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Owls Head - The Gem of the Mid-Coast! Private Beach | Waterfront Cottage

Sleeps4
Bedrooms 2
Bathrooms1
Space 1,000 sq. ft.
Property type cottage
Minimum Stay 3 - 5 nights

Overview

About the property

2 Bedrooms, 1.25 Baths, Sleeps 4

Unassuming sophistication! Sweeping views of the Mussel Ridge Channel, Owls Head harbor and the Atlantic Ocean from every window. Enjoy the gentle, soothing sound of the ocean while you relax in this unique & stylish cottage. Perfect for a small family or couples on vacation.

Just 18 feet from a secluded, clean and private pebble beach; Castlewood Cottage is small, private, completely renovated and beautifully appointed. Exquisite detailing throughout!

New kitchen with granite counter tops, new appliances (dish drawer, microwave drawer, gas stove and oven, refrigerator, Keurig and toaster. Outside is a stainless steel gas grill.

Living room has a 51” flatscreen TV, Hampton Gas Stove and a back up Rinnai heating system. The sun porch serves as a dining area but also has a small day bed for additional sleeping. (1 person)

The downstairs has a full bath as well as a cozy bedroom which offers a double bed.

The second floor is the Master Suite, which offers a king size bed, 2 dressers, a large closet, washer and dryer, a 51” flatscreen TV, a 1/2 bath, and a lovely sitting area, with unbelievable views.

Throughout the cottage is WiFi, Direct TV, Airplay Surround Sound and Apple TV.

Castlewood Cottage is walking distance to the Owls Head Post Office, the Owls Head Lighthouse and the General Store (home of Food Networks award winning “Seven Napkin Burger.”).

Owls Head is also minutes from downtown Rockland, for all major restaurants, (including Primo, recipient of the 2013 James Beard Award), museums, library, movie theatre, food shopping, galleries and boutiques. The cottage is also 13 miles from downtown Camden Maine; perfect for sunset sails, lunch on the docks and charming shops.

Drive to Birch State Park, The Samoset Resort & Gold Club in Rockport and the Owls Head Transportation Museum.

The Knox County Regional Airport : 7 min away

Bus lines to Boston leave from Rockland.

Additonal amenities include: iron and ironing board, new linens, pillows, comforters, towels, beach towels, hair dryer, cooking/baking supplies and kitchen basics.

Private road with long drive way and ample parking.

More Details

Property Manager
owner/property manager
Speaks: english
Manager indicates their response time is:
Within a day
Calendar last updated:
June 24, 2017

Amenities

Owls Head Cottage Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • cottage
Floor Area:
  • 1000 sq. ft.
House Rules:
  • Max. occupancy: 4
  • Minimum Age Limit for Renters
  • pets not allowed
  • non smoking only
Location Type:
  • Oceanfront
  • Waterfront
General:
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Fireplace
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating
  • Internet
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room
  • Parking
  • Telephone
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine
  • Wood Stove
Kitchen:
  • Coffee Maker
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Pantry Items
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove
  • Toaster
Bathrooms:
  • 1 Bathroom
Bedrooms:
  • 2 Bedrooms, Sleeps 4
  • 1 King bed, 1 Other bed, 1 Full bed
Entertainment:
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Stereo
  • Television
Outside:
  • Deck / Patio
  • Golf
  • Kayak / Canoe
  • Lawn / Garden
  • Outdoor Grill
Suitability:
  • wheelchair inaccessible
Attractions:
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • museums
  • restaurants
  • winery tours
Leisure Activities:
  • antiquing
  • beachcombing
  • bird watching
  • scenic drives
  • sight seeing
  • sledding
  • walking
  • whale watching
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • fitness center
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • laundromat
  • massage therapist
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • fishing
  • golf
  • hiking
  • mountain biking
  • pier fishing
  • sailing
  • swimming

Reviews

Excellent! 4.5/5 -
(14 traveler reviews)

Owls Head - The Gem of the Mid-Coast! Private Beach | Waterfront Cottage
average rating of 4.5 based on 14 reviews
5

Slice of Heaven Fo Two

  • 5 of 5

Rating Details:

The property manager was very helpful.

The vacation rental was spotless.

I was very happy with the location.

I was very satisfied with the condition of the vacation rental.

Overall, I recommend this vacation rental.

Reviewer Comments:

Our second visit. This time two full weeks. As we have come to expect, Gordon was a most gracious host. She made it all work so smoothly. Flexible, accommodating, caring. The place is perfect period. Modern, clean, yet quaint and cozy. Watching sun come up and lobster boats heading out with morning coffee is the best. Great restaurants in Rockland and Camden. Primo is packed in off season-need reservations. Tons to do if you want. We did some sightseeing and some days just reading.

