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Water Front Cottage: Year-round; Beautiful water views from every room!

51 Reviews
Bedrooms 4
Property type cottage
Minimum Stay 3 - 7 nights

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3 - 7 nights


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Cottage, 4 Bedrooms + Convertible bed(s), 2 Baths, (Sleeps 8-10)

Welcome to Talbot Way Cottage! Beautiful water views from every room, wood floors, open-beam ceilings, huge fireplace, wrap-around deck. This house is intimate and romantic while the views on all sides bring in the outdoors and give it an expansive feel. The view looks across the harbor to a state park with woods and meadows. You can watch sailboats and fishing vessels as the tide comes and goes. The sunrise sparkles on the water and the sunsets turn it a deep pink. This private view is constantly changing and is so relaxing to watch! The cottage has a dishwasher, in-sink disposal, ice maker, washer and dryer. There are two new televisions, cable, 2 DVD players, book and movie library, board games, and free WI-FI. Seasoned firewood is provided. There is no hotel in the area with accommodations like this! Enjoy the excellent snowshoeing and cross-country skiing in the area. Lobster is available year round.

We provide kayaks, bikes and snow shoes. We can help you arrange your touring activities. The area provides infinite possibilities for the nature lover, boater, historian, art lover, birdwatcher, stargazer, golfer or shopper. We can help you arrange lighthouse trips, eco-tours, lobster bakes on islands, whale-watching, kayaking, rafting, farm visits, museum trips, windjammer cruises, drives to the mountains, berry or apple picking, skeet shooting, archery, hiking and catered meals at the cottage. You can walk to a dock-side lobster and clam restaurant.

There is something to do every season, lots of different kinds of restaurants and shopping. This cottage is 5 minutes from the famous LL Bean store (open 24 hours) and surrounding outlets and art galleries. We also live nearby and one of us is usually in the area so you can be sure to be well accommodated. We can help with rental car arrangements, trip planning, provisioning ahead of time (just email your shopping list) and anything else you might need. Our cottage is our favorite place in the world and we want it to be your's too!

Keywords: House, Oceanfront, Fireplace

More Details
  • children welcome
  • non smoking only
  • pets considered

Member since: 2010
Speaks: english
Response time:
Within a few days
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Calendar last updated:
October 8, 2016
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About The Owner

Family-owned and operated. Four generations of our family have spent vacations here. We want your family to enjoy it too!

The Owner purchased this cottage in 1970

What makes this cottage unique

Local proprietor always available for questions and help!


based on 51 traveler reviews

Water Front Cottage: Year-round; Beautiful water views from every room!
average rating of 4.7647057 based on 51 reviews
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Women's Retreat

  • 4 of 5

This vacation home has a great view of the water. It would be nice if there were two full size beds instead of twin beds in the third bedroom upstairs. That would make it more compatible for different types of guests staying at the property.

  • Submitted: Jul 4, 2016
  • Stayed: Jun 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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long awaited wedding

  • 5 of 5

Two families and friends stayed in this cottage for a whole week in preparation for the marriage of our son to a lovely young lady from Maine. It suited our purposed fabulously and while close to other homes, was set down on the water where no one bothered anyone else. The views outside of eaach window are better than beach cottages we have stayed at and the cool morning air was wonderful. The deck affords great views of the tidal river and boats moored further out. We had a large family gathering on Thursday evening and everyone was well accommodated. The fourth bedroom/den downstairs with the television and dvd player was a perfect getaway for my grandson. My son used the grounds for the groom preparation photos. The beauty of the cottage grounds will definitely enhance those photos. I highly recommend this cottage as the perfect setting for a trip to the Freeport-Portland area of Maine.

  • Submitted: Jun 23, 2016
  • Stayed: Jun 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Three generation graduation celebration

  • 5 of 5

Three generations gathered in this lovely cottage to celebrate a college graduation, and it couldn't have been a better spot. The cottage hugs the water's edge, and the views are amazing, with dramatic tides, boats at their moorings and a state park across the way. The cottage is nestled in tall trees, and while neighbors might seem close by, you would never know it. A beautiful naturalized garden was filled with bluebells and lily-of-the-valley. The cottage is well-fitted (the nice quality sheets and towels were much appreciated) and very comfortable, and easily managed our family of 8. There are views of the water from every room!

We held a party for about 40 people one evening which worked beautifully, with people gathered up on the deck as well as at tables in the garden and around the fire pit. Everyone who arrived was taken with the house and its situation.

This location was just perfect for us: easy access to Brunswick and Freeport, and still a real Maine waterfront cottage experience. It was a busy, busy 5 days, but some of us squeezed in shopping in Freeport (only a few minutes away so a quick trip works) and some had time to sit on the deck with coffee and a book and take in the view.

Susan was so helpful in every way, especially when it came to the party and to accommodations for our elderly grandparents. And directions on managing things in the house are clear and thorough.

We feel so lucky to have found Talbot Way Cottage and to have made such happy memories here.

