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Winkle Cottage

Winkle Cottage offers beautiful views of Cobscook Bay with right-of-way access to the bay for beach combing or clamming. Close to Historic Eastport with its many festivals, shops and ferries to nearby Campobello Island. Off the beaten path on a dirt road

**Winkle Cottage** has been providing guests with luxury acccomodations for the past 10 summers.  We have excellent reviews, some of which are posted here, and many returning guests.  The cottage offers spectacular views of Cobscook Bay.  The area is very peaceful and private.  

The cottage itself is on the second floor. The 600 sq.ft. living space consists of an open concept kitchen, dining and living area with a door to a large deck with Adirondak chairs overlooking the bay. The queen size bedroom and large bath are quite comfortable and provide plenty of closet space. The cottage is decorated with a nautical flair. A gas fireplace is available seasonal only. Occassionally, I have vegetables or herbs from my garden to share and always provide some sort of "goodie" for my guests when they arrive. Guests are required to climb 10 stairs to access. There is no smoking allowed in the cottage or anywhere on the premises. Your hosts are also living on the 7.5 acre parcel and are available should the guests have questions about the beautiful area or need assistance. We greet you when you arrive and say "safe travels" when you leave. Other than that, you are on your own! Winkle is furnished for your comfort and convenience. We cater to visitors from afar by providing basic nessisities, towels, linens, soaps, basic kitchen supplies, etc. You will be asked to sign a rental agreement when you reserve your week. We prefer renting by the week but will occassionally consider other arrangements. Your rental agreement will spell out the terms for payment. This is a keyless entry rental and you will be provided with your code as your stay approaches.
The view from the deck of the bay is quite spectacular, especially with a full moon, and you can see Lubec and the International Bridge (the entrance to Campobello, Canada and Roosevelts summer home)(3 miles by sea) This vacation cottage is close to Eastport, Machias and Canada and their festivals, ferries, etc. A ferry runs from Eastport to Lubec several times a day in season. A day trip to Acadia and mid-coast is easily done as well as to St. Andrews in Canada. Eastport has whale watches everyday. Eastport Windjammers Other things to do:

  • Downeast Birding Festival- last weekend in May. www.downeastbirdfest.org

  • Day trip to Campobello Island to the Roosevelt Estate, Tea with Eleanor.

  • Visit West Quoddy Head Light or East Quoddy Head Light. You can cross to the light during low tide. Great photo opportunities. Bring your passport!

  • A day trip to Cutler and take Captain Patterson's Boat to Machias Seal Island to see the Puffins. You will need to book this trip ahead! www.boldcoast.com

  • Fourth of July week in Eastport. This is a fun week with Parades, crafts, boat rides and spectacular fire works. Not to be misised! Lubec also have fireworks displayed in Johnson's Bay which you can see from the deck. eastport4th.com

  • Day trip to beautiful Winterport, visit Prospect Harbor Soap Company. Take the ferry to Bar Harbor to avoid the crowds and visit Schoodic Point Institute. downeastwindjammers.com

  • Grand Lake Stream Arts Festival. July 27 and 28th. http://www.grandlakestreamfolkartfestival.com

  • Campobello : Fogfest, July 31st to August 4th. https://www.campobellofogfest.com

  • Bucksport Art Festival. August 9 and 10th. http://www.mainstreetbucksport.org/bucksport-arts-festival.

  • Take a day trip down the coast and enjoy this show!

  • Machias Blueberry Festival August 16, 17 and 18th. Festival is 30 minutes from this location. https://www.machiasblueberry.com

  • Eastport Salmon and Seafood Festival is at the end of August, featuring fresh seafood, crafts, artists. https://eastportchamber.net/eastportsalmonfest

  • Eastport Pirate Festival provides a variety of events for all ages. Dress like a pirate and board the boat to Lubec for a good old fashion pirate adventure! Pirate Ball to crown the King and Queen. Fun, fun! www.eastportpiratefestival.com

  • Lighthouse Day . At least a dozen lighthouses are within an hour or less from this property. We can hear the fog horn at West Quoddy Head!

  • Lubec- Summer Keys: Take the ferry to Lubec from the Eastport dock on Wednesday nights to hear the Summer Keys concerts. Ferry runs every day! www.summerkeys.com

  • Lubec voted the best small town beach by Travel & Leisure Magazine.

  • Kayak Rentals within two miles offering pick up and delivery, life jackets, etc.

  • Address 91 Lincoln Cove Road
    Perry, Maine 04667
  • Phone 860-334-6102
  • Website winklecottages.com
  • Payments Accepted Bank check
  • Hours Cottage is available for reservation in June and rents into September. You can reach us anytime by phone or email.

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