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Speaks: english
Sleeps5
Bedrooms 4
Bathrooms1
Property type cottage
Minimum Stay 2 nights

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CLASSIC HARBOR COTTAGE

Sleeps5
Bedrooms 4
Bathrooms1
Property type cottage
Minimum Stay 2 nights

Overview

Phippsburg Cottage Rental Photos and Description

Cottage, 4 Bedrooms, 1 Bath, (Sleeps 5)

This non-smoking, renovated, traditional (circa 1900) water's edge cottage is only a 'stone's throw' from the sea. Wake up to the calling of the sea gulls, ospreys and eagles, watch the lobster boats as they work, sit on the front porch and sip your coffee and walk the few steps to the shore, as you wish.

You will have a panoramic south and southwesterly view of eastern Casco Bay with at least 10 islands in sight without moving your head. Directly across from the cottage is the much-publicized Malaga Island, most recently famed by the book 'Lizzie Bright and the Buckminster Boy'. Kayaks, canoes, rafts, lightweight boats and other hand-carried watercraft can be launched from your front lawn. Larger trailered boats can be launched from neighboring launch ramps (one private, one public). One mooring available, on request, for boats up to 25 feet.

Modern kitchen equipped with microwave, toaster, electric stove, coffee maker, refrigerator and necessary pots, pans, cutlery, plates, glasses and many other utensils. Large living room/dining room with a table expandable to seat eight people, a hearth & stove, couch, a cushioned corner seat overlooking the ocean, comfortable glider & ottoman, TV with DVD, (includes Basic Cable (Channels 2 through 14), High Speed Internet & WIFI, CD player/radio/phonograph and records, patio door to porch, and more. Bathroom with shower, lavatory, etc. completes the downstairs. Upstairs there are four bedrooms, three with single beds, one with a double bed, all of which have Swedish style mattresses. Covered deck has two small tables and four chairs, plus a bench. All linens, towels & washcloths, and beach towels are provided. A short clothesline and clothes pins for bathing suits, towels, and other wet items is available.

You may be able to catch striped bass (rockfish), bluefish, flounder, mackerel and others from/immediately off 'your' frontage, depending on the tide and how the fish are 'running'. If your nautical and fishing desires are not there that day, there are many other pursuits. For those who would like a moderately priced meal, there is the Water's Edge Restaurant with a full menu including adult beverages, which is about a five-minute walk south from the cottage. For those wishing to drive one mile, there is the Sebasco Harbor Resort, which not only has an 18 hole golf course, limited kayak and outboard boat rentals, sailing and deep sea fishing and excursion trips, but also dining at their 'Pilot House' and the more casual 'The Ledges Pub'.

Also in the vicinity, within a 15-minute drive, are the beaches at Small Point (with admission fee) and Popham Beach State Park, for which a park pass is provided. A closer beach is Totman Cove, which is a shallow, protected beach owned by the town & free with the provided pass, best at high tide and has striper (rockfish) fishing opportunities, especially at night.

At Popham (Beach) are the historic Forts, Popham and Baldwin as well as a beautiful beach walk. There Spinney's Restaurant has a reasonable menu.

Once you have relaxed a bit or if the weather dictates it is not a 'beach day', there are many other drivable destinations. Among them are the Phippsburg Historical Society Museum, the Maine Maritime Museum in Bath, L.L. Bean and many factory outlets in Freeport, the Peary MacMillan Arctic Museum at Bowdoin College in Brunswick and the Farnsworth Museum in Rockland. Bath & environs, also have several eateries: Kennebec Tavern, J.R. Maxwell's, Beale Street Barbeque and Grill, Mae's Cafe and The Taste of Maine, to name some.

The area has much to offer scenically, historically, culturally, and gastronomically. If you don't believe it yet, ask the owner, buy some freshly caught lobsters at the 'dock price' (wholesale) & enjoy them at the cottage!

For extended families and friends there is a neighboring cottage, subject to availability. Please call to check about this at the time of your booking.

