Cove's Edge Cottage
1172 Main Street
Mount Desert, Maine 04660
Cove's Edge Cottage is a charming, traditional Maine shingle style cottage located on the outskirts of the picturesque village of Somesville, in the heart of Mount Desert Island. The cottage is situated on the waters edge of Dennings Cove on Somes Sound, a natural fjord, with beautiful views of the Sound and the mountains of Acadia National Park beyond. Cove’s Edge, extensively renovated in the winter/spring of 2003, is a new vacation rental property that became available in the summer of 2003.
The grounds include 350 feet of shore frontage on a tidal cove along with 1.2 acres that offer quiet seclusion and natural beauty with a mix of towering pines, spruce and oak trees and an open lawn with water views. The grounds also include a private float for swimming or launching kayaks and canoes and a delightful one-room guest cottage for the benefit of guests.
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Guests at Cove's Edge have
the best of both worlds: the opportunity to just kick back and relax and
enjoy the comfort, beauty and solitude of the property while also being
centrally located just minutes from all destinations and activities on
the Island. The cottage is just a short stroll from the heart of Somesville,
the oldest settlement on Mount Desert Island and one of the most photographed
villages in Maine. Guests can enjoy swimming onsite from the property's
private float, as well as launch kayaks or canoes from the property and
explore the Sound and the waters and islands surrounding Mount Desert
Island. Boaters with larger crafts can use the Somesville town dock, located
less than a mile away. Guests are close by the major villages of Bar
Harbor, Northeast Harbor, and Southwest
Harbor and the splendor of Acadia
National Park. Acadia, with 30,000 acres including 22 mountains, 120
miles of hiking trails and 57 miles of carriage trails for biking or hiking
is world renowned for its spectacular beauty. Opportunities for whale
watching, boat rentals and charters, nature cruises, sailing, deep sea
fishing, rock climbing, bird watching, swimming, golf, tennis, fall foliage
viewing, concert going, shopping and dining and other activities are all
within minutes. Please check out the related
links page for more information on activities. Click
Here to view a map of public roads, Acadia National Park, Park Loop
Road, carriage paths, and hiking trails.
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Include recently updated fully
equipped kitchen with all new appliances, fireplace, satellite television
in both the cottage and guest cottage, VCRs, washer/dryer, linens, towels,
cleaning services prior to guest arrival, heat, telephone, wraparound
screened porch on the cottage, deck on the guest cottage, gas grill, outdoor
furniture, onsite swimming from a private float and water access on the
property along with rights to use the Somesville town dock.
Up to 8 guests including the guest cottage. Rentals are from 4:00 PM Saturdays to 10:00 AM Saturdays. 50% of the rental amount is due at the time of booking and the balance 30 days prior to scheduled arrival. A $500 security deposit is also required at the time of booking. No pets and no smoking inside the cottage and guest cottage. Use of the guest cottage is included in the rental rates below. Rates below do not include required 7% state lodging tax.
To download a lease agreement, please click on Lease Agreement. You must have Adobe Acrobat Reader installed on your computer in order to access and print the lease agreement. You may download it free from their website. To determine availability for a specific period, please click on the link to the Availability Calendar below. To reserve the property after confirming availability, please send us an email indicating the dates you would like to reserve and then fill out the lease agreement and fax it to Paul McGlinn at (207)781-2786. Instructions for payment of rent and security deposits are included in the lease agreement.