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Huckleberry Hideaway~Swim Crystalline Quarries~ForestTrails~StoneCircle~HotTub

Bedrooms 2
Half Baths1
Space 1,200 sq. ft.
Property type cottage
Minimum Stay 2 - 7 nights
Popular Features
  • Washing Machine
  • Parking
  • Outdoor Grill
  • Wireless Internet
  • Hot Tub


About the property

Private gaited 100 acre retreat. One other cottage and the owner, many amenities

*Please kindly note that the Huckleberry Honeymoon Hideaway rents by the week from mid June through Labor Day week with arrivals and departures on Saturday. Thank you.*


Arriving here, you will be most happy to have found your way to magical, mystical Light Heart Retreat, where heaven touches earth. Solitude and beauty--safe sanctuary in our changing times, is beckoning you to return to your Light Heart within.

Just a short drive to Acadia, but a world away from the hustle and bustle, Huckleberry Honeymoon Hideaway is nestled in old growth pine and spruce overlooking Taunton Bay and the Lucerne Hills to the west. From your second story deck you can look southward onto the Sacred Stone Circle, ala` Stonehenge. Looking east out the bedroom you see the sunrise over the largest water-filled quarry at the retreat. Everywhere you look, nature greets you with a warm and welcoming smile...not another soul in sight and if you do see one, that soul will most likely have been called here for the tranquility, the peace, refreshment and renewal.

The Huckleberry Hideaway was designed and built with much love and respect, with pine and granite from the retreat. Though initially planned as a one bedroom cottage for a couple or a single person on retreat, the choice to have two bedrooms has proven to be divinely inspired. Sometimes a loving couple needs to have their own space in which to dream their own dreams. And sometimes friends make good, respectful housemates to share a retreat with.

The two bedrooms are private to each other. The master bedroom is on the second floor with a private half bath, skylights and sliders out to the west facing deck. There's a bodywork table with linens supplied in this spacious room. The first floor bedroom is immediate to the full bathroom and has a skylight and entry onto a private granite patio. This bedroom is bumped out from the main house, so guests in each bedroom have their own quiet and privacy, as desired.

The Huck’s kitchen is well stocked with herbs. spices, oil, vinegar, foil, etc. You can cook, barbecue on the grill and even bake cookies if you want to. The dining nook table is pub style giving you great views to look out upon the changing light, birds and wildlife.

There’s a built in u-shaped window seat and comfy chairs facing the glass fronted wood stove. The radiant in-floor heat and the wood stove keep guests toasty year round. When damp, snow or cold winds keep you inside, you’ll be cozy and still connected to nature through the views provided by the ample windows.

Guests of the Huckleberry have a private outdoor hot tub on the south patio and access to a wood-fired sauna on the quarry. The stewards of the retreat maintain gardens, hiking trails and swimming areas on this 100 acre old growth forest and granite quarry ponds. There’s a library with holistic, spiritual and some mainstream reading and media.

Additional amenities include your own fire pit, a meditation hut that overlooks Bragdon Quarry, a serene place to meditate, canoe, sunbathe, bird watch and swim.

You don’t have to pack a large bag when you visit. Your Huckleberry Friend has a laundry room with washer and dryer. You can travel light when you come here and when you leave you’ll be feeling even lighter. The stewards love to see the transformation that guests experience here reflected in a more youthful, relaxed countenance. Is the muse of Light Heart Retreat calling you?

If the Huckleberry Hideaway is a stretch for your means, or is not available for the time of your inquiry, please be sure to see the one bedroom Blackberry Cottage, 112158. It’s much beloved and has its own unique gifts to share with you.

More info about locale:

On the quiet side of Frenchmen’s Bay, away from the crowds, we offer you nature’s sanctuary for the soul. Light Heart Retreat is located close enough for ease of visits to Acadia National Park, the beautiful seaports of Mt. Dessert Island, the well known Camden/Rockland area, and Blue Hill Peninsula.

Drive 2 miles from here, take a left onto Route 1 and you’re within 2 hours of Campobello Island, Lubec, Eastport and New Brunswick, Canada. Here you’ll find uncrowded trails, beaches and vistas and of course, lighthouses. You can drive 25 minutes and be on the tip of Schoodic Point looking out over a wild and wooly ocean, looking clear across to Europe. There are bike and hiking trails here, a picnic area and pier to fish from.