  • Submitted: Oct 16, 2016
  • Stayed: Sep 2016
  • Source: Castlewood Management, Inc.
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Mount Dora, Fl
4

Perfect for One Couple

  • 4 of 5

My husband and I recently spent two weeks at Castlewood Cottage and we were delighted with the cottage itself and with the location. The house overlooks a rocky (not sandy) beach and has expansive views of the harbor and to the ocean. The charms of Rockland and Camden are a short drive away and shouldn't be missed. Friends (another couple) stayed with us for 4 nights which worked out okay but would have been better had their bedroom not been so very tiny. The 2nd bedroom is just a bit larger than the size of the bed itself - probably fine for kids but not so comfortable for adults. The cottage is tastefully furnished and well-outfitted for vacation stays. Fresh cookware and a more up-to-date range would have made it easier for my husband, an accomplished chef, to prepare meals. But, he still managed to prepare great dinners thanks in part to the incredibly fresh ingredients so readily available in the area. Million-dollar views constantly drew us to the two-person back deck and to the spacious upstairs sitting room. After a bumpy start, Gordon, the owner/manager replied to calls and texts in a timely fashion and seemed to genuinely care about her guests' comfort and enjoyment. We enjoyed our stay and would very much recommend Owls Head as a perfect home base for vacations in this area of the Maine coast.

  • Submitted: Sep 14, 2016
  • Stayed: Aug 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Mount Dora, Fl
4

Perfect for One Couple

  • 4 of 5

Rating Details:

The property manager was adequately helpful.

The vacation rental was spotless.

I was very happy with the location.

I was more than satisfied with the condition of the vacation rental.

Overall, I recommend this vacation rental.

Reviewer Comments:

My husband and I recently spent two weeks at Castlewood Cottage and we were delighted with the cottage itself and with the location. The house overlooks a rocky (not sandy) beach and has expansive views of the harbor and to the ocean. The charms of Rockland and Camden are a short drive away and shouldn't be missed. Friends (another couple) stayed with us for 4 nights which worked out okay but would have been better had their bedroom not been so very tiny. The 2nd bedroom is just a bit larger than the size of the bed itself - probably fine for kids but not so comfortable for adults. The cottage is tastefully furnished and well-outfitted for vacation stays. Fresh cookware and a more up-to-date range would have made it easier for my husband, an accomplished chef, to prepare meals. But, he still managed to prepare great dinners thanks in part to the incredibly fresh ingredients so readily available. Million-dollar views constantly drew us to the two-person back deck and to the spacious upstairs sitting room. Gordon, the owner/manager replied to calls and texts in a timely fashion and seemed to genuinely care about her guests' comfort and enjoyment. We enjoyed our stay very much!

  • Submitted: Sep 14, 2016
  • Stayed: Aug 2016
  • Source: HomeAway
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4

Owl's Head

  • 4 of 5

Rating Details:

The property manager was very helpful.

The vacation rental was spotless.

I was very happy with the location.

I was more than satisfied with the condition of the vacation rental.

Overall, I recommend this vacation rental.

Reviewer Comments:

Great family trip, location was ideal. Short bike ride to Owl's Head light for exploring. Owl's Head General Store has a great burger. Only request is new grill surface for cooking. All else, top notch.

  • Submitted: Sep 12, 2016
  • Stayed: Aug 2016
  • Source: HomeAway
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Absolutely No Response

  • 1 of 5

I had high hopes for a nice weekend on the Coast with my wife and Owls Head was, seemingly, one of the best options I'd found in my extensive searching. Unfortunately, after 2 attempts myself and an additional attempt by my wife we received Zero response from the Property Manager.

I even waited a couple of weeks to give him or her the benefit of the doubt in that there may have been a vacation involved, but no luck despite the 'Manager indicating a response within 24 hours'.

  • Submitted: Aug 26, 2016
  • Stayed: Aug 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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5

Wonderful Maine vacation

  • 5 of 5

Rating Details:

The property manager was very helpful.

The vacation rental was spotless.

I was very happy with the location.

I was very satisfied with the condition of the vacation rental.

Overall, I recommend this vacation rental.

Reviewer Comments:

Castlewood Cottage is charming and beautifully appointed. It sits on a lovely, small, peaceful beach. Owners are friendly and very responsive to communications. I highly recommend.

  • Submitted: Aug 21, 2016
  • Stayed: Aug 2016
  • Source: HomeAway
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