Surf lodge-inspired cottages just opened in Maine



The Wanderer’s grownups-only cottages are open by Oct. 23.

The Wanderer cottages in Kennebunk, Maine. The Wanderer
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Vacationers trying to get a coastal Maine getaway can now reserve luxury, grownups-only cottages close to the beach front in Kennebunk.

The Wanderer, comprised of 17 white clapboard surf lodge-impressed studio and a person-bedroom cottages, opened July 8. The cottages are owned and operated by Lord & Harrington, LLC, the company that started Batson River Brewing & Distilling, and managed by Atlantic Hospitality.

“The aim was basic: to develop a luxurious retreat in an Instagrammable placing, with the amenities of a vacation resort which is shut to every little thing,” the corporation wrote on its web-site.

The bed room of a studio cottage at The Wanderer. Amy Fronczkiewicz

Designer Mark Cotto, inventive director at Atlantic Hospitality, paired classic New England capabilities such as exposed wooden walls, brass lighting, and shiplap with purely natural elements like sisal, bamboo, jute, and rattan. The inside coloration palette of the cottages is white, navy, black, indigo, inexperienced, and neutral tones. Black and white photography, both vintage and new, adorns the partitions.

The vaulted ceiling cottages are furnished by Maine Woodworks, which involves vintage bamboo tortoise nightstands, with coastal pieces this kind of as rope, bottles, sea glass, and shells from Kennebunkport’s Hurlbutt Designs.

The bed room of a a single-bed room cottage at The Wanderer. Amy Fronczkiewicz

Guests sleep on queen beds with custom upholstered headboards and love loos with spa-like fixtures and facilities, a soaked bar, and outdoor living areas. The one-bed room cottages also feature a separate seating area.

Cottage features contain complimentary breakfast deal with baggage, a heated lounge pool, and cruiser bikes for discovering the location, which is abundant with activities.

The hallway of a just one-bedroom cottage at The Wanderer. Amy Fronczkiewicz

Close by beach locations involve Parsons Seaside, known for striper fishing, Kennebunk Seashore, great for family members, and Gooch’s Seaside, which is dog-friendly and a best surfing desired destination, the organization wrote. There are sufficient possibilities for biking, mountaineering, swimming, and kayaking in the place. For the latter, a kayak launch at Mousam River is only a mile away.

Customized rope-wrapped surfboards by Kennebunkport’s Gold Typical Woodworking decorate the property’s exterior, together with seagrass and white hydrangeas.

Visitors can also appreciate “Insta-moments” with a 1965 Land Rover Series ll 88 outfitted with surfboards on the house, wrote the business, which was after owned by a professor from California who visited almost each and every country — “the top ‘wanderer.’”

The residing room of a 1-bedroom cottage at The Wanderer. Amy Fronczkiewicz

“We created The Wanderer for folks who want it all — a luxurious retreat with the amenities of a resort which is close to anything,” Tim Harrington, co-owner of The Wanderer and Batson River Brewing & Distilling, explained in a assertion. “We want our friends to get out and take a look at all the amazing things to do that are either a short drive or bicycle ride away.”

The cottages are open by Oct. 23, and some are dog-pleasant.

Costs start at $299 per night time. Attendees who ebook by July 30 can choose gain of a exclusive deal: 20 % off the nightly rate and a $50 gift card to Batson River Brewing & Distilling.


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