Location Location Location! Rockland's South End
From $160 / night
- 3 bedrooms
- 2 bathrooms
- Sleeps 5
Description from the owner
The Sea Shell Cottage has three bedrooms and two full baths along with a dinning room, kitchen, den, sitting room and home office space. The home is furnished with 'coastal chic' decor reminiscent of a classic summer cottage but with a trendy sophisticated side.
Bedrooms: (1) first floor bedroom with a queen size bed (2) second floor bedroom with a queen size bedroom (3) second floor bedroom with a twin size bed. All bedrooms have ceiling fans; and bed linens are provided for guests.
Kitchen: the kitchen is fully equipped with a large refrigerator with ice cube maker, electric stove, dishwasher, coffee maker and toaster. There are ...Read more
Location Location Location! Rockland's South End
Additional Location Information
The Sea Shell Cottage is conveniently located in Rockland's South End close to everything this small coastal city has to offer. Come experience what has been best described as Rockland's 'salty sophistication' for yourself.
The Sea Shell Cottage is located one block from scenic Rockland Harbor and Sandy Beach where you can comb for sea glass, go for a swim, or simply bask in the sun and enjoy the beautiful ocean views.
While your staying at the Sea Shell Cottage take a walk down the picturesque boardwalk connecting the South End neighborhood to all the amenities of Rockland's Main Street.
All this is within walking distance from the Cottage:
•Try a delicious breakfast at Home Kitchen Café voted 'best breakfast, coastal route 1' by Yankee Magazine 2014. Make sure to order their famous sticky bun!
•Have lunch, coffee or a dessert at Rock City Cafe. You can also browse a wide selection of used books at Hello Hello Books at the back of the cafe.
•Enjoy a taste of Rockland by dining at one of the re-known restaurants in the area such as Primo (James Beard award winning chef), Conte's 1894 , Miranda Cafe and In Good Company. If you would like to dine on the water try The Pearl or Archer's on the Pier which is about three blocks from the rental.
•See a movie, live comedy or music show at the Historic Strand Theater, listed on the National Register of Historic Places.
•Enjoy art in all its expressions at the famed Farnsworth Art Museum. The Farnsworth offers a nationally recognized collection of work from many of America’s greatest artists. With 20,000 square feet of gallery space, and over 10,000 works in the collection, there is always something new to see at the museum.
•If lighthouses are your thing, check out the Maine Lighthouse Museum. This is a must see for anyone interested in lighthouses and American maritime history. Also check out Rockland's Breakwater Lighthouse, voted 'best walk to a lighthouse' by Yankee Magazine 2014.
•Are you a Puffin lover? Then you'll need to stop by the Project Puffin Visitor Center where you can learn about efforts to bring puffins and other rare Maine seabirds back to historic nesting islands off the coast. An educational experience for all ages!
•Sample vinegar and olive oil from around the world at Fiore on Main Street.
•Is art your thing? Rockland is the mid-coast must see art destination. Browse through the numerous art galleries which illuminate downtown Maine Street. Every First Friday of the month, attend the famed art walk where all the galleries on Maine Street open late for your viewing pleasure.
•Want to do some souvenir shopping? Check out the Seagull Cottage, a gift shop featuring coastal home decor and ocean themed gifts.
•Go island hopping for the day! Catch the ferry boat to the islands of Vinalhaven and North Haven departing daily from downtown Rockland.
•Need a spa day? Check out the Rielle Day Spa which offers a full variety of massages, facials and hair treatments
•Looking to entertain the kids? Visit the Coastal Children’s Museum.
Rockland is within a short drive to the following destinations:
Camden-explore all that downtown Camden has to offer including numerous restaurants and shops. Visit the Camden Hills State Park with amazing views and scenic walking trails.
Owls Head-Take some time out to visit the Owls Head Transportation Museum. Don’t forget to visit the Owls Head lighthouse where your camera is a must. On the way back, stop by the Owl’s Head country store.
Looking for a fun day trip?
Arcadia National Park is 2 hours away.
Portland, Maine is within a 90 minute drive.
Boothbay Harbor is home of Maine's Botanical Gardens, an oasis of flowers, lovely scents and peaceful tranquility. On the way back to your rental stop at the famous Moody’s Dinner, home of Maine’s best blueberry pie!
7/12/14-7/13/14 North Atlantic Blues Festival
7/30/14-8/3/14 66th Maine Lobster Festival
8/8/14-8/10/14 12th Annual Maine Boats, Homes & Harbors Show
Nearest ferry port: Maine State Ferry
Nearest airport: Knox Airport, 3 miles
Car is not necessary
Last updated on February 26, 2015
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- Washing Machine
- Linens Provided
- Ceiling Fans
- House swap allowed
- Clothes Dryer
- Long term rentals allowed (over 1 month)
- Hair dryer
- Towels Provided
- Short breaks allowed (1-4 days)
Phone / Internet
- Internet Access
- Stove or Oven
- DVD Player
- Pet friendly - yes
- Smoking allowed - no
- Suitable for children - yes
- Suitable for the elderly - yes
- Wheelchair accessible - ask