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SusanMary Redinger

Member since: 2009
Speaks: english

Great Sunsets, oceanfront cottage sleeps 6

4 Reviews
Sleeps6
Bedrooms 2
Bathrooms1
Property type cottage
Minimum Stay 7 nights

Overview

Portland and Casco Bay Area Cottage Rental Photos and Description

2 Waterfront Bedrooms, 1 Bath w/shower, Sleeps 6, Fireplace, Sunset-facing Porch

Sunset-facing Bayfront directly on Merriconeag Sound, SEABREEZE was built it in 2002. It replicates many of the old (1880's) fishing cottages to be found on Bailey Island. Indeed it is an island, but connected to the Mainland by a unique, historic granite cribstone bridge. The cottage is a 200yd walk to the Garrison Cove boat-launching ramp and popular Cook’s Lobster House. Kayak, Windsurfer, KiteBoard & Electric Bike rentals available on Garrison Cove. Fishing, swimming & kayaking.

* Two large, 2d-floor Bedrooms facing the water….one w/comfortable queen and twin bed; the other w/king bed. Popular 1st-floor private ‘sleeping nook’ w/full-size bed!

* For the cooler Spring or Fall evenings, fireplace and supply of dry hardwood, and a Rinnai gas-fired heater.

* L.L. Bean & Outlets in Freeport; Bowdoin College Summer Theatre, restaurants in nearby Brunswick and Bath.

****** Summer/Peak rate: $1375/wk....June 18 to Sept 24

****** Spring/Fall Off-Peak Rate: $1210/wk - April, May, June (to 6/18); and Sept 24 to Oct 22 ***********

Please feel free to call or email if you're interested in booking. I have not offered on-line booking in order to save renters the cost of HomeAway's booking fee.

More Details
Suitability:
  • non smoking only
  • pets not allowed
  • wheelchair inaccessible
SusanMary Redinger (Owner)
Member since: 2009
Speaks: english

About SusanMary Redinger

We purchased Sea Breeze after renting it for 3 years from the previous owners (Murray and Karen Washburn) who designed and built the cottage in 2002. We have been going to Bailey Island every summer since 2005 and love the area. We camp on nearby Hermit Island and have relatives who own the cottage two doors down the road. We live about two and a half hours away and spend part of every summer at the cottage. We hope you enjoy it as much as we do!

Reviews

5
based on 4 traveler reviews

Great Sunsets, oceanfront cottage sleeps 6
average rating of 5.0 based on 4 reviews
5

Maine as it Should Be (as it used to be : )

  • 5 of 5

The weather? It changes. What doesn't change is the comfort, the feel and the view from this quant cottage. We have stayed here for 1 week for 5 years, missed last year so making up for it with 2 weeks this year. At low tide, we climb down the 'stairs' and look for beach glass, at high tide, we go swimming and all tides we sit on the lawn and just watch, the lobster boats, sailboats, waves and the days go by with a reward of a fantastic sunset.

My wife and I love the bed in the 1st floor alcove, raised and surrounded by windows, you get all the stars in the sky and night and the gentle chug chug of the lobsters boats in the morning. If you don't like to relax, don't like great views or the charm of a beautiful cottage, then maybe stay somewhere else : )

Some gems to check out, breakfast sandwich at BIGS (you can walk there) broiled scallops at Morses (or dinner/lunch on their wharf : ), breakfast at the Driftwood and lobsters at Erica's. (go between lunch and dinner and you might get a table)

Seabreeze - "The way life should be"

  • Submitted: Jul 18, 2015
  • Stayed: Jul 2015
  • Source: HomeAway
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5

Home away from home

  • 5 of 5

My husband and I and my family have been going to this cottage for the past 4 years...I just love this place...We have not had one problem and the place is always clean and the views are spectacular! With views like this, you don't need a TV just a good book and some good wine...lol. I always feel at home here and this year, 2014, we will be staying here 2 times, that's how much we love it here. The folks around are friendly and the fresh seafood is delicious! I hope that if you are reading this, please know you will not be disappointed with this place, I am a cleanaholic and I have never had any problems. I was hesitant about writing a review because I want to keep this place a secret but It just to beautiful to keep a secret. Anyone who is considering visiting Bailey Island please do so and stay at this beautiful home you will feel like you are in another world. It is just beautiful and relaxing, you will come home feeling like a new person and you will look forward to your next visit to the island. Thanks Murray and Karen for sharing your home with us...one day I will win the lotto and I am going to make you an offer you cannot refuse... :) Carmen and Chris

