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Charming Maine Waterfront Cottage with Canoe

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Last updated: 08/30/2014
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  • Minimum stay:7 nights
  • Internet:Yes
  • Pets considered:Yes
  • Wheel chair accessible:No

Bath house description

This 1930's waterfront cottage on Long Cove in West Bath was completely renovated in 2007 and was offered for rent for the first time in the summer of 2008. At high tide we are surrounded on 3 sides by water, just feet from the house - like being in a boat!

One can often see fish jumping out of the water all around the house - great fishing according to neighbors (we are not fishers). These are perfect calm waters for canoeing or kayaking through endless coves out towards Casco Bay. Our four person canoe is available for renters. This a tidal property and there is water access from the house for ~6 hours per 12 hour tide cycle. We swim from the lawn during these times around high tide.

Conveniently located, we are ~ a 2-½ hour drive from Boston’s Logan Airport and 45 minutes north of Portland’s airport. We are 5 minutes from historic downtown Bath on the Kennebec River. Our cottage notebooks list many places of interest and lots of wonderful local restaurants and information on shopping.

For many years this cottage was owned by a locally famous nature artist who used it as his studio. He was known for his paintings and sculptures of birds. It is a special spot. Watch the birds come in as the tide goes out ... egrets and great blue herons fishing for clams.
We are ~20 minutes from two of the best and longest sand beaches in Maine: Popham State Beach and Reid State Beach. There also is a great fresh water pond which we use for swimming about 15 minutes away (directions in cottage notebook).

Maximum occupancy is 4. There is one bedroom with a four-poster queen bed and two twin daybeds in the living room. Dogs are considered, but the yard is not fenced.

The kitchen has an antique oak table, all new cabinets and stainless steel appliances. A huge nautical chart of the area out to Casco Bay is hung over the table so one can locate our cove in the ‘big picture’. Windows are everywhere in the kitchen, living room, bedroom and bath to take advantage of the light and the views (and the natural breezes - which mean air conditioning is not needed).

The full bathroom has all new fixtures, slate flooring, and hand-painted tile around the window. There is a hot and cold outdoor shower if you prefer – we do!

The bedroom has a vaulted wood ceiling with large skylight, a wall of windows, and a queen 4 poster bed.



Keywords: Waterfront Property

Property Type

      • House

      Accommodation Type

          • Vacation Rental

          Meals

              • Guests Provide Their Own Meals

              Suitability

              • Pets Considered:

                must be approved by owner...moreless

              • Non Smoking Only

              Bedrooms: 1 Bedroom, Sleeps 4, Beds for 4

              • Bedroom 1

                ...moreless

              • Other (See Description)

                ...moreless

              • Queen size Bed (1), twin daybeds in living room (2)

              Bathrooms: 1 Bathroom

              • Bathroom 1

                ...moreless

              • Additional outdoor hot and cold shower.

              Kitchen & Dining

              • Dining
              • Dishwasher
              • Microwave
              • Dishes & Utensils
              • Refrigerator
              • Stove
              • Coffee Maker
              • Toaster
              • Seating for 4 people

              Amenities

              • Clothes Dryer
              • Heating
              • Hair Dryer
              • Iron & Board
              • Parking Off Street

              Entertainment

              • Games
              • Television
              • DVD Player

              Communications

              • Internet:

                Comcast high speed cable and WiFi...moreless

              • Broadband Access:

                Comcast high speed cable and WiFi...moreless

              • Telephone

              Outdoor Features

              • Bicycles

              Location & View

                  • Waterfront

                  Activities

                  • Cinemas
                  • Fishing
                  • Cycling
                  • Sailing
                  • Water Skiing
                  • Golf
                  • Swimming
                  • Kayaking
                  • Rafting
                  • Wildlife Viewing
                  • Shopping
                  • Sight Seeing
                  • Antiquing
                  • Health/Beauty Spa
                  • Restaurants
                  • Live Theater
                  • Museums
                  • Boating
                  • Hiking
                   

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                  7 night min stay

                  $1,200

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                  Last updated: 08/30/2014
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                  Owner info

                  Year Purchased: 2006

                  About the owner: Our extended family has been vacationing in this beautiful area of Maine for over 30 years. In 2006 my sisters, who already owned houses in this area, told us about this special place and we decided to buy our own house in this place we have loved so much.


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                  Speaks: english

                   

                  Photos

                  • Our House on its Point

                    Our House on its Point

                  • View from Kichen Window

                    View from Kichen Window

                  • Kitchen to Living Room

                    Kitchen to Living Room

                  • Bedroom with queen bed looking towards kitchen

                    Bedroom with queen bed looking towards kitchen

                  • Kitchen looking south

                    Kitchen looking south

                  • SW corner of living room

                    SW corner of living room

                  • East side of house (driveway side)

                    East side of house (driveway side)

                  • New (2007) cedar shingles have GRAYED since first site picture

                    New (2007) cedar shingles have GRAYED since first site picture

                  • SW View of House from Boat

                    SW View of House from Boat

                  • Living Room Corner

                    Living Room Corner

                  • Full Bathroom (additional outdoor hot & cold shower adjacent)

                    Full Bathroom (additional outdoor hot & cold shower adjacent)

                  • Kitchen looking east

                    Kitchen looking east

                  • Living room looking west

                    Living room looking west

                  • South door between kitchen and living room (and our dog Nico)

                    South door between kitchen and living room (and our dog Nico)

                  • Bedroom skylight and partial west window wall

                    Bedroom skylight and partial west window wall

                  VRBO #188481

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                  This listing was first published here in 2008.

                  Date last modified - Saturday, August 30, 2014

                  $1,200 per week (USD)
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                  1 Bedroom / 1 Bathroom
                  Sleeps 4

                  View calendar: Updated 08/30/14
                  Minimum stay: 7 nights
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