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Peaceful Log Cabin in the Woods w/ View of Pond and Forest

Sleeps6
Bedrooms 2
Bathrooms1
Space 800 sq. ft.
Property type cabin
Minimum Stay 3 nights

Overview

About the property

2 bedroom w/ sleeping loft & 1 bathroom. In the Maine woods on 50 acres, 2 ponds

1 bedroom w/ queen, 2nd bedroom w/ full and loft w/ 2 singles. Extra single bed possible in LR. 3 season log cabin with gas wood stove for beauty and warmth, bathroom w/ shower. electric stove, fridge and microwave. Very private, swimming pond near by. Cabin filled with books and artwork. Trout stream on 50 acre property. Near to town and many vacation opportunities. Pets are welcome.

The 2017 season is coming to an end and we begin to look forward to our 2018 season visitors, reservations are already coming in. During the winter months we will put Welikit to bed. waiting for the new visitors starting in May. Come enjoy a classic cozy Maine woods experience. We look forward to sharing our property with you. Alison and Charles

More Details

Owner
Alison and Charles Stephens
Member since: 2013
Speaks: english
Response time:
Within 12 hours
Response rate:
100%
Calendar last updated:
October 21, 2017

About Alison and Charles Stephens

We bought the property 33 years ago and built the cabin ourselves out of logs from the property. We peeled them with the old fashioned draw knives. Over the years whether we lived near or far we have always come back with our kids to our cabin and had our summer vacations here. In 2012 we happily moved back to Maine and built a year round house on the same property. We realized that others would enjoy the cabin vacation as well and are happy to offer it for rent.

Alison and Charles Stephens purchased this cabin in 1982

Why Alison and Charles Stephens chose Acadia

We purchased this property because of the size, 50 acres, of it. We have fields and woods and Peters Brook runs through the lower part of the land. We also have two small ponds up near the cabin and our house. We like the privacy of living 3/10th of a mile off the main road.

What makes this cabin unique

The unique nature of this cabin is that it is very private yet only 2 miles from the center of Blue Hill. We are also close to some of the most beautiful coastline in the world, the Blue Hill Peninsula is home to Deer Isle, Stonington and many other beautiful small communities. Great kayaking and hiking right close by. We are close to Bar Harbor, home of Acadia National Park, a popular summer attraction. We have 2 swimming ponds on the property and have built a 45 foot labyrinth for walking meditations.

Amenities

Blue Hill Cabin Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • cabin
Meals:
  • Guests provide their own meals
Floor Area:
  • 800 sq. ft.
House Rules:
  • Check-in: 4:00 PM
  • /
  • Check-out: 11:00 AM
  • Max. occupancy: 6
  • Max. adults: 6
  • Min. age of primary renter: 21
  • Pets considered ...
  • Non smoking only
  • Dogs and cats should be free of fleas
Location Type:
  • Mountain View ...
  • Near The Ocean ...
  • Rural ...
  • Village ...
  • Water View ...
Theme:
  • Away From It All
  • Family
  • Romantic
  • Tourist Attractions
General:
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating ...
  • Linens Provided ...
  • Living Room ...
  • Parking
  • Towels Provided
  • Wood Stove ...
Kitchen:
  • Coffee Maker ...
  • Dishes & Utensils ...
  • Microwave ...
  • Oven ...
  • Pantry Items ...
  • Refrigerator ...
  • Stove ...
  • Toaster ...
Dining:
  • Dining ...
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 6 people
Bathrooms:
  • 1 Bathroom
  • Bathroom 1 - toilet , shower
  • Bathroom has a toilet, sink and shower
Bedrooms:
  • 2 Bedrooms, Sleeps 6
  • Master Bedroom 1 - 1 queen
    Bedroom 2 - 1 double
    Loft - 2 twin/ single
  • Master w/ Queen, 2nd w/ full, loft w/ 2 twin beds is up a ladder. Could add 1 sleeper on couch or single futon.
Entertainment:
  • Books ...
  • Games ...
  • Stereo ...
  • Toys ...
Outside:
  • Boat ...
  • Deck / Patio
  • Lawn / Garden ...
  • Outdoor Grill
Suitability:
  • wheelchair inaccessible
Attractions:
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • library
  • museums
  • playground
  • restaurants
  • winery tours
Leisure Activities:
  • antiquing
  • bird watching
  • boating
  • eco tourism
  • miniature golf
  • scenic drives
  • shopping
  • sight seeing
  • walking
  • whale watching
  • wildlife viewing
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
  • kayaking
  • mountain climbing
  • pier fishing
  • rock climbing
  • sailing
  • swimming
  • tennis
Notes:
The maximum number of people is 6 and with 1 additional person would require an additional nightly fee of $10.00

Reviews

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Peaceful Log Cabin in the Woods w/ View of Pond and Forest
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5

Cozy Little cabin in the Maine Woods

  • 5 of 5

Welikit is a great place to relax and enjoy the wonderful surroundings of woods and ponds. It is an easy drive to Acadia, and also many small coastal towns with many artisans and scenic views. If you don't mind heights the Penobscot Bridge has an elevator to the top of its tower, and Fort Knox is an interesting park. Bhoth are a nice stop if you want to see the Camden area. And don't forget to hike up Blue Hill!

