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Oceanfront Juniper Point Cottage with dock, screened porch, close boat traffic

5 Reviews
Bedrooms 3
Property type cottage
Minimum Stay 7 nights


Minimum Stay
7 nights


Southport Cottage Rental Photos and Description

3 bedrooms, 1 bath, screened porch, sleeps 6, dock, kayaks, tennis, ping pong

Fun, unique spot with lots of diverse boats traveling right by property. Seasonal cottage with great views, private dock, deep water & large screened porch in Juniper Point summer community. Four kayaks and a rowing dingy for your use. Clay tennis courts, and community house with ping pong & pool tables available just up the driveway with JPVIS Associate membership ($40 one week). Short walk to wonderful community beach with tidal pool and float. Scenic fifteen minute walk to great state of Maine aquarium. Many excursion boats available for sight-seeing, seals, whales, fishing, day trip to Monhegan Island - an artists and lobstering community. Spectacular Land Trust hiking trails in area. Coastal Botanical garden, the largest in New England, is a 5 minute drive away featuring diverse plants, sculptures, activities. Beautiful state beaches 40 minutes away.

Additional Activities: If you're looking for a great spot on the Maine coast, this is it. You will see seals & lobstering, and fine arts & crafts. One company offers very popular island lobster bakes. Visit Monhegan Island via ferry. Enjoy tennis, kayaking to town & islands, and exploring coves. Swimming at the Juniper Point beach is fun with it's tidal pool and float. Southport Island, across the bridge, also has a nice beach. Ocean Point, a 15 minute drive away, is known for it's climbing rocks & sunsets. The Opera House & Boothbay Play House offer entertainment. Boothbay Harbor has several yacht clubs offering terrific sailing programs. Great golfing, including mini with wonderful shell museum. For youngsters, visit the Boothbay Railway Village. There are many terrific and diverse dining opportunities including great seafood. Huge ice cream cones and gigantic cinnamon buns are to be found in town. Homemade taffy (watch it being made) and fudge are also popular.

Activities in Surrounding Towns: Brunswick, a 45 minute drive away, offers the Maine State Music theater, the Theater Project, and many Bowdoin College activities including museums, international music performances, and sports & art camps.

Freeport, just 10 minutes south of Brunswick is a shopping destination being the home of L.L.Bean and many outlets.

Up the coast 25 minutes away is the picturesque town of Damariscotta. A bit inland is Damariscotta Lake.

The Farnsworth Art Museum featuring 3 generations of Wyeths is well worth the 60 minute trip to Rockland.

Camdem is another fun coastal town with many sailing excursions available, hiking (or driving) up the Camden Hills, swimming at lake, and shopping.

Antiques and art are plentiful along the coastal towns.

State Parks of Popham in Phippsburg and Reid in Georgetown offer large, very beautiful beaches 40 minutes away.

Long term & repeat renters welcome; highlights: Our cottage would be ideal for those looking for a regular summer vacation spot. It will be open for rent every year for 10 weeks during the months of June, July, August, and September.

Boothbay Harbor also offers a great toy & book store, and several high quality clothing stores.

By the way, Boothbay Harbor is world re-known for it's boat building industry. It's also home to a global ocean research facility.

More Details
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • children welcome
  • non smoking only
  • pets considered
  • wheelchair inaccessible

Barbara & Mike
Member since: 2006
Speaks: english
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Calendar last updated:
September 17, 2016
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based on 5 traveler reviews

Oceanfront Juniper Point Cottage with dock, screened porch, close boat traffic
average rating of 4.6 based on 5 reviews
Nashville, TN

Perfect Maine Cottage Experience!

  • 5 of 5

We spent 3 weeks at this wonderful Juniper Point cottage and cannot wait to come back! This is the perfect Maine getaway for families and is fully stocked with games, fishing gear, and anything else you need for a great vacation. The location is right on Townsend Gut and couldn't have been a better location for our boat and has great proximity to Boothbay and Southport. Ironically, our extended family rented another home in East Boothbay but everyone congregated at Juniper Point for the "fun" activities. There is an awesome fire pit that is perfect for making s'mores, large screened patio, and a very nice private dock. WiFi enabled us to keep up with the corporate world during our stay and we can't say enough great things about the owners hospitality and the wonderful neighbors. Definitely recommend this property for families and anyone who truly wants a great Maine cottage experience!

