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Awesome Ocean Views, close to the Beach Cozy Beach Cottage

Bedrooms 2
Space 980 sq. ft.
Property type cottage
Minimum Stay 1 - 7 nights


About the property

Cottage, 2 Bedrooms + Convertible bed(s), 1 Bath, (Sleeps 5-7)

Blue Pearl Cottage

Welcome to our home away from home We have been renting The Blue Pearl Cottage for 14 years , the cottage is open year round for weekly rentals

This Cozy Ocean View Cottage is located in the village of Camp Ellis Beach , A quaint family friendly fishing village. The cottage has wonderful ocean views from the Window seat , Dining area , Living room, Entry porch and some from the Master bedroom and Kitchen

You can see the Ocean across the street and can be accessed by walking down rock steps or you can access the main beach area very easily less then a minuet walk on one way street , Camp Ellis Beach has moderate surf great for family's with small children , Great beach for walking , with its 7 miles of sandy beach , it is also Pet friendly

Walking distance to 3 restaurants , some gift shops , general store, Fresh Lobster market , mile long jetty, Boat launch and Docks , Fishing rod rentals, jet sky rentals, Para sailing , Deep Sea fishing charters, site seeing charters , kayak rentals

The cottage still has lots of it classic cottage beach charm old wood planking and nooks and crannies and decorated in a nautical theme

The cottage is 900 sq ft with an open floor plan for better movement the cottage sleeps 5 in beds ,7 using futon sleepers in living room

The Summer time Sunrise Views are amazing and can be seen from the Window seat, Dining area , Living room and front entry porch see photos

Living room has Ocean Views, two futon couches and one chair , 34 inch flat screen TV/CABLE/ DVD and Internet service

Brand new Memory foam mattress in master and full in bunk bed room 2014

Master Bedroom has a Brand new memory foam queen mattress (2014) TV/ Cable , see photos

Second Bedroom , Has Bunk Bed , with Brand new memory foam Full Mattress on the bottom and Twin on top , TV/ Cable , see photos

Fully stocked Kitchen we offer many supplies and appliances to make your stay feel like being home lobster pot , regular coffee machine , Keurig coffee machine, toaster, microwave , glass flat top stove with oven, fridge with freezer , service for 6 and cooking utensils

Full Bathroom Clean Shower/ Tub , Toilet and sink

Laundry room located off the bathroom , full washer / dryer

We do have a small screen porch on the back of the cottage with a cold shower in the summer

Gas Grill

We supply Pillows, Blankets

We do allow pets for an additional fee $100 and $20 for each additional pet

We offer Linen rental :$50.00 one set of towels and bed linens for each person

Early entry / Late departure :$25.00 each must request early

Pack and Play/ Highchair rental : $50.00

we have some beach toys and beach chairs for your use

We are licensed through the town of Saco and have a tax id number through the state of Maine

*** Homeaway and VRBO offers Book it now , using a Credit Card , they charge a 9% fee for this option ... For no extra charge we take personal check or bank check or Money Order

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More Details

Sharon Stpierre- Vivolo
Member since: 2005
Speaks: english
Response time:
Within 2 days
Response rate:
Calendar last updated:
April 26, 2017

About Sharon Stpierre- Vivolo

Hello we are the Vivolo Family

We have owned the Blue Pearl Cottage for 14 years, We love the cottage so much we decided we would share it with others.

We live in CT i have 2 boys that love going to camp ellis they have made many friends in camp ellis over the years , its our home away from home.

