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Shorebird Cottage

Shorebird Cottage - front view

Click for availability calendar Click for a map showing property location Located on Ray's Point in Milbridge, Maine, the Shorebird Cottage is a log style dwelling with wonderful views of Back Bay and Pinkham's Island.

Observations from this cottage offer visitors a unique perspective of the ever changing inter-tidal area. Eagles, ospreys, sea and puddle ducks, as well as many different shorebirds frequent the shore as the tide ebbs and flows, an unfolding of the wonderful day to day routine of nature's inhabitants.

Shorebird Cottage - view of Back Bay from cottage Shorebird Cottage - deck overlooking Back Bay
Shorebird Cottage - living room

Shorebird Cottage - view of shoreline along Ray's Point Family and friends enjoy walking the diverse seashore along Ray's Point for a beach combing experience that is coastal Maine. Guests here also have the opportunity to harvest soft shell clams in front of the cottage for a great clam bake meal the whole family will love. Renters also enjoy the warm, cozy feel of the open cathedral great room and a crackling fire in the fieldstone fireplace.

Shorebird Cottage - kitchen

Shorebird Cottage - kitchen

Shorebird Cottage - overhead view of kitchen Shorebird Cottage - dining room

Shorebird Cottage - view of cottage from shoreline This cottage is situated close to a number of pristine lakes and ponds with remote beaches which are great for fishing, swimming, canoeing and kayaking. These waters include Tunk Lake, Spring River Lake and Long Pond. If you're really adventurous and love to fish, we suggest hiking into the hills that surround these lakes and fishing for brook trout in Rainbow and Tilden Ponds. Mountain hikes, such the trails up Schoodic, Black and Caribou Mountains, are also located close by and give visitors terrific panoramic views of the ocean and surrounding lakes.

Shorebird Cottage - rear view The cottage has an inviting country charm with its glossy log interior, cathedral living room and fieldstone fireplace. It boasts four bedrooms with 1 king, 1 queen and 2 double beds, two and a half baths, open kitchen, living room, dining area, elevated front porch, screened-in terrace and back grilling deck. The cottage also includes washer, dryer, high speed Internet, satellite TV, VCR, phone, linens, gas grill, firewood, outdoor shower, ping pong table, volleyball area and outdoor basketball pad.

Shorebird Cottage - master bedroom Shorebird Cottage - guest bedroom
Shorebird Cottage - guest bedroom Shorebird Cottage - guest bedroom

Shorebird Cottage - living room and fieldstone fireplace

Shorebird Cottage - guest cottage A separate guest cottage with one bedroom, living room with sleeper sofa and one bathroom is also available to accommodate larger groups. The guest cottage is available for an additional fee of $500.



Shorebird Cottage - guest cottage - dining room Shorebird Cottage - guest cottage - bedroom
Shorebird Cottage - guest cottage - kitchen Shorebird Cottage - guest cottage - living and dining room

Rental fees on July 24 - August 26 are based on up to 6 guest occupancy, with an additional charge of $100.00 per person per week for every guest above 6 staying in the main cottage.

Rental Fees (per week):
January 1 - May 20: $825
May 20 - June 24: $925
June 24 - July 8: $1,200
July 8 - August 26: $1,550
August 26 - September 9: $1,000
September 9 - December 23: $925
Christmas Week December 23 - 30: $1,100

Window mounted air conditioning units are available on request for an additional fee of $120 per week.

$500 refundable security deposit for damage/excessive cleaning costs.

The cottage is a Saturday to Saturday rental with check-in time at 3:00 PM and check-out time at 10:00 AM the following Saturday. The cottage welcomes pets but smoking is not permitted.

Shorebird Cottage - sunset on Back Bay The Shorebird Cottage is 10 minutes from in town Milbridge, and 45 minutes from the coastal town of Machias. It is 50 minutes from Acadia National Park and Bar Harbor, 1 hour 45 minutes from the city of Calais and the Canadian border, and only 1 hour and 15 minutes from Bangor International Airport.

Hearts of Maine Seaside Rental Properties
5 Ocean Whisper Drive
Addison, ME 04606
Telephone: (207) 483-4396

e-mail: info@heartsofmaine.com

If inquiring about a specific cottage, please mention the property name in your e-mail.

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