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Bedrooms 5
Property type house
Minimum Stay 4 - 7 nights


Minimum Stay
4 - 7 nights


Lincolnville House Rental Photos and Description

Oceanfront Home with Sweeping Views of Bay,Private Beach, minutes from Camden

Gaze at the water from almost every room in this tastefully designed & comfortably furnished home on the banks of Penobscot Bay central to both Camden and Belfast. The home is sun-drenched with large windows facing the ocean and glorious light all day long. open layout is functional and maximizes the views from the kitchen, dining room, sitting area & living room -- all flowing together from space to space. This is an exceptional home to entertain in and it can accommodate a large group or family effortlessly and in style. A gently sloping & grassy back yard leads to a classic Maine beach with stunning ledge outcroppings & granite boulders. A waterside fire pit and picnic table offer a great spot to enjoy the day or night. Two rare sand beach areas are just a few hundred yards to the north or south and offer endless opportunity for beach combing and ocean exploring Maine style.

The Main House

Main house consists of 3 bedrooms on 2nd floor including the master suite with shower & soaking tub. The master bedroom is spacious and has broad views up and down the bay. A full bath with double sinks services the other upstairs bedrooms and a full laundry room is also located on the 2nd floor. The 1st floor features a large kitchen with granite counters & island and professional 6 burner stove and griddle & stainless appliances. The dining room offers seating for 10 + and is open to the kitchen & living room and framed by multiple bay windows with panoramic ocean views. The comfortable living room offers plenty of seating for watching a game or movie and has views to the ocean as well. A cozy sitting area with woodstove & lovely views offers additional space for relaxing. A 4th bedroom is also located on the 1st floor. A bathroom with shower & mudroom/entry, and 3-car garage round out the 1st floor. The finished basement also offers additional bedroom space for children or young adults and also features a bath with shower providing a 5th bedroom in the main house as necessary.

The Loft Apartment

A privately situated loft apartment over the garage offers spectacular views in a rustic yet contemporary setting. Vaulted ceilings with pine boards, massive fir beams & exquisite red birch floors create a stunning loft like living space. Kitchen with stainless appliances, living room area with cozy gas stove, pleasant bedroom with carpet, bath with shower & laundry, kitchen & additional loft area for kids provides a spacious and very unique living experience. A private porch area looks out over the bay and islands with almost 180 degree vistas. A staircase connects directly to the kitchen area of the main house thus offering a direct connection while also allowing for more privacy in the living & bedroom areas.

Outside Space, Yard & Beach

The home is surrounded by a lush grassy yard, shrubs and some woods yet the feel is essentially wide open with lots of sunlight and views everywhere. A large back deck offers outside eating and sitting areas as well as a 6-person hot tub over looking the ocean. The beach is 200 feet from the home and is easily accessible down the gently sloping lawn. A neat old fish house covered with lobster buoys sits right on the edge of the ocean and houses kayaks, beach chairs, firewood, and all the items one needs to enjoy a Maine summer on the ocean. A local paddleboard outfitter will gladly guide you on a tour of the nearby coast right from you own beach!

More Details
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • children welcome
  • non smoking only
  • pets considered

Kate Cohen
Member since: 2007
Speaks: english
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Calendar last updated:
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About Kate Cohen

I grew up in Camden, just a few miles down the road from here and was lucky enough to return with my husband to raise our four children in Maine. My husband is a Real Estate Broker here in town and we are both very active in our community. This area is a truly special spot and we believe whether this is your first visit or your 100th, it won't be your last! We work very hard to make your stay enjoyable, we are accessible…you may run into us in town at Boyton Mckay or having a snack on the deck of the Waterfront. We hope to see you soon!

Kate Cohen purchased this house in 2006

Why Kate Cohen chose MidCoast and Penobscot Bay

A wonderful place to enjoy the ocean and the freedom for kids to play safely. The house is large without feeling too big, and it all comes together to make a wonderful place to be with family and friends.

What makes this house unique

The setting, house, views and convenient location to Camden & Belfast distinguish this home. It is simply a one-of-a-kind and provides a spectacular spot from which to base your Maine vacation.

