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Quiet Luxury Heart of Boothbay Harbor Waterfront Penthouse Condo

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Built in 2006, the Penthouse is the premier & most luxuriously appointed rental condo in downtown BBH. Central A/C keeps it cool & radiant in-floor heating & 2 gas fireplaces keeps it warm. A large deck with LL Bean deck chairs & a large wine cooler keep it hospitable.

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  • Minimum stay:3-7 nights
  • Internet:Yes
  • Pets considered:No
  • Wheel chair accessible:No

Boothbay Harbor condo description

'Penthouse' is the premier luxury condo in the 3 unit Back Bay Cottage, located on the water on the fringe of downtown Boothbay Harbor. With a/c, 2 fireplaces, radiant in-floor heat, & R-53 insulation we're comfortable in any season.
Next to the Chowder House, steps away from the footbridge, this location is both quiet and convenient. Over thirty restaurants, coffee shops, and delis, together with stores, marinas, tour boats, fishing and sailing charters, the library and even the opera house are within easy walking distance.
Built in 2006 on the site of a former fishermen's co-op dock, the Back Bay Cottage's architecture emulates the turn-of-the-20th-century 'gentleman's cottage'. Penthouses' interior combines the charming traditional 'Down-East' bead-board detail with authentic European country antiques and original maritime art and boat models.
Comforts include air conditioning, two gas fireplaces, a 'great-room' state-of-the-art country kitchen with its granite work areas separated from the living areas by a large butcher block island; a 24 bottle wine cooler, an extensive DVD video and CD music collection, Wi-Fi, stereos, flat screen TVs, gas BBQ, about 40 feet of windows overlooking the water and a deck with stunning views of the harbor.
We provide all linens, towels, paper products, condiments, a 'welcome' basket & some complimentary wine & coffee.
We have plenty of on-site parking - even for an RV.
'Starboard', the 1 bedroom/1 bath condo unit (sleeps 2) located below the 'Penthouse' can be rented in conjunction with it at discounted rates. (See VRBO # 389011)
Penthouse shares a dock & float with the other two units. Not for large boats because you have to fit beneath the footbridge, the float is perfect for kayaks, canoes and dinghys.

Keywords: Downtown, Luxury, Waterfront with Dock, A/C, 2 Fireplaces,

Property Type

  • 2 story
  • Condo
  • On floor 2
  • 2250 sq. ft.

Accommodation Type

      • Vacation Rental

      Meals

          • Guests Provide Their Own Meals

          Onsite Services

          • Housekeeper Included
          • Massage
          • Private Chef

          Suitability

          • Children Welcome
          • Non Smoking Only
          • Pets Not Allowed

          Bedrooms: 3 Bedrooms, Sleeps 6, Beds for 6

          • Bedroom 1: 1 king

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          • Bedroom 2: 1 queen

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          • Bedroom 3: 1 sleep sofa /futon

            Queen Sleeper Sofa - En Suite...moreless

          • King size beds (1), Queen size Beds (1), Sleep Sofa (1) Queen Sleeper in Den...moreless

          Bathrooms: 3 Bathrooms

          Kitchen & Dining

          • Refrigerator:

            36' wide french door w/in door ice dispenser 24 bottle wine cooler...moreless

          • Pantry Items:

            All paper goods provided Coffee, condiments, some wine provided...moreless

          • Dining:

            Dining table seats 8 w/4 more @ island...moreless

          • Kitchen:

            Elaborate Country Kitchen See Photos...moreless

          • Microwave:

            Advantium (4 ways to cook) Microwave...moreless

          Amenities

          • Gas Fireplace:

            One in Living Room, One in Master Bedroom - with remotes...moreless

          • Parking:

            Parking for 2 cars for Penthouse plus 2 guests...moreless

          • Living Room:

            Huge Great Room w/large deck over water...moreless

          • Towels Provided:

            Wednesday towel changes w/cleaning...moreless

          • Air Conditioning:

            Fully Air Conditioned Thru-out...moreless

          • Heating:

            Radiant in-floor heat...moreless

          • Babysitter
          • Hair Dryer
          • Iron & Board
          • Linens Provided
          • Clothes Dryer
          • Washing Machine
          • Parking For RV/Boat/Trailer
          • Parking Off Street

          Other Amenities

              • 'Starboard', the 1 bdrm/1 bth unit (sleeps 2) located below Penthouse, can be jointly/simultaneously rented.at a 20% discount (VRBO#389011)...moreless

              Entertainment

              • Games:

                Misc board games...moreless

              • Video Library
              • Music Library
              • Stereo
              • DVD Player
              • CD Player
              • VCR

              Communications

              • Telephone:

                207-633-3369 Unlimited US calls...moreless

              Pool & Spa

              • Communal Pool:

