LOVELY, MODERN OCEANFRONT COTTAGE. BEAUTIFUL VIEWS! ROQUE ISLAND ACROSS BAY.

Mary Borer

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Sleeps6
Bedrooms 3
Bathrooms2
Property type cottage
Minimum Stay 2 - 7 nights

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LOVELY, MODERN OCEANFRONT COTTAGE. BEAUTIFUL VIEWS! ROQUE ISLAND ACROSS BAY.

Jonesport Cottage Rental Photos and Description

Cozy,comfortable, bright, light open floor plan. 3 B/R, 2 bath, sleeps 6.

6 miles from authentic lobster villages of Jonesport & Beals Island. Cottage setting is rural, private and peaceful. Spectacular ocean views. View the stunning sunrise on your own private deck. Amazing night sky without light pollution. Watch bald eagles soar overhead, shorebirds in abundance, occasional seals playing and sunning. Located on the Great Bar - at low tide walk out and harvest your own fresh mussels or just enjoy your own private beach. Watch lobster boats at work on the water. 15 miles to Roque Bluff State Park with sandy beach and hiking trails. 15 miles to Machias - UMM campus, Summer Machias Bay Chamber Series in July/Aug., Blueberry Festival in August. 80 mi/1.5 hour drive to Bar Harbor/Acadia National Park depending on traffic or 45 min. to Winter Harbor ferry to Bar Harbor. 50 miles to Lubec/Campobello Island.

This is an ideal location if you are looking to get away from the crowds and traffic jams of so many summer tourist locations. It is like stepping back in time to a slower, unhurried pace.

Cottage is clean and well cared for; we hope you will treat it with care if you stay with us. It is a very special place. It was our vacation retreat until we built a retirement home nearby and moved here full time in 2007.

Comments from our guestbook:

'There are so many choices these days when you’re going somewhere to stay... You plan and dream through the winter and spring. The excitement builds as each work day goes past. It’s so nice when life exceeds your expectations' which this place surely has done. Thanks for the memories…'

'After two fairly good trips to Acadia a few years back, this was a nice change from the crowds…Your place is absolutely beautiful as others have already stated, we couldn’t ask for anything more…'

'What a dream - three weeks to decompress Down East with good friends and enough time on my own to truly explore…I’ve loved discovering the heath, bogs & islands - peeling away the layers to better understand Jonesport life and then to come home to this fabulous indoor/outdoor house…'

'Thank you so much for the best Maine vacation we’ve ever had. See you next year…'

'When we walked in the front door, our highest hopes were immediately exceeded by the view of the cove. The magical feeling never left us for the entire week of our stay…It was a week to remember; one which we hope to repeat next year…'

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Suitability:
  • children welcome
  • unsuitable for elderly or infirm
  • pets not allowed
  • non smoking only
  • wheelchair inaccessible

Mary Borer

This advertiser has been with HomeAway.com since 2008
Speaks english
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Sleeps6
Bedrooms 3
Bathrooms2
Property type cottage
Minimum Stay 2 - 7 nights
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Guaranteed, secure, with no booking fees
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Reviews

5
based on 14 traveler reviews

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Lovely, modern oceanfront cottage. Beautiful views! Roque Island across Bay.
average rating of 5.0 based on 14 reviews
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Lovely, modern oceanfront cottage. Beautiful views! Roque Island across Bay.
http://www.homeaway.com/vacation-rental/p160120
Jonesport Downeast and Acadia
Presque Isle, ME USA
5

MODERN, CLASSY AND COMFY.

