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Oceanfront Cottage with Views to Monhegan Island

Bedrooms 3
Space 1,900 sq. ft.
Property type cottage
Minimum Stay 5 - 7 nights


About the property

'Mermaid Crossing' is a classic summer cottage on the ocean ledges of New Harbor

The cottage which has 8 full rooms with 3 bedrooms with all having spectacular views of the ocean. The home has a well equipped kitchen with electric range, dishwasher, and microwave. There are plenty of relaxing areas in the house to enjoy the views or you can go out onto the deck and enjoy the sea breeze. The house is within walking distance of nice restaurants. You can go into New Harbor to a small grocery to get all the provisions you will need for a wonderful vacation.

Ken Gray
Member since: 2006
Speaks: english
Response time:
Within a few days
Response rate:
Calendar last updated:
March 21, 2018

About Ken Gray

My wife and I live along the Sheepscot River and enjoy walking on the shorefront.

Ken Gray purchased this cottage in 2014

Why Ken Gray chose New Harbor

This cottage and the area has always attracted me as on of the prettiest waterfronts in New England. It is so quintessential Maine classic oceanfront without being tacky.

What makes this cottage unique

I am currently a Real Estate Broker with Newcastle Realty for over 20 years. This was one of the most charming cottages that I have enter in for the last 20 years. I decided that I wanted to spend a few years enjoying the ocean without launching into my sailboat. The cottage is as close to the ocean as you can be without getting soaked.


New Harbor Cottage Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • cottage
  • Guests provide their own meals
Floor Area:
  • 1900 sq. ft.
House Rules:
  • Max. occupancy: 7
  • Minimum Age Limit for Renters
  • pets considered
  • children welcome
  • non smoking only
Location Type:
  • Beach View ...
  • Beachfront ...
  • Ocean View ...
  • Oceanfront ...
  • Waterfront ...
  • Adventure
  • Away From It All
  • Family
  • Romantic
  • Tourist Attractions
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Fireplace ...
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating
  • Internet ...
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room
  • Parking
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine
  • Coffee Maker
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher ...
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave ...
  • Oven ...
  • Pantry Items
  • Refrigerator ...
  • Stove ...
  • Toaster
  • Dining ...
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 6 people
  • 3 Bathrooms
  • Bathroom 2 - toilet , combination tub/shower
    Bathroom 3 - toilet , combination tub/shower , tub , shower , Master Bathroom
    Bathroom 1 - toilet , shower
  • Full Bath
  • 3 Bedrooms, Sleeps 7
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 queen
    Bedroom 2 - 1 double
    Bedroom 3 - 1 double
  • All Bedrooms on second floor...Futon on first floor
  • Books
  • DVD Player
  • Games
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Stereo
  • Television
  • Video Library
  • Deck / Patio
  • Lawn / Garden
  • Outdoor Grill
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • wheelchair inaccessible
  • arboretum
  • botanical garden
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • festivals
  • library
  • live theater
  • marina
  • museums
  • restaurants
  • ruins
Leisure Activities:
  • antiquing
  • beachcombing
  • bird watching
  • boating
  • horseback riding
  • outlet shopping
  • shopping
  • walking
  • whale watching
  • wildlife viewing
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • deepsea fishing
  • fishing
  • fly fishing
  • freshwater fishing
  • hiking
  • jet skiing
  • kayaking
  • mountain biking
  • pier fishing
  • sailing
  • snorkeling
  • swimming


Wonderful! 4.9/5 -
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Oceanfront Cottage with Views to Monhegan Island
average rating of 4.9166665 based on 12 reviews

Fabulous cottage with fantastic views.

  • 5 of 5

The cottage was everything we hoped for and even better than the photos. Cozy, comfortable, well appointed and Ken was a phone call away with any information needed. Most beautiful sunrises and we were entertained watching lobstemen and their morning routines. The stove added to the ambiance, especially on a rainy day watching the waves crash on the rocks. We were also treated to the ocean looking like a lake. This place is one we will rent again. Thank you.

  • Submitted: Oct 27, 2017
  • Stayed: October 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Beautiful views and room to relax.

  • 5 of 5

Enjoyed a wonderful week in this comfortable home. Three generations found room to play, photograph and read surrounded by the sound of the water and beautiful ocean views. Easy day trips and great food in the area. Will definitely return!!

