THIS PROPERTY ONLY RENTS ON A SATURDAY TO SATURDAY SCHEDULE - 7 NIGHT MINIMUM REQUIRED
ROOM LAYOUT: Main Level: Kitchen and dining area, living room, full bath with tub/shower, laundry area, office space and large screened in porch Second Level: King bedroom, queen bedroom, full bathroom with stall shower, two twin room
DOGS PERMITTED? Sorry, dogs are not permitted at this property.
Oceanview Cottage was renovated in 2017 adding beautifully painted wood floors, well appointed furnishings, updated kitchen appliances, and modern amenities while keeping the focus on the panoramic ocean views of the Penobscot Bay. The large 12' x 30' screened in porch with ample seating and dining options welcomes outdoor dining, enjoying a glass of wine, or a cup of coffee in the morning.
When you first arrive at the cottage, you are welcomed by beautiful hydrangeas with an ocean view backdrop that changes with the tide and weather. Walking into the house, the open concept living room with oversized couches and chairs and television lead into the dining area with comfortable seating for six people. The updated kitchen has modern appliances, glassware, cookware and a propane gas range. The kitchen looks out to the dining and living area which leads into the screened in porch and then to the lawn facing the water. There are a few stairs to access the beach area which is great for beachcombing, launching kayaks, or swimming.
Walking up to the second floor, the comfortable king bedroom has a large dresser, a comfy chair, and peg rails with expansive views of the ocean. Down the hall is the queen bedroom with a sitting area, ample closet space, and ocean views. There is a shared, full bathroom with a stall shower. The two twin bedroom is perfect for young adults or visiting guests and has 2 lower comfortable beds and 2 large bean bag chairs. (Pictures will show a bunkbed; however, upper bunks are not available for use per insurance and not accessible to renters - no bedding or linens are provided)
Downtown Belfast is a short drive from the cottage or a 15-20 minute walk through quiet residential streets. The house is located on a dead end street. The Belfast Co-Op is a short drive and has local produce and groceries or Hannaford is a couple miles away. Belfast used to be a fishing village which has now developed into a quaint town with numerous boutique shops, restaurants, a theater and the Front Street Shipyard. The Rail Trail is a well manicured 2.5 mile walking path running along the Passagassawakeag River which continues winding around the Belfast Harbor waterfront and down to the Heritage Park. Throughout the summer, the town has Arts in the Park, the Celtic Festival, Belfast Harbor Days and more! There is a great weekly, year-round Farmers Market. Enjoy delicious seafood in a casual and pub-like atmosphere at Darby’s, lunch at Meanwhile in Belfast, or sandwiches at Alexia's Pizza.
BOATS INCLUDED? None, however if you are looking to rent kayaks, Water Walker or Ducktrap Kayaks offer those and can deliver them to the Property.
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 wash cloth per listed occupancy, two hand towels per bedroom, one bath mat towel per bathroom, and two kitchen towels in the kitchen. Additional bath towels can be rented.
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.
PROPERTY SPECIFICS: Cleaning: Yes, the property will be professionally cleaned before and after the rental. Above normal cleaning charges will be billed to guest at $35 per hour Air Conditioning: No, but fans are located in each bedroom and a ceiling fan in the screened-in porch Heat Source: Oil furnace Washer & Dryer: Yes, in the main level office area Dishwasher: Yes Coffee Maker: Yes, Nespresso, electric drip, and French Press Internet Access: Yes, with Wi-Fi TV: Roku television with streaming Netflix, Acorn and PBS; Blu-Ray DVD player with small library of videos and Bose SoundLink sound system Grill: Propane gas grill Usable Fireplace/Woodstove: No Outdoor Firepit: No Water Source: Town water (good to drink from tap) Trash Removal: Included with rental Closest Shopping Village: Belfast, 1/2 mile away Number of Restaurants within 5 Miles: 30 Plus Water Frontage: Direct ocean frontage with beach access. Beach Access: Yes, 50 feet of rocky-pebbly beach at the property accessed by stairs from the lower yard. Dock/Pier Access: Public nearby Mooring: Yes, but no dock on the property Additional Amenities:Minimum Standards List
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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, though parents should be aware there are steep stairs inside the main house and to the beach. Please be aware of children when in basement, going up and down the stairs, and accessing the beach.
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 for further questions regarding how to book this property, additional charges and fees, and cancelations. Contact one of the On the Water in Maine staff to make sure this is the right property for you
Town Info - Bayside Village, Northport, Belfast, & Stockton Springs
Really two towns (legally) - Belfast and Northport are neighbors, and then Bayside is located inside of the town of Northport. While only a short distance from coastal Route 1, Bayside remains a well-kept secret; a small hamlet that takes one back to a simpler, uncomplicated time. A few years back, DownEast Magazine did a great article on Bayside that is still mostly relevant today. Click HE...