The Baxter: Vacation Place for Rent in Jefferson Maine
The Baxter Cottage is where you can enjoy the refreshing waters of Damariscotta Lake.
Vacation Cottage in
||2 Bedrooms • Sleeps 6
||1 Double Bed, Two single beds, One Queen Bed
||1 Full Bathroom
||Waterfront - Ocean
||Near a Beach
(Rates Displayed in USD)
Weekly Rates from $1,542
Canoe or kayak around this gorgeous body of water...and bring your camera for photo ops! A beautiful 2+ bedroom cabin in Jefferson, Maine, The Baxter is a traditional Maine summer cottage that is both family and pet friendly. Access the lake for kayaking, swimming and fishing. Discover and explore the natural wonders of Maine. Whether you are seeking peace and quiet or a little adventure on your vacation this cottage is a good place to do it.
Built over time by the family and their friends, beginning in the 60’s, this lake front cottage/camp certainly has a cozy feel. Easy pathway to the water's edge. The open deck faces the lake with easterly views, the perfect spot for morning coffee or evening cocktails at the umbrella table. There is a fire pit in the yard for the entire family to gather around for s’mores and ghost stories. Cook your favorite BBQ on the gas grill. You will want to bring drinking water to this cottage. What makes this camp so special is the casual relaxed atmosphere.
BEDROOMS: First Floor: 1 Double Bed in bedroom. Second Floor: Two single beds, One Queen Bed. BATHROOMS: One ¾ bathroom with shower located on first floor.
SO MUCH TO SEE, SO MUCH TO DO!
From your own yard you can walk right into the lake. Canoe and paddle boat can be launched from the waters edge. Swim, paddle, sail, fish, sun bathe, bird watch and hike local preserves. Watch the sun whisk away the lake's early morning mist while enjoying your morning coffee. Go to sleep, exhausted from the days adventures, listening to the loons.
Damariscotta Lake State Park is close by with picnic tables, a nice sandy beach and a grilling area. The largest lake in Lincoln County (over 4,000 acres!) Damariscotta Lake has excellent fishing, offers terrific kayaking and canoeing and is the home to many bird species including heron, loons, ducks and more. The Pemaquid Water Shed has miles of trails and acres of preserves throughout the area that are great to explore. There are a plethora of options for cruises, charters, whale & puffin watches and so forth to keep you busy exploring this beautiful section of mid-coast Maine. Many of the small towns in the area have unique and delicious restaurants, specialty shops, antiques, galleries, museums and so much history.
WHAT ELSE WILL YOU NEED?
Peruse our web site for local vendors, eateries and activities. Replete with all things vacation; if you can think of it, our site most likely covers it! Be sure to reach out to us if you need any help creating the perfect vacation!
WHY BOOK WITH COTTAGE CONNECTION?
Vacation Rentals. Privately Owned. Professionally Managed. Trusted since 1993.
Cottage Connection was one of the first vacation rental companies in the Mid-coast region of Maine. Jeff and Audrey Miller, who own three vacation rental homes themselves had an aha moment when they realized they could not find anyone who ‘got it’ to manage their rentals for them. Since 1993 they have been trusted by homeowners and vacationers to “connect” each family with the perfect cottage for their vacation. As Audrey puts it; “The home they stay in becomes a personality, a part of their lore, when a family connects with the right cottage. Whether they want a rustic cabin in the woods or a high-end ocean bungalow, the right setting sets the tone for the entire vacation.” Learn more about how Cottage Connection can help make your vacation perfect!
DAMARISCOTTA & PEMAQUID REGION
Damariscotta (an Abenacki word meaning place of many fishes) is a quaint Mid Coast town located just off Route One near the head of the Damariscotta River. Known for its colonial architecture and historical significance Damariscotta is also well known for its Shell Middens dating back some 2500 years. Be sure to walk through at least one. The Pemaquid Watershed also has miles of trails and acres of preserved land for you to explore. Unique shops, amazing restaurants and family businesses add much to the area’s activities. The Peninsula encompasses many little towns and villages, each with its own personality and offerings for you to discover and enjoy. At the end of the Pemaquid peninsula is a beach, lighthouse and park. Historical grave sites, the Rachel Carson Preserve, art galleries, restaurants, whale & puffin watches and trips to Monhegan Island are all adventures awaiting you!
Activities and Special Interests
This property provides access to the following activities and special interests:
» Pets Allowed
» Cable/Dish TV
» DVD Player
Other Property Amenities
Lakefront on Damariscotta Lake
Open Deck with Views
Guest Canoe & Paddle Boat
Lobster Pot & Crackers
Dining Table Seats 5
Linens Not Provided - speak with your reservationist about ordering linens or bring from home
No Cable or Internet. Cell phone coverage varies. This is truly a place to unplug and unwind.
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