"Sea Meadow" – Maine Oceanfront Cottage with Lighthouse Views
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- Minimum stay:7 nights
- Property type:Cottage
- Pets considered:No
- Wheel chair accessible:No
‘Sea Meadow’ is a charming, shingle-sided cottage perched 75 feet from the ocean’s edge on the western shore of Blue Hill Bay. It has spectacular open views of the Blue Hill Bay Lighthouse set against the backdrop of Mount Desert Island. The cottage sits on four acres of land and is surrounded by grass and wildflower meadows. A private staircase provides access to the deepwater shorefront and beach with granite boulders. It is only a one hour and 15 minutes drive to Acadia National Park on Mount Desert Island.
The living room/dining area walls are covered in antique barn board siding with a beamed ceiling. The den includes an entertainment center that is stocked with board games, puzzles, television with satellite service, DVD player and more than 80 DVDs. There is a large deck that faces the ocean with a dining table and plenty of seating. The kitchen and bathroom were completely remodeled. (The bathroom has a stall shower only.) The master bedroom has a queen-sized bed. The two cozy additional bedrooms each have built-in bunk beds. (Due to the fact that the top bunks do not have railings, guests should only use the lower bunks.)
Brooklin is located on the southeast tip of the Blue Hill Peninsula between Blue Hill Bay and Eggemoggin Reach. It is a beautiful, quiet village that boasts it is 'the boatbuilding capital of the world.' Author E.B. White and his wife Katharine made it their home. Brooklin is the home of many fine boat builders, lobstermen, and the headquarters of WoodenBoat Magazine. People come from around the world to attend boat building or sailing classes at the WoodenBoat School. Brooklin is, quite simply, a very special place.
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Member since: 2009
- 1 story
- Vacation Rental
- Guests Provide Their Own Meals
- Children Welcome
- Non Smoking Only
- Pets Not Allowed
- Wheelchair Inaccessible
Bedrooms: 3 Bedrooms, Sleeps 4, Beds for 4
Bathrooms: 1 Bathroom
- Stall shower only, no bathtub
- DVD Player
- Satellite / Cable:
- Away From It All
- Sports & Activities
Local Services & Businesses
- Medical Services
- Bird Watching
- Scenic Drives
- Sight Seeing
- Whale Watching
- Wildlife Viewing
- Ocean View:
Sports & Adventure Activities
- Mountain Climbing
- Rock Climbing
- Dining Area
- Seating for 6 people
- Clothes Dryer
- Free Long Distance:
- Hair Dryer
|Dates||Nightly||Weekend Night||Weekly||Monthly *||Event|
Early Summer 2017
Jun 3 - Jun 30, 2017
7 night min stay
Summer Peak 2017
Jul 1 - Sep 1, 2017
7 night min stay
Late Summer/Early Autumn
Sep 2 - Oct 7, 2017
7 night min stay
My Standard Rate
7 night min stay
Additional information about rental rates
- Refundable Damage Deposit $300
- cleaning fee $125 + tax
- Tax Rate 9%
Change-over day is Saturday.
Owner's cancellation policy:
Policy available by contacting owner when booking
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Year Purchased: 2004
About the owner: Our family loves to sail. This is a photo of our sailboat, 'Picaro,' on her maiden voyage.
Why the Owner Chose Brooklin, ME, USA:
The natural beauty of 'down east' Maine is unparalleled. Our entire family fell in love with the area the first time that we vacationed here. The scenery is gorgeous: the blue of the ocean reaching out to the horizon; dark green firs and pines hugging the rocky shore; hundreds of off-shore islands; and white clapboard Victorian farmhouses. When this property came on the market, we were captivated by the spectacular open views of Blue Hill Bay stretching to the western shore of Mount Desert Island with the Blue Hill Bay Lighthouse in the foreground.
The Unique Benefits at this Cottage:
The proximity of the cottage to the water is wonderful. My favorite thing is to get up in the morning before the rest of the family. The house is quiet and I take a good book and my morning coffee out on the deck. I love looking out at the constantly changing color and pattern of the water and listening to the waves lapping against the shore.
- Primary: (952) 974-0187 (Minnesota, USA)
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Corner of cottage looking at the ocean
View of a sunrise from the deck
Living room/dining area with spectacular ocean views
Dining area with knotty pine floor
Kitchen with dishwasher, gas stove, refrigerator/freezer and microwave
"Sea Shells" bedroom - please note that guests may only use the lower bunk.
Bathroom with stall shower
Outdoor dining table on the oceanside deck (photo taken in late September)
Stairs from the oceanside deck to the yard and the stairs down to the beach
Beach in front of the cottage at mid-tide looking north
View from the deck looking east towards Mount Desert Island
Side of the cottage facing the driveway and middle meadow
View of the bay in front of the cottage (Blue Hill Bay Lighthouse on left)
View of the cottage from the lower meadow
Living room with antique barn board paneling and beamed ceiling
Den with entertainment center well-stocked with DVDs, games and puzzles
Master bedroom with queen bed
"Signal Flags" bedroom - please note that guests may only use the lower bunk
Side of the cottage facing the ocean with the white rugosa in bloom
Sitting area on the oceanside deck
Private staircase leading down to the beach
Beach in front of the cottage at mid-tide looking south
Close-up of schooner sailing past the Blue Hill Bay Lighthouse
View of the middle meadow in June with pink rugosa & other wildflowers in bloom
This listing was first published here in 2009.
Date last modified - Wednesday, November 30, 2016
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