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Charming Maine Cottage Near the Water in the Heart of South Bristol

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Bedrooms 1
Property type cottage
Minimum Stay 7 nights

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Photos and Description of this 1 bedroom holiday cottage in South Bristol - Hill Cottage South Bristol ME

1 Bdrm Adorable Cottage Near water, cafes, and boating heart of South Bristol ME

Escape to our charming and quaint Maine cottage in the heart of beautiful South Bristol, Maine. You’re steps to the water and an easy stroll to the Lobsterman’s Co-op, Town boat Launch, local stores and cafes to get coffee and morning papers.

Our cottage has been completely renovated inside and we’ve done our best to make sure that everything you need for an escape to Maine is included. The living area and bedroom are bright and cheery with multiple skylights and updated amenities.

Enjoy a view of the harbor from classic Adirondack Chairs on the natural stone shelf patio behind the cottage. It's the perfect relaxation place to take in the sunset after a busy day of kayaking, boating and sightseeing.

South Bristol is a lovely working Lobster village just off the beaten path of the larger towns of Maine. Our cottage is the PERFECT place to call home while you visit Christmas Cove, Damariscotta or other Mid Coast destinations. Freeport and Portland are just over an hour and the alluring town of Wiscasset (Red’s Eats!) is only a half hour drive away.

Other amenties include:

Outside gas grill





wood burning stove

More Details
  • Minimum Age Limit for Renters
  • children welcome
  • limited accessibility
  • non smoking only
  • pets considered

Todd Watts
Member since: 2014
Speaks English
Response time:
Within 12 hours
Response rate:
Calendar last updated:
18 October, 2016

About Todd Watts

Jill and I have been coming to South Bristol and Christmas Cove every Summer for over 20 years. Jill's family has been coming to South Bristol for over forty years. We've been dreaming of owning a home in the area, and in 2014 made that dream a reality. We have two kids and a dog named Hank. We spend the rest of our year in Virginia.

Todd Watts purchased this cottage in 2014

Why Todd Watts chose Boothbay Harbor Area

We hope that you feel completely at home in the cottage. We were attracted to the location because it was in the heart of the village, overlooking 'The Gut', but still felt private. The cottage is part of the same property as the little Victorian house next door. We are working on the Victorian this year and hope to have it ready to rent out for 2016.

The cottage is classic Mid Coast Maine. perfect for a couple or even a young family. The skylights allow that perfect Maine Summer sun into the house, making this little cottage bright and cheery.

What makes this cottage unique

Make sure you spend time sitting in the Adirondack chairs on the back ledge. The ledge will serve as your patio and offers a nice view of where the Damariscotta River flows out into the open ocean. Just lovely.

We hope that you enjoy the house as much as we do. If we can help make your stay better in any way, let us know.

Todd and Jill Watts


based on 3 holidaymaker reviews

Charming Maine Cottage Near the Water in the Heart of South Bristol
average rating of 5.0 based on 3 reviews

The Perfect Getaway!

  • 5 of 5

This sweet little vacation spot is all the Todd and Jill Watts proclaim it to be. The Portland airport is very easy to get in and out of and just a short drive, maybe 45 minutes; just enough time to unwind from your flight and arrive to one of the cutest and cleanest little cottages out there. Nestled in the heart of the quaint little village of South Bristol, where you will find that fresh, whole Maine lobster, just off the boat, is sold for the best price in the area a brief walking distance from home; they will even cook it for you. I even had lobster for breakfast with over-easy eggs--delicious!

If your phone doesn't have GPS, be sure to get one in your rental car. There are so many places to go, see, do. I chose a different direction every day. They are not hard to find, but there was great freedom knowing I had my GPS and could take any random country road and always find home. Most of the little villages are about 1/2 hour drive, located along the fingers of coves and bay. Sweet destinations, providing lots of nice restaurants; many offer pleasant patio dining overlooking harbor views.

After dining, explore the many gift shops offering the quality craftsmanship of local artists. You will find that every where you go are home grown galleries all along the way; there is so much talent to be found in beautiful Maine. Be sure to stop in and say hello to Will, the owner of Keffauver Studio in Daramiscotta. His work in oil painting is exceptional, as well as that of the many artist's work he displays in his gallery.

So in summary, what I found in Maine is a beautiful state filled with friendly people, great food, quaint villages, unique shopping and a sweet little cottage perched on a hill that I hope to return to some day! Don't hesitate to go, the only regret you will have is when you have to say goodbye.