  • 5 of 5
Mary maintains a comfortable and well appointed cottage. As soon as you turn onto the private drive, you realize you're staying in a special Downeast hide-away. You really can't beat the value or the view.
  • Submitted: Jul 21, 2014
  • Stayed: Jun 2014
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you for your kind words and thanks too, for leaving the cottage is such immaculate condition! Mary
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Lovely, modern oceanfront cottage. Beautiful views! Roque Island across Bay.
http://www.homeaway.com/vacation-rental/p160120
Jonesport Downeast and Acadia
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5

PARADISE REGAINED

  • 5 of 5
The cottage description doesn't do it justice. It is absolutely impeccible. Looks brand new with everything you need for a super, relaxing vacation. Waking up in either of the beds result in spectacular views. Spent every morning having coffee enjoying the view. Mary and Bill provided a wealth of local knowledge. Propane lobster cooker provided for the $3.50/lb lobster!! :-) Can't think of a better place to kick back, relax, unwind and enjoy life. Cindy & Jon
  • Submitted: Oct 17, 2012
  • Stayed: Sep 2012
  • Source: HomeAway
business
Lovely, modern oceanfront cottage. Beautiful views! Roque Island across Bay.
http://www.homeaway.com/vacation-rental/p160120
Jonesport Downeast and Acadia
5

WONDERFUL

  • 5 of 5
We first stayed here two years ago and returned this summer as we loved it so much. The cottage is a lovely place to stay - a home away from home.
  • Submitted: Sep 13, 2012
  • Stayed: Jul 2012
  • Source: HomeAway
business
Lovely, modern oceanfront cottage. Beautiful views! Roque Island across Bay.
http://www.homeaway.com/vacation-rental/p160120
Jonesport Downeast and Acadia
5

LOVELY COTTAGE

  • 5 of 5
This was our second stay and it was even better than the first. The view is amazing, sunrises spectacular and we could not ask for more privacy. From the deck we saw eagles, osprey and this year seals. There are few restaurants close by but lobster is available on the docks in several nearby places. The kitchen is fully equipped with everything we needed and more to make wonderful locally sourced meals. I would recommend this vacation rental to anyone seeking a quiet, scenic getaway.
  • Submitted: Sep 4, 2012
  • Stayed: Aug 2012
  • Source: HomeAway
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Lovely, modern oceanfront cottage. Beautiful views! Roque Island across Bay.
http://www.homeaway.com/vacation-rental/p160120
Jonesport Downeast and Acadia
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5

BEAUTIFUL HOME IN A FANTASTIC LOCATION

  • 5 of 5
My family of 4 stayed here for 2 weeks in mid-July. The house is just as nice as it looks on the rental site. It is located very central to a number of area attractions. We even had a couple of family members stay for a few days, and it still didn't feel crowded. Walking the Great Bar at low tide was a thrill for the kids. Lobster aplenty is available for purchase just a few miles away. While we were able to gather all the mussels we could eat right from the ocean. The owners were very easy to work with as well. I would recommend this house to anyone who is looking for a nice oceanfront location, at a very reasonable price.
  • Submitted: Aug 6, 2012
  • Stayed: Jul 2012
  • Source: HomeAway
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Lovely, modern oceanfront cottage. Beautiful views! Roque Island across Bay.
http://www.homeaway.com/vacation-rental/p160120
Jonesport Downeast and Acadia
5

MAINE PERFECTION

  • 5 of 5
Property was completely as described. Had everything necessary for an excellent vacation. Super clean, airy, roomy, perfectly maintained. Service by owner was above and beyond. Met all our needs and expectations. Have been staying in this area for the last 20 plus years, and by far this was the best.
Visited Calais, Ellsworth, and local sites and towns. A very restful vacation, glorious scenery. Walked the sand bar and beach and nearby area.
Booked again for next year's vacation.
  • Submitted: Oct 14, 2011
  • Stayed: Sep 2011
  • Source: HomeAway
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Map

Nearest Airport
85 Miles
Bangor
Nearest Ferry
45 Miles
Winter Harbor
Nearest Train
200 Miles
Amtrak-Portland
Nearest Motorway
6 Miles
US 1
Nearest Beach
100 Metres
onsite
Nearest Golf
8 Miles
Barren View - Jonesboro
Nearest Restaurant
6 Miles
Chandler River Lodge- Jonesboro
Car: necessary

Enjoy the real 'Down East' Maine. Located near a lobstering village with working harbor and public boat dock. Buy lobsters at the local pound on the docks. Hike Nature Conservancy hiking trails on nearby Great Wass Island (15 min). Boat tours to Machias Seal Island to see Puffins. Less than an hour’s drive to Schoodic Point, the less visited side of Acadia with crashing surf and more hiking opportunities. Enjoy 4th of July in Jonesport complete with Lobster Boat Races. Visit the Machias Blueberry Festival in August. Art and music events nearby during summer season. Local public library hosts several events including Music in the Library and local Artist Receptions. Splendid, quiet, peaceful location- away from the crowds!

