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Secluded Cottage at Water's Edge with 15 Forested Acres

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View of cottage from beginning of shoreline trail

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Last updated: 08/25/2014
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  • Minimum stay:4 nights
  • Internet:Yes
  • Pets considered:No
  • Wheel chair accessible:No

Sullivan cottage description

This secluded oceanfront cottage is located on Long Cove in Sullivan, Maine. The quarter-mile dirt driveway leads directly from US HWY 1 through 15 forested acres to the water's edge. The 1,100 foot shoreline is home to a wide variety of wildlife, including eagles, ospreys, seals, deer and the occasional red fox. This family retreat has served as a honeymoon cottage as well as a favorite vacation spot for family and friends.

Nestled between two groves of evergreens, the cottage's wrap-around deck and two large picture windows give visitors the chance to relax and witness the quiet of the cove, watching the changes that unfold as the tides rise and fall. Walks along the rocky beach at low tide and following paths through the woods are just what the doctor ordered to combat the stress of a hectic life. The sunsets are exquisite, and on a clear night the sky is so full of stars that it can be a challenge to identify the constellations amid the Milky Way. A birder's paradise and a historical piece of Sullivan history, the property is part of the Frenchman Bay Conservancy and is preserved as is for future generations to enjoy.

The surrounding area is renowned for hiking, biking, kayaking, sightseeing, antiquing, and visiting artists' studios. Nearby family restaurants that are favorites of the locals offer lobster and other Down East specialties. Acadia National Park and Bar Harbor are 45 minutes to the southwest, and Winter Harbor and the entrance to Acadia National Park's Schoodic Peninsula is 30 minutes to the northeast.

Property Type

  • Cottage
  • 1150 sq. ft.

Accommodation Type

      • Vacation Rental

      Meals

          • Guests Provide Their Own Meals

          Suitability

          • Non Smoking Only
          • Pets Not Allowed

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

          Bathrooms: 2 Bathrooms

          Kitchen & Dining

          • Dining:

            Open kitchen/dining/living area. Table w/ 4-6 chairs....moreless

          • Dishes & Utensils:

            Fully stocked utensils, dinnerware, cookware, etc....moreless

          • Kitchen:

            Open-concept floor plan, all-electric appliances...moreless

          • Oven:

            Combination oven/convection/microwave...moreless

          • Dishwasher
          • Coffee Maker
          • Toaster
          • Seating for 6 people

          Amenities

          • Linens Provided
          • Towels Provided
          • Washing Machine
          • Clothes Dryer
          • Iron & Board

          Other Amenities

              • Secluded four-season cottage near Acadia National Park, Bar Harbor, and surrounding lakes. Private year-round natural beauty. Abundant wildlife and a bird watcher's paradise. Be sure to bring binoculars. ...moreless

              Entertainment

              • Books:

                Includes books on area's plants, marine life, birds, History of Sullivan and Acadia, trail guides, and assorted fiction....moreless

              Communications

              • Telephone:

                Land line only (local and incoming calls only - long distance calls require phone card)...moreless

              Outdoor Features

              • Tennis:

                Public tennis court less than a mile from cottage with a view of Cadillac Mountain...moreless

              • Deck / Patio:

                Wrap-around deck overlooking the cove and evergreen groves. Small screened porch....moreless

              • Golf:

                Public courses in nearby Sorrento and Winter Harbor ...moreless

              • Lawn / Garden:

                Paths to rocky shoreline and groves....moreless

              Theme

              • Away From It All
              • Family
              • Romantic

              Location & View

                  • Oceanfront:

                    On shoreline of Long Cove in Sullivan ...moreless

                  Activities

                  • Churches
                  • Freshwater Fishing
                  • Sound/Bay Fishing
                  • Rock Climbing
                  • Fishing
                  • Hiking
                  • Mountain Biking
                  • Cycling
                  • Swimming
                  • Sailing
                  • Kayaking
                  • Golf
                  • Groceries
                  • Antiquing
                  • Wildlife Viewing
                  • Walking
                  • Scenic Drives
                  • Bird Watching
                  • Boating
                  • Beachcombing
                  • Restaurants
                  • Playground
                  • Library
                  • ATM/Bank
                  • Tennis
                   

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                  Rental basis: Per property
                  Dates Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly * Event
                  September - October
                  Sep 7 - Nov 2
                  4 night min stay
                  $140
                  $900
                  June
                  Jun 15 - Jun 29
                  4 night min stay
                  $140
                  $900
                  July - August
                  Jul 6 - Aug 31
                  4 night min stay
                  $150
                  $1,000
                  My Standard Rate
                  4 night min stay
                  $140
                  $900

                  Additional information about rental rates

                  Fees and Rental Conditions:

                  • Property Damage Protection $49
                  • Tax Rate 8%

                  Notes:

                  E-check transaction with no fee. (Preferred)

                  Credit card transactions 2.5% fee for US travelers (Foreign traveler fee 3.75%).


