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Summer Cottage in Exquisite Coastal Maine Spot

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The Boulders is a cozy cottage that has lots more room than you might think.

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  • Minimum stay:Contact owner
  • Sleeps:8
  • Bedrooms:4
  • Bathrooms:1
  • Property type:Cottage
  • Internet:Yes
  • Pets considered:Yes
  • Wheel chair accessible:N/A

Property description

The Boulders was originally part of a well-known Maine summer resort. Back in the 19th century wealthy people in New York and Boston would throng, by steamship, to the cool, clean restful Maine coast for the summer. They called it rusticating. The Lookout Inn was a resort built for rusticators, and over the years has expanded to include a number of cottages – including the Boulders.

The resort is as popular today as it has always been. At the end of a quiet peninsula, it has a quintessentially Maine feeling. A long rocky, but walk-able beach surrounds a large open field. Views in every direction are spectacular. The ocean water of Jericho Bay surrounds the peninsula and is dotted with islands. One is even close enough to walk to at low tide!

You will have night skies with more stars than you can imagine, exquisite walking trails, pristine ocean water, and lots of local attractions.

Old-fashioned charm abounds. The Inn serves an elegant dinner just a short walk away. Or stay at home and make your own feast. The kitchen in the Boulders is well-equipped (including a lobster steamer), and there is a barbeque on the deck for grilling local fish.

It is a perfect place to relax and get back in touch with your life, your soul, and your family and friends. The cottage sleeps 8 so bring those you love to share the experience.

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Owner

Member since: 2014

Speaks: english
Response time: Within a few days
Response Rate: 40%
Calendar last updated: 09/26/2016

Property Type

  • Cottage
  • 1020 sq. ft.

Accommodation Type

  • Vacation Rental

Meals

  • Guests Provide Their Own Meals

Suitability

  • Children Welcome
  • Non Smoking Only
  • Pets Considered:

    We love pets, however it is more work for our cleaning staff. Therefore we require an additional charge of $75 per pet for each rental period....moreless

Bedrooms: 4 Bedrooms, Sleeps 8, Beds for 8

Bathrooms: 1 Bathroom

Entertainment

  • Books
  • Games

Theme

  • Away From It All
  • Family
  • Historic

Attractions

  • Autumn Foliage
  • Festivals
  • Forests
  • Library
  • Museums
  • Restaurants

Local Services & Businesses

  • ATM/Bank
  • Groceries
  • Hospital
  • Laundromat
  • Massage Therapist

Leisure Activities

  • Antiquing
  • Beachcombing
  • Bird Watching
  • Photography
  • Scenic Drives
  • Walking
  • Whale Watching

Location Type

  • Beachfront:

    A fine example of the 'rocky coast of Maine', better than many because you can actually get in the water, and walk along the shore....moreless

  • Ocean View
  • Oceanfront
  • Rural:

    The town of Brooklin has a total population of about 700. It is a serene and restful place....moreless

  • Water View
  • Waterfront

Sports & Adventure Activities

  • Fishing
  • Hiking
  • Hunting
  • Mountain Biking
  • Sailing
  • Swimming

Dining

  • Dining Area
  • Seating for 8 people

General

  • Fireplace
  • Hair Dryer
  • Internet
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room
  • Parking

Kitchen

  • Coffee Maker
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Kitchen
  • Microwave
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove
  • Toaster

Outside

  • Deck / Patio
  • Lawn / Garden
  • Outdoor Grill
 

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Location

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40 Miles
Nearest Airport
Bar Harbor or Bangor International
10 Miles
Nearest Golf
Blue Hill and Deer Isle
125 Miles
Nearest Train
Amtrak to Brunswick Maine
25 Miles
Nearest Motorway
Route 1

Brooklin is known for its scenic beauty and has always attracted artists, nature lovers, and boat enthusiasts. The town has been called the wooden boat building capital of the world! WoodenBoat magazine and school are very close by.

For recreation on the water, Kayak rentals or sailboat charters are easily available.

There are a number of artist galleries in all the surrounding towns, and the world renowned Haystack Mountain School of Crafts is nearby on Deer Isle.

For music, Kneisel Hall, a world famous classical music school is up the road in Blue Hill. Student concerts are regularly performed for the public. In a very different genre, live steel Drum music is a available on the Peninsula every Monday night during the summer. CBS Sunday morning did a feature story on the proliferation of steel drum players on the Blue Hill Peninsula.

Brooklin also has a rich literary history. A number of well-known authors make their summer home in town. EB and Katherine White spent many years as Brooklin residents and helped to endow the award-winning Friend Memorial Library.

Probably best of all is the abundant availability of nature to our visitors. Whether you are a bird watcher, star gazer, or just enjoy a walk in clean fresh air, we have it all. There are numerous nature conservancy trails throughout the area. Acadia National Park is on the next peninsula over, and Blue Hill mountain is close by and very popular.

 

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Response time: Within a few days
Response Rate: 40%
Calendar last updated: 09/26/2016

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Photos

  • The Boulders is a cozy cottage that has lots more room than you might think.

    The Boulders is a cozy cottage that has lots more room than you might think.

  • Comfortable living room

    Comfortable living room

  • Well equipped kitchen

    Well equipped kitchen

  • Bedroom 1 has a double bed

    Bedroom 1 has a double bed

  • Bedroom 3 has a king size bed

    Bedroom 3 has a king size bed

  • Beach front -- now you know how the cottage got its name.

    Beach front -- now you know how the cottage got its name.

  • The Lookout Inn (across the road) has a wonderful restaurant and bar.

    The Lookout Inn (across the road) has a wonderful restaurant and bar.

  • One of the best places to walk in the world.

    One of the best places to walk in the world.

  • Swimming at the point

    Swimming at the point

  • The cottage in the late fall

    The cottage in the late fall

  • Approach to cabin with Blue Hill Bay beyond

    Approach to cabin with Blue Hill Bay beyond

  • Main room of the cottage has dining area, breakfast bar and comfy living space.

    Main room of the cottage has dining area, breakfast bar and comfy living space.

  • If the weather gets chilly or foggy, cozy up to a fire. Firewood on hand.

    If the weather gets chilly or foggy, cozy up to a fire. Firewood on hand.

  • Deck off the living room

    Deck off the living room

  • Bedroom 2 has a double bed

    Bedroom 2 has a double bed

  • Bedroom 4 has twin beds

    Bedroom 4 has twin beds

  • Fields near the cottage

    Fields near the cottage

  • Laundry at the Inn

    Laundry at the Inn

  • Tide pools are fun to explore at low tide.

    Tide pools are fun to explore at low tide.

  • Beach in front of the cottage

    Beach in front of the cottage

  • Deck overlooks the water, and is much more inviting when it isn't winter.

    Deck overlooks the water, and is much more inviting when it isn't winter.

  • The Boulders in June

    The Boulders in June

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Member since: 2014
Speaks: english
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  • Response time Within a few days
  • Response rate 40%
  • Calendar last updated 09/26/2016

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Summer Cottage In Exquisite Coastal Maine Spot

Brooklin, ME, USA #3710344ha

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