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Upscale Cottage Directly on the water w/ Incredible Sunsets Over Boothbay Harbor

Bedrooms 2
Half Baths1
Space 1,000 sq. ft.
Property type cottage
Minimum Stay 3 - 7 nights


About the property

1 queen bedroom & 1 with 2 twins, 1full bathroom, 1 half bath, max of 4 adults

Harbor Sunset Cottage is a new well-appointed 2 bedroom 1½ bath home with 2 decks facing direct waterfront & fabulous sunsets. You are only a minute's walk to the famous 'Footbridge' that crosses over the inner harbor in to town where you can buy a cup of fresh brewed coffee & the morning paper. If you prefer you can relax on the front porch swing with your own morning coffee to watch the sun rise up & over the harbor.

Boothbay Harbor is a real working waterfront, and you can watch it all without having to leave the comforts of this cozy cottage – lobster boats motoring out at dawn's early light & returning with the afternoon breeze, tour boats filled with travelers excited to see whales, seals and perhaps Puffins & pleasure crafts of all sizes (you never know who might be sailing in on that 100' yacht) – there's even islands – all right right in front of you.

Harbor Sunset Cottage shares the 'open' 1 acre waterfront property with the nationally known Lobster Dock Restaurant & Channel Marina (Food Network, Coastal Living Magazine & Port ‘O Call). This recently built rental offers granite kitchen counters, new appliances, dishes, glassware, washer/dryer, linens, cleaning supplies, etc. Don't want to cook while on vacation? Place an order at The Lobster Dock & have your food delivered to your private deck or get priority seating if you prefer to dine there. The cottage also has a slip at the marina for up to a 20' boat. You can launch it on-site or a few hundred yards away at the town launch. Have a canoe or kayak? Bring that along as well!

Harbor Sunset Cottage is the ideal rental if you want to be in the heart of the harbor where you have a front row seat to the best view of downtown and have a short walk to all the quaint shops, post office, library, boat tours & more!

Enjoy your front row view of the sun setting over the harbor & downtown as you reminisce about what you did today and make plans for what you will do tomorrow.

Please note: rates are as listed. Our cottage is a 2-level, 2 bedroom, 1 1/2 bath waterfront home located within walking distance to all of the harbor's main activities, sites, shops, restaurants & more.

The nationally known Maine Botanical Gardens: Coastal Maine Botanical Gardens, on Barters Island Road in Boothbay. The gardens are full of interesting textures, shapes, and colors; masterful stonework in the spectacular Central Gardens, Rhododendron & Perennial Garden, Shoreland Garden of Native Plants, and Hillside Garden. Walk groomed trails along the shore and on ledge-lined paths on the 248-acre waterfront landscape. Savor the peace you'll find amidst natural woods, wildflowers and ferns, and see outdoor sculpture displayed in perfect settings.

Boothbay Region Land Trust and Opera House: The Boothbay region is known for its spectacular natural beauty, rocky shores, coastal islands, and river corridors. Since 1980, the Boothbay Region Land Trust has conserved the beauty of the Boothbay region by protecting land for the benefit and enjoyment of the residents and visitors in the Boothbay region.

'The Opera House at Boothbay Harbor provides a performance, exhibition and activity center for the creative life of the region. It combines the inspiration and ambiance of a carefully restored historical building with the advantages of a well-designed, modern multi-use facility.

Serving a wide range of arts and civic organizations, it strives to enliven and enrich the region on a year-round basis, and grow along with the needs and vision of the community.'

More Details

Property Manager
Dawn Weiss
Member since: 2007
Speaks: english
Response time:
Within 12 hours
Response rate:
Calendar last updated:
May 26, 2017

Why Dawn Weiss chose Maine

Sunset Harbor Cottage is practically brand new having been completed in May of 2007. It is not your grandmothers Maine cottage. HD flat screens, hardwood floors, granite counters, new black appliances. Everything works and is sparkling.

Many say in their listing you are close to town or a short walk when you are really 3-4 miles away. You could literally swim across the Harbor to downtown. Many guests park their car and never use it except to explore nearby attractions on Ocean Point, Southport or Spruce Point.

What makes this cottage unique

The Lobster Dock is on site and food can be ordered and delivered most times. Dine on one of two private covered decks of the cottage without shopping, cooking or cleaning.