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                  Last updated: 08/25/2014
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                  Location

                  20 Miles
                  Nearest Airport
                  Hancock County-Bar Harbor Airport
                  0.5 Miles
                  Nearest Motorway
                  US HWY 1
                  15 Miles
                  Nearest Beach
                  Lamoine State Park
                  3 Miles
                  Nearest Golf
                  Sorrento
                  2 Miles
                  Nearest Restaurant
                  Chester Pikes Galley

                  Car: Necessary

                  Situated on Frenchman Bay midway between the Acadia National Park areas of Mount Desert Island and Schoodic Peninsula

                   

                  Owner info

                  About the owner: Living too many miles from Maine, siblings Jim and Susan decided to make this special place on Long Cove in Sullivan, Maine, available to vacation renters during part of the year. Throughout their childhood, the owners spent two weeks of every summer together with their family at the Sullivan home of their maternal grandfather, affectionately known as 'Bumpa.' The current cottage was built in 1971 on the wooded lot across U.S. Highway 1 from the original homestead. Those family vacations left us with wonderful memories, such as: • riding with 'Bumpa' in an open 1946 Willys Jeep to the corner store for comics and ice cream before breakfast • swimming at Flanders or Molasses Ponds on a hot summer day • collecting shells, driftwood, and colored glass along the beaches at Sorrento • 'bowling' with naturally rounded stones at Grindstone Neck • hikes on Mt. Desert Island, Schoodic Mountain, and even Mt. Katahdin • drives around the Park Loop Road to see Egg Rock, Thunder Hole, and Otter Cliffs • watching the awesome power of the surf at Schoodic Point • picking wild blueberries and raspberries for wonderful tastes of summer • searching for the constellations and witnessing the Perseid meteor showers on crystal-clear nights. Visitors to this special place on Long Cove will take their own memories along with them when they leave. We hope they will return to create still more for many summers to come!


                  Contact us

                  Speaks: english

                   

                  Photos

                  • View of cottage from beginning of shoreline trail

                    View of cottage from beginning of shoreline trail

                  • View of the cove from the deck, looking southwest toward Frenchman Bay

                    View of the cove from the deck, looking southwest toward Frenchman Bay

                  • View of Kitchen/Living/Dining area as you enter cottage

                    View of Kitchen/Living/Dining area as you enter cottage

                  • View towards west grove from dining area

                    View towards west grove from dining area

                  • View from the Kitchen

                    View from the Kitchen

                  • Master Bedroom w/ adjoining bathroom

                    Master Bedroom w/ adjoining bathroom

                  • Morning across the cove

                    Morning across the cove

                  • Historic spillway on shoreline in front of property, at low tide

                    Historic spillway on shoreline in front of property, at low tide

                  • Moonrise and sunset from deck.

                    Moonrise and sunset from deck.

                  • Resident eagle.

                    Resident eagle.

                  • Grindstone Neck, in Winter Harbor...the family's favorite 'bowling alley'

                    Grindstone Neck, in Winter Harbor...the family's favorite 'bowling alley'

                  • View of a favorite sandy beach on Mount Desert Island

                    View of a favorite sandy beach on Mount Desert Island

                  • View of cottage from the west grove's blueberry patch

                    View of cottage from the west grove's blueberry patch

                  • Frenchman Bay Getaway on Long Cove, Sullivan, Maine

                    Frenchman Bay Getaway on Long Cove, Sullivan, Maine

                  • Kitchen and door to screened porch

                    Kitchen and door to screened porch

                  • View out over the deck from the kitchen

                    View out over the deck from the kitchen

                  • Master bedroom

                    Master bedroom

                  • Guest Bedroom

                    Guest Bedroom

                  • Morning view of cove at high tide

                    Morning view of cove at high tide

                  • Mist on cove at dusk

                    Mist on cove at dusk

                  • Driveway to the cottage on Long Cove

                    Driveway to the cottage on Long Cove

                  • View from a favorite hike on Mount Desert Island, Acadia National Park

                    View from a favorite hike on Mount Desert Island, Acadia National Park

                  • View of Cadillac Mountain from Grindstone Neck

                    View of Cadillac Mountain from Grindstone Neck

                  • View of sunset from cove below the cottage

                    View of sunset from cove below the cottage

                  VRBO #459902

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                  This listing was first published here in 2013.

                  Date last modified - Wednesday, August 13, 2014

                  $140 - $150 per night (USD)
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                  2 Bedroom / 2 Bathroom
                  Sleeps 6

                  View calendar: Updated 08/25/14
                  Minimum stay: 4 nights
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