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Recent Southwest Harbor reviews
Idyllic family reunion
"The web description doesn’t do justice to Grey Rocks! It is a well maintained 1890s mansion with all modern conveniences, in a gorgeous setting, with beautiful flowers in the yard and on the deck. It’s very private, at the end of a long gravel drive, woods on three sides and the rocky beach on the other. The back lawn is great for romping dogs and playing kids, and the full-length back deck is wonderful for picnics and hanging out and looking at the ocean, where you see (and hear) lobster boats going by. The kitchen is well-stocked with pots and pans, the dishwasher and laundry machines work well, and while there are only two showers in the four bathrooms, everything worked. We (ten people, two dogs) loved the house and the location** which made for an idyllic vacation.
** Five minutes walk to Thurston’s Lobster Pound – no parking hassle!"
Guest: AnnaMaria A.Date of Stay: August 2015Review Submitted: August 20, 2015
"My husband and I, and 2 other couples just spent a week at this beautiful home and loved every minute. It is perfect because each couple has their own bdrm. and bath and the common areas are spacious and cosy. We were greeted with a gorgeous bouquet of lupine on the kitchen counter. The construction details of this home are amazing and agreeing with other reviews, the beds were very comfortable. The kitchen is well equipped(we only fixed breakfast), and the views will refresh your soul. We highly recommend "Il Bassino"!"
Guest: lrlucyDate of Stay: June 2015Review Submitted: June 15, 2015
"Another great visit! The views are magnificent looking up at Acadia National Park across the water. The house is directly on the ocean with a dock. It was very roomy for a us with a large living room and wood stove. The town of Southwest harbor has a variety of stores and some excellent restaurants about 5 minutes away by car. Red Sky is a fantastic restaurant in the town - I'd really recommend that for the top night. There are numerous hiking trails in the area we used as well. We went to both Northeast Harbor and Bar Harbor - both an easy drive with great views on the way. The ocean here is unbelievably clear! Even had a harbor seal from the dock at night. A great vacation!"
Guest: DanDate of Stay: July 2015Review Submitted: August 11, 2015
"The pictures of the interior of the Boat House were very accurate. The remodel of the home was tastefully done and up to date. The views of the harbor from the living room were spectacular. We stayed at the end of the season and it was a bit chilly. The heating system was a bit of an issue as the pipes banged at night which interrupted our sleep. We also new it was a working harbor but if you were a light sleeper the fishermen and boats would wake you up early in the morning. We are early risers so that was not an issue. The owners should also let guests know that there is a room attached to the house that harbor/marina folks use. That did startle us when we first heard people in the room. Some other improvements would be to update the linens and towels, connect tv to cable in the bed room , a vacuum cleaner, and to leave instructions on how to use the VCR.
Aside from the few things we mentioned it was a nice place to stay."
Guest: MaggieDate of Stay: October 2014Review Submitted: October 26, 2014