Private 1BR apt. in historic home

House - Entire home/apt · Cumberland Street, Brunswick, ME 04011, United States

Large 1 BR ground floor apartment in 1850's Greek Revival home in downtown Brunswick. Entirely private with separate entrance and dedicated parking space, 1 block from Maine Street 10 minute walk to Amtrak and most Bowdoin College events.

The Space

This spacious ground floor two-room suite includes a light-duty kitchen and full bath. Queen bed & flat screen TV in one room (door can be closed for privacy) and kitchenette/living room with comfortable pull-out double futon couch in the other. Individually controlled heat and AC and free Wi-Fi.
Complimentary breakfast basics (whole grain cereal, dairy and almond milk, yogurt, fresh fruit, bread, coffee, tea) supplied in your kitchen!

Guest Access

NOTE: Absolutely no smoking, no pets. We strongly prefer renters with an airbnb account, so please sign up and complete a profile before making an inquiry.
We offer our weekly renters complimentary use of our washer/dryer by appointment.
Patio/garden privileges in summer!

Interaction with Guests

We can help you as much as you like with travel information during your stay, from the best dining options to cool out-of-the-way and authentically Maine destinations.
Looking for someplace a bit more affordable for 1-2 guests? Please check out our other listing on airbnb: www.airbnb.com/rooms/2255684

The Neighborhood

We are situated in the historic Brunswick Northwest Neighborhood where you can stroll among the stately homes built in the mid to late 1800's, many with beautiful grounds and gardens. Quick access to the Androscoggin River walking/biking trail.

Getting around

There is a public transit bus stop directly across the street. Good supermarket and Brunswick Transportation Center (with bus and train connections) are a five minute walk away. Freeport is 10 minutes south by car, Portland 20, and Brunswick is situated at the entry to the coastal route north for Bath, Wiscasset, Boothbay Harbor, Rockland and all destinations beyond.

Other Things to Note

In the summer/fall, there is an excellent farmer's market on the Brunswick Mall downtown. Off season, a popular "winter market" is held on weekends in the refurbished Cabot Mill (10 minute walk). Brunswick has two art movie houses, one in the mill and one downtown, as well as a multiplex theater 2 miles away at the Cook's Corner Mall. The very fine Bowdoin Museum of Art is open year-round and free of charge. In the summer, the Maine State Music Theatre and Bowdoin International Music Festival present first-rate popular and classical entertainment.

Room type: Entire home/apt
Bed type: Real Bed
Accommodates: 4
Bedrooms: 1
Bathrooms: 1
Beds: 2
Extra people: $35 / night after 2 guests
Weekly Price: $575 /week
Cleaning Fee: $50
Check In: 2:00 PM
Check Out: 11:00 AM
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Cancellation: Moderate

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  • It was a wicked good stay heay in Brunswick, ME. The apartment is more spacious than the pictures show. It was a perfect place stay for an extended weekend. The hosts were wonderful. They gave us a big welcome, were available when we needed them and were not intrusive. The best blend in a host. Bottom line, we'll be in Brunswick again and we plan on staying with Martin.

    March 2014
    Martin
    Response from Martin:

    Glad you enjoyed! Hope to see you again soon, H&M

  • Great place to stay at! Everything was hassle free and the hosts were most excellent!

    March 2014
  • we're frequent travelers and found this to be a perfect property for a weekend or extended stay for a couple. much better arrangement than a hotel and reasonably priced. large bedroom, large sitting room, nice size bath and adequate light cooking and dining space. refrigerator and larder stocked with food essentials to start each day. only a two block walk to the shops and restaurants on Brunswick's main street, with a nearby wine store and a major grocery. Brunswick itself is easily accessible from route 95 and close to Portland and other Maine vacation sites.

    everyone in town knew our delightful hosts, two well known and respected local business people. martin met us at the door, reviewed the property and amenities, and stayed in touch from start to finish.

    would highly recommend the owners, property and town.

    March 2014
    Martin
    Response from Martin:

    Thanks, much appreciated! Hope to see yo both again soon. H&M

  • What a treat to be able to stay in this beautifully appointed, immaculate, comfortable, quiet, charming apartment. Marty is the perfect host: communication was straightforward and quick, everything about the apartment was as described, and I felt that I could have asked for anything--if I had needed anything other than what was so generously provided (a fridge with an assortment of breakfast items, information about restaurants in town, etc.). Everything about this experience was positive!

    January 2014
  • Perfect in Every way.
    Our first time AirBnB stay could not have been better: ideal location for exploring the ME coast, in a private cozy suite/apt with friendly and welcoming hosts.
    Not only were Marty and Henry warm and welcoming, they were also full of great tips about traveling the coast of ME; respectful of our privacy and there whenever we needed them, their suggestions really made for a memorable trip.
    We did not want to leave!

    November 2013
    Martin
    Response from Martin:

    Thanks, Rachel! Glad we could help make your first airbnb experience a good one. Come again, H&M

  • If I could give Martin & Henry 6 stars I would! The apartment was beautiful and extremely comfortable. Without a doubt the BEST accommodations in Brunswick!

    November 2013
  • This separate apartment in a wonderful historic home was clean and charming and spacious! The kitchenette was perfect and the beds were comfy. It is an ideal location for any Bowdoin families who are visiting campus and it is walking distance to the town. Martin was very accommodating and friendly; would definitely return!

    October 2013
  • Is there anything we can say better than "perfect"? Perhaps "magic"? This was an incredibly great and memorable experience. We are so happy we found this place and now have a Brunswick home base. We really hope to return sometime! Martin and Henry are warm and welcoming, the apartment is silent and large, and the bed is sooooo comfortable. Three thumbs up!

    October 2013
  • Martin was an excellent host! He is welcoming, knowledgeable about the area, and well known by owners of the the local restaurants and businesses. The spacious apartment is clean, well-kept, and gets lots of sunlight while also maintaining a rustic charm and ambiance. It is just minutes from the town of Brunswick where you can find plenty of restaurants and shopping.

    October 2013
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I am a professional musician and my husband Henry works for Bowdoin College. We are former restaurant owners here in Brunswick and can give you excellent guidance with dining and recreation options in the region.
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