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Welcome to The Helm House!

If you ask any of our guests they'll agree, there's no place in Boothbay

like our farmhouse by the sea! 



Built in 1878, a charming coastal farmhouse located in the heart of Boothbay Harbor, Maine (BBH). A perfect destination for a reprieve from the chaos of every day. Between its rich history, quaint shopping boutiques, fabulous dining, and world-renowned boating excursions, there isn't a shortage of things to do here.

Featured Amenities


Washer & Dryer

Top Load Washer/Dryer and laundry detergent, stain remover, wool dryer balls and lingerie bags for your convenience

100% Egyptian Cotton Sheets

Our luxury Giza bed sheets are 

OEKO-TEX® certified organic cotton. Made without GMOs and tested for pesticides and other harmful substances.

High Speed Wifi

Working remote or downloading a movie - internet speed of over 100mbps 

Downtown Location

Our property is conveniently located in the downtown area and within walking distance to shop, restaurants and bars

Hassle Free 24hr Check-In

Check-in whenever you please with personalized keyless entry service available 24 hours a day

Premium TV / Cable

At the end of the day, unwind in your room, each equipped with smart TV's that include all streaming services

Point of Use Filtration System

Reverse Osmosis filtration improves taste, quality and appearance of public water by removing contaminants

Fully Stocked House

Whether it's Nespresso® pods, kitchen spices, dish detergent or toilet paper - you will need nothing with all amenities included

Energy Efficient Air Conditioning

Your comfort during the day and at night is important to us and each bedroom is equipped with wireless HVAC systems



Boating & Sailing

Enjoy your vacation by getting out on the water. If the wind is right you can sail away and find tranquility


Free public access to 26 nature preserves across the peninsula and over 35 miles of hiking trails. 

Cabbage Island Clam Bake

Rated the #1 attraction on Trip Advisor- narrated boat tour and traditional clam bake. Reservations a must!


With 35+ of the best Boothbay Harbor restaurants there isn't a shortage of great dining experiences. 


Explore the antique shops, boutiques, clothing stores, jewelry shops and art galleries of Boothbay Harbor.

Local Attractions

There is never a shortage of things to do and walking distance to all the best things to do in Boothbay Harbor.

Kayak & Paddleboards

Come enjoy a day of sun and fun sea kayaking along the scenic harbor coastline.

Festivals & Events

Don't miss music and theater performances, sailboat races, and gourmet food events.


Beautiful views, multiple spots to swim, and when the tides out, plenty of places to explore for sea life.



"We have arrived and are in seventh heaven!  Your farmhouse by the sea is even more beautiful (if possible) in person! We already feel our cares melting away.  This is going to be a wonderful and relaxing respite for our souls."

- Shauna E.


“Staying at The Helm House is like life in a postcard. You will seriously want to come back again and again.”

- Christine B.


“The Helm House in BBH leaves

you wanting for nothing. "

- Patricia S. and Family

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