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The Gallery Apartment in quaint Damariscott, Maine

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Property type apartment


About the property

Stylish apartment with queen bed & air conditioning, less than 1 mile from town

The Gallery apartment is a delightful spot for a couple or for one traveler. Spacious, bright, and airy, the apartment is above our home and my studio/gallery. The apartment is separate and includes its own entrance to ensure your privacy and convenience. It has just recently been renovated to ensure your comfort.

The apartment is accessed by an outside stairway. The living room is spacious and provides ample seating, as well as areas to work. Windows overlook our wooded backyard. You may also spy birds at the feeder below. Internet access and a TV with satellite are provided. If you are a reader, there are many books available for borrowing! A lockbox on the door allows for late arrivals. A small refrigerator, toaster, keurig coffee pot and microwave are included for guest use. There is a tub/ shower combination in the private bathroom.

Wifi password will be provided upon check in. The entire apartment, seating areas in the yard and outside my studio are available to guests. My Studio Gallery is open in the afternoons and guests are welcome to visit and watch me paint. I am a watercolor artist and love to paint our beautiful coastal landscapes and villages. Examples of my prints can be seen in the apartment.

The apartment is located in a central location in the town of Damariscotta. Within 15 minutes is the beautiful coastal Pemaquid Peninsula with the famous Pemaquid Lighthouse, Pemaquid Beach and the fishing village of New Harbor. 30 minutes away from our town of Damariscotta will bring you to the Boothbay Harbor Region, including the delightful Coastal Maine Botanical Gardens. Brunswick, Rockland and Camden are only 40 minutes from us, so there many opportunities for day or afternoon adventures.

My husband, Mike, and I love sharing the joys of Midcoast Maine with our guests! We are happy to offer suggestions (when requested!) for local activities, restaurants, and day trips. If guests would like to chat with me personally, I can be found working in my Studio Gallery or in the gardens most afternoons. If assistance is needed at any time we can be reached by phone. However, for guests who value privacy and quiet, the Gallery Apartment is perfect- you can come and go as though you were in your own home. You need not encounter us unless you wish to!

Most days and nights the cool Maine air will keep the apartment comfortable without the use of the air conditioner, but the visitors should feel free to use the one provided if needed.

The television has a DISH satellite hook up. The remote should be set on Channel 60 to access the DISH channels. Once on Channel 60, arrow up or down to reach other channels. Directions for TV and air condioner are located near them.

More Details

Kathleen Horst
Member since: 2017
Speaks English
Response time:
Within a few hours
Response rate:
Calendar last updated:
22 May, 2018

About Kathleen Horst

I am a retired high school teacher and my husband is a retired Medical School Biochemistry Professor. We have lived in Maine about 6 years full time. I am now a watercolor artist and he continues to do research at the UMaine Marine Lab near here.

My gallery is located below the house and is open for our guests to visit. We love sharing our knowledge about Maine with our guests.

What makes this apartment unique

The apartment is very close to downtown Damariscotta and a good spot to spend the night when traveling between Portland and Bar Harbor. It is unique because it has an air conditioner to cool off with when the weather warms up and a queen size bed for extra comfort. Both are very unusual in our area. It also has TV with satellite and dependable internet service. The kitchenette provides a microwave, mini frig, toaster, tea kettle and a Keurig coffee maker. Coffe and tea ingredients are provided.

A separate entry provides complete privacy and there is plenty of parking space. Outdoor seating areas in the side yard and in front of the Gallery can be used by guests.

Guestbook comments from the owner

Carol was a delightful guest. She was fun to visit with and left the apartment spotless. What a joy! My husband and I both enjoyed meeting her and hope that she will return sometime in the future.

Kathleen Horst
Jul 2017
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Accommodation and facilities for this holiday apartment in Damariscotta in Lincoln County

