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'Perfectly Lovely' Two Bedroom Guest Cottage 1/2 Mi to Village, Beach, Mountains

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Last updated: 08/14/2016
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  • Minimum stay:7-180 nights
  • Internet:Yes
  • Pets considered:Yes
  • Wheel chair accessible:Yes

Property description

'Peter's Hill Guest Cottage is a perfectly lovely cottage. Our family of four (including two teenagers) stayed here for five nights in July/August 2013. We cannot praise the experience highly enough!'

'It is simply, but beautifully appointed, very clean, and supremely comfortable. We really lacked for nothing!'

'The owners live onsite and are perfectly charming, available without being intrusive, and with a knack for the little touches that make a difference.'

'We loved sleeping with the windows open every night, to enjoy the cool night air and the peaceful, wooded surroundings.'

'Blue Hill is a quintessential Maine town, right by the water with local potters, good food, community theater, etc., but without the crowds of Bar Harbor. We hated to leave! — guest Sharon M.

Peter's Hill Guest Cottage is a two bedroom guest cottage within 1/2 mile walking distance to the quintessential Maine coastal village of Blue Hill! It is also less than 1/2 mile to Peter's Cove, a tidal swimming cove, and a three-minute drive to the hiking trails of Blue Hill Mountain.

The Cottage is set off from the main house, in a private setting on top of Peter's Hill above Blue Hill Harbor. It is handicapped- accessible (ask owner for details), has Direct TV, and is completely wireless. Plus, we are happy to share a sampling of our fresh vegetables from the garden when available!

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Property Type

  • Cottage
  • 1200 sq. ft.

Accommodation Type

  • Vacation Rental

Meals

  • Guests Provide Their Own Meals

Suitability

  • Long-Term Renters Welcome
  • Minimum Age Limit For Renters:

    Minimum renter age 25....moreless

  • Children Welcome
  • Non Smoking Only
  • Pets Considered:

    Pets are very welcome! An additional $125 non-refundable pet deposit required. Please contact owner....moreless

  • Wheelchair Accessible

Bedrooms: 2 Bedrooms, Sleeps 6, Beds for 6

  • Downstairs Bedroom : 1 queen

    ...moreless

  • Upstairs Bedroom: 2 twin/ single, 1 sleep sofa /futon

    ...moreless

  • Downstairs Bedroom has a queen bed and an adjoining bathroom. Upstairs Bedroom is the entire second floor. It has (2) twin beds in a sleeping area and a separate sitting area with a futon sleeper sofa....moreless

Bathrooms: 1 Bathroom

  • Bathroom : toilet, combination tub/shower

    ...moreless

  • The bathroom is downstairs and has a door to the adjoining downstairs bedroom, plus a second door for the common area and upstairs bedroom....moreless

Entertainment

  • Books
  • DVD Player
  • Games
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Television
  • Video Library

Theme

  • Adventure
  • Away From It All
  • Family
  • Historic
  • Romantic
  • Sports & Activities
  • Tourist Attractions

Attractions

  • Autumn Foliage
  • Bay/Sound
  • Churches
  • Coin Laundry
  • Festivals
  • Forests
  • Library
  • Live Theater
  • Marina
  • Museums
  • Playground
  • Pond
  • Restaurants
  • Waterfalls

Local Services & Businesses

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

Leisure Activities

  • Antiquing
  • Beachcombing
  • Bird Watching
  • Horseshoes
  • Photography
  • Scenic Drives
  • Sight Seeing
  • Sledding
  • Walking

Location Type

  • Beach:

    Blue Hill Town Park Beach is only 1/2 mile away, with a playground for the kids, a picnic area overlooking Blue Hill Harbor, and Steel Drum Concerts every Monday evening throughout the summer....moreless

  • Lake:

    There are a number of lakes and ponds within a half-hour's drive, with public access areas for picnicking, swimming, and boating....moreless

  • Mountain:

    Blue Hill Mountain is only 1 mile away with many hiking and walking trails to the summit....moreless

  • Near The Ocean:

    The Atlantic Ocean is only 1/10 mile away! Peter's Cove is at the bottom of our hill. At the head of the Cove is a Blue Hill Heritage Land Trust public access - great for kayaking (tidal access)....moreless

