Beachfront Cottage Rental by a Swimming Beach in Friendship, Maine

Friendship, Maine (United States)
1 unit
4 guest capacity

Accommodation Description

· Kid-friendly

This beachfront cottage rental is located in Friendship, Maine, and can accommodate four guests for a peaceful getaway to the coast of Muscongus Bay. Set just 10 feet from a swimming beach, the cottage features 180-degree views of the ocean. The interior walls expose the wooden panels from which the cottage is constructed, giving it a rustic feel, while multiple large windows provide stunning views of the water.

The cottage has two bedrooms and one full bathroom. In the first bedroom, guests will find a queen-size bed. The second bedroom contains two twin beds. The bathroom contains a shower, a toilet, and a sink. Linens and towels are provided.

In the living room, guests will find multiple armchairs. The dining area seats six while the fully-equipped kitchen comes with an oven, a stove, and a refrigerator.

Outside, guests will find a small front lawn between the cottage and the beach, providing an idyllic spot to kick back and relax while reading a book, enjoying the view of the ocean, or gathering around a fire pit surrounded by benches, chairs, and log seats. Read More

Accommodation Features

  • Towels
  • Bathroom
  • Private Lounge/Living room
  • Electricity
  • Sink
  • Queen-size bed
  • Oven
  • Kitchen
  • Game room
  • Linens
  • Stove
  • Dining table
  • Twin/Single bed
  • Kitchen equipment
  • Parking

Around the site on which this accommodation is located, guests will find a sandy beach, two swimming areas, docks, a playground, a volleyball court, a clay tennis court, a walking trail, tidal clam flats on which they can take a stroll, and coastal rocks on which they can rest in the sun. Inside the accommodation, they will find a full kitchen, a living area, and a dining area.

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Location + Surroundings

  • Supermarket
  • Antiquing
  • Shopping

This accommodation is located in Friendship, Maine, where it is situated on the coast of a peninsula jutting out into the Muscongus Bay of the Gulf of Maine. Set between Floods Cove on one side and Hatchet Cove on the other, the peninsula provides guests with a peaceful seaside setting in which to reconnect to the great outdoors.

A number of natural areas can be reached within a 30-minute drive, including the Pleasant Point Nature Preserve, the Oyster River Bog Trail Head, and the Salt Bay Heritage Trail. At the nature preserve, guests will find 65 acres of woodlands and wetlands, a one-and-a-half-mile trail system, and a 250-foot-long raised boardwalk.

Further afield within a 45-minute drive, guests can also visit the Hog Island Audubon Camp, the Todd Wildlife Sanctuary, Camden Hills State Park, the Colby Wildlife Preserve, the Dodge Point Preserve, the Beech Hill Preserve, and a number of trails and trailheads, including the Aldermere Farm Lily Pond Trail, the Thorndike Brook Trailhead, and the Georges Highland Path Trailhead.

The accommodation is about an hour and a half from Portland, Maine, where the nearest international airport is located. Read More


  • Fishing
  • Swimming
  • Bird watching
  • Meditation
  • Boating/Sailing
  • Horseback riding
  • Whale watching
  • Biking
  • Kayaking/Canoeing
  • Surfing
  • Tennis
  • Stand-up paddleboarding

With a number of nature preserves, sanctuaries, parks, and trails nearby, guests will be well-positioned to enjoy a variety of outdoor activities. For birdwatching, they can head to the Hog Island Audubon Camp and Todd Wildlife Sanctuary, the latter of which also has four trails on which guests can go hiking.

For more hiking, guests can visit the Oyster River Bog Trail Head, the Salt Bay Heritage Trail, the Aldermere Farm Lily Pond Trail, the Thorndike Brook Trailhead, and the Georges Highland Path Trailhead. Guests will also find trails for hiking, horseback riding, mountain biking, cross-country skiing, snowmobiling, and snowshoeing at Camden Hills State Park.

For boating, kayaking, canoeing, and fishing, the waters of Muscongus Bay, the Gulf of Maine, the Damariscotta River, and the many other rivers, streams, and ponds that dot the area await guests' enjoyment. Rentals are available from MadDog Kayak and Canoe Rentals.

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Accommodation Rules

  • Infants allowed Under 2 years old
  • Children allowed 2-12 years old
  • No parties

Cancellation policy

. Free cancellation up to 7 days
  • You will receive a full refund if you cancel at least 7 days prior to check-in.
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Additional Information

Guests should contact the host regarding the property's pets and smoking policies.

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