swimming pond in backyard
Grandma Betty's house
Grandma Betty's house
5 guests
3 bedrooms
4 beds
1.5 baths
5 guests
3 bedrooms
4 beds
1.5 baths
You won’t be charged yet

Nice, sunny house with deck, yard and swimming pond. Located half mile up the hill from Blue Hill village and harbor. Easy place to relax and to use as a base for area activities. The house is attached to a barn and old farmhouse where the host family lives.

Acadia Park is about 1 hour 15 mins drive from here. There are nice trips closer by, including down to Stonington (Maine's biggest lobster port) on Deer Isle, and taking the mailboat out to Isle au Haut.

The space

Our backyard has a bit of a "farm in town" feel to it --- Cindy's garden, chickens, goat, the pond, plus a tractor or two parked in the grass. Neighborhood kids often show up to swim, so guests can expect to see the occasional figure running across the back lawn.

Guest access

Guests are welcome to wander around the vast (3 acres, hah) property.

Interaction with guests

We'll be glad to provide any information for guests' visit. We know the area pretty well and can offer plenty of ideas for area outings. Cindy and Richard live in the attached farmhouse, come and go during the day, and are often outside doing yard projects. Guests have a deck to enjoy a barbecue outdoors.


Amenities
Kitchen
TV
Essentials
Heating

Prices
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Sleeping arrangements
Bedroom 1
1 queen bed
Bedroom 2
2 single beds
Bedroom 3
1 single bed

House Rules
No smoking
No parties or events

Just enjoy the place and appreciate it as we do. It's not fancy, just comfortable.


Cancellations

Safety features
Smoke detector
Fire extinguisher

Availability
3 nights minimum stay

32 Reviews

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Debbie User Profile
October 2017
Grandma Betty's place was a welcome place to call home for a few days during our travels.

Robert User Profile
September 2017
He house was great for our family. The kids really enjoyed the pond and the chickens. The hosts went out of their way to make us feel at home. Th property is a short drive to many awesome Maine experiences.

Colleen User Profile
August 2017
We loved the place and it exceeded all expectations. Richard and Cindy were terrific. It was an amazing two weeks and it was hard to say good bye. I would honestly say I could not have imagined anything better.

Robert User Profile
August 2017
Another awesome trip to Betty's house! This is our 2nd year coming and hopefully won't be our last. The kids love the pond. The location is a perfect spring board for trips around Maine and Rich and Cindy are about as nice as you could imagine. 100% Recommended!

Jake User Profile
August 2017
Beautiful view from all sides of the house , great location , pond and chicken roaming complete worth ; painting Cindy & Richard the host respect your privacy, yet they r there when u need them & good people who genuinely love kids and the location is few minutes to major super market and close to beautiful lakes and beaches

Claudia User Profile
July 2017
Our family of four had a great stay. The house was very comfortable with a lot of attention to details. The kids loved the pond, the kayaks and the whole garden. The area is beautiful, very good location for trips to Acadia. The hosts were wonderful and caring, beginning with a fridge full of fresh food when we arrived. We hope to return.

Teena User Profile
July 2017
This was a great place to stay! Our kids loved having the extra space to run in the yard. We have rented several (SENSITIVE CONTENTS HIDDEN)'s over the years. This owner adds a lot of simple extras that are not generally included with other properties. The area is beautiful & the location is ideal. Our family loved exploring Deer aisle & Acadia. We would definitely return.

Blue Hill, Maine, United StatesJoined in October 2011
Richard User ProfileRichard is a superhost.

Who we are... Live in Blue Hill Maine, coastal town, (have a summer rental up here if you're ever interested), Richard works at local company that makes small UV water purifiers for campers, Cindy is family practice doc... Looking forward to just walking around the city. (and maybe a boat ride)

Response rate: 100%
Response time: within a few hours

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