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Bedrooms 3
Space 2,550 sq. ft.
Property type house
Minimum Stay 3 - 7 nights


About the property

House, 3 Bedrooms + Alcove (See Description), 2 Baths +, (Sleeps 10)

ONLY 2 WEEKS LEFT FOR 2017 (September)

$500.00 off on remaining weeks. Call 207 350 5344 to book with owner.

RIGHT ON THE WATER!!!! This home books quickly. Reserve early to ensure your vacation at Mill Cove.

Unique ocean front home located on Mill Cove, a picturesque and active setting with panoramic southerly ocean views with sunrises and sunsets. SUN ALL DAY. A 5 minute walk gets you to the heart of Boothbay Harbor for shopping, dining, boat rides, and entertainment. No need to worry about parking.

This cove is tidal and has 6-8 feet of water at high tide and is a natural habitat for waterfowl, Striped Bass and Mackerel.

The back yard features beautiful gardens and a sitting/dining area right at the water's edge under a large pergola covered with wisteria and grapevine. Relax in one of our many Adirondack chairs on the waters edge. Enjoy the fire pit while roasting S'mores and watching the sunset on the cove. If you're feeling adventurous, we provide you with 3 ocean kayaks, or you can swim and fish off your own private dock and float without ever leaving the property.

Relax on the large deck equipped with gas grill and large dining area overlooking the magnificent gardens and the harbor.

The fully-equipped gourmet kitchen features a large island with dine-up seating. The sun room/dining area is just off the kitchen and features cozy pillow wrap around seating. The spacious but cozy Tuscan-style living room has bistro-style dining for four, beautiful gas fireplace, 46' LED Smart TV with CD/DVD and surround-sound with French doors leading out onto the entertainment deck.

Master bedroom has a queen bed, separate dressing room as well as a lounging area with TV/DVD and French doors leading onto a private deck overlooking the water with hot tub and bistro table and chairs. Bedroom 2 is water-view with a queen bed. BR 3 has 1 full and 2 twin beds . There is a full size pull out sofa bed in the living room.

This traditional Maine home has been in the family for eighty years and has everything to enhance your Maine vacation. If you want to be steps from town but feel like you're miles away, Mill Cove is your perfect vacation destination. “This is it!!!!!!” 3:00 pm Check-in, 10:00 am check-out. WIFI, Smart TV. Great place for a small wedding! We have had 9 here.

Keywords: water front, ocean front, on the water, Boothbay Harbor, Boating, Fishing, swimming, weddings, golf

More Details

Alden Jordan, Karen Lea
Member since: 2011
Speaks English
Response time:
Within an hour
Response rate:
Calendar last updated:
25 June, 2017

About Alden Jordan, Karen Lea

Born and raised in Boothbay Harbor. Owner of Jordan Construction for 29 years. Active in community.

Alden Jordan, Karen Lea purchased this house in 1932

Why Alden Jordan, Karen Lea chose Maine

This home has been in my family for 88 years. I have lived here all my life and enjoy living right on the ocean and close to downtown. I am an avid gardener and start all my plants from seedlings in my greenhouse and design different gardens each year. This property is perfect for families with pets and has lots of space to move around and explore.

What makes this house unique

You can swim, boat and fish right off the property. 5 minute walk to town for dining and entertainment. No need to pay for parking.


