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Spectacular Water Views from Every Side

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Last updated: 05/23/2017
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  • Minimum stay:1-3 nights
  • Sleeps:8
  • Bedrooms:3
  • Bathrooms:2.5
  • Property type:House
  • Internet:Yes
  • Pets considered:No
  • Wheel chair accessible:No

About the Property

2ND Floor Unit With BREATHTAKING Views Sitting Right Over The Lake

Spectacular water views from every side!
Right at the lake's beach.
0ver 2,500 square feet, with 3-bedrooms, 2 1/2 baths on the 2nd floor, and room for 5 kids on the 3rd floor, or use it as a private retreat. There is a very spacious living and dining room area with a very functional galley kitchen. There are views of the water on every side!
Remodeled by an architect in 2005 and in great condition with new furnishings, the property literally sits in the lake, with only the entry wall on the ground. There is a small public beach on one side(great for the kids) and a park with a rock edge for swimming on the other. One side has deep water and the other shallow.
You can sit on the dock on the back of the house to watch the sunset or look at the stars at night, and there is no extra charge for the use of the kayaks or canoe to explore the lake.
There is parking for two cars across the street. The area is lightly trafficked and a great place to stroll around and enjoy the lush landscape and colonial buildings in this historic village.
You are only 5 minutes from town, with excellent restaurants
and interesting shops.
Those who have stayed here have described it as magical , heavenly, and like being on a boat.

The bedrooms include (1) King sized; (2) Queen sized (3) Twin sized beds or queen, if you prefer. the 3rd floor has cubbies for 3 more beds and a double futon.
Dining table seats 8.

Living Room has a 55' TV. Wireless internet provided. Stocked with games and books for your leisure time.
Unique architectural design allows air to circulate and light to fill the rooms.
The loons, osprey, seagulls, etc. are a delight to see and there is excellent fishing.
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Member since: 2013

Speaks: english
Response time: Within a few hours
Response Rate: 100%
Calendar last updated: 05/23/2017

Property Type

  • House
  • 2175 sq. ft.

House Rules

  • Max. occupancy 8
  • Events Allowed
  • Minimum Age Limit For Renters:


  • Children Welcome
  • Non Smoking Only
  • Pets Not Allowed

Accommodation Type

  • Vacation Rental


  • Guests Provide Their Own Meals

Onsite Services

  • Housekeeper Optional
  • Massage


  • Long-Term Renters Welcome
  • Wheelchair Inaccessible

Bedrooms: 3 Bedrooms, Sleeps 8, Beds for 6-8

Bathrooms: 2 Bathrooms, 1 Half Bathroom

  • Bathroom 1: toilet, combination tub/shower

    Attached to master bedroom...moreless

  • Bathroom 2: toilet, combination tub/shower


  • Bathroom 3: toilet



  • Books
  • DVD Player
  • Games
  • Satellite / Cable


  • Family
  • Historic
  • Romantic
  • Sports & Activities
  • Tourist Attractions


  • Botanical Garden
  • Churches
  • Cinemas
  • Festivals
  • Health/Beauty Spa
  • Library
  • Live Theater
  • Marina
  • Museums
  • Playground
  • Recreation Center
  • Restaurants
  • Ruins

Local Services & Businesses

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

Leisure Activities

  • Antiquing
  • Beachcombing
  • Bird Watching
  • Boating
  • Eco Tourism
  • Horseback Riding
  • Miniature Golf
  • Paddle Boating
  • Scenic Drives
  • Shelling
  • Shopping
  • Sight Seeing
  • Sledding
  • Walking
  • Whale Watching
  • Wildlife Viewing

Location Type

  • Lake View:

    Three sides of the building are over the lake. The other side has a view of the Mill Pond....moreless

  • Lakefront:

    The Building sits over the lake....moreless

  • Village:

    At the heart of Damariscotta Mills Village, a walk-able neighborhood with beautiful Colonial homes. Minutes from Damariscotta and Bristol. ...moreless

  • Water View:

    Water view on all four sides of the house....moreless

  • Waterfront:

    Kid's beach on one side, swimming area off a rock edge on the other side and dock on the back of the house for boats or swimming....moreless

Sports & Adventure Activities

  • Basketball Court
  • Cross Country Skiing
  • Cycling
  • Deepsea Fishing
  • Fishing
  • Fly Fishing
  • Freshwater Fishing
  • Golf
  • Hiking
  • Hunting
  • Ice Skating
  • Kayaking
  • Mountain Biking
  • Racquetball
  • Sailing
  • Snowmobiling
  • Swimming
  • Tennis


  • Child's Highchair
  • Dining Area
  • Seating for 8 people


  • Clothes Dryer
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating:

    radiant heat...moreless

  • Internet
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room
  • Parking:

    2 spaces...moreless

  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine


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


  • Deck / Patio
  • Kayak / Canoe

House Cleaning

  • Housekeeper Optional


from 10 traveler reviews
Rental basis: Per property
Dates Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly * Event
Early Season
Jun 6 - Jun 29, 2017
3 night min stay
$2,300 $8,500
High Season
Jun 30 - Sep 5, 2017
3 night min stay
$2,600 $9,500
Late Season
Sep 6 - Oct 31, 2017
3 night min stay
$2,080 $8,500
* Approximate Monthly rates, actual rate will depend on the days of the month you stay

Additional information about rental rates


  • CLEANING $100 + tax
  • Refundable Damage Deposit $500
  • Tax Rate 9%


$100.00 cleaning fee.

Owner's cancellation policy:

100% refund if canceled at least 60 days before arrival date.

