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Waterfront Cottage with Panoramic Views, Deep Water Dock

Sleeps4
Bedrooms 2
Bathrooms1
Space 130 m²
Property type cottage
Minimum Stay 7 nights

Overview

About the property

2 Bedrooms, 1 Bathroom, Sleeps 4

This Suisse chalet style cottage located on Westport Island was built on Clough's Point right on the Sheepscot River. With over 400 ft. of deep water frontage and it's own boat dock it also has spectacular views of the village of Wiscasset and historic Fort Edgecomb. The living/dining area has a vaulted ceiling with 40 ft. of glass affording a dramatic view of the river. It is also fully furnished with cottage and antique furniture. Just minutes up the road is the North End Lobster co-op where you can pick up the freshest catch from the local lobstermen. Enjoy the daily sights of working lobster boats, the osprey nesting in the buoy, wildlife, boating, and the sunset light on the Eddy Marina just by walking out on to the deck or down to the dock.


Owner
Laurie Donovan
Member since: 2007
Speaks english
Response time
Within 2 days
Response rate
100%
Calendar last updated:
17 October, 2017

Amenities

Accommodation and facilities for this holiday cottage rental in Westport, Maine

Property Type:
  • cottage
Meals:
  • Guests provide their own meals
Floor Area:
  • 130 m²
House Rules:
  • Check-in: 3:00 PM / Check-out: 10:00 AM
  • Max. occupancy: 4
  • pets considered
  • children welcome
  • non smoking only
Location Type:
  • Waterfront
  • Waterfront
Theme:
  • Away From It All
General:
  • Activities Guide
  • soap
  • Ceiling Fans
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Fireplace ...
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating
  • Internet
  • Iron & Board
  • Laundry Soap
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room
  • Local Activities Guide
  • Local Maps
  • mobile phone
  • Paper Towels
  • Parking
  • Telescope
  • Toilet Paper
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine
  • Wireless Internet
Kitchen:
  • Blender
  • Coffee Grinder
  • Coffee Maker
  • Cooking Utensils
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Freezer
  • Kitchen
  • Lobster Pot
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Pantry Items
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove
  • Toaster
Dining:
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 6 people
Bathrooms:
  • 1 Bathroom
  • Bathroom 1 - toilet , bath with shower
Bedrooms:
  • 2 Bedrooms, Sleeps 4
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 large double bed
    Bedroom 2 - 2 single bed
Entertainment:
  • Books
  • books - fiction/non-fiction
  • CD Player
  • DVD Player
  • Radio
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Television
  • Video Library ...
Outside:
  • Binoculars
  • Boat Dock
  • Deck / Patio
  • Kayak / Canoe
  • Outdoor Grill
  • Outdoor Grill Gas
  • wooden decking
  • 6 garden chairs
Suitability:
  • long term rentals available
Leisure Activities:
  • antique hunting
  • bird watching
  • scenic drives
  • sight seeing
  • walking
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • fishing
  • sailing
Notes:
We do consider pets, but unfortunately cats are not allowed, sorry. The Sheepscot River is ideal for kayaking; you may bring your own or they can be rented from the Wiscasset Trading Post. If needed, the 60ft. boat dock has water, electricity, and a 26 x 16 float.

Reviews

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Waterfront Cottage with Panoramic Views, Deep Water Dock
average rating of 4.9565215 based on 23 reviews
massachusetts
5

the best spot in Maine

  • 5 of 5

stock up on fresh corn, tomatoes, blueberries and lobsters on your way in and you won't want to leave the house for the entire vacation! Its like living on the bow a ship with the sheepscot river beneath you.

Brand new appliances, well stocked house with everything you need. Plus, towels and linens are provided.

Absolutely spectacular.

  • Review Submitted: Oct 2, 2007
  • Date of Stay: Aug 2007
  • Source: HomeAway
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Oklahoma City
5

PEACE AND SERENITY

  • 5 of 5

We were delighted with this A-frame riverside cottage. All the conveniences of home plus a fabulous view! Glassed living area was filled with natural light and views of the lobster boats going out and coming in each day. The dock was a perfect place to relax and enjoy a good book while watching the lobster boats empty traps right in front of you! Location was very convenient to Wiscasset, Bath and Boothbay Harbor and many other picturesque villages nearby. The updated kitchen was very well equipped for meals at home. The upstairs TV loft was a welcoming and cozy retreat when returning home from our daily adventures. We have stayed in rentals across the USA and aboad and found this home to be the best overall value, both in comfort and beauty. We hope to return in the coming years!

  • Review Submitted: Sep 26, 2017
  • Date of Stay: Sep 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
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5

Spectacular view for the perfect getaway

  • 5 of 5

Maine is one of our favorite places to vacation and we go almost every fall. As for the house- We loved the incredible ~270 deg views of the river. We spent hours watching the tide. We spotted seals almost every day. We also saw plenty of cormorants and herons.

