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Family & pet friendly, indoor pool, beaches, sleeps 12, organic gardens & food

Sleeps12
Bedrooms 4
Bathrooms4
Property type farmhouse

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Details
Property
farmhouse
Sleeps
12
Bedrooms
4
Bathrooms
4

Description

Phippsburg Farmhouse Rental Photos and Description

4 bdrms: 1- a suite, private bathrooms, sleeps up to 12 with overflow home nearb

Cozy, family/pet friendly B&B/vacation rental features: 12'x38' indoor heated pool (3 walls of screened, picture windows), unique woodland labyrinth, gorgeous organic gardens feature perennials/annuals, vegetable, herb, and fruit (owners share their gardening knowledge), four comfortable, colorful rooms - 1 suite (sleeps 4: pull-out couch, one room sleeps 3 (with a twin) . All with private baths. Pets: $25 extra charge

On-site services: breakfast, housekeeping. Owners/staff live on-site for upkeep of pool, home, and gardens. Baby-sitting. Huge kitchen - all equipped - is shared. Extra refrigerators, coffee/tea pots, blenders. All amenities: lawn/beach chairs, games, toys, umbrellas/pop-up tents, blankets, board games. Large gathering room with unique stone/shell fireplace in our lodge-style dining/sun room.

Expansive, clean, white sandy beaches nearby (six miles of them). Beach erosion has created shallow, "reasonably" warm water temperatures for Maine - really!

Areas for body/regular surfing, kayaking, river floating, tidal pools, sand castle building, long walks, surf-fishing, beach sports (the ultimate, ultimate frisbee beach at Popham Beach State Park). Plenty of recreation, cultural, dining possibilities.

Please see our web site below for more information and pictures.

More Details
Suitability:
  • children welcome
  • non smoking only
  • pets considered
  • wheelchair inaccessible

Owner
Bill & Carol Emerson -207-389-1322 or 877-389-1322 (long distance)
Member since: 2004
Speaks: english, german, spanish, A smile 😊☺️
Response time:
Within 12 hours
Response rate:
100%
Calendar last updated:
December 2, 2016
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About Bill & Carol Emerson -207-389-1322 or 877-389-1322 (long distance)

Bill & Carol Emerson are seasoned travelers all over the US, Canada & parts of Europe (family in Bavaria, Germany). They met in the Peace Corps in the Dominican Republic, serving there after graduating from Dartmouth (Bill) and Saint Joseph's College (Carol) Before starting a family, Carol took an MAT from UNH, then had three boys (now dads themselves), Bill an MA from the U. Arizona; they settled in Acton, MA for 25 years: there they ran day care centers, a crafts business, started Emerson Ecologics, Carol got an MED in Theater from Emerson College, directed and then they moved to Maine to start EdgeWater Farm B&B. They also have a Lake Sunapee lakefront property for rent in both summer and winter.

Bill & Carol Emerson -207-389-1322 or 877-389-1322 (long distance) purchased this farmhouse in 1995

Why Bill & Carol Emerson -207-389-1322 or 877-389-1322 (long distance) chose Portland and Casco Bay Area

It's beautiful - with plenty of acreage for farming & gardening; nice people live here; it's near fabulous beaches, cultural offerings, clean air, nature & wildlife; and it's quiet, clean, safe - AND - you can see the stars, Milky Way and galaxies at night!!! Also - we're not too far way from family & Sunapee, NH - where we have gatherings several times a year. (See second photo on Photo page)

What makes this farmhouse unique

This comfortable house is a home; we want our guest/renters to feel at ease, so they can kick back and enjoy everything this place has to offer, from the gardens and pool to the the nearby beaches and activity-rich area. We have a large sunny, lodge-feeling, cathedral-ceilinged, Sun Room gathering area where we serve/share meals, games and birdwatch. Leave-taking the other day, a guest remarked: "I love it here!" and we shared a big hug. That's why we're still B&B-ing after 20 years!

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Map

Nearest Airport
40 Miles
Portland, ME
Nearest Barpub
1 Miles
The Lobster House/ Sebasco Harbor Resort
Nearest Ferry
25 Miles
Boothbay Harbor
Nearest Golf
2 Miles
Sebasco Harbor Resort
Nearest Train
14 Miles
Brunswick / Portland, ME
Nearest Motorway
12 Miles
Rte 1, Bath, ME
Nearest Restaurant
1 Miles
Lobster House & Sebasco Harbor Resort
Nearest Ski
xx country: in the yard & golf course nearby
Nearest Beach
5 Miles
Popham & Seawall beaches
Car: necessary

Beaches: Popham Beach State Park (4 miles), Sea Wall (2 miles). Expansive, very clean, white sandy, reasonably warm June - September. Tidal pools, rocky outcrops, large wading pools, 'float-down, rivers, body/regular surfing, kayaking (ponds/ocean), surf-fishing. (See more below)

Historic sites: Forts at Popham, Maine Maritime (Bath) with a boardable sloop, lobster/boat building demos, cruises. Lighthouses, foliage, island, nature, etc. Also: Civil War - Joshua Chamberlain - Brunswick; Arctic-Peary/McMillan - Bowdoin College; Maine State Augusta; railroad, docks, museums, other forts. Museums: Farnworth (Wyeth) Rockland; Portland Museum of Art; Children's Museum in Portland.

