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Charming Waterfront Maine Cottage...Family Friendly and Affordable!

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Back of house view from the water.


Last updated: 10/22/2016

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  • Minimum stay:6 nights
  • Sleeps:8
  • Bedrooms:2
  • Bathrooms:1.5
  • Property type:Cottage
  • Internet:No
  • Pets considered:Ask Owner
  • Wheel chair accessible:N/A

About the Property

- 2 bedrooms, 1.5 baths, Sleeps 8+; extra room on the sleeping porch!

Enjoy summer days in this bright antique cottage at the head of Lake Damariscotta on Davis Stream, 3 hours from Boston. Fishing/kayaking right off your private dock in a tranquil stream, minutes from Lake Damariscotta State Park. Watch loons, heron, eagles, geese, ducks and beaver (and the occasional moose if you're lucky!) from the dock or deck in your Adirondack chairs; 2 large bedrooms upstairs sleep 8. The 1st has a queen and a twin bed, 2nd has a queen, twin and a set of bunks. There is a sleeping porch on the front of the house with a futon and full -size bed. Blow-up mattress also available. There is a full bath upstairs and a half-bath with laundry off the kitchen downstairs. Comfortable living room with TV for the VCR/DVD player. Video rentals, pizza and grill at the general store just a short walk from this home-away-from-home. Canoe, kayak, paddle-boat, grill, fire-bowl & wood available for use. A short ride to coastal Damariscotta, this cottage is a gem. Some DVDs, games, puzzles, and reading materials available in the cottage. There is no wi-fi as this spot is a get-away. Most smartphone cellphones work with 3G or 4G data for internet access if needed.

Great Location: This house sits at the bend in Davis Stream where it leads out into Damariscotta Lake. It is a wonderful location... very peaceful, quiet and less than a 1/2 mile from the entrance to Damariscotta Lake State Park beach. The lake is a 14-mile long, 4381 acre body of water. From our deck you can watch wildlife...herons, loon, ducks, beavers, etc. The General Store, called Jefferson Market, carries all sorts of sundries and they make pizza, burgers, and other foods for breakfast, lunch or dinner for those who don't feel like cooking. The store is a short paddle-boat ride or walk from the house. There is also a new market, The Upper Crust, just down the road from our cottage. They offer pizza, sandwiches, lobster rolls, and delicious homemade baked goodies!
Boating: There is a public boat launch a few miles (about 7 or 8) from the cottage along the lake where you can put in if you have a larger boat to bring with you, and there is a large dock to tie up to right in front of the cottage. Boats must be under 6 feet in height to get under a low bridge that leads to our house and dock. We dock a small 13-foot motor boat there when we use the cottage.

House Rules/Information: Trash needs to be dropped off at transfer station in Nobleboro, approx. 7 miles from cottage, upon departure. They are open on Tuesdays through Saturdays from 8 a - 3:50 p, closed major holidays. Directions and dump-pass are in the cottage on fridge when you arrive. There is a barn for storage of any large items. There are a couple of fishing rods available for use, but please use with care. When you leave, please strip and make beds with the quilts provided and leave the cottage in the same condition you find it. If linens become soiled for any reason, please wash and dry them before departure.
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Member since: 2006

Speaks: english
Response time: Within a few days
Response Rate: 80%
Calendar last updated: 10/22/2016

Property Type

  • Cottage
  • 1100 sq. ft.

Accommodation Type

  • Vacation Rental


  • Guests Provide Their Own Meals


  • Children Welcome

Bedrooms: 2 Bedrooms, Sleeps 8

  • Bedroom 1: 1 queen, 1 twin/ single


  • Sleeping Porch: 1 double, 1 sleep sofa /futon

    Full-size bed...moreless

  • Bedroom 2: 1 queen, 3 twin/ single

    Upstairs: twin bunks, twin, Queen ...moreless

  • Fans available in bedrooms; Window air conditioner in living room and one in upstairs bedrooms for extra-hot nights! Plenty of storage for clothing. ...moreless

