IMPORTANT: WINTER GUESTS: Please note the upstairs bedroom (the one w/ 3 beds) is UNHEATED in the winter. We do have space heaters that work well but the central heat does not extend to that room.
3 private bedrooms
3 private bathrooms
Waterfront w/beautiful views and six new Polywood Adirondack chairs at water's edge
Large deck w/new Polywood dining table for six
Combo Gas/Charcoal BBQ grill
New kitchen appliances including dishwasher
Cable TV in family room as well as all 3 bedrooms
Walking distance to island lobster co op
Great location 1 mile from Westport Island Bridge
Over 50 *5 star* reviews
Kayak rentals on site
Our quiet ISLAND GEMS: Bonyon preserve for hiking, Squire Tar Box Farm for fresh veggies, Island Lobster Co op for fresh lobster, the Pie Lady offering fresh homemade pies, Lulus Garden and relaxing coastal walks.
Stay at your own private, comfortable, quiet waterfront cottage- Water's Edge Retreat-on Westport Island and enjoy your own private getaway nestled in the woods with beautiful water views from nearly every room! Perfect for a romantic getaway, couples traveling together, and family vacations. The cottage offers both private and common areas to enjoy.
You'll love gathering around the fire pit on the six new polywood Adirondack chairs at the water's edge. It's the perfect spot for morning coffee, afternoon relaxation and evening beverages and s'mores! Enjoy the serenity of watching working lobster boats, bald eagles, low-flying osprey, harbor seals on the incredible Sheepscot River.
The private dock is great for kayaking, boating, fishing on the Sheepscot and Back Rivers.
Play yard/board games or just relax on the deck, screen porch, & hammock.
Cable TV in every bedroom and family room as well as WIFI throughout the property.
You will enjoy a very private 1st floor Captain's Quarters-Master Bedroom w/ a high quality king bed, private bath w/stall shower, flat screen TV, and serene water views.
The First Mate's private suite on the 1st floor is at the opposite end of cottage and has been recently remodeled in a Maine sea glass decor. It features a queen bed, private newly remodeled full bath, flat screen TV, and custom made built-in bookshelves stocked with a variety of good reads.
The Crew's Quarters encompasses the entire second floor and features a large room with one queen bed, two twin beds, private full bath, flat screen TV, small balcony and is decorated in a nautical theme. NOTE: THIS ROOM IS HEATED BY SPACE HEATER ONLY.
The family room has a comfortable sectional sofa, chair with ottoman, flat screen TV, DVD player, and surround water views.
The large dining room leads to the wrap around deck also with beautiful water views. It features a large table w/seating for 6.
On the deck is a great polywood dining set with seating for 6 and has an umbrella for sunny days. Small screen porch with seating for 4 and a small table seats 2.
Char Griller Duo Propane/Charcoal grill... offering our guests the choice of either gas grilling or charcoal grilling.
The kitchen is nicely appointed with a new gas convection oven, refrigerator with ice maker, microwave, dishwasher, toaster, two lobster pots, two coffee makers (Keurig and 10-cup Mr. Coffee), blender, quality pots and pans, wine glasses, lobster platters and more.
Ask about our kayak rentals. Low prices. Delivery and life jackets included.
For our early and late season guest rentals the cottage has central heat and high quality Andersen windows so if it's chilly outside it's toasty warm inside. Especially perfect for fall foliage and Thanksgiving holiday getaways.
Easy access on and off the island by bridge. The cottage is not too far down the island so only a few minutes off and on and the perfect location for exploring the Midcoast area from Freeport to Boothbay to Camden and beyond.
We provide two propane tanks for the gas BBQ grill so you never run out and a 'starter package' of paper towels, toilet paper, bath soap, and more. Newer linens for bed and bath, down comforters, beach chairs and towels, coolers, picnic basket, wine glasses, cork screw, lobster pot steamer and crackers, blender, quality pots and pans, numerous books, indoor and outdoor games and puzzles.
Our quiet ISLAND GEMS: Bonyon preserve and other areas for hiking, Squire Tar Box Farm for fresh veggies, Island Lobster Co op for fresh lobster, the Daphne's D'Zerts offering fresh homemade pies and other treats by special order, Lulu's Garden for coffee, wine, treats and Alpaca canoodling... and relaxing coastal walks.
Westport Island with its central Mid Coast location is the perfect base camp to enjoy all the Mid Coast has to offer. No need to leave the Island to get your lobsters, just a 5- minute lobster crawl away is the North End Lobster Coop where you can chat with the local lobstermen and buy the day's catch right off the dock! Head down island (by car or bike) and get back to nature for a walk along the Back River walking trail.
Choose from two fantastic beaches, both under a 30-minute drive- Reid State Park and Popham Beach.
Wonderful Wiscasset (the Prettiest Village in Maine) is a 10 minute drive and home to the famous Red’s Eats (AWESOME LOBSTER ROLLS), a plethora of antique stores, and Monkey C Monkey Do Zip Line for kids of all ages.
Freeport/L.L. Bean, located 35 minutes away, offers outlet malls and free weekend concerts as well as a variety of restaurants.
Historic Bath, a shipbuilding town and home to Bath Iron Works, is about 15 minutes away. Front street offers numerous shops, including “Made in Maine”, restaurants and the Maine Maritime Museum. A great walking town to enjoy century old architecture.
For coastal and nautical excursions, dining and shopping, head to scenic Boothbay Harbor or Camden for whale watching, deep sea fishing, sailing excursions and numerous shops/galleries and restaurants. Boothbay is also home to the Maine Botanical Gardens.
Maine is touted to have more festivals than any other state. Listed below are some of the most popular. For a complete listing, go to http://www.maine.info/events/festivals/march.php
Bath Mayfair, Bath
Spring Festival-Wolfe’s Neck Farm, Freeport
Windjammer Days, Boothbay
Greek Festival, Portland
Great Gardiner River Festival, Gardiner
Numerous Independence Day Celebrations, Everywhere!
North Atlantic Blues Festival, Rockland
Yarmouth Clam Festival, Yarmouth
Maine Brewers’ Guild Summer Festival, Portland
Bath Heritage Days, Bath
Yarmouth Clam Festival, Yarmouth
Maine Lobster Festival, Rockland
7-City Traveling Beer Festival, Portland
Raggae Fest, Portland
Damariscotta Pirate Rendezvous, Damariscotta
Windjammer Festival, Camden
Boothbay Harbor Fest, Boothbay Harbor
Great State of Maine Air Show, Brunswick
Common Ground Country Fair, Unity
Cumberland County Fair, Cumberland
Fryeburg Fair, Fryeburg
Damariscotta Pumpkinfest and Regatta, Damariscotta, ME
Fall Foliage Festival, Boothbay Harbor
Freeport Fall Festival, Freeport
Camden Festival of Lights, Camden
Brunswick Tree Lighting Festival and Santa Visit, Brunswick
Bath Old Fashioned Christmas Festival, Bath
Gardiner Days of Light, Gardiner
Have a special request? Just ask, we make every effort to accommodate our guests whenever we can.
WE MAKE EVERY EFFORT TO RESPOND TO EMAIL WEB INQUIRIES WITHIN AN HOUR.