2BR Cottage Vacation Rental in Hancock, Maine

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Updated on Aug 12, 2019

Downeast Maine cottage with panoramic water view . Pets welcome!

Located in: Hancock
If you're looking for a week of beauty, relaxation and peace and quiet, Chandler Taunton Bay is your destination. This secluded summer home sits at the end of a 0.2 mile private road. Perched on a bluff with a one-of-a-kind location, it offers a spectacular elevated and panoramic view of tidal Taunton Bay.
Evenings deliver spectacular sunset light shows, and clear nights reveal a spectacular tapestry of stars unlike anything you'll ever see in the light-polluted U.S. northeast corridor. The calm bay is home to bald eagles, harbor seals, kayakers and lobster fishermen.
Close enough to Acadia and Bar Harbor but without the seasonal crowds, you will be 20 minutes from Mt. Desert Island, 30 from the Acadia entrance and 35 from downtown Bar Harbor. 25 minutes in the opposite direction is Schoodic Point, the less known and visited section of Acadia with iconic Maine ocean vistas and spectacular views of Mt. Dessert Island.
Chandler Taunton Bay features 4 floor-to-ceiling living room windows overlooking the bay, an expansive deck also overlooking the bay, 2 bedrooms and 2 full baths. The master queen bedroom has a private bath, and the second bedroom with 4 twins is adjacent to the second full bath. The fully equipped kitchen has a counter and stools, and the dining room table comfortably seats 6.
Amenities include WIFI, fireplace, mounted telescope, binoculars. large flat screen TV, DVD, living room and master bedroom ceiling fans, washer and dryer, microwave, toaster ovens, a full compliment of cookware and all linens. The deck is equipped with bench seating, charcoal grill, 2 Adirondack chairs and a wood dining table with 4 matching chairs. On the back lawn below the deck stairs, a fire pit and hammock overlook the bay. A large front lawn offers room for kids and pets to run and play. Long stairs take you to the rocky sand beach to wander, but if you bring or rent canoes or kayaks, easy beach access is available via the boat launch just down the beach.
Hancock is a small town but features three world-class restaurants – The Crocker House, Ironbound, and Chipper's. Hancock is also home to the Monteux School for Conductors which brings orchestra talent in training from around the world each summer, and offers twice weekly concerts during its 8 week session. There's also the world-famous, don't-miss Tidal Falls – a reversing tides channel connecting Taunton Bay to Frenchman's Bay. Pretty amazing – all are worth a visit!
Rentals are weekly – Saturday to Saturday. Chandler Taunton Bay is quite simply a little slice of heaven on Earth. Your stay here will be a vacation you'll never forget.
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