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Oceanfront Cottage W/ Dock, Bay & Island Views, 5 BR/4 BA

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View of dock, looking towards Boothbay Harbor


Last updated: 02/12/2016

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  • Minimum stay:4 nights
  • Sleeps:10
  • Bedrooms:5
  • Bathrooms:3
  • Property type:Cottage
  • Internet:Yes
  • Pets considered:No
  • Wheel chair accessible:N/A

About the Property

Summer cottage, 5 Bedrooms, 4 Baths, (Sleeps 10), spacious, fully equipped

This beautiful, roomy classic Maine summer cottage has been in the family for generations and is filled with happy family memories. It is fully equipped, spacious and comfortable, inside and outside. There is no better place on earth than the front porch as the sun goes down and casts its light on the hulls of the yachts anchored in the harbor.

FIRST FLOOR: Inviting, comfortable living room with oversized fireplace (stocked wood box), games galore (including bumper pool table), two seating areas, bookshelves filled with classics and contemporary books. Picture window looks out to the harbor and islands beyond. Formal dining room with table that seats 12, picture window out to harbor and islands. Old fashioned pantry with sink. Eat-in country kitchen, fully equipped with utensils, dishes, pots and pans, cable TV with DVD. Contemporary 'fridge, dishwasher, microwave. Downstairs bedroom off kitchen has twin beds; bathroom with step-in shower across hall from twin bedroom. Large front porch for eating and lounging. Enclosed back porch with washer/dryer. Charcoal grill off kitchen.

SECOND FLOOR: Four bedrooms, two in front of house with ocean views, each with its own bath; two in back of house, one with enclosed sleeping porch. Bedroom 1: queen bed, bath with shower. Bedroom 2: queen bed, bath with tub. Bedroom 3: queen bed, enclosed sleeping porch off of it with twin beds (ideal for children). Bedroom 4: twin beds, two dressers. Bedrooms 3 and 4 each has a sink for washing up. All sinks are original white porcelain in excellent condition. Shared bathroom for bedrooms 3 and 4 off upstairs hall has shower. Another enclosed small porch with 3 twin beds off front bedrooms.

Maximum number of people at standard rate is ten. Up to twelve allowed with a $50 per person, per night additional charge.

All linens provided with house including sheets and towels. Beds are made up clean when you arrive.

Outside, lawn slopes down to 75 feet of ocean shoreline with small sand/pebble beach and rocks for young children. Large deep water dock, swimming ladder. Enjoy spectacular views of the harbor and Tumbler, Squirrel, and Fisherman's Islands from the dock's benches, the porch, living room, dining room, and two front bedrooms. Pick fresh flowers from the garden.
Kayaks available for use.

Note: A dinghy tied to the dock may be used by owners to get to/from boats during rental periods. Owners will go directly to dock and not disturb house occupants.

ENTRANCE: Driveway brings you in facing the garage; house is down the slope on left. Enter through the lattice back porch, into the kitchen. (Or walk around the right of the house to the ocean-facing side and come up the front porch steps.)

ONE MILE from bustling Boothbay Harbor for restaurants, shopping, bookstore, library, art galleries, and regular concert series. Within one hour (easy day trips) are extensive hiking, antique shops, more art galleries, and the shops of Freeport.

BOATS AVAILABLE: Two sea kayaks and one double kayak. Other boats may be rented in town, and can be tied up at the dock during rental period.

AMBIENCE: This is a classic Maine cottage, comfortable, much-loved and well-used, ideal for a few families or a family reunion. Absolutely no smoking in the house or on the property.

Keywords: Oceanfront


Member since: 2007

Speaks: english
Response time: Within a few days
Response Rate: 50%
Calendar last updated: 02/12/2016

Property Type

  • Cottage

Accommodation Type

  • Vacation Rental


  • Guests Provide Their Own Meals


  • Children Welcome
  • Non Smoking Only:

    There is no smoking allowed in the house or on the porches....moreless

  • Pets Not Allowed

Bedrooms: 5 Bedrooms, Sleeps 10, Beds for 10

  • Bedroom 1: 1 queen

    Front of house, ocean view, attached bathroom...moreless

  • Bedroom 2: 1 queen

    Front bedroom, ocean view, attached bathroom...moreless

  • Bedroom 3: 1 queen

    Enclosed sleeping porch ideal for children off this bedroom....moreless

  • Bedroom 4: 2 twin/ single


  • Bedroom 5: 2 twin/ single

    This bedroom on first floor; has full bathroom....moreless

  • Other (See Description): 2 twin/ single

    Enclosed sleeping porch off Bedroom 3...moreless

  • Queen size Beds (3), Twin or Single Beds (6) Two rooms have twin beds, and an enclosed sleeping porch off of bedroom 3 has twin beds. ...moreless

