SECLUDED COTTAGE AT WATER'S EDGE WITH 15 FORESTED ACRES

Susan Lindberg

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Sleeps5
Bedrooms 2
Bathrooms2
Property type cottage
Minimum Stay 4 nights
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SECLUDED COTTAGE AT WATER'S EDGE WITH 15 FORESTED ACRES

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2 bedrooms, 2 baths w/ futon in LR (sleeps 4 to 6)

This secluded oceanfront cottage is located on Long Cove in Sullivan, Maine. The quarter-mile dirt driveway leads directly from US HWY 1 through 15 forested acres to the water's edge. The 1,100 foot shoreline is home to a wide variety of wildlife, including eagles, ospreys, seals, deer and the occasional red fox. This family retreat has served as a honeymoon cottage as well as a favorite vacation spot for family and friends.

Nestled between two groves of evergreens, the cottage's wrap-around deck and two large picture windows give visitors the chance to relax and witness the quiet of the cove, watching the changes that unfold as the tides rise and fall. Walks along the rocky beach at low tide and following paths through the woods are just what the doctor ordered to combat the stress of a hectic life. The sunsets are exquisite, and on a clear night the sky is so full of stars that it can be a challenge to identify the constellations amid the Milky Way. A birder's paradise and a historical piece of Sullivan history, the property is part of the Frenchman Bay Conservancy and is preserved as is for future generations to enjoy.

The surrounding area is renowned for hiking, biking, kayaking, sightseeing, antiquing, and visiting artists' studios. Nearby family restaurants that are favorites of the locals offer lobster and other Down East specialties. Acadia National Park and Bar Harbor are 45 minutes to the southwest, and Winter Harbor and the entrance to Acadia National Park's Schoodic Peninsula is 30 minutes to the northeast.

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Suitability:
  • pets not allowed
  • non smoking only
  • children welcome
  • wheelchair inaccessible
Susan Lindberg (Owner)
Advertiser since 2013
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About Susan Lindberg

Living too many miles from Maine, siblings Jim and Susan decided to make this special place on Long Cove in Sullivan, Maine, available to vacation renters during part of the year. Throughout their childhood, the owners spent two weeks of every summer together with their family at the Sullivan home of their maternal grandfather, affectionately known as 'Bumpa.' The current cottage was built in 1971 on the wooded lot across U.S. Highway 1 from the original homestead.

Those family vacations left us with wonderful memories, such as:

• riding with 'Bumpa' in an open 1946 Willys Jeep to the corner store for comics and ice cream before breakfast

• swimming at Flanders or Molasses Ponds on a hot summer day

• collecting shells, driftwood, and colored glass along the beaches at Sorrento

• 'bowling' with naturally rounded stones at Grindstone Neck

• hikes on Mt. Desert Island, Schoodic Mountain, and even Mt. Katahdin

• drives around the Park Loop Road to see Egg Rock, Thunder Hole, and Otter Cliffs

• watching the awesome power of the surf at Schoodic Point

• picking wild blueberries and raspberries for wonderful tastes of summer

• searching for the constellations and witnessing the Perseid meteor showers on crystal-clear nights.

Visitors to this special place on Long Cove will take their own memories along with them when they leave. We hope they will return to create still more for many summers to come!

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Bedrooms 2
Bathrooms2
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Minimum Stay 4 nights
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Reviews

Reviews

5
based on 8 traveler reviews

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Secluded cottage at water's edge with 15 forested acres
average rating of 5.0 based on 8 reviews
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Secluded cottage at water's edge with 15 forested acres
http://www.homeaway.com/vacation-rental/p459902vb
562-421-0861
Sullivan Downeast and Acadia
Flemington, NJ
5

