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Cozy, Charming Waterfront Cottage, Quiet with Superb Views of the Penobscot Bay

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Property type cottage
Minimum Stay 7 nights

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Minimum Stay
7 nights


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- 1 Bedroom suite, 1 Bathroom, Sleeps 3.

Cove Cottage is situated on a quiet, wooded point of land right on the Penobscot Bay! Adjacent Kelly Cove, a sand and gravel bottomed tidal cove that is safe for children and super for exploring and water activities. The cottage was recently renovated and has a master bedroom suite with a high quality, beautifully styled iron pipe framed queen size bed and day bed in a separate sitting room, a living room, a large deck over looking the water, a large well equipped eat-in kitchen, and a bathroom with shower. It is tastefully furnished throughout and includes microwave, free WIFI Broadband Internet, DVD/CD player, 2 TV's, VCR, gas grill, wood stove, and central heating. All linens are provided. Normally rents by the week in summer season and by the month during the winter months. Well behaved pets are welcome. Smoking is not permitted in the cottage.

  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • children welcome
  • non smoking only
  • pets considered
  • wheelchair inaccessible

Barbara Plummer
Member since: 2006
Speaks: english
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Calendar last updated:
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About Barbara Plummer

My husband and I moved to Mid-coast Maine from the Washington DC area when he retired from the military. I was born in DC and lived in the DC area all my life never feeling like I was in the right place.

All of that changed when we left the rat race and moved to the small community of Bayside. In the village of Bayside the little cottages have names so we started thinking of names for our property and little cottage. Shortly after moving in I was standing at the window marveling at the view and a Bald Eagle landed in a tree in our front yard which overlooks Penobscot Bay. So the name Eagle's Landing became official. And since the cottage overlooks Kelly Cove we named it Cove Cottage. In 20 years this wonderful place I call home has never failed to disappoint.

Barbara Plummer purchased this cottage in 1994

Why Barbara Plummer chose MidCoast and Penobscot Bay

My husband and I fell in love with this beautiful, unique, waterfront property when we first saw it because of the incredible view and access to Penobscot Bay. The house and cottage needed some TLC which we have done over the years but the location needed no improvement.

What makes this cottage unique

What I love most is the beautiful, peaceful setting. Feels very private but also not isolated. From sunrise to sunset it always offers opportunities to reflect on the wonders of creation and energize your soul .


based on 8 traveler reviews

Cozy, Charming Waterfront Cottage, Quiet with Superb Views of the Penobscot Bay
average rating of 5.0 based on 8 reviews
Houston, TX

A Cozy Cottage with a Wonderful View

  • 5 of 5

We just came back from staying in this cozy cottage. The view of the Penobscot Bay is breathtaking. You can see the sun rise from your cottage each morning. The cottage is big enough for 3 people (one queen bed and a twin). She has a full kitchen equipped with all you need to prepare meals. We enjoyed having a washer/dryer there. The den downstairs is off the kitchen and seats 3 comfortably. She provides cable TV and internet there. The stairs are a bit steep, but very negotiable. The owner is a delight to visit with, and very helpful answering any questions you may have about the area. The property is a quiet and restful retreat. We will certainly be returning.

  • Submitted: Sep 29, 2016
  • Stayed: Sep 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Most perfect rental!

  • 5 of 5

My goodness, what can I say. We were fortunate to get this rental for one week. This was the perfect spot for us! We loved the setting. Very private but convenient to Belfast with a beautiful beach and view of Penobscot Bsy. We would love to come back and stay here again. The owner is so helpful and lovely. We could not have chosen a better rental! Thanks, Barbara! We enjoyed your lovely property SO much!

  • Submitted: Jul 24, 2016
  • Stayed: Jul 2016
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Always happy to hear how much my guests enjoyed being here. Thank you.
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Stellar Views...Cozy Cottage

  • 5 of 5

Breathtaking views of the Penobscot Bay. The sunrises and sunsets were spectacular. Barb, the owner, and her adorable dog Dinah, were super friendly. We will definitely be back.

  • Submitted: Jul 18, 2016
  • Stayed: Jul 2016
  • Source: HomeAway
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Fort White, Florida

Maine Dream

  • 5 of 5

This is a wonderful cottage - meticulously clean and comfortable - with everything a couple (or small family) could possibly want. The stairs are somewhat steep so be careful. The owner is extremely helpful if needed but otherwise completely non-obtrusive. The weather cooperated this time and we had a fun time exploring the countryside, State parks, etc., then stopping by the local lobster pound for our dinner! We would love to return to this area and when doing so would definitely rent this cottage again. Loved it!!!!

  • Submitted: Jan 22, 2014
  • Stayed: Oct 2013
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Right out of a movie

  • 5 of 5

I thought this cottage looked too good to be true online, but it is even more adorable and serene in person. The decor is tasteful and comfortable, and we felt like we'd stepped into a movie. It is meticulous and has everything we could need; the kitchen has every device and tool a cook might require.

The view is beyond description, and the sunrise is breathtaking. We couldn't stop laughing the first morning when we found ourselves wide awake at 5:00 a.m. as the intense sunrise woke us. The view of the cove and accessibility is perfect. It's like having a personal beach.

The location is wonderful for getting to Belfast, Camden, Searsport, Islesboro, and Rockport. Exploring the various towns and museums was great fun, as was being able to return to the comfort of this sweet cottage.

