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Dale and Vicki Strohmaier

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Sleeps2
Bedrooms 1
Bathrooms1
Property type cottage
Minimum Stay 3 nights
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JUST FOR TWO

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For Couples Desiring a Quiet Getaway

Truly unique, romantic cottage with 475' of tidal water frontage. Enjoy enticing views of Mill Cove across to Blue Hill Mountain and listen to the magical sounds of the stream running beside the cottage. Built for two, the first floor includes a newly remodeled kitchen, dining and living area. The second floor has the bedroom and bath room. Awaken in your king size bed and watch the sun come up over the water without raising your head from the pillow. Spend your days exploring the rocky Maine coast and evenings by the fire. It just takes two to make Mill Cove Cottage your perfect couple's retreat.

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

Dale and Vicki Strohmaier

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Vicki and I live and work in Delaware, Vicki as a nurse liaison for our local hospital ER and I in custom home sales. We have been traveling to Maine off and on for the last 28 years, first staying in motels, then bed and breakfast and lastly in a cottage in Blue Hill we found on HomeAway. We have fantasized about owning a cottage in Maine and during each trip we scouted properties for sale. In 2010 we found Mill Cove Cottage on the internet and went to take a look at it during our fall trip. It was a mess! Weeds filled the lot, window panes were falling out, the roof was shot, there were no cabinets, it had an old gas range and bar sized refrigerator, a toilet and claw foot bath tub sat in the middle bedroom! But we fell in love with the location and the uniqueness of the cottage and settled on it in December.

The challenge became how to transform this run down gem into a desirable retreat for couples wanting a special getaway, doing this from our home 700 miles away! By pure luck we found Marilyn (the property manager) and Arthur. Arthur was able to take our amateur drawings and sketchy ideas and work his magic. In the spring of 2011 we arrived to apply the finishing touches. In July of 2011 our first couple arrived. They were newlyweds!

Mill Cove Cottage is designed, furnished and supplied for couples. There is no room for children, friends or in-laws. The couch is not a sleeper! It is a retreat, a getaway, a sanctuary. It is for getting to know each other better and for reflections of the past. It is for young or young at heart. It is for relaxing and exploring. It is for two people who want to spend time together.

Dale and Vicki Strohmaier purchased this cottage in 2010
Sleeps2
Bedrooms 1
Bathrooms1
Property type cottage
Minimum Stay 3 nights
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Property Reviews

Just for Two
average rating of 5.0 based on 8 reviews
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Hancock Downeast and Acadia
5

A little piece of paradise

  • 5 of 5
  • Submitted: Sep 12, 2013
  • Stayed: Aug 2013
Beautiful property. Clean. Uncluttered. Excellent view. Everything you need for a vacation for two people.
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Helpful votes: 3/3
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Hancock Downeast and Acadia
5

Beautiful Views, Cozy Cottage, Wonderful Vacation!

  • 5 of 5
  • Submitted: Aug 20, 2013
  • Stayed: Aug 2013
Mill Cove Cottage is a beautiful little cottage for two on a small bay! It is far enough off the main path that it is not busy yet close enough to all of the "maine" attractions of Bar Harbor and Acadia National Park!

We had a great time seeing all of the sites around the area, going whale watching, and even driving to see all of the small towns, but it was always nice to have this great cottage to come home to!

The listing does not do justice to how wonderful this place is. There are so many amenities provided for you, more so than most high end hotels. They provide wood for camp fires and there is even a babbling brook right next to the house which provides splendid ambiance to the property.

The kitchen, bathroom, and laundry area were well stocked for use with everything you could possibly need! All you need to provide is your own food! The owners check in via email in the middle of the week just to make sure everything was great!

Bottom Line, we would recommend this property to any young to middle aged couples looking for a week away in a beautiful place!

Thanks Dale and Vicki for everything you have put into this place! It is fantastic! We will definitely be back!
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Helpful votes: 3/3
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Hancock Downeast and Acadia
5

Beyond Awesome!!!

