This newly renovated 2 bedroom, 2 bath, waterfront home on tranquil Robinhood Cove is situated on five secluded acres of natural splendor in the Midcoast region of Maine. Watch the resident great blue heron, cormorants and snowy egrets dine in the receding tide as a wild turkey conga line troops across your field of vision, all from the solitude of your living room or screened in porch. Explore breathtaking Reid State Park beach and surrounding nature trails, picturesque Five Islands Harbor, and the Josephine Newman Wildlife Sanctuary.
Kayak, sail, hike, eat lobster right out of ocean, swim, go shelling, bird watch, fish, rock climb, show-shoe, or cross country ski depending on season. In short, nature at its finest. All this within 10 minutes of home base.
Need your urban fix? Explore nearby Bath, the historic 'City of Ships' and one of the best walkable towns around. Restaurants, shops, galleries, and local crafts. The Maine Maritime Museum is a unique local treasure. The Bath Farmers Market on the river is bustling on Saturday mornings. Stop by the Maine's First Ship project to see volunteer craftsmen reconstruct the Virginia (www.mfship.org).
Birch Island is located hour from Portland, 30 minutes from Freeport (LL Bean!), and 20 minutes from the charming college town of Brunswick where fine dining, shopping, galleries and museums await. Heading northeast on Route 1, Boothbay, Wiscasset, and Damariscotta will bring your visions of coastal Maine to life.