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Last updated: 05/23/2017
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57 Miles
Nearest Airport
Portland International Jetport (PWM)
2 Miles
Nearest Barpub
Newcastle Publick House
54 Miles
Nearest Ferry
Casco Bay Ferry (Boat to Monhegan Is., 15 miles)
17 Miles
Nearest Golf
Boothbay Country Club (Wawenock is 9 miles)
28 Miles
Nearest Train
Brunswick Amtrack (limited service to Newcastle)
2 Miles
Nearest Motorway
US Route 1
2 Miles
Nearest Restaurant
Newcastle Publick House
94 Miles
Nearest Ski
Sunday River Ski Resort (Sugarloaf is 106 miles)
Newcastle, ME, USA
Nearest Beach
Here,fresh water;Pemiquid Beach,ocean, 15 miles

Car: Necessary

The house is ideally located on Damariscotta Lake, one of the most beautiful lakes in Maine, in one of the most interesting areas on the Eastern coast of the US. If you ever decide to leave the tranquil beauty of the property, there are many opportunities for recreation and culture.

The greatest attraction is the lake that you will literally be on, Damariscotta Lake. It's a pristine 13 mile lake with great fishing, swimming, and boating opportunities. Listen to the loons otherworldly song as the dappled sunlight is reflected onto the 12' ceiling above you.

You might even find that a loon pops up beside you when you are out in the kayaks or canoe we provide at no extra charge.

The twin villages of Damariscotta/Newcastle are home to many wonderful restaurants and shops. There is a large artists community, and the downtown is filled with many unique items that can't be found anywhere else. The craftsmanship extends to the restaurants and cafes where you'll find amazing food served in beautiful settings.

Lobsters, clams, mussels, fresh from the ocean to your table.

The Damariscotta area is known for it's aquaculture.

A short drive will get you to classic Maine locations like: the Pemaquid Peninsula, which has a picturesque lighthouse on the rugged coast and a large sandy beach perfect for the kids; the Boothbay Peninsula, which has a bustling harbor, a 18-hole golf course and amazing botanical gardens; Wiscassett, which is filled with many quaint shops and extremely well preserved traditional homes. With-in 45 minutes you have: the beautiful villages of Camden and Rockport; Portland, the cultural hub of Maine; Freeport with it's many shopping outlets (and LL Bean); and Bath with it's Maine Maritime Museum.

There are many businesses set up to provide access to the ocean and one of our favorites is a cruise on the Hardy Boat to Monhegan Island. Grab a drink and a lobster at Shaw's Wharf while you wait for your boat to depart. Once on the Island, walk the loop trail around the island and keep your eyes open for the fairy houses as you come back into the village. A new micro-brewery and multiple artists studios can keep you occupied until the boat departs for the mainland.

Another great boat trip is Chip's cruise down the Damariscotta River, which departs out of Schooner Landing. Lounge on an old riverboat while rubbing elbows with some of the most entertaining characters you're likely to meet.

The area has fun events throughout the year. Some of the must sees are: the Pirate Rendezvous (late-June); Round Pond Parade (4th of July); Olde Bristol Days and Lobster Boat Races (Mid-August); Pemaquid Oyster Festival (late September); Pumpkin Festival and Pumpkin Boat Races ( Columbus Day weekend). There are festivals up and down the coast just about every weekend during the summer and fall, and you're sure to find something that interests you.


Owner info

Year Purchased: 2013

About the owner: I have lived in LIncoln County for 47 years and raised my family here. I love the beauty of this area and the life style… enjoying nature, family, and good friends. I've always wanted to be on the water, and this house is literally ' on the water'. My husband and I bought this house to enjoy with our kids and grandkids , and to be able to share this wonderful experience with you.

Why the Owner Chose Newcastle, ME, USA:
There is no other property that has the sort of magical quality of this home. It is a unique, historical building that couldn't be built today. With it's high ceilings and windows opening to the water on three sides, it really is like floating. Having the lake and all the activity around you is really an amazing experience.

The Unique Benefits at this House:
I knew I wanted this house the minute I walked in and looked down the hall through the huge glass doors directly to the lake! Amazing view! You can let the kids play at the shallow beach, while the bigger kids jump into the deeper water on the other side of the bridge, lounge on the dock or canoe or kayak down the lake. Because I've lived in the are for 45 years, I can direct you to some of the little know spots that only the locals know. You can enjoy the lake one day and spend the next by the ocean, all minutes away. There is great fishing right off the dock, or deep sea fishing in nearby Boothbay Harbor.

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Speaks: english
Response time: Within a few hours
Response Rate: 100%
Calendar last updated: 05/23/2017

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  • front of the duplex.

    front of the duplex.

  • Unique home build directly over Damariscotta Lake

    Unique home build directly over Damariscotta Lake

  • 2nd Floor Master Bedroom

    2nd Floor Master Bedroom

  • 2nd floor en suite master  bath

    2nd floor en suite master bath

  • Sand beach beside house.
Notice, the house is in the water!

    Sand beach beside house. Notice, the house is in the water!

  • Living area

    Living area

  • Queen bedroom

    Queen bedroom

  • Sunset view from the living room and the dock.

    Sunset view from the living room and the dock.

  • King bed and bathroom

    King bed and bathroom

  • 2nd floor en suite master bath & 1st floor en suite identical layouts

    2nd floor en suite master bath & 1st floor en suite identical layouts

  • 2nd floor hallway

    2nd floor hallway

  • Morning view from the front dock

    Morning view from the front dock

  • 2nd floor floorplan

    2nd floor floorplan

  • Living room

    Living room

  • Dining room and kitchen

    Dining room and kitchen

VRBO #512548

This listing was first published here in 2013.

Date last modified - Wednesday, May 24, 2017

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