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

Property Type:
  • house
  • Self-catering
  • Housekeeper Optional
Floor Area:
  • 2550 sq. ft.
House Rules:
  • Max. occupancy: 10
  • Min. age of primary renter: 25
  • Pets considered ...
  • Non smoking only
  • There is no smoking inside the home. Pick up and dispose of pet waste.
Location Type:
  • Ocean View
  • Oceanfront
  • Water View
  • Waterfront
  • Adventure
  • Away From It All
  • Family
  • Romantic
  • Sports & Activities
  • Tourist Attractions
  • Air Conditioning ...
  • Clothes Dryer ...
  • Fireplace ...
  • Hair Dryer
  • Internet
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided ...
  • Living Room ...
  • Parking Off Street ...
  • Parking for RV/Boat/Trailer ...
  • Towels Provided ...
  • Washing Machine ...
  • Wireless Internet ...
  • Wood Fireplace ...
  • Catering Available ...
  • Coffee Maker ...
  • Cooking Utensils ...
  • Dishes & Utensils ...
  • Dishwasher ...
  • Freezer ...
  • Ice Maker
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave ...
  • Oven ...
  • Pantry Items ...
  • Refrigerator ...
  • Hob ...
  • Child's Highchair
  • Dining ...
  • Dining Room
  • seating for 8 people
  • 2 Bathrooms
  • Bathroom 1 - Toilet , Bath with Shower , 2nd floor.
    Bathroom 2 - Toilet , Shower Enclosure , First floor
  • 2 baths + large outdoor fresh water shower. You can shower in privacy while enjoying the gardens and ocean view.
  • 3 Bedrooms, Sleeps 10
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 Large Double Bed , Master bedroom suite w/hot tub/deck/ocean view. 2nd floor
    Bedroom 2 - 2 Large Double Bed , Southerly ocean view. 2nd floor
    Bedroom 3 - 1 Double Bed , 2 Single Bed , 2nd floor sleeps 4
    Living room alcove - 1 Sofa bed/Futon , Full size pull out sofa bed in living room alcove.
  • Queen size Beds (2), Full size bed (1)Twin or Single Beds, (2), Full size pull out sofa in living room. Baby Cribs (1) Have a pac n play for infant or toddler. All bedrooms are on 2nd floor. There is a full size pull out sofa bed in the living room.
  • Books ...
  • CD Player
  • DVD Player
  • Games ...
  • Satellite / Cable ...
  • Stereo ...
  • Television ...
  • Video Player
  • Video Library ...
  • Balcony
  • Bicycles
  • Terrace ...
  • Gazebo ...
  • Golf ...
  • Kayak / Canoe ...
  • Lanai / Gazebo
  • Garden ...
  • Barbecue ...
  • Veranda ...
  • Ski & Snowboard ...
  • Tennis ...
  • Water Sports Gear ...
  • 1 bicycles
  • 10 garden chairs
  • 4 deck chairs
Pool / Spa:
  • Communal Pool ...
  • Hot Tub ...
Onsite Services:
  • Massage
  • Private Chef
  • botanical garden
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • Health/Beauty Spa
  • library
  • live theatre
  • marina
  • museums
  • playground
  • recreation centre
  • restaurants
  • winery tours
Leisure Activities:
  • antique hunting
  • beachcombing
  • bird watching
  • Boating
  • horse riding
  • Miniature golf
  • outlet shopping
  • scenic drives
  • Shelling
  • Shopping
  • sight seeing
  • walking
  • whale watching
  • Wildlife Viewing
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • fitness centre
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • laundrette - serviced
  • massage therapist
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • deepsea fishing
  • fishing
  • fly fishing
  • freshwater fishing
  • golf
  • golf pass optional
  • hiking
  • jet skiing
  • Kayaking
  • pier fishing
  • sailing
  • swimming
  • tennis
  • water skiing
  • water tubing
  • wind-surfing
Boothbay Harbor Country Club has been completely refurbished and offers 1 week memberships, $350 single, $525 family. The new owner is on his way to making this golf course number 1 in Maine. Ocean front pergola, deck dining area, dock and float, kayaks, fishing gear, fire pit, fresh water outdoor shower. Mill Cove is Tidal. Deep water dockage available at additional cost for boats up to 50' at Boothbay Harbor Marina, in the heart of downtown. Call for arrangements. Great place for a wedding. We have had 8 here. Appliances, furniture, decor and other amenities are upgraded as needed.


Exceptional! 5/5 -
(46 traveller reviews)

average rating of 4.9565215 based on 46 reviews
Saint Petersburg, Florida

Outstanding Vacation!

  • 5 of 5

Well, this was year 2 of what has become an annual vacation to Boothbay Harbor. This is the second year we have stayed in this amazing home and we plan to return next year. Karen and Alden make this place special by providing those touches that make it feel like a home and not just a house. Where do I begin: The welcome wine and S'more fixings and plenty of dry firewood for the waterfront firepit! The fully stocked kitchen for any level of cheffing! Plenty of linens, pillows and blankets! Unbelievably beautiful gardens and grounds! Kayaks! The 5 minute walk to downtown. Gorgeous sunsets and sunrises over the cove! The list goes on. I have stayed in a lot of houses over the years through VRBO, Homeaway and Airbnb, but the home created by Karen and Alden holds a special place for me and my family. The weather was perfect, the house was perfect, the hosts are perfect. What more could we ask for? See you next year!

  • Review Submitted: Oct 16, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Oct 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Beautiful property that matched description and provided everything needed to enjoy our stay.

