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Recent Portland & Casco Bay reviews

  • This was our first time in Maine

    "The Ocean House is right on the water with great views. It is on an a very quite road with a lot nature in the area. The kids loved the open space around the house and going to the tide pools at low tide. We enjoyed the fire place each night and the fire pit by the water. The wrap around porch was great. The location was convenient to a lot of places to see in that area of Maine, 20 to 30 minutes to a lot of sights. Thank you Doug!"
    Guest: John C. Date of Stay: August 2014 Review Submitted: August 21, 2014
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  • Fantastic getaway

    "We just finished our second year in a row renting this cottage, and we have absolutely loved it both times. It's great for kids, with lots of bunk beds, and two couples, with very romantic bedrooms overlooking the water. It is amazing having the beach right below, but even better is the deck perched high above it. Amazing sunsets. Wish we had never left. The owners are also fantastic to deal with."
    Guest: FlashMain Date of Stay: August 2014 Review Submitted: August 31, 2014
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  • Magical Family Escape

    "An absolutely perfect vacation destination! Our family rented this home in 2014 as a place to getaway and relax. We woke up every morning to a beautiful sunrise over the water and a new kayak adventure awaiting. With numerous islands and inlets to explore by boat or kayak, our nautical thirst was quenched while our hunger was fulfilled with a quick boat ride or kayak trip to the docks for fresh lobster. Days finished off with a serene sunset and a fire in the fireplace. And, at some point in every day, we took advantage of the outdoor shower where we enjoyed hot water, hot coffee and Baileys and an unforgettable view of the bay. All of our children (2, 9, 12) still talk about the exploring, puzzle doing, climbing in the tree house, and, of course, the gorgeous water. We all are looking forward to returning to this magical place for many more years to come."
    Guest: Arlene and Kevin Date of Stay: July 2014 Review Submitted: March 27, 2015
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  • Maine: The way we thought it should be

    "Lofty, overlooking Quahog Bay (Harpswell, Maine) was a new experience that we were looking forward. We were not disappointed . . . how could you be. Lofty’s setting is authentic, coastal Maine -- tall trees, slowly rising and falling tidal waters 30 feet below, the distant sound of an early morning work boat chugging up the bay, incredible sunrises rises that made us rise early to prepare for the sun’s next performance, and an occasional loon calling from the far shoreline. The cottage was perfectly designed to take full advantage of an unspoiled scene provided by nature. Large windows in the eat-in kitchen and living room area with an adjoining expansive deck invite keeping track of outdoor activities – boats and birds and slowly moving ripples on the often placid water. Another smaller, more private deck opens off of the master bedroom. Lofty’s convenient location is about a 10 minute drive from Cooks Corner’s shopping, gas, restaurants, and highway connectivity to Brunswick, Bath, Freeport, Rockland, and beyond. Do you want to get out into nature? Great sites are a short drive away along with cultural destinations, such as the Maine Maritime Museum and museum and gallery on the Bowdoin College campus. Eateries, if you don’t feel like cooking in Lofty’s well equipped kitchen, are wide-ranging in their offerings and price in Bath and Brunswick and only 15-20 minutes away. For a real treat there’s Cook’s on Bailey’s Island. A bright, clean, comfortable, tastefully furnished home with responsive owners who obviously want guests to make the most of their time at Lofty and in Maine. Thanks John and Karen. We hope to return."
    Guest: James L. Date of Stay: October 2014 Review Submitted: November 3, 2014
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