Heron's Nest: Gorgeous Oceanfront Last Minute Deal

Stunning Unobtructed Panoramic Views from the Deck!
Stunning Unobtructed Panoramic Views from the Deck!Cottage 1 Main Living AreaThe View!Cottage 1A Great Place for your Cookout!Queen Bedroom Cottage 1View from Bed Cottage 1Kitchen Cottage 1 with all the Necessities and More!Including Dishwasher,Dining in Cottage 1Exterior Cottage 1Cottage 2 Kitchen with small stove/oven, fridge, coffee maker and microwaveThe View - Cottage 2Cottage 2 Living AreaQueen Bedroom in Cottage 2Queen Futon in Cottage 2From Cottage 2 DeckThe View

From $221 / night

166 King Phillips Trail, Boothbay, ME 04544
Heron's Nest: Gorgeous Oceanfront Last Minute Deal
3 bedrooms
6 guests
7 night min

Overview Description


Bedrooms: 3
Bathrooms: 2
Sleeps: 6
Type: Cottage
Per week: $1,550 - $2,450
Pets allowed: Yes
Internet: Yes
Description of the Boothbay vacation cottage rental
Welcome to Heron's Nest! One of the very best vacation rentals in the Boothbay Harbor area! This unique and beautiful property consists of two adjacent oceanfront cottages that are rented together as one unit. With 3 bedrooms in 2 separate cottages, Heron's Nest is the perfect setting for 2 couples or a family. In off-peak seasons, you may rent only 1 of the cottages.

**Peak Season - The rental rate is for the use of both cottages

Off-Peak Seasons - The rental rate is for the use of Cottage 1 (max of 2 guests). If
you have more than 2 guests, and would like to use both cottages please contact
the owner for a quote.** We do not rent cottage 2 to a separate party during your

* 7 night minimum stay required
* Turnovers are on Saturdays
* We accept online bookings at "chillvacationrentals" and accept American Express, Visa, MasterCard and Discovery.

Heron's Nest is nestled amongst the Pines on a steep hillside overlooking the Damariscotta River. This serene and dramatic setting provides the perfect backdrop for your Boothbay vacation. Along with the incredible sights, you will also hear the sound of the surf crashing on the rocks below, and experience the ocean breezes while relaxing on the oversized deck. and

Our East Boothbay oceanfront cottages both exude Maine charm, and have been filled with furnishings and amenities that will provide you with a comfortable and functional sanctuary.

Cottage 1 features charming knotty pine walls and soaring ceilings. It has 1 bedroom and 1 bath and has been fully renovated and professionally decorated. The bedroom is gorgeous and has beautiful views right from the cozy queen bed. The kitchen is well equipped with stainless appliances including a full sized stove/oven, fridge and dishwasher. There is also a hi-def flat screen Smart TV that has cable, Netflix and Amazon Prime.

Cottage 2 is adorable and is also loaded with charm. It has 1 bedroom with a queen bed, and an open loft with a futon. There is a kitchen with an camp sized oven/stove, small fridge and microwave. There is a full bath with a tub and shower combo.

Both cottages feature fine "Cuddledown" linens. There is also wifi throughout and a washer and dryer.

Heron's Nest is professionally managed by Chill Vacation Rentals. All of our properties are exceptionally clean and provide guests with upscale amenities, and great linens. We strive to provide pictures and information that accurately reflect what the property provides so that you can be assured that your rental will meet or exceed your expectations. While you are here, we are nearby and very responsive to your needs.

*Important Accessibility Notes: The hillside location of the cottages makes for a unique and stunning setting, but does require a walk from the parking area of about 75 yards along a boardwalk and down stairs. The cottages would therefore be difficult to access for those with mobility issues. The cottages may not be suitable for families with young children as there is a steep unfenced drop-off to the ocean below
Area Information
The property is located on King Phillips Trail which is only 5 miles to Boothbay Harbor, yet is one of the quietest neighborhoods in the area. The scenic 2 mile long road meanders along the shoreline and ties directly in to the Linekin Preserve which offers an additional 3 miles of hiking trails. This is the perfect place for someone who likes to jog or walk every day.