  • Submitted: Aug 17, 2014
  • Stayed: Jul 2014
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Grand Isle, VT

Perfect vacation cottage

  • 5 of 5

We just returned from a week at this cottage and loved it. We've been coming to the area for ten years now, but this was our visit time at this cottage. It was perfect. Our kids (7 and 11) loved all the books and games. Our son participated in the tennis clinic. We walked to the beach and the aquarium. Our kids made friends and loved swimming from the association dock to float. Beautiful view and lots of boat traffic. We had coffee each morning on the porch or dock. The cottage has everything you need, is very clean and inviting. We already plan to return.

  • Submitted: Jul 26, 2010
  • Stayed: Jul 2010
  • Source: HomeAway
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So much to do, even when it rains.

  • 5 of 5

This is a really cute cabin chock full of fun. If the weather is bad there are tons of books, toys and games to occupy your time. The aquarium down the road is also a blast. The view from the living room is the best. What a good time! I would definately go back!

  • Submitted: Jun 23, 2009
  • Stayed: Jun 2009
  • Source: HomeAway
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Durham, NH USA 03824

Rest and Relaxation

  • 5 of 5

We just recently spent our second summer at this cottage. Our stay was even better than it was last year due to the fact that we rented it for two weeks, rather than one. The location, constant thrill of the boat traffic, and the charm of the cottage are incomparable.

  • Submitted: Aug 26, 2008
  • Stayed: Aug 2008
  • Source: HomeAway
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Chesapeake Bay, MD

Truly an old fashioned Maine summer cottage

  • 3 of 5

Positive aspects include very nice owners who left nice touches for us, beautiful views, cottage has some modern renovations (lovely porch & modern bathroom)....however, consider drawbacks which include: lack of privacy (there's a very close cottage right next door), lack of microwave (vacation should mean easier cooking!), lack of comfy seating (furniture is very old), and lack of internet. For the high price we paid (compared to other rates over the past twenty five years in Boothbay Harbor), we expected a bit more.

  • Submitted: Jul 8, 2008
  • Stayed: Jun 2008
  • Source: HomeAway
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Nearest Airport
60 Miles
Portland International Jetport, Maine
Nearest Ferry
4 Miles
Boothbay Harbor
Nearest Golf
5 Miles
18 hole or mini
Nearest Train
30 Miles
Brunswick, Maine
Nearest Motorway
15 Miles
Route One
Nearest Restaurant
2 Miles
Southport Island
Nearest Beach
0.5 Miles
Juniper Point Beach
Car: recommended

This is a wonderful area on the rocky Maine coast, with its craggy shoreline & evergreen trees populated by many islands, lighthouses, and lobster pots! The cottage location has a community feel, if you wish to partake, though it is private with woods and ocean surrounding most sides. There is a lot to experience here between the ocean, nature, and the inviting Maine towns. The center of Boothbay Harbor is a five minute drive away; or, take a scenic 2 mile walk to town - sidewalk most of the way.

Other Activities: Boating to islands managed by Land Trust or Maine Island Trail Assoc.; golf:18 & mini


Rates & Availability

Southport Cottage Rental Rates

Rental Basis:
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Rate Period Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly Event
Early Season 2017
Jun 10 2017 - Jun 23 2017
Changeover Day: Saturday
7 night minimum stay
Peak Season 2017
Jun 24 2017 - Sep 1 2017
Changeover Day: Saturday
7 night minimum stay
Late Season 2017
Sep 2 2017 - Sep 15 2017
Changeover Day: Saturday
7 night minimum stay

Additional information about rental rates

NOTE: $100 per week OFF if more than 1 contiguous week rented
NOTE: No additional charges or taxes. (We pay state of ME tax.)
NOTE: Week usually Saturday (4pm) thru Saturday (11am). The cottage will not be ready before 4pm Saturday.
NOTE: 50% deposit secures time. Calendar updated when deposits received.
NOTE: Pay JPVIS fee if want to use common facilities (community house, beach, tennis, etc..) > forms.

