Hawkweed Cottage on the Water - Salt Air and Sunshine!

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Deck is much larger than it appears and the view is to the open water.


Last updated: 10/12/2016
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  • Minimum stay:7 nights
  • Internet:Yes
  • Pets considered:Yes
  • Wheel chair accessible:N/A

Property description

Our secluded cottage faces south overlooking the bay, islands, and working lobster boats. The front deck is ideal for lunching, sunning, and watching nature at play and joins a grassed lawn perfect for games. A hammock under the pines is for quiet time. Stay cozy on a cool evening with a small gas stove.

A short drive will take you to all the festivals Rockland has each summer weekends as well as the Camden/Rockport harbors, home to the schooner fleet. A nautical museum, general store/cafe, post office, library and great fishing are within walking distance. Launch your kayak and explore the shoreline.

Keywords: Cottage with water frontage.

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Property Type

  • Cottage
  • 1000 sq. ft.

Accommodation Type

  • Vacation Rental


  • Guests Provide Their Own Meals


  • Children Welcome
  • Pets Considered:

    We love well mannered pets. ...moreless

Bedrooms: 3 Bedrooms, Sleeps 5, Beds for 5

  • Bedroom 1: 1 king

    Actually twins connected on one headboard. ...moreless

  • Bedroom 2: 1 double


  • Bedroom 3: 1 twin/ single


  • Queen size Beds (1), Double Beds (1), Twin or Single Beds (1), Sleep Sofa or Futons (1)...moreless

Bathrooms: 1 Bathroom

  • Bathroom 1: toilet, combination tub/shower


Other Amenities

  • Fresh blueberries to pick in season. Kayak from property.


  • Books:

    An assortment of paperbacks....moreless

  • CD Player
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Television


  • Churches
  • Cinemas
  • Health/Beauty Spa
  • Library
  • Live Theater
  • Marina
  • Museums
  • Restaurants
  • Winery Tours

Local Services & Businesses

  • ATM/Bank
  • Fitness Center
  • Groceries
  • Hospital
  • Laundromat
  • Massage Therapist
  • Medical Services

Leisure Activities

  • Antiquing
  • Beachcombing
  • Bird Watching
  • Boating
  • Horseback Riding
  • Miniature Golf
  • Outlet Shopping
  • Scenic Drives
  • Shelling
  • Shopping
  • Sight Seeing
  • Walking
  • Whale Watching
  • Wildlife Viewing

Location Type

  • Beachfront:

    Gorgeous clean sand surrounded by smooth ledges to climb. Public toilet facilities....moreless

  • Oceanfront:

    Walk along the rocky shore to find driftwood and shells. Some firm bottom but mostly soft. Dig clams and launch a kayak....moreless

  • Village:

    walk 1 mile to a quaint village with library, boat launch, restaurant/general store and a nautical museum....moreless

Sports & Adventure Activities

  • Cycling
  • Deepsea Fishing
  • Fishing
  • Freshwater Fishing
  • Golf
  • Hiking
  • Kayaking
  • Mountain Biking
  • Mountain Climbing
  • Rock Climbing
  • Sailing
  • Scuba Diving Or Snorkeling
  • Snorkeling/Diving
  • Sound/Bay Fishing
  • Swimming
  • Tennis


  • Dining Area
  • Seating for 6 people


  • Broadband Access
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating:

    New gas Jotel....moreless

  • Internet
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room
  • Parking
  • Parking Off Street
  • Telephone
  • Towels Provided


  • Coffee Maker:


  • Cooking Utensils:

    Well stocked including lobster and clam pots. ...moreless

  • Dishes & Utensils:

    We try to supply everything necessary....moreless

  • Kitchen
  • Microwave
  • Refrigerator


  • Deck / Patio
  • Lawn / Garden
  • Outdoor Grill


Write a review 4.9
from 16 traveler reviews
Rental basis: Per property
Dates Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly * Event
My Standard Rate
7 night min stay


Additional information about rental rates


  • Tax Rate 8%


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Last updated: 10/12/2016
Check availability
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  • Primo

    "This is a high end dining experience. I love to eat oysters on the half shell. The food is g..."

