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Owner/Manager: Judy & Wilt Jones

Member since: 2012
Speaks: english

Peaceful 1 Bedroom Cottage With Detached Bunk House On Damariscotta Lake

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Sleeps6
Bedrooms 1
Bathrooms1
Property type cottage
Minimum Stay 7 nights

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Overview

Boothbay Harbor Area Cottage Rental Photos and Description

1 bedroom, 1 bunk house, 1 bathroom, sleeps 4-6

A private cottage on beautiful Damariscotta Lake, Maine (one of Yankee Magazine's 8 most beautiful, most inviting places to cool off of New England's great lakes; 2013) …relax while listening to the loons.

Renting spring - summer - fall.

Property details:

* Peaceful 1 bedroom cottage with detached bunk house on Damariscotta Lake water front in Newcastle, Maine.

Sleeps 4-6.

* Master bedroom with queen bed, pine interior with vaulted ceiling.

* Pullout sofa (double bed) in living room.

* Detached bunk house with twin beds.

* Large wrap-around deck.

* Open concept living room/dining room with large deck on 10 acre wooded lot.

* Large picnic table and grill.

* Well equipped kitchen with refrigerator, electric range, microwave, toaster, and coffee-maker.

* Private well water suitable for drinking.

* Large bathroom with shower.

* Linens/towels are not provided, but available.

* Great swimming off the dock on the property.

* Public boat ramp near.

* Internet/Wi-Fi available.

About the area:

Damariscotta/Newcastle/Pemaquid region offers beaches, boating, fishing, hiking, ocean, lakes touring, theater, shopping and more:

o Damariscotta.

o Pemaquid.

o We are located in Newcastle, a 60-minute drive from the airport (Portland WPA).

o 10-min. drive to town with restaurants and shops on the Damariscotta River.

o 10-min. drive to gym/tennis.

o 30-min. drive to Pemaquid Beach and Light House.

o Two of east coast best beaches within 90-min. drive; Popham and Reid.

o Largest stretch of sandy beaches in Maine's coast.

o Antique Browsing - in many towns and public sales in the area.

o Sailing, fishing and island tours of picturesque Maine villages.

o Close to the beautiful Coastal Maine Botanical Gardens.

o Near great hiking and trail exploration.

Nearby towns:

o Portland - beautiful sea-side city with professional sport teams, museums, boat tours, restaurants and shopping

o Augusta (our state capital).

o Brunswick -Bowdoin College, Maine State Music Theater, restaurants, and shopping.

o Boothbay Harbor – botanical gardens, theater, restaurants, shopping, boat tours & more.

o Belfast, Rockport, Rockland, & Camden - shopping, museums, hiking, boat tours & more.

o Bar Harbor and Acadia National Park.

More Details
Suitability:
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • children welcome
  • non smoking only
  • pets not allowed
Owner/Manager: Judy & Wilt Jones (Property Manager)
Member since: 2012
Speaks: english

About Owner/Manager: Judy & Wilt Jones

As a Maine native, Wilt grew up in Portland, Maine and attended Deering HS. He met Judy at the University of Illinois. After graduating, they both traveled through Wilt's Navy career and corporate America, returning to Maine in 2001. They are happily settled in their home near this cottage and enjoy the pleasure their cottage brings to others.

Owner/Manager: Judy & Wilt Jones purchased this cottage in 1979

Why Owner/Manager: Judy & Wilt Jones chose Boothbay Harbor Area

This Maine lake property is a unique and beautiful spot near the ocean of Mid Coast Maine. This area has been associated with and enjoyed by our family for over 250 years, from the time of the founding of Damariscotta Mills, Maine.

What makes this cottage unique

The property provides the serenity of the forest and the tranquility and beauty of the lake. The cottage proximity to local activity and services, as well as easy access to other areas of Maine, allows one the option to explore or just relax.

Guestbook comments from the manager

We've enjoyed the perfect "stay-cation" at JENKZ Cottage: early to bed, early to rise for fishing at 5:00, haunting beautiful loon calls at midnight, MPBN radio in lieu of TV, cool lake breezes, good times [with] family, friends, food & cocktails under the tree canopy; sun-fun-rain-quiet-peaceful swimming-boating & fireworks show over the lake; feeling rested, relaxed and thankful as we return to "real-life". We are counting the days 'till we return next year. Thank you Judy & Wilt, so wonderful to meet 3 [of the 5} of the JENKZ clan!
Jul 2016
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Reviews

1 traveler review

Peaceful 1 Bedroom Cottage With Detached Bunk House On Damariscotta Lake
average rating of 4.0 based on 31 reviews
Portland, Maine
4

Easy Summer Get Away

  • 4 of 5

We had a great time at the cottage. It was peaceful, very comfortable, super clean and accommodating. We loved the wooden deck with a picnic table and grill near by. And most of all we loved the dock over the lake. We spent as much time as possible on this dock, swimming, sunbathing, reading, admiring the loons and the stars. The bunk house is also a brilliant part of the deal. It's very cozy and incredibly charming. The bunk house really feels like a summer adventure in the woods. We were just a couple and two friends, but this would be a great place for a family to stay. Judy and Wilt are very friendly, helpful and attentive.

