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Front of the house as seen from the road


Last updated: 11/17/2016
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  • Minimum stay:2 nights
  • Sleeps:11
  • Bedrooms:5
  • Bathrooms:1.5
  • Property type:House
  • Internet:Yes
  • Pets considered:Yes
  • Wheel chair accessible:N/A

Property description

Looking for the perfect place to spend the off-season? Enjoy beautiful Maine! Stay in our rustic home set back in the Maine woods on the Kennebec River. Please inquire for details on long term rentals.

Just steps from the Kennebec River, this location allows you to enjoy a tranquil getaway while remaining close to any attractions you may desire: beaches, fishing, boating, shopping, and more.

The house is situated on four acres and surrounded by the woods of the Kennebec Land Trust. As you drive up the stone driveway to the top of the hill you pass by the front of the house and come around to the back entrance. A deck spans the entire back of the house and has a grill as well as a large outdoor table with umbrella and chairs. You can enjoy quiet mornings out on the deck in the summer sun or meals outdoors in the evenings.
Entering the back door you pass a half bath and small back bedroom on your right to find a large open kitchen and dining room on your left. The kitchen is stocked with all the necessities if you want to cook at home and a large dining room table that seats 10. As you walk through the dining room you enter the family room. A comfy couch, Direct TV, and WiFi are available if weather or other circumstances keep you indoors for part of your stay. Off the family room is the Master Bedroom. With plenty of windows and a Queen size bed, the Master is bright and welcoming. French doors open out onto the back deck so you can step right outside.
Heading downstairs the ground floor has three full bedrooms and a full bath which provide plenty of room for family or friends or both to stay. The full bath is stocked with towels and there’s a laundry room for your use at the bottom of the stairs. Each bedroom has a double bed and ample closet space. All the bedroom windows look out onto the front lawn which stretches down the hill to the road.

The local area offers every kind of activity you could hope for while visiting Maine. The Kennebec River is only 800 feet from the house, with fishing access at the end of Old Ferry Road. Farther down Fiddler’s Reach Road is the public boat access where you can enter the river for a day of boating. You can travel North to Bath or South towards Popham Beach and Boothbay Harbor. If you want to spend a day at the beach you can drive down Route 209 to Popham Beach State Park and walk out on the expansive sand flats at low tide. Visit the Fort Popham Site nearby if you’re interested in a bit of history or grab something to eat a Spinney’s, a long-time local spot right on the beach.
If you’re interested in shopping or lunch or dinner out, Boothbay, Georgetown, and Brunswick are all nearby. Even Freeport isn’t too far if you want to visit L. L. Bean, a Maine institution.

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Member since: 2010

Speaks: english
Response time: Within a few hours
Response Rate: 100%
Calendar last updated: 11/17/2016

Property Type

  • House
  • 4000 sq. ft.

Accommodation Type

  • Vacation Rental


  • Guests Provide Their Own Meals


  • Minimum Age Limit For Renters
  • Children Welcome
  • Non Smoking Only
  • Pets Considered

Bedrooms: 5 Bedrooms, Sleeps 11, Beds for 11

Bathrooms: 1 Bathroom, 1 Half Bathroom

  • Bathroom 1


  • Bathroom 2: toilet


  • The property has one full bathroom and a half bathroom as well.

Other Amenities

  • Lg. front yard, 800 ft. to the end of rd./water, Down the street from boat launch (3 min.)...moreless


  • Books
  • CD Player
  • DVD Player
  • Games
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Television
  • Toys
  • VCR
  • Video Library


  • Away From It All
  • Family
  • Historic
  • Tourist Attractions


  • Churches
  • Cinemas
  • Library
  • Marina
  • Museums
  • Restaurants

Leisure Activities

  • Antiquing
  • Boating
  • Horseback Riding
  • Miniature Golf
  • Scenic Drives
  • Shelling
  • Shopping
  • Sight Seeing
  • Walking
  • Wildlife Viewing

Sports & Adventure Activities

  • Deepsea Fishing
  • Fishing
  • Golf
  • Hiking
  • Hunting
  • Ice Skating
  • Kayaking
  • Pier Fishing
  • Sailing
  • Snowmobiling
  • Swimming
  • Tennis


