|Minimum Stay||3 - 7 nights|
Cove side, a Sea Captain style home, is located on Southport Island/Southport at Deckers Cove, along the coast of Maine, approximately an hours drive north of Portland Int'l Jetport, and within minutes of Boothbay Harbor. The facility occupies over 1 acre of lawns, and gardens. The apartment has a private, separate entrance, is fully furnished with a clean/modern bathroom ( 1 ), bedroom ( 1 ), living room, dining area, and fully equipped kitchen. Ample private parking is available on the grounds. There is also a dock for small boats, canoes, and kayaks, two of which are provided for our guests to use. There are 3 other apts in this home, an additional 1 bedroom/1bath, and two with 2 bedrooms/ 2 baths ( refer listings 155228, 303368, and 368354 on this site ) . Ideal for family holidays/reunions, group gatherings and wedding parties. A warm and friendly atmosphere exists for both children and adults.
Ideal for Families, Small or Large.: The facility is ideal for small or large family gatherings as there are 4 totally independent apartments in this home ( prop nos 155226, 155227, 155228, 303368 ). The larger gathering will find the layout affords independence and yet togetherness...the dinning table in Apt 1 ( refer photos ) can seat 8 people plus kids. There is also extensive outdoor decking and garden area for children to play, and for family BBQ's ( 2 gas BBQ's and picnic tables ).
Area: Breathtakingly beautiful scenery and the simple good values of the people of Maine will keep you coming back to this wonderfully serene area.
We are the Cheema's...Jane and Inder...one from Canada, and the other from Kashmir, India. Overseas work and living led to establishing a home base in Southport in 1978, which cintinues to be our home and a summer gathering place for children and grandchildren. Retired from ExxonMobil in 2000.
Inder or Jane Cheema purchased this apartment in 2000
Near where we live; developed into an interesting retirement project.
Has the serenity of Southport, yet is close to a multitude of summer activities : summer camps,biking,sailing,tennis,golf,hiking, swimming or just relaxing with a book or whatever on our many decks and garden spaces. Protected boating/kayaking in the Cove, with access to the open ocean or inland waterways.
Southport is an island about 6 miles long and 2 miles across at its widest. Access is by means of a swing bridge which opens on the half hour for boat traffic. The serenity of this island setting is augmented by nearby Boothbay Harbor and its varied marine activities, restaurants, art galleries, shops, antique stores, live theater, movie theater, aquarium ,etc. For families with children the nearby beach at Hendricks Head is fun and picturesque. Biking enthusiasts have various possibilities on and off the island. Small boats, kayaks, and canoes can tie-up at our dock from where access to the open ocean and surrounding islands and waterways/coves is feasible and safe. There is much to be explored on the island...a quaint seaside church, the landing at Newagen and its bold ocean views, hiking trails, a historical museum, a town library, and a couple of picturesque harbors. Both formal and informal dining is within walking distance of the apartment.
Golf: A challenging and well maintained 18 hole golf course is within a 10 min.drive; includes golf school/academy. Sailing : there is an excellent sailing school at Cosey Harbor. Tennis : lessons available just off the island at Juniper Point.
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My Standard Rate
3 night minimum stay
|Linens||$25 + Tax|
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Balance at Occupancy
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