Ocean Front Cottage with Panoramic Views and Beautiful Sunsets(5 Reviews)
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- Minimum stay:7 nights
- Property type:Cottage
- Pets considered:No
- Wheel chair accessible:No
About the Property
Cottage, 4 Bedrooms + Den, 2 Baths, (Sleeps 10-12)
Matinicus is located 23 miles from Rockland, Maine in Penobscot Bay. The island is a wonderful place to get away from it all, a place for relaxation and exploration, hiking and biking. There are no paved roads and everything is within walking distance since the island is only one mile wide by two miles long. Matinicus is also a natural bird sanctuary with hiking trails through spruce forests that lead to the shore. The beautiful ocean vistas are astounding.
Matinicus has two beautiful public sand beaches that are wonderful for swimming and collecting shells. The island is a working fishing community, not a tourist island, although visitors are always welcome as long as they don't expect to be waited on. You can buy live lobster from the local fishermen and fresh baked bread and sweets from a resident baker. There is a small artisan's shop to visit and the island residents host a local crafts fair once a week during July and August.
Getting to the island is part of the adventure with George Tarkleson of Matinicus Excursions. He runs his boat taxi from Rockland to Matinicus almost every day during the summer.
Flying is also a great option with Penobscot Island Air out of Knox County Airport in Owls Head, Maine.
Both companies have web pages on the internet for more information.
Keywords: Cottage, Oceanside, Family get-away
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Member since: 2007
- 2000 sq. ft.
- Max. occupancy 12
- Children Welcome
- Non Smoking Only
- Pets Not Allowed
- Vacation Rental
- Guests Provide Their Own Meals
- Low Allergen Environment
- Wheelchair Inaccessible
Bedrooms: 4 Bedrooms, Sleeps 12, Beds for 10-12
- Queen size Beds (1) 1 Queen bed each in 2 separate bedrooms, Double Beds (1) 1 Double bed in 1 bedroom, Twin or Single Beds (1) 3 Single beds in 1 bedroom including bunk bed with full size futon, Sleep Sofa or Futons (1) 1 full size futon in den, 1 pull out in living room, Bunk Beds (1) 1 bunk bed with full size futon...moreless
Bathrooms: 2 Bathrooms
- Books For Kids
- CD Player
- Games For Kids
- Away From It All
- Bird Watching
- Wildlife Viewing
- Water View
Sports & Adventure Activities
- Deepsea Fishing
- Sound/Bay Fishing
- Surf Fishing
- Dining Area
- Seating for 10 people
- Clothes Dryer
- Filtered Water
- Free Long Distance:
- Gas Fireplace
- Linens Provided:
- Living Room
- Local Maps
- Toilet Paper
- Washing Machine
- Wireless Internet
- Coffee Maker
- Cooking Utensils
- Dishes & Utensils
- Lobster Pot
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My Standard Rate
7 night min stay
Additional information about rental rates
- Tax Rate 9%
Cleaning Fee may be required for groups over 6.
Owner's cancellation policy:
Policy available by contacting owner when booking
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- Primary: + (207) 751-2405 (Maine, USA)
- Secondary: 207-838-9319
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Cottage front with porch with ocean views to the west for beautiful sunsets
Steps down to the shore
Living room with ocean views and gas fireplace
Fully appointed kitchen
One of four bedrooms with cottage detailing
This listing was first published here in 2007.
Date last modified - Tuesday, April 25, 2017
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