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Lovely Top Floor Apartment with Spectacular Water View — Camden

Sleeps4
Bedrooms 2
Bathrooms1
Space 800 sq. ft.
Property type apartment
Minimum Stay 3 nights

Overview

About the property

2 bedroom, 1 bath, 4 person max – no children under 12

No pets or babies/children under 12 – no exceptions.

Spectacular water view vacation rental 2 bedroom, one bathroom apartment in Camden, Maine. Located on a scenic residential stretch of Rt. 1 just across from Penobscot Bay. This apartment is on the top floor of our main house at our sustainable lodging farmette, Birchwood. Surrounded by beautiful gardens with a pond we are just 2.5 miles north of downtown harbor district, accessible to all the offerings of Camden, the state park and Penobscot Bay. Tastefully, fully furnished, exceptionally clean. Everything you need for a happy stay.

With a private entrance, the unit is up a full flight of stairs (23 steps) on the top floor of our main house. Small deck with chairs overlooks Penobscot Bay. Fully furnished, all the comforts of home: full kitchen, WiFi, cable TV, DVD player. Guests frequently comment 'Your apartment is beautiful!'

Bedroom 1- one Queen bed; Bedroom 2- one Double bed. Four person maximum occupancy. Nonsmoking, no pets.

Our spectacular Midcoast location is the perfect home base for many other daytrip locations: Bar Harbor, Acadia National Park, Blue Hill, Castine, Stonington, Belfast, Rockport, Rockland, Owl's Head, Thomaston, Port Clyde, Monhegan Island, Isleboro, Damariscotta, Pemaquid Point, Boothbay Harbor and more

Top floor apartment makes this unit NOT suitable for children under 12.

No pets.

More Details

Owner
Jenny or Eric
Member since: 2008
Speaks: english
Response time:
Within a few days
Response rate:
40%
Calendar last updated:
September 29, 2017

About Jenny or Eric

Camden caught our eye years ago on a weekend getaway and we kind of never left! We love small town living, growing stuff and outdoor fun.

Jenny or Eric purchased this apartment in 2003

Why Jenny or Eric chose Camden

Benefit from our local knowledge, we're happy to point the way to great eats, sites and outdoor pleasures. Or we can leave you be to enjoy Camden at your own pace.

What makes this apartment unique

Feel free to enjoy the gardens on our property and farmette where we raise fruit, vegetables, grains and laying hens. Our pond is a wonderful place to birdwatch while enjoying an evening cocktail.

Amenities

Camden Apartment Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • apartment
  • floor 2
Building Type:
  • house
Accommodation Type:
  • Bed & Breakfast
Meals:
  • Guests provide their own meals
Housekeeping:
  • Housekeeper Optional
Floor Area:
  • 800 sq. ft.
House Rules:
  • Max. occupancy: 4
  • not suitable for children ...
  • pets not allowed ...
  • non smoking only
Location Type:
  • Near The Ocean ...
  • Ocean View ...
Theme:
  • Tourist Attractions
General:
  • Air Conditioning ...
  • Alarm Clock
  • Basic Soaps
  • Ceiling Fans
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room
  • Local Activities Guide
  • Local Maps
  • Local Restaurant Guide
  • Parking
  • Parking Off Street
  • Shampoo
  • Sofa Bed
  • Telephone ...
  • Toilet Paper
  • Towels Provided
  • Wireless Internet ...
  • fax
Kitchen:
  • Coffee Grinder
  • Coffee Maker
  • Cooking Utensils
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Freezer ...
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Pantry Items ...
  • Refrigerator ...
  • Stove ...
  • Stove
  • Toaster
Dining:
  • Dining ...
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 4 people
Bathrooms:
  • 1 Bathroom
  • Bathroom 1 - toilet , combination tub/shower
  • Light daily housekeeping available upon request. Responsible for own dishes and returning unit in condition as found.
Bedrooms:
  • 2 Bedrooms, Sleeps 4
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 queen
    Bedroom 2 - 1 double
    Living Room - 1 sleep sofa /futon
  • All linens (sheets, bedding, towels) included. No carpets
Entertainment:
  • Books
  • DVD Player
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Television
Outside:
  • Beach Chairs
  • Beach Towels
  • Binoculars
  • Deck / Patio
  • Lawn / Garden
  • Outdoor Grill
  • Small Cooler
  • Terrace
  • 4 garden chairs
Suitability:
  • unsuitable for elderly or infirm
  • wheelchair inaccessible
Onsite Services:
  • Daily Maid Service
Attractions:
  • autumn foliage
  • bay/sound
  • botanical garden
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • coin laundry
  • forests
  • library
  • live theater
  • museums
  • restaurants
  • winery tours
Leisure Activities:
  • antiquing
  • beachcombing
  • bird watching
  • eco tourism
  • paddle boating
  • sight seeing
  • walking
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • fishing
  • freshwater fishing
  • golf
  • hiking
  • ice skating
  • mountain biking
  • pier fishing
  • sailing
  • skiing
  • sound/bay fishing
  • swimming
  • tennis
Notes:
Natural sunlight, high ceilings, wood floors, bay view make for a cheerful, happy interior. We use only plant-based laundry detergents (hang our sheets on sunny days) and 'green' housekeeping products.

