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Ocean views from every bedroom

20 Reviews
Bedrooms 5
Property type house
Minimum Stay 2 - 7 nights

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Minimum Stay
2 - 7 nights


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5 bedrooms, 2 bathrooms, sleeps 10

The Casco Bay Cottage is a beautifully, remodeled home with spacious lawns and gardens. There is a large deck with ocean views and a balcony off of two bedrooms on the second floor. The first floor of the house has hardwood floors and an open floor-plan. The living room has french doors that open up onto the spacious deck. There is a bedroom on the first floor right off of the living room with a queen size bed. There is a dining room and sitting area adjacent to the living room. The kitchen has everything you'd need with top of the line appliances and granite counter tops. A full bathroom completes the first floor. A washer and dryer is located in the garage off of the mud-room area. The second floor contains four bedrooms and a bathroom. The first bedroom has a skylight and a full size bed. The second bedroom has a queen bed and a sliding glass door that leads to a balcony. The third bedroom also has a queen bed and a glass door that leads to the balcony. The fourth bedroom also contains a full size bed

The Casco Bay Cottage: The location of the Caso Bay Cottage in West Point makes an ideal “home base” for any vacation you choose. For those who “need to get away from it all” you can spend your entire vacation in West Point. Guests can lazily relax on our decks overlooking the ocean, or perhaps take a short stroll to Cat Cove for swimming and shell collecting. Cat Cove is a great location to launch your kayaks for a day of exploring nearby harbors and islands. A short trail through the piney woods leads to a secluded rocky area that is fun to explore. Among the rocks are tide pools where some of the locals learned to swim. Look for sea creatures that are trapped in the pools! Bring your fishing poles for an early morning of fishing. The rocks are a good place to cast your line in. Be sure to keep a look out for eagles, loons, cormorants and seals! A Maine vacation must is fresh seafood for a lobster or clam bake. You can take a leisurely stroll down to the local lobster pound for the fresh catch of the day. New Dishwasher for 2013!!!

History: For those of you who enjoy more history and more activity, West Point and its surrounding areas provide just that. West Point is one of the oldest and scenic fishing villages in Maine. Many of the locals are descendants of the original fishermen who settled here. Close to West Point is historic Popham. Popham is one of the earliest English settlements during Colonial America being settled in 1607. Though it was unsuccessful it led to later settlement along the Maine coast. Popham State Beach is a beautiful 500 acre beach of white sand. It is definitely worth a visit. When the tide is out, you can walk across the beach to a nearby island. Fort Popham, from the Civil War years is close by and is ready to be explored.

The nearest city to West Point is Bath, “the City of Ships”. Maine’s first ships were built here in this area around 1607-1608. If you are interested in shipbuilding the Maritime Museum offers a glimpse into Maine’s boat building past.

Shopping and exploring: Quaint shops and restaurants make Bath a fun day trip. Boat rentals can be found in Bath for touring or fishing the Kennebec River. Golf courses are also in the area. To the north of Bath is Boothbay Harbor. It is another excellent day trip for vacationers! It has shops, restaurants and antiques. Whale watching, Puffin watching and lighthouse boating excursions are available at the wharf. Brunswick, another historic town nearby offers shopping, restaurants, Bowdoin College and the Joshua L. Chamberlain Museum. L.L.Bean’s flagship store is located south in Freeport. It is opened 24 hours a day and is a good place to go on rainy days. Freeport also has many name brand outlets. Portland is about an hour away and has many historic sites, shopping and great restaurants as well.


After many request we now offer sea kayak rentals on site for exploring the coast and harbors. Both singles and tandems.

More Details
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • Minimum Age Limit for Renters
  • children welcome
  • non smoking only
  • pets considered

Property Manager
John Krott
Member since: 2008
Speaks: english
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Calendar last updated:
October 27, 2016
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based on 20 traveler reviews

