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Recent Kennebec Valley (Central Maine) reviews

  • Loved the Loon's Nest!

    "The Loon's Nest provided our two families with a wonderful place to kick back, relax and unwind for our summer vacation. The house was spacious and beautiful. The kitchen was easy to work in, a/c helped on the hot days, the grill was brand new, washer and dryer were so good to have, and we had all the firewood we needed for evening campfires. The view of Lake Anabessacook was spectacular. We fished, kayaked, swam, and explored the lake. The loons' call was beautiful...a peaceful and ghostly sound. We enjoyed seeing the loons and all the nature around the house. I definitely recommend this property for rental. You won't be disappointed!"
    Guest: Mary Date of Stay: August 2014 Review Submitted: August 22, 2014
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  • Beautiful relaxing vacation

    "We stayed here with 4 adults, a 7 year old child and a dog. We were pleasantly surprised when we arrived because the photos do not do the house justice. The entry level has 2 bedrooms (one with a king bed and one with a queen bed) and a bathroom. The bedrooms were very pretty, clean and comfortable with ceiling fans and air conditioners. The basement level (one level down) has a bigger bathroom and a room with 2 twin beds. There is also a loft area above the living room which had a small sleeping area which was perfect for our 7 year old. The house was clean and well maintained with a nice supply of dishes, towels, etc. We spent alot of time at the waterfront area which was small but worked well for our group. The dock was twice as wide as shown in the photos and more sturdy than I was expecting. The hammock was a terrific place to read and watch the water. The lake itself has boat traffic but it was very quiet and minimal while we were there and we had a great time exploring with the 2 kayaks and canoe that were on the property. It is a great place to fish and swim - there's a rocky entry and bottom for the swimming area but it was fine with swim shoes. One warning that there are alot of stairs to get down to the waterfront so it would be difficult for someone with disabilities and would be alot of work with very young children. But it worked perfectly for a 7 year old and a medium sized dog and gave us extra exercise. The owner was very responsive via email before we arrived and was quick to answer any questions that we had. I would definitely recommend this rental as a beautiful stay for someone looking to relax and enjoy the water!"
    Guest: Anna Date of Stay: August 2014 Review Submitted: August 22, 2014
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  • The Perfect Moment

    "Since the 70's, my wife and I have spent some portion of every summer in Maine. For the last 3 Augusts we have stayed at Steve's Cove Point camp where we feel we have finally found our ideal place. We go to Maine for reasons probably different from most. We don't fish or hunt; we're not boaters; we don't even like s'mores! While Cove Point certainly offers a wealth of opportunities for a unique "camp experience," we are drawn there for the serenity, peace and the sheer beauty of this captivating setting. Here we can experience "the perfect moment" where time seems to stand still. It has become a type of sanctuary for us and helps restore our spirit. Others who seek a similar opportunity will surely find it here. The location permits easy day trips to explore what Maine has to offer. The quaint charm of the coastal towns like Belfast or the grandeur of Moosehead Lake or the scenic Kennebec River valley are within easy reach. Yet returning back to Cover Point is always most gratifying. Steve is without a doubt the best owner we have ever experienced. His attention to detail and the needs of his guests is exceptionable. He is truly concerned that our stay is outstanding and goes above and beyond to guarantee that. His love of Cove Point is always obvious and he instills that same feeling in us. It is hard to leave Cove Point; we always look forward to our return. Thanks Steve for sharing your bonnie, bonnie place with us!"
    Guest: Anonymous Date of Stay: August 2014 Review Submitted: September 24, 2014
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  • Wonderful retreat location yet convenient!

    "Really enjoyed our stay and working with the owner. Very friendly and helpful. It was more like staying in a friend's home than a rental!"
    Guest: Marcos Date of Stay: June 2014 Review Submitted: July 13, 2014
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Kennebec Valley (Central Maine) Travel Tips

Central Maine Vacation Rentals are Perfect any Time of Year

Getting to Central Maine cabins is very easy, either via Portland or Bangor airports or on Interstate Highway 95 or US Route 1. The weather here has four distinct seasons, with world-famous color during fall, warm summers and snow-filled winters. Once here, visit the array of island communities via excellent ferry services.

The area of Kennebec Valley in Central Maine has delightful towns and villages, such as Augusta, Belgrade Lakes, China, East Monmouth, Feyette, Embden, Hartland, Manchester, New Portland, Readfield, Wayne, and Winthrop.

Central Maine Cottages are Ideally Placed to Explore the Area

Rockland is considered an excellent cultural center, with a variety of museums to visit. Visitors to Central Maine vacation rentals can spend hours viewing art collections of some of America’s great artists including three generations of art from the Wyeth family. There are local exhibitions and collections, including a fascinating one of lighthouse artifacts. Here, visitors to the Island Institute can learn more about island life, including the importance of the fishing industry to the region’s economy. Within easy reach of Rockland are three historic lighthouses that visitors are welcome to explore. The town is best explored on foot and there are a wealth of stores and locally produced goods on offer.

Known as the "Jewel of the Maine Coast," Camden is known for its charming waterfront area, with its unique shops and great restaurants. No doubt it is a charming area but Rockport has been called the prettiest harbor in America. Visit both and decide for yourself which is best. In Rockport is also the Center for Main Contemporary Art. Another town to be explored is Lincolnville, with its thick green forested mountains and crystal clear lakes, clean beaches and rocky coastline. One of the most historic towns and certainly one with a fascinating history is Thomaston. Here, visitors can enjoy the 19th-century downtown area and explore the life of General Henry Knox, a hero of the Revolutionary War. A unique shopping experience here is at the Maine State Prison Showroom where visitors can buy wood produced by the inmates.

For stunning ocean views and calm tidal marshlands, the St. George Peninsula is the perfect area to explore. This area is famous as the home of the Wyeth family of artists, some of whom captured Maine life for prosperity. Take time to visit the Marshall Point Lighthouse and Museum, the Owls Head Transportation Museum and Owls Head Light for wonderful views over Penobscot Bay.

Visit the Islands to Discover a Different Kind of Life

There are a variety of wonderful islands to explore from Central Maine cottages. Some delightful day trips are to visit North Haven, Matinicus, Vinalhaven, and Monhegan. The main industry of the islands is the sea, with most residents employed in fishing or catching the famous lobster. The stunning cliffs of Monhegan Island have been the inspiration for artists for hundreds of years. There is a wildlife sanctuary protecting a wide variety of wildflowers and over 200 species of birds such as peregrine falcons, marsh hawks and ospreys. The 17 miles of hiking trails provide plenty of opportunities to watch the wildlife, or swim and enjoy the tranquility. Matinicus Island is the furthest inhabited island and attracts visitors for its peaceful atmosphere.

Central Maine Cabins are Everything Needed in a Home Away From Home

Central Maine cottages here are much like the surrounding area--simply beautiful. Whether you seek a quiet cottage, a peaceful place surrounded by meadows, a large home for a big extended family or a cozy hideaway for two, you will find the perfect property. Each is equipped with everything from the necessities to luxuries such as full entertainment systems, wireless internet access and plenty of space for the kids to play. Many even welcome your four-legged family members.

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