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Beautiful and quiet Cottage with 230' Frontage on Gun Point Cove

Sleeps6
Bedrooms 2
Bathrooms1
Half Baths1
Property type cottage
Minimum Stay 3 - 7 nights

Overview


Details
Property
cottage
Sleeps
6
Bedrooms
2
Bathrooms
1
Half Baths
1
Minimum Stay
3 - 7 nights

Description

Orr's Island Cottage Rental Photos and Description

2 bedrooms, 1.5 bath, sleeper sofa in living room - sleeps 6 all queen sized

The cottage is located on the west side of Gun Point Cove 20 feet above and 50 feet from the water’s edge on a very private treed lot facing the early morning sunrise and south east down the cove to the Atlantic Ocean; which can be viewed from the large bay windows and the sliding glass doors in the living room and master bedroom above or the decks outside those rooms.

Venture outside down the path and along the 230 feet of deep water frontage where a fire pit with large log seats allows viewing of seals and birds swimming or an occasional fish jumping. The fire pit has firewood close by and a picnic table that seats six. Walk 40 feet south you come to a dock and ramp extending 20 feet into the water with a 10’X16’ float attached; even at a minus tide you still have 4 feet of water under the front of the float. This allows your own craft or kayaks (or rental craft) to be tied to the float or you can fish from or just sun bathe on the float (use of the dock is at your own risk).

Suitability:
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • children welcome
  • non smoking only
  • pets considered
  • unsuitable for elderly or infirm
  • wheelchair inaccessible

Owner
Al Chamberlain
Member since: 2009
Speaks: english
Response time:
Within a few days
Response rate:
100%
Calendar last updated:
November 29, 2016
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Reviews

Wonderful! 4.9/5 -
(15 traveler reviews)

Beautiful and quiet Cottage with 230' Frontage on Gun Point Cove
average rating of 4.9333334 based on 15 reviews
5

Fantastic Location!

  • 5 of 5

The location of this beautiful"cottage" cannot be beat. Beautiful views from almost every window. Very peaceful but close enough to all amenities. Coffee on the master bedroom deck in the morning watching the sun rise over the water. Lunch on the main deck and a glass of wine on the floating dock-heaven! We saw seals very close to the dock early one morning.

Roasted marshmallows in the fire pit watching one of the biggest moons we had ever seen. The house itself is very well equipped. Great places to eat not to far away. The Schoolhouse on Harps well straight over on Mountain Road is fantastic for Brunch and we would recommend Morses Restaurant for Dinner. Salt Cod Cafe is great place to sit outside with a coffee or bowel of chowder and watch the boats go by.

We would have no hesitation in recommending Al & Gingers cottage for a vacation.

K&J

New Jersey

  • Submitted: Oct 23, 2015
  • Stayed: Aug 2015
  • Source: HomeAway
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Alexandria, VA
5

Scenic R&R

  • 5 of 5

We met my cousin from Rhode Island here. We all three had a comfortable place to sleep, eat, and just relax. The views from the house were very Maine-y. We used the cottage as a base for near-by explorations and 1-day car trips. It was a convenient location to do such. The kitchen was well-equipped and easy to cook in. We enjoyed spending late afternoons on the deck sipping wine and listening to the quiet. We will definitely return here at a future date.

  • Submitted: Oct 18, 2014
  • Stayed: Sep 2014
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Always good to have satisfied guests. Our efforts are rewarded, thank you for your kind words. We hope you return again soon. Al and Ginger
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Las Vegas, NV
5

Peaceful quiet cottage a great place to get away

  • 5 of 5

This was my first time renting a vacation home, I wanted to get away and find a place that was secluded and quiet. This fit the bill. Its located on a wooded lot not far from neighbors, but the trees make it feel like nobody else is around. Beautiful views of the cove.

The house is well kept and pleasantly decorated. Certainly one could be happy just relaxing around the house, plenty of decks give you room to just sit outside and watch the boats.

A firepit down near the water is a great place to sit around roasting marshmallows and watching the stars.

The floating dock came in very handy, as I had booked a fishing charter and they were able to pick us up and drop us off right at our dock, our captain had not yet seen any blues this summer, but the stripers were practically jumping in to the boat. http://bigbites.us/ are actually based just across the cove.

