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Duck Cove Cottage - Carriage House on Herrick Bay

Bedrooms 1
Space 850 sq. ft.
Property type cottage
Minimum Stay 7 nights


About the property

Duck Cove Cottage - If relaxation, peace and quiet are part of the agenda, Duck Cove Cottage may help achieve that goal. This 12 year old, 1 bedroom carriage house can be ideal for the couple that wants a base to explore Down East, tour Acadia, Attend the Wooden Boat School, or just sit in the chairs by tranquil, tidal Herrick Bay for your time here. With the bird life on the bay, an occasional eagle soaring by or the red squirrels dashing through the trees round out your closest neighbors. Besides a spacious living area it has a fully equipped kitchen, king bed in the bedroom, sleeper sofa in the living area, walk in closet, 1 bath, 2 dressing areas, and washer- dryer utility area in the 850 sq feet. The deck overlooks the bay and offers a very tranquil atmosphere situated on 4 peaceful acres. Charcoal grill and lobster cooking pots are in the garage on the ground level. We anticipate your slogan will be like ours after your vacation here-- 'Time spent in Maine is not wasted'.

Gary & Debi Randolph
Member since: 2004
Speaks English
Response time:
Within a few days
Response rate:
Calendar last updated:
24 April, 2017

Guestbook comments from the owner

We thoroughly enjoyed our stay at Duck Cove Cottage. The attention to detail and careful planning for construction is evident. Thanks for sharing it with us.
Jun 2002
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Accommodation and facilities for this holiday cottage in Brooklin in Hancock County

Property Type:
  • cottage
  • Self-catering
Floor Area:
  • 850 sq. ft.
House Rules:
  • Max. occupancy: 3
  • non smoking only
  • pets not allowed
Location Type:
  • Oceanfront ...
  • waterfront
  • Away From It All
  • Romantic
  • Basic Soaps
  • Broadband Access
  • Ceiling Fans
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Firewood
  • Hair Dryer
  • Internet
  • Iron & Board
  • Laundry Soap
  • Linens Provided
  • Sofa Bed
  • Telephone
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine
  • Wireless Internet
  • Wood Stove
  • 4 Ring Stove
  • Blender
  • Coffee Grinder
  • Coffee Maker
  • Cooking Utensils
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Grill
  • Ice Maker
  • Kitchen
  • Lobster Pot
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Pantry Items
  • Refrigerator
  • Hob
  • Stove
  • Toaster
  • Dining Area
  • 1 Bathroom
  • Bathroom - Toilet , Bath with Shower
  • 1 Bedroom, Sleeps 3
  • Bedroom - 1 Extra Lg. Double Bed , 1 Sofa bed/Futon
  • Books
  • CD Player
  • DVD Player
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Stereo
  • Television
  • Video Player
  • Balcony
  • Barbecue
  • Barbecue
  • Walkway to Water
  • Wood Decking
  • bay
Leisure Activities:
  • antique hunting
  • bird watching
  • sight seeing
  • walking
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • hiking
  • sailing
1 king, 1 sleep sofa. Washer- Dryer in utility area.


Exceptional! 5/5 -
(22 traveller reviews)

Duck Cove Cottage - Carriage House on Herrick Bay
average rating of 5.0 based on 23 reviews
Yorba Linda, California

Duck Cove Cottage

  • 5 of 5

We loved our week in this secluded, cozy retreat. It was everything that we had hoped it would be and even more! The beautiful, restful setting was perfect for days of exploring the surrounding area, hiking, and just relaxing in the quiet environment. We are anxious to return again, perhaps a little earlier in the year to enjoy warmer, summertime activities, like kayaking. Gary and Debi have created a wonderful, relaxing environment with all the comforts of home!

  • Review Submitted: Nov 30, 2008
  • Date of Stay: Nov 2008
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Comfort and privacy

  • 5 of 5

Duck Cove Cottage is a charming and immaculate little house perfectly appointed for a relaxing visit to the Brooklin area. Communication with Gary was prompt and friendly. We could not have asked for anything more.

