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Recent Portland & Casco Bay reviews

  • 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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  • Excellent Location

    "The very best part of this apartment is it's location. It affords easy access to several great restaurants, funky cafes, delicatessens and coffee shops. Downtown Congress Street with it's museums, more restaurants, shops and weekly farmer's market is but a block away. Merrill and Cumberland County auditoriums as well as the Old Port are also reasonably walkable (although the walk home in very cold or very hot weather would take some effort as it is uphill all the way!). We also found the neighborhood easy to walk - many of these past fabulous old homes and gardens. The owner and neighbors were friendly and helpful. The sitting area of the apartment is quite small but the photos are accurate and complete, the beds are comfortable, the kitchen well equipped and everything was in good working order and very clean. We spent two weeks in the summer, so found the washer and dryer in the apartment to be especially welcome. We would eagerly recommend this second floor apartment to anyone who is comfortable with stairs."
    Guest: Meg R. Date of Stay: July 2014 Review Submitted: September 12, 2014
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  • 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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  • A beautiful spot on the Maine coast

    "Our family (2 adults, and 2 kids (10 and 11) spent a wonderful week here. As others have said, the house is comfortable, roomy, and well-equipped for a relaxing vacation. After just a couple of days, we realized that a week wasn't going to be enough. Lilliana is a gracious host, the grounds and gardens are beautiful, and the location cannot be beat. The house is on the coast, down a country road, but just 10 minutes from downtown Brunswick and an easy drive to numerous mid-coast attractions. We never got to take advantage of the kayaks and canoes, but will on our next visit. We had a wonderful vacation and look forward to returning again."
    Guest: Bob B. Date of Stay: August 2014 Review Submitted: September 22, 2014
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