Read our reviews and guest book comments

we are licensed with the city and state to rent our cottage

Nothing better then being close to the Beach

Sharon Stpierre- Vivolo purchased this cottage in 2003

Why Sharon Stpierre- Vivolo chose Saco

Camp Ellis Beach is family friendly, has a gentle surf is great for small children, 7 mile of sandy beach, longest in Maine, close to everything

great for older renters who can not walk on busy streets

Great area for pets , and the beach is pet friendly

What makes this cottage unique

We have an Awesome ocean view and are 30 feet from the ocean at high tide. We have a fully stocked kitchen. Brand new shower/tub many suppies for you convience

electic fireplace in winter and fall, large flat screen TV/CABLE/ INTERNET AND A PHONE WITH LOCAL AND LONG DISTANCE

Why would you want to be far from the ocean when you can be this close

check out our sister cottage located behind the blue pearl most affordable cottage this close to the ocean

Guestbook comments from the owner

COMMENTS LEFT IN OUR GUEST BOOK AT OUR COTTAGE, 2005March 2005 Bonjour,  Your friendly neighbors from up north: France, Ann and Bruno say hello to all readers.  Sunny weather in the U.S.A  in the perfect place... We have been to maine before but this was special.  May all the people who pass by be happy forever. 2/20/05 Dear Sharon and Frank Thank you so very much for the use of your wonderful cottage.  It is as charming as can be.  I dont know if you can find a spot for the ship painting we left you. But I thougth it would fit with the nautical theme.  Thanks you again  Dave and Cindy 6/4/05 Great weather. Great fun, Great location!  We really enjoyed or stay and are sad to see it come to an end.  This is our last vacation as newlyweds. Baby on the way. Hope to share the charm of maine with our children next year.   John paul, brook Mazzarella May 05 Wow!  2 NorEasters, lots of rain, cozy place. Just like home.  Lots to see and do.  Murrel and Donna Myers Memorial weekend 2005 A fantastic start of summer!  All the conveniences of home.  restaurants within walking distance, cozy windowseat for reading and relaxing.  And the Sanddollars and seaglass are treasures to keep Gary Doreen Kayla NH 6/05 WHERE BACK!  Another great trip and cant wait  to return, We all had a blast and wish we could stay longer,  over and out for now, see y'all next year Michael, Terry, Rose 7/1/05 This is our 2nd year staying here.  It was a great vacation again.  Went to aquabargen theme park I got wet!   We will be back   Sacco's 7/9/05 Cant wait to come back.  Wish the weather was better.  Great place  Very cute.  Lots and lots of sanddollars on the beach across the street.  I never found one before in my life, until now.  Kids loved our stay Thanks for the memories Keith, Melissa, Jake, Savannah, Ryan Gianna Mattet
Mar 2006
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Camp Ellis Cottage Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • cottage
  • Guests provide their own meals
  • Housekeeper Optional
Floor Area:
  • 980 sq. ft.
House Rules:
  • Max. occupancy: 7
  • smoking allowed ...
  • pets considered ...
  • Minimum Age Limit for Renters ...
  • children welcome ...
Location Type:
  • Beach ...
  • Ocean View ...
  • Water View ...
  • Waterfront ...
  • Budget
  • Family
  • Activities Guide
  • Alarm Clock
  • Broadband Access
  • Clothes Dryer ...
  • Fireplace ...
  • Free Long Distance
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating ...
  • Internet ...
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided ...
  • Living Room ...
  • Local Activities Guide
  • Local Maps
  • Local Restaurant Guide
  • Parking ...
  • Parking Off Street ...
  • Sofa Bed
  • Telephone ...
  • Towels Provided ...
  • Washing Machine ...
  • Wireless Internet ...
  • 4 Ring Stove
  • Blender
  • Coffee Grinder
  • Coffee Maker ...
  • Cooking Utensils ...
  • Dishes & Utensils ...
  • Freezer
  • Grill
  • Kitchen ...
  • Lobster Pot
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Pantry Items ...
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove
  • Stove
  • Toaster ...
  • Dining ...
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 6 people
  • 1 Bathroom
  • Bathroom 1 -
  • shower /tub , Laundry room off of bathroom
  • 2 Bedrooms, Sleeps 7
  • Queen size Beds (1) new comfortable queen bed, in master bedroom, Sleep Sofa or Futons (1) 2 queen futon sleeper in livingroom, Bunk Beds (1) twin on top, full on bottom
  • Books
  • Books for Adults
  • Books for Kids
  • DVD Player ...
  • Games ...
  • Games for Kids
  • Satellite / Cable ...
  • Television ...
  • Toys
  • Video Library ...
  • Beach Chairs
  • Beach Towels
  • Binoculars
  • Large Cooler
  • Outdoor Grill ...
  • Outdoor Grill Gas
  • Porch / Veranda ...
  • Screen Porch / Veranda
  • Small Cooler
  • Walkway to Water
  • wheelchair inaccessible
  • autumn foliage
  • bay/sound
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • forests
  • library
  • marina
  • museums
  • playground
  • recreation center
  • restaurants
  • theme parks
  • water parks
  • waterfalls
  • zoo
Leisure Activities:
  • antiquing
  • beachcombing
  • bird watching
  • boating
  • miniature golf
  • outlet shopping
  • paddle boating
  • scenic drives
  • shelling
  • shopping
  • sight seeing
  • sledding
  • walking
  • whale watching
  • wildlife viewing
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • groceries
  • hospital
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cross country skiing
  • cycling
  • deepsea fishing
  • fishing
  • fly fishing
  • freshwater fishing
  • golf
  • hiking
  • hunting
  • jet skiing
  • kayaking
  • mountain biking
  • mountaineering
  • parasailing
  • pier fishing
  • rafting
  • roller blading
  • sailing
  • skiing
  • snorkeling
  • snorkeling/diving
  • sound/bay fishing
  • surf fishing
  • surfing
  • swimming
  • water skiing
  • water tubing
  • wind-surfing
Some Other services available ask for details End of Rental Cleaning $75.00 and Maine Lodging tax added to all bookings other services we offer for a small fee Linens: Rental fee $50.00 full set of towels for each person and linens for each bed Early/Late Entry Option $30.00 Each entry Pet welcome for small fee $100.00 cheaper then a kennel camp ellis beach is pet friendly Rates and prices subject to change without notice


