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Summer Home with Deep Water Frontage and Dock

8 Reviews
Sleeps8
Bedrooms 3
Bathrooms2
Property type house
Minimum Stay 7 nights

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Overview

Boothbay Harbor Area House Rental Photos and Description

3 Bedrooms (Sleeps 8) ~ Fully Equipped Kitchen ~ Sunroom, Deck & Dock

This large cottage is located on a secluded half mile peninsula in the mid coast region of Maine known for its beautiful sandy beaches and picturesque fishing villages.

There is a hiking trail along water's edge and also kayaks or a canoe for rent to explore the waterways.

The sunroom offers dining with 180° water views. The family room is a great place to relax separate from the main living area. Two of the bedrooms have water views and adjoining baths (one is on the first floor). The deck wraps around the home and leads down to a private dock.

One bedroom offers a queen size bed, there is a full size bed in the second bedroom and the third has two twin beds. Additionally the family room has a pullout queen and it can be completely shut off for privacy. The Summer House has it's own clothes washer and dryer.

For those who desire to stay 'plugged in' we offer Satellite TV and Wireless Internet.

The kitchen is complete with full size refrigerator, stove, dishwasher, microwave, toaster and coffee pot not to mention all the pots, pans, dishes and utensils you will need. If you enjoy to BBQ there is a gas grill just outside the front door. For lobster lovers we have a large pot available for you to cook them fresh in your cottage.

The Midcoast area of Maine is known for its miles of white sandy beaches and Lobster wharfs where you can enjoy their famous lobster dinners on the dock as you watch the lobstermen bringing in their catch for the day. What makes the midcoast so appealing is the fact that you get to enjoy all this without the crowds. You will love the slower pace of life and the pristine beauty of this untouched area.

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Suitability:
  • Events Allowed
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • children welcome
  • non smoking only
  • pets considered
  • suitable for elderly or infirm
  • wheelchair accessible
Ruth Francis (Property Manager)
Member since: 2005
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Speaks: english

About Ruth Francis

We, Sam and Ruth Francis, are the owners and hosts of eight rental properties in Georgetown, Maine. We have four wonderful grown sons and are proud grandparents. We worked for years to finish our timber frame dream home at the tip of the peninsula. We now enjoy our role as pastors to a growing church in Bath, Maine.

Ruth Francis purchased this house in 2000

Why Ruth Francis chose Boothbay Harbor Area

We purchased this unique fifty acre property with its half mile long peninsula over thirty years ago. Since then we have lived here and operated a traditional wooden boat shop. Over the years we have built six charming cottages, as well as, converted a Sailor's Loft to a rental with breathtaking, panoramic views. We also, offer the home that we first built and lived in to renters, with it's ideal location at the tip of the peninsula with deep water frontage and a private dock. We have added other touches to our property with a garden house, ten slip boat dock, a hiking trail and clearings for fishing and picnics.

What makes this house unique

The cottages are situated to allow privacy but also to maintain the quality of the open, natural spaces. Each cottage overlooks the marsh and adjacent Back River which flows off the mighty Kennebec and Nature Conservancy land beyond.

Reviews

4.5
based on 8 traveler reviews

Summer Home with Deep Water Frontage and Dock
average rating of 4.5 based on 8 reviews
Easton, MD USA
5

Absolutely Beautiful and Peaceful Location

  • 5 of 5

We were very happy with The Summer House, particularly the location. On the Back River in a very private setting, we could not have been more content. The house was comfy with a very workable kitchen that was well stocked. The dining table in the sun room with an open view of the the deck, the river, the wildlife, and the few boats (mostly kayaks) was our favorite spot. Second was the deck. It only has direct sun in the a.m., so it was comfortable all day. We had kayaks for the week which made it such fun. We toured some: the state parks and beaches, the Bath Maritime Museum, etc. We also went to the Maine State Music Theatre in Brunswick which has outstanding productions. Ruth was most helpful, and responded quickly to our questions both before and while we were there. We highly recommend The Summer House!

