: The Hostess House is a lovely 2 story 5 bedroom home with historic charm overlooking East Penobscot Bay that has had the Rockefellers, Duponts, Vanderbilt's, and royalty from Europe pass through its doors. It is located on the coastal waters of Brooksville, Maine, about 2 1/2 hours north of Portland. It has a large front porch, fireplace, three bathrooms, queen beds, access to Walker Pond Beach and a private ocean beach on Eggemogin Reach, and that log cabin feel of days gone by.
Frederick and Lillian Littlefield built the first part of this house - kitchen, dining room and bedroom with a fireplace - in the late 1920's. The Hostess House soon became the place where Lillian served as the hostess for guests to Camp Robin Hood, which they started together in 1928
The camp counts amount its alumnae the children of industrial leaders, movie stars, professional athletes, and royalty from England, Italy, France, and the Middle East and South America. When camper's parents visited, they inevitably came to the Hostess House as part of their visit.
This is one of the most beautiful areas in the world, with access to a freshwater lake and the ocean, views of the Camden Hills, historic three-masted schooners and the world's best lobster. Across the street is the Oakland House, which provides excellent food for all occasions. Nearby are quaint fishing Villages, artist communities and the world famous Acadia National Park.
If you have never visited this relaxing area of the world, you owe it to yourself to vacation here. You will never forget your stay.
: The Hostess House is available on a weekly basis, from Saturday to Saturday. The season is between May 1st, 2004 to September 25, 2004. Rental during October may also be available at reduced rates.
Season Base Pricing
: $1600 per week. Note: Fees do not include taxes, security deposit or cleaning fee.
: 10 Guests.
444 Herricks Road, Brooksville, Maine
: The Retreat is a lovely large cottage on Herrick's, Road, in Brooksville, Maine, less than 2 1/2 hours from Portland, and located nearby the Hostess House. It has 4 bedrooms, a huge enclosed front porch for easy relaxing, 1 bathroom, and a small kitchen. It has a very large living room area to relax and visit, and is on a small hill with a private setting from the street. This is a very comfortable cottage, with a 5 minute walk and full access to Walker's Pond's 'Sandy Beach,' and a Sandy Ocean Beach on Eggemogin Reach, with stunning views of the Camden Hills, Deer Isle, and Cape Rosier. It is a short walk to a nearby restaurant across the street, and nearby Deer Isle and the infamous Acadia National Park. It is relaxing living at its best, in one of the most beautiful areas of the world.
: The Retreat is available on a weekly basis from Saturday to Saturday. The season is between May 1st, 2004, and September 25th, 2004. Rental during October may also be available at reduced rates.
Season base Pricing
: $1100 per week. Note: Fees do not include taxes, security deposit or cleaning fee.
: 8 Guests.
Directions to Brooksville, Maine
Views of Walker Pond and Eggemoggin Reach
NEST-EGGS, LLCReal Estate Investment and Development Group
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NOTE; PLEASE SEE A DESCRIPTION OF THE BROOKSVILLE AREA AND THINGS TO DO WHILE IN THE AREA IN THE COMMUNITY LINK.