Update: This cottage has been renovated and along with the new changes comes a new name - Fox Cottage.
The warm wood walls and floors fill with bright, natural light and are complemented by a tucked away, woodsy backyard. If you are looking for a fabulously affordable vacation rental located close to Boothbay Harbor, we have found the place for you. Tuckaway is unassuming with its familiar and simple ranch exterior. Upon entry however, you are welcomed by an updated, modern floor plan that is both inviting and relaxing at the same time. Ranging in price from $130 - $189/night, it's value is hard to match.
The galley style kitchen is well equipped with new appliances and whimsical serving bowls. It's the perfect spot to prepare a delicious vacation dinner of local seafood, or whip up a celebration for the grill located on the back patio. Savor your fare in the endearing little dining nook or enjoy outside along with the bouquet of balsam and an endless backdrop of Eastern White Pines. After dark, the backyard lights up with solar lighting on the trees and grounds and creates a magical nighttime ambiance.
At the far end of the open floor plan is the master bedroom suite complete with a queen bed, adjacent sitting room and desk, a roomy master bathroom with shower, and laundry located just outside the master bath. There is even a little deck to enjoy morning coffee. A second bedroom with two queen beds and its own bath is located at the other end of the house. It is also inviting and spacious and could easily be shared by a family of four.
Tuckaway's location adds to its exceptional value. It is 5 miles down the road from the center of beautiful coastal Boothbay Harbor. There you will find seaside shops, restaurants, and a bustling waterfront full of boats waiting to take you on an ocean adventure. If spending time among the beauty of flowers along the shoreline is more your style, you will be happy to know that Coastal Maine Botanical Gardens is also only 5 miles away. There you can enjoy 295 acres of stunning foliage mixed with art and the smell of the sea.
If you are looking for some extra fun for the kiddos, then you will want to check out the Boothbay Railway Museum just a mile down the road. With lots of hands on activities and a ride on a steam train, it is bound to keep everyone entertained. Pair that with a good game of mini golf and you are sure to be a hit. Dolphin Mini Golf is less than a mile away from your rental. It reflects the character of the Boothbay peninsula boasting a nautical theme with specially designed and built obstacles including a ship's wheel, buoys, and of course a Maine lighthouse.
Tuckaway is conveniently located for other coastal exploration as well. The prettiest little village of Wiscasset is only 9 miles away. Head in the other direction and you will find the seafaring town of Damariscotta. The town of Camden, where the mountains meet the sea, makes for a nice day trip and is only 40 miles away. After a full day of whatever fun you choose, you can look forward to returning to the peaceful serenity of Tuckaway with its appealing
decor and comfy beds. All in all, it's hard to beat this vacation rental at $130/night for off peak and $189/night during peak season. Heck, it's hard to find a decent hotel at those rates!