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Ocean beach with tennis court.

Bedrooms 2
Space 1,500 sq. ft.
Property type house
Minimum Stay 7 nights


About the property

2 bedrooms, open living room kitchen dining, 1 full bath, sleeps 4

Ocean View cottage on Rockledge has spectacular ocean views. This is one of the best beaches in the United States. Walk on miles of soft sand beach, play tennis on the family's private court, fish for stripers on the renowned Kennebec River. Relax and enjoy this view from the deck.

This modern beach house is fully equipped, with linens and towels provided. Gourmet kitchen with corian countertops. Washer drier.

You are renting the main (first) floor only. The loft area is not included in the rental.

This is the owner's vacation home. She is willing to share it with you, but expects you to treat it with as much care as if it was your own vacation home.

Feast on lobsters, and local produce at the many local restaurants. Explore the two local forts and the site of Maine's 1607 Virginia Colony. Golf at nearby Sebasco Estates Resort.

More Details

Suzanne Nusbaum
Member since: 2005
Speaks: english, french
Response time:
Within a day
Response rate:
Calendar last updated:
June 15, 2017

About Suzanne Nusbaum

The owner built this cottage for her personal summer residence in 1989. It has been lovingly maintained and updated since then. She comes every year to spend as much time as she can. When she or her family is not able to be there, she makes it available for rental.

Why Suzanne Nusbaum chose Portland and Casco Bay Area

You will find few other places in the world as beautiful.

What makes this house unique

Privacy and spectacular views. Great beach.

Guestbook comments from the owner

Wanted to send you a note to let you know how much we enjoyed Oceanview Cottage for those 2 weeks. The weather was great with only a couple of overcast days and better yet, my 2 sons were able to join us (1 for most of the 2 weeks while the other for a long weekend). We all enjoyed our time at Popham and have even begun to talk about next year
Aug 2011
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Phippsburg House Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • house
  • Guests provide their own meals
  • Housekeeper Optional
Floor Area:
  • 1500 sq. ft.
House Rules:
  • Max. occupancy: 4
  • children welcome
  • non smoking only
Location Type:
  • Beach
  • Beach View
  • Near The Ocean
  • Ocean View
  • Rural
  • Adventure
  • Away From It All
  • Family
  • Historic
  • Sports & Activities
  • Basic Soaps
  • Broadband Access
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Filtered Water
  • Firewood
  • Hair Dryer
  • Internet
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room ...
  • Parking ...
  • Parking Off Street
  • Telephone ...
  • Toilet Paper
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine
  • Wood Stove
  • Coffee Maker
  • Cooking Utensils
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Freezer
  • Lobster Pot
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Pantry Items
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove
  • Stove
  • Toaster
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 6 people
  • 2 Bedrooms, Sleeps 4
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 queen
    Bedroom 2 - 1 double
  • Books
  • Music Library
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Television
  • Beach Chairs
  • Deck / Patio ...
  • Lawn / Garden
  • Tennis ...
  • Tennis Court
  • Walkway to Water
  • Wood Deck
  • 4 garden chairs
  • 4 beach chairs
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • autumn foliage
  • bay/sound
  • churches
  • forests
  • library
  • pond
  • restaurants
  • ruins
Leisure Activities:
  • antiquing
  • beachcombing
  • bird watching
  • horseback riding
  • photography
  • scenic drives
  • sight seeing
  • sledding
  • walking
  • whale watching
Local Services & Businesses:
  • groceries
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • deepsea fishing
  • fishing
  • fly fishing
  • freshwater fishing
  • golf
  • hiking
  • hunting
  • ice skating
  • mountaineering
  • paragliding
  • pier fishing
  • sailing
  • scuba diving or snorkeling
  • skiing
  • snorkeling
  • sound/bay fishing
  • surf fishing
  • surfing
  • swimming
  • tennis
  • water skiing
  • wind-surfing
This is a great place for people who entertain themselves and like the outdoors. If you need to be entertained, this area is not for you. It is remote from town and is undeveloped. We do not rent to smokers. Fully insulated, with a wood stove, this beach house is comfortable during the spring and fall fishing seasons, as well as during the hot summer beach months. Pets may be permitted upon request and consultation. The loft area is not included in the rental space, and renters are not permitted in that area. Persons are expected to leave the cottage as they found it-- replacing staples they used, and tidying up.


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Ocean beach with tennis court.
average rating of 4.857143 based on 8 reviews

Near Paradise

  • 5 of 5

Ms Nusbaum, Re: sept 2013. I want to thank you so much for sharing your wonderful and peaceful home with my husband and I and also with our 2 dogs (a Mountain Bernese and 1 Newfoundlander who by the way was the syar of the beach during our and all...). It was a special time for me, since i've lost my father and was overworked and tired with everything at the time. But I must say that a miracle happen because your place was like a part of paradise: quiet, confortable, the view and most of all it felt like home. Thank you so much again.