  • Review Submitted: Jul 4, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Jun 2016
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Lori, We're so glad that you enjoyed the cottage and your time in South Bristol. We enjoyed having you. You were an exceptional guest, even fixing our light bulb that had broken off. Thanks so much for staying with us. Hope you come back to Maine very soon. Todd and Jill
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Pure Coastal Maine

  • 5 of 5

We thoroughly enjoyed our getaway in the charming lobster fishing town of South Bristol! The cottage was cozy and comfortable for two. We had many walks and enjoyed the vistas of the working harbor and swing bridge in action. Such a convenient location with lobster and breakfast within walking distance. Lots of interesting things to do within the area. We will want to return again!

  • Review Submitted: Aug 17, 2015
  • Date of Stay: Aug 2015
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Helen and Bob, We are happy that you had a great stay, and thanks for the great review. Hope to have you back again soon. Todd and Jill
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The Essential Maine Experience

  • 5 of 5

This is a lovely cottage in the woods, the perfect size for 2 people, full of light and very comfortable. It is in a great location, close to wonderful fishing ports (South Bristol, New Harbor and Boothbay), a lighthouse (Pemaquid), scenic train rides (Alna & Boothbay) and charming towns (Wiscasset, Damarascotta). There are a myriad of things to do, but don't miss the Pemaquid Lighthouse and the Puffin and Monhegan Island Cruises by Hardy's Boat Tours in New Harbor. No television reception but you can watch DVDs. Great pizza at the local grocery store. We loved it

  • Review Submitted: Aug 8, 2015
  • Date of Stay: Jul 2015
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thanks so much Renee. We've added a Chromecast to the cottage that allows streaming of Netflix, Amazon, Hulu,, Youtube, etc... We will also add some sort of basic channel package next year. Thanks for the feedback. We're glad you had a great stay and hope you stay with us again. Todd and Jill
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Pemaquid Beach Park
"As much of a sandy beach as you'll find in this part of Maine. Small admittance fee. "
Colonial Pemaquid
Nearest Airport
68.5 Miles
Portland Int. Jetport
Nearest Barpub
1.3 Miles
Nearest Golf
7 Miles
Wawenock Country Club
Nearest Train
40 Miles
Amtrak Station Brunswick ME
Nearest Restaurant
0.1 Miles
Harborside Restaurant
Nearest Beach
5 Miles
Pemaquid Beach
Car: recommended

Pemaquid Point Lighthouse

Fort William Henry

Witch Island (Audobon Society)

Pemaguid Beach


Prices & Availability

Prices for this holiday cottage in South Bristol, Boothbay Harbor Area

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7 night minimum stay
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Additional pricing information

Cleaning & Linen Service £53 + Tax
Tax Rate 9.0%

Owner's Cancellation Policy

  • 50% refund for cancellations more than 30 days before check-in date.
  • 100% refund for cancellations more than 60 days before check-in date.
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Accommodation and facilities for this holiday cottage in South Bristol in Maine

Property Type:
  • cottage
  • Self-catering
  • Housekeeper Included
Floor Area:
  • 750 sq. ft.
Location Type:
  • Ocean View ...
  • village
  • Water View ...
  • Away From It All
  • Budget
  • Romantic
  • Tourist Attractions
  • Internet
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room
  • Parking
  • Towels Provided
  • Wood Stove
  • Coffee Maker
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave
  • Refrigerator ...
  • Hob
  • Toaster
  • Dining
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 4 people
  • 1 Bathroom
  • Bathroom 1 -
  • Cottage has a private bathroom with shower.
  • 1 Bedroom, Sleeps 3
  • Fully enclosed bedroom has lovely antique furnishings and is well lit via the skylight.
  • DVD Player ...
  • Television ...
  • Terrace ...
  • Barbecue ...
  • Minimum Age Limit for Renters
  • children welcome ...
  • limited accessibility
  • non smoking only ...
  • pets considered ...
  • library
  • marina
  • restaurants
Leisure Activities:
  • antique hunting
  • Boating
  • eco tourism
  • photography
  • walking
  • whale watching
Local Services & Businesses:
  • groceries
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • deepsea fishing
  • fishing
  • golf
  • Kayaking
  • sailing
  • bay fishing
  • swimming

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