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Waterfront summer home. Sit back and soak in the views

Sleeps8
Bedrooms 4
Bathrooms2
Space 1,000 sq. ft.
Property type cottage
Minimum Stay 7 nights

Overview

About the property

We have a cottage that is 75 feet from the waters edge with outstanding views.

Beach cottage is located 3 miles south of Blue Hill. The cottage is on 3 acres of land and right on the waters edge. We can accomodate up to 8 people with 4 bedrooms in total. Self contained cottage includes living room, kitchen and bathrooom.

The place has four bedrooms in total. Two bathrooms. Two rooms with Double debs, two rooms with single beds. It has an open plan living room and kitchen. Gas stove, Fridge, wifi internet, a deck and outdoor seating and outdoor table, with 2 BBQ's, one gas and other wood fire on waters edge (Lobstah cook outs)....The cottages walls are not insulated, making them typical Down East rustic summer cabins. See photos. The views are amazing!

The configuration of the property is set up so you have access to both cottages (multiple units) for the one price... the cottages are rustic in style which makes for the romance of the property

More Details

Owner
Michael
Member since: 2009
Speaks: english
Response time:
Within 12 hours
Response rate:
100%
Calendar last updated:
September 9, 2017

Why Michael chose Acadia

The views!

What makes this cottage unique

Set on an idyllic stretch of coastline on the Blue Hill Sound with the Eggamogin reach just to the south. Watch the sail boat sail past!

The property itself is set on 3+ acres with 200 feet of private beach frontage. It is quiet and private with plenty of outdoor living space for those great long evenings. We have beautiful mature maple/oak/aspen trees to shade under with magnificent 180 degree panoramic views of the ocean. The lobster pounds are close by too, less than 2 minutes drive or a 10 minute walk. Great beach combing right at your doorstep step. The property is only 40 minutes to Arcadia National Park. The perfect getaway for the family

Guestbook comments from the owner

We arrived from New Zealand for a week at the Wooden Boat School. The cottage is so perfectly Maine you couldn't ask for more. The place was clean and tidy, with magificent views from both inside adn outsdie of the waterfront. We are eargerly planning our next trip in 2015
May 2014
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Amenities

Blue Hill Cottage Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • cottage
Meals:
  • Guests provide their own meals
Floor Area:
  • 1000 sq. ft.
House Rules:
  • Check-in: 3:00 PM
  • /
  • Check-out: 10:00 AM
  • Max. occupancy: 8
  • Parties/events not allowed
  • Non smoking only
Location Type:
  • Beach View ...
  • Beachfront ...
  • Ocean View ...
  • Oceanfront ...
Theme:
  • Adventure
  • Away From It All
  • Family
  • Historic
  • Sports & Activities
  • Tourist Attractions
General:
  • Heating ...
  • Internet ...
  • Linens Provided ...
  • Parking
  • Towels Provided ...
Kitchen:
  • Coffee Maker ...
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Kitchen
  • Microwave
  • Oven ...
  • Pantry Items
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove ...
  • Toaster
Dining:
  • Dining ...
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 4 people
Bathrooms:
  • 2 Bathrooms
  • Bathroom 1 - toilet , combination tub/shower , Bathroom is small in size but has all the amenties
    Bathroom 2 - toilet , tub , shower , Bathroom is small in size but has all the amenties
  • Bath/shower, toilet and wash basin
Bedrooms:
  • 4 Bedrooms, Sleeps 8
  • Bedroom 2 - 2 twin/ single , Two single beds
    Bedroom 3 - 1 double
    Bedroom 4 - 2 twin/ single
    Bedroom 1 - 1 double , Ocean facing room
Entertainment:
  • Books ...
  • Games
  • Stereo
Outside:
  • Deck / Patio
  • Kayak / Canoe ...
  • Lawn / Garden ...
  • Outdoor Grill ...
Suitability:
  • wheelchair inaccessible
Attractions:
  • restaurants
Leisure Activities:
  • antiquing
  • beachcombing
  • bird watching
  • boating
  • eco tourism
  • paddle boating
  • scenic drives
  • shelling
  • shopping
  • sight seeing
  • walking
  • wildlife viewing
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • fitness center
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • laundromat
  • massage therapist
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • fishing
  • golf
  • hiking
  • kayaking
  • rock climbing
  • sailing
  • skiing
  • snorkeling
  • swimming
Notes:
We don't have a TV

Reviews

Exceptional! 5/5 -
(9 traveler reviews)

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Waterfront summer home. Sit back and soak in the views
average rating of 5.0 based on 10 reviews
5

Great place! Very cozy!

