Eiderdown Cottage - Ferry Beach, Saco, ME
.....A cottage by the sea
Itís that time of year again! We are looking towards sunny days at the beach, taking in deep breaths of the Maine salt air at Eiderdown.
Please let us know as soon as possible if you are interested
in a specific week as they fill quickly. We will try to fill your request as
soon as possible after the returning guestsí priorities are filled.
Eiderdown is located within walking distance of the small Maine fishing village of Camp Ellis at the mouth of the Saco River. Lobster pounds, a fishing pier and family style seafood restaurants are nearby.
Eiderdown is less than two hours north of Boston, and only minutes from the Portland Jetport (PWM) to which dozens of non-stop flights arrive daily from all over the east coast.
is 300 feet from a private
sandy beach described as a "grand strand." Fishing is off the sea wall
or by boat, and there is digging for quahogs, in season. Every afternoon, you
can see lobster boats return to the Camp Ellis pier with their catch of the day.
in the heart of Ferry Beach, nestled into Saco Bay, surrounded by sand dunes,
beach grass, and open spaces on the one side, and by hidden ponds, nature
trails, and seclusion in Maine's tall pines on the other.
Ferry Beach State Park
has hiking & biking trails to enjoy.
Eiderdown was a grandmother's cottage by the sea. It is not far from summer theaters, and a world class museum in nearby Portland. One looks out onto the same ocean as Winslow Homer did, painting Wood Island light at his studio on Prout's Neck.
...A cottage by the sea.