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charles mott

Member since: 2007
Speaks: english
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Charming waterfront cottage with large yard

4 Reviews
Sleeps6
Bedrooms 3
Bathrooms1
Property type cottage
Minimum Stay 7 nights

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Overview

Portland and Casco Bay Area Cottage Rental Photos and Description

3 bedroom, 1 bath, sleeps up to 6 comfortably

Spacious home with a fully furnished kitchen. We are located on a quiet peninsula on Harpswell Sound, with a beautiful view of the famous Cribstone Bridge. Stover’s Point Beach is a public park just a short walk from the house, and provides great beach walking. Watch the moon rise in the evening from the porch or living room and enjoy the reflection on water. The large yard provides ample opportunity for family gathering and sports play. Our ninety feet of shoreline gives you a ninety foot private rock beach with a bit of sand. Fishing, kayaking and motor-boating are available from nearby merchants. There are numerous good restaurants in the area. High speed Internet with WiFi and 2 televisions with cable service are included. The living room TV has a DVD player. Convenient to the famous Freeport factory outlet stores anchored by the original 24 hour L.L. Bean as well as the historic towns of Brunswick and Bath.

Moderate summer temperatures: The cool ocean breeze provides a natural air conditioning for Harpswell coastal homes. In fact the July and August high temperatures tend to be 8 to 10 degrees cooler than they are in the inland towns such as Brunswick.

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Suitability:
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • children welcome
  • non smoking only
  • pets not allowed
  • wheelchair inaccessible
charles mott (Owner)
Member since: 2007
Speaks: english

Reviews

5
based on 4 traveler reviews

Charming waterfront cottage with large yard
average rating of 5.0 based on 4 reviews
new york
5

make family memories

  • 5 of 5

our family has been staying at the mott property for the past 6 summers and we feel as at home there as we do at our own. the beds are more than comfortable, the kitchen is better than well equipped and the view is to die for. it is a wonderful place for families to reconnect and for moms and dads to be able to relax and sit while their children have fun. from watching a beautiful sunrise in the morning, to clamming at low tide at stovers point, i would recommend this house to everyone. the neighborhood is quiet and welcoming and the lobster is abundant. and right down the road is the best and freshest farm market you'll find. hope you enjoy the mott hospitality. for our family it is the only vacation destination we dream of all year. P.S. the pictures don't do justice to the live version! the oakes family

  • Submitted: Feb 4, 2007
  • Stayed: Jul 2006
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5

Beautifully relaxing

  • 5 of 5

We loved the coziness of the home and the view was relaxing. Everything we needed for cooking was provided. There was plenty of space for our family with charming rooms. Loved how close the beach and cove were as we spent many hours there. We had a hard time saying goodbye. We especially loved the book selection, there were helpful books about the area and some good reads overall.

As I am writing this review my boys are looking at the picture of the house, here are some of their comments, "Can we move back into that house?" "Oh, I am already home sick!"

  • Submitted: Sep 13, 2015
  • Stayed: Aug 2015
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5

Great Accommodations - Great View!

  • 5 of 5

We have been visiting South Harpswell for many years, and have passed by the cottage many times on our way to Stover's Cove and always wondered what it was like on the inside and we loved it! We couldn't get over how much room there was inside - very well laid out, the bedrooms upstairs are a great size, and the smaller room for our son was perfect! Everything was clean and well maintained, and we had everything as far as cooking utensils and supplies that we needed, and even made use of the barbecue out back. The porch was fantastic - many early mornings and nights just enjoying the view of the Cribstone bridge. We took advantage of several restaurants including Estes Lobster House and the Dolphin - wonderful as usual! We purchased several batches of lobsters from Dick's Lobsters who were also great to deal with.

We got the chance to meet the owners, Mary and Chuck, who were just fantastic and answered any and all questions prior to and after our stay - thank you both for everything!

