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Art Baumgartner

Member since: 2008
Speaks: english

Charming home on Montsweag Bay.

17 Reviews
Bedrooms 3
Property type house
Minimum Stay 7 nights

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Boothbay Harbor Area House Rental Photos and Description

3 bedrooms, 2 full bathrooms, sleeps 6 people

Woolwich ranch style home with wrap around deck is located on a beautiful quiet dead-end street minutes from Bath and Wiscasset. Two and a half acres with 350 feet of tidal bay frontage on Montsweag Bay. Large deck partially screened. Spacious, comfortable accommodations, tastefully furnished. Bring your kayak or canoe (canoe and kayak rentals are 5 minutes away and they deliver and pick up), high tide is approximately 8 feet deep. Exceptional views. Well behaved pets allowed. No smoking permitted. Perfect for a family vacation. ATTACHED TWO BEDROOM/ONE BATHROOM APARTMENT WITH WASHER/DRYER IS AVAILABLE FOR AN ADDITIONAL $450.00. If the main part of the house is rented, the apartment will remain vacant. *The house is also available for long term off season rental.

  • children welcome
  • non smoking only
  • pets considered
Art Baumgartner (Owner)
Member since: 2008
Speaks: english


based on 17 traveler reviews

Charming home on Montsweag Bay.
average rating of 5.0 based on 17 reviews

A thoroughly enjoyable rental experience!

  • 5 of 5

My wife and two adult children have happily vacationed in this part of Maine for many years. As our family has grown to include two additional spouses and five grandchildren, we needed to find a house to accommodate all of us and be child friendly at the same time. The Baumgartners’ house worked out extremely well. The rooms are spacious including a well equipped kitchen and a screened in porch. The bedrooms are very comfortable and all of the rooms are one level. The additional apartment gave us plenty of room to spread out. The large front and back yards and the fact that the house is located on a very quiet street provide a feeling of privacy as well as a safe place to play and take walks. We enjoy kayaking and the lovely tidal waterfront is very user friendly. Garbage collection is also included which is not the case with many other homes in the area. I didn’t miss not having to drive to the local dump!

The house is an easy drive from Boothbay Harbor, Brunswick and Portland. Reid State Park is beautiful and also nearby. A season pass to the park was provided with the house.

The house is accurately portrayed in the photos and the description on the website. We were not disappointed in any way. Art and Cora are very accommodating and extremely easy to deal with. All in all, this was a most satisfactory rental experience that we would highly recommend.

  • Submitted: Oct 21, 2015
  • Stayed: Aug 2015
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Really enjoyed our stay!

  • 5 of 5

This comfortable home is located on a quiet, out-of-the-way area and is a great place for a family with kids. We vacationed with our two children, my parents and my sister's family of four, and there was plenty of space for everyone, especially with the adjoining apartment. There were beautiful views of the bay, and we were able to launch kayaks from the shore. We also enjoyed our daily walks up and down Phipps Point Road. There isn't a lot of traffic so it's a good place for walking and bike riding. The house was exactly as portrayed in the advertisement, with a big, beautiful kitchen; a screened-in porch; and three comfortable bedrooms in the main house. It was very clean and well-maintained. The owner, Art, was great about answering my questions and promptly returned my emails. The cute little village of Wiscasset is not far, and Portland is less than an hour away. We also visited Boothbay Harbor a few times (the botanical gardens are a must-see!). We also drove about three hours to Acadia. The price is very reasonable for the size of the house. Thanks again to Art and Cora for letting us rent their home for our family trip!

  • Submitted: Sep 26, 2013
  • Stayed: Jun 2013
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Great property - fits our needs perfectly

  • 5 of 5

We've rented from Art and Cora for two years now and it has been a great experience both times. The property is in great shape, with everything needed for a relaxed stay. Our daughter and her family stay in the house side while we stay in the apartment - perfect!

  • Submitted: Sep 25, 2013
  • Stayed: Aug 2013
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  • 5 of 5

Idyllic. That’s the word I would use to describe the house and property at Woolwich. It was excellent for the nine of us as we celebrated a family get-together and the house provided a good balance of spaces for gatherings and for privacy. Plenty of room to have meals together – a fully equipped open-plan kitchen/dining room with oodles of space for all to meet, dine and pitch in with the cooking and clean up.

Many a restful evening was spent chatting in that amazing screened lanai surrounded by the sounds of nature, not to mention morning coffee watching the sunrise and listening to the world wake up. The view is even better than the photos show and twice as serene.

