|Minimum Stay||3 nights|
Nestled in the woods of Maine,is our haven for quiet, private, relaxation on the ocean cove. Great Ledge House is a retreat house for those of you looking for Maine's slogan, 'The way life should be,' ...you can find it at the Great Ledge House.
Great Ledge House vacation rental is located 5.5 miles from Ellsworth, Maine, the gateway to Acadia National Park, Bar Harbor, and Mt. Desert Island. Enjoy your Maine vacation at our beautiful house for rent either by the week or for long weekend retreats.
Our getaway house will someday be our retirement home. But until then, we hope to extend the opportunity to you to have a comfortably delightful place to stay in the beautiful state of Maine.
Great Ledge House is down a road leading out onto the Great Ledge peninsula. This peninsula goes out into Frenchman Bay, which then opens out to the Atlantic Ocean. The tides are very
extreme this far north and the coves in front of our house and off our little peninsula fill up at full tide; and then the water recedes completely at low tide to show the mud flats.
The constant tidal changes enhance the bird life in our area.
The house is located 5.5 miles outside of Ellsworth, Maine. Ellsworth is a busy community which provides the jump off point out to Mount Desert Island where Bar Harbor, Maine
and Acadia National Park are located. Bar Harbor and Acadia are 13 miles from the house. When you visit, don’t miss the more northern part of Acadia National Park, which
is farther up Route 1 from Ellsworth, and is known as The Schoodic Peninsula. The “Schoodic” provides some of the best coastal Maine scenes there are to be seen.
One of Maine’s true assets is its people. You will find them friendly, casual, and helpful. Have a restful visit, and let us know how we can improve your stay at our Great Ledge House the next time you can come!
With warm regards,
Sarah and Michael Ciampa
Keywords: Water View, Quiet, Comfortable, Acadia Jump off point, Close to hiking trails, beautiful scenary, great canoe launch site
Michael&Sarah purchased the property to fill a life long love with the coast of Maine. Michael designed and built the house.
Sarah & Michael purchased this house in 1996
We chose this location because of the endless beauty we find looking out at the tidal water view. We love the easy driving distance to Acadia/Bar Harbor, as well as the charming 'Schoodic' area and the endless amount of hiking trails and coastal towns to discover. We also love the close proximity to the "city" of Ellsworth. It has great shopping and restaurants, museums and an activity local community.
It is quiet and relaxing. We enjoy walking over to our private tree lined granite ledge peninsula that juts out into the cove. We have picnics, view the birdlife, meditate and simply unwind.
Just wanted to let you know what a WONDERFUL time we had at the Great Ledge house this past week. The house is so charming, and we had a ball cooking, eating on the deck, laughing, sitting by the peninsula and everything. We took a few trips into Acadia, which was absolutely tremendous. Thank you for making our first trip to Maine so special! You can bet that we will be back.
Hope you had a lovely fourth.
This is our third visit to this lovely tranquil home nestled among the trees. It has waterfront on both sides of the house as it is on a private peninsula and the views are fantastic and pristine. One cannot experience Maine any more perfectly than from this house. Beautiful breeze through the many windows. Well equipped kitchen.
Open floor plan with two private bedrooms easily accommodated our party of four.
The view from the expansive deck with the Adirondack Chairs is idyllic. We loved it and hope to return soon.
We loved the quiet location and lovely view of the bay as it changed with the tides. The windows and sliding glass doors let in a lot of natural light. The kitchen was well stocked with dishes, pans, and silverware. It was great to relax and cook dinner after spending most of the day at Acadia. The house is about 10-15 mins. from a large grocery store, so it was handy to get what we needed and bring it back to the house. It is a great place to unwind and relax!
This cabin really feels like a home-- with the kitchen ready for cooking. The setting is superb-- a quiet bay. Maybe out favorite place to stay. Close to everything, yet set away from the world. we had a great time.
Be sure to ask for the directions again if she doesn't send them.
The cabin was quiet, isolated, and so peaceful that the only thing we heard was silence. It was VERY relaxing, and exactly what we wanted. The little inlet was wonderful. At low tide, we saw several people out clamming. Each morning, we had coffee out by the bay. We haven't felt that calm in years. Loved it!
Beautiful place - so peaceful. All the stress of life just melted away as soon as we got there. So peaceful just sitting by the water with a cup of coffee. The place is beautiful outside and in. Very welcoming. Our family enjoyed it so much. We went into old town Ellsworth, Ellsworth beach and spent a few days in Acadia. We never wanted to leave! The place had books to read, puzzles and dvds.
Great place to stay for a week. Secluded but also close to Ellsworth, Bar Harbor and Acadia National Park. Only downside is poor AT&T reception, but that's probably AT&T's fault--wifi was fast and reliable, along with everything else there. Highly recommend this place.
Acadia National Park, Schoodic Peninsula
Check out The Grande Theatre on Main Street, downtown Ellsworth too
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My Standard Rate
3 night minimum stay
|Refundable damage deposit||$175|
Non smoking house. No Pets. Children must be 10 years of age or older.