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Tricia Ertman

Advertiser since: 2008
Speaks: english
Bedrooms 3
Property type house
Minimum Stay 7 nights

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Tricia Ertman

Advertiser since: 2008
Speaks: english
Response time:
Within 12 hours
Response rate:
Calendar last updated:
January 17, 2015
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Bedrooms 3
Property type house
Minimum Stay 7 nights


New Harbor House Rental Photos and Description

3 bedrooms, 3 bathrooms, sleeps 6

This is exciting, bold frontage where you'll be lulled to sleep by the wild Atlantic just steps from your window. Awaken to gorgeous sunrises and spectacular island views. See the surf hit the rocks from inside the cottage or feel the exhilaration from the deck, lawn or rocks. Watch lobstermen haul traps by day and two lighthouses wink in the evening hours. You'll be enjoying coastal Maine at it best! This rare spot located on McFarland Shore Road in New Harbor is private and away from the tourist traffic...truly a superb place to relax and optimize your vacation time. The airy, light, open floor plan affords spectacular views from kitchen, dining & living rooms, & all bedrooms. The cottage is furnished with a mix of brand new seating pieces and quaint antiques that give the ambiance of the classic Maine cottage. Families can spread out in the cozy fireplaced family room for games and movies, or grab a book from our library and enjoy quiet time in the sunroom.

With 3 bathrooms, showering is a snap. You'll have everything you need to fix a quick snack or a gourmet meal in the fully equipped kitchen. Spend your precious vacation time enjoying the coast with brand new top-of-the-line washer/dryer on site.

More Details
  • non smoking only
  • pets not allowed
Tricia Ertman (Owner)
Advertiser since: 2008
Speaks: english
Response time:
Within 12 hours
Response rate:
Calendar last updated:
January 17, 2015

Guestbook comments from the owner

Welcome to our guestbook. We are the property owners and wanted to give a little of our history and some more details. We purchased the property in Jan. 2005 and have done extensive upgrades to make this a very comfortable and enjoyable vacation home. Upgrades include new furnishings, paint, flooring, wall coverings and plumbing fixtures. This is our first season to rent this property so there are no previous rentors to sign our guestbook...this being the month of March 2005. During the rental season (Summer)we spend our time in Idaho closer to our kids and grandchildren. We feel very lucky to have found this choice spot as there are waiting lists to purchase bold open ocean frontage which is rare in Maine because of all the islands and coves. Please feel comfortable to call us about any questions or concerns. Best wishes and good luck on your vaction plans!Bruce and Nancy Erickson207-677-3220208-691-3981 cell
Mar 2005
  • 1 of 1
Bedrooms 3
Property type house
Minimum Stay 7 nights
Contact the owner directly to confirm reservation details and pay with an approved method (credit card, check, or bank transfer), to protect your payment up to $1,000.
Add vacation protection services to your booking
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based on 10 traveler reviews

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Crashing Surf! Bold Open Oceanfront with Views
average rating of 4.9 based on 11 reviews


  • 5 of 5

This is the second time my sister and I have stayed at this "cottage". There cannot be a more perfect spot! It is so wonderful to sit on the deck in the morning and listen to the birds and watch the lobster men work their traps. It is worth getting up for the sunrises. I had my "lobster boat" alarm clock helping me do that :> One morning we heard loons calling to one another; so exciting! After a day of sight seeing, nothing beats coming back to this warm and comfortable "cottage" to relax once again on the deck and watch night fall. It is such a comfortable house you feel guilty going off to sight see :> The area is well situated for your every need. Highly recommend this place. Working with Tricia, the owner was part of this wonderful experience. Hope to return next year!

  • Submitted: Oct 13, 2013
  • Stayed: Oct 2013
  • Source: HomeAway
Dahlonega, GA

This House is INCREDIBLE!!!