Bathrooms: 3 Bathrooms

Other Amenities

  • Large fireplace in spacious livingroom with two seating areas; formal dining room sits 14; eat-in kitchen; pantry. This is a turn-of-the-century, shingle cottage with large rooms, smaller bedrooms, closets in every room. Family reunion friendly. Front porch overlooking ocean is spacious with comfortable seating. PLEASE NOTE: Owner may use the dock and dinghy tied to it to get to/from boats. Will not disturb families renting; will walk down side of property to dock....moreless


  • Books
  • CD Player
  • DVD Player
  • Pool Table
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Television:

    In kitchen only....moreless

  • Toys


  • Cinemas
  • Live Theater
  • Museums
  • Restaurants

Local Services & Businesses

  • ATM/Bank
  • Fitness Center
  • Groceries
  • Massage Therapist

Leisure Activities

  • Antiquing
  • Bird Watching
  • Boating
  • Outlet Shopping
  • Paddle Boating
  • Photography
  • Scenic Drives
  • Shopping
  • Sight Seeing
  • Walking
  • Whale Watching
  • Wildlife Viewing

Location Type

  • Oceanfront:

    The view from the living room, dining room, front porch, and two front upstairs bedrooms is spectacular. Watch the yachts, lobster boats, and tide go in and out....moreless

Sports & Adventure Activities

  • Cycling
  • Fishing
  • Golf
  • Hiking
  • Jet Skiing
  • Kayaking
  • Sailing
  • Swimming
  • Tennis
  • Water Skiing


  • Child's Highchair
  • Dining:

    Large dining room. Table has leaves that extend it to seat 14....moreless

  • Dining Area
  • Seating for 12 people


  • Clothes Dryer
  • Fireplace
  • Hair Dryer
  • Internet
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room
  • Parking
  • Parking Off Street
  • Parking For RV/Boat/Trailer
  • Telephone
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine
  • Wood Fireplace


  • Coffee Maker
  • Cooking Utensils
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Kitchen:

    This is an old-fashioned kitchen with modern amenities. All the pots and utensils needed for gourmet food prep....moreless

  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Pantry Items:

    Full pantry with sink....moreless


  • Deck / Patio:

    Spacious (32') front porch overlooking the harbor and islands beyond. Large, comfortable seating area at one end; round dining table and chairs at other end....moreless

  • Kayak / Canoe
  • Outdoor Grill


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My Standard Rate
4 night min stay

Additional information about rental rates


  • Refundable Damage Deposit $250
  • Taxes Not included


Members of the owners' family may access boats via the dinghy tied up at the dock throughout the summer. This will be done without disturbing the family in residence.

50% due with signed letter agreement to reserve the house; remaining balance plus damage deposit due 10 days prior to residency. If there is no damage, the deposit is returned within three weeks of the end of the rental.

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Bumper pool, games and puzzles, trips to islands, hiking, lobstering on lobsterman's boat, art galleries and museums


Owner info

Year Purchased: 1962

About the owner: Our parents bought this house when we were in our teens. We have spent every summer here since - its access to the water and its incomparable views keep us bound to it. At this point we rent it out four to five weeks each summer to help with maintenance, taxes and upkeep.

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Speaks: english
Response time: Within a few days
Response Rate: 50%
Calendar last updated: 02/12/2016

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  • View of dock, looking towards Boothbay Harbor

    View of dock, looking towards Boothbay Harbor

  • The house from the front yard

    The house from the front yard

  • Living room, facing bumper pool table

    Living room, facing bumper pool table

  • Dining room, table without extension leaves

    Dining room, table without extension leaves

  • View from the front porch

    View from the front porch

  • Living room, large fireplace

    Living room, large fireplace

  • Living room, facing front window

    Living room, facing front window

  • Small bedroom with queen bed

    Small bedroom with queen bed

VRBO #113660

This listing was first published here in 2007.

Date last modified - Wednesday, November 30, 2016

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