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Arrowsic Island - Mill Pond Cottage

Bedrooms 2
Half Baths1
Space 850 sq. ft.
Property type cottage
Minimum Stay 0 - 7 nights


About the property

2BR Waterview Vacation Rental Arrowsic, Maine USA

Arrowsic Island cottage is a cozy, secluded, two-bedroom home, located on beautiful Arrowsic Island. It's surrounded by the Kennebec, Sasanoa, and Back Rivers, and is just ten minutes south of historic Bath, Maine on Rt. 127. The cottage is situated on five acres of secluded woodland with 300+ feet of shoreline on beautiful Mill Pond. This tidal saltwater marsh is a bird lover's paradise, and home to a wide variety of ducks, geese, gulls, great blue herons, osprey, and an occasional bald eagle. The marsh opens onto Hockomock Bay, and provides excellent opportunities for kayaking and canoeing. In the morning you might be awakened by the gobbling of turkeys or the cooing of morning doves or you could be serenaded in the evening by a local coyote family and/or the abundant owl population. During the day you may want to simply relax on the screened porch and read a book -- or nap.

Or you can take a short hike to Sewall Pond, a lovely freshwater pond where you can take a dip to cool off or wet a line to sample it's excellent pan fishery. If you're inclined to catch some sun at the beach, Reid State Park is a short ten-mile drive. Or you can cycle down the peninsula. On the way back you might want to stop at Five Island's Lobster Company to sample a freshly prepared lobster while watching lobstermen maneuver among the islands, tending their traps. If you enjoy boating, Robinhood Marine Center is just five miles down the road in Georgetown. It's a full-service facility. There's great shopping in historic Bath, Freeport, or Booth Bay Harbor -- a ten- to thirty-minute drive away. Other nearby activities include enjoying sailing/island tours, and whale-, puffin-, and seal-watching. Also nearby is the Maine Maritime Museum in Bath, summer theatre in Brunswick, and great restaurants like the famous Cook's Lobster or Dolphin House.

More Details

Property Manager
Member since: 2004
Speaks: english
Response time:
Within 2 days
Response rate:
Calendar last updated:
March 14, 2018


Arrowsic Cottage Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • cottage
  • Guests provide their own meals
Floor Area:
  • 850 sq. ft.
House Rules:
  • Check-in: 3:00 PM / Check-out: 10:00 AM
  • Max. occupancy: 4
  • Minimum Age Limit for Renters ...
  • children welcome
  • pets not allowed
  • non smoking only
Location Type:
  • Beach ...
  • Downtown ...
  • Rural ...
  • Village ...
  • Water View ...
  • Waterfront
  • Waterfront ...
  • Away From It All
  • Tourist Attractions
  • Activities Guide
  • Alarm Clock
  • Basic Soaps
  • Ceiling Fans
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating
  • Internet
  • Iron & Board
  • Laundry Soap
  • Linens Provided ...
  • Living Room
  • Local Maps
  • Local Restaurant Guide
  • Paper Towels
  • Parking ...
  • Telephone
  • Toilet Paper
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine
  • Blender
  • Coffee Grinder
  • Coffee Maker
  • Cooking Utensils ...
  • Dishes & Utensils ...
  • Dishwasher
  • Freezer
  • Kitchen ...
  • Lobster Pot
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Pantry Items ...
  • Refrigerator ...
  • Stove
  • Toaster
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 4 people
  • 1 Bathroom
  • 1 Half Bath
  • Bathroom 2 - toilet
    Bathroom 1 - toilet , shower , Combination washer/dryer, Large stocked linens closet
  • 2 Bedrooms, Sleeps 4
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 queen , Large lighted closet, chest, Recliner chair, night tables
    Bedroom 2 - 2 twin/ single , Twin x-long beds, closet + chest of drawers, awesome view
  • Audio Tape Player
  • CD Player
  • DVD Player
  • Radio
  • Satellite / Cable ...
  • Stereo
  • Television
  • VCR
  • Beach Chairs
  • Beach Towels
  • Binoculars
  • Lawn / Garden
  • Outdoor Grill
  • Outdoor Grill Gas
  • Screen Porch / Veranda
  • Small Cooler
  • 4 garden chairs
  • 4 beach chairs
  • autumn foliage
  • bay/sound
  • botanical garden
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • festivals
  • forests
  • library
  • live theater
  • marina
  • museums
  • pond
  • restaurants
  • ruins
  • synagogues
Leisure Activities:
  • antiquing
  • beachcombing
  • bird watching
  • horseback riding
  • outlet shopping
  • photography
  • scenic drives
  • sight seeing
  • walking
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • fitness center
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • laundromat
  • massage therapist
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • fishing
  • fly fishing
  • freshwater fishing
  • golf
  • hiking
  • ice skating
  • rafting
  • sailing
  • scuba diving or snorkeling
  • snorkeling
  • surf fishing
  • surfing
  • swimming
  • tennis
  • whitewater rafting


