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Hodgdon Cove Cottage

Bedrooms 2
Space 1,600 sq. ft.
Property type cottage
Minimum Stay 2 nights


About the property

- 2 bedroom, 2 bath, front porch, eat-in kitchen, first floor master, fireplace

Spectacular Water Views from every room. Our year round 5 room cottage is located in Boothbay Harbor, nestled among the ledges of Hodgdon Cove 150 feet from the water. We purchased this home because this Cove has all the beauty the Maine coast is known for, a secluded location, and convenient access to town. With a dishwasher, washer & dryer, updated appliances, & wireless Internet, this is a perfect retreat. When not rented, this cottage serves as a vacation home for us, the owners, and when you stay here you get the attention to detail and the comforts we enjoy when we live here ourselves. The house has everything you need to prepare anything from a home cooked lobster dinner to a barbecue meal. Whether you are relaxing on the front porch enjoying the spectacular sunsets, enjoying a cozy evening by the wood burning fireplace, or sitting at the kitchen table watching the cove wildlife wake up in the morning, this is a wonderful placed to be.

Lisa Cladis/Susi Hamblen
Member since: 2006
Speaks English, German
Response time:
Within an hour
Response rate:
Calendar last updated:
9 December, 2017


Accommodation and facilities for this holiday cottage in West Boothbay Harbor in Boothbay Harbor

Property Type:
  • cottage
Floor Area:
  • 1600 sq. ft.
House Rules:
  • Max. occupancy: 6
  • children welcome
  • non smoking only
Location Type:
  • near the sea
  • rural
  • Away From It All
  • Family
  • Fireplace
  • Firewood
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating
  • Internet
  • Iron & Board
  • Laundry Soap
  • Linens Provided
  • Parking
  • Parking Off Street
  • Telephone
  • Toilet Paper
  • Towels Provided
  • Wireless Internet
  • Coffee Maker
  • Cooking Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Freezer
  • Grill
  • Lobster Pot
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Pantry Items
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove
  • Toaster
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 6 people
  • 2 Bathrooms
  • Second floor bath - Toilet , Bath with Shower
    First floor bath (in Master Suite) - Toilet , Bath with Shower
  • 2 Bedrooms, Sleeps 6
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 Large Double Bed
    Bedroom 2 - 2 Single Bed , 1 Child Bed
  • Bedroom 1, first floor: 1 Queen Bed, walk in closet with laundry, seating area, fantastic water views, attached bathroom. Bedroom 2: Two Twin bunk beds, child 'pack and play,' gorgeous water views from anywhere in the room.
  • Books
  • Books for Kids
  • DVD Player
  • Games
  • Games for Kids
  • Television
  • Toys
  • Video Player
  • Barbecue
  • Garden
  • Outdoor Grill Gas
  • veranda
  • Wood Decking
  • 8 garden chairs
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • not suitable for elderly or infirm
  • wheelchair inaccessible
  • autumn foliage
  • bay
  • botanical garden
  • cinemas
  • forests
  • live theatre
  • marina
  • playground
  • restaurants
Leisure Activities:
  • antique hunting
  • bird watching
  • outlet shopping
  • scenic drives
  • walking
  • whale watching
Local Services & Businesses:
  • massage therapist
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • deepsea fishing
  • fishing
  • hiking
  • bay fishing
Washer/ Dryer, pull out couch in second floor office sleeps 2, Small pets may be allowed, please inquire. Please note that while the house is located on the Cove, there is no water or dock access associated with this rental.


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Hodgdon Cove Cottage
average rating of 4.7 based on 10 reviews


  • 5 of 5

Loved this rental! We were up here to run the road race and do harborfest. The home was clean, spacious, all the comforts of home and more (like a nice fireplace). We will definitely be staying here again.

  • Review Submitted: 04-Sep-2017
  • Date of Stay: September 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thanks for the glowing review! We are glad you enjoyed your stay and will look forward to welcoming you back next time!
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Beautiful quiet location. It feels secluded but the distance from BBH is not far.

