This cottage gets you away ...enjoy the delights of the coast of Maine. Two bedroom Maine Cottage, a tribute to one of life's wonderful pleasures, Waterview, screened in porch, fireplace, hammock and spectacular sunsets! Short walk to rocky shore of John's Bay...sit at shore and watch the waves roll in, birds flocking and catch a glimpse of a seal. Screened in porch with oversized couch is a heavenly sanctuary includes glider, rocker; both bedrooms are a soothing oasis for sleep; open the windows and let the waves lull you to sleep. In the spring the peepers make chirping sounds(chorus of frogs), early morning risers will have the fun of watching the lobster boats motor by on the front porch. Nearby attractions such as antiqueing, beaching, kayaking,fishing, stargazing and tidepooling will keep all amused. Walk the Pemaquid Loop Road , make a stop at the lighthouse for the day, climb to the top of the tower) or pack your bag and head to nearby Pemaquid Beach, named one of Maine's top ten beaches by Downeast Magazine. Artist lover delight, bring your camera, sketch pad or paint. Lots to do and see or just relax and get cozy by the fire on a cool evening or cook up somores. Restaurants close proximity, delicious from savory to sweet , Take time for reflection, conversation and enjoyment and be our guest for a memorable visit by the sea.Cottage sleeps four.
Pemaquid Beach: Fabulous take if you love the beach....One of Maine's Ten Best Beaches in Maine according to Downeast Magazine, Pemaquid Beach is one of the finest beaches you will ever see. Fine white sand perfect for building sandcastles or just squishing through your toes, Chairs, umbrellas and toys are available for rent at the beach house. New renovated bathing facilities with changing stalls and HOT water. The consession stand has a wide variety of snacks and hot and cold sandwichs. Kids love the Nature Center with is touch tank. Activities throughout the summer include, Yoga on the Beach, Sand Sculpture Contests and Fireworks during Olde Bristol Days Celebrations. Relax with a book, toss the frisbie around or fly a kite. There is something at the beach for everyone!
Get on the Water: Hardy Boat excusions leave from Shaw's Wharf in New Harbor several times a day. Take the ferry to Monehegan Island for the day or just go out for a few hours on the Puffin or Seal Watching Cruise. The perfect way to end the day is a Sunset Cruise on the Hardy Boat, followed up by a Lobster Dinner at Shaw's Wharf Restaurant. Sea Kayaks are available for rent locally. A great way to get up close to nature! Float lazily on the Pemaquid River or bring your pole and do a little fishin'. Make sure to bring your binoculars for spectacular bird watching. Great Blue Heron, Red Winged Black Birds, Osprey and Bald Eagles abound!
Pemaquid Point: Relax and enjoy the breeze as you sit on the rocks anywhere on the point . Watch the sunrise/sunset and go for a walk, run or bike on the loop road. Varies benches by water to rest. Eat breakfast at the Seagull Shop and enjoy a drink at the Bradley Inn (Jazz on Friday Nights). Walk the point by moonlight and enjoy concerts, art galley at the Light house Park. Climb to the top of the lighthouse or browse the Fisherman's Museum. Watch the painters create masterpieces or take an art lesson yourself, or just br Bring a camera. Monarch migration in late August is quite something. Diverse bird watching, catch a glimpse of seals, porpoises or minke whale. Lobster-boats, cruise boats and sailboats dot the landscape. Antique Shops provide unique opportunities. Many restaurants within 5 miles, varies prices.Local Riley's Grocery Store has deli for picnic sandwiches and jammed packed with all you might need. ATM and Fair Wind Gas next door. Golf Course nearby. Explore historic Fort, museum, archeological dig, local farm stands with fresh veggies.