Eastern Prom from the lawn.  Our "backyard."Front of the house - you have separate entry.
Portland - 3BR, east end - near ocean AND downtown
Hosted by Ej
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10 guests
3 bedrooms
6 beds
1 bath
10 guests
3 bedrooms
6 beds
1 bath
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Most desirable neighborhood in Portland! Lounge on the Eastern Prom (large park lawn overlooking the ocean), go down to the beach, or go in the other direction to the Old Port and downtown. All these are walking distance or a short drive or Uber. Great place to explore the region, leaf peep.

3 bedrooms - plenty of room for 3-8 people (and contact me for more) - large eat-in kitchen, driveway parking. Comfortable, feels like home. Quiet vintage building, nonsmoking.

Live like a native!

The space

Eat in kitchen and adjacent living room have space to gather - good mix of vintage and updated amenities.
* Bright and welcoming - bright living room, large eat-in kitchen
* Well stocked kitchen (tools, spices, etc.)
* Private back deck off kitchen, great for AM coffee, PM drinks - (fits 4-5)
* WIFI, Cable, Netflix, etc., and games for stay-in rainy days
* Two rollaway cots and air mattress available
* Many visitors say it feels like staying at a distant relative's, but cleaner!

Guest access

* Guests have entire second floor
* Separate entrance with keysafe (arrive anytime after 3)
* I try to be there to greet you
* Happy to communicate beforehand to help plan your trip
* Love to host people from all over and share this wonderful area

Interaction with guests

Host available by phone. I am usually nearby.

* I leave a letter for guests with LOTS of details - about the house, local attractions, and suggestions of good "local" things to do.

Other things to note

* 2 minute walk to Prom park overlooking the water
* 5 minute walk to East End beach below the Prom
* 10-15 minute walk (or 2 minute Uber) to the Old Port shops, restaurants
* Easy quick access by Uber (or car) to everything Portland has to offer

* Recommendations for you to people we know for sailing, kayaking, paddleboard, and other things you might want to try
* Easy drive to many local beaches, state and local beaches and parks, lighthouses (Portland Head Light and others)
* Easy-on to highway heading north to Freeport and points north


Business travel
This listing has essential business travel amenities.

Amenities
Kitchen
TV
Essentials
Shampoo

Sleeping arrangements
Bedroom 1
1 queen bed, 1 sofa bed
Bedroom 2
1 queen bed
Bedroom 3
1 double bed
Common spaces
2 single beds, 1 couch, 1 air mattress

House Rules
No smoking
Not suitable for pets
No parties or events
Not safe or suitable for infants (Under 2 years)
Check in is anytime after 3PM
Check out by 10AM
Self check-in with lockbox

HOUSE RULES
For the comfort of all visitors and residents, we don't allow pets or smoking.

Since there are 3 apts in the house and nice neighbors nearby, we ask that you be considerate about noise levels. This is not a suitable place for large and boisterous, partying, or noisy groups. Quiet hours: 10PM - 7AM out of consideration, please! That said, we have hosted wedding parties, three generation families, folks here for reunions, etc. All within reason!

We ask that you treat the place as if it was yours and leave it in the condition you found it.

When you get ready to leave, please strip beds you've used and leave bedlinens piled on the bed.

You must also acknowledge
Must climb stairs - one flight of stairs to second floor - private entrance to stairs and apartment. step in to clawfoot tub.

Cancellations

8 Reviews

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David User Profile
September 2017
Such a great location for a visit to Portland. Munjoy Hill is great. The place was roomy, comfortable, and had everything we needed
Ej User Profile
Response from Ej:
Glad you had a good time! I like sharing Portland with people.
September 2017

Jordan User Profile
September 2017
Ej was extremely helpful before and during our stay. The location is amazing. Steps from the Eastern Promenade and walking distance to downtown. The neighborhood is very quiet. Inside, there was plenty of food and basic amenities for us that made our stay easy. Definitely a great way to check out what Portland has to offer.

Rebecca User Profile
July 2017
We had a great, easy, comfortable stay. The host had included so many details to make this rental feel like we were staying with friends. Great location to walk to the kayak rental or great brunch, and 5 minute drive or uber from Old Port. We would stay there again in a flash!

Chelsea User Profile
June 2017
A group of friends and I stayed at Erna's place while in town for a friend's wedding. The apartment is very comfortable, with a central, eat-in kitchen, lots of bed space, and additional sleeping options of couch, cot, air mattress, etc (we had a big group!). The neighborhood is residential but easily walkable to downtown and the proximity to the beachfront park and running paths was a major plus! Erna also stopped by with welcome flowers and chocolates, which was very kind and welcoming.

Ryu User Profile
September 2016
My family and I had a wonderful stay at Ej's place in Portland. The building is old wood construction and you can hear the upstairs neighbors walking around very early in the morning, but other than that the apartment was ideal. Very spacious and clean, with large bedrooms and an amazingly well-equipped kitchen and large dining table. Ej provided us with clear and easy instructions for every aspect of accessing and using her place, and the decor is most comfortable and charming. The apartment is perfectly cool during the summer and literally around the corner from beautiful views of the water. The neighborhood is friendly and calm, with good restaurants and bakeries that we went to often. I would absolutely recommend staying at Ej's!
Ej User Profile
Response from Ej:
Glad you had a great time!
September 2016

Cathryn User Profile
August 2016
The host canceled this reservation 32 days before arrival. This is an automated posting.

Christopher User Profile
August 2016
This house exceeded my expectations. It's an older house with a few minor limitations you'd expect, but was very nicely furnished and clean. The free off-street parking was a welcome plus. The host was friendly and helpful when we asked. Best of all is the location. Two blocks from the huge East Promenade park made for nice evening walks. It's about a mile walk from the island ferry port, which was great. And easy access to the highway to the north where we went for a couple of day trips.
Ej User Profile
Response from Ej:
Thanks Christopher - AND, yes, there is a lightswitch at the top of the stairs, it is buried under the grocery bags on the wall. SO, i pledge to improve by making sure all guests are told about it specifically. Glad you had a great time!
August 2016

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My style of hosting is "everything you need" - The home is comfortable, well-stocked (paper products, coffee and fixings to start your first morning, stuff like bug spray and tanning lotion, etc, etc). Books to read, plenty of advice in a lengthy welcome letter about where to go…
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