Schoodic Point is part of Acadia National Park, but out of the fray, not being contiguous with the main park. You’ll pass by the small downtown of Winter Harbor when you go to Schoodic Point. It’s home to the Schoodic Arts Festival which hosts events year round. There are contra dances, musical events and a wide variety of workshops.

Go inland a bit and you’ll find pristine Donnell Pond, Schoodic Mountain, Black Mountain and other assents, part of the Frenchman’s Bay Conservancy’s network of trails. You’ll also find yourself traveling along the tops of blueberry barrens which turn red in the late fall and depending on the light, can appear neon red or pink even!

Light Heart Retreat is 30 minutes from Acadia National Park and Bar Harbor and centrally located for day trips.

Looking for sanctuary for the nature lover's soul? Looking for peace and quiet after sight seeing? Looking to swim in granite quarries and bake in the sun on the granite beach? Looking to experience a standing stone circle? Want to taste the best banana bread ever (got to appeal to all your senses in this screening process :) Pick blueberries? See osprey, eagles, peregrines, and hear the lovely twilight song of the hermit thrush? You can stop've found your happy place!

See our site for a great little slideshow about area attractions and off-the-beaten-track things to do.

Light Heart Retreat has been discovered! Best to book your summer and foliage stays by March. Spring is a great time to visit Acadia National Park before the main tourist season arrives. The Huckleberry is available during the winter months too. There’s much to do to prepare the cottage and retreat amenities during the shoulder seasons. Please give owner at least two weeks notice for an arrival in November through April.

*** Host screens guests before approving a reservation. So please let host know about yourself in your inquiry and why you have chosen Light Heart Retreat. Host reserves the right to decline an inquiry if through the screening process it is determined that Light Heart Retreat is not a good match for what the guests are seeking. Reservation requires signing a rental agreement which includes guest guidelines. These guidelines include drinking in moderation. This is not a place to come to and party. ***

Minimum age is 25 years old with some exceptions made.

Beat the crowds and book early to visit Acadia National Park in Spring or early Summer.

Come for a retreat and let your mind rest in the heart where heaven touches earth!

Henry David Thoreau was speaking about his visit to Light Heart when he said, “Heaven is under our feet as well as over our heads.”

Please visit the official Light Heart Retreat website for additional photos, specials, and a deeper feel for what we have to offer you. Our site carries the magic of the Light Heart Retreat energy.

More Details

Joanna Pinney Buell
Member since: 2007
Speaks: english
Response time:
Within a few hours
Response rate:
Calendar last updated:
May 16, 2017

About Joanna Pinney Buell

Your host Joanna Pinney Buell has many years as a practitioner in the holistic health and spiritual healing fields. She is an ordained minister, an inspired cook, organic gardener, writer and Joanna designed the retreat houses, their own home, and the little library. Together with husband, David, she has deeply enjoyed seeing Light Heart Retreat work it’s magic on those who have chosen this special hideaway, off the beaten path and away from the crowds. David made his transition back to the Great Cosmos in March 2015. His gifts and contributions are everywhere…the tree swing, the beautiful trails, the stone circle, the granite benches and standing stones that David created and placed. It’s too bad you’ll have missed his piano playing and his poetry readings and his garden tours. However, you cannot help but feel David’s loving, kind presence guiding you to discover the gift of peace, beauty and soul’s purpose that await you here.

Joanna Pinney Buell purchased this cottage in 2006

Why Joanna Pinney Buell chose Downeast and Acadia

The Huckleberry Hideaway is one of 2 retreat houses offered at Light Heart Retreat. No words can properly capture the spirit of peace, tranquility and beauty that this space exudes from within and that which is part of the surroundings. This year-round house has been for adults only and is best suited to one or two couples as well as making a very wonderful retreat space for an individual. However, accommodations have been made to host a small family when we're a good match.

This is not our own is a space designed and built with deep intention for those who are seeking beauty, peace, rest, renewal, peace and inspiration. Light Heart Retreat offers all of this and there is the added benefit of being just 30 minutes away from Acadia National Park with it's vistas of the Atlantic and great hiking. The Huckleberry has a fully equipped and well stocked kitchen for cooking at home or one can treat themselves to some fine dining locally.

The owner has prepared an excellent guide to the area for visitors and is available to make further recommendations.

Light Heart Retreat is the best kept secret...that's starting to be found out. Best to book early.