Although the house feels like its away from it all, it is very convenient to nearby attractions. Brunswick, Bath, Freeport, Boothbay Harbor, Portland are all short easy drives. We went candlepin bowling at in Brunswick http://bowling-bowl.com/ which was a lot of fun.

I had no problems at the house, it was clean and well maintained. Sure you could find issues if you wanted to .... but who wants to spend their vacation looking for problems.....

I don't know if I'll be back in Maine again ..... but if I am, this is where I want to stay.

  • Submitted: Aug 31, 2013
  • Stayed: Aug 2013
  • Source: HomeAway
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5

Such a treasure! Wish we could've stayed longer.

  • 5 of 5

From the moment we arrived, we were blown away the place. The house sits on such a peaceful spot on the island. We took full advantage of the fire pit and the dock for our late-night relaxation and watching the sunrise. We even saw a seal! The house itself is spotless. The fully equipped kitchen was perfectly suited for cooking in, but we also enjoyed delicious lobsters out at Cook's Lobster House out on Bailey Island. Orr's Island felt far enough away where we could truly get away from the hustle and bustle of city life, but still only a short 15 minute drive away from all the amenities of suburban life. Al and Ginger were so helpful and wonderful to work with. I love how they responded to promptly to our emails! We definitely will be returning!

  • Submitted: Oct 18, 2012
  • Stayed: Oct 2012
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: We are glad to receive this positive response. We love it so much and are always glad when our guests love it, too. Come back soon and be sure to tell your friends and family! :)
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5

Beautiful Cottage

  • 5 of 5

We were so pleasantly surprised the moment we stepped inside, it looked and smelled so clean and welcoming. Having had disappointments in the past, this was a great beginning!

The cottage is so very comfortable and the location is ideal. The only disappointment was the weather but we made the most of it anyway. We and our dog ,Bella, loved all the hiking trails so close and State Parks, breathtaking beaches, the rocks, the views, the flora, everything.

Plenty of amenities, shopping , restaurants etc., for those less inclined to commune with nature within a short ride.

We hope to repeat our stay soon. Thank you Ginger and Al

  • Submitted: Oct 8, 2012
  • Stayed: Sep 2012
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Glad you enjoyed your stay. We always hope people will fall in love with our cottage since we love it so much! Hope to see you again soon.
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4

Lovely and serene

  • 4 of 5

Great house with lots of windows and access to the water. Watching lobster fishing, fireworks and fishing or reading on the accessible dock made the stay. The beds were comfortable and the kitchen was fully stocked.

We enjoyed our stay.

Tip: don't use the dressers as they are musty and the washer/dryer was pretty old. Small issues for a perfect getaway. I shouldn't have been found laundry on vacation anyway.

  • Submitted: Jul 14, 2012
  • Stayed: Jun 2012
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you for your comments. We appreciate all feedback. We love that you can see the water from every room but one and that the dock was a hit. We are so glad our guests find the kitchen well stocked and meets the needs of cooks and those who just want to pretend they are going to cook (sorry for those who hope to find nothing in the kitchen so they have to eat out every meal. :) ) I didn't notice the drawers were musty so we will work on getting that straightened out. My dad made the dresser in the guest room when I was a kid so it has sentimental value to me. As soon as we can afford it we plan to replace the washer/dryer with 220v instead of 110v but at least it is something! We hope all our guests have a great time and will return again and again and tell their friends to come for a relaxing vacation in beautiful Maine.
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Map

Nearest Airport
50 Miles
Portland, ME
Nearest Barpub
4 Miles
Nearest Ferry
4 Miles
Nearest Golf
7 Miles
Nearest Train
50 Miles
Portland, ME
Nearest Motorway
10 Miles
Brunswick, ME
Nearest Restaurant
2 Miles

Orr's Island is an island in Casco Bay and the Gulf of Maine. The island is in the town of Harpswell, Maine and forms an archipelago with Great Island to its north and Bailey Island to its south. On Orr’s Island Bowdoin College operates a 118 acre Coastal Studies Center natural protected environment, with 2.5 miles of intertidal shoreline, woodlands and fields, a place to walk; see the Interpretive Trail Guide on their Coastal Studies Center web site for details.

Located ten minutes from the world famous Cooks Lobster House, 15 minutes from Brunswick with it’s great Restaurants, 30 minutes from LL Bean and the other Freeport Discount stores and 50 minutes from Portland with it’s great Bakeries, Restaurants and Pubs. Portland was first permanently settled in 1633 as a fishing and trading village.

