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A Unique Experience!!

Bedrooms 2
Property type house
Minimum Stay 7 nights


About the property

House, 2 Bedrooms + Loft, 1 Bath, (Sleeps 4-5)

Are You looking for a unique experience? If so, you have found it at the Linekin Bay Chapel. The Chapel was converted to a 2 bedroom home and has the original stained glass windows and bell tower. It boasts a large open living room with the original hardwood floors and a sun room.

Relax on the back deck with a drink and barbecue or go for a hike on the bordering Linekin Preserve which offers over 100 acres of hiking trails including scenic ocean frontage. Also for hiking, the Boothbay Region Land Trust (BRLT) offers over 30 miles of coastal and woodland trails which are open year round and are free to the public. A short walk takes you to bold open ocean frontage on King Phillips Trail where there are spectacular sunrises. Less than a 5 minute drive takes you to Ocean Point where you can watch a breathtaking sunset (don't forget your camera).

Downtown Boothbay Harbor is 4.5 miles away and offers numerous shops, galleries, restaurants and great night life. Ocean cruises are available here for lobster/clam bakes, as well as whale and seal watching excursions. The Coastal Maine Botanical Gardens (the largest in New England) is less than 10 minutes from the chapel and offers over 250 acres of waterfront and woodland trails; it also includes sensory gardens, impressive waterfalls, stonework, and a great Cafe.

The Chapel has a large wrap-around deck with patio furniture and a gas grill. There is also a large sun porch which is a great place for morning coffee. It has a well stocked kitchen with some of the original wood cabinets. We have now added a dishwasher for your convenience. We also now have an air conditioner as well as a washer and dryer with recent renovations.

Feel free to use our complimentary bicycles to explore the area or rent a scooter in town. There is also a public boat ramp nearby. There is also a nearby lake so feel free to use our canoe and life jackets.

The Chapel, also known as 'the Pink and Purple Church', was built in 1911 and was a Methodist summer chapel. It was later converted to a private residence and an art gallery and is known for the whimsical color scheme.

As seen on HGTV/Great American Country (GAC) Summer 2014!!

Keywords: Nearby boating, fishing, hiking, biking, golf, fine dining, shopping, lighthouses

More Details

Member since: 2012
Speaks English
Response time:
Within a day
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Calendar last updated:
21 August, 2018

About The Owner

We live in the Midcoast area; we purchased the Chapel/Gallery in 2011 and fell in love with the Boothbay region. Jason is a Culinary Arts graduate from Johnson & Wales University; Kristin is a Family Nurse Practitioner. We want our guests to have a memorable vacation and enjoy the area as much as we do! Please don't hesitate to call if you have any questions or if there are any special touches that we can arrange to make this an unforgettable getaway.

The Owner purchased this house in 2011


Accommodation and facilities for this holiday house in East Boothbay in Lincoln County

Property Type:
  • house
  • Self-catering
House Rules:
  • Check-in: 15:00
  • /
  • Check-out: 11:00
  • Max. occupancy: 5
  • Parties/events not allowed
  • Pets not allowed
  • Non smoking only
  • Historic
  • Romantic
  • Tourist Attractions
  • Air Conditioning
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided ...
  • Living Room
  • Parking Off Street ...
  • Parking for RV/Boat/Trailer
  • Towels Provided ...
  • Washing Machine
  • Wireless Internet
  • Wood Stove ...
  • Coffee Maker
  • Cooking Utensils
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Ice Maker
  • Kitchen
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Pantry Items
  • Refrigerator
  • Hob
  • Toaster
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 6 people
  • 1 Bathroom
  • Bathroom 1 -
  • Full bath with tub/shower
  • 2 Bedrooms, Sleeps 5
  • Queen size Beds (2), Twin or Single Beds (1)
  • Books
  • DVD Player
  • Games
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Stereo
  • Television ...
  • Bicycles
  • Terrace ...
  • Golf ...
  • Kayak / Canoe ...
  • Garden
  • Barbecue
  • 2 bicycles
  • 4 garden chairs
  • botanical garden
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • Health/Beauty Spa
  • library
  • live theatre
  • marina
  • museums
  • playground
  • recreation centre
  • restaurants
Leisure Activities:
  • antique hunting
  • beachcombing
  • Boating
  • Miniature golf
  • photography
  • scenic drives
  • 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:
  • Cross Country Skiing
  • cycling
  • deepsea fishing
  • fishing
  • freshwater fishing
  • golf
  • hiking
  • Kayaking
  • mountain biking
  • sailing
  • diving
  • bay fishing
  • swimming
  • tennis


