THIS PROPERTY ONLY RENTS ON A FRIDAY TO FRIDAY SCHEDULE - 7 NIGHT MINIMUM REQUIRED
1st Floor- Queen Bedroom (new for 2017 - replaced a full bed) and Bedroom with 2 Twin beds, Bathroom with tub/shower, Bathroom with stall shower, Laundry, Kitchen, Dining Area, Living Room, Covered Porch
2nd Floor- Full Bedroom, 2 Bedrooms with Two Twin Beds each
DOGS PERMITTED? Dogs are considered at this property. It/they must first meet our Pet Guidelines before being considered. J2
A possible inspiration for a Thomas Kincaid painting - We think this antique cottage is an exact description of the near-perfect traditional Maine vacation cottage: Great porch - overlooking a beautiful harbor, with walking distance to the village - walking distance to a sandy beach - walking distance to a famous Maine lighthouse. Sunsets in the evenings on the porch can create a lifetime memory of the best of Maine. This cottage has many repeat renters that come back year after year - generation after generation. Beautiful Drift Inn Beach is just 1.3 miles away.
It`s like stepping back in time when you stay at this cottage. While there is internet and a Smart TV with basic cable service for a possible rainy day or catching up on the news, there are no phones (cell phones don't work well here either). There is a truly unobstructed, spectacular view of this working fisherman`s harbor off the covered porch which provides serenity, relaxation and the quiet you have been looking for.
This cottage is rustic and most of the features are antique, but it provides all the necessities to make a stay here easy. The new bathroom in 2014 certainly supports that. Furnishings are quite old and not as comfortable as some seek, although a new comfortable couch was added to the living room for 2016. Staying at this cottage is a step back in time to the way people vacationed in Maine during the early 1900's - but with some modern conveniences. The TV in the cottage is set up to direct to the dining table so one can catch the news of the day - but is not set up for comfortable viewing in the living room. The kitchen was updated in 2011. All new bedding added in 2013. The Owner's added laundry machines and a second bathroom off the kitchen in 2014.
Many ocean views can be enjoyed from this peaceful five-bedroom, 2 bath village location. Watch the sun set on the front porch within close sight of islands and fisherman unloading their catch. Play on the mowed yard between the house and the neighbor.
BOATS INCLUDED? None, however Port Clyde Kayaks, just down the road, offers Kayak and SUP rentals.CLEANING FEE & LINEN/TOWEL RENTAL FEE: Yes, a cleaning and linen/towel towel rental fee of $295 per rental applies. Guests may add additional towels or bed linens through the reservation process. Learn more about our linen & towel rentals on the Rental Guidelines Page of our website. Guests may reduce this fee to $120 if they choose to bring their own bed linens and towels.
SECURITY DEPOSIT: No, the owner of this property does not require a security deposit, however, guests are still financially responsible for non-accidental damages at the property.
Washer & Dryer: Yes - stackable
Coffee Maker: Yes, Standard automatic drip with filters
Internet Access: Yes - with Wifi
TV: Yes - with very basic cable service - enough to see the news and major networks
Grill: Yes, Charcoal
Usable Fireplace: No, Insurance now prohibits fireplace usage by Guests
Heat Source: There are two baseboard type electric heaters that can be placed in each of two bedrooms during the shoulder seasons to take the chill off while sleeping. There is no other heat source in the cottage. Those renting in the shoulder seasons should be prepared that there can be chilly nights with no heat in the living room or kitchen. We start the rental season late and end it early at this cottage as a result.
Outdoor Fire Pit: No
Closest Shopping Village: Port Clyde – 0.3 Miles away
Number of Restaurants within 5 Miles: 4
Water Frontage: Yes
Beach Access: Rocky and pebbly directly in Front of Cottage - but sandy Drift In Beach is just 1 mile away
Dock/Pier Access: Yes - Community deep water dock
Property Good For Fisherman: Yes
Additional Amenities: Minimum Standards List
Amenity Disclosure: The Owner of this property does not provide all the typical amenities found in an On the Water in Maine vacation home. There isn't an outside dining tables to fit 8 people (only fits 6), electric mixer, blender or non-stick frying pans (just stainless or cast iron)
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Smoking Is Not Permitted anywhere on or inside of any of our rental properties nor are those who may partake in tobacco smoking allowed to occupy any of our properties.
Occupancy may not exceed what is posted for each home. Maximum occupancy could include infants and children.
Amenities offered through On the Water in Maine Inc. are not available at all the properties we offer for rent. Boat Rentals through Maine Watercraft Rentals Inc. are offered Sunday morning to Friday after 4pm and include free delivery to the property. Check with an agent to find out what boats are available to rent at this property, or, when you process the booking here online, only the boats available for the property will be listed as available to rent.
Please see our Rental Guidelines Page for further questions regarding how to book this property and additional charges and fees. Contact a reservation agent for more details or to ensure you are booking the right property for you.