Charming vacation house located at the edge of town with gardens and peeks of harbor from the side deck.. Just steps from town, the house offers privacy as well as convenience. Comfortable and well appointed this house lends itself to become the perfect home to create vacation memories. Living room , den, sewing room, dining room and kitchen and bath on first floor. Second floor has 4 bedrooms and second bathroom.
The large yard has garden furniture as well as lawn games to play. BBQ for your outdoor cooking. A short walk will bring you to the town dock where you can watch the harbor activity. Local lobstermen bring their catch in and you can be sure to see sail boats of every description.
Southwest Harbor the Quietside: is just bit slower in pace. A great place to use as your base operation to visit the many points of interest. Ferry to Swans Island or the outer islands. Hike Acadia National Park be sure to watch the sun come up atop Cadillac Mountain. This area is breath taking in its natural beauty. Jordan Pond House for tea and a must for lobster Beals is just one of the many lobster Pounds to satisfy your seafood cravings. Bass Harbor Lighthouse will take you back in time as you gaze across to Swans Island. Canoe,kayak,sail and motor rentals are all available as well as fishing trips Golf at Causeway Club, Southwest Harbor, Kebo Golf Clun in Bar Harbor, or Northeast Harbor..
Down East Maine noted for its many islands : and sea coast history will entice the visitor to return again and again to take in its majesty. The Seawall area in Manset is where the locals usually come once a day to remind themselves why they live in the area, Just rocks and water in natural formation can not be duplicated in beauty. You and your party will filnd this a true 'Vacationland' with something for everyone. Somes Sound, Bar Harbor, Northeast Harbor, Bass Harbor are just a few places to explore. There are local shops for food and any thing you may need. LL Bean has an outlet shop in nearby Ellsworth.
Use the Island Explorer Bus: This system has continuous loops circling the many highltights of Mount Desert Island and Acadia National Park.. Pack lunch bring your bike and explore , grab your swimsuit stop at Echo Lake to swim. Rent a canoe at Long Pond, site see atop Acadia, lunch in Bar Harbor or any of the villages. The bus will be back and you wont have to worry about parking. This bus runs on donations with LL Bean making a generous donation every year.
The house was built in 1894. It is a joy to open the house to others. I enjoy the opportunity to share the house with visitors. I love dressing this house up for your stay.. This is a dream come true for me.