Cottage is on waterfront property with flat granite ledges extending into the water as a great launching site for canoes or kayaks or swimming at high tide.
Adjacent is a 100 acre nature preserve with 3 miles of designated and maintained trails on a shorefront peninsula, and The Deer Isle Hostel featured in Mother Earth News. Three miles up the road is the internationally known Haystack School of Crafts.
The cottage has 15' high ceiling with hanging fan, tall "schoolhouse" windows with plenty of light.
Nearby Haystack School has free evening programs and end of session auctions.
The Stonington Opera House has movies and live events all summer long.
Many art galleries are in the downtown areas of Stonington and Deer Isle as well as the off island town of Blue Hill.Gallery
Restaurants featuring the local seafood are plentiful.
Kayak and canoe rentals are available in both towns on the island.