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Sunny, Comfortable Cottage, Tenants Harbor with wi-fi

Sleeps5
Bedrooms 2
Bathrooms1
Property type cottage
Minimum Stay nights

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Property
cottage
Sleeps
5
Bedrooms
2
Bathrooms
1
Minimum Stay
nights

Description

Tenants Harbor Cottage Rental Photos and Description

2 bedrooms, 1 full bath, front porch, screened porch, limited harbor views

Sunny, immaculate well-equipped cottage 150 yards from harbor. Furnished front porch. Limited harbor views. Shady back deck with screened porch with a dining table and comfortable wicker chairs. Large living/dining room, galley kitchen well supplied with cooking utensils and a lobster pot. Bath with tub and shower. One bedroom has twin beds, the other a double bed and child's cot. Bedroom ceiling height 6 1/2 feet sloping to 4 1/2 feet. The bedrooms are accessed by an open staircase with handrail, as shown in the 'Dining Area' photo.

Gas stove with fireplace opening; perfect for cool June & September evenings. Cable TV & DVD; Wi-Fi. Scenic 1/2 mile walk on quiet harbor road to charming village. Screened porch; Webber charcoal grill. Beaches, lighthouse, museum, art galleries, kayak rentals, restaurants in Port Clyde and boat to Monhegan. Many cultural activities, including the Farnsworth Museum's multi-generational Wyeth collection in Rockland, art galleries, theaters, many restaurants and golf in Camden, Rockport and Rockland.

Sheets & towels to be supplied by renters. No smoking. No cats; dog with owner's permission.

Tenants Harbor amenities: Tenants Harbor has a well-stocked grocery store, post-office, and several restaurants, including the tavern and restaurant at the East Wind Inn. It also has an excellent library, a town pier/boat ramp, and a little beach when the tide is down between Cod End and the town pier.

More Details
Suitability:
  • children welcome
  • non smoking only
  • unsuitable for elderly or infirm
  • wheelchair inaccessible

Owner
Suzy & Joe Kane
Member since: 2004
Speaks: english, french, italian
Response time:
Within 12 hours
Response rate:
100%
Calendar last updated:
August 31, 2016

Guestbook comments from the owner

We loved your cozy cottage. The snug bed upstairs kept us quite warm with all the blankets, and although Bob and I had to bend over a bit (Bob is 6 ft. tall), we managed just fine. Thanks for letting us come in so late in the season. The wood stove kept us very warm. And we enjoyed Tenants Harbor immensely. It was so quiet and serence, and the harbor was lovely this time of year. What skys! We enjoyed the little Baptist Church on Sunday, and we loved eating lunch at the Port Clyde general store. Our time went too fast.
Oct 2001
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Reviews

Excellent! 4.7/5 -
(23 traveler reviews)

Sunny, Comfortable Cottage, Tenants Harbor with wi-fi
average rating of 4.695652 based on 29 reviews
Tenants Harbor, ME
5

A perfect Maine cottage!

  • 5 of 5

The cottage was charming and comfortable, and the gas "woodstove" was perfect for taking the chill out on cool mornings. The screened porch in the back of the cabin was a delightfully peaceful place to sit and read. The cottage was very well appointed and had everything you might need, right down to beach toys for the kids. The location was great, and our kids had a terrific time riding their bikes to the harbor and the store.

Suzy and Joe stopped by to see how things were going, and were extremely helpful in making sure we had everything we needed. They truly went above and beyond in the hospitality department.... We thoroughly enjoyed staying in their cottage, and will likely be staying there again next summer!

  • Submitted: Aug 27, 2016
  • Stayed: Aug 2016
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thanks so much for your review. We've very pleased you enjoyed your stay and found the cottage met your needs. We look forward to seeing you again!
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5

The simple life

  • 5 of 5

My family and I stayed in this adorable cottage for 3 weeks this summer. It was everything we'd hoped for. It's a classic Maine cottage on a nice piece of well tended land (great for building fairy houses). The cottage has a very sunny front porch (perfect for that morning cup of coffee) and a lovely screened porch for playing cards or reading in the afternoons. The location is excellent. Just a short drive to Drift Inn Beach or to Port Clyde, or a leisurely walk to the Tenants Harbor general store. There are windows on all sides, so there's always a breeze. It's also a cozy place to spend a rainy day. Rockport, Camden, Thomaston, Owl's Head, and Spruce Head are a short drive away. Overall a very special cottage.

  • Submitted: Aug 25, 2015
  • Stayed: Jul 2015
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you for the lovely review. We are so pleased you enjoyed your stay as much as you did.
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5

This is what a Maine vacation should be.

