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Overlooking the Harbor and Lobsterboats.

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Watch the daily activity ofa scenic working harbor from the deck of your cottage


Last updated: 03/23/2017
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  • Minimum stay:3-7 nights
  • Sleeps:4
  • Bedrooms:2
  • Bathrooms:1
  • Property type:Cottage
  • Internet:Yes
  • Pets considered:No
  • Wheel chair accessible:No

About the Property

Two bedrooms, one full bath, with a view of the working port of New Harbor.

All the sights, sounds, and beauty of a quintessential Maine lobstering port lie just outside your door. A clean, cozy retreat where you can observe the activity as the boats deliver the day's catch of lobsters to the open-air restaurant where you can eat them that night. Nearby attractions include day trips to Monhegan Island, kayak rentals, iconic Back Cove (rowboats for guests), Pemaquid Light, and white-sand Pemaquid Beach.
Two cottages that offer two bedrooms, one with two twins and one with a queen bed, living room with fieldstone fireplace and wood provided, one full bath, fully equipped kitchen. Small Weber charcoal grills are available. All linens are included.
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Member since: 2015

Speaks: english
Calendar last updated: 03/23/2017

Property Type

  • Cottage

House Rules

  • Max. occupancy 4
  • Children Welcome:

    We love having children and provide games, puzzles and books for them. ...moreless

  • Pets Not Allowed

Accommodation Type

  • Vacation Rental


  • Guests Provide Their Own Meals


  • Wheelchair Inaccessible

Bedrooms: 2 Bedrooms, Sleeps 4, Beds for 4

  • Bedroom 1: 1 queen

    Linens provided...moreless

  • Bedroom 2: 2 twin/ single


  • All beds are made extra linens are available in the cottage's linen closet and in the linen room of the main house....moreless

Bathrooms: 1 Bathroom

  • Bathroom 1: toilet, combination tub/shower

    One full bathroom....moreless


  • Books:

    Our library has books, puzzles, and games....moreless

  • Games


  • Away From It All
  • Family
  • Historic
  • Tourist Attractions


  • Churches
  • Library
  • Museums
  • Restaurants

Local Services & Businesses

  • ATM/Bank
  • Groceries

Leisure Activities

  • Antiquing
  • Beachcombing
  • Bird Watching
  • Boating
  • Scenic Drives
  • Shelling
  • Sight Seeing
  • Walking
  • Wildlife Viewing

Location Type

  • Rural
  • Village:

    Walking distance to the village of New Harbor....moreless

  • Waterfront:

    Watch the lobsterboats in the harbor....moreless

Sports & Adventure Activities

  • Hiking
  • Kayaking
  • Swimming


  • Child's Highchair
  • Dining:

    You can cook and eat in the cottage or dine out at one of the great restaurants here in town....moreless

  • Dining Area


  • Fireplace:

    Fieldstone fireplaces with seasoned wood provided....moreless

  • Heating:

    Cottages are fully insulated with electric heat....moreless

  • Internet:

    Internet at our office....moreless

  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided:

    Beds are made and extra blankets are provided....moreless

  • Living Room:

    Comfortable, modern furniture....moreless

  • Parking
  • Towels Provided:

    Extras in each cottage's linen closet and linen room at the main house....moreless


  • Coffee Maker:

    We provide filters that fit the coffee maker....moreless

  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Kitchen:

    Kitchen is fully equipped with regular household appliances: refrigerator, electric range, microwave, coffeemaker, toaster....moreless

  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Pantry Items:

    All linens and paper goods are provided....moreless

  • Refrigerator
  • Stove
  • Toaster


  • Deck / Patio:

    Decks have deck furniture and superlative views....moreless

  • Kayak / Canoe:

    Local kayak rental company will meet you at the waterway....moreless

  • Outdoor Grill:

    Small Weber charcoal grills available....moreless



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Rental basis: Per property
Dates Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly * Event
Spring off-season
May 1 - Jul 1, 2017
3 night min stay
My Standard Rate
7 night min stay


Additional information about rental rates


  • Tax Rate 9%


Off-season rates available. Call for nightly rates off season (2-night minimum). 8% Maine sales tax will be added.

Owner's cancellation policy:

Cancelled bookings will not receive a refund.

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Last updated: 03/23/2017
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1 Miles
Nearest Barpub
Shaw's Lobster, Bar and Restaurant
1 Miles
Nearest Motorway
Route 1 to Route 130
1 Miles
Nearest Restaurant
Shaw's Lobster, Bar and Restaurant
1 Miles
Nearest Beach
Pemaquid Beach

Car: Necessary

Pemaquid Lighthouse and Fishermen's Museum is an iconic site that is photographed and painted by artists from all over the world. There are many lovely walking trails and hikes in our scenic area.


Owner info

Year Purchased: 2000

About the owner: Merle has lived in New Harbor his whole life, and Karen has been here for 35 years. Karen grew up in the Boston area and was a guest at Thompson Cottages since she was a baby. New Harbor is our year-round home.

Why the Owner Chose New Harbor, Bristol, ME, USA:
Our family has owned this property since 1920 and we, the third generation to own it, have been its stewards since 2000. The property is a treasure to us and our family, and we care for everything with great attention to detail and love. We live here year-round, and we enjoy having our guests return year after year to a place that comes to mean a great deal to them, too. We are always excited to have new guests and to see them enjoy the beautiful Midcoast area as much as we do.

The Unique Benefits at this Cottage:
All cottages feature oil paintings by Merle's grandfather, G. H. Thompson, a nationally known artist, as well as some by the many artists who come here to work. We offer a library with books, puzzles, and games for the family to play by the fireplace and kitchens equipped for preparing lobster dinners. Coziness, cleanliness, and peace are our hallmarks. Being responsible stewards of our beautiful unspoiled area is very important to us.

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Speaks: english
Calendar last updated: 03/23/2017

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  • Watch the daily activity ofa scenic working harbor from the deck of your cottage

    Watch the daily activity ofa scenic working harbor from the deck of your cottage

  • Catch crabs from the footbridge in Back Cove.

    Catch crabs from the footbridge in Back Cove.

  • Row our rowboats in Back Cove.

    Row our rowboats in Back Cove.

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This listing was first published here in 2015.

Date last modified - Thursday, March 23, 2017

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