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Blue Skye Farm
Bed and Breakfast

Waldoboro, Maine

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The Blue Skye Farm Bed and Breakfast is a historic 18th century house in Waldoboro, Maine.

Built in 1775 by Abijah Waterman, Blue Skye Farm is now owned by an English/American couple, Jan and Peter Davidson, who have converted it to a small bed and breakfast inn.

The owners live in an adjacent cottage leaving the entire house, (5 bedrooms, sitting room, dining room and large country kitchen) for their guests to enjoy. There are 100 acres of tracked woodland for hiking, cross country skiing, bird watching or just strolling and an abundance of wildlife (beaver, muskrat, deer, moose, coyote), birds and waterfowl. These, combined with the clarity of air and light, make Blue Skye Farm a water colorist’s dream and a perfect retreat between sightseeing trips.

Three hours from Boston, l hour from Portland and Freeport (famous outlet shopping town) and 10 minutes off Route l Coastal Highway, Blue Skye Farm is on a peninsula, minutes from Friendship Point (home of the Friendship Sloop). Whale watching, schooner trips, Acadia National Park, nautical museums and the Farnsworth Museum of Art, dedicated to local icon Andrew Wyeth, are all on the doorstep and the fishermen down the road will keep the kitchen lobster pot full at a very affordable price.

Whether you're looking for a romantic weekend or booking the entire house with a group of friends, for a family reunion or other small gathering, each season at Blue Skye offers its special delights.

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There are 2 bedrooms on the ground floor; the Lower North and Library. The Lower North may be booked by itself or as a 2 room suite including the smaller Library Room. The Library cannot be booked independently. These two rooms, at opposite ends of a small book-lined hall, share a bathroom with an antique clawfoot tub and shower. The bathroom is located at the Library end of the hallway.

Upstairs, the Upper North and L-shaped rooms have private en suite bathrooms. The Upper South bathroom is across the hall from the room. Bathrobes are provided.

The upstairs rooms all have private baths.

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The age of this historic house is apparent in the original wall stencils in the entrance hall and stairway by Moses Eaton, whose stencils are now owned by The Society for the Preservation of New England Antiquities, and in reminders of another age like the bread oven in the fireplace and the Indian Shutters.

There are three Common Rooms at Blue Skye.
  • The Sitting Room with its large windows with beautiful views over extensive gardens to the south and west, catches the sun all day, and in the evening, glows from the light of the fireplace. There are plenty of games and an extensive library of books and music to draw on for entertainment.
  • The Dining Room where guests can choose a light breakfast from the fruits, cereals, yogurt and juices always on offer. For those planning a vigorous day's exercise, there is also the daily ‘special’, hot from the kitchen, to keep you going until lunchtime! Where possible, our kitchen uses organic products. Our fruit and dairy as well as bread, when not home baked, are locally sourced. In the evening the Dining Room can become the setting for games and conversation or an anniversary dinner party in front of the fire and the old piano, lovingly transported across the Atlantic from the owners' home in England, invites you to play.
  • Guests are invited to use the large Country kitchen   to prepare their evening meals. The Kitchen table has hosted quite a few lobster dinners and midnight snacks and is, as in most homes, the heart of the house where people instinctively gather together.

Overlooking the south lawn with its variety of old fruit trees and perennial borders, the Sunroom is the perfect spot for an early bird cup of tea, private breakfast, late afternoon cocktails, or firefly watching on a hot summer evening. Screened in wall to wall windows allow you to sit ‘outside’ in perfect comfort. It's also the place where, between check out and check in, our bed linens are hung to dry, so that each guest falls to sleep wrapped in the fragrance of a beautiful Maine day.

Things To Do

  • Hiking,
  • Cycling
  • Bird watching,
  • Boating, Fishing and Whale Watching
  • Cross country skiing
  • Ice skating
  • Schooner trips

Blue Skye is open year round and accepts group bookings.


  • Prices:
    Our prices range from $95 to $165 a night depending on room and season.
    Special rates apply for longer stays and group bookings..
  • Booking:
    There is a $30 per room, per night fee, payable in advance. This will be forfeited in case of cancellation or otherwise deducted from your final bill.
    Holiday bookings are payable in advance and non-refundable.
  • Cancellations:
    If your plans change, we ask that you notify us at least 2 full weeks in advance. Guests cancelling with less notice will be liable for the full amount of the reservation if we are unable to re-book the room.
  • Private Dinners:
    Candlelit dinners may be arranged when booking.
  • Free Wi-Fi Wireless Internet Access.
  • Pets:
    Your dogs are welcome to enjoy walks with you through our grounds and woods but must be boarded elsewhere. There is a very good kennel nearby.
  • Smoking:
    With apologies, it is not possible to allow you to smoke in the house.
  • Outdoor Cooking:
    There are grills and picnic tables in the garden.
  • Kitchen:
    Guests may use the kitchen in the evening.

Whether you're looking for a romantic weekend or booking the entire house with a group of friends, for a family reunion or other small gathering, each season at Blue Skye offers its special delights.

Blue Skye Farm
Bed and Breakfast
1708 Friendship Road
Waldoboro, Maine 04572
Innkeepers: Jan & Peter Davidson

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