About the property
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- Minimum Stay2 nights
House, 2 Bedrooms + Sunroom, 1 Bath, (Sleeps 6)
Sunny and bright, loads of light! Come and enjoy our clean, comfortable home away from home!
Our cedar-shaked, one-floor home welcomes you with vibrant flowerboxes and several flower beds on an acre in beautiful Maine. The two bedrooms (one with a double bed, one with twin beds) are complimented by the large sunny family room (with two queen futons) which leads to a private flagstone patio through French doors. The queen sofa bed in the living room is also available for sleeping. There is one full bathroom with bathtub; the shower has great water pressure to wash away your beach day's sand! Washer/dryer on are on site; there is an outdoor clothesline for drying beach towels and suits.
The home is well-suited for gatherings of your family and friends--settle by the indoor fireplace or relax around the outdoor fire pit for an evening campfire. The open-concept, fully equipped kitchen with bay window and the dining area are easily accessible to the large sunny deck via sliders and doors. The gently sloping lawn supports a large area for children to play safely nearby. Our large library of books allows you to read and relax whether you are out on the deck, down at the Point, or sitting on the beach! Our collection of DownEast magazines may help you plan your Maine adventures and excursions during your stay.
Famous Pemaquid Point Lighthouse lies just south down the road (2.5 miles) and the white sands of Pemaquid Beach are 1 mile east. We are located in the village of New Harbor with a quaint, fully-stocked grocery store, gas station, hardware/fishing gear store, ice cream stand, Maine artists' galleries & craft shops, and a bank/ATM all within walking distance from the house. New Harbor is central to all Midcoast Maine cities and towns--Freeport to Camden are within an hour of travel time. The twin cities of Damariscotta/Newcastle are the closest 'big' towns to our home.
Water sports (kayaking/canoeing, sailing, swimming (ocean, lake, river swimming 'hole'), fine restaurants, birding, Hardy Boat Tours (including Monhegan Island and the Maine coast), hiking, shopping/antiquing are all within several miles of our home. The Botanical Gardens in Boothbay are a must see! For children, there are many activities: beach fun, tide pool explorations, hands-on activities at the local Colonial Pemaquid Museum and the Boothbay Harbor Aquarium to name a few.
Keywords: Pemaquid Point, village home, peaceful, comfortable, Pemaquid Beach, Colonial Pemaquid,
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- Calendar last updated:
- Apr 21, 2018
About Martha Brooks
I am a speech/language pathologist who has worked with children for over 30 years in the NH public schools. The children's enthusiasm for life and learning inspires me daily! I am a mom, daughter, Greyhound rescuer, quilter, thinker, reader, hiker, and life-lover!
Martha Brooks purchased this House in 2000
Why Martha Brooks chose New Harbor
My family has been coming to the Damariscotta/Pemaquid region since before my birth. I grew up vacationing at our family's log cabin on nearby Biscay Pond. As an adult, I searched for a long time for my Mainehouse--a home that was slightly off the beaten path, but still close to the many places I loved around the Pemaquid Peninsula.
What makes this House unique
I treasure both the 'perfect summer days' and the quiet moments off-season that I have at my Mainehouse with family and friends. Whether I am reading, working on a quilt, going to an auction, or cooking a lobster meal for others, I am always amazed at the peace I feel in my home in Maine.
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quaint, cozy, and quiet
this is a darling home, inside and out....maine charm all the way....well stocked and a very lovely owner...the house had plenty of sleeping options as there were only 3 of us...as well as gathering spaces, or quiet separate space...i loved gathering around the fire pit in the back yard which opened up into a nice space with a wooded area behind the property, with just a couple houses in view...nice deck to sun yourself or read.....right around the corner was a small grocery store and ice cream shop with oodles of favor options, there is no reason not to have ice cream every day! pemaquid beach is less than a 5 minute drive, small but not crowded with a pretty view, and the light house is about 2 miles down the road, climbing on the rocks everyday is also a must!
This is a great home for a vacation. A very relaxing place to stay and to go out and explore the nearby towns. I really enjoyed sitting outside at night and being able to see all of the stars that I can't normally see where we live in the city.
To far away from town
There were discrepancies and i mentioned them in the guest book for review
Amazing rental in great location!
Wonderful experience! Host is easy to work with and house is amazing...great for entertaining, relaxing, experiencing Maine. Love this place so much and hope to be back!
Great Family House!
Our family came to New Harbor from the San Francisco Bay Area for a family wedding. The house is big and very comfortable. The kitchen is extremely well stocked so we could have a large group of family members for breakfast. We all sat out in the sunshine on the deck enjoying the endless green lawns sweeping from "our house" to the neighbor's house. Lovely spot, and the experience was a bonding one for our family! Thank you.
My time in here is always fun. It is quiet and relaxing, it's like time stops, there is nothing to worry about. There is plenty to do no matter what you are interested in. I would recommend this house to anyone who is interested in spending some time in Maine.
Colonial Pemaquid Museum and archeological grounds (pre-dates Plymouth Plantation, MA), Boothbay Harbor: Aquarium-- Railway Village--Miniature Golf, Hardy Boat Tours--visit the artist colony at Monhegan Island or tour the Maine coast while enjoying lighthouse/wildlife cruises, numerous artist galleries/shows/craftshops
Additional information about rental rates
Three days prior to arrival date, a general house information packet as well as house access directions are emailed to guests. Rental Rates during our Wintah Season includes a $10 per night heating fee. Cancellation Policy: If reservation is canceled at least 30 days before arrival date, there is a 100% refund of all monies.