Gorgeous Spot on Water in Harrington, Me

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Last updated: 10/30/2015
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  • Minimum stay:7 nights
  • Internet:No
  • Pets considered:Yes
  • Wheel chair accessible:No

Property description

This is a cottage without running water or electricity on a gorgeous secluded cover in Downeast Maine. Our family has owned it for thirty years and the kids grew up in the summers without amenities...a great experience. We have a fully stocked kitchen with gas stove and refrigerator and gas lights, a wood stove for heat, an expandable dining table. There are two bedrooms upstairs with a queen bed in one and a double and single in another, two bedrooms downstairs with a double in one and two bunks in another, and one queen bed in the 'boathouse' which is right on the water. There is a large washroom with a sink and composting toilet as well as a very nice outhouse. There is a large storage shed on the property with a canoe guests can use. We get our water from a spring nearby and/or a short drive to the town well. You can launch a kayak or canoe from the tidal beach in front to have a picnic on a white sandy beach across the cove. At high tide, you can swim in front of the cottage. There is no ambient light at night, making the stars seem close enough to touch. Sit on the deck or lie in the hammock and enjoy the view of the cove, lobster boats and island beyond. There are a few other cottages on the cove but they are set well back from the water. One is not aware of anyone else. There is a wonderful nature walk through the woods and along the coast nearby and many beautiful places to visit nearby. A list and directions are at the cottage. Peace and quiet is what you get at this beautiful spot.


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Property Type

  • Cottage

Accommodation Type

  • Vacation Rental


  • Guests Provide Their Own Meals

Onsite Services

  • Housekeeper Included


  • Long-Term Renters Welcome
  • Children Welcome
  • Non Smoking Only
  • Pets Considered:

    Please do not bring a dog that sheds. OR, if you do, make sure that all hair is removed from the cottages. We are unable to vacuum as there is no electricity and it's really hard to get rid of the dog hair....moreless

  • Wheelchair Inaccessible

Bedrooms: 5 Bedrooms, Sleeps 6, Beds for 6

Bathrooms: 1 Bathroom

  • Bathroom 1


  • Composting toilet, sink. Outhouse.

Other Amenities

  • This rental can only accommodate 6 people because of the lack of amenities....moreless


  • Books:

    An assortment of books including cook books....moreless


  • Away From It All


  • Dining Area
  • Seating for 6 people


  • Telephone:

    Most cell phones have good reception....moreless

  • Wood Stove:

    Wood available but we ask for a donation....moreless


  • Coffee Maker
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Kitchen
  • Oven
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove


  • Deck / Patio
  • Kayak / Canoe:

    A large canoe is available for renters....moreless

  • Lawn / Garden
  • Outdoor Grill

House Cleaning

  • Housekeeper Included


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7 night min stay


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Fees and Rental Conditions:

  • Cleaning fee $60
  • Property Damage Protection $59
  • Taxes Not included


The cottage is approximately two hours from the Bangor airport, one hour from Schoodic Point, part of Acadia National Park and 1 1/2 hours from Bar Harbor. There is cell phone service but no internet service.

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Last updated: 10/30/2015
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This listing was first published here in 2014.

Date last modified - Wednesday, November 04, 2015

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Gorgeous Spot on Water in Harrington, ME

Harrington #560566

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