$100 OFF Per Week if more than 1 contiguous week rented.

50% deposit mailed to me reserves the time as agreed upon. The balance is due two weeks prior to arrival.

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Southport Cottage Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • cottage
  • Guests provide their own meals
Floor Area:
  • 1200 sq. ft.
Location Type:
  • Waterfront ...
  • Adventure
  • Family
  • Activities Guide
  • Alarm Clock
  • Backpack
  • Basic Soaps
  • Fireplace
  • Firewood
  • Free Local Calls
  • Hair Dryer
  • Internet
  • Iron & Board
  • Laundry Soap
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room
  • Local Activities Guide
  • Local Maps
  • Local Restaurant Guide
  • Paper Towels
  • Parking
  • Parking Off Street
  • Telephone
  • Toilet Paper
  • Towels Provided
  • Wireless Internet
  • Blender
  • Coffee Grinder
  • Coffee Maker
  • Cooking Utensils
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Freezer
  • Kitchen
  • Lobster Pot
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove
  • Stove
  • Toaster
  • Child's Highchair
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 6 people
  • 1 Bathroom
  • Bathroom 1 - toilet , combination tub/shower
  • Renovated bathroom Spring 2008.
  • 3 Bedrooms, Sleeps 6
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 king , May be separated to set of twins.
    Bedroom 2 - 2 twin/ single
    Bedroom 3 - 1 double
  • Master bedroom on ocean side.
  • Books
  • Books for Adults
  • Books for Kids
  • CD Player
  • DVD Player
  • Games
  • Games for Kids
  • Radio
  • Television ...
  • Toys
  • Beach Chairs
  • Beach Towels
  • Binoculars
  • Boat Dock
  • Boat with Paddles
  • Inflatable Boat
  • Kayak / Canoe
  • Large Cooler
  • Outdoor Furniture
  • Outdoor Grill
  • Outdoor Grill Gas
  • Porch / Veranda
  • Porch Furniture
  • Raft
  • Screen Porch / Veranda
  • Small Cooler
  • Walkway to Water
  • 6 garden chairs
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • children welcome
  • non smoking only
  • pets considered
  • wheelchair inaccessible
  • autumn foliage
  • bay/sound
  • botanical garden
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • coin laundry
  • forests
  • library
  • live theater
  • marina
  • playground
  • recreation center
  • restaurants
Leisure Activities:
  • antiquing
  • beachcombing
  • bird watching
  • horseback riding
  • horseshoes
  • outlet shopping
  • paddle boating
  • photography
  • scenic drives
  • sight seeing
  • walking
  • whale watching
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • Babysitter
  • fitness center
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • laundromat
  • massage therapist
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • deepsea fishing
  • fishing
  • golf
  • golf privileges optional
  • hiking
  • jet skiing
  • pier fishing
  • sailing
  • snorkeling
  • sound/bay fishing
  • swimming
  • tennis
  • water skiing
  • water tubing
* Private dock & mooring * Two kayaks (1 can fit small child and adult) & small inflatable rowing dingy at dock; additional 2 kayaks under house * Ice cream maker & waffle iron available * All the fixings for lobster * Porch is lovely spot for dinner * Tennis rackets & balls available * Lots of books & games & toys ** New steps to pier Spring 2011 ** Updated electrical & ceilings Spring 2010** Electric Comfort Zone heater added September 2009 ** New stove August 2009 ** Internet access added June 2009 ** Microwave & CD/Radio added late Summer 2008 ** Bathroom renovated Spring 2008 ** Living Room furniture re-cushioned for comfort Winter 2008 ** New refrigerator Fall 2007 ** Rebuilt and expanded screened porch completed Spring 2007 *** NOTE: This is a 'No Smoking' cottage.

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