Our Comfortable Cottage Sits on a Dock Close to Town, Over Looking Lobster Cove(6 Reviews)
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- Minimum stay:3 nights
- Property type:Cottage
- Pets considered:No
- Wheel chair accessible:No
About the Property
1 bedroom,1 bath and sleeper sofa, large dock and float, a real Maine Cottage
You can't get any closer to the water than this cottage. This cottage rests on a 250 foot working wharf, used by lobster men in the winter to store their traps and gain access to the water. Bring your boat with you and keep it at the float for an additional rental fee. (space is limited, call for details) You may be able to buy lobsters directly from a lobster man hauling traps in the cove. One cozy bedroom with a double bed and living room with a sleeper sofa, the cottage sleeps 2-4 people. The galley style kitchen has a 4 burner stove and oven to fill all of your basic cooking needs, or you can use the lobster cooker and grill out on the dock. The inside table seats 4, and when weather is nice, eating at the picnic table on the dock is perfect.
If you are looking for a place to disconnect, unwind and relax, come soak up the sun and fresh air or watch the sun rise over Lobster Cove. Treasure hunt the shore while the tide is out or toss in a lure and catch a striped bass or mackerel for dinner. Take a trip into town for a day of shopping or an evening at the Opera House which hosts a wide variety of entertainers such as Jackson Browne, Celtic Storm, Pete Best Band, and Marty Stewart.
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Member since: 2015
- Vacation Rental
- Guests Provide Their Own Meals
- Housekeeper Included
- Minimum Age Limit For Renters:
Children 6 years and older are welcomed. A well fitting (pfd) personal flotation device is required for all children, along with adult supervision while at the dock and float due to the waterfront access....moreless
- Non Smoking Only
- Pets Not Allowed:
- Wheelchair Inaccessible
Bedrooms: 1 Bedroom, Sleeps 4, Beds for 4
Bathrooms: 1 Bathroom
- DVD Player
- Satellite / Cable:
- Away From It All
- Botanical Garden
- Live Theater
- Recreation Center
Local Services & Businesses
- Fitness Center
- Massage Therapist
- Medical Services
- Bird Watching
- Miniature Golf
- Scenic Drives
- Sight Seeing
- Whale Watching
- Wildlife Viewing
- Ocean View:
Wake up to amazing panoramic views from every window, enjoy your morning coffee on the dock, or tie your boat to our float (For an added fee). Fishing and swimming will make it a real Maine experience...moreless
Sports & Adventure Activities
- Basketball Court
- Deepsea Fishing
- Pier Fishing
- Scuba Diving Or Snorkeling
- Sound/Bay Fishing
- Dining Area
- Linens Provided:
The living room has a sleeper sofa, recliner, television with cable and the propane heater. While sitting on the sofa and recliner the views from the sliding glass door and picture window are amazing...moreless
- Coffee Maker
- Dishes & Utensils:
- Deck / Patio
- Outdoor Grill
- Housekeeper Included
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My Standard Rate
3 night min stay
Additional information about rental rates
- Refundable Damage Deposit $250
- Tax Rate 8%
Please call me or send an inquiry if you are interested in reserving any of the openings in my calendar that are shorter than the 3 night minimum. Thank you.
After we agree on your reservation a check for 50 percent of the rental fee (non-refundable) may be mailed to me. Final payment will be due 2 weeks prior to your stay and will include, a separate check for $ 250.00 security deposit (which will be mailed back to you intact following an approved post checkout inspection), 50 percent of the rental fee and 8 percent sales tax on total rental fee.
Owner's cancellation policy:
Policy available by contacting owner when booking
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Enjoy a picnic on the shore at Barrett's Park or take a nice walk across the foot bridge to town. On your way back from town, stop into one of the lobster retailers, watch the lobster men unloading their catch and pick up fresh lobster to cook and eat on our dock. The cottage is just 4 miles from a world class golf course and the Botanical Garden. Take a day trip to Monhegan Island, a lobster bake at Cabbage Island, whale watching, go lobstering or deep sea fishing on a charter boat, and sailing on a sunset cruise. Our YMCA offers day passes if you would like to workout, play tennis, walk on the track or swim in the new pool. Take in a movie at the Harbor Light Cinema. Enjoy a round of mini golf and an ice cream at the Dolphin golf or take a ride on the train at the railway village after viewing their collection of antique autos. The Boothbay Region is a wonderful place to unwind, relax and disconnect from reality.
Take a day trip to Freeport for a day of shopping at L.L. Bean and the outlet stores.
Year Purchased: 1974
Why the Owner Chose Boothbay Harbor, Boothbay Harbor, ME, USA:
In 1974 my parents were looking for a nice place to raise their family. They both had grown up on Lobster Cove Road. My father was a second generation lobster man. The property was perfect. They built our home across the street and began to expand the small existing dock to accommodate his lobster traps and fishing gear. For many years, he would build his own lobster traps in his work shop, which has now been completely renovated into Lobster Cove Cottage. My two teenage sons, forth generation lobster men, continue to fish their traps in the cove, (you may have a chance to see them). During the winter the dock is still used by six lobster men to store their traps and gear. My father built the dock with the help of his friends so other lobster men would continue to have access to the shore. I welcome the opportunity to share this wonderful cottage and the real Maine experience with visitors to the Boothbay Region.
The Unique Benefits at this Cottage:
This could be the opportunity of a lifetime to witness a real Maine working waterfront in action. Before the first week in June, the lobster men will be working on, preparing and setting their gear in preparation for the lobster fishing season. When you rent in the early season (at our early season rates), you can see them loading their boats, and the dock becomes a busy workplace. Unlike in the summer, during this busy time before June 1st, the dock is not available for guests use, and the float becomes available in early June.
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Lobster Cove Cottage.
Amazing views all around
The view from Lobster Cove Cottage.
Treasure hunt the shore while the tide is out.
Have a picnic in the shade at Barrett's Park.
Go lobstering on a charter boat.
You may be able to buy lobsters directly from a boat in the cove.
Sunset over Boothbay Harbor.
Sit and enjoy your morning cup of coffee on the dock.
Walk to Barrett's Park.
Catch mackerel from our float.
Wake up to a perfect day.
Go fishing, swimming or just unwind on the float.
The view from the living room.
You will think you are dreaming with this bedroom view.
Walk to town across the historic footbridge.
Take award winning photos at Ocean Point.
The kitchen has everything you will need.
Inside dining, or eat at the picnic table on the dock.
Seating for four.
The living room offers a sleeper sofa.
This listing was first published here in 2015.
Date last modified - Wednesday, January 18, 2017
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