Sheacliff resides on quaint Orr's Island Maine right at the foot of Lowell's Cove and the mouth of the Atlantic Ocean. The rental property is a one room one bath over the garage studio apartment . It has a kitchen, a deluxe queen bed and a queen sofa bed to sleep four comfortably. There are beautiful southerly views of Lowells Cove & the Atlantic Ocean. Let the lapping of the waves lull you to sleep as you dream of your next days adventures in Maine.
Imagine waking in the morning to the sound of seagulls cawing, birds chirping and flying about, & butterflies fluttering from garden to garden. Take your cup of coffee and go downstairs to your patio to see it all before your eyes and watch the morning sun's rays dancing on Lowell's Cove.
Or perhaps you might feel like refreshing morning walk, or bike ride to Bailey Island for a delicious breakfast at the quaint Giant Stairs restaurant...note to self ''must have The Giant Stairs reuben and amazing onion rings...delish!!'' Or right next store 'B.I.G.S.' (Bailey Island General Store) for some great breakfast sandwiches, pancakes etc., & all your immediate shopping needs. Next stop, Landsend, a tourist favorite gift shop at the end of Bailey's Island, with a cozy beach and plenty of rocks for climbing all while enjoying the beautiful views of nearby islands.
Next stop visit the home of world famous L.L Bean in Freeport , home of the original outlet stores, and just a thirty minute scenic ride from your island getaway! Freeport is a beautiful coastal Maine village with over 200 upscale outlets, designer shops, eclectic boutiques, great restaurants, casual cafes, & numerous outdoor adventures. L.L. Bean also offers guided kayak tours for some fun in the sun! Enjoy an authentic Maine experience, just a short drive north from Boston, and only 15 minutes north of Portland.
Speaking of fun in the sun how about grabbing the gang for a picnic or BBQ at Reid State Park. Today, thousands of visitors enjoy the park's long, wide sand beaches like Mile and Half Mile, which are rare in Maine. Enjoyed as a recreational resource, the beaches are also essential nesting areas for endangered least terns and piping plovers and resting and feeding areas for other shorebirds. Rarer than beaches along Maine's coast are large sand dunes, like those at Reid. From the top of Griffith Head, a rocky headland overlooking the park,you can view sweeping seascapes and spot the lighthouses on Seguin Island, The Cuckolds, and Hendricks Head. You can also see several islands, including: Damariscove, a thriving fishing community in Colonial times.
Your vacation in Maine wouldn't be complete without a visit to Boothbay Harbour.
A mere forty-one miles from Orr's Island, a visit to this region can be whatever you want it to be: a peaceful time to refresh your soul, an active time boating, fishing, hiking, playing golf and tennis, or a family adventure. Explore quiet coves, rocky shores, meandering country roads, and beautiful lighthouses. The restaurants are plentiful and varied, and the food is delicious. The salt air isn't the only thing that's refreshing. Explore one of more than a dozen nature trails, try out there world class golf course, or experience some of the best sea kayaking available anywhere. There harbor bustles with fishing vessels and pleasure craft in equal numbers, and nothing beats the sight of the schooners heading in from the afternoon trip with their sails bathed in the rosy light of a spectacular sunset - unless of course you're lucky enough to be on board! Note to self...''Must go on a Whale Watching tour!''
Wherever you go whatever you do, perhaps its just grabbing a good book a glass of lemonade & heading down to the cove to search for sea glass. You needn't go far to immerse yourself in the beauty & pleasures of Maine here at you Orr's island getaway!Get the full listing »