Very Good! 4.2/5 -
(9 traveler reviews)

Awesome Ocean Views, close to the Beach Cozy Beach Cottage
average rating of 4.2222223 based on 15 reviews

Love The Blue Pearl!

  • 5 of 5

I have enjoyed coming here for the last five summers and will be back again in 2017. The first year we had 7 of us (5 adults and 2 children), and we were all comfortable. Subsequent years have been either four or five of us. It has become an annual trip for myself and grandchildren. We have never been disappointed. Each year, I dream about the next visit. It rejuvenates me.

I don’t even know where to begin about why we love the Blue Pearl so much. Maybe it is the view, maybe it is the quiet, maybe it is the beach, or the lobsters. Whatever it is, we love it and keep coming back.

Sharon is wonderful to work with and is quick to reply to emails and answer questions. The cottage is exceptionally well-maintained. The location is practically perfect with ementies available at the General Store and a major grocery store a short drive away. And of course, there is the beach! The beach is amazing with incredible sunrises and sunsets. (Be prepared to be awoken in awe if you are sleeping on the futons.) My grandkids are on the beach most days for the entire day. We also love to go back at sunset and walk the shoreline.

The cottage kitchen is stocked with most common appliances, dishes, pots and pans, etc. The directions are easy to find if you are unfamiliar with a particular appliance. There are also toys and chairs for the beach. As others have said, there are plenty of pamphlets available to see what is in the area.

If it is rainy and you are inside, you still get to enjoy watching the beach or playing games or cards around the table while watching the rain. It is always a treasure to be at the Blue Pearl.

The pictures are accurate as is the description. Do think about the top bunk if you are planning on renting for seven adults or adults and teens. However, the large futon could sleep 2.

I am so glad that I found the Blue Pearl. It has brought me and my family tremendous joy. We have made so many wonderful memories there.

  • Submitted: Jul 17, 2016
  • Stayed: Jun 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Wonderful, peaceful and serene!

