Off the beaten path nestled along the banks of the historic Penobscot Bay, a sunny, tranquil home offers room to gather with loved ones for renewal and relaxation; enjoy all the amenities of home as you experience the rare beauty of Maine. Fort Point Cove Cottage is the kind of place to practice the fine art of human “BE-ing.” Treat yourself to time in a tranquil vacation retreat that is private and charismatic, yet close to all the attractions that make midcoast Maine renowned. Life is Good!
This cottage features 2 full bedrooms with a 3rd open loft bedroom; vaulted ceilings with an open great room below. The center of the home houses a grand open brick fireplace with wood burning stove to keep you warm on those cool summer nights. Galley kitchen fully stocked along with a Keurig coffeemaker that provides everyone's favorite brew.
No doubt that summer is fantastic in the midcoast and Stockton Springs/Searsport is conveniently located so you can enjoy a wealth of events within a stone’s throw of away… Just a small sampling include:
1. Camden Snow Bowl U.S. National Toboggan Championship 2/5 - 2/7/2016.
2. Camden’s Windjammer Days 9/2 - 9/4/2016.
3. Maine's Celtic Celebration in Belfast 7/15 - 7/17/2016.
4. Belfast Art's in the Park 7/9 - 7/10/2016.
5. North Atlantic Blues Festival in Rockland 7/16 - 7/17/2016.
6. Bucksport Bay Festival 7/22 - 7/24/2016.
7. Belfast Harbor Fest 8/19 - 8/21/2016.
8. Bangor’s American Music Festival 8/26 - 8/28/2016.
9. Machias Blueberry Festival 8/19 -8/20/2016.
10. Blue Hill Fair where E.B. White was inspired to write 'Charlotte's Web' on Labor Day Weekend.
11. Fiber College at Searsport Campground 9/7 - 9/11/2016.
12. Common Ground Country Fair in Unity 9/23 - 9/25/2016.
13. Searsport's Old Time Music Fest 9/23 - 9/25/2016.
14. Searsport's Fling into Fall Festival on Columbus Day Weekend.
15. Maine's Lobster Festival in Rockland 8/3 - 8/7/2016.
Let’s not forget our four season climate… Spring offers budding trees, blooming flowers and fresh maple syrup, Fall is filled with the vibrant changing colors of our abundant hardwood trees and the best time to enjoy fresh apple cider, Winter offers snowshoeing and crosscountry skiing at Sears Island and many of the area parks, with downhill skiing nearby at the Camden Snowbowl and Herman Mountain. Many of the Carriage Paths at Acadia National Park are also open for crosscountry skiing or snowshoeing.
Treat yourself to time in a tranquil vacation retreat that is private and charismatic, yet close to all the attractions that make mid-coast Maine renowned. Property owner is always available via cell phone call or text. Located within minutes are the caretakers reachable by phone.
Attractions: Stockton Springs houses its own lighthouse located in nearby Fort Point State Park, has its own local beaches and is centrally located to major points of interest: Acadia National Park, Ellsworth, Blue Hill, Deer Isle, Stonnington, Bucksport, Bangor, Searsport, Belfast, Duck Trap, Lincolnville, Isleboro, Camden and Rockland/Rockport.
Interaction with guests
Guests can check in on our (website hidden) page, "The Friends of Fort Point Cottage" for local news of what's happening in the area.
A lease agreement is required and will be sent by owner/host to traveller via email. Traveller is required to sign agreement and mail signed hard copy to owner/host. There is no smoking allowed on the premises or the grounds. Only the guests that are listed on the lease agreement are permitted at the cottage. This policy is strictly enforced. A pet addendum will be included in the lease agreement along with an additional $100.00 pet cleaning fee. Pets will need recent vaccinations and require tick/flea prevention. All pet waste must be removed from the property.
My husband and I grew up and reside in Bucks County Pennsylvania. We have been vacationing in Maine for over 20 years and have established close ties and friendship to its people. I truly enjoy welcoming and hosting guests to our home, especially first time visitors to Maine. I am a registered nurse working as a research coordinator for a large cardiology practice in Philadelphia. My husband works with industrial and artistic glass. He enjoys hunting and fishing and is looking forward to someday receiving his first moose permit.