Feedback

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 Brooklin reviews

  • charming historic cottage

    "We had a perfect week in Brooklin. The historic house is utterly charming. Brooklin is pretty remote, and the place has no internet, and no TV. For us, though, all those things were a plus. We enjoyed the wonderful relaxed quiet of the house, its extensive library and game collection, the piano, the beach (a prime spot for hunting sea glass!) and, perhaps especially, the porch, where I spent many hours reading and drinking coffee. We explored Deer Isle, had pizza and pastries at Tinder Hearth, did some book shopping in Blue Hill, but mostly we read and skipped rocks and swam. A delightful week. Thank you so much for sharing your home with us. We very much hope to return!"
    Guest: Kcase Date of Stay: August 2016 Review Submitted: August 28, 2016
    View listing
  • Perfect Get Away From It All

    "I was looking for a quiet place to spend a week with my girls (12 and 15) that would be peaceful, fun, and close enough to Bar Harbor to visit but far enough to feel like we were getting away from it all. I really could not have found a more perfect place; John and Liz made us feel so welcomed it was like being in our own home, not a rental, right from the start. The house itself is really beautifully situated; the beach is right down a path out the back steps, the sun sparkles through the windows in the mornings, the stars sparkle at night and the waves, when it's windy, will put you to sleep. It's on a hushed country road with few cars; the quiet in the air is stunning, especially at night. We also fell in love with the dogs - especially Maddie, who we miss - it was like a fringe benefit! Everything we needed was there; bikes to ride and wood for the outdoor fire pit and even fresh eggs from the chickens. We stopped at Tradewinds in Blue Hill on the way for food - which I recommend - but the cottage has what you would need otherwise - towels and sheets and blankets and a kitchen stocked with the basics, pots and pans and utensils, washer/dryer, dishwasher, etc. Pretty much whatever you need is there, making it a lot easier to unpack and unwind. Liz and John are great hosts, the house is sweet and cozy, and it was as perfect a week as I could have imagined. If you are trying to avoid the bustle of Bar Harbor but want to be close enough to get there for dinner or day trips (about 45 minutes), you can't do better. Liz also recommended a boat trip in Bass Harbor (Island Cruises) which was an absolute must, a great way to spend an afternoon. Thanks Liz and John for helping us make lifelong memories, we hope to come back!"
    Guest: Eric H. Date of Stay: June 2016 Review Submitted: June 30, 2016
    View listing
  • Flying Jib in August 2016

    "Overall, we had an excellent week at Flying Jib. We were three families (12 people total - 6 adults, 6 children). We enjoyed the rustic-ness of the old part of the house! The pictures really show what to expect. The kitchen served well, and was well equipped with dishes, cooking items, etc. We used the propane lobster cooker many times during our stay, as well as the grill. The kids loved the option of a pool (heated too!) after a day of sightseeing in Acadia and surrounding areas. Being able to walk to the beach was great (although the path could use a little maintenance - overgrowth). We also walked through the Outlook property to go to the beach area. Really fun at low tide! We were surprised at how nice the view was from the deck/porch. The pictures with the listing don't do it justice! Bathrooms were plentiful for our large group, and the house is very well stocked with lots of towels, extra sheets, dishtowels and pool towels. They also have the house stocked with TP, paper towels, dish soap, etc. John was super helpful in our communications and planning. He responded within just hours every time I sent a question. I do agree with others that the internet could use some enhancing - usable, but slow. Future renters do need to be aware that this is an older home, by the sea, so there are some mold issues (basement area)."
    Guest: Kathy Date of Stay: August 2016 Review Submitted: August 22, 2016
    View listing
  • Fantastic place in a great location. The view was breathtaking.

    "We had a great four-day weekend exploring Stonington, Acadia National Park, and Swans Island. The property was fantastic! Very easy and relaxing. I highly recommend this property! The harbor view was stunning."
    Guest: Darryl G. Date of Stay: October 2016 Review Submitted: October 10, 2016
    View listing
Sponsored Advertisement