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Relax in this comfy Log Cabin after your short walk back from the beach

Sleeps10
Bedrooms 4
Bathrooms2
Property type cottage
Minimum Stay 7 nights

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Overview


Details
Property
cottage
Sleeps
10
Bedrooms
4
Bathrooms
2
Minimum Stay
7 nights

About the property

4+ bdrms, 2 full baths just a 5 min walk to a long white sand beach

4 bedroom, 2 full bath cottage. Large kitchen with 2 dining tables (seats 12+), open to the living room. Living room has 2 couches with Smart TV (internet capable to access your Netflix or other gaming accounts) & DVD. The sunroom porch has a full size pull out couch and serves as a second Smart TV/DVD room. Master bedroom has a queen size bed, Smart TV and has a full bath attached. 2nd bedroom has 2 twin beds, 3rd bedroom has a twin bed plus a twin bunk bed. 3rd bedroom has a single twin. All bedrooms have mattresses that have been very recently replaced.

There is a very large yard for the kids. There are two decks for lounging. The back deck has a table & chairs for outdoor meals or just relaxing. There is an outdoor grill. We keep the mosquitoes under control, so the out doors areas are very usable!

Drakes Island is a great family location with only residential properties and a long sandy beach. An easy 5 minute walk to the beach means no parking fees, the flexibility to easily come and go to the beach and lots of choices that do not require a car.

The Drakes Island Association clubhouse, playground and tennis courts offer many organized activities for kids of all ages.

Visitor Memberships may be obtained by tenants who are renting a Drakes Island property. The price is VERY reasonable (in 2014 a family membership is $30 for 1 week or $40 for 2 weeks). This membership carries the same privileges as a permanent resident membership and allows you to reserve the tennis courts and have your kids participate in the Kids Day Camps.

Please go to the Drakes Island Associations website at DIIA.org for details and the membership forms.

Bring your bikes to ride along the quiet residential streets. A permanent land bridge from Drakes Island makes for easy access to shopping, restaurants, and movies on the main land.

More Details

Owner
Loretta E Hoglund
Member since: 2006
Speaks: english
Response time:
Within a few days
Response rate:
100%
Calendar last updated:
January 17, 2017

About Loretta E Hoglund

My father's family started vacationing on Drakes Island in 1913 and fell in love with it. So far, 5 generations of our family have come every summer since then. No matter how far away parts of our family have moved, we all come 'home' every summer to recharge and commune with nature.

Loretta E Hoglund purchased this cottage in 2014

Why Loretta E Hoglund chose Southern Coast

This is the original cottage my parents started out with in 1956 and where I grew up when I lived on Drakes Island every summer. My brother owned the cottage after my parents passed away and we have now purchased the cottage from my brother.

Reviews

5/5 -
(1 traveler reviews)

Relax in this comfy Log Cabin after your short walk back from the beach
average rating of 5.0 based on 1 reviews
Orlando Florida
5

maine cottage

  • 5 of 5

We recently stayed at the log cabin and loved it. It is what you imagine in your minds eye what a Maine cottage should look like. There was plenty of room, everything was clean. The kitchen was well equipped. The cottage is close to the attractions of Southern Maine and many fine restaurants. Drakes Island beach is down the street about one quarter mile. It is the ideal spot for a family get together. From the seventy plus year old members of the family to visiting nephews everybody loved the cottage. My husband and I loved breakfasts at the Maine diner, grocery shopping was maybe a mile away. You can not beat this place.

