BLUEBERRY HILL BEACH COTTAGE - Town of Cape Elizabeth
Description from the manager
LOCATION: Cape Elizabeth, Atlantic Ocean, South of Crescent Beach Looking over to Higgins Beach - Great Sandy Beaches Nearby
1st Floor- Kitchen with Dining Area (NOTE: Kitchen getting renovated for 2014 season), Living Room with Dining Area, Queen Bedroom with en suite clawfoot tub-shower bathroom, Full Bedroom, Bedroom with 2 Twin Beds, Shared Bathroom with Stall Shower with Laundry, Shared Bathroom with Stall Shower
2nd Floor- Bedroom with 2 Twin Beds
DOGS PERMITTED? Sorry, Dogs are NOT permitted at this property.
This beautiful oceanfront cottage overlooking Higgins Beach is located on the 400 acre Sprague Family property founded in 1920 by Phineas Warren Sprague, who made his money in coal and oil. The land remains in the Sprague family for preservation purposes and to benefit the family. With miles of carriage and walking trails as well as 2 beaches, a horse farm, and incredible views, there is much to explore on the parts of the property open to guests. All of the various homes on the property are still owned by Phineas' descendants, and most are used as summer vacation homes. The houses are all separated by considerable distance, so privacy is easily obtainable.
Just a short 15 minute drive from the bustling City of Portland, you will find yourself winding down a road surrounded by fields and instantly feel at peace. Arriving at this nicely updated beach cottage (renovated and upgraded over the spring of 2009), you'll be hard pressed to not sit on the deck and watch the surfers over at Higgins Beach, or head out on your bike or by foot to see some of the picturesque private beaches on the property after exploring the carriage trails.
This classic Maine cottage has the feelings of summers past with the comfort of today's standards. In addition to a deck that overlooks the bay, entering the cottage, you'll find a living room and dining area that share the same spectacular view. This property is a perfect destination for those looking to get away. It is also a great property for biking, walking, and swimming or for card games at night and family/friend intimacy after long fun days in the sun and at the beach. However,if you want to experience Maines largest city, you can be down in the Old Port of Portland shopping, dining, or bar hopping within 15 minutes.
BEACH CLASSIFICATION: We have categorized this property as having or being near a sandy beach. More specifically for this property - there is a sandy beach in a river outlet a 3 minute walk away, and another amazing beach about a 10 minute walk or just a 2 minute drive away. There is not an actual usable sandy beach directly in front of the cottage, but the nearby beaches are great for kids and that is why we have classified it as being on or in this case - "near" a sandy beach....Read more
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