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Waterfront Heron View Cottage on Machias Bay

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Waterfront Heron View Cottage on Machias Bay

3 guests2 bedrooms2 beds1 bathroom
3 guests
2 bedrooms
2 beds
1 bathroom
Entire home
You’ll have the cottage to yourself.

Heron View Cottage is a charming retreat located directly on scenic Machias Bay, on the spectacular Downeast Coast of Maine. This picturesque and historic cottage has all modern amenities and is cozy and affordable. It's the the perfect getaway for a couple, family or group of three, or an individual looking to experience the Maine coast in an idyllic setting. The lovely 2-bedroom cottage has beautiful views of the bay from expansive windows in the dining room, bedroom and even bathroom.


Indoor fireplace
Hot water

Sleeping arrangements

Bedroom 1
1 double bed
Bedroom 2
1 double bed



6 reviews
Tonya User Profile
July 2019
Such a beautiful and charming home. Ed is super nice and the home was very well equipped. The views are just amazing.
Robin User Profile
July 2019
If you are looking for a serene location, away from it all, yet convenient to restaurants, shops, and natural habitats you can find it at Heron View Cottage. The view from the many windows is spectacular. The ever-changing tides of the bay are the perfect landscape for viewing…
Louis User Profile
July 2018
This is a wonderful private cottage on a tidal bay. We were so happy to stay there and experience th peace and beauty of down east Maine. There’s a lot to explore in this area and This cottage is an ideal place to stay!
Linda User Profile
October 2017
The views are amazing! Sunrise and sunset are special moments that you should savor here! Ed thought of all the details, it’s all cozy and inviting. The porch is a great place to read, lots of books. Keep in mind the beds are double and there’s only Netflix so no news! There is…
Steve User Profile
September 2017
Ed's cottage is steeped in the 19th century with art, antiques, and books about Maine. Machias is a few minutes' drive for any necessities or food. It is close to the road but the focus is on the tidal flats and the natural beauty in all directions. It was a memorable romantic…
Holly User Profile
June 2017
A lovely cottage on a beautiful tidal estuary. This is a wonderful little gem. We so enjoyed our stay in this lovingly decorated shoreland cottage. Even on a foggy or rainy days it was a pleasure to stay here. The little galley kitchen was outfitted with every item needed…

Hosted by Ed

Boston, MAJoined in March 2017
Ed User Profile
6 Reviews
I'm a "dyed in the wool" enthusiast of all things Maine - especially the Down East Coast. Of course, Machiasport - home of wonderful Heron View Cottage - holds a special place in my heart. As I love the outdoors, I hike the nearby spectacular coastal trails as much as possible…
Interaction with guests
I live 6 hours away but am always available on my cell. I am always available, should you need me, via cell and email and have local service people on hand if they are needed. Check-in and check-out is self-serve.
Languages: English
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The neighbourhood

Things to keep in mind

Check-in: 4PM - 8PM
Checkout: 10AM
4PM - 8PM

House Rules

  • Not suitable for children and infants
  • No smoking
  • No parties or events
  • Pets are allowed