  • Rural:

    Blue Hill is a vital, rural town of 2500 on the Downeast Maine coast. Our small village offers you a choice of very good restaurants, shops, and a well-stocked grocer with local organic farm produce....moreless

  • Village:

    It is only 1/2 mile to Blue Hill Village. The Blue Hill Co-op and Cafe, open to the public, is just 1/4 mile away, offering a selection of natural foods, with local organic produce, dairy and meats....moreless

  • Waterfront:

    The Blue HIll Wharf and Public Landing on Blue Hill Harbor is 1/2 mile away. This serves our commercial fishermen, as well as providing a public boat launching ramp, dock and car and trailer parking....moreless

Sports & Adventure Activities

  • Basketball Court
  • Cycling
  • Deepsea Fishing
  • Fishing
  • Freshwater Fishing
  • Golf
  • Hiking
  • Hunting
  • Ice Skating
  • Mountain Climbing
  • Pier Fishing
  • Rafting
  • Sailing
  • Skiing
  • Sound/Bay Fishing
  • Swimming
  • Tennis
  • Water Skiing
  • Whitewater Rafting

Dining

  • Dining:

    Dining table easily expands with additional sections, accommodating an intimate seating of two or a family of six....moreless

  • Dining Area
  • Seating for 6 people

General

  • Clothes Dryer
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating:

    Baseboard hot water heating...moreless

  • Internet:

    Wireless broadband internet....moreless

  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room
  • Parking
  • Telephone:

    Good cell phone reception. (The cottage does not have a telephone.)...moreless

  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine
  • Wood Stove

Kitchen

  • Coffee Maker
  • Dishes & Utensils:

    Includes a lobster pot!...moreless

  • Dishwasher
  • Kitchen
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Pantry Items:

    Dish soap, some spices and condiments are provided, as well as hand soap and paper goods....moreless

  • Refrigerator
  • Stove
  • Toaster

Outside

  • Deck / Patio:

    Patio area with picnic table in wooded setting....moreless

  • Kayak / Canoe:

    Kayaks and canoe available with signed release form. Inquire with owner....moreless

  • Lawn / Garden
  • Outdoor Grill:

    Plus a propane outdoor Lobster Pot!...moreless

 

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Rental basis: Per property
Dates Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly * Event
Summer/Autumn
Jun 1 - Oct 31, 2016
7 night min stay

$1,185
Winter Rental
Nov 1 - Jun 17, 2017
180 night min stay

$850
My Standard Rate
7 night min stay

$1,185
* Approximate Monthly rates, actual rate will depend on the days of the month you stay

Additional information about rental rates

Fees:

  • Refundable Damage Deposit $225
  • Pet Fee $125
  • Refundable Cleaning fee $100
  • Tax Rate 8%

Notes:

Rental Rates:

Summer Rates: June 29 through August 31 $1075 per week

Early Fall Rates: August 31 through September 28 $975 per week

Rates are discounted $100 per week for each additional week of your stay beyond one week.

Rentals are from Saturday to Saturday.

Check in is after 4:00 PM on the day of your arrival; check out is before 10:00 AM on the day of your departure.


Owner's cancellation policy:

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


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Location

30 Miles
Nearest Airport
Bar Harbor Airport, Trenton,ME (Bangor, BGR 50 mi)
0.25 Miles
Nearest Barpub
Restaurant 66, Blue Hill, ME
24 Miles
Nearest Ferry
Isle au Haut Ferry, Stonington, ME
1.5 Miles
Nearest Golf
Blue Hill Country Club
120 Miles
Nearest Train
Brunswick, ME
45 Miles
Nearest Motorway
Interstate 95 Bangor
0.1 Miles
Nearest Restaurant
Boatyard Grill, Blue Hill, ME
54 Miles
Nearest Ski
Camden Hills, Camden, ME
0.5 Miles
Nearest Beach
Blue Hill Town Park, Blue Hill, ME

Car: Necessary

Blue Hill is at the center of the Blue Hill Peninsula with the villages of Surry, Sedgwick, Brooklin, Brooksville and Penobscot minutes away. Buck's Harbor Marine in Brooksville offers sailboat and power boat rentals. Brooklin is the home of the Wooden Boat School. The famous Blue Hill Reversing Falls is just a few miles from the Village center and is a favorite spot for kayakers, offering standing 'tidal' waves for those who wish

to hone their white water skills. If you're sailing and looking for a land base, or meeting up with sailing friends, the Blue HIll (family-oriented) Kollegewidgwok Yatch Club is about a 1 1/2 miles down the road from Peter's Hill Guest Cottage, and offers guest moorings.