                Thanks to generous donors, the Y is fancier than most private clubs....moreless

              • Jetted Tub:

                Master Bath has a jetted tub & large separate shower...moreless

              Outdoor Features

              • Boat:

                Float for your small boat - ideal for kayaks & canoes...moreless

              • Deck / Patio:

                Large deck has terrific views overlooking harbor...moreless

              Theme

              • Sports & Activities
              • Tourist Attractions

              Location & View

              • Village:

                2 blocks off the center of a quintessential Maine fishing village...moreless

              • Ocean View:

                Your deck is directly over the Boothbay harbor - inner bay...moreless

              Activities

              • Museums
              • Shopping
              • Fitness Center
              • ATM/Bank
              • Groceries
              • Hospital
              • Laundromat
              • Massage Therapist
              • Medical Services
              • Kayaking
              • Fishing
              • Hiking
              • Swimming
              • Basketball Court
              • Sailing
              • Golf
              • Cycling
              • Tennis
              • Racquetball
              • Deepsea Fishing
              • Boating
              • Horseshoes
              • Miniature Golf
              • Shelling
              • Cinemas
              • Live Theater
              • Health/Beauty Spa
              • Restaurants
              • Arboretum
              • Botanical Garden
              • Churches
              • Marina
              • Playground
              • Freshwater Fishing
              • Recreation Center
              • Antiquing
              • Beachcombing
              • Bird Watching
              • Wildlife Viewing
              • Outlet Shopping
              • Scenic Drives
              • Sight Seeing
              • Walking
              • Whale Watching
              • Library
              • Pier Fishing
               

              Reviews

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              Rental basis: Per property
              Dates Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly * Event
              Hi Season
              Jun 21 - Sep 13, 2014
              7 night min stay

              $3,990
              Shoulder Season
              Sep 14 - Nov 1, 2014
              3 night min stay
              $499
              $2,990

              Additional information about rental rates

              Fees:

              • Tax Rate 8%

              Notes:

              We prefer that you pay by check.

              If you rent the 1st Flr 1QB/1B Starboard unit (VRBO # 389011) (Sleeps 2) simultaneously, save 20% on its rental rate.


              This manager accepts: Credit cards.
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              Last updated: 07/08/2014
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              Location

              • Coastal Maine Botanical Gardens

                "Even Martha Stewart sings praises about the local Botanical Gardens. You don't have to be a ..."

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              • Ebb Tide Restaurant

                "The quintessential old downtown locals/tourist resaurant with well worn knotty pine booths, ..."

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              • Balmy Days Cruises

              • Boothbay Whale Watch

              • Pier One Pizza

                "Everty town has a favorite pizza joint - this is ours - in spades. A block & a half away acr..."

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              • China by the Sea

                "Always good for one meal - every trip without fail."

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              • Tugboat Inn

                "So - So restaurant - typical uninspired classic Maine food."

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              • Spruce Point Inn

                "Make a reservation in hi season or you'll have to wait. $$$ but worth at least one dinner pe..."

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              • Tidal Transit Ocean Kayak & Bike Company

                "Our neighbors - Travis will give all our BBC guests a 10% discount. Great tours for seal wat..."

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              • Ports of Italy

                "Our all-time favorite & best Italian restaurant ever. A little pricey, but worth it. You'll ..."

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              • McSeagulls Waterfront Restaurant

                "Probably my favorite restaurant for sandwiches & casual dining. A good medley of sandwiches ..."

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              • The Boathouse Bistro Tapas Bar & Restaurant

                "Great views from the top deck tapas bar - nice variety of snacks & bar food."

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              • Lobster Dock

                "Yep - it lives up to its name . Good views of the West side of the harbour & a short walk ac..."

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              • Rocktide Inn

                "Check out their dinner menu. Very classy & delicious. Right on the other side of the footbri..."

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              • Mama D's Mercantile

                "Good for a coffee & croisant on your morning walk around the head of the harbour."

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              65 Miles
              Nearest Airport
              Portland, ME
              Boothbay Harbor
              Nearest Ferry
              2 blocks to the Monhegan ferry
              35 Miles
              Nearest Train
              Brunswick
              12 Miles
              Nearest Motorway
              Route 1
              7 Miles
              Nearest Beach
              Southport Island
              Boothbay Harbor
              Nearest Barpub
              20 bars within 1/2 mile
              120 Miles
              Nearest Ski
              Sugarloaf - 2 hrs
              1 Miles
              Nearest Golf
              The BBH Golf Course
              Boothbay Harbor
              Nearest Restaurant
              20 restaurants within 1/2 mile

              Car: Necessary

              We are three blocks from the best Italian restaurant in Maine, two blocks from an excellent Pizza joint, three blocks from 5 or 6 good fish restaurants, next to the Chowder house, three blocks from Chinese & Thai restaurants, and three blocks from boutique popcorn & icecream stores. What else could a gourmand want?