Keywords: Cottage

More Details
Suitability:
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • children welcome
  • non smoking only
  • pets considered
  • wheelchair inaccessible
Owner
Advertiser since: 2006
Call Owner
Enter your email address to view the phone number
Speaks: english
Sleeps5
Bedrooms 4
Bathrooms1
Property type cottage
Minimum Stay 2 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
Three services to protect your trip:
Protect your payments in case you need to cancel.
Guarantee the rental meets your expectations
Ensure you're prepared in case of accidental damage.

Reviews

5
based on 3 traveler reviews

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Classic Harbor Cottage
average rating of 5.0 based on 3 reviews
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Classic Harbor Cottage
http://www.homeaway.com/vacation-rental/p86517vb
-(207) 443-9083 (Maine, USA)
Phippsburg Portland and Casco Bay Area
West Roxbury, MA
5

Perfect Setting to Relax/Renew/Retreat

  • 5 of 5
As a single mom, I knew I needed to get away for a weekend while I had the chance. Linda could not have been more responsive via initial email communications nor more accommodating. She quickly responded to each and every question I had.
The property is clean and cared for and situated in the most lovely of locations. I spent most of my time just gazing at boats passing by, or at mama ducks teaching their babies to swim in a line. My dog and I took a trip to a nearby pet friendly beach, upon Linda's suggestion, and it too was idyllic and just perfect.
Linda makes sure that everything you could possibly need is on hand, including cozy electric blankets for chilly evenings, car passes/decals to park at local beaches/state parks, and even a binder filled with answers to every question you didn't even know you had about the property and the area.
I can't wait until my babysitter again offers to take my kids for a whole weekend so I can return!
  • Submitted: Jun 23, 2014
  • Stayed: Jun 2014
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Recommended for:  Pet-friendly, Sightseeing, Families with Young Children
business
Classic Harbor Cottage
http://www.homeaway.com/vacation-rental/p86517vb
-(207) 443-9083 (Maine, USA)
Phippsburg Portland and Casco Bay Area
Augusta, MI
5

Vacation in Intercoastal Maine

  • 5 of 5
Thanks so much for a wonderful week, everything was great and the personal touch was appreciated on our first but not last trip to Maine.
  • Submitted: Sep 24, 2011
  • Stayed: Sep 2011
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
business
Classic Harbor Cottage
http://www.homeaway.com/vacation-rental/p86517vb
-(207) 443-9083 (Maine, USA)
Phippsburg Portland and Casco Bay Area
Indiana
5

A Postcard Come True

  • 5 of 5
This adorable cottage is just like te pictures - only better with sights and sounds. This is the REAL side of Maine - lobstermen and women, fishermen and women, untouched beauty with interesting history. We have visited three years in a row and each time we were not ready to leave this little piece of heaven. The owners Peter and Linda are such gracious hosts and the cottage "SALOMIE" is so clean and well stocked. Norman Rockwell could not have done a better painting in depicting Maine living.
  • Submitted: Aug 5, 2010
  • Stayed: Sep 2009
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Recommended for:  Age 55+, Adventure Seekers, Pet-friendly, Sightseeing, Families with Teenagers, Families with Young Children, Romantic Getaway

Map

Nearest Airport
45 Miles
Portland Jetport
Nearest Barpub
0.5 Miles
Water's Edge Restaurant
Nearest Golf
2 Miles
Sebasco Harbor Resort
Nearest Motorway
12 Miles
Route 1 Bath
Nearest Restaurant
0.5 Miles
Water's Edge Restaurant
Nearest Beach
15 Metres
Car: necessary

You may catch striped bass (rockfish), bluefish, flounder, mackerel and others from/immediately off 'your' frontage, depending on how the fish are 'running'. If your nautical and fishing desires are not there that day, there are many other pursuits. For those who would like a moderately priced meal, there is the Water's Edge Restaurant, about a five-minute walk south. For those wishing to drive one mile, there is the Sebasco harbor Resort, which not only has an 18 hole golf course, kayak rentals, sailing and deep sea fishing trips, but also dining at their 'Pilot House' and the more casual 'The Ledges Pub'. Within a 15 minute drive, are the beaches at Small Point and Popham Beach State Park, both of which have admission fees. A closer beach is that at Totman Cove which is a shallow, protected beach owned by the town & free, best at high tide. At Popham (Beach) are the historic Forts, Popham and Baldwin as well as a beautiful beach walk. Spinney's Restaurant has reasonable menu.

