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Lisa Cladis/Susi Hamblen

Member since: 2006
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Speaks english, german

Hodgdon Cove Cottage

7 Reviews
Bedrooms 2
Property type cottage
Minimum Stay 2 nights


Photos and Description of this West Boothbay Harbor holiday cottage

- 2 bedroom, 2 bath, front porch, eat-in kitchen, first floor master, fireplace

Spectacular Water Views from every room. Our year round 5 room cottage is located in Boothbay Harbor, nestled among the ledges of Hodgdon Cove 150 feet from the water. We purchased this home because this Cove has all the beauty the Maine coast is known for, a secluded location, and convenient access to town. With a dishwasher, washer & dryer, updated appliances, & wireless Internet, this is a perfect retreat. When not rented, this cottage serves as a vacation home for us, the owners, and when you stay here you get the attention to detail and the comforts we enjoy when we live here ourselves. The house has everything you need to prepare anything from a home cooked lobster dinner to a barbecue meal. Whether you are relaxing on the front porch enjoying the spectacular sunsets, enjoying a cozy evening by the wood burning fireplace, or sitting at the kitchen table watching the cove wildlife wake up in the morning, this is a wonderful placed to be.

  • long term rentals available
  • children welcome
  • non smoking only
  • not suitable for elderly or infirm
  • wheelchair inaccessible
Lisa Cladis/Susi Hamblen (Owner)
Member since: 2006
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Speaks english, german


based on 7 traveller reviews

Hodgdon Cove Cottage
average rating of 4.571429 based on 7 reviews
Portsmouth, NH

Great Spot!

  • 5 of 5

Cute cottage, beautiful views of the Cove. The area is close enough to everything, but far enough away that all you hear at night are the crickets.

Our kids loved exploring the yard, and also really appreciated the basket of toys the homeowners left to keep them busy. :o)

The house was clean and comfortable. Thank you for a great weekend!

  • Review Submitted: Sep 9, 2008
  • Date of Stay: Aug 2008
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you so much for your review - we try to make the cottage comfortable and are so glad you enjoyed your stay!
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Heavenly Hodgdon Cove Cottage

  • 5 of 5

My best friends and I chose Hodgdon Cove Cottage as our home base for our girls' long weekend getaway, and could not have been more pleased! The cottage was comfortable, cozy and had a beautiful view from every room in the house. The cottage was so convenient and centrally located for all of our day trips up and down the coast of Maine. It was well-stocked for cooking when we wanted to stay in and cook for ourselves, and there were wonderful restaurants very nearby when we wanted a traditional lobster dinner out. The owner's parents, the Hamblens, were there to greet us when we arrived and were very warm and inviting people who were very willing to give us advice about restaurants and grocery stores. It was a very peaceful and restful vacation, and we all agreed that our only regret was that it was not nearly long enough! We are already talking about returning. Absolutely perfect stay! Thank you so much for sharing your beautiful cottage!

  • Review Submitted: Oct 26, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Oct 2016
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you so much for your beautiful review! I am so glad you enjoyed your visit to Boothbay and the cottage. Please come back soon, I always love having people who appreciate the cottage and the Maine coast staying with us!
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Los Osos California USA

Excellent choice for a couple for an extended stay in Maine

  • 4 of 5

We just came back from a stay at Hodgdon Cove and enjoyed it very much. Although it is not waterfront, the property has lovely water views and is situated in a quiet setting just outside of Boothbay Harbor. It is very close to the Aquarium and Botanical Gardens as well as to the center of town and an excellent urgent care clinic if needed. The property is not fancy but it does have all of the basic mod cons you would want and the wi-fi works very well. One word of warning however, AT&T cell phones simply do not work at this location but the land line is fine for those needing to be in communication. For anyone contemplating purchasing a property in the area, this would be a good introduction to life in coastal Maine. Overall highly recommended.

  • Review Submitted: Oct 12, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Oct 2016
  • Source: HomeAway
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Delightful summer cottage with a beautiful view of the water.

  • 4 of 5

We have enjoyed this cottage for several years. It is quite comfortable, offers lovely views of the water, and is very quiet and peaceful though close to shopping, restaurants, and a myriad of other activities. Kitchen has all of the basics, master bedroom is quite spacious and offers a very comfortable chair for reading, and the living room has plenty of seating and a flat screen tv. The second floor would be perfect for kids - a second smaller bathroom, good sized bedroom with several twin beds, and a separate tv/game room just for them. And best of all, there are plenty of windows to bring in the morning sunlight, views of boats on the water, and that wonderful ocean breeze.