  • Submitted: Jun 19, 2016
  • Stayed: Jun 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Map

Nearest Airport
32 Miles
Portland, ME
Nearest Barpub
1 Miles
Route 1, many available
Nearest Golf
3 Miles
Marriland Farms
Nearest Train
4 Miles
Wells, ME
Nearest Motorway
4 Miles
Rt 95
Nearest Beach
0.1 Miles
Drakes Island

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Rates & Availability

Wells Cottage Rental Rates

Rental Basis:
per property
Owner accepts payment in:
USD
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Rate Period Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly Event
 
Pre-season 1
May 27 2017 - Jun 2 2017
Changeover Day: Saturday
7 night minimum stay
$500
 
 
Pre-season 2
Jun 3 2017 - Jun 16 2017
Changeover Day: Saturday
7 night minimum stay
$600
 
 
Pre-season 3
Jun 17 2017 - Jun 23 2017
Changeover Day: Saturday
7 night minimum stay
$1,000
 
 
Pre-season 4
Jun 24 2017 - Jun 30 2017
Changeover Day: Saturday
7 night minimum stay
$1,600
 
 
Peak season
Jul 1 2017 - Aug 18 2017
Changeover Day: Saturday
7 night minimum stay
$2,300
 
 
Post-season 1
Aug 19 2017 - Aug 25 2017
Changeover Day: Saturday
7 night minimum stay
$1,500
 
 
Post-season 2
Aug 26 2017 - Sep 1 2017
Changeover Day: Saturday
7 night minimum stay
$1,100
 
 
Post season 3
Sep 2 2017 - Sep 15 2017
Changeover Day: Saturday
7 night minimum stay
$700
 

Additional information about rental rates

Cleaning $100
Refundable damage deposit $300
Tax Rate 9.0%

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Amenities

Wells Cottage Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • cottage
Meals:
  • Guests provide their own meals
Housekeeping:
  • Housekeeper Optional
Floor Area:
  • 1300 sq. ft.
Theme:
  • Away From It All
  • Family
General:
  • Internet ...
  • Iron & Board
  • Living Room ...
  • Parking ...
Kitchen:
  • Coffee Maker
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Kitchen ...
  • Oven
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove
  • Toaster
Dining:
  • Dining ...
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 12 people
Bathrooms:
  • 2 Bathrooms
  • Bathroom 1 - toilet , tub , shower
    Bathroom 2 - toilet , shower , Master bath
  • Bathroom off of the kitchen has a separate shower and bath tub
Bedrooms:
  • 4 Bedrooms, Sleeps 10
  • Bedroom 1 (Master) - 1 queen , Attached full bath
    Bedroom 2 - 2 twin/ single
    Bedroom 3 - 1 twin/ single , 1 bunk bed , Sleeps 3 in twin beds
    Bedroom 4 - 1 twin/ single
    Sun porch with door - 1 sleep sofa /futon , New sleeper sofa pulls out into a full size bed
  • 4 bedrooms plus a closed in sun porch with sleeper sofa.
Entertainment:
  • Books ...
  • DVD Player ...
  • Games ...
  • Satellite / Cable ...
  • Television ...
Outside:
  • Deck / Patio ...
  • Golf ...
  • Kayak / Canoe ...
  • Lawn / Garden ...
  • Outdoor Grill
  • Tennis ...
Suitability:
  • children welcome
  • non smoking only
  • pets not allowed ...
  • wheelchair inaccessible
Attractions:
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • festivals
  • health/beauty spa
  • library
  • live theater
  • marina
  • playground
  • recreation center
  • restaurants
Leisure Activities:
  • antiquing
  • beachcombing
  • bird watching
  • boating
  • eco tourism
  • horseback riding
  • miniature golf
  • photography
  • scenic drives
  • shelling
  • shopping
  • sight seeing
  • walking
  • whale watching
  • wildlife viewing
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • fitness center
  • groceries
  • laundromat
  • massage therapist
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • basketball court
  • cycling
  • deepsea fishing
  • fishing
  • golf
  • hiking
  • kayaking
  • mountain climbing
  • pier fishing
  • sailing
  • scuba diving or snorkeling
  • snorkeling
  • snorkeling/diving
  • sound/bay fishing
  • surf fishing
  • surfing
  • swimming
  • tennis

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