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Charming Cottage Just a Stroll to Camden Harbor--enjoy fall in Maine!!

Sleeps4
Bedrooms 2
Bathrooms1
Half Baths1
Space 1,000 sq. ft.
Property type house
Minimum Stay 7 nights

Overview

About the property

House, 2 Bedrooms, 1.5 Baths, (Sleeps 4)

(Note: rentals start on Saturday unless otherwise confirmed with owner.)

Situated on a quiet, residential street this adorably updated, circa 1900 farmhouse is just a FIVE MINUTE WALK TO DOWNTOWN CAMDEN and its picturesque harbor. Bright and cheery, the two bedroom home offers comfortable furnishings and everything you need in your 'home-away-from-home' including a deck and private brick patio for outdoor dining and relaxing. The interior features restored wide plank pine floors upstairs and an ANTIQUE CLAW TUB, as well as a shower, in the second floor bathroom. NEW SIMMONS BEAUTY REST PLUSH MATTRESS SET in Master Bedroom. Downstairs there is a well stocked full kitchen with NEW CORIAN countertops, separate sunny eating area seating six, a spacious family room and separate living/TV room with 32' FLAT SCREEN TV which can be closed off via french doors from the rest of the house.

Camden is a lovely coastal town offering something for everyone. Enjoy views of MOUNT BATTIE from the front stoop or take a 30 minute moderate hike to the summit from the TRAIL HEAD at the AT THE TOP OF THE STREET. Those less adventuresome can drive to the top via the Mount Battie State Park entrance. Either way the reward is a marvelous view of the harbor, bay, and outlying islands. Bald Rock Trail in Camden Hills State Park was listed as one of the world's most scenic walks (Departures, Adam H Graham, Mar/Apr 2012)

If you would rather not cook your own lobsters in our convenient outdoor propane lobster and shellfish pot, take a walk to the wharf for a lobster feast at Bayview Lobster, Inc., a cup of delicious New England chowder at Cappy's or venture where the locals hang out at Cuzzy's and have a Maine micro-brew beer. You may also want to reserve a spot on one of the various wooden sailing schooners for a tour of Penobscot Bay or learn to kayak with Maine Sports Kayak Tours. Town events include the Camden Food and Wine Festival in June, Country Roads Artist & Artisans Tour in September and Lobster Festival in nearby Rockand In July. Camden also offers a wide variety of restaurants, gourmet food and wine purveyors and unique shops where you can find upscale clothing, local pottery/art, antiques, and more.

WONDERFULLY LOCATED IN MIDCOAST MAINE, Camden is a great stepping stone from which to discover the pleasures of the seacoast as well as an array of exciting day trips to the north and south. Rivers and lakes abound for fishing and nearby towns and cities provide history and cultural amenities. You may want to experience the ANNUAL MAINE LOBSTER FESTIVAL IN ROCKLAND every August(20 minute drive), Arts in the Park in Belfast (18 mi.), and the Union State Fair and Maine Wild Blueberry Festival in Union (13 mi.). This is a real Maine agricultural fair and one of the oldest fairs in Maine.

Freeport - Visit famous LL. Bean: 67 miles (one hour and forty minutes).

Kennebunkport: 110 miles (two and a half hours).

Bar Harbor and Acadia National Park: 76 miles (two hours).

Kittery - Shopping Outlets: 130 miles (two hours and forty minutes).

Portland - Maine's Largest City: 81 miles (two hours).

Boston, Massachusetts: 190 miles (three and a half to four hours).

Bangor, Maine Airport: 62 miles (1 hour and 30 minutes).

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More Details

Owner
Michelle Welty
Member since: 2005
Speaks: english
Response time:
Within a few hours
Response rate:
100%
Calendar last updated:
November 22, 2017

About Michelle Welty

My husband, Keith, grew up on the coast of Maine, therefore it was inevitable we would eventually own a house in Maine--although we live and work in Florida! We love our time in Camden and believe anyone who visits will also fall in love with the area. If you love nature, hiking, kayaking, sailing--or just enjoying the beautiful northeast climate and scenery--we urge you to spend some time in Camden and surrounding midcoast Maine! -Michelle & Keith