  • Submitted: Jun 4, 2016
  • Stayed: May 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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  • 5 of 5

we stayed at the cottage (7 ladies for girls weekend) - for 2 nights! it was perfect. great location, perfectly set up and beautiful! we had time to use the kayaks, go for a walk around the town and hang out ALOT on the deck!

  • Submitted: May 24, 2016
  • Stayed: May 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Tranquil Talbot Way

  • 5 of 5

For our vacation this year, we wanted a relaxing, no set agenda and also wanted to include our beloved pet. We couldn’t have found a more ideal setting for our trip than was the Talbot Way cottage. It’s even more amazing than the pictures.

The house has an open floor plan with a bounty of windows overlooking the beautiful waterfront. The home is lovingly furnished with eclectic antiques and comes with a library that will satisfy any voracious reader. Essentials (toilet paper, paper towels, dishwashing detergent, dish detergent, etc.) were generously provided, so all we needed to purchase were our disposables. The kitchen had very adequate cooking utensils from which we prepared several of our meals. There was also a gas grill outside where we grilled fresh swordfish steaks purchased from the Bow Street Market.

There is also a wrap-around deck overlooking the waterfront with plenty of seating where we rested after our explorations in Freeport, Portland and Wolfe’s Neck State Park. The ample yard space provided plenty of olfactory experiences and squirrel chasing opportunities for our dog. During our walks, we discovered a nearby trail that led up a hill to a water tower from which we took pictures of the bay. Cool granite rocks with seams of quartz rock attached made the trail so interesting.

We had such a short stay, but every minute there was perfect. When we come back to Freeport, we will definitely stay at tranquil Talbot Way.

  • Submitted: May 18, 2016
  • Stayed: May 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Wonderful family get together!

  • 5 of 5

Relaxing time with 6 adults and 1 toddler - plenty of room, deck and view lovely. We had a wonderfully pleasant time. Easy access to eating and shopping and a beer tasting at local microbrew. Toddler loved watching the water and wakling in the sand at low tide and being farmers helper at Wolfe's Neck Farm. Owner great to work with!

  • Submitted: May 12, 2016
  • Stayed: Apr 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Rates & Availability

Freeport Cottage Rental Rates

Rental Basis:
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Rate Period Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly Event
Late Foliage
Oct 15 2016 - Nov 4 2016
7 night minimum stay
Early Winter
Nov 5 2016 - Nov 18 2016
7 night minimum stay
Nov 19 2016 - Nov 25 2016
7 night minimum stay
2016 Winter
Nov 26 2016 - Dec 23 2016
3 night minimum stay
Dec 24 2016 - Dec 31 2016
7 night minimum stay
2017 Winter
Jan 1 2017 - Apr 21 2017
3 night minimum stay
Spring 2017
Apr 22 2017 - May 19 2017
3 night minimum stay
Early Summer
May 20 2017 - Jun 23 2017
7 night minimum stay
Peak Summer
Jun 24 2017 - Sep 1 2017
7 night minimum stay
My Standard Rate
3 night minimum stay

Additional information about rental rates

cleaning $100 + Tax
Over eight people $25 + Tax
Tax Rate 9.0%

Rates may vary depending on size of party. length of stay or pets. Please contact owner for exact quote.

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Freeport Cottage Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • cottage
  • Guests provide their own meals
Location Type:
  • Oceanfront ...
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Free Long Distance
  • Linens Provided
  • Parking Off Street
  • Telephone
  • Washing Machine
  • Wireless Internet
  • Wood Fireplace
  • Catering Available
  • Cooking Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Ice Maker
  • Kitchen
  • Microwave
  • Refrigerator
  • Dining Area
  • 2 Bathrooms
  • Bathroom 1 -
    Bathroom 2 -
  • 4 Bedrooms, Sleeps 10
  • Queen size Beds (2), Twin or Single Beds (4), Sleep Sofa or Futons (1)
  • DVD Player
  • Satellite / Cable ...
  • Stereo
  • Video Library
  • Balcony
  • Deck / Patio
  • Outdoor Grill
  • children welcome
  • non smoking only ...
  • pets considered
  • cinemas
  • health/beauty spa
  • live theater
  • museums
  • restaurants
  • theme parks
  • zoo
Leisure Activities:
  • antiquing
  • boating
  • horseback riding
  • miniature golf
  • shelling
  • shopping
  • sight seeing
  • sledding
  • wildlife viewing
Local Services & Businesses:
  • fitness center
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • basketball court
  • cross country skiing
  • cycling
  • fishing
  • golf
  • hiking
  • hunting
  • kayaking
  • mountain biking
  • rafting
  • rock climbing
  • sailing
  • skiing
  • snowboarding
  • snowmobiling
  • spelunking
  • swimming
  • tennis
  • water skiing
  • wind-surfing
Includes kayaks, life jackets, paddles, bicycles, snowshoes, deep water mooring.

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