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Comfort, Style and Location

Bedrooms 2
Space 1,200 sq. ft.
Property type apartment
Minimum Stay 2 - 3 nights


About the property

Popular Munjoy Hill 2 Bedroom

This 2 bedroom, 1 bath 3rd floor unit has just been renovated--walls painted, floors refinished. Clean. Sunny and bright. Everything is new. Open living room, dining room, and Ikea kitchen. Wood floors throughout (tile in bathroom). 2 bedrooms each with Queen beds. In-unit washer/dryer. Deck. Local artists' work complete this unit. This unit is steps from the Eastern Promenade and Casco Bay, restaurants, tennis courts, and great trails. This is a quiet street and house.

Colleen Bedard
Member since: 2013
Speaks: english
Response time:
Within a few hours
Response rate:
Calendar last updated:
May 23, 2017

About Colleen Bedard

I am a New Englander and have lived in the Portland area off and on for 25 years. I am now settled here and wouldn't live anywhere else but Munjoy Hill. It is truly special to hear fog horns, the train, and the tug boats hard at work in the harbor. The sounds and the smells leave a lastly impression. In addition to being a Realtor, I am also an artist and founded the Society for East End Arts with a few fellow-artists almost 10 years ago. I love walking on the Eastern Promenade with my dog, Coali, where there is an off-leash area for her to run and socialize with the other Hill dogs.

Colleen Bedard purchased this apartment in 2004

Why Colleen Bedard chose Portland

Downeast Magazine recently called this the hippest area of Portland for good reason. The neighborhood is friendly and Casco Bay--just 2 blocks away--is an every changing beauty. This is a quiet street yet you are close to restaurants, Rosemont Market, and Hilltop Coffee Shop. Downtown Portland is an easy walk from here.

What makes this apartment unique

I love 3rd floor units, and this one is no exception. The air and light is wonderful. The space is very comfortable.--You have everything you need here. The back deck is great for relaxing with a cool drink!


East End Apartment Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • apartment
  • floor 3
Building Type:
  • house
  • Guests provide their own meals
Floor Area:
  • 1200 sq. ft.
House Rules:
  • Max. occupancy: 4
  • non smoking only
  • pets considered
  • Air Conditioning
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating
  • Internet ...
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room
  • Parking ...
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine
  • Coffee Maker ...
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove
  • Toaster
  • Dining
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 6 people
  • 1 Bathroom
  • Bathroom 1 - toilet , combination tub/shower , Newly tiled
  • Bathroom has tub/shower
  • 2 Bedrooms, Sleeps 4
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 queen
    Bedroom 2 - 1 queen
  • 2 bedrooms each with new Queen size beds and air conditioning
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Television
  • Deck / Patio ...
  • Tennis ...
  • festivals
  • live theater
  • museums
  • playground
  • restaurants
Leisure Activities:
  • antiquing
  • beachcombing
  • bird watching
  • boating
  • outlet shopping
  • scenic drives
  • shopping
  • sight seeing
  • walking
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • basketball court
  • cycling
  • golf
  • kayaking
  • sailing
  • swimming
  • tennis
  • wind-surfing


Wonderful! 4.8/5 -
(25 traveler reviews)

Comfort, Style and Location
average rating of 4.8 based on 25 reviews

A Great Experience!

  • 5 of 5

Colleen provided a very comfortable and stylish place for us to meet our daughters in Portland. Communication with Colleen prior to and during our stay was easy and efficient. The location was convenient for walking to both stores and restaurants as well as strolling along the shoreline path only a few blocks away. The kitchen had all we needed for preparing meals in and the beds were comfy and warm. I would highly recommend this space to anyone looking to visit Portland. Thanks Colleen!

  • Submitted: May 11, 2017
  • Stayed: Apr 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Great place to stay - very convenient!

  • 5 of 5

We absolutely loved our stay! It was the perfect location - very easy to get in and out of downtown - parking was easy too! The apartment itself is very nice and comfortable - there were four of us and we felt very at home :)

  • Submitted: Feb 21, 2017
  • Stayed: Feb 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
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Beautiful apt and great location

  • 5 of 5

This is a great area to vacation. Colleen was wonderful to talk with and really cared about making sure our stay was great. The apt is perfect, comfortable and situated in a convenient spot. Its close to the downtown area but not 'right' there. Great park, nice beach area all within walking distance. Places to eat and shops to shop :) Thanks for having us and we hope to be back!

