Quiet Luxury Heart of Boothbay Harbor Waterfront Penthouse Condo
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- Minimum stay:3-7 nights
- 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,
- On floor 2
- 2250 sq. ft.
- 2 story
- Vacation Rental
- Guests Provide Their Own Meals
- Private Chef
- Housekeeper Included
- Children Welcome
- Non Smoking Only
- Pets Not Allowed
Bedrooms: 3 Bedrooms, Sleeps 6, Beds for 6
Bathrooms: 3 Bathrooms
Kitchen & Dining
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- Gas Fireplace:
- Towels Provided:
- Air Conditioning:
- Iron & Board
- Hair Dryer
- Clothes Dryer
- Parking For RV/Boat/Trailer
- Washing Machine
- Satellite / Cable:
- Video Library
- Music Library
Pool & Spa
- Deck / Patio:
- Kayak / Canoe:
- Water Sports Gear:
- Tourist Attractions
- Sports & Activities
Location & View
- Massage Therapist
- Medical Services
- Deepsea Fishing
- Fitness Center
- Sight Seeing
- Whale Watching
- Freshwater Fishing
- Basketball Court
- Pier Fishing
- Botanical Garden
- Recreation Center
- Live Theater
- Health/Beauty Spa
- Bird Watching
- Wildlife Viewing
- Scenic Drives
- Outlet Shopping
- Miniature Golf
- 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....moreless
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Superb ambiance, luxury & location. Tops!!
Superb ambiance, luxury & location. Tops!!
Delightful view of the harbor; luxurious in appointments & furnishings; every possible cooking appliance; welcome fruit & wine basket; a location so near to all the downtown restaurants, stores, & boat trips that we never used our car. We needed the a/c when we arrived & the fireplaces just before we left. We're coming back for sure. Thank you for the use of your wonderful & comfortable home.
- Guest shawn (San Francisco)
- Date of stay 10/19/13
- Review Submitted 12/05/13
Recommended for: Romantic getaway, girls getaway, families with teenagers, sightseeing, age 55+.
Manager response: Thank you Mike & Shawn for your review, and thanks for already booking again. We'll remember you prefer red wine in your welcome basket!! Regards, Tony & Jackie
We had a family gathering over Thanksgiving with our 3 twenty something children. Our son recently relocated to the Boston area. Tony and Jackie have a wonderful place. The pictures are beautiful but still don't do it justice. Everything was perfect from the welcome gift basket, a pumpkin pie, fully equipped kitchen, and homey comforts we were set! Even in late November we found lots to do in the Boothbay area (without the crowds) and coming back to the cottage was welcoming and cozy!
- Guest Beth L.
- Date of stay 11/19/13
- Review Submitted 12/04/13
Recommended for: Romantic getaway, girls getaway, adventure seekers, families with teenagers, families with young children, sightseeing, age 55+.
Manager response: Thank you, Beth Even though the weather was not the best, I'm glad you enjoyed the stay with your family. Those fireplaces sure are nice to have in November!! Regards, Tony & Jackie
Great Place To Stay
Great Place To Stay
My husband and I stayed in the Back Bay Cottage Penthouse for a week late summer. This place will not disappoint! It is extremely roomy, very clean, tastefully decorated, has a great view, perfect location, and well appointed. The wine and crackers waiting for us upon arrival was appreciated and enjoyed also!
- Guest Lori (Western New York)
- Date of stay 08/31/13
- Review Submitted 09/18/13
Recommended for: Romantic getaway, girls getaway, families with teenagers, tourists without a car, families with young children, sightseeing.
Manager response: Thanks, Lori, for the kind review. We're booked so full with repeat guests that have been with us for over five years that it's nice to have a fresh viewpoint, and proof that the Penthouse is still first class. Don't forget - 1st year repeaters get a 5% discount, 2nd 10%, and 3rd 15%. Hope to see you next year. Regards, Tony
I have stayed at other Luxury Homes built and owned by Tony. With exceptional taste for furnishings, personal comfort considerations and primo locations around the US, his Boothbay Harbor Penthouse is top notch. No doubt you will enjoy the New England harbor, foods and activities in fabulous personal comfort by staying here.
- Guest Paul (Newport Beach, CA)
- Date of stay 10/27/11
- Review Submitted 11/29/11
Recommended for: Romantic getaway, adventure seekers, sightseeing, age 55+.
|Dates||Nightly||Wknd Night||Weekend||Weekly||Monthly *||Event|
Nov 2 - May 3, 2014
3 night min stay
May 4 - Jun 20, 2014
3 night min stay
Jun 21 - Sep 13, 2014
7 night min stay
Sep 14 - Nov 1, 2014
3 night min stay
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If you rent the 1st Flr 1QB/1B Starboard unit (VRBO # 389011) (Sleeps 2) simultaneously, save 20% on its rental rate.
- Tax Rate 8%
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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.
- Primary: 970.389.5435
- Secondary: +1 970.376.7376
Built in 2006, the Penthouse is the premier luxury rental condo in downtown BBH.
A downtown harbor view from the Penthouse deck. It's 2 blocks away.
The Great Rooms' conversation & comfort area is right off the deck.
The Great Rooms custom couches are far too comfortable in front of the large TV
This 12 ft long butcher block island breeds conversations with the chef.
The granite country sink & countertop & butcherblock island serve 2 chefs.
The en-suite master King bedroom boasts a new 'pillowtop' mattress for 2014.
The master bedroom has 20 ft of window views of the inner harbor.
The den has a large flat screen TV and Queen sleeper sofa.
View of the footbridge with kayakers renting their boats from next door.
Foggy nights are an absolute delight from the Penthouse deck.
Looking in from the deck @ the 1QB/1B Starboard rental below. VRBO #389011
Private parking for up to 8 cars - Walk 2 blocks to downtown restaurants & boats
A NE view of the inner bay from the Penthouse deck.
A long view of the Great Room with dining in foreground.
This cozy reading nook if off the Great Room, next to the kitchen.
Wine-Cooler, Double Oven, Advantium Microwave, Instant Hot Water, Country Sink
The Great Room antique country dining table seats 8 with 4 more at the island.
The en-suite master bath has a large jacuzzi tub with water views.
The king bedroom office area has hi-speed Wi-Fi with printer, envelopes & stamps
The Back Bay Cottage entry is filled with maritime maps & paraphernalia.
The BB Cottage is just 2 blocks from downtown boat excursions, & restaurants.
Separate 1 QB/1B Starboard rental below. VRBO #389011 20% off if rented w/PentHs
The Back Bay Cottage has 3 Rental Condos - 7 Bedrooms - Sleeps 14 - Parks 8 cars
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