Ellsworth House Rental Photos and Description
2 bedrooms, 1 bathroom with shower, full laundry in basement, sleeps 5
Home is set on spacious lawn, with several flower beds, and possibly some vegetables free for the taking (if weather and wild animals permit). Road is dead-end and dirt, neighbors are quiet, gracious and helpful. Public transport available from in-town locations to nearby towns, and free bus service can be used touring Acadia National Park.
Outdoor activities range from hiking, golfing, mountain climbing (small mountains), flying out of Bar Harbor airport on tour of area or in a glider, fishing, canoeing/kayaking/sailing, swimming, biking, horseback riding, nature walks, whale watching trips, exploring off-shore islands, attending festivals, concerts, and maybe even checking out the water park nearby.
Indoor activities can include visiting galleries, shops, plays, museums, ice cream parlors and restaurants, cinemas, historic sites, and even a winery or two within 50 miles. There are also some micro-brewery places open for tours and tastings.
Or sit on the patio and watch for eagles, osprey, seals, kingfisher, blue herons, hawks and owls as well as the songbirds and various mammals that might pay a visit (deer like the veggies and some of the flowers, porcupines climb the trees, raccoons, groundhogs and rabbits check out the offerings in the lawn)
Rainy days can be spent inside playing games, reading, watching a movie if going outdoor is not on the agenda. RedBox is available in local grocery stores, for DVDs.
Phone is for local calls only, but incoming calls can be received and calling cards with access to supplier may be used. Manager lives within a few houses of this home and will provide key access as well as help with any problems.
Professional artist stayed here for three months and has said the photos do not do justice to the sense of peace and quiet as well as the subtle beauty of the area.
- children welcome
- unsuitable for elderly or infirm
- wheelchair inaccessible
- non smoking only
- Long-term Renters Welcome
About Helen Geils
I grew up in NJ, attended college in Maine and discovered this state's coastline and it became my home by choice. After graduation, I was fortunate enough to acquire a job at Jackson lab in Bar Harbor, thus giving me an opportunity to live where I wanted to be. While I was not always able to live in my home, I was able to keep it by working out of state. I am now renting it while I spend time with friends in Minnesota.
Helen Geils purchased this house in 1974
Why Helen Geils chose Ellsworth
feeling of peace, while at the same time close to amenities, library, alternative radio station, airports, colleges, national park as well as preserves for wildlife, influx of visitors from many areas of the world in the summer, and of course, the seafood!
What makes this house unique
quiet - great neighbors - dead-end road - river view and trees