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A Unique Experience!!
average rating of 5.0 based on 17 reviews

Loved it! Would definitely stay here again!

  • 5 of 5

The Chapel was our first “ home away from home”. We arrived a little later than planned so we didn’t get to meet the owners but there was a beautiful fruit and cheese plate in the fridge with a basket of crackers on the table. The kitchen had everything we could want or need including some basic staples and a new container of coffee creamer in the fridge. The washer and dryer were lifesavers with 3 kids and a long drive to and from the chapel.

There’s so much character to the place! Can’t say enough good things about it!

Hoping to come back in a couple years!

  • Review Submitted: 28-Jul-2018
  • Date of Stay: July 2018
  • Source: HomeAway
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Linekin chapel has everything you will need to stay in comfort so close to all the best of Maine

  • 5 of 5

Kristin and Jason have made the perfect home away from home for my family. We will never choose another rental in Maine as long as Linekin Chapel is available. You will want for nothing on this trip. The kitchen is stocked with every utensil, bowl, or pan you will need to make any meal and a dishwasher to clean up. We use the lobster steamer and lobster crackers to make our own lobster feast (lobsters from Sea Pier in Boothbay Harbor) every year. Eating on the huge deck keeps the lobster mess outside. There are towels and linens galore, movies, books, and games for a rainy day, comfortable seating in the living room, a large, covered back porch for more room, all of the necessities that are difficult to pack or you forgot to grab at the grocery such as sugar, flour, salt, coffee, creamer, dish soap and detergent, laundry detergent, a scrubber, etc. Kristin and Jason have thought of everything for you. They even put together a delicious cheese and fresh fruit tray complete with a bottle of wine for endulging. The stained glass windows are so beautiful in the morning light. The bright and airy feel, the cathedral height ceiling, the giant deck for your morning coffee, all of this makes it so surreal. Kristin's flowers add a delicate touch to the gorgeous exterior. There is a nice yard off to the side for the kids to get outside and play. If you are a runner, the King Phillip's Trail loop is a perfect run along the ocean for you. It's a 5 minute drive to Ocean Point for the most beautiful sunrises. Boothbay Harbor has the best shops and food in Maine. Do not go to Boothbay without eating at Bet's Fish Fry! There are so many great restaurants to choose from where you can sit outside overlooking the harbor, our favorite two are the Boathouse and McSeagull's. Ten steps out of McSeagull's, you can hop on a Cap'n Fish whale watch boat, where we have seen humpback, fin, and minke whales, dolphins and porpoises, harbor seals, ocean sunfish, and lobster fishermen at work. The whale watches are so well narrated. You will learn the history of all of the islands you pass on your way out to the open sea. If you are a musical theater buff, you will know that Carousel was filmed in Boothbay Harbor, and from the whale boat, you will enjoy seeing the summer home of the Wicked Witch of the West. Popham Beach and Pemaquid Lighthouse are a short drive away. Kristin and Jason, Linekin Chapel, and Boothbay Harbor have given us so many fond memories. We will be back!!!!

