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Best Place For Kids / Game Room Attached / Extras Included / Great Value

Bedrooms 5
Half Baths1
Property type cottage
Minimum Stay 4 - 7 nights


About the property

5 Bedroom / 1.5 Baths plus additional shower / Air Hockey and Foosball

You can have a great vacation even in this economy! Do less shopping/packing and let us save you a lot of money on all of the extras provided. Ask me for details! Our vacationers can't believe how far we go to stock the cottage with anything and everything. Russell Cove Cottage has been updated with all the modern conveniences while preserving its authentic flavor and history. We have an absolutely gorgeous view of the harbor, relax with a cool drink while you watch the lobster boats bring home dinner! We are a mere one minute stroll to the beach - you can spend the day and still be close to the conveniences of the cottage - super important while with children. We have both a great yard and a wonderful game room with foosball, arcade basketball, air hockey and TV/DVD. Our village boasts gift shops, restaurants, general store, artist studio, etc. Kayak rentals, deep sea fishing and whale watches available just down the street. As if that is not enough, Old Orchard Beach is only 4 miles.

Further details: Striper fishing is great! Enjoy ice cream and gift shopping. Lobster available cooked or uncooked right around the corner. Sit on the wrap around porch greeting old friends and new as they make their way to 7 miles of beautiful beach. Or relax in the sun-room and look across the harbor as the lobster men bring home your dinner! Generations of families return year after year for the great atmosphere and fun of a true Maine ocean village. We believe that you will definitely want to come back next year, and we will warmly welcome you! See you this summer! Sleeping arrangements: 1st floor bedroom with double bed, 2nd floor bedroom with queen bed, 2nd floor bedroom with double bed, 2nd floor bedroom with two twin beds, 2nd floor bedroom with twin bed.

Guest comments: “We have had a wonderful stay here.” “We hate to have to leave but our time is up.” “Next year we will reserve for two weeks! Shirley Sumner & family (Onterio Canada) July 2005.

“Merci pour la mer” “We appreciate your hospitality and you made us feel at ease.” “Thank You” Famille de Stephane Tremblay (Montreal Canada) July 2005.

“Loved the cottage, it was quaint, clean, nicely decorated.” “It was what we thought Maine would be! Borden’s & Wojcio’s (New Jersey) August 2005

“Thank you so much for sharing your little slice of heaven” “We love the view!” “We enjoyed discovering this area of Maine and had a blast! The Clement Family (New York) August & September 2005

“Thank you very much for the wonderful week” “The weather was gorgeous” “This was certainly the best stocked house we have ever stayed in and the décor was great” The Reynolds and Houdes (Virginia) July 2006

More Guest comments: “Everything you offer here has made our vacation an event to remember. A wonderful place to bring children. They sure did enjoy every minute of it. Having all our needs here when we arrived sure took a load off our minds. Thank you so much for everything. The Wards (Massachusetts) August 2006

“Wonderful home, thank you for letting us use it” The Quin’s July 2007

“Thank you so much! We had such a fantastic time….could not have asked for more. The cottage is everything we could have asked for. Hope to see you next year. Thanks again for the wonderful memories“ The Sanford Family Dallas, Texas July & August 2007

“So close…and yet so far away! Thank you so much for a wonderful get-away! Your house is so charming and the setting is ideally Maine Seashore..” Mary & Chris (Falmouth, Maine) August 2007

“A 4 hour drive and well worth it. Great weather, a terrific house and a lot of good times. Thanks for the use of your home. The McDonoughs ( NY) August 2007

More Details

Sara Russell
Member since: 2004
Speaks: english
Response time:
Within an hour
Response rate:
Calendar last updated:
June 18, 2018


