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Attractive and comfortable accomodations in a charming New England village.

Sleeps2
Bedrooms 1
Bathrooms1
Space 700 sq. ft.
Property type apartment
Minimum Stay 2 nights

Overview

About the property

1 bedroom, 1 full bathroom, 1 living room

Come and discover why Down East Magazine named Bowdoinham one of the 'BEST PLACES TO LIVE IN MAINE' in March 2014, and branded it 'THE CRAFTIEST TOWN IN MAINE' in 2008. Renowned for its wonderful community of farmers, gardeners, potters, woodworkers, chefs, carpenters, photographers, fiber artists, musicians, and boat builders, Bowdoinham has its own artisans guild, arts center, and farmers market. Enjoy the way life really should be in Maine, and stay in Bowdoinham, on beautiful Merrymeeting Bay: a rural town that is laid back & relaxed, it is convenient to Bath/Brunswick; Portland; Augusta; & Lewiston/Auburn; and to all that Midcoast Maine has to offer. Many thanks for considering the Bowdoinham Village Guest Suite.

Unique Educational Opportunities: If you are interested in spending your leisure time learning a new craft or enjoying the local arts scene, Bowdoinham offers fabulous opportunities for you at the Merrymeeting Arts Center--MAC offersr opportunities for your creative enrichment, and make this town a uniquely wonderful place to explore and enjoy.

Recreational Opportunities: Midcoast Maine offers so many opportunities for outdoor recreation: boating, hiking, biking, ice fishing, hunting, fishing, paddling, aviation, snowmobiling, snow shoeing, and cross-country skiing. Opportunities to enjoy all of these are right around the corner from the Bowdoinham Village Guest Suite.

Local Attractions: No visit to Maine would be complete without exploring the Old Port in Portland; shopping at LL Bean in Freeport; visiting the world-class Boothbay Botanical Gardens; taking in a show at the Maine State Music Theatre at Bowdoin College; enjoying lunch at Moody's Diner in Waldoboro; viewing an exhibit at the Portland Museum of Art; or renting an ice shack here on the Cathance River--the best ice fishing anywhere! All of these activities are only forty-five minutes or less from the Village Guest Suite.

(The Bowdoinham Village Guest Suite is a private suite in the residence of Kathy and Scott Gallant. Guests have their own entrance. The Gallants have a beloved black lab, Buddy; and a cat, Hally. The pets remain in the main residence, but those with severe allergies need to be aware of them. During the summer of 2016, there is construction going on at an abuttin property.)

More Details

Property Manager
Kathy Gallant
Member since: 2011
Speaks: english
Response time:
Within a few days
Response rate:
70%
Calendar last updated:
July 26, 2017

About Kathy Gallant

Greetings from Bowdoinham, Maine. I am Kathy Gallant, owner of the Village Guest Suite, and a Realtor with RE/MAX Riverside in the neighboring town of Topsham. I invite you to visit Bowdoinham and discover the picturesque village that I've been delighted to call home since 1995.

Kathy Gallant purchased this apartment in 2004

Why Kathy Gallant chose Maine

Enjoy 'the way life really should be' in Maine, and stay in Bowdoinham, on beautiful Merrymeeting Bay: a rural town that is laid back & relaxed, and renown for its wonderful community. Described by Down East Magazine as 'A Very Crafty Town' (November 2008), it is comprised of many farmers, artisans, and musicians--and just plain-old-nice folks. Bowdoinham is convenient to Bath/Brunswick; Portland; Augusta; Lewiston/Auburn; and to all that Midcoast Maine has to offer.

What makes this apartment unique

Bowdoinham Village is absolutely beautiful--a classic New England Village. The Cathance River flows through town, and to Merrymeeting Bay. A canoe is available to explore both, or bring your kayaks.