  • Submitted: Oct 11, 2017
  • Stayed: September 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Really great

  • 5 of 5

Loved it

  • Submitted: Aug 26, 2017
  • Stayed: August 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Pasadena CA

Peaceful getaway

  • 5 of 5

Wonderful spot and thanks to owner Ken for providing us the perfect place from which to explore New Harbor and the surrounding area. Be sure to take the boat to Monhegan if you have the chance as the island is quite unique and well worth the visit. Also, visit Bright Hope Farms just down the road on 130 where you will meet Ross and Megan, a young couple who are proving that 'farm to table' is the only way to go. Pemaquid Lobster Co-Op is THE place to pick up lobster also the perfect setting for lunch overlooking the bay. And don't miss the lighthouse and beach at Pemaquid - where the water is gloriously refreshing on a hot summer day.

  • Submitted: Jul 24, 2017
  • Stayed: July 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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St Petersburg

Can't beat the view

  • 5 of 5

Great space for a family trip to Maine. There are three bedrooms upstairs and a sunroom with a futon downstairs. The kitchen is large and functional. The defining feature of the house is the view looking out the water, which seems amazingly close during high tide. On clear days you can see Mohegan Island from the porch.

The location is nice, but you'll spend a good bit of time driving to visit towns like Bath, Boothbay, or New Castle. We thought it was nice to be a little isolated.

Our only complaint was a minor one. The tv channels were very limited. It wasn't a deal breaker by any means, but it would have been nice to watch CNN in the mornings while everyone was getting ready to go out.

  • Submitted: Jun 27, 2017
  • Stayed: June 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Best views, cozy fireplace if needed, and clean.

  • 5 of 5

Highly recommend. Great ocean cottage getaway.

  • Submitted: Jun 4, 2017
  • Stayed: May 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Nearest Airport
60 Miles
Nearest Barpub
1 Miles
Shaws Seafood Bar
Nearest Ferry
1 Miles
Shaws Wharf
Nearest Golf
20 Miles
Boothbay Country Club
Nearest Train
10 Miles
Nearest Motorway
1 Miles
Rt 130
Nearest Restaurant
1 Miles
Nearest Beach
4 Miles
Pemaquid Ocean Beach
Car: recommended

Sweeping Views of Muscongus Bay from this bright and sunny cottage on the shores of the Pemaquid Peninsula. You can relax on the Oceanside deck and watch the crashing surf on the distant ledges off New Harbor Cove. The property has lawns and gardens in every direction and a path that leads down to the shorefront. While exploring the shorefront where you can discover ancient sea glass and rounded boulders that have been tossed by the sea for thousands of years. You may also find an occasional lobster buoy that has escaped the twine in the pounding surf. If you chose to walk south of the cottage on the shoreline road you will come upon the Rachael Carson Salt Pond Preserve in about 1/2 mile. This is a wonderful area to explore with children and discover the mysteries of the ocean life in the 'Salt Pond' Traveling a little further south you will find 'Shaws Lobster Wharf & Bar. This is a wonderful restaurant to dine on Maine Lobsters, Haddock Sandwiches or Damariscotta Oysters on the half-shell. If Boat Cruises are your pleasure you can catch aride on the 'Hardy Boat' and take a day trip out to Monhegan Island which is a few miles of shore. The 'Hardy Boat' also does whale watching trips and viewing of seabirds. If you decided to travel to Pemaquid Point Lighthouse it is just a 10 minute drive south down Rt 130 to the end of the Pemaquid Peninsula. The lighthouse was built in 1824 and is featured on the Maine State quarter. The lighthouse has an educational fishermans museum which is a treat for all ages. The views from the site are splendid and there are some dramatic ledges that go down to the surf. You can drive a view minutes to Pemaquid Beach which is a perfect place for a family swim and nature activities. Nearby Colonial Pemaquid is one of the earliest settlements of European occupation in North America.Archaeological excavations have unearthed many foundations from the17th century, many related to thehistoric fort William-Henry which is nearby. enjoy your visit to New Harbor & Round Pond fishing villages with fish houses and fishermans coops where you can purchase lobsters and clams fresh from the boats. The are many festivals and events that occur in the summer months and they can be found at the Damaricotta Chamber of Commerce.


Rates & Availability

Taxes and fees are additional

Additional information about rental rates

Cleaning Fee $125
Pet Fee $125
Damage Deposit $200

Owner's Cancellation Policy

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