Ocean views from every bedroom
average rating of 4.7 based on 20 reviews

Charming cottage, even on a rainy off-season weekend

  • 4 of 5

We stayed at Casco Bay Cottage during our high school student's college visits to Bowdoin and Bates. Our host's directions and suggestions were a big help, and he was accommodating to our request for a later checkout time. (I'm sure he can't do that during the high season.) The cottage is extremely comfortable and well kept. We slept soundly in cozy beds, listening to the sea winds. We were a small clan, but I could imagine a big meal with family and friends, inside at the long table or outdoors on the spacious deck. The stairs to the second floor are a little steep, but that goes with the territory in a century-old place. The house is in the West Point historic fishing village, near Popham Fort and two lighthouses. It's a short drive to Bath, where we enjoyed the Maine Maritime Museum, historic homes and shipbuilding in action. We can't urge visitors strongly enough to find a way to have breakfast at the Winnegance General Store on Route 209, just beyond the bridge before you reach Bath. They leverage lobster and other fresh seafood without leaving the joys of eggs, bacon and pancakes behind. Scrumptious. We got fresh-baked cupcakes for the long drive home. And hearing the local chatter is fully entertaining. (A fallen tree just next door had cut out power in the region Saturday night to Sunday morning.) Back at the cottage, we longed to park ourselves on the lovely upper level porch that has views of ocean on three sides, but, alas, it rained the first two days and was very windy the Sunday we left. So, we'll just have to return for a warm weather getaway, if that's in the cards, and get our scenic deck time in then. I'm sure Casco Bay Cottage and the wonderful Maine culture will be calling to us to get back there for a longer stay.

  • Submitted: Oct 24, 2016
  • Stayed: Oct 2016
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Clean comfortable well appointed rental with plenty of room for 8 people.

  • 4 of 5

8 of us enjoyed this home for 4 days while exploring the beautiful Phippsburg area in the fall. Convenient to enjoy Popham sites, Morse Mountain, Totman Preserve, Robinsons Rock, Sebasco Estates and..... Cat Cove right in the neighborhood! After all day outings we sat on the sun filled deck in the afternoon for cocktails. House was very clean and had some new furniture not pictured to enjoy. Kitchen and living space met all out needs except maybe a few more juice and wine glasses would have been appreciated. Beds and sleeping areas comfortable. Plenty of parking for 5 cars and space for bikes in the garage. Charcoal grill produced great burgers! We hope to return again in the future!

  • Submitted: Oct 17, 2016
  • Stayed: Oct 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Fantastic week in Phippsburg

  • 5 of 5

We came to the area for a wedding at Sebasco and had a wonderful week. Plenty of room for everyone (3 couples and our mother). John and Bill were both fantastic to work with and all our questions and requests were answered promptly. The area is quiet and beautiful. Great time exploring Cat Cove, Totman Cove beach and trails, Head Beach, and the towns of Phippsburg and Bath.And the deck was great for our lounging dogs! Highly recommend.

  • Submitted: Jul 21, 2016
  • Stayed: Jul 2016
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Long Weekend in West Point

  • 5 of 5

This is a great house. Very clean, comfortable & easily accommodated 8. Short walk down the lane to Cat Cove & some of the most beautiful scenes offered in Maine. Frisbee on the side lawn. Reading, sun bathing & happy hour on the deck. John, the Owner, is attentive, a pleasure to work with but not intrusive.

  • Submitted: Jul 2, 2016
  • Stayed: Jun 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Cozy and Relaxing with New England Charm

  • 4 of 5

House was super cute with lots of charm. Beds were super comfortable (not always the case with a rental). We did have a water issue but it was taken care of right away. The care taker was super efficient and helpful. We would stay here again for sure.

  • Submitted: Jun 23, 2016
  • Stayed: May 2016
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Wedding Weekend @ Casco Bay House

  • 5 of 5

My husband and I were invited to a wedding reception at a nearby resort and wanted to rent a house nearby, for friends and family to stay if needed. After checking out the area for a place with multiple bedrooms and at least two bathrooms, it was evident that this house would be a good fit for us. It even allowed dogs, so we brought along Moose so we wouldn't have to leave him at a kennel. John replied to us right away, and the rental process was a breeze. Needless to say, the house was a huge success and everyone who stayed, or just stopped by was amazed at the accommodations and all remarked how spacious it was and how comfortable the beds were. Perfect for our needs and we have told people about it and the beautiful area West Point is. Ate several times at Spinney's (loved it) and walked at Popham Beach. A great weekend and we would definitely return. Thanks John and Bill, both stopped by to introduce themselves, and chat and we felt well-taken care of!

