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Ellen or Wilder Hunt

Member since: 2013
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Speaks english

The Pink Cottage-Family friendly with beach, dock, float, kayak and canoe

Sleeps6
Bedrooms 3
Bathrooms1
Property type cottage
Minimum Stay 3 - 7 nights

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Overview

Photos and Description of the Newcastle vacation cottage rental

3 bedroom,1 bath cottage on beautiful Damariscotta, Lake

The Pink Cottage, on beautiful Damariscotta Lake, is the place to be. A private beach, dock and swim float makes a perfect spot to spend the day. Our sunroom looks out across the lawn and onto the lake where you can catch a glimpse of one of our resident eagles as well as loons and osprey.

It's a great place to relax and enjoy the lake, wildlife and lovely sunrises. The cottage accommodates 6 people in 2 bedrooms and a loft which has limited headroom (5 feet). One first floor bed room has a queen bed and the other has two twins. The loft has two twin size beds. The cottage has basic cable tv and wireless internet. An enclosed sun-room overlooking the lake, a fully equipped kitchen, a living/dining room and a newly renovated bathroom with shower finish out the first floor. There's a large deck, expansive lawn and a huge fire pit. We supply a canoe and one sit upon kayak. A public boat landing is just up the road so you can launch your boat from there and tie it up to our dock.

Our favorite thing to do is have our coffee out on the deck in the morning and watch the lake come to life. During the day when you're not swimming you can take a break in the hammock or in the hammock chair which is hanging lakeside.

About 8 miles away is the town of Damariscotta. There you can find grocery stores, a large health food store, a bookstore, many wonderful restaurants, lots of galleries, gift shops and, of course, Reny's and Round Top Ice Cream. There is a top notch library and YMCA if you need to get some extra exercise.

During the fall you can sit lakeside on a sunny day or sit in the sun-room and watch the eagles as they look for fish in the afternoon. Take a side trip to the mountains or down to the ocean. The changes of color on the trees is spectacular as is the calmness of the lake in the morning. The first Sunday in Oct. there is the Oyster Festival in 'Scotty' and the Damariscotta Pumpkinfest and Regatta is usually held on Columbus day weekend, one of the most beautiful times in Maine. Giant painted and carved pumpkins, a parade, music and so much more. All of these activities are only 8 miles from the Pink Cottage. We will consider renting for this three day weekend. The morning and the evening are the best times in the fall for a canoe ride. The lake is like glass and the reflection of the trees on the lake is spectacular. We have a Renai in the living room as well as in the basement if you need some heat to keep you warm during those chilly fall days. We don't allow use of the fireplace in the cottage.

So come join us at the Pink Cottage for a quiet time away.

More Details
Suitability:
  • Minimum Age Limit for Renters
  • children welcome
  • non smoking only
  • pets not allowed
  • wheelchair inaccessible
Ellen or Wilder Hunt (Owner)
Member since: 2013
Call Owner
Speaks english

Location

Nearest Airport
65 Miles
Portland International Airport
Nearest Barpub
8 Miles
King Eiders Pub
Nearest Golf
10 Miles
Wawenock
Nearest Train
35 Miles
Brunswick
Nearest Motorway
7 Miles
Rt 1
Nearest Restaurant
7 Miles
King Eiders Pub
Nearest Beach
9 Miles
Crescent Beach,Jefferson Maine
Car: necessary

The Pink Cottage is located about 8 miles from Damariscotta. The little town has about anything that you would need from a first class library to a health food store, a YMCA, two groceries, multiple gift shops,ice cream stands and restaurants galore.

Round Top ice cream and Reny's both are can't miss spots.

In the town of Boothbay you'll find the Coastal Maine Botanical Garden which has a wonderful reputation.

On rainy days you can take the kids to Waldoboro's All Sports Bowling, check out one of the wonderful restaurants or just curl up on the sun porch with a good book.

Th Hidden Valley Nature Center is not far from the cottage, It has lots of hiking trails to try out. About 4 miles from the cottage is the Oxbow Brewery where they have tastings and other activities going on during the summer.

Pemaquid Point Lighthouse is a great place to experience the coast. You can climb on the rocks or just enjoy the waves crashing on shore.

Most of the time you'll just want to hang out at the cottage enjoying the activities on the lake.

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Rates & Availability

Rental Rates for this vacation cottage rental in Newcastle, Maine

Rental Basis:
per property
Owner accepts payment in:
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Rate Period Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly Event
 
Early Spring
May 1 2017 - May 31 2017
3 night minimum stay
C$160
C$1,064
 
 
Spring
Jun 1 2017 - Jun 30 2017
7 night minimum stay
C$1,197
 
 
July - August
Jul 1 2017 - Aug 31 2017
7 night minimum stay
C$1,862
 
 
My Standard Rate
7 night minimum stay
C$1,862
 

Additional information about rental rates

Refundable Damage Deposit C$266
Linen rental C$66
cleaning C$100

Owner's Cancellation Policy

  • 50% refund if canceled at least 14 days before arrival date.
  • 100% refund if canceled at least 30 days before arrival date.
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Amenities

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

Property Type:
  • cottage
Meals:
  • Guests provide their own meals
Location Type:
  • Downtown ...
  • Lakefront ...
  • Rural ...
  • Village ...
Theme:
  • Away From It All
  • Family
  • Romantic
  • Sports & Activities
  • Tourist Attractions
General:
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating ...
  • Internet ...
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided ...
  • Living Room
  • Parking
  • Washing Machine
Kitchen:
  • Coffee Maker
  • Dishes & Utensils ...
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave
  • Refrigerator ...
  • Stove ...
  • Toaster ...
Dining:
  • Dining ...
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 6 people
Bathrooms:
  • 1 Bathroom
  • Bathroom 1 - toilet , shower
  • Fully renovated
Bedrooms:
  • 3 Bedrooms, Sleeps 6
  • Bedroom 2 - 2 twin/ single
    Bedroom 3 - 2 twin/ single
    Bedroom 1 - 1 queen
  • The third bedroom is a loft on the second floor. Headroom limited to just over 5 ft. The kids love it but for adults, just for sleeping. Two twins
Entertainment:
  • Books ...
  • DVD Player
  • Games ...
  • Satellite / Cable ...
  • Television
  • Video Library ...
Outside:
  • Boat ...
  • Deck / Patio ...
  • Kayak / Canoe ...
  • Lawn / Garden ...
  • Outdoor Grill ...
Suitability:
  • Minimum Age Limit for Renters ...
  • children welcome ...
  • non smoking only
  • pets not allowed
  • wheelchair inaccessible
Attractions:
  • botanical garden
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • library
  • playground
  • restaurants
Leisure Activities:
  • antiquing
  • beachcombing
  • bird watching
  • boating
  • horseback riding
  • scenic drives
  • shopping
  • sight seeing
  • walking
  • whale watching
  • wildlife viewing
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • fitness center
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • laundromat
  • massage therapist
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • deepsea fishing
  • fishing
  • freshwater fishing
  • golf
  • hiking
  • jet skiing
  • kayaking
  • pier fishing
  • racquetball
  • sailing
  • scuba diving or snorkeling
  • swimming
  • tennis
  • water skiing
  • water tubing
Notes:
This is a beautiful place to spend a week. While the kids play on the beach or jump off the float you can be joining them,stretching out in the hammock or just relaxing on the large lawn with a drink in hand. We are sorry to say but we do not allow fireworks on our property.They are too disruptive to the eagle population that lives on the island accross from us. We do provide trash pickup once a week.