GLORIOUS, CHEERFUL OCEANFRONT CARRIAGE HOUSE

Marilyn and John Darack

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Sleeps4
Bedrooms 2
Bathrooms1
Property type cottage
Minimum Stay 7 nights

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GLORIOUS, CHEERFUL OCEANFRONT CARRIAGE HOUSE

Sleeps4
Bedrooms 2
Bathrooms1
Property type cottage
Minimum Stay 7 nights

Overview

Overview

New Harbor Cottage Rental Photos and Description

2 bedrooms, 1 full bath, sleeps 4

Immaculate Carriage House Cottage with 210 feet of private bold ocean frontage; located in New Harbor, one of Maine's most picturesque fishing villages and desirable vacation spots. Off the beaten path on a private road of exclusive homes. Spectacular views of islands, lighthouses, and lobstermen hauling their catch just yards from your private deck. Newly built in 2007; equipped and comfortably furnished; washer and dryer, WiFi, cable TV, DVD, phone, gas log heat.

Watch shore birds and an occasional seal feeding and frolicking in the crashing surf just yards away. Hike the rocks from private access path; walk to village, shops, galleries, and working harbor. Harborside dining; lovely sandy beach, Pemaquid Lighthouse, historic sites, Monhegan Island ferry, sightseeing boats nearby. An artist's and photographer's Paradise! July and August are high season, but don't overlook the serene beauty of spring and fall when attractions are open the crowds are thin, and the scenery is fabulous.

For the record, Marilyn is a musician (thus, Suite) and John is a retired spice and seasoning manufacturer (thus, Thyme). Welcome to Suite Thyme Carriage House!

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Suitability:
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • children welcome
  • non smoking only
  • pets not allowed
  • wheelchair inaccessible
Marilyn and John Darack (Owner)
Advertiser since 2004
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Speaks english

About Marilyn and John Darack

We are two active professionals, failures at retirement, attempting to spend as much time as possible in our beloved New Harbor. Marilyn is a musician and has an active piano teaching studio (thus 'Suite') and John is a retired manufacturer of specialty food seasonings and spices (thus 'Thyme'). Now you know why we call our cottage 'Suite Thyme!'

Marilyn and John Darack purchased this cottage in 2006

Why Marilyn and John Darack chose New Harbor

We discovered New Harbor 38 years ago while on a camping trip to Boothbay. We immediately packed up our gear and moved to a campground in New Harbor. We returned year after year, first camping, then renting cottages, then, finally having our own home. Even after all these years we still marvel at the beauty of New Harbor and still enjoy its fabulous amenities and friendly locals. We constantly meet more and more folks who have had similar experiences. After having explored so much of the Maine coast, we just knew we had stumbled into a very special place. To us there is no more pleasant location on earth. Our view is breathtaking. Fabulous restaurants, galleries, beaches; attractions of many types abound.

What makes this cottage unique

Immense natural beauty, lobsters right off the boat, ever changing surf. Easterly view of islands, working lobstermen, and awesome sunrises make it hard to leave! We find it difficult to tear ourselves away from the property, but with so many attractions and distractions so nearby, we often do just that!

Guestbook comments from the owner

We were thrilled to find everything the photographs promised--and more, beginning with homemade brownies upon our arrival, absolutely spotless cottage, and a kitchen equipped with everything we could imagine. The cottage is right on the ocean, complete with spectacular sights and sounds. The waves and the gulls and the scent of salt air were just enchanting. There were enough activities for our family of four to fill a week, even with our eclectic tastes. There is hiking, kayaking, cruises from New Harbor (We loved Monhegan Island!), day trips to the more touristy Boothbay Harbor or antique shopping in Wiscasset, crabbing, and adequate golfing at a nearby 9-hole course. Our hosts provided a book with suggestions for restaurants and recreation, all of which lived up to our hopes and expectations. We simply loved it! - written by family from NY state
Dec 2008
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Sleeps4
Bedrooms 2
Bathrooms1
Property type cottage
Minimum Stay 7 nights
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Reviews

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Glorious, Cheerful Oceanfront Carriage House
average rating of 5.0 based on 25 reviews
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New Harbor Boothbay Harbor Area
Hugo, MN
5

The Ultimate Maine Coast Vacation Experience

  • 5 of 5
From the time we pulled into the driveway to the amazing view & continuing throughout our stay, we knew we found what we were looking for. We wanted to visit the Maine coast & stay right on the rocky ocean shore. The property & view are amazing & provide the ultimate Maine coast experience. The property is located in the quaint, laid back, fishing village of New Harbor. New Harbor is ideally located mid-coast, so access to the tourist attractions to the north & south is very convenient. The house had everything you could need & was very accurately described on the website, which we had relied upon. Sometimes pictures can be deceiving, but I can say that the house & grounds were impeccably maintained.
We did our share of traveling up & down the shore visiting & experiencing the beauties of Maine. However, we really enjoyed just kicking back & relaxing at the house. Withing walking distance is a fully stocked grocery store, a great ice cream shop & a little bakery, all of which we visited on more than one occasion. There are several nice restaurants in & around New Harbor as well. The experience of sitting in the chairs on the front lawn or on the rocks watching the waves and lobster boats going by is relaxing & reflective.
John & Marilyn have thought of everything & we found them to be very gracious & accommodating hosts.
We will very definitely recommend this property to any of our friends & relatives who plan on visiting Maine. We hated to leave & hope to someday return and relive our Maine experience.
  • Submitted: Jul 5, 2013
  • Stayed: Jun 2013
  • Source: HomeAway
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New Harbor Boothbay Harbor Area
5