  • Submitted: Jun 22, 2016
  • Stayed: Jun 2016
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Rates & Availability

West Point House Rental Rates

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Rate Period Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly Event
Sep 10 2016 - Nov 18 2016
2 night minimum stay
Notes: Rates are based on 9 guests; add $25 per night, per additional guest
Nov 19 2016 - Dec 10 2016
3 night minimum stay
Early Spring
Mar 1 2017 - May 25 2017
2 night minimum stay
Notes: Rates are based on 9 guests; add $25 per night, per additional guest
May 26 2017 - Jun 23 2017
3 night minimum stay
Notes: Rates are based on 9 guests; add $25 per night, per additional guest
Early Summer
Jun 24 2017 - Jun 30 2017
7 night minimum stay
Notes: Rates are based on 9 guests; add $25 per night, per additional guest
Jul 1 2017 - Sep 1 2017
Changeover Day: Saturday
7 night minimum stay
Notes: Rates are based on 9 guests; add $25 per night, per additional guest
Late Summer
Sep 2 2017 - Sep 8 2017
3 night minimum stay
Notes: Rates are based on 9 guests; add $25 per night, per additional guest

Additional information about rental rates

Pet Fee $195
Cleaning and Linen fee $205 + Tax
Tax Rate 9.0%

Cleaning fee includes linen fee, Pets welcome with $195 pet fee
We do accept credit cards with a 3% transaction fee.

Kayak rental available, $100 per week for single, $125 for tandem kayak per week.

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West Point House Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • house
  • Guests provide their own meals
Location Type:
  • Near The Ocean
  • Ocean View
  • Village
  • Water View
  • Away From It All
  • Family
  • Historic
  • Romantic
  • Tourist Attractions
  • Air Conditioning
  • Alarm Clock
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Filtered Water
  • Garage
  • Heating
  • Internet
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room
  • Local Maps
  • Mosquito Magnet
  • Parking
  • Parking for RV/Boat/Trailer
  • Telephone
  • Toilet Paper
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine
  • Wireless Internet
  • Blender
  • Coffee Maker
  • Cooking Utensils
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Kitchen
  • Lobster Pot
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove
  • Stove
  • Toaster
  • Dining
  • 2 Bathrooms
  • Bathroom 1 - toilet , combination tub/shower
    Bathroom 2 - toilet , shower
  • 5 Bedrooms, Sleeps 10
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 queen
    Bedroom 2 - 1 queen
    Bedroom 3 - 1 double
    Bedroom 4 - 1 double
    Bedroom 5 - 1 queen , 1st floor bedroom
  • Audio Tape Player
  • Books
  • Books for Adults
  • Books for Kids
  • CD Player
  • DVD Player
  • Games
  • Games for Kids
  • Radio
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Stereo
  • Television
  • VCR
  • Video Library
  • Balcony
  • Deck / Patio
  • Kayak / Canoe
  • Lanai / Gazebo
  • Lawn / Garden
  • Outdoor Grill
  • Unscreened Porch / Veranda
  • Walkway to Water
  • Wood Deck
  • 4 garden chairs
  • 2 beach chairs
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • Minimum Age Limit for Renters ...
  • children welcome
  • non smoking only
  • pets considered
  • autumn foliage
  • bay/sound
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • coin laundry
  • festivals
  • forests
  • health/beauty spa
  • library
  • live theater
  • marina
  • museums
  • playground
  • pond
  • restaurants
  • ruins
Leisure Activities:
  • antiquing
  • beachcombing
  • bird watching
  • boating
  • scenic drives
  • shelling
  • shopping
  • sight seeing
  • sledding
  • walking
  • whale watching
  • wildlife viewing
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • fitness center
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • laundromat
  • massage therapist
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • basketball court
  • cross country skiing
  • cycling
  • deepsea fishing
  • fishing
  • fly fishing
  • freshwater fishing
  • golf
  • hiking
  • hunting
  • ice skating
  • kayaking
  • mountain biking
  • roller blading
  • sailing
  • scuba diving or snorkeling
  • snorkeling/diving
  • snowmobiling
  • sound/bay fishing
  • swimming
Kayak rental available, $100 per week for single, $125 for tandem kayak per week.

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