Breathtaking views to the bold Atlantic from every room of this charming and peaceful oceanfront cottage on Swans Island, Maine. Serenity awaits in this well appointed Saltbox with over 300 feet of frontage and a protective seawall with smooth beach stones. Watch the lobster boats or sit on the back deck and enjoy the ocean breeze. Swans Island is a 30 minute ferry ride from Bass Harbor, Maine. Bar Harbor and Acadia National Park are also close by to enjoy for the day. The cottage is fully equipped for all of your essential needs from lobster butter warmers to boogie boards for the kids! Take a step back from your hectic pace and allow the magnificent sunrise and the crashing waves to renew your spirit!
General Accommodation and Amenities: Location type: Rocky coast
Property type: Saltbox cottage
Theme: Relaxing retreat
General: Linens and towels provided, ceiling fans, hair dryer, soaps, full laundry room with iron and board, night lights
Kitchen: Refrigerator, freezer, blender, microwave, drip coffee maker, oven, stove top burners, cooking utensils, toaster, lobster pot, lobster equipment,spices, basic sugar, flour etc. and full kitchen needs.
Dining: Table for four, card table for four, bar with stools for two, antique table also.
Bathrooms: bathroom #1---Toilet, sink, combination tub/shower Bathroom #2---Toilet, sink, shower with grab bars
Outside shower as well.
Bedrooms: #1---Queen, two twins, #2---two doubles, #3---one queen, (cot available), #4---bunk beds. full closets
Entertainment: Entertainment: Three televisions, radio, DVD player, CD player, Mini Maine Library for children and adults, seacoast
educational books, puzzles (adult-children), Games (adult-children), VCR, Boogie boards, art and craft
supplies for children, stuffed animals, (seacoast friends, of course!) ,sand buckets.
Communication: Personal cell phones only. Internet available at local market and 24 hour access at the library.
Outside: Parking, gas grill, charcoal grill, tire swing, hammock, bicycle, garden chairs, beach chairs.
Suitability: Non smoking ONLY! Long term renters welcome, children welcome, dogs considered, grab bars at top of
basement stairs for the infirm or elderly.
Local activities: Seasonal Island events, walking, rock climbing, swimming, hiking, biking, fishing, (Ponds and salt
water), combing for beach glass, New Library, Printing Press, craft fairs, the sweetest lobster you will ever experience!
Swans Island is a 35 minute ferry ride from Bass Harbor on Mount Desert Island. Once off the ferry the home is about two miles so you will need a car. The ferry costs approximately $45 for a passenger and a car round trip and then about $14 per person for passengers or walkers. You can bike to the house from the ferry if you choose to bring bikes instead.
Other Activities: Kayaking