Feedback

VRBO is part of the HomeAway family, the world leader in vacation rentals with over 1 million listings. We offer the largest selection of properties for any travel occasion and every budget. We’re committed to helping families and friends find a perfect vacation rental to create unforgettable travel experiences together. Learn More

Classic Harbor Cottage

You sent a message to this owner.

SW view from front porch

Calendar

Last updated: 09/13/2014
Check availability
23 Available
21 Unavailable
22 Today
23 Selected dates
  • Minimum stay:2 nights
  • Internet:Yes
  • Pets considered:Yes
  • Wheel chair accessible:No

Phippsburg cottage description

This non-smoking, renovated, traditional (circa 1900) water's edge cottage is only a 'stone's throw' from the sea. Wake up to the calling of the sea gulls, ospreys and eagles, watch the lobster boats as they work, sit on the front porch and sip your coffee and walk the few steps to the shore, as you wish.

You will have a panoramic south and southwesterly view of eastern Casco Bay with at least 10 islands in sight without moving your head. Directly across from the cottage is the much-publicized Malaga Island, most recently famed by the book 'Lizzie Bright and the Buckminster Boy'. Kayaks, canoes, rafts, lightweight boats and other hand-carried watercraft can be launched from your front lawn. Larger trailered boats can be launched from neighboring launch ramps (one private, one public). One mooring available, on request, for boats up to 25 feet.

Modern kitchen equipped with microwave, toaster, electric stove, coffee maker, refrigerator and necessary pots, pans, cutlery, plates, glasses and many other utensils. Large living room/dining room with a table expandable to seat eight people, a hearth & stove, couch, a cushioned corner seat overlooking the ocean, comfortable glider & ottoman, TV with DVD, (includes Basic Cable (Channels 2 through 14), High Speed Internet & WIFI, CD player/radio/phonograph and records, patio door to porch, and more. Bathroom with shower, lavatory, etc. completes the downstairs. Upstairs there are four bedrooms, three with single beds, one with a double bed, all of which have Swedish style mattresses. Covered deck has two small tables and four chairs, plus a bench. All linens, towels & washcloths, and beach towels are provided. A short clothesline and clothes pins for bathing suits, towels, and other wet items is available.

You may be able to catch striped bass (rockfish), bluefish, flounder, mackerel and others from/immediately off 'your' frontage, depending on the tide and how the fish are 'running'. If your nautical and fishing desires are not there that day, there are many other pursuits. For those who would like a moderately priced meal, there is the Water's Edge Restaurant with a full menu including adult beverages, which is about a five-minute walk south from the cottage. For those wishing to drive one mile, there is the Sebasco Harbor Resort, which not only has an 18 hole golf course, limited kayak and outboard boat rentals, sailing and deep sea fishing and excursion trips, but also dining at their 'Pilot House' and the more casual 'The Ledges Pub'.

Also in the vicinity, within a 15-minute drive, are the beaches at Small Point (with admission fee) and Popham Beach State Park, for which a park pass is provided. A closer beach is Totman Cove, which is a shallow, protected beach owned by the town & free with the provided pass, best at high tide and has striper (rockfish) fishing opportunities, especially at night.

At Popham (Beach) are the historic Forts, Popham and Baldwin as well as a beautiful beach walk. There Spinney's Restaurant has a reasonable menu.

Once you have relaxed a bit or if the weather dictates it is not a 'beach day', there are many other drivable destinations. Among them are the Phippsburg Historical Society Museum, the Maine Maritime Museum in Bath, L.L. Bean and many factory outlets in Freeport, the Peary MacMillan Arctic Museum at Bowdoin College in Brunswick and the Farnsworth Museum in Rockland. Bath & environs, also have several eateries: Kennebec Tavern, J.R. Maxwell's, Beale Street Barbeque and Grill, Mae's Cafe and The Taste of Maine, to name some.

The area has much to offer scenically, historically, culturally, and gastronomically. If you don't believe it yet, ask the owner, buy some freshly caught lobsters at the 'dock price' (wholesale) & enjoy them at the cottage!

For extended families and friends there is a neighboring cottage, subject to availability. Please call to check about this at the time of your booking.