  • Review Submitted: May 31, 2016
  • Date of Stay: May 2016
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thanks again for coming back year after year and for the great review!
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Perfect Cottage to experience Boothbay

  • 5 of 5

The cottage is very comfortable, it has wonderful light and a nice warm feeling throughout. The owners are very nice and accommodating. All the little touches are there that you hope to find when you rent, like extra blankets, pillows, instructions on how to use tv, good kitchen utensils, etc. you feel like the owners care, which is great. The area is really beautiful and it is perfect location for visiting downtown boothbay, but having the cottage to escape back to a more rustic and quiet atmosphere. Cottage is Large enough for a family of 5 and dog to feel comfortable and not cramped. We hope to rent again in the future.

  • Review Submitted: Oct 25, 2015
  • Date of Stay: Oct 2015
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you so much for the thoughtful review! I am so glad you enjoyed your stay! Sincerely, Lisa Cladis
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Extraodinary views

  • 4 of 5

The house was very comfortable and the views from the porch were extraordinary! Boothbay downtown is lovely and everyone is genuinely very friendly. We really enjoyed the Botanical Gardens.

My only criticism is the lack of closet space for hanging clothes.

  • Review Submitted: Nov 20, 2014
  • Date of Stay: Sep 2014
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you for posting your review! I will arrange for more hanging closet space for the future guests. I had been meaning to do that - now it is a top priority! Sincerely, Lisa
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Nearest Airport
65 Miles
Portland Jetport - PWM
Nearest Ferry
2 Miles
Boothbay Harbor to Monhegan
Nearest Beach
25 Miles
Car: recommended


Rates & Availability

Rental Rates for this holiday cottage in West Boothbay Harbor, Maine

Rental Basis:
per property
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Rate Period Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly * Event
Fall Foliage
6 Sep 2016 - 30 Nov 2016
2 night minimum stay
My Standard Rate
2 night minimum stay

Additional information about rental rates

Refundable Damage Deposit A$396
Pet Fee A$66
Tax Rate 9.0%

* Half of the cost of your stay is due with the reservation

* The balance, a $300 refundable damage deposit, and 8% Maine tax is due 30 days prior to your arrival date

* Our cancellation policy: Loss of deposit unless a substitute renter is found to fill your dates (we will do our best!)

* Weekly rentals are from Saturday to Saturday, 4PM to 10AM

Owner's Cancellation Policy

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Accommodation and facilities for this holiday cottage rental in West Boothbay Harbor, Maine

Property Type:
  • cottage
Floor Area:
  • 1600 sq. ft.
Location Type:
  • Near The Ocean
  • Rural
  • Away From It All
  • Family
  • Fireplace
  • Firewood
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating
  • Internet
  • Iron & Board
  • Laundry Soap
  • Linens Provided
  • Parking
  • Parking Off Street
  • Telephone
  • Toilet Paper
  • Towels Provided
  • Wireless Internet
  • Coffee Maker
  • Cooking Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Freezer
  • Grill
  • Lobster Pot
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Pantry Items
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove
  • Toaster
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 6 people
  • 2 Bathrooms
  • Second floor bath - toilet , bath with shower
    First floor bath (in Master Suite) - toilet , bath with shower
  • 2 Bedrooms, Sleeps 6
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 large double bed
    Bedroom 2 - 2 single bed , 1 child bed
  • Bedroom 1, first floor: 1 Queen Bed, walk in closet with laundry, seating area, fantastic water views, attached bathroom. Bedroom 2: Two Twin bunk beds, child 'pack and play,' gorgeous water views from anywhere in the room.
  • Books
  • books - kids
  • DVD Player
  • Games
  • games - kids
  • Television
  • Toys
  • video player
  • Barbecue
  • Lawn / Garden
  • Outdoor Grill Gas
  • veranda
  • wooden decking
  • 8 garden chairs
  • long term rentals available
  • children welcome
  • non smoking only
  • not suitable for elderly or infirm
  • wheelchair inaccessible
  • autumn foliage
  • bay
  • botanical garden
  • cinemas
  • forests
  • live theatre
  • marina
  • playground
  • restaurants
Leisure Activities:
  • antique hunting
  • bird watching
  • outlet shopping
  • scenic drives
  • walking
  • whale watching
Local Services & Businesses:
  • massage therapist
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • deepsea fishing
  • fishing
  • hiking
  • bay fishing
Washer/ Dryer, pull out couch in second floor office sleeps 2, Small pets may be allowed, please inquire. Please note that while the house is located on the Cove, there is no water or dock access associated with this rental.