  • Submitted: Aug 17, 2016
  • Stayed: Aug 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Setting a high bar for a wonderful stay

  • 5 of 5

I had never used VRBO before, but now I'm sold. This Portland, Maine two-bedroom apartment was perfect for our family of three, and sets the bar very high. Working with Colleen was easy and a pleasure. The apartment was lovely and spotless, with contemporary furnishings and a calming feel. The natural light and breezes from three sides was a treat, the washer/dryer can make a full week easy, the hardwood floors add to the overall beauty of the space, and three window-unit air conditioners were welcome during the hottest part of the day. The location on Munjoy Hill can't be beat - just a five minute walk from the Eastern Promenade's glorious sunsets over the Atlantic, and walking distance from so many of Portland's cool spots. Stay away from the hotels that give no real sense of Portland's personality, and enjoy the history, restaurants, art and coastal highlight that makes Portland such a favorite small city. This neighborhood is perfect to explore on foot. I hope to return!

  • Submitted: Aug 16, 2016
  • Stayed: Jul 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Lovely, comfortable, well thought-out

  • 5 of 5

Thank you Colleen, this was perfect! As soon as we pulled up we were greeted by a neighbor's cat, who appeared to be resting on the porch as if waiting for us to arrive. This apartment is a hidden gem, somehow quiet despite the many multi-family homes on the street, and was both cool and homey at the same time. Our kids liked the sofa and chairs in the living room and we enjoyed the set-up in the kitchen, with a table large enough to eat on and also play board games. The air conditioning made it very comfortable and was quite welcome after a hot day of walking round downtown or at the beach.

The location is great - it really was a short walk to a wonderful bakery (Rosemont Market) with fresh produce and organic and tasty foods, equally so to a small coffee shop (Hilltop) and corner store with fantastic sandwiches (Hilltop Superette). We frequently walked to downtown - it was about 20 minutes, alternating with walking on the promenade with views of the water, beautiful during the daytime and serene in the evening.

I truly can't say enough, the apartment and the area itself were wonderful and just what we needed. We hope to be back!

  • Submitted: Aug 3, 2016
  • Stayed: Jul 2016
  • Source: HomeAway
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Perfect place in Portland!

  • 5 of 5

We visited Portland over a long weekend in July. It was our first visit to this city. We were extremely pleased with the location of this home and was within walking distance of everything we wanted to do like go to Old Port and Eastern Promenade. The home is exactly as pictured. The living space and bedroom space are very comfortable. One of my favorite things to do was to open all the blinds first thing in the morning and let the sunlight shine through. Two of the days we were there were very hot and the air conditioners in all the rooms worked very well. One day we were able to open all the windows and let the sea breeze filled the house. We cooked dinner two nights while there and had the necessities. No problem finding parking on the street. The apartment is on the third floor which Collen makes very clear when booking but I did not take this into consideration when I packed the cooler. Beware if you pack heavy. (If you want to grocery shop when you arrive then Whole Foods is close but you will need your car. ) The stairs were no problem for us and we just viewed them as a way to work off all the great food we ate! One suggestion for something to do - Sunset Kayak Tour on Casco Bay. Then pizza at Flatbread Company. All in all, trip to Portland was a great time, house was beautiful and comfortable, and Colleen is very easy to work with. Will absolutely be back and will highly recommend this property!

  • Submitted: Jul 22, 2016
  • Stayed: Jul 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Nearest Airport
5.5 Miles
Portland International Jetport
Nearest Ferry
1 Miles
Casco Bay Lines
Nearest Golf
6 Miles
Sable Oaks Golf Club
Nearest Train
2 Miles
Nearest Motorway
1 Miles
Nearest Beach
5 Miles
Willard Beach
Car: recommended

Portland's most popular neighborhood--Munjoy Hill. Close to Eastern Promenade, restaurants, theater, and downtown.


Rates & Availability

East End Apartment Rental Rates

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Rate Period Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly * Event
Dec 2 2016 - Jun 17 2017
2 night minimum stay
My Standard Rate
3 night minimum stay

Additional information about rental rates

Cleaning $100 + Tax
Refundable damage deposit $250
Pet Fee $100 + Tax
Tax Rate 9.0%

Owner's Cancellation Policy

100% refund if canceled at least 30 days before arrival date.

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