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Charming cottage with a fantastic view !!!

Bedrooms 1
Space 40 m²
Property type cottage
Minimum Stay 7 nights


About the property

Vacation Cottage Rental 1 Bedroom, 1bathroom, Sleeps 4

A cozy cottage located on Great Bay of Damariscotta Lake, was renovated and remodeled in 2013.The charming 1 bedroom, with a queen- size mattress, is the perfect getaway with a new dock, 2 kayaks and a canoe waiting to be used. The living room has a full-size sleeper sofa and there is a new kitchen in the shared open space. As of 2016, WI FI is available.The lake is the largest in Lincoln County and is well known for great fishing and boating. Located in mid-coast Maine. It is located close to the towns of Damariscotta, Rockland and Boothbay.

Holly Howland
Member since: 2013
Speaks english
Response time
Within a few hours
Response rate
Calendar last updated:
26 March, 2017


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

Property Type:
  • cottage
  • Guests provide their own meals
Floor Area:
  • 40 m²
House Rules:
  • Max. occupancy: 4
  • non smoking only
  • pets not allowed
  • children welcome
Location Type:
  • Beach View
  • Beachfront
  • Lake View
  • Lakefront
  • Water View
  • Waterfront
  • Away From It All
  • Family
  • Historic
  • Romantic
  • Sports & Activities
  • Tourist Attractions
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating ...
  • Internet ...
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room ...
  • Parking
  • Towels Provided
  • Coffee Maker ...
  • Dishes & Utensils ...
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Pantry Items
  • Refrigerator ...
  • Stove ...
  • Toaster
  • Dining ...
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 2 people
  • 1 Bathroom
  • Bathroom 1 - toilet , shower enclosure
  • Newly renovated bath with shower stall, toilet and new septic system
  • 1 Bedroom, Sleeps 4
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 large double bed
  • Queen size bed with mattress with linens in the bedroom. The living room has a new full size sleeper sofa with linens.
  • Books ...
  • DVD Player ...
  • Games ...
  • Stereo ...
  • Television ...
  • Deck / Patio ...
  • Kayak / Canoe ...
  • Lawn / Garden ...
  • Outdoor Grill ...
  • wheelchair inaccessible
  • autumn foliage
  • botanical garden
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • laundrette - not serviced
  • festivals
  • forests
  • live theatre
  • museums
  • pond
  • restaurants
  • winery tours
Leisure Activities:
  • antique hunting
  • beachcombing
  • bird watching
  • photography
  • scenic drives
  • sight seeing
  • walking
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • laundrette - serviced
  • massage therapist
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • fishing
  • fly fishing
  • freshwater fishing
  • golf
  • hiking
  • rafting
  • diving
  • snorkelling
  • swimming
The bedroom and living area have large ceiling fans. The windows are double pane sliding windows to let in the cool breezes off the lake.


Exceptional! 5/5 -
(16 traveller reviews)

Charming cottage with a fantastic view !!!
average rating of 5.0 based on 16 reviews

Wonderful relaxing vacation rental with beautiful view of lake

  • 5 of 5

We had the best time relaxing at this wonderful lake house. The cottage was well equiped with everything you would need and was very clean. The property was very private with a fantastic view of the lake. A canoe and two kayaks were provided for use. The owners were very accommodating and were happy to answer any questions. It was truly a spectacular vacation and we hope to return to this beautiful spot on the lake.

  • Review Submitted: Mar 11, 2017
  • Date of Stay: Aug 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you so much for the wonderful review, Catherine! We hope to see you again! Holly and Mark
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Essex Junction, Vermont

Without question, the best rental we have found to date

  • 5 of 5

When anyone thinks about spending time in a vacation rental, several things come to mind. Is it in a good spot? Is it clean? Is it equipped with the essentials you would find in your own home? Is the surrounding area pristine, relaxing and a place you would like to return to some day? Is the take away when you leave a memorable one? This cottage on Damariscotta Lake is all of this, and much more. There was nothing missing in this cozy spot on the water's edge - in fact, there was so much more. We have stayed on quiet, out-of-the-way lakeside retreats before, but nothing like this. A fiberglass canoe and paddles were available for our use; two kayaks were available for our use, a dock was available for relaxing and swimming; a fire pit was available for s'mores; and a view of God's creation was available 24 hours a day. It was perfect in every way, and we can't wait to find a time to book another week. This is a home run in every regard.

