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Waterfront Cottage with Screened Porch surrounded by conservation land

Sleeps4
Bedrooms 1
Bathrooms1
Property type cottage
Minimum Stay 7 nights

Overview

About the property

1 Bedroom (Sleeps 4) ~ Fully Equipped Kitchen ~ Screened Porch

On the western shore of a private peninsula, this newly built one bedroom cottage is the perfect place to get away from it all and relax. Surrounded by conservation land, the area abounds with wildlife.

There is a hiking trail along water's edge and also kayaks or a canoe for rent to explore the waterways.

The cottage has the warmth of wood floors, wood beamed ceilings and comfortable furnishings to add to your relaxation. The screened in porch makes a great place to watch the sun setting over the water.

There is a queen size bed in the bedroom. The couch in the living room converts to a bed for additional sleeping accommodations.

For those who desire to stay 'plugged in' we offer Satellite TV and Wireless Internet.

The kitchen is complete with full size refrigerator, stove, microwave, toaster and coffee pot not to mention all the pots, pans, dishes and utensils you will need. If you enjoy to BBQ there is a grill just outside the front door. For lobster lovers we have a large pot available for you to cook them fresh in your cottage.

The Midcoast area of Maine is known for its miles of white sandy beaches and Lobster wharfs where you can enjoy their famous lobster dinners on the dock as you watch the lobstermen bringing in their catch for the day. What makes the midcoast so appealing is the fact that you get to enjoy all this without the crowds. You will love the slower pace of life and the pristine beauty of this untouched area.

More Details

Property Manager
Katie Francis
Member since: 2005
Speaks english
Response time:
Within a day
Response rate:
90%
Calendar last updated:
July 20, 2018

About Katie Francis

We, Sam and Ruth Francis, are the owners and hosts of eight rental properties in Georgetown, Maine. We have four wonderful grown sons and are proud grandparents. We worked for years to finish our timber frame dream home at the tip of the peninsula. We now enjoy our role as pastors to a growing church in Bath, Maine.

Katie Francis purchased this cottage in 2000

Why Katie Francis chose Georgetown

We purchased this unique fifty acre property with its half mile long peninsula over thirty years ago. Since then we have lived here and operated a traditional wooden boat shop. Over the years we have built six charming cottages, as well as, converted a Sailor's Loft to a rental with breathtaking, panoramic views. We also, offer the home that we first built and lived in to renters, with it's ideal location at the tip of the peninsula with deep water frontage and a private dock. We have added other touches to our property with a garden house, ten slip boat dock, a hiking trail and clearings for fishing and picnics.

What makes this cottage unique

The cottages are situated to allow privacy but also to maintain the quality of the open, natural spaces. Each cottage overlooks the marsh and adjacent Back River which flows off the mighty Kennebec and Nature Conservancy land beyond.

Amenities

Accommodation and Amenities for this vacation cottage rental in Georgetown, Maine

Property Type:
  • cottage
Meals:
  • Guests provide their own meals
House Rules:
  • Max. occupancy: 4
  • pets considered ...
  • Events Allowed
  • children welcome
  • non smoking only
Location Type:
  • Beach ...
  • Downtown ...
  • Lake
  • Mountain ...
  • Near The Ocean
  • River
  • Rural
  • Town ...
  • Village ...
  • Water View
  • Waterfront ...
Theme:
  • Adventure
  • Away From It All
  • Budget
  • Family
  • Historic
  • Romantic
  • Sports & Activities
  • Tourist Attractions
General:
  • Activities Guide
  • Alarm Clock
  • soaps basic
  • Bottled Water
  • Heating
  • Internet
  • Linens Provided ...
  • Living Room
  • Local Activities Guide
  • Local Maps
  • Paper Towels
  • Parking
  • Toilet Paper
  • Towels Provided ...
  • Wireless Internet
Kitchen:
  • Coffee Maker
  • Cooking Utensils
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Freezer
  • Grill
  • Kitchen ...
  • Lobster Pot
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Pantry Items
  • Refrigerator ...
  • Stove ...
  • Toaster
Dining:
  • Child's Highchair
  • Dining ...
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 4 people
Bathrooms:
  • 1 Bathroom
  • Bathroom 1 - toilet , combination tub/shower
Bedrooms:
  • 1 Bedroom, Sleeps 4
  • Bedroom - 1 queen
    Living Area - 1 sleep sofa /futon
  • This cottage offers one bedroom with a queen bed. Additionally, the living room offers a pull out couch.
Entertainment:
  • CD Player
  • DVD Player
  • Games
  • Radio
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Television
Outside:
  • Barbecue
  • Boat ...
  • Boat Dock
  • Boat with Paddles
  • Canoe
  • Deck / Patio ...
  • Kayak / Canoe ...
  • Lanai / Gazebo ...
  • Lawn / Garden ...
  • Outdoor Grill ...
  • screened porch/lanai
  • Walkway to Water
  • deck wood
  • 2 garden chairs
Suitability:
  • long term renters welcome
  • suitable for elderly or infirm
  • wheelchair inaccessible
Attractions:
  • autumn foliage
  • botanical garden
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • coin laundry
  • festivals
  • forests
  • library
  • live theater
  • marina
  • museums
  • playground
  • pond
  • recreation center
  • restaurants
  • synagogues
Leisure Activities:
  • antiquing
  • beachcombing
  • bird watching
  • horseback riding
  • outlet shopping
  • paddle boating
  • photography
  • scenic drives
  • sight seeing
  • sledding
  • walking
  • whale watching
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • fitness center
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • laundromat
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • basketball court
  • cycling
  • deepsea fishing
  • fishing
  • fly fishing
  • freshwater fishing
  • golf
  • hiking
  • ice skating
  • jet skiing
  • mountain biking
  • mountain climbing
  • pier fishing
  • sailing
  • sound/bay fishing
  • surf fishing
  • swimming
  • tennis
  • water skiing
  • water tubing

