About this listing
Welcoming, spacious apartment in a new barn, ideal for your weekend, or why not, week in mid-coast Maine! Convenient to Portland, minutes to LLBean, near to Bowdoin and Bates Colleges, easy drive to beaches at Popham and Reid State Parks.
Beautiful spacious apartment in a new barn in Maine's Craftiest Town - (website hidden)(phone number hidden) Full kitchen (hosts make available local, delicious organic breakfast provisions - gluten free available on request for small fee) large living room, mezzanine with double bed, bedroom with double bed, large deck, plus 24 x 28 dance/yoga/movement space. Summer residence to Thrangu Rinpoche when teaching in Maine, a special space where monthly house concerts are held with top Maine/New England musicians. One mile to town center (boat launch and park on the Cathance River, country store, restaurant, Long Branch School - (website hidden)) wood stove (opens into fireplace) - wood heated with supply of dry wood provided. Futon and inflatable mattresses in dance room for extra charge. Wi-Fi available. No pets allowed in barn apartment itself. Bilingual French/English hosts reside in separate house on the property.
Close to Portland, Bowdoin and Bates colleges, Freeport and LL Bean. Peaceful rural setting, safe and plenty of parking on site. Minutes from route 295.
Interaction with Guests
Hosts available for advice and suggestions (in French, English, some German) for visits and dining in the region, tending the wood stove if desired; will disappear if not in demand.
A beautiful wooden barn, lovingly built by owner and friend. Very convenient to the towns and cities of Mid-Coast Maine, yet in a small town near Merrymeeting Bay.
Car is necessary. Great hiking and biking, lakes and rivers nearby. Ocean and beaches half and hour away. Two kayaks available in season.
Other Things to Note
Within 10 minutes of the barn is a small fitness center (cathancefitness.com/), a delightful day spa (www.riverviewsaunaspa.com/) and a wonderful physical therapist who can receive clients in her home (www.greaterbrunswickpt.com/denisebluhm.html). Well situated for a fitness retreat!
No Smoking in barn
About the Host, David
French-American couple, well traveled, ecologically engaged,
parents of four dynamic children, and one (so far)wonderfilled grandson, several dogs and cats, community conscious, open to inspired explorers and weary travelers.