Coveside House as viewed from the otherside of Deckers Cove.Aerial view of location.
Coastal Maine Home with Apt # 1.
Hosted by Inder
Inder is the host.
4 guests
2 bedrooms
3 beds
2 baths
4 guests
2 bedrooms
3 beds
2 baths
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2 Bedrooms, 2 Bathrooms, sleeps 4 plus space for children. Mid-coastal Maine, minutes south of Boothbay Harbor . Tranquil, yet close to many tourist attractions. Dock with kayaks provides access to inland waterways or the open ocean.

The space

Restored 200 year old sea captains home provides modern conveniences while preserving the charm and warmth of the past. The living space occupies two floors, providing a large kitchen and living room with one of the baths on the ground floor, and two bedrooms and an additional bathroom are on the upper floor...1300 sq ft of total living space. Extensive outside decking provides views of the Cove and the surrounding garden.

Guest access

Kayaking from our dock on Deckers Cove to innner islands and waterways or the open ocean. Beach at Hendricks Head and unpretentious yacht club with renowned sailing school are 2 miles up the road from the apartment, as is Olivers Restaurant and a substantial general store. Also available are hiking trails ( a bigger network is off the island ), biking and a well stocked, modern library. Boothbay Harbor with its full slate of marine activities, an aquarium, and the now famous Botanical Gardens, are just minutes away. LL Bean, Portland, Rockland/Camden, Owls Head Motor and aircraft museum, are all just over an hour away.

Interaction with guests

The Owners also live on the island and are available to provide assistance and help quickly. There is no formal check-in/check-out procedure; the facility is unlocked when guests first arrive with keys inside. At the front end the owners provide a short orientation about the facility and the area, and generally visit daily to pick up garbage and to water the plants.

Other things to note

Southport is an island about 6 miles long and 2 miles across at its widest. Access is by means of a swing bridge which opens on the half hour for boat traffic. The serenity of this island setting is augmented by nearby Boothbay Harbor and its varied marine activities, restaurants, art galleries, shops, antique stores, live theater, movie theater, aquarium ,botanical gardens,etc. For families with children the nearby beach at Hendricks Head is fun and picturesque.Biking enthusiasts have various possibilities on and of the island. Small boats, kayaks, and canoes can tie-up at our dock from where access to the open ocean and surrounding islands and waterways/coves is feasible and safe. There is much to be explored on the island...a quaint seaside church, the landing at Newagen and its bold ocean views, hiking trails, a historical museum, a town library, and a couple of picturesque harbors. Both formal and informal dining is within walking distance of the apartment.

Golf: A challenging and well maintained 18 hole golf course is within a 10 min. drive; includes golf school/academy. Sailing School : one of the nations best is at Cosy Harbor on Southport. Tennis classes : available just of the island at Juniper Point.


Amenities
Kitchen
Essentials
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Heating

Prices
Extra people No Charge
Weekly Discount: 14%
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House Rules
No smoking
Not suitable for pets
No parties or events
Check in is anytime after 2PM
Check out by 10AM

This is a no-smoking/ no- pets facility.There are no cleaning fees nor a security deposit. But, we expect our renters to leave the premises in a resonably clean and tidy condition. More specifically, all trash must be removed, soiled laundry collected in certain areas, all house furnishings returned to their original locations, all kitchenware cleaned and stowed as found, central heating switched off. On the outside, all garden furniture, and BBQ units should be returned to their original locations.


Cancellations

Safety features
Smoke detector
Carbon monoxide detector
Fire extinguisher

Availability
3 nights minimum stay

3 Reviews

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Xiaoke User Profile
June 2016
Inder and Jane are super nice. The house is just a few step to the river. It's amazingly beautiful. There is a big yard in front of the house. The BBQ facilities is also provided. The house is suitable for 3-4 people living. The house is designed artfully. We highly recommend Inder's house!

Matt User Profile
September 2017
5 Stars! Absolutely beautiful landscaping with a great view of the water. The "apartment" was much bigger than we expected, plenty of room for two couples. We also took the two kayaks out into the harbor which was super convenient from the dock. The host was incredibly friendly and super responsive when we had a question. Other than that we were left on our own, which was perfect.

Brent User Profile
September 2016
The place was very clean and had a lot more floor space than expected. Great location with a restaurant within walking distance and a short drive to Boothbay Harbor. The kayaks were a very nice bonus. Will definitely recommend to family and friends.

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Southport, Maine, United StatesJoined in November 2013
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Response rate: 100%
Response time: within a few hours

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