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Waterfront Cottage: Spectacular Views! Includes Kayaks + Bikes, Very Private!

Bedrooms 4
Property type cottage
Minimum Stay 1 - 3 nights


About the property

Cottage, 4 Bedrooms + Convertible bed(s), 2 Baths, (Sleeps 8-10)

Welcome to Talbot Way Cottage! Beautiful water views from every room, wood floors, open-beam ceilings, huge fireplace, wrap-around deck. This house is intimate and romantic while the views on all sides bring in the outdoors and give it an expansive feel. The view looks across the harbor to a state park with woods and meadows. You can watch sailboats and fishing vessels as the tide comes and goes. The sunrise sparkles on the water and the sunsets turn it a deep pink. This private view is constantly changing and is so relaxing to watch! The cottage has a dishwasher, in-sink disposal, ice maker, washer and dryer. There are two new televisions, cable, 2 DVD players, book and movie library, board games, and free WI-FI. Seasoned firewood is provided. There is no hotel in the area with accommodations like this! Enjoy the excellent snowshoeing and cross-country skiing in the area. Lobster is available year round.

We provide kayaks, bikes and snow shoes. We can help you arrange your touring activities. The area provides infinite possibilities for the nature lover, boater, historian, art lover, birdwatcher, stargazer, golfer or shopper. We can help you arrange lighthouse trips, eco-tours, lobster bakes on islands, whale-watching, kayaking, rafting, farm visits, museum trips, windjammer cruises, drives to the mountains, berry or apple picking, skeet shooting, archery, hiking and catered meals at the cottage. You can walk to a dock-side lobster and clam restaurant.

There is something to do every season, lots of different kinds of restaurants and shopping. This cottage is 5 minutes from the famous LL Bean store (open 24 hours) and surrounding outlets and art galleries. We also live nearby and one of us is usually in the area so you can be sure to be well accommodated. We can help with rental car arrangements, trip planning, provisioning ahead of time (just email your shopping list) and anything else you might need. Our cottage is our favorite place in the world and we want it to be your's too!

Keywords: House, Oceanfront, Fireplace

More Details

Susan Murphy
Member since: 2010
Speaks English
Response time:
Within a few hours
Response rate:
Calendar last updated:
15 August, 2018

About Susan Murphy

Family-owned and operated. Four generations of our family have spent vacations here. We want your family to enjoy it too!

Susan Murphy purchased this cottage in 1970

Why Susan Murphy chose Freeport

Water front access and very private with incredible views, but 5 minutes from downtown Freeport and 15 minutes from Portland. The best of both worlds!

What makes this cottage unique

Local proprietor always available for questions and help!


Accommodation and facilities for this holiday cottage in Freeport in Maine

Property Type:
  • cottage
  • Self-catering
House Rules:
  • Check-in: 15:00
  • /
  • Check-out: 11:00
  • Max. occupancy: 8
  • Children welcome
  • Parties/events not allowed
  • Pets considered
  • Non smoking only ...
Location Type:
  • Oceanfront ...
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Free Long Distance
  • Linens Provided
  • Parking Off Street
  • Telephone
  • Washing Machine
  • Wireless Internet
  • Wood Fireplace
  • Free Wifi
  • Catering Available
  • Cooking Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Ice Maker
  • Kitchen
  • Microwave
  • Refrigerator
  • Dining Area
  • 2 Bathrooms
  • Bathroom 1 -
    Bathroom 2 -
  • 4 Bedrooms, Sleeps 8
  • Queen size Beds (2), Twin or Single Beds (4), Sleep Sofa or Futons (1)
  • DVD Player
  • Satellite / Cable ...
  • Stereo
  • Video Library
  • Balcony
  • Terrace
  • Barbecue
  • botanical garden
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • festivals
  • Health/Beauty Spa
  • library
  • live theatre
  • marina
  • museums
  • playground
  • restaurants
  • theme parks
Leisure Activities:
  • antique hunting
  • bird watching
  • Boating
  • eco tourism
  • horse riding
  • Miniature golf
  • outlet shopping
  • paddle boating
  • photography
  • scenic drives
  • Shelling
  • Shopping
  • sight seeing
  • sledding
  • walking
  • whale watching
  • Wildlife Viewing
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • Babysitter
  • fitness centre
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • laundrette - serviced
  • massage therapist
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • Basketball Court
  • Cross Country Skiing
  • cycling
  • deepsea fishing
  • fishing
  • fly fishing
  • golf
  • hiking
  • hunting
  • ice skating
  • Kayaking
  • mountain biking
  • mountain climbing
  • pier fishing
  • rafting
  • Rock Climbing
  • sailing
  • ski
  • Snowboarding
  • Snowmobiling
  • bay fishing
  • surf fishing
  • swimming
  • tennis
  • water skiing
  • wind-surfing
Includes kayaks, life jackets, paddles, bicycles, snowshoes, deep water mooring.