  • Submitted: Sep 19, 2017
  • Stayed: Sep 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Convenient and peaceful

  • 4 of 5

We were looking for a place near Acadia National Park and this was a great place to stay. The owners were accommodating and friendly, very easy to work with.

  • Submitted: Sep 10, 2017
  • Stayed: Sep 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Wonderful log cabin!

  • 5 of 5

Our family of 6 loved this gem in the Maine woods. Its full of character with an extensive book collection, great little loft where 2 kids can sleep and "hide" from parents, charmingly decorated throughout.

This was our first time in Maine, so we did take several day trips to Acadia NP-about 45 min drive each way. Countless things to see and do there.

If you're less interested in the bustle of Bar Harbor, Blue Hill and the surrounding coastal environs have plenty to see as well. When we we're in the mood for a quiet retreat the cabin fit the bill perfectly. The cabin has a gas stove which was wonderfully convenient to use and kept us warm in the evening when we read by the fire. There is also a fire pit right outside the cabin with plentiful firewood for those evening campfires under the stars. We enjoyed swimming in the larger of 2 ponds located a stones throw away. The closer smaller pond created a wonderful backdrop to the cabin.

The owners are special. Attentive to needs, informative, with an interesting background, I only regret not having the time to get to know them better.

  • Submitted: Aug 25, 2017
  • Stayed: Aug 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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5

Second year - better than the first!

  • 5 of 5

So happy to come back to Welikit for a second summer - only wish the stay had been longer! The cabin is exactly as pictured - cozy and secluded, but close to town for library, dinner, and groceries . Great base to explore from Stonington to MDI! Thank you Alison and Charles for making us feel so welcome. Until next year!

  • Submitted: Aug 25, 2017
  • Stayed: Aug 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Always glad to see people return to our Welikit. You really had great weather too. See you next year, we hope.
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Excellent

  • 5 of 5

Wow, nice place to get out of city life. Totally private and has everything you need like grill, fire pit , ponds, boat etc. we in fact skipped one day planned trip to Acadia park just to have fun at this cottage. Our kids enjoyed the place especially second floor which look like bunk bed.

Big thanks to Charles as he was so nice in explaining everything and promptly responding to my texts. We loved this place and would like to stay here in future.

Muthu

  • Submitted: Aug 24, 2017
  • Stayed: Aug 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
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5

Amazing, Peaceful Cabin in the Woods

  • 5 of 5

My husband, dog, and I stayed in this sweet cabin for 3 wonderful nights. Had an amazing time just chilling out in this clean and well stocked home. Walked the grounds and used the firepit each day/night. It was a perfect escape from city life. No wifi or tv but who cares!?! You are surrounded by nature and books galore. Plenty of games in the house as well. You will love your stay. The town is small but has some cute shops and places to eat. Check out the Fishnet and Co Op for food. And the chocolate/florist shop makes a great spiced coffee. Can't believe how lucky I was to find this cabin!

  • Submitted: Aug 22, 2017
  • Stayed: Aug 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Map

Fish Net
Arborvine
Marlintini's Grill
Blue Hill Public Library
"Wifi available"
Barncastle
Blue Hill Co-op Cafe
Blue Hill Mountain
"Great hiking trails "
Blue Hill Books
Blue Hill Wine Shop
Blue Hill Fairgrounds
"Every Saturday is a Farmers Market during the summer. WERU fair in July and the most famous..."
Yanni's Pizza
"Love their pizza! Very close to the cabin."
Kneisel Hall
The BoatYard Grill
Blue Hill Farmers' Market
"Healthy local produce, Saturdays at the Blue Hill Fairgrounds. 1 mile from cabin."
Blue Hill Falls
Nearest Airport
30 Miles
Bangor, Maine
Nearest Barpub
3 Miles
Marlentinis
Nearest Golf
3 Miles
Blue Hill Golf Course
Nearest Restaurant
2 Miles
Harbor House
Nearest Beach
4 Miles
Curtis Cove

Small Maine coastal fishing village with most amenities. Major tourist attraction, Bar Harbor and Acadia National Park, 40 minutes away. 20 minutes from movie theater and shopping. Great restaurants and groceries 2 miles from cabin. Reversing Falls Kayaking near by, breathtaking coastal views. Biking and Kayaking rental available in town of Blue Hill. Numerous music venues within 20 minutes or less. Haystack Crafts School, Kniesel Hall, International Music School nearby.

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Rates & Availability

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Taxes and fees are additional

Additional information about rental rates

Precessing fee $20
Pet Fee $25
Cleaning fee $50
Refundable damage deposit $100
Tax Rate 9.0%

Pets are welcome

Owner's Cancellation Policy

  • 50% refund if canceled at least 14 days before arrival date.
  • 100% refund if canceled at least 30 days before arrival date.

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