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The best waterfront vacation rental in Stonington Maine
"The best waterfront vacation rental
home in Stonington, Maine is "The Stronghold." We used this home as our central headquarters for our 35th wedding anniversary, family vacation. The owner has gone to great effort to make this home an exceptional beauty and the most memorable resort experience. Standing amongst neighboring, gray siding homes stands this magnificent, recently renovated masterpiece. Located on a private lane on Stonington's waterfront, you are welcomed with an inviting back porch, complete with conversational chairs, windchimes, and croquet for the manicured front or rear yard gaming. The waterfront has a magnificent quarried stone bulkhead and flowering landscaped yard, with two kayaks waiting for you to explore the harbor a nearby islands.
The owner, Sallie Strong, has literally thought of everything. Both a gas grill and charcoal grill are on site waiting for your cooking preference. Typically Maine rentals in this area are austere. However this home has Wi-Fi, multiple TVs with DVDs or cable. The duel kitchens were especially useful for our multi families' food storage, prep and cleanup. The main kitchen even has a trash compactor. There are multiple indoor and outdoor rooms for relaxing, watching the lobster boats in the harbor, and enjoying leisurely or formal meals.
We admired the decorating as every niche had a unique curio, painting, photo or nautical artifact to admire. The bright room colors and comfortable beds were specially inviting.
We have rented four different homes on Deer Isle in recent years. While this home was the most expensive to rent, it was by far the best value. Given the ideal location, the amenities, and the overall experience, I would highly recommend it."
Guest: Dave H.Date of Stay: August 2015Review Submitted: August 19, 2015
"Torri couldn't have been more helpful as we reserved the lower level of the Yellow House a few days before we arrived. She was a pleasure to work with, was fast and efficient and it was a great way to start our trip to one of our most favorite places on the Maine Coast. The rental was clean, beautifully decorated - we had everything you could imagine but the place wasn't cluttered. The bed was great - with plenty of extra blankets etc - the shower was super and the towels fluffly and soft - there was even an LL Bean bag filled with beach towels. The view from the living room and the front porch is fabulous - the constantly changing harbor was entertaining and peaceful. We were delighted to have Direct TV and wireless internet. We walked to the Harbor Cafe for breakfast and 44 North for coffee - both great spots - in fact we had a incredibly sweet and delish lobster roll at the Harbor Cafe! We took the Mail boat out to Isle au Haut and it's always fun to see the area from the water - fun trip. This is a great location, clean, plenty of space for my husband and myself and very good communication from Torri about the rental - I would definitely recommend it."
Guest: Lisa L.Date of Stay: September 2015Review Submitted: September 14, 2015
"This was the perfect place for my husband and I, who live very busy work days all the time to just get away and enjoy peace and quiet. The deck is large and has beautiful views at sunrise and sunset. The house is very clean and functional with all the appliances and accessories you need - just bring your clothes and shop for food. We had a great down time."
Guest: Beverly H.Date of Stay: September 2015Review Submitted: October 9, 2015
"Beautifully finished, well-equipped, sunny and comfortable guest house overlooking landscaped garden and Stonington Harbor. Easy walk into Stonington, a charming working port with shops, restaurants and attractions. The owners, Doug and Leslie, who live in the main house on the property, were friendly and accommodating while respecting tenants' privacy. Perfect jumping off point for exploring Deer Isle and nearby islands and communities (Isle au Haut ferry is an easy walk from house).
Bedroom and bathroom are commodious but up a fairly narrow flight of stairs, which those with mobility issues or infants may want to keep in mind.
All in all, an idyllic spot at a reasonable price."
Guest: Steven A.Date of Stay: August 2015Review Submitted: August 20, 2015