  • Brass Compass Cafe

    "My friend Lynn owns this little treasure in downtown Rockland. It is a busy place for breakf..."

  • Billy's Tavern -- CLOSED

    "This is a fun pub with amazing home made potato chips. A good place to let your hair down! "

  • Maritime Farms Lighthouse Deli

    "Can you believe they make the best loaded pizza in the area. All have a nautical name. Call ..."

  • Interstate Septic Systems Incorporated

    "Good service at a reasonable price. They respond quickly and clean up after. "

  • Thomaston Dunkin Donuts

    "Who doesn't like donuts! Go during the day because they close early at night. "

  • Miller's Lobster Co.

    "It's always fun to eat lobster especially while watching the boats and ocean. It doesn't get..."

  • Waterworks Restaurant

    "This is my home away from home. It's fun all day and half the night. The staff look like the..."

  • Sunfire Mexican Grill -- CLOSED

    "They make everything from scratch. It is a sweet place with a real Mexico feel. "

  • Camden Hills State Park

    "A day hiking, picnicking, swimming or climbing is the true Maine. The view from the top of M..."

  • Whale's Tooth Pub and Restaurant

    "It is a nice ride along the coast and a cozy place to stop. I always enjoy sitting outside a..."

  • Dip Net Restaurant

    "This was a lot more fun when the deck was uncovered but it still is great to sit right at th..."

  • King Eider's Pub

    "It feels like a real old Pub. Great fresh oysters from the river running through town. Only ..."

  • Conway Homestead-Cramer Museum

    "Even on vacation a little learning won't hurt you. The sense of past is powerful and fun too. "

  • Sweet Sensations Pastry Shop & 3 Dogs Cafe

    "Who diets in the summer? The pastry is the best in the area. Eat outside and watch the 3 Lab..."

  • Cellar Door Winery

    "Such a beautiful setting! Free wine tasting and light lunches on the elevated deck overlooki..."

  • Maine State Ferry Service Islesboro Terminal

    "For an inexpensive boat ride take the ferry from Lincolnville Beach. The trip is less than 2..."

  • Archer's On the Pier

    "I love sitting by the water, when I can eat and drink it's even better. The food is good and..."

2 Miles
Nearest Airport
Knox County
4 Miles
Nearest Barpub
Many in Rockland
4 Miles
Nearest Ferry
Rockland to VinalhavenVinalhaven
4 Miles
Nearest Golf
Rockland Public and Samoset
4 Miles
Nearest Train
Scenic train to Bath, Maine
1 Miles
Nearest Motorway
Rte. 73
1 Miles
Nearest Restaurant
Weskeag General Store
12 Miles
Nearest Ski
Camden Snow Bowl
1 Miles
Nearest Beach
Birch Point State Park

Car: Necessary

Photography Workshop, Lighthouse Tours and Bird Watching in the Adjacent Nature Preserve. Boat rentals available in Rockland. Furniture and boat building schools nearby. Scenic train rides along the coast.


Owner info

Year Purchased: 1982

About the owner: I am a real estate agent and own investment properties. The cottage is intended to be a retirement refuge. In the mean time it is great fun to share with many guests who love it as we do.

Why the Owner Chose South Thomaston, ME, USA:
This cottage is the perfect hide-away. Quiet and beautiful, a real escape. Excitement and entertainment is within a short drive. We are pet friendly and it is a safe and exciting place for good dogs to play. We have also entertained cats!

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Speaks: english



  • Deck is much larger than it appears and the view is to the open water.

    Deck is much larger than it appears and the view is to the open water.

  • The sun is amazing!

    The sun is amazing!

  • Breathtaking view out to Penobscot Bay

    Breathtaking view out to Penobscot Bay

  • Easy access for kayaking and beach combing.

    Easy access for kayaking and beach combing.

  • Guests love the water.

    Guests love the water.

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This listing was first published here in 2003.

Date last modified - Friday, October 14, 2016

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South Thomaston, ME, USA #31378

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