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

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


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

Alison and Charles Stephens
Member since: 2013
Speaks: english
Response time:
Within 12 hours
Response rate:
Calendar last updated:
April 20, 2018

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 Blue Hill

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.


Blue Hill Cabin Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • cabin
  • 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
  • Children welcome
  • Parties/events allowed
  • Pets considered ...
  • Non smoking only
  • Dogs and cats should be free of fleas
Location Type:
  • Mountain View ...
  • Near The Ocean ...
  • Rural ...
  • Village ...
  • Water View ...
  • Away From It All
  • Family
  • Romantic
  • Tourist Attractions
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating ...
  • Linens Provided ...
  • Living Room ...
  • Parking
  • Towels Provided
  • Wood Stove ...
  • Coffee Maker ...
  • Dishes & Utensils ...
  • Microwave ...
  • Oven ...
  • Pantry Items ...
  • Refrigerator ...
  • Stove ...
  • Toaster ...
  • Dining ...
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 6 people
  • 1 Bathroom
  • Bathroom 1 - toilet , shower
  • Bathroom has a toilet, sink and shower
  • 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.
  • Books ...
  • Games ...
  • Stereo ...
  • Toys ...
  • Boat ...
  • Deck / Patio
  • Lawn / Garden ...
  • Outdoor Grill
  • wheelchair inaccessible
  • 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
The maximum number of people is 6 and with 1 additional person would require an additional nightly fee of $10.00


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Peaceful Log Cabin in the Woods w/ View of Pond and Forest
average rating of 4.9268293 based on 41 reviews

Wonderful place to stay

  • 5 of 5

The cabin is a wonderful place to stay. I believe it is the quietest place I have ever been in my life and that was what we wanted and needed. Great place to get a break from all the stress of day to day life.

  • Submitted: Nov 6, 2017
  • Stayed: October 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Wonderful Cabin for a getaway!

  • 5 of 5

My husband, young daughter and I all enjoyed our stay at Welikit. It is very private, has everything you need to cook, and is comfortable. There is no tv or internet but if we had those things we would have missed the 3 porcupines running around out back on morning. My husband enjoyed walking around the property every day. A short drive to Acadia National Park/Bar Harbor which is where we spent most of our time. Really neat place, would recommend to family & friends. Thank you for a lovely visit Charlies & Allison.

  • Submitted: Oct 23, 2017
  • Stayed: October 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
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Nice stay in the cabin

  • 4 of 5

A very cozy and welcoming cabin in the middle of the beautiful Maine blue hill woods. I could have stayed for weeks just watching the leaves change color and fall from the trees outside. This will not be my last visit to Maine- I enjoyed your state so much. Thank you for being so warm and hospitable.

  • Submitted: Oct 21, 2017
  • Stayed: October 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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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: September 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: September 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: August 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Fish Net
Marlintini's Grill
Blue Hill Public Library
Wifi available
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
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.


Rates & Availability

Taxes and fees are additional

Additional information about rental rates

Cleaning Fee $50
Pet Fee $25
Damage Deposit $100

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.
  • Service Fee fully refunded on cancellations that qualify for 100% refund.

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