  • 5 of 5

Such a great location! We saw lots of wildlife. Very relaxing. We enjoyed it very much!

  • Submitted: Sep 4, 2017
  • Stayed: Aug 2017
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5

Wonderful stay!

  • 5 of 5

We love these rustic cabins so much. There is something magical about the place and we can't wait to come back.

  • Submitted: Aug 30, 2017
  • Stayed: Aug 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Pokfulam, Hong Kong
5

Beautiful, quiet location for families

  • 5 of 5

We thoroughly enjoyed our stay at these two cozy, rustic (but well equipped) cabins on the water. They are great for close families. We enjoyed fishing, cooking over the campfire, eating at the picnic tables, kayaking, and beachcombing at low tide. We saw porpoises, a bald eagle, a deer, a turkey and her chicks, and loons. We hope to return before too long!

  • Submitted: Aug 7, 2017
  • Stayed: Jul 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Marblehead, MA
5

Perfect relaxing get away

  • 5 of 5

Picturesque setting, very tranquil, great get away to recharge. Owner accommodated special request. Cottages are rustic but include everything you need. Thank you for sharing your home

  • Submitted: Jul 21, 2017
  • Stayed: Jul 2017
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5

Lovely cottage setting on Blue Hill Bay

  • 5 of 5

This worked out very nicely for us, especially with the separate cottages for our family. The weather was perfect and we enjoyed being on the water.

Hope to stay again!

  • Submitted: Aug 28, 2016
  • Stayed: Aug 2016
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Hingham, MA
5

Wonderful and secluded. Great for families!

  • 5 of 5

Our family of six including kids aged 8 months to 7 years spent a very relaxing week at this property. The cottages are small but very well appointed and really all you need for the location. We did spend a lot of time moving between the two cottages as the thing we needed always seemed to be in the other cottage. But that was absolutely fine as it was an excuse to get outside which is why we were there to begin with.

We brought three kayaks of our own and we spent most of our time paddling around right in front of the cottages or up to the sandbar about 100 yards south along the coast. The tides are dramatic at this site! Be ready to carry your kayaks a long way at low tide and make sure you pull them up high for the high tide!

The yard includes a gas grill and a rudimentary fire pit which was used every night mostly to toast marshmallows. There is a rental property very close to the north edge of the property but we were lucky to have a very nice family from Ohio staying next door.

We did spend two days in Acadia which is about an hour's drive from this property. But, if I'm honest, I enjoyed Blue Hill far more. Too many people in Acadia!

In short, if you're looking for a getaway and enjoy the ocean, this property is for you. You will feel like you are million miles from civilization, but you can just drive across the street to get succulent lobsters.

Highly recommended!

  • Submitted: Aug 26, 2015
  • Stayed: Jul 2015
  • Source: HomeAway
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Map

Nearest Airport
49 Miles
Bangor
Nearest Golf
3 Miles
Blue Hill Country Club
Nearest Motorway
Highway 175
Nearest Restaurant
5 Miles
Blue Hill township
Nearest Ski
47 Miles
Hermon Mountain
Nearest Beach
You are already there!
Car: necessary

South Blue Hill is a short distance to several quaint townships like Blue Hill and Brooklin (Wooden Boat School). In the summer there are numerous farms stands selling local produce (eggs, vegetables, fruit, lobsters). There is a town dock just 500 yards down the road for launching your boat.

Photos

Rates & Availability

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Taxes and fees are additional

Additional information about rental rates

Cleaning Fee $175
Damage Deposit $270

Upfront 20% refundable security deposit for the full term of rental period
50% of rental due 60 days in advance. The balance of 50% and cleaning fee is due 30 days before rental.
Cleaning fee is $170
Cottage can accommodate up to 8 people. Inquire for more information

Owner's Cancellation Policy

  • 50% refund if canceled at least 30 days before arrival date.
  • 100% refund if canceled at least 60 days before arrival date.

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