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Birchwood Cottage - Charming, Peaceful, Waterview & Waterfront Access!

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Lovely water view from Birchwood Cottage...see lobster boats and wildlife!

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Last updated: 10/17/2014
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  • Minimum stay:6-90 nights
  • Internet:Yes
  • Pets considered:No
  • Wheel chair accessible:No

Harpswell Center house description

Come enjoy Birchwood Cottage in one of the most beautiful spots along the Maine coast! Available year-round, Birchwood is a classic 1920s coastal Maine cottage, modernized but retaining its vintage charm. Light-filled, comfortable home with hardwood floors and walls of windows overlooking wonderful water views! Watch lobster boats, porpoises, and bald eagles. House is on a little-traveled, dead-end road. Large backyard bordered by trees with plenty of privacy for playing, grilling, relaxing. Waterfront access - a beautiful spot next to house where you can launch your kayak, go fishing, or swim. Also boat launch and small pebbly beach 0.1 mile away - great for kids. Unlike many rentals in this area, Birchwood is in a private, peaceful location away from it all, while also being convenient to country market, coffeeshop, wine shop, and 10 minutes to downtown Brunswick (home of Maine State Music Theatre, Bowdoin College, shops, cinemas). Near Freeport, Brunswick, Bath, Portland.


Please note that some online maps, including HomeAway's map, show an incorrect location for Birchwood Cottage. They show the house farther away from the water than it is. The house is actually located approximately 100 feet from the water's edge, and there are no houses between Birchwood Cottage and the water.

Property Type

  • House
  • 1550 sq. ft.

Accommodation Type

      • Vacation Rental

      Meals

          • Guests Provide Their Own Meals

          Suitability

          • Long-Term Renters Welcome
          • Children Welcome
          • Non Smoking Only
          • Pets Not Allowed

          Bedrooms: 3 Bedrooms, Sleeps 6, Beds for 3-6

          • Bedroom 1: 1 queen

            ...moreless

          • Bedroom 2: 1 double

            ...moreless

          • Bedroom 3: 1 double

            ...moreless

          • Sheets are 100% cotton. Every bed has a beautiful LL Bean quilt. Ample blankets. Crib, crib sheets and other baby/toddler necessities available upon request....moreless

          Bathrooms: 1 Bathroom, 1 Half Bathroom

          • Bathroom 2: toilet

            ...moreless

          • Bathroom 1: toilet, combination tub/shower

            Antique Clawfoot Tub...moreless

          • Upstairs full bath is spacious and sun-filled. Ample 100% cotton towels are provided. Storage space. Downstairs half bath includes a full washer and dryer....moreless

          Other Amenities

              • Large picnic table, 4 Adirondack chairs and hammock in back yard. Basic cable TV. No phone service, please use your cell phone (excellent cell signal at the house)...moreless

              Entertainment

              • Audio Tape Player
              • Books
              • CD Player
              • DVD Player
              • Games For Kids
              • Radio
              • Satellite / Cable
              • Stereo
              • Television
              • VCR

              Theme

              • Adventure
              • Away From It All
              • Family
              • Romantic
              • Sports & Activities
              • Tourist Attractions

              Attractions

              • Autumn Foliage
              • Bay/Sound
              • Botanical Garden
              • Churches
              • Cinemas
              • Festivals
              • Forests
              • Library
              • Live Theater
              • Marina
              • Museums
              • Playground
              • Restaurants
              • Synagogues

              Local Services & Businesses

              • ATM/Bank
              • Fitness Center
              • Groceries
              • Hospital
              • Laundromat
              • Massage Therapist
              • Medical Services

              Leisure Activities

              • Antiquing
              • Beachcombing
              • Bird Watching
              • Eco Tourism
              • Horseback Riding
              • Outlet Shopping
              • Paddle Boating
              • Photography
              • Scenic Drives
              • Sight Seeing
              • Walking
              • Whale Watching

              Location Type

              • Beach
              • Near The Ocean
              • Ocean View
              • Rural
              • Water View
              • Waterfront

              Sports & Adventure Activities

              • Cycling
              • Deepsea Fishing
              • Fishing
              • Fly Fishing
              • Freshwater Fishing
              • Golf
              • Hiking
              • Mountain Climbing
              • Pier Fishing
              • Sailing
              • Scuba Diving Or Snorkeling
              • Snorkeling
              • Sound/Bay Fishing
              • Surf Fishing
              • Surfing
              • Swimming
              • Tennis
              • Water Skiing
              • Wind-Surfing

              Dining

              • Child's Highchair
              • Dining
              • Dining Area
              • Seating for 6 people

              General

              • Activities Guide
              • Alarm Clock
              • Basic Soaps
              • Ceiling Fans
              • Clothes Dryer
              • Firewood
              • Hair Dryer
              • Heating
              • Internet
              • Iron & Board
              • Laundry Soap
              • Linens Provided
              • Living Room
              • Local Activities Guide
              • Local Maps
              • Local Restaurant Guide
              • Paper Towels
              • Parking
              • Parking Off Street
              • Sofa Bed
              • Toilet Paper
              • Towels Provided
              • Washing Machine
              • Wireless Internet
              • Wood Stove

