Maine Coast Vacations Scenic White Rocks Cottage

Maine Coast Vacations Scenic White Rocks Cottage Georgetown, Maine
  • 2Bedrooms
  • 6Sleeps
  • 1Bathrooms
Starting at:
USD $750 per week
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Classic Shingle Style cottage on the Maine coast. Spectacular views of islands, lighthouses, wildlife and the rugged coastline. Great kayaking/fishing. Nicely furnished. Screened porch, waterfront deck, private dock. Beach nearby. Secluded location.

Surrounding Area

White Rocks Cottage is located in a very private setting at the end of a quiet country road in Georgetown, Maine. Georgetown is one of Maine's larger islands, with almost 83 miles of rugged coastline, and is connected to the mainland by a bridge. The island has a general store, a post office, a church, two fine restaurants, an art gallery, a gourmet farm market, and a lobster wharf that serves seafood in the rough. The wharf also sells live lobsters and clams that you can cook at the cottage. Georgetown Pottery, one of the best pottery shops in Maine, is a short drive from the cottage.

The quaint small city of Bath is twenty minutes away with many intriguing establishments in the downtown area, including antique shops, a variety of boutiques and specialty stores, a farmer's market, and several good restaurants. Bath is a world famous shipbuilding city and is host to the Maine Maritime Museum. The museum includes a restored working boatyard, many wonderful maritime exhibits and a vintage sailing ship. The museum offers boat rides on the Kennebec River as well as "lighthouse lovers" and picnic cruises that include excursions into the ocean.

Scenic boat cruises are also offered by several local captains on the island. In addition, power boats and kayaks are available for rent in the area. There are many uninhabited islands and beaches nearby to explore. The striped bass fishing in the Kennebec is excellent, and you can fish from the dock in front of the cottage. Guided fishing trips are available from a number of area guides. For golfers, the area has several excellent public and private golf courses.

There are many picturesque lighthouses close to the cottage. Two are visible from White Rocks. Perkins Island Light is located just south of the cottage, and can only be reached by water. Squirrel Point Lighthouse is directly across the bay from the cottage, and can be reached by a hiking trail.

White Rocks is 10 minutes from Reid State Park, which features the most beautiful beach in the State of Maine. The park includes two beaches, hiking trails, a warm salt water lagoon with lifeguards that provides safe swimming for young children, and numerous tidal pools. We include a free pass to the park with the cottage rental. This pass will admit you to all the state parks in Maine. The Josephine Neuman Wildlife Sanctuary is also located close to the cottage and has miles of hiking trails. Admission is free.

Georgetown is relatively undeveloped compared to other mid-coast Maine communities, and has a small year round population. The island is not a busy tourist area with outlet malls or amusement parks. The pace is a little slower on the island, although there is plenty to do.

Freeport, with its outlet stores (including L.L. Bean), and bustling Boothbay Harbor, with its many restaurants, shops, sailboats, and sightseeing tour boats, are both located about 35 minutes away. There are many other attractions in Brunswick, Wiscasset, Damariscotta, Camden and Rockland (such as seafood festivals, summer theatre and concerts, art museums, etc.) all within an easy day trip from the cottage. And don't forget, the fall foliage in mid-coast Maine is stunning.

If you are looking for peace and quiet, along with beautiful scenery, then we are certain you will love White Rocks Cottage.

White Rocks from Water Looking South

Vacation Rental Property

White Rocks is a classic New England Shingle Style summer cottage built in 1909. The cottage is in a private location on the salt water near the mouth of the Kennebec River in mid-coast Maine. White Rocks overlooks a large bay and has beautiful views of islands, lighthouses, and the rocky coastline. You will see lobster boats chugging by and plenty of wildlife, including bald eagles, seals, otters, ospreys, ducks and great blue herons. The U.S. Geologic Survey map for this section of the Maine coast has the word "View" printed next to the cottage's location.

White Rocks has a screened porch and a deck that both overlook the water. The cottage is in excellent condition and is nicely furnished with a combination of antiques and modern furniture. Every room in the cottage has authentic wide plank pine wood floors. White Rocks has two bedrooms that comfortably sleep four people. Both bedrooms are located upstairs and have water views. The main bedroom has a queen sized bed, and the second bedroom has two twin beds. A sofa bed in the living room has a full-sized mattress and will sleep two people. The kitchen is equipped with an electric range, a refrigerator, a microwave oven, a coffee maker, glasses, dishes, utensils, and pots and pans (including a lobster cooking pot). A gas barbecue grill is located outside on the deck. White Rocks has a separate dining room, a large bathroom with a full shower, and a comfortable living room. The cottage has a flat panel HDTV, DVD player and CD player. White Rocks has electric heat and the bedrooms have overhead fans. We provide sheets, blankets, towels and kitchen linens.

White Rocks is located just steps from the water and has its own dock and cove. The cottage also has a large lawn where you can play catch, croquet, or simply sit in the shade.

