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Private Sun-filled Cottage with Ocean Views

Sleeps5
Bedrooms 2
Bathrooms1
Space 950 sq. ft.
Property type cottage
Minimum Stay 6 nights

Overview

About the property

2 bedrooms, 1 bathroom, sleeps 4 comfortably

The Lilac cottage is a sun-filled vacation delight. Windows on all four sides flood it with light yet the open floor plan allows for quiet areas. It has an extended deck surrounding the front of the cottage, a back yard eating area with gas grill and picnic table as well as a shed for the hobby equipment. The cottage is tucked away on a cul-de-sac with tremendous privacy and a great view of the water from the deck and master bedroom. Stroll to the ocean located across street, go fishing off the fish pier, hike and bike on the island, or drive to Port Clyde, 8 miles away, for the ferry to Monhegan Island. Rockland, also eight miles away, is a center of art featuring the Farnsworth museum and the Wyeth art center. There is a life guarded beach at Lake Chicawaugie, also in Rockland. And be sure to feast on locally caught lobsters while watching the spectacular sunsets.

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More Details

Owner
Judy Saler
Member since: 2008
Speaks: english, spanish
Response time:
Within an hour
Response rate:
100%
Calendar last updated:
December 17, 2017

Amenities

Spruce Head Cottage Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • cottage
Meals:
  • Guests provide their own meals
Floor Area:
  • 950 sq. ft.
House Rules:
  • Check-in: 4:00 PM / Check-out: Noon
  • Max. occupancy: 5
  • pets considered
  • children welcome
  • non smoking only
Location Type:
  • Beach
  • Near The Ocean
  • Ocean View ...
Dining:
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 6 people
Bathrooms:
  • 1 Bathroom
  • Bathroom 1 - toilet , shower
  • Brand new bathroom with huge walk in shower. Includes low-flush toilet and agate sink.
Bedrooms:
  • 2 Bedrooms, Sleeps 5
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 queen , 1 sleep sofa /futon
    Bedroom 2 - 1 queen
  • We would prefer four visitors but there is a futon which will sleep a guest.Limit to the cottage is 5 people.
Suitability:
  • limited accessibility
Attractions:
  • autumn foliage
  • bay/sound
  • cinemas
  • coin laundry
  • forests
  • library
  • live theater
  • marina
  • museums
  • pond
  • restaurants
Leisure Activities:
  • antiquing
  • beachcombing
  • bird watching
  • horseback riding
  • scenic drives
  • walking
  • whale watching
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • fitness center
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • laundromat
  • massage therapist
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • deepsea fishing
  • fishing
  • golf
  • hiking
  • mountain biking
  • mountain climbing
  • mountaineering
  • pier fishing
  • sailing
  • sound/bay fishing
  • swimming
Notes:
Pets are welcome. This cottage is on the edge of a quarry so children would need to be supervised at all times. The house is all on one floor. we will have to measure the doors to see if they are wide enough for wheel chairs. Because the cottage is on a hill, it might prove difficult for people who have trouble walking.

Reviews

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(2 traveler reviews)

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average rating of 2.0 based on 2 reviews
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Not the Ritz!

  • 3 of 5

The cottage is charming and private however it should be noted that it sits directly adjacent to Maine's largest lobster shipping company that runs 24/7.

It was clean and cozy, the beds were comfortable. There were a few drawbacks. The kitchen lighting was quite inadequate with missing bulbs in the track lights and no switch could be found for the light over the sink. And there was no toaster or lobster pot.

My biggest concern with the stay is that there were no emergency contact numbers and three emails to the owner went unanswered. Fortunately we did not have any emergencies but it's always nice to have a local contact number just in case.

If you are looking for the Ritz, this is not your place. If you are looking for a nice private setting and don't mind a "work in progress", it's adequate.

  • Submitted: Sep 29, 2017
  • Stayed: September 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Avoid staying at this property!

  • 1 of 5

The property did not have clean linens and the owner falsely claimed that we had arrived 24 hours before our rental was to begin. The two bedrooms did not have any curtains on some of the windows. There was no key provided to lock the property. The only bathroom did not have a sink, except for a small sink attached to a wall inside the rear corner of the shower. I decided not to stay at the property due to the above issues.

  • Submitted: Jul 13, 2017
  • Stayed: July 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: I need to respond to this review! These people arrived a day early while the cleaners were in the middle of cleaning. I explained to them that thats why the sheets were on the floor and if they wanted to wait I would have her finish that day rather than the next day, which is when she comes back with fresh linens, and they could stay for free that night. They said they would rather get a hotel for the night and come back. The next day they called and demanded their money back because they found a cottage they liked better. I explained that I don't refund money within 30 days and they said "We will see about that" and hung up. They cancelled with their credit card thus ripping off funds from me and also from Homeaway, who is seeking legal action against their credit card company.Then they left a horrible review to satisfy their mean need for revenge.
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Map

Nearest Airport
4 Miles
Owls Head, ME
Nearest Ferry
8 Miles
Rockland
Nearest Golf
6 Miles
samoset
Nearest Motorway
8 Miles
Rockland
Car: recommended

Spruce Head Island is in the Rockland-Camden Penobscot Bay Area. Mt. Batty and Mt. Monadnock are part of a Maine national park with hiking facilities; Lake Chicawaugie is a swimming area with a beach in Rockland which is eight miles from Spruce Head Island. Ferries to Vinalhaven and North Haven are located in Rockland. Deep sea fishing and schooner sailing are available from both Rockland and Camden docks. Boutiques, antiquing, museums, galleries, movies, restaurants are plentiful in this area of Maine.

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Rates & Availability

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Taxes and fees are additional

Additional information about rental rates

Cleaning Fee $200 + Tax
Refundable damage deposit $200
Pet Fee $100
Tax Rate 8.5%

No refunds are allowed within 30 days of check in.

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.
  • Service Fee fully refunded on cancellations that qualify for 100% refund.

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