A Maine Coast Gem

  • 5 of 5
We found the location superb. The view is spectacular while relaxing on the expansive deck and even better when we venture onto the rocks. With the ocean so close the nights are always cool and the surf lulls us to sleep. Suite Thyme is meticulously maintained and the owners went out of their way to make sure everything was there to make our vacation special. The beds and furniture were all very comfortable which is not always true at rental properties.
We enjoyed both tennis and golf nearby and the grandkids enjoyed kayaking on the Damariscotta River as well as the boat ride to Monhegan Island and a couple of hours of hiking.
We were impressed with the variety of restaurants available. The Damariscotta River Grill was a favorite for a special evening and we liked the Muscongus Bay Lobster for the casual BYOB picnic table lobster dinner with a gorgeous view thrown in. We also liked the Thai restaurant in Damariscotta for something a little different.
When we were out for a drive we found the Wyeth paintings at the Farnsworth Museum outstanding and nearby in Owlshead the Transportation Museum's collection of automobiles one of the best in the country. We even managed to take in the pianist Bob Milne's ragtime performance at the Boothbay Opera House and dinner at the Thistle Inn which is only a block away. All in all one of our best vacations.
  • Submitted: Oct 8, 2014
  • Stayed: Jul 2014
  • Source: HomeAway
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New Harbor Boothbay Harbor Area
Charleston, WV
5

A little piece of paradise...

  • 5 of 5
Over the years, I have stayed at many VRBO properties and this is my first review. I found my little piece of paradise at Suite Thyme! The carriage house is located on a beautiful stretch of ocean in a beautiful wooded setting. While there, we followed Marilyn's wonderful travel guide for mid coast Maine. By doing so, I felt we truly maximized our time and were able to experience what the beautiful state of Maine has to offer. Our visit to the cottage by the sea was flawless!
  • Submitted: Jun 16, 2014
  • Stayed: Jun 2014
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Recommended for:  Age 55+, Girls Getaway, Sightseeing
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New Harbor Boothbay Harbor Area
Acworth (Atlanta)
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Sweet Time at Suite Thyme!

  • 5 of 5
We spent a wonderful week at the Suite Thyme, located in New Harbor, Maine. It is a cute, well furnished, tastefully set up, 2 bed room, carriage house overlooking the Atlantic. The views of the ocean are fantastic, with amazing sun rise and the moon rise. Cozy place for a great vacation!
  • Submitted: Jun 3, 2013
  • Stayed: May 2013
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5

Great views!

  • 5 of 5
My husband and I stayed at Suite Thyme for a week's vacation in late July. The carriage house is comfortable, very clean and provides everything needed for a home away from home. The views from the porch are incomparable! I lived in Maine for eight years and I can say unequivocally that the property and views are truly exceptional. The owners are very accommodating, providing us with our own laundry facilities and a grill; not something to be taken for granted as many rentals don't have such options. We enjoyed a lovely, relaxing week at Suite Thyme!
  • Submitted: Aug 8, 2012
  • Stayed: Jul 2012
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New Harbor Boothbay Harbor Area
Billings, MT
5

Relaxing Cottage

  • 5 of 5
An excellent place for a vacation in Maine. The cottage has all the needed amenities and is very clean and comfortable. The view from the deck is amazing a great place for morning coffee and evening drinks. The New Harbor area is fun to explore with many activities and great food.
  • Submitted: Jul 23, 2012
  • Stayed: Jul 2012
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Recommended for:  Families with Young Children
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Map

Map

Nearest Airport
60 Miles
Portland, Maine
Nearest Barpub
1.5 Miles
Samoset Restaurant
Nearest Ferry
1 Miles
New Harbor
Nearest Golf
7 Miles
Wawenock Golf Club
Nearest Train
40 Miles
Brunswick
Nearest Motorway
12 Miles
routes 1 and 130
Nearest Restaurant
2 Miles
Shaw's Wharf
Nearest Beach
1.5 Miles
Pemaquid State Park Beach
Car: necessary

The lobster fishing village of New Harbor is located near the tip of the Pemaquid Peninsula. Local shopping, galleries, historic sites, and one of Maine's best sandy beaches all within walking distance. Our lighthouse, featured on the Maine quarter coin, is world famous.