White Rocks Lawn

Map & Directions

Take the Maine Turnpike (I 95) north. Take Exit 44 (South Portland). Follow I 295 north through Portland. Follow I 295 north for about 20 miles. Take Exit 28 (Brunswick/Bath). Follow Route 1 north through Brunswick to Bath. In Bath, stay on Route 1. Go across the bridge over the Kennebec River and take your first right (Dairy Queen on corner). Follow Rt.127 south to Georgetown. Look for the Georgetown Country Store and the fire station on your right (about 9 miles from Rt. 1). Take the first right after the fire station onto Bay Point Road (brown house on corner). Follow Bay Point Rd. for about 1/8 mile and take the first right onto West Georgetown Road (white church on corner). Follow West Georgetown Rd. for about 0.9 mile. Take the first left onto Marrtown Road. Follow Marrtown Road to the end (about 1.8 miles). White Rocks is the last cottage on the left at the end of the road before the gate.

Nearby Attractions and Services

10 minutesReid State Park
10 minutesFive Islands Lobster Wharf
10 minutesOsprey Restaurant
8 minutesGeorgetown Pottery
8 minutesJosephine Newman Wildlife Preserve
9 minutesBlue Restaurant
8 minutesOld Post Office Art Gallery

Rates & Availability

May and October

July and August

June and September

Early May, Late October


White Rocks Cottage is rented by the week, from Saturday to Saturday. The rent is $950 per week during July and August, $850 per week during June and September, and $750 per week during May and October. Shorter rentals are available in early May or late October. Maine lodging tax is 8%. Rates are based on a maximum of 6 guests per stay. Additional fees apply for parties of more than 6 guests. No cleaning fee or security deposit is charged. Please compare our rates to other cottages on the water in mid-coast Maine. We think you'll find White Rocks Cottage is an outstanding value.

White Rocks Cottage is rented by the week, from Saturday to Saturday. The rent is $950 per week during July and August, $850 per week during June and September, and $750 per week during May and October. Shorter rentals are available in early May or late October. Maine lodging tax is 8%. Rates are based on a maximum of 6 guests per stay. Additional fees apply for parties of more than 6 guests. No cleaning fee or security deposit is charged. Please compare our rates to other cottages on the water in mid-coast Maine. We think you'll find White Rocks Cottage is an outstanding value.

*Please contact advertiser for rates & availability for your travel dates.


White Rocks has a flat panel TV, a CD player, a radio and a DVD player. The cottage also has a small selection of DVD's and games. Binoculars are located in the cottage for viewing wildlife, boat traffic and other items of interest.

Hotel Amenities & Service
  • Parking - Free
  • Pets Allowed

Room Amenities
  • Hairdryer
  • Microwave
  • Refrigerator
  • Television

Sleeps & # of Bedrooms

White Rocks has two upstairs bedrooms. There is a queen bed in the main bedroom and twin beds in the second bedroom. A sleep sofa in the living room with a full mattress sleeps two people. The cottage has a large downstairs bathroom with a full shower.

View from Deck

Policies & Restrictions

No smoking. Well behaved pets are welcome. Dogs may not be left alone in the cottage.

White Rocks Cove

  • White Rocks Is Wonderful

    By on Aug 24, 2012

    We've vacationed at White Rocks Cottage for several years now, usually spending our anniversary there. It's private, peaceful and quiet, and offers a welcome respite from the cares of everyday life. Reid State Park is also nearby, with a lovely beach. We especially enjoy watching the sunsets across the Kennebec, and the seals and various birds, just a few feet from the screened in porch.

    There are numerous restaurants and other things to see or do within easy drive. We certainly had our share of Maine seafood! In nearby Bath, try the Kennebec Tavern and Maxwell's. In Wiscasset, we suggest Sarah's on Route 1. The food is great, usually with no waiting, and we think it's nicer than standing in line at Red's across the street! Shaw's Lobster, in New Harbor (near Pemaquid), up Route 1 North, is also a great place to enjoy lobsters, clams and other seafood.

    Again, the cottage is a wonderfully peaceful place, and we think would be a great honeymoon spot!

  • Vacationing at White Rocks

    By on Jul 04, 2012

    All the amenities and comforts of home and a whole lot more. In June we stayed at White Rocks cottage for the third year in a row and every year, we know why we come back. Relaxation, peace and quiet, privacy, wonderful views, glorious sandy beaches minutes away, fabulous seafood, fascinating local history, and plenty of activities for all ages. To sum it up, a stay at White Rocks cottage will be a memory you will treasure forever!

  • July 2011 at White Rocks

    By on Jun 28, 2012

    We had a wonderful time at the cottage. The accomodations were lovely - beautifully decorated rooms, kitchen well stocked with needed appliances, etc (bring your own food of course), fabulous porches - especially the back screen-enclosed porch with the view of the river. Birds, otters, fish, boats... We didn't turn the TV on once! We drove up to the Saltwater Farms Cooking School for a delicious dinner, took a puffin cruise, visited several of the beaches in the area, hiked to the Squirrel Point Lighthouse AND spent four hours at the Musical Wonder House in Wiscasset. The Farnsworth Museum and Wyeth Center in Rockland was a special treat. And the Georgetown Historical Society was a perfect gem of a museum. And of course we really enjoyed Maine lobster, Maine crab, Maine cheese and Maine BEER!

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Mark Lyons
Maine Coast Vacations Scenic White Rocks Cottage
320 Marrtown Road
Georgetown, Maine 4548

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