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Adorable Cottage in Downtown Boothbay Harbor

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Last updated: 08/04/2014
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  • Minimum stay:7 nights
  • Internet:Yes
  • Pets considered:Yes
  • Wheel chair accessible:No

Boothbay Harbor cottage description

Sweethaven Cottage is an adorable 1950s cottage in the town of Boothbay Harbor, ideally located for exploring and enjoying all that mid-coast Maine has to offer. We (the owners) bought Sweethaven in 2010 and have done extensive renovations, while maintaining its unique 1950s character, to make it a welcoming and bright haven in the most most picture perfect seaside town in Maine. The house is perched at the top of a dead end street in town, giving you privacy and quiet while only a 5-minute walk to the amenities of the harbor.

The kitchen sports freshly painted, original beech 1950s cabinets filled with new dishes, pots and pans and all the things you'll need for cooking a meal. There is a small dining nook with four reproduction diner chairs. In the living room there is a 37 inch flat screen TV with cable and DVD player, an retro AM/FM radio for morning news, a new large and comfy 3-person sofa and a 2-person love seat. A large picture window looks over the woods and ledge behind the house. The sun porch-- dubbed the 'treehouse' by satisfied customers-- is drenched with sunshine year round, and also boasts some of the best Maine coastal breezes during those hot summer days. On it there is a daybed for occasional sleepovers, two arm chairs and a small desk and chair. Outside there is a slate patio with table and chairs for 4 and there is a small deck with two chairs.

The bedrooms are painted in ice cream sherbet colors, with Laura Ashley quilts and brand new pillow top beds. The queen room has a closet and a dresser. The twin room at the front of the house has a closet and a dresser. The bathroom offers original 1950s pink bathtub (with a shower), toilet and sink. The washer and drier are located in the attached garage.

Cellphone coverage in Boothbay Harbor is spotty - Verizon works well, others do not. There is wireless internet connectivity at the house for your convenience.

Boothbay Harbor is a working fishing village with a vibrant summer community. There are numerous restaurants ranging from gourmet to traditional coastal deep-fried seafood feasts. Authentic lobster shacks abound up and down the coast where you can order steamed lobsters, clams and other Maine delicacies and eat them with a bib while gazing at the ocean. Other activities in Boothbay Harbor include whale watching trips, island clambake excursions, and deep sea fishing. Boothbay Harbor is charm personified and is located next to two of the other most gorgeous Maine coastal communities - Wiscasset and Damariscotta. Fall foliage in the area is spectacular!

*Our cottage will be for sale. This will not affect any rentals that are booked this summer.*

Keywords: cottage, house, in-town, 1950s, private, quiet, seaside

Property Type

  • Cottage
  • 1000 sq. ft.

Accommodation Type

      • Vacation Rental


          • Guests Provide Their Own Meals


          • Not Suitable For Children:

            Small children could fall down ledge in front of house...moreless

          • Non Smoking Only
          • Limited Accessibility

          Bedrooms: 2 Bedrooms, Sleeps 5, Beds for 4-5

          Bathrooms: 1 Bathroom

          Kitchen & Dining

          • Dining Area Seats:


          • Kitchen
          • Cooking Utensils
          • Dishwasher
          • Microwave
          • Refrigerator
          • Dishes & Utensils
          • Coffee Maker
          • Toaster
          • Seating for 4 people


          • Linens Provided:

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          • Towels Provided:

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          • Parking:

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          • Garage
          • Parking Off Street
          • Washing Machine
          • Wood Stove
          • Clothes Dryer
          • Fireplace
          • Heating
          • Living Room
          • Hair Dryer


          • Games
          • Books
          • Television
          • DVD Player
          • Satellite / Cable
          • Video Library


          • Telephone

          Outdoor Features

          • Deck / Patio
          • Outdoor Grill

          Location & View

              • Village


              • Restaurants
              • Fitness Center
              • Groceries
              • Hospital
              • Laundromat
              • Massage Therapist
              • Medical Services
              • Water Tubing
              • Wind-Surfing
              • Rock Climbing
              • Golf
              • Deepsea Fishing
              • ATM/Bank
              • Fly Fishing
              • Mountain Climbing
              • Pier Fishing
              • Sound/Bay Fishing
              • Rafting
              • Cycling
              • Fishing
              • Snorkeling/Diving
              • Swimming
              • Water Skiing
              • Hiking
              • Sailing
              • Freshwater Fishing
              • Mountain Biking
              • Whale Watching
              • Walking
              • Live Theater
              • Cinemas
              • Health/Beauty Spa
              • Museums
              • Botanical Garden
              • Marina
              • Recreation Center
              • Churches
              • Library
              • Theme Parks
              • Arboretum
              • Paddle Boating
              • Playground
              • Shopping
              • Boating
              • Shelling
              • Horseback Riding
              • Wildlife Viewing
              • Sight Seeing
              • Miniature Golf
              • Beachcombing
              • Bird Watching
              • Outlet Shopping
              • Scenic Drives
              • Antiquing
              • Kayaking


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              My Standard Rate
              7 night min stay


              Additional information about rental rates


              • Cleaning $100
              • Linens $100
              • Taxes Not included

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              Last updated: 08/04/2014
              Check availability
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              21 Unavailable
              22 Today
              23 Selected dates


              Whale watching, sport fishing, candlepin bowling, Boothbay Railway Museum, Mini Golf, Lobster


              Owner info

              Year Purchased: 2010

              Why the Owner Chose Boothbay Harbor:
              I love the mid-coast region as I grew up spending summers on nearby Lake Pemaquid. Boothbay Harbor was our go-to place for fun and I have wanted to own a place here all my life.

              The Unique Benefits at this Cottage:
              Sweethaven Cottage is a quiet, leafy respite from the hustle and bustle of downtown Boothbay Harbor, yet only steps away from it.

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              Speaks: english



              • 1950s kitchen

                1950s kitchen

              • Kitchen


              • living room

                living room

              • Twin bedroom

                Twin bedroom

              • Welcome to Sweethaven

                Welcome to Sweethaven

              • bathroom


              • Queen bedroom

                Queen bedroom

              VRBO #336472

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              This listing was first published here in 2011.

              Date last modified - Monday, August 18, 2014

              $900 per week (USD)

              2 Bedroom / 1 Bathroom
              Sleeps 5

              View calendar: Updated 08/04/14
              Minimum stay: 7 nights
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