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Tranquil And Peaceful Vacation Getaway Just Waiting To Welcome You

Bedrooms 2
Space 975 sq ft
Property type house
Minimum Stay 2 - 3 nights


About the property

2 Bedrooms, 1 Bathroom, Sleeps 5

This lovely post and beam home is conveniently located on the Pemaquid Peninsula and is perfect for those who want a stress-free and quiet vacation get-away. Privacy abounds this property and is just a five minute walk to Calf Island on tranquil Boyd Pond where you can enjoy the wildlife while sitting on the dock, swimming or enjoying a kayak or canoe ride. This is a perfect place for those who love nature and wish to get away from the busyness of everyday life. We are a short drive to Bristol's wonderful saltwater beach, Pemaquid Point, Fort William Henry and the quaint and lovely downtown of Damariscotta. Bristol is centrally located in coastal Maine for day trips throughout the region. Boat trips to Mohegan Island, whale and puffin watches can be found in New Harbor which is just minutes from Bristol. We are approximately 40 minutes from Booth Bay Harbor for those who want to spend a day in this beautiful harbor town. The home has two bedrooms and a loft that can accommodate 5 people comfortably. There is a queen bed in one bedroom, two twin beds in the second bedroom and a full size pull-out sofa in the loft. There is a fully applianced kitchen, a full bath and a living area with a gas stove. A large deck and a private screened porch are part of this wonderful property to enjoy the peaceful Maine evenings. This home awaits your arrival.

Sandra Guzas
Member since: 2014
Speaks english
Response time
Within a few hours
Response rate
Calendar last updated:
21 July, 2018

About Sandra Guzas

My husband and I grew up in Worcester, MA and lived most of our lives in the Massachusetts area. When our children 'flew the nest' we decided to move to New Hampshire, which is where we currently reside. We have always wanted a home in Maine.

Sandra Guzas purchased this house in 2006

Why Sandra Guzas chose Bristol

We found this wonderful property in Bristol many years ago and were finally able to build our dream home as well as a comfortable smaller version for our children to use. We decided to open up our lovely smaller property to renters who could enjoy the peace and serenity of the area as well as the many activities available in the spring, summer and fall.

What makes this house unique

Centrally located to many attractions in the mid-coast area.

Guestbook comments from the owner

My wife and I would like to thank you for the use of your cottage, we had a wonderful time there. It was clean and well kept, just the right amount of space for the two of us. Boyd Pond was very relaxing we would do our morning walks on Quail Run Road and go to the pond after each walk and we thoroughly enjoyed it.

Once again we thank you for the use of your home.
Sep 2014
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Accommodation and facilities for this holiday house rental in Bristol, Maine

Property Type:
  • house
  • Guests provide their own meals
Floor Area:
  • 975 sq ft
House Rules:
  • Check-in: 3:00 PM
  • /
  • Check-out: 11:00 AM
  • Max. occupancy: 5
  • Max. adults: 5
  • Min. age of primary renter: 25
  • Children welcome
  • Parties/events not allowed
  • Pets not allowed
  • Non smoking only
  • All trash must be removed from the property at the end of the rental period
  • All used sheets, towels, etc. to be removed from beds and kitchen and left in the bathroom tub
  • House key returned to original place where it was found at the beginning of the rental period
  • Adventure
  • Away From It All
  • Family
  • Historic
  • Romantic
  • Sports & Activities
  • Tourist Attractions
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Fireplace ...
  • Heating
  • Internet ...
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided ...
  • Living Room
  • Parking ...
  • Telephone
  • Towels Provided ...
  • Washing Machine
  • Wireless Internet
  • Coffee Maker
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave
  • Oven ...
  • Pantry Items ...
  • Refrigerator ...
  • Stove ...
  • Toaster
  • Dining ...
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 5 people
  • 1 Bathroom
  • Bathroom 1 - toilet , bath with shower
  • The full bathroom also has a stacked full size washer and dryer.
  • 2 Bedrooms, Sleeps 5
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 large double bed
    Bedroom 2 - 2 single bed
    Bedroom 3 - 1 sofa bed/futon
  • Books ...
  • DVD Player
  • Games ...
  • Television
  • Deck / Patio ...
  • Kayak / Canoe ...
  • Lawn / Garden ...
  • Outdoor Grill ...
  • museums
  • playground
  • restaurants
Leisure Activities:
  • antique hunting
  • beachcombing
  • bird watching
  • boating
  • eco tourism
  • miniature golf
  • outlet shopping
  • paddle boating
  • scenic drives
  • shelling
  • shopping
  • sight seeing
  • walking
  • whale watching
  • wildlife viewing
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • massage therapist
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • deepsea fishing
  • fly fishing
  • freshwater fishing
  • golf
  • hiking
  • kayaking
  • pier fishing
  • sailing
  • diving
  • bay fishing
  • swimming
  • wind-surfing