The kitchen is new and well equipped. We prepared a several meals and even some steaks on the grill. It's also close enough to Reds to pop over for a lobster roll when you have a craving.

WIFI was good. The TV was also nice although we only watched the Pats game. The bathroom is decent but could use refurbishment.

Overall, we were very comfortable and Laurie was very good at getting back to us even when we left something behind. We would definitely stay here again.

  • Review Submitted: Nov 20, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Sep 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you Greg for posting your review and I am so glad that you enjoyed your time at the cottage. I hope that you are able to return as the coast of Maine is a pretty special place. Every year there are projects either big or small and this winter it just so happens to be the bathroom. Thank you again and I hope all is well! cheers, Laurie
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Catawba, SC
5

The perfect getaway

  • 5 of 5

So here it is Friday already and as I say to my wife, I hate to be leaving tomorrow, I look at her face and see tears in her eyes. She says this has been her favorite house and place to vacation in all of her 63 years. We took in Rockport, Rockland, Damarisscotta, Camden, Boothbay Harbor and Pemaquid Lighthouse all of which are in easy reach. With softshell lobster at $5.70 a lb from the local lobster coop we couldn't help but indulge in lobster and steamers 4 out of 7 days here. The house is perfect, with a beautiful view of the river and the constantly changing tides. Laurie has gone the extra mile in providing a well stocked and modern kitchen that covered all of our needs. If you are looking for the perfect place to enjoy all the Mid Coast of Maine has to offer, look no further than Laurie's wonderful cottage. We hope to be back soon.

  • Review Submitted: Sep 9, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Sep 2016
  • Source: HomeAway
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Queensbury, NY
5

Third year...even better

  • 5 of 5

We love our time here more each year. This is our big vacation every year and it we anticipate it months in advance and savor the memories for months after we return. For us, this is the great big week-long SIGH that keeps us sane for the year.

Thank you, Laurie, for the loan of your beautiful cottage...and the sanity. (I think I might have convinced Bill into two weeks for next year. Fingers are crossed!!)

  • Review Submitted: Aug 24, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Jul 2016
  • Source: HomeAway
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Lexington, MA
5

Perfect Maine vacation house

  • 5 of 5

This was the best VRBO vacation house we have ever rented. The deck and views of nature were spectacular. We spent hours watching the osprey nest, herons, seals, lobster boats, etc. The dock was an ideal launch for kayaking trips. The house itself (only wanted to be there after the mosquitoes came out) was beautifully decorated and had every needed amenity.

  • Review Submitted: Aug 22, 2015
  • Date of Stay: Aug 2015
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Map

Nearest Airport
45 Miles
Portland International Airport
Nearest Motorway
3 Miles
Route 1
Car: necessary

Just 4 miles from the village of Wiscasset, 'The Prettiest Village in Maine' where there are wonderful antique shops to explore. Make sure to stop by Treats for a special wine and cheese then head to Red's Eats or Sprague's for a lobster roll. Take a day trip to Boothbay Harbor, Damariscotta, Rockport, Camden or head to Portland's Old Port and then Freeport for outlet shopping. Take a walk on Clough's Point Conservation trail or just relax on the deck with a good book. This is truly a special, wonderful and peaceful spot for those who desire to be at the water's edge.

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Rates & Availability

Rental Rates for this holiday cottage in Westport, Maine

Rental Basis:
per property
Owner accepts payment in:
USD
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Rate Period Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly Event
 
0ctober
8 Oct 2017 - 31 Oct 2017
7 night minimum stay
A$1,407
 
 
June
2 Jun 2018 - 22 Jun 2018
7 night minimum stay
A$1,407
 
 
June
23 Jun 2018 - 29 Jun 2018
7 night minimum stay
A$1,535
 
 
July/August
30 Jun 2018 - 31 Aug 2018
7 night minimum stay
A$2,047
 
 
September
1 Sep 2018 - 7 Sep 2018
7 night minimum stay
A$2,047
 
 
September/October
8 Sep 2018 - 12 Oct 2018
7 night minimum stay
A$1,535
 
 
October
13 Oct 2018 - 3 Nov 2018
7 night minimum stay
A$1,407
 

Additional information about rental rates

Cleaning A$102.34
Tax Rate 9.0%

Rentals are from Saturday to Saturday, Check in is at 3pm and check out is at 10am.

A deposit of 50% to be included with a signed copy of the lease and the 50% balance due one month prior to arrival.
Cancellation policy: a FULL refund minus a booking fee as long as a substitute renter can fill the dates.

Owner's Cancellation Policy

  • 100% refund if canceled at least 60 days before arrival date.
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