This recently constructed cape style home adjacent to Walter's commercial wharf with magnificent pristine, open ocean views, numerous islands including Petit Manan with working light house operating today. Relax and enjoy the panoramic view from the deck of your home of colorful buoys bobbing in the sparkle of the bay. Enjoy the sound of the shore, Petit Manan Light house's fog horn and the sound of migratory ducks and shore birds. Your host Walter will deliver fresh caught lobster right from his boat to your plate. The experience of the quaint working harbor catching seasonal fish and lobster is all a stones throw away from you and your family as you vacation.
This newly constructed home stated in white window and ash wood with hard ash wood floors through out includes 3 bedrooms, (2 bedrooms upstairs, 1 down) 2 baths, (1 up, 1 down), a full size kitchen featuring custom built ash cabinets, granite counter tops and state of the art high end appliances to accommodate all your culinary needs. The full size deck invites you to experience the sounds, sights and smells of the kelp and salty air first hand.
A home equipped with all the creature comforts one would need.
Working water front of the area abounds with local history and tales of the sea, the lore of adventure that continue even today and the first hand experience and culture that has been in existence here for three generations!
Located out the front door on Petit Manan Point itself is Petit Manan Point Wildlife Refuge, Downeast Conservatory's Pigeon Hill Preserve, a quiet quaint Chapel, All Souls by the Sea, built in the 30's open to guest and visitors in July and August.
As part of the rental property you have access to Walter's 300 feet of sand and cobble stone beach front to explore, beach fire (with permission), eagles, seal and harbor porpoise sightings and observing/experiencing first hand, Walter's working wharf. Wondering about what's going on? Don't be shy, ask Walter. Seafood, clams, fresh local fish, ask Walter. Local lore and stories, Walter has three generations of historical and cultural experience up close and personal.
A short 15 minute drive away is the one time clipper ship building town of Milbridge where you will find old sea captain homes built by the very same people who designed the great clipper ships of the area. Along with a well stocked food market that has everything you need, Milbridge has gift shops, restaurants, a number of churches, medical support, a drug store, post office, public offices, a library, and museum featuring among other things the ship building industry of the area.
A few recommendations include authentic Mexican food and Maine's number one ice cream Gifforford's ice cream.
Be sure to stop at River Lily gift shop with local crafts, jewelry and books, a great card selection, all within 7 miles of Walter's Wharf.
Cell phone and wi-fi, Day trips