Charming Lakeside Cottage -- Ideal for Families or Couples in Search of a Romantic Getaway 2- bedrooms, 1 full bathroom, comfortably sleeps 6.
Watch the soaring bald eagle in flight; Listen to the call of the loons on the lake.This charming lakeside cottage is located on Molasses Pond, an ideal vacation spot with its picturesque views of Sugar Hill and its close proximity to Acadia National Park and Bar Harbor. Located just 50 minutes from Bangor International Airport, this pristine travel destination offers a relaxing, tranquil retreat from civilization, yet is equipped with today’s modern amenities. Just 25 minutes by car from Ellsworth’s prominent shopping district, Molasses Pond is a nature lover’s dream. Over 3 miles long, 1-1/2 miles wide and 10 miles in perimeter, the Pond is ideal for fishing (license required), motor boating, water-skiing, sailing, canoeing, jet-skiing, kayaking and swimming.
Our renovated cottage features two bedrooms, a full bath, country kitchen, spacious family room, enclosed porch with picture windows and an outdoor deck that is ideal for sunning or barbecuing. Our cottage’s modern amenities and functional décor make it the ideal rental for families or couples in search of a rustic, tranquil, peaceful retreat from civilization.
Cottage Rental Amenities
The Retreat cottage provides a full kitchen with coffeemaker, toaster, toaster oven microwave, electric stove, refrigerator and outdoor gas grill. Electronics include color television with built-in DVD player, telephones in all rooms and answering machine. The Retreat’s rustic, knotty pine interior offers a relaxing décor for family gatherings, meals, entertainment and relaxation.
Activities and Attractions in Ellsworth Maine
The Retreat cottage is situated in a protected cove directly on the shore line of Molasses Pond. The pond is one of the cleanest, most pristine and most secluded lakes in the area. It has a gradual drop off, which measures about 4-feet deep approximately 20 feet out from the shoreline. It is stocked with a wide variety of freshwater fish, including trout, salmon, bass, perch and sunfish, and is an ideal for both day and night fishing. (A fishing license is required and can be purchased locally.) The protected cove setting makes it an ideal spot for families with young children.
Local Attractions include: Fishing, sailing, water sports, swimming, hiking and biking, fine dining,lobster restaurants and ponds, movies, shopping. Acadia National Park is a 35 minute drive and Baxter State Park is 2.5 hours by car. For more info on local attractions, including Bar Harbor, Northeast Harbor, Southwest Harbor and other destinations, contact the Ellsworth Chamber of Commerce.
Weekly rental is from Saturday 3:00 PM to Saturday 10:00 AM. Rental fee includes use of cottage's rowboat, kayak and canoe and life vests, as well as phone line and answering machine.
Located on the southwestern shorefront on Molasses Pond in the hamlet of Eastbrook Me., a perfect location close to the attractions of Acadia National Park or even the last of the Appalchain trail leading to the wilderness heaven of Baxter State park and yet far enough away from the hustle and bustle, traffic and noise of Bar Harbor. Just the right mix of peace and tranquility optimal for a great vacation experience with loved ones, friends and pets. .