A fifteen minute drive to Damariscotta will bring you to a lovely, quaint riverside village with many shops, restaurants, cultural activities, movie theater, and a modern hospital. Camden, Rockland, Augusta, and Boothbay Harbor (don't miss the fabulous new botanical garden!) are all within an hour's drive.

Other Activities: Sandy beach with children's programs and facilities, state parks.

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Availability & Rates

Availability & Rates

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New Harbor Cottage Rental Rates

Rental Basis:
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Rate Period Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly Event
 
Spring/Early Summer
May 2 2015 - Jun 26 2015
Changeover Day: Saturday
7 night minimum stay
$1,325
 
 
Summer Season
Jun 27 2015 - Sep 11 2015
Changeover Day: Saturday
7 night minimum stay
$1,625
 
 
Early Autumn
Sep 12 2015 - Oct 30 2015
Changeover Day: Saturday
7 night minimum stay
$1,325
 

Additional information about rental rates

Refundable damage deposit $300
Tax Rate 8.0%
Notes 1325 - 1625/ week
50 % deposit due when reservation is made; remaining 50%, 8% Maine Cottage Tax, and $300 damage deposit due 30 days prior to arrival. Visa and MasterCard accepted. No cleaning fee. Contact owner for shorter stays (4 night minimum) for spring and autumn.
Also available!! Sparkling, cheerful 2 bedroom plus loft waterfront cottage on Pemaquid Harbor - HomeAway property #177107
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Amenities

Amenities

New Harbor Cottage Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • cottage
Forms of Payment:
  • accept credit card
Meals:
  • Guests provide their own meals
Floor Area:
  • 720 sq. ft.
Location Type:
  • Oceanfront ...
Theme:
  • Away From It All
  • Historic
  • Romantic
  • Tourist Attractions
General:
  • Activities Guide
  • Alarm Clock
  • Backpack
  • Basic Soaps
  • Ceiling Fans
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Filtered Water
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating ...
  • Internet
  • Iron & Board
  • Laundry Soap
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room ...
  • Local Activities Guide
  • Local Maps
  • Local Restaurant Guide
  • Paper Towels
  • Parking
  • Parking Off Street
  • Shampoo
  • Telephone
  • Thermos Bottle
  • Toilet Paper
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine
  • Wireless Internet
  • Wood Stove ...
Kitchen:
  • Blender
  • Coffee Maker
  • Cooking Utensils
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Freezer
  • Grill
  • Lobster Pot
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Pantry Items
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove
  • Toaster
Dining:
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 6 people
Bathrooms:
  • 1 Bathroom
  • Bathroom 1 - toilet , combination tub/shower
Bedrooms:
  • 2 Bedrooms, Sleeps 4
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 queen
    Bedroom 2 - 2 twin/ single
  • New beds; all bedding and linens supplied. Twins can be pushed together to make a king. Kingmaker and king bedding also supplied. Plenty of storage space. Washer and dryer on premises.
Entertainment:
  • Books
  • Books for Adults
  • CD Player
  • DVD Player
  • Games
  • Games for Kids
  • Music Library
  • Radio
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Stereo
  • Television
  • Video Library
Outside:
  • Barbecue
  • Beach Chairs
  • Deck / Patio ...
  • Deck Furniture
  • Large Cooler
  • Lawn / Garden ...
  • Outdoor Grill
  • Small Cooler
  • Unscreened Porch / Veranda
  • Walkway to Water
  • Wood Deck
  • 4 garden chairs
  • 2 beach chairs
Suitability:
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • children welcome
  • non smoking only
  • pets not allowed
  • wheelchair inaccessible
Attractions:
  • autumn foliage
  • bay/sound
  • botanical garden
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • festivals
  • forests
  • library
  • live theater
  • museums
  • playground
  • pond
  • restaurants
  • ruins
  • winery tours
Leisure Activities:
  • antiquing
  • beachcombing
  • bird watching
  • eco tourism
  • horseback riding
  • photography
  • scenic drives
  • sight seeing
  • walking
  • whale watching
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • Babysitter
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • laundromat
  • massage therapist
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • deepsea fishing
  • fishing
  • fly fishing
  • freshwater fishing
  • golf
  • hiking
  • mountain climbing
  • pier fishing
  • sailing
  • sound/bay fishing
  • surf fishing
  • swimming
  • wind-surfing
Notes:
Visible flame gas log heater - very cozy for autumn nights. Pemaquid lighthouse, beautiful sandy beach nearby, Fort William Henry, archaeological sites at Colonial Pemaquid, great restaurants within 2 miles; live theater, cinema, summer concert venues, galleries, auctions, all nearby. Ferry to Monhegan Island from the village; puffin, seal and lighthouse cruises also available. Guided kayak tours and rentals available nearby; local festivals abound; Midcoast Maine Botanical Gardens. Nice public golf course close by; apple and blueberry picking in season. Note: In order to keep Suite Thyme Carriage House as immaculate and as free of allergens as possible, we allow no smokers or pets. We love dogs, but must ask that you leave them home for this vacation. Thank you.
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