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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
"The Owl's Nest was the perfect place for our family of 8--4 grandparents, 2 children, and 2 grandchildren. The expansive porch was the perfect setting for our morning cup of coffee as we watched the fishermen check their lobster traps and a glass of wine in the evening as we watched the sun set. We fished (our grandson caught a lobster on his fishing line) , played ping pong, made smores by the fireplace, walked to the East Boothbay General Store for doughnuts each morning, and simply soaked in the beauty of our surroundings. It is the quintessential Maine cottage with every amenity needed to have a fun filled week--comfortable beds, well stocked kitchen, and a perfect location for easy access into Boothbay."
Guest: Pat A.Date of Stay: August 2014Review Submitted: September 2, 2014
"This was our second year staying at this cottage, and it felt like home the moment we stepped through the front door. We love this place and can't say enough about it! We kid the owners that one day this will be ours, but in the meantime we love "borrowing" it from them! Very clean and well-maintained, you don't have to worry about anything. We had many seals on the rocks in the cove this year - not so many last year - and enjoyed kayaking this year for the first time. The seals would pop their heads up to let you know they were close by. Be sure to visit the Maine Botanical Gardens while you are here -- just a 25 minute drive away."
Guest: BarbDate of Stay: July 2014Review Submitted: August 12, 2014
"Our great experience started right with our initial contact. Kirsten was extremely helpful, very quick to reply and she answered every question completely (and we had a lot of them). Upon arrival we were met by Becky who made sure we had everything we needed. The personal touch was very much appreciated.
The cottage far exceeded our expectations, it was clean, well cared for and very well appointed with all the things you would ever need. The view out of the back either on the boat shaped deck or direct from the living room or kitchen table was breath taking. We could watch the seals frolic on the rocks in the Damariscotta River day or night and this became one of our favorite things to do.
The location for us worked out perfectly it was about 60 miles to Portland and about a 2 1/2 hour drive to Acadia and Bar Harbor. There was a lot to do - from exploring the Pemaquid lighthouse to getting the freshest Loster cooked for you so you could bring it home to enjoy at Osiers Co-op (we went twice while we were there) we had great time in Maine and we loved staying at Becky and Kirsten's cottage. We highly recommend staying here if you can get a reservation. We consider ourselves very fortunate to have stayed there and met some very nice people along the way!"
Guest: AnonymousDate of Stay: May 2015Review Submitted: June 7, 2015
"This is an amazing location and home. The pictures simply cannot show how beautiful the main house really is...all the gorgeous wood-ceilings, porches, floors..it is stunning. Afternoon sunshine floods the very comfortable living room, deck and huge screened porch...and you enjoy lovely river views. It is a secluded, yet accessible retreat for nature lovers, readers, artists. Incredibly comfortable and inviting. Four of us stayed in the main house and our young, newly-wed son and daughter-in-law stayed in the sleeping cabin. Because it is not directly on the water, we did not have to worry about our toddler granddaughter as much as we may have had to at other places. The short walk to the water was pretty, the dock, with rocks, seals, and sunsets, is outstanding, and the many hiking trails throughout the property added to our days. Also, our dog could happily go out the door and not get into any mischief....a blessing! We have lived in Maine and also have rented many different homes...unless you plan to go north of Acadia, you will probably not find a location that is as unique as this, and yet so well-located that everyone can find his/her entertainment for the day!"
Guest: nicola s.Date of Stay: August 2014Review Submitted: January 21, 2015