Front entrance on Main Street.Top floor apartment. No guests overhead or on either side.
Comfort Found Literary Lodging
Hôte : Sharon
Sharon est l'hôte.
4 voyageurs
2 chambres
2 lits
1 salle de bain
4 voyageurs
2 chambres
2 lits
1 salle de bain
Veuillez entrer le nombre d'adultes.
Veuillez entrer le nombre d'enfants.
De 2 à 12 ans
Veuillez entrer le nombre de bébés.
- de 2 ans
4 voyageurs au maximum. Les bébés ne sont pas pris en compte dans le nombre de voyageurs.
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A year round, furnished, two bedroom, river view apartment within walking distance of restaurants, galleries, shops, a book store, the library, the Lincoln Theatre, and the Damariscotta River harbor in the heart of downtown. 2 night minimum. Base rate for 2. Search "Comfort Found Literary Lodging" on YouTube for a video of the apartment.

Le logement

The apartment is a get-away for one to lose oneself among a vast selection of books, yet close to conveniences.

Fully furnished kitchen with service for up to four for guests to dine in, experience local take out, or eat out in nearby restaurants.

It comfortably sleeps four with a queen sized bed in each bedroom and a full bath. Please note "Amenities." We try to anticipate and accommodate ever need of our guests.

Base rate $150 night for up to two, $200 night for up to four. (PLEASE NOTE: Airbnb system only allows a field for additional people at a per person rate. We charge a flat fee for 3-4 people, so enter 3 people if there will be 3-4 guests, but in your comments to us, tell us that there will be four people.) Reasonable weekly rates. 9% Maine State Use Tax will be added. Ask for video tour of the apartment on YouTube.

Accès des voyageurs

Guests have access to the entire third floor apartment with two bedrooms, one full bath, fully furnished kitchen with service for four, and living room.

Échanges avec les voyageurs

Unfortunately, we live in California most of the time, but we check in with our guests by phone. Guest have complete privacy during their stay, but our housekeeper lives nearby if a sudden need arises.

Autres remarques

-Base Rate $150 for up to 2 guests. Rate for 3-4 guests is $200 per night.
- Special winter rate 20% off base rate: January 2 to March 30, 2017
- Maine State Use Tax is 9% and must be paid in advance by credit card. We can send you an invoice outside this system to make payment.
- Children welcome subject to parents' discretion because of potential hazards.
- No loud noise after 10:00 p.m. because of elderly downstairs tenant.
- Think Paris. No elevator. Pack light. Guests with walking impairments should request video of apartment before making a reservation. Street level to top floor has 33 steps.

Why we bought the building?

The first time I saw the downtown of Damariscotta, Maine, I felt as though I had come home. The small village of old sea captain’s houses, the perfect New England churches and steeples and mid 19th century brick buildings huddled near the river touched my heart.

One building in particular stayed in my mind. For years, this building was the apothecary shop for the town. Downstairs, a typical tin-ceilinged store, flanked with innumerable shelves and drawers, served the needs of the small community. Upstairs, the family of the pharmacist lived in lovely rooms with maple floors, high ceilings, and views of both the river, marina, and back bay.

Years later, the pharmacy was taken over by a country store and the top two floors were turned into apartments. Shops came and shops went, and in 1988 a woman moved into the second floor apartment (it even has a fireplace, built in book cases, corner cupboards, a butler’s pantry), and she is still there.

When the chance came to purchase the apothecary building in 2006, Jeff and I wandered through the rooms, explored the big, old basement, tramped up the stairs to second floor apartment, then up the final 20 stairs to the top floor, my favorite. It felt like a Paris (don’t laugh) apartment. Maybe it was the 33 steps, but I loved the high ceiling in the stairwell, the moldings, the funky 30's kitchen, the living room, and the two bedrooms.

“I want to remodel this someday and live here part time, or maybe rent it as a BNB (which translates to bed NO breakfast). What an experience to live right in the heart of a historic New England village," I said.

Jeff and I had often talked about buying a small hotel that we wanted to design and outfit with comfortable furniture and beds, antiques, art, and lots of wonderful books. When our first guests checked into Comfort Found, they said, "This is a HOME," which was exactly how we wanted them to feel. 

