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Rocky Cove House -- Waterfront; Launch Your Kayak from the Yard!

Sleeps8
Bedrooms 3
Bathrooms1
Space 1,500 sq. ft.
Property type house
Minimum Stay 3 nights

Overview

About the property

3 bedrooms, 1 full bath, sleeper sofa; sleeps 6 - 8

Rocky Cove House sits on Johnson's Bay. The house has 3 bedrooms; the master bedroom has a queen bed and the other two bedrooms each have a full bed. The living room also has a fold out sofa. The large kitchen is fully equipped with everything you will need to cook up your lobster feast-or to prepare quick meals on the run between hiking trips, kayak excursions, and whale watch tours. The spacious living/dining area with oversized sliders provides great views of the ocean. The house has a TV/DVD with cable, and high speed internet. Step on to the deck to enjoy the salty breeze, the whisper of the fir trees, and the wonderful view. The house has a washer and dryer; bed and bath linen provided.


Owner
Bonnie Beard
Member since: 2005
Speaks: english
Response time:
Within a few days
Response rate:
100%
Calendar last updated:
July 18, 2017

Amenities

Lubec House Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • house
Meals:
  • Guests provide their own meals
Floor Area:
  • 1500 sq. ft.
House Rules:
  • Max. occupancy: 8
  • pets considered
  • children welcome
  • non smoking only
Location Type:
  • Beachfront
  • Rural
  • Waterfront
Theme:
  • Away From It All
  • Family
General:
  • Alarm Clock
  • Broadband Access
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Heating
  • Internet
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room
  • Parking Off Street
  • Sofa Bed
  • Telephone
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine
Kitchen:
  • 4 Ring Stove
  • Coffee Maker
  • Cooking Utensils
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Freezer
  • Lobster Pot
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove
  • Stove
  • Toaster
Dining:
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 6 people
Bathrooms:
  • 1 Bathroom
  • Bathroom - toilet , combination tub/shower
Bedrooms:
  • 3 Bedrooms, Sleeps 8
  • Bedroom - 1 queen
    Bedroom - 2 double
    Bedroom - 2 double
  • Fold out sofa in living room
Entertainment:
  • CD Player
  • DVD Player
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Stereo
  • Television
Outside:
  • Deck / Patio
  • Lawn / Garden
  • Outdoor Grill
  • Outdoor Grill Gas
  • Walkway to Water
  • Wood Deck
  • 4 garden chairs
Suitability:
  • wheelchair inaccessible
Attractions:
  • autumn foliage
  • bay/sound
  • churches
  • festivals
  • forests
  • library
  • live theater
  • museums
  • playground
  • restaurants
Leisure Activities:
  • beachcombing
  • bird watching
  • eco tourism
  • photography
  • scenic drives
  • sight seeing
  • walking
  • whale watching
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • fitness center
  • groceries
  • massage therapist
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • deepsea fishing
  • fishing
  • fly fishing
  • freshwater fishing
  • golf
  • hiking
  • hunting
  • pier fishing
  • sound/bay fishing
  • swimming
Notes:
1 queen bed, 2 full beds, 1 sleep sofa. Large deck overlooking ocean; direct, private access to shore. Launch kayak from back yard. Cable TV, broadband Internet, free long distance phone service. Well behaved dogs considered.

Reviews

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Rocky Cove House -- Waterfront; Launch Your Kayak from the Yard!
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5

The best vacation I've ever had!

  • 5 of 5

It's always been a dream to go to Maine, and Lubec and this property were exactly what I was hoping for. There are beautiful beaches all around the town, it's quaint, and amazing hiking minutes away. I honestly cannot say enough things, and Bonnie's home is peaceful and cozy. I will definitely be back.

  • Submitted: Jul 5, 2017
  • Stayed: Jun 2017
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Great View!

  • 3 of 5

Right on the shore of Fundy Bay with beautiful sunrises from the back deck. Easy drive to Lubec and Eastport. Very comfortable cottage.

  • Submitted: Jun 29, 2017
  • Stayed: Jun 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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5

Perfect spot for exploring the area!

  • 5 of 5

This house was perfect for us - great location, large back deck with grill and access to the waterfront through the backyard. Our son spent most of his time down at the water, looking for creatures and sea glass. The owner loaned us her spotting scope which we kept on the deck and used to watch loons, cormorants, a heron, nuthatches, two pileated woodpeckers, and seals in the water. We launched a kayak from the yard for easy paddles around the sound. Fresh lobster and fish was available on the main road just a few miles from the house. There's a great old cemetery nearby and a farmer that sells special varieties of garlic down the road. The internet connection was very good, kitchen well stocked, the grill was clean, and rooms and linens clean and neat. Simple, affordable, and just what we were looking for.

