Having searched long and hard for just the right place to rent in Maine (and at the right price), we settled on this fabulous home on Ferry Lane in Prouts Neck. Our family couldn’t have been more delighted with the convenient location and the charming and clean accommodations.
Over the course of our stay, we enjoyed the most comfortable beds and romantic sunset walks on the beach. At the owner’s suggestion, we brought her easily transportable beach chairs to Ferry Beach (just a minute or two’s stroll from the home) and spent hours building sand castles with our children, watching boats rise and sink in the tides, and speaking with the friendly local fisherman casting away for their dinner.
The house itself is quintessential Maine-Coastal. From the main porch, to the crown moldings, to the portraits hanging on the walls, you’ll be so glad you chose this home versus a hotel or any other rental. It has a sense of history that you get from the second you enter it, yet includes all the modern conveniences. It’s large and bright with very nice appliances. The bathrooms and the kitchen are thoroughly renovated. The white tile showers with marble detailing are spotless and there is great water pressure to boot. There are even bikes standing by in the garage for you to use freely. Really, there is no detail overlooked to help you have a great time.
As far as things to do, there are a ton of them! We took a 10-minute walk to the Black Point Inn for breakfast and were treated like locals when we said that walked over from Ferry Lane. The service was great and so was the food. Sit outside on the deck if you can and overlook the Prouts Neck Country Club, tennis courts and the beautiful bay. If you are into Farmer’s Markets, Portland’s in my opinion is better than NYC’s and only 20-minutes away. Grab yourself some local oysters, the fresh catch of the day and bring it home to serve up at the farmhouse table in the dining room. You can even finish off a terrific evening by making ‘Smores in the on-site fire pit. We found a Rummy Tile set on a bookshelf and our games went on for days! Also, I don’t think I’ll ever forget the Arundel Flea Market where affordable treasures abounded. We purchased some of my most favorite Depression-era glass candle sticks there at just a few dollars for the pair!
The home’s owner, who couldn’t have been more friendly, gracious and hospitable. All in all, this house is a treasure.
Owner's Response: Wow! Thanks!
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