When Jeff asked me what we should call it, I thought of the book Comfort Found in Good Old Books by George Hamlin Fitch. Written in 1911 by a gentleman who was the book reviewer for the San Francisco Chronicle, Fitch’s book highlighted the most beloved of the books he turned to for comfort. He believed, as do I, that cultivating a love of reading is one of the best gifts you can give yourself. Books bring the world to your easy chair; they give you wings; and they are ever faithful friends whether you need inspiration, edification, or consolation. Fitch believed in the verity of the old quote by Thomas Carlyle, “My books are friends that never fail me.”

Jeff and I would like to invite you to experience the real taste of New England in the warm and welcoming rooms of our dear "Comfort Found." I think you'll feel, as did our guests, that you've stepped into a well-loved home.

Thee is welcome here friend,

Sharon and Jeff

Comfort Found-Literary Lodging ((SENSITIVE CONTENTS HIDDEN) it to find web site) was created by the award winning author and illustrator Sharon Lovejoy and her husband, Jeff Prostovich, a real estate broker.

Produits de base

Règlement intérieur
Non fumeur
Ne convient pas aux animaux
Pas de fête ni de soirée
Ne convient pas aux bébés (moins de 2 ans)
L'entrée dans les lieux se fait à partir de 15:00
Départ avant 11:00

-Base Rate $150 for up to 2 guests. Rate for 3-4 guests is $200 per night.
- Guest must pay 9% Maine State Use Tax in addition to the cost of their stay.
- Children welcome subject to parents' discretion because of potential hazards.
- No loud noise after 10:00 p.m. because of elderly resident downstairs.
- Think Paris. No elevator. Pack light. Guests with walking impairments should request video of apartment before making a reservation. Street level to top floor has 33 steps.
- No smoking on premises and no pets.

Since Comfort Found is not a hotel or motel (we consider it our home away from home), we ask that guests pick up after themselves during their visit and leave the dishes washed and put away, but we’ll take care of the linens after your stay for the next guest.


8 commentaires

Profil utilisateur de CaitlinCaitlin est un Superhost.
octobre 2017
This place is all you need and more. We found it was perfect for two couples. Plenty of space with the river view out front and back.

Profil utilisateur de Mary
août 2017
Our stay at Comfort Found was perfect in every way. We've vacationed in the area for years and love the Damariscotta region, and truly enjoyed staying in town for a change. The apartment is bright, cheerful, comfy, clean, convenient, and stocked with excellent books! Thanks for a great few days in a very special place.

Profil utilisateur de Anna
août 2017
This is a lovely little apartment in the center of town. We have visited Damariscotta before and love the area. It is a friendly town, lively during the day, but shuts down pretty early. The apartment is a wonderful set up for relaxing vacation with all you may need and an AMAZING selection of books. I suggest having a car to get around and visit all the beaches, views, and woods.

Profil utilisateur de Marianne
juin 2017
The apartment was in a great location and served all of our needs. Sharon and Jeff were great hosts! They provided everything you would need for a wonderful stay. The apartment has great views out the front windows, it's spacious and not to mention all the books you could ever want to read! We will definitely stay again!

Profil utilisateur de Louis
mai 2017
The host canceled this reservation 90 days before arrival. This is an automated posting.

Profil utilisateur de Brooke
avril 2017
This was a last minute getaway. Our hosts could not have been more accommodating and responsive. The apartment is charming and filled with books! The town itself is beautiful with many shops, restaurants and views.
Profil utilisateur de Sharon
Réponse de Sharon :
Thanks, Brooke, for your feedback. We are glad you enjoyed your visit and our accommodations. We welcome you back anytime. Jeff and Sharon
avril 2017

Profil utilisateur de Ricardo
avril 2017
A good place to be in Damariscotta. In the center of that small village, a quiet place and very nice decoration. 2 bedrooms, kitchen and saloon, perfect for a couple or a family with kids.
Profil utilisateur de Sharon
Réponse de Sharon :
We are pleased you enjoyed your stay. We welcome you back anytime.
avril 2017

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San Luis Obispo, Californie, États-UnisMembre depuis février 2014
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I am an author and illustrator of children's books, books on nature and gardening, and novels. I am an organic gardener with a passion for almost all plants and animals. My husband Jeff is a real estate broker who loves the same things I do. Oh, I don't like using the phone so yo…
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