DOGS PERMITTED? Yes, dogs are permitted at this property. J2
First Floor: Kitchen, living room with cable TV & DVD player, dining room, walk-in butler pantry, laundry room, outdoor 1/2 bathroom with breezeway off the laundry room
Second Floor: Full bedroom, King bedroom with balcony access, Queen bedroom with balcony access, full bathroom with tub/shower combination, Full bedroom, full bathroom with stall shower
Third Floor: Entertainment room with Cable TV & DVD player and futon, two twin bedroom, and two twin bedroom
First Floor: storage for firewood and lawn games
Second Floor: Two twin beds and sitting area. Please note this is not heated.
Ping-pong table, stereo system, and disco ball
The Owls Nest Cottage is perched amongst the trees overlooking the tidal Damariscotta River and Jones Harbor just north of Farnham Point. With its private boat house and deep water dock, this property feels like your own private resort. The wrap around porch is nestled within the trees which provides privacy and a safe haven from the weather while enjoying the coastal, quintessential Maine cottage. The barn provides a quiet and private area from the main house, which is perfect for teens or a couple away from the group. The main house has a gorgeous stone fireplace upon entry with large windows at every angle to enjoy the breathtaking views of the Atlantic. Seating around the fireplace and dining area is perfect for any large party as well as a well equipped kitchen and modern appliances.
Continuing upstairs to the large queen and king suites with access to the private balcony overlooking the water; perfect to enjoy a cup of coffee in the morning or a glass of wine while enjoying the setting sun. The third floor is a great kids area with two separate rooms with twin beds as well as a common area with board games and expansive DVD selection.
The newly designed outdoor fire pit is a great place for family night of s'mores and relaxing! Adjacent to the fire pit is a large yard which is great for badminton, croquet, wiffle ball, and many more family memories.
Within walking distance is the East Boothbay General Store for basic grocery needs and amazing homemade baked goods, fresh coffee and sandwiches. The Lobsterman's Wharf Restaurant is a 5 minute walk away and has a cozy, pub atmosphere for happy hour everyday as well as fresh seafood options, prime rib, and many others.
OFF SEASON PRICING: In order to make some of our larger properties more attractive to smaller groups in the Off-Season, we've created a Custom Pricing Option. Pricing for rentals that occur in the advertised Off Season (1/1/19 - 6/15/19 and 9/7/19 - 12/31/19) for this property are based on 4 people. Additional people, up to the maximum allowed for the property, will be charged an additional $175 per person - per week if a rental occurs in these time-periods. Guest must select this option during the reservation process.
BOATS INCLUDED? None. Kayaks, Stand-Up-Paddleboards and even bicycles are offered for rent through Tidal Transit Kayak Tours & Rentals. Their website with contact information is located by clicking HERE. For Power and Sailboats, check out West Harbor Recreation by clicking HERE
LINENS & TOWELS: The rental of this property includes all bed linens and towels. Beds will be made up upon arrival and there will be one bath towel and washcloth per listed occupancy, two hand towels per bathroom, one bath mat per full bathroom, and two kitchen towels in each kitchen. Additional bath towels can be rented.
Cleaning: The property will be professionally cleaned before and after the rental. Above normal cleaning charges will be billed to Guest at $35 per hour
Outdoor Showers: Yes, located at the main cottage with hot water
Washer & Dryer: Yes, in the main house
Coffee Maker: Yes, combination standard automatic drip with filters
Air Conditioning: None, but there are fans located in each bedroom
Heat Source: Propane furnace, electric baseboard heat, and wood burning fireplace
Internet Access: Yes, with Wi-Fi in the main house and boat house
TV: TV with DVD & Cable in the first floor living room as well as the third floor entertainment/game room (Extensive DVD collection provided)
Water Source: Town Water (okay to drink from tap)
Grill: 2 Charcoal Grills
Outdoor Firepit: Yes
Usable Fireplace: Yes - the Owner supplies wood and is stored in the barn
Closest Shopping Village: Boothbay Harbor, 2.5 miles
Number of Restaurants within 5 Miles: 25 Plus
Water Frontage: Yes
Beach Access: No
Dock/Pier Access: Yes. Deep water dock has a swim ladder and is always submerged even in low tide.
Private Boat Mooring: Yes - 2500 lb. block - Please check with us before bringing a boat to the property. No dinghy is provided for transport to and from mooring.
Property Good For Fisherman: Yes
Additional Amenities: Minimum Standards List
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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.
ADDITIONAL BARN: The additional barn space is not heated and sleeps 2 additional people with 2 twins.
Town Info - Boothbay, Boothbay Harbor & Southport Island
Boothbay Harbor is one of the best-known boating centers in New England and boasts a natural harbor known as "The Boating Capital of New England," home to many fishing boats as well as pleasure craft. Southport Island borders the south side of Boothbay Harbor and is accessible by a bridge.