We also loved the town of Damariscotta. We rented a paddle board from Mid Coast Kayaks who had reasonable prices. And we had the best lobster rolls in the state of Maine at Larson's Lunchbox. This a great, easy and beautiful place to stay and visit.

  • Submitted: Aug 4, 2012
  • Stayed: Jul 2012
  • Source: HomeAway
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Map

Nearest Airport
60 Miles
Portland ( Augusta- 45 mi. handles Gulf Steams)
Nearest Barpub
5 Miles
Newcastle/Damariscotta
Nearest Ferry
20 Miles
New Harbor: Monhegan Island
Nearest Golf
15 Miles
Wawenock , Sheepscot Links, Boothbay
Nearest Train
60 Miles
Portland, Maine
Nearest Motorway
3 Miles
Rt 1
Nearest Restaurant
5 Miles
Newcastle/Damariscotta
Nearest Ski
40 Miles
Camden Hills
Nearest Beach
10 Miles
Pemaquid
Car: necessary

Damariscotta/Newcastle/Pemaquid region offers some of the most affordable vacation options on the eastern seaboard with recreation, beaches, boating, fishing, hiking, ocean touring, theater, shopping

• We are located in Newcastle, a 60-minute drive from the airport (Portland PWM)

• 10-minutes drive to town with restaurants and shops on the Damariscotta River.

• 10-min. drive to gym/tennis

• Largest stretch of sandy beaches in Maine's coast and 30 min. to Pemaquid Beach and Light House

• Two of east coast best beaches within 90-min. drive; Popham and Reid

• Antique Browsing - in many towns and public sales in the area

• Sailing, fishing and island tours of picturesque Maine villages

• Close to the beautiful Coastal Maine Botanical Gardens

Nearby towns

• Portland - beautiful sea-side city with professional sport teams, museums, boat tours, restaurants and shopping

• Augusta (our state capital)

• Brunswick -Bowdoin College, Maine State Music Theater, restaurants, and shopping

• Boothbay Harbor – botanical gardens, theater, restaurants, shopping, boat tours & more

• Belfast, Rockport, Rockland, & Camden - shopping, museums, hiking, boat tours & more

• Bar Harbor and Acadia National Park

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Rates & Availability

Damariscotta Lake Cottage Rental Rates

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Changeover Day: Saturday
7 night minimum stay
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Additional information about rental rates

Cleaning $50 + Tax
Refundable damage deposit $500
Tax Rate 9.0%

$500.00 advance security and reservation deposit to confirm bookings (refundable after check out and cleaning)

Full rental amount due on arrival

Manager's Cancellation Policy

100% refund if canceled at least 30 days before arrival date.
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Amenities

Boothbay Harbor Area Cottage Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • cottage
Meals:
  • Guests provide their own meals
Floor Area:
  • 600 sq. ft.
Location Type:
  • Beach ...
  • Downtown ...
  • Lake ...
  • Lake View
  • Lakefront
  • Mountain ...
  • Near The Ocean ...
  • River ...
  • Rural ...
  • Town ...
  • Water View
  • Waterfront ...
  • Waterfront
Theme:
  • Away From It All
  • Budget
  • Family
General:
  • Free Local Calls
  • Internet
  • Local Maps
  • Parking
  • Sofa Bed
  • Telephone
  • Wireless Internet
Kitchen:
  • 4 Ring Stove
  • Coffee Maker
  • Cooking Utensils
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Kitchen
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove
  • Toaster
Dining:
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 6 people
Bathrooms:
  • 1 Bathroom
  • Bathroom 1 - toilet , shower
Bedrooms:
  • 1 Bedroom, Sleeps 6
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 queen , 1 sleep sofa /futon
    Bunk House 1 - 2 twin/ single
  • Detached Bunk House with twin beds.
Entertainment:
  • Books
  • DVD Player
  • Games
  • Games for Kids
  • Radio
  • VCR
  • Video Library
Outside:
  • Beach Chairs
  • Boat Dock
  • Canoe
  • Deck Furniture
  • Kayak / Canoe
  • Outdoor Grill ...
  • Raft
  • Yard
Suitability:
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • children welcome
  • non smoking only
  • pets not allowed
Attractions:
  • autumn foliage
  • bay/sound
  • botanical garden
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • coin laundry
  • forests
  • library
  • live theater
  • marina
  • museums
  • playground
  • pond
  • recreation center
  • restaurants
  • theme parks
  • winery tours
Leisure Activities:
  • antiquing
  • beachcombing
  • bird watching
  • eco tourism
  • horseback riding
  • horseshoes
  • outlet shopping
  • paddle boating
  • scenic drives
  • sight seeing
  • walking
  • whale watching
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • Babysitter
  • fitness center
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • laundromat
  • massage therapist
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • deepsea fishing
  • fishing
  • fly fishing
  • freshwater fishing
  • golf
  • hiking
  • hunting
  • jet skiing
  • mountain biking
  • mountain climbing
  • pier fishing
  • sailing
  • snorkeling
  • swimming
  • tennis
  • water skiing

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