Property Type:
  • apartment
  • floor 2
Building Type:
  • house
  • Self-catering
House Rules:
  • Check-in: 16:00
  • /
  • Check-out: 10:00
  • Max. occupancy: 2
  • Max. adults: 2
  • Min. age of primary renter: 21
  • Not suitable for children
  • Parties/events not allowed
  • Pets not allowed
  • Non smoking only
  • Guests must park in the gravel area marked "Gallery Parking". Driveway is shared. Absolutely no smoking, pets, parties or young children.
Location Type:
  • city centre ...
  • near the sea ...
  • village ...
  • Air Conditioning
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating ...
  • Internet ...
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room ...
  • Parking ...
  • Towels Provided ...
  • Coffee Maker ...
  • Dishes & Utensils ...
  • Microwave ...
  • Pantry Items ...
  • Refrigerator ...
  • Toaster
  • Dining ...
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 2 people
  • 1 Bathroom
  • Tub shower combination. Travel size shampoos, etc. provided Extra towels on shelf Baseboard heater if needed
  • 1 Bedroom, Sleeps 2
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 Large Double Bed , BRAND new Queen!
  • The bedroom includes a comfortable queen size bed, an easy chair for reading, a dresser to put clothes in, wall hooks to hang clothes on, a suitcase stand and a closet with hangers. Guests should notice sloping ceiling to prevent from bumping their head!
  • Books ...
  • Satellite / Cable ...
  • Television ...
  • Garden
  • Water Sports Gear ...
  • wheelchair inaccessible ...
  • botanical garden
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • festivals
  • library
  • restaurants
Leisure Activities:
  • antique hunting
  • bird watching
  • Boating
  • scenic drives
  • Shopping
  • sight seeing
  • walking
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • fitness centre
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • laundrette - serviced
  • massage therapist
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • fishing
  • freshwater fishing
  • Kayaking
  • swimming
A copy of my Maine Mini Travel Guide of the Coast and Cheap Eats is available upon request.


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The Gallery Apartment in quaint Damariscott, Maine
average rating of 4.3333335 based on 4 reviews

Comfortable, clean, & convenient

  • 5 of 5

I have stayed in several different rooms/ apartments in the Dameriscotta area while attending classes. This was one of the best. The bed ( and pillows! ) were very comfortable after a long day of traveling. Cold water, coffee, tea, and fruit were waiting for me which meant I did not have to run out to the grocery store until the next day. The kitchenette was well stocked. There was reliable internet so I could keep in touch with my family. Your hosts Kathleen and Mike were welcoming and easy to talk to. I enjoyed looking at Kathleen's artwork in the gallery, but sadly missed out on a tour of the Marine center by Mike due to my class schedule. I would definitely stay here again.

  • Review Submitted: 20-Jul-2017
  • Date of Stay: July 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you, Carol for the lovely review. It was a pleasure to host such a nice guest. We will look forward to having you visit again some time in the future. Keep us posted on how your new business is doing. Kathleen and Mike
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Great Experience!

  • 5 of 5

We had a short but wonderful stay in the Gallery Apartment. It was clean, comfortable and tastefully decorated. Kathleen was the perfect host. She was attentive and warm when we checked in/out and left helpful guides in the room that answered any and all questions that we had. Would love to return in the future!

  • Review Submitted: 02-Oct-2017
  • Date of Stay: September 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
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Beautiful but small bed

  • 3 of 5

This apartment was tastefully and well equipped with all things needed ...almost too much so. All was comfortable except for the bed. It is a full size and way to small for comfort for my husband and me. Kathleen and Mike were super nice folks and very helpful. We would stay here again if equipped with a queen/king.

  • Review Submitted: 08-Aug-2017
  • Date of Stay: July 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Allison, thank you for your comments. I'm sorry you misunderstood our listing--the bed is listed as a double and there are photos. I wish you had told me you had a problem with the bed-- we want our guests to be happy, and I would have tried to find a booking for you right away in another nearby rental with a bigger bed if you had let me know there was an issue. Unfortunately, I can't fix what I don't know about!. We have listened to your comment and will be replacing the double with a queen bed this week. Hope you enjoyed your trip to Maine otherwise and would love to see you back!
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Coastal Maine Botanical Gardens
Camden Hills State Park
Farnsworth Art Museum
Red's Eats
King Eider's Pub
Pemaquid Lighthouse Park
Damariscotta River Grill
Maine Maritime Museum
Muscongus Bay Lobster
Expensive and the food isn't great. The view is beautiful however. The lobster is better ...
Rising Tide Community Market
Maine Coast Book Shop and Cafe
Home Kitchen Cafe
Boothbay Botanical Gardens
Best Thai Restaurant
Biscay Orchards
Granite Hall Store
Nearest Airport
65 Miles
Portland International Jetport
Nearest Barpub
1 Miles
Nearest Train
30 Miles
Downeaster in Brunswick, Me
Nearest Restaurant
1 Miles
Nearest Beach
15 Miles
Pemaquid Beach


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Owner's Cancellation Policy

  • 50% refund for cancellations more than 7 days before check-in date.
  • 100% refund for cancellations more than 14 days before check-in date.
  • Service Fee fully refunded on cancellations that qualify for 100% refund.