Enjoy views of Acadia National Park when you stay at “Ferncrest.” As a former Park  Ranger, I’ll tell you about my favorite walks: one for a foggy morning, another for that crystal-clear, blue-sky afternoon. A quiet retreat perfect for for exploring Acadia National Park during it’s 101st year.  — Bruce Jacobson


 2 beds |  3 guests |  WiFi |  entire apt.

This guest apartment is the second floor of an extended New England style house. Enjoy views from the windows of open fields and the mountains of Acadia National Park. There is a private entrance and off-street parking. You will find lots of extra detailing and an attractive, compact layout. Lithographs and prints of local scenes from Mount Desert Island are featured on the walls.

The library includes classic fiction, mysteries, and nature books. Current tourist materials will help with planning your visit. Closets and dressers are in each private bedroom; reading lights at each bed. The linen closet has all the sheets and towels you will need during your stay. The kitchen is stocked with dishes, flatware, cookware, and some basic condiments. A washer and dryer are adjacent to kitchen.

Located in Seal Cove, Maine (04674), at the Long Pond entrance to Acadia National Park. “Ferncrest” is on the quiet side of Mount Desert Island, near Pretty Marsh. It sits on the edge of a field overlooking Western Mountain. Two ponds are within walking distance. A short drive on unpaved roads brings you either to the ocean or the largest lake in Acadia National Park.