              Penthouse shares a dock & float with the other two units, so bring your kayaks, canoes, and low profile outboard motorboat (you have to get under the footbridge). Larger boats can tie up at one of the marinas and you can dinghy in - tide permitting.

              Sailboat harbor tours, whale watching tours, excursion tours, fishing charters are available 3 blocks away.

              Because of wealthy patrons Boothbay Harbor boasts a 'Y' as upscale as many private rec centers. A brand new Olympic swimming pool, several indoor tennis courts and running track, weight rooms give you no excuse.

               

              Manager info

              Year Purchased: 2006

              About: This is our retirement home. I'm a property developer and boat designer, she's an European antique dealer and interior designer, and we're both ocean sailors. We combined our talents to create the most comfortable, user friendly, casual floorplan we could envision and then surrounded ourselves with the antiques and marine art that we both love. We hope you like it as much as we do!

              Why Boothbay Harbor:
              We live high in the Colorado mountains - in ski country, but we really missed the ocean - and sailing. So we spent 8 years exploring the East Coast in search of Nirvana - and kept coming back to Maine - looking for the right combination of small town/rustic/amenity laden/harbor town. Boothbay Harbor combined the character and aesthetics of a small, old fashioned fishing village with the amenities of a resort destination without any extravagances. Just large enough to have a golf course, a botanical garden, a first class 'Y', library, theatre, and some shopping, it provided enough diversity of activities without being too 'country-clubish' and with no mainstreet cookie-cutter retail. BBH also boasts one of the largest and finest harbors in Maine - perfect for small boat sailing.

              The Unique Benefits at this Condo:
              Location, Waterfront, Luxury, Aesthetics, Did we say Location, View, Coziness, Charming, Ambiance, Understated Elegance, Comfort, And again Location. Whether its high tide watching the kayakers or low tide watching the gulls swoop in to pick up shellfish - anytime on our deck with coffee or a drink is the ultimate in relaxation.. Then we might wander downtown - which starts at our front door - to any one of a number of the town's fine restaurants - Ebb Tide or Andrews Harborside for breakfast, or McSeagulls or Ports of Italy for dinner. Walking is a key benefit to this location.


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              • Built in 2006, the Penthouse is the premier & most luxuriously appointed rental condo in downtown BBH. Central A/C keeps it cool & radiant in-floor heating & 2 gas fireplaces keeps it warm. A large deck with LL Bean deck chairs & a large wine cooler keep it hospitable.

                Built in 2006, the Penthouse is the premier & most luxuriously appointed rental condo in downtown BBH. Central A/C keeps it cool & radiant in-floor heating & 2 gas fireplaces keeps it warm. A large deck with LL Bean deck chairs & a large wine cooler keep it hospitable.

              • The stunning downtown harbor view from the Penthouse deck. It's 2 blocks away.

                The stunning downtown harbor view from the Penthouse deck. It's 2 blocks away.

              • The long view of the Great Room with dining in foreground. English & French antiques complement the nautical artifacts.

                The long view of the Great Room with dining in foreground. English & French antiques complement the nautical artifacts.

              • This cozy reading nook is off the Great Room, next to the kitchen, with a view of the deck, and its own TV.

                This cozy reading nook is off the Great Room, next to the kitchen, with a view of the deck, and its own TV.

              • A Wine-Cooler, Double Oven, Advantium Microwave, Instant Hot Water, Country Sink, & French Door Refrigerator with in-door ice & water modernize the honed granite traditional ambiance.

                A Wine-Cooler, Double Oven, Advantium Microwave, Instant Hot Water, Country Sink, & French Door Refrigerator with in-door ice & water modernize the honed granite traditional ambiance.

              • The Great Room antique pine country dining table seats 8 with 5 more at the island.

                The Great Room antique pine country dining table seats 8 with 5 more at the island.

              • The en-suite master bath has a large jacuzzi tub with water views, 'his' & 'hers' individual vanity sinks with three mirrors each, & a large shower with bench for pleasurable relaxation. Oh yes!, a closet as large as a small bedroom.

                The en-suite master bath has a large jacuzzi tub with water views, 'his' & 'hers' individual vanity sinks with three mirrors each, & a large shower with bench for pleasurable relaxation. Oh yes!, a closet as large as a small bedroom.

              • The king bedroom office area has a comfortable desk overlooking the harbor. Equipped with hi-speed Wi-Fi, a lazer-jet printer, paper, pads, envelopes, stamps, & its own stereo.

