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New, Direct Ocean-front, Cottage In A Secluded Pine Forest

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5.0 / 5Exceptional
3 reviews


  • Kitchen
  • Air Conditioning
  • Washer
  • Dryer


What's nearby

  • Popular Location
    Roque Bluffs State Park
    20 min drive
  • Popular Location
    Sunrise Canoe and Kayak
    25 min drive
  • Popular Location
    Jasper Beach
    46 min drive

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    About this area


    Located in Machias, this cottage is by the ocean. Those looking for an activity can check out Roque Bluffs State Park, while everyone can enjoy the natural beauty of Bad Little Falls Park and Jasper Beach. Our guests appreciate the property's quiet location.

    What's nearby

    • Popular Location
      Roque Bluffs State Park - 20 min drive
    • Popular Location
      Sunrise Canoe and Kayak - 25 min drive
    • Popular Location
      Great Wass Island - 39 min drive
    • Popular Location
      Jasper Beach - 46 min drive
    • Popular Location
      The Bold Coast - 51 min drive

    Getting around

    • Bar Harbor, ME (BHB-Hancock County - Bar Harbor) - 101 min drive

    About this property

    New, Direct Ocean-front, Cottage In A Secluded Pine Forest

    This new contemporary cottage sits on a secluded, idyllic, direct ocean front site. The 12.7 acre site is on Great Cove off Englishman's Bay - bring your kayaks or canoes! The house itself is at the end of 1600 ft driveway that winds through the woods. The house with its stunning decks and screen porches faces south to the ocean, only 105’ away. The site is densely forested with tall pines. Standing on the bold rocky beach there is no other sign of civilization other than the lobster pot buoys in Great Cove. The current owner designed the house. It includes only the most current technology, highest quality construction. The home and grounds were designed around a philosophy of minimal maintenance while providing a warm, secure, comfortable, serene, environment. The house has two bedrooms and two full baths, one of which has a tub. There is a large loft that can easily sleeps 4 more people - so bring your own cots or sleeping bags. See pictures of the loft. The home is winterized with oil fired hot air for great comfort regardless of the weather. A propane gas fireplace also provides warmth and a soothing ambiance. There is a full kitchen with refrigerator, dishwasher, stove with oven, microwave, blender, toaster and electric can opener. The house also has lots of ceiling fans, a full size washer and dryer, Dish Network satellite for the TV in the main room. Also, the house has a satellite Internet system which provides Wi-Fi throughout it, and an oversized two car garage with electric openers. A screen porch offers ocean views and has a table and chairs. The huge back deck is a great spot to catch some sun. The Master Bedroom on the first floor has a queen bed. The second bedroom on the first floor has two twin beds. All bed linens, blankets, towels, etc are there at the cottage. There is a gas grill at the cottage.

    Property manager

    Ray Lecours - Owner

    Speaks English



    Check-in time starts at 3:00 PM

    Special check-in instructions

    Guests will receive an email from the property manager with check-in and check-out instructions.


    Check-out before 10:30 AM

    Children and extra beds

    • Children are welcome.


    • Pets not allowed

    Payment types

    Important information

    You need to know

    Extra-person charges may apply and vary depending on property policy.
    Government-issued photo identification and a credit card, debit card, or cash deposit are required at check-in for incidental charges.
    Special requests are subject to availability upon check-in and may incur additional charges. Special requests cannot be guaranteed.
      Onsite parties or group events are strictly prohibited.

    We should mention

    A car is required for transportation to and from this property.