Reviews

Wonderful! 4.9/5 -
(8 traveler reviews)

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Waterfront Cottage with Screened Porch surrounded by conservation land
average rating of 4.875 based on 8 reviews
5

Clean, quiet, peaceful cabin!

  • 5 of 5

If you are looking for a clean, quiet, peaceful getaway this is the place for you! My cabin was cozy, well maintained and away from the stresses of traffic and noise yet close to the Maine amenities I came to see. Reid State Park and the city of Bath is less than a 10 minute drive in opposite directions. My dogs and I really enjoyed the nearby hiking trails, the views and overall peacefulness of the Back River Bend cottages. Ruth is a gracious, helpful and friendly host. I really enjoyed my time here and would come back again.

  • Submitted: 18-Apr-2014
  • Stayed: April 2014
  • Source: HomeAway
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Springfield, MA
5

Best Cottage we’ve ever stayed in!

  • 5 of 5

This cottage is just perfect! Clean, very comfortable, and privacy galor! There’s cottages in the area they are just set up perfectly. And, you don’t have to travel far to experience great areas of Maine. We were up there during the week of July 4th and it was so quiet, even on the holiday which was very nice. Such a fantastic vacation!!

  • Submitted: 10-Jul-2018
  • Stayed: June 2018
  • Source: HomeAway
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5

Absolutely wonderful 41st anniversary getaway!

  • 5 of 5

Absolutely wonderful 41st anniversary getaway! My wife and I enjoy the state of Maine in the fall .The Back River Cottages are in beautiful Georgetown, Maine and nestled amongst the pine and deciduous trees . Our cabin was quite secluded with views of the Back River .........we spent much time on the screen porch enjoying good food and drink with a peaceful serenity and all the comforts of home .Sam and Ruth Francis, the owners and managers of the cottages have passed the torch to their son, Chris and his wife, Katie. They were the perfect host and hostess. Our only regret was not having more time .....we only had two nights ..... a week would have been so much more enjoyable.

  • Submitted: 3-Oct-2017
  • Stayed: September 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Newton, MA, USA
4

Serenity

  • 4 of 5

This cottage is the definition of tranquility. It is nestled in the forest with an amazing view of the river from the screened in porch. We spent the weekend reading books in complete silence (something we normally get very little of with two small children at home) and popping into the many local towns to bump around the antique shops and eat amazing seafood meals. We highly recommend it and will be visiting again!

  • Submitted: 18-Sep-2017
  • Stayed: September 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
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5

Wonderful Getaway

  • 5 of 5

We had an amazing stay. The Sheepscott cottage was wonderful for my wife and 2 year old daughter. The best part of hte cottage was the screened in porch. We enjoyed our morning coffee and evening conversation there. The cottage was secluded enough to feel like we got away but also close to a lot of fun day trips. Ruth was a wonderful and helpful host.

  • Submitted: 22-Jul-2015
  • Stayed: July 2015
  • Source: HomeAway
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5

nice and quiet place to stay

  • 5 of 5

this is a nice and quiet place, very clean, the view when you're sitting at the back is beautiful, the only thing is the road to go to the chalet is narrow and with my car that is low i had to be very careful driving there.

  • Submitted: 26-Aug-2013
  • Stayed: August 2013
  • Source: HomeAway
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Location

Nearest Airport
45 Miles
Portland International Jetport (PWM)
Nearest Barpub
5 Miles
Downtown Bath
Nearest Golf
10 Miles
Bath Country Club
Nearest Train
5 Miles
Bath Train Station
Nearest Motorway
5 Miles
Rte 1 & Rte 127
Nearest Restaurant
3 Miles
Many in the area
Nearest Beach
6 Miles
Reid State Park

Within 15 minute drive to: Reid State Park, known for its uncrowded sandy beaches and rocky cliffs; Five Islands Seafood, known for their shore dinners and lobster rolls served dock side in one of Maine's most picturesque harbors; Maine Maritime Museum, housing local marine artifacts dating back to 1607; and antiquing, over 25 shops within a short drive. There is a hiking trail at water's edge and a nearby deep water dock for fishing, swimming or to tie up your own boat.

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Rates & Availability

Rental Rates for this vacation cottage rental in Georgetown, Maine

Rental Basis:
per property
Manager accepts payment in:
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My Standard Rate

Changeover Day: Saturday
7 night minimum stay
C$995
C$3,847
 

Additional information about rental rates

Refundable Damage Deposit C$265.3
Cleaning Fee C$46.43 + Tax
Pet Fee C$66.32 + Tax

Rates are subject to change until reservation is confirmed. Additional fees will be incurred for pets, linen service or boat rentals.

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