- 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 minutes....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.
More About This Location
Beach or lakeside relaxation, Rural retreats
Last updated on February 16, 2015
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- Central heating
- Alarm Clock
- Linens Provided
- Clothes Dryer
- Washing Machine
- Towels Provided
- Ceiling Fans
Phone / Internet
- Internet Access
- Stove or Oven
- Stereo or CD player
- DVD Player
- Outdoor Dining Area
- Swing set or jungle gym
- Pet friendly - yes
- Smoking allowed - no
- Suitable for children - yes
- Suitable for the elderly - ask
- Wheelchair accessible - no