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Spacious Mid Coast Maine Waterfront Home

Bedrooms 5
Half Baths1
Space 3,500 sq. ft.
Property type house
Minimum Stay 3 - 7 nights


About the property

House, 4 Bedrooms + Office, 3.5 Baths, (Sleeps 13)

“The Prettiest Village in Maine' is where this spacious, comfortable home is located along the shore of the Sheepscot River in Wiscasset, the gateway to the Mid-Coast Region. Your family can make themselves right at home in its 3500 sq. ft. of living space, located on a quiet, dead end road.

The master bedroom has a comfortable king size bed, a sitting area, large walk in closet, and a view of the Sheepscot river. Relax in the 2 person jacuzzi tub in the master bathroom, also with a river view.

There are 4 queen bedrooms, 3 with a water view, and 3 twin beds. Enjoy watching your favorite shows on the 60' smart hdtv with surround sound. High speed wireless internet and a desk is available for your laptop. Board games, books, and toys for adults and the kids.

Our home is conveniently located just 3 miles from scenic Route 1, and just 5 miles to Shaw's Supermarket. The village of Wiscasset is home to many antique shops, small shops, and eateries. A popular stop for many is Red’s Eats, a well known lobster shack on the Sheepscot River, creates succulent lobster rolls among other other favorite foods! Featured recently in Down East Magazine is Wiscasset's Little Village Bistro, a popular American restaurant serving dinner nightly.

Mid Coast Maine offers many places to visit along the coast. Owls Head Transportation Museum offers many events throughout the summer. Bath is home to the Maine Maritime Museum, a popular destination for those interested in Maine's maritime heritage and culture. Cabbage Island Clambake delivers a fantastic meal of steamed lobster, clams, and Maine blueberry cake on a small island just off the coast of Boothbay. Beginning in November, Maine Botanical Gardens lights up with Gardens Aglow, a very popular attraction with thousands of colorful Christmas lights. A must see in mid November through December! Flights into Portland Maine, Manchester New Hampshire, and Logan airport in Boston, offer convenient access to Maine’s rugged coastline, beaches, mountains, lighthouses, museums, state parks, or just relaxing in Maine’s casual atmosphere.

Come visit soon! We'll leave the light on for yah!

A peaceful, relaxing place, yet close to all that the Mid-Coast has to offer. **See video of property at

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Member since: 2006
Speaks: english
Response time:
Within a few hours
Response rate:
Calendar last updated:
August 21, 2017

About Sandra

My husband and I built this Sheepscot Shores home in 2001. I grew up in Wiscasset and my husband, who grew up in New Jersey, loved this area and we decided this waterfront property would be a perfect fit to build a home. We have 5 children and we all have spent many holidays and celebrations at the home, along with our extended family.

Sandra purchased this house in 2001

Why Sandra chose Mid-Coast & Islands

I have always loved being by the water and this property is located on a dead end road, is very quiet, and the view is beautiful no matter what time of year it is. It is close to coastal Route 1, a popular road for traveling along the coast, and it's easy commutes to all that the Mid Coast has to offer. It's also an easy drive to some of Maine's lakes and beaches.

What makes this house unique

The house is 75 feet from the water's edge, and there is an easy walkway getting down to the water. The large deck, located on the waterfront side of house, is great for sitting outside and taking in the view. A grocery store is only a 5 minute drive and less than that to the village of Wiscasset where many small shops are located, including antiques. Red's Eat's, a very popular and nationally known eatery, is located in the village as well. They offer the best lobster and crab rolls in Maine!

