Beautiful Blue Hill Bay View; Summer Home on Quiet Lane
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- Minimum stay:4-7 nights
- Pets allowed:No
- Wheel chair accessible:No
Friends Corner was built as a family cottage in the 1930s. It is named for granite watering troth, the beautiful English garden and large terraced yard.
Gather with family and friends on the porch to enjoy views of Blue Hill Bay or walk down the wooded lane to the old granite quarry dock with views across the bay to Acadia National Park. Linger over a lobster dinner and perhaps build a fire to ward off the chill.
All bedrooms are upstairs, three of the bedrooms have queen beds, with double beds in two bedrooms. Three baths upstairs, two are hall baths , the master bedroom has a private bath. One full bath with shower stall downstairs. All the iron beds have handmade quilts and down comforters for a cozy, warm night.
The kitchen has been renovated with all modern conviences, microwave, blender, mixmaster, extensive spice selection, cookware and utensils. The dinning room seats 12 for a lively meal with views of the bay. The porch has seating for 6.
The living room is furnished with comfortable seating and a working fireplace. Firewood is provided. Set off the kitchen is a cozy den with TV.
The cottage garden, lining the walk from the garage and parking area, provides fresh flowers for the guest. A large yard is perfect for young children to run and play, or for a game of softball, crouquet or boules.
Keywords: Charming Summer Home
- Vacation Rental
- Children Welcome
- Non Smoking Only
- 5 Bedrooms, Sleeps 10, Beds for 10
- Bedroom 1
- Bedroom 2
- Bedroom 3
- 4.0 Bathrooms
- Bathroom 1
- Bathroom 2
- Bathroom 3
- Bathroom 4
Kitchen & Dining
- Cooking Utensils
- Ice Maker
- Wood Fireplace:
- Air Conditioning:
- Parking For RV/Boat/Trailer
- Clothes Dryer
- Linens Provided
- Parking Off Street
- Washing Machine
- Gas Lobster Cooker with butter warmers and crackers for 12
- Ping Pong Table
- CD Player
- DVD Player
- Wireless Internet
- Outdoor Grill
- Rock Climbing
- Mountain Climbing
- Fitness Center
- Medical Services
- Massage Therapist
- Sight Seeing
- Wildlife Viewing
- Whale Watching
- Scenic Drives
- Bird Watching
- Botanical Garden
- Live Theater
Walk the private road along Blue Hill Bay where the unique colored granite was mined and cool pools of water remain. Beautiful views of Mount Desert / Acadia National Park, numerous islands, and seals excite the viewer. Try kayaking in the bay ,climbing Blue Hill Mountain or taking a sail on the numerous boats available nearby. Explore the art gallaries of Deer Isle , experience the local color of Stonington, or take a walk in historic Castine. Sign up for classes at the Wooden Boat School or take a trip to explore the sea life with Maine Enviromental Research Institute. Enjoy the town of Blue Hill, smell the fresh breads baking or stop by for a wine tasting. The Blue Hill Farmers Market on Saturdays is fun for the whole family....morecollapse
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My family and I rented this enchanting home for the month of August last summer. What a delightful place. We loved how well appointed it was, every detail taken care of. I especially loved making blueberry pancakes in the morning, a quart of fresh wild blueberries from a roadside farm stand and everything in need in a kitchen to whip up some magic. Sipping coffee in the morning on the rocker, gazing out over the bay. Cutting fresh bouquets from the fabulous garden. So many games and puzzles to chose from. Comfortable and cozy beds made for a great night's sleep. Huge dining room table perfect for family feasts. Lobster dinners outside on the porch, sunset views. Walks to the quarry with our dog were a fantastic blend of workout and discovery. We will cherish our summer memories at Freddie's lovely home forever. If we weren't buying our own summer home this year we would certainly be back. Thanks for everything! Especially loved the big fresh cut branches of balsam which made the house smell divine.
- Guest Abby
- Date of stay 07/29/11
- Review Submitted 10/31/11
Recommended for: Families with teenagers, sightseeing, pet owners, romantic getaway, age 55+, families with young children, girls getaway, adventure seekers.
A Month of Beautiful Views and Maine Charm
A Month of Beautiful Views and Maine Charm
My husband and I have enjoyed two wonderful Augusts in this warm, comfortable house. The location is ideal for taking long, private walks with water views or for running into town for quick errands. The kitchen is fully equipped for entertaining, and the house is large enough to accomodate several guests. Help with any questions about the house is closeby, and we found everything was as described in the listing. We would certainly recommend this Blue Hill house to anyone who wants to experience the joys and cooler temperatures of a Maine summer. MB
- Guest MB
- Date of stay 08/01/09
- Review Submitted 05/03/11
Recommended for: Families with teenagers, sightseeing, age 55+, families with young children.
|Dates||Nightly||Wknd Night||Weekend||Weekly||Monthly *||Event|
7 night min stay
Sep 15 - Oct 14
4 night min stay
Additional information about rental rates
1/3 deposit with contract, 1/3 payment 30 days out
remaining 1/3 and cleaning fee due at check in
Additional Fees and Taxes:
cleaning fee of $200 and all local taxes apply
Call the owner directly to confirm reservation details and pay with an approved method (credit card, check, or bank transfer), to protect your payment up to $1,000.
Year Purchased: 2000
About the owner: Our family has been summering in Blue Hill for over 25 years. When this house, across the street from our family's summer home became available...we jumped. Our children have spent every summer in Blue Hill, teaching sailing at the local yacht club, hiking in Acadia, gathering mussels and even getting married here. It is our special place and hope you will love as we do.
The Unique Benefits at this House:
Nothing is better than rocking on the porch when the sun begins to fade. On cool nights we gather in front of the fire with board games. Take an early morning walk on the quarry road with magnificant views of Mount Desert and Blue Hill Bay. Sit on the kitchen porch sipping coffee while the bees and hummingbirds visit the cottage garden. Cook your own lobster and enjoy them with the warm butter , fresh local bread and produce.
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- Secondary: 803-783-5115
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