Charming Cottage on a Pond

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Last updated: 10/27/2016
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  • Minimum stay:7 nights
  • Sleeps:6
  • Bedrooms:3
  • Bathrooms:1
  • Property type:Cottage
  • Internet:No
  • Pets considered:Yes
  • Wheel chair accessible:N/A

Property description

Just a short walk to the ocean!

This ca. 1900 cottage, beautifully situated on a pond ringed by wildflowers is only 3/10 of a mile to the working docks at West Point. There, kayaks and other hand carried boats may be launched from a small public beach that is also open to wading, swimming, exploring, and the Atlantic Ocean. The pond itself, between ocean on one side and a tidal marsh on the other, is home to turtles, frogs and dragonflies and an attraction for birds and butterflies.

A full kitchen with large dining room, a very cozy den well stocked with books and board games, a sun porch and a living room with a piano and plenty of comfortable seating make up the downstairs. Three upstairs bedrooms sleep six comfortably. Monitor heat is available for chilly nights or enjoy a warm-up by the gas stove. A gas grill is available for picnics on the lawn, or sit around the firebowl for stories under the stars.

Nearby is Totman Cove, Phippsburg's lovely private beach for residents, taxpayers and their guests (that means you!). Just a couple miles away is the Sebasco Harbor Resort with a pub, a restaurant and a seaside golf course open to the public. Hike the nearby nature trails at Morse Mountain, spend a day at Popham State Park, or explore the civil-war era Fort Popham.

The charming city of Bath (only twenty minutes from the cottage) should not be missed with its rich shipbuilding tradition, and a thriving Main Street (called Front Street) with a number of diverse boutiques, antique shops and some of our favorite coffee houses and restaurants. Enjoy Bath's history and culture by visiting the Maine Maritime Museum and the Patton Free Library. Take in a concert, workshop or exhibit at the Chocolate Church Arts Center.

Head north for an easy day trip to Wiscasset (the 'Prettiest Village in Maine') Boothbay Harbor or Rockland. Or head south to Freeport (home of L.L. Bean and numerous outlet stores) or to the historic Old Port in Portland. Or stay close to home for some of the best seafood around.

We enjoy the 'away from it all' feeling our cottage gives us and we think you will too!


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Member since: 2007

Speaks: english
Response time: Within a few days
Response Rate: 90%
Calendar last updated: 10/27/2016

Property Type

  • Cottage

Accommodation Type

  • Vacation Rental


  • Guests Provide Their Own Meals


  • Children Welcome
  • Non Smoking Only
  • Pets Considered:

    Well behaved dogs are welcome. Must have been treated with Frontline Plus or K9Advantix before coming to Maine to protect you dog from Maine ticks and Lyme disease...moreless

Bedrooms: 3 Bedrooms, Sleeps 6, Beds for 6

Bathrooms: 1 Bathroom


  • Books
  • CD Player
  • DVD Player
  • Games
  • Video Library


  • Away From It All


  • Cinemas
  • Health/Beauty Spa
  • Live Theater
  • Museums
  • Restaurants

Local Services & Businesses

  • Fitness Center

Leisure Activities

  • Antiquing
  • Boating
  • Shelling
  • Shopping
  • Sight Seeing
  • Wildlife Viewing

Location Type

  • Waterfront

Sports & Adventure Activities

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


  • Dining
  • Dining Area


  • Clothes Dryer
  • Gas Fireplace
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided:

    Also includes beach towels....moreless

  • Living Room
  • Parking Off Street:

    Room for 4 cars to park off the street....moreless

  • Parking For RV/Boat/Trailer:

    Room for RV/Boat/Trailer to park off the street....moreless

  • Telephone
  • Washing Machine


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


  • Lawn / Garden
  • Outdoor Grill


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Last updated: 10/27/2016
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Owner info

Year Purchased: 2007

Why the Owner Chose Phippsburg, ME, USA:
My husband grew up in Maine so having a rental house in Maine is ALMOST as nice as living there. Some day we will. For now, we'll enjoy our cottage and share it with you May through October.

The Unique Benefits at this Cottage:
We love the fact that the location of the house makes day trips to the north or the south quite doable. But we're also contented just staying home with a good book or board game. It's a very easy going place.

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Speaks: english
Response time: Within a few days
Response Rate: 90%
Calendar last updated: 10/27/2016

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  • Welcome!


  • Popham Beach

    Popham Beach

  • West Point, Phippsburg

    West Point, Phippsburg

  • Bedroom


  • The yard overlooking the pond

    The yard overlooking the pond

  • West Point, Phippsburg

    West Point, Phippsburg

  • Totman Cove

    Totman Cove

VRBO #129047

This listing was first published here in 2007.

Date last modified - Thursday, October 27, 2016

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Charming Cottage on a Pond

Phippsburg, ME, USA #129047

3 BR  1 BA  Sleeps 6

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