Camp Ellis Cottage Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • cottage
  • Guests provide their own meals
House Rules:
  • Max. occupancy: 9
  • children welcome
  • non smoking only
Location Type:
  • Beach ...
  • Beach View ...
  • Beachfront ...
  • Near The Ocean ...
  • Ocean View ...
  • Oceanfront ...
  • Water View ...
  • Waterfront
  • Waterfront ...
  • Away From It All
  • Family
  • Romantic
  • Tourist Attractions
  • Activities Guide
  • Air Conditioning
  • Alarm Clock
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Firewood
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating
  • Internet ...
  • Iron & Board
  • Laundry Soap
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room
  • Local Maps
  • Local Restaurant Guide
  • Paper Towels
  • Parking
  • Parking Off Street
  • Toilet Paper
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine
  • Blender
  • Coffee Maker
  • Cooking Utensils
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Freezer
  • Kitchen
  • Lobster Pot
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Pantry Items
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove
  • Stove
  • Toaster
  • Dining
  • Dining Area
  • 1 Bathroom
  • 1 Half Bath
  • Full Bathroom - toilet , combination tub/shower , Clawfoot tub, large shower, stacked washer/dryer
    Bathroom 3 - shower , Private hot/cold shower/changing area in basement
    Bathroom - toilet , Great kid friendly decor
  • Total of three bathrooms: full bath with washer/dryer, half bath, and private hot/cold shower in basement-great for after the beach.
  • 5 Bedrooms, Sleeps 9
  • Bedroom - 1 queen
    Bedroom - 1 double
    Bedroom - 1 double
    Bedroom - 2 twin/ single
    Bedroom - 1 twin/ single
  • 1 queen, 2 doubles, 3 twins.
  • Books
  • CD Player
  • DVD Player
  • Foosball
  • Game Room
  • Games
  • Games for Kids
  • Radio
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Stereo
  • Television
  • Toys
  • VCR
  • Barbecue
  • Beach Chairs
  • Beach Towels
  • Binoculars
  • Lawn / Garden
  • Outdoor Grill
  • Outdoor Grill Gas
  • Screen Porch / Veranda
  • 8 garden chairs
  • 10 beach chairs
  • autumn foliage
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • library
  • museums
  • playground
  • recreation center
  • restaurants
  • theme parks
  • water parks
Leisure Activities:
  • antiquing
  • beachcombing
  • bird watching
  • eco tourism
  • horseshoes
  • outlet shopping
  • photography
  • scenic drives
  • sight seeing
  • walking
  • whale watching
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • fitness center
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • massage therapist
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • deepsea fishing
  • fishing
  • golf
  • pier fishing
  • roller blading
  • sailing
  • sound/bay fishing
  • surf fishing
  • surfing
  • swimming
  • wind-surfing
Large yard for games with horse shoe pit and plenty of room for running around with wonderful waterfront view of the harbor, 18 X16 gameroom for kids and kids at heart, 1queen, 2 doubles, 3 twins, Clawfoot bathtub as well as separate large shower and stacked washer/dryer in full bath. Professional cleaning and laundry, high speed WiFi, paper goods, outdoor fireplace with firewood, beach chairs, sand toys, private hot water after-beach shower, washer and dryer. Linens, towels, bedding, pots, pans, utensils, stereo, CD player,gas grill, beach chairs, outdoor tables for dining with a view.


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Best Place For Kids / Game Room Attached / Extras Included / Great Value
average rating of 4.75 based on 16 reviews
Baltic, CT

Carol and family 2008 Vacation

  • 5 of 5

What a beautiful place. When we first looked at this web page we thought the description was to good to be true. The property was great for kids and the extras they included in the deal made packing for the seven of us a lot lighter. The house is located on a one way street full of locals. The locals are very friendly. The kids played in the bay in the backyard, and loved the huge wagon to take night walks. We will be back next year, and so on. We have rented other houses on Camp Ellis and this is by far the best in the area. The kids had a blast and we were able to relax. A couple stopped by as we were leaving because they too thought it was to good. They were hoping to rent it after seeing it also. There were flyers for local attractions and restaurants also. The kids loved the game room. The rooms were all good size. AC in all the rooms. Very clean!!!!

We look forward to our next year vacation!

  • Submitted: Jun 25, 2008
  • Stayed: June 2008
  • Source: HomeAway
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Batavia, NY 14020

Really quaint and homey.

  • 5 of 5

We stayed here two summers in a row and you can't beat it. The front porch is perfect for winding down from a day at the beach. The game room is awesome for the kids and the back yard fire pit became a spot where memories were made. To top it all, the Russell's are very thoughtful and considerate renters. You feel like guests. We wish we had found it when our kids were younger!

