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Ellen Grant

Member since: 2003
Speaks: english

Vintage Cottage, Dock and Mooring! SPECTACULAR VIEWS!

29 Reviews
Sleeps12
Bedrooms 5
Bathrooms2
Half Baths1
Property type cottage
Minimum Stay 3 nights

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Overview

Boothbay Harbor Area Cottage Rental Photos and Description

4 Bedrooms main cottage, attached unit sleeps 4 or 5

See, ...."Seaside Rental Cottage on the Coast of Maine" on Facebook!

1800's restored Vintage Summer Cottage sits up high on the rocky shoreline of Westport Island in the mid coast area of Maine. SPECTACULAR VIEWS of surrounding Islands, Working Lobster Boats and Harbor Seals. There is also easy access to the water and a dock that is shared with owner only. Hendrik's Head Lighthouse and the open Ocean are directly south and easily visible. The wonderful southeastern exposure allows stunning views of the water, wildlife, boating traffic and the sunrise from every window! Airy and spacious rooms with cottage furniture and antiques. Central heat. A large wrap around porch on the West side of the cottage, to watch the sunsets. There is a deep water dock on a beautiful peninsula overlooking a cove to the north of the cottage and a mooring for your boat.

The main cottage is 4 bedrooms, (3 Queens and a King) and a single bed on the enclosed porch. The attached unit has a full kitchen, a waterfront deck and it sleeps 4. It is accessible from the main cottage or from a seperate outside entrance. See

Our FaceBook page! " Seaside Rental Cottage on the Coast of Maine"

A Boater's Paradise!: If you have a boat...Bring it along! There is a mooring in the cove which will accomodate a 32 foot Boat. Kyak rentals are available just up the road and can be delivered and picked up. The Sheepscot Bay area is a Boater's paradise, with wonderful destinations close by...

Cleanliness!: I have had the same reliable wonderful cleaning gal for 19 years. The cottage is always spotless and mattresses are new, comfortable and completely covered with high quality mattress protectors.

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Suitability:
  • Events Allowed
  • children welcome
  • non smoking only
  • pets not allowed
  • wheelchair inaccessible
Ellen Grant (Owner)
Member since: 2003
Speaks: english

Guestbook comments from the owner

I have so many beautiful and touching reviews and letters from from guests who have stayed at my cottage since 1989, and I have saved them all! They are in the cottage "guest book". I could notbegin to choose which ones to publish on this site, so come and spend some time on the island and you will be able to read them all and add your own!

Ellen, owner for 37 years.
Jan 2011
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Reviews

5
based on 29 traveler reviews

Vintage Cottage, Dock and Mooring! SPECTACULAR VIEWS!
average rating of 5.0 based on 30 reviews
5

Simply amazing!

  • 5 of 5

I'm always a little suspicious when I read gushing reviews of places because I assume the reviews were written by relatives but I promise I'm not a relative. In fact, I've never met the owner of this lovely cottage although I would certainly like to now that we had a family reunion at her cottage in June. The four sisters plus husbands and grown kids converged on this lovely cottage and discovered a place that is lovely but not precious. We were very comfortable there (the decor was AMAZING) and the cottage had everything we needed, including huge lobster pots to steam our own lobsters and detailed info on the area and its attractions. We loved browsing through the little towns, eating way too much lobster and then coming back to the cottage. There were books, puzzles, DVDs and games galore. We had gorgeous weather (I'm sure Ellen arranged that too) which meant we could watch the lobster man check his traps everyday and gush at how beautiful the view was. It was heaven for all of us and we had a great family vacation. A huge round of applause goes to Ellen, an owner who really knows how to welcome and pamper her guests.

  • Submitted: Jul 24, 2016
  • Stayed: Jun 2016
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BEST VACATION IN YEARS!

  • 5 of 5

There were 12 people from 6 different states and everyone loved the house. In all the years we have been meeting, that was a first! The house is welcoming and open, giving the feeling of coming "home". The area is quiet and lovely. Took day tours to many of the surrounding towns (you have to go to the Wine and Cheese Shop Treats in Wiscasset!) Walked off our weight in Lobster each night on the scenic country roads.

  • Submitted: Jul 19, 2016
  • Stayed: Jun 2016
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We loved our stay!

  • 5 of 5

Seven members of our family spent a week in Ellen's lovely, well-maintained home. Sitting outside on the lawn overlooking the bay, walking down the wooded road, eating together in the charming dining room and sitting in her sunroom, are all things I will remember. My son and his wife had a little getaway by staying in the attached "apartment" above the garage!

Ellen's decorative sense adds much to the feel of her home.

I recommend her cottage to anyone who wants a quiet oasis 15 minutes from charming downtown Wiscasset, ME.

  • Submitted: Jul 18, 2016
  • Stayed: Jul 2016
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5

Beautiful Location, Lovely and Spacious House

  • 5 of 5

We rented this cottage for a small intimate wedding. It was the perfect location with a gorgeous house and a beautiful view of the river. The house was fully stocked with all the amenities we could ask for. Ellen was very helpful and great to work with in planning our special day. We couldn't have ask for a lovelier or more perfect location. My wife and I would highly recommend the property for any occasion and hope to return someday.