  • Submitted: Aug 5, 2016
  • Stayed: Jul 2016
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4

What a wonderful vacation !!! Super location !!!

  • 4 of 5

We so very much enjoyed our Maine vacation !!!! The cottage was charming ,location so vey private,and the view was incredible !!!! So much to do -- or not !!!! Enjoyed shopping,whale watching,fishing and hiking !!! Hope to get back again soon !!! Thank you Sam and Ruth !

  • Submitted: Aug 4, 2016
  • Stayed: Jul 2016
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Newville
5

Very relaxing!

  • 5 of 5

Had a great week at the summer house! Spent our week kayaking the river, watching deer and turkeys on the river banks around the house in the evenings , seeing the seals feeding and passing by in the mornings, catching striped bass off the dock and from the kayaks.Everything we were expecting, and much, much more! Thank you so much Sam and Ruth for the opertunity to stay at the summer house! It was a pleasure meeting you!!! The Koughs

  • Submitted: Jun 28, 2016
  • Stayed: Jun 2016
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Brick, NJ
4

Rustic and peaceful with a great view

  • 4 of 5

very nice property and rental ran by a lovely family. Beautiful views and very peaceful. Great food and sights nearby.

  • Submitted: Aug 5, 2015
  • Stayed: Jul 2015
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5

Worth Every Penny

  • 5 of 5

The two of us stayed at the Summer House for a couple of years now. Last summer we took two weeks there. I read three books while lounging in the sunroom (in my perfect spot) with a fabulous view of the water. Some of our favorite things to do there were looking at the view, going to Reid State Park (pass was included with the house) eating out at Sara’s Café in Wiscasset (try the lobster pizza- but everything is good) There is also a new place just on the north side the bridge to Boothbay on the water. They look super fancy but they have a great price on their lobster dinner. I think it was under 15.00

Do the tourist things like LL Bean about 20 minutes south and Boothbay Harbor-just north of this ideal location. The Chocolate Church in Bath and the Opera house in Boothbay have some nice concerts during the summer.

My husband became fast friends with Sam, and Ruth could not be more cordial.

In fact, we bought a house nearby so we could enjoy the area year round!

I never wanted to ruin our chances of getting our two weeks by my raving review. Purely selfish on my part.

The furniture is much nicer than in the old pictures. There is a nice big white table with pretty chairs and new living room sofas.

With prior permission they do allow pets, but check first. That was the reason we stayed there in the first place, so I could have my doggie with me.

If I needed to stay anywhere while my new place was being worked on, it would be this place. The moment you open the door you feel like it is Maine and it feels like home.

  • Submitted: Feb 7, 2013
  • Stayed: Jul 2012
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4

great vacation

  • 4 of 5

Had a great time. Love the place and the whole area. very comfortable accomodation.

  • Submitted: Feb 7, 2013
  • Stayed: Aug 2012
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Map

Nearest Airport
45 Miles
Portland International Airport (PWM)
Nearest Barpub
5 Miles
Downtown Bath
Nearest Golf
10 Miles
Bath Country Club
Nearest Train
5 Miles
Bath Train Station
Nearest Motorway
5 Miles
Rte.1 & Rte. 127
Nearest Restaurant
3 Miles
Many in the area
Nearest Beach
6 Miles
Reid State Park
Car: necessary

Within 15 minute drive to: Reid State Park, known for its uncrowded sandy beaches and rocky cliffs, Five Islands Seafood, known for their shore dinners and lobster rolls served dock side in one of Maine's most picturesque harbors, Maine Maritime Museum, housing local marine artifacts dating back to 1607; and antiquing, over 25 shops within a short drive. There is a hiking trail at water's edge and a nearby deep water dock for fishing, swimming or to tie up your own boat.

