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This property allows you to book online with a credit card. After submitting a reservation request, the owner or manager has 24 hours to accept, at which time your card will be charged and you will receive an email confirmation
Full of character, historic, comfortable home - key location to explore region.
"If you are planning a trip to the Blue Hill peninsula and/or Acadia National Park/Mount Desert Island, I highly recommend that you consider staying at the historic Parker House located just minutes from the quaint town center of Blue Hill. The home is filled with antiques and art and has a very special feel of another era to it - and is quiet, clean, comfortable, and creates an atmosphere of relaxation after days filled with exploration of this scenic region. We felt honored to be able to stay in such an amazing home and staying here really made our trip that much more memorable and special. During previous visits, I have stayed in Bar Harbor. The pace and feeling of the Blue Hill peninsula is different than on Mount Desert Island - less touristy and more laid back (at least in mid-September). We stayed for 3 nights and explored the historic and charming town of Castine, the Blue Hill peninsula, and Deer Isle/Stonington, the Schoodic peninsula (the quieter and less visited part of Acadia National Park, and parts of Acadia NP). One evening, I was thrilled that at 9pm on Sand Beach in Acadia NP, I was able to capture a great photo of the Milky Way and, at 10:30pm, I was at the Parker House dining room table, toasting the occasion by candlelight. If you're looking for a home rental that will add a special ambiance to your trip, consider the Parker House."
Guest: Kimberly B.Date of Stay: September 2015Review Submitted: September 25, 2015
"Wonderful time in Blue Hill area. Orchard House was a perfect home base especially if you like to take advantage of all the area farmer's markets and off the boat seafood...come back to a wonderful gourmet kitchen to prepare your finds. Tons of room, nice layout, very helpful owners. I would definitely recommend."
Guest: Cybele D.Date of Stay: September 2015Review Submitted: September 18, 2015
"My wife and I vacation in Blue Hill, ME every year, so I can attend a chamber music workshop at Kneisel Hall. A few years ago, we agreed that the dormitory life at Kneisel Hall was not for us. We've tried a few places to stay with limited success. Our priorities are quiet, comfortable accommodations and distance to Kneisel Hall. This year we discovered Garaj Mahal and it was a great experience. It met the criteria above and then some. My wife is a nature lover and artist and the Salt Pond was a source of great pleasure for her, including swimming in it.
Maureen and Steve are a pleasure to deal with, in addition to the physical attributes of their place. We recommend it highly."
Guest: DonDate of Stay: August 2015Review Submitted: September 28, 2015
"We stayed here the week of July 10 through 17, 2015 and enjoyed every moment. It was such a comfortable space and located right in the middle of all there is do to! We enjoyed the towns of Blue Hill, Castine, Ellsworth, Bar Harbor, and even took a day trip to Camden and Belfast!
The hummingbird feeders kept us entertained for hours! We were very happy with the Internet, satellite tv, gas stove, grill, and all the modern conveniences while feeling secluded and rustic all at the same time.
You won't find a better vacation property in this area.
Guest: RobynDate of Stay: July 2015Review Submitted: July 18, 2015