  • 5 of 5
  • Submitted: Jun 18, 2013
  • Stayed: Jun 2013
We decided to honeymoon in Maine and found this cottage... This place along with its owners are beyond awesome!! Dale & Vicki are simply amazing people! They communicate quickly and effectively. They also helped significantly in explaining different things to do, places to eat, things to see, etc... Along with explaining to us the history of the place and area! Simply put they are AWESOME!
Now... the cottage is great! All wood inside, which I love!!! perfect size for 2, beautiful view, especially from the bed!! Simple and perfect! They even gave us a bottle of wine from bar harbor cellars! Good stuff!! The area of Hancock is also cool! I am glad I came here rather than bar harbor area... close enough yet far enough from the craziness!
We found a really cool lady 2 miles down point road who makes and sells pottery! Her stuff is awesome and price quite reasonable (Point Road Pottery).
Having a kayak was a lot of fun! Plan the tides! We went out and watched a fishing boat do its thing!
Needless to say, the place is just the best!
We can't wait to go back!!!

Thanks so much to Dale and Vicki for the use of your beautiful cottage!!
Helpful votes: 3/3
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Hancock Downeast and Acadia
5

Beautiful, comfortable, great location.

  • 5 of 5
  • Submitted: Nov 11, 2012
  • Stayed: Oct 2012
I stayed in the cottage while traveling solo.Besides the obvious romantic getaway, this is a great place for one person as well.
The cottage is located in a quiet area.The land that the house sits in is lined with trees and has a view (and access) to the lake.You can see gorgeous sunsets from the deck, from the chairs by the fire pit closer to the water and even from the living room, kitchen and bedroom.If you like to sit outside at night, do not miss the starry sky on a clear night.And if you don't like to be outside… not to worry, there's a skylight right over the bed.
The house has more than everything you will need for cooking (including some basic staples), doing laundry, cleaning and relaxing.There's a TV set in the living room across a very comfy sofa.The kitchen is fitted with more things that you will probably use, and everything is magically within arm's reach and ridiculously easy to find but not cluttered at all. The bed mattress is cozy and comfy too, and there's another TV set in the bedroom in case you get tired (which you won't) of staring at the view through the picture window at the foot of the bed. You can tell that the owners have had not only theirs but also their guest's comfortability and convenience in mind. Every time I thought I might need something, it was right there in the most logical place possible.
The red binder on the coffee table has tons of information on places to shop for groceries, restaurants in the area and even tours and drives you can take.I loved the location of the cottage: you can take half to one hour drives any day and be in a different beautiful place every time (Mt Desert Island, Winter Harbor, Bar Harbor, Deer Isle and the town of Castine to name a few). If you're up for the 2 hour drive, you can also visit the town of Lubec, ME with a beautiful lighthouse (West Quoddy Head Light) and a town where "time hasn't reached yet" (something a Lubec local said to me). The owners where always courteous and very quick to answer emails.They were also so nice and accommodating to my every need and request.
So that's what this property has: it's beautiful and comfortable, it's in a great location, the owners are super nice people who really care… what more can you ask for? This is no doubt the perfect vacation spot. So much so, that if I can take a similar trip next year, Dale will be certainly hearing from me again. I truly don't have enough words to recommend this place to anyone who reads this listing.
Helpful votes: 9/9
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Hancock Downeast and Acadia
5

Great place to stay!

  • 5 of 5
  • Submitted: Oct 7, 2012
  • Stayed: Jun 2012
My husband and I really enjoyed our stay here. The photos shown on this site are an accurate representation of the cottage. The property was clean and had everything we needed - great view of the bay. The tool kit came in handy for a bike repair we needed to make before heading to the carriage trails at Acadia National Park. We found the location to be very convenient to the park and to other towns we enjoyed exploring. The owners left us a note and a bottle of wine from a local vineyard which was a really nice touch. The grill and the lobster pots were great. I absolutely loved the shower head - felt as though I was at a spa. The owners were great -- they were quick to communicate via email and provided all of the necessary information. I would highly recommend this place to others. Booth Bay Harbor is a great place to visit! We give it two thumbs up!!!!
Helpful votes: 4/4
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Map