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Rates & Availability

Georgetown House Rental Rates

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Rate Period Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly * Event
 
September 2016
Sep 3 2016 - Sep 18 2016
7 night minimum stay
$1,700
 
 
My Standard Rate

Changeover Day: Saturday
7 night minimum stay
$1,775
$7,000
 

Additional information about rental rates

Pet Fee $50 + Tax
Cleaning Fee $50 + Tax
Refundable damage deposit $400
Tax Rate 9.0%

Rates are subject to change until reservation is confirmed. Additional fees will be incurred for pets, linen service or boat rentals.

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Amenities

Boothbay Harbor Area House Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • house
Meals:
  • Guests provide their own meals
Location Type:
  • Beach ...
  • Downtown ...
  • Lake
  • Mountain ...
  • Near The Ocean
  • Oceanfront
  • River
  • Rural
  • Town ...
  • Village ...
  • Water View ...
  • Waterfront ...
  • Waterfront ...
Theme:
  • Adventure
  • Away From It All
  • Budget
  • Family
  • Historic
  • Romantic
  • Sports & Activities
  • Tourist Attractions
General:
  • Alarm Clock
  • Clothes Dryer ...
  • Fireplace ...
  • Heating
  • Iron & Board
  • Laundry Soap
  • Linens Provided ...
  • Living Room ...
  • Local Maps
  • Local Restaurant Guide
  • Paper Towels
  • Parking
  • Toilet Paper
  • Towels Provided ...
  • Washing Machine ...
  • Wireless Internet ...
Kitchen:
  • Coffee Maker
  • Cooking Utensils
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher ...
  • Freezer
  • Grill
  • Kitchen ...
  • Lobster Pot
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Pantry Items
  • Refrigerator ...
  • Stove ...
  • Toaster
Dining:
  • Child's Highchair
  • Dining ...
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 8 people
Bathrooms:
  • 2 Bathrooms
  • Downstairs Bathroom - toilet , shower
    Upstairs Bathroom - toilet , shower , jetted tub , Whirlpool Tub
  • Two bathrooms. Upstairs bath features a Whirlpool Tub.
Bedrooms:
  • 3 Bedrooms, Sleeps 8
  • Downstairs - 1 queen
    Master upstairs - 1 double
    Bedroom upstairs - 2 twin/ single
    Family Room - 2 twin/ single , Sectional converts to (2) twin beds
  • There is a family/ TV room that has 2 studio couches that make up into single beds.
Entertainment:
  • Books
  • CD Player
  • DVD Player
  • Games
  • Games for Kids
  • Radio
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Stereo
  • Television
Outside:
  • Barbecue
  • Boat ...
  • Boat Dock
  • Deck / Patio ...
  • Kayak / Canoe ...
  • Lanai / Gazebo ...
  • Lawn / Garden ...
  • Outdoor Grill ...
  • Outdoor Grill Gas
  • Wood Deck
  • 8 garden chairs
Suitability:
  • Events Allowed
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • children welcome
  • non smoking only
  • pets considered ...
  • suitable for elderly or infirm
  • wheelchair accessible
Pool / Spa:
  • Whirlpool
Attractions:
  • autumn foliage
  • botanical garden
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • coin laundry
  • festivals
  • forests
  • library
  • live theater
  • marina
  • museums
  • playground
  • pond
  • recreation center
  • restaurants
  • synagogues
Leisure Activities:
  • antiquing
  • beachcombing
  • bird watching
  • horseback riding
  • outlet shopping
  • paddle boating
  • photography
  • scenic drives
  • sight seeing
  • sledding
  • walking
  • whale watching
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • fitness center
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • laundromat
  • massage therapist
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • basketball court
  • cycling
  • deepsea fishing
  • fishing
  • fly fishing
  • freshwater fishing
  • golf
  • hiking
  • ice skating
  • jet skiing
  • mountain biking
  • mountain climbing
  • pier fishing
  • sailing
  • sound/bay fishing
  • surf fishing
  • swimming
  • tennis
  • water skiing
  • water tubing

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