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Rates & Availability

Orr's Island Cottage Rental Rates

Rental Basis:
per property
Owner accepts payment in:
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Rate Period Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly Event
 
Winter
Oct 22 2016 - Dec 17 2016
3 night minimum stay
$110
$700
 
 
Spring
Mar 11 2017 - Jun 23 2017
3 night minimum stay
$130
$900
 
 
Summer
Jun 24 2017 - Sep 15 2017
7 night minimum stay
$1,200
 
 
Fall
Sep 16 2017 - Oct 20 2017
3 night minimum stay
$130
$900
 
 
Winter
Oct 21 2017 - Dec 16 2017
3 night minimum stay
$110
$700
 
 
My Standard Rate
3 night minimum stay
$125
 

Additional information about rental rates

Pet Fee $50
Cleaning $100 + Tax
Tax Rate 9.0%

If you have a special need not covered by the season above, please call.
Fall: Sep 18 - Oct 23 $900/week
Winter: Oct 24 - Dec 18 $700/week
Spring: 2013: Mar 12 - Jun 24 $900/week
Summer 2012: Jun 23 - Sep 14 $1100/week

Owner's Cancellation Policy

100% refund if canceled at least 30 days before arrival date.
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Amenities

Orr's Island Cottage Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • cottage
Meals:
  • Guests provide their own meals
Floor Area:
  • 1100 sq. ft.
  • 2 stories
Location Type:
  • Near The Ocean
  • Rural
  • Waterfront
Theme:
  • Away From It All
  • Romantic
General:
  • Alarm Clock
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Filtered Water
  • Firewood
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating
  • Internet
  • Iron & Board
  • Living Room
  • Local Activities Guide
  • Local Maps
  • Local Restaurant Guide
  • Mobile Phone
  • Parking
  • Parking Off Street
  • Sofa Bed
  • Telephone
  • Washing Machine
  • Wireless Internet
Kitchen:
  • 4 Ring Stove
  • Blender
  • Coffee Grinder
  • Coffee Maker
  • Cooking Utensils
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Freezer
  • Ice Maker
  • Kitchen
  • Lobster Pot
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Pantry Items
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove
  • Stove
  • Toaster
Dining:
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 6 people
Bathrooms:
  • 1 Bathroom
  • 1 Half Bath
  • Bathroom 1 - toilet , combination tub/shower
    Bathroom 2 - toilet
  • Large Bathroom on main floor with washer/dryer area in the Bathroom. The Half bath is in the upstairs Master Bedroom suite with a Skylight installed.
Bedrooms:
  • 2 Bedrooms, Sleeps 6
  • Master Bedroom - 1 queen
    Bedroom 2 - 1 queen
    Living room - 1 sleep sofa /futon , sleeper sofa
  • antique furniture in master bedroom great mattresses on all
Entertainment:
  • Audio Tape Player
  • Books
  • CD Player
  • DVD Player
  • Games
  • Music Library
  • Radio
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Stereo
  • Television
  • VCR
Outside:
  • Balcony
  • Beach Chairs
  • Binoculars
  • Boat Dock
  • Deck / Patio
  • Fish Cleaning Table
  • Golf ...
  • Kayak / Canoe ...
  • Lawn / Garden
  • Outdoor Grill
  • Porch / Veranda
  • Unscreened Porch / Veranda
  • Walkway to Water
  • Wood Deck
  • 6 garden chairs
  • 3 beach chairs
Suitability:
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • children welcome
  • non smoking only
  • pets considered
  • unsuitable for elderly or infirm
  • wheelchair inaccessible
Attractions:
  • autumn foliage
  • bay/sound
  • botanical garden
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • coin laundry
  • forests
  • library
  • live theater
  • marina
  • museums
  • pond
  • recreation center
  • reefs
  • restaurants
Leisure Activities:
  • antiquing
  • beachcombing
  • bird watching
  • outlet shopping
  • photography
  • scenic drives
  • sight seeing
  • walking
  • whale watching
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • laundromat
  • massage therapist
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • deepsea fishing
  • fishing
  • freshwater fishing
  • golf
  • hiking
  • mountain biking
  • pier fishing
  • sailing
  • scuba diving or snorkeling
  • snorkeling
  • sound/bay fishing
  • surf fishing
  • swimming
  • water skiing
  • wind-surfing

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