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Availability & Rates

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Phippsburg Cottage Rental Rates

Rental Basis:
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Rate Period Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly Event
 
Spring
May 3 - Jun 13
2 nights
$150
$1,000
 
 
Prime
Jun 14 - Aug 30
2 nights
$200
$1,400
 
 
Fall
Aug 31 - Sep 27
2 nights
$150
$1,000
 

Additional information about rental rates

Pet Fee $70 + Tax
Refundable damage deposit $300
Tax Rate 8.0%
Notes Deposit of 1/2 of Rental Fee required when reservation is made. Remainder of Rental Fee + tax +security deposit required on or before 30 days prior to arrival.

Amenities

Phippsburg Cottage Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • cottage
Meals:
  • Guests provide their own meals
Location Type:
  • Waterfront
  • Waterfront ...
Theme:
  • Family
  • Tourist Attractions
General:
  • Alarm Clock
  • Basic Soaps
  • Bottled Water
  • Broadband Access ...
  • Ceiling Fans
  • Garage ...
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating ...
  • Internet
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room
  • Local Activities Guide
  • Local Maps
  • Local Restaurant Guide
  • Paper Towels
  • Parking Off Street ...
  • Shampoo
  • Telephone ...
  • Thermos Bottle
  • Toilet Paper
  • Towels Provided
  • Water Cooler
  • Wireless Internet
Kitchen:
  • 4 Ring Stove
  • Blender
  • Coffee Maker
  • Cooking Utensils ...
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Kitchen ...
  • Lobster Pot
  • Microwave ...
  • Oven
  • Pantry Items
  • Refrigerator ...
  • Stove
  • Toaster
Dining:
  • Child's Highchair
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 8 people
Bathrooms:
  • 1 Bathroom
  • Bathroom 1 - toilet , shower
Bedrooms:
  • 4 Bedrooms, Sleeps 5
  • Bedroom 4 - 1 double , 3 twin/ single
  • Double Beds (1) New Swedish style mattress, Twin or Single Beds (3) New Swedish style mattress
Entertainment:
  • Books
  • Books for Adults
  • Books for Kids
  • CD Player
  • DVD Player
  • Games
  • Games for Kids
  • Music Library
  • Ping Pong Table
  • Radio
  • Satellite / Cable ...
  • Stereo
  • Television
  • Toys
  • Video Library
Outside:
  • Balcony ...
  • Beach Chairs
  • Beach Towels
  • Binoculars
  • Large Cooler
  • Lawn / Garden ...
  • Outdoor Grill ...
  • Outdoor Grill Gas
  • Small Cooler
  • Unscreened Porch / Veranda
  • Walkway to Water
  • Wood Deck
  • 4 beach chairs
Suitability:
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • children welcome ...
  • non smoking only
  • pets considered ...
  • wheelchair inaccessible
Attractions:
  • autumn foliage
  • bay/sound
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • coin laundry
  • forests
  • library
  • live theater
  • marina
  • museums
  • pond
  • restaurants
Leisure Activities:
  • antiquing
  • beachcombing
  • bird watching
  • boating
  • miniature golf
  • outlet shopping
  • scenic drives
  • shelling
  • shopping
  • sight seeing
  • walking
  • whale watching
  • wildlife viewing
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • fitness center
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • laundromat
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • deepsea fishing
  • fishing
  • freshwater fishing
  • golf
  • golf privileges optional
  • hiking
  • kayaking
  • pier fishing
  • sailing
  • scuba diving or snorkeling
  • snorkeling
  • snorkeling/diving
  • sound/bay fishing
  • surf fishing
  • swimming
  • tennis
  • water skiing
  • wind-surfing
Notes:
Trash removal, Clothesline, Books, Games, Beach chairs, Picnic Table. State Park Pass (for state beaches, etc.) and town pass for local beaches and landings included.

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