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Maine Waterfront Cottage With Deep Water Dock!

Bedrooms 3
Space 1,900 sq ft
Property type house
Minimum Stay 2 - 7 nights


About the property

3 Bedrooms, 2 Full Bathrooms, Sleeping for 2 in Family Room Dormer, Sleeps 10

A new deepwater dock, shared only with owner's other home next door, was recently installed and has been a highlight for guests of Little Dipper Cottage. A mooring is also available. Explore the stunning islands and wildlife that inhabit the tidal waters of Sheepscott Bay. The open Atlantic is only one short mile in the distance.

Cozy yet spacious 1870's seaside cottage completley renovated by experienced builder. All interior design completed by custom craftsmen. Comfortable seating around remote gas fireplace in living room.

This home was constructed on an old foundation and has frontage on a small private cove allowing beach combing, bathing and an excellent launch position for kayaking. The house is surrounded by water on three sides. Enjoy breathtaking sunsets over the water while relaxing on the swing in the screened-in front porch. A second story open deck overlooks the southern view of pointed spruce covered islands and expansive glistening water.

A very warm and intimate home acommmodates a party of ten.

More Details

George and Kathy Hervochon
Member since: 2003
Speaks: english
Response time:
Within a few days
Response rate:
Calendar last updated:
April 20, 2018


Boothbay House Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • house
  • Guests provide their own meals
Floor Area:
  • 1900 sq ft
House Rules:
  • Check-in: 4:00 PM / Check-out: 10:00 AM
  • Max. occupancy: 10
  • children welcome
  • pets not allowed
  • non smoking only
Location Type:
  • Downtown ...
  • Near The Ocean ...
  • Water View ...
  • Waterfront ...
  • Away From It All
  • Family
  • Romantic
  • Tourist Attractions
  • Broadband Access
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Fireplace
  • Gas Fireplace
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating ...
  • Internet
  • Iron & Board
  • Local Maps
  • Local Restaurant Guide
  • Parking ...
  • Parking Off Street ...
  • Telephone
  • Washing Machine
  • Wireless Internet
  • Coffee Maker
  • Cooking Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Freezer
  • Grill
  • Ice Maker
  • Kitchen
  • Lobster Pot
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Pantry Items
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove
  • Toaster
  • Dining ...
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 6 people
  • 2 Bathrooms
  • Bathroom 1 - toilet , shower
    Bathroom 2 - toilet , combination tub/shower
  • 3 Bedrooms, Sleeps 10
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 king
    Bedroom 2 - 1 queen
    Bedroom 3 - 4 twin/ single , 2 Bunk Beds
    Family Room - 2 twin/ single
  • There is one king size bedroom on the first floor adjacent to the full bath on the first floor. Two bedrooms can be found on the second floor. One bedroom has a queen size bed and the other bedroom has two bunk beds. There are two 'built in single window beds' in the sleeping dormer on the second floor which has a fabulous water view. The sleeping dormer is an open extension of the second floor family room.
  • Books ...
  • Books for Kids
  • DVD Player
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Television
  • Balcony ...
  • Kayak / Canoe ...
  • Lawn / Garden
  • Outdoor Grill
  • Outdoor Grill Gas
  • Screen Porch / Veranda
  • Walkway to Water
  • 2 garden chairs
  • 2 beach chairs
  • suitable for elderly or infirm
  • wheelchair inaccessible
  • autumn foliage
  • bay/sound
  • botanical garden
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • forests
  • health/beauty spa
  • library
  • live theater
  • marina
  • museums
  • playground
  • recreation center
  • restaurants
Leisure Activities:
  • antiquing
  • beachcombing
  • bird watching
  • boating
  • horseback riding
  • outlet shopping
  • paddle boating
  • scenic drives
  • shelling
  • shopping
  • sight seeing
  • sledding
  • walking
  • whale watching
  • wildlife viewing
Local Services & Businesses:
  • fitness center
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • massage therapist
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • deepsea fishing
  • fishing
  • freshwater fishing
  • golf
  • hiking
  • jet skiing
  • kayaking
  • pier fishing
  • roller blading
  • sailing
  • sound/bay fishing
  • swimming
  • tennis
  • water skiing
  • water tubing
  • wind-surfing


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(10 traveler reviews)

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Maine Waterfront Cottage With Deep Water Dock!
average rating of 5.0 based on 10 reviews

Beautiful views from a cottage full of space and light.

  • 5 of 5

Five years ago we stayed at the cottage next door, Morning Star, and I have always wanted to come back, not only because the location is incredible, but because the house was so clean, light, and well-appointed. Morning Star was not available so we rented Little Dipper for my daughter's after-graduation vacation week. It was absolutely gorgeous and was the perfect space for a group of family and friends that ranged anywhere from ten people to five people during the week. There was plenty of room, comfortable beds, great views from every room, and the dock was a great place to watch the sunset. Since it was late May / early June, many of the days were cold and/or rainy, but the house was so open and light, we never felt confined or bothered that we couldn't be outside all the time. The house brings the outside in. Kathy and George also have impeccable taste and have thought of everything for your comfort in terms of cooking and comfort. Also, although it is not in Boothbay Harbor proper, it is within walking distance to the beautiful Coastal Maine Botanical Gardens and Trevett's General Store. There are also many lovely trails on Barter's Island and right down the road at Gregory Preserve. The town is an easy drive from the house, but you really have no reasno to leave. This was a great stay, and I hope we will be back again.