  • Submitted: Aug 16, 2016
  • Stayed: Jul 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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5

Great house, great location, great manager, great week

  • 5 of 5

We had a great week in this house, which was clean, comfortable and in a quiet and beautiful location not far from Lubec and great hiking along the Maine coast. We had a few problems at first (bees under the front steps, lost internet, blown fuse) but Bonnie took care of them right away! Also, we made a big mistake and accidentally stayed one day longer than we were supposed too. Bonnie was really great and fixed our big mistake by finding another house for the incoming guests. Thanks again Bonnie! Overall, we give this house and Bonnie a big thumbs up!

ps only one tiny request Bonnie: a few more utensils, measuring cups and glass baking trays in the kitchen would be great!!

  • Submitted: Aug 8, 2016
  • Stayed: Jul 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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4

Breathtaking view!

  • 4 of 5

The property has great waterfront access, which my family loved, as it enabled us to launch a rented kayak directly from the shore and explore the beach during low tide. The view is absolutely amazing and we loved the location--outside of town, on the water and among other historic homes in the North Lubec area. The single-level house, furnishings and layout worked perfectly for my small children. There was a snafu in our first of three nights' lodging, but Bonnie quickly troubleshooted to remedy the situation and we were not charged extra. We had a great time during our Lubec stay!

  • Submitted: Aug 2, 2016
  • Stayed: Jul 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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4

Very relaxing

  • 4 of 5

This house is exactly as described, except the chairs on the deck have been replaced with a table and chairs. We rented this house for a week in July when the temps were close to 100 degrees everywhere else, but were comfortable at Rocky Cove. Jody offered a fan, but didn't really need it (the house isn't air conditioned). Because this house is on a cove and away from the town, it is really quiet. There are close neighbors,but you can't see or hear them. Even when you climb down to the shale beach, you still have a sense of privacy. This isn't a swimming beach, but you wouldn't want to--the water is cold!! Lots of sea glass. When we arrived at the house, we found it very clean and there is a notebook with information about the area. This is a great area for lobster--got it cooked and brought it back to the house for $6.70 a lb and uncooked for $4.50 lb. We ate gooood!! The town is small, some shops, but not swarming with tourists, Everyone we met was very friendly. Went across to Campobello Island and went whale watching. There are a few companies that take people out, we chose Island Cruising and they were great, would reccomend highly. Overall, we would recommend Rocky Cove if you are looking for a quiet getaway. The only real negative to the house is that the living room furniture is not very comfortable and should be replaced, that's why I gave it a good, not excellent rating. It was reallly easy to work with the property manager and our deposit was promptly returned.

  • Submitted: Aug 6, 2011
  • Stayed: Jul 2011
  • Source: HomeAway
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Map

Nearest Airport
100 Miles
Bangor International Airport
Nearest Ferry
6 Miles
Lubec to Eastport
Nearest Golf
12 Miles
Campobello Island
Nearest Motorway
13 Miles
Route 1 and Route 189
Car: necessary

Lubec has bold coastal cliffs, coastal rain forest, wildflower meadows, and several sandy beaches (rare this far Down East). The region is host to three state parks, a national wildlife refuge, and several nature preserves, all of which offer well maintained hiking trails.

Lubec claims the easternmost point of land in the U.S. and is home to the West Quoddy Head Lighthouse, one of the most photographed lighthouses in the country. In fact, you can see and visit 5 lighthouses within a 10 mile radius of Lubec.

Local whale, wildlife, and puffin tours offer the chance to observe nature up close. Nearby kayak and canoe rental facilities and the many public boat ramps in the area also offer a chance to explore and observe. The area is rich in history-from the first naval battle of the Revolutionary to Maine's own 'Cannery Row' which lined the waterfronts of the Downeast coast. You'll find it all here-rich history, spectacular scenery, abundant wildlife, and friendly people.

Other Activities: hiking, world-class birding, whale watches, puffin tours, historical tours, museums

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Rates & Availability

Lubec House Rental Rates

Rental Basis:
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Owner accepts payment in:
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3 night minimum stay
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Additional information about rental rates

Refundable damage deposit $250
Pet Fee $50
Tax Rate 9.0%

$250, due to place reservation this will serve as your damage deposit which will be returned within a week of your departure. Rent and tax due on arrival.

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