Built in 1936 - a decade before the infamous Bar Harbor fire over on Mount Desert Island that wiped out so many fine estates - the Quarry is a uniquely beautiful & gracious home located in the picturesque village of Sorrento, Maine. The site for this sprawling house was blasted from the surrounding rock & painstakingly constructed on the highest elevation of the village’s desirable Bean Point. Rising over scenic Frenchman Bay, the Quarry offers its guests spectacular sunsets & panoramic views of Sullivan Harbor & Hancock Point. The house is surrounded by lovely landscaping & continually blooming flower gardens, & its elegant interior indulges guests w/the luxury of large bedrooms & baths; 4 fireplaces; a splendid, eat-in, gourmet kitchen; an entertainment room; a 480 sq ft living/dining room w/grand piano; a tile-floored covered porch w/outdoor furniture; etc. Gardening, lawn mowing, caretaker, provided.
With all the attractions of Acadia National Park & Mount Desert Island just 5 miles across the bay from Sorrento’s own gorgeous little harbor, Sorrento itself remains a quiet oasis away from the traffic & throngs on “The Island”. Experience the magic of this grand & classic home & its surrounding friendly community. Generation after generation of children & adults continue to make lasting friendships on this enchanting peninsula.
Sorrento, Acadia, Maine, USA (Bar Harbor, Acadia Natl Park) Sorrento village is a unique Down East enclave which has an interesting, eclectic mix of summer & local residents who gather to fully enjoy this seaside community. And what a community! Take a membership in the Sorrento VIA & have unlimited access to: a saltwater swimming pool w/lifeguard, 3 tennis courts, golf course, library/activities building, a yacht club, a croquet pitch, instructional classes in tennis, sailing & golf plus a season-long schedule of activities for children, teens & adults. And although the Quarry is secluded & private behind a circular, wooded driveway, it is only 100 yards from the tennis courts & croquet, 200 yards from the library/activities building, & a 5 minute walk to the town dock. The scenic seaside golf course is just a mile away.
Other Activities: Kayaking, Croquet,
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