We welcome you to discover the serenity of Acadia’s Schoodic Peninsula and our historic 1820’s home located in the heart of beautiful Downeast Maine. Our historic building stands on a 200 acre private preserve at the head of Sand Cove five minutes from the spectacular 5000 acre section of Acadia National Park at Schoodic a perfect place for your family and fiends to gather for a real Maine vacation at the perfect distance away from the tourist traps of Bar Harbor etc. The peninsula offers views of four of Maine’s beautiful lighthouses and the most wonderful scenery Downeast Maine has to offer.
Situated at the Head of Sand Cove
Your hosts Sonja Sundaram and Ben Walter, have two very specific goals: to ensure that you have an extraordinary experience staying at their historic Maine property and to introduce you to their ever-growing 200 acre nature preserve. Husband and wife team of Sonja, whose background lies in geography and teaching, and Ben, whose specialities are marine biology and eco-toxicology, are committed to the preservation of this extraordinary place. Our property marries all that you would expect from an historic home steeped in history that has welcome summer guests since 1820 with an unparalleled opportunity to explore and to understand Maine’s environment and natural splendour.
The farmhouse deck is a wonderful spot to soak up the magnificence of the Maine coast.
Living room with wonderful ocean view and cosy wood stove
We invite you to experience a relaxing respite on the ocean. Be lulled to sleep by the sound of the surf on our private sandy beach. Individually appointed bedrooms are lavishly furnished with your comfort in mind five feature ocean and two meadow views, all have full private baths and the whole home enjoys a refreshing sea breeze. Enjoy your gathering with family and friends in the many receptions rooms with furnishings reflecting the period of the property as you watch the lobster boats ply the Atlantic just yards away. The kitchen, and three living rooms all look over the ocean.
Farmhouse Kitchen with Magnificent Ocean Views
The bright fully equipped farmhouse kitchen offers the perfect place for family and friends to gather and prepare culinary delights. The kitchen has a full sized range, microwave, dishwasher, full sized fridge freezer combination, electric kettle, coffee maker and a large array of utensils and serving dishes. There is also silverware and place settings for 16 people.
Dine together with beautiful views of the bay.
The dining and living areas can be set to accommodate the parties specific needs with many groups choosing to all sit together looking out over the ocean and the beach.