  • 4 of 5

I LOVED the Blue Pearl Cottage and would definitely stay there again!! It was exactly as described in the listing and Sharon supplied everything we could ever possibly need to accommodate our stay including a very sweet welcome package that provided us with a travel mug and some laundry detergent as well as a mini-cooler lunch container. The view alone every morning looking out at the ocean was the best part, and being in easy walking distance of the local beach was perfect. The window seat was the BEST!!!! Everything was clean, there were directions on the fridge for everything and there were pamphlets for local attractions and contact numbers readily available. Sharon and her husband were ready with the few quick questions I had; they were very responsive. I cannot say how much I love the village of Camp Ellis. It was my second year staying there and I just adore it! I plan to come back every year!

The only drawback I found was the bunk bed. If you have kids it is perfect. I was staying there with my friend and her husband and was hoping maybe to have another friend come down for a few days, but once I saw the bunk bed I realized that top bunk is really not intended for adults. So that was really the only thing that could have made it a little better would be maybe a trundle bed or 2 twin beds, but there's very little room on the top bunk for a regular adult. But it really looks like it is mostly set up for kids anyway.

Overall it was a great week, a great location and a very relaxing time and I would recommend it to anyone who is looking for a great, relaxing cottage at the beach.

Thanks so much,

Amy V.


  • Submitted: Jun 29, 2016
  • Stayed: Jun 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Danville, PA 17821

70th Birthday vacation

  • 5 of 5

A marvelous ocean view from the front windows of this charming cottage was the perfect way to celebrate my mom's 70th birthday. The cottage was well maintained, clean, comfortable, cozy and located a stones throw from the beach. Sharon was wonderful to provide us with answers to many questions about local sites and happenings as it had been 28 years since our last vacation in Camp Ellis. The sunrises were breathtaking and low tide provided many treasures to be found and long walks to enjoy. Looking forward to renting again and again in the years to come. Thank you for sharing your home with my family and allowing us to bring many fond memories to life once again.

  • Submitted: Nov 12, 2014
  • Stayed: Sep 2014
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Better than Great!!

  • 5 of 5

July 21, 2014


It was BETTER than GREAT!!

Thank you so much for letting my family from Oklahoma stay at the cottage this last week! We could not have asked for a better time with my daughter, her husband, and the two young boys.

The cottage was almost equal distance from both sets of in laws which made it very easy to see them and leave them during the day. We went whale watching, went to Palace Play Land, and into Portland a could of times but most of the time we spent playing on the beach... something very different than the flatlands of OK.

The cottage was much more than described and included everything that was needed. The washer and dryer was very much appreciated as the kids could keep their clothes clean after playing in the sand or getting their ice cream from the general store each day before breakfast.

I hope that your housekeeper reported we left the cottage as we found it. We tried very hard to treat everything as if it was our own with the hopes that the next family renting it would also appreciate their stay.

Hope that rest of the summer stays sunny and warm for you and your renters just like the days we experienced.

Randy M

  • Submitted: Jul 21, 2014
  • Stayed: Jul 2014
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you for choosing the Blue Pearl Cottage , The place looked beautiful when you left , We appreciate your wonderful review of the Blue Pearl Cottage , This is our home away from home , its not a hotel and we enjoy customers like yourself who appreciate cottage charm and value all the amenities we supply to make a wonderful vacation experience , We hope to have you back very soon Thank you again for Choosing the Blue Pearl cottage
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Portland, OR

Blue Pearl Cottage

  • 3 of 5

The cottage is a small, modest accommodation close to the beach with a view. Although it says it will sleep 7, we three adults felt at capacity. The main bed was comfortable for two, but sleeping on the full size (lower) bunk mattress was intolerable; I had to move out to the living area and use the futon - which is not a bed noted for great comfort. The bunk mattress is thin, no box spring or topper and I could feel each metal slat of the bunk frame. Kids might not mind this, but it is not for an adult. The kitchen had all the small appliances we needed.