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Availability & Rates

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Jonesport Cottage Rental Rates

Rental Basis:
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Rate Period Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly Event
 
Peak Summer
Jul 5 2014 - Sep 5 2014
Changeover Day: Saturday
7 night minimum stay
$1,150
 
 
Fall
Sep 6 2014 - Oct 31 2014
Changeover Day: Saturday
7 night minimum stay
$1,050
 

Additional information about rental rates

Cleaning $75 + Tax
Refundable damage deposit $100
Tax Rate 8.0%
Notes 10% discount on rentals of 2 or more weeks.
25% payment required at time of booking, balance due 30 days prior to arrival.
Full payment at time of booking for rentals of less than one week and for rentals secured within 30 days of arrival date.
$100 refundable security/damage deposit at time of booking. Check-in 3 pm EDT; Check-out 11 am EDT
Cleaning fee: $50 for 2 people, $75 for 3 or more.
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Amenities

Jonesport Cottage Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • cottage
Meals:
  • Guests provide their own meals
Floor Area:
  • 1200 sq. ft.
  • 2 stories
Location Type:
  • Rural
  • Oceanfront
Theme:
  • Away From It All
General:
  • Telephone ...
  • Washing Machine ...
  • Clothes Dryer ...
  • Living Room ...
  • Wireless Internet
  • Telescope
  • Activities Guide
  • Alarm Clock
  • Ceiling Fans
  • Hair Dryer
  • Laundry Soap
  • Local Activities Guide
  • Local Maps
  • Paper Towels
  • Shampoo
  • Basic Soaps
  • Toilet Paper
  • Parking
  • Heating
  • Linens Provided
  • Iron & Board
  • Towels Provided
  • Thermos Bottle
  • Backpack
Kitchen:
  • Kitchen
  • Stove ...
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Oven ...
  • Pantry Items ...
  • Coffee Maker ...
  • Cooking Utensils
  • Toaster
  • Refrigerator
  • Microwave
  • Blender
  • Coffee Grinder
  • Lobster Pot
Dining:
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 6 people
Bathrooms:
  • 2 Bathrooms
  • Bathroom 1 - toilet , combination tub/shower
    Bathroom 2 - toilet , shower
  • Full size stacking washer and dryer in first floor bathroom.
Bedrooms:
  • 3 Bedrooms, Sleeps 6
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 king
    Bedroom 2 - 2 twin/ single , Lower level
    Bedroom 3 - 2 twin/ single , Open Loft with privacy screen
  • All linens provided.
Entertainment:
  • Satellite / Cable ...
  • Stereo ...
  • Books ...
  • Games ...
  • Books for Kids
  • Games for Kids
  • DVD Player
  • Television
  • Radio
  • Books for Adults
Outside:
  • Wood Deck
  • Outdoor Grill Gas
  • Walkway to Water
  • Binoculars
  • Large Cooler
  • Small Cooler
  • Outdoor Grill
  • Deck / Patio
  • Lawn / Garden
  • 6 garden chairs
Suitability:
  • children welcome ...
  • unsuitable for elderly or infirm
  • pets not allowed
  • non smoking only
  • wheelchair inaccessible
Attractions:
  • autumn foliage
  • bay/sound
  • churches
  • library
  • marina
  • forests
Leisure Activities:
  • walking
  • sight seeing
  • antiquing
  • beachcombing
  • bird watching
  • whale watching
  • scenic drives
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • fitness center
  • groceries
  • massage therapist
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • freshwater fishing
  • swimming
  • hiking
  • pier fishing
  • sailing
  • cycling
  • fishing
  • golf
  • fly fishing
  • sound/bay fishing
  • mountain climbing
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