  • 5 of 5

We had a few concerns about the bedrooms...other reviews had mentioned that you had to go through all the other bedrooms to get to the others) but it wasn't a problem at all. Each bedroom has it's own private entrance from the front yard and there is a paved pathway to the front door which was fun to use. The house is so private...we saw one person on the rocks way down the beach the entire week! Once we walked in the house and saw the incredible view...we were happy that every bedroom was oceanfront with a view that is amazingly beautiful. There are two large dens so that you will always have some private area to read. The playroom was wonderful and almost all glass. Tricia has stocked it with everything you would ever need. We loved the town of New Harbor and the lobster pounds nearby. The only problem that I can find with that house was that it was so relaxing , comfortable and beautiful that it was hard to get our crowd of six to ever leave. When we went exploring it was always cut short because everyone wanted to get back to the house. You are on top of the water. The waves splash up right near the house! I am going to include some of my photos to show you the view from the house. You won't believe it. None of us had ever stayed in a more cozy place ...nor one we loved more. We have all been to many countries. It is a colorful and cheery house that revives you! I just noticed that there is no way to post photos...that is a shame!!! I will say that the house is extremely long to make every room oceanfront. You can even sit on the "John" and watch the lobstermen roll by if you keep the door open!

  • Submitted: Sep 22, 2013
  • Stayed: Sep 2013
  • Source: HomeAway


  • 5 of 5

My sister and I saw the pictures above and knew that this was the vacation in Maine we had always dreamed about. It was even better than we imagined!

I don't know how to express the view other than repeating "SPECTACULAR"!! The house was just wonderful, very very comfortable, beautifully decorated and thoughtfully outfitted with every need. The kitchen was great and I loved the pots and pans. Normally rentals have pretty well used pans but these were a joy to cook on. (I know it sounds crazy for a vacation, but I love to cook and couldn't wait to whip up some meals with fish fresh off the docks).

Every morning we sat on the deck and watched the sunrise, the birds and the many lobster boats. Then we went out touring but always looked forward to coming back to our own little ocean. We loved the Turner Castle in Wiscasset, the botanical garden in Boothbay and the Farnsworth Museum in Camden. And you must drive up Mount Battie in Camden for a wondeful view!

Tricia (the owner) was very helpful and understanding of some personal issues we had prior to the rental date.

The location is convenient to every need and we met some very nice people in the area. We hope to be able to return soon and would definitely recommend this rental.

  • Submitted: Oct 19, 2012
  • Stayed: Oct 2012
  • Source: HomeAway


  • 5 of 5

The chalk board sign next to the front door says it all – “welcome to paradise.” We recently returned from our second stay at this wonderful house and can’t wait to go back next summer. The views are absolutely breathtaking and the house is extremely comfortable and well equipped. New Harbor is not touristy (a plus for us!) but there is a lot to do within a very short distance, including a beautiful sandy beach, the Hardy Boat cruises to Monhegan Island (great hiking and views) and a puffin sanctuary, and Maine Kayak, which has reasonable rental rates. Shaw’s fish & lobster wharf restaurant is about five minutes away by car and is terrific. There is also a great ice cream shack within walking/biking distance and a well-stocked grocery store.

  • Submitted: Aug 6, 2012
  • Stayed: Jun 2012
  • Source: HomeAway

Waiting to go back!!

  • 5 of 5

Our family stayed for a week at Sea Star in July 2012. It was one of the best vacations we have had! The home is surprisingly large with so many nice spots to relax. The descriptions of the view could not be more accurate. You can truly hear the surf from every bedroom in the house. Our children had a fabulous time exploring the rocky coastline and playing in the home's large yard. The owners have equipped the house with lots of extras to add to your visit... puzzles, bikes, sand toys, movies, games. The area is beautiful with many picturesque towns , restaurants, and outdoor activities within a short driving distance. We highly recommend Sea Star!

  • Submitted: Jul 26, 2012
  • Stayed: Jul 2012
  • Source: HomeAway
So. Hadley, MA

Spectacular View of the open ocean

  • 4 of 5

This 1950's era sprawling ranch met our needs very well. It is listed as a 3 bedroom home with 3 baths and we almost didn't find the last two bedrooms. Upon checking in, we wandered through the house which has incredible views of the ocean from the glass sliders along the rear of the home, the big discovery was that you need to go through the master bedroom to the sun-room, then through the next bedroom, and onto the 3rd bedroom. This didn't allow for much privacy but the good thing was that the queen bedroom had a seperate entrance. This suited our needs since we were 4 adults but may pose a problem for others.

The fully equipped kitchen was terrific! Large rooms offered space for everyone, 2 televisions, and great interenet service was appreciated. A good selection of books and games for those rainy days. We have vacationed in Maine for many years. This year was our third year in New Harbor and are overjoyed at what this area has to offer.

