About the property
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- Minimum Stay1 - 7 nights
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.
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.
ALL NEW MATTRESSES AND NEW CARPET 2016!!!!!
After many request we now offer sea kayak rentals on site for exploring the coast and harbors. Both singles and tandems.
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- May 26, 2018
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We had an incredible stay at this wonderful home!
We had an amazing time in this beautiful home! We were absolutely pleased by the lovely lobstering community and charming neighborhood! This house offered us comfort and warmth during a lovely Easter weekend! We can’t wait to go back, hopefully during the summer!
Very enjoyable with a few reservations
The house is in a lovely, quiet setting...up on a hill with wonderful views on three sides. It's quite close to Popham Beach and kayak opportunities are out the back door.
The house was rehabbed well but it does present some challenges. The stairs to the second floor are quite steep and narrow. A few rooms show signs of wear but nothing major. The kitchen is well-stocked and there's plenty of room for large groups. The house was quite clean and we were provided with freshly-laundered linens.
Overall, we recommend this house for a lovely stay in Maine!
Very nice house with lots of trails and Beech access nearby.
Plenty of room for 7 adults and 4 children. We were there in the fall so didn’t get much use out of the huge deck or yard, but had fun walking around the neighborhood and along the rocks at the town landing. There’s also a town reserve and short trail within a short walk from the house. BIG lobster pot and outdoor propane burner made lobster cooking easy. Plenty of kitchen and dining utensils as well. Another Phippsburg reserve only a mile away has a huge beach and beautiful view. Fort Popham and beach are also a very short drive away. Wonderful area to relax, enjoy family time and have wonderful views.
Excellent place to stay!
We truly enjoyed our stay in Maine at this lovely cottage. Everything we needed was provided. We would definitely stay again-what a gorgeous area of maine! Thank you!
Only issue was the tv one remote had no batteries and no instructions on how to operate the 3 remotes We had a great tome
We really enjoyed everything! Clean, comfortable. Kitchen could have been a little better equipped.
Would stay again. The feel was very homey, and comfortable.The views from the water were wonderful. Easy access to beach and lovely hikes.
Rates & Availability
Additional information about rental rates
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.