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Stunning, Private Oceanfront Cottage with Dock/Mooring

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Last updated: 03/25/2017
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  • Minimum stay:3-7 nights
  • Sleeps:7
  • Bedrooms:4
  • Bathrooms:1.5
  • Property type:Cottage
  • Internet:Yes
  • Pets considered:Yes
  • Wheel chair accessible:Yes

About the Property

Gorgeous and airy 4br cottage in quiet setting with great views & private dock.

This beautiful and meticulously maintained cottage comfortably sleeps 8 with an updated, classy Maine decor and offers great sunsets across nearby islands. Check our website by clicking on the link below. It is located on a quiet cove and named for the osprey that soar above looking for fish. It is 4 scenic miles from downtown Boothbay Harbor, an adorable Maine village full of great shops, restaurants, bars and ice cream. The cottage is a fresh, quiet Maine getaway minutes from all kinds of fun activities, a dream vacation spot! It's a mile to the amazing Maine Botanical Gardens! Located at the end of a private road on beautiful Sawyers Island (accessible by car! No boat needed!) in Boothbay, Maine, it sits ten feet from the ocean. Recently renovated, the cottage is light and airy and offers lots of privacy. Unlike many Maine cottages it is fully equipped with all of the amenities you would need and want including hi-speed wireless internet and cable. It has a fully equipped eat-in kitchen with ocean views and is thoughtfully furnished with 100% cotton sheets, fresh new towels and new mattresses that are incredibly comfortable (this is so important to us when we travel too!). The grounds are perfect for those lobster cook outs and heated croquet games. This cottage and setting is the exact setting you've been dreaming of and the dock has provided our own children with their private star gazing spot, try it.

The large master bedroom has a queen size bed, high-end reading lights and private sitting area (we all need to escape now and then...). The cottage has a dock and float (with swim ladder) to make kayaking, looking at the seals or picnicking on the islands and water sports an easy pleasure. The dock is accessible by boat at quarter tide or above and flats out for part of the tide cycle. For boaters there is even a mooring included with the cottage! Cozy up infront of the gorgeous wood stove and there is a heating unit as well. The Boothbay Region offers a wide variety of summer activities and diversions and is near great shopping in Freeport and LL Bean. Portland is an easy hour and 15 minute drive from Boothbay. The ferry to Monhegan Island leaves from Boothbay and is a favorite day trip. Camden and Rockport are also easy and fun day trips from the house. It is a destination vacation spot for those in the know looking for a quiet relaxing time.

Amenities: Linens are included (650 thread cotton and fresh towels)
Private dock and float (with swim ladder)
Private mooring
Wireless internet and cable TV
Sound system with Ipod dock
Answering Machine (I think someone left a message on it a few years ago...)
Monitor heating system
Coffee Maker
Bagel sized toaster

Activities: Nearby the area offers the following:
Basketball Courts
Bike Rentals
Boat Rentals/Charters
Deep Sea and Striper Fishing
Dining at local lobster docks
Fly Fishing
Hiking/Biking Trails
Kayaking - great setting
Scuba Diving
Tennis Courts
Whale Watching

Area: It's an easy drive to Freeport's town of factory outlets and L. L. Bean. The 250 acre Coastal Maine Botanical Gardens is about a mile away. A day trip to Monhegan is a popular trip and there are numerous hiking trails on the Boothbay Region Land Trust properties located all around the house.

Mount Desert Island and Acadia National Park is just a side day trip away.
Many art studios are available all along the Maine coast. The famous Farnsworth Gallery in Rockland houses numerous Wyeth family paintings.
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Member since: 2006

Speaks: english, german, very basic german
Response time: Within a few hours
Response Rate: 100%
Calendar last updated: 03/25/2017

Property Type

  • Cottage
  • 1700 sq. ft.