  • Submitted: Jul 16, 2016
  • Stayed: Jun 2016
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Highly recommended

  • 5 of 5

There is good reason for all the 5-star reviews. This home is absolutely beautiful! The home itself is spacious, well maintained and well appointed. However, the location makes it even better! The home provides incredible views of the bay perched atop a hill and has its own private dock. There is a great picnic area, grill and firepit to enjoy while soaking in the scenery (even at night you get a great view of the stars). If you want to go out onto the water, kayaks and paddle boards can even be delivered to the house. This is definitely one of the best vacation homes I have stayed in.

Ellen was absolutely wonderful to work with. She was highly responsive, helpful and cared very much about making sure we had a great stay. There is also a welcome pack Ellen provides in the home that thoughtfully outlines everything you need to know for having a great stay (e.g., kayak rental contact information, lobster co-op, biking, boothbay harbor activities, nearest grocery store, restaurants). Ellen, thank you for the great stay and to everyone else, I would highly recommend this home for your get away!

  • Submitted: Sep 7, 2015
  • Stayed: Sep 2015
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Highly recommended!

  • 5 of 5

There is good reason for all the 5-star reviews. This home is absolutely beautiful! The home itself is spacious, well maintained and well appointed. However, the location makes it even better! The home provides incredible views of the bay perched atop a hill and has its own private dock. There is a great picnic area, grill and firepit to enjoy while soaking in the scenery (even at night you get a great view of the stars). If you want to go out onto the water, kayaks and paddle boards can even be delivered to the house. This is definitely one of the best vacation homes I have stayed in.

Ellen was absolutely wonderful to work with. She was highly responsive, helpful and cared very much about making sure we had a great stay. There is also a welcome pack Ellen provides in the home that thoughtfully outlines everything you need to know for having a great stay (e.g., kayak rental contact information, lobster co-op, biking, boothbay harbor activities, nearest grocery store, restaurants). Ellen, thank you for the great stay and to everyone else, I would highly recommend this home for your get away!

  • Submitted: Sep 7, 2015
  • Stayed: Sep 2015
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Car: necessary

The bridge to Westport Island is located 3 miles down off Route one, between Bath and Wiscasset. The cottage is 7 miles from the bridge. Our 3.5 acres of vast green lawn, stonewalls and 800 feet of deep water frontage offer privacy and spectacular views of the Maine Coastline and Sheepscot Bay...looking out to open Ocean. The island itself has only a General Store, Country Inn and Town Hall, but we are close and convenient to all of the attractions that the midcoast has to offer. Sheepscot Bay is a Boater's Paradise, with beautiful islands and easy access to the open ocean by boat.

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Rates & Availability

Westport Island Cottage Rental Rates

Rental Basis:
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Owner accepts payment in:
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Rate Period Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly Event
 
Peak
May 1 2016 - Oct 31 2016
3 night minimum stay
$995
$4,999
 

Additional information about rental rates

cleaning/laundry fee $150
no pets allowed $0
Refundable damage deposit $600
Tax Rate 9.0%

standard rate is for all weeks before and after July1 to september7

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Amenities

Boothbay Harbor Area Cottage Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • cottage
Meals:
  • Guests provide their own meals
Floor Area:
  • 3500 sq. ft.
Location Type:
  • Waterfront
  • Waterfront
Theme:
  • Away From It All
  • Family
General:
  • Broadband Access
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Garage
  • Internet
  • Linens Provided
  • Parking
  • Parking for RV/Boat/Trailer
  • Telephone
  • Washing Machine
Kitchen:
  • Blender
  • Coffee Grinder
  • Coffee Maker
  • Cooking Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Freezer
  • Grill
  • Kitchen
  • Kitchenette
  • Lobster Pot
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Pantry Items
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove
  • Toaster
Dining:
  • Dining Room
  • seating for 12 people
Bathrooms:
  • 2 Bathrooms
  • 1 Half Bath
  • Bathroom - toilet , combination tub/shower
    Bathroom - toilet , shower
    Half Bathroom - toilet
Bedrooms:
  • 5 Bedrooms, Sleeps 12
  • Bedroom - 1 king
    Bedroom - 1 queen
    Bedroom - 1 queen
    Bedroom - 1 queen
    Attached Studio - 1 queen , 1 double , 1 twin/ single
  • All beds are new and comfortable with 'Sea Views' from every one..
Entertainment:
  • Audio Tape Player
  • Books
  • Books for Adults
  • Books for Kids
  • CD Player
  • DVD Player
  • Games
  • Games for Kids
  • Radio
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Stereo
  • Television
  • Toys
  • VCR
  • Video Library
Outside:
  • Balcony
  • Binoculars
  • Boat Dock
  • Outdoor Grill
  • Porch / Veranda
  • 8 garden chairs
Suitability:
  • Events Allowed
  • children welcome ...
  • non smoking only
  • pets not allowed
  • wheelchair inaccessible
Attractions:
  • autumn foliage
  • botanical garden
  • festivals
  • forests
  • live theater
  • marina
  • museums
  • restaurants
Leisure Activities:
  • antiquing
  • boating
  • horseback riding
  • shopping
  • sight seeing
  • walking
Local Services & Businesses:
  • fitness center
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • basketball court
  • cycling
  • fishing
  • golf
  • hiking
  • sailing
  • surfing
  • swimming
  • tennis
Notes:
EVENT PACKAGE:!! Lodging for up to 12 guests for a week. Event for up to 75 Guests. Saturday to Saturday rental in Peak Season. Flexible in Off season. $7999.00 plus taxes. REFUNDALE damage deposit. Call for details..

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