Wonderful! 4.9/5 -
(34 traveller reviews)

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Tranquil And Peaceful Vacation Getaway Just Waiting To Welcome You
average rating of 4.9117646 based on 35 reviews

Clean, cozy, and comfortable

  • 5 of 5

We loved our winter stay at the cabin. Hosts were excellent and everything was as promised. A quiet and beautiful area, perfect to get away, unplug, and unwind.

  • Review Submitted: 03/01/2018
  • Date of Stay: December 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: I'm so happy to hear that your stay was everything you expected it to be. We'd love to have you come back again! Happy New Year! Sandy
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What a beautiful location and the cabin was wonderful!!!

  • 5 of 5

Would truly rent this cabin again! It was very cozy and every amenity was taken care of. Access to Boyds pond was easy and even in the first week of April we where able to enjoy some kayaking. A wonderful place to explore!

  • Review Submitted: 03/04/2018
  • Date of Stay: March 2018
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: I'm happy that you enjoyed your stay! Please visit us again! Sandy Guzas
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Cozy Christmas Cottage

  • 5 of 5

Thank you Sandra, we thoroughly enjoyed our stay at your snug, cozy and quaint cottage over the holidays. Perfect place to stay while celebrating Christmas with nearby family. It was spotlessly clean with an open floor plan and very well stocked. We loved sitting by the gas pot bellied stove on the frigid nights. Snow was magical and a friendly neighbor kindly plowed the driveway.

We highly recommend The Cottage in the Pines and can't wait to visit again during the summer.

  • Review Submitted: 30/12/2017
  • Date of Stay: December 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: I'm so glad you had a great stay. We would love to have you back again anytime!
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Waldoboro, Maine

Serene yet accessible.

  • 5 of 5

Felt like we were in the north woods while conveniently still being in coastal Maine. Access to the pond and kayaking was a big draw!

  • Review Submitted: 22/10/2017
  • Date of Stay: October 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: I'm glad the cottage worked out well for you!
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Very nice stay

  • 5 of 5

Quiet and relaxing. Would stay again.

  • Review Submitted: 15/10/2017
  • Date of Stay: September 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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We enjoyed our time at the cottage. It was a lovely cabin and I would love to spend a week in the

  • 4 of 5

The only issue we had was the connectivity of the television, very slow connection, we couldn't watch a television show or movie. They should have a dish service or something similar.

  • Review Submitted: 10/10/2017
  • Date of Stay: October 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: I' m. Happy you enjoyed our cottage. Our TV does stream movies as long as the internet is not used for other devices at the same time. Also if you subscribe to Netflix or similar you can access your subscription thru our Roku TV. There are free programs that are available for watching in addition to having a DVD player for movies.
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Nearest Airport
60 Miles
Nearest Train
35 Miles
Brunswick, Maine
Nearest Beach
5 Miles
Pemaquid Beach
Car: necessary


Rates & Availability

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Additional information about rental rates

Cleaning Fee AU$80.88
Property Damage Insurance AU$79.53

No Pets. No smoking. This home is part of a homeowner's association. Some restrictions may apply to the use of the common area on Boyd Pond. Please contact the owner for further information. If you would like to rent during the winter months, please contact the owner.

Owner's Cancellation Policy

  • 50% refund if cancelled at least 30 days before arrival date.
  • 100% refund if cancelled at least 60 days before arrival date.
  • Service Fee fully refunded on cancellations that qualify for 100% refund.

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