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A private cottage on beautiful Damariscotta Lake, Maine (one of Yankee Magazine's 8 most beautiful, most inviting places to cool off of New England's great lakes; 2013) …relax while listening to the loons.
Renting spring - summer - fall.
Property details: * Peaceful 1 bedroom cottage with detached bunk house on Damariscotta Lake water front in Newcastle, Maine. Sleeps 4-6. * Master bedroom with queen bed, pine interior with vaulted ceiling. * Pullout sofa (double bed) in living room. * Detached bunk house with twin beds. * Large wrap-around deck. * Open concept living room/dining room with large deck on 10 acre wooded lot. * Large picnic table and grill. * Well equipped kitchen with refrigerator, electric range, microwave, toaster, and coffee-maker. * Private well water suitable for drinking. * Large bathroom with shower. * Linens/towels are not provided, but available. * Great swimming off the dock on the property. * Public boat ramp near. * Internet/Wi-Fi available.
About the area:
Damariscotta/Newcastle/Pemaquid region offers beaches, boating, fishing, hiking, ocean, lakes touring, theater, shopping and more: o Damariscotta. o Pemaquid. o We are located in Newcastle, a 60-minute drive from the airport (Portland WPA). o 10-min. drive to town with restaurants and shops on the Damariscotta River. o 10-min. drive to gym/tennis. o 30-min. drive to Pemaquid Beach and Light House. o Two of east coast best beaches within 90-min. drive; Popham and Reid. o Largest stretch of sandy beaches in Maine's coast. o Antique Browsing - in many towns and public sales in the area. o Sailing, fishing and island tours of picturesque Maine villages. o Close to the beautiful Coastal Maine Botanical Gardens. o Near great hiking and trail exploration.
Nearby towns: o Portland - beautiful sea-side city with professional sport teams, museums, boat tours, restaurants and shopping o Augusta (our state capital). o Brunswick -Bowdoin College, Maine State Music Theater, restaurants, and shopping. o Boothbay Harbor – botanical gardens, theater, restaurants, shopping, boat tours & more. o Belfast, Rockport, Rockland, & Camden - shopping, museums, hiking, boat tours & more. o Bar Harbor and Acadia National Park.
Maine beaches both on the lakes and on the ocean are near, with a half hour drive to Pemaquid beach of a longer drive to famous Popham State Park. ...moreless
Down East magazine: one of Maine's 10 Prettiest Villages...moreless
With the 3rd most lakes of any state after Alaska and Minnesota, Maine has many lakes. Damariscotta Lake is one of the larger lakes (13 miles long) and is watched over by our Watershed Association. ...moreless
From hills close by, with views of the ocean, to the Appalachian Trail mountains all with in reach ...moreless
Near The Ocean:
Surrounded by Down East magazine's Maine's 10 prettiest harbors just short drives away...moreless
Our Damariscotta Lake flows into the beautiful Damariscotta River famous for its lobsters, clams, osters and fish...moreless
Surrounded by beautiful trails near by or short trips to the 'outback of Maine' to see a moose...moreless
From theater, shops, restaurants, and services our town caters to the diverse needs of the many nearby villages....moreless
Never a shortage in a state which has the longest waterfront of any continental state in the USA....moreless
* Approximate Monthly rates, actual rate will depend on the days of the month you stay
Additional information about rental rates
Refundable Damage Deposit$500
Cleaning$50 + tax
$500.00 advance security and reservation deposit to confirm bookings (refundable after check out and cleaning)
Full rental amount due on arrival
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About: As a Maine native, Wilt grew up in Portland, Maine and attended Deering HS. He met Judy at the University of Illinois. After graduating, they both traveled through Wilt's Navy career and corporate America, returning to Maine in 2001. They are happily settled in their home near this cottage and enjoy the pleasure their cottage brings to others.
Why Damariscotta Lake: This Maine lake property is a unique and beautiful spot near the ocean of Mid Coast Maine. This area has been associated with and enjoyed by our family for over 250 years, from the time of the founding of Damariscotta Mills, Maine.
The Unique Benefits at this Cottage: The property provides the serenity of the forest and the tranquility and beauty of the lake. The cottage proximity to local activity and services, as well as easy access to other areas of Maine, allows one the option to explore or just relax.
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