Boothbay Harbor Cottage Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • cottage
  • Guests provide their own meals
Floor Area:
  • 1000 sq. ft.
House Rules:
  • Max. occupancy: 4
  • Max. adults: 4
  • Min. age of primary renter: 24
  • Not suitable for children ...
  • Parties/events not allowed
  • Pets considered ...
  • Non smoking only
Location Type:
  • Downtown ...
  • Oceanfront ...
  • Village ...
  • Water View ...
  • Waterfront ...
  • Waterfront ...
  • Adventure
  • Family
  • Historic
  • Romantic
  • Sports & Activities
  • Tourist Attractions
  • Activities Guide
  • Alarm Clock
  • Ceiling Fans
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating
  • Internet
  • Iron & Board
  • Laundry Soap
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room
  • Local Activities Guide
  • Local Maps
  • Local Restaurant Guide
  • Paper Towels
  • Parking
  • Parking Off Street
  • Toilet Paper
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine
  • Wireless Internet
  • 4 Ring Stove
  • Blender
  • Coffee Maker
  • Cooking Utensils
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Freezer
  • Ice Maker
  • Kitchen
  • Lobster Pot
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove
  • Stove
  • Toaster
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 6 people
  • 1 Bathroom
  • 1 Half Bath
  • Bathroom 1 - toilet , combination tub/shower , 2nd floor
    Bathroom 2 - toilet , 1st floor
  • Upright washer/dryer located in the upstairs bathroom alcove. Full shower with 'Hotel' extended shower curtain gives you more room in the shower. 1/2 bath on main living level & full bath is on the 2nd floor.
  • 2 Bedrooms, Sleeps 4
  • Master Bedroom - 1 queen , plush top mattress
    Bedroom 2 - 2 twin/ single , mattresses
  • Master Bedroom has walk-in closet and private balcony.
  • Books
  • CD Player
  • DVD Player
  • Games
  • Radio
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Stereo
  • Television ...
  • Video Library ...
  • Balcony ...
  • Bicycles ...
  • Binoculars
  • Boat ...
  • Boat Dock
  • Deck / Patio
  • Golf
  • Kayak / Canoe ...
  • Outdoor Grill
  • Outdoor Grill Gas
  • Porch / Veranda ...
  • Tennis ...
  • Unscreened Porch / Veranda
  • Walkway to Water
  • Wood Deck
  • 1 bicycles
  • Low Allergen Environment
  • wheelchair inaccessible
Onsite Services:
  • Car Available
  • autumn foliage
  • bay/sound
  • botanical garden
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • festivals
  • forests
  • library
  • live theater
  • marina
  • museums
  • playground
  • pond
  • recreation center
  • restaurants
  • winery tours
Leisure Activities:
  • antiquing
  • beachcombing
  • bird watching
  • outlet shopping
  • photography
  • scenic drives
  • sight seeing
  • walking
  • whale watching
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • fitness center
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • laundromat
  • massage therapist
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • basketball court
  • cycling
  • deepsea fishing
  • fishing
  • freshwater fishing
  • golf
  • golf privileges optional
  • hiking
  • mountain biking
  • mountain climbing
  • pier fishing
  • roller blading
  • sailing
  • sound/bay fishing
  • surf fishing
  • swimming
  • tennis
  • whitewater rafting
If you are looking for an upscale rental with incredible direct waterviews of harbor activities, glorious sunsets & quick walking distance to any of Boothbay Harbor's most photographed landmarks including the famous 'Foot Bridge', downtown waterfront village, The Fishermen's Memorial, Our Lady Queen of Peace, Barrett Park, and many others - you will be happy you stayed in Harbor Sunset Cottage. Past guests have thoroughly enjoyed their visits with us especially the convenience of 'restaurant' delivery from our on-site restaurant - The Lobster Dock. Please note this is a popular commercial waterfront property. Additionally, the cottage is not 'child proofed' & is considered not suitable for children (there is no indoor or outdoor play area). This property is located near a busy road & the entry way to our own home, our restaurant & our small marina. The 2 bedrooms & the full bath are located upstairs. Well-behaved, non-shedding dogs under 20# may be considered - please inquire.


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Nearest Airport
60 Miles
Portland Jetport
Nearest Barpub
1 min walk
Nearest Ferry
0.25 Miles
Monhegan Island Ferry
Nearest Golf
3 Miles
Boothbay Country Club
Nearest Train
25 Miles
Nearest Motorway
12 Miles
Nearest Restaurant
Nearest Beach
2 Miles
Dogfish Head, Southport
Car: not necessary

Boothbay Harbor in Boothbay Harbor, Maine is considered by many world travelers to be one of the most beautiful harbors in the world and it has become a popular destination for some of the world's largest yachts. Several seasonal festivals are scheduled each year, including the Fishermen's Festival weekend in late April, Boothbay in Bloom in early June, the fast and furious lobster boat races held mid-June, the famous two-day Windjammer Days the end of June (which typically brings in several schooners and a Navy ship or two), Fourth of July fireworks over the harbor, and live concerts on the Library lawn each Thursday evening during the summer. Several craft fairs and art shows are held throughout the warm weather season. If you visit during the winter, you will enjoy shopping in your PJs mid-November during the Early Bird Sale, the Harbor Lights Festival in early December, along with the Festival of Trees and various holiday craft fairs.

Other Activities: Swimming off the dock, kayaking around the harbor, hiking & Geocaching land trust preserves


Rates & Availability

Boothbay Harbor Cottage Rental Rates

Rental Basis:
per property
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Rate Period Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly Event
Shoulder Season
May 26 2017 - Jun 23 2017
3 night minimum stay
Peak Season
Jun 24 2017 - Sep 8 2017
7 night minimum stay
Off Season
Sep 9 2017 - Oct 9 2017
3 night minimum stay
My Standard Rate

Changeover Day: Saturday
7 night minimum stay

Additional information about rental rates

Refundable damage deposit $500
Cleaning fee $75
Tax Rate 9.0%

Stays less than 7 nights are subject to a cleaning fee of $75 which will be deducted from security deposit.

Additional cleaning and/or damage costs will be deducted from security deposit. Renter is fully liable for any and all other cleaning or damage costs incurred above and beyond the security deposit.

Manager's Cancellation Policy

  • 100% refund if canceled at least 60 days before arrival date.
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