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Colleen Bedard

Member since: 2014
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Spacious, Hip Apartment in Portland's Coolest Neighborhood

20 Reviews
Bedrooms 3
Property type apartment
Minimum Stay 3 nights


Photos and Description of this East End holiday apartment

2+ bedroom, 2 bathroom with large living room and eat-in kitchen

This newly renovated apartment has 2 bedrooms each with comfy queen size beds. The bedrooms are at opposite ends of the apartment, so you are assured of privacy. 2 freshly tiled bathrooms are yours to enjoy. In addition to the 2 bedrooms, there is an additional room with a day bed that opens to a King size bed. The living room is large and has a great reading chair, game table, and flat-screen television. New for 2016 is a private outdoor patio with grill. First floor unit has drive for parking and private access into unit.

  • non smoking only
  • pets considered
Colleen Bedard (Owner)
Member since: 2014
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Speaks english

About Colleen Bedard

I am a New Englander and have lived in the Portland area off and on for 25 years. I am now settled here and wouldn't live anywhere else but Munjoy Hill. It is truly special to hear fog horns, the train, and the tug boats hard at work in the harbor. The sounds and the smells leave a lastly impression. In addition to being a Realtor, I am also an artist and founded the Society for East End Arts with a few fellow-artists almost 10 years ago. I love walking on the Eastern Promenade with my dog, Coali, where there is an off-leash area for her to run and socialize with the other Hill dogs.

Colleen Bedard purchased this apartment in 1988

Why Colleen Bedard chose Portland

I love Portland's East End. It's where I live myself, and I feel fortunate to step out of my door each day to see the sun and moon rise over Casco Bay. I wouldn't live anywhere else and think you will enjoy visiting Portland with all that it has to offer.

What makes this apartment unique

When I saw this property, I had to have it--and so did several other people. I was in a multiple offer situation and was fortunate enough to be the chosen buyer. It's a comfortable house in a quiet neighborhood. I love that this unit has its own private entrance and coveted driveway. The unit is furnished with art created by local artists and treasures that I've collected around Portland. I hope you'll have fun with the chalkboard wall in the dining room!


based on 20 traveller reviews

Spacious, Hip Apartment in Portland's Coolest Neighborhood
average rating of 4.65 based on 20 reviews

Beautiful and comfy!

  • 5 of 5

This is the second time we have stayed here. It's so convenient to the promenade, the port area, restaurants, and great grocery stores. Colleen is so great to work with - allowed us early check-in and late checkout. The house is well appointed, the beds are comfy and the kitchen had everything we needed.

  • Review Submitted: Oct 11, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Oct 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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East Portland Haven

  • 5 of 5

This property and location are very nice. It is spacious, colorful, nice linens, clean and the location is just right. We enjoyed the East Promenade, the ability to walk to Old Port and the lovely neighborhood.

  • Review Submitted: Sep 27, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Sep 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Beautiful place!

  • 5 of 5

Amazing property and I cannot say enough about the location! Colleen was great to deal with. Great place for families! There is an amazing park/playground just up the street. Walkable to Old Port (or an Uber if tired). We would stay here again and wanted our stay to be longer! Hope to come back again soon.

  • Review Submitted: Sep 5, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Sep 2016
  • Source: HomeAway
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Great location, quiet neighborhood, near Eastern Prom. Felt like a 'home away from home'!

  • 4 of 5

Loved being so close to the Eastern Prom. Walked into downtown Portland and to Casco Bay Ferry from this location. Spacious & clean. Nice bright colors & simple decor. Washer & Dryer a bonus. Two full baths helped our family of 5 share the space. Afew nice cafes & markets in neighborhood. It would be great if the unit included two simple beach chairs since we went to Crescent Beach & Scarborough Beach during our stay. Helpful owner.

  • Review Submitted: Aug 9, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Aug 2016
  • Source: HomeAway
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great place in a great location!

  • 4 of 5

we had a great time. the home was clean and comfortable and Colleen was accommodating and very easy to work with.

  • Review Submitted: Jun 15, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Jun 2016
  • Source: HomeAway
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Exceeded Expectations

  • 5 of 5

The property was clean, cute, and perfect for our family with toddlers! They loved the chalkboard wall! The smallest bedroom had a nice low bed, which was perfect for kids but very comfortable. No bathtub, which was fine but we hadn't realized prior to visit. Great location!!

  • Review Submitted: Jun 2, 2016
  • Date of Stay: May 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Nearest Airport
15 Miles
Portland Jetport
Nearest Barpub
0.5 Miles
Crow Bar
Nearest Ferry
1 Miles
Casco Bay Lines
Nearest Train
5 Miles
Nearest Motorway
1 Miles
Nearest Restaurant
0.5 Miles
The Front Room
Nearest Ski
75 Miles
Nearest Beach
0.5 Miles
East End Beach
Car: recommended

This freshly renovated apartment is located on Munjoy Hill. Downeast Magazine's recent article 'Cool on the Hill' characterizes this area as the hippest area in Portland. Located in a residential neighborhood, the apartment is steps from the Eastern Promenade park which has a beautiful lookout into Casco Bay. It's an easy walk to several fine restaurants, Rosemont Market, and Hilltop Coffee. Hop in your car and grab groceries at Whole Foods, Trader Joes, or Hannaford--all just 10 minutes away. Portland Trails provides a lovely walking trail along the water into downtown Portland. Portland is a foodie town, and it's difficult to find a bad meal here. Beaches are an easy 15 minute drive to South Portland, Cape Elizabeth, or Scarborough. East End Beach is located within the Eastern Promenade Park. From your rental, you can hear fog horns, see the moon rise over the bay, and hear the osprey overhead. Hop over to one of the many island in Casco Bay to spend the day peddling or walking around or take the 'mail boat' which stops at a handful of islands and makes a fun day trip. Outlet shopping is 20 minutes away in Freeport. So much to see and enjoy!


Rates & Availability

Rental Rates for this holiday apartment in East End, Maine

Rental Basis:
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Rate Period Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly * Event
Summer 2017
14 Jun 2017 - 4 Sep 2017
3 night minimum stay
My Standard Rate
3 night minimum stay

Additional information about rental rates

Property Damage Protection A$77
Pet Fee A$131 + Tax
Cleaning A$196 + Tax
Tax Rate 9.0%

Owner's Cancellation Policy

100% refund if canceled at least 30 days before arrival date.
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Accommodation and facilities for this holiday apartment rental in East End, Maine

Property Type:
  • apartment
  • floor 1
Building Type:
  • house
  • Guests provide their own meals
Floor Area:
  • 1200 sq. ft.
Location Type:
  • Village ...
  • Water View ...
  • Air Conditioning
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating
  • Internet
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room
  • Parking
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine
  • Coffee Maker
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove
  • Toaster
  • Dining ...
  • Dining Area
  • 3 Bedrooms, Sleeps 6
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 large double bed
    Bedroom 2 - 1 large double bed
    Bedroom 3 - 1 extra lg. double bed , 1 single bed , Day bed that can be used as a twin or king
  • DVD Player
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Television
  • Deck / Patio
  • Outdoor Grill
  • non smoking only
  • pets considered
  • autumn foliage
  • live theatre
  • restaurants
Leisure Activities:
  • beachcombing
  • bird watching
  • outlet shopping
  • scenic drives
  • sight seeing
  • walking