Deer Isle is 20 minutes away and Stonington is about 40 minutes.

Bar Harbor and all the wonders of Acadia National Park are 45 minutes away.

The renowned Chamber Music School and Festival at historic Kneisel Hall in Blue Hill offers a summer concert series, and The New Surry Theater presents top rate community productions at our Blue Hill Town Hall. There are dozens of art galleries and artist's studios to visit throughout the Blue Hill Peninsula.

There are way too many things to do and see than we can list here! We do know that Blue Hill and its surrounding communities will engage and entertain you, fill you days, and keep you as busy as you wish. And for those who prefer to simply relax, the Blue Hill Library has a great selection of books to enjoy while just kicking back.

 

Owner info

Year Purchased: 2009

About the owner: For the past 25 years we have lived, worked, and raised our family on the Blue Hill Peninsula. This is our home and we love it here! We now offer our guest cottage for weekly vacation rentals. The cottage is set off from our main house, on the top of Peter's Hill above Blue Hill Harbor, within walking distance to Blue Hill village. We feel truly lucky to be living here, and we look forward to sharing this special place with you!


Contact us

Speaks: english

 

Photos

  • Peter's Hill Guest cottage, left

    Peter's Hill Guest cottage, left

  • Cottage side deck with gas grill

    Cottage side deck with gas grill

  • Just inside, turn left.

    Just inside, turn left.

  • Some say they could just stay in, and read.

    Some say they could just stay in, and read.

  • It is REALLY sunny in here.

    It is REALLY sunny in here.

  • Here's our private, upstair's bedroom suite. Kid's love it!

    Here's our private, upstair's bedroom suite. Kid's love it!

  • The Main House, late June, and our garden is on its way.

    The Main House, late June, and our garden is on its way.

  • Last summer's strawberry harvest

    Last summer's strawberry harvest

  • 'We  come from the earth, we return to the earth, and in between we garden.'

    'We come from the earth, we return to the earth, and in between we garden.'

  • Peter's Cove,short walk from Cottage, is great for a summer high tide swim

    Peter's Cove,short walk from Cottage, is great for a summer high tide swim

  • Blue Hill Village corner store

    Blue Hill Village corner store

  • Early summer morning, Blue Hill Bay

    Early summer morning, Blue Hill Bay

  • Welcome to Peter's Hill Guest Cottage!

    Welcome to Peter's Hill Guest Cottage!

  • Looking over the garden, to the Cottage.

    Looking over the garden, to the Cottage.

  • A very cozy, great room awaits you.

    A very cozy, great room awaits you.

  • It's fully-equipped, lobster pot, too.

    It's fully-equipped, lobster pot, too.

  • The Master Suite, with attached bath.

    The Master Suite, with attached bath.

  • Cottage, left. 'The owners live onsite, are available without being intrusive.'

    Cottage, left. 'The owners live onsite, are available without being intrusive.'

  • Lilacs at the main house

    Lilacs at the main house

  • It's late July, and the first one is ready to pick.

    It's late July, and the first one is ready to pick.

  • The Millstream in Blue Hill Village

    The Millstream in Blue Hill Village

  • Blue Hill Bay, with Blue Hill Mountain in the distance

    Blue Hill Bay, with Blue Hill Mountain in the distance

  • Atop Blue Hill Mountain overlooking the Village

    Atop Blue Hill Mountain overlooking the Village

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    6
  • Bedrooms
    2
  • Bathrooms
    1
  • Property type
    Cottage
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Member since: 2013
Speaks: english
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  • Response rate 90%
  • Calendar last updated 08/14/2016
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