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2 BR Shorefront Shingled Classic Spectacular Views

Bedrooms 2
Space 725 sq ft
Property type cottage
Minimum Stay 4 - 7 nights


About the property

Cottage, 2 Bedrooms, 1 Baths, 3 Sleeps

Cove Meadow Cottage Enchanting Grey Shingled Waterfront Classic

Wonderful getaway! An enchanted seaside classic with expansive views straight down secluded Crocket Cove. Sun filled, sedate, romantic and beautifully appointed. Astounding views of the cove and the huge rolling wild flower filled central meadow of Cove Meadow. Owner Managed with an eye to detail, and a view to your comfort and enjoyment of all that is here to experience. . Sited on 10 magical acres of mostly open meadow surrounded by stands of ancient trees and moss carpeted forest with one third mile of private shore, the cottage has its own exclusive two acres and 300 feet of shorefront. Own Organic kitchen garden and own exclusive firepit. Shared use with other cottage of two kayaks and two canoes. On site launch for your small boat. A serene and peaceful retreat for contemplation, or a special occasion ..a favorite of writers, artists, photographers, naturalists, experienced wilderness paddlers, fishermen and amateur astronomers. Kayak launch site on property affords experienced ocean kayakers a wonderful daily departure for exploring the many nearby islands of our spectacular archipelago in the safety of waters outside our busy working harbor. July to October just before and after hi tide fish striped bass right from our shore or by canoe. Delicious clams and sweet wild mussels right from our shore. Eagles, Osprey,

Kingfishers every day and an occasional seal. Double Bed in Master B/r..Single in Guest B/R both dressed with feather beds on top of good mattresses, down duvets and good pillows with very fine bed linens. Modern and well equipped kitchen, nice dinner and table ware. Attractive bath w/ glass shower. Ice Cream Maker, French Press Coffee Maker, Nicely equipped kitchen.

Truly a cut above most other island vacation rentals.

July ( from Jun 30)and august 7 nt minimum sat to sat. 4nt minimum otherwise.

If you are a single or a couple, also see Heron Cottage here at Homeaway (#13314)

More Details

Lindsay Newland Bowker
Member since: 2003
Speaks: english
Response time:
Within a few hours
Response rate:
Calendar last updated:
July 9, 2018

About Lindsay Newland Bowker

Life long builder of public policy now head of Bowker Associates Science & Research In The Public Interest, a globally respected voice in sustainable mining, environmental security, social and economic justice..

Lindsay Newland Bowker purchased this cottage in 1999

Why Lindsay Newland Bowker chose Stonington

When I first laid eyes on Cove Meadow I knew I would never see or have an opportunity to be the caretaker of such a magnificent and unique property. 10 acres f meadow, ringed with tall ancient woods, 1800 feet f shore cove frontage, estuary frotage and brook frontage. I have restored to pristine conservation standards and done the main house and its two guest houses and gardens to honor Maine and island traditions of simplicity.

What makes this cottage unique

a very large private park of 10 acres with 1/3 mile of private shore; shared access to two kayaks and two canoes, private exclusive shorefront areaswith hammocks & frepits; own organic kitchen garden, satlitte TV, expresso machine, ice cream maker, 24/7 wifi


Stonington Cottage Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • cottage
  • Guests provide their own meals
Floor Area:
  • 725 sq ft
House Rules:
  • Check-in: 2:00 PM
  • /
  • Check-out: 10:00 AM
  • Max. occupancy: 3
  • Min. age of primary renter: 21
  • Children welcome
  • Parties/events not allowed
  • Pets not allowed
  • Non smoking only ...
  • guests responsible for all trash removal including all perishable food;guest agrees to pay a fee of $75 for non return of dump permit for next guest
  • sublets allowed by direct re registration through us on your payment terms;room for an extra guest or child by express permission and agreement
Location Type:
  • Beach View
  • Beachfront
  • Ocean View
  • Rural
  • Waterfront
  • Adventure
  • Luxury
  • Romantic
  • Internet
  • Dining Area
  • 1 Bathroom
  • Bathroom 1 -
  • 2 Bedrooms, Sleeps 3
  • Outdoor Grill
  • autumn foliage
  • bay/sound
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • festivals
  • forests
  • library
  • live theater
  • rain forests
  • restaurants
Leisure Activities:
  • antiquing
  • beachcombing
  • bird watching
  • eco tourism
  • photography
  • scenic drives
  • sight seeing
  • walking
  • whale watching
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • fitness center
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • laundromat
  • massage therapist
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • fishing
  • freshwater fishing
  • golf
  • pier fishing
  • sailing
  • scuba diving or snorkeling
  • snorkeling
  • sound/bay fishing
  • swimming
  • tennis
Gas Fireplace, Gas Grill, Firepit on lawn, Canoe & two small kayaks available for experienced paddlers Satellite TV, Tape Player with small library of Cd's and tapes, Linens Provided, nice appliances, well equipped kitchen with stainless pots and pans and elegant complete table service. wild harvest of endless wonder from our big meadow and long shore Kayak or small power boat launch from our shore.Hi Speed Wireless. Firepit on the lawn and large firepits/lobster bake pit on beach.


Wonderful! 4.9/5 -
(8 traveler reviews)

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2 BR Shorefront Shingled Classic Spectacular Views
average rating of 4.875 based on 8 reviews

Beautiful, peaceful honeymoon stay

  • 5 of 5

My wife and I stayed at Cove Meadow for our honeymoon in late June 2018. The meadow and the cove were breathtakingly beautiful, and the property was peaceful. We particularly enjoyed the lupine flowers. At night fireflies lit up the tops of the meadow.