  • 5 of 5

The house was well prepared for our arrival. We had everything we needed. We have dogs and the house was pet friendly.

  • Review Submitted: 02-Dec-2017
  • Date of Stay: November 2017
  • Source: Vacation Rentals, from HomeAway
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Cute, charming, great for families

  • 5 of 5

We enjoyed our stay. It is a nice house, with nice views and convenient drive into town. It was clean and great for families because not overly formal furnishings and a room for kids too. Owner was attentive and responsive as well as her family who lives down the road. Would definitely return. Master bedroom bed is very comfortable.

  • Review Submitted: 27-Nov-2016
  • Date of Stay: November 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Heavenly Hodgdon Cove Cottage

  • 5 of 5

My best friends and I chose Hodgdon Cove Cottage as our home base for our girls' long weekend getaway, and could not have been more pleased! The cottage was comfortable, cozy and had a beautiful view from every room in the house. The cottage was so convenient and centrally located for all of our day trips up and down the coast of Maine. It was well-stocked for cooking when we wanted to stay in and cook for ourselves, and there were wonderful restaurants very nearby when we wanted a traditional lobster dinner out. The owner's parents, the Hamblens, were there to greet us when we arrived and were very warm and inviting people who were very willing to give us advice about restaurants and grocery stores. It was a very peaceful and restful vacation, and we all agreed that our only regret was that it was not nearly long enough! We are already talking about returning. Absolutely perfect stay! Thank you so much for sharing your beautiful cottage!

  • Review Submitted: 26-Oct-2016
  • Date of Stay: October 2016
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you so much for your beautiful review! I am so glad you enjoyed your visit to Boothbay and the cottage. Please come back soon, I always love having people who appreciate the cottage and the Maine coast staying with us!
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Excellent choice for a couple for an extended stay in Maine

  • 4 of 5

We just came back from a stay at Hodgdon Cove and enjoyed it very much. Although it is not waterfront, the property has lovely water views and is situated in a quiet setting just outside of Boothbay Harbor. It is very close to the Aquarium and Botanical Gardens as well as to the center of town and an excellent urgent care clinic if needed. The property is not fancy but it does have all of the basic mod cons you would want and the wi-fi works very well. One word of warning however, AT&T cell phones simply do not work at this location but the land line is fine for those needing to be in communication. For anyone contemplating purchasing a property in the area, this would be a good introduction to life in coastal Maine. Overall highly recommended.

  • Review Submitted: 12-Oct-2016
  • Date of Stay: October 2016
  • Source: HomeAway
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Delightful summer cottage with a beautiful view of the water.

  • 4 of 5

We have enjoyed this cottage for several years. It is quite comfortable, offers lovely views of the water, and is very quiet and peaceful though close to shopping, restaurants, and a myriad of other activities. Kitchen has all of the basics, master bedroom is quite spacious and offers a very comfortable chair for reading, and the living room has plenty of seating and a flat screen tv. The second floor would be perfect for kids - a second smaller bathroom, good sized bedroom with several twin beds, and a separate tv/game room just for them. And best of all, there are plenty of windows to bring in the morning sunlight, views of boats on the water, and that wonderful ocean breeze.

  • Review Submitted: 31-May-2016
  • Date of Stay: May 2016
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thanks again for coming back year after year and for the great review!
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Nearest Airport
65 Miles
Portland Jetport - PWM
Nearest Ferry
2 Miles
Boothbay Harbor to Monhegan
Car: recommended


Prices & Availability

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Additional pricing information

Pet Fee £37.23
Damage Deposit £223.35

* Half of the cost of your stay is due with the reservation

* The balance, a $300 refundable damage deposit, and 8% Maine tax is due 30 days prior to your arrival date

* Our cancellation policy: Loss of deposit unless a substitute renter is found to fill your dates (we will do our best!)

* Weekly rentals are from Saturday to Saturday, 4PM to 10AM

Owner's Cancellation Policy

Please ask the owner or check their rental agreement when booking the property.

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