There is also a community dock for water access that offers a place to launch kayaks or watch the lobstermen take in their haul. If you are looking for a great East Boothbay vacation rental, you have found it!

Also nearby are the Boothbay Region Botanical Gardens, Boothbay Harbor Country Club and Ocean Point.

Heron's Nest is also a great home base for day trips to Camden, Rockland, Rockport, Pemaquid and Popham Beach.
Attractions within Walking Distance
The cottages are located on a road that is very quiet and is great for walking and jogging. There is also direct walking access to the Linekin Preserve and about 4 miles of great hiking trails.
Nearby Restaurants
East Boothbay General Store, The Carriage House, Lobsterman's Wharf, Ocean Point Inn
A car is necessary
Best Time of the Year to Travel
June and September are great as everything is open but it is not crowded at ALL.
October is beautiful and it's a great area to see the fall foliage.

The cottages are fully insulated.

Cottage1 has baseboard heat.

About the owner

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Availability Calendar



Begins Ends Week
Weekly Monthly Min
Jul 16 2017 Sep 02 2017 - - $2,450 - 1 Week
Sep 03 2017 Sep 30 2017 - - $1,750 - 1 Week
Oct 01 2017 Oct 28 2017 - - $1,550 - 1 Week
Check In: 4 p.m. Check Out: 11 a.m.
Lodging tax: 9.0%
Deposits: 25% First payment is required to confirm the reservation. Balance is due 45 days prior to arrival. There is a $500.00 Refundable Damage Deposit.
Payment Options: American Express, Discover, Mastercard, Visa
Other Fees: Peak Season: Rate includes the use of both cottages Off Peak (May, June, Sept, Oct): Rate includes the use of 1 cottage, please email owner for rate for both. Cancellations: 100% refund if cancelled more than 60 days prior to arrival. Within 60 days, full refund less $100 admin fee only if Owner is notified via writing and Owner is able to secure a replacement booking. Cleaning Fee: $100 Pets - $150 upon approval 7 Night Minimum Turnovers on Saturday



  • Beds

  • 3 Queen Beds
  • Features

  • Beach Towels
  • High Speed Internet
  • Parking Included
  • View (Ocean)
  • Deck
  • Linens Provided
  • Patio
  • View (Water)
  • Full Kitchen
  • Oceanfront
  • Pet Friendly
  • Waterfront
  • Heating
  • Appliances

  • Alarm Clock
  • Gas Grill
  • Oven
  • TV (Cable/Satellite)
  • Blender
  • Hair Dryer
  • Refrigerator (Full)
  • Telephone
  • Coffee Maker
  • Iron
  • Stereo
  • Toaster
  • Dishwasher
  • Microwave
  • Stove
  • Washer/Dryer
  • Activities

  • Bicycling
  • Deep Sea Fishing
    (2 miles)
  • Tennis
    (2 miles)
  • Racquetball
    (4 miles)
  • Hiking
  • Grocery Store
    (2 miles)
  • Basketball Court
    (4 miles)
  • Water Skiing
    (4 miles)
  • Ocean
  • Jet Skiing
    (2 miles)
  • Children's Pool
    (4 miles)
  • Whale Watching
    (4 miles)
  • Boating
    (<1 mile)
  • Park
    (2 miles)
  • Golf
    (4 miles)
  • Aquarium
    (5 miles)
  • Canoeing
    (<1 mile)
  • Playground
    (2 miles)
  • Gym/Fitness Center
    (4 miles)
  • Lake
    (5 miles)
  • Cross-Country Skiing
    (<1 mile)
  • Restaurant
    (2 miles)
  • Kayaking
    (4 miles)
  • Miniature Golf
    (6 miles)
  • Fishing
    (<1 mile)
  • Sailing
    (2 miles)
  • Live Entertainment
    (4 miles)
  • Bowling
    (15 miles)
  • Parasailing
    (<1 mile)
  • Shopping Area
    (2 miles)
  • Movie Theater
    (4 miles)
  • Winery
    (25 miles)
  • Beach
    (2 miles)
  • Snorkeling
    (2 miles)
  • Pool
    (4 miles)

Other Vacation Rental Amenities
Smart TV
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Reviews for this vacation cottage rental in Boothbay, Maine

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Owner Supplied Testimonials

Sweet serenity in style on the coast of Maine
Our Heron's Nest vacation was a wonderful experience! It is a very cozy and romantic place! My husband and I were in awe of the amazing beauty of the setting and of the charm of the cottage itself! From the deck and living room picture window, we saw osprey, sea birds, humming birds, beautiful sun rises and enjoyed star gazing as well.

