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“Beautiful seaside home!”
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Serene and secluded, the Prowhouse overlooks Howard Cove and is surrounded by 40+ acres of forest.
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Serene and secluded, the Prowhouse overlooks Howard Cove and is surrounded by 40+ acres of forest.
Hike our private trails, relax or dine on the deck, bath in the sun and cool ocean breeze. Guest photo from a kayak (left); lounge chairs on the deck (right).
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Serene and secluded, the Prowhouse overlooks Howard Cove and is surrounded by 40+ acres of forest.
Hike our private trails, relax or dine on the deck, bath in the sun and cool ocean breeze.
Guest photo from a kayak (left); lounge chairs on the deck (right).
On a clear night, you can see the awe inspiring arc of the Milky Way.
Maine magazine's editor enjoyed her stay so much she wrote a cover story about about the house.
Welcome inside: the mid-century modern livingroom has panoramic views of the Atlantic ocean.
The Prowhouse's living room looks out over Howard Cove.
Upstairs: Maple steps and old metal type lead to two bedrooms.
The master bedroom (queen bed) has a cathedral ceiling and breathtaking water views.
Guest photos taken from  the master bedroom windows — and the outdoor decks.
The guest room (full-sized bed) is decorated with vintage nautical maps.
For a Downeast dinner, buy fresh lobster from the dock just minutes down the road.
2 miles away is Bucks Harbor, a working waterfront; buy fresh lobster or just wander the docks.
View of the Prowhouse and  the home's private hiking trails from a local lobsterman's boat.
On our hiking trails you'll discover gorges, caves, verdant mosses and striking views.
Our property abuts Jasper Beach, one of Maine's most geologically unique beaches.
In August, pick blueberries on our ledge and make a healthy breakfast.
In October, photograph foliage, carve pumpkins, pick apples, tour blueberry barrens.
In November, roast a turkey, light a (faux) wood fire, curl up with a good book.
Most of these beautiful beach photos were taken on — or near — our property.
More guest photos of area beaches.
Julie stands amidst the dramatic rock formations found around Howard Cove.
The Prowhouse is the ideal romantic retreat for a honeymoon or anniversary.
Easily drive to Acadia, Eastport, Campobello Canada, or Great Wass Island.
Dine at renowned Helens  - or at Bayview take-out, 'best lobster roll' USA Today
Pair seafood with fresh produce purchased at the Machias Farmer's Market.
Visit West Quoddy Light and Lubec: the easternmost town in the U.S.
Lonely Planet calls the coastal towns north of Acadia 'the real Downeast'
Visit historic homes, lighthouses, and trapped-in-time country stores.
Just 1.5 miles away: a beautiful, easy hike to a secluded coastal yurt colony. A guest favorite.
If you can score a tour, Machias Seal Island is one of the best places in the U.S. to see Puffins.
Guest photos of animals scene on our property.
Wildlife you mights see: deer, fox, bald eagles, porcupine, porpoise, seals, rabbits, and moose.
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2 Bedrooms, 1 Bathroom, Sleeps 4
Machiasport, Maine

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keb2159
Brunswick, Maine
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“Beautiful seaside home!”
Reviewed 12 June 2014 for a stay in May 2014
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I'm a graduate student at UMaine who needed a place Downeast to stay for a month while I was doing an experiment in Jonesboro and managed to find the beautiful Prowhouse, and I'm very glad I did! There was absolutely nothing negative about my experience and Rich was probably the most attentive host I've ever encountered. Yes, cell service can be spotty way down on the peninsula but wifi and a landline were available to make contact with the outside world so it was not an issue.

The master bedroom was exceedingly comfortable and the views in the morning with the sunrise were a unique experience. I had a lot of fun going for runs on the hilly roads and Machias is only 15 minutes away if more civilization was needed. The back deck facing the ocean was an awesome place to stretch after runs and even do some yoga moves (I bet in the summertime early morning it'd be even more amazing). A wonderful balance between still being connected to the world through technology (and modern architecture) and being surrounded by nature (no neighbors within sight) and just listen to the sounds of the ocean.

Rich was available via email or phone at all times, although the property requires little explanation. The kitchen is fully stocked and I never once found myself wanting for anything. Hannaford is 15 minutes away in Machias, so probably best to stock up on food on the way in.

I would (and will!) absolutely recommend this property to friends and family looking for a Downeast vacation spot!

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Liked best: The views and modern architecture
Liked least: It is really far down the peninsula, but not an issue since that's part of the charm!
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Reviewed 22 November 2016 for a stay in November 2016
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