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Sea Sparkle: Sunny Village Cottage With Artist Studio And Panoramic Ocean Views

Bedrooms 2
Property type house
Minimum Stay 7 - 180 nights


About the property

2 Bedroom, 2 Bath, Studio, Sleeps 4-6

Panoramic salt water vistas from every room in this little 2-bedroom home on a winding harbor road. Also, an attached artist shed.

Formerly the home of Gertrude Cook, her kitchen work area has been preserved in tact including spatter painted linoleum floor.

The aroma of many a pie wafted from Gertrude's oven over the cove where her son, Blaine, operated a lobster buying wharf. Her attic has been constructed into an idyllic queen bedroom, new bath, and connecting studio with ocean views. Downstairs there's a cozy bedroom off the living room, with full size bed, desk, bureau and closet. The downstairs bath features tiled floor and an exhilarating rainbow shower. Relax with friends in the living room and farm style kitchen which adjoin with sunshiny warmth and welcoming atmosphere. Wall TV in living room for times when you are not outside walking this seaside road to the village, about a 7 minute stroll, or sketching at the working lobster wharfs minutes away in the other direction.

As part of our rental application we do ask for two references from previous rental companies/agents/homeowners etc.

Long-term renters in our off-season, which is from October 15th through May15th, are responsible for paying all utilities in addition to their lease amounts. We also require background check and references on all long-term guests.

More Details

Property Manager
Veronika Carlson, Manager, Linda Bean's Perfect Maine Vacation Rentals
Member since: 2013
Speaks: english
Response time:
Within a few hours
Response rate:
Calendar last updated:
June 22, 2017


Port Clyde House Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • house
  • Guests provide their own meals
  • Housekeeper Optional
House Rules:
  • Max. occupancy: 5
  • Minimum Age Limit for Renters ...
  • pets considered ...
  • children welcome
  • non smoking only
Location Type:
  • Ocean View
  • Oceanfront
  • Rural
  • Village
  • Water View
  • Waterfront
  • Away From It All
  • Budget
  • Family
  • Historic
  • Romantic
  • Sports & Activities
  • Tourist Attractions
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating
  • Internet
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room
  • Parking
  • Telephone
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine
  • Coffee Maker
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Kitchen
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Pantry Items
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove
  • Toaster
  • Dining
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 6 people
  • 2 Bathrooms
  • Bathroom 1 - toilet , shower
    Bathroom 2 - toilet , shower
  • 2 Bedrooms, Sleeps 5
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 queen
    Bedroom 2 - 1 double
    bunk house - 2 twin/ single
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Television
  • Deck / Patio
  • Lawn / Garden
  • Outdoor Grill
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
Onsite Services:
  • Concierge
  • festivals
  • museums
  • restaurants
Leisure Activities:
  • antiquing
  • bird watching
  • boating
  • paddle boating
  • photography
  • scenic drives
  • walking
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • fitness center
  • groceries
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • deepsea fishing
  • fishing
  • kayaking
  • snorkeling/diving
  • swimming
  • tennis


4.3/5 -
(3 traveler reviews)

Sea Sparkle: Sunny Village Cottage With Artist Studio And Panoramic Ocean Views
average rating of 4.3333335 based on 3 reviews

Comfortable house. Great Location.

  • 4 of 5

Sea Sparkle served as home base during a week of hiking and sightseeing. The house was well stocked and in great condition. The location is very peaceful (roads in great condition for running). The kitchen table served as an early morning gathering place to drink coffee and watch the boats head out while planning activities for the day - a great, relaxing view! It's an easy walk to the Port Clyde General Store (including diner) for breakfast when cooking breakfast requires too much effort. Catch the early ferry in Port Clyde to Monhegan to hike the island's perimeter - the views will stop you in your tracks! It's a relaxing drive up 73 to Rockport, Camden and beyond. Camden Hills State Park has a huge selection of trails for all levels of hiking abilities and days can easily be spent trying to hike as many as possible. If weather is an issue, the Farnsworth Art Museum in Rockland is definitely worth the trip. Another cool point of interest is the Fort Knox and Penobscot Narrows Observatory (panoramic views!) as well as Fort Knox itself (Prospect ME) - hours flew by while exploring the recesses of the Fort - awesome!

  • Submitted: Oct 2, 2016
  • Stayed: Sep 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Beautiful place to stay when in Maine!

  • 4 of 5

We love Maine and we love Port Clyde. Sea Sparkle is a great little home walking distance from town. Cozy & comfortable!

  • Submitted: Aug 9, 2016
  • Stayed: Jul 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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great house, great week

  • 5 of 5

we stayed here August of 2013 - house was in PERFECT condition! - walking distance to "Town" of Port Clyde (village?) - Peace and quiet, sea breezes, ocean view(harbor) easy drives to lots of other neat coast-line attractions or even a little larger town if desired.

Great Week!

  • Submitted: Aug 27, 2013
  • Stayed: Aug 2013
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Car: recommended


Rates & Availability

Port Clyde House Rental Rates

Rental Basis:
per property
Manager accepts payment in:
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Rate Period Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly Event
Spring 2017
Jun 1 2017 - Jun 30 2017
7 night minimum stay
Summer 2017
Jul 1 2017 - Sep 2 2017
7 night minimum stay
Fall 2017
Sep 3 2017 - Sep 30 2017
7 night minimum stay
Winter 2017- 2018
Oct 1 2017 - May 31 2018
180 night minimum stay
My Standard Rate
7 night minimum stay

Additional information about rental rates

Refundable damage deposit $1,000
Tax Rate 9.0%

Manager's Cancellation Policy

Please ask the manager or check their rental agreement when booking the property.
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