  • Submitted: Jun 11, 2017
  • Stayed: May 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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  • 5 of 5

We had a terrific time with our two young children at Little Dipper! The house and views are breathtaking. Some of our favorite things included hiking, kayaking, watching sunsets, sea glass hunting, swimming in the lake (nearby), day trip to Monhegan island, Reid State Park, farmer's market, and terrific picnic lunches from Southport and East Boothbay General Stores. We had dinner in several times because it was hard to be away from the view! Our kids loved the lobster boat tour with Captain Clive Perrin and we had a delicious dinner out at the Lobster Dock. We also ate a ton of ice cream at Sarah's Scoops and Downeast Ice Cream Factory. My husband enjoyed the beer from the Boothbay Brewing Company. Kids also liked the railway village. We look forward to being able to return to LDC one day!

  • Submitted: Aug 4, 2014
  • Stayed: July 2014
  • Source: HomeAway
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Magical Place

  • 5 of 5

Little Dipper Cottage is a magical place -- filled with beauty and light, and featuring the most extraordinary ocean views you can imagine. My husband, daughter, and I have been vacationing in the Boothbay Harbor area for more than 20 years, and all of us agree that this lovely house, with its addictive screened porch, is our new favorite.

  • Submitted: Jul 20, 2014
  • Stayed: June 2014
  • Source: HomeAway
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Perfect Maine Cottage

  • 5 of 5

This is a beautiful cottage in a prime location in Sawyers Island. The owners have done a wonderful job at renovating and maintaining this cottage in impeccable condition. It is tastefully decorated with plenty of room and a very comfortable porch overlooking the water. We are very grateful we found this gem and look forward to returning with our family.

John & Rosa Kelso

Miami, Florida

  • Submitted: Jun 7, 2013
  • Stayed: May 2013
  • Source: HomeAway
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Westford, MA

A slice of heaven...

  • 5 of 5

The Little Dipper cottage exceeded our expectations...spectacular views, perfectly located, beautifully appointed...our family of 5 (with children ranging ages 5-15) plus some additional friends (we had up to 8 stay with plenty of room and comfort) made memories to last a lifetime..exploring Boothbay Harbor, sailing, beach combing...but we especially enjoyed sitting on the screened porch relaxing and taking in the picture perfect scenery...we are looking forward to our return for many more summers to come!

  • Submitted: Sep 2, 2011
  • Stayed: August 2011
  • Source: HomeAway
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Gorgeous Home

  • 5 of 5

I'm always nervous that rental properties won't live up to the pictures on the internet, but this one certainly did. It is a beautiful home, quiet location, great view, and very clean. The whole house is full of light, and the colors used made for a very restful atmosphere. There are great views from nearly every window. Even the dishes were pretty! You can tell the owners paid attention to every detail during the renovation. The screened porch was heavenly, as was the sunroom and upstairs living area. It is a quick and scenic drive into the town of Boothbay Harbor, where there is plenty to do. However, the home is so beautiful it was tempting to just stay there the whole time. The lawn in back is a great play area for kids. Besides some activities in Boothbay, we made day trips to Pemaquid Point and Reid State Park, which were wonderful. The owners were very responsive and helpful during the whole rental process. Thank you for a wonderful stay!

  • Submitted: Jul 21, 2011
  • Stayed: June 2011
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Dear Anne, We are very touched by your kind words about Little Dipper Cottage! We love the home ourselves and are so pleased when guests respond with such enthusiasm. It sounds like you had a great "Maine Experience"! We welcome you back anytime. Kind regards, George and Kathy
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Nearest Airport
60 Miles
Portland Jetport
Nearest Golf
1 Miles
Boothbay Harbor Country Club
Nearest Train
60 Miles
Nearest Motorway
12 Miles
Route #1
Nearest Restaurant
1 Miles
Trevett Ma/Pa restaurant/postoffice/lobster pound
Nearest Beach
4 Miles
Hendrick's Headlight Beach,
Car: necessary

The Boothbay Harbor area attracts visitors seeking outstanding natural beauty as well as quaint shops, cafes, restaurants, galleries, studios, and antiques. The Boothbay Region Land Trust offers free public access to groomed hiking trails leading through spruce forests and along rocky shores. Weekly fairs, lobster festivals and special celebrations keep the harbor hopping with summer fun. Coastal Maine Botanical Garden is located 1/2 mile from the house is considered a horticultural paradise.

Located in the mid coast area of Maine, Little Dipper Cottage is strategically located to take advantage of all the best the state has to offer. Route #1 which hugs the rocky coast is a mere 10 miles from the harbor center. Acadia National Park is just a 3 hour's drive leading through little fishing villages and cozy harbors. Of the 70 lighthouses keeping watch on the coast of Maine, 7 can be seen in the Boothbay region alone.


Rates & Availability

Taxes and fees are additional

Additional information about rental rates

Cleaning $0
linens rental option $150
Refundable damage deposit $500
Tax Rate 9.0%

All terms of payment, including our cancellation policy and booking procedures are included in our Policies and Procedures document which is forwarded after an inquiry. We are happy to answer all of your questions after receiving this document.

Owner's Cancellation Policy

  • Canceled bookings will not receive a refund

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