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Last updated: 09/14/2015

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  • Minimum stay:1-7 nights
  • Internet:Yes
  • Pets considered:No
  • Wheel chair accessible:N/A

Property description

Are You looking for a unique experience? If so, you have found it at the Linekin Bay Chapel. The Chapel was converted to a 2 bedroom home and has the original stained glass windows and bell tower. It boasts a large open living room with the original hardwood floors and a sun room.

Relax on the back deck with a drink and barbecue or go for a hike on the bordering Linekin Preserve which offers over 100 acres of hiking trails including scenic ocean frontage. Also for hiking, the Boothbay Region Land Trust (BRLT) offers over 30 miles of coastal and woodland trails which are open year round and are free to the public. A 5-10 minute walk takes you to bold open ocean frontage on King Phillips Trail where there are spectacular sunrises. Less than a 5 minute drive takes you to Ocean Point where you can watch a breathtaking sunset (don't forget your camera).

Downtown Boothbay Harbor is 4.5 miles away and offers numerous shops, galleries, restaurants and great night life. Ocean cruises are available here for lobster/clam bakes, as well as whale and seal watching excursions. The Coastal Maine Botanical Gardens (the largest in New England) is less than 10 minutes from the chapel and offers over 250 acres of waterfront and woodland trails; it also includes sensory gardens, impressive waterfalls, stonework, and a great Cafe.

The Chapel has a large wrap-around deck with patio furniture and a gas grill. There is also a large sun porch which is a great place for morning coffee. It has a well stocked kitchen with some of the original wood cabinets. We have now added a dishwasher for your convenience. We also now have an air conditioner as well as a washer and dryer with recent renovations.

Feel free to use our complimentary bicycles to explore the area or rent a scooter in town. There is also a public boat ramp nearby. There is also a nearby lake so feel free to use our canoe and life jackets.

The Chapel, also known as 'the Pink and Purple Church', was built in 1911 and was a Methodist summer chapel. It was later converted to a private residence and an art gallery and is known for the whimsical color scheme.

As seen on HGTV/Great American Country (GAC) Summer 2014!!

Keywords: Nearby boating, fishing, hiking, biking, golf, fine dining, shopping, lighthouses


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Property Type

  • House

Accommodation Type

  • Vacation Rental


  • Guests Provide Their Own Meals


  • Non Smoking Only
  • Pets Not Allowed

Bedrooms: 2 Bedrooms, Sleeps 6, Beds for 4-6

Bathrooms: 1 Bathroom


  • Books
  • DVD Player
  • Games
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Stereo
  • Television:

    2 Internet connected flat screen TVs. ...moreless


  • Historic
  • Romantic
  • Tourist Attractions


  • Botanical Garden
  • Churches
  • Cinemas
  • Health/Beauty Spa
  • Library
  • Live Theater
  • Marina
  • Museums
  • Playground
  • Recreation Center
  • Restaurants

Local Services & Businesses

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

Leisure Activities

  • Antiquing
  • Beachcombing
  • Boating
  • Miniature Golf
  • Photography
  • Scenic Drives
  • Shopping
  • Sight Seeing
  • Walking
  • Whale Watching
  • Wildlife Viewing

Sports & Adventure Activities

  • Cross Country Skiing
  • Cycling
  • Deepsea Fishing
  • Fishing
  • Freshwater Fishing
  • Golf
  • Hiking
  • Kayaking
  • Mountain Biking
  • Sailing
  • Scuba Diving Or Snorkeling
  • Sound/Bay Fishing
  • Swimming
  • Tennis


  • Dining Area
  • Seating for 6 people


  • Air Conditioning
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided:

    Bed linens are provided, as are dishcloths and towels....moreless

  • Living Room
  • Parking Off Street:

    Plenty of parking....moreless

  • Parking For RV/Boat/Trailer
  • Towels Provided:

    2 sets of towels per person are provided. 4 beach towels are provided....moreless

  • Washing Machine
  • Wireless Internet
  • Wood Stove:

    Jotul wood stove with glass front...moreless


  • Coffee Maker
  • Cooking Utensils
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Ice Maker
  • Kitchen
  • Microwave
  • Pantry Items
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove
  • Toaster


  • Bicycles
  • Deck / Patio:

    Large wrap-around deck....moreless

  • Lawn / Garden
  • Outdoor Grill


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Off Season
Sep 14 - Jun 11, 2016
7 night min stay

Jun 12 - Sep 12, 2016
7 night min stay


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  • Refundable Damage Deposit $250
  • Tax Rate 7%


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Owner info

Year Purchased: 2011

About the owner: We live in the Midcoast area; we purchased the Chapel/Gallery in 2011 and fell in love with the Boothbay region. Jason is a Culinary Arts graduate from Johnson & Wales University; Kristin is a Family Nurse Practitioner. We want our guests to have a memorable vacation and enjoy the area as much as we do! Please don't hesitate to call if you have any questions or if there are any special touches that we can arrange to make this an unforgettable getaway.

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  • Linekin Chapel

    Linekin Chapel

  • The Pink and Purple Church

    The Pink and Purple Church

  • Bedroom


  • Pulpit Chair

    Pulpit Chair

  • Sunroom


  • Public trail on King Phillips Trail

    Public trail on King Phillips Trail

  • Morning on King Phillips Trail

    Morning on King Phillips Trail

  • Bedroom 3

    Bedroom 3

  • Bathroom


  • Sunroom


  • View at Ocean Point

    View at Ocean Point

  • Morning on King Phillips Trail

    Morning on King Phillips Trail

  • Linekin Chapel

    Linekin Chapel

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Date last modified - Wednesday, November 11, 2015

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