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The Cottage at Shackford Cove

Eastport vacation home with kitchen and patio

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Eastport, ME, United States of America
10.0.Exceptional.
  • Colleen & Jim are great hosts, their neighbors are super nice as well. The cottage is…

    Aug. 18, 2021

  • Beautiful views - the water and the neighbors feeding the deer daily. So quiet except…

    Sep. 22, 2020

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Official standards

This property advises that it adheres to SafeStay (AHLA - USA) cleaning and disinfection practices.

Enhanced health and safety measures

This property advises that enhanced cleaning and guest safety measures are currently in place.
  • Property is cleaned with disinfectant
  • Property confirms they are implementing enhanced cleaning measures
  • gap period enforced between guest stays24 hours
  • Contactless check-in is available
  • 4 guests
  • 2 bedrooms
  • 2 beds
  • 1 bathroom
  • Parking available
  • Bathtub
  • Kitchen
  • Non-smoking

Property highlights

Main amenities

  • WiFi
  • Onsite parking
  • Non-smoking
  • Hair dryer
  • Towels provided
  • Bed sheets provided

What’s around

  • Shackford Head State Park - 31 min walk
  • Deer Island Point Lighthouse - 2.3 mi / 3.7 km
  • Old Sow Whirlpool - 2.3 mi / 3.7 km
  • Leonardville Lighthouse - 6.3 mi / 10.2 km
  • 45th Parallel North Marker - 9.4 mi / 15.2 km
  • Reversing Falls Park - 19.6 mi / 31.5 km

Sleeping arrangements

Bedroom 1

1 Double Bed

Bedroom 2

1 Queen Bed

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About this home

The Cottage is a tranquil, charming escape with every amenity. 2 stories, 2 bedrooms, full kitchen, bath with tub, full deck overlooking the Cove. TV/Internet/phone. Hardwood floors. Cool summer nights with wide ocean views. Jim and Colleen have owned The Cottage at Shackford Cove since 2005 and have been renting it as a vacation property ever since. Jim’s bird photography, photos from his trip to Antarctica, and his collection of Micronesian weavings are found throughout the Cottage. Their rambunctious mini-Labradoodle, Brandy, likes to welcome all the guests with a few barks, but she loves attention! Jim and Colleen make every effort to make renters feel at home, welcoming them to Eastport and sharing their love of the area. Fresh flowers, handy guides to the Cottage, The Bold Coast and New Brunswick are provided upon arrival. Join Jim, Colleen and Brandy from May to October in rustic splendor on Shackford Cove!

What’s around

Landmarks

  • Shackford Head State Park - 31 min walk
  • Deer Island Point Lighthouse - 2.3 mi / 3.7 km
  • Old Sow Whirlpool - 2.3 mi / 3.7 km
  • Leonardville Lighthouse - 6.3 mi / 10.2 km
  • 45th Parallel North Marker - 9.4 mi / 15.2 km
  • Reversing Falls Park - 19.6 mi / 31.5 km
  • Cobscook Bay State Park - 24.9 mi / 40.1 km
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Eastport, ME, United States of America

The manager

Colleen Morton

Speaks: English, Spanish

The home

Key facts

  • Vacation home (900 sq ft)
  • Onsite parking
  • WiFi
  • Non-smoking
  • Heating
  • Pets allowed

Bedrooms

  • 2 bedrooms
  • Bedroom one - 1 double bed
  • Bedroom two - 1 queen bed
  • Bed sheets provided

Bathrooms

  • 1 bathroom
  • Full bathroom - 1 shower/tub combination and 1 toilet
  • Hair dryer
  • Towels provided
  • Shampoo
  • Soap
  • Toilet paper

Kitchen

  • Refrigerator
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Stovetop
  • Coffee/tea maker
  • Electric kettle
  • Toaster
  • Cookware/dishes/utensils
  • Blender
  • Coffee grinder

Dining

  • Dining table

Entertainment and recreation

  • Cable/satellite TV
  • DVD player
  • Books
  • Children's games

Outside

  • Barbecue grill
  • Garden
  • Patio
  • Outdoor furniture
  • Fenced yard

Other amenities

  • Iron/ironing board
  • Desk
  • Desk chair
  • Telephone
  • Printer

Things to know

House rules

  • Pets allowed
  • Events/parties not allowed
  • No smoking
  • Max. guests: 4
  • Minimum check-in age: 25

Check-in and check-out

  • Check-in after 4:00 PM
  • Check-out before 10:00 AM

Special check-in instructions

  • You will receive an email from the host with check-in and check-out instructions. You will also receive an email from Vrbo with a link to a Vrbo account which will enable you to manage your booking.