Fernande Morin, Richmond, QC. Canada

  • Submitted: Jul 14, 2015
  • Stayed: Sep 2014
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Popham Beach

  • 5 of 5

Although it rained for most of our stay, we had a marvelous time, exploring the beach, the cottage was clean & comfortable. We enjoyed lobsters, the quiet & the good times at my 50th class reunion in Bath. There is much to see an do around the area rain or shine! It is a short distance from the Fort & the small village of Popham beach community. The views from the cottage were fantastic, the full moon a plus.

No crowds here! Things have not changed much in the years that I spent my childhood on this beach! It was like a walk back in time & the cottage was the frosting on the cake.

  • Submitted: Jul 13, 2012
  • Stayed: Jun 2011
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Most Beautiful Beach and View

  • 5 of 5

The cottage had everything we needed and more. It was well equipped with chairs on the deck as well as for the beach. All that you need is a beach towel, your sunglasses and a smile on your face. The washer, dryer and dishwasher were very convenient. This cottage has the most gorgeous view of the Atlantic with lighthouse and islands. At low tide you can walk to the islands on the sand bars. It is so peaceful to hear the waves on the beach for a restful nights sleep. The filtered water worked great for kitchen use and the shower felt so refreshing after a day at the beach. The WI-Fi kept us connected with friends and family and was much faster than many hotels that I have stayed in. It is very comfortable sitting inside in the evening, the television worked great but it was also fun to just watch the sun set and then see the moon out over the water.

  • Submitted: Jul 12, 2012
  • Stayed: Jul 2012
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Lewiston, Maine

Great beachfront cottage!

  • 5 of 5

Suzanne's cottage is always clean and well furnished. We had a great stay, the beach was wonderful, as usual. Perfect vacation, going back this year with friends.

  • Submitted: Jul 11, 2012
  • Stayed: Sep 2011
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A very relaxing week!

  • 5 of 5

We love this time of year! It's before everyone else shows up for the summer. We took long walks on the beach and not see more than a few people out and about. It's not too cold and not too warm. Perfect weather to play tennis on the court out front!

We found soooooo many cool shells on the beach. It's nice that the place has those big pots because we put them to good use. 2 lobster feasts in a week! We drove up into Phippsburg and picked up so much lobster for such a cheap price from a real lobster fisherman! I think we got 6 lobsters for what I paid for 1 lobster dinner in Boston last year.

We already booked our week for next year.

  • Submitted: Jul 11, 2012
  • Stayed: May 2012
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Bowling Green, Ohio

All the comforts of home.

  • 4 of 5

My family has vacationed at Popham Beach since the late 1800's, and it has actually become harder with each passing generation and year to find a comfortable place to stay that won't break the bank. (The ecology has kept development at near-zero.) Ocean View cottage provided a very relaxing vacation for my family of four. We had a dishwasher, washer and dryer (unheard of!); the beds were extremely comfortable; we could light a fire in the wood-stove in the evenings. The kitchen was well-stocked, with updated appliances, and the cleaning was provided both before and after our stay. A picturesque path past the lupines took us straight out to the beach, where a walk in either direction always affords breathtaking views. A stay at Ocean View feels like a visit with friends.

  • Submitted: Jul 10, 2009
  • Stayed: Jun 2009
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Nearest Airport
52 Miles
Nearest Barpub
1 Miles
Spinney's Restaurant
Nearest Ferry
52 Miles
Nearest Train
27 Miles
Nearest Motorway
17 Miles
Rt. 1
Nearest Restaurant
1 Miles
Spinney's restaurant
Nearest Beach
Popham Beach
Car: necessary

Located at the mouth of the Kennebec River, this area has one of the United States' most beautiful soft sand beaches. This is a place that beachcombers, swimmers and fishermen adore. The Kennebec watershed remains largely undeveloped. Bald eagles, mink, turtles, osprey, herons, piping plovers and other shorebirds abound. Watch the herds of seals folic in the surf as they migrate north for the summer and south for the winter. Fish for striped bass. Buy lobsters at the local pound and bring them to the cottage for cooking, or eat fabulous fresh seafood at one of the local restaurants. Enjoy a tennis game on the private court, cooled by ocean breezes. Explore the seven local lighthouses. Body surf, boogie board or stroll on the beach or just relax on the sands.


Rates & Availability

Taxes and fees are additional

Additional information about rental rates

Tax Rate 9.0%

Contact the owner to arrange for quarterly installment payments.
Upon cancellation, payments are nonrefundable, unless the owner is able to re-rent.
8% tax is added to the rental charge.
Other than high season, a minimum stay is 3 nights at $385 per night. During high season, a minimum stay is 7 nights.

Owner's Cancellation Policy

Canceled bookings will not receive a refund

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