Charming Summer Cottage Nestled in Quaint Lobstering Village(14 Reviews)
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- Minimum stay:7 nights
- Property type:Cottage
- Pets considered:No
- Wheel chair accessible:No
About the Property
3 bedrooms, 2 full bathrooms, sleeps up to 8
A little history...: In 1947, Charles Riddiford purchased this property from its previous owner. He was a British citizen working as a cartographer for The National Geographic Society. His only stipulation before moving to the States was that he would get the summers off, which he did. The family began making this cottage its vacation destination, a tradition that has been carried on by his sons and grandchildren to the best of their abilities! We're happy to share this slice of the Riddiford family with you.
Things to do...: There are a number of hiking trails in the area - you should find some maps in the cottage. Ask the locals about some great trails not far from the elementary school. We also love getting lobster at the local co-op, sampling great clam chowder, visiting the Pemaquid Lighthouse and Beach, excursions to Damariscotta, Camden, Boothbay Harbor, Reid State Park, and enjoying crackling fires, lazy mornings and walks viewing the lobster boats and quaint coastline.
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Member since: 2009
- 1250 sq. ft.
- Max. occupancy 8
- Children Welcome
- Pets Not Allowed
- Vacation Rental
- Guests Provide Their Own Meals
- Unsuitable For Elderly Or Infirm
- Wheelchair Inaccessible
Bedrooms: 3 Bedrooms, Sleeps 8
Bathrooms: 2 Bathrooms
- DVD Player
- Away From It All
- Autumn Foliage
- Coin Laundry
Local Services & Businesses
- Medical Services
- Scenic Drives
- Sight Seeing
- Whale Watching
- Near The Ocean
Sports & Adventure Activities
- Deepsea Fishing
- Pier Fishing
- Dining Area
- Seating for 6 people
- Iron & Board
- Linens Provided:
- Local Maps
- Local Restaurant Guide
- Coffee Maker
- Cooking Utensils
- Dishes & Utensils
- Lobster Pot
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My Standard Rate
7 night min stay
Additional information about rental rates
We only reserve at weekly rates.
$200 reservation deposit secures your dates, and the remainder ($700) due one month before rental date. We also collect a SEPARATE $100 security deposit which is returned after cleaning company confirms there has been no property damage.
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South Bristol is divided by the 'Gut,' a connecting waterway navigated frequently by lobstering boats via the bridge and capturing the quaint scene of Maine's bustling industry. Up the road 15 minutes in Damariscotta are all the amenities of a small town, and nearby Boothbay Harbor (about 40 mins.) boasts whale watching, deep sea fishing, shopping and historic venues. Farther down the road, one hour away, is the shopping center of Freeport, Maine: home of L.L. Bean and many other outlet stores.
Other Activities: kayaking
Year Purchased: 1947
- Primary: 513 237-4717
- Secondary: 513 398-9095
- Fax: 513 229-8212
Riddiford Cottage - Driveway Entrance
Deck - Grill Not Seen But Available
Bunk Bed Room
Bittersweet Landing in South Bristol
Pemaquid Lighthouse - 15 Minutes Away
Freeport - 1 Hr. Drive
The Colors of Fall
Full View of Cottage with New Addition on Right
Dining Area - Seating for 8
Master Bedroom, Queen Bed
Twin Bed Room
One Minute Walk from Cottage
South Bristol Harbor and the Swing Bridge
Nearby Wharf - One Minute Walk
Reid State Park - 1 Hr. Drive
A Common Sight
This listing was first published here in 2009.
Date last modified - Thursday, March 02, 2017
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