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Sweet New England Cape in the Heart of Bath, Maine

Bedrooms 3
Space 1,260 sq. ft.
Property type house
Minimum Stay 3 nights


About the property

This adorable, 3 bedroom/1 full bath cape is the perfect place for couples or families alike to come explore all mid-coast Maine attractions. Located in a quiet, historic neighborhood in Bath and only a 10 minute walk to downtown, 5 minute walk to walking trails, 25 minute drive to Popham Beach, or 45 minutes to Portland or Boothbay Harbor. This newly offered home has new mattresses and couches featuring a vintage beach motif. Upstairs is a spacious master bedroom with queen bed and second bedroom with two twin four poster beds. This home features one full bath which is located downstairs. Downstairs is a cozy livingroom and open diningroom with seating for 6. There is also a bedroom/den with a double sleeper sofa perfect for TV viewing (DVD only) or relaxing with a good book. Includes Cable TV (in living room) and wireless INTERNET. Browse a collection of books and DVD's. A small office space upstairs is the perfect place to escape and read or browse the Internet. The kitchen includes all appliances including a dishwasher, coffee maker, toaster, microwave, pots and pans, dishes, silverware and more! There is even a washer/ dryer in the basement. "Starter kit" provided for kitchen, bath, and laundry. Enjoy a relaxing escape after enjoying Maine's beaches or a day exploring the quaint, coastal towns in Maine. Included are two beach cruisers which make exploring our "cool little city" an adventure! This New England Cape Cottage has a sweet flower garden welcoming you through a glassed-in porch where you can leave your shoes, beach chairs, and cares by the door.

Linda Martenson
Member since: 2015
Speaks: english
Response time:
Within an hour
Response rate:
Calendar last updated:
August 12, 2017

About Linda Martenson

My husband and I live in California, but Maine is our summer home. I am a teacher in California, and we plan to one day retire in Maine. We currently have three properties in Maine, but this is our special, seasonal rental. We hope you'll love it as much as we do!

Linda Martenson purchased this house in 2013

Why Linda Martenson chose Boothbay Harbor Area

Aside from teaching, restoring homes and antiques is my passion. This home was purchased, renovated and decorated with loving care. It provides a special place for guests to unwind after sightseeing or as a home base for all the activities in the surrounding area. A large, private yard is perfect for a relaxing evening. Sit on the glassed-in porch with a cup of coffee or a glass of cool lemonade. Take a ride on the beach cruisers downtown and enjoy a picnic on the waterfront or a latte at Cafe Creme. A cottage is the perfect place to experience this picturesque New England town. If you dream of staying in a cottage like those you see in magazines, this is it!

What makes this house unique

This property has all the amenities of home and is within walking distance to walking trails, downtown shopping, restaurants and more. It is centrally located where guests can easily reach many darling mid-coast beach towns along the coast or on neighboring islands.


Bath House Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • house
  • Guests provide their own meals
Floor Area:
  • 1260 sq. ft.
House Rules:
  • Check-in: 4:00 PM / Check-out: 11:00 AM
  • Max. occupancy: 6
  • Minimum Age Limit for Renters ...
  • children welcome ...
  • pets not allowed
  • non smoking only
  • Adventure
  • Away From It All
  • Family
  • Historic
  • Romantic
  • Tourist Attractions
  • Air Conditioning ...
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Fireplace ...
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating ...
  • Internet
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room
  • Parking ...
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine
  • Coffee Maker
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Kitchen
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove
  • Toaster
  • Child's Highchair
  • Dining ...
  • Dining Room
  • seating for 6 people
  • 1 Bathroom
  • Bathroom 1 -
  • Tub/shower combo (downstairs)
  • 3 Bedrooms, Sleeps 6
  • Den (downstairs) - 1 sleep sofa /futon , New full sleeper sofa
    Bedroom 2 (upstairs) - 2 twin/ single , Slanted ceiling over beds.
    Master Bedroom (upstairs) - 1 queen , Large closet and built-in dresser drawers. Window A/C
  • Additional cot is available.
  • Books
  • DVD Player
  • Games
  • Satellite / Cable ...
  • Television ...
  • Video Library
  • Bicycles ...
  • Deck / Patio ...
  • Lawn / Garden ...
  • 2 bicycles
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • wheelchair inaccessible
  • autumn foliage
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • festivals
  • forests
  • library
  • museums
  • playground
  • restaurants
  • synagogues
Leisure Activities:
  • antiquing
  • beachcombing
  • bird watching
  • outlet shopping
  • paddle boating
  • photography
  • scenic drives
  • sight seeing
  • sledding
  • walking
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • fitness center
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • laundromat
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • deepsea fishing
  • fishing
  • golf
  • hiking
  • sailing
There are 4 beach chairs and four beach towels available for use. Please wash and return beach towels to the basket if used. We have selected and included many amenities for our Doll House which we hope you will enjoy and appreciate. Please treat our home with care.