              Kitchen

              • 4 Ring Stove
              • Blender
              • Coffee Grinder
              • Coffee Maker
              • Cooking Utensils
              • Dishes & Utensils
              • Dishwasher
              • Freezer
              • Kitchen
              • Lobster Pot
              • Microwave
              • Oven
              • Pantry Items
              • Refrigerator
              • Stove
              • Stove
              • Toaster

              Outside

              • Barbecue
              • Beach Chairs
              • Beach Towels
              • Large Cooler
              • Lawn / Garden
              • Outdoor Grill
              • Outdoor Grill Gas
              • Patio
              • Walkway To Water
               

              Reviews

              Write a review 4.8
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              Rental basis: Per property
              Dates Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly * Event
              Fall 2014
              Sep 6 - Oct 25, 2014
              7 night min stay

              $1,500

              Changeover Day: Saturday

              Off-Season 2014-2015
              Oct 26 - May 16, 2015
              90 night min stay

              $1,500
              Summer 2015
              Jun 6 - Sep 5, 2015
              6 night min stay

              $1,900

              Changeover Day: Saturday

              * Approximate Monthly rates, actual rate will depend on the days of the month you stay

              Additional information about rental rates

              Fees:

              • Tax Rate 8%

              Notes:

              Summer 2014: $1,000 - 1,900 per week.

              Off-season 2014-2015: $1,500 / month - minimum 4 month stay. Flexible dates September through May.


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              Last updated: 10/17/2014
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              Location

              37 Miles
              Nearest Airport
              Portland, Maine
              6 Miles
              Nearest Barpub
              Brunswick
              7 Miles
              Nearest Ferry
              Casco Bay Lines
              4 Miles
              Nearest Golf
              Brunswick
              35 Miles
              Nearest Train
              Portland
              8 Miles
              Nearest Motorway
              I-295 & Route 1
              0.5 Miles
              Nearest Restaurant
              Cafe
              0.1 Miles
              Nearest Beach
              Small beach and boat launch

              Car: Necessary

              The town of Harpswell is made up of a series of long, skinny fingers of land reaching into the ocean, and dozens of islands. Believe it or not, this single town has more than 200 miles of coast that you can explore, ranging from exposed ocean frontage to wide bays to calm, twisty inlets. When you drive around Harpswell, your breath will be taken away by the ocean views. Harpswell is one of the most beautiful parts of the Maine coast and because of its geography, it is not 'on the way' to anywhere, so it has remained unspoiled, despite being very close to Portland, Freeport, Brunswick, and Bath. If you want the real Maine, this is the place to come. There are great restaurants (especially seafood), swimming beaches, boat launches, walking trails through scenic woods with glacier-carved cliffs, world-class sea kayaking and boating, shopping, historical sightseeing, arts, music, and theater events, and just about anything else you could possibly want on a midcoast Maine vacation.

               

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              Photos

              • Lovely water view from Birchwood Cottage...see lobster boats and wildlife!

                Lovely water view from Birchwood Cottage...see lobster boats and wildlife!

              • Relax in sunroom w/ water view. Note hammock and adirondack chairs in backyard!

                Relax in sunroom w/ water view. Note hammock and adirondack chairs in backyard!

              • Relax, play and grill in the spacious, private backyard.

                Relax, play and grill in the spacious, private backyard.

              • Hang out in living room with wall of windows looking at the water

                Hang out in living room with wall of windows looking at the water

              • Bedroom and water view

                Bedroom and water view

              • Enjoy skylight and clawfoot tub in upstairs bathroom

                Enjoy skylight and clawfoot tub in upstairs bathroom

              • Kayaking from Birchwood Cottage -- see dozens of seals

                Kayaking from Birchwood Cottage -- see dozens of seals

              • Beautiful, private backyard with view toward the water.

                Beautiful, private backyard with view toward the water.

              • We love the flowers in backyard...and we're sure you'll love Birchwood Cottage!

                We love the flowers in backyard...and we're sure you'll love Birchwood Cottage!

              • Arriving at Birchwood Cottage you'll be welcomed by garden, pathway, and ocean

                Arriving at Birchwood Cottage you'll be welcomed by garden, pathway, and ocean

              • Birchwood Cottage's location on quiet road ending at water's edge. Peaceful!

                Birchwood Cottage's location on quiet road ending at water's edge. Peaceful!

              • Hang out in the living room with wall of windows looking at the water

                Hang out in the living room with wall of windows looking at the water

              • In the master bedroom, laze in bed and enjoy the water view

                In the master bedroom, laze in bed and enjoy the water view

              • All of Birchwood Cottage's bedrooms are bright and comfortable

                All of Birchwood Cottage's bedrooms are bright and comfortable

              • Come home to Birchwood Cottage! Birch trees and rhododendrons in front yard.

                Come home to Birchwood Cottage! Birch trees and rhododendrons in front yard.

              • Walk on nearby trails through the woods and enjoy gorgeous coastal views

                Walk on nearby trails through the woods and enjoy gorgeous coastal views

              • Hang out in the backyard -- maybe with a treat from nearby wine/cheese shop

                Hang out in the backyard -- maybe with a treat from nearby wine/cheese shop

              $50 - $271 per night (USD)
              5

              3 Bedroom / 1.5 Bathroom
              Sleeps 6

              View calendar: Updated 10/17/14
              Minimum stay: 6-90 nights
              Dates are unavailable
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              Member since: 2006
              Speaks: english
              • Calendar last updated 10/17/2014
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