gateleg table which opens to feed eight people or big enough to lay out your canvas to dry
Loop Road one mile walk from front door of cottage...breathtaking views, sunsets and moon rises, or Seagull Shop for Blueberry Muffin/coffee, Lighthouse Tower open Weds. and Sundays to public
Cards, umbrella, crab a nator in closet.
Smoking allowed only outdoors....moreless
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Spring GETAWAY...Retreat/Romantic Hideaway Pemaquid Point Peninsula nearby roaring surf with walks around point.... Stroll to Pemaquid Lighthouse to make sure the light is on or visit it during the day and climb the spiral staircase to top. Out of this world sunsets, , Fort William Henry historic sight with an archeological dig and museum. Take a ride on the Hardy Boat to see puffins or seals or a day trip to Monhegan Island. At LaVerna Preserve catch glimpses of an eagles, seals, ducks and cliff side trail. Rent a kayak, golf or fish in nearby Pemaquid River. Antique shops abound. Damariscotta center offers a real old fashion soda fountain at the local drug store: super coffee frappes. You will be inspired to capture the view so bring that camera or sketch pad.
Enjoy Fall crisp skies, pumpkins, apples and spend the day watching the boats sail by lighthouse. Pumpkin fest with giant apples still on display in Damariscotta.
Year Purchased: 1998
About the owner: During the school year I teach at a special needs school in Boston. My daughters are grown and continue to come back every summer. I ove to garden and have veggies growing in the backyard. The bird feeders are kept full for my enjoyment. I love to antique, head to the beach and kayak. Early morning walks to view sunrise is a daily event.
Why the Owner Chose Pemaquid Point: My neighbor sold this property to us when she could no longer make the drive up from Florida.She liked to garden and knew I was in love with her beach roses....the scent just heaven.
The Unique Benefits at this Cottage: My raspberry patch in the back yard brings such joy. I love picking the raspberries and eating them early in the morning.
The fireplace throws lots of heat and the outdoor shower was a must with little children.