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'Acadia National Park' 1920's Classic on Newbury Neck-70 Oceanfront Acres-Pets!

Sleeps10
Bedrooms 5
Bathrooms3
Property type cottage
Minimum Stay 7 nights

Overview

About the property

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!

More Details

Owner
Laura
Member since: 2011
Speaks: english
Response time:
Within an hour
Response rate:
100%
Calendar last updated:
August 17, 2018

Amenities

Surry Cottage Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • cottage
Meals:
  • Guests provide their own meals
Housekeeping:
  • Housekeeper Optional
House Rules:
  • Check-in: 3:30 PM
  • /
  • Check-out: 10:00 AM
  • Max. occupancy: 10
  • Min. age of primary renter: 30
  • Children welcome ...
  • Parties/events not allowed ...
  • Pets considered ...
  • Non smoking only
Location Type:
  • Beachfront ...
  • Mountain View ...
  • Ocean View ...
Theme:
  • Adventure
  • Away From It All
  • Historic
  • Sports & Activities
  • Tourist Attractions
General:
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Fireplace ...
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating
  • Internet ...
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room ...
  • Parking ...
  • Telephone ...
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine ...
  • Free Wifi
Kitchen:
  • Coffee Maker
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher ...
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Pantry Items ...
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove
  • Toaster
Dining:
  • Dining ...
  • Dining Room
  • seating for 8 people
Bathrooms:
  • 3 Bathrooms
  • Bathroom 2 - toilet , tub , shower , Claw foot tub with shower on second floor
    Bathroom 1 - toilet , shower , Washer & Dryer located in first floor bathroom
    Bathroom 3 - toilet , shower
  • Note: First floor bathroom has shower. Second floor bathroom has 'claw foot tub' with an attached shower head. First floor (New 3rd bathroom) has shower. All bathrooms are updated and a nice size.
Bedrooms:
  • 5 Bedrooms, Sleeps 10
  • Bedroom 2 - 1 queen , 2nd floor bedroom has Queen bed and ocean views
    Bedroom 3 - 1 queen , 2nd floor bedroom has Queen bed and ocean views
    Bedroom 4 - 2 twin/ single , 2nd floor bedroom has 2 twin beds
    Bedroom 5 - 1 queen , 2nd floor bedroom has Queen bed
    Bedroom 1 - 1 king , First floor bedroom has King bed
  • "Maine Stay Cottage" has 5 bedrooms. First floor bedroom has a King size bed. Second floor has 4 bedrooms; 3 with Queen beds and 1 bedroom with 2 twin beds. (We supply linens and blankets)
Entertainment:
  • Books
  • Games
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Television
Outside:
  • Deck / Patio
  • Golf ...
  • Kayak / Canoe ...
  • Lawn / Garden
  • Outdoor Grill
Suitability:
  • wheelchair inaccessible ...
Attractions:
  • churches
  • festivals
  • health/beauty spa
  • live theater
  • marina
  • museums
  • restaurants
  • winery tours
Leisure Activities:
  • antiquing
  • beachcombing
  • bird watching
  • boating
  • eco tourism
  • photography
  • scenic drives
  • shelling
  • sight seeing
  • walking
  • whale watching
  • wildlife viewing
Local Services & Businesses:
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • deepsea fishing
  • fishing
  • freshwater fishing
  • golf
  • hiking
  • kayaking
  • mountain biking
  • mountain climbing
  • rock climbing
  • sailing
  • sound/bay fishing
  • swimming
  • tennis
Notes:
'Maine Stay' is a casual but well appointed cottage on 70 private acres which has a park like setting, surrounded by trees, private trails to the bay, ocean setting and a beautiful forest. A truly rare find, and one that should be experienced!

Reviews

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average rating of 4.923077 based on 13 reviews
5

The perfect place for the perfect event.

