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"mousetrap" On Mouse Island
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  • 5 bedrooms
  • 3 bathrooms
Property description
With a classic Maine setting of rocky coastline and sweeping views over Boothbay Harbor to the Atlantic Ocean, this early 1900s cottage is ideally set at the waters edge.Affectionately known as the Mousetrap, this cottage shares Mouse Islands 16 private acres with just two other cottages.The island is conveniently located within 2 miles of the coastal villages of Boothbay Harbor and Boothbay.The villages provide a wide variety of specialty shops, restaurants, artisan galleries, marinas, golf and tennis facilities, and the Boothbay Botanical Gardens.Portland, Maines largest city, is 58 miles away while Boston is 163 miles to the South. Access to the island is by private boat from numerous and nearby mainland marinas Mouse Island is a private 16-acre island with approximately 6,000 feet of water frontage Ownership of this cottage includes a 1/3 interest in common of Mouse Island with two other cottages This seasonal cottage known as the Mousetrap was built in the early 1900s Within the 2,044 square feet of living space, the cottage features 5 bedrooms, 3 bathrooms and 2 fireplaces The sun filled cottage has retained its original charm and character with wonderful water views from most rooms A waterside covered porch overlooking the anchorage is the perfect venue for outdoors entertaining and family gatherings The anchorage that is exclusive to this cottage has a newly built pier and 2 moorings that provide access to the regions exceptional boating activities The shared/common Mouse Island features include a large wharf with deep-water docks, large storage building with a workshop and bowling alley, caretakers cottage, 2 waterfront studio buildings, tennis court, south-facing sand beach, walking paths and trails The island is served by electricity and seasonal public water from the mainland Mousetrap and Mouse Island are a wonderful step back in time
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