Exceptional! 5/5 -
(33 traveler reviews)

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Sweet New England Cape in the Heart of Bath, Maine
average rating of 4.969697 based on 33 reviews

Clean and quaint

  • 4 of 5

Property worked out great for 5 of us adults. Grandpa had his own room downstairs close to the bathroom, and the rest were nestled upstairs. Everything very clean and organized. And perfect weather, so not hot without AC. Very comfy beds and quality linens. An extra 3rd room upstairs became the ladies vanity area! A full length mirror would have been nice somewhere in the house since we were in town for a wedding and everyone needed mirrors. And extension cords would have been handy since outlets were limited in this older style home - everyone needs to charge stuff by their beds! We cooked a little and kitchen was efficient. Plenty of hot water too. Wish we had more time to use the bikes! A great little place for sure.

  • Submitted: Aug 14, 2017
  • Stayed: Aug 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you for your review of your stay at the Doll House. We appreciate suggestions we can implement in order to improve everyone's experience. There were two extension cords in drawers, but I can understand the need for more. I will definitely take note of that, and add a full length mirror. We have had several wedding party guests, and that was never suggested...thank you! We are pleased you enjoyed your stay and that everyone found their comfortable niche within our vintage home. The Martensons
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Best Family Vacation Ever!

  • 5 of 5

We totally enjoyed the Doll House. Very clean and decorated perfectly. The location was perfect for day trips and 1/2 day trips. I would highly recommend this location to anybody/family that wants to experience the coastal towns and beaches of Maine. Not a ton of activity in Bath, but you just cannot find a better location for exploring different beaches, and different towns. We never did the same thing twice, every day was a new experience. Best vacation ever!

  • Submitted: Aug 14, 2017
  • Stayed: Aug 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: We are so extremely pleased you enjoyed your stay, and that you found so many wonderful places to explore in and around Bath. Guests like you and your family are the reason we have the Doll House. It truly makes us happy your vacation was unforgettable. Linda and Carl 🏡
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A true gem in a quiet yet convenient location

  • 5 of 5

We very much enjoyed our stay in this meticulously renovated and beautifully decorated little but spacy house. Everything has been perfect and exactly as shown on the pictures. Beds are new and comfortable, kitchen is complete and all appliances are updated. We felt home and enjoyed every minute in a great location for Bath downtown and the peninsulas and beaches south of. We will certainly return and want to thank Linda for the great hospitality!

  • Submitted: Aug 7, 2017
  • Stayed: Aug 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you so much for choosing our home to spend a few days with your parents showing them the area, and introducing them to Bath. You were perfect guests, and we enjoyed meeting you! Good luck with your new home! Kind Regards, Linda and Carl
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Our first impression was that Linda has created an inviting and warm home to relax and enjoy.

  • 5 of 5

The Dollhouse is centrally located so that you can walk to the downtown or take a short ride to Popham beach. My wife and I were in touch with Linda and received some great suggestions for dining out. The Dollhouse is very spacious and comfortable and we would never hesitate to return for another great vacation.

Thanks Linda

  • Submitted: Aug 4, 2017
  • Stayed: Jul 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you both for choosing to stay at the Doll House for your Maine vacation. We appreciate our guests so much, and we are pleased you found your dining experiences enjoyable! Please come again. The Martensons 🏡
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Clean, cozy, comfortable

  • 5 of 5

So clean! Great decor. The bikes are adorable, wish we didn't have 4 littles in tow and could have tried them out. The bed were comfortable and sheets and towels are all soft and of great quality! Everything organized. Great location. Would rent again for sure!!

  • Submitted: Jul 5, 2017
  • Stayed: Jul 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you so much for being our guests! We are so glad you enjoyed your visit and were comfortable. Thank you for your kind words..and please, come again! The Martensons
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Perfect place!

  • 5 of 5

The house is very cute, bigger than it looks from the outside, with all the amenities you would need!! Our family of 6 stayed very comfortably. Close to town and lots of things nearby to do. Owners are very nice!!

  • Submitted: Jun 29, 2017
  • Stayed: Jun 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you for your review! I love reading about our guests' adventures in the guest book. We are pleased you enjoyed your stay. Please come again! The Martensons 🏡
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Nearest Airport
40 Miles
Portland Jetport
Nearest Beach
25 Miles
Popham State Beach
Car: necessary


Rates & Availability

Bath House Rental Rates

Rental Basis:
per property
Owner accepts payment in:
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Rate Period Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly * Event
Summer 2017
May 19 2017 - Sep 11 2017
3 night minimum stay
Fall 2017
Sep 12 2017 - Nov 30 2017
3 night minimum stay
Spring 2018
Mar 28 2018 - May 23 2018
3 night minimum stay
Summer 2018
May 24 2018 - Sep 11 2018
3 night minimum stay
Fall 2018
Sep 12 2018 - Nov 30 2018
3 night minimum stay
My Standard Rate
3 night minimum stay

Additional information about rental rates

Damage Deposit $300

Please do not hesitate to call or e-mail me if you have any questions about this rental.
Children are welcome! Sorry, no pets. This is a non-smoking, pet dander-free home. All bed linens, bath towels, and kitchen towels are included for your use. A "starter kit" is provided for kitchen, bath, and laundry needs. Enjoy- and Welcome Home!

Owner's Cancellation Policy

  • 50% refund if canceled at least 30 days before arrival date.
  • 100% refund if canceled at least 60 days before arrival date.

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