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Oceanfront Cottage on Bluehill Bay

Bedrooms 4
Half Baths1
Property type cottage
Minimum Stay 7 nights


About the property

Cottage, 4 Bedrooms + Convertible bed(s), 1.5 Baths, (Sleeps 7-8)

Situated on one of the most inviting stretches of the Downeast Maine Coast, 'Wawenock Lodge' is located on a wooded acre with 150+ feet of oceanfront with unobstructed views of Bluehill Bay.

This historic cottage, built circa 1896, retains much of its original charm, with a huge brick fireplace, cozy dining and living rooms, large covered porch with water view, and private steps off the front yard leading to a secluded beach.

The perfect getaway for those seeking quiet privacy and a break from the fast pace of city life. The nearby towns of Brooklin and Blue Hill offer excellent restaurants in addition to great art galleries and antique shops. For the sport enthusiast, a multitude of outdoor activities are available including: kayaking, sailing, fishing, hiking, beach combing, and more.

Keywords: Cottage, lodge, vacation home, oceanfront, acre

More Details

Property Manager
Cheryl Jones
Member since: 2009
Speaks: english
Response time:
Within 2 days
Response rate:
Calendar last updated:
September 10, 2018

What makes this cottage unique

Private beach.

Guestbook comments from the manager

Our stay was wonderful. There were four of us, all adults(retired). We walked every day and picked wild blueberries, we visited Bar Harbour and Arcadia National Park, we visited Blue Hill where we found great restaurents. We also toured the coastline, just beautiful! The cottage is in a quiet area. We read and sat by the ocean and loved every minute, even the lobster boats early in the AM (4 star review posted to owner's website on 8/17/09)
Aug 2009
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Brooklin Cottage Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • cottage
  • Guests provide their own meals
House Rules:
  • Check-in: 3:00 PM
  • /
  • Check-out: 10:00 AM
  • Max. occupancy: 8
  • Children welcome
  • Parties/events not allowed
  • Pets considered
  • Non smoking only
  • One dog maximum. Confirm with owner before booking.
Location Type:
  • Beachfront
  • Ocean View
  • Oceanfront
  • Heating ...
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room
  • Parking
  • Parking Off Street
  • Parking for RV/Boat/Trailer
  • Telephone ...
  • Towels Provided
  • Wood Fireplace ...
  • Coffee Maker
  • Cooking Utensils
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Kitchen
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove
  • Toaster
  • Dining
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 5 people
  • 1 Bathroom
  • 1 Half Bath
  • Bathroom 1 - toilet , shower
    Bathroom 2 - toilet
  • 4 Bedrooms, Sleeps 8
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 double
    Bedroom 2 - 1 double
    Bedroom 3 - 1 double
    Bedroom 4 - 1 twin/ single
    Convertible bed(s) - 1 sleep sofa /futon
  • Double Beds (3), Twin or Single Beds (1), Sleep Sofa or Futons (1)
  • Deck / Patio
  • wheelchair inaccessible
  • library
  • restaurants
Leisure Activities:
  • antiquing
  • beachcombing
  • boating
  • shelling
  • shopping
  • sight seeing
  • wildlife viewing
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • groceries
  • laundromat
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cross country skiing
  • cycling
  • fishing
  • hiking
  • kayaking
  • mountain biking
  • rock climbing
  • sailing
  • snorkeling/diving
  • swimming
  • wind-surfing


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(7 traveler reviews)

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Oceanfront Cottage on Bluehill Bay
average rating of 5.0 based on 12 reviews

Gorgeous spot!!!

  • 5 of 5

Will stay again!

  • Submitted: Jul 8, 2017
  • Stayed: June 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Quiet, low tech getaway

  • 5 of 5

This is a wonderful secluded getaway along the beautiful Maine coast with views of Blue Hill Bay and Acadia National Park in the distance. I was looking for a simple, historic place to take my family to unplug and actually spend vacation spending time with each other rather than playing on our electronic devices. It is an old school cottage with only the necessities of modern life but it was exactly what we needed. There is a great shore steps away to enjoy the water and coastline and we really enjoyed playing low tech games, cards, puzzles and reading at night to each other. You really feel like you have stepped back in time in this lovely, preserved home.

  • Submitted: Jul 5, 2017
  • Stayed: June 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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A most serene & private location with all needs met.

  • 5 of 5

This ancient, four generation family owned property is set on a granite promontory with views of bay & ocean facing Maine's Acadia National Park & Mount Desert Island. Visitors will enjoy the quieting sounds of the tides lapping waters & the rumbling of lobster boats collecting the days catch. Our family enjoyed the water's bounty of glass & shell collecting, tide pool crustacean antics and the pure family togetherness of electronic absence. A truly unique & fantastic week.

  • Submitted: Jun 18, 2017
  • Stayed: June 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Idyllic Spot

  • 5 of 5

My family and I have been coming to Wawenock every summer for the past ten years. The place is a gem! We love everything about it --the quirky, unpretentious kitchen, the family photos and paintings scattered about, the rippled glass in the windows, the assortment of wooden rockers and wicker perfect for curling up with a book. It's like stepping back in time to a world that moves more slowly. What a relief there are still some places that haven't been "improved" with needless updates! Wawenock has that traditional Down East charm that is timeless.

  • Submitted: May 29, 2014
  • Stayed: May 2014
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Florham Park, NJ

Charming Cottage in a Perfect Spot

  • 5 of 5

Our family of four (children ages 4 and 10mos) had our first stay at the Wawenock for a two-week vacation and had an absolutely wonderful experience. We had extended family staying at neighboring properties (walking distance), but Wawenock's charming cottage, breathtaking views, private setting, and convenient access to the water/beach, made it "headquarters" for our entire extended clan. The oversized porch was great for group dinners outside and for lounging with morning coffee while taking in the morning sunrise over the water.

Although this was our first stay at Wawenock, we are summer-regulars to the area, and our (now) four-year old really loves this trip and looks forward to it more and more with each passing year. Without TV or other distractions, days are spent doing simple things together; walking/hiking, kayaking, swimming, reading, puzzles, card games, etc. The Lookout Inn restaurant was closed for the 2012 season but plans to reopen in 2013 and has spectacular views and fabulous dining (we especially love going there for big breakfasts), and is only a 5-minute walk from the Wawenock. Wawenock's "sandy" beach is a rare find for the area and is terrific for the kids who love splashing in the water and searching for shells, stones, and other "treasures".

Thank you for an unforgettable vacation and we're already looking forward to next year. Highly recommended for folks seeking a rustic cottage, brimming with character and charm, in an incredibly beautiful and tranquil location.

  • Submitted: Aug 22, 2012
  • Stayed: August 2012
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Seattle, WA

Absolutely Perfect!

  • 5 of 5

We fell in love with Wawenock the moment we turned into the driveway. We truly could not believe our luck. Our vacation was a special rendezvous with dear friends from Ireland and we could not have imagined having such a perfect place to relax, refresh, cook and devour fresh lobster and soak up the wonders of Maine. Thank you so much for sharing your very special place with us. We hope to return and hope we find it just as it was this summer, just perfect.

  • Submitted: Nov 2, 2010
  • Stayed: September 2010
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Rates & Availability

Taxes and fees are additional

Additional information about rental rates

Cleaning and damage $200
Pet Fee $50

$200. holds the reservation; is not refundable since it is used for cleaning. The full amount of the reservation
is due 30 days before the rental begins.

Manager's Cancellation Policy

  • 50% refund if canceled at least 14 days before arrival date.
  • 100% refund if canceled at least 30 days before arrival date.
  • Service Fee fully refunded on cancellations that qualify for 100% refund.

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