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Charming Village Farmhouse With Views of Beautiful Corea Harbor

Bedrooms 3
Half Baths1
Property type farmhouse
Minimum Stay 3 nights


About the property

3 bedroom, 2 bath, Sleeps 6

This quaint, former home of two generations of lobstermen, has been lovingly renovated, while maintaining many of its unique original details such as, the original wood floors, hand made kitchen cabinets and exterior sliding barn door.

The views of the working harbor offer the opportunity to observe the local fishermen, setting out to sea in the morning, and returning at the end of the day to unload their catch at the Corea Co-op.

The home's three bedrooms are on the second floor and are charmingly decorated. There are two twin beds in one ,a double bed in another and a queen bed in the master. All linens, blankets, pillows and towels are provided. There is also a full bath (tub and shower) on this floor.

The first floor kitchen/dining and living area is open concept with beamed ceilings and a gas burning stove. The kitchen is well equipped and opens to the side deck, which has a view of the harbor. The rustic den, which is a converted barn with beamed cathedral ceilings, offers TV and DVD. The half bath is also on this floor, as is the laundry area.

Enjoy morning coffee and the glistening waters of the harbor and beyond from the deck. There is plenty of yard space for lawn games or relaxing under the apple tree.

More Details

Carol & Jack Stafford
Member since: 2013
Speaks: english
Response time:
Within a few hours
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Calendar last updated:
August 18, 2017

About Carol & Jack Stafford

We are New Englanders that recently moved from MA to RI. Corea is a very special place to us, since we fell in love with the house and the community years ago. The whole family enjoys time there, especially our grand son, Charley, who said, at age 5, 'Thank God for Maine!'.


Carol & Jack Stafford purchased this farmhouse in 1996

Why Carol & Jack Stafford chose Acadia

While vacationing at a local B&B, we were enchanted by the beauty, history and people of the peninsula. We happened by Apple Hill, and it was love at first sight. One cannot help but be in awe of the magnificent scenery of this area, while at the same time, inspired to explore and experience it.

What makes this farmhouse unique

Relax on the property, or stroll/bike the perimeter of the harbor, which horseshoes left by the local beach, where you can sit, if the tides right, or comb the beach for sea glass, unique shells and sea tossed stones. Continue past the beach to visit the the end of the road, where you can pick up lobsters, fresh off the boats. On the right side of the horseshoe, you can get to the wharfs that you see from the house. One of the wharfs, a 2 mins. walk from the house, is where you'll find The Wharf Gallery and Galley, mentioned in the May/June 2014 issue of Yankee Magazine as being 'The Best Lobster With a Sense of the Past' Classic. This side will also take you to Cranberry Island. The road to Cranberry Island opens up to picture post card scenery, with its breathtaking ocean views, crashing waves on the rocks and beckoning sand patches. Back up Corea Road are Chapter I, which features works by local artists and craftsmen and Chapter II, a book barn with a broad spectrum of used books for sale, which (lucky us!) was also written up in the same Yankee Magazine, Best of New England 2014'.


Corea Farmhouse Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • farmhouse
  • Guests provide their own meals
House Rules:
  • Max. occupancy: 6
  • pets considered ...
  • children welcome
  • non smoking only
Location Type:
  • Ocean View
  • Village
  • Water View
  • Adventure
  • Away From It All
  • Family
  • Romantic
  • Sports & Activities
  • Tourist Attractions
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Heating
  • Internet ...
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room
  • Parking
  • Telephone
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine
  • Wood Stove ...
  • Coffee Maker
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Kitchen
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove
  • Toaster
  • Dining
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 6 people
  • 1 Bathroom
  • 1 Half Bath
  • Bathroom 1 - toilet , combination tub/shower
    Bathroom 2 - toilet , Half bath with Vanity
  • The full bath is located on the second floor.
  • 3 Bedrooms, Sleeps 6
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 queen
    Bedroom 2 - 1 double
    Bedroom 3 - 2 twin/ single
  • Books
  • DVD Player
  • Games
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Stereo ...
  • Television
  • Deck / Patio
  • Lawn / Garden
  • Outdoor Grill
  • churches
  • health/beauty spa
  • library
  • live theater
  • marina
  • playground
  • restaurants
  • winery tours
Leisure Activities:
  • antiquing
  • beachcombing
  • bird watching
  • boating
  • horseback riding
  • horseshoes
  • miniature golf
  • paddle boating
  • scenic drives
  • shelling
  • shopping
  • sight seeing
  • walking
  • whale watching
  • wildlife viewing
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • deepsea fishing
  • fishing
  • freshwater fishing
  • golf
  • hiking
  • kayaking
  • mountain biking
  • parasailing
  • pier fishing
  • roller blading
  • sailing
  • scuba diving or snorkeling
  • snorkeling
  • sound/bay fishing
  • surf fishing
  • swimming
There is WIFI.


