The Maine Farmhouse Country Getaway

House - Private room · Cape Road, Hollis Center, ME 04042, United States
Meg

Welcome to the Maine Farmhouse Room!
********This room is available for weekend rentals in 2014. If you are interested in booking midweek or for a longer stay, please feel free to contact us and we will try to accomodate your request***********

Your host, Meg
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Welcome to the Maine Farmhouse Room!
********This room is available for weekend rentals in 2014. If you are interested in booking midweek or for a longer stay, please feel free to contact us and we will try to accomodate your request***********

The Space

Welcome to the Maine Farmhouse Room!
********This room is available for weekend rentals in 2014. (Fri-Mon) If you are interested in staying midweek or for a longer stay, please feel free to contact us and we will try to accomodate your request***********
We are offering a lovely 1 bedroom with separate entrance and fireplace. Outside private sitting area is also offered with 2 Adirondack chairs, table and umbrella. This a a beautiful room with TV/DVD, Wi-fi, and lots of books to read. Comfy full size bed with super plush LL Bean down filled mattress topper and plenty of pillows.
In the guest room itself there are Coffee and Tea making supplies plus Britta water server and sweet treats. We also have a huge selection of movies to enjoy that are available for (website hidden) out shades on the all the windows make sure you can sleep in late if you wish. An alarm clock is available if you want to get up early!

Breakfast is served in the dining room with a wide selection of goodies to choose from. If we are available, we are more than happy to whip up some eggs, pancakes or waffles. Otherwise, it is self-serve full Continental style.

This turn of the century home has been completely re-furbished and has all the current amenities with the charm of a traditional cape. Shared 1/2 bath downstairs and full bath upstairs but maximum privacy available if you wish. You can interact as much or as little with your hosts and we value your space.
Guests are welcome to use the kitchen to prepare meals (with prior permission) and emjoy the sunny deck to relax and watch the birds. Breakfast is self serve and offered daily with the added enjoyment of a variety of song birds enjoying their bird food snacks out the dining room windows. Maximum occupancy is 2 people.
We are currently accepting only weekend reservations. If you are interested in a midweek or longer stay, please send us a message and we will see if we can accomodate you.

This is a small working farm with 12 chickens, 4 goats, and the occasional pig. Veggie gardens in the summer offer some tasty treats that we are happy to share with you.

27 acres of fields and woods to explore and easy access to beaches, mountains, lakes and Saco River. 25 mins. to downtown Portland, 20 mins. to Old Orchard Beach and Pine Point Beach. The Saco River is 2 miles away and has great swimming and boating!

Your hosts are more than happy to recommend great places to visit and eat and a "Things to Do" folder is also provided as well as a Maine Atlas.for directions to any location in ME.
Hollis Center also has a lovely local grocery/deli/pizza place (Your Country Store) and a fantastic home-made ice cream parlor,(Big Daddy's North). There is also a salon with incredible massage therapists. ( A New Leaf Salon)

We have hosted many people from all over the world and would welcome a visit from you as well!

High thread count sheets (100% cotton in warm weather/flannel in cool) and towels/washcloth are provided.

Please note, check in is no later than 8 pm as we both have to work REALLY early in the am on most days. We appreciate you planning ahead so we can provide you with a great experience. :)

Home cooked meals can also be provided at an extra cost of $10.00 per person, per day, per meal. Lunch and dinner available.
*****$10 cleaning fee for single night reservations********

Allergy note, we do have (3) dogs but they do not have access to this room.

Guest Access

Kitchen, shared bath, and dining room. Outdoor sitting area is available for this room complete with your own firepit.

The Neighborhood

Rustic but not too remote.

Getting around

A car is neccesary when staying at The Farmhouse.

Room type: Private room
Bed type: Real Bed
Accommodates: 2
Bedrooms: 1
Beds: 1
Weekly Price: $450 /week
Monthly Price: $1500 /month
Cleaning Fee: $10
Check In: 3:00 PM
Check Out: 12:00 PM (noon)
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Cancellation: Moderate
Pet Owner: Some pets

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  • Meg and Mark are great hosts, very laid back and welcoming and uncomplicated and all the things I like in fellow human beings. They were kind enough to invite me to share dinner with them, over which we had a great conversation over shoemaking, gun laws, travel and goat milk, among others!
    Their dogs are sweet and very well-behaved, and are kept away from guest rooms, so it's not an issue for people not used to interact with pets. They have a beautiful house, very nicely restored and comfortable, and very quiet, guaranteeing a peaceful night. Warmly recommended.

    June 2014
    Meg
    Response from Meg:

    Anytime Thomas! Fabulous to meet you as well :)

    June 2014
  • I had a great time with Meg and Mark. Their home is warm and comfortable. The dogs super sweet. It was kind of like visiting cousins, you didn't know you had. They were very welcoming, and the bed was comfy. Thanks very much. Laurine:)

    June 2014
    Meg
    Response from Meg:

    Laurine, you are the best! Thanks so much for trying out AirBnB, we were so glad you stopped by and hope to see you again!

    June 2014
  • Lovely stay with kind hosts. Bonus points for the breakfast of farm fresh eggs!

    April 2014
  • We contacted Meg on short notice and she responded quickly. We loved their cozy, attractive home and the very warm and cozy bed since it was so cold outside. While there we found out our flight had been canceled and Meg spent much time and effort helping us figure out plan B. We appreciate people like Mark and Meg that are warm, friendly and real. We highly recommend them and their home.

    February 2014
  • An utterly charming AirBNB experience. Meg, Mark, their kids, friends, and pets made for a welcoming, lively atmosphere. They were totally open to sit and chat with me, or allow me to retreat to the room for some solitary quiet time. I got the sense that this family lives the good life and loves sharing it. They were totally accommodating with some challenging weather altering my travel plans, and the room is as clean and cozy as it appears. Hope to return if I'm back in the area and see more of the farm when it's not under a blanket of snow.

    January 2014
  • Our stay at Meg's was great! Although our stay was short, Meg made sure we had everything we needed and offered suggestions on things to see in the limited time we had. She was kind enough to offer us coffee and breakfast in the morning as well. Would definitely come back when visiting the area again.

    December 2013
  • It took me awhile to review Meg again but don't take that as a bad sign, I love, love, LOVE coming up with my wife and we look forward to doing it again!

    November 2013
  • Bucolic and clean air!

    September 2013
  • This place was just lovely, easy to get to, I felt like I was home. Meg (email hidden) and very kind. She had tons of information about the area and things to do. Great time would love to come back one day.

    September 2013
  • A beautiful place in a beautiful location, close to downtown and very convenient to get to. We enjoyed ourselves very much and were impressed by how cozy and well kept the house was. Thanks Meg, for a wonderful time!

    September 2013
    Meg
    Response from Meg:

    You are so very welcome! Lovely to have you both here :)

    September 2013
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Skowhegan Area High School, Gould Academy, Endicott College
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We live on a small farm in southern maine. 27 gorgeous acres to explore and all the fresh eggs and in seasonal veggies you can eat. We have been very active in (website hidden) International and have hosted people from all over the world and enjoy having others stay with us. You can have as private a stay as you like or if you enjoy getting "in the thick of things", that is great as well. 2 people maximum and sorry, no pets. We are in a rural location but close to Maine's largest city of Portland as well as Sebago Lake, Saco River and tons of walking/hiking trails.
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