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Recent Harpswell (N,S,E&W) reviews

  • Quiet getaway for two

    "If you're looking for the real Maine, the Maine that's not the T-shirt-and-trickets tourist atmosphere of Camden, Boothbay, and Bar Harbor, the Maine of friendly people, fresh-off-the-boat seafood, bracing hikes, gorgeous scenery, quiet waterfront mornings and evenings, go to Harpswell. And if you are two, stay in this cozy cottage on Quahog Cove off Harpswell Island Road. Within driving distance to all the ordinary sites -- we had lattes in Camden, bought art in Brunswick, visited the Wyeth collection in Rockland, toured Boothbay's old neighborhoods -- "Cozy" is perfect for an intimate week for two. The cottage is well appointed: the bed is comfortable, the little porch is perfect for a 5:00 wine (or two), the bathroom is more than we expected for so small a cottage, the dock is inviting, and sunrise over the cove was worth the price in itself. Even in mid-October, the cottage was toasty and comfy. Additional and unexpected: a French press coffee maker, a huge closet, a huge shower, a fully furnished kitchen, and lobstermen who work their traps practically in your front yard every morning. And John and Karen had fresh flowers awaiting us. The cottage was spotless and well maintained. After two days, it felt like home. A delightful week away."
    Guest: Anne Date of Stay: October 2014 Review Submitted: October 14, 2014
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  • Can't wait to come back!

    "Our family of six had a fabulous time at this lovely cottage. The location of the cottage was private and the views were spectacular. The house is sturdy and spacious. We could not have asked for more. The fellas hit golf balls into the bay at low tide and the rest of us had a blast looking for them before the water came in. We made day excursions to Georgetown Pottery and Popham Beach and fort (so special!) -- but mostly we loved to sit on the porch or in the comfortable adirondack chairs on the grass, and talk and laugh. We liked Frank enormously -- he was available to answer questions anytime but never hovered. We recommend this cottage without reservation -- you can't find a nicer place in Maine. I am going to hear the waves lapping in the shore of my dreams all year."
    Guest: Mary W. Date of Stay: July 2014 Review Submitted: August 17, 2014
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  • not disappointed

    "this was our first time in Maine and it was a wonderful vacation only to short. This cottage was just as listed. Our family rented the cottage next door and it made a great family vacation. The outdoor shower was super! Our weather was perfect. Our only complaint was previous renters with pets and the pet hair left behind, but I m sure that now the owners are aware that will be taken care of. This was our first time to buy and eat a whole lobster, unbelievable!! We purchased it at Ericas, the best! And we also had steaks fresh cut from the local butcher on 123, and his fresh ground beef was the best for burgers. We had a long journey from Ontario Ca. but was worth the drive. We hope to return in the future and our family too. Thanks to Rob and Bridget for sharing their cottages."
    Guest: not disappointed Date of Stay: October 2014 Review Submitted: October 28, 2014
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  • We couldn't have wished for anything better!

    "Beautiful view onto the water from all sides of the house's expansive windows. Lovely and well-maintained house with deck on 2 sides and dock in the back. Very comfortable beds, woke up every morning to a breathtaking scene of the ocean. About 15 minutes to Brunswick and shopping, and 25 minutes to public beach. Lots of nature preserves in the area, Portland about 30 minutes driving distance. Ideal! Thank you so much, Amy and Dan, for a trip we will never forget!"
    Guest: Dana and Mike Date of Stay: September 2014 Review Submitted: October 4, 2014
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