    Sleeping arrangements

    Bedroom 1

    1 queen bed

    Bedroom 2

    2 twin/single beds

    Property amenities


    • WiFi available

    Parking and transportation

    • Onsite parking


    • Refrigerator
    • Stovetop
    • Microwave
    • Oven
    • Dishwasher
    • Cookware/dishes/utensils
    • Coffee/tea maker
    • Toaster


    • 2 bedrooms
    • Bed sheets provided


    • 2 bathrooms
    • Shower/tub combination
    • Hair dryer
    • Towels provided

    Living spaces

    • Fireplace
    • Living room
    • Dining room


    • TV with cable/satellite service
    • DVD player
    • Video library

    Outdoor areas

    • Patio
    • Garden


    • Washing machine and dryer


    • Air conditioning
    • Heating


    • No pets allowed


    • Smoke-free property

    Services and conveniences

    • Phone

    Location highlights

    • Near the ocean

    Things to do

    • Hiking/biking trails and ecotours nearby


    • Sleeps 8
    • Unit size: 1800 sq ft (167 sq m)

    Nearby things to do


    The recreational activities listed below are available either on site or nearby; fees may apply.
    • Ecotours nearby
    • Hiking/biking trails nearby


    5 - Excellent
    4 - Good
    3 - Okay
    2 - Mediocre
    1 - Poor

    5/5 Excellent

    A great getaway for reading books

    Last year we rented this place for 2 weeks and again this year for a month. The house is roomy and comfortable. Although there is no mechanical air conditioning, none is needed in Roque Bluffs. The house sits directly on the ocean and the breeze across the cool waters of the Atlantic are enough to keep it all comfortable. Not far from the house is FDR's summer getaway at Campobello Island. Downeast Maine benefits from Nature's AC, and is the part of Maine where the wealthy retreated during the summer months, to escape summer temperatures in the big cities. When the urge to explore hits you, there's lots of sightseeing to do, hikes to take, salt & fresh-water swimming and sampling of freshly caught sea food. It's all nearby — this is the REAL, unspoiled Maine! This is a great getaway and wonderful spot for reading books you have been saving for such an occasion.

    5/5 Excellent

    Peaceful Retreat perfect for getting off the grid!!!

    My husband and I traveled here to spend our honeymoon 3 months after the wedding - our goal - to get away from the hustle and bustle of life and relax in a nature setting. This vacation rental was everything that we were looking for and more. We really enjoyed the house and location. We were able to drive throughout the area sightseeing yet come back to a quiet, pretty, and inviting home. Beats a hotel by a million. Every convenience needed is in the house and you only need to bring clothes and groceries once your arrive. We cooked meals every day and had fun doing it. You can walk down to the rocky beach, play in the water or collect sea shells, sit on the deck and watch the lobster boats, or relax in front of the fire on a cold night. Perfect place to read a good book and dabble in a few hobbies. I recommend it for anyone who wants to get away from the hustle and bustle. You can drive an hour to get that if you need it.

    5/5 Excellent

    Peaceful, wonderful ocean views, terrific stars in the nighttime canopy and very restful.

    Peaceful, wonderful ocean views, terrific stars in the nighttime canopy and very restful: all apt descriptors of this treasured location. For anyone who is mobility impaired, the house is ideal—easily accessed via 2 steps from outside, with everything close-at-hand and easily navigated. There is no ramp, but once inside, there is plenty of space for wheelchair navigation. The house is a spacious open concept plan with numerous doors and windows that allow access to the outdoors from every point. Porches all around allow for great views, catching some rays and an evening cocktail. The Master bedroom & bath, main bath and guest bedroom on the first floor provide great space for 2 couples or a family of 4. There is a spacious open loft on the second floor, accessed by a central staircase that can be used as overflow sleeping space on cots or air mattresses for the young-at-heart. As an open loft, it is subject to any noise or activities that are happening on the 1st floor living area. For lobster lovers, a local lobsterman and his wife sell their fresh, live catch directly to the public—Mother Shuckers—and have the tastiest catch, ever—just 3 miles down the road! Previously mentioned, Roque Bluffs State Park offers both salt and fresh water swimming, enjoyed by our granddaughter; and Campobello Island Canada, are not to be missed (a driver’s license—not a Passport—is only necessary to go there and return). This is the part of Maine that most people never see: 20’ tides, reversing falls, harbors filled with working lobster boats sitting on a mud bottom at low tide, Eagles and naturally wild landscapes like the Great Wass Island Preserve. This is also where those succulent, wild Maine Blueberries grow. If you’re lucky, you can get some when you visit!

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