Keywords: Cottage

Property Type

  • 2 story
  • Cottage

Accommodation Type

      • Vacation Rental

      Meals

          • Guests Provide Their Own Meals

          Suitability

          • Pets Considered:

            Pets only with prior approval, additional fee, stipulations....moreless

          • Long-Term Renters Welcome
          • Non Smoking Only

          Bedrooms: 4 Bedrooms, Sleeps 5, Beds for 5

          Bathrooms: 1 Bathroom

          Kitchen & Dining

          • Cooking Utensils:

            Large pot for cooking lobster and all the equipment for eating lobster and clams. All kitchen linens supplied....moreless

          • Kitchen:

            Microwave, coffee maker, toaster, toaster oven, blender, iron, ironing board...moreless

          • Microwave:

            New...moreless

          • Refrigerator:

            New...moreless

          • Dining Area Seats:

            8...moreless

          • Child's Highchair
          • Stove
          • Dishes & Utensils
          • Pantry Items
          • Coffee Maker
          • Toaster
          • Oven
          • Seating for 8 people

          Amenities

          • Garage:

            Small storage building available for storing larger items: cots, sleeping bags, kayaks, suit cases, sports equipment. (12 foot by 16 foot). ...moreless

          • Parking Off Street:

            Parking is limited to two vehicles, including guests, therefore not suitable for large gatherings, reunions, etc. ...moreless

          • Heating:

            Electric heater in living room...moreless

          • Towels Provided
          • Living Room seats 5
          • Hair Dryer
          • Iron & Board
          • Linens Provided

          Other Amenities

              • Trash removal, Clothesline, Books, Games, Beach chairs, Picnic Table. State Park Pass (for state beaches, etc.) and town pass for local beaches and landings included....moreless

              Entertainment

              • Satellite / Cable:

                Basic cable, high speed internet, wireless internet ...moreless

              • Television
              • Stereo
              • Games
              • Books
              • Toys
              • DVD Player
              • CD Player
              • Video Library
              • Music Library
              • Ping Pong Table

              Communications

              • Telephone:

                Local calls. Bring phone card as cell phones do not work....moreless

              • Internet
              • Wireless Internet

              Outdoor Features

              • Balcony:

                Porch overlooks the islands of Casco Bay. See lobster and fishing boats leave and return daily. Tables and chairs for dining or just sitting! ...moreless

              • Lawn / Garden:

                Large expanse of lawn leading down to the shore. Picnic table. Room for games, etc....moreless

              • Wood Deck
              • Outdoor Grill Gas

              Theme

              • Family
              • Tourist Attractions

              Location & View

                  • Waterfront:

                    Kayaks, canoes, rafts and other hand-carried watercraft can be launched from your front lawn. Larger trailered boats can be launched from neighboring launch ramps (two private, one public). One mooring available, on request, for boats up to 25 feet....moreless

                  Activities

                  • Cinemas
                  • Groceries
                  • Hospital
                  • Laundromat
                  • Fitness Center
                  • Hiking
                  • Snorkeling/Diving
                  • Kayaking
                  • Cycling
                  • Sailing
                  • Tennis
                  • Swimming
                  • Water Skiing
                  • Golf
                  • Wind-Surfing
                  • Fishing
                  • Pier Fishing
                  • Snorkeling
                  • Sound/Bay Fishing
                  • Surf Fishing
                  • Deepsea Fishing
                  • Freshwater Fishing
                  • ATM/Bank
                  • Golf Privileges Optional
                  • Shelling
                  • Miniature Golf
                  • Museums
                  • Live Theater
                  • Restaurants
                  • Autumn Foliage
                  • Bay/Sound
                  • Churches
                  • Forests
                  • Library
                  • Marina
                  • Pond
                  • Coin Laundry
                  • Whale Watching
                  • Scenic Drives
                  • Beachcombing
                  • Bird Watching
                  • Outlet Shopping
                  • Sight Seeing
                  • Boating
                  • Antiquing
                  • Walking
                  • Shopping
                  • Wildlife Viewing
                  • Scuba Diving Or Snorkeling
                   

                  Reviews

                  Write a review 5
                  from 3 traveler reviews
                  Loading...
                   
                  Rental basis: Per property
                  Dates Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly * Event
                  Fall
                  Aug 31 - Sep 27, 2014
                  2 night min stay
                  $150
                  $1,000

                  Additional information about rental rates

                  Fees:

                  • Pet Fee $70 + tax
                  • Refundable Damage Deposit $300
                  • Tax Rate 8%

                  Notes:

                  Deposit of 1/2 of Rental Fee required when reservation is made. Remainder of Rental Fee + tax +security deposit required on or before 30 days prior to arrival.


                  Please wait... Travel with confidence

                  Pay with an approved method (credit card, check, or bank transfer) to protect your payment up to $1,000. Before making a payment always call the owner at the number listed on our website, and never use instant money transfer services such as Western Union and MoneyGram.


