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Beach House with Beautiful Views of Surry Harbor & Acadia National Park

Sleeps4
Bedrooms 2
Bathrooms1
Property type cottage
Minimum Stay 4 - 7 nights

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Overview

About the property

2 bedroom, 1 bath

This unique, gorgeous 2 bedroom, 1 bath post and beam cottage is built right on the beach of the Peninsula 'Newbury Neck' in Surry and offers beautiful views of Surry Harbor, Union Bay and Acadia National Park. This cottage boasts maple hardwood floors, granite counter tops, maple cabinets, in-floor radiant heat and comfortable leather furnishings as well as updated appliances. Staying at this cottage is like being on a house boat (but without the rocking motion) as at high tide the water literally comes up to the seawall of the cottage. FREE satellite TV and internet.

***Safety Note - Spiral stairs connect all three levels of this cottage***

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More Details

Owner
Shawn Robinette
Member since: 2002
Speaks english, german
Response time
Within a few hours
Response rate
100%
Calendar last updated:
25 March, 2017

About Shawn Robinette

We moved to Maine in 1997 from Seattle. We own a coffee shop/bakery in Southwest Harbor by the name of Milagro Coffee & Espresso.

Shawn Robinette purchased this cottage in 1998

Why Shawn Robinette chose Downeast and Acadia

The Acadia area of Maine is one of the prettiest areas in the country. Once you get here you will know immediately why we decided to settle here.

What makes this cottage unique

Staying at our unique beach cottage is like living on a houseboat but without the rocking motion. The cottage is built right on the beach. In fact at high tide the water comes all the way up to the seawall. Looking out across the bay is so peaceful and calming. The majority of our bookings at this cottage are from repeat customers.

Guestbook comments from the owner

Thanks for letting us stay here again. This is the most relaxing spot we have found. We can't wait to come back next year!
Jul 2010
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Amenities

Accommodation and facilities for this holiday cottage rental in Surry, Maine

Property Type:
  • cottage
Meals:
  • Guests provide their own meals
Floor Area:
  • 1500 sq. ft.
House Rules:
  • Max. occupancy 4
  • non smoking only
  • pets considered
Location Type:
  • Beach
  • Near The Ocean
Theme:
  • Away From It All
  • Romantic
General:
  • Alarm Clock
  • Broadband Access
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Heating
  • Internet
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room
  • Parking
  • Parking Off Street
  • Telephone
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine
  • Wireless Internet
Kitchen:
  • Coffee Maker
  • Cooking Utensils
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Kitchen
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove
  • Toaster
Dining:
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 4 people
Bathrooms:
  • 1 Bathroom
  • Bathroom - toilet , shower enclosure
Bedrooms:
  • 2 Bedrooms, Sleeps 4
  • Bedroom - 1 extra lg. double bed
    Bedroom - 1 large double bed
Entertainment:
  • CD Player
  • DVD Player
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Stereo
  • Television
Outside:
  • Lawn / Garden
  • Outdoor Grill Gas
  • patio
  • wooden decking
  • 6 garden chairs
Attractions:
  • autumn foliage
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • forests
  • library
  • live theatre
  • marina
  • restaurants
Leisure Activities:
  • antique hunting
  • beachcombing
  • bird watching
  • paddle boating
  • scenic drives
  • sight seeing
  • walking
  • whale watching
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • fitness centre
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • deepsea fishing
  • fishing
  • freshwater fishing
  • golf
  • hiking
  • mountain biking
  • mountain climbing
  • sailing
  • bay fishing
  • swimming
  • tennis
Notes:
1 king, 1 queen. Deck; radiant heat; surround sound stereo.

Reviews

Wonderful! 4.8/5 -
(16 traveller reviews)

Beach House with Beautiful Views of Surry Harbor & Acadia National Park
average rating of 4.8125 based on 21 reviews
4

Great House with difficult stairs

  • 4 of 5

The house had beautiful views and was very comfortable. Our only concern was that the only access between floors was circular staircases. They were difficult to use between floors in the night since the only bathroom was not on the floors with bedrooms. It was difficult to get suitcases upstairs with the circular staircases as well.

We loved watching the sun rise over the water.

  • Review Submitted: Nov 6, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Oct 2016
  • Source: HomeAway
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5

What a wonderful and relaxing place!

  • 5 of 5

The house was beautiful and had everything we needed. The view was lovely and it was just so peaceful looking out at the water. We enjoyed the proximity to Bar Harbor and Acadia, but loved coming back "home" after our adventures. We got lobster several times from Perrys right down the road. So yummy! We enjoyed meeting Shawn and Brian at their coffee shop in Southwest Harbor. Again, very yummy! Would definitely recommend this property!

  • Review Submitted: Oct 12, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Oct 2016
  • Source: HomeAway
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5

Wonderful house right on the water with great sunrises.

  • 5 of 5

The house, Watermark, is about 50 minutes from Acadia in a wonderfully very quiet location. Clean, well maintained, an easy floor plan, a highly workable kitchen and lots of windows, it is a great place to just sit and watch the waves. It is restful. We would like to return again in the future.

  • Review Submitted: Oct 11, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Sep 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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4

Great cottage!

  • 4 of 5

Wonderful little cottage on the water! We truly enjoyed the location, views and atmosphere here. Highly recommend cottage only thing to consider is small spiral staircase to bedrooms.

  • Review Submitted: Oct 9, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Oct 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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5

Beautiful waterfront cottage

  • 5 of 5

Can't recommend it highly enough!

  • Review Submitted: Sep 14, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Aug 2016
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5

Beautiful location and well equipped property

  • 5 of 5

The property is as described. It is a great base for exploring Acadia. We also spent a whole day just enjoying the amenities of the property and chilling out by the beach. There is a bald eagle which patrols the beach and we saw a seal. Perrys lobster shack is a short walk away and is byo. We really enjoyed our stay, which was one of the most enjoyable accommodations of our three week holiday in USA. Shawn was prompt in responding to questions. When we arrived it was a nice touch to be left bagels, cream cheese and cinnamon rolls, from his bakery.

  • Review Submitted: Aug 31, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Aug 2016
  • Source: HomeAway
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Map

Nearest Airport
40 Miles
Bangor
Car: recommended

Acadia National Park

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Rates & Availability

Rental Rates for this holiday cottage in Surry, Maine

Rental Basis:
per property
Owner accepts payment in:
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Rate Period Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly * Event
 
2017 Spring
26 May 2017 - 30 Jun 2017
4 night minimum stay
A$328
A$2,034
A$7,613
 
 
Summer 2017
1 Jul 2017 - 1 Sep 2017
Changeover Day: Saturday
7 night minimum stay
A$2,428
 
 
Fall 2017
2 Sep 2017 - 28 Oct 2017
4 night minimum stay
A$328
A$2,034
A$7,613
 
 
My Standard Rate

Changeover Day: Saturday
7 night minimum stay
A$2,428
 

Additional information about rental rates

Refundable Damage Deposit A$394
Tax Rate 9.0%

First payment is due within 7 days of making reservation. Second/final payment is due 60 days prior to arrival date.

Please add $300 refundable damage deposit and 8% state lodging tax to listed rates.

Only weekly reservations accepted during July & August

PAYPAL Accepted

Owner's Cancellation Policy

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