VRBO Vacationers

  • 5 of 5
My husband and I could not have been more pleased with our week at this house. There was every amenity and more that you could ever need. It was clean and comfortable and felt like home from home. We had coffee and cocktails watching the tides and birds from the picture window, just as depicted in the listing photos. The location was ideally situated between Acadia National Park and Schoodic Point. The owner is definitely involved about any problems that you may have and appreciates you contacting the very wonderful property managers if you have any concerns.
We would highly recommend this property and look forward to returning again.
Chester's Pike is 1 mile on Route one for a good reasonably priced breakfast.
We bought good local lobster and Seafood at Hannaford Supermarket on the way to Ellsworth. There is also an excellent Natural Food Shop on Main St. Downtown Ellsworth.
  • Submitted: Sep 18, 2014
  • Stayed: Sep 2014
  • Source: HomeAway
Recommended for:  Adventure Seekers, Girls Getaway, Sightseeing, Families with Teenagers, Romantic Getaway
Owner's Response: Thanks for your wonderful recommendation, Judith. So glad you shared where to grab a great breakfast as well as some great places to stock up on food to enjoy at the cottage while drinking in the the view. We look forward to your return in the future!
business
Secluded cottage at water's edge with 15 forested acres
http://www.homeaway.com/vacation-rental/p459902vb
562-421-0861
Sullivan Downeast and Acadia
5

Perfectly appointed cottage!

  • 5 of 5
We wanted for nothing during our stay; open floor plan, secluded setting, and all the amenities you could ask for, yet within reach of the (INSANE!) beauty of Acadia...
  • Submitted: Aug 2, 2014
  • Stayed: Jul 2014
  • Source: HomeAway
Recommended for:  Age 55+, Girls Getaway, Families with Teenagers, Families with Young Children, Romantic Getaway
Owner's Response: Acadia is insanely beautiful in the fall, too--our favorite time of year there. Lovely foliage, cooler weather, fewer tourists and the bluest of skies in autumn.
business
Secluded cottage at water's edge with 15 forested acres
http://www.homeaway.com/vacation-rental/p459902vb
562-421-0861
Sullivan Downeast and Acadia
PA
5

Wonderful spot for Acadia visit

  • 5 of 5
This place was wonderful! It is the perfect spot to be able to visit Bar Harbor and Acadia. The great thing is that it is easy to also get to the Schoodic point of Acadia. I highly recommend nature lovers to visit that part of Acadia. The house is very peaceful and the owner is super responsive. I hated to leave and I would love to go back. We saw an eagle every day in the tree beside the house and we also say osprey and a seal in the cove. in the morning, you can see the lobster traps being collected in the nearby cove from the large deck.
  • Submitted: Jul 22, 2014
  • Stayed: Jul 2014
  • Source: HomeAway
Recommended for:  Girls Getaway, Sightseeing, Families with Teenagers, Families with Young Children, Romantic Getaway
business
Secluded cottage at water's edge with 15 forested acres
http://www.homeaway.com/vacation-rental/p459902vb
562-421-0861
Sullivan Downeast and Acadia
Bridgeport WV.
5

Great experience

  • 5 of 5
The house was very well stocked and organized. The secluded area made our stay that much better. The short walk to the bay made great walking adventures for our kids. We will definetly consider this property again.
  • Submitted: Jul 5, 2014
  • Stayed: Jun 2014
  • Source: HomeAway
Recommended for:  Adventure Seekers, Sightseeing, Families with Teenagers, Families with Young Children
business
Secluded cottage at water's edge with 15 forested acres
http://www.homeaway.com/vacation-rental/p459902vb
562-421-0861
Sullivan Downeast and Acadia
Portland, OR
5

Perfect relaxing vacation spot

  • 5 of 5
The two of us had an absolutely lovely stay in Sullivan for a week in June. The cove is gorgeous, full of opportunities to see local birds and wildlife. We spent serene afternoons relaxing on the deck and at the window, soaking in the view. The location is completely ideal, right between Mount Desert Island for hiking / day trips, and Winter Harbor for seaside attractions (and lobster!). Ellsworth is a short drive away for groceries and amenities, and there a number of small restaurants closer to the cottage that are highly recommended. We will definitely be telling everyone we know about this place for any type of getaway!
  • Submitted: Jun 20, 2014
  • Stayed: Jun 2014
  • Source: HomeAway
Recommended for:  Age 55+, Adventure Seekers, Sightseeing, Families with Teenagers, Families with Young Children, Romantic Getaway
Owner's Response: Thanks for your feedback--so glad you enjoy one of our favorite places!
business
Secluded cottage at water's edge with 15 forested acres
http://www.homeaway.com/vacation-rental/p459902vb
562-421-0861
Sullivan Downeast and Acadia
5