Guestbook comments from the owner

IT fit our family needs to a "T"
Aug 2014
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Wonderful! 4.8/5 -
(11 traveler reviews)

average rating of 4.818182 based on 20 reviews

Great house and location

  • 5 of 5

We spent our annual family get together for a week this September. House was modern, clean and the location was great. Lot of things for everyone to do in the area and we all had a wonderful time.

Would recommend this house without any reservations. Also, Kate the owner was very helpful in planning our trip.


  • Submitted: Sep 29, 2016
  • Stayed: Sep 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you for taking the time to write and submit your review. We are so pleased you enjoyed your stay and hope to see you again in the future!
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Great location, spacious grounds

  • 4 of 5

Ocean Cottage was a great home away from home. Nice cool breezes and spacious living quarters. the garage apartment was a nice addition as well. We hope to return in future seasons.

  • Submitted: Aug 30, 2016
  • Stayed: Jul 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Amazing spot with great views and tons of room

  • 5 of 5

9 of us stayed at the ocean cottage and the house never seemed small. The house was clean and stocked with essentials when we arrived. The large grass yard led to a great rocky beach that was perfect for watching the water in the day or checking for shooting stars at night.

The kitchen was ample and stocked with all the utensils, dishes, pots, pans, and plates we could need. The large stove was impressive and worked great.

The bedrooms were large and we had plenty of room in each. Our folks loved the little apartment upstairs.

The location is great. Short drives to camden or belfast for anything you'd need, and drives to further spots like rockland, elsworth, or Warren were just as easy.

The ocean cottage was a great spot for our family vacation.

  • Submitted: Jun 22, 2016
  • Stayed: Jun 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you for your kind review, we are so pleased you enjoyed your stay! Hope to see you all again in the future.
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Great place for family and friends

  • 4 of 5

This was the first time we used VRBO to arrange a week's vacation for friends from 3 continents. We had a big house-party and were glad we booked early as houses like this are hard to find.

The house was just perfect and we had plenty of bedrooms and bathrooms for couples, teenagers wanting space and various visitors who joined us during the week. We really appreciated the laundry room and extensive kitchen (for those who like tea there is no electric kettle!).

A lasting memory will be star-gazing in the hot tub and making smores in the fire pit looking out onto the ocean.

Thanks Kate for a great time - we highly recommend this house.

  • Submitted: Jul 26, 2015
  • Stayed: Jul 2015
  • Source: HomeAway
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Perfect venue!

  • 5 of 5

What a beautiful, comfortable house just minutes away from lots of activities. My family loved our stay. All the quality amenities made us feel as if we were in a home away from home...with a great view!

  • Submitted: Jul 15, 2015
  • Stayed: Jun 2015
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Piece of Heaven

  • 5 of 5

This was one of the very best vacations we have taken in a long time. We were 5 persons - myself and my wife, son and daughter in law, and our 2 year old grandaughter - AND Tucker the dog! The house is large, open, very bright and cheerful with a view of the Bay that cannot be described. The kitchen is huge and very functional. The outdoor grill is on a magnificent deck and in good working order. The large sprawling lawn and beach are wonderful especially of you have children. Home cooked fish dinners on the beach, a fire at night with wine! Not sure you can beat this anywhere. Only minutes from Camden - a beautiful small town, and Camden Hills State Park for great hiking. We fished, kayaked (2 on the property), paddle boarded, hiked and sometimes just chilled out. This house earned every star and we intend to come back.

  • Submitted: Jul 13, 2015
  • Stayed: Jul 2015
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you for your review! We are so pleased you enjoyed the home and the area. It sounds like a great vacation and we would love to have you back again!
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Nearest Airport
20 Miles
Owls Head
Nearest Barpub
1 Miles
The Whale's Tooth
Nearest Ferry
1 Miles
Lincolnville Ferry
Nearest Golf
15 Miles
Samoset Golf Course
Nearest Train
85 Miles
Nearest Motorway
50 Miles
Route 95
Nearest Restaurant
1 Miles
The Lobster Pound
Nearest Ski
8 Miles
Camden Snow Bowl
Nearest Beach
50 Metres
Your Own
Car: necessary

Home is located in the heart of Penobscot Bay--one of the most coveted sailing areas in the world. Gaze all days at lobster boats, schooners, the Islesboro ferry, and all the nearby islands . Property offers a great home base from which to explore the Maine coast. Camden is about 7 miles away and Belfast is about 9 miles.