  • Dining
  • Dining Area
  • Seating for 10 people


  • Broadband Access
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Covered Parking:

    2 Car Garage...moreless

  • Free Long Distance
  • Garage
  • Hair Dryer
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room
  • Parking Off Street
  • Parking For RV/Boat/Trailer
  • Telephone
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine
  • Wireless Internet
  • Wood Stove


  • Coffee Maker
  • Cooking Utensils
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Kitchen
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Pantry Items
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove
  • Toaster


  • Deck / Patio
  • Golf
  • Lawn / Garden
  • Outdoor Grill


Write a review 4.4
from 10 traveler reviews
Rental basis: Per property
Dates Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly * Event
My Standard Rate
2 night min stay
$325 $350
Fri, Sat
$2,000 $7,500

Changeover Day: Saturday

* Approximate Monthly rates, actual rate will depend on the days of the month you stay

Additional information about rental rates


  • Refundable Damage Deposit $500


We accept all credit cards

Owner's cancellation policy:

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Last updated: 11/17/2016
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40 Miles
Nearest Airport
Portland International Jetport

Car: Necessary

There is a deep water mooring available and a boat launch less than a mile from the rental home.


Owner info

Year Purchased: 2007

About the owner: My name is Darren and I’ve been vacationing in the Phippsburg area my whole life. I have a background in construction and I have carefully, gracefully remodeled this home to be a place suitable for large family gatherings. I live in Boston and usually come up to the house only on the weekends. It has been a privilege for me to own this home and has brought me great joy and many memorable experiences, both at the house and out on the water.

Why the Owner Chose Phippsburg, ME, USA:
I didn't purchase this home with the intention of renting it out, but I ended up doing so in order to allow people to experience the same joy I've had here. It just so happens that after I completed the remodel, it became clear to me that there was a need for a property as unique as this on the vacation rental market. By offering up my home for rent in this beautiful area, I feel I'm able to contribute to bringing wonderful experiences into other people's lives. One of our guests called this home, “the greatest place on earth'. That being said, the main reason I rent out this property is to allow you to experience just a short visit to paradise and create great memories.

The Unique Benefits at this House:
This rental offers the perfect mix of a tranquil setting away from it all with closeness to everything so you’re not spending the day driving around if you want to get out. We enjoy proximity to the river, beaches, shopping and dining, and the highway. That includes great dining, antiquing, a boat launch, golf, state parks and beaches, historic sites, and more. It’s the perfect location for any renter since you have any activity you desire at your fingertips while still being able to get away from it all and just enjoy the peach and quiet at home.

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Speaks: english
Response time: Within a few hours
Response Rate: 100%
Calendar last updated: 11/17/2016

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  • Front of the house as seen from the road

    Front of the house as seen from the road

  • Kitchen


  • Dining area

    Dining area

  • Master bedroom (400 sq. ft.) on first floor with doors out onto the deck

    Master bedroom (400 sq. ft.) on first floor with doors out onto the deck

  • Back deck outside the master bedroom

    Back deck outside the master bedroom

  • Downstairs bedroom 2

    Downstairs bedroom 2

  • Small bedroom upstairs

    Small bedroom upstairs

  • Popham Beach State Park

    Popham Beach State Park

  • Popham Beach State Park

    Popham Beach State Park

  • The house in winter

    The house in winter

  • Winter Cove

    Winter Cove

  • The Mascot, Sam!

    The Mascot, Sam!

  • Living room with Direct TV and WiFi

    Living room with Direct TV and WiFi

  • Kitchen


  • Living room and wood stove

    Living room and wood stove

  • Back deck

    Back deck

  • Downstairs bedroom 1

    Downstairs bedroom 1

  • Downstairs bedroom 3

    Downstairs bedroom 3

  • Popham Beach at sunset

    Popham Beach at sunset

  • Popham Beach at sunrise

    Popham Beach at sunrise

  • Fort Popham

    Fort Popham

  • View of the Cove 800 ft from our home, deep water access & mooring available.

    View of the Cove 800 ft from our home, deep water access & mooring available.

  • Popham Beach in winter

    Popham Beach in winter

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This listing was first published here in 2010.

Date last modified - Thursday, December 01, 2016

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