The Wahwa Cottage is situated on a prominent point of land, over looking the five islands of Cape Porpoise. The owners of the Oriental Tea Company built this cottage in 1900. The house features a 10 person formal dining room; a comfortable living room and a large eat in kitchen. There is a clay tennis court for your use. A private pier provides the center for water activities such as swimming and kayaking and access to the broad stretch of sandy flats for walking, playing and island adventuring. The float is removed in mid September. A spacious wrap-around porch has areas for shady reading and sun bathing. There are large lawns for out door games such as softball or badminton. A 10-minute walk takes you to the bustling Cape Porpoise fish pier or the quaint village of Cape Porpoise. The tidal change is 8-10 feet in front of the house making a landscape that is always changing. At low tide, the sand flats are accessible for one half mile in all directions. In the evening, relax on the porch to watch the sun set reflecting on the islands.
The lobster boats of Cape Porpoise motor slowly by the end of our pier on the to and from the fishing grounds in the ocean outside the island barrier.
Beautiful Vistas: unique environment: The sea coast of Cape Porpoise is surrounded by a protective island boundary. These islands form a barrier from the Atlantic ocean's waves and wind, creating an ideal area for kayaking, paddlel boarding and any other type of recreational boating. The islands provide a multitude of inlets, coves and beaches to explore or make shore. The six islands directly in front of the house are Stage, Fort, Cape, Trotts, Redins and Goat. All of these islands are owned by the Kennebunkport Conservation Trust, and are open to the public for picnicking and touring. Please visit their web site for a web cam view of the area from the light house situated on Goat Island. The exact coordinates of the house are: 43.369918,-70.429709. These can be used in Google Earth 'Fly To' tab or in Google maps search.
Tennis Court: An clay tennis court is available for your use. The surface of this court is very easy on the knees.
There are 2 kayaks/life vests and 2 bikes/helmets for your use.