1890 Summer Cottage on an Ocean Bluff(8 Reviews)
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- Minimum stay:7 nights
- Property type:Cottage
- Pets considered:No
- Wheel chair accessible:N/A
About the Property
5 Bedrooms, 2 Baths, Sleeps 8
This Maine summer cottage on Bailey Island sits on a high bluff overlooking the ocean. First bought by great, great grandparents on their honeymoon trip, it has been in the family for over 125 years. The bedrooms are beautiful, the dining room is large and sunny, and the view is spectacular! Enjoy sitting on the covered porch with a cup of coffee in the morning, watching the sun rise “out of the ocean”, lobster men hauling their traps and sailboats passing by. Settle in the hammock for a lazy afternoon with a good book or explore the island, collect shells on the beaches, rent a kayak and skim along the waves or go fishing. The college town of Brunswick, just a 25 minute drive away, is great for antiquing and to see summer stock theater. Visit the Maine Maritime Museum in nearby Bath, go outlet shopping in Freeport or travel just beyond to browse Portland's historic waterfront. Dine at the island's restaurants or cook lobster at home. Fun for couples and great for families!
Member since: 2009
- Children Welcome:
- Non Smoking Only
- Pets Not Allowed
- Vacation Rental
- Guests Provide Their Own Meals
- Long-Term Renters Welcome
Bedrooms: 5 Bedrooms, Sleeps 8, Beds for 8
Bathrooms: 2 Bathrooms
- Shower Downstairs and Claw Foot Tub Upstairs
- Onsite Parking with space for boat and trailer. Nearby launch.
- Books For Adults
- Books For Kids
- CD Player
- DVD Player
- Games For Kids
- Satellite / Cable
- Away From It All
Local Services & Businesses
- Bird Watching
- Outlet Shopping
- Scenic Drives
- Sight Seeing
- Near The Ocean
Sports & Adventure Activities
- Deepsea Fishing
- Sound/Bay Fishing
- Surf Fishing
- Activities Guide
- Clothes Dryer
- Gas Fireplace
- Iron & Board
- Living Room
- Local Maps
- Local Restaurant Guide
- Paper Towels
- Parking Off Street
- Parking For RV/Boat/Trailer:
- 4 Ring Stove
- Coffee Grinder
- Coffee Maker
- Cooking Utensils:
- Dishes & Utensils
- Lobster Pot
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My Standard Rate
7 night min stay
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Year Purchased: 1898
About the owner: First seen on a honeymoon trip. Subsequently bought and lovingly added to almost every summer since.
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The Mainstay's Front Porch Overlooking The Ocean
View from the front porch - Diamonds On The Water!
The Country Kitchen - stocked with wide assortment of cooking essentials
One Of The Livingroom's Window Seats
Canopied Double Bedroom
The king bedroom on the upstairs sleeping porch - listen to the waves all night!
The Downstairs Queen Bedroom - Next To Bathroom With Safety Bars
Sunrise From The Front Porch
Full moon over the point from the front porch
Wild roses and vibrant flower beds surround the property
The Front Porch - great for breakfast in the sun!
Catch views of sailboats on your way out to the front porch
The Stove In The Dining room
Twin Bedroom - A Favorite of Kids!
The King Bedroom With A Bay Window
The Pilot's House Bedroom
The back porch and yard - plenty of room for kids to play!
Lobster boats in Mackerel Cove just across the street
Dinghys off the floats in the cove
This listing was first published here in 2009.
Date last modified - Friday, March 24, 2017
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