Bathrooms: 1 Bathroom, 1 Half Bathroom

  • Bathroom 1: toilet, combination tub/shower


  • Bathroom 2: toilet

    Downstairs in laundry room...moreless

Other Amenities

  • Charming antique Maine Cottage directly on Davis Stream near head of Lake Damariscotta. The dock is only 25 feet from the back door! Imagine morning coffee on the deck while watching the sun rise over the general store across the water! A paddle boat is at the dock for the kids to paddle over and pick up milk and bread, all within your sight! This is a chance for a quiet, old fashioned, relaxing vacation in the most kid friendly spot you can imagine. Damariscotta, a quaint seaside village with restaurants and shops, is a scenic 20 minute ride on beautiful rural roads. Bring your own bed linens and towels. There are mattress pads and pillow covers on all beds/pillows and plenty of blankets and quilts. The washer and dryer in the half-bath just off the kitchen are very convenient. There's a ceiling fan in kitchen and AC in the living room. Cottage should be left in the condition in which you find it. Explore beautiful country and discover the real Maine!...moreless


  • Audio Tape Player
  • Books
  • Books For Adults
  • Books For Kids
  • DVD Player
  • Games
  • Games For Kids
  • Radio
  • Stereo:

    Small portable Sony 'boombox' available for radio, CD, or cassette tape playing. ...moreless

  • Television
  • Toys
  • VCR
  • Video Game Console:

    Sony Playstation 2 with games available in cottage. ...moreless

  • Video Games:

    some video games available...moreless

  • Video Library:

    Many DVD's and VHS videos to choose from, or you can always rent from the Redbox at Hannaford for more current titles. ...moreless


  • Away From It All
  • Family


  • Churches
  • Forests
  • Playground

Local Services & Businesses

  • ATM/Bank
  • Groceries

Leisure Activities

  • Antiquing
  • Beachcombing
  • Bird Watching
  • Paddle Boating
  • Photography
  • Scenic Drives
  • Sight Seeing
  • Walking

Location Type

  • River:

    Located on Davis Stream, a quiet slow-moving waterfront location safe for families that opens into the head of Lake Damariscotta. Watch boat traffic pass as they make their way to Jefferson Market!...moreless

  • Village:

    Small town feel and walking distance to Lake Damariscotta State Park beach, the local ice cream stand, and the country store, this is a wonderful location for families looking for a nice getaway!...moreless

  • Waterfront:

    Set at the bend on Davis Stream near the head of Lake Damariscotta, the floating dock is a perfect spot for relaxing with a beautiful view in a quiet setting! ...moreless

Sports & Adventure Activities

  • Cycling
  • Fishing
  • Fly Fishing
  • Freshwater Fishing
  • Hiking
  • Mountain Biking
  • Sailing
  • Swimming
  • Water Skiing


  • Child's Highchair
  • Dining:

    Extra stools and chairs available. ...moreless

  • Dining Area
  • Seating for 6 people


  • Activities Guide
  • Air Conditioning
  • Alarm Clock
  • Basic Soaps
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Garage:

    Barn ...moreless

  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating
  • Iron & Board
  • Living Room:

    Cozy living room with large couch seats that seats up to 4, 3 other upholstered chairs. ...moreless

  • Local Activities Guide
  • Local Maps
  • Local Restaurant Guide
  • Parking
  • Parking Off Street
  • Telephone
  • Toilet Paper
  • Washing Machine:

    Laundry room with half-bath located just off the kitchen/dining area. ...moreless


  • 4 Ring Stove
  • Blender
  • Coffee Maker:

    12-cup Mr. Coffee coffee maker. ...moreless

  • Cooking Utensils
  • Dishes & Utensils:

    Plates, bowls, glasses, mugs, and cutlery available for your use. ...moreless

  • Freezer
  • Kitchen:

    Bright and airy, beautiful water view from kitchen sink. ...moreless

  • Lobster Pot
  • Microwave
  • Pantry Items:

