The Winkle Cottage offers spectacular views of Cobscook Bay and Lubec from a large deck. You will hear nothing but the gulls at this peaceful cottage. Always an ocean breeze and smell of the bay! This cottage is new and fully furnished for your comfort and enjoyment. Modern kitchen, tiled bath with shower, queen bedroom with Tempurpedic mattress, HDTV, internet, gas grill, deck chairs. Walk to the rocky shore and enjoy beach-combing or clamming. Fully landscaped grounds. Vegetables and herbs when available.
Close to Eastport/Machias shops,restaurants and festivals. A short drive to Ellsworth and Acadia area. Half hour to Canada. Close to St. Andrews, New Brunswick, Lubec or Deer Island. Campobello and East Quoddy Head lighthouse a short drive. Take a boat ride to see the puffins on Machias Seal Island. Fresh water and salt water beaches close by at Roque Bluffs State Park. Local seafood is available down the road to either cook at home or eat out -fresh, fresh, fresh... lots of lobstah!
The rental is located on six beautiful acres overlooking Cobscook Bay. Any season at this cottage is spectacular! You can view Lubec from the spacious deck, 3 miles by sea. It is a most beautiful site at night! Lubec fireworks are visible in season from the deck, as well as the International Bridge and lighthouse on a clear day. Cottage has spectacular view of the ocean from the deck.
If you happen to visit when there is a full moon, it shines on the bay at night - spectacular! Eagles fly over the house with regularity as do other native birds. Campfires allowed, abundant fire wood.
This is first class rental property, expertly cleaned and sanitized after every guest and it is furnished for your comfort and enjoyment!
Things to do:
Day trip to Campobello Island to visit the Roosevelt Estate and East Quoddy Head Lighthouse. Do you know you can see Eastport from the Roosevelt's beach on Campobelllo? You can view whales in the bay from East Quoddy Head Light in late summer. Fantastic picture opportunities! You will need your passport.
Downeast Birding Festival - last weekend in May. http://www.downeastbirdfest.org
Take a day trip to Cutler and take Captain Patterson's Boat to Machias Seal Island and see the puffins. You will need to book this trip ahead!
Machias has their Blueberry Festival in August. Festival is 30 minutes from this location.
Fourth of July week in Eastport is not to be missed! This is a full week celebration with parades, crafts, boat rides and spectacular fire works. If you visit this cottage the second week in July, Lubec has their fireworks display in Johnsons Bay which you can see from the deck.
Eastport Salmon and Seafood Festival is at the end of August, featuring fresh seafood, crafts, artists.
Eastport Pirate Festival provides a variety of events for all ages. Dress like a pirate and board the boat to Lubec for a good old fashion pirate adventure! Pirate Ball to crown the King and Queen. Fun, fun!
Lighthouse Day . At least a dozen lighthouses are within an hour or less from this property. We can hear the fog horn at West Quoddy Head!
Lubec- Summer Keys: Take the ferry to Lubec from the Eastport dock on Wednesday nights to hear the Summer Keys concerts.
Lubec voted the best small town beach by Travel & Leisure Magazine.
Kayak rental within 2 miles of property offering pick up and delivery, life jackets, etc.
Lots of things to do this summer in this beautiful area!