  • Submitted: Apr 24, 2014
  • Stayed: Sep 2013
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newton, ma/usa
5

it doesn't get any better than this

  • 5 of 5

we had the time of our lives at this lovely cottage and can't wait to get back.... inside was tidy and decorated in perfect rustic island style...the view was unbelievable - kayakers, lobstermen tending to their traps, heron and gulls, and the sleeping nook off the kitchen was a favorite spot to watch the stars and the ocean without ever lifting your head from the pillow....we had lobsters, fished, and took two cruises - one on the "island romance" ferry that docks right down the road at cook's and leaves every day at noon for a narrated tour of the bay; and the other to the admiral peary museum on eagle island (from the dolphin marina in harpswell) for hiking and a picnic...we found sea glass, enjoyed visiting land's end gift shop, the giant stairs, and walked from one end of the island to the other... the salty air made us feel so healthy - and hungry! we also brought our bikes and found a nice path along the river at cook's corner (the island itself can be a bit challenging for biking), about a 15-minute drive from the island... oh and did i mention the peaceful reading spot in the backyard adirondack chairs? truly a little piece of paradise and i recommend this adorable cottage wholeheartedly.

  • Submitted: Aug 24, 2010
  • Stayed: Aug 2010
  • Source: HomeAway
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Fort Collins, CO
5

Loved Seabreeze

  • 5 of 5

I recently returned from a week at the Seabreeze cottage with my 8mo daughter, 75 yr old mother and brother. We all had a great time. The weather was perfect allowing us to only use the propane stove in the early mornings to warm the place back up from the chilly nights. The sunsets over the harbor were terrific. While it wasn't the most child-proof location, my daughter loved crawling around both inside and outside, so as long as she had plenty of adult supervision, she was safe & had a blast! My mom loved the sleeping nook on the first floor.

You'll definitely want to stock up on groceries as there aren't many restaurants nearby (other than Cooks, which is pricey.) We bought lobsters off the dock at Mackerel Cove for only $2.50/lb. We used the clam/lobster pot at the cottage and steamed the lobster (& some fresh corn we'd gotten at a local farm stand) and had a great, traditional Maine dinner. The kitchen has plenty of dishes, pots & utensils.

The upstairs bedrooms are very roomy & comfortable. I loved the view from the bedrooms and had plenty of room to set up a travel crib for my daughter.

  • Submitted: Sep 15, 2009
  • Stayed: Sep 2009
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Map

Nearest Airport
45 Miles
Portland JetPort, ME
Nearest Barpub
300 Metres
Cook's Lobster House
Nearest Golf
20 Miles
Freeport, ME
Nearest Train
45 Miles
Amtrak, Portland, ME
Nearest Motorway
15 Miles
Brunswick, I295
Nearest Restaurant
13 Miles
Brunswick, ME restaurants
Nearest Beach
20 Miles
Popham Beach & Reed State Parks
Car: necessary

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Rates & Availability

Bailey Island Cottage Rental Rates

Rental Basis:
per property
Owner accepts payment in:
USD
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Rate Period Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly Event
 
Peak/Summer
Jun 18 2016 - Sep 23 2016
Changeover Day: Saturday
7 night minimum stay
$1,375
 
 
Off-Peak Fall
Sep 24 2016 - Oct 22 2016
Changeover Day: Saturday
7 night minimum stay
$1,210
 

Additional information about rental rates

Refundable damage deposit $100
Tax Rate 9.0%

Summer 2016: $1375/wk; Spring/Fall: $1210/wk; See 'Rental Rates'

If you would like to book a period that is showing less than 7 days on the calendar, please email for availability and rate.

At time of Reservation/Confirmation, we require your check for $400 ($300 rent-deposit plus $100 refundable security-cleaning deposit) - Cottage is to be swept clean, dishes washed, blankets folded, fridge cleaned out/no food left - neat. No pets or smoking allowed.

$400 deposit per week plus $100 cleaning/security deposit due at time of booking. Balance is due 90 days prior to arrival.

