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Ideally located on a quiet residential street in the Historic District, our expansive property, peaceful gardens, and proximity to Kennebunkport’s Dock Square set our inn apart from other bed and breakfasts in the area. The main house, listed on the National Register of Historic Places, and the surrounding 11 cottage suites have been beautifully restored to offer premier luxury accommodations with a charming, comfortable ambiance.

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Giannelli Photographers are Coming to Our Maine Bed and Breakfast!

With lovely spring weather in the forecast for this weekend and the coming week here in Kennebunkport, Maine, one might expect that we would be spending lots of time in the gardens. However, next week marks a clear indicator that spring really has arrived at our Maine bed and breakfast – the arrival of Christian Giannelli, specialist in Inn Photography. We always look forward to Christian’s visits, because over the past few years he has become a great friend. Plus, his visits mean that we’ve finished our… Read More

5 Lighthouses to Visit in Southern Maine

When visiting the Maine Coast, one of the most requested stops on any sightseeing tour is a lighthouse. Fortunately, Maine has a plethora of stunning lighthouses, and plenty are just a short drive away from our Kennebunkport bed and breakfast. And while you could certainly stop at more than five in a given day, there are 5 that deserve special mention. Whaleback Light – Situated at the mouth of the Piscataqua River, which divides Maine from New Hampshire. And because of its… Read More

April Vacation Week on the Maine Coast

While this winter was on the mild side here in New England, it has certainly dragged on, but it is finally feeling like spring along the Maine Coast! With Patriots’ Day this coming Monday, many communities in the northeast are gearing up for April vacation week. And there’s no better spot to enjoy a getaway than in Kennebunkport Maine, as there are lots of suns and warmer temperatures in the upcoming forecast. It is definitely springtime on the Maine coast, so it definitely isn’t… Read More