What makes this cottage unique

I love the opportunity to retreat to the Huckleberry myself, (Joanna) especially in the winter and early spring. Though the outdoor hot tub is a delight anytime, I especially enjoy it on a snowy night or a spring morning when the birds are beginning to sing. The long view from the balcony of Taunton Bay and the Lucerne Hills is is particularly nourishing to the soul when arrayed in autumn's reds and golds. I like to begin and end a winter's day in the rocking chair in front of the wood stove. There is no place I'd rather be on retreat than at our very own Huckleberry HIdeaway at Light Heart Retreat.

Our guest book is filled with many thanks for the special touches and warm welcome our guests receive at Light Heart Retreat. Guests of the Huckleberry Hideaway enjoy a homemade loaf of bread upon their arrival and have a seasonal floral arrangement on their dining room table.

There really in no place like Light Heart Retreat. Where can you go on retreat, have the comfort of a well designed retreat house, privacy, quiet, solitude, beauty, beauty, beauty...a wood-fired sauna, library and not be sharing it with 30 or more other guests? It's just us and the guests of the two retreat cottages on 100 acres with a gated entry. We offer so much that is of REAL value here. The retreat is 30 minutes from Acadia National Park. The Park is phenomenal, but can be crowded. Bar Harbor is a favored destination and with the many cruise ships in can be crowded in the high season. Cottages on Mount Desert Island cost 3 times our fees for a similar size rental. But why compare apples to oranges? See our site. Your heart will call you here if Light Heart Retreat is for you.

Guestbook comments from the owner

This has been a wonderful week to relax and heal. You have created a beautiful retreat full of light and Happiness. Thanks so much for your thoughtfulness and attention to detail. Blessings.
May 2012
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Sullivan Cottage Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • cottage
  • Guests provide their own meals
Floor Area:
  • 1200 sq. ft.
House Rules:
  • Max. occupancy: 4
  • non smoking only ...
  • pets not allowed ...
  • not suitable for children ...
  • Minimum Age Limit for Renters ...
Location Type:
  • Downtown ...
  • Lake ...
  • Monument View ...
  • Mountain View ...
  • Near The Ocean ...
  • Rural ...
  • Water View ...
  • Waterfront ...
  • Away From It All
  • Romantic
  • Activities Guide
  • Alarm Clock
  • Backpack
  • Basic Soaps
  • Ceiling Fans
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Firewood
  • Floorboards
  • Heating ...
  • Hydronic Heating
  • Internet
  • Laundry Soap
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Area
  • Living Room ...
  • Local Activities Guide
  • Local Maps
  • Local Restaurant Guide
  • Paper Towels
  • Parking
  • Parking On Street
  • Telescope
  • Toilet Paper
  • Towels Provided ...
  • Washing Machine
  • Wireless Internet
  • Wood Stove ...
  • 4 Ring Stove
  • Blender
  • Coffee Grinder
  • Coffee Maker ...
  • Cooking Utensils ...
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Freezer ...
  • Kitchen ...
  • Lobster Pot
  • Oven
  • Pantry Items ...
  • Refrigerator ...
  • Stove ...
  • Stove
  • Toaster
  • Dining ...
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 4 people
  • 1 Bathroom
  • 1 Half Bath
  • Bathroom Down - toilet , shower
    Bathroom Up - toilet , Has dressing room area
  • We've done the best to make the first floor bathroom wheel chair accessible. The bathroom door is 32 inches wide. There's a 36x36 standard shower with a 32 inch space between the wall the shower lip. Grab bars are installed beside the toilet, outside the shower, and one bar inside the shower under the controls. A quality, sturdy, shower bench is available with adjustable legs, so that one can transfer from a wheel chair outside the shower and using the grab bars, move to the interior of the shower. The 2nd story bathroom has toilet sink and closets, making for a private dressing room area. We provide plenty of towels and the utility room has a washer and dryer if you need it.
  • 2 Bedrooms, Sleeps 4
  • 1st Floor - 1 queen
    2nd Floor - 1 queen
  • This cottage was designed to accommodate 2 couples and comfortably sleeps 2 adults up and 2 adults down in queen size beds with premium bedding.
  • Audio Tape Player
  • Books ...
  • Books for Adults
  • CD Player
  • DVD Player
  • Games ...
  • Music Library
  • Radio
  • Television ...
  • VCR
  • Video Library
  • Balcony ...
  • Binoculars
  • Canoe
  • Deck / Patio ...
  • Deck Furniture
  • Gated Community
  • Kayak / Canoe ...
  • Large Cooler
  • Lawn / Garden
  • Outdoor Grill
  • Outdoor Grill Gas
  • Patio
  • Small Cooler
  • Terrace
  • Walkway to Water
  • Wood Deck
  • Yard
  • 6 garden chairs
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • Low Allergen Environment
  • Singles
  • suitable for elderly or infirm
Pool / Spa:
  • Hot Tub ...
  • Jacuzzi
  • Outdoor Hot Tub
  • Sauna ...
  • arboretum
  • autumn foliage
  • bay/sound
  • botanical garden
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • coin laundry
  • duty free shops
  • festivals
  • forests
  • library
  • live theater
  • museums
  • pond
  • restaurants
  • synagogues
  • winery tours
  • zoo
Leisure Activities:
  • antiquing
  • beachcombing
  • bird watching
  • eco tourism
  • gambling casinos
  • horseback riding
  • outlet shopping
  • photography
  • scenic drives
  • sight seeing
  • walking
  • whale watching
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • fitness center
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • laundromat
  • massage therapist
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • deepsea fishing
  • fishing
  • fly fishing
  • freshwater fishing
  • golf
  • hiking
  • ice skating
  • mountain biking
  • mountain climbing
  • mountaineering
  • pier fishing
  • roller blading
  • sailing
  • skiing
  • snorkeling
  • sound/bay fishing
  • swimming
  • tennis
  • wind-surfing
100% cotton bedding. The cottage is cleaned with natural cleaning products and we furnish wonderful aromatherapy soaps and candles from Sweet Grass Farm in Greenland, NH. Your kitchen is stocked with herbs and spices, cooking oils, plastic wrap, etc.; all the basic items your kitchen at home has. Light Heart Retreat has a library with holistic, new age and popular media. Games, including Scrabble. You bring: bug spray, beach towels, camera, toiletries and your groceries. We have coolers and other items you might need--just ask. Owners are happy to accommodate you! A frequent comment from guests has been, 'You've thought of everything!' Wow! Private outdoor hot tub and wood fired sauna, too. Light Heart Retreat is for mature adults only with a spiritual bent who love and respect nature. Guests enjoy exploring the woods trails, meditating in the standing stone circle, sunning and swimming in the quarries. Fresh flowers and home baked bread await you.


