Don't settle for a cove or low tide mud flat. Traveling this far you want deep water, open ocean as your view and beach.
A nature lover's paradise, this secluded house has breathtaking views overlooking deep ocean and islands of Little Kennebec Bay.
A minute down the beach path to the ocean, no mud flats during low tide here. Nothing but ocean, ocean, ocean.
Eleven miles from the college town of Machias, where theater and concerts provide a summer evening's entertainment, the short drive through Machiasport and Starboard offers the charm of Down East Maine's communities. Stop at the BBS Lobster Co. -Lobster Trap- in Bucks Harbor for the catch of the day and don't forget to make a blueberry pie, or buy one at Helen's Restaurant.
Relax on the spacious deck to enjoy the birds, watch an eagle soaring overhead or paint the colorful sunset. Stroll down the pine and birch laden path to the nearly 400 feet of bold ocean shore to see the lobster boats, spot a seal or bask in the sun with a picnic.
44 acres of mixed forest provide seclusion for peaceful days and relaxing nights.
The spacious, sunlit rooms offer quiet comfort to our guests. The skylights in master bedroom and living room provide sundrenched mornings and romantic starry nights! Queen bed room with comfortable sitting area and skylights. Twin bed room with spaceous closets that hold extra cots. Chair and a half opens up to a comfortable twin bed. Natural wood floors enhance the brightness of this seaside home.
Fully equipted kitchen has everything from coffee grinder to basic food items to get you started in meal making.(Help yourself!) Glasses, dishes, pots, pans and all you'll need to boil your lobsters and pick them apart. Delicious!
To the North: Eastport - quaint fishing village with antique shops, galleries, and the famous Raye's Mustard House. Have lunch and remember to bring some goodies back home.
Lubec - cross to Canada on Campobello Island (don't forget your passports or photo ID), summer home of FDR, and visit the other side of the Island to the East Quoddy lighthouse. You may see pods of whales from the shore.
West Quoddy State Park - picnic and hike along the high cliffs of the coast. Great views of Grand Mannan Island (Canada).
Cutler - working harbor village with several Maine Coast Heritage Trails to hike along the Bold Coast. Make a reservation for a boat trip to see arctic terns and puffins in their nesting habitates on Machias Seal Island. Seals and whales are likely to join you as you travel.
Machias - annual Wild Blueberry Festival in August complete with children's parade, craft fair, 5K run, and blueberry pie eating contest that fills this week long event. Starboard Community Club's annual lobster roll/fish chowder dinner the end of July. Machiasport Historical Society Museum, Margaretta's Days that celebrate winning the first naval battle of the Revolutionary War right in the Michias River.Their lobster lunch is a MUST.
Milbridge - movie theater and ice cream parlor open in summer.
Jonesport, Beals Island - hike the Maine Coast Conservancy of the Great Waas Island. Drive further south to Frenchman's Bay and visit Winter Harbor, Corea and Schoodic Point (part of Acadia National Park).
And of course the most visited national park in the East, Acadia a 2 hour drive south. Take a mail boat ride to the Cranberry Islands or Swans Island, visit Bar Harbor and Northeast Harbor. Carriage paths to bike, horse trails to ride, and mountains to hike for all abilities.
So much to do... more to check out in the notebook at the house.
Cleaning services available upon request.
Rental fees will be identified when the lease is emailed and may differ from what VRBO is suggesting. All rentals have a $100 refundable security deposit, and 9% ME state tax.