House Rules

  • Max. occupancy 7
  • Minimum Age Limit For Renters:

    Renters will need to be 21 or older....moreless

  • Children Welcome:

    We have a small children only nook up a stairway above the twin bedroom for play, like a private retreat....moreless

  • Non Smoking Only
  • Pets Considered:

    One well mannered pet considered. We have never had good luck with more than one pet....moreless

Accommodation Type

  • Vacation Rental


  • Guests Provide Their Own Meals


  • Wheelchair Accessible:

    Call to discuss. While wheel chair accessible the bedrooms are all on the second floor....moreless

Bedrooms: 4 Bedrooms, Sleeps 7, Beds for 7

  • Bedroom 1: 1 queen

    sitting area, water view...moreless

  • Bedroom 2: 1 double

    water view...moreless

  • Bedroom 3: 2 twin/ single


  • Bedroom 4: 1 twin/ single

    water view...moreless

  • Master Is quiet, has a recliner for reading, a sitting area and game table with water views....moreless

Bathrooms: 1 Bathroom, 1 Half Bathroom

  • Bathroom 1: toilet, combination tub/shower


  • Bathroom 2: toilet


  • Recently updated and it works!

Other Amenities

  • Email about wheelchair access so we can explain. Baby ready with crib, playpen, stroller, toys and high chair....moreless


  • Books
  • Books For Adults
  • CD Player
  • DVD Player:

    Blu-ray DVD and wireless access to Netflix and Amazon, etc....moreless

  • Games:

    there are a variety of games...moreless

  • Games For Kids
  • Radio
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Television
  • Toys


  • Away From It All
  • Family


  • Arboretum
  • Autumn Foliage
  • Bay/Sound
  • Botanical Garden
  • Churches
  • Cinemas
  • Festivals
  • Forests
  • Library
  • Live Theater
  • Marina
  • Museums
  • Playground
  • Recreation Center
  • Restaurants
  • Theme Parks

Local Services & Businesses

  • ATM/Bank
  • Fitness Center
  • Groceries
  • Hospital
  • Laundromat
  • Massage Therapist
  • Medical Services

Leisure Activities

  • Antiquing
  • Beachcombing
  • Bird Watching
  • Outlet Shopping
  • Paddle Boating
  • Photography
  • Scenic Drives
  • Sight Seeing
  • Walking
  • Whale Watching

Location Type

  • Oceanfront:

    Cottage sits 10' from the ocean with a stunning ocean view, best enjoyed either on the deck with a glass of wine or with a cold beer on the private dock just infront of the house. ...moreless

Sports & Adventure Activities

  • Cycling
  • Deepsea Fishing
  • Fishing
  • Fly Fishing
  • Freshwater Fishing
  • Golf
  • Golf Privileges Optional
  • Hiking
  • Ice Skating
  • Jet Skiing
  • Mountain Biking
  • Sailing
  • Scuba Diving Or Snorkeling
  • Sound/Bay Fishing
  • Surf Fishing
  • Surfing
  • Swimming
  • Tennis
  • Water Skiing
  • Water Tubing


  • Child's Highchair
  • Dining:

    Seats six and there are two stools for the counter....moreless

  • Dining Area
  • Seating for 6 people


  • Alarm Clock
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating:

    Rinaii heating system...moreless

  • Internet
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room
  • Local Restaurant Guide
  • Parking:

    Accommodates 3 vehicles...moreless

  • Telephone
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine
  • Water Cooler
  • Wireless Internet
  • Wood Stove


  • 4 Ring Stove
  • Blender
  • Coffee Maker
  • Cooking Utensils
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Grill
  • Ice Maker
  • Lobster Pot
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Pantry Items
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove:

    Five burner gas stove....moreless

  • Stove
  • Toaster


  • Beach Chairs
  • Binoculars
  • Boat Dock
  • Golf:

    This is available through the Boothbay Harbor Golf Club which is open to non-members in the afternoons....moreless

  • Lawn / Garden
  • Outdoor Grill
  • Outdoor Grill Gas
  • Unscreened Porch / Veranda
  • Water Skis
  • Wood Deck


