"Third visit to Day Cottage - it's as charming as ever!"
Left on 07/13/2015 for a stay in June 2015
June 6-13, 2015 was our third time to stay in this lovely cottage on Union Bay in Trenton. We always fly into Bangor and rent a car. It's an easy drive to Ellsworth, then 12 minutes later, you're pulling up into a shady driveway lined with pine trees. The cottage is far enough off the road, that you won't see or hear any cars.
Staying at Day Cottage a slice of Heaven! During the day it is a blast watching the tide roll in and to guess how high it's going to be. Sometimes, if we are lucky, we get to see dolphins in the bay. At night, it's so quiet you can hear loons calling on the water, and it's dark enough to see a sky full of stars. The Lynches recently added a wonderful deck area if you want to sit closer to the water. The screened-in porch is my favorite perch when it's raining, which is not very often. The beds are comfortable with high quality linens and blankets. They have thought of every detail that a guest might want or need, such as washer and dryer, large shower, cheery kitchen fully loaded with dishes and pans. You only need to bring your clothes and personal items. A large screen TV was added since our last visit, and when it was too dark to be outside, my husband and I watched movies. (There is a Redbox next to Walgreens in Ellsworth.)
It was only the 2 of us the last two times, but the cottage easily sleeps 10, and there is plenty of seating for meals as well. We've stayed three times because we know what to expect, and we feel like it's our second home. We leave each time with our mental/spiritual batteries recharged. We highly...
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