Exceptional! 5/5 -
(14 traveler reviews)

Huckleberry Hideaway~Swim Crystalline Quarries~ForestTrails~StoneCircle~HotTub
average rating of 5.0 based on 35 reviews

This is a true retreat. Rustic and remote yet so clean and comfortable.

  • 5 of 5

We stayed for 3 nights at Huckleberry hideaway in the off season (mid-march). It was everything we had hoped for and more - the perfect place to get away from it all. Joanna pays attention to every detail. Everything was spotlessly clean and tidy and she even had baked us a delicious banana bread and set up a fire ready to be lit in the wood stove. Particularly memorable were the sunset views from the balcony porch and star gazing in the private hot tub each night. The drive to Acadia is easy and worth it for the loveliness of the cabin. We regret that we were so busy exploring Acadia that we didn't have time to spend on the property grounds - an old granite quarry. Highly recommend this place to anyone who wants a quiet sanctuary away from the crowds and traffic of the island.

  • Submitted: Mar 25, 2017
  • Stayed: Mar 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thanks Emily & Andrew for being such mindful guests. I'm honored that you chose the Huckleberry for your first nights away, from your little girls. I hope you'll have another opportunity outside of snow and mud season. Blessings for the mud to dry up, the sun to shine and green leaves appearing soon here and where you live, Joanna
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Wonderful, wonderful, wonderful!

  • 5 of 5

We alsmot want to say bad things to try to keep a secret but the positive energy must be shared... Perfect mountain cottage that feels like a home. Has everything you need for a perfect get-away. Cozy fireplace with plenty of wood. Towels, full kitchen, soft sheets. Watch amazing sunsets from the balcony. Watch the sunrise on the trees while still in bed. Walking trails just outside the door and Acadia not too far away. Too many amazing features to describe! Joanna is the perfect host-- shows you what you need then let's you have your space. We will be back again.

  • Submitted: Oct 1, 2016
  • Stayed: Sep 2016
  • Source: HomeAway
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  • 5 of 5

Words cannot describe the feeling you have when you arrive here. My girlfriend and I were searching for the escape from our New York City lifestyles and definitely found it here. We arrived in the pitch of midnight (long day driving) and fell asleep to the sound of frogs and nothing else. Upon awaking we were greeted with the sunrise over the quarry and the beauty of this retreat.

