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Stylish home with panoramic view of working harbor

Bridge View's 2 decks overlook Western Bay and the fishing village of Beals.
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Bridge View's 2 decks overlook Western Bay and the fishing village of Beals.
Bridge View cottage is surrounded by lobster traps, docks, and ocean vistas.
Beautiful, quiet Beals Island is connected to Jonesport by a bridge.
Pick blueberries and mix our signature drink, the 'Bridge View Brew.' Recipe provided.
The property has one of the best views of Beals legendary 4th of July fireworks display.
Wine or dine, grill fresh seafood or star gaze from  either of the 2 decks
Guest bedroom
Master bedroom
Dine in Scandinavian style
The cottage's kitchen contains modern amenities and charming vintage antiques.
The bathroom sink is a converted boat house ice box.
Buy fresh lobster straight from the docks.
Trusted travel guide Lonely Planet calls the Jonesport and Beals 'the real Downeast'
Explore over eighty area docks.
Walk around Beals and photograph the many docks, boats, and harbors.
Watch the lobsterman work the docks.  Offer to buy the catch of the day.
Located on Beals, the Downeast Institute gives daily tours of it shellfish and lobster hatcheries.
Bayview takeout (2 min walk) was rated #1 lobster roll in Maine and Massachusetts by USA today.
Bayview's mouthwatering menu. Dine near the docks or grill on Bridge View's deck.
Bite into Bayview's fat lobster rolls which are always crowned with a buttery lobster claw.
Great Wass Island - connected by bridge to Beals -  has stunning hiking trails.
Great Wass's colorful trails are studded with sculptural granite rock formations.
Before you emerge from the forest, you'll start to feel the fresh sea breeze on your face.
There are many beautiful granite shorelines around the island for an informal picnic.
Look closely on Wass's trails for Reindeer moss (left) and carnivorous Pitcher Plants (right)
Boulder-strewn blueberry barrens in nearby Jonesport.
Dine at nationally renowned Helen's restaurant in Machias.
Beals is home to the World's Fastest Lobster Boat race.
Roque Bluffs and nearby Sandy River Beach offer warm, white sand beaches.
Jonesport, across the bridge from Beals, has it's own quintessential Maine views.
Wherever you walk, ride, or drive, the docks and ocean will be at your side.
Several homes on Beals have Gingerbread details or quirky coastal decor.
Tour lighthouses at Quoddy Point.
Take a Puffin tour with Capt. Andy Peterson, one of many boat tours in the area.
Drive to Lubec or Eastport, 2 of the easternmost towns in the U.S.
More of Lubec
Hike through lovely woods to a coastal yurt compound in nearby Machiasport.
Visit FDR's summer home in Campobello State Park.
Looking for a little Rt 1 kitsch? Try Blueberry Land mini golf just 15 minutes away.
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Enjoy Downeast nature and culture by staying 2 weeks in Machiasport and Beals for a reduced price.
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3 Bedrooms , 1 Bathroom , Sleeps 6
Beals, Maine
Situated in the heart of a small, lobster-fishing village, Bridge View is a stylish, 3 bedroom cottage with panoramic views of Western Bay, Jonesport and Beals Island Bridge. Built in the 1890s, Bridge View was recently renovated and decorated to reflect the nostalgia and aesthetic of midcentury Maine.

While Bridge View is the perfect place to just unwind and watch the lobster boats go by, it's also ideal for experiencing Downeast culture up close. Each morning, go for a short stroll around the fishing village; breath in the salty sea air; photograph the sea captains hauling in their catch or buy fresh lobster straight from the pier. If you’re looking for more energetic pursuits, kayak Western Bay's countless coves or hike Great Wass Island, a renowned nature reserve connected to Beals by bridge. You can also take the lobster a...
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About the Owner
Richard R
Languages spoken:English
Response Rate:100%
Response Time:Within a few hours
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Reviewed October 5, 2016 via mobile

Living in NYC, we are used to seeing all kinds of lifestyles. My husband and kids wanted to enjoy some of nature without compromising too many commodities. Our little New Yorkers are very hard to impress, yet as soon as they walked in the door...More

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Reviewed August 30, 2016

This is a supremely comfortable home with beautiful and surprising design details and artwork in every room. But, the star of the show is the dual-level deck with 180 degree views of the working harbor, Jonesport and bridge.The changing light, the breeze and numerous fishing...More

Thank Ryan E
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Reviewed August 18, 2016

The owner, Rich, was,more than accomidating. From his initial email about the home, directions, to traveling tips, he has thought of anything you would need or ask. He was available for questions and making sure you were comfortable. The home was a beautifully redone 1890's...More

Thank Karen H
  • Balcony or Terrace
  • Double Beds:(1)
  • Full Baths (1)
  • Grill
  • Linens Provided
  • Queen Beds:(1)
  • Sofa Beds:(1)
  • Suitable For Children Under 5
  • Towels Provided
House rules
    Pets not allowed
    Smoking not allowed
    Check in: 3:00 PM
    Check out: 10:00 AM
Must be 21 or older.
    1 Full bath
    1 Sofa
    1 Full
    1 Queen
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