Guestbook comments from the owner

We had a wonderful time in your beautiful home! You provide everything we could have needed and more. The accommodations are also very child friendly, which was greatly appreciated as our families grow. We are a group of friends who meet yearly from various parts of the US and your home was perfect for us!
Jul 2012
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Wiscasset House Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • house
  • Guests provide their own meals
Floor Area:
  • 3500 sq. ft.
House Rules:
  • Check-in: 3:00 PM
  • /
  • Check-out: 10:00 AM
  • Max. occupancy: 13
  • Min. age of primary renter: 25
Location Type:
  • River
  • Waterfront
  • Waterfront ...
  • Family
  • Historic
  • Tourist Attractions
  • Air Conditioning ...
  • Alarm Clock
  • Basic Soaps
  • Broadband Access
  • Ceiling Fans
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Fireplace
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating
  • Internet
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room
  • Local Maps
  • Local Restaurant Guide
  • Parking Off Street
  • Thermos Bottle
  • Toilet Paper
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine
  • Wireless Internet
  • Wood Fireplace
  • Blender
  • Coffee Grinder
  • Coffee Maker ...
  • Cooking Utensils
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Freezer
  • Grill
  • Kitchen
  • Lobster Pot
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Pantry Items
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove
  • Stove
  • Toaster
  • Dining ...
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 8 people
  • 3 Bathrooms
  • 1 Half Bath
  • Bathroom 2 - toilet , combination tub/shower , Second floor at top of stairway
    Bathroom 3 - toilet , combination tub/shower , Lower level
    Bathroom 1 - toilet , Main floor
    Bathroom 1 - toilet , tub , shower , jetted tub , Master bath/Second floor
  • 3.5
  • 5 Bedrooms, Sleeps 13
  • Bedroom 2 - 1 queen , Second floor bedroom
    Bedroom 3 - 1 queen , Second floor bedroom
    Bedroom 4 - 1 queen , Lower level bedroom
    Bedroom 1 - 1 king , 2 twin/ single , Master bedroom and adjacent separate (2) twin room
    Bedroom/converted office - 1 queen , Main floor
    Lower level room - 1 twin/ single
  • Baby Cribs (2)
  • Books
  • Books for Adults
  • Books for Kids
  • DVD Player
  • Games
  • Games for Kids
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Television
  • Toys
  • Video Games ...
  • Video Library
  • Binoculars
  • Canoe
  • Deck / Patio ...
  • Kayak / Canoe ...
  • Large Cooler
  • Lawn / Garden
  • Outdoor Grill
  • Outdoor Grill Gas
  • Walkway to Water
  • Wood Deck
  • 6 garden chairs
  • suitable for elderly or infirm
Pool / Spa:
  • Whirlpool
  • jetted tub ...
  • autumn foliage
  • botanical garden
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • coin laundry
  • library
  • live theater
  • museums
  • playground
  • recreation center
  • restaurants
Leisure Activities:
  • antiquing
  • beachcombing
  • bird watching
  • boating
  • horseback riding
  • miniature golf
  • scenic drives
  • shopping
  • sight seeing
  • walking
  • whale watching
  • wildlife viewing
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • fitness center
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • laundromat
  • massage therapist
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • basketball court
  • deepsea fishing
  • fishing
  • golf
  • hiking
  • kayaking
  • pier fishing
  • tennis
1 Canoe, 2 paddles, life jackets


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Spacious Mid Coast Maine Waterfront Home
average rating of 5.0 based on 27 reviews
Crown Point, Indiana

A Perfect Week!

  • 5 of 5

After over a month of painstakingly checking out rental homes in the mid-coast Maine region last spring, I decided on this one for our surprise family celebration of my husband's 60th birthday in September. The minute we walked in the house, everyone knew I had made the right choice! Not only was the house in a great location for traveling either north or south for a day's exploration (which we did - the Windjammer Festival in Camden; Pemaquid Lighthouse; a schooner ride in Boothbay; kayaking in East Bath; LL Bean; a wonderful day in Kennebunkport, just to name a few!), the house was also perfect for just staying home and relaxing (which we also did - quiet moments in the chair by the water, grilling out on the deck, boiling lobsters at $3.99/lb - WOW!, and putting together jigsaw puzzles on the coffee table to the sounds of a crackling fireplace at night). We found everything immaculate and loved the fact that there were so many little extras in the house that Sandra had provided (the cooler to get lobsters from the market; the amazing spice drawer in the kitchen; the stocked laundry room, etc.). You just don't see that in many other rental homes - you have to start from scratch when you arrive and end up with a lot of extra expenses. Our family of 10 loved the three-floor opportunity to be together (or to not be!), the incredible back deck (and view), and the warm and inviting way the house was decorated. Did I mention the wonderful master bedroom and bath? WOW! Thanks so much for sharing your beautiful home with us. We made a memory that will last the rest of our lives!

  • Submitted: Oct 16, 2009
  • Stayed: Sep 2009
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you so much for choosing our rental home, and we are glad you had a wonderful time!
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Another wonderful week in Wiscasset!

  • 5 of 5

Eleven people - 7 adults, 2 young kids and 2 teenagers = 3 generations! - all enjoyed another year in this wonderful vacation home. It is extremely well stocked - there's even a playroom loaded with toys for the youngest kids and tons of puzzles and games for the bigger kids (adults too!). The house is spacious inside and out. Glen and Sandra are very helpful and responsive. We enjoyed yoga on the downstairs patio with beautiful views of the river, and the house's location is great for walks and bike rides. We did day trips to Pemaquid Point, Popham Beach, Boothbay Harbor and more. Thank you for a great week!

  • Submitted: Aug 13, 2017
  • Stayed: Jul 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Citrus Heights, CA

Perfect Home and Stay

  • 5 of 5

Home was perfect for the 10 of us , with room for more . Well equipped , clean and pleasant .

Wiscasset is a nice location .

Owner helpful very prompt with everything .