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(4 traveler reviews)

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Arrowsic Island - Mill Pond Cottage
average rating of 5.0 based on 4 reviews


  • 5 of 5

A beautiful location to unplug

Our hosts were friendly knowledgeable

Looking forward for a return escape

  • Submitted: Aug 19, 2017
  • Stayed: August 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
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Best week of the year!

  • 5 of 5

We have been renting this cottage for 12 years, and love every moment we are here. It is spotless, comfortable and has every amenity one needs for a relaxing vacation. The screened porch is delightful. We always find new and interesting places to visit in the area, and there are two beautiful beaches nearby. Ginny and Bob are wonderful hosts and very talented potters.

  • Submitted: Jul 13, 2016
  • Stayed: July 2015
  • Source: HomeAway
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A wonderful cottage and location

  • 5 of 5

We just returned from a wonderful stay at Ginny and Bob's cottage. This cottage was perfect - sparkling clean, fully appointed, and situated in a secluded wood overlooking salt marshlands. The back porch was our favorite spot to sit and gaze at the low/high tides and listen to the birds. Ginny and Bob are perfect hosts - friendly and helpful - and we enjoyed their studio tour and we brought back many fine items of pottery. If we return to Maine, we will definitely be calling to secure another stay at this lovely cottage.

  • Submitted: Aug 16, 2011
  • Stayed: August 2011
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Medfield, MA

our best stay in Maine

  • 5 of 5

The description was accurate, property super clean and in fantastic condition. CS was superb, layout, quality of fixtures excellent.

Great view, very peaceful, great owners, would recommend property to anyone, except little families w/little kids or people who do not respect the property. We kayaked, beached, hiked, read, ate lobster the whole time. Privacy galore, but close to Bath, Boothbay, Brunswick, Bailey Island, Freeport. We're going back this year for two weeks.

Ellen and Bruce

  • Submitted: Aug 13, 2008
  • Stayed: August 2007
  • Source: HomeAway
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Reid State Park
A beautiful state park, my favorite. Crashing waves with pine trees right up to the huge ou...
Five Islands Lobster Co
Doesn't get any better than this. Fresh lobsters and steamers right on the lobsterman's wor...
Maine Maritime Museum
Osprey Restaurant
Very nice!
Arrowsic Island Pottery
Beautiful hand thrown pottery by husband/wife team right there on the tidal saltwater marsh....
Nearest Airport
45 Miles
PWM, Portland, Maine
Nearest Golf
5 Miles
Bath, Maine
Nearest Train
10 Miles
Brunswick, Maine
Nearest Motorway
5 Miles
Route 1, Maine
Nearest Restaurant
5 Miles
Bath, Maine
Nearest Beach
8 Miles
Reid State Park
Car: necessary

This property is located on a beautiful tidal saltwater marsh with lots of wildlife. The marsh is constantly changing along with the tides. Birds fish in the pools created daily during tidal changes. This is a fascinating, quiet spot and the stars are outstanding!


Rates & Availability

Taxes and fees are additional

Additional information about rental rates

Refundable damage deposit $500
Tax Rate 9.0%

Manager's Cancellation Policy

  • 50% refund if canceled at least 30 days before arrival date.
  • 100% refund if canceled at least 60 days before arrival date.
  • Service Fee fully refunded on cancellations that qualify for 100% refund.

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