Harbor Cottage is nestled on the edge of the working waterfront of Corea Harbor. This updated cape style house, formerly owned by local fishermen, provides all the comforts of a cozy vacation home. The modest 2 bedroom cottage features a spacious kitchen open to dining and living areas, 2 full bathrooms, and an enclosed porch. Here, at the heart of the village, you’ll capture both charming street-side and harbor views.
Corea-By-The-Sea stakes out its own secluded portion of the town of Gouldsboro on the Schoodic Peninsula. At the water’s edge – in the thriving village hub – see fisherman at the daily grind. Watch them work aboard their boats, on the wharf, shuttling back and forth to the co-op and out to sea. At the Corea Lobster Co-op, purchase live lobster from the day’s catch. Here “in town” includes a post office, local shops, and eatery – all within walking distance. Take advantage of public access to a nearby walking path and a sand beach, and continue on to explore everything the peninsula has to offer.
The town of Gouldsboro – made up of the villages of Corea, Prospect Harbor, Birch Harbor, Bunker’s Harbor, Wonsqueak, Westbay and South Gouldsboro – offers all things Maine. Indulge your palate with local flavor: live lobster, fish market and smokehouse, fresh picked berries, organic farmed produce, and various options for convenience and dining out. As you exchange with some colorful characters at the town pub or community events, you’ll find the locals take pride in hosting folks “from away”. Gouldsboro, and neighboring Winter Harbor connect via the Schoodic Loop, and share a less-known slice of Acadia National Park. The Schoodic Peninsula is in tune with the area’s seasonal rhythm. Connect via bus or ferry, or schedule your own day trip, into the hustle and bustle of Bar Harbor and Mount Desert Island. Adventure along Route 1 to explore the cities of Bangor and Ellsworth, and the scenery and attractions further downeast.
Any traveler deserves a welcoming home-base to seek out an authentic Maine experience. Here, visitors of all ages have full access to nature, sightseeing, outdoor recreation, the arts, and the popular tourist destinations. Enjoy the peace and simplicity of the rural fishing village life, or find your favorite space for respite between excursions. Rise early and be the first to see the sun come up in America, or soak in a spectacular sunset over the water. Above all, take time to breathe the salty ocean air and enjoy the view. So, come get a taste of “The Way Life Should Be,” and find your happy here.