Our delightful summer home in Cape Porpoise, Kennebunkport is bright and welcoming. It is located on a dead end street within walking distance to Cape Porpoise village. We are secluded but close to everything.
This unique cottage has two stories. The second floor has a master bedroom with a queen-sized bed and sliders to a deck overlooking the cove. There are custom bunk beds in the second bedroom and a large closet. Downstairs, the living room has a Sealy sectional sleep sofa, cable TV, DVD and a wood burning stove. This room can be closed off for privacy.
A large, modern, eat-in kitchen with dishwasher and eating area for 5 people. Our bath is fully updated and has a shower.
Sliding glass doors take you out to a fenced-in yard with a brick patio equipped with table/chairs and Weber grill. There are ceiling fans throughout the cottage, a/c upstairs and baseboard heating.
Our cottage has a Right of Way to Sampson Cove, with ocean access. This is part of the Rachel Carson Bird Sanctuary and Kennebunkport Conservation Turst. Great Egrets nest here. You will find our kayaks on the cove and are Included in the rental with paddles and adult PFDs. You can kayak a little further to Cape Porpoise Harbor and its protected islands. Find secluded beaches, explore deserted islands or paddle out to to Goat Island Lighthouse to picnic on the rocks.
Our local beach is Goose Rocks Beach which is a few miles north along Rt. 9. You can bike there or take you car if you get a sticker.
Cape Porpoise: Our village is in Kennebunkport but far from the crowds. It is a small community of lobstermen and locals where people remember you and always say hello. It's a 5 minute walk along the sidewalk to the village center. Many people come to eat at Nunan's but there are other restaurants like The Wayfarer (BYOB) and the Captain's Table. You can walk to the pier which is a 3/4 mile walk or ride your bike. Here you'll find the CP lobster co-op, The Pier Fish House (clam shack) and Pier 77 a fine dining restaurant with The Ramp pub downstairs. The view of the lighthouse is spectacular and as are the sunsets
Our cottage supplies non-toxic household products free and clear of dyes and scents, sheets and towels.
Kayak the sheltered waters of Sampson Cove or paddle out to Cape Porpoise Harbor and Goat Island Lighthouse at high tide. All the equipment is included in the rental.
Take a short stroll to the picturesque fishing village where Bradbury Brother's offers groceries, liquor, post office and movie rental. Cape Porpoise offers restaurants, shops, galleries, as well as a beautiful harbor, all within walking distance.
The Pier, with a great view of Goat Island Lighthouse, is 3/4 miles distant and makes for a good walk.
It's a short drive or bike ride to Goose Rocks Beach. Summer parking permits are available to renters at the Police Station.
Other Activities: kayaking
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