  • 5 of 5

The Alden and Karen home is beautiful and provided everything we needed. They were perfect hosts, that provided some information as what to see in the area. Each evening we took the 5 minute to town to enjoy the gift shops, Ice Cream Factory and restaurants. Our favorite were McSeagulls and the Boat House Bistro. As other guest have mentioned, Katrina made her appearance and was loved by all. Some day trips included the Botanical Garden, Portland, Camden.

Overall experience was good and I would go back.

  • Review Submitted: Oct 1, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Sep 2016
  • Source: HomeAway
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Beautiful and quiet.

  • 5 of 5

I stayed here in mid August with my family. The owners Alden and Karen where there to greet us and show us around. They couldn't have been nicer and are just a phone call away if you need anything. The location is perfect being right on the water and just few blocks walk to the town where there are shops and restaurants . The house is so clean and decorated so cute. You can tell they have so much pride in there home with how well it is kept and the gardening outside is beautiful. Also outside You can kayak(which they provide) and fish. The house is also stocked with everything you will need and more. The whole family was so happy with our vacation in Boothbay and this house has a lot to do with that.

One recommendation is to bring water shoes if you are looking to go in the water as it is rocky.

  • Review Submitted: Sep 21, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Aug 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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New York, NY

Slice of Heaven

  • 5 of 5

My family and I stayed at this home in August and had a wonderful relaxing vacation. The house is situated in an amazing location with easy access to town and a wonderful view of Boothbay Harbor. The grounds of the home are absolutely gorgeous as Alden and Karen are master Dahlia growers. The home was also super well stocked. We cooked at home a couple of nights and everything you could need was right there. This was one of the most well stocked rentals we have ever rented. With any luck, we will return again next summer.

  • Review Submitted: Sep 9, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Aug 2016
  • Source: HomeAway
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Wonderful house in a great location

  • 5 of 5

We had a great time! The owners were very nice and pleasant to deal with. The house was wonderful. Beautifully decorated and in a terrific location (on a quiet cove but a short 5 minute walk to the town of Booth Bay Harbor). We loved being right on the water and got a ton of use out of the kyaks. We would definitely recommend this house if you are coming to Booth Bay Harbor.

  • Review Submitted: Aug 31, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Aug 2016
  • Source: HomeAway
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Fantastic Vacation

  • 5 of 5

Our family (6 total) vacationed here recently for a week and had a wonderful time. The home is very-well maintained and has a scenic setting on a tidal cove. We did a little bit of everything including kayaking, hiking, cooking s'mores and enjoying the town of Boothbay Harbor which is a 5-10 minute walk away. Would definitely recommend and we will likely try to return in the future. Alden and Karen were very pleasant to deal with every step of the way.

  • Review Submitted: Aug 17, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Aug 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Nearest Airport
60 Miles
Portland PWM
Nearest Barpub
0.25 Miles
Nearest Golf
1 Miles
Nearest Train
45 Miles
Nearest Restaurant
0.25 Miles
Thistle Inn, Ports of Italy, Boathouse Bistro
Nearest Beach
1.5 Miles
Barret Park
Car: not necessary

Boothbay Harbor Country Club offers 1 week memberships. $350 for singles and $525 for families. The Country Club has been completely up-scaled to become one of the top courses in Maine. Botanical Gardens, whale watching, lobster bakes, boat trips, aquarium, Boothbay Harbor Railway Village, Dining, Entertainment, shopping, boating.


Prices & Availability

Prices for this holiday house in West Boothbay Harbor, USA

Rental Basis:
per property
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Rental Period Minimum Price Additional Nights Weekend Night Weekly Monthly Event Price
Mid Season
27 May 2017 - 30 Jun 2017
7 night minimum stay
for 7 nights
Peak Season
1 Jul 2017 - 8 Sep 2017
7 night minimum stay
for 7 nights
Mid Season
9 Sep 2017 - 13 Oct 2017
7 night minimum stay
for 7 nights
Mid Season
26 May 2018 - 29 Jun 2018
7 night minimum stay
for 7 nights
Peak season
30 Jun 2018 - 7 Sep 2018
7 night minimum stay
for 7 nights
Mid Season
8 Sep 2018 - 19 Oct 2018
7 night minimum stay
for 7 nights
My Standard Rate
3 night minimum stay
for 3 nights

Additional pricing information

Pet Fee £77.3
Refundable Damage Deposit £231.91
Tax Rate 9.0%

No cleaning fee.
Rates are subject to change until reservation is confirmed.

Owner's Cancellation Policy

  • Cancelled bookings will not receive a refund.
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