  • Review Submitted: Sep 10, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Sep 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you so very much for the glowing review. It was a pleasure to meet you and we hope to see you again in the future. Holly and Mark Howland
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An excellent place to stay with everything for a fantastic holiday

  • 5 of 5

My husband and I have just returned from a 6 week holiday in Maine, 5 1/2 weeks of which were spent at Holly and Mark's cottage which was a perfect base for all our sightseeing. When we planned our holiday, we wanted a place to stay that was clean and next to Damariscotta Lake. Holly and Mark's cottage far exceeded our expectations, the cottage had everything you could need. We would stay every summer if we could, the setting is stunning.

  • Review Submitted: Aug 24, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Jul 2016
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you so much for your wonderful review. We trust you had a safe trip home to Australia and we wish you lived closer and could visit again. It was a pleasure meeting you both and we hope to see you again in the future.
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Our second year and it was even better.

  • 5 of 5

Our family just enjoyed another wonderful stay at the Cottage. Last year was our first visit which we enjoyed so much we had to return this summer, too. The cabin has everything we could possibly want and is always in excellent condition. The owners are delightful to work with. The waterfront area and dock are amazing and have all the things one could want for paddling, boating, fishing and enjoying beautiful Damariscotta Lake.The kayaks and canoe are of outstanding quality, as is everything about this cabin. Spent every moment outside, canoeing, fishing again, plenty to catch: Smallmouth bass, Largemouth bass, White perch and Chain pickerel. Enough to do here, but towns of Damariscotta and Boothbay, a short drive away. On a rainy day, made our way to look over the harbor in CAMDEN HILLS STATE PARK. Camden offers a wonderful dining experience, great shopping and spectacular view of harbor from the top of Mount Battie. Our family cannot wait to return again next summer. Thanks again to the owners (Mark and Holly) for making this piece of perfection available for us to enjoy!

  • Review Submitted: Jul 15, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Jul 2016
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you so much for such a raving review!! We certainly hope that you can return next year! Look forward to hearing from you! Holly
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Great place to stay

  • 5 of 5

Was very quiet beautiful place to stay lots to do at the cottage or a short ride away. i would definitely recommend this to a friend. Owner were a pleasure to deal with Hope to be back myself some day!

  • Review Submitted: Jul 11, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Jun 2016
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Dear Ed, Thank you so much for your kind words about your stay!! Holly and Mark
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little compton ri.

Could not have been nicer

  • 5 of 5

This property was charming, bright , clean and well appointed with all the little things also that made our stay so pleasant. Situated in a quiet cove, we used the canoe every day even on the windy afternoons. The surrounding woods are quiet and nice to explore. Overall, a fantastic place for a getaway to maine.

  • Review Submitted: Jul 5, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Jun 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Dear Paul and Olivia, Thank you so much for your kind words about our property! We are so glad that you enjoyed your stay and were comfortable. Hopefully we will see you in the future, and again, we thank you. Have a great summer! Holly and Mark Howland
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Nearest Airport
71 Miles
Portland International JetPort
Nearest Ferry
25 Miles
Monhegan, Isleboro,Vinalhaven
Nearest Golf
25 Miles
Samoset Resrot, Wawencok Country Club
Nearest Train
60 Miles
Nearest Motorway
5 Miles
Route 1
Nearest Restaurant
9.3 Miles
Moody's Diner
Nearest Beach
28 Miles
Pemaquid Beach
Car: necessary

Located on Great Bay of beautiful Damariscotta Lake in Lincoln County


Rates & Availability

Rental Rates for this holiday cottage in Jefferson, Maine

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7 night minimum stay

Additional information about rental rates

Refundable Damage Deposit A$268.02

Owner's Cancellation Policy

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