  • Submitted: Jul 1, 2017
  • Stayed: Jun 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Beautiful home in a fantastic location

  • 5 of 5

This house was the perfect size and layout for our large, multi-generational family. In total, we had 9 adults and 2 children ranging from ages 3 to 60. There was enough room in the home for everyone to spread out to have time alone, while the main floor was perfect when we all got together. The kitchen was fabulous for cooking family dinners and we made a lot of use of the expansive deck. All of the little extras provided, from the spice drawer to the game/puzzle collection, to the provided firewood and binoculars made it easy to feel at home from the minute we arrived. The location is very quiet and surrounded by woods with no road traffic, yet still only a few minutes out of town. The sunrise every morning over the river was absolutely beautiful and the campfire pit was perfect for the evenings. Communicating with Sandra was quick and easy and she provided us with some great recommendations of things to do and places to eat in the area which we took advantage of.

There are only a couple things I would change about the home to make it even better: 1) The house only has 3 window A/C units. It was a bit tricky figuring out who in our group would be stuck in a bedroom without the A/C. It turned out just fine because we went in late August and the temperature cooled down a lot at night, so the provided box window fans kept the rooms plenty cool. However, if we had gone earlier in the summer without the cooler evenings, the older adults in our group would have had some problems sleeping in the heat. 2) It was a little tricky figuring out how to make use of the canoe since the shoreline is very rocky. On our last day we realized that high tide in the early afternoon was the perfect time to launch the boat. We noticed many other homes on the river had long docks that extend into the water, which would be beneficial for using the canoe even at lower tide. 3) The Queen bedroom on the main floor (the converted office) lacked a bit of privacy due to the glass pocket doors that were only covered with a sheer curtain. My sister-in-law ended up staying comfortably in this room, but an adult couple might want more privacy.

Overall, I would highly recommend this home and location for visiting Maine. My family had an awesome time and if we ever come back to the area, this is where we would stay again without hesitation! Thank you Sandra for sharing your home with us!!!

  • Submitted: Sep 8, 2016
  • Stayed: Aug 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Dudley, MA

Great home, great base camp for many places

  • 5 of 5

Based on the great pictures we were very excited about this property, but the pictures really do not do it justice. The views from the deck are great. The house is much larger than it looked. The lower level provided great separation when needed, as we were travelling with several small families. There is even a small play room down there that the kids loved. The floor to ceiling windows in the living room provided fantastic views, and I really didn't want to get off the couch. The house was a short drive to downtown Wiscasset, and a reasonable drive to Boothbay, Popham, Reid, and Bath - all of which have plenty to do. The fire pit and canoe were a great addition. Sandra was great to work with as well. Can't say enough good things - book with confidence.

  • Submitted: Aug 23, 2016
  • Stayed: Aug 2016
  • Source: HomeAway
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Wonderful Vacation

  • 5 of 5

This was the perfect home for our extended family vacation of 10 people. The house had plenty of rooms and beds to meet all of our needs. The house was well kept, but also felt lived in and helped to make us feel right at home.

The kitchen was well stocked with everything you could imagine. We really enjoyed sitting on the deck in late afternoon. The view was lovely! We also enjoyed a camp fire one night which was a lot of fun. The kids used the canoe a few days and really enjoyed it.

We enjoy going to beach, so most days we would make the trip to Popham, which was a bit of a hike (45 mins), but well worth it. We tried to go to Reid State park one day but the green heads kept us from getting out of the car. Reid is an awesome place, but make sure you check on green heads before venturing out.

Thanks to Sandra and Glen for answering all our questions in a timely manner. We definitely would consider vacationing again at this wonderful spot!

  • Submitted: Aug 17, 2016
  • Stayed: Jul 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Nearest Airport
45 Miles
Portland Jetport
Nearest Barpub
3 Miles
Twin Schooners Pub
Nearest Golf
10 Miles
Sheepscot Links
Nearest Restaurant
3 Miles
Little Village Bistro
Nearest Ski
40 Miles
Lost Valley
Nearest Beach
20 Miles
Reid State Park
Car: necessary

Canoe at property


Rates & Availability

Wiscasset House Rental Rates

Rental Basis:
per property
Owner accepts payment in:
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Rate Period Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly Event
Late summer/fall 2017
Sep 6 2017 - Nov 17 2017
3 night minimum stay
Nov 18 2017 - Dec 31 2017
3 night minimum stay
Winter 2018
Jan 1 2018 - Mar 19 2018
3 night minimum stay
Spring 2018
Mar 20 2018 - Jun 15 2018
3 night minimum stay
Summer 2018
Jun 16 2018 - Sep 1 2018
Changeover Day: Saturday
7 night minimum stay
Late summer/fall 2018
Sep 2 2018 - Nov 16 2018
3 night minimum stay
Thanksgiving/Christmas 2018
Nov 17 2018 - Dec 31 2018
3 night minimum stay
My Standard Rate
3 night minimum stay

Additional information about rental rates

Damage Deposit $300

Owner's Cancellation Policy

  • 100% refund if canceled at least 60 days before arrival date.

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