Jeff and Brenda

The smoked oysters from Glidden Point that we had at Mine Oyster restaurant were outstanding.  The sunny hot weather (84 degrees!) the first few days were perfect for our sail on the Lazy Jack schooner for Windjammer Days.  After that it changed to rain, fog and mist; typical Maine!  We filled up on lobsters both at restaurants in town and cooking our own right here.  We love relaxing on the deck, the plantings, the quiet peaceful surroundings, and knowing Mary Ellen and Ron.  Always a pleasure each time we come!

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Tom & Suzanne

We especially enjoyed the 4th of July fireworks and the weather was perfect for it; eating lobster; and our pilgrimage to LL Bean in Freeport.  Our favorite restaurants were Robinson’s Wharf, Mine Oyster and the sandwiches and lobster rolls from the East Boothbay General Store just up the street were great for lunch!  Ron and Mary Ellen are a wealth of local information and recommendations; very kind people, the best hosts ever!  Thank you for sharing your lovely cottage and your beautiful state with us!

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Our weather was sunny and hot the first few days, then fog, then beautiful the last two days.  Nevertheless we enjoyed kayaking and sailing on the bay in our own sailboat which we kept on the mooring in the cove; also relaxing on the porch, reading enjoying the peacefulness.  The gardens are beautiful.  We will be back for that “bonfire.”  Looking forward to sharing your art in my home.  Thank you for this “Slice of Paradise.”

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Our weather at Paradise Cottage was picture perfect! Cool breezy mornings, hot sunny afternoons, and comfortable evenings all week long!  We loved it all: kayaking, sightseeing, antiquing, exploring the shops downtown, taking in all the area had to offer – rock hopping at Pemaquid Point, relaxing here in the beautiful gardens overlooking the glistening water, and taking in the community band concert on the library lawn.  Relaxing and unwinding …. ahhh….  Botanical Gardens!  Hot tub in the cool of the evening.

Fisherman’s wharf – good food with outdoor seating.  Watershed Tavern – old fashioned tavern with its own brewery.  Best flat-bread pizza ever!

Wonderful accommodations.  Mary Ellen is a lovely hostess.  Her art and gardens are inspiring.  We never did have that bonfire, so I guess we’ll have to come back next year.  This is truly a piece of Paradise and we felt blessed to share in it.  Thank you Ron and Mary Ellen.  This was a perfect place for us.

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