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Downtown, Historic, 2 Bedroom, Private Flat, w/Parking

Sleeps5
Bedrooms 2
Bathrooms1
Space 995 sq. ft.
Property type apartment
Minimum Stay 2 nights

Overview

About the property

Historic Charm, Modern Updates, Walkability, Private and Parking.

This landmark property continues a 175 year tradition of welcoming travelers to Portland with a first floor, 2 bedroom flat, modern appointments, and parking. Located perfectly harbor side where the historic West End meets the Old Port.

A two year preservation style rehabilitation completed late in 2014 saved the historic details while adding distinctively respectful modern touches. The original floors were restored. The original moldings, fireplace casings and doors were tediously preserved. Exposed brick was reclaimed.

Nine foot ceilings and southern exposure will brighten even the coldest winter day. Items found hidden in walls and under floorboards are on display as decoration and help tell the 175 year story. For nearly two centuries the Captain Hasty House overlooked the harbor, welcoming mariners and travelers. Stay in a part of Portland's rich maritime history.

More Details

Owner
Gary Wagner
Member since: 2015
Speaks: english
Response time:
Within an hour
Response rate:
100%
Calendar last updated:
December 13, 2017

About Gary Wagner

I willfully and purposefully wandered far, long into my twenties. I will always cherish the journey. When I stumbled upon the City of Portland, Maine, her icy cliffs rising from the sea, a kinship I never expected, cemented. I proudly consider myself an adopted son of these brick sidewalks, and I seek to share all the special locales to which they lead. My partner Andrew and I live on the second floor of the Captain Hasty House in our own comfortably minimalist flat. We make our lives here, and they grow a little more magical every day. If you have questions, we have answers. If you seek solitude, we understand as we travel for the same purpose. I've spent 15 years rehabilitating derelict and forgotten properties and this 2 family home is the one of which I am most proud. I relish the opportunity to offer our first floor flat , our city, and welcome you to a place that feels like home.

Gary Wagner purchased this apartment in 2013

Map

Nearest Restaurant
5 Metres
Outliers
Car: not necessary

The captain Hasty House is walking distance to most Portland attractions in a very safe and historic neighborhood. Our neighbor is the 3 acre Harborview Park with stunning views of the Casco Bay Bridge and working waterfront. There is a coffee shop across the street and a restaurant immediately next door

Amenities

West End Apartment Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • apartment
  • floor 1
Building Type:
  • house
Meals:
  • Guests provide their own meals
Floor Area:
  • 995 sq. ft.
House Rules:
  • Check-in: 3:00 PM / Check-out: 11:00 AM
  • Max. occupancy: 5
  • children welcome
  • pets not allowed
Location Type:
  • Downtown ...
Theme:
  • Adventure
  • Away From It All
  • Historic
  • Romantic
  • Tourist Attractions
General:
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Heating
  • Internet
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room
  • Parking
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine
Kitchen:
  • Coffee Maker
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Kitchen
  • Oven
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove
  • Toaster
Dining:
  • Dining
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 5 people
Bathrooms:
  • 1 Bathroom
  • Bathroom 1 - toilet , shower
Bedrooms:
  • 2 Bedrooms, Sleeps 5
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 queen
    Bedroom 2 - 1 queen
Entertainment:
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Television ...
Suitability:
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • limited accessibility
Attractions:
  • autumn foliage
  • bay/sound
  • cinemas
  • festivals
  • library
  • live theater
  • marina
  • museums
  • recreation center
  • restaurants
Leisure Activities:
  • antiquing
  • beachcombing
  • bird watching
  • eco tourism
  • gambling casinos
  • horseback riding
  • horseshoes
  • outlet shopping
  • paddle boating
  • photography
  • scenic drives
  • sight seeing
  • sledding
  • walking
  • whale watching
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • fitness center
  • groceries
  • hospital
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • deepsea fishing
  • golf
  • hiking
  • mountain biking
  • pier fishing
  • scuba diving or snorkeling
  • sound/bay fishing
  • surfing
  • swimming
Notes:
Built in 1842, by Captain John Hasty, this landmark property underwent a two year preservation style rehabilitation completed late in 2014. The result is a historic property boasting distinctively modern touches that respect the buildings history. The original floors were restored. The original moldings, fireplace casings and doors were tediously preserved. Exposed brick was reclaimed. Nine foot ceilings and southern exposure will brighten even the coldest winter day. Items found hidden in walls and under floorboards are on display as decoration and help tell the 175 year story. For nearly two centuries the Captain Hasty House overlooked the harbor, welcoming mariners and travelers. Stay in a part of Portland's rich maritime history.

Reviews

Wonderful! 4.9/5 -
(8 traveler reviews)

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Downtown, Historic, 2 Bedroom, Private Flat, w/Parking
average rating of 4.875 based on 8 reviews
5

The perfect place

  • 5 of 5

The place could not have been nicer or cleaner and Gary could not have been a better host. The location is definitely walkable to everything the Portland seaport area has to offer. I can't say enough about what a beautiful place this is. You will be amazed just reading about it's history. It is definitely not what you would expect in an old place either. It's been totally updated to be a light, modern and comfortable. Highly recommended!

  • Submitted: Oct 30, 2017
  • Stayed: October 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
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Adorable Flat near town

  • 4 of 5

The flat was very clean and updated. It's a very charming place with great history. Gary the owner is great to deal with and easy to communicate with. We will likely stay here again.

  • Submitted: Sep 18, 2017
  • Stayed: September 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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5

Perfect place in Portland

  • 5 of 5

Gary was a pleasure to deal with. He made everything easy for us and the personalized touches were a plus. The place is great--historic but completely updated, clean, and comfortable! Great location too. Would highly recommend!!

  • Submitted: Sep 18, 2016
  • Stayed: September 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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5

Beautiful historic comfortable house within walking distance to downtown and port

  • 5 of 5

Gary has thought of everything with this house and how he runs his vrbo. He has restored this historic house while keeping a lot of the original finishes. The location is ideal since its in a quiet neighborhood with a couple of local restaurants, while still an easy walk to the heart of Portland.

Gary has outfitted this home like he is running a B@B, minus the breakfast delivery. Everything one needs for a short or long stay, including handy local information and recommendations. The welcome wine found in the fridge is a great touch as well. If you are lucky, you might run into Gary for a few minutes and enjoy talking with him about the house and the local area.

  • Submitted: Sep 18, 2016
  • Stayed: September 2016
  • Source: HomeAway
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5

Family Fun

  • 5 of 5

My family came together in Maine and selected this rental as our home base. We all loved it. We had fresh cut roses on the dinner table when we got there. Chilled beer in the refrigerator. Shampoo and conditioner in the bathroom. Fresh fruit and even coffee and creme awaited. They out did themselves in making this a home rather than a hotel. We would very much recommend this place to family and friends.

  • Submitted: Aug 18, 2016
  • Stayed: August 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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5

Amazing Stay!

  • 5 of 5

My family and I had the pleasure of staying at this beautiful house for a weekend. It inside of the flat was very clean and well decorated. There was a bottle of wine and chilled glasses waiting for us which was very thoughtful. The location of the house was great as we where able to walk to all the shops and restaurants of old port. I would highly recommend this home away location as the location, flat, and hosts where great!

  • Submitted: Mar 23, 2016
  • Stayed: March 2016
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Owner's Cancellation Policy

  • 50% refund if canceled at least 30 days before arrival date.
  • 100% refund if canceled at least 60 days before arrival date.
  • Service Fee fully refunded on cancellations that qualify for 100% refund.

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