  • Review Submitted: Sep 8, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Aug 2016
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A well-appointed cottage in a beautiful location!

  • 5 of 5

This was our second time at Duck Cove Cottage, and it was even better than we remembered. The property is right on the water and nicely landscaped, and the carriage house is well equipped and spotless. Duck Cove Cottage was the ideal location for us; quiet and away from it all, but also close to Acadia National Park, shopping, and bike trails. The owners, Gary and Debi promptly returned phone calls and emails, and supplied directions and information about the home, property, and the local area. They were a pleasure to talk to and we are so happy they shared their home with us for a week.

  • Review Submitted: Jun 30, 2015
  • Date of Stay: Jun 2015
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Duck Cove Cottage, a gem on the Maine coast

  • 5 of 5

Your anticipation builds as you drive down a long twisting lane through the woods and start to wonder what you will find at the end. And then before you is an architecturally sophisticated cottage and main house. A real surprise for Maine.

The best part is still to come. Go up the stairs and before you is a view of the lawn and the waterfront tree line giving just enough of a view of the bay beyond.

The cottage accommodations too are a pleasant surprise. Comfortable, tasteful décor, an excellent working kitchen, and all the entertainment facilities you will need. The wifi system has the fastest internet connection we have experienced.

All in all, a lovely place to stay.

Bill and Pam

  • Review Submitted: Sep 18, 2014
  • Date of Stay: Aug 2014
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Hillsboro, Virginia

Idyllic location

  • 5 of 5

We had a wonderful week at this superb cottage. It is beautifully decorated and both cottage and grounds are very well maintained. This peaceful romantic location has beautiful views and lots of comfortable places to relax.

The kitchen is equipped with every gadget you could possibly imagine. The owners Gary and Debi have a wealth of local information that they are happy to share.

If you feel like exploring the area it is full of little inlets, beaches, harbors and small towns. Our longest trip was to Bar Harbor which took about an hour - well worth the trip and the views from Acadia park were breathtaking.

Gary and Debi have thought of everything to make this an extra special place. We cannot thank them enough for sharing their cottage. If you are lucky enough to spend a week or two here relax and enjoy every minute!

  • Review Submitted: Aug 8, 2013
  • Date of Stay: Jul 2013
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Secluded and charming location

  • 5 of 5

Let us begin with a special thanks to Gary, the owner. He made our reservation very simple and shared a wealth of information that would be helpful for anyone visiting this special retreat home. The property is not only relaxing but beautiful. There are so many sitting areas to enjoy the outdoors and beautiful views. It was very obvious all the special touches such as, the place setting for 2 at the window and the special jar of jam accompanied by a card. Very charming. Maine should be cherished by all! God willing, we would love to visit again. Thanks Gary.& Debi

- Doug & Leslie, Sterling Heights, Michigan

  • Review Submitted: Jul 25, 2013
  • Date of Stay: Jul 2013
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Nearest Airport
40 Miles
Bar Harbor or Bangor

Convenient to the village of Blue Hill, 1 hour by car to Mt. Desert Island and Acadia National Park, 1-1/2 hours to Bangor and 3 hours to Portland.


Prices & Availability

Prices for this holiday cottage in Brooklin, Maine

Rental Basis:
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Rental Period Minimum Price Additional Nights Weekend Night Weekly Monthly Event Price
27 May 2017 - 23 Jun 2017
7 night minimum stay
for 7 nights
24 Jun 2017 - 22 Sep 2017
7 night minimum stay
for 7 nights
23 Sep 2017 - 17 Nov 2017
7 night minimum stay
for 7 nights

Additional pricing information

Tax Rate 9.0%

Owner's Cancellation Policy

  • 50% refund for cancellations more than 7 days before check-in date.
  • 100% refund for cancellations more than 14 days before check-in date.

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