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3 bedroom cottage only 187 steps away from Popham Beach!

Bedrooms 3
Property type cottage
Minimum Stay 2 - 7 nights


About the property

The "Sandbox" is a lovely 3 bedroom cottage only 187 steps away from beautiful Popham Beach which offers tidal pools, islands, lighthouses, over three miles of sandy beach, and two old stone forts for you to explore.

The cottage comfortably accommodates six guests with sleeping arrangements consisting of two traditional bedrooms (a queen bed in one and two twins in the other) and a full sized bed located in our stunning wrap around sunroom.

The "Sandbox" is nestled in the historic quaint community of Popham Village. You will enjoy strolling, fishing, swimming, hiking and collecting sea shells along the beach. If hungry you can walk only 5 minutes down to Spinney's resturant to enjoy an oceanside breakfast, lunch, dinner OR ice cream.

The cottage has internet, games, puzzles, a propane grill, a DVD library and a gas fireplace for those foggy coastal nights when you just want to stay in and relax. The large sunroom is designed to be both a community room where friends and family can relax listening to the sound of the ocean surf that surrounds the cottage in addition to being an incredible bedroom.

More Details

Lynn Jacobs
Member since: 2017
Speaks English
Response time:
Within 12 hours
Response rate:
Calendar last updated:
19 September, 2018

About Lynn Jacobs

I am a Maniac. Born in Portland, and summered in Bar Harbor where both my Parents were born. (OK, I went to school and in Connecticut and currently live in Vermont) But, Maine is where I call home. I love the smell of the salt air, the endless adventures to the small seaside villages and the abundance of festivals, craft fairs and outdoor activities.

Why Lynn Jacobs chose Phippsburg

Popham Beach is such a magical place on the Midcoast of Maine. The beach has soft clean sand with PLENTY of room to spread out your blanket and have a quiet day at the beach. The history of Popham is fascinating from colonial settlements to ship building. And, the proximity to Freeport, Portland, Boothbay makes day tripping a breeze!

What makes this cottage unique

This property is tucked away in a Pine grove just steps from the beach. It is wonderful to have the amenity of strolling, swimming and fishing however, getting away at the end of the day and sitting on the screen porch listening to surf at a private cottage is the best of both worlds.


Accommodation and facilities for this holiday cottage around the Phippsburg around the Sagadahoc County

Property Type:
  • cottage
  • Self-catering
House Rules:
  • Check-in: 16:00 / Check-out: 11:00
  • Max. occupancy: 6
  • pets considered
  • non smoking only
Location Type:
  • near the sea ...
  • village ...
  • Adventure
  • Away From It All
  • Family
  • Historic
  • Romantic
  • Sports & Activities
  • Tourist Attractions
  • Fireplace ...
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating
  • Internet
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room
  • Parking
  • Towels Provided
  • Wireless Internet
  • Coffee Maker
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Refrigerator
  • Hob
  • Toaster
  • Dining
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 6 people
  • 1 Bathroom
  • 3 Bedrooms, Sleeps 6
  • Queen Bedroom - 1 Large Double Bed
    Twin Bedroom - 2 Single Bed
    Sleeping Porch - 1 Double Bed , Beautiful Sunroom with wraparound windows and sitting area
  • Books
  • DVD Player
  • Games
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Television
  • Video Library
  • Terrace
  • Garden
  • Barbecue
  • autumn foliage
  • churches
  • library
  • live theatre
  • pond
  • restaurants
  • ruins
Leisure Activities:
  • beachcombing
  • bird watching
  • horse riding
  • photography
  • scenic drives
  • sight seeing
  • walking
Local Services & Businesses:
  • groceries
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • fishing
  • hiking
  • surf fishing
  • surfing


Wonderful! 4.9/5 -
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3 bedroom cottage only 187 steps away from Popham Beach!
average rating of 4.875 based on 8 reviews

Great Place To Get Your Toes Wet!

  • 5 of 5

We had a fantastic time staying at this quaint Cottage just steps away from beautiful Popham Beach. This area is close to Portland, Maine, LL Bean, an amazing ship museum in Bath and near many great restaurants. Bath, Maine is a sweet little town known for it's shipbuilding. Popham's history is also fascinating.

The beach house is equipped with a sound working kitchen and grill. The twin beds and queen size beds are comfy. The porch was a treat!

Lynn, hostess of Sandbox, made sure we arrived and she answered texts quickly.

We also liked having access to the TV and internet. We really enjoyed Lynn's lovely beach cottage. We would definitely return to this sweet spot on Popham Beach.

  • Review Submitted: 18-Aug-2018
  • Date of Stay: July 2018
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you Swan Family for coming to the Sandbox! I am so happy you explored the surrounding area in addition to relaxing at the cottage and on the beach. Take good care, Lynn
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We had a great time at the beach.

  • 4 of 5

The property was clean and had everything we needed for our stay. I loved the screened in room though it was a bit cold at night this time of year, Late June. The walk to the beach was easy. At night we could play games or watch a movie. It did comfortably fit the 6 of us. Thanks.

  • Review Submitted: 13-Jul-2018
  • Date of Stay: June 2018
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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  • 5 of 5

We spent three nights there with two kids and it was perfect for relaxing and exploring. The owners were extremely helpful and responsive. When the hot water went out they fixed it immediately. We’re so thankful that they were willing to share this gem with us.

  • Review Submitted: 16-Jun-2018
  • Date of Stay: June 2018
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Dobbs Ferry, New York

Fabulous location, very well appointed Cottage.

  • 5 of 5

We had a wonderful time at this cottage. The location could not have been better. The large screened-in porch was a fantastic place to relax and read. We had wonderful long walks on beautiful Popham beach daily. What a perfect place to get away from it all.

  • Review Submitted: 05-Oct-2017
  • Date of Stay: September 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you Gia, It was great to have you. The porch is my favorite R&R spot too! Hope to see you again. Lynn
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The best!

  • 5 of 5

Had a wonderful time, very restful & relaxing. Very comfortable, well cared for cottage!

  • Review Submitted: 16-Sep-2017
  • Date of Stay: September 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
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Fantastic Popham Beach location

  • 5 of 5

This property is a great coastal cottage and it truly is 187 steps from the beach. The cottage was well maintained, clean and fully stocked with anything one could need. The porch was my favorite spot. Centrally located between Percy's (Breakfast sandwiches!!) and the end of the river made for a great start of every day.

  • Review Submitted: 05-Sep-2017
  • Date of Stay: August 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you Ginnie for your kind review. We went up to the cottage for Labor Day weekend and had a wonderful time, We went on the 4 hour lighthouse tour thru Maine Maritime Museum (I highly recommend it) We too play tourist when we go to Popham! It makes us so happy to hear that you enjoyed your stay. Hope to see you again. Have a WONDERFUL fall. Most Sincerely, Lynn and Ben
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Nearest Airport
51 Miles
Portland Jet Port
Nearest Beach
Popham Beach


Prices & Availability

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Additional pricing information

Cleaning Fee £114.16
Pet Fee £76.11
Property Damage Insurance £44.9

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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