                  Don't forget your vacation protection! Get protected now

                  Adding our Vacation Protection services can make sure your getaway goes smoothly, no matter what. We offer Cancellation Protection, Carefree Rental Guarantee, and Damage Protection so you can truly relax.

                  Protect your payments in case you need to cancel.
                  Guarantee the rental meets your expectations.
                  Ensure you're prepared in case of accidental damage.
                   

                  Calendar

                  Last updated: 09/13/2014
                  Check availability
                  23 Available
                  21 Unavailable
                  22 Today
                  23 Selected dates
                   

                  Location

                  45 Miles
                  Nearest Airport
                  Portland Jetport
                  12 Miles
                  Nearest Motorway
                  Route 1 Bath
                  15 Metres
                  Nearest Beach
                  beach
                  0.5 Miles
                  Nearest Barpub
                  Water's Edge Restaurant
                  2 Miles
                  Nearest Golf
                  Sebasco Harbor Resort
                  0.5 Miles
                  Nearest Restaurant
                  Water's Edge Restaurant

                  Car: Necessary

                  You may catch striped bass (rockfish), bluefish, flounder, mackerel and others from/immediately off 'your' frontage, depending on how the fish are 'running'. If your nautical and fishing desires are not there that day, there are many other pursuits. For those who would like a moderately priced meal, there is the Water's Edge Restaurant, about a five-minute walk south. For those wishing to drive one mile, there is the Sebasco harbor Resort, which not only has an 18 hole golf course, kayak rentals, sailing and deep sea fishing trips, but also dining at their 'Pilot House' and the more casual 'The Ledges Pub'. Within a 15 minute drive, are the beaches at Small Point and Popham Beach State Park, both of which have admission fees. A closer beach is that at Totman Cove which is a shallow, protected beach owned by the town & free, best at high tide. At Popham (Beach) are the historic Forts, Popham and Baldwin as well as a beautiful beach walk. Spinney's Restaurant has reasonable menu.

                   

                  Owner info


                  Contact us

                  Speaks: english

                   

                  Photos

                  • SW view from front porch

                    SW view from front porch

                  • View of porch and cottage from water

                    View of porch and cottage from water

                  • Kitchen

                    Kitchen

                  • Sou'wester Bedroom

                    Sou'wester Bedroom

                  • Sou'easter Bedroom - 3rd Mate's Qtrs

                    Sou'easter Bedroom - 3rd Mate's Qtrs

                  • Nor'easter Bedroom - 1st Mate's Qtrs

                    Nor'easter Bedroom - 1st Mate's Qtrs

                  • Nor'wester Bedroom - 2nd Mate's Qtrs

                    Nor'wester Bedroom - 2nd Mate's Qtrs

                  • W. view from porch

                    W. view from porch

                  • Dining Area

                    Dining Area

                  • Sou'wester Bedroom - Captain's Qtrs

                    Sou'wester Bedroom - Captain's Qtrs

                  • View from Sou'wester Bedroom

                    View from Sou'wester Bedroom

                  • Sou'easter Bedroom

                    Sou'easter Bedroom

                  • Nor'easter Bedroom

                    Nor'easter Bedroom

                  • Nor'wester Bedroom

                    Nor'wester Bedroom

                  VRBO #86517

                  There have been  visitors to this page since the counter was last reset in .

                  This listing was first published here in 2006.

                  Date last modified - Tuesday, September 09, 2014

                  $150 per night (USD)
                  3

                  4 Bedroom / 1 Bathroom
                  Sleeps 5

                  View calendar: Updated 09/13/14
                  Minimum stay: 2 nights
                  Dates are unavailable
                  Please stay a bit longer. A stay of nights or more is required for these dates.
                  This listing requires that rentals start on a .
                  Get an instant quote
                  Email owner

                  (207) 443-9083 (Maine, USA)

                  Speaks: english
                  Please wait... Travel with confidence Guaranteed, secure, with no booking fees Learn how to pay safely
                  Add vacation protection services to your booking

                  Three services to protect your trip:

                  Protect your payments in case you need to cancel.

                  Guarantee the rental meets your expectations.

                  Ensure you're prepared in case of accidental damage.


                  Get it now

                  advertisement

                  Share this property via Email

                  Classic Harbor Cottage

                  Phippsburg #86517

                  4 BR  1 BA  Sleeps 5

                  You must be signed in to share this property by e-mail

                  Share this property via Email

                    Please correct the following errors and resend:
                  • Enter one or more valid email addresses separated by commas.
                  • Oops! You have exceeded the limit of 10 email addresses.
                  • Your message may not contain markup. Please remove the markup and try again.