Bold Colorful Life Farmhouse and Cape

From $240 / night

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  • 10 bedrooms
  • 9 bathrooms
  • Sleeps 20
  • Estate

Come away from it all--catch your breath.

Six miles from the bustle of Boothbay Harbor is a peaceful 15 acre river-front retreat, set among rolling lawns, meandering stone walls, apple orchards and richly colored perennial gardens. The estate consists of four New England-style buildings: one vacation rental is the new Maine Farmhouse and historic barn; a second rental is a fully renovated 1800s Cape; there's a charming garden shed and a 1700s barn which sometimes holds the private Bold Colorful Life Gallery, filled with jewelry, photographs and paintings...sometimes holds wedding ceremonies. The calendar is for the Cape. Ask us about o...Read more


Bold Colorful Life Farmhouse and Cape
Boothbay, Maine

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Additional Location Information

The property is located on the Back River, on the Boothbay peninsula, four miles from the Coastal Maine Botanical Gardens and six miles from Boothbay Harbor itself. The fifteen acre estate is near the end of a quiet, peaceful residential road which follows the Back River for almost 4 miles. Swimming, canoeing, kayaking and hiking all begin right here. There is a cove at the bottom of the lawn which opens out into the river. Regular guests include a pair of bald eagles, a friendly porcupine, cove seals and local deer. A female moose crosses the property every Fall. There are hiking trails in a dozen preserves within 10 miles; one of them around the corner--Ovens Mouth.
Boothbay Harbor offers restaurants, shopping, galleries, saltwater activities.

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What's Nearby

Golf course within 30 minute drive

Nearest shops, 6 miles
Nearest beach: Southport Beach , 6 miles

Getting There

Nearest airport: Portland, 60 miles
Nearest train station: Wiscasset, 15 miles
Nearest ferry port: Bar Harbor, 100 miles
Car is essential


Last updated on July 23, 2014
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Rates shown in $ USD

DatesNightlyWeeklyMonthlyMinimum Stay
Jun 19 - Sep 11, 2014
Summer Peak
Weekend $400
$2,500$8,5003 Nights
Sep 12 - Oct 30, 2014
Fall Colors
Weekend $360
$2,300$7,6003 Nights
Oct 31 - Apr 30, 2015
Off Peak
Weekend $285
$1,800$6,0003 Nights
All other dates
$360$2,500$8,5003 Nights
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Rental fees

  • Tax rate | 8% of rent
  • Damage deposit | $400
  • Rental Reserve-required with contract | 50% of rent | 50% of rental fee required with contract to reserve property
  • Maine Lodging Tax | 8% of rent
  • Refundable Security Deposit | $400 per stay
  • Fees for additional guests may apply.

Additional notes from the owner

Reservations are confirmed after receipt of signed contract, 50% of vacation rental fee and refundable $400 security deposit. These rates are for the Waterfront Cape; rates for the Farmhouse are available at


  • Central heating
  • Hair dryer
  • Fireplace
  • Ceiling Fans
  • Long term rentals allowed (over 1 month)
  • Soap/Shampoo Provided
  • Alarm Clock
  • A/C or climate control
  • Iron
  • Bachelor or bachelorette parties allowed
  • Washing Machine
  • Housekeeping Optional
  • Towels Provided
  • Short breaks allowed (1-4 days)
  • Local Guides/Maps
  • Linens Provided
  • Corporate bookings allowed
  • Clothes Dryer
Phone / Internet
  • Internet Access
Pool / Spa
  • Children's pool
Property Features
  • Private fishing
  • Ocean or water views
  • Parking
  • Grill
  • Dishwasher
  • Stove or Oven
  • Freezer
  • Microwave
  • Toaster
  • Paper Towels Provided
  • Refrigerator
  • Blender
  • Kettle
  • Satellite or cable TV
  • Books
  • DVD Player
  • Stereo or CD player
  • Television
  • VCR
  • Outdoor Dining Area
  • Garden
  • Deck
  • Porch
Onsite Equipment
  • Boat available
  • Pet friendly - no
  • Smoking allowed - no
  • Suitable for children - yes
  • Suitable for the elderly - yes
  • Wheelchair accessible - ask
Living space
  • 2500 square feet

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