The owner, Barbara Plummer, is accommodating and completely non-intrusive. I've rented places before where the owners can get annoying, but Barbara keeps away unless requested for help or information. She also has several brochures in the cottage that offer detailed descriptions of the various sights and dining experiences in the area. This was one of my best vacation rental experiences and I can't wait to go back to this little spot "on the edge of the world" soon.

  • Submitted: Jun 2, 2012
  • Stayed: May 2012
  • Source: HomeAway
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Minneapolis, MN


  • 5 of 5

This cozy little cottage is all you will need. Spotlessly clean and very well appointed, wonderful location with a small bay right below that is all sand at low tide. Gracious hosts that respect renters' privacy, and an informal garden. Lots of villages and scenic drives in the area, and a great dog park about 3 miles away. Comfortable surroundings with a lovely deck for eating or simply watching the tides come and go. Highly recommended!

  • Submitted: Oct 20, 2010
  • Stayed: Oct 2010
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Nearest Airport
35 Miles
Bangor International Airport
Nearest Barpub
4 Miles
Nearest Ferry
7 Miles
Lincolnville over to Islesborro
Nearest Golf
2 Miles
Northport Golf Club
Nearest Train
35 Miles
Nearest Motorway
4 Miles
U. S. Route 1& Maine Route 3
Nearest Restaurant
4 Miles
Hideaway Diner
Nearest Ski
15 Miles
Camden Snow Bowl
Car: necessary

The nearby town of Belfast is a historic place with a lively downtown and many homes of architectural interest. John Villani rated Belfast as the 10th best small art town in his book entitled The 100 Best Small Art Towns(John Muir Publications). There is a large supermarket and farmers market on Fridays. There are good fish markets with lots of lobster, a bakery, several exceptionally good coffee shops offering fine baked goods and sandwiches, and a terrific health food store and co-op. There are several excellent restaurants, an ice cream shop, a wine shop and a candy shop! Also a local movie theater with vintage charm and current movies.

Other shops include women’s clothing, the Green Store selling health and environmental products, a very good kitchen shop and several well-equipped hardware stores. There are three bookstores, one offering a good collection of used books.

Numerous auctions and antique shops in the area.


Rates & Availability

Northport Cottage Rental Rates

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May 27 2017 - Jun 24 2017
7 night minimum stay
Jul 1 2017 - Aug 26 2017
7 night minimum stay
Sep 2 2017 - Oct 14 2017
7 night minimum stay
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7 night minimum stay

Additional information about rental rates

Pet Fee $100
Tax Rate 9.0%

CANCELLATION POLICY: If you cancel on or before May 31 your entire deposit will be refunded to you. After May 31 deposit amount will be refunded for time I am able to rent.

Owner's Cancellation Policy

100% refund if canceled at least 60 days before arrival date.
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Northport Cottage Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • cottage
  • Guests provide their own meals
Floor Area:
  • 800 sq. ft.
Location Type:
  • Beachfront ...
  • Downtown ...
  • Mountain View ...
  • Oceanfront ...
  • Rural ...
  • Village ...
  • Away From It All
  • Tourist Attractions
  • Activities Guide
  • Alarm Clock
  • Basic Soaps
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Heating
  • Internet
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room ...
  • Local Maps
  • Paper Towels
  • Parking
  • Parking Off Street
  • Toilet Paper
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine
  • Wireless Internet
  • 4 Ring Stove
  • Coffee Grinder
  • Coffee Maker
  • Cooking Utensils
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Freezer
  • Kitchen
  • Lobster Pot
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove
  • Stove
  • Toaster
  • Dining ...
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 4 people
  • 1 Bathroom
  • Bathroom 1 - toilet , shower
  • The Shower and commode are in a separate room from the sink making it possible for two to get ready for the day at the same time.
  • 1 Bedroom, Sleeps 3
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 queen , 1 twin/ single
  • This is actually more like a bedroom suite. The twin daybed is in an adjoining sitting room. (not a private, separate room) Very comfortable with new, comfortable mattress. Wake to birds singing and a great view of the Penobscot Bay! The sunrises are spectacular! Come in late September/October to see the colors!
  • Books
  • Books for Adults
  • Books for Kids
  • CD Player
  • DVD Player
  • Games
  • Games for Kids
  • Radio
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Stereo ...
  • Television
  • VCR
  • Video Library
  • Beach Chairs
  • Beach Towels
  • Binoculars
  • Deck Furniture
  • Lawn / Garden
  • Outdoor Grill Gas
  • Porch / Veranda
  • Small Cooler
  • Unscreened Porch / Veranda
  • Walkway to Water
  • Wood Deck
  • Yard
  • 4 garden chairs
  • 2 beach chairs
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • children welcome
  • non smoking only
  • pets considered
  • wheelchair inaccessible
  • autumn foliage
  • bay/sound
  • botanical garden
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • coin laundry
  • festivals
  • forests
  • library
  • live theater
  • marina
  • museums
  • playground
  • pond
  • recreation center
  • restaurants
  • winery tours
Leisure Activities:
  • antiquing
  • beachcombing
  • bird watching
  • gambling casinos
  • horseback riding
  • photography
  • scenic drives
  • sight seeing
  • sledding
  • walking
  • whale watching
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • fitness center
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • laundromat
  • massage therapist
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • fishing
  • golf
  • golf privileges optional
  • hiking
  • hunting
  • mountain biking
  • mountain climbing
  • pier fishing
  • sailing
  • skiing
  • sound/bay fishing
  • swimming
  • tennis

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