The cottage was well appointed and had a casual elegance that made our stay extra special! It was somewhat more spacious than what we had imagined from the pictures. Everthing was very tastefully decorated and immaculate! Even the bathroom, with a very nice shower and sink with a vanity, had elegant decorative touches. The best part was that the caretakers of the property made us feel very welcome and let us know they were always on hand to help in anyway needed! Our time at Heron's Nest was magical and we would love to visit again in the future!
Barb A
July 2015

A Sanctuary by the Sea!
We had a fabulous stay recently at Heron's Nest! From the moment you step onto the grounds, the sounds of the waves crashing, the smell of pine and fir, the cool ocean breezes and the serenity envelops you. This is truly a place for respite and relaxation. Both cottages are like new, with upgraded linens and fixtures and superb craftsmanship in both cottages that easily accommodated our family of 5, with 3 beds and a comfy pull out sleeper sofa. Lots of extras were a bonus like beach towels, spices and oils, paper goods and cleaning supplies, things many rentals make you bring yourself. Maine soaps, jams and a lovely bottle of champagne were a lovely bonus. The steps are intimidating at first but are not high or steep like in a house, and we managed fine with our groceries and suitcases. No A/C was not an issue with it being a wooded property, with ceiling fans and ocean breezes that keep the cottages cool even on 80+ degree days. With fantastic views, and lots to do within 5-20 minutes of the property, it was easy to go out several times a day to dine, walk, kayak, or view lighthouses and go beachcombing at Ocean Point, Southport and Boothbay Harbor. Food shopping or take out was close too, with Hannaford, the East Boothbay general store and Pinkham's Seafood all close by to keep us supplied with meals or food to bring back and grill on the spacious deck with wonderful views. Th e owner and property managers are there if you need them and have created a wonderful vacation get away at Heron's Nest!
Vicky C
Stayed: July 2015

5 star enviroment throughout for comfort and relaxation.The finest of bed linens,cooking utensils, Not your typical cabin,Perfectly clean,spectacular views,The sound of the water at night puts you right to sleep. It was just what we wanted for reading.walking and short day trips. The owner is an A+ hostess/manager. We give her a 5 Star also........
Stayed: Sept 2015

Frequently Asked Questions

Q: So is the price for both cottages?
A: Yes, during Peak Season, the quoted price includes the use of both cottages.
Q: Can I rent just one cottage?
A: Yes, but only during off-peak seasons and only if there is no more than 2 guests. To keep prices down for couples, during off-peak, the quoted price is for the use of just 1 cottage for 2 guests. If you add more guests to your inquiry, the price will reflect use of 2 cottages.
Q: If I rent 1 cottage in the fall, will you rent out the other one?
A: No. We believe that the cottages are too close together to be rented by 2 separate parties. We value your privacy and believe this policy will help to ensure that you have a great vacation.
Q: Can you tell me a little bit more about the access?
A: The cottages were originally the guest cottages of a large estate. For privacy they were set in a wooded area a good distance from the main house. So there is a boardwalk that leads from the parking area about 75 yards to the cottages. It meanders along the hillside and is mostly flat with about 20 small stairs mixed in throughout.
Q: How far is it to restaurants?
A: The East Boothbay General Store which has great breakfast, lobster rolls, sandwiches and pizza is a local favorite and is about 2 miles away. There are also 3 full service restaurants, Lobsterman's Wharf, Ocean Point Inn and The Carriage House, within 3 miles of Heron's Nest. It is about 5 miles to downtown Boothbay Harbor and its 25 or so restaurants.

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