Dave, Julie & James

  • Submitted: Aug 17, 2015
  • Stayed: Jul 2015
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Nice big house, good view, good price

  • 5 of 5

This is a very nice house with a great location on the South Harpswell peninsula. It is very spacious and well-suited for a getaway with family and friends. There are 3 good-sized, comfortable bedrooms upstairs as well as a small single bedroom which is fine for 1 adult or a teenager/child. The kitchen has everything you need for all your meals, and the living and dining room are big enough for meals for 6 adults and hanging out. There is a nice gas grill on the back porch, too. The newly remodelled front porch has a great view and we enjoyed dining outside and also sitting on the porch steps just watching the lobster boats. On a nice day you can walk to Estes Lobster house in about 30 minutes, and Stover's point nature preserve is just a five minute walk down the road. We saw harbor seals, crabs, and many shore birds. It's a short 20 minute drive to Brunswick but there are also a few restaraunts and grocery stores nearby. The house was very clean, well-maintained, and the owner was very professional and prompt in handling the rental agreement and answering our questions. The stairs to the 2nd floor are a little steep, but other than that it's a great house and we highly recommend it.

  • Submitted: Jun 29, 2009
  • Stayed: Jun 2009
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Map

Nearest Airport
42 Miles
Portland International Jetport
Nearest Motorway
15 Miles
Car: necessary

Shopping, Water Sports, Hiking, Cruises, Scenic Vistas, Seafood Restaurants, Sight Seeing, Summer Theater.

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Rates & Availability

Harpswell Cottage Rental Rates

Rental Basis:
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Owner accepts payment in:
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Rate Period Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly Event
 
Summer
Jun 25 2016 - Sep 5 2016
7 night minimum stay
$1,150
 
 
My Standard Rate
7 night minimum stay
$1,150
 

Additional information about rental rates

Tax Rate 8.0%

Owner's Cancellation Policy

  • 50% refund if canceled at least 7 days before arrival date.
  • 100% refund if canceled at least 14 days before arrival date.
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Amenities

Portland and Casco Bay Area Cottage Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • cottage
Floor Area:
  • 1440 sq. ft.
Location Type:
  • Beach
  • Waterfront
Theme:
  • Adventure
  • Away From It All
General:
  • Alarm Clock
  • Broadband Access
  • Filtered Water
  • Heating
  • Internet
  • Iron & Board
  • Paper Towels
  • Parking
  • Sofa Bed
  • Telephone
  • Toilet Paper
  • Wireless Internet
Kitchen:
  • Blender
  • Coffee Grinder
  • Coffee Maker
  • Cooking Utensils
  • Lobster Pot
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove
  • Toaster
Dining:
  • Dining Room
  • seating for 8 people
Bathrooms:
  • 1 Bathroom
  • Bathroom 1 - toilet , combination tub/shower
Bedrooms:
  • 3 Bedrooms, Sleeps 6
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 queen , Water View
    Bedroom 2 - 1 double , Water View
    Bedroom 3 - 1 double
    Small Room - 1 twin/ single , Curtained Doorway
    Back Porch - 1 twin/ single
  • Television in Master Bedroom with Queen Bed. All bedrooms have clock radios. There is also a sofa that pulls out into a bed in the living room.
Entertainment:
  • Books
  • CD Player
  • DVD Player
  • Radio
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Television
Outside:
  • Outdoor Grill Gas
  • Porch / Veranda
  • Walkway to Water
  • Wood Deck
  • 4 garden chairs
Suitability:
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • children welcome
  • non smoking only
  • pets not allowed
  • wheelchair inaccessible
Attractions:
  • autumn foliage
  • bay/sound
  • cinemas
  • coin laundry
  • forests
  • live theater
  • marina
  • museums
  • restaurants
Leisure Activities:
  • antiquing
  • beachcombing
  • bird watching
  • outlet shopping
  • scenic drives
  • sight seeing
  • walking
  • whale watching
Local Services & Businesses:
  • groceries
  • hospital
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • deepsea fishing
  • fishing
  • golf
  • sailing
  • scuba diving or snorkeling
  • sound/bay fishing
  • swimming
Notes:
Long distance service provided

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