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Member since: 2010
Speaks English

Historic Summer Cottage in Exclusive Summer Colony

1 Review
People12
Bedrooms 6
Bathrooms2
Property type house
Minimum Stay 7 nights

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Overview

Photos and Description of this 6 bedroom holiday home in Brooklin - Keewaydin

House, 6 Bedrooms, 2 Baths, (Sleeps 12)

Our family cottage, Keewaydin, was built in 1908, and has been

continuously enjoyed by 5 generations of our family. The architecture,

featuring an open living room facing directly up to the rafters, with a

balcony running along two sides of the second story, was designed by

Washington DC architect Frank Bibb.

In 2004 , a total renovation of the cottage was undertaken with the goal

of not only preserving it for future generations by modernizing the

interior, but restoring the gardens and grounds, including the original

entrance, reconstructed from photographs. In addition to the amenities

we have itemized, the cottage has a double screened in porch where we

often take our meals. Across the road is the only private beach in the

Colony, owned by us and one other family. You can keep your row boat,

kayak, canoe or sailfish tied up there.

The cottage is located in Haven Colony, also known as Center Harbor, the

location of Anne River Siddons' novel 'Colony.' The Center Harbor Yacht

Club, which includes more small boats than yachts, keeps a running

schedule of boating events for young and old alike. The Club's tennis

court is steps from our door. But for those seeking R+R and a respite

from human society, all you need is the house and the beach.

All the glories of Down East Maine are nearby: i mile from Wooden Boat School; Deer Isle 20 miles;

Castine 30 miles; Acadia National Park 60 miles. Our cottage does not

have internet access but the internet is available at the Brooklin

Library, 1 mile from the cottage. The cottage is a retreat in one of the

most glorious places in the world. We offer it for just a few weeks when

it is at its finest.

Full Kitchen, Washer, Dryer, Linens Provided, Wheelchair ramp, Pets OK.

No smoking please.

The house is closed for the winter from October 15 until May 15.

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Suitability:
  • children welcome
  • non smoking only
  • pets considered
  • wheelchair accessible
Owner
Member since: 2010
Speaks English

Reviews

1 holidaymaker review

Historic Summer Cottage in Exclusive Summer Colony
average rating of 5.0 based on 1 reviews
Temple, Maine
5

charming historic cottage

  • 5 of 5

We had a perfect week in Brooklin. The historic house is utterly charming. Brooklin is pretty remote, and the place has no internet, and no TV. For us, though, all those things were a plus. We enjoyed the wonderful relaxed quiet of the house, its extensive library and game collection, the piano, the beach (a prime spot for hunting sea glass!) and, perhaps especially, the porch, where I spent many hours reading and drinking coffee. We explored Deer Isle, had pizza and pastries at Tinder Hearth, did some book shopping in Blue Hill, but mostly we read and skipped rocks and swam. A delightful week. Thank you so much for sharing your home with us. We very much hope to return!

  • Review Submitted: Aug 27, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Aug 2016
  • Source: HomeAway
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Prices & Availability

Prices for this holiday house in Brooklin, Downeast and Acadia

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£881
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£881
 

Additional pricing information

Tax Rate 9.0%

Owner's Cancellation Policy

  • 50% refund for cancellations more than 30 days before check-in date.
  • 100% refund for cancellations more than 60 days before check-in date.
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Facilities

Accommodation and facilities for this holiday house in Brooklin in Maine

Property Type:
  • house
Meals:
  • Self-catering
General:
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Garage
  • Linens Provided
  • Mobile Phone
  • Parking Off Street
  • Parking for RV/Boat/Trailer
  • Telephone
  • Washing Machine
Kitchen:
  • Cooking Utensils
  • Kitchen
  • Microwave
  • Refrigerator
Dining:
  • Dining Area
Bathrooms:
  • 2 Bathrooms
  • Bathroom 1 -
    Bathroom 2 -
Bedrooms:
  • 6 Bedrooms, Sleeps 12
  • Double Beds (3), Twin or Single Beds (6)
Outside:
  • Balcony
Suitability:
  • children welcome
  • non smoking only
  • pets considered
  • wheelchair accessible
Attractions:
  • restaurants
Leisure Activities:
  • antique hunting
  • Boating
  • sight seeing
  • Wildlife Viewing
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • fishing
  • hiking
  • sailing
  • swimming
  • tennis

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