Rates & Availability

Lincolnville House Rental Rates

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Off Season
Nov 5 2016 - Jun 18 2017
4 night minimum stay
My Standard Rate
7 night minimum stay

Additional information about rental rates

Property Damage Protection $59
Tax Rate 9.0%

This is a SUNDAY-SUNDAY rental.

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Lincolnville House Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • house
  • Guests provide their own meals
Floor Area:
  • 4500 sq. ft.
Location Type:
  • Beach View
  • Beachfront ...
  • Ocean View ...
  • Oceanfront ...
  • Water View
  • Waterfront
  • Adventure
  • Away From It All
  • Family
  • Romantic
  • Spa
  • Sports & Activities
  • Tourist Attractions
  • Clothes Dryer ...
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating ...
  • Internet ...
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided ...
  • Living Room ...
  • Parking ...
  • Telephone
  • Towels Provided ...
  • Washing Machine ...
  • Wood Stove ...
  • Coffee Maker ...
  • Dishes & Utensils ...
  • Dishwasher ...
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave
  • Oven ...
  • Pantry Items ...
  • Refrigerator ...
  • Stove ...
  • Toaster ...
  • Dining ...
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 10 people
  • 5 Bathrooms
  • Bathroom 1 - toilet , shower , 1st floor
    Bathroom 2 - toilet , shower , playroom bath
    Bathroom 3 - toilet , tub , shower , upstairs shared bath
    Bathroom 4 - toilet , tub , shower , master bath, ocean view, soaking tub
    Bathroom 5 - toilet , shower , laundry is in bathroom. This is the bathroom in loft apt.
  • There is also an outdoor shower behind the house with lovely water views....
  • 5 Bedrooms, Sleeps 10
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 king
    Bedroom 3 - 2 bunk bed
    Bedroom 4 - 1 queen , in the loft apartment
    Bedroom 5 - 1 queen , 1 twin/ single , in the playroom
    Bedroom 2 - 1 queen
    Bedroom 6 - 1 queen , off of the kitchen, bathroom located around the corner
  • Master Bedroom 1 King En Suite Bath with soaking tub & shower & spacious walk in closet. Ocean Views from oversized windows.
  • Books
  • DVD Player
  • Game Room ...
  • Games
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Stereo
  • Television ...
  • Toys
  • Video Library
  • Balcony
  • Deck / Patio
  • Golf ...
  • Kayak / Canoe ...
  • Lawn / Garden ...
  • Outdoor Grill ...
  • Tennis ...
  • Water Sports Gear ...
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • children welcome ...
  • non smoking only
  • pets considered ...
Pool / Spa:
  • Hot Tub ...
  • botanical garden
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • festivals
  • health/beauty spa
  • library
  • live theater
  • marina
  • museums
  • playground
  • recreation center
  • restaurants
  • synagogues
  • winery tours
Leisure Activities:
  • antiquing
  • beachcombing
  • bird watching
  • boating
  • eco tourism
  • horseback riding
  • horseshoes
  • miniature golf
  • paddle boating
  • photography
  • scenic drives
  • shelling
  • shopping
  • sight seeing
  • sledding
  • walking
  • whale watching
  • wildlife viewing
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • Babysitter
  • fitness center
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • laundromat
  • massage therapist
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • basketball court
  • cross country skiing
  • cycling
  • deepsea fishing
  • equestrian events
  • fishing
  • fly fishing
  • freshwater fishing
  • golf
  • hiking
  • hunting
  • ice skating
  • kayaking
  • mountain biking
  • mountain climbing
  • mountaineering
  • pier fishing
  • racquetball
  • rafting
  • rock climbing
  • roller blading
  • sailing
  • scuba diving or snorkeling
  • skiing
  • snorkeling
  • snorkeling/diving
  • snowboarding
  • snowmobiling
  • sound/bay fishing
  • surfing
  • swimming
  • tennis
  • water skiing
  • water tubing
  • whitewater rafting
  • wind-surfing
This is a really nice property in a fantastic location with views and ocean access that are simply unparalleled in the area.

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