  • Review Submitted: 11-Jul-2018
  • Date of Stay: June 2018
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Bethel, Maine

Unique accommodation in the heart of it all

  • 5 of 5

What a fantastic and unique place to stay! Our family of four used the chapel as our home base while exploring the beautiful, rugged Maine coast. The attention to detail and the preservation of the chapels character is just fantastic - while being completely up to date with every modern convenience. Anything we could think of was there - everything and more for cooking/grilling meals, beach towels, coffee maker, games and books for rainy days (which we only had one), and the welcome fruit and cheese plate the owners left for us was just so lovely. The east Boothbay general store is 5 minutes away and makes great sandwiches to pack up and bring on your adventures, Boothbay itself is about 10 minutes drive and the rocky coastline at Ocean Point is a great start or finish to any day out and about. It's the perfect quiet spot to come back to at the end of each adventure and relax on the deck. The owners are beyond helpful in every way - 5 stars from this family!

  • Review Submitted: 08-Aug-2017
  • Date of Stay: July 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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The BEST of the Best!

  • 5 of 5

This was our 2nd visit to the Chapel. Truly, we will always come back to this charmer....

The owners are by far, fantastic, to say the least! They go above and beyond to make your visit wonderful.

The Chapel itself is welcoming, comfortable, well equipped, and accessible to many attractions within driving distance. The place is a pure gem---- mixed with history, personality, and a unique enirnoment that can not be matched!

  • Review Submitted: 04-Apr-2017
  • Date of Stay: March 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Philadelphia PA

A Perfect Place to Stay

  • 5 of 5

Our family had an amazing week at Linekin Chapel. The house was immaculate and so well-appointed that it felt more like staying at a friend’s house than a rental. Everything we needed was there, and as others have mentioned, it was really welcoming to arrive to a fruit and cheese plate and bottle of wine! We absolutely loved the house and the area. We picked wild blueberries for our breakfasts and we ate dinner outside on the deck most nights. Half-way through the week a doe and two spotted fawns came within a hundred feet of the deck while we were eating. The chapel is a special place to stay and the Boothbay area is wonderful.

  • Review Submitted: 29-Aug-2016
  • Date of Stay: August 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Perfect Getaway

  • 5 of 5

We had a wonderful time last week in East Boothbay at Linekin Chapel. It was so clean and well appointed, and Jason and Kristin left us a beautiful cheese and fruit plate as well as freshly baked cookies. The stained glass windows in most rooms were beautiful. They had everything we'd need- even toiletries in the bathroom and staples in the kitchen. There were plenty of fresh towels and beach towels, and board games. The house was really unique and had lots of relaxing areas for reading, and plenty of space for our family of three. We enjoyed the things to do close by- we spent most evenings down at Ocean Point to watch the sunset. Boothbay Harbor has some great lobster and seafood places. We also did a whale watch with Cap'n Fish's and spotted lots of whales and seals. We really enjoyed several quick meals at East Boothbay General Store, just up the street. The chapel was in a great spot, very close to woods/trails and the water. We will definitely go back on our next visit to Maine and have already recommended Linekin Chapel to friends and family!

  • Review Submitted: 14-Aug-2016
  • Date of Stay: August 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Prices & Availability

Prices for this holiday house in East Boothbay, Maine

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Rental Period Minimum Price Additional Nights Weekend Night Weekly Monthly Event Price
21 Jul 2018 - 15 Sep 2018
7 night minimum stay
for 7 nights
Off Season
16 Sep 2018 - 8 Jun 2019
7 night minimum stay
for 7 nights
9 Jun 2019 - 14 Sep 2019
7 night minimum stay
for 7 nights
Off Season
15 Sep 2019 - 6 Jun 2020
7 night minimum stay
for 7 nights
My Standard Rate
7 night minimum stay
for 7 nights

Additional pricing information

Refundable Damage Deposit £195.33

Discount available for longer stays.
Shorter stays may be available.

Owner's Cancellation Policy

  • 50% refund for cancellations more than 14 days before check-in date.
  • 100% refund for cancellations more than 30 days before check-in date.
  • Service Fee fully refunded on cancellations that qualify for 100% refund.
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