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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
"My husband's family goes to Christmas Cove each summer, and this time we wanted to find a place for just the two of us. The Captain's Quarters was absolutely perfect! It is a very large space, decorated with a fun nautical flair. All the furnishings were very comfortable and well laid out. The owners are incredibly friendly and helpful. I have only good things to say and can't wait to come back."
Guest: Kirsten V.Date of Stay: August 2015Review Submitted: September 19, 2015
"We had a wonderful stay at the cottage. It was decorated beautifully and had all the amenities. We were surprised at how well the bathroom and kitchen were stocked. It was just like being at home. Everything was clean and the location is great. We hope to return next year and have that relaxing vacation."
Guest: Two FamiliesDate of Stay: July 2015Review Submitted: July 24, 2015
Cozy, beautiful garden setting nestled between mountains and the Bay.
"Perfect size for the two of us for a week. We had good weather and found new trails nearby every day, often the only walkers. Day trips to Camden, BarHarbor and Acadia, and out of the way lighthouses were great! Enjoyed meeting Grechen and Steve and got good advice on where to hike. Food choices were unlimited and always tasty! Recommend the Friday night pizza at Dolci Vita. The stairs are steep, just as shown, so need to be considered if that might be an issue for you. This was our first trip to Maine and we thoroughly enjoyed the farmhouse and gardens as our home for the week."
Guest: Judy D.Date of Stay: September 2015Review Submitted: September 25, 2015