    Spices, salt & pepper, tea, coffee, sugar, artificial sweetener, vinegar, cooking oil all available for your use. ...moreless

  • Refrigerator
  • Stove:

    Electric stove with 4 burners and oven....moreless

  • Stove
  • Toaster


  • Beach Chairs
  • Binoculars
  • Boat Dock
  • Canoe
  • Deck / Patio:

    Platform deck along back of house....moreless

  • Kayak / Canoe:

    2 Kayaks available for your use...moreless

  • Lawn / Garden:

    Nice grassy yard facing the water....moreless

  • Outdoor Furniture
  • Outdoor Grill:

    Gas grill available for use. ...moreless

  • Outdoor Grill Gas
  • Pedal Boat
  • Small Cooler
  • Walkway To Water
  • Wood Deck
  • Yard


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My Standard Rate
6 night min stay


Additional information about rental rates


  • Refundable Damage Deposit $100
  • Cleaning $50 + tax
  • Pet Fee $50
  • Tax Rate 9%


$875/week, will discount multiple weeks

Rate discounted to $1675 for two-week stay.

Owner's cancellation policy:

100% refund if canceled at least 30 days before arrival date.

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7 Miles
Nearest Motorway
Route 1 and East Pond Road, Nobleboro
1 Miles
Nearest Beach
Lake Damariscotta State Park beach

Car: Necessary

Lake Damariscotta State Park beach, summer festivals, art shows, music venues, carnivals, etc...check local Maine Chambers of Commerce for guides to surrounding areas and events before starting your journey to Maine!! This cottage gem is the perfect relaxing spot from which to launch on all your day trips, and the best spot to come back to at the end of a long day of exploring, shopping, swimming, boating, etc.

Other Activities: swimming, kayaking, paddle-boating, picnic at the picnic area at Lake Damariscotta Lake State Park right up the road from the cottage. Take a ride down along the lake to the historic and charming coastal town of Damariscotta at the end of the lake, or take a longer ride down to the beautiful harbor town of Boothbay Harbor. Visit the Pemaquid Lighthouse and Pemaquid Beach, eat lobster in the rough at Shaw's Lobster Wharf in New Harbor, check out the charming New England coastal town of Bristol, tour local attractions, discover old-fashioned shops and book stores...this is a wonderful spot to begin discovering Maine! Don't forget to visit Delano'sSeafood Market (see website:

on Route One for the freshest live seafood and lobster you can find! Bring it back to the cottage to make your feast, or have it boiled there for you on site. Walk up the street to Jefferson Scoop for famous homemade ice cream with too many flavors to count! And don't forget to visit Ollie's Place, just a short walk up the road from the cottage, for an old-fashioned mom-and-pop shop feel where kids can play old-fashioned arcade games, hang out eating ice cream or other snacks and pizza from the grill, and view the video rentals in the video library. Free Wi-Fi at Ollie's for those wishing to catch up with the world!


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Response time: Within a few days
Response Rate: 80%
Calendar last updated: 10/22/2016

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  • Back of house view from the water.

    Back of house view from the water.

  • Deck on back of house

    Deck on back of house

  • Bright and roomy kitchen!

    Bright and roomy kitchen!

  • The Sleeping Porch alcove - full-size bed

    The Sleeping Porch alcove - full-size bed

  • Bedroom One with Queen bed  and Twin bed.

    Bedroom One with Queen bed and Twin bed.

  • Bedroom Two with Twin bunks, Full bed &Twin bed.

    Bedroom Two with Twin bunks, Full bed &Twin bed.

  • Charming Maine Cottage!

    Charming Maine Cottage!

  • View from the kitchen sink!

    View from the kitchen sink!

  • Dining area.

    Dining area.

  • The Sleeping Porch - double futon alcove.

    The Sleeping Porch - double futon alcove.

  • Bedroom Two with Twin bunks, Full bed & Twin bed.

    Bedroom Two with Twin bunks, Full bed & Twin bed.

  • Main bathroom with tub shower.

    Main bathroom with tub shower.

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