: Route 1
: Point Road
The cottage is within easy walking distance of the Crocker House Inn/Restaurant, a good library, tennis courts,(lessons available in July and August), and the Hancock Point wharf, (great for fishing and swimming, and sailing lessons are available in July and August).
The Point is 5 miles from Route 1 and the famous Pierre Monteux music and conducting school (weekly concerts June and July) and Tidal Falls, where you can bring a picnic and watch the reversing falls, birds, boats and, frequently, seals.
---14 miles from Ellsworth with malls, films, restaurants, sports stores, (including L.L.Bean outlet and Cadillac Mountain Sports), YMCA, indoor tennis courts and an excellent health food store.
----30 miles to Bar Harbor/Acadia National Park (hike and picnic, cycle the carriage trails, eat popovers at Jordan Pond, swim at Sand Beach, sail on a four-masted schooner, go whale watching, deep sea fishing, kayaking or sightseeing).
Other Activities: The cottage has private access to the beach, great for picnics, swimming, beachcombing and exploring, or you can relax in the double adirondack chair that overlooks the beach.
For local fun on the Point, go horseback riding or kayaking, play tennis or go sailing. Lessons are available for all these activities.
Golf: Just 12 miles from the cottage, White Birches Golf Course and Country Club, Route 1, Ellsworth, is a good 18 hole golf course. It is open to the public.