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Waterfront Family Compound Bungalow on Beautiful Potts Harbor

Bedrooms 2
Property type cottage
Minimum Stay 1 - 3 nights


About the property

Cottage, 2 Bedrooms, 1 Bath

Step out of the stress of everyday life and into this little bit of paradise. This family owned cottage is part of a larger home, located at the end of a peninsula, with water views from most rooms. A self contained, 882 square foot, two level apartment with private entrances, is the perfect solution to expensive rentals not easily afforded during the present economic climate.

Casually elegant, this recently renovated 1927 summer home is a blend of old world charm and modern conveniences. Each bedroom is lined with windows, affording views of passing lobster boats, changing tides, and gorgeous sunsets. An open concept living area and kitchenette provide all the conveniences necessary for comfortable living.

You can spend time sitting on the deck, overlooking the rocky Maine shore, or hop in the car and drive to nearby Boothbay Harbor, Old Orchard Beach, the outlet town of Freeport, or Pemaquid Point. In close proximity there are many venues for kayaking, boating, whale watches, and excursions, so you can be as busy as you please, or just idle, enjoying the cool summer breezes and breath taking water views.

So, come and see us. Take a deep breath of the fresh clean Maine air. Walk the quiet, picturesque streets, lined with beautiful old family homes, eat lots of lobster and once again, enjoy life. You deserve it!

Keywords: Summer Cottage

More Details

Member since: 2009
Speaks: english
Response time:
Within a day
Response rate:
Calendar last updated:
March 20, 2018

About The Owner

As a child this beautiful Maine home was owned by my grandparents. Grandpa built a separate unit, which is now what we refer to as our bungalow, so that all of his grandchildren and their families could enjoy the vacation home and he and Grandma could still keep their sanity! Growing up in this house made it a part of me, the sights and smells of the ocean, and the memories attached to them. So, in 2008, when the second generation needed to sell it, my husband and I bought it in order to maintain the family traditions.

The grandchildren are all grown now, some with grandchildren of their own but the traditions will carry on. We hope you can make some memories too, and enjoy this beautiful spot just as we do.

The Owner purchased this cottage in 2008

Why The Owner chose Harpswell

We chose to buy this home so that we could keep it in the family. It is such a beautiful spot and has so many wonderful memories.

What makes this cottage unique

You can have as much privacy as you want or visit with others who are living in the main house or renting the other guest cottage.


Harpswell Cottage Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • cottage
  • Guests provide their own meals
House Rules:
  • Max. occupancy: 6
  • children welcome
  • non smoking only
Location Type:
  • Oceanfront
  • Gas Fireplace
  • Hair Dryer
  • Linens Provided ...
  • Parking Off Street
  • Telephone ...
  • Towels Provided
  • Wireless Internet
  • Coffee Maker
  • Cooking Utensils
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Microwave
  • Refrigerator ...
  • Toaster
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 4 people
  • 1 Bathroom
  • Bathroom 1 -
  • 1
  • 2 Bedrooms, Sleeps 6
  • Queen size Beds (1), Twin or Single Beds (1), Sleep Sofa or Futons (1) We do have a "pack and play" for infants
  • Satellite / Cable ...
  • Television
  • Deck / Patio
  • Lanai / Gazebo ...
  • Outdoor Grill
  • limited accessibility ...
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • live theater
  • marina
  • museums
  • restaurants
  • theme parks
Leisure Activities:
  • antiquing
  • beachcombing
  • boating
  • miniature golf
  • outlet shopping
  • photography
  • shelling
  • shopping
  • sight seeing
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • fishing
  • golf
  • kayaking
Kitchenette with hot plate, coffee maker, toaster oven, microwave, and refrigerator.


Wonderful! 4.8/5 -
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Waterfront Family Compound Bungalow on Beautiful Potts Harbor
average rating of 4.84 based on 50 reviews

Good for the price...

  • 4 of 5

The location was great and the views awesome! The owners were also very friendly and helpful. The bathroom/kitchenette combo was a little unsettling, however. It was strange having it combined into one area. I did not like brushing my teeth in the kitchen sink or showering in a tub/shower that used to be a closet. Other than that, it was great 😊?

  • Submitted: Oct 15, 2017
  • Stayed: October 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Beautiful place, great owners!

  • 5 of 5

The bedroom is remarkable, windows on three walls lets you look at the ocean from anywhere in the room! The views are breathtaking, saw a bald eagle one morning, lots of boats going by too. Margaret is super sweet host, we felt very welcome!

  • Submitted: Oct 9, 2017
  • Stayed: October 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Amazing Views

  • 5 of 5

This was our second visit to Bayberry Ledge. Once again everything was wonderful.

Loved seeing Margret and Lucy again. They are both very friendly and welcoming.

The views are amazing!!! Hope to be able to visit again soon. Five nights was not long enough.

  • Submitted: Oct 3, 2017
  • Stayed: September 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Fantastic View

  • 5 of 5

Great place for a get-a-way. Fantastic view from the bedroom. Clean and neat.

  • Submitted: Sep 27, 2017
  • Stayed: September 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Amazing view of the ocean.

  • 4 of 5

Very good place to stay. Two bedrooms are very large with amazing views. Ideal if planning to eat dinner out. Kitchen is very small. Location is great!

  • Submitted: Sep 23, 2017
  • Stayed: September 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
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We loved our stay in Harpswell. Loved Margaret, and Lucy.

  • 5 of 5

The property was lovely, only wish we had more time to enjoy it; we just had so much to see in our 3 days there.

  • Submitted: Sep 9, 2017
  • Stayed: September 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Car: necessary


Rates & Availability

Taxes and fees are additional

Additional information about rental rates

Cleaning fee $50
Tax Rate 7.0%

Owner's Cancellation Policy

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

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