Coastal Maine Botanical Gardens, hands-on aquarium, whale watches, Island Ferries, Windjammer sails, car museum & model trains - all in Boothbay Harbor, 45 minutes away; nature sails, bay sails, kayaking - here on the peninsula! Theater at Summer-long venues: Maine State Music theater, Theater at Monmouth, Music at The Chocolate Church, Highland Games, Blues Festivals, lobster festivals, 4th of July Heritage Days. Family/fine/ethnic dining.

Other Activities: beach combing on 6 miles of white, sandy beaches; hiking on beautiful conservation trails and the backup of our indoor pools on rainy days.

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Rates & Availability

Phippsburg Farmhouse Rental Rates

Rental Basis:
per property
Owner accepts payment in:
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Rate Period Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly Event
 
My Standard Rate
1 night minimum stay
$676
$4,360
 

Additional information about rental rates

Pet Fee $25
Tax Rate 9.0%

$1240: 2 nts, $2260: Sun - Wed/ 5 nts, $4000/week
Whole House (breakfast & housekeeping services included):
$1240/ 2 nights (Fri.-Sat.)
$2260/ 5 nights (Sun.-Wed.)
$4000/week (Sun.-Sun.)


Also: extended off-season, do-it-yourself stays for writers, artists, and hobbyists: $190.75 for one; $327 for a couple (9% tx incl)

$25.00 extra per person per night

$1000 deposit at time of reservation by check; balance due 3 months in advance.
Cancelation charge: $100

Owner's Cancellation Policy

100% refund if canceled at least 30 days before arrival date.
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Amenities

Phippsburg Farmhouse Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • farmhouse
Accommodation Type:
  • Bed & Breakfast
Meals:
  • Guests provide their own meals
Housekeeping:
  • Housekeeper Optional
Location Type:
  • Near The Ocean ...
  • Rural ...
Theme:
  • Away From It All
  • Family
  • Historic
  • Romantic
  • Sports & Activities
  • Tourist Attractions
General:
  • Air Conditioning ...
  • Clothes Dryer ...
  • Fireplace ...
  • Fitness Room / Equipment ...
  • Heating ...
  • Internet ...
  • Linens Provided ...
  • Living Room ...
  • Parking ...
  • Telephone ...
  • Towels Provided ...
  • Washing Machine ...
Kitchen:
  • Coffee Maker ...
  • Cooking Utensils ...
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Kitchen ...
  • Oven ...
  • Pantry Items ...
  • Refrigerator ...
  • Stove ...
  • Toaster ...
Dining:
  • Child's Highchair
  • Dining ...
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 30 people
Bathrooms:
  • 4 Bathrooms
  • Bathroom -
    Bathroom -
    Bathroom -
    Bathroom -
  • 2 Bathrooms have full tub/showers; 1 has a shower only; and one has both a soaking tub & a separate shower.
Bedrooms:
  • 4 Bedrooms, Sleeps 12
  • See PHOTOS or go to ewfbb.com and see the bedroom layouts under Room Rates / Maps. They are: Downstairs two room Suite: K, kid's bed, sofa bed Up: King; K with Twin; Queen (cot possible, too) All have private baths. Comfy, colorful, garden views.
Entertainment:
  • Books ...
  • CD Player
  • DVD Player ...
  • Game Room ...
  • Games ...
  • Music Library ...
  • Satellite / Cable ...
  • Television ...
  • Toys ...
Outside:
  • Boat ...
  • Deck / Patio ...
  • Golf ...
  • Lawn / Garden ...
  • Outdoor Grill ...
  • Tennis ...
Suitability:
  • children welcome
  • non smoking only
  • pets considered ...
  • wheelchair inaccessible
Pool / Spa:
  • Heated Pool
  • Indoor Pool
  • Private Pool ...
Onsite Services:
  • Staff
Attractions:
  • autumn foliage
  • bay/sound
  • botanical garden
  • churches
  • coin laundry
  • festivals
  • forests
  • library
  • marina
  • museums
  • playground
  • pond
  • restaurants
  • ruins
Leisure Activities:
  • antiquing
  • beachcombing
  • bird watching
  • eco tourism
  • outlet shopping
  • paddle boating
  • photography
  • scenic drives
  • sight seeing
  • sledding
  • walking
  • whale watching
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • Babysitter
  • fitness center
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • laundromat
  • massage therapist
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • basketball court
  • cycling
  • deepsea fishing
  • fishing
  • freshwater fishing
  • golf
  • golf privileges optional
  • hiking
  • hunting
  • sailing
  • sound/bay fishing
  • surf fishing
  • surfing
  • swimming
  • tennis
Notes:
Because we're a B&B, we do stay here: in-house. But we afford our guests their privacy. We provide full breakfast with the rental. Lots of people like this arrangement. We know this MidCoast region well and find guests lobsters, clams, corn at a good price, which can then be cooked here for a less expensive way to enjoy Maine's sea treasure. ROOMS: 3 kings, 1 queen, 1 twin (but possibly 7 - if the K's are separated: there's an extra $25 charge per King bed to do this), 1 comfortable sleep sofa, 1 cot. INDOOR POOL: heated 12' x 38'. Spectacular ORGANIC GARDENS! FULL BREAKFASTS - our own organic produce & berries, GLUTEN-FREE BAKING by request. (Owner is GF/celiac)

Learn more about this vacation rental at the owner's website:

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