Charming Cottage on Beautiful Blue Hill Harbor(6 Reviews)
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- Minimum stay:7 nights
- Property type:Cottage
- Pets considered:Yes
- Wheel chair accessible:N/A
About the Property
Cottage, 2 Bedrooms + Convertible bed(s), 2.5 Baths, sleeps 4, not winerized!
From the house you can look for sea glass on one of our two little beaches, launch rented kayaks or canoes, walk in the woods, or just sit and read by the fire. Sailing lessons are offered at the nearby yacht club and day sail charters are available through a local company. In town there are all kinds of educational and cultural programs for children as well as adults, many fine restaurants, galleries and craft shops. There are wonderful trails up Blue Hill Mountain. Acadia National Park is less than an hour away. The famous Wooden Boat School in Brooklin is a 20 minute drive.
Blue Hill is all about charm. The Danforth Cottage is all about you - from blueberry pancakes in the morning to steamed lobsters at night. It won't take long to discover that there is nothing more magical than a summer in Maine....
PLEASE CHECK THE AVAILABILITY ON THE CALENDAR BEFORE CONTACTING THE OWNER and because the cottage is not winterized, it closes the beginning of October.
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Member since: 2009
- 1400 sq. ft.
- Vacation Rental
- Guests Provide Their Own Meals
- Children Welcome
- Non Smoking Only
- Pets Considered
Bedrooms: 2 Bedrooms, Sleeps 4, Beds for 4
- King size beds (1), Twin Beds (2), Sleeper Sofa (1)
Bathrooms: 2 Bathrooms, 1 Half Bathroom
- CD Player
- DVD Player
- Away From It All
- Sports & Activities
- Health/Beauty Spa
Local Services & Businesses
- Fitness Center
- Massage Therapist
- Bird Watching
- Scenic Drives
- Sight Seeing
- Wildlife Viewing
Sports & Adventure Activities
- Mountain Biking
- Dining Area
- Seating for 6 people
- Broadband Access:
- Clothes Dryer
- Iron & Board
- Linens Provided
- Living Room:
- Parking Off Street:
- Coffee Maker:
- Cooking Utensils:
- Dishes & Utensils
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My Standard Rate
7 night min stay
Additional information about rental rates
- Cleaning $120 + tax
- Tax Rate 8%
There is a $120 cleaning fee to be paid directly to the cleaner at the emd of your stay and a weekly three hour minimum of $60 for cleaning for stays over one week. The cottage closes in the beginning of October.
Owner's cancellation policy:
100% refund if canceled at least 30 days before arrival date.
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Year Purchased: 1970
About the owner: After summering in Maine since infancy, in 1978 my husband decided to become a full time resident. Living here year round has been a decision neither of us have ever regretted. We are both artists and the natural beauty which surrounds us even in the spring and winter months is intoxicating. The thought of going anywhere else just doesn't occur.
Why the Owner Chose Blue Hill, ME, USA:
The Danforth Cottage was part of my husband's family estate and originally built by the man who designed the Danforth anchor. It is surrounded by woods and built only 30 feet from the shore. The views from the deck and the living room picture window are delightful. There are two pocket beaches easily accessed from the shore by stairs where rented paddle boats can be launched. It is within walking distance to the Kollegewidgwok Yacht Club, which has a fabulous junior program open to the public, where all of our children learned how to sail.
The Unique Benefits at this Cottage:
On cold foggy days there is nothing better than sitting by the fire and reading or working on a jigsaw puzzle. On sunny days, sitting outside on the deck or on the bench at the shore contemplating a swim can't be beat. The town of Blue Hill has a wonderful farmers' market, a food co-op and two grocery stores, There are fine galleries. restaurants. a great library and a very good hospital should the need ever arise. MERI offers educational programs on the marine environment throughout the summer and Kneisel Hall has a fabulous music program. It is less than an hours drive to the famous Acadia National Park. Between eating lobster and gazing at the view, the summers in Maine fly by....
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Photo 1 View from Deck
Photo 2 Facing the Shore
Convertible Sleeper Couch Facing Picture Window
Living Room / Dining Room - which can be closed off
View from Dining Room
Hallway to Bedrooms
Master Bedroom with Private Bath
Kitchen with seating for 4 on right. Pantry houses washer and dryer and supplies
View from Deck
The Danforth Cottage
Living Room View
Living Room Fire Place
Seating for six
View to Hallway
Master Bedroom with King Size Bed
Second Bedroom with Two Twins
Private Bathroom for Second Bedroom
Photo 7 Front Entry
Kayaking in Blue Hill Harbor
This listing was first published here in 2009.
Date last modified - Wednesday, February 22, 2017
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