Nearest Airport
25 Miles
Bar Harbor
Nearest Ferry
25 Miles
Ferry from Winter Harbor to bar Harbor
Nearest Train
7 Miles
Ellsworth (Scenic only)
Nearest Motorway
1 Miles
Us 1
Nearest Beach
5 Miles
Carter Beach, Hancock Point
Nearest Barpub
2 Miles
Chippers
Nearest Golf
7 Miles
Sorrento
Nearest Restaurant
4 Miles
Crocker House
Car: necessary

Quiet setting, centrally located 30 minutes from Bar Harbor and Acadia National Park, Winter Harbor, Blue Hill and Bangor. Opportunities for new experiences are endless. Spend your days hiking, biking, whale watching or exploring the picturesque towns along Maine’s rocky coast. Or stay home and wander the woods, launch the kayak, go clamming or just read your favorite book. Good memories will come from your stay at Mill Cove Cottage.

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Availability & Rates

Hancock Cottage Rental Rates

Rental Basis:
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Rate Period Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly * Event Minimum Stay
 
Spring
May 17 2014 - Jun 13 2014
$175
$950
3 nights
 
 
Summer
Jun 14 2014 - Sep 12 2014
$250
$1,275
$4,600
3 nights
 
 
Fall
Sep 13 2014 - Oct 31 2014
$200
$1,000
$3,600
3 nights
 

Additional information about rental rates

Property Damage Protection $49.00
Tax Rate 8.0%
Notes Weekly Rates are Saturday to Saturday
Min. stay is 3 nights
Partial weeks must start or end on a Saturday
Check-in is after 3:00 PM
Check-out is before 10:00AM
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Amenities

Hancock Cottage Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • cottage
Meals:
  • Guests provide their own meals
Floor Area:
  • 600 sq. ft.
Location Type:
  • Waterfront
Theme:
  • Romantic
  • Away From It All
General:
  • Living Room
  • Printer
  • Scanner
  • Iron & Board
  • Activities Guide
  • Alarm Clock
  • Ceiling Fans
  • Firewood
  • Local Activities Guide
  • Local Maps
  • Paper Towels
  • Basic Soaps
  • Toilet Paper
  • Backpack
  • Telescope
  • Parking Off Street
  • Washing Machine
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Air Conditioning
  • Linens Provided
  • Wireless Internet
  • Parking
  • Internet
  • Towels Provided
  • Heating ...
Kitchen:
  • Grill
  • 4 Ring Stove
  • Coffee Maker
  • Toaster
  • Cooking Utensils
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove
  • Oven
  • Microwave
  • Blender
  • Ice Maker
  • Lobster Pot
  • Pantry Items
  • Kitchen
  • Dishes & Utensils
Dining:
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 2 people
Bathrooms:
  • 1 Bathroom
  • Bathroom 1 -
  • 4' shower with rain shower head
Bedrooms:
  • 1 Bedroom, Sleeps 2
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 king
  • Very soft king bed facing the water. TV, Ceiling fan and skylight.
Entertainment:
  • Television
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Radio
Outside:
  • Outdoor Grill ...
  • Deck / Patio
  • Yard
  • Outdoor Furniture
  • Porch Furniture
  • Unscreened Porch / Veranda
  • Walkway to Water
  • Wood Deck
  • Outdoor Grill Gas
  • Small Cooler
  • Lawn / Garden
  • Kayak / Canoe
  • 2 garden chairs
Suitability:
  • wheelchair inaccessible
  • non smoking only
  • not suitable for children
  • unsuitable for elderly or infirm
  • pets not allowed
Attractions:
  • museums
  • library
  • marina
  • pond
  • autumn foliage
  • bay/sound
  • cinemas
  • forests
  • restaurants
  • winery tours
Leisure Activities:
  • horseback riding
  • antiquing
  • walking
  • scenic drives
  • whale watching
  • photography
  • sight seeing
  • eco tourism
  • beachcombing
  • bird watching
Local Services & Businesses:
  • hospital
  • medical services
  • ATM/bank
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • sailing
  • cycling
  • fishing
  • golf
  • mountain biking
  • mountaineering
  • swimming
  • tennis
  • sound/bay fishing
  • freshwater fishing
  • hiking
  • mountain climbing
Notes:
Stairway to the second floor is very narrow and steep. Fire Pit with firewood Kayak for use at your own risk!!!!!!!!!!!!!!
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