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Charming Rustic Cottage on the Ocean, with Semi-Private Beach

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Last updated: 06/05/2016

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  • Minimum stay:3-7 nights
  • Internet:Yes
  • Pets considered:No
  • Wheel chair accessible:No

Property description

The Nezinscott is located on a bluff on the southerly portion of picturesque Bailey Island, Maine. Access to the cottage is through use of a private driveway that turns off from Route 24. Note the location of the cottage is both above and set back from the main road.

A covered, wrap-around 'Farmers Porch' has chairs and end tables placed on it for those people desiring to sit and enjoy the beautiful easterly and westerly ocean views. Inside, the downstairs wood-fired fireplace insert adds warmth and ambiance to a large open space that is effectively a combined living/dining room. One bedroom, a kitchen/dining area, sink room, wood shed, and a full bathroom are also downstairs. There is a washer and dryer in the downstairs bathroom. Upstairs there are four additional bedrooms and one bathroom. The upstairs bathroom has a toilet, sink, shower, cabinet, and dresser.

Your stay includes access to Little Harbor, a semi-private beach. Note the water temperature in Little Harbor tends to be several degrees warmer than the open ocean in the summer.

Please note: Both internet reception and cell phone reception have been enhanced significantly at the Nezinscott by the use of signal boosters.

Some features of Bailey Island include Mackeral Cove, Cedar Beach, the Giant Staircase, Lands End Gift Shop, three local restaurants, a general store and eatery , post office, and churches. Come and enjoy the beach, the island, and the breath-taking sunrises and sunsets of the Maine coast!

Rental disclosure: Call to check on last minute cancelations. Rental agreement available upon request. Please email at agjohnson9@myfairpoint.net

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Property Type

  • Cottage
  • 1800 sq. ft.

Accommodation Type

  • Vacation Rental

Meals

  • Guests Provide Their Own Meals

Suitability

  • Long-Term Renters Welcome
  • Children Welcome
  • Non Smoking Only
  • Pets Not Allowed
  • Wheelchair Inaccessible

Bedrooms: 5 Bedrooms, Sleeps 6

  • Bedroom 1: 1 double

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  • Bedroom 2: 2 twin/ single

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  • Bedroom 3: 1 double

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  • Bedroom 4: 1 twin/ single

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  • Bedroom 5: 1 twin/ single

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  • One double sized bed is in an upstairs bedroom. One double-sized bed is in the downstairs bedroom. Blankets and pillows are provided. 3/4 bath upstairs and full bath with laudry downstairs. Please bring your own bath and bed linens....moreless

Bathrooms: 2 Bathrooms

  • Bathroom 1: toilet, shower

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  • Bathroom 2: toilet, combination tub/shower

    downstairs...moreless

  • One bathroom is located upstairs. There is a toilet, sink, shower enclosure, cabinet with mirror, small dresser with mirror, towel holders, outlets for hair dryer/accessories. One bathroom is located downstairs. There is a toilet, sink, tub/shower combination, cabinet with mirror, towel holders, outlets for hair dryer/accessories. Note the clothes washer/dryer unit is an apartment-sized combination, and is located in the downstairs bathroom....moreless

Other Amenities

  • This is a rustic Maine cottage built in 1896. Various significant infrastructure upgrades have been made to the cottage during the past several years. Note the heat source for the cottage is through a high efficiency wood-fired fireplace insert. Wood is supplied as part of the rental. Upstairs there are four bedrooms, and a bathroom with shower enclosure. Downstairs there is a woodshed/utility room, a sink room for dish washing/food preparation, a kitchen with dining area, a large combined living room/dining area (with 3 tables, plenty of chairs, 2 couches), one bedroom, one bathroom with shower/tub enclosure, and a normal capacity clothes washer/dryer unit. Weather permitting, the semi-private beach is sometimes used by guests as an access point for kayaking along the rugged coastline. Guests must bring their own kayaks and/or their own flotation devices such as rafts....moreless

Entertainment

  • Books:

    Some books on site in the cottage. Orr's Island Library often used by guests for books and DVD....moreless

  • Books For Kids
  • DVD Player
  • Games
  • Games For Kids
  • Radio
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Television
  • Toys

Theme

  • Away From It All
  • Family

Attractions

  • Autumn Foliage
  • Bay/Sound
  • Churches
  • Cinemas
  • Library
  • Live Theater
  • Marina
  • Museums
  • Playground
  • Recreation Center
  • Restaurants
  • Synagogues