Maine Getaway on the Cove

  • 5 of 5
We enjoyed our week in this lovely house on the cove. It was a secluded area with a nice porch that was perfect for breakfast or evening drinks while watching the sun set. The house was well equipped with a full kitchen, washer and drier. The afternoons could get hot and the two small fans were very appreciated. We also really enjoyed having 2 bathrooms, a luxury we don't have at home. We loved being a short drive from Ellsworth and Bar Harbor, and went exploring in different directions many days. I also want to mention how easy it was too book, check in and out, and how kind Susan is in supplying information before our trip and the brochures and info in the house. Cleonice/The Maine Grind in Ellsworth became an almost daily stop for excellent coffee. All around, it made for a very relaxing and enjoyable vacation spot.
  • Submitted: Sep 3, 2013
  • Stayed: Jun 2013
  • Source: HomeAway
Recommended for:  Age 55+, Adventure Seekers, Girls Getaway, Sightseeing, Families with Teenagers, Romantic Getaway
Owner's Response: Happy to hear you enjoyed your vacation at our cottage, Anne. We may need to provide an additional fan or two considering how much warmer this summer has been. Hope to hear from you in the future.
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Map

Map

Nearest Airport
20 Miles
Hancock County-Bar Harbor Airport
Nearest Motorway
0.5 Miles
US HWY 1
Nearest Beach
15 Miles
Lamoine State Park
Nearest Golf
3 Miles
Sorrento
Nearest Restaurant
2 Miles
Chester Pikes Galley
Car: necessary

Situated on Frenchman Bay midway between the Acadia National Park areas of Mount Desert Island and Schoodic Peninsula

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Availability & Rates

Availability & Rates

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Sullivan Cottage Rental Rates

Rental Basis:
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Rental rates quoted in:
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Rate Period Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly Event
 
September - October
Sep 7 - Nov 2
4 night minimum stay
$140
$900
 
 
June
Jun 15 - Jun 29
4 night minimum stay
$140
$900
 
 
July - August
Jul 6 - Aug 31
4 night minimum stay
$150
$1,000
 
 
My Standard Rate
4 night minimum stay
$140
$900
 

Additional information about rental rates

Property Damage Protection $49
Tax Rate 8.0%
Notes E-check transaction with no fee. (Preferred)
Credit card transactions 2.5% fee for US travelers (Foreign traveler fee 3.75%).

Cancellation Policy

Policy available by contacting owner when booking.
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Amenities

Amenities

Sullivan Cottage Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • cottage
Meals:
  • Guests provide their own meals
Floor Area:
  • 1150 sq. ft.
Location Type:
  • Oceanfront ...
Theme:
  • Romantic
  • Family
  • Away From It All
General:
  • Living Room ...
  • Iron & Board
  • Internet ...
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Parking ...
  • Telephone ...
  • Heating ...
  • Linens Provided
Kitchen:
  • Kitchen ...
  • Dishes & Utensils ...
  • Coffee Maker
  • Toaster
  • Dishwasher
  • Refrigerator ...
  • Stove
  • Oven ...
  • Microwave
Dining:
  • Dining Area
  • Dining ...
  • seating for 6 people
Bathrooms:
  • 2 Bathrooms
  • Bathroom 1 - toilet , combination tub/shower
    Bathroom 2 - toilet , shower
Bedrooms:
  • 2 Bedrooms, Sleeps 5
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 queen
    Bedroom 2 - 1 queen
    Living Room - Roll away cot available by request
Entertainment:
  • Books ...
  • Games ...
  • Television ...
Outside:
  • Tennis ...
  • Golf ...
  • Deck / Patio ...
  • Outdoor Grill ...
  • Lawn / Garden ...
Suitability:
  • pets not allowed
  • non smoking only
  • children welcome ...
  • wheelchair inaccessible
Attractions:
  • library
  • playground
  • churches
  • restaurants
Leisure Activities:
  • walking
  • beachcombing
  • bird watching
  • scenic drives
  • antiquing
  • boating
  • wildlife viewing
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • groceries
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • rock climbing
  • kayaking
  • swimming
  • tennis
  • golf
  • mountain biking
  • sailing
  • cycling
  • fishing
  • sound/bay fishing
  • hiking
  • freshwater fishing
Notes:
Secluded four-season cottage near Acadia National Park, Bar Harbor, and surrounding lakes. Private year-round natural beauty. Abundant wildlife and a bird watcher's paradise. Be sure to bring binoculars.
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