About the property
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- Minimum Stay7 nights
5 Bedroom, 3 full Bath, Ocean And Mountain View-Classic Farmhouse Cottage
'Maine Stay Cottage' is located on a 7 mile slender peninsula on Newbury Neck on the beautiful Blue Hill Peninsula.
70 private, wooded acres are bordered by Union River Bay to the east, and Morgan and Blue Hill Bay to the west.
With more than 70 acres, 'Maine Stay' is one of the few properties that run the full breath of the peninsula, with private oceanfront access to each shoreline!
Pack your lunch and enjoy long walks through the forested path to the backside of the property where you will end up on Morgan/Blue Hill Bay overlooking Blue Hill Mountain and Jed Island, a favored place for seals. Pick wild berries along the way for a sweet treat too.
'Maine Stay' is a 5 bedroom, 2 bath (+ a summer half bath) Cottage that is the perfect place to call home while you discover the Blue Hill Peninsula and the magnificent Acadia National Park. Enjoy the sweeping views of Union River Bay in the front of the cottage and Morgan/Blue Hill Bay from the back of the property. A most unique property with it's lush, open ocean views and fields of dreams to explore! Pick shells and sea glass and swim in the water off the property or rent a kayak to explore the coast.
Relax on the open air front porch watching the sailboats go by and the sun coming up over the mountains.
Maine Stay will offer you, your family and friends a place to make memories which will last a lifetime. We look forward to having you visit!
Please feel free to call me at anytime 518*573*7838
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- Calendar last updated:
- May 25, 2018
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Check-in: 3:00 PM
Check-out: 10:00 AM
100% refund if canceled at least 60 days before arrival date. 50% refund if canceled at least 30 days before arrival date. You must contact the owner directly to request cancellation.
If you're looking for spectacular vistas, this property and has a gorgeous view of the water with Mt. Desert Island in the distance! The house is old but clean and has most of the amenities you would expect, including a well-stocked kitchen. The downstairs bathroom is the only room that seemed to be in need of a really good scrub.
We spent most of our time outside of the house playing in the yard, sitting on the front porch, and exploring the shore and surrounding woods. My kids delighted in picking blueberries from the property in mid-to-late July. Acadia National Park, Perry's Lobster Shack, and nearby Ellsworth were favorite driving destinations. This is really a great place to "Get away from it all" and it was hard to leave, especially after many days of great weather. We'd love to come back again!
Charming classic house with room for a big family and abundant outdoor space. Worth the drive away from the bustle, this nicely stocked house had lots of beds and common areas, but we likely the screened-in porch and paths to the water. It was a calm place to relax with access to the bay for kayaking and a little splashing in the water (albeit a little early in the season for the water to warm up when we went). While a little further from Bar Harbor than we'd anticipated, it wasn't a bad hop into the nearby towns for provisions and some nice restaurants.
Our stay at Maine Stay was wonderful. I think the seaside porch was occupied by at least one person during every daylight hour, drinking in the view and the sounds. We had a lovely paddle from the beach around a nearby island, sharing the experience with a loon and some porpoises. The garden was a delight, and the lawn is perfect for bocce. We loved the walk through the woods to the beach on the far side.
We ate every meal at the table on the side porch, enjoying the view and the Maine air. The kitchen is incredibly well-furnished with everything a cook could need. The microwave died while we were there, and the property manager provided amazing service, coming over with a new microwave the next day! We hope to come again!
What a gem!
Our stay at Maine Stay was magical. Each day began with a cup of the tea sitting on the front stoop listening to the birds and gazing out over the bay. Even the foggy mornings were great as I watched the fog lift. Spring is a bit chillier than summer might be, but the lilacs, lupine, and rhodadendron were blooming and made it so beautiful. One chilly evening we had a lovely fire in the fireplace as we played cards. Very relaxing. There is so much to see and do in the area that I feel like we barely scratched the surface. We were fortunate to be here for the opening of Pugnuts Ice Cream in Surry Village. Odd name (it turns out the owners love their pugs and the pugs love ice cream) but I predict it will be a winner. The Blood Orange sorbet was to die for and I had to bring a pint of Chocolate gelato home with me. One of our favorite days was walking through the woods to get to the west shore and watching the lobster boats pull their traps. It was so peaceful. We hope to return at a different time of year to enjoy all the area has to offer.
Great view anytime! Loved our coffee on the porch in the morning spectacular sunrise. Great Maine House for a family vacation!
We love it so much that had to go back for more... the serene atmosphere is wonderful. The home is beautiful and makes you feel right at home. We love to get up and sit on the porch when we wake up and enjoy a cup of tea in the peaceful views of the water...
We will be back for sure next year!
The Blue Hill Peninsula is a landscape of unmatched natural beauty infused with deep tradition in the arts and culture with many local artisans, organic farmers and fantastic culinary cuisine. Come and experience our area, unlike any other place in Maine!
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Cancellation Policy: A 36 day notice is required to receive a full refund, "less" deposit. If under 36 days no refund will be issued unless the same week(s) can be rebooked. If cottage can be rebooked for the same week, a full refund will be issued, 'less' reservation deposit. (If cottage is rented for 2 weeks or more, there is a 60 day cancellation notice required) If staying for 1 week, I break the rental fee into 2 payments and if staying for 2 weeks, rental fee is broken up into 3 payments. 518*573*7838