Amenities

Bowdoinham Apartment Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • apartment
  • floor 2
Meals:
  • Guests provide their own meals
Housekeeping:
  • Housekeeper Included
Floor Area:
  • 700 sq. ft.
House Rules:
  • Max. occupancy: 2
  • pets not allowed
  • non smoking only
Location Type:
  • Downtown
  • Near The Ocean
  • Water View ...
Theme:
  • Away From It All
  • Budget
General:
  • Activities Guide
  • Air Conditioning ...
  • Alarm Clock
  • Ceiling Fans
  • Heating ...
  • Internet
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Area
  • Local Maps
  • Macintosh Computer
  • Mobile Phone
  • PC
  • Paper Towels
  • Parking Off Street
  • Toilet Paper
  • Towels Provided
  • Wireless Internet
Kitchen:
  • Coffee Maker ...
  • Dishes & Utensils ...
  • Freezer
  • Kitchenette
  • Microwave
  • Mini Refrigerator
  • Refrigerator
Dining:
  • Dining Area
Bathrooms:
  • 1 Bathroom
  • Bathroom 1 - toilet , shower
  • Bath with shower stall; flush; and double sink vanity. 'Jack-and-Jill' bathroom with two doors: one to the bedroom, the other to the living room.
Bedrooms:
  • 1 Bedroom, Sleeps 2
  • Bedroom - 1 queen
    Living Room - 1 sleep sofa /futon
  • Bedroom and living room can accommodate up to three over-night guests. Rates are for double-occupancy.
Entertainment:
  • Books
  • DVD Player
  • Radio
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Television
Outside:
  • Canoe
  • Lawn / Garden
Suitability:
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • unsuitable for elderly or infirm
  • wheelchair inaccessible
Attractions:
  • autumn foliage
  • bay/sound
  • botanical garden
  • churches
  • library
  • live theater
  • marina
  • museums
  • restaurants
Leisure Activities:
  • antiquing
  • beachcombing
  • bird watching
  • eco tourism
  • outlet shopping
  • paddle boating
  • scenic drives
  • sight seeing
  • sledding
  • walking
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • laundromat
  • massage therapist
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • deepsea fishing
  • fishing
  • fly fishing
  • freshwater fishing
  • golf
  • hiking
  • hunting
  • jet skiing
  • mountain biking
  • pier fishing
  • sailing
  • sound/bay fishing
  • water tubing
Notes:
While we love pets, we must ask that they not join you. No smoking, please.

Reviews

Wonderful! 4.8/5 -
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Attractive and comfortable accomodations in a charming New England village.
average rating of 4.7727275 based on 22 reviews
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Great Small Town Charm.

  • 4 of 5

My husband and I stayed here for 2 nights after flying into Portland. The drive is fairly short from Portland around 22-30 min and the town that this property in has a quaint little shop with breakfast/lunch/dinner right down the road which was a great starter for a long day of site seeing. Not being from the area the house was a little difficult to find and we ran into a few communication issues with the owner but all of that was quickly resolved. The house is very clean and like most Maine houses is very big but seems to have different areas of the house that are cut off from others, so you do have lots of privacy. The private bedroom does not have a TV in it but it connects to the private bathroom in the middle that then leads to a separate private dining and living room area with a dated TV - not a problem for us as we weren't there to watch TV it served the purpose just fine. This house is a older home so you will be able to hear people above you which is common in older establishments. Be aware that in the summer the sun rises at 4:58 AM and is very bright! The only thing that I would change to this room would be darker curtains in the bedroom area as it is impossible to sleep in with the bright sun- I did read this in another review so obviously this was not a deal breaker for me.

  • Submitted: Jul 7, 2017
  • Stayed: Jun 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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5

Always, clean and quiet

  • 5 of 5

Very accommodating, nice people, convenient spot!

  • Submitted: May 16, 2017
  • Stayed: May 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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5

Always a pleasure!

  • 5 of 5

We stay here often. The apartment is very nice, clean, homey and quiet. Kathy is a charming and accommodating hostess.

  • Submitted: Apr 19, 2017
  • Stayed: Apr 2017
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5

Clean and homey

  • 5 of 5

Clean, cozy, quiet. Lovely in-town spot, close to my kids. We always enjoy our stay here.

  • Submitted: Feb 21, 2017
  • Stayed: Feb 2017
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Awesome

  • 5 of 5

Clean, cozy, comfortable

  • Submitted: Nov 23, 2016
  • Stayed: Nov 2016
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Comfy accomodations in quaint New England Town

  • 4 of 5

Kathy, the proprietor is such a friendly person who has done an awesome job with this little inn. We traveled for business and this little place was perfect! Great places to walk around town, easy commute to Portland, gorgeous views out the top floor bedroom and super comfy furniture. Also, there is a Keurig for late night work sessions. We LOVED meeting Kathy's rescue lab, Buddy, who lives downstairs. He sometimes greeted us when we came back in the evening with his sock monkey toy and it just made us smile! Highly recommend for solo travelers, business travelers, couples, or pals on a getaway.

Thank you Kathy and family for a great week!

  • Submitted: Oct 25, 2016
  • Stayed: Oct 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Map

Nearest Airport
30 Miles
Portland, ME
Nearest Barpub
10 Miles
Old Goat
Nearest Ferry
30 Miles
Casco Bay
Nearest Golf
12 Miles
Brunswick
Nearest Train
12 Miles
Brunswick
Nearest Motorway
1 Miles
I-295
Nearest Restaurant
0.25 Miles
Town Landing Place
Nearest Beach
25 Miles
Popham
Car: necessary

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Rates & Availability

Bowdoinham Apartment Rental Rates

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2 night minimum stay
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