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FALL SPECIAL! Spectacular views, Authentic New England Cottage, Coastal Village

Bedrooms 3
Space 2,200 sq. ft.
Property type house
Minimum Stay 3 - 30 nights


About the property

House, 3 Bedrooms + Den, 2 Baths, (Sleeps 7)

Vacation in a place where family and friends can experience the real “Downeast way of life.”

Located in Cutler, Maine, a quaint coastal fishing village, where life is simple and the locals are friendly. Awake to a breathtaking sunrise that marks the beginning of the working day for fishermen.

Spectacular ocean views can be found around every turn in this spacious cottage. Spend time relaxing on the cottage’s deck, overlooking the day-to-day activity of the harbor and the community. Or, within just a two-minute walk you can stop to say 'good morning' to the locals on one of the several nearby wharfs, while buying some freshly caught lobster for the evening’s feast.

Guests who stay here will enjoy the serenity of Cutler’s picturesque harbor, they will also have access to the “Bold Coast,” one of Maine’s most rugged and scenic coastlines. This elegant country cottage has all the conveniences of home. Our fully equipped kitchen has stainless steel appliances and granite counter tops. Views of the harbor can be admired in most of the eleven rooms, including the informal breakfast area and the formal dining room. Furnished with antiques throughout helps to capture the feeling of being in New England. Visitors can relax while bathing in the lion claw tub or sipping wine in the reading nook. Our cottage comfortably sleeps 8-9 people.

Keywords: Maine, Cottage, Ocean, Oceanfront, Village, Town

More Details

Member since: 2010
Speaks: english
Response time:
Within 2 days
Response rate:
Calendar last updated:
August 14, 2017

Why The Owner chose Down East

This cottage was my husband's grandmother's home, which we inherited. We lovingly renovated it, knowing she would want us to share it with others. Being over 100 years old with all the original features of an old New England home. It provides an authentic experience that takes you back in time with all the comforts of modern day.

What makes this house unique

Visitors can enjoy a variety of things to do just minutes from our cottage, from hiking the amazing Western Head trails to walking a quarter of mile to the working wharf where you can actually purchase lobsters from the local fishermen. It is also just a short walk to a beach for beachcombing. The opportunity to go on Puffin tours as well as sightseeing tours is only one mile from our cottage. But, more relaxing is just the ability to enjoy views of our friendly active fishing village at sunrise while sipping coffee from our wrap-around deck.

Those of you who choose to book a week or more in May-June or Sept.-Oct can enjoy a unique lobster fishing experience, complementary . This journey begins aboard the working fishing vessel the "BRITTAN A" and takes you through the waters of the Atlantic Ocean. During this unforgettable experience you will travel through picturesque Cutler Harbor, along the rugged coastline and past the historical Little River Lighthouse. You can participate as we guide you through the daily routines of a Maine Lobsterman or just enjoy the beautiful scenery. Get an up-close and personal Maine lobstering experience. While hauling traps you will learn how the lobster gets from the bottom of the ocean to your plate, as well as the fishermen's terminology, habits and conservation of lobsters....By the end of your journey you will return to the cottage with a few caught lobsters to enjoy at your next meal!-(Limited spaces available)


Cutler House Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • house
  • Guests provide their own meals
Floor Area:
  • 2200 sq. ft.
House Rules:
  • Check-in: 4:00 PM / Check-out: 11:00 AM
  • Max. occupancy: 7
  • children welcome
  • non smoking only
Location Type:
  • Near The Ocean ...
  • Ocean View
  • Village ...
  • Water View
  • Adventure
  • Away From It All
  • Family
  • Historic
  • Romantic
  • Sports & Activities
  • Tourist Attractions
  • Broadband Access
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Heating
  • Internet
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room
  • Parking
  • Parking Off Street
  • Telephone
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine
  • Coffee Maker
  • Cooking Utensils
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Kitchen
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Pantry Items
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove
  • Toaster
  • Dining
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 10 people
  • 2 Bathrooms
  • 2
  • 3 Bedrooms, Sleeps 7
  • Bedroom 1 - 2 queen
    Bedroom 1 - 1 double
    Bedroom 1 - 1 twin/ single
  • Queen size Beds (2), Double Beds (1), Twin or Single Beds (1)
  • Books
  • DVD Player
  • Games
  • Music Library
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Stereo
  • Television
  • Boat ...
  • Deck / Patio
  • Golf ...
  • Kayak / Canoe ...
  • Lawn / Garden
  • Outdoor Grill
  • Tennis ...
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • health/beauty spa
  • library
  • live theater
  • marina
  • museums
  • restaurants
Leisure Activities:
  • antiquing
  • beachcombing
  • bird watching
  • boating
  • horseback riding
  • photography
  • scenic drives
  • shelling
  • shopping
  • sight seeing
  • sledding
  • walking
  • whale watching
  • wildlife viewing
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • fitness center
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • massage therapist
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • basketball court
  • cross country skiing
  • cycling
  • deepsea fishing
  • fishing
  • fly fishing
  • freshwater fishing
  • golf
  • hiking
  • hunting
  • hunting big game
  • hunting small game
  • kayaking
  • mountain climbing
  • pier fishing
  • racquetball
  • sailing
  • snorkeling/diving
  • snowmobiling
  • sound/bay fishing
  • swimming
  • tennis


