Cove Cottage is a charming beautifully furnished getaway on 2 wooded acres which are shared with Cove House (a 5 bedroom, 3 bath luxury home). Cove Cottage can be rented separately for parties of 6 or less or with Cove House for large parties up to 16 people. The Cottage is situated a short distance from the ocean with wonderful water views. It abutts a nature conservancy and eagles, fox, dear, giant heron and other wildlife are often sighted on the property and nearby protected marshland. Explore the beautiful undeveloped shore via a walking right of way to the ocean. The property is only a short distance from Acadia National Park, Bar Harbor and other island attractions. Each of the units has its own parking, entrance, landscaped yard and ocean views. The Cottage is approximately 70 feet from the house and occupies 2 floors above the garage. The stairs to the second floor are steeper than normal and are not suitable for anyone who has difficulty climbing stairs.
2 bedrooms, 1 loft with pullout, 2 full bathrooms, sleeps 6
Mary Ann Hale
- english, french
- Calendar last updated:
- Dec 3, 2018
About Mary Ann Hale
We designed an built the cottage in 2002. We are retired teachers who have been designing and building custom homes for 30 years.
Mary Ann Hale purchased this Cottage in 2002
Why Mary Ann Hale chose Tremont
Serene and tranquil with beautiful ocean views. The property abuts the nature conservancy and 1/2 mile of unspoiled beach for you to explore. Take out the canoe and watch for seals, osprey, bald eagles, and dolphins along the gorgeous coast.
What makes this Cottage unique
Utter peace and tranquility amidst the unspoiled beauty of the Maine coastline. Rent this cottage along with Cove House (homeway, property number 143459) for a family reunion or getaway with friends --sleeps up to 16 people when combined with the house.
Pool / Spa
Check-in: 4:00 PM
Check-out: 10:00 AM
Canceled bookings will not receive a refund
Comfortable, pretty, and quiet
Other reviews have said it all. This is a delightful cottage, well located, comfortable, pretty, quiet, and with lovely views. The cove it overlooks is grand and the sunsets spectacular. Nice markets, a wonderful bakery, and good restaurants nearby. I look forward to returning.
Well equipped, beautiful setting, comfortable beds, nice garden.
Great “quiet side” rental, convenient to Thurston’s Lobster Pound. What more could one ask?
A Wonderful Visit
This was our second visit to the Cove Cottage. Just as before, Mary Ann and Richard were wonderful hosts, full of interesting ideas and great suggestions. What makes the Cottage especially appealing is that Acadia National Park, with all of its attractions, is all around you. Jordan Pond, Wildwood Stables Thunderhole, Cadillac Mountain, and the Park Loop in general are all reasonably close at hand. A multitude of hiking/walking trails also abound all around you. Whether you crave gentle trails or challenging cliffs, beautiful paths through the woods past lakes and ponds, or exciting stone walkways to the ocean, all are reasonably short drives from the Cottage. So too are Southwest Harbor, Northeast Harbor and Bar Harbor with their interesting shops and appealing restaurants. And don't forget the many museums and an outstanding repertoire theater (Somesville).
Should you wish to just stay put and relax at the Cottage you won't be disappointed. The sights and sounds of the inlet and surrounding woods will free your mind from life's normal hectic pace.
Simply stated, you will be wonderfully pleased and wish you had more time!
Carl and Paula Miller
Philadelphia, PA area
Perfect for four adults
The owners were very accommodating to my husband’s needs.
Amazing trip! Wonderful accommodations!
This was our first time to MDI/Acadia. We came for an entire week to celebrate our 25th anniversary! We loved it and will definitely be back - so much to see! Staying on the quiet side of the island, we did a lot of driving, but we had figured on that when we booked. We like to explore and we prefer quiet with small doses of crowds. It was wonderful to come back to a quiet respite at the end of an exhausting day of activity hiking, biking, kayaking, sightseeing, etc. We appreciated the jetted tub (which we only used once but were glad to have) to ease aching muscles. It was wonderful having a full kitchen and grill, which we used most nights. We packed most of our food from home for the week so we could make full use of the day and then come "home" for a late dinner (we brought snacks-nuts, granola bars, etc which were easy to grab and throw in a pack for the day out, for dinner, pre-packaged salad kits were great!, meats for the grill, and then breakfast foods). The cottage was very clean, the bed was comfy and it was wonderful having sheets and bath towels provided. Richard was a good host- he gave us our privacy but checked in with us, usually in the morning as we were heading out for the day. The gardens are beautiful-we appreciated the fresh-cut flowers awaiting our arrival and the smell of lilacs through the kitchen window.
Things we did: we began at the Hulls Cove Visitor Center where we purchased our park pass for the week, walked along the Ocean Path to see Thunder Hole, Sand Beach, drove the parkloop, biked one of the carriage roads to Jordan Pond, had lunch, walked the trail around the lake-not challenging and very enjoyable, kayaked Eagle Lake, Long Lake and Northeast Harbor. We had planned on spending more time in Bar Harbor on the 4th of July but it was just too hot. We walked around, picked up gifts for the kids, had lunch at Paddy's across from the water and were going to stay for fireworks but decided to watch from the top of Cadillac Mountain (and catch the sunset!). We ate at Two Cats Cafe for breakfast, hit low tide and got to walk out on the "bar" and took a lighthouse boat tour where we also got to see a few puffins and seals! We hiked the flying Mt./St. Saveur Trails. We checked out tide pools by Otter Cliffs. Our last night we enjoyed a wonderful dinner at Xanthus Restaurant at the historic Claremont Hotel and finished by watching a gorgeous sunset over Pretty Marsh. Thank you, Maryann and Richard!!
We rented the cottage along with the Cove House for our larger family. It was perfect. Most of the meals were cooked in the larger house, but kids bounced back between the house and cottage to play games and watch movies. We explored Acadia National Park and did quite a bit of hiking, so it was great to come back and rest at the house. Richard and MaryAnn were great hosts! I would highly recommend this location!
The property is located on the 'Quiet side' of Mount Desert Island home of Acadia National Park. The unique scenic beauty of the island provides something for the whole family--mountains, lakes, ocean, and beautiful coastal villages. The choices are vast: hiking the miles of trails in the park, cycling on the 50+ miles of carriage roads in the park, whale watching, kayaking, mountaineering., shopping in Bar Harbor, cultural activities such as summer theater, musical festivals, craft and art shows, museums, golf, visiting the beautiful surrounding islands via local ferries, touring the architectural wonders of the old homes and estates or strolling through gorgeous gardens open to the public.
Other Activities: kayaking, whale watching, summer theater, library, craft shows, antique shows, farmers' markets
Additional information about rental rates
Rentals are by the week from Saturday to Saturday. The base rate is for 4 people. The cottage will accommodate up to 6 people. There is an additional fee of $20/night for each additional guest over 4. In the event of cancellation, the deposit is refunded minus expenses to re-rent if we are able to re-rent the property for the entire period.