It is a magical place. When Joanna gave us the orientation a bald eagle crossed our views. A delightful omen. Joanna is a wonderful person and somebody who you can easily get along with. Very accommodating, and respectful; to you, to her property, to mother nature.

Our first day, we had planned to go to Acadia, but were so enamored with the property, that we just hung out there! She has 100 acres to explore, canoe, swim and meditate. It is so wonderful.

Although it is on a dirt road, it is not totally removed from civilization. Ellsworth is only 20 minutes away and has your typical American chain stores. The Hannaford is very good (good meat and salad selections).

Bar Harbor is about 45 minutes to an hour, but everywhere you drive in that section of the planet is a treat.

This place inspired me so much and I hope one day to return. We stayed in the blackberry cottage which is ample for a couple. It is small, yes, but we never felt cramped. We also toured Huckleberry Hideaway which was absolutely breathtaking, full of light, and inspiration.

The place is magical. Off the beaten path, very reasonable, and probably better than most places you will find on mount desert island (If you are into nature, roughing it a little, and looking for more out of life).

  • Submitted: Jun 21, 2016
  • Stayed: Jun 2016
  • Source: HomeAway
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A perfect spot to refresh the body and soul

  • 5 of 5

Having done a great deal of research to find the perfect spot for a much-needed vacation, my husband and I found the Light Heart Retreat. We were looking for both active and passive hours in an allergy-free environment. We wanted to spending a lot of time outdoors biking in Acadia and swimming somewhere safe and clean (this is the summer of the shark attack, after all). The LHR website descriptions were so thorough and well-organized (not to mention creative and intriguing) that we knew we found our spot.

We had spent hours biking the Carriage Roads in the past and knew how much fun that is (that is, after all, the reason for our focus on the Hancock area for a rental), but we had never spent time swimming in a quarry pond. The time we spent reading on the granite slabs and exploring the quarry pond with its stone formations and schools of fish was so amazing and relaxing that it rivaled our miles biking in Acadia. Access to the ponds, sauna, meditation hut, library, paths, hot tub, stone circle made us wonder if we ever really wanted to leave the grounds (expect to stock up Huckleberry's well-equipped kitchen).

Huckleberry Hideway is a beautiful, clean, well-stocked, and immensely comfortable cabin. We felt as if we not only found a wonderful home away from home, but also a private, secluded, and peaceful estate to explore and enjoy. The land surrounding the houses and two quarries is so rugged, yet well-managed and maintained that we wished we had spent two weeks at the retreat instead of one.

Joanna and her late-husband have created a true retreat for the body and soul. We both forgot all about our everyday responsibilities and were able to completely relax and replenish ourselves with absolute peace and quiet. There are also a million tiny details that Joanna maintains that make the cabins, grounds, and amenities special. Also, we found a wonderful, personalized guidebook waiting for us to not only explain the cabin and the grounds, but also the local amenities such as great restaurants in the immediate vicinity and short cuts to Bar Harbour and other less-touristy destinations.

We have the fondest memories of our stay in Huckleberry Hidewaway and plan to return for the two-week vacation that we wished we had planned during our first stay. We have already been recommending the Light Heart Retreat to friends and family, knowing that they would benefit as much as we have from the positive energy generated by the whole experience.

  • Submitted: Aug 1, 2015
  • Stayed: Jul 2015
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Dear Friends, Amy and Kevin, Thank you so much for this wonderful review. It is so very kind of you to take the time to do this now that you are back to work. It made my heart feel light to see the two you enjoy everything here that is so utterly unique to Light Heart Retreat. I look forward to your return and hope that your review will help other nature lovers and nature-lovers-to-be, feel that we are the place their soul has been longing for. Much love and blessings that you can return to the joy you felt here in your heart, whenever the stuff of life bogs you down, Joanna
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Magical. Absolutely amazing

  • 5 of 5

We have stayed at Light Heart Retreat several times, and keep going back. Swimming and canoeing in the quarry, hiking through the woods, discovering abundant wildlife, secret stones and becoming one with nature. This place is truly magical. Our whole family yearns to return every year. Joanna and David are gracious hosts and always make us feel welcome. Close to Acadia, Schoodic Point and Bar Harbor. Lots to do, lots of quiet and reconnection .