  • 5 of 5

As one who travels fairly often, I have found there a certain "magical" places that call me back, and Tenants Harbor is one of those places. The experience of being on the beautiful Maine coast is thoroughly enhanced by staying in this charming, comfortable cottage. It rewards you with its authentic back-in-time feel, yet with all the necessary conveniences of home. One huge benefit is the screen porch which has the feeling of positioning one in the majestic Maine woods surrounded with dabbled sun light through the branches. From the front deck one can view the water with its sparkling gems of light as you enjoy your morning coffee and contemplate activities for the day. Walk toward town and be mesmerized by the scenery...it's captivating! View the night sky with horizon to horizon stars. Make a wish.

I return here annually for my "Maine fix"...whether kayaking, sightseeing, indulging in a variety of fine restaurants or to surrender to the breath taking scenery.

This is a very special place where one can experience the Maine coast in a lovely, comfortable cottage. That's why I return year after year after year.

  • Submitted: Aug 13, 2014
  • Stayed: Jul 2014
  • Source: HomeAway
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5

Wonderful Vacation Cottage

  • 5 of 5

We almost hate to share our feelings about this nice, cozy summer cabin in Tenant’s Harbor. If more people find their way to this wonderful cottage, it may be difficult for us our to book our two weeks next summer. We wish the thank the Kane’s for the great job they did representing the cottage and all of it’s amenities on the website. It was everything they said it was and more. We were not disappointed in our vacation choice.

The screened-in porch was a definite advantage to us. We found it to be enjoyable during rainy days, and we had many meals there along with early morning coffee. It also was a nice quiet place to read a good book in an enclosed bug-proof setting.

The light and airy kitchen was well stocked with culinary equipment to make every meal easy to assemble.

The cottage also included a boathouse, which provided storage for fishing rods and bicycles.

There is easy access for kayaking and bike riding in the area. We took many nice walks during the early morning and evening hours.

  • Submitted: Aug 12, 2014
  • Stayed: Jun 2014
  • Source: HomeAway
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4

A true Maine experience!

  • 4 of 5

We absolutely loved our week in this cottage! We relish the past so we loved this quaint vintage cottage with all it's charm! Since it was chilly while we were there, we especially enjoyed the iron stove, it made the cottage so cozy. We did a lot of cooking and the kitchen was well equipped. We did bump our heads upstairs the first couple of days, and the stair/ladder was also a challenge, but we managed. Those challenges might need to be addressed a little more clearly in your overview of the cottage.

Overall, we loved our stay and the location surrounded by the beautiful woods, was probably one of our favorite features of the cottage. The little village is simply wonderful and we enjoyed some great meals at the local restaurants. The location made it so easy to run out for fresh lobster to cook for dinner, which we did several nights! Thanks for a great vacation week!

  • Submitted: Jan 1, 2014
  • Stayed: Sep 2013
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you for your review. We're so pleased by how much you enjoyed our cottage and Tenants Harbor. Your response to the cottage about its simplicity and the location is very similar to ours. We enjoy our walks into the village and the restaurants there, with a choice of two on the water, Cod End and the Eastwind Inn's restaurant and pub. The propane, fireplace-like cast iron stove does comes in handy, especially off-season when it can be chilly at night and sometimes during the day. With regard to the ceiling in the bedrooms, if you're not concentrating, you can bump your head. My husband is much taller than I am and has been known to bump his head once or twice at the beginning of our stay, forgetting that the ridge-line of 6 ft., 6 in. tapers. I'll review the introductory text to see how I might modify that. Thank you for the suggestion.
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5

Tenants Harbor Cottage

  • 5 of 5

My wife and I had lived in the mid-coast area some 30 years ago, so we were familiar with the area. We hadn't been back for a visit in 14 years, so we were looking for a cozy home base in which to explore all our favorite places, discover some new ones, and catch up with some old friends. The cottage fit all our needs and wants wonderfully! It was quiet, simple, and very cozy - exactly what we had hoped for. It was perfect! We enjoyed relaxing in the enclosed screen porch (even in the rain) and had all our breakfasts and several of our dinners out there. There were no surprises - it was exactly as described, and Suzy and Joe were very warm and helpful. We look forward to returning for another stay there, hopefully in the not too distant future. We really enjoyed our stay there!

