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The Red Cottage on Toddy Pond (See Also Loon Cottage 336179)

(18 Reviews)

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Last updated: 04/23/2017
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  • Minimum stay:3 nights
  • Sleeps:2
  • Bedrooms:1
  • Bathrooms:1
  • Property type:Cottage
  • Internet:Yes
  • Pets considered:No
  • Wheel chair accessible:No

About the Property

1 bedroom, 1 bathroom, sleeps 2

Here's your perfect opportunity to relax, swim from the dock, canoe, kayak, watch the bald eagles, listen to the loons, enjoy a sunset and roast hot dogs and marshmallows on the lakeside bonfire. This one bedroom cottage has been recently renovated and is steps from Toddy Pond. Bring your own kayak or canoe. If you're a fisherman, you can launch your boat at the nearby ramp and fish for trout, bass, perch, and salmon.

Toddy Pond is wonderful in June, July, and August with warm days and cool nights. September brings warm days, cool nights, and fewer crowds while October brings the incredible fall foliage that dots the landscape, the lakesides, and the roadsides. Come and take advantage of the incredible beauty and moderate October temperatures.

You won't want to miss the new Penobscot Narrows Bridge with it's 442' high Observatory and adjacent Fort Knox which was built for the Civil War. Both serve to welcome visitors to Bucksport and Downeast Maine.

Bar Harbor and Acadia area: Going east from Toddy Pond, Bar Harbor, Acadia National Park, and Mt. Desert Island provide numerous opportunities for sightseeing, shopping, dining, hiking, biking, horseback riding, shoreline activities, and lighthouse viewing. Visit Thunder Hole and Sand Beach, see the vistas of Penobscot Bay from atop Mt. Desert, climb down the rocky coast to view Bass Harbor Light (our favorite), dine on the lawn at the Jordan Pond House while you soak in the views of The Bubbles or choose where you'll try your first lobster. Bring your bike or rent one to ride the Carriage Paths in the Park or bring your kayak to explore the coastline or many ponds on the Island. Not too far away is the Blue Hill peninsula with many art galleries and shops and a short drive takes you to Deer Isle and Stonington, a working lobstering harbor. Consider taking a day trip to Isle Au Haut via ferry from Stonington.

Camden, Rockport, and Rockland: 45-50 minutes south of Toddy Pond are three of the prettiest harbors on the East Coast. Take in the windjammer fleet in Camden, charter a sail into Penobscot Bay, hike or drive up Mt. Battie to see the Tower and the expanse of Penobscot Bay. Shopping, sightseeing, dining, and hiking opportunities abound. You won't want to miss the Cellar Door Winery near Megunticook Lake and Maiden's Cliff. Hike the Nature Conservancy trails to Balanced Rock. Rockland is home to the Farnsworth Art Museum which houses many of the Wyeth family collections.

We will also provide you with a Renter's Guide with more details on activities, events, and things to do and see while you are here.

See also the Loon Cottage on Toddy Pond (Property 336179) on VRBO
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Owner

Member since: 2011

Speaks: english
Response time: Within an hour
Response Rate: 100%
Calendar last updated: 04/23/2017

Property Type

  • Cottage
  • 500 sq. ft.

House Rules

  • Max. occupancy 2
  • Non Smoking Only
  • Pets Not Allowed

Accommodation Type

  • Vacation Rental

Meals

  • Guests Provide Their Own Meals

Onsite Services

  • Housekeeper Included

Suitability

  • Long-Term Renters Welcome
  • Wheelchair Inaccessible

Bedrooms: 1 Bedroom, Sleeps 2, Beds for 2

Bathrooms: 1 Bathroom

Other Amenities

  • See also property 336179 on VRBO.com

Entertainment

  • DVD Player:

    There is a collection of popular DVDs available for your use...moreless

  • Television:

    Free wifi available; limited local TV channels...moreless

Theme

  • Away From It All
  • Budget

Attractions

  • Autumn Foliage
  • Bay/Sound
  • Churches
  • Cinemas
  • Forests
  • Library
  • Live Theater
  • Marina
  • Museums
  • Playground
  • Pond
  • Restaurants
  • Ruins
  • Waterfalls
  • Winery Tours

Local Services & Businesses

  • ATM/Bank
  • Groceries
  • Hospital
  • Laundromat
  • Medical Services

Leisure Activities

  • Antiquing
  • Beachcombing
  • Bird Watching
  • Eco Tourism
  • Horseback Riding
  • Outlet Shopping
  • Paddle Boating
  • Photography
  • Scenic Drives
  • Sight Seeing
  • Walking
  • Whale Watching

