Have you at any time dreamed of owning your own cottage by the sea? We may well have observed the great spot for you — and it really is opening this summer season.
Developed to mimic a surf lodge, each and every of the 17 cottages at Wanderer Cottages — opening in June in Kennebunk, Maine — is decked out with swoon-worthy décor that feels equally homey and haute.
The cottages are from the exact homeowners powering Sandy Pines Campground, a popular glamping resort in Kennebunkport, Maine. While the location (a beloved surf location) and amenities (access to a wonderfully landscaped pool and cruiser bicycles to examine the place) are excellent for summer season vacationers, the inside style of each individual cedar white clapboard cottage will also win visitors around.
From classic bamboo nightstands to wicker pendant gentle fixtures earlier mentioned the mattress, as perfectly as crisp white shiplap walls and ceilings, bunking in this article will sense akin to summering at your next dwelling on the Maine coast. Walls are adorned with black-and-white photos and attractive components in the spaces contain in a natural way woven rugs, mattress linens in coastal blues, and sea-glass relics.
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Two cottage patterns are out there (studio and just one-bedroom layouts) and some are even dog-helpful. If you’re bringing your pup, don’t ignore that there is a pet beach in Kennebunk: Gooch’s Seaside. Each cottage’s queen-measurement mattress is outfitted with Frette linens and Cuddletown bedding. There is also a damp bar for early morning coffee and evening wine or beer, and outside living areas to soak up the ambiance. Breakfast “deal with baggage” are dropped off at your entrance doorway every single morning.
The house owners also have a footprint in Maine by way of other enterprises, like Batson River Brewing & Distilling. (Cans are stocked in each individual space.) Beneath the Atlantic Hospitality umbrella are, in addition to Sandy Pines, two other Maine hotels: The Lincoln Hotel in Biddeford and The Claremont Lodge in Southwest Harbor.
Mark Cotto’s interior style and design was guided by the vision of — in his phrases — “a laid-back surf lodge meets nostalgic New England aesthetic.” What this interprets to is a collected, curated, and eclectic vibe by brass lighting found objects these types of as seashells and seaglass exposed-wood and shiplap walls and pure components any time possible (jute, sisal, rattan, and bamboo). Cotto also merged the new-establish cottages with classic furnishings as a nod to the region’s nostalgic attraction, with bamboo tortoise nightstands and classic indigo bedding between his favorite finds. His picked palette dances amid eco-friendly, black, navy, indigo, and white colours. The house owners also hired Maine Woodworks to structure and create furnishings through the house.
For the reason that this space of Maine is a scorching browsing desired destination, personalized, rope-wrapped surfboards ended up crafted by Gold Conventional Woodworking in Kennebunkport. In actuality, anchoring the entrance is a Land Rover Defender outfitted with surfboards — just one particular more charming touch awaiting company of Wanderer Cottages.
Charges commence at $299 per night time, and you can ebook your continue to be here.