  • Submitted: Jul 17, 2015
  • Stayed: Jul 2014
  • Source: HomeAway
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“Incredible, truly "Where heaven touches earth"”

  • 5 of 5

The location is exactly as advertised, great pictures and descriptions. This property is among the cleanest and most well stocked of any place we have stayed. We had wonderful hosts, they seemed to sense our every need from a nice supply of baked goods, and a well stocked kitchen to prior preparation of kindling and logs for both our indoor and outdoor fires. I recommend this property in the highest manner and will be posting everywhere I can about it. The caretakers provide company and information when needed and allow you to remain as private as you desire while enjoying this amazing property in nature. This is the perfect place to reflect on your life, forget about your daily cares and enjoy the natural beauty this earth has to offer. Should you find yourself in need of other distractions, Acadia National park is within easy reach, both MDI & the Schoodic peninsula. Many great small harbor towns surround this beautiful property.

  • Submitted: Oct 5, 2014
  • Stayed: Sep 2014
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you so much for your kind review! It was a great pleasure having you all visit here and we so enjoyed the stone sculpture Barb left on the "happy bench". We look forward to sharing the Light Heart with you again. Blessings for peace and freedom, Joanna & David
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Nearest Airport
40 Miles
Bangor International
Nearest Barpub
8 Miles
Ruth & Whimpy's
Nearest Ferry
15 Miles
Winter Harbor to Bar Harbor
Nearest Golf
12 Miles
Sorrento Country Club
Nearest Motorway
2 Miles
US Highway 1
Nearest Restaurant
5 Miles
Chester Pike's Galley
Nearest Ski
40 Miles
Hermon Mountain
Nearest Beach
15 Miles
Lamoine State Park
Car: necessary

The Huckleberry Hideaway is located at Light Heart Retreat a 30 minute drive to Acadia for site seeing, hiking, horse back riding, a whale watch, schooner ride, swimming at pristine Sand Beach, cross-country skiing in the winter. Many craft shows, fairs and local festivals through out summer and fall--wonderful local crafts people with great galleries. Rent kayaks or bikes. Visit nearby Schoodic Point. Sail on a schooner from Bar Harbor or go whale watching. Schoodic for the Arts Program: great, short workshops in storytelling, music, art...Eat lobster in the rough. Visit Theodore Roosevelt's Campobello. Attend the Rockport Blues Festival, first weekend after 4th of July. Bangor American Folk Festival, last weekend in August. Weekend contra dances. So much to do, see and eat!

Visit historic Eastport, the Botanical Gardens, Camden/Rockland, the Booth Bay area, all make for a great day trip.

There are several excellent galleries within 15 minutes of Light Heart Retreat. Though rural, we have several fine dining restaurants... Our favorite is the Crocker House Inn in Hancock for a special dinner. Everyone loves Chester Pike's Friday night fish fry...not just fried fish...and their breakfasts with homemade breads. Great lunches and deserts, too.

Head south of here and explore the Blue Hill Peninsula. The lovely town of Blue Hill has been nicknamed, Little Cambridge and is home to Paul Stookey of Peter, Paul and Mary fame. Visit Stonington and Deer Isle, getting there is part of the joy as the drive takes you along open fields, farms and forests along the water's edge.

This is one of the most visited areas in the country and for good reason. Maine--the way life ought to be.

Other Activities: Whale Watching, Nature viewing, Kayak, Fishing


Rates & Availability

Sullivan Cottage Rental Rates

Rental Basis:
per property
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Rate Period Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly Event
April to June
Apr 1 2017 - Jun 16 2017
4 night minimum stay
High Season
Jun 17 2017 - Sep 8 2017
7 night minimum stay
Post Labor Day
Sep 9 2017 - Oct 27 2017
5 night minimum stay
Late Autumn
Oct 28 2017 - Dec 22 2017
2 night minimum stay
My Standard Rate

Changeover Day: Saturday
7 night minimum stay

Additional information about rental rates

Cleaning $125 + Tax
Tax Rate 9.0%

Host screens guests before approving a reservation. So please let host know about yourself in your inquiry and why you have chosen Light Heart Retreat. Host reserves the right to decline an inquiry if through the screening process it is determined that Light Heart Retreat is not a good match for what the guests are seeking.

Due to the nature of the preparation required before guests arrive, please submit your inquiry at least 14 days before arrival.
Minimum age is 25 years old with some exceptions made

4 week retreats possible for one guest outside high season.

7 day minimum to rent during Summer with arrival and departure on Saturday.

Damage deposit for vacation stays waived with signing a waiver on the rental agreement to pay any damages by guest.

Owner's Cancellation Policy

  • 100% refund if canceled at least 60 days before arrival date.
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