|Minimum Stay||7 nights|
Are You looking for a unique experience? If so, you have found it at the Linekin Bay Chapel. The Chapel was converted to a 2 bedroom home and has the original stained glass windows and bell tower. It boasts a large open living room with the original hardwood floors and a sun room.
Relax on the back deck with a drink and barbecue or go for a hike on the bordering Linekin Preserve which offers over 100 acres of hiking trails including scenic ocean frontage. Also for hiking, the Boothbay Region Land Trust (BRLT) offers over 30 miles of coastal and woodland trails which are open year round and are free to the public. A 5-10 minute walk takes you to bold open ocean frontage on King Phillips Trail where there are spectacular sunrises. Less than a 5 minute drive takes you to Ocean Point where you can watch a breathtaking sunset (don't forget your camera).
Downtown Boothbay Harbor is 4.5 miles away and offers numerous shops, galleries, restaurants and great night life. Ocean cruises are available here for lobster/clam bakes, as well as whale and seal watching excursions. The Coastal Maine Botanical Gardens (the largest in New England) is less than 10 minutes from the chapel and offers over 250 acres of waterfront and woodland trails; it also includes sensory gardens, impressive waterfalls, stonework, and a great Cafe.
The Chapel has a large wrap-around deck with patio furniture and a gas grill. There is also a large sun porch which is a great place for morning coffee. It has a well stocked kitchen with some of the original wood cabinets. We have now added a dishwasher for your convenience. We also now have an air conditioner as well as a washer and dryer with recent renovations.
Feel free to use our complimentary bicycles to explore the area or rent a scooter in town. There is also a public boat ramp nearby. There is also a nearby lake so feel free to use our canoe and life jackets.
The Chapel, also known as 'the Pink and Purple Church', was built in 1911 and was a Methodist summer chapel. It was later converted to a private residence and an art gallery and is known for the whimsical color scheme.
As seen on HGTV/Great American Country (GAC) Summer 2014!!
Keywords: Nearby boating, fishing, hiking, biking, golf, fine dining, shopping, lighthouses
We live in the Midcoast area; we purchased the Chapel/Gallery in 2011 and fell in love with the Boothbay region. Jason is a Culinary Arts graduate from Johnson & Wales University; Kristin is a Family Nurse Practitioner. We want our guests to have a memorable vacation and enjoy the area as much as we do! Please don't hesitate to call if you have any questions or if there are any special touches that we can arrange to make this an unforgettable getaway.
The Owner purchased this house in 2011
Though I wish that this place would remain a secret so that I could get last-minute reservations here, I feel like I have to shout abbout how great it is! This place is wonderful. The owners are kind and accomodating. The interior space is great - comfortable, high-end and lots of amenities. The home's location, though a ways to the water, is easy to get to and within a good distance of nice biking and walking. The area is fabulous, we biked, kayaked, whale watched, beach combed, held starfish at the aquarium, and there was still more to do. So I will end the way I started - Wow!
Our family stayed here for a week in August. The charming chapel is very clean and comfortable. There is a lot of seating, a well stocked kitchen and many games for our 6 and 8 year old children. Jason and Kristin are very helpful - they sent us a packet of information on the area prior to arrival, which was great for doing some advance planning. They also made an effort with wonderful extras like fresh flowers, snack mix and a lovely fresh fruit and cheese platter - what a nice treat after a long drive to Maine! Boothbay has many activities from which to choose including the Coastal Maine Botanical Gardens, the Railway Village, kayaking, biking and hiking. We had some delicious meals as well - we loved the lobster rolls at the Lobster Dock, sandwiches at the General Store and ice cream at the Downeast Ice Cream Factory. We would gladly return to the area and to the chapel for another summer vacation.
We just returned to Ct. After a week at the pink and purple chapel. We brought the first children to spend time there...and they loved it!
And there were so many areas to love. The home is fully furnished to accommodate every desire. There were toys, games, bikes, to keep them amused. We big folk admired the decor , the comfortable beds and the well stocked kitchen.
The area offered trails, rocks, and the most glorious sunsets. We certainly hope to return.
Thanks for sharing your wonderful place.
I am a planner, and had reserved the Chapel for my husbands and my first visit to Maine in January. Jason and Kristin, the owners, were outstanding in the service they provided. They were so good about sending updated information about the area to us. Twice I received parcels full of all sorts of area magazines, maps, and brochures. Their customer service was stellar! I spent 6 months anticipating our trip to Boothbay Harbor, and I was not disappointed. The little Chapel was just as it appeared online. The Chapel itself and the landscaping are just magnificent. Upon entering the home, we were just amazed...it's beautiful inside. The sun filtering in through all of the stained glass, and the beautifully restored hardwood floors and the wonderful furnishings were all I could have dreamed of! The home was incredibly clean, and well cared for. We chose to sleep in the "blue room" and the mattress and the bedding was like sleeping on a cloud. The Chapel had, literally, everything you would need for your stay. The kitchen had every appliance and utensil one would ever need. There were games and beach towels and bikes and a canoe! We didn't want for a thing.
We were quite happy that we stayed in East Boothbay. The drive to Boothbay Harbor and all of the "attractions" are all scenic and 10-15 minutes. It was nice to go to Boothbay Harbor and enjoy the restaurants and shops, but at the day's end, it was so nice to be back in the Chapel with the peace and quiet. We took advantage of the Linekin Trust Preserve just behind the Chapel ~ it's quite a hike, but so worth it as you get to meander through the hardwood forests and get a breathtaking view of the river below the cliffs.
I cannot recommend the Chapel enough. Jason and Kristin truly went above and beyond what I have ever experienced from anyone to ensure we had a wonderful time in Boothbay. Their home is a work of art, yet at the same time, it is cozy and comfortable. My only regret is that we had to leave.
Jason and Kristin, the owners of the chapel, were perfect hosts, welcoming us with homemade treats, making us feel at home, and providing us with a lot of useful details about the area. The unique physical space of the chapel itself was a joy. The stained glass/slag glass windows are alive, changing with the slant and intensity of the sunlight, marking the passage of the day. The cut flowers, the impeccable cleanliness, and the comfortable furniture contributed to our sense of being in a romantic getaway. The layout is also terrific – there are good clusters of furniture in the main room, the bedrooms are beautiful, the kitchen works perfectly, the sunroom is great for its outside feel.
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|Rate Period||Nightly||Weekend Night||Weekly||Monthly||Event|
Jun 7 2015 - Sep 13 2015
7 night minimum stay
Sep 14 2015 - Jun 6 2016
7 night minimum stay
|Refundable damage deposit||$250|
Rates are subject to change until confirmed.
Turnover day is Sunday.
Payment is usually accepted in the quoted currency (USD) unless the currency and the amount is specifically agreed in advance with the owner / advertiser.