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'Tugwassa' On Down East Jones Pond- poet's cottage

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Tugwassa from pond side
Excellent
23 reviews
Tugwassa from pond side
new pond side deck and rockers 2017
from driveway/parking area- Tugwassa & screened gazebo
view from pond side door/deck
4 kayaks available on site
full kitchen
dining area
between dining area and living room
living room
living room w/ propane fireplace
master bedroom- queen bed; looks out on pond 2017
Claw foot tub with shower. Full bathroom between bedrooms
guest room w/ twin beds,adjoins shared bath
Milky Way by guest Don Hite from dock
full moon at dusk from door
misty October morning
Bald eagle waiting for ice fishermen
New Year's snow
winter in Acadia
Corea harbor- Feb 2013
Acadia Sand Beach in winter
groomed x-c,  skate ski, and snow shoe trails in Acadia
village green and bay almost across from driveway
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Overview
Cabin -
2 Bedrooms , 1 Bathroom , Sleeps 4
Gouldsboro, Maine
Quaint family owned efficiency rustic cabin in West Gouldsboro on the Schoodic Peninsula in Downeast Maine. It is located on a quiet cove of Jones Pond, a 467 acre pond suitable for boating, swimming & fishing. Explore the pond in a canoe or rowboat or kayaks provided for your use. Bring your clothes & groceries and get ready to enjoy a relaxing &/or adventurous vacation, your choice! Read, play games, do puzzles, watch local TV & DVDs/videos. One floor: 2 bedrooms (1 queen, 2 twins), both connecting to bathroom (old fashioned claw foot tub w/ shower); kitchen (dishwasher, washer & dryer & clothesline outside door, full refrigerator , toaster & microwave ovens, stove/oven, coffee pots, crock pot, etc.), dining area, reading room, living room with propane fireplace. 2 cell phone towers within 1/4 mile: AT&amp... Read more
Listing #FKN4901663
About the Owner
anne o
Languages spoken:English
Response Time:Within a few hours
Interaction with guests
The owner lives less than 1/2 mile from the cabin and is available most days, and 24/7 by phone . She will greet/meet you on your arrival day, or shortly thereafter. She can be as involved as you would like, from guiding a paddle on the pond to simply giving suggestions/directions.
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Reviewed November 30, 2017

Spent Thanksgiving week at Tugwassa. What a relaxing getaway... The setting on Jones Pond is beautiful with views of the water from almost every window. Cottage itself is very comfortable and has everything needed for a weeks stay. The cottage comes with a wonderful history...More

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anne o, VR Owner at 'Tugwassa' On Down East Jones Pond- poet's cottage, responded to this reviewResponded December 3, 2017

Noreen, I am so thankful to have met you and been able to share Tugwassa with you! I look forward to paddling with you come warmer weather! Safe travels and adventures until you return😊

Reviewed October 23, 2017

If you are seeking peace and quiet in a beautiful location this is it. The cottage has a world of old charm and perfect for a lingering morning of coffee just watching the wind blow through the trees. If you stay then you must go...More

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anne o, VR Owner at 'Tugwassa' On Down East Jones Pond- poet's cottage, responded to this reviewResponded October 24, 2017

Thanks, Tom! Glad you has such a great week of good weather! Autumn is not usually this mild in mid October; you lucked out!! Now you will have to think about coming back for more relaxation and exploration! "Lunch on the Wharf" in Corea is...More

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Reviewed October 8, 2017 via mobile

We loved our stay here. Very comfortable and cozy. The stobe was a nice touch for cool evenings. It was far enough from crowds but close enough for day trips to Acadia National Park. Do yourself a favor and turn off all the lights and...More

Thank Court L
anne o, VR Owner at 'Tugwassa' On Down East Jones Pond- poet's cottage, responded to this reviewResponded October 9, 2017

Thanks, Courtney! I am so glad you had some clear weather to explore and see the night sky. Do come back again, as there is soooo much more to do! anne

Amenities
  • Alarm Clock
  • Blender
  • Boat Available
  • Ceiling Fans
  • Cooker
  • Deck
  • Dining Seats (4)
  • Dishwasher
  • Dryer
  • DVD Player
  • Fireplace
  • Freezer
  • Full Baths (1)
  • Grill
  • Hairdryer
  • Highchair
  • Iron
  • Kettle
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room Seats (5)
  • Microwave
  • Parking
  • Patio
  • Porch
  • Private Garden
  • Queen Beds:(1)
  • Refrigerator
  • Single Beds:(2)
  • Stereo System
  • Suitable For Children Under 5
  • Toaster
  • Towels Provided
  • TV
  • VCR
  • Washer
  • Waterfront
  • Water Views
House rules
    Kid-friendly
    Pets not allowed
    Smoking not allowed
    Check in: 3:00 PM
    Check out: 10:00 AM
-As we have a well and septic system, please limit length of showers and use of laundry as much as possible. -No loud music, parties, or fireworks as sound carries too well...
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Bathrooms
    1 Full bath
Bedrooms
    1 Queen
    2 Twins
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Rates

Rates are calculated based on the latest information provided. Please contact the manager/owner to confirm actual rates for your requested dates.

Dates Min stay Weeknight Weekend night Per week
Default 3 nights
C$163
US$125
C$176
US$135
C$882
US$675
Please note: rates may have been converted from the original local currency to Canadian Dollars and are approximate rates that may change due to exchange rate fluctuation. Please contact the manager to confirm actual rates for your requested dates.
Additional Rate and Availability Information
State lodging tax: 9% will be added at time of booking
Deposits: $150 to confirm reservation; Balance of rental amount payable at least 15 days before arrival)
Payment Options: Cashier's Check, Money Order, Personal Check:
Multi week discount available;
Returning guest discount available
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About the neighbourhood
Gouldsboro is a town comprised of 7 small villages on the scenic Schoodic Peninsula. The town's public park on the pond is approx. 1.5 miles away and offers boat launch, swimming & picnic areas, changing rooms. A medical clinic & a gas/convenience store are within 1.25 mi. Winter Harbor, 6 mi down Rte. 186 boasts several restaurants, Grindstone golf course, IGA supermarket, art & antique galleries, gift shops, lobster co-op, library and more. A ferry to Bar Harbor & a free shuttle bus for Schoodic Point in Acadia National Park are available seasonally in Winter Harbor, beginning the 3rd week of June. Rental kayaks +/or bikes are available in Birch Harbor right on the Peninsula. Surrounding villages & towns offer libraries, restaurants, artisan shops, Grindstone &amp... more
Getting around
You will need a car.
Acadia National Park provides free in- park Island Explorer bus service on the Schoodic Point section as well as on Mount Desert Island, and encourages Park N Ride.
Bicycling- you can flag down an Island Explorer bus if you grow weary of peddling.
Passenger ferry runs from Winter Harbor to Bar Harbor Memorial Day to Columbus Day
Access
Car recommended
How to get there
Airport: Bangor International: 85.0 km
Railway: Portland Amtrak: 203.0 km
Ferry: Schoodic Ferry: 13.0 km
Driving directions will be emailed with rental agreement upon booking. Interstate 95/495 (partially toll road) to Rtes 3 and 1, or Rte 395 to 1A to rte 1
Closest airports: Bangor International, 55 miles, or Hancock County airport, 25 miles.
Greyhound & Concord Bus - Bangor
Activities nearby
Fishing Nearby, There Is A Golf Course Within 30 Mins Drive, Watersports Nearby, Nearest Beach: 3.0 km.
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