Local Services & Businesses

  • Groceries

Leisure Activities

  • Antiquing
  • Beachcombing
  • Bird Watching
  • Eco Tourism
  • Scenic Drives
  • Sight Seeing
  • Walking
  • Whale Watching

Location Type

  • Beach
  • Beach View:

    The Nezinscott is on a bluff overlooking Little Harbor....moreless

  • Beachfront:

    People renting the Nezinscott have access and privilege to use Little Harbor....moreless

  • Ocean View:

    There are both easterly and westerly views of the ocean....moreless

  • Oceanfront:

    Walk down a stairway for access to Little Harbor. Note there is no deep water access for mooring a boat....moreless

  • Waterfront

Sports & Adventure Activities

  • Cycling
  • Deepsea Fishing
  • Fishing
  • Hiking
  • Sailing
  • Scuba Diving Or Snorkeling
  • Snorkeling
  • Sound/Bay Fishing
  • Swimming
  • Wind-Surfing

Dining

  • Dining Room
  • Seating for 8 people

General

  • Activities Guide
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Fireplace:

    High efficiency wood-fired fireplace insert provides heat that is ample enough for our children to stay in April!...moreless

  • Firewood
  • Iron & Board
  • Living Room:

    Large living/dining room combination with ample seating....moreless

  • Local Activities Guide
  • Local Maps
  • Local Restaurant Guide
  • Parking
  • Washing Machine
  • Wireless Internet

Kitchen

  • Blender
  • Coffee Maker
  • Cooking Utensils:

    Stocked with a variety of pots, pans, & utensils to suit a family. a propane fired outdoor lobster cooker is on site....moreless

  • Dishes & Utensils:

    Ample serving selection for 6-8....moreless

  • Grill
  • Kitchen:

    Crock pot, blender, flat electric fry pan, portable mixer....moreless

  • Lobster Pot
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Refrigerator:

    There are 2 refrigerators; one in the kitchen, and one in the utility room adjacent to the kitchen....moreless

  • Stove:

    Gas stove/oven...moreless

  • Stove
  • Toaster

Outside

  • Beach Chairs
  • Deck / Patio:

    Wrap around porch, with roof overhead (farmers porch). Adirondac chairs. End tables....moreless

  • Lawn / Garden:

    The lawn is large enough for some outdoor activities....moreless

  • Outdoor Grill:

    Gas grill....moreless

  • Unscreened Porch / Veranda
  • Walkway To Water
  • Wood Deck
 

Reviews

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Rental basis: Per property
Dates Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly * Event
Summertime
Jun 18 - Sep 3, 2016
7 night min stay

$1,390

Changeover Day: Saturday

late summer
Sep 4 - Sep 10, 2016
7 night min stay

$1,020

Changeover Day: Saturday

September Break
Sep 11 - Sep 24, 2016
7 night min stay

$920

Changeover Day: Saturday

Fall
Sep 25 - Oct 15, 2016
3 night min stay
$130
Fri, Sat, Sun
$750
Last Week
Oct 16 - Oct 22, 2016
3 night min stay
$125
Fri, Sat, Sun
$700

Changeover Day: Saturday

My Standard Rate
3 night min stay
$43

Changeover Day: Saturday


Rates are based on 2 guests; add $25 per night, per additional guest


Additional information about rental rates

Fees:

  • Refundable Damage Deposit $150
  • Cleaning $80 + tax
  • Tax Rate 8%

Notes:

Tentative reservations are not shown, please call or email for updated reservation information. We do offer monthly rates for June and September upon request.

Half the rental fee is due with the reservation contract, the other half, along with the security deposit is due by June 1st or or three weeks before the reservation whichever occurs first.


Owner's cancellation policy:

Policy available by contacting owner when booking


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Location

46 Miles
Nearest Airport
Portland International
13 Miles
Nearest Barpub
Brunswick
2 Miles
Nearest Ferry
Casco Bay Ferry Line
16 Miles
Nearest Golf
Brunswick
13 Miles
Nearest Train
Brunswick
13 Miles
Nearest Motorway
Cooks Corner, Brunswick
1 Miles
Nearest Restaurant
Giant's Staircase Cafe
100 Metres
Nearest Beach
Little Harbor