  • Submitted: Aug 27, 2012
  • Stayed: Aug 2012
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you for your review. Of course, we're so pleased that you found our cottage to your liking and that you enjoyed your return trip. We look forward to your return!
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Map

Nearest Airport
10 Miles
Knox County regional airport
Nearest Barpub
0.5 Miles
Eastwind Inn
Nearest Ferry
5 Miles
Ferry to Monhegan
Nearest Restaurant
0.5 Miles
Eastwind Inn & Cod End
Nearest Beach
4.3 Miles
Drift Inn Beach in Port Clyde; wading area TH pier
Car: necessary

***June, July, Aug.: Art Walks, Rockland, Fri. nights 5 to 8 p.m. ***June, July, August: Tenants Harbor Library events: nature programs, story hours and author presentations. ***Summer Camp, Herring Gut Learning Center, Port Clyde. ***Strand Theater, Rockland, Movies and Musical Events. ***Summer Solstice Celebration, Rockland, June.*** Rockland Lobster boat races, June TBA. ***Bay Chamber Concerts, Rockport, late June to earlySept. ***Thomaston 4th of July parade. ***North Atlantic Blues Festival in Rockland, July 13&14. ***Great Schooner Race, Rockland, July 5. ***Windjammer Parade of Sails, Rockland, July 12. ***St. George's Days in Tenants Harbor, 3rd week end July: book fair, public lobster dinner, and fireworks. ***Camden Garden Tour July 18.***Maine Lobster Festival, Rockland, July 31-Aug.4. ***Windjammer Week End, Camden, Aug. 30 & Sept. 1.*** ***Maine Eastern Railroad train trips between Rockland and Brunswick. ***Maine Antiques Festival Aug. 8-10, Union. ***Union Fair & Maine Wild Blueberry Festival, Aug. 17-24. ***Open Lighthouse Day, Sept. 14. ***Farnsworth Art Museum Wyeths, Nevelson & more. Schooner day sails from Rockland.

Rates & Availability

Tenants Harbor Cottage Rental Rates

Additional information about rental rates

Cleaning fee $75 + Tax
Pet Fee $100 + Tax
Tax Rate 9.0%

Deposit of 50%. Balance due two weeks before occupancy. Refund of deposit less $50 if it is re-rented.

Available arrival
Available stay (no arrival)
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Amenities

Tenants Harbor Cottage Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • cottage
Meals:
  • Guests provide their own meals
Location Type:
  • Near The Ocean ...
  • Ocean View ...
  • Village ...
Theme:
  • Away From It All
General:
  • Basic Soaps
  • Fireplace ...
  • Gas Heating
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating ...
  • Internet
  • Iron & Board
  • Living Room ...
  • Local Maps
  • Local Restaurant Guide
  • Paper Towels
  • Parking
  • Parking Off Street
  • Toilet Paper
  • Wireless Internet ...
Kitchen:
  • 4 Ring Stove
  • Coffee Grinder
  • Coffee Maker ...
  • Cooking Utensils
  • Grill
  • Lobster Pot
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Pantry Items ...
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove
  • Toaster
Dining:
  • Child's Highchair
  • Dining ...
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 5 people
Bathrooms:
  • 1 Bathroom
  • Bathroom - toilet , combination tub/shower , hair dryer
Bedrooms:
  • 2 Bedrooms, Sleeps 5
  • Bedroom - 1 double , 1 child bed
    Bedroom - 2 twin/ single
  • Bedrooms have two windows each with cross-ventilation and fans. The ceiling height at the roof ridge is 6'6' and tapers. See photos. With the windows open you can enjoy the scent and soft sound of the ocean.
Entertainment:
  • Books ...
  • DVD Player
  • Games ...
  • Games for Kids
  • Radio
  • Satellite / Cable ...
  • Television
Outside:
  • Beach Chairs
  • Deck / Patio
  • Outdoor Grill ...
  • Porch / Veranda ...
  • Screen Porch / Veranda
  • Unscreened Porch / Veranda
  • Wood Deck
  • 6 garden chairs
  • 2 beach chairs
Suitability:
  • children welcome
  • non smoking only
  • unsuitable for elderly or infirm
  • wheelchair inaccessible
Attractions:
  • autumn foliage
  • bay/sound
  • botanical garden
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • festivals
  • forests
  • library
  • museums
  • restaurants
  • winery tours
Leisure Activities:
  • antiquing
  • beachcombing
  • bird watching
  • scenic drives
  • sight seeing
  • walking
Local Services & Businesses:
  • groceries
  • massage therapist
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • deepsea fishing
  • fishing
  • golf
  • hiking
  • pier fishing
  • sailing
  • sound/bay fishing
  • swimming
  • tennis
Notes:
1 double, 2 twins, 1 child's cot. Lobster pot; clock radio; Webber charcoal grill. The gas fireplace is cast iron with a glass front.

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