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Coveside Waterfront Secluded Cottage on Seal Cove

(12 Reviews)

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Last updated: 04/09/2017
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  • Minimum stay:7 nights
  • Sleeps:6
  • Bedrooms:2
  • Bathrooms:1
  • Property type:Cabin
  • Internet:Yes
  • Pets considered:No
  • Wheel chair accessible:N/A

About the Property

Cabin, 2 Bedrooms + Convertible bed(s), 1 Bath

People who stay with us comment on the peace and beauty of the place. Some relax on the porch and listen to the wind in the trees. Others spend their days out on walks in the area, or go for drives around the beautiful peninsulas of mid-coast Maine.

The cabin was remodeled in 2010 with a new kitchen, an additional bedroom, and an updated bathroom. There is a large living room with a fold-out couch and a single bed for guests. We have purposely avoided bringing in cable or TV, and the sound system is minimal so you can enjoy the nature around you. You can walk to water's edge in seconds, and put your kayaks in for a paddle around the Cove or out to the Damariscotta River.

Each bedroom has a double bed, closet, and bureau. The great room has a sofa bed, soft chairs, and a dining area for six. The bathroom has a full tub and shower.

Seal Cove is teeming with wildlife and you'll have a great view of the seals and waterfowl from the bench in front of the cabin.

Most of our guests have been returning for years. It is a very special place.

Keywords: Cabin, Cottage, home, house, cozy, warm, secluded, water, waterfront, Seal Cove


Member since: 2012

Speaks: english
Response time: Within 12 hours
Response Rate: 90%
Calendar last updated: 04/09/2017

Property Type

  • Cabin

House Rules

  • Max. occupancy 6
  • Non Smoking Only
  • Pets Not Allowed

Accommodation Type

  • Vacation Rental


  • Guests Provide Their Own Meals


Bedrooms: 2 Bedrooms, Sleeps 6, Beds for 4-6

Bathrooms: 1 Bathroom

Other Amenities

  • The cottage has a screened porch for sitting out at night.


  • CD Player


  • Cinemas
  • Restaurants

Leisure Activities

  • Boating
  • Shopping

Location Type

  • Water View
  • Waterfront

Sports & Adventure Activities

  • Fishing
  • Golf
  • Hiking
  • Kayaking
  • Swimming


  • Dining Area
  • Seating for 6 people


  • Heating
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Parking Off Street
  • Telephone
  • Towels Provided
  • Wireless Internet


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


  • Deck / Patio
  • Outdoor Grill


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My Standard Rate
7 night min stay


Changeover Day: Saturday

Additional information about rental rates

Fees and Rental Conditions:

  • Property Damage Protection $99

Owner's cancellation policy:

50% refund for cancellations more than 7 days before check-in date.

100% refund for cancellations more than 14 days before check-in date.

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Last updated: 04/09/2017
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75 Miles
Nearest Airport
Portland, Maine
3 Miles
Nearest Barpub
45 Miles
Nearest Ferry
Rockland, Maine
5 Miles
Nearest Golf
Walpole (9 holes)
75 Miles
Nearest Train
Portland, ME
12 Miles
Nearest Motorway
Route 1
3 Miles
Nearest Restaurant
8 Miles
Nearest Beach
Pemaquid Beach

Car: Necessary

VRBO says this section is for 'certain unique activities' that are not listed above. We think Seal Cove is unique and we believe you will, too. Sheila and Gordon live in the house next to the cottage and if schedules allow, we love to meet our guests over a glass of wine, some cheese and crackers, and together we watch the sun set over the cove. How unique is that?


Owner info

Year Purchased: 1997

About the owner: Sheila and Gordon live in Santa Barbara, California for 9 months a year, and in South Bristol for 3. Their grown daughters live in California but come to South Bristol every summer, as they have for the last 21 years. Gordon is COO of a software company in Goleta, CA; Sheila is an artist who sells her work in Damariscotta, just a few miles from the cabin. We've been married since 1976, have been living in the same house since 1979, and have had the property in Maine (next door to the cabin) since 1991. While change is good, good things don't have to change.

Why the Owner Chose South Bristol, ME, USA:
We fell in love with the South Bristol area quite by accident. We were on our way home from a vacation on North Haven Island when we turned off Hwy 1 at Damariscotta. Three months later we owned the property on Pine Bluff Lane and have spent some time there every summer.

The Unique Benefits at this Cabin:
What we love most about the area is that it provides peace and quiet when you want it, and yet there is plenty to do all around. Whether hiking (or walking on the trails nearby), fishing, boating, kayaking, or shopping and visiting the many restaurants nearby, there's something for everyone.

Contact us

Speaks: english
Response time: Within 12 hours
Response Rate: 90%
Calendar last updated: 04/09/2017

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  • Welcome.


  • Great room.

    Great room.

  • Bedroom 1 with water view.

    Bedroom 1 with water view.

  • Looking out from the great room.

    Looking out from the great room.

  • New Kitchen.

    New Kitchen.

  • Kitchen and Dining Area.

    Kitchen and Dining Area.

  • Bedroom 2 - in the woods.

    Bedroom 2 - in the woods.

  • View from the porch.

    View from the porch.

VRBO #407748

This listing was first published here in 2012.

Date last modified - Sunday, April 09, 2017

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