Location Type

  • Lake
  • Lake View
  • Near The Ocean
  • Rural
  • Water View

Sports & Adventure Activities

  • Cycling
  • Deepsea Fishing
  • Fishing
  • Freshwater Fishing
  • Golf
  • Hiking
  • Mountain Biking
  • Mountain Climbing
  • Sailing
  • Snorkeling
  • Sound/Bay Fishing
  • Swimming
  • Tennis
  • Water Skiing

Dining

  • Dining Area
  • Seating for 2 people

General

  • Activities Guide
  • Alarm Clock
  • Basic Soaps
  • Ceiling Fans
  • Heating
  • Internet:

    FREE WIFI NOW AVAILABLE...moreless

  • Linens Provided
  • Local Activities Guide
  • Paper Towels
  • Parking
  • Parking Off Street
  • Toilet Paper
  • Towels Provided

Kitchen

  • 4 Ring Stove
  • Coffee Maker
  • Cooking Utensils
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Freezer
  • Grill
  • Kitchen:

    There is a fully equipped kitchen...moreless

  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove
  • Stove
  • Toaster

Outside

  • Kayak / Canoe:

    Canoes, kayaks, and bikes can be rented from The Activity Shop in Blue Hill with free delivery and pickup. Contact www.theactivityshop.com for reservations...moreless

  • Outdoor Grill
  • Outdoor Grill Gas
  • Unscreened Porch / Veranda
  • Walkway To Water

House Cleaning

  • Housekeeper Included
 

Reviews

Write a review 4.9
from 18 traveler reviews
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Rental basis: Per property
Dates Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly * Event
Summer-Fall
May 14 - Oct 15, 2017
3 night min stay
$125
$725 $2,600
My Standard Rate
3 night min stay
$125
$725 $2,600
* Approximate Monthly rates, actual rate will depend on the days of the month you stay

Additional information about rental rates

Fees:

  • Refundable Damage Deposit $100
  • Cleaning $75
  • Tax Rate 9%

Notes:

$ 75 Cleaning Fee; $100 Refundable Security Deposit. For weekly rentals the changeover day is Sunday.


Owner's cancellation policy:

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


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Last updated: 04/23/2017
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Location

29 Miles
Nearest Airport
Bangor
36 Miles
Nearest Ferry
Bass Harbor; Stonington
4 Miles
Nearest Golf
Bucksport
5 Miles
Nearest Restaurant
Bucksport/Orland

Car: Necessary

Many opportunities for boating, swimming, fishing, hiking. Convenient to the Blue Hill Fair, Fort Knox for Civil War buffs, many sites, Craig Brook Salmon Hatchery, Bar Harbor and Acadia National Park, lighthouses, ferries to islands, sailing, golf.

 

Owner info

Year Purchased: 2003


Contact us

Speaks: english
Response time: Within an hour
Response Rate: 100%
Calendar last updated: 04/23/2017

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Photos

  • Welcome to the Red Cottage

    Welcome to the Red Cottage

  • Living Area

    Living Area

  • Fully equipped kitchen

    Fully equipped kitchen

  • Bedroom

    Bedroom

  • Kayaking on the Pond

    Kayaking on the Pond

  • A Trio of Loons

    A Trio of Loons

  • Evening Repose

    Evening Repose

  • Dock for swimming and sunbathing

    Dock for swimming and sunbathing

  • Dock for sunning and swimming

    Dock for sunning and swimming

  • Penobscot Narrows Bridge, Bucksport

    Penobscot Narrows Bridge, Bucksport

  • Bass Harbor Lighthouse, Mt Desert Island

    Bass Harbor Lighthouse, Mt Desert Island

  • Welcome to Toddy Pond !

    Welcome to Toddy Pond !

  • Living and Dining Areas

    Living and Dining Areas

  • Fully Equipped Kitchen and view to the bedroom

    Fully Equipped Kitchen and view to the bedroom

  • Dining Area and TV/DVD

    Dining Area and TV/DVD

  • Full Bath with shower

    Full Bath with shower

  • The Red and Loon Cabins

    The Red and Loon Cabins

  • A Lakeside bonfire

    A Lakeside bonfire

  • Our Bald Eagle neighbors

    Our Bald Eagle neighbors

  • The Red Cottage with front porch

    The Red Cottage with front porch

  • A gentle walk along East Toddy Way

    A gentle walk along East Toddy Way

  • Jordan Pond and The Bubbles, Mt. Desert Island

    Jordan Pond and The Bubbles, Mt. Desert Island

  • Schoodic Point, Acadia National Park

    Schoodic Point, Acadia National Park

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