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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

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: Jim & Jill Date of Stay: October 2014 Review Submitted: November 3, 2014
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  • Wonderful Cape Elizabeth Getaway

    "Our family of 7 (ages 19-81) had a wonderful week at this sunny, accessible home within walking distance of the far end of Crescent Beach and also Kettle Cove park. Also easy to walk up to the Kettle Cove Creamery for either breakfast or ice-cream! House was clean, cozy and sunny (downstairs is a bit dark and needed humidifier throughout our visit). Owner very helpful and pleasant to deal with. We very much enjoyed our visit to the area - easy to get to Downtown Portland (18 mins.) We would come back here!"
    Guest: LiindaM Date of Stay: July 2014 Review Submitted: July 21, 2014
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  • Adorable and Quaint

    "I rented this house with some friends for a wedding weekend on Peaks Island the first weekend in October. It was perfect and just what we were looking for in an island cottage. We were able to walk to the beach and also the wedding reception which was at the Trefethen Evergreen Association. The owners were very friendly and accommodating and quick to respond to questions. Thank you!"
    Guest: Kelly Date of Stay: October 2014 Review Submitted: October 8, 2014
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  • The Perfect Spot

    "We stayed here in August for a week around a wedding celebration and couldn't have asked for a more ideal house or location. While we live only a short ferry ride away, we felt like we were vacationing in a different world. The house is perfectly located just a 1/2 mile from the ferry in a quiet neighborhood. We didn't bring a car, but just rode bikes back and forth to the "downtown". Our 9 and 12 year old boys loved heading out on biking adventures by themselves which we felt comfortable with, given the slow island traffic. The house itself is a truly charming historic cottage with built-ins and lovely pine floors. It was exceptionally clean and the kitchen was well stocked with all manner of utensils & pans. We spent a lot of time playing games on the wrap around deck with great ocean views. We arrived at the house in the dark and the next morning, upon seeing the sparkling light-filled interior and porch, our nine year old announced "I love this house". The boys found a rope swing near the ferry which they loved and we spent time running an biking around the island, building cairns on the nearby beach, and dining at the Peaks Island Inn. The owners could not have been more accommodating from the welcoming note and bubbles for the kids, to a very organized notebook of each appliance in the house and local attractions. We'll be back, thank you so much!"
    Guest: B.K.B. Date of Stay: August 2014 Review Submitted: August 17, 2014
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