It's beautiful here
It's beautiful here
Four of us (two couples) spent a wonderful week here. The property was perfect for us. Having a (very comfortable) bed and (somewhat less pleasant) bathroom downstairs as well as a master bedroom and bathroom upstairs allowed for plenty of privacy. The living room and dining room are more spacious than they appear in the photos, and are quite comfortable. But we spent most of our time on the beautiful wraparound deck watching boats, cormorants and even an eagle pass before our eyes. [Dolphins and a seal were also spotted, briefly.] To get even closer to the water we moved to the chairs shown in the picture, which are just a few stairs above the rocks, mesmerized by the lapping water. We all loved the peaceful setting.
One of the great things about being on the water is that, even when it was hot and humid further inland, the temperature on the water was quite comfortable.
The property has been in the owners' family for generations (although the house itself is relatively new.) The owners have just started renting, so treat renters as houseguests. They like to meet the guests, and to show off the house. Their smaller house (shared within the family and unoccupied T -Th when we were there) is also on the property, but the two properties are separate enough to feel private even when they are in residence. They were very interested in any comments we had about ways to improve the rental experience (we mentioned better shower heads, but this is minor.)
The house is @ 10 miles from Brunswick/Rte 1 for those who want to travel to Freeport, Portland, Wiscasset, etc. We mostly stayed on the peninsula/islands and cooked in the well appointed kitchen. We did enjoy Dolphin's Landing restaurant - very fresh seafood really nicely prepared and overlooking the water - and had take out of the same from Gurnet's. There are other places for lobster, clams, etc. on the islands as well. Two of us played golf - once at Brunswick and then at the 9-hole course in Topsham (which was actually very challenging.)
We were sad to leave, and hope that we can return!
Families with Young Children,
Owner's Response: We have addressed both bathrooms and have made them both more functional and appealing with new shower heads and cottage decore. We have also added a brand new dishwasher just a few weeks ago to help make the vacation stay less work for our guests.We continue to strive for the best possible experience for our guests.
Helpful votes: 5/5
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