  • Submitted: Feb 5, 2018
  • Stayed: July 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
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La perfection et le bonheur pour toute la famille!

  • 5 of 5

Cette maison est idéale pour un séjour en famille. Elle est bien située, bien équipée, confortable et possède tout ce qui est essentiel pour amuser les enfants! Saco est un sympathique village, nous reviendrons un jour!

  • Submitted: Feb 4, 2018
  • Stayed: July 2017
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Wonderful location and property

  • 5 of 5

The cottage was great, the beach was fantastic and the neighborhood was ideal. The house included just about everything: Sheets, towels, good kitchen utensils, a traditional porch and a winterized porch with a postcard view, a very clean place with ample parking and a large useable yard, also a game room with foosball and air hockey. Not only that they had all the beach toys you could want. Perfect for travelers that don't want to pack a lot. The cottage is situated in a neighborhood with vacationers and year-round residents. Located 1 block from a corner store (which includes a diner and ice cream stand) a quarter mile from a seafood restaurant (take out and sit down- 7.5 out of 10 stars) and a few little artsy shops and kayak rentals all within walking distance. If you are a renter looking for an up all night vacation spot this is probably not the place for you. But if you are looking for a place that quiets down by 10pm this is the place. The beach is great, mile 0 of the 7 mile old orchard beach, you can look it up. The owners were very prompt to respond to my questions and very easy to deal with. I give this place my highest recommendation.

  • Submitted: Jan 16, 2017
  • Stayed: June 2016
  • Source: HomeAway
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a pleasant sweet cottage house

  • 5 of 5

Excellent communications with owner, a big, simple house that served our needs well. Nicely equipped with everything one could want .A cool back porch we hung out in that looked over the estuary. Beach was a 1 min block away.

  • Submitted: Apr 28, 2016
  • Stayed: April 2016
  • Source: HomeAway
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Dunham (close to Montreal), Qc, Canada

Great Maine cottage experience

  • 5 of 5

We had a great time sharing this cottage amongst the 7 ( 4 sisters in our late 50's, my daughter , son in law and grandaughter. We loved to lounge around in the sunroom or on the front screened porch. My eldest sister who is used to her own space used the bottom game room as her own private studio, she loved to get out early to read in the back and smell the fresh sea air...We loved the view of the water and river which makes this cottage location so special. Also, there is a small beach just down the street which suited us fine. My grandaughter loved getting some very good ice cream just around the corner in the evening. All in all a great vacation in Saco Maine. The cottage has everything one needs. Thanks you Sara for sharing your cottage.

  • Submitted: Jun 27, 2015
  • Stayed: July 2014
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Nearest Airport
15 Miles
Portland International Jetport (PWM)
Nearest Train
7 Miles
Nearest Motorway
20 Miles
Beach Ridge Motor Speedway

Camp Ellis is a beautiful, quaint coastal village in Saco with its own restaurants, lobster pounds, general store, deep sea fishing and whale watching excursions, kayak rental, and local artisans. Russell Cove Cottage sits on the harbor with glorious views of the cove and its resident lobster boats. In the morning, enjoy your coffee in the sunroom over-looking the passing sailboats, and in the evening visit outside around the fire pit before retiring to the heated comfort of the cottage. During the day, take a walk around the village, out onto the granite jetty, to the docks and along the beach.

Day trips are great opportunities for sight seeing and shopping expeditions. South to Kittery or North to Freeport for outlet shopping at its finest. Portland is a 'can't miss' with it's historic Old Port and working waterfront. You can window shop all day long and then dine onboard a floating restaurant.

Beautiful, calm and friendly - Camp Ellis awaits your visit - don't miss out!


Rates & Availability

Taxes and fees are additional

Additional information about rental rates

Pet Fee $100
Refundable damage deposit $500
Cleaning $0

There is no additional cleaning fee.

Some spring and fall off peak season short stays may be available upon request.

Short notice bookings may be available.

Check-in 4PM Saturday.
Check-out 11AM Saturday.

Owner's Cancellation Policy

Please ask the owner or check their rental agreement when booking the property.