Car: Recommended

The Nezinscott is approximately 500 yards from the south end of Bailey Island. Bailey Island is the last in a series of picturesque islands connected to the mainland by three bridges, the last of which is the 'Cribstone Bridge'. Bailey Island about a twenty minute drive from Cook's Corner in Brunswick. People considering staying on Bailey Island, but unfamiliar with the area may wish to note the following: There are grocery stores, laundromats, banks, shopping malls, a cinema, restaurants, retail outlets, fitness centers, medical services and facilities (2 hospitals), 2 golf courses, mini-golf, Bowdoin College, art museums, local historic museums, Bath Maritime Museum, and other attractions in the towns of Brunswick, Topsham, and Bath. Facilities in Brunswick, Topsham, and Bath are within a range of twenty to thirty minutes from the Nezinscott Cottage. Freeport (home of L.L.Bean, Inc.) is about a forty-five minute drive. Portland is about a one-hour drive away. In essence, the region offers an array of sights, activities, and resources for our guests, in addition to enjoying the unique natural beauty of rugged ocean shorelines.

Other Activities: There are local art galleries and displays on Bailey, Orrs and Great Islands. Both the Town of Harpswell and Bowdoin College have marked hiking trails on Bailey Island, Orrs Island, Great Ilsnad, and West Harpswell,

 

Owner info

About the owner: Debbie and George Johnson are year-round residents who work locally. George is a life-long resident of Bailey Island. Debbie worked as a teacher for 26 years. For the last 5 years she has worked as a realtor, and now works at Rob Williams Real Estate on Bailey Island. George has worked at Bath Iron Works for 34 years, primarily in structural design. They have four children.

The Unique Benefits at this Cottage:
For people wanting to stay in a ocean-side rustic cottage, the location of the Nezinscott offers a combination of benefits: (1) Beach access to Little Harbor less than 100 feet from the cottage. (2) Sunrise to sunset ocean views from the east and west. (3) Access to the cottage is along a split from a driveway that is private to the owners and their family. No one drives by the east, south, or west sides of the cottage. The cottage is above and set back from the main road. In short, the Nezinscott location offers a package of beach access, ocean views, and a greater degree of privacy and yard space than many other locations in this area.


Contact us

Speaks: english

 

Photos

  • Looking east past new Firepit

    Looking east past new Firepit

  • Looking toward Haskell Island from the center of west side of porch. June 2015

    Looking toward Haskell Island from the center of west side of porch. June 2015

  • South porch looking east to open ocean and Little Harbor. Chairs & tables. 2013

    South porch looking east to open ocean and Little Harbor. Chairs & tables. 2013

  • Looking at east side and south side of Nezinscott from Little Harbor. 2013

    Looking at east side and south side of Nezinscott from Little Harbor. 2013

  • Looking through dining area  toward living room from kitchen. May 2015

    Looking through dining area toward living room from kitchen. May 2015

  • North bedroom. 2 twin beds, dresser, closet, chair.

    North bedroom. 2 twin beds, dresser, closet, chair.

  • West bedroom has a twin bed, dresser, clothes rack and window facing west.

    West bedroom has a twin bed, dresser, clothes rack and window facing west.

  • Upstairs southeast bedroom. View to Little Harbor.

    Upstairs southeast bedroom. View to Little Harbor.

  • Stairway to the beach

    Stairway to the beach

  • Calm August morning in Little Harbor.

    Calm August morning in Little Harbor.

  • Happy day in July!

    Happy day in July!

  • Livingroom

    Livingroom

  • View from Northwest. June 2015

    View from Northwest. June 2015

  • South porch from the east end looking west. May 2013

    South porch from the east end looking west. May 2013

  • East corner of the porch looking toward Little Harbor. 2013

    East corner of the porch looking toward Little Harbor. 2013

  • Looking thru dining room toward kitchen from living room doorway. May 2015

    Looking thru dining room toward kitchen from living room doorway. May 2015

  • Downstairs bedroom

    Downstairs bedroom

  • Downstairs bathroom has washer and dryer. Upstairs bathroom has shower enclosure

    Downstairs bathroom has washer and dryer. Upstairs bathroom has shower enclosure

  • Upstairs east bedroom. Bed, dresser, closet. Open ocean and Little Harbor view.

    Upstairs east bedroom. Bed, dresser, closet. Open ocean and Little Harbor view.

  • Little Harbor at high tide

    Little Harbor at high tide

  • Bring kayaks and canoes to use in Little Harbor

    Bring kayaks and canoes to use in Little Harbor

  • Calm August morning looking into Little Harbor

    Calm August morning looking into Little Harbor

  • Livingroom

    Livingroom

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  • Bedrooms
    5
  • Bathrooms
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  • Property type
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  • Calendar last updated 06/05/2016

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