Large, clean bedrooms with firm, comfortable beds plus plenty of linens were supplied and both the main house and adjoining apartment have a washer and dryer.

Everything is provided as listed on the website – there were no unpleasant surprises. Stores and groceries are just a few minutes drive away and it’s a scenic half hour to the breath-taking Reid State Park, complete with free admission courtesy of the pass provided.

I would highly recommend this rental property. It was better than we hoped it would be and all of us agree we would rent it again in the future. The owners are conscientious people who replied promptly and dealt with us honestly.

Jennifer Passfield

  • Submitted: Mar 31, 2013
  • Stayed: Jun 2012
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Fantastic property!

  • 5 of 5

We rented both the main part of the house and the apartment for my wife and I, a travel companion, and our daughter and her family. Everything was perfect - the house, the apartment and the location. The entire property was neat, clean and had everything we needed for a very enjoyable stay. It's within easy driving distance of our favorite Maine attractions - Freeport, Bath, Popham Beach and the Pemaquid and Boothbay peninsulas. A park pass was provided and we used it several times. We've already booked the property for a repeat visit in 2013.

  • Submitted: Feb 1, 2013
  • Stayed: Aug 2012
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A Wonderful Summer Vacation!!!!

  • 5 of 5

The owners, Art and Cora, were very friendly and helpful. Our family had a wonderful exploring the area and relaxing at the house. Our trip to Boothbay with stops along the way to play miniature golf and see the pottery shop was great. Popham Beach, grocery store, canoe/kayak rentals are close by. A visit to Red's in nearby Wiscaset, to eat their famous fish & chips and lobster roll, is a must. It is worth the wait in line and you just might get a free sample while waiting. Coming from California, Washington, and New York state it was a perfect place to gather. Looking forward to coming back.

  • Submitted: Nov 12, 2011
  • Stayed: Jul 2011
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Nearest Airport
35 Miles
Nearest Motorway
10 Miles

10 minutes to Bath and Wiscasset. 15 minutes to Brunswick. 20 minutes to Freeport, home of numerous factory outlets. 25 minutes to Boothbay Harbor. 35 minutes to Portland, Maine. 40 minutes to Camden.


Rates & Availability

Woolwich House Rental Rates

Rental Basis:
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Jul 2 2016 - Sep 3 2016
7 night minimum stay
My Standard Rate
7 night minimum stay

Additional information about rental rates

Cleaning $100 + Tax
Tax Rate 8.0%

3 bedroom house sleeps 6, 2 full bathrooms.The main part of house has 3 bedrooms/2 bathrooms/washer/dryer. Attached 2 bedroom apartment with living room, eat in kitchen, sofa, full bathroom, washer/dryer available for additional $450.00. If the main part of the house is rented the apartment will remain vacant. Cleaning fee for main part of house is $100.00. Additional $40.00 fee if apartment is re

Owner's Cancellation Policy

100% refund if canceled at least 30 days before arrival date.
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Boothbay Harbor Area House Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • house
  • Guests provide their own meals
Location Type:
  • Town
  • Waterfront
  • Ceiling Fans
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Fireplace
  • Internet
  • Iron & Board
  • Parking Off Street
  • Sofa Bed
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine
  • Blender
  • Coffee Maker
  • Cooking Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Grill
  • Lobster Pot
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove
  • Toaster
  • Child's Highchair
  • Dining Area
  • 3 Bathrooms
  • Bathroom 1 - toilet , combination tub/shower
    Bathroom 2 - toilet , combination tub/shower
    Bathroom 3 - toilet , combination tub/shower
  • 3 Bedrooms, Sleeps 6
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 baby crib
  • DVD Player
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Television
  • Beach Towels
  • Outdoor Grill Gas
  • Screen Porch / Veranda
  • Walkway to Water
  • Wood Deck
  • children welcome
  • non smoking only
  • pets considered
  • autumn foliage
  • bay/sound
  • churches
  • library
  • marina
  • museums
  • playground
  • restaurants
Leisure Activities:
  • antiquing
  • bird watching
  • outlet shopping
  • scenic drives
  • sight seeing
  • walking
  • whale watching
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • groceries
  • hospital
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • deepsea fishing
  • equestrian events
  • fishing
  • freshwater fishing
  • golf
  • hiking
  • jet skiing
  • sailing
  • sound/bay fishing
  • swimming
  • tennis
  • wind-surfing

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