Write a review 4.9
from 20 traveler reviews
Rental basis: Per property
Dates Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly * Event
Sep 17 - May 27, 2017
3 night min stay
My Standard Rate
7 night min stay

$3,400 $13,600
* Approximate Monthly rates, actual rate will depend on the days of the month you stay

Additional information about rental rates


  • Refundable Damage Deposit $200
  • Cleaning Fee $90 + tax
  • Pet Fee $100 + tax
  • Tax Rate 9%


$500 deposit with booking, bring up to one half by Feb. 1st and balance due 30 days before arrival

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Last updated: 03/25/2017
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60 Miles
Nearest Airport
Portland, Maine
4 Miles
Nearest Barpub
McSeagull's, et. al., Boothbay Harbor, ME
4 Miles
Nearest Ferry
Balmy Days to Monhegan Island
3 Miles
Nearest Golf
Boothbay Golf Course
30 Miles
Nearest Train
Brunswick, ME
4 Miles
Nearest Motorway
Rt. 27
1 Miles
Nearest Restaurant
Boothbay, Boothbay Harbor
90 Miles
Nearest Ski
Sunday River, Bethel, ME
4 Miles
Nearest Beach
Hendrick's Head, Southport, ME

Car: Necessary

Located on the beautiful Boothbay peninsula along the western shore among a group of islands. All you will see from the cottage are islands, boats and seals.

Other Activities: Kayaking

Golf: Boothbay Country Club is a lovely 18 hole course with a full service and popular restaurant. Guests may call for tee times and arrange carts. Check the website for more information and course layout.


Owner info

Year Purchased: 1985

About the owner: I am a recently widowed retiree (but not 'over the hill or so our kids tell me anyway), who grew up in Maine and have fulfilled our dream of retiring home to Maine! This cottage was our family cottage and we raised our children with summers here (this is a photo of myself and our new granddaughter, Norah). I am from Southwest Harbor, on Mount Desert Island and come from a long line of sea captains who resided on Cranberry Island. So I understand the beauty of Maine and know much of what couples and friends are seeking in a vacation. I live in the Boothbay area and am available whenever you need but I am an unobtrusive home owner! I hope you come and enjoy the magic of Osprey Watch!

Why the Owner Chose Boothbay, ME, USA:
This is a stunning, private and quiet setting on desirable Sawyers Island (accessible by car). It is near the Coastal Maine Botanical Gardens, the unique Trevett Country Store, yet not far from 'downtown Boothbay Harbor'. There are many opportunities for walking, photography and kayaking from our float. We are surrounded by islands and there are many seals on the ledges just off this setting. You will hear them barking at night.

The Unique Benefits at this Cottage:
The views are always interesting and vary during the day as the cottage faces southwest. Evening sunsets can be spectacular and there is a good deal of boat traffic across the head of the cove - both tour boats from the harbor and local fishing boats.

Contact us

Speaks: english, german, very basic german
Response time: Within a few hours
Response Rate: 100%
Calendar last updated: 03/25/2017

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  • Cottage as seen from the water

    Cottage as seen from the water

  • Kitchen with seating area

    Kitchen with seating area

  • Living room

    Living room

  • Living Room

    Living Room

  • Living Room corner

    Living Room corner

  • Master Bedroom gas stove

    Master Bedroom gas stove

  • Twin Bedroom from the nook

    Twin Bedroom from the nook

  • Full Bedroom changing to full bed for summer 2016

    Full Bedroom changing to full bed for summer 2016

  • Adirondack chairs on float

    Adirondack chairs on float

  • TV area

    TV area

  • Living Room

    Living Room

  • Living Room

    Living Room

  • Master Bedroom with reading lights.

    Master Bedroom with reading lights.

  • Twin Bedroom children's nook

    Twin Bedroom children's nook

  • Queen bedroom

    Queen bedroom

  • Full bathroom

    Full bathroom

  • Walk way showing tool shed

    Walk way showing tool shed

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