Cancellation policy: If reservation is cancelled 90 or more days prior to arrival, %100 of the payment received will be refunded. If the reservation is cancelled less than 90 days prior to arrival, $500 per week will be refunded only if cottage is re-rented.

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Amenities

Portland and Casco Bay Area Cottage Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • cottage
Meals:
  • Guests provide their own meals
Floor Area:
  • 1050 sq. ft.
Location Type:
  • Near The Ocean ...
  • Waterfront ...
  • Waterfront
Theme:
  • Away From It All
  • Family
  • Romantic
General:
  • Activities Guide
  • Alarm System
  • Basic Soaps
  • Clothes Dryer ...
  • Filtered Water
  • Fireplace ...
  • Firewood
  • Heating ...
  • Internet
  • Iron & Board
  • Laundry Soap
  • Local Maps
  • Local Restaurant Guide
  • Paper Towels
  • Parking Off Street ...
  • Telephone ...
  • Toilet Paper
  • Washing Machine ...
  • Wireless Internet ...
Kitchen:
  • Coffee Maker
  • Cooking Utensils ...
  • Dishes & Utensils ...
  • Lobster Pot
  • Microwave
  • Pantry Items
  • Refrigerator ...
  • Stove ...
  • Toaster
Dining:
  • Dining ...
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 6 people
Bathrooms:
  • 1 Bathroom
  • Bathroom - toilet , shower , New large shower with seat installed 2016
  • Large bathroom with new shower. Plenty of hooks and storage space.
Bedrooms:
  • 2 Bedrooms, Sleeps 6
  • Bedroom 3 - 1 queen , Popular 'Sleeping Nook'; premium Full-Size mattress set
    Bedroom 1 - 1 queen , 1 twin/ single , One premium Queen bed and one Twin
    Bedroom 2 - 1 king , Converts to two Twins, comforters, blankets & pillows
  • Sunset/water-facing bedroom windows; Premium mattress-sets; Blankets, pillows & comforters/puffs provided; Bring your own: * Bedsheets, and/or Sleeping Bags * Pillowcases, * Bath Towels, * Bath Mats * Dish Towels * Beach Towels
Entertainment:
  • Audio Tape Player
  • Books
  • Books for Adults
  • Books for Kids
  • CD Player
  • Games
  • Games for Kids
  • Radio
  • Stereo ...
  • Toys
Outside:
  • Beach Chairs
  • Bicycles ...
  • Golf ...
  • Kayak / Canoe ...
  • Outdoor Grill ...
  • Porch / Veranda ...
  • Small Cooler
  • Unscreened Porch / Veranda
  • 1 bicycles
  • 4 garden chairs
  • 2 beach chairs
Suitability:
  • non smoking only
  • pets not allowed ...
  • wheelchair inaccessible
Attractions:
  • autumn foliage
  • bay/sound
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • coin laundry
  • library
  • live theater
  • marina
  • restaurants
Leisure Activities:
  • antiquing
  • beachcombing
  • bird watching
  • outlet shopping
  • scenic drives
  • sight seeing
  • walking
  • whale watching
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • fitness center
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • laundromat
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • deepsea fishing
  • fishing
  • fly fishing
  • freshwater fishing
  • golf
  • golf privileges optional
  • hiking
  • sailing
  • scuba diving or snorkeling
  • sound/bay fishing
  • swimming
  • wind-surfing
Notes:
***** PLEASE DO NOT ASK TO BRING YOUR PET ***** Cuisinart Coffee-Maker and Calphalon cookware; propane cookrange & oven.....Microwave.... Apt.-size Refrigerator.....Combination European washer/dryer.....No TV - bring your own DVD's & DVD player......CD-player & FM. WiFi internet.....Rinnai propane wall heater ......Fireplace w/dry hardwood provided......300yd walk to Famous COOK's LOBSTER HOUSE on Garrison Cove.....Phone: (Incoming only) (Outgoing: 911, 800 & Credit Card), or preferably your Mobile.....Saturday AM rubbish pick-up provided.....Local recycling Center open Sat AM. Lastly........on Departure-Saturday: Before we come in to clean & prepare for the following guests, we expect & count-on your leaving the cottage swept, neat orderly, dishes washed, blankets folded, fridge cleaned, no food - neat, just the way you will find it upon your arrival! (0:

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