Lindsay was a fantastic host. The cottage was lovely and well-appointed, with everything we needed at hand. When we walked in there were fresh flowers decorating the cottage and giving off lovely scents.

This is a great location. Just a quick drive over to Stonington and very close to many beautiful walking trails. Kayaking in the morning was particularly serene and lovely.

I highly recommend a stay at Cove Meadow Cottage!

Thank you, Lindsay!

  • Submitted: Jul 2, 2018
  • Stayed: June 2018
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: a privilege to have you!!!
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San Diego

very private and comfortable.

  • 4 of 5

Enjoyed a very quiet and restful stay. The unit was cozy, and comfortable.

Amazing to be able to have use of two kayaks and a canoe.

Thank you for a wonderful place to call home for a few days.

  • Submitted: Jul 10, 2018
  • Stayed: June 2018
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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What a peaceful place to unwind.

  • 5 of 5

The cabin is a great place to relax and watch the changing tides and colors of the cove. Everything is neat and clean. Having our own herb garden and apple tree plus clams to dig were a bonus. Our hostess is a remarkable and friendly lady. It was hard to leave and we plan to return!

  • Submitted: Oct 3, 2017
  • Stayed: September 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Dear Rose & Cecil, Tanks for thst lovely review. The pleasure was all mine!!!. Just loved having you as neighbors., even though very briefly. Tanks for the leftover chowder with cecils own dug clams from my cove. What a treat!!! I hope winter will be very kind to you both. Lindsay
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Beautiful, gracious, & well appointed cottage..

  • 5 of 5

The cottage is welcoming, warm and very easy to spend time in should the weather outside be unwelcoming. The site is beautiful and provides great access to not only to its own amenities, but to nearby nature preserves, galleries, eateries, the ocean, and other Penobscot destinations. Lindsay is a gracious hostess who makes sure your questions are answered, yet allows you privacy in your stay. Highly recommend Cove Meadow cottage.

  • Submitted: Sep 19, 2017
  • Stayed: September 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you so much for this lovely, gracious review. It means a lot to have guests like you who undertsnd and appreciate what we try to do here..and forgve us fr not always being able to attain the perfecton we strive for nowadays. Your were indly quiet neighbrs which I laso value and appreciate so much. May winter be kind to you. Lindsay
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WOW - What a stay! Why go anywhere else!

  • 5 of 5

We just got back form our stay & can't say enough of how we loved it! Great experience from 1st to last (initial contact to leaving). Lindsay is very attentive to details & very respectful of her guests! Loved how the cottage was set up when we arrived, music & lights on. Kayaks were great! We never left the island! Barred Island is a MUST as is the Stonington Lobster pound - there is a cooking pot at the point! Wish we had got a clam license. HIGHLY recommended! VERY peaceful & relaxing.

  • Submitted: Sep 14, 2016
  • Stayed: September 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Dear Ernie & Wendy, How very nice of you.!!! Loved having you both and enjoyed how comfortable and relaxed you seem. Makes it all worth while. Hope to see you again. Lindsay
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Williamsburg, VA, USA

Great Place to stay in Stonington ME

  • 5 of 5

What a wonderful place to stay on my favorite spot on the Maine coast. The cottage was lovely and well equipped (we even had our own herb garden). Beautiful quiet cove with abundant wild life. Lovely outdoor areas for sitting and enjoying nature. Short drive to town. Even a few rainy days couldn't ruin our experience. Will definitely return.

  • Submitted: Jul 24, 2014
  • Stayed: July 2014
  • Source: Vacation Rentals, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Doug & Ellen, Thank you for your kind words of appreciation. I enjoyed having you both.
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Nearest Ferry
1 Miles
Ferry to Aadai Nat'l Park.Isle A Haut
Nearest Golf
0.5 Miles
island country club
Nearest Train
115 Miles
Portland Maine
Nearest Restaurant
0.5 Miles
Cockatoo, whale's rib, aragosta ,Fisherman's Frien
Nearest Beach
on property swmming, private sand beach 1/4 mile
Car: necessary
Other Activities:

Top Thing to do in City:

* ocean kayaking.

* hiking oceanfront trails.

* photography/painting.

* bird watching.

* star gazing.

Top Thing to do in Budget:.....

Top Thing to do in Family:.....

Minutes to Stonington's beautiful, much painted much photographed

unspoiled fishing village. May to October enjoy nearby artisans

studios, galleries and shops, several very fine restaurants,

scenic and nature tours and wonderful diverse performing arts, golf

and tennis at neighboring country club. Year 'round enjoy our own

local 'fish huts' offering the best in local fare simply and

traditionally prepared; seaside walks on our beautifully groomed

island trails; Kayak and canoe explorations. Fall is a

favorite time for naturalists, painters, astronomers as well as

wilderness paddlers and hikers. Isle Au Haut, one of the most

unspoiled and remote parks of Acadia is a mail boat ride away. Many

artisans studios open until December and many year round shops show

the work of local artists and artisans year round.


Rates & Availability

Taxes and fees are additional

Additional information about rental rates

Weekly Rate: $850 - $1490

Monthly Rate:

2013 Rates

May 25 - Jun 15 Sep 14-Oct 12 $850/wk $165 nt 4 nt min
Jun 15-Jul 27 $995/wk 1 wk min sat-sat only
Jul27 - Sep 7 $1,095wk 1 week min sat-sat only

Oct 12- May 25 $700/wk $135/nt 4 nt min (monthly rate $1,500)

State tax and applicable $75 cleaning fee not included in above rates


Owner's Cancellation Policy

  • Canceled bookings will not receive a refund