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Recent Down East property reviews

  • Beautiful Country Retreat

    "We were looking for a quiet place in Down East Maine, away from the hustle and bustle, a place where we could see the stars at night. We were not disappointed! Our stay at Wildflower Cottage was just what we needed. Georgie did everything to make our visit relaxing, and she couldn't have been more welcoming. From her homemade treats, to her effervescent personality, to her sweet pets, Pitter and Seamus, we felt a part of this special place! We will definitely return often!"
    Guest: Jet Date of Stay: September 2012 Review Submitted: March 15, 2013
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  • Family Vacation for 3 Generations

    "We spent the week of July 19th at Tidewatch and had a wonderful time. We lived in Machias, ME when our daughters were young. Now with families of their own, they wanted to show their husbands and kids where they spent 8 years growing up from 1982-90. This house was the perfect rental for us for a couple of reasons. First, the 5 bedroom layout couldn't have been any better for the 8 of us and house had everything we needed. Second, without a doubt, was the location. It was down the road from the first house we lived in...which was right past Roques Bluff State Park.... so that brought back great memories. And, with the beach at the end of the back yard, looking for sea glass, rocks, and shells was a favorite pastime for the kids (2 & 5). Our plan was not to spend every day driving somewhere, which we didn't. One day the kids and grandkids spent a day in Bar Harbor, and another day we all went to West Quoddy Head in Lubec and then went for a whale-watching tour (unfortunately they didn't cooperate!). Most of the time was spent relaxing, catching up with old friends, a little bit of fishing, sea kayaking and enjoying some great lobster...cooked right at home. We definitely will be planning a return trip!"
    Guest: Joan W. Date of Stay: July 2014 Review Submitted: August 13, 2014
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  • Peace & Beauty

    "This is the 5th or 6th time we have returned to Tom's cottage overlooking Cobscook Bay and if it wasn't an 8 hour drive; we'd probably come every year. It is beautiful, quiet, and there is the freshest sea food readily available. Thie time we took 6 pounds of Betty's delicious crab meat home to freeze! We also made it up to Canada and out to Campobello for easy, entertaining day trips. The kayaking was relaxing and we really appreciated the new porch rockers and the table for dining on the patio - nice additions! All in all we had a wonderful, restful, vacation and we plan to return some day."
    Guest: Corinne Date of Stay: August 2012 Review Submitted: August 30, 2012
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  • Wonderful remote coastal get-away

    "We cannot say enough about how much we enjoyed our week at Mill Point. The cottage is just gorgeous, roomy, bright and cheery, beautifully constructed, with lots of glass to let the outdoors in. There are numerous little gems about the place such as large window seats everywhere, and a second floor balcony that looks through a spruce tree right onto the waves crashing ashore on the rocks below. One feels like an osprey perched in a tree here! The location is amazing. The cottage is basically on a small island, but not quite an island because you can drive right up to it by way of a narrow causeway about 1/4 mile long. We felt like royalty here with this whole island all to ourselves for the week. If you have never been on an island in Maine before, you are in for a unique treat of shady woods, soft grass beneath your feet, abundant bird life all around you, all washed by the soft, cool ocean air. The sounds of waves on rocks and smells of ocean will lull you to sleep at night. It is an ever changing place, from bright warm sunshine to mysterious fog which blows in and out, sometimes in fanciful wisps across the water. The cottage itself is well supplied and we did not feel at all deprived being off the grid as nearly all the comforts of home are provided. There are two medium sized gas powered refrigerators, a fabulous gas range, gas powered lights all around the house, headlamps and battery powered lanterns all about. There are the usual electric appliances as well, if you wish to start the generator and run them; microwave, blender and so forth, but for us the quiet of being "unplugged" was a rare treat. There is no internet here, and even cell reception is a bit spotty (high tide works better!) so get ready to un-tether yourself from the modern chatter for a bit and find out the world goes on quite nicely without you checking in on it all day. The owners and local care takers are all wonderful people and you will feel well cared for during your stay."
    Guest: Doug and Sue H. Date of Stay: July 2014 Review Submitted: July 22, 2014
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