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Hancock Point - Private Historic Cottage, Acadia

Bedrooms 4
Space 5,000 sq. ft.
Property type cottage
Minimum Stay 7 nights


About the property

4 bedrooms, 3 full bathrooms, sleeps 7

'Ferneden' is located in Hancock Point, within walking distance of tennis courts, water front, library, non-denominational chapel and the Crocker House Country Inn. The 4 bedroom cottage has a sweeping lawn on three acres with ocean beach access and was the home of Captain Agreen Crabtree in the late 1700's. Ferneden's large comfortable rooms provide a relaxed private setting for family and friends.

The large living room and dining room can easily accommodate eight guests. A full kitchen, library, pantry/laundry room and entry foyer complete the downstairs layout. Upstairs are four bedrooms and two baths. One bedroom has a small balcony. A wrap-around porch includes a screened-in section for evening comfort.

HP is one of the finest traditional family summer communities of Down East Maine since the nineteenth century.

For more interior photos link at bottom of this page.

Policies : Policies

Step 1: Phone Call Give us a call regarding the house. We will check availability, answer any questions you might have, and make sure the house is a good fit for your needs. To hold the reservation, we will need a security deposit.

Step 2: Lease We will email you the lease and tenant information. You will return a signed copy with a security deposit, and first rental deposit. Once received, we will send you a reservation confirmation letter.

Step 3: Final Confirmation Three weeks before your arrival, your final rental deposit is due, unless you have booked on shorter time frame. Once received, we will send you a final confirmation letter including a map with directions to the house and key location.

Step 4: Security Deposit Return Within two weeks following the end of your rental, we will send you your security deposit (minus any charges for damage, outstanding bills, or excessive cleaning).

Cancellation Refund: Refunds

From our lease:

Should the Lessee be unable to occupy the premises for any reason, except closure of the property by the Lessor, the Lessor will keep all payments and the Lessee will be liable for the rent. If the Lessor is able to rent the premises for the same period of time covered by the lease to another tenant, Lessee with be refunded payments less a 15% of rental cost booking fee.

More Details


Hancock Point Cottage Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • cottage
  • Guests provide their own meals
Floor Area:
  • 5000 sq. ft.
  • 2 stories
House Rules:
  • Check-in: 2:00 PM
  • /
  • Check-out: 11:00 AM
  • Max. occupancy: 7
  • Min. age of primary renter: 21
  • Children welcome
  • Parties/events not allowed
  • Pets considered
  • Non smoking only
  • Additional damage deposit fee of $50 for dog(s).
Location Type:
  • Near The Ocean
  • Rural
  • Broadband Access
  • Fireplace
  • Garage
  • Internet
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room
  • Telephone
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine
  • Wood Stove
  • Blender
  • Coffee Maker
  • Cooking Utensils
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Grill
  • Lobster Pot
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Refrigerator
  • Toaster
  • Dining Room
  • seating for 8 people
  • 3 Bathrooms
  • Upstairs Bathroom - toilet , tub
    Master Bathroom - toilet , shower
    Downstairs Bathroom - toilet , shower
  • 4 Bedrooms, Sleeps 7
  • Books
  • Books for Kids
  • Radio
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Television
  • Toys
  • VCR
  • Balcony
  • Deck / Patio
  • Lawn / Garden
  • Outdoor Grill
  • Patio
  • Porch / Veranda
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • golf
  • mountaineering
  • sailing
  • swimming
  • tennis
2 double, 3 twins, 1 sleep sofa. Lobster pot, washer, beach chairs.


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Victoria Axelrod
Member since: 2008
Speaks: english
Response time:
Within a few days
Response rate:
Calendar last updated:
February 12, 2018


Nearest Airport
15 Miles
Nearest Motorway
5 Miles
Route 1

Hancock Point is a classic summer community with boat harbor (sailing program for kids), four clay tennis courts, library, chapel and post office within walking distance. Nearby Crocker House Country Inn offers fine dining and additional guest accommodations. In addition, Le Domaine offers French country cuisine and an award winning wine cellar.

Well within an hour drive are Mount Desert Island with Bar Harbor and Acadia National Park. Also nearby are several freshwater lakes for fishing, boating, swimming, and hiking. The town of Ellsworth with shopping, restaurants, and entertainment is fifteen minutes away. The Pierre Monteux conducting school is close by offering evening concerts.


Rates & Availability

Taxes and fees are additional

Additional information about rental rates

Pet Fee $50
Refundable damage deposit $200
Tax Rate 9.0%

All payments are due three weeks in advance of stay.

Owner's Cancellation Policy

  • 100% refund if canceled at least 60 days before arrival date.
  • Service Fee fully refunded on cancellations that qualify for 100% refund.

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