Fees & policies

Required at check-in

  • Government-issued photo ID may be required
  • Minimum check-in age is 25

Travelling with others

  • Pets allowed
  • Restrictions apply*

Policies

  • This property is managed by a private host, not a professional engaged in trade or business.

    For details on pet restrictions, contact the property at the number on the booking confirmation.

    Onsite parties or group events are strictly prohibited.

    Guests can rest easy knowing there's a carbon monoxide detector, a fire extinguisher, a smoke detector, and a first aid kit on site.

    This property advises that enhanced cleaning and guest safety measures are currently in place.

    Disinfectant is used to clean the property; commonly-touched surfaces are cleaned with disinfectant between stays; bed sheets and towels are laundered at a temperature of at least 60°C/140°F.

    Contactless check-in is available.

    The property is kept vacant for a minimum of 24 hours between guest stays.

    This property affirms that it adheres to the cleaning and disinfection practices of SafeStay (AHLA - USA).

  • This property is licensed under an applicable law.Property registration number 1206525

Also known as

  • Vrbo Property
  • Cottage Retreatmaine
  • Sunrise Whales Tides More!
  • The At Shackford Cove Eastport
  • The Cottage at Shackford Cove Eastport
  • The Cottage at Shackford Cove Private vacation home
  • The Cottage at Shackford Cove Private vacation home Eastport

FAQs

  • This property confirms that disinfectant is used to clean the property. Please note that this information has been provided by our partners.
  • Yes, pets are welcome.
  • You can check in starting at 4:00 PM. Check-out time is 10:00 AM. Contactless check-in is available.
  • Yes. Nearby restaurants include The Happy Crab (3-min walk), Landmark 1887 Grill & Ale House (4-min walk), and The Happy Crab (4-min walk).
  • The Cottage at Shackford Cove has a garden.
10.0.Exceptional.
  • 10.0.Exceptional

    Great location in Eastport

    The cottage was very clean and cozy and had everything you would possibly need. Whether inside or out the views are beautiful and peaceful. Most important was that we were able to walk "downtown". Thank you Colleen, we hope to see you next Summer!

    Ellen A., Other trip, Sep. 17, 2021

    Verified Vrbo guest review

  • 10.0.Exceptional

    The Enchanted Cottage on Shackford Cove in Eastport, ME

    Ideally located on Shackford Cove in Eastport, ME, this cottage has everything you need for a magical vacation on the water. Totally private, yet we could walk into town for shopping and dinner or spend hours on the wonderful porch and watch for whales or fishing boats go by. Our hosts, Jim and Colleen are the perfect hosts and have thought of everything you could ever need. The cottage is beautifully decorated and very comfortable. Eastport is a short drive to some of Maine’s best hiking trails and beaches. We will have memories to cherish until our next visit.

    Karen B., Other trip, Sep. 5, 2020

    Verified Vrbo guest review

  • 10.0.Exceptional

    Delightful getaway we highly recommend

    This was such a nice getaway. Our only regret is not booking earlier so we could stay even longer. It felt very private and cozy. Our favorite was sitting on the deck during late afternoons just watching the tide in the cove. The cottage is thoughtfully stocked with every tool or equipment you might need. Everything is in tip top shape and nothing feels old or second hand. The beds were comfortable, the rooms spacious, the shower had great water pressure, with quick and plentiful hot water. Honestly it felt like someone had transferred everything we had in our own home to a seaside cove and we lacked for nothing. The cottage is snug and toasty on those colder Maine summer days, but there’s also a wonderful breeze on those rare hot days. We often walked into town which is maybe 5 minutes away to pop into shops or eat. There’s a fun ferry to Lubec (and I’d stay in Eastport over Lubec, way more to do in Eastport!) Our dogs were happy and welcomed by Colleen who is really a wonderful and attentive host and always quick to respond, but never encroached on our privacy during our stay. We will be back if we can snag a booking!

    Kane N., Other trip, Jul. 21, 2021

    Verified Vrbo guest review

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