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Charming Village Farmhouse With Views of Beautiful Corea Harbor
average rating of 4.875 based on 16 reviews


  • 5 of 5

The location of the cottage helped us enjoy wonderful things outside of the typical tourist spots. We hiked Blueberry Hill for a great view and loved lunch on the pier a block from the house. Our hosts provided lots of little touches and information to make us very comfortable.

  • Submitted: Aug 18, 2017
  • Stayed: Jul 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Great home base for Acadia

  • 5 of 5

Although this property is about 45 minutes from Acadia, it served as a great home base. We loved the quiet and calm after long days hiking. Being able to pack our lunches to take to the park was a big plus. It was also nice to have quiet family dinners at the house at night.

The house was super clean and suited our family well. It could have easily housed more than our four people.

  • Submitted: Aug 2, 2017
  • Stayed: Jul 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Charming Cottage

  • 5 of 5

My family and I had a wonderful stay. We brought our dog along and she loved being able to play in the yard and take dips in the ocean. The town is charming with very friendly neighbors. I highly recommend this house for anyone looking for a relaxing getaway.

  • Submitted: Sep 16, 2016
  • Stayed: Sep 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Newport RI

Perfect Maine Vacation

  • 5 of 5

We stayed at Apple Hill for an end of summer get away, and this is the perfect home and town to relax in! Such a beautiful location, across the street for a working Lobster boat harbor. The house is walking distance to all that Corea has to offer. The wharf (best lobster rolls), the beaches, nature paths, "secret beach" and more. Such a peaceful town.

We also went to Bar Harbor and Arcadia National park. Amazing views from Cadillac mountain and so much to explore. Bar harbor is such a fun way to spend a day too. Also Schoodic point was another great place to explore and have a picnic lunch.

The farm house is so comfortable, 3 bedrooms with plenty of room. The charm they have maintained with original details, like beams and floors makes it so iconic Maine.

You can't go wrong staying at Apple Hill, this home and Maine truly make you relax and unplug!

  • Submitted: Sep 6, 2016
  • Stayed: Aug 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Relaxing family vacation in Schoodic

  • 5 of 5

We felt immediately at ease at Apple Hill. The house is quintessential Corea -- ideal location, perfect blend of old and new, and so comfortable! Now that we've stayed in Corea, I don't see us staying anywhere else in Schoodic.

Don't miss: lunch at the Wharf Gallery & Grill (you can see it from the house), collecting shells and stones at nearby beaches, hiking Schoodic Head, swimming at Jones Pond, the ferry to Bar Harbor. My five year old said he slept better in Maine than at home! Ah, vacation. Thanks, Carol and Jack!

  • Submitted: Aug 30, 2016
  • Stayed: Jul 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Penn Yan New York

We just ended our stay at Apple Hill and truly enjoyed ourselves. The house provided all we needed.

  • 5 of 5

Corea is the place where my husband and his family made many happy vacation memories 40 years ago. We chose Apple Hill for its' rustic charm and great location. It provided all we needed to make new memoirs with our own family. We felt very comfortable there.The scenery and peacefulness are amazing. It's within walking distance to beautiful beaches, the wharf with its yummy lobster rolls , ice cream and pie, and the co-op where you can purchase fresh caught lobsters for a delicious meal. Walking out to Cranberry Point and later to the "secret beach" were memorable activities. It's just a short drive to Acadia and more beautiful scenery. We ventured into Winter Harbor for lunch at J.M. Gerrish's and fell in love with the blueberry pie! The Prospect Harbor Soap Company is also a recommended stop. Apple Hill takes you back to a time when life was simpler and you could sit back and relax.

  • Submitted: Aug 20, 2016
  • Stayed: Aug 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Nearest Airport
36 Miles
Bar Harbor
Nearest Barpub
6 Miles
Nautica Pub
Nearest Ferry
8.1 Miles
Winter Harbor - Bar Harbor Ferry
Nearest Golf
8 Miles
Grindstone Neck Golf Course
Nearest Train
186 Miles
Amtrak Station, Portland ME
Nearest Motorway
8 Miles
U.S. 1 S
Nearest Beach
0.3 Miles
Sand Cove

Explore our Schoodic Peninsula and its small fishing villages,wild coastline, spectacular vistas and unhurried pace! We're away from the tourist crowds but only a short drive from the hustle and bustle of Bar Harbor, Mt. Desert Island, the shops and galleries of Blue Hill, or historic sites such as F.D.R.'s home on Campobello Island. Located in the tranquil, Downeast lobster fishing village of Corea, overlooking one of the most picturesque harbors in Maine, islands and the open ocean places to sit and read, paint, just search the skies for a glimpse of a soaring eagle while watching the harbor from our deck. There are wild blueberries and blackberries to pick, if you're here when they're ripe. When hiking, you might come upon a hidden tidal bay and salt marshes which are terrific spots to bird watch.


Rates & Availability

Corea Farmhouse Rental Rates

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3 night minimum stay

Additional information about rental rates

Cleaning Fee $100
Damage Deposit $250

Rates are subject to change without notice until confirmed.
Contact owner for more or less than weekly stay.
Check in is 4:00pm
Check out is 10:00am

Owner's Cancellation Policy

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