This is the first beach cottage I have rented that charged for providing linens and paper products. We brought our own, but that was a hassle and the weekly rental fee was high enough, plus a cleaning fee, to have covered those amenities.

The local restaurants (walking distance) were fair at best and the small general store was no better. Be sure to bring what you need or plan to go to the large store on the main highway into town. We drove to several of the Audubon wildlife areas for interesting walks after local beach strolls. Old Orchard Beach amusement park is for folks who can tolerate tacky.

Lastly, you will note that in the property photos on the web site there are none of the building exterior. We missed having a comfortable porch to sit outside and eat, read, talk, play, etc. The entry 'porch' of the cottage is not set up for much use - it's more of a place to take off sandy shoes.

  • Submitted: Jun 25, 2014
  • Stayed: Jun 2014
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: I wish you told me this when i met you and your guests at the end of your stay you told us the cottage was very nice and you had a great time ?? We do appreciate guest comments and try our best to do up grades every year , We are planning on up grading the full mattress to a memory foam and that should solve any issues with comfort As for Linens rentals and cleaning fees , we try very hard to keep up with local rental policies of other renters in our area , our rates are in line with other similar homes in the area .. The description is very accurate we posted the cottage size we have posted a floor plan photo and we have up dated photos of the cottage in its present state Sorry the Saco area was not your type of location VRBO does a great job describing the local area to help renters pick a perfect place for their life style Thank you for you input and feed back it is helpful for future up grade plans
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The best bang for your buck. Highly recommended

  • 5 of 5

We have enjoyed our STAYS at both the Blue Pearl and ClamShell numerous times. After many searches and other stays in this area, this home away from home hits the mark. Spectacullar view of the ocean just a few feet away condones a great read on the window bench. Great ammennties too. We have stayed at the Pearl during spring, fall, and winter. Peace and solitude for walks,relaxarion, and to destress. We are happy reapeat renters for about 6 years. You may inquire as to why a belated review . . . .we guess we wanted to keep this oyster to ourselves.

The only flaw is the raised master bed resulting in difficulty getting in/out

  • Submitted: Mar 15, 2014
  • Stayed: Feb 2014
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you for the wonderful review , as for the bed we did get to lower it to a better height , so now it should be easier to get into , you are welcome back anytime
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Nearest Airport
15 Miles
Portland Maine International Jet Port (PWM)
Nearest Ferry
15 Miles
Nearest Train
6 Miles
Old Orchard Beach or Pepperill Square Saco
Nearest Motorway
6 Miles
interstate 95 , Maine turnpike
Car: recommended



Rates & Availability

Camp Ellis Cottage Rental Rates

Rental Basis:
per property
Owner accepts payment in:
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Rate Period Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly Event
April 2017
Apr 1 2017 - Apr 28 2017
3 night minimum stay
May 2017
Apr 29 2017 - May 26 2017
3 night minimum stay
Pre season
May 27 2017 - Jun 9 2017
7 night minimum stay
Mid June
Jun 10 2017 - Jun 16 2017
7 night minimum stay
late June
Jun 17 2017 - Jun 23 2017
7 night minimum stay
Peak Season 2017
Jun 24 2017 - Aug 25 2017
7 night minimum stay
Peak Discount
Aug 26 2017 - Sep 1 2017
7 night minimum stay
September 2017
Sep 2 2017 - Sep 29 2017
7 night minimum stay
fall foliage
Sep 30 2017 - Oct 27 2017
3 night minimum stay
late fall
Oct 28 2017 - Nov 24 2017
3 night minimum stay
December 2017
Nov 25 2017 - Dec 29 2017
3 night minimum stay
My Standard Rate
1 night minimum stay

Additional information about rental rates

Cleaning $75 + Tax
Tax Rate 13.0%

We do offer some additional services for your convenience

We allow pet for $100 one pet , $25 each additional

We offer Linen Rental $50.00 one set of towels per person , Linens for each bed

Early Entry $30.00 1:30 pm

Late departure $30.00 11:30 am

Owner's Cancellation Policy

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

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