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Traditional Maine Shore Cottage with Ocean & Lighthouse Views

Bedrooms 2
Space 925 sq. ft.
Property type cottage
Minimum Stay 7 nights


About the property

Cottage, 2 Bedrooms + Convertible bed(s), 1 Bath, (Sleeps 6)

Enjoy our 2 BR traditional Maine shore cottage with spectacular views of Petit Manan Island lighthouse, Bois Bubert Island, Pigeon Hill Bay and the north Atlantic. Cottage sits on 1 3/4 acres with over 350 feet of rocky and sandy Maine shore just steps from the front door. Our cottage is located within one hour of Bar Harbor/Acadia National Park at the gateway to Downeast Maine and Maritime Canada. Spend a week or a month exploring our Maine coast paradise and the North Woods.

Cottage sleeps up to six persons comfortably (double bed in master bedroom; two twin beds in 2d BR; comfortable queen pull-out sleeper in the Great Room) and has a full kitchen fully stocked with everything you need to enjoy your stay. Master BR connects directly to full bath with secondary access for all guests. 120 channel satellite TV for those rare instances when you can pull yourself away from the spectacular beauty of Petit Manan Point.

Cottage is located on a quiet, dead end, two lane rural road 1/2 mile from the entrance to the Petit Manan (Coastal Islands) National Wildlife Refuge, home to more wild bird sightings than any other NWR. Enjoy shore walks in the Refuge and wildlife cruises to nearby islands where you can see puffins, terns, and whales. Lounge in front of our cottage's 25' of continuous windows overlooking Pigeon Hill Bay and the north Atlantic where you can regularly see bald eagles, ospreys, loons, cormorants, buffleheads, eiders, and dozens of other sea birds. Occasional deer, porcupine, fox, Maine black bear and moose sightings in the woods depending on season. Song birds, spruce grouse, flickers, and woodpeckers populate the Refuge and nearby woods. All in all, Petit Manan Point is a nature lover's paradise.

Boston; 5 1/2 hours.

Portland, ME: 3+ hours.

Bangor, ME International Airport: 65 minutes.

Calais, ME/St. Stephen, NB, CAN border crossing: 85 miles.

St. John, New Brunswick, CAN: 3 hours.

Enter Nova Scotia: 5 hours.

Keywords: private, quiet, beach, house, country house, farmhouse, seashore, bay, cove, rocky coast, vistas, spectacular, beautiful

More Details

Robert Hauhart
Member since: 2011
Speaks: english
Response time:
Within a day
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Calendar last updated:
June 24, 2017

About Robert Hauhart

I am a former public interest attorney who now teaches criminal justice, sociology and law at a small liberal arts college in Washington state.

Robert Hauhart purchased this cottage in 1996

Why Robert Hauhart chose Downeast and Acadia

We purchased the cottage when we lived on the east coast. It was fully renovated in 1998 and offers contemporary comfort in a traditional fisherman's style cottage overlooking a working bay. You can see the local lobstermen pull their traps directly in front our cottage throughout the season and buy locally caught lobsters and fish down the road.

What makes this cottage unique

The quiet, rural location on a dead end road invites early morning and after dinner walks along the shore, coffee or drink in hand.


Steuben Cottage Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • cottage
  • Guests provide their own meals
Floor Area:
  • 925 sq. ft.
House Rules:
  • Max. occupancy: 6
  • pets considered ...
  • children welcome ...
  • non smoking only
Location Type:
  • Beach View
  • Beachfront ...
  • Ocean View ...
  • Oceanfront
  • Rural ...
  • Village ...
  • Waterfront
  • Away From It All
  • Family
  • Romantic
  • Heating ...
  • Living Room ...
  • Parking ...
  • Telephone ...
  • Coffee Maker
  • Cooking Utensils
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave
  • Oven ...
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove
  • Toaster
  • Dining ...
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 6 people
  • 1 Bathroom
  • Bathroom 1 -
  • Centrally located on the 1st floor. Direct access from the Master BR. Second entry/access for guests in upstairs BR or Great Room sleep sofa.
  • 2 Bedrooms, Sleeps 6
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 queen , First Floor Master BR has direct access to full bath.
    Bedroom 2 - 2 twin/ single , Second Floor BR has separate access to 1st floor full bath.
    Convertible bed(s) - 1 sleep sofa /futon , Great Room offers full size pull-out with access to bath.
  • Double Bed (1) in the Master BR; Twin or Single Beds (2) in the Second Floor BR; Full Size Sleep Sofa (1) in the Great Room/Living Area.
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Stereo
  • Television
  • Outdoor Grill
  • museums
  • restaurants
  • winery tours
Leisure Activities:
  • antiquing
  • beachcombing
  • bird watching
  • boating
  • horseback riding
  • photography
  • shelling
  • shopping
  • sight seeing
  • walking
  • whale watching
  • wildlife viewing
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • groceries
  • laundromat
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • deepsea fishing
  • fishing
  • freshwater fishing
  • golf
  • hiking
  • kayaking
  • mountain biking
  • sailing
  • swimming
  • tennis
Small pets welcome; pet fee: $ 100/week/pet.


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Traditional Maine Shore Cottage with Ocean & Lighthouse Views
average rating of 5.0 based on 2 reviews

Rustic cabin, with all essentials for wonderful authentic Maine experience.

  • 5 of 5

One can cross the street, follow the path through the lupins, to sit on a bench overlooking the bay. Perfect position to see across to island, nearby Petit Manon Lighthouse, and various lobster boat fishermen hauling their catch. Freshly caught lobsters on sale down the road. Comfortable beds, sofa, and chairs. Fully equipped kitchen. Petit Manon Refuge a short drive and walk away for hiking and nature enthusiasts. Hospitable knowledgeable, agreeable host on site. Foggy area of Maine Down East coast adds to allure.

  • Submitted: Jun 24, 2017
  • Stayed: Jun 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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A Great Getaway

  • 5 of 5

Having spent the last 13 years at this cottage has been an excellent experience to say the least. The views of Pigeon Hill Bay are a source of constant change. The sunrises and sunsets fill one with awe. The hiking trails are close and fun to walk. Cannot say anymore than a fantastic place to spend some time.

  • Submitted: Nov 23, 2013
  • Stayed: Sep 2013
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Nearest Airport
65 Miles
Bangor International Airport, Bangor, ME
Nearest Barpub
5 Miles
44 Degrees North, Milbridge, ME
Nearest Ferry
180 Miles
Portland, ME to Nova Scotia
Nearest Train
160 Miles
Brunswick, ME to Portland and Boston
Nearest Motorway
5 Miles
5 miles to U.S. Highway 1 (North/South)
Nearest Restaurant
5 Miles
44 Degrees North, Milbridge, ME
Nearest Beach
30 Metres
100 feet from the cottage front door!
Car: necessary

Ocean gazing, woods walks, coffee drinking, idling, snoozing, cocktail hour, beachcombing.


Rates & Availability

Steuben Cottage Rental Rates

Rental Basis:
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Rate Period Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly * Event
High Season
Jul 1 2017 - Sep 1 2017
7 night minimum stay
Sep 2 2017 - Oct 28 2017
7 night minimum stay
My Standard Rate
7 night minimum stay

Additional information about rental rates

Pet Fee $100

Our cottage is very popular during High Season and Fall/Leaf Season. Early reservations are recommended. Owner will hold your confirmed reservation for up to a year in advance with only modest deposit for first six months. Please contact us early to insure you obtain a reservation for the week or weeks you want.

Owner's Cancellation Policy

Please ask the owner or check their rental agreement when booking the property.
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