Orono art/yoga studio with upstairs loft bedroom

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Entire rental unit hosted by Lewis

2 guests, 1 bedroom, 1 bed, 1 bathroom
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You’ll have the flat to yourself.
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We're on a bit of a hill on the outskirts of Orono. The space is a remodeled and expanded former garage which the locals called a barn. It has an upstairs sleeping loft, a bathroom with a shower, a hot plate and a refrigerator, and a main, large room downstairs. One can walk to downtown in less than 20 minutes where we have at least 5 restaurants. There are hiking possibilities without driving anywhere. The University of Maine is our chief attraction but we have sporting opportunities, too

The space
The unit is a recently renovated and expanded garage which now has a large open room downstairs that we use for art projects and yoga when guests are not present. A cot could be set up downstairs for a third guest if desired. Upstairs is a sleeping loft. We tend toward minimalism, but can configure the space with extra furniture if desired. We can also provide art stations and supplies. The upstairs loft sleeps two comfortably. The unit shares part of a wall with the main house, separated by a locked door. Guests don’t have to see us unless they want to meet.

We have a dog and two cats, though they don’t enter the unit. We clean thoroughly between guests with clean sheets and towels. Life is too short to iron the sheets, but Émilia up the road does do that. Pets are fine, but we charge a $25 cleaning fee after pet stays to adequately remove their hair, though probably not perfectly. People with pet allergies might want pet free units that are available elsewhere in Orono.

We are « naturalizing » the grounds with roses and wildflowers. Feel free to roam about and occupy the porch (shared with us), though it’s cold in winter.

**New additions: a dog friendly backyard fence (please watch your dog and pick up after them; plus new water pressure! Finally! Enjoy....

Where you'll sleep

Bedroom
1 queen bed

What this place offers

Kitchen
Wifi
Free parking on premises
Pets allowed
Patio or balcony
Garden
Luggage drop-off allowed
Refrigerator
Dedicated workspace

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Where you’ll be

Orono, Maine, United States

We're on the main street of the town but behind the house is a watershed so there are no neighbors to the north and east of the house. There are three small waterfalls in the creek. It's a bit of a steep walk to the creek, but easy if one is in shape. There's nice hiking around an old, abandoned quarry on the other side of the creek with easier access from a road just past the creek (where trucks used to enter but don't anymore).

Hosted by Lewis

  1. Joined in May 2014
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My wife Barbara and I share this account. I am a physician and she is a social worker. We work in the areas of indigenous health and mental health. We live in Orono, Maine and also attend the University of Maine. We can be found on scholar (Hidden by Airbnb) .
My wife Barbara and I share this account. I am a physician and she is a social worker. We work in the areas of indigenous health and mental health. We live in Orono, Maine and also…

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Sometimes we are out of town and we have a person available in those circumstances to answer local needs.

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House rules

Check-in: After 3:00 pm
Check out: 11:00 am
No smoking
Pets are allowed

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Nearby lake, river, other body of water
Carbon monoxide alarm
Smoke alarm

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