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Lakeside cottage on McCurdy Pond just minutes from Damariscotta and Round Pond

Bedrooms 2
Space 750 sq. ft.
Property type cottage
Minimum Stay 3 nights


About the property

Our McCurdy Pond cottage is perfect for a quiet retreat

Listen to the loons call on 200 acre McCurdy Pond, one of the area's cleanest and most private lakes. The cottage features a large screened porch, just feet from the water's edge, equipped with dining table, chairs and reading lamp. The open living area has raised ceilings, wood floors and a gas fireplace for warming cool evenings. The master bedroom has a queen bed and lake views through sliding glass doors accessing a lakeside balcony. A second bedroom offers additional closet space and a double bed for restless sleepers. The beds feature high quality mattresses and linens. The cottage includes a fully equipped kitchen and large bathroom with shower. Electric heat supplements the gas fireplace for cool Fall and Spring evenings. The cottage is conveniently located off Biscay Road for quick access to town but is at the end of a private road allowing for peace and privacy. The lovely town of Damariscotta, with its shops, restaurants and theatre, is a mere four miles away, and the Maine coast is minutes away. This cottage is perfect for a romantic getaway or a quiet meditative break. WARNING: Once you arrive, you'll never want to leave!

Barbara or Blair
Member since: 2007
Speaks: english
Response time:
Within a day
Response rate:
Calendar last updated:
September 23, 2017

About Barbara or Blair

We met at a B&B managed by Barbara and have owned and operated vacation rentals for the past seven years.

Barbara or Blair purchased this cottage in 2014

Why Barbara or Blair chose Mid-Coast & Islands

We fell in love with this property when staying in another vacation rental on McCurdy Pond. It's one of only a few cottages built directly on this pristine pond's edge. In our opinion it's the best cottage on the best lake in Maine.

What makes this cottage unique

This picturesque cottage overlooks one of the cleanest and most private lakes in the region but is easily accessed off a paved road just four miles from Damariscotta and a short drive to midcoast Maine attractions. McCurdy Pond offers excellent swimming, kayaking and fishing and has no public access nor gas powered watercraft, so remains quiet and undisturbed except for cries of our resident loons.


Nearest Airport
60 Miles
Portland, ME
Nearest Barpub
4 Miles
Nearest Ferry
10 Miles
New Harbor
Nearest Golf
12 Miles
South Bristol
Nearest Train
30 Miles
Nearest Motorway
4 Miles
Route 1
Nearest Restaurant
4 Miles
Nearest Beach
12 Miles
Pemaquid Beach
Car: necessary


Bremen Cottage Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • cottage
  • Guests provide their own meals
Floor Area:
  • 750 sq. ft.
House Rules:
  • Check-in: 3:00 PM / Check-out: 11:00 AM
  • Max. occupancy: 2
  • Minimum Age Limit for Renters
  • not suitable for children
  • pets not allowed
  • non smoking only
Location Type:
  • Lake View
  • Lakefront
  • Away From It All
  • Romantic
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating ...
  • Internet
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room
  • Parking
  • Towels Provided
  • Wood Stove ...
  • Coffee Maker
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Kitchen
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove
  • Toaster
  • Dining
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 4 people
  • 1 Bathroom
  • Bathroom 1 - toilet , shower , Large bathroom includes shower but no tub
  • 2 Bedrooms, Sleeps 2
  • Master Bedroom - 1 queen , Offers views of lake and private balcony
    Bedroom 2 - 1 double
  • Books ...
  • DVD Player
  • Stereo
  • Television ...
  • Balcony ...
  • Outdoor Grill ...
  • wheelchair inaccessible
  • arboretum
  • botanical garden
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • festivals
  • library
  • live theater
  • marina
  • museums
  • restaurants
  • winery tours
Leisure Activities:
  • antiquing
  • beachcombing
  • bird watching
  • boating
  • paddle boating
  • photography
  • scenic drives
  • sight seeing
  • walking
  • whale watching
  • wildlife viewing
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • laundromat
  • massage therapist
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cross country skiing
  • deepsea fishing
  • fishing
  • fly fishing
  • freshwater fishing
  • hiking
  • kayaking
  • sailing
  • swimming
  • wind-surfing


Wonderful! 4.8/5 -
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Lakeside cottage on McCurdy Pond just minutes from Damariscotta and Round Pond
average rating of 4.8 based on 15 reviews

Serene Getaway

  • 5 of 5

My wife & I stayed for 5 nights and loved it! Blair & Barbara were great hosts, and the cottage was really comfortable. Everything was well-stocked and clean, and the location was nice and peaceful. The only downside was the fact that it was pretty cool the week we were there, but it was late August so not entirely surprising. All-in-all, a great trip!

  • Submitted: Sep 3, 2017
  • Stayed: Aug 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: We enjoyed having you as guests! Sorry about the unseasonably cool late August, even for Maine, but at least you got to make good use of our fireplace. We enjoyed your guitar playing and appreciate the spotless condition in which you left the cottage.
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Quiet Lakeside cottage in Maine

  • 5 of 5

My sister and I spent a wonderful week at this beautiful cottage. The screened in porch provided a very pleasant place to have breakfast, lunch and dinner. We spent many hours sitting on the dock watching the wild life on the lake. The beds were very comfortable. The town of Damariscotta is right down the road and has many shops and restaurants. If you are looking for a quiet and restful place you will enjoy this cottage.

  • Submitted: Aug 11, 2017
  • Stayed: Jul 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
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beautiful cabin...beautiful location...beautiful interior!!

  • 5 of 5

The cabin is in a perfect location ~ close to multiple villages for dinner, ice cream or grocery, however when you are in the cabin you are completely secluded. Cabin sits feet from the pond edge - perfect screen porch - extremely comfortable beds - clean, easy and beautiful!

  • Submitted: Jul 20, 2017
  • Stayed: Jul 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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A True Gem on a McCurdy Pond

  • 5 of 5

This little hideaway is just what we needed as a restful get-away. This gem has been polished with loving care and thoughtfulness. Inside the latest touches are high-end and comfortable for a couple or single. I was grateful for the binoculars as I am a birder. My husband, the reader had a quiet, blissful week. The gardens are lovingly tended, artistically done in every direction. Good for the soul. The owners are near-by and very helpful. Feel blessed.

  • Submitted: Jul 18, 2017
  • Stayed: Jul 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Quiet Maine Paradise

  • 5 of 5

We thoroughly enjoyed our time on McCurdy Pond. Although we had a list of places to visit, my nieces and I chose to spend the bulk of our time kayaking on the lake. Midcoast Kayak delivered and picked up our kayaks so we could enjoy every minute. When we did venture out, there was so much to do and see we didn't need to travel far. The cottage was clean and welcoming and the special touches were much appreciated. Our hosts were responsive and made sure we had everything we needed for our stay. A beautiful setting for a great vacation.

  • Submitted: Jul 18, 2017
  • Stayed: Jun 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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  • 5 of 5

Great location, great books on the shelf, great hosts for a very relaxing vacation. Well situated for a variety of in town and on the water activities, as well as a great place to just hang out.

Thank you!

  • Submitted: Jul 4, 2017
  • Stayed: Jun 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Rates & Availability

Taxes and fees are additional

Additional information about rental rates

Damage Insurance $59

Rates include cleaning fee and fresh linens. Returning guests may receive a 10% discount on 2017 rates.

WE ARE NOW OPEN YEAR ROUND, and 2016 rates remain in effect until June, 2017.

Owner's Cancellation Policy

  • 50% refund if canceled at least 7 days before arrival date.
  • 100% refund if canceled at least 14 days before arrival date.

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