  • 5 of 5

Sitting on the porch with our family (and brand new daughter in law) all looking out to the horizon at Acadia, I could not be happier. Maine Stay is comfortable, beautifully charming, clean, terrifically maintained and appointed. Laura, the hostess, was extraordinarily accommodating - thank you for being supportive of us hosting the wedding and reception of our son & daughter in law. All the flowers on the grounds added to the beauty. And if that wasn't enough, the timing was blessed to the point of being able to pick over five pounds of blueberries right on the grounds! Two pies, two tarts, a couple dozen muffins and many handfulls of blueberries later, we counted ourselves as the luckiest cheeseheads to ever wander into Maine. We are so grateful for our week. Thank you.

  • Submitted: Jul 29, 2018
  • Stayed: July 2018
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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5

A truly special property

  • 5 of 5

We vacationed here with our three kids, ages 5, 8, and 12 and they all had a blast. There was so much to do on Newbury Neck between kayaking, exploring, biking, blueberry picking and swimming that we only made it over to Acadia once. The kids were especially surprised and delighted by the inflatable water slide that previous guests had left. I would highly recommend this for families who love to be active and outdoors. I would suggest stocking up on groceries beforehand, because it takes a while getting on and off the peninsula and driving to the store. Jenni was very gracious and very helpful. We are hoping to come back again!

  • Submitted: Jul 26, 2018
  • Stayed: July 2018
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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5

Open Space, Peace & Quiet, Friendly & Helpful Hosts

  • 5 of 5

Our large family was drawn to The Maine Stay, looking for a week of peace and quiet, and this property delivered. The early 1900s farm house sits on 70 acres of open fields, meadows, lawn areas and dense woods with plenty of trails between the oceanfront found on both sides of the property. The house itself is spacious and the wrap around porch, along with a screened in area, was used often for morning coffee and afternoon cocktails and evening cocktails. The views are tranquil and attractive. The nearby firepit was also a nice place to relax after a full day. The beds in the 5 bedrooms are clean & comfortable. Preparing meals was easy in the up to date kitchen and new gas grill on the porch. The internet was steady and reliable.

We took two, leisurely paced, twenty minute hikes to the shore on the backside. One of them was an hour before sunset and we enjoyed spotting loons and seals as well as the beautiful sunset over Blue Hill. We enjoyed the beach in the front of the property for swimming, beach combing and a spot to launch our kayaks. There was plenty to see in the waters right off the property, but we also took a one hour (one way) paddle to the town beach and nearby osprey nest at the radio tower. Another great kayak trip was around the peninsula to Jed's Island where we saw a huge bald eagle and a group of about 50 curious seals.

Trips to Bar Harbor & Acadia Ntl. Park were easy, about an hour, and always worth a visit. We also enjoyed the local offerings, like PugNutz Ice Cream Shop and Perry's Lobster Shack. We brought our energetic dog who seemed to enjoy the area as much as we did. There was a great kennel, Creature Quarters, 20 minutes from the house to for a day of doggy daycare.

Just as importantly, our hosts, Laura & Jenni, were very friendly, helpful and quick with a response to our questions and concerns. From reserving the property, to check in and check out, things ran smoothly and seamlessly. Thank You!

  • Submitted: Jul 18, 2018
  • Stayed: July 2018
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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5

Gorgeous Spot

  • 5 of 5

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!

  • Submitted: Aug 23, 2017
  • Stayed: July 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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4

Quiet beauty

  • 4 of 5

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.

  • Submitted: Aug 23, 2017
  • Stayed: June 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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5

Great vacation!

  • 5 of 5

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!

  • Submitted: Aug 17, 2016
  • Stayed: August 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Map

Nearest Airport
50 Miles
Bangor International Airport
Car: necessary

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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Rates & Availability

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Taxes and fees are additional

Additional information about rental rates

Refundable damage deposit $300
Cleaning Fee $75
Pet Fee $75

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.

Owner's Cancellation Policy

  • 100% refund if canceled at least 60 days before arrival date.
  • Service Fee fully refunded on cancellations that qualify for 100% refund.

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