Down East Magazine Recognizes TurnKey Property as 2017 Best Maine Vacation Rental

Coal Shack: Harborfront Studio, managed by TurnKey Vacation Rentals, was selected as Best Vacation Rental in Down East magazine’s annual Best of Maine issue. Down East readers and editors voted on their favorite travel mainstays for 2017 and one of TurnKey’s favorite properties was chosen by readers.

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TurnKey Vacation Rentals manages many homes in Maine under the leadership of Jason Schlosser, General Manager of Maine, a seasoned hospitality professional. The Coal Shack: Harborfront Studio offers the opportunity to stay in the heart of Boothbay Harbor. The studio is in walking distance to independent shops, restaurants, and boat cruise tours.

The Best of Maine winners come in two varieties: the Readers’ Choice or the Editors’ Choice. Thousands of Maine residents identify the Readers’ Choice nominees every year.

“I want to thank the readers of Down East Magazine who voted for a truly one-of-a-kind vacation rental,” Schlosser said, “We appreciate the opportunity to partner with Don and Liana, owners of the Coal Shack, who have designed an incredible Boothbay Harbor vacation rental that has truly delighted guests.”

Of the Best of Maine summer issues, Down East Editor in Chief Kathleen Fleury says, “It’s a chance to pause our hectic lives, take stock of the place we love, and remind ourselves what’s great about living here by calling out some of our favorite things — food trucks to florists to fishing lakes.” With its picturesque porch and proximity to the harbor, Coal Shack exemplifies the laid-back Maine lifestyle.



TurnKey embraces Maine and the down east culture. Boothbay Harbor, the winner of the Readers’ Choice for Best Harbor, was the setting for a unique TurnKey client appreciation cruise in late June. TurnKey chartered two boats during the world famous Windjammer Days. Before the cruise a cocktail party was held at Mine Oyster- Raw Bar and Gathering Place next to the Boothbay Bay Marina. Schlosser sailed with our current homeowner partners and prospective clients aboard the Ardelle and Alert. It was a festive way to show our appreciation for our clients and our love of what makes Maine unique.

The full list of “Best of Maine” winners appears in the July issue of Down East, on newsstands June 20.

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