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- Ultimo aggiornamento del calendario:
- 8 dic 2018
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There are no misrepresentations in the descriptions or pictures, but at the price paid per night (and apparently I can't divulge what that was) I expected a lot more. I have used short-term rentals several times, so I have a base level of expectations.
I expected to have interior and exterior doors that open and close without excessive physical effort. I expected to have a handrail on the main outside steps that was not in danger of failing over because of rot, and not have numerous rot spots on the deck. I expected to use the front door in a normal fashion, and not to have to bolt it from the inside and padlock the backdoor. I expected to be able to open the downstairs windows, and I expected the front screen door to stay closed close without the aid of a twist-tie.
I did not expect massively flaking paint in all the upstairs rooms. I did not expect to be ankle deep in water at the end of a short shower, nor did I expect a moldy shower curtain. I didn’t expect the TV room to contain a single wooden chair. I didn’t expect 3 of the 6 dining room chairs to be coming apart. I also did not expect the dining table to slope 2 inches.
I did expect to be able to see in the kitchen – the lighting is horrendous, even during the day. All other rooms are under-lit as well. I expected a better selection of pots and pans, not ones with burned-on stuff on the bottom. I expected a couple of storage containers for left overs, or at least some aluminum foil or cling film.
This place is not for people who need a handrail to use stairs. The interior stairs are “quirky” with several portions having no hand rail. Also, the interior thresholds are of various heights and widths, which may cause minor or major trips.
It is peaceful and has a wonderful view. The kitchen has plenty of cutlery, plates, mugs, and glasses. Bottled water is supplied. A little gift basket of Maine products was left for us. But all in all, not worth the price per night.
Perfect Maine house on the ocean with beautiful views
The Gills ... ♥️♥️♥️ ... The place has stolen our family’s hearts ... We are fortunate to have been able to stay at the Gills ,the last two fourth of July’s .. We love the layout and the Awsome porch overlooking the ocean .. The boys all fish off the rocks , they catch stripped bass .. This house and island is a true Maine experience.. Dave the caretaker isca nice guy . He is around if you need him but he is not intrusive at all .. The only thing is the fridge would not keep our food cold enough .. But I think we just had too much in to be able for it to work at full capacity.. The only thing that I miss is a dishwasher that would be incredible.. Nobody wants to wash dishes on vacation .. But not a deal breaker for sure .. We will be back to Baily island next year .. Thanks Dave
I'm so happy you enjoyed your time at The Gills. The fishing was great this year and the porch is pretty tough to beat! I'm sorry to hear that the fridge couldn't keep up with your "needs"! It's new as of last year so we will check on it for sure. The dishwasher (or lack thereof) --- you are sooooo right that no one wants to do dishes on vacation -- but on a tiny island like Bailey Island, there is no "town water" and each house is on its own privately dug well. This means that unfortunately there literally isn't enough water to support a dishwasher at The Gills. Glad to hear it wasn't a deal breaker for you and hope to have you back next year!
Step back in time
This was our second stay at The Gills. It's a wonderful turn of the century Maine cottage where you can unplug and relax. We started each day on the porch drinking coffee, watching the lobster boats, sea birds and the changing colors. We were also lucky enough to be on a monarch butterfly migration path and saw large numbers of them each day. The cottage is eclectically decorated with antiques connecting you to the past. Highly recommend.
Quintessential Maine Experience!
This home is truly the quintessential Maine cottage that made our time here so memorable. We loved exploring everything around the house - lots of history, art, and special touches that are reminders of the past. The views - the sounds - the smells - all this we will take back home with us. Thank you for sharing this home and preserving such a special place.
First time in Maine- Did not want to leave!
The Gills could not be anymore charming and comfortable, and the perfect place to enjoy a relaxing week with family & friends. The attention to detail was amazing and found myself roaming the house just looking at everything which really pulled in the essence of Maine and Bailey's Island. The ocean views are spectacular and were especially enjoyed from the large deck around the house, with swinging chair. Their is a secret swimming hole right out front of the house where we spent our afternoons jumping from rocks. The house was very clean, the beds super comfortable and I think the upstairs shower is now one of my favorites ever. Staying at the Gills really made our vacation one of the best ever and can not wait to comeback!
return to the gills
this was our second year renting the gills for a week, and it was just as magical and special as the first time...
the gills is a true blue maine home, and every room feels like it can tell a story. on a rainy foggy day, we used the (real wood burning) fire place in the main room - for sunny days we jumped off the rocks out front and spent the days swimming.
looking forward to a third summer at the gills already!
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