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Park Place
“Park Place is a very calm and relaxing place. Everything is there for a wonderful stay; cozy beds and outdoor shower and bathtub, well-equipped kitchen, beautiful moss forest trail to go to the shore and, most of all, the Down East Maine relaxed and calm lifestyle…and as a bonus, you’re surrounded by the sea, which brings a very peaceful and fulfilling sensation. So it was a wonderful place to stay for a family of 2 adults and four children. We highly recommend!”
-Brenda

Cedar Cottage, Harborside, Maine
“This is a simple, charming cottage on the water’s edge, with an old Maine cottage feel. All the basic amenities are provided including a big lobster cook pot. Cape Rosier is magical — gorgeous views of Penobscot Bay and its myriad of islands. The cottage has a dock and float giving good access to the water. We kayaked every day exploring the nearby inlets, took a trip on the ‘Mail Boat’ to Isle Au Haut, biked around Cape Rosier, and visited Helen and Scott Nearing’s ‘Good Life Farm’. Lots of access to fresh local seafood and vegetables. Overall a great week in Maine, despite hitting less than perfect weather!”
-Bonnie A.

“This home is well out of the way and serves as an excellent retreat from the hectic day to day chaos of life. There is no phone/internet/cable which some may see as a drawback but is most certainly not. We found that it became a strong positive, allowing our family the time and space to reconnect. Everything was perfect. Towels, linens, cookware were provided in ample amounts. It is well kept and clean. The yard is spacious and private with an excellent view of the water with it’s beautiful sunrise as well as visits from lobster boats each morning. It is a quintessential slice of Maine coastal tranquility. Grocery stores and a Redbox are only miles away. We will definitely try to return each year. Highly recommended.”
-P. Richter, July 2018

“Does life get any better?? I think not!”
– Mrs. Jeffery Thayer

“Thank you again so much for making the rental process go so smoothly. . .”
– Heidi Hawk

“Still dreaming of seals and sun and boat paint and blueberries. . .”
– Megan Aldrich

“I saw loons, herons, osprey—and I do believe a bald eagle. Indeed, that eagle called out just as he passed my chair and I heard his call returned, right over my head!”
– Steve Wright

“Oh, how I wish I were still on Deer Isle!”
– Arlie Schardt

“Thank you for your efficient arrangements and upbeat welcome for our 2005 stay on Crockett Cove… As always, we enjoyed our best year ever there…”
– Richard and Barbara Forman

“So beautiful, so peaceful, so foggy and cool! (Everything that’s missing from home.)
Thanks for a restful week in your lovely cottage home.”
– Ray and Gina Kleinhelter

“Thank you so much for sharing your beautiful cottage with us—we loved every moment of it!”
– Henry and Karen Kao

“Took us two days to get into the rhythm and now don’t want to leave. Lovely town, lovely house…”
– N. Novak

“Loved relaxing on the deck. The house plan is perfect…”
– Dale and Sue Maddock

“Thanks so much! Your home was ideal for a much-needed vacation…”
– Tammy Harrelson

“We had such a lovely visit to Stonington—everything was just perfect, including almost two weeks of fabulous weather!”
– Heidi Hawk

“Our first visit to Deer Isle was a special one, in large part due to the fine accommodations!”
– Sean, Erin, and Clara

“We saw your resident red fox, listened to the wind and the waves, and rang in the New Year in our accustomed style: quietly, with our family, in Maine. . .”
– Gail Coad and Jim McGinness

“Thank you for opening your beautiful home up to visitors. Lovely and peaceful here. Enjoyed meeting some of the locals.”
– Anthony Battista and Susan Kalb

“Now we know why Deer Isle is such a special place. We will definitely return…”
– Henry and Karen Kao

“… A very comfortable lodging. The in-town location is also very convenient. It is perfect for a family!”
– Brian Carlson

“We were caught by ‘Ketch’! Arrived after a long drive—it took one day to settle in…”
– Dasha

“We are still reliving our time at the cottage and will have to count on our memories to hold us over until next summer…”
– Heidi Hawk

“Loved the slow pace in Stonington!”
– Dasha

“The cottage was clean and welcoming…”
– Richard and Barbara Forman

“We enjoyed your cottage so much. Wonderful place for cooking together—we had some great meals…”
– Louise Warren

“We put our sailing dinghy and canoe to active use this year…”
– Richard and Barbara Forman

“Enjoyed our stay here. Quiet and serene!”
– Kent, Amber, Alexa, and Brynne Taylor

“Had a wonderful time—the weather couldn’t have been better!”
– Andrea Williams

“Enjoyed every minute of our stay!”
– Melissa Percival

“We enjoyed our stay in Stonington and look forward to returning—soon! The festivities on the Fourth were great fun!”
– Peterson-Davis Family

“Just a short stay, arranged spur-of-the-moment. Thanks to whoever canceled this week!”
– Nona

“Thanks also to whoever ordered the splendid weather. We were looking forward to the famous fog and didn’t get any!”
– Nona

“Our visit to our wonderful Stonington was made even more special by touring the islands with by baby!”
– Jeff Thayer

“We look forward to our return and future life here in this most special of places!”
– Jeff Thayer

“Thanks greatly for an excellent holiday!”
– Sean, Erin, and Clara

“I’m just packing up my car. I was here for a wonderful month!”
– Beth Janzen

“Thank you. we had a wonderful vacation. perfect weather – sunny and 70’s while it was 105 degrees at home in Virginia! the house was great – everything we needed and tremendous views. we loved exploring the area – Blue Hill was great fun – we ate lots of lobster, read books, relaxed – couldn’t have asked for more!” Best,
-Martha Baker

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