WHITELY’S WHARF | BARTER’S ISLAND | LEWIS COVE | BEAUTIFUL WATER VIEWS | OPEN WRAP-AROUND DECK
Description from the manager
Whiteley’s Wharf; come on in, relax, unwind and enjoy the spectacular views! Barter’s Island moves at a different pace, and the owners of this newly constructed home have captured that feeling in the layout, décor and landscaping. Thoughtfully creating their idea of the perfect vacation cottage, Whiteley’s Wharf is all about vacation with water access to and spectacular views of Lewis Cove plus all the amenities and comforts you would expect of a vacation home! Located approximately 4 miles from Boothbay Harbor the scenery seems remote and yet the drive to town is a breeze!
SO MUCH TO SEE, SO MUCH TO DO!
Welcome to the perfect home-base to your vacation adventures! Located on Barter’s Island, you have water access to Lewis Cove in the Sheepscot River. This tidal salt-water river is rich with marine life and some of the most amazing views in the area. Kayak, canoe, sail, boat, swim or fish, this heavenly slice of the Boothbay Peninsula will stay in your soul for rest of your life, it is just that beautiful! Less than a mile from the Coastal Maine Botanical Gardens and a short drive to the Maine State Aquarium. Walking trails and nature preserves dot this part of Midcoast Maine offering miles of enjoyment. Private charters, whale and puffin watches and excursions to the many islands off our coast will keep you busy and exploring.
Enjoy a stroll to the Trevett Country Store for an absolutely amazing Lobster or Crab Roll. Time it right and you can watch the bridge tender open and close one of the last hand crank bridges in Maine. Knickercane Park is nearby by for boat launching or swimming at the small sandy beach.
This house is brand new construction, built in the spring/summer 2014! Be one of the first to enjoy this beautiful setting with the spectacular views! The open concept design, large sunny windows and soothing color palette invite you in and compel you to relax and unwind! With views of Lewis Cove, be sure to bring your camera and a pair of binoculars to enjoy the splendid show Mother Nature has in store for you from the yard and deck as well as every room within the house!
The main floor has sliding glass doors leading out to the wrap around deck with a gas grill, picnic table and Adirondack chairs. The open concept kitchen, living and dining rooms are designed to generate easy socializing. With tons of windows to let in the sunshine and views, beautiful hardwood floors and comfy furnishings; you will feel right at home the moment you step in the house! The Dining room seats six. The kitchen has granite countertops and a breakfast bar.
The game room on the lower level has a queen sized futon, a flat screen Satellite TV, Blueray / DVD and Wii. The Master Bedroom with a Queen Bed and a full bathroom are also on this level with sliders to a small covered deck.
Linens are included.
The first floor has two Bedrooms: One bedroom has a Queen Bed and the other bedroom has two Singles that can be made into a King.
The lower level has one bedroom with a Queen Bed.
The first floor has One Full Bathroom.
The lower level has One Full Bathroom.
WHAT ELSE WILL YOU NEED?
Peruse our web site for local vendors, eateries and activities. Replete with all things vacation; if you can think of it, our site most likely covers it! Be sure to reach out to us if you need any help creating the perfect vacation!
WHY BOOK WITH COTTAGE CONNECTION?
Vacation Rentals. Privately Owned. Professionally Managed. Trusted since 1993.
Cottage Connection was one of the first vacation rental companies in the Mid-coast region of Maine. Jeff and Audrey Miller, who own three vacation rental homes themselves had an aha moment when they realized they could not find anyone who ‘got it’ to manage their rentals for them. Since 1993 they have been trusted by homeowners and vacationers to “connect” each family with the perfect cottage for their vacation. As Audrey puts it; “The home they stay in becomes a personality, a part of their lore, when a family connects with the right cottage. Whether they want a rustic cabin in the woods or a high-end ocean bungalow, the right setting sets the tone for the entire vacation.” Learn more about how Cottage Connection can help make your vacation perfect!
The Boothbay Peninsula is a beautiful region rich in culture, history, all things nautical and of course its own unique niche in nature. The area offers ample opportunities for biking, kayaking, canoeing, fishing, charters and guided cruises, spas, a championship golf course and country club, mini-golf, bowling, museums, antiquing, hiking and walking trails. We have the Maine State Aquarium, the Coastal Maine Botanical Gardens and the Boothbay Region Land Trust with its 30+ miles of pet friendly trails in protected areas. For a more comprehensive list of local offerings Click Here!
Barter’s Island, just off the Boothbay Peninsula is one of those magically beautiful islands that dot the Maine coast. Accessible via one of the last hand-crank bridges left in Maine, life moves on island time. Ask any of the locals and long-time residents and they will tell you Barter’s Island just gets under your skin and you have to come back year after year. Nestled between Back River and the Sheepscot River, these two tidal salt water rivers are rich with aquatic life, migratory and year-round birds, seals, sturgeon, sea bass, stripers and of course lots of lobster! No visit to the island is complete without a stop at Trevett Country Store featuring a selection of grocery staples including beer & wine, pizzas, subs and more for eating in or taking out. Their true claim to fame however, is their fabulous lobster and crab rolls! Enjoy a swim on the sandy beach or launch your boat from the public dock at Knickercane. Explore the Porter Preserve and the Schoolhouse Pond Land Trust on foot or the rugged coast line by kayak. Take lobster home to cook from the Mill Cove Lobster Pound. Though the island feels as if you are far from civilization, it is an easy 3 -4 mile drive to the heart of Boothbay Harbor and all this quaint village has to offer!
Additional amenities include: video game console, washer/dryer, linens are included, two flat screen TVs with satellite and blue ray players, heat, ceiling fans in each bedroom , adirondack chairs....Read more
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