                The king bedroom office area has a comfortable desk overlooking the harbor. Equipped with hi-speed Wi-Fi, a lazer-jet printer, paper, pads, envelopes, stamps, & its own stereo.

              • The en-suite den has a large flat screen TV and Queen sleeper sofa, complemented with stunning original maritime art.
If you're a sailor, its' library has over a hundred books on sailboat design, heavy weather technique, interiors, etc.

                The en-suite den has a large flat screen TV and Queen sleeper sofa, complemented with stunning original maritime art. If you're a sailor, its' library has over a hundred books on sailboat design, heavy weather technique, interiors, etc.

              • View of the footbridge with kayakers renting their boats from next door. Our own float works well for kayaks, canoes & dinghies - thats it in the foreground.

                View of the footbridge with kayakers renting their boats from next door. Our own float works well for kayaks, canoes & dinghies - thats it in the foreground.

              • Foggy nights are an absolute delight from the Penthouse deck.
After a touristy day, the serenity of sitting on the deck, glass of wine in-hand, watching the gulls, or boats, or clouds, shouldn't be missed.

                Foggy nights are an absolute delight from the Penthouse deck. After a touristy day, the serenity of sitting on the deck, glass of wine in-hand, watching the gulls, or boats, or clouds, shouldn't be missed.

              • Looking in from the covered deck @ the 1QB/1B Starboard rental below. VRBO #389011
Yes, lots of antiques here, too.

                Looking in from the covered deck @ the 1QB/1B Starboard rental below. VRBO #389011 Yes, lots of antiques here, too.

              • Private parking for up to 8 cars - even an RV - Walk 2 blocks to downtown restaurants & boats

                Private parking for up to 8 cars - even an RV - Walk 2 blocks to downtown restaurants & boats

              • The Great Rooms' conversation & comfort area is right off the deck- with fireplace & flatscreen TV for your choice of pleasures.

                The Great Rooms' conversation & comfort area is right off the deck- with fireplace & flatscreen TV for your choice of pleasures.

              • The Great Rooms custom couches are far too comfortable in front of the large TV

                The Great Rooms custom couches are far too comfortable in front of the large TV

              • This 12 ft long traditional butcher block island breeds conversations with the chef & seats 5.

                This 12 ft long traditional butcher block island breeds conversations with the chef & seats 5.

              • The honed granite country sink & countertop with the traditional butcherblock island serve 2 chefs and entertain 5 seaters.

                The honed granite country sink & countertop with the traditional butcherblock island serve 2 chefs and entertain 5 seaters.

              • The en-suite master King bedroom boasts a new 'pillowtop' mattress for 2014. It has its own gas fireplace & flat screen TV.

                The en-suite master King bedroom boasts a new 'pillowtop' mattress for 2014. It has its own gas fireplace & flat screen TV.

              • The master bedroom has 20 ft of window views of the inner harbor and faces East. A delightful way to wake up, or use the dark shades and sleep in.

                The master bedroom has 20 ft of window views of the inner harbor and faces East. A delightful way to wake up, or use the dark shades and sleep in.

              • The queen en-suite guest bedroom with classic beadboard trim, antique bedside tables, bookcase, lounge chair and, of course, its own flat screen TV.

                The queen en-suite guest bedroom with classic beadboard trim, antique bedside tables, bookcase, lounge chair and, of course, its own flat screen TV.

              • The Back Bay Cottage entry is filled with both land & maritime maps & paraphernalia. You can plan day trips by water or car.

                The Back Bay Cottage entry is filled with both land & maritime maps & paraphernalia. You can plan day trips by water or car.

              • The BB Cottage is just 2 blocks from downtown boat excursions, restaurants, bars, bookstores, ice cream shops, coffee shops, galleries, &, of course, ladies clothing & jewelry shops.

                The BB Cottage is just 2 blocks from downtown boat excursions, restaurants, bars, bookstores, ice cream shops, coffee shops, galleries, &, of course, ladies clothing & jewelry shops.

              • With a separate 1 QB/1B Starboard rental below, (VRBO #389011, 20% off if rented w/PentHouse), you can park your in-laws downstairs in their own private domain.

                With a separate 1 QB/1B Starboard rental below, (VRBO #389011, 20% off if rented w/PentHouse), you can park your in-laws downstairs in their own private domain.

              • The Back Bay Cottage has 3 Rental Condos - a total of 7 Bedrooms - Sleeps 14 - Parks 8 cars - docks 3 dinghies.

                The Back Bay Cottage has 3 Rental Condos - a total of 7 Bedrooms - Sleeps 14 - Parks 8 cars - docks 3 dinghies.

              VRBO #388857

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              $499 - $570 per night (USD)
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              3 Bedroom / 3 Bathroom
              Sleeps 6

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