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Francis Fassett House - West End Victorian Gem

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Francis Fassett House - West End Victorian Gem

8 guests3 bedrooms3 beds5 baths
8 guests
3 bedrooms
3 beds
5 baths
Entire home
You’ll have the townhouse to yourself.
Self check-in
Check yourself in with the keypad.
Sparkling clean
15 recent guests said this place was sparkling clean.
Elisabeth is a Superhost
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Francis Fassett, one of Portland's finest architects, designed this grand Victorian Townhouse in High Gothic style for his own family. 140 years later, you have the chance to stay in the 3,900 sq/ft historical landmark, updated with modern amenities.


Cable TV
Indoor fireplace

Sleeping arrangements

Bedroom 1
1 queen bed
Bedroom 2
1 queen bed
Bedroom 3
1 double bed
Common spaces
1 sofa bed,1 air mattress


Extra space around bed
Wide doorway to the bedroom



107 reviews
Sparkling clean
Stylish space
Quick responses
Emily User Profile
November 2019
This historic house met all expectations and beyond. Great amenities, thoughtful touches, we almost didn't go out because we just wanted to hang out at the house.
Katie User Profile
November 2019
We spent our wedding weekend at Elizabeth's house and had a perfect stay. The house is absolutely beautiful-- really felt like we traveled back in history to a classier time. Location is also perfect. Elisabeth was a great host who worked with us to accommodate a small…
Stephanie User Profile
November 2019
I took my mom to stay in the Francis Fassett House for her first trip to Maine and it was lovely—the architecture was truly a gem and the bones of the house were stunning to look at (especially if you’re like me and love Victorian architecture). The house’s location was prime and…
Elisabeth User Profile
Response from Elisabeth:
Stephanie, thank you again for booking with us. We do sincerely apologize for any inconveniences tied to check out procedures and appreciate your feedback. In addition, we're deeply sorry about the odor issue--we're completely in the dark about this but will be sure to reach out…
November 2019
Nancy User Profile
November 2019
Our stay at the historic Francis Fasset House set the stage for a truly immersive Portland experience, and yet, it did not feel the least bit "stodgy" or like staying in a museum. Instead, we felt very much at home, and it was extremely pleasant to return there each time we did…
Patty User Profile
November 2019
Elisabeth is an amazing and accomodating host. She is very responsive and works with you to make sure you have everything you need. The home is spectacular. Parking for two cars was amazing! We used the space to have accomodations for the bridal party to get ready as well as…
Bruce User Profile
October 2019
This house is truly a gem & we felt so special having the opportunity to call it our home for a week. Each room is a beautiful blend of ornate details in keeping with life in the 1800's & modern amenities. The house is equipped with everything you could possibly need (as we…
Carol User Profile
October 2019
"Francis Fassett House" is a perfect place to stay. "West End Victorian Gem" fits it perfectly. The house is clean with large bathrooms. The beds are comfortable. The large home has several sitting areas, a sunroom and an outside seating area. The neighborhood is quiet and…

Hosted by Elisabeth

Portland, MEJoined in June 2015
Elisabeth User Profile
107 Reviews
Elisabeth is a SuperhostSuperhosts are experienced, highly rated hosts who are committed to providing great stays for guests.
My husband Taylor and I were both born and raised in Maine and are glad to have returned to Maine's most robust and thriving big small-town! We are excited to share the wonders of this historic abode with you and your friends/family. We are deep lovers of art, music, food, and…
Interaction with guests
Often we (Elisabeth and Taylor) are at work upon arrival, but we make sure to leave some local goodies, and let you relax. We live on site in a separate unit on the third floor, so we are readily available to help with anything that can make your stay more pleasurable, but want…
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The neighborhood

Things to keep in mind

Check-in: After 3PM
Checkout: 11AM
Self check-in with keypad
After 3PM

House Rules

  • No smoking
  • No pets
  • Parties and events are allowed