Look out over the Canadian Islands and Passamaquody Bay's Old Sow from this spacious home in Eastport, Maine. Located at the site of Eastport's first Meeting House, you will be within easy walking distance to the Breakwater, ferry landing and historic waterfront downtown. This home, comfortably furnished and decorated with regional contemporary art, serves as an ideal spot to watch the changing light and weather or as home base for many exploratory excursions. There is a large common space, large well designed and equipped kitchen and three separate bedrooms all on one floor, providing both privacy and flexibility. This home has always been a refuge for naturalists and artists, providing a spectacular view, north light and room to work.
walkers 'paradise: From this home in Eastport, you can walk to downtown, along the waterfront or take more challenging hikes along the coast or in the hillsides. In a short time you will recognize this small city's other walkers and may pick up a conversation or two along the way.
The view is always changing: The spectacular view from this home and its two decks is always changing. Cloud formations, swirling waters and wild life including deer, fox and many bird species cross your vision as you sit quietly and gaze upon the scenery.
Always something to do: Sure it is vacation and you can sit and read or listen to music, but Eastport is a happening place for such a small population. If you want you can be busy every day and night with all the activities that the residents, year round and summer, have dreamed up for entertainment. But then again, you may just want to stay put and pick up on that long forgotten hobby, be it sketching, model building or cooking.
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Eastport is Maine's most eastern city and the location of a thriving arts community. Located five miles from Sipayik, Passamaquoddy Indian Reservation and directly across the Bay from Roosevelt's home on Campobello Island, New Brunswick, you will experience diverse historic and cultural communities. Possible day excursions include hiking some of the many coastal Cobscook trails, kayaking on Cobscook Bay, sailing or fishing with captains out of Eastport (frequent whale sightings), visiting Machias Seal Island to see the Puffins, playing golf at St. Andrews or Herring Cove, ferry ride to Deer Island, visit to Quoddy Head Lighthouse or trips up-country to the lakes. Spectacular wildlife and scenery can be observed from all locations. Many galleries, shops, museums and libraries offer unique displays. Throughout the summer, plays, concerts and festivals fill the calendar at various locations.
Other Activities: bird watching and painting
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