Reviews

Wonderful! 4.9/5 -
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average rating of 4.9 based on 10 reviews
5

Cozy, spacious, private with a lovely ocean view

  • 5 of 5

The apartment sits above all the other units so it’s very private. The view was really nice and there is a small balcony off the kitchen that allows good star gazing. The rooms and bath were well equipped and clean. The unit is quite spacious and very comfortable for a family of 4. The hosts were wonderful and super responsive. Breakfast was a lovely treat for each of our 3 days. Only downside is that you are right off the main road and there is noise from cars and lights. All the other places have that same issue. Highly recommend.

  • Submitted: Oct 26, 2017
  • Stayed: August 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
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5

clean, quiet, exceptionallywell maintained by caring and friendly owners

  • 5 of 5

My sister and I stayed in the 2nd floor apartment above the office. We would have been happy to stay for another couple of weeks. The organic continental breakfasts were excellent and the owners were considerate and genuinely interested in our needs. We look forward to another visit next year.

  • Submitted: Sep 29, 2017
  • Stayed: September 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
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5

Great location, pretty views

  • 5 of 5

Jenny was very nice and gave some great recommendations for things to do and places to go. Property was excellently maintained and quiet. Bed was little hard for our taste but to each their own in that regard. Location was perfect and the view of the bay was amazing. Apartment was very clean and spacious. One tv in the living room only so if you are someone who likes a tv in the bedroom, then that could be a downfall but overall it was a fantastic stay.

  • Submitted: Sep 19, 2017
  • Stayed: September 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you, Angela, for taking the time to write a fair and kind review and for choosing our place for your stay in the area. We enjoyed having you as guests.
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5

Great experience

  • 5 of 5

My wife and I stayed at Jenny and Eric;s top floor apartment for one week in August 2017. We found the apartment to be spacious and clean and with a beautiful view of the bay. Jenny was a wonderful host, always willing to offer suggestions of where to go and what to do, and her morning scones were absolutely delicious. If we are ever returning to the area I would without a doubt stay at this place again. We had a great experience and I would highly recommend Jenny and Erics lovely apartment to anybody.

  • Submitted: Sep 3, 2017
  • Stayed: August 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you so much, Joseph, for taking the time to write such a kind review. It is always nice for us to have such thoughtful, pleasant and appreciative guests! Come back any time!
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Portland, Maine
4

Apartment was pristine. Clean, comfortable and a relaxing space. Jennie & Eric were attentive hosts.

  • 4 of 5

We visited the Camden, Lincolnville, Belfast area for a few days and the apartment at Birchwood was a perfect spot. We enjoyed some hiking, a tour at the Cellardoor winery, shopping and dining at a few newer restaurants that were delicious.

  • Submitted: Jul 31, 2017
  • Stayed: July 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
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Denver CO
5

It was the perfect place for us! Great central location on the coast. Friendly hosts. Comfortable.

  • 5 of 5

We really are happy with choosing this place for our Maine vacation. Jen and Eric are very friendly and helpful. The apartment was clean and comfortable. The view was spectacular. It has all the comforts of home. We will definitely stay here again!

  • Submitted: May 13, 2017
  • Stayed: May 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you so much, Dean, for taking the time to write a review and for being such wonderful guests. Hope to see you again in the future!
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Map

Car: necessary

Camden, Maine is a traditional New England sailing town where locally-owned businesses abound and its surrounding natural beauty is unparalleled. Hike; climb, sail; kayak, swim; bike, golf and more. Plenty to do and see: lighthouses, museums, shopping, arts & crafts, antiquing, farmer's markets, local stands, shops and restaurants, wineries. Festivals, concerts. Acadia/Bar Harbor, Belfast, Stonington, Boothbay, Damariscotta, Pemaquid Point are easy daytrips. And that's just in summer. Also consider a winter visit--we're a vibrant year-round community. Downhill ski minutes away at the Camden Snow Bowl. The National Toboggan Championship is held here! Other winter sports: ice skating, cross-country skiing, tobogganing, snow shoeing, etc.

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Rates & Availability

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Taxes and fees are additional

Additional information about rental rates

Tax Rate 9.0%

Rates are subject to change and may be higher for special events/festivals or less than week long stays.

Owner's Cancellation Policy

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

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