House, 5 Bedrooms, 3 Baths, (Sleeps 8) or just perfect for 2 people.
Judy and Hugh Tilson
About Judy and Hugh Tilson
We are a happily retired couple with 4 grown kids and 11 grandchildren. Our professional lives have required travel worldwide and while we continue to travel, Graywoods is our favorite place to be although we do divide our time between Chapel Hill and Maine. We love answering questions from our renters!
Judy and Hugh Tilson purchased this House in 1991
Why Judy and Hugh Tilson chose Woolwich
We chose to buy a family home in this location as it is within walking distance to Bath and has a view that simply does not end. We only started renting the house when our children were not able to use it. This house is too special not to share and when purchased was never intended to be a rental.
What makes this House unique
This is a special place. The dining room table seats fourteen and is the starting point for many wonderful conversations. The house is about being! Outside there are lovely gardens and a walk through the woods to a dock with great boating and swimming - when the tide is right! The city of Bath, Maine is within walking distance and you get to walk right by the Dairy Queen to get there. There are so many wonderful things to do here.
Check-in: 4:00 PM
Check-out: 11:00 AM
100% refund if canceled at least 14 days before arrival date. 50% refund if canceled at least 7 days before arrival date.
Wonderful property with beautiful scenic view
All of our questions were answered promptly by these home owners. We had a great reunion of 6 friends here. We had our coffee watching beautiful sunrises over the river and eagles fly. This is a well stocked kitchen in which you could prepare a meal together. Wonderful porches and comfortable family area to enjoy a glass of wine together. There were a myriad of great restaurants and fun diners to explore and lobster everywhere. We visited lighthouses, took a ride into Bar Harbor to walk along a rocky coast, a shopping trip to LLBean and had an interesting day at the Bath Museum. This is a wonderful area with lots to do.
We are always so happy when our guests have the perfect time. Midcoast Maine offers so much and we are always happy when the eagles cooperate.
Come back and do what you didn't’ Have time to do OR just spend more time enjoying each other in the house.
Thanks for being terrific guests! Hugh and Judy
I’ve been renting thru Vrbo for many years and I’ve never been disappointed, but this house however takes the cake!!! It was truly magnificent !!! The home is absolutely stunning and has something to offer for everyone. Judy and Hugh have provided for everything from canoes ,kayaks and a paddle board for the adventure types to a bathrobe hanging on each bedroom door for guests to use!. if you enjoy cooking like I do the kitchen is a chefs dream. I hosted a party of fourteen for a small family reunion that turned out fantastic. The home is also very child friendly . The views are breath taking we even saw a bald eagle that has a nest on the property. This home is so special I’m so glad I found it I know I will be staying here again.
It makes our hearts sing when we hear of our guests having such a wonderful time - especially using the bathrobes.
Graywoods is a happy place whether it is hosting a nice family reunion or a relaxing getaway for two.
Thanks for your kind words and come back when you can. Hugh and Judy
Everything about Greywoods was PERFECT! From the initial communication with the owners, to the check-in process and someone coming by to be sure everything was alright! The location is ideal, the views and setting is amazing, almost surreal the view you have overlooking the water and the wildlife. We watched Eagles all weekend, kayaked and paddleboarded, enjoyed time on the deck and in the hot tub. It was truely a magical experience and none of us wanted to leave.
The home clean and well kept with great artwork and details - perfect for a multi-family/multi-generational group.
Thank you so much! If we're back in Bath, or know anyone coming that way we will be back or recommend.
Thank you for making your special place available!
A wonderful review. Thanks for checking in when you arrived as it is always nice to hear that all is okay. Congrats again to you and the graduate. Come back. Hugh and Judy
Great Location & Eagle Watching
This was one of the best appointed rental homes I have stayed in. Judy sent us an email after we had arrived and told us to let her know about any problems (of which we had none) we enjoyed the use of the hot tub, kayaks, canoe and the tree swing. The kitchen was wonderful to cook for our big family, and had everything you could imagine you might need including a keurig coffee maker and big pots for lobster. The real star of the show were the bald eagles, including one sweet little baby eaglet in the nest. We saw as many as 3 adult bald eagles in the area, and enjoyed watching the mama eagle feed her baby.
The location was perfect, we walked across the bridge in to downtown Bath for dinner one night, really taking advantage of how close we were.
Thank you Hugh & Judy for keeping such a lovely rental home for us to enjoy!
It honestly makes Hugh and me both so happy to read the reviews of the house as it means that we provided the setting for a great time. It's interesting that this year there is only one baby eagle as last year there were three and it was definitely a rough time for all!! Come back whenever you can as now you know where everything is! Thanks. Judy
Spring sibling reunion
What a wonderful spot! House is charming, and accommodating, and the eagles were a constant source of fascination! Judy was very responsive to our needs and caretaker super friendly and efficient. House was stocked with plenty of towels, dishware, and lots of pottery, making us seek out buying our own at Georgetown Pottery! Muddy march, snow melt, but with a fire going, good wine, eagles flying in and out and family, it was a perfect weekend!
Can't believe there was a baby eaglet awaiting your arrival. After checking with the Audubon Society of Maine, we may have been the first nest around to have a wee one occupying it. Thanks so much for sending us the photo documentation. Come back again when they are learning to fly - not a very pretty sight. We are grateful for the kind words and we are so glad you had such a terrific time- it is a very special place. Judy and, of course, Hugh
What a treasure
From the moment you walk through the door you feel at home. The house says come in, sit down and enjoy your stay (you may never want to leave). The views are breathtaking. I think the eagles knew there were new visitors and came in to give us a warm welcome and wonderful show. So nice to be able to stand inside where it was warm and see them so clearly.
Our family of 7 (parents and grown children - the grandchildren were elsewhere for this weekend) and Maltipoo had plenty of room to be together at the huge dining table playing some of the many games, cooking in the well stocked kitchen, watching the Pats game or sitting in front of the fireplace. Lots of wonderful memories were made.
I could go on and on about what a wonderful place this is but you need to experience it for yourself to believe it (though I'd like to keep it all to myself!). It's wonderful that Judy and Hugh share this. I only talked to Judy and she was the most wonderful host. She was so responsive to questions and needs. You could tell she really wanted us to have a perfect time, and we did!
Can't wait to come back!
I am so glad that your family had a good time at Graywoods. Apparently the eagles "got the memo" and performed for you. Along with the eagles, it sounds like the weather was all right for you too.
Our wonderful dining room table has hosted many special meals and it sounds like your weekend gathering just added to the list. You were great guests, come back. Hugh and Judy
There is terrific theatre, music and various cultural activities easily within a half hour of the house. And, of course, Freeport and L.L.Bean are also within that distance!