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Waterfront Cottage: Spectacular Views! Includes Kayaks + Bikes, Very Private!
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Midsized cottage right on Casco Bay estuary . Excellent proximity to water.

  • 4 of 5

Cottage clean, fine fireplace for cool nights, excellent access to water, fabulous water views. Excellent proximity to outdoor sites and activities as well as shopping

  • Review Submitted: 19-Apr-2018
  • Date of Stay: April 2018
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Beautiful place

  • 5 of 5

As advertised - great location, incredible views, gracious host - I would highly recommend this house.

  • Review Submitted: 28-Jan-2018
  • Date of Stay: January 2018
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Voorhees, NJ

Welcoming Harbor Cottage

  • 4 of 5

Warm and spacious~ 8 of us stayed at Susan's family cottage for a Maine wedding in winter~close enough to major roads and Freeport shopping, but secluded enough for the full feel of a vacation. The panoramic view from the large family room is so peaceful and calming. The house has loads of charm and we felt right at home after a long drive from NJ. Bedding and towels all clean an adequate~ kitchen has plenty of pots and pans for your use and we loved the fireplace. As this is a water based, well established property, renters should anticipate typical signs of use, which for us added to the homey feel. Plenty of space and well priced. Susan is an excellent communicator and near by to answer questions and further help you enjoy your stay. Would love to enjoy this cottage in other seasons as well!

  • Review Submitted: 25-Jan-2018
  • Date of Stay: January 2018
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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  • 5 of 5

Pure magic. This house has real soul. Even if the temperatures weren't well below freezing, we still wouldn't have felt the need to leave the house. The views from every window were absolutely stunning, and the fireplace made for the coziest holiday season we've had in years. The LL Bean stores are just a quick drive down the road, and Portland a short drive away as well. We made our way out tubing at Seacoast Adventures but even with so much to do nearby, our favorite memories were in the house itself. Seeing a bad eagle out the window was a highlight. The house is very warm and comfortable and has everything you need. The neighbors are very nearby but the property felt very private. We would highly recommend it to anyone. Our friends and family who saw pictures of our stay said that it looked like a fairy-tale. The owner is very responsive and so welcoming, with lots of helpful tips for things to do in the area. We hope to come back again soon.

  • Review Submitted: 15-Jan-2018
  • Date of Stay: December 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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We just love this little cottage!

  • 5 of 5

So much character, PERFECT location, cozy with roaring fire in the fireplace. Was perfect for our retreat! Its our 3rd year renting!

  • Review Submitted: 07-Jan-2018
  • Date of Stay: January 2018
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Comfortable and cozy, with great views.

  • 5 of 5

My whole family met here, from all parts of the world, to celebrate my daughter's wedding. It was so comfortable and convenient. The views were spectacular, and my children enjoyed hiking, kayaking and biking.

The location was private, but still near everything. Beds, sofas were super comfortable and the house was immaculate. Big deck, with water views from all windows. The owner was very friendly and accommodating. We would definitely stay again.

  • Review Submitted: 09-Jun-2017
  • Date of Stay: May 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Nearest Airport
20 Miles
Portland Jetport
Nearest Barpub
3 Miles
Gritty's, Maine Brewing Co
Nearest Ferry
1 Miles
Bustins Island Ferry
Nearest Golf
3 Miles
Freeport Country Club
Nearest Train
2 Miles
Nearest Motorway
3 Miles
Route 295
Nearest Restaurant
1 Miles
Harraseeket Lunch & Lobster
Nearest Ski
40 Miles
Shawnee Peak
Nearest Beach
2 Miles
Winslow Park
Car: recommended


Prices & Availability

Prices for this holiday cottage in Freeport, Maine

Rental Basis:
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Rental Period Minimum Price Additional Nights Weekend Night Weekly Monthly Event Price
16 Jun 2018 - 14 Sep 2018
3 night minimum stay
for 3 nights

Additional pricing information

Pet Fee £154.5 + Tax
cleaning £96.56 + Tax
Refundable Damage Deposit £193.13

Rates may vary depending on size of party. length of stay or pets. Please contact owner for exact quote.

Owner's Cancellation Policy

  • 100% refund for cancellations more than 60 days before check-in date.
  • Service Fee fully refunded on cancellations that qualify for 100% refund.
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