Houses in the Bates-Morse Mountain Conservation Area
at Small Point in Phippsburg, Maine

Seagontz Cottage


Easterly Cottage


Eyrie Cottage


1877 House

1877 House


A Frame

Three Houses are available for rent in the Bates-Morse Mountain Conservation Area, a nature preserve administered by Bates College for research and education in science. The Conservation Area includes one mile of dunes and hard, sandy beach, 200 acres of salt marsh, and 200 acres of hilly woodland.

The houses are 3 miles from Small Point Post Office and Grocery Store at Hermit Island Campground, 13 miles from Bath

Morse Mountain is a 180 foot hill 13 miles from Bath and one mile east of Route 216, the highway to Small Point.  

House and Cottage off Popham Road on the edge of Bates-Morse Mountain Conservation Area

Built as the farmhouse for the Morse family in 1877 and in 1947 became the summer house of the “Jim” St. John family for the next 46 years.

The A Frame cottage is located 100 yards from the 1877 House.

Drive, walk or canoe to nearby Seawall Beach in the Bates-Morse Mountain Conservation Area.     

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All cottages are comfortably but simply furnished with well equipped kitchens but have no TVs. All cottages have blankets and linens. No smoking in any house. Two vehicles per house. Dogs permitted in 1877 and A Frame only.

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