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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
"Cozy house. Plenty of space. Great view. Short walk to Pemaquid Lighthouse. Bar / restaurant a short walk up the road. Outdoor fire pit plus indoor fireplace for those rainy days. Firewood being included was a huge plus. Owner is a great guy and easy to work with. Highly recommended."
Guest: Richard R.Date of Stay: June 2015Review Submitted: July 16, 2015
"This lovely home is tucked away in a fairly secluded neighborhood off the beaten track and with an awesome view of the humbling ocean. The digs were extremely comfortable and the newly remodeled upstairs was sensational. We were 2 couples so the layout provided for full privacy and comfort. The oyster and lobster delivery services were as promised and delectable. The location allows access to Boothbay Harbor, Camden, etc (about an hour away) or stay-at-home, lazy days on the hammock. Thanks to Bill (who we were lucky enough to meet and spend time with!!!) and Bon (who we feel like we met through Bill) for making our Maine getaway so memorable."
Guest: Karen B.Date of Stay: August 2015Review Submitted: August 23, 2015
"Good stuff first. We stayed here with my family as sort of a reunion. My Parents, my sister & spouse, my brother & spouse.The house only sleeps six and they are VERY firm about this. No squeezing people in on the couch.That being the case my husband and I stayed with relatives until my brother left (they were only with us part of the week) We moved over on Tuesday.The house is situated on a cliff and views of the ocean are stunning and the house is designed so that you are able to see the ocean from not only the living room(sliders that open onto a deck)but also the master bedroom. the sound of the waves crashing on the cliffs below is deafening. Spent mornings drinking coffee on the deck and If you are up early enough, you will be able to see Lobster boats pulling in traps right in front of you.At night with a glass of wine is even better. Coming home I can honestly say that I missed the sound of the waves very, very badly! We had the good fortune of spectacular weather (only one day of fog) and being able to view many sunrises and moon sets over the water, Gorgeous! I cannot stress enough how healing and magical it is. There is a wood burning fireplace (buy your own firewood) We took advantage of the fireplace on the foggy day and it was very relaxing to have a "stay in" day with a nice fire, it took the chill and the damp out and we enjoyed some old movies. One of the bedrooms has a small library with a nice selection of Books. I will recommend "Lighthouse Horrors" for some good old fashioned scary stories (Perfect reading for being in Maine on vacation with the sound of the waves in the background)The ocean is accessible by means of a steep path to the left of the house & there is a rope rigged up to assist you getting down to the cliffs,spent many hours just laying on the rocks and sunning & reading. Do not advise swimming here as the waves and the currents are too strong. Now the bad;The living room furniture needs updating. It is comfortable but worn.The dishwasher turns on at random,the dryer was not in good working order,TV is ancient &Flat screens are so cheap nowadays.No excuse not to update especially for over $2000.00 a week. The guest bedroom queen mattress needs replacement, old and probably one of the most uncomfortable mattresses my husband and I have ever slept & we traveled all over the world, (all of Europe) They need to update this mattress! Other then this id recommend this property."
Guest: StellaDate of Stay: August 2014Review Submitted: September 15, 2014
"Everything the other reviews say about Aquahela cottage is true. The house and beach are exactly as pictured in the photos. The location is stunningly beautiful and very private. The house is comfortable, clean and delightfully idiosyncratic, clearly built and decorated with love, not a sterile rental property.
There are lots of things to see in the area, though the place is so beautiful we spent many days lounging on the deck or lying in the grass next to the ocean. We visited the Pemaquid Lighthouse, kayaked in the Pemaquid harbor, checked out the old fort there, and found a hidden gem, the Verna nature preserve, where a trail through sweet-smelling woods leads to a true ocean coast, with huge rocks and crashing waves. There are many great seafood places, but if you want a change of pace (and you're up for an hour's drive and a splurge--not cheap) dinner at Tau Yuan in Brunswick is a unique experience. The food is superb, and unlike any Chinese food we've ever had in either San Francisco or New York City.
Laura was a pleasure to interact with. She is efficient, straightforward and gracious (she sent us a thank-you card with the return of our deposit!).
My partner and I stumbled on the cottage at the last minute, and still can't believe our luck--it was booked solid but someone had cancelled their reservation. We're planning to reserve a week next summer now!"
Guest: KristinDate of Stay: June 2015Review Submitted: July 11, 2015