  • Submitted: Aug 11, 2009
  • Stayed: Jul 2009
  • Source: HomeAway


Nearest Airport
50 Miles
Portland Jetport
Nearest Motorway
15 Miles
Route 1
Nearest Restaurant
3 Miles
Shaws Wharf
Nearest Beach
3 Miles
Pemaquid Beach

Pemaquid Lighthouse is minutes away, as is Pemaquid Beach. Enjoy lobster on the wharf while overlooking quaint New Harbor or board excursion boats to Monhegan Island just 2 miles from your door. Within an hour's drive you can reach Camden to the north and Freeport (LL Bean) to the south giving you convenience to all that the Boothbay region offers. Portland International JetPort is 1.5 hours away. Golf, fishing, fresh water lakes/ponds, swimming are all just minutes away. Several outstanding museums are close by including the Farnsworth Art Museum and Wyeth Center, the Maine Maritime Museum and the Owls Head Transportation Museum. Enjoy the convenience of a full service grocery with many gourmet and deli offerings only 1 mile from the cottage. Restaurants, grocery store, post office and other services are within 3 miles.

Other Activities: island excursions, lighthouse tours, Fort William Henry


Rates & Availability

New Harbor House Rental Rates

Rental Basis:
Per property
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Rate Period Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly Event
May 3 - May 30
Changeover Day: Saturday
7 nights
May 31 - Jun 27
Changeover Day: Saturday
7 nights
Jun 28 - Aug 1
Changeover Day: Saturday
7 nights
Aug 2 - Aug 29
Changeover Day: Saturday
7 nights
Aug 30 - Sep 26
Changeover Day: Saturday
7 nights
Sep 27 - Oct 18
Changeover Day: Saturday
7 nights

Additional information about rental rates

Refundable damage deposit $300
Tax Rate 8.0%
Notes $1850-$3400
$1850/week May 3-May 31, Sat-Sat
$2300/week May 31-June 28, Sat-Sat
$2900/week June 28-Aug 2, Sat-Sat
$3400/week Aug 2-Aug 30, Sat-Sat
$2700/week Aug 30-Sept 27, Sat-Sat
$2300/week Sept 27-Oct 18, Sat-Sat
Payment accepted by personal check only. 50% deposit required upon lease signing. Remaining balance, 8% Maine state lodging tax and $300 refundable security deposit due 60 days prior to check-in.


New Harbor House Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • house
  • Guests provide their own meals
Floor Area:
  • 3200 sq. ft.
Location Type:
  • Waterfront
  • Away From It All
  • Family
  • Romantic
  • Alarm Clock
  • Basic Soaps
  • Ceiling Fans
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Fireplace
  • Garage
  • Internet
  • Iron & Board
  • Laundry Soap
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room
  • Local Activities Guide
  • Local Maps
  • Local Restaurant Guide
  • Parking
  • Telephone
  • Toilet Paper
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine
  • Wireless Internet
  • Coffee Maker
  • Cooking Utensils
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Freezer
  • Grill
  • Kitchen
  • Lobster Pot
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove
  • Stove
  • Toaster
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 6 people
  • 3 Bathrooms
  • Bathroom - toilet , combination tub/shower
    Bathroom - toilet , combination tub/shower
    Bathroom - toilet , shower
  • 3 Bedrooms, Sleeps 6
  • Master - 1 king
    Bedroom 1 - 2 twin/ single
    Bedroom 2 - 1 queen
  • Books
  • CD Player
  • DVD Player
  • Games for Kids
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Television
  • Video Library
  • Beach Chairs
  • Beach Towels
  • Deck / Patio
  • Large Cooler
  • Outdoor Grill
  • Outdoor Grill Gas
  • Unscreened Porch / Veranda
  • Walkway to Water
  • 6 garden chairs
  • 6 beach chairs
  • non smoking only
  • pets not allowed
  • autumn foliage
  • botanical garden
  • museums
  • restaurants
Leisure Activities:
  • antiquing
  • beachcombing
  • bird watching
  • outlet shopping
  • scenic drives
  • sight seeing
  • walking
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • groceries
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • deepsea fishing
  • fishing
  • fly fishing
  • freshwater fishing
  • golf
  • hiking
  • rafting
  • sailing
  • sound/bay fishing
  • swimming
1 king, 1 queen, 2 twins.

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