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A Tranquil, Rustic Summer Cottage ~ Right on the Ocean, that Sleeps up to 8

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Last updated: 06/02/2015
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  • Minimum stay:1-7 nights
  • Internet:Yes
  • Pets considered:Yes
  • Wheel chair accessible:N/A

Property description

Before you choose a vacation spot in coastal Maine, you need to decide what you want. If being on the ocean is your main priority than Lyford Cottage is the place. This rustic summer home is filled with the memories of happy vacationers from days gone by. The interior set-up is for a close knit group and offers great sleeping and relaxing spots. A queen sized bedroom and full bath is part of the 1st floor along with a kitchen, dining room with a view and a living room with a fireplace. The second level is an loft area with 3 sections, 1 containing a double bed and the other 2 have a total of 4 twin beds. You can even look down to the living room from this level. The peacefulness and simplicity of Lyford Cottage will bring you back year after year!


Rocky Shore: Lyford Cottage sits right above the rocky shore facing Blue Hill Bay. There is a path down to the rocks and many places to explore at low tide. The large tide pool in the middle of the rocks used to be made into a miniature harbor with boats and fish shacks, by one of the owners children years ago. It was something to see. Now, there will still be warmer salty water to dangle your feet in. A daily swim was part of the families activities but the fantastic view maybe enough for most vacationers.

Art: The living room was added as an art studio as painting was of great interest to the Lyford family. Though trees have grown up there is still a lovely, soft lighting at certain times of the day.

Family and Friends: The Lyford Cottage was always filled with family and family friends. There warmth,love and hospitality can still be felt when you walk in the door.

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Property Type

  • House

Accommodation Type

  • Vacation Rental

Suitability

  • Children Welcome
  • Pets Considered

Bedrooms: 1 Bedroom, Sleeps 8

  • Bedroom 1: 1 queen

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  • Bedroom 2: 1 double

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  • Bedroom 3: 2 twin/ single

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  • Bedroom 4: 2 twin/ single

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  • The cottage has a 1st floor bedroom with a queen-sized bed and a loft divided into 3 sections with a double bed and 4 twin beds....moreless

Bathrooms: 0 Bathrooms

  • Bathroom 1: combination tub/shower

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  • The bathroom is on the 1st floor beside the master bedroom and has a tub and shower...moreless

Other Amenities

  • Pets are accepted with owners permission a $300 pet deposit

Entertainment

  • Radio
  • Television
  • VCR

Theme

  • Away From It All
  • Family

Attractions

  • Marina
  • Recreation Center
  • Restaurants

Local Services & Businesses

  • Fitness Center
  • Groceries
  • Hospital
  • Laundromat
  • Medical Services

Leisure Activities

  • Antiquing
  • Beachcombing
  • Scenic Drives
  • Sight Seeing
  • Walking

Location Type

  • Oceanfront:

    Granite rocks and stones line the beach at Lyford Cottage....moreless

  • Waterfront

Sports & Adventure Activities

  • Deepsea Fishing
  • Fishing
  • Fly Fishing
  • Freshwater Fishing
  • Golf
  • Golf Privileges Optional
  • Hiking
  • Mountain Climbing
  • Pier Fishing
  • Sailing
  • Sound/Bay Fishing
  • Swimming
  • Water Skiing

Dining

  • Dining Area
  • Seating for 6 people

General

  • Basic Soaps
  • Fireplace
  • Internet
  • Paper Towels
  • Parking
  • Parking Off Street
  • Sofa Bed
  • Toilet Paper
  • Towels Provided
  • Wireless Internet

Kitchen

  • 4 Ring Stove
  • Coffee Maker
  • Cooking Utensils
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Toaster

Outside

  • Outdoor Grill
  • Walkway To Water
  • Wood Deck
 

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Rental basis: Per property
Dates Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly * Event
Summer
Jun 28 - Sep 5, 2015
7 night min stay

$1,700
Late Summer
Sep 6 - Oct 3, 2015
7 night min stay

$1,500

Additional information about rental rates

Fees:

  • Taxes Not included

Notes:

1100 -1700 per week

We encourage and reward multi-week bookings.

A $500 refundable security deposit is required with all bookings

Maine's lodging tax has been raised to 8% ~ this is added to the rental fee


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Last updated: 06/02/2015
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Location

This secluded oceanfront cottage is only a few miles from Southwest Harbor, Maine and all of it's amenities.

 

Manager info

About: Here is a poem written by the owner of Lyford Cottage describing her time at the cottage ~ Safe Haven A place beyond the rounded, blue-grey stones where boats can rest and oars dry out; where terns and cormorants dive into a calmer sea past the heavy tides where lobster boats putt-putt across the bay checking their pots and moving on. Ducks ignore them swimming in a row, diving now and then heads disappear and reappear. Loons let out a hoot, not quite a laugh, more like an harrumph. The back bay moves more slowly with the sea’s ebb and flow, than at the sea wall where waves crash and spill over. The noon sun hits the water in sharp, sparkled points as though each light dances on the edge of a ripple and the whole bay becomes a sea of illuminated visitors from another place. A sailboat glides past the cove heading for an island so small only nesting sea birds stop by to visit a tired pine unanchored in the sandy soil. Although small, the island adds depth to the scene of Blue Hill Bay across Duck Cove, beyond far off pines, rooted more securely, like a deep blue-green fringe of tree tops, even in a foggy mist, crying out from afar, .by Jean Lyford


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Speaks: english

 

Photos

  • View from the deck

    View from the deck

  • Walking toward the cottage

    Walking toward the cottage

  • A grill for outdoor cooking

    A grill for outdoor cooking

  • Entrance to kitchen

    Entrance to kitchen

  • Dining table with a view

    Dining table with a view

  • Entrance to the living room

    Entrance to the living room

  • A fireplace for coller evenings

    A fireplace for coller evenings

  • Relaxing and taking in the ocean view and air

    Relaxing and taking in the ocean view and air

  • Two sections of the loft

    Two sections of the loft

  • A windy day on the water

    A windy day on the water

  • A view of the cottage from the waters edge

    A view of the cottage from the waters edge

  • In spring ~ before the bushes have leafed out

    In spring ~ before the bushes have leafed out

  • Kitchen view 2

    Kitchen view 2

  • A look through the windows by the dining table

    A look through the windows by the dining table

  • A library and a chair for reading

    A library and a chair for reading

  • A day bed for afternoon naps

    A day bed for afternoon naps

  • A 1st floor master bedroom with queen-sized bed

    A 1st floor master bedroom with queen-sized bed

$1,500 - $1,700 per week (USD)
Minimum stay: 1-7 nights
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  • Sleeps
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  • Bedrooms
    1
  • Bathrooms
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  • Property type
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Manager
Member since: 2010
Speaks: english
  • Response time Within 24 hours
  • Response rate 90%
  • Calendar last updated 06/02/2015
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