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FALL SPECIAL! Spectacular views, Authentic New England Cottage, Coastal Village
average rating of 5.0 based on 4 reviews

Great place with a view

  • 5 of 5

Wonderful cottage - kitchen fully stocked, beds very comfortable, and a great place for a getaway.

  • Submitted: Jun 5, 2017
  • Stayed: May 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Chris and the guys that came with him were respectful, friendly and left the cottage clean.Enjoyed having them and hope to see them again. Michelle and Michael
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Wonderful getaway!

  • 5 of 5

The cottage is very well situated for a true Maine experience on the bold coast. Cutler is a working fishing village. The views from the cottage overlook the cove where the boats are tendered. The house is well decorated, very clean and has all necessary amenities for a great time. Lots of nature to enjoy in the area with hikes along bold coast, trips to lighthouse, kayaking, trips to rocky and sandy beaches, etc. Wonderful getaway for a family or a couple. Owners are very helpful answering questions about the area. I would highly recommend the house for a fun, relaxing or adventurous vacation. Don't forget to ask the owners where to purchase lobster for the true Downeast meal! I will certainly return to the rental another year!

  • Submitted: Aug 24, 2013
  • Stayed: Jun 2013
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Beautiful Views, Best Lobster in the World and Charming Cottage!!

  • 5 of 5

The pictures don't do justice to this beautiful cottage or the spectacular view from the decks. It has everything you need with an old world charm. Its full of antiques, downeast hospitality and harbor views from almost every window.. Cutler is the quaintest fishing village you will find. The beautiful sunrises shine on the lobster boats leaving the harbor for work. Upon their return you can walk down to buy the freshest lobster you'll ever eat.

When we could tear ourselves from the deck and the view, we had plenty to do. We golfed at the local course, hiked the Bold Coast, went on a Pufffin Tour, and visited the beautiful coastal villages of Lubec (visit Monica's Chocolates!) and Eastport. We also drove to Campobello Island, Canada (30 minutes away) to visit FDRs summer home. Don't forget your passport. !

This was our 2nd visit and we booked ahead for next year.! We are at our most relaxed when we come to Cutler. We couldn't have had better hosts. They provided all the info we needed to have a wonderful time. You will NOT be disappointed!!!!

  • Submitted: Aug 8, 2013
  • Stayed: Jul 2013
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Beautiful Home In An Even Prettier Town

  • 5 of 5

We've been to Bar Harbor, and other cities in Maine, but this is the place to stay if you want to get away from the tourist crowds, while still enjoying the beauty of Maine! Cutler is is so peaceful and endearing. It is almost out of a storybook. This cottage had so much character...the perfect place to enjoy Maine! We definitely recommend.

  • Submitted: Jun 20, 2012
  • Stayed: Aug 2011
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Nearest Airport
78 Miles
Bar Harbor Airport
Nearest Barpub
13 Miles
Sky Walkers, Machias Maine
Nearest Ferry
13 Miles
Lubec Ferries to surrounding Islands
Nearest Golf
25 Miles
Herring Cove Golf, Campobello Island, Canada
Nearest Restaurant
9 Miles
Riverside Inn B&B- on river in East Machias
Nearest Beach
0.25 Miles
Sand Beach in Cutler Maine
Car: necessary

Our location lends itself to a variety of unique activities. Among them are whale watching and puffin tours. Other seasonal activities include lobster fishing adventures, hunting and snow shoeing. Some travelers enjoy experiencing our local festivals which include our famous Blueberry Festival and Birding Festival. Different seasons provide different opportunities from wreath making during the late fall months to amazing trails along the coast for hiking as well as trails along the riverside for ATVing, cross country skiing and snowmobiling.


Rates & Availability

Taxes and fees are additional

Additional information about rental rates

Cleaning Fee $90
Pet Fee $50
Damage Insurance $59

Harbor View Cottage rents Saturday to Saturday, other options will be considered if requested.
Taxes of 8% will be collected at time of payment.

Owner's Cancellation Policy

  • 50% refund if canceled at least 30 days before arrival date.
  • 100% refund if canceled at least 60 days before arrival date.