Michelle Welty purchased this house in 2002

Amenities

Camden House Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • house
Meals:
  • Guests provide their own meals
Floor Area:
  • 1000 sq. ft.
House Rules:
  • Max. occupancy: 4
  • children welcome
  • pets not allowed
  • non smoking only
Location Type:
  • Mountain View ...
  • Village
General:
  • Air Conditioning ...
  • Broadband Access
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Hair Dryer
  • Internet
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room
  • Parking Off Street ...
  • Telephone ...
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine
  • Wireless Internet ...
Kitchen:
  • Coffee Maker
  • Cooking Utensils
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove
  • Toaster ...
Dining:
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 6 people
Bathrooms:
  • 1 Bathroom
  • 1 Half Bath
  • Bathroom 1 -
Bedrooms:
  • 2 Bedrooms, Sleeps 4
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 queen
    Bedroom 2 - 1 queen
Entertainment:
  • Books
  • CD Player
  • DVD Player
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Stereo
  • Television ...
  • Video Library ...
Outside:
  • Deck / Patio ...
  • Outdoor Grill
Attractions:
  • cinemas
  • health/beauty spa
  • library
  • live theater
  • museums
  • restaurants
Leisure Activities:
  • antiquing
  • boating
  • miniature golf
  • scenic drives
  • shopping
  • sight seeing
  • sledding
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • groceries
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • fishing
  • freshwater fishing
  • golf
  • hiking
  • kayaking
  • rock climbing
  • sailing
  • skiing
  • swimming
Notes:
New child's booster seat (ages 6 mos- 4yrs), Iron/Ironing Board, Propane Lobster/Shellfish Cooker, Child's folding picnic table, child's inflatable pool, infant/child inflatable bath tub (6-24 mos., sits inside tub)

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Charming Cottage Just a Stroll to Camden Harbor--enjoy fall in Maine!!
average rating of 4.951807 based on 83 reviews
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Perfect!

  • 5 of 5

Comfortable, cozy, convenient, just perfect...if we lived closer than 1200 miles, we would stay again in a heartbeat! We loved our 10-day stay.

  • Submitted: Sep 15, 2017
  • Stayed: August 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
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Amazing find in an charming town!

  • 5 of 5

Loved this house! Went with two kids (5 yr and 2.5 yr.) The first night we were a little nervous about the steep stairs, but it ended up not being a problem at all. We walked most of the time we were there whether it was to the harbor or Mt. Battie for a little hiking. I would highly recommend this house!

  • Submitted: Aug 29, 2017
  • Stayed: August 2017
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Nice Home Base

  • 5 of 5

Very charming home, with everything you need, and more! From Wicker Cottage it is easy to walk to everything in Camden and drive to other towns in the area. Comfortable room for relaxing in the eve, or sitting areas inside and out. A nice big dining space and fully equipped kitchen. Beds are nice, bathrooms clean and nice too. August was a little warm for sleeping, so we used the window ACs upstairs on low, but they worked well and we were happy to have them! The stairs going up to the bedrooms is steep and tight, so we took care and planned our trIps up and down, especially at night. With the full bath upstairs, that wasn't an issue. I would go back to Wicker Cottage in a heartbeat!

  • Submitted: Aug 22, 2017
  • Stayed: August 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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5

Very nice

  • 5 of 5

Great location. It was just right for us.

Close to good places to eat.

  • Submitted: Aug 16, 2017
  • Stayed: August 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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It felt like our own home - comfortable and thoughtfully equipped and decorated. Great location too!

  • 5 of 5

Wicker Cottage is your home away from home. The owners have thoughtfully provided everything you need, including beach chairs, full kitchen equipment, great selection of Maine books, maps and brochures. The outdoor spaces are wonderful - small back porch as well as table with umbrella in a private area. The location is a few blocks away from the Main Street of Camden. You can walk to the misty harbor in the morning and pick up breakfast on your way back. I would not hesitate to recommend this to friends for a stay in mid-coast Maine.

  • Submitted: Aug 5, 2017
  • Stayed: July 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Bright comfy cottage

  • 5 of 5

Clean, sunny, well stocked welcoming cottage.

  • Submitted: Jul 29, 2017
  • Stayed: July 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Rates & Availability

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Taxes and fees are additional

Additional information about rental rates

Departure cleaning fee $125 + Tax
Refundable damage deposit $800
Tax Rate 9.0%

Rates are subject to change until confirmed.
Note: NOTE: RENTALS COMMENCE ON SATURDAY otherwise negotiated with owner.
PLEASE NO smoking in the house and NO pets. Failure to comply will result in a $200 penalty against the refundable security deposit.

Owner's Cancellation Policy

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