1890's Farmhouse on Hancock Point
- 3 bedrooms
- 2 bathrooms
- sleeps 10
Description from the owner
This charming 1890’s Farmhouse at Crabtree Neck Cottages in Hancock, Maine has 3 bedrooms, one with a back stairway, and two bathrooms. It sleeps 7 to 10 people. There is an extra charge for groups over 7. See rates. Shorter stays will be considered in the spring and fall. The farmhouse kitchen is fully equipped and has a wood stove. The renovated dining room in the old summer kitchen opens on to a large flower filled deck and back yard. The property borders on the Crabtree Neck Land Trust on Hancock Point. Bar Harbor is 45 minutes away, Acadia National Park on Mount Desert Island, 40 minutes and Acadia National Park at Schoodic Point 25 mi...Read more
1890's Farmhouse on Hancock Point
Additional Location Information
Enjoy the beauty of coastal Maine. Bike to the Frenchman Bay Nature Conservancy where you can hike, kayak, or picnic. Take a ride around the point and see the wonderful old historic houses, visit the library and Carter's Beach, all here on the point.
Drive to nearby Acadia National Park on Mount Desert Island (40 minutes) or to Acadia National Park on Schoodic point (about 25 minutes in the opposite direction) and enjoy the quintessential Maine coastal villages along the way. Shop or go to the movies in Bar Harbor (45 minutes) or Ellsworth (20 minutes).
Historically this part of Hancock was occupied by summer residents on "The Point" and farms. You can see many of the grand old summer homes and lovely farmhouses while biking around the point. You may want to visit the huge Community Garden right next door and see the wonderful variety of vegetables grown there in gardens reflecting the personalities of the area's gardeners.
The little town of Hancock, Maine boasts some fabulous fine dining restaurants (Crocker House, Le Domaine), and several more modest restaurants with great local and ethnic offerings. Or just grill on the deck while the kids run around in the huge back yard and enjoy a peaceful evening watching the sun set and listening to bird song.
Pick Maine blueberries and blackberries right outside your door in July and August. Bike rentals, kayak/canoe rentals and guided tours are available nearby. For swimming, boating, hiking, and mountain climbing, visit Maine's Public Reserve lands on pristine Donnell and Flanders ponds, and explore the Frenchman Bay Conservancy. Tennis courts and sailing lessons are available not far from the cottage, by prior arrangement. A public beach, historic houses, and a quaint summer library are within easy biking distance. There are many great day hikes in the area.
Location Type Away from it all, Ocean, Rural
AvailableUnavailable Last updated: March 02, 2014 ◀▶
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- Damage deposit | $300
- Tax rate | 8% of rent
- Cleaning fee | $50 per stay
- Pet | $75
- Additional guests | $75 per stay
Additional notes from owner
1890's Farmhouse, Sunday to Sunday only in high season
Partial weeks available in September and October. Couple's special $50 off weekly rate.
Add 8% Maine lodging tax.
- Parking [?]
- Clothes Dryer
- Dish Washer
- Gas Grill
- Gas Stove
- Washing Machine
- Stereo System
- Movie/Video Library
- DVD Player
- Board Games
- Music Library
- Television [?]
- Outdoor Dining Area
- Pet friendly - Yes
- Smoking allowed - No
- Suitable for children - Yes
- Suitable for the elderly - Ask
- Wheelchair accessible - No
- Away from it all
- 2200 square feet