At Water's Edge With Stunning Views and 1800 square feet of comfy and classy !
David W. Lawrence
About David W. Lawrence
"Retired" but with retained consulting clients. Also active recreationally in aviation as a pilot and plane owner. We are Mainers who spent 42 years away in college and employment who returned to live with the ocean, values and charms of coastal Maine.
David W. Lawrence purchased this Cottage in 2014
Why David W. Lawrence chose Newcastle
Its location perched at the edge of the Bay with 200 degrees of water views....
What makes this Cottage unique
Refreshingly appointed for comfort, carefree relaxing, and in concert with a natural and diverse saltwater habitat....hearing the "ahs" and "oh my" when guests first enter the Cottage bring a smile and satisfaction to the details of the total makeover of every inch of the original cottage...inside and out!
100% refund if canceled at least 14 days before arrival date. 50% refund if canceled at least 7 days before arrival date.
Beautiful House: Would come back again
We had a great stay for a week in July (2 adults & 3 teens). Excellent location right on the Great Salt Pond in Newcastle; just a couple of minutes to Damariscota. This was our first time to Maine and using VBRO. So, we didn't know what to expect. The house and stay definitely met and exceeded our expectations. The house is more beautiful than the photographs. It is well decorated and comfortable. We only used the A/C on a single day, but we were glad the house had it and it worked well. The location of the house on the water had a very nice breeze most days that flowed through the house. The view from the deck is unobstructed to the Bay and the dock is steps from the door. We cooked a lot and the kitchen was very well equipped including gas stove/oven and dishwasher. The house had 3 kayaks and a wood canoe. We kayaked all over the Salt Pond and had a great time, it was really peaceful. We didn't see any seals, but plenty of water birds. The Salt Pond is tidal and has very little motor boat traffic, which was nice not to hear the engine noise. The Host (David) was really great: he met us a the property and gave us an orientation to the house. Departure was just as easy. We definitely recommend and we are looking forward to coming back.
Such a pleasure when folks are first timers to our special spot on the Mid Coast of Maine, and to our Sea Lavender Cottage, have a delightful experience...and are eager to return to both!
We are most happy to share each with visitors!
The house is extremely comfortable. The setting is beautiful, and the location is very convenient. We enjoyed our time at Sea Lavender Cottage greatly and can recommend it without hesitation.
Always pleased to hear the words "comfortable, beautiful, convenient and enjoyed" as that is our objective and do appreciate the recommendation too!
relax in cozy comfort with lovely details in pristine little cottage
We had this cottage recommended to us, and we could not be happier. After a summer filled with working hard and being very busy, we were so looking forward to doing nothing and relaxing in a spot that we felt comfortable in. We are pretty particular and love a home/space that is clean and well taken care of. This one was so neat with so many little considerations that made it feel so homey and inviting. The location is wonderful, right on the salt bay where sea birds could be seen, an occasional kayaker, and the changing of the leaves.
There were two televisions, which was a wonderful thing with baseball play-offs going on! We fixed wonderful meals from a nearby organic market, watched the pumpkin races in nearby Damariscotta, took leisurely drives, and relaxed on the deck when we got a bit of sunshine to enjoy.
We are introverts, so the time alone and unbothered was recharging. The colors in the cottage are adorable, something out of country living! David is a lovely person to chat with and left a little goodie box that welcomed us when we arrived. We will be coming back again when our batteries need another recharge, as it is the perfect place for comfort and quiet. There are tons of things to do in the area, don't get me wrong, but doing nearly nothing is just what we needed. Thank you for a delightful home to relax in and the beauty of the surrounding area. Your cottage was well chosen when purchased- it is a little piece of Heaven! ♥
A review like this brings both a smile and a swell of pride that Sea Lavender Cottage is meeting our objectives as owners of a welcoming and enjoyable place for our guests to relax and enjoy our special Mid Coast Maine area. Thanks!
Great place with a spectacular view!
My wife and I really enjoyed staying at David's place. Great guy, fantastic setting and a charming town. We'll be back!
Always pleased when the Cottage and the “discoveries” of this area of Maine are enjoyed!
Charming home directly on the water. Super clean and decorated to perfection! Great central location
We are already booked for next year! We loved this cute little cottage and felt so comfortable and taken care of! David is the perfect host and his home is lovely! If you are on the fence about renting here...hop on over! You won’t regret it!
Always a pleasure when guests enjoy their stay so much they immediately make plans to return next year! It is a bit embarrassing to also be mentioned in a review, but I consider me to be a distant fourth to Sea Lavender Cottage itself, its waterfront setting, and the many charms of Mid Coast Maine...
We loved it
The serenity of Sea Lavender is captivating. The cottage is furnished perfectly with all the updated appliances and finishes. Bright and sophisticated charm.
Owner David was gracious and attentive to any need, question we had. He even checks on your return home.
We will be back.
Less than 2 miles to the twins villages of Newcastle and Damariscotta with live music and theater, cinema, library and. hospital with a 24 hour Emergency Room.
A personal favorite is the Award Winning Coastal Maine Botannical Gardens in Boothbay (a must visit!).