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

Sleeps6
Bedrooms 2
Bathrooms1
Half Baths1
Space 1,100 sq. ft.
Property type cottage
Minimum Stay 3 - 7 nights

Overview

About the property

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).

More Details

Owner
Al Chamberlain
Member since: 2009
Speaks: english
Response time:
Within a few days
Response rate:
90%
Calendar last updated:
September 21, 2017

Amenities

Orr's Island Cottage Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • cottage
Meals:
  • Guests provide their own meals
Floor Area:
  • 1100 sq. ft.
  • 2 stories
House Rules:
  • Max. occupancy: 6
  • pets considered
  • children welcome
  • non smoking only
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
  • 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

Reviews

Wonderful! 4.9/5 -
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Beautiful and quiet Cottage with 230' Frontage on Gun Point Cove
average rating of 4.888889 based on 18 reviews
5

The view is breathtaking!! Cute little cottage in the woods.

  • 5 of 5

We arrived at the cottage and we were overwhelmed by the view. My husband and daughters boyfriend took full advantage of the dock. They fished every chance they got but we only caught one fish, however watching the seals swim by was a first for us. Every morning the sun would shine in the window and wake me up, I'd make my breakfast and take it down to the dock and just sit there and take it all in. Like I said the view is just unbelievable, my whole family took full advantage of the fire pit too. Nothing like watching a huge moon appear at night over the trees and water. My family can not thank you enough for letting us share your little piece of "heaven" with us. Never been to Maine before, but if you get the chance, this little cottage in the woods would be a great place to stay, the view is just beautiful! Thanks once again, the Snader Family.

  • Submitted: Aug 12, 2017
  • Stayed: Aug 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: So happy to know we have been able to share our slice of heaven on earth! Hope to have you return soon! Thank you for the review.
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4

Great location, and the house is so well equipped!

  • 4 of 5

We thoroughly enjoyed our stay at this very private and perfectly located property on Orr's Island!

The views from the balconies are great, and the boat dock offers even better views of the cove.

We took advantage of the nice firepit, which was just ideal as the September evenings start to get cool.

The house is clean and spacious, and the kitchen is equipped with everything one could possibly need.

We also loved exploring the area. Kayaking off of Land's End on Bailey's Island was spectacular, and the nearby hiking trails were just beautiful. (Thanks to Al for providing nice detailed info on the hiking trails!)

  • Submitted: Sep 18, 2017
  • Stayed: Sep 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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5

Excellent time at this quaint cottage on the water with beautiful views!

  • 5 of 5

My family of 4 really enjoyed our stay at this cabin. We particularly liked the views from the living/dining room and the master suite upstairs of Casco Bay through the trees. Didn't have to get out of bed to see those views. The kitchen was a good size and well stocked with pots/pans/etc. in order to cook. The location was close to family members we visited which was excellent. There is a general store in under a mile and there were a couple of great hiking trails within 2 miles that we hiked with our dog. Great time and would recommend it to anyone.

  • Submitted: Dec 12, 2016
  • Stayed: Nov 2016
  • Source: HomeAway
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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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Map

Nearest Airport
50 Miles
Portland, ME
Nearest Train
50 Miles
Portland, ME
Nearest Motorway
10 Miles
Brunswick, ME

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

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Taxes and fees are additional

Additional information about rental rates

Cleaning Fee $100
Pet Fee $50

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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