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Vintage Cottage/House ,...Dock and Mooring! SPECTACULAR VIEWS!

Sleeps12
Bedrooms 5
Bathrooms2
Half Baths1
Space 3,500 sq. ft.
Property type cottage
Minimum Stay 3 nights

Overview

About the property

4 Bedrooms main cottage, attached unit sleeps 4 or 5

See, ...www.maineseasiderentalcottage.com

Call 904 327 5925 to book!

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Fall Rates now in effect! $695 per night for up to 12 guests!!

1800's restored Vintage Summer Cottage/House 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 atnd completely covered with high quality mattress protectors. This cottage has been rented each summer for 23 years! It is a 5 star EXCEPTIONAL property!

More Details

Owner
Ellen Grant
Member since: 2003
Speaks: english
Response time:
Within a few hours
Response rate:
90%
Calendar last updated:
December 7, 2017

Why Ellen Grant chose Westport

We have been renting this cottage as a weekly vacation rental for 24 years. We have never received anything other than a 5 star review! We strive to give our guests the best Maine Experience available!

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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Map

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.

Amenities

Westport Cottage Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • cottage
Meals:
  • Guests provide their own meals
Housekeeping:
  • Housekeeper Optional
Floor Area:
  • 3500 sq. ft.
House Rules:
  • Check-in: 3:00 PM
  • /
  • Check-out: 10:00 AM
  • Max. occupancy: 12 ...
  • Min. age of primary renter: 21 ...
  • Children welcome ...
  • Parties/events allowed ...
  • Pets not allowed ...
  • Non smoking only ...
  • Please be conservative with water, as we are on an Island with no central water or sewer. Only put tissue down the toilets please!
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:
  • 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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average rating of 5.0 based on 41 reviews
5

Perfect for Friends and Family

  • 5 of 5

Twelve of us (6 adults and 6 kids) stayed at this beautiful location in Mid-August. We had a blast! The fire in the fire pit, every night, was perfect. The kids loved fishing for Mackerel off the dock (and, we even caught a few small Stripers off the dock!). Kayaking and seal watching was a treat for everyone. Our fishing charter boat came right to the house and picked us up for a full day of fishing - great service!

You can’t beat fresh lobster from the nearby co-op. Handpicked and 5 minutes off the boat, fresh! How does it get any better than fresh lobster dinner every day? Even some of the less adventurous kids gave it a try…

There was plenty of room for everyone – the kids (ages 11-14) took over the attached annex and loved their freedom. They quickly discovered that the house is perfect for hide and seek and they played deep into the night. There are some interesting hiding places to be found…

Could not recommend more for a coastal Maine vacation. Ellen was a pleasure to deal with and had great advice for us, at every turn!

  • Submitted: Aug 24, 2017
  • Stayed: August 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
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5

Awesome!

  • 5 of 5

Beautiful property. The house is very large and the rooms are much more spacious than the photos make it look. Especially the effiency apartment. Beautiful views, very private. The owner was very accomodating and answered every single email promptly and mailed out a packet of things to see, do and eat at...very well done. The yard is very large and although we had made reservations for dinner one night, we canceled them in order to have our own mini clam bake outside....perfect weather. The only thing it lacked was a cribbage board and deck of cards.....we left both behind. I would definitely recommend staying here...be sure to claim the bedroom with the balcony!

  • Submitted: Aug 12, 2017
  • Stayed: June 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
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5

Amazing house, views, and location.

  • 5 of 5

Gorgeous large Victorian home with an amazing view overlooking the Sheepscott River.

  • Submitted: Jun 15, 2017
  • Stayed: May 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
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5

AWESOME MAINE COASTAL EXPERIENCE

  • 5 of 5

This lovely cottage and piece of property is quintessential Maine. This was our families 12th stay in this wonderful home, and we can't wait to go back!

The view is outstanding from every room, the house is clean and nicely decorated with lovely old antiques. It is well supplied with everything you might need. There are books galore, games, puzzles etc.

Ellen, the owner, is always so friendly and helpful.

If you are looking for the whole Maine experience this is the place for you!!!

  • Submitted: May 11, 2017
  • Stayed: April 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
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5

Heaven on Earth

  • 5 of 5

My wife, myself and 3 other couples visited this beautiful home October 4th thru the 7th, 2016. I cannot say enough good things about this property and property owner Ellen. The views are fantastic. The home and cottage was very clean and comfortable. We visited some quaint towns not far from this location and enjoyed the beauty of the Maine coastline as well as the outstanding restaurants. We purchased six 2 ½ pond lobsters at the near lobster co-op for $7.50 lb and boiled them in the large pot and propane pot cooker supplied by Ellen. Boiled them up in the sea water we got at the dock near the home. They were absolutely delicious. I think my favorite activity was just hanging around the evening fire with our friend and reminiscing about our day. Ellen could not have been a better host by keeping in contact from the day we booked to the day we left. She was gracious enough to accept our invitation for a glass of wine by the fire on our final night. What a wonderful person she is. Thank you Ellen we all had a fantastic time in Maine.

  • Submitted: Oct 9, 2016
  • Stayed: October 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Purcellville VA USA
5

High on a breezy bluff

  • 5 of 5

When we searched for rental properties in the mid-Coast Maine area we found several but this property caught our fancy because of its location, size, and amenities. We booked it, drove 11 hours to get there (from northern VA), found it with no problem and were entranced from the moment we saw it. This house has character, and a setting that is postcard perfect. The house appears to have been built in the early 1900s with rooms added later. Its many rooms are decorated in a delightful combination of victorian and country antique styles, with interesting furniture and books everywhere. There are plenty of comfortable chairs in every room but our favorite place for sitting and reading is what we called the sunroom, where floor to ceiling windows look out on the yard and the water. Adjacent to the sunroom is the kitchen which is large with modern appliances and enough dinnerware and cutlery to feed an army; the adjacent formal dining room has a table that seats eight. The first floor is complemented by a wrap-around porch on the west and north sides of the house. The upstairs has four bedrooms and a bathroom (shower; no tub). There is a separate apartment with a kitchen connected to the house, but we did not rent it. The setting for the house is spectacular. It sits on a bluff overlooking the Sheepscott River (which looks more like a bay) where seals, lobster boats and sailboats provide an ever-changing tableau. The yard has picnic tables and a fire pit surrounded by Adirondack chairs. We enjoyed sitting in (OK -- having a drink in) those chairs feeling the almost constant breeze -- and having to put on sweaters in the evening even though it was summertime. One other aspect of this property made us happy: it was very quiet. No noise from neighbors and no traffic on the road in front of the house; in fact, we rarely saw a car on that road. Ellen Goodman, the owner, was most gracious. She not only welcomed us with fresh flowers and a nice note, she came immediately when we could not get the TV to work. Ellen gave us a list of places she recommends for all manner of activities available in the mid-coast area, from dining (don't miss the lobsters!) to boat trips to beaches to botanical gardens, and on and on. We did most of them. Our most memorable excursion was the whale watching trip out of Boothbay Harbor because we saw many finback whales. We enjoyed our stay, and hope to return in a coming summer.

  • Submitted: Sep 8, 2016
  • Stayed: August 2016
  • Source: HomeAway
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Rates & Availability

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Taxes and fees are additional

Additional information about rental rates

no pets allowed $0
cleaning/laundry fee $150
Refundable damage deposit $600

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

Owner's Cancellation Policy

  • Canceled bookings will not receive a refund

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