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This property allows you to book online with a credit card. After submitting a reservation request, the owner or manager has 24 hours to accept, at which time your card will be charged and you will receive an email confirmation
"We recently spent a week at the Osprey cottage and it was exactly what we had hoped for. Beautiful and relaxing setting, nicely maintained cottage, clean, comfortable furniture, close to lots of activities for kids and adults and downtown Boothbay Harbor. Bill and Lisa were helpful and responsive, and the neighbors in the community were friendly and welcoming. Absolutely no complaints."
Guest: Paul B.Date of Stay: July 2015Review Submitted: July 14, 2015
our family LOVES life on Knickerbocker Lake, nearby Boothbay Harbor
"Our family of 12 (ages 8-80) has enjoyed week-long sojourns at this quiet, private lake-side retreat for many years. The kids enjoy swimming in the lake & exploring the lake via kayak. We love hearing the loons at night. The kitchen is fairly well equipped (although a new stove/oven would be very nice!) and we prepare most of our meals together; a trip to the lobster pound is a daily experience. The Botanical Garden is a treasure & we take side trips to nearby attractions such as the aquarium and boat rides in the harbor. On our way north, to Boothbay, we stop at Whole Foods in Portland in order to stock up on fruit, veggies and things we know we cannot get at Hannaford's . We do our 'big shop' for staples at Hannafords south of Boothbay. The local Hannaford store, in Boothbay, is adequate and there is a farm store close by where we buy corn and other veggies. Linens are supplied and we put used sheets and towels by the washing machine before we depart. On occasion there have been minor problems, such as a toilet that needed fixing, and the owners were very quick to call a repair person. We all appreciate having wi-fi at the house and it is very pleasant to sit on the porch, overlooking the lake, when doing email or just relaxing. We take our ipod with us as there is a 'dock' so we can listen to 'our' music. Our adult children and their husbands take turns sleeping at the 'love shack' down the hill towards the lake - its nice to be be able to sleep in while on vacation. We highly recommend a week or two or three at the Knickerbocker Lake Retreat"
Guest: ColetteDate of Stay: May 2015Review Submitted: May 16, 2015
"Upon entering the Starboard Cabin, we were immediately entranced with the beauty and comfort of our surroundings. The decor was impeccable, yet offered the warmth and comfort of home. The complimentary basket of goodies was the extra added touch that ensured perfection. Peace and serenity engulfed us as we sat on the deck overlooking the harbor's beauty. The location was superb in offering us so many options within walking distance, although we didn't even have to leave the coziness of the cabin to enjoy our vacation. The owners were delightful and extremely gracious hosts. We are looking forward to a return trip to the Starboard Cabin in the near future. It was truly a "little piece of Heaven"...."
Guest: Tara B.Date of Stay: April 2015Review Submitted: May 21, 2015
A Great Family VacationThat Has Something for Everybody
"My family members range in age from 6 to 65. The last night of our vacation we all sat around the lovely dining table overlooking Alden's beautiful yard. Each of us told what we liked most about the trip. The two 6-year olds (one boy, one girl) liked catching crabs and snails off of Alden's dock.....and playing croquet at the Burnt Island Lighthouse. My granddaughter also liked picking blueberries (her favorite) from Alden's garden. My 15 year old granddaughter loved climbing the rocks at Ocean Point. One 10 year old grandson loved playing hide and seek in Alden's yard, the other the Whale Watch. One of my sons loved kayaking the best, the other liked fishing. My daughter-in-law loved the fact that the quaint town was within walking distance of the house (as we all did). I loved it all, but particularly enjoyed rising early to enjoy the peace and quiet of the charming house and gaze out the window. One morning I even saw an eagle! After initially greeting us and sharing some very interesting history about the place, Alden and Karen left us alone. My family and I always felt "at home" there."
Guest: LindaDate of Stay: July 2015Review Submitted: August 10, 2015