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Cove's End -secluded log home on Frenchman's Bay

Bedrooms 3
Space 139 m²
Property type chalet
Minimum Stay 7 nights


About the property

Chalet, 3 Bedrooms, 2 Baths, sleeps 6-8

Cove's End is a handcrafted log home,at the end of a

private road on Raccoon Cove, facing Frenchman's Bay. From it's

wooded hillside setting, there are sweeping views to Hancock Point,

Meadowpoint, and the Porcupine Islands. This tidal beach, reached by

stairs, offers an

everchanging panorama of sea grasses, colorful seaweed, tidal pools,

long, flat rock formations perfect for sunbathing and picnicing.

Kayak, canoe, swim when the tide's in, and harvest clams and mussels

when the tide's out. Lounge or dine on the large wrap around deck,

hang hammocks (provided)from trees on the waterfront.

Inside, view the woods and water from a leather recliner sofa through

a two story wall of windows and enjoy the large fieldstone fireplace.

The greatroom and loft are roofed with huge purlin logs, and the

whole house has beamed ceilings, walled with handpeeled logs or wood


The first floor consists of a greatroom and dining area,with access

to deck dining, with an open, spacious, very well equipt, tiled kitchen. Two cedar panelled

bedrooms (double beds)and a slate tiled bath with handpainted mexican

sink and accessories.The second floor's huge loft bedroom (queen bed)

and sitting area(daybed) has it's own private balcony overlooking

woods and water. The tiled skylit bathroom has handpainted mexican

sink and large jacuzzi tub. Decor is rustic elegance, cheerful and


Dogs considered.

More Details

Hannah Wallace
Member since: 2003
Speaks: english, french, german, spanish
Response time:
Within 12 hours
Response rate:
Calendar last updated:
April 25, 2017

About Hannah Wallace

We purchased the property in 2001 and started building the log house in 2003, after designing it and finding a builder. The house is a vacation - retirement house, with my main residence currently being Philadelphia. I'm a retired Social Worker/ Family Therapist, having been the founder and Executive Director of an international adoption agency for almost 30 years.

Hannah Wallace purchased this chalet in 2001

Why Hannah Wallace chose Downeast and Acadia

I've been vacationing in Maine for years, having a sister who lives outside of Belfast, where I vacationed with my children until they were grown. After spending some summers renting, I always wanted to have a log home in the woods and started looking. When we first saw the land at Raccoon Cove, we were overwhelmed with the beauty and privacy of the 'Cove', yet close to Lamoine Beach, Ellsworth, and Acadia National Park and Bar Harbor. Through the years, the peace and serenity of the area, the beauty of the house, remain totally engaging and renewing.

What makes this chalet unique

We love looking out the window walls at the changing panorama of the tidal beach. At sunrise, we get a tremendous colorful view, with the sun reflecting on the water. At sunset, the reflection from the west creates a mystical, muted scene. Even after 10 years, the house soothes with its beauty. It's fun to cook in the large kitchen and eat outdoors on the deck, or grill and eat on the deck looking out at the water. The secluded wooded setting with the opportunity to walk or sunbathe on the wild secluded beach is rare. When the water is partially out, long flat rocks are exposed, perfect for sunbathing. The shallow water, warmed by the mud flats, is great for splashing and wading. When water is further out, mud flats are great for clamming and musseling. when the water is fully in, can kayak in this private, protected cove.


Lamoine Chalet Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • chalet
  • Guests provide their own meals
Floor Area:
  • 139 m²
House Rules:
  • Max. occupancy: 8
  • non smoking only
  • pets considered ...
  • Minimum Age Limit for Renters ...
  • children welcome
Location Type:
  • Beach View
  • Beachfront ...
  • Ocean View
  • Oceanfront ...
  • Rural ...
  • Water View
  • Waterfront
  • Adventure
  • Away From It All
  • Family
  • Romantic
  • Sports & Activities
  • Tourist Attractions
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Fireplace ...
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating ...
  • Internet ...
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room
  • Parking
  • Telephone ...
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine
  • Coffee Maker ...
  • Dishes & Utensils ...
  • Dishwasher
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave ...
  • Oven ...
  • Pantry Items ...
  • Refrigerator ...
  • Stove ...
  • Toaster
  • Dining ...
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 8 people
  • 2 Bathrooms
  • Bathroom 1 - toilet , combination tub/shower , jetted tub , ensuite bathroom in loft bedroom, jacuzzi tub, skylight
    Bathroom 2 - toilet , shower , Downstairs bathroom shared by 2 bedrooms, wood & tile
  • 3 Bedrooms, Sleeps 8
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 queen , 1 twin/ single , Very large loftbedroom with queen bed and twin daybed
    Bedroom 2 - 1 double , Downstairs bedroom, double bed
    Bedroom 3 - 1 sleep sofa /futon , Den/ bedroom downstairs, very comfortable futon sleeps 2
  • Books ...
  • DVD Player ...
  • Music Library
  • Satellite / Cable ...
  • Stereo ...
  • Television ...
  • Balcony ...
  • Deck / Patio ...
  • Golf ...
  • Lawn / Garden
  • Outdoor Grill
  • autumn foliage
  • bay/sound
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • coin laundry
  • festivals
  • forests
  • library
  • live theater
  • museums
  • playground
  • pond
  • recreation center
  • restaurants
  • water parks
  • winery tours
  • zoo
Leisure Activities:
  • antiquing
  • beachcombing
  • bird watching
  • eco tourism
  • gambling casinos
  • horseback riding
  • photography
  • scenic drives
  • sight seeing
  • walking
  • whale watching
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • Babysitter
  • fitness center
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • laundromat
  • massage therapist
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • basketball court
  • cycling
  • deepsea fishing
  • fishing
  • fly fishing
  • freshwater fishing
  • golf
  • hiking
  • hunting
  • jet skiing
  • mountain biking
  • mountain climbing
  • mountaineering
  • pier fishing
  • sailing
  • sound/bay fishing
  • spelunking
  • swimming
  • tennis
*large fieldstone fireplace (split wood provided) *stainless refrigerator/freezer - extra freezer in pantry *washer/dryer *all linens and towels provided *telephones and answering machine *satellite TVs with VCR/DVD players High Spped Wireless Internet *large wrap around decks, dining deck overlooking water, gas barbecue *fully equipt kitchen:microwave,coffeemaker,toaster,griddle, more.. *dual fuel stove, convection oven,lobster pots *dishwasher *radios/CD players *comfortable furniture, tastefully decorated *stairs to private beach GUEST COMMENTS: 'The words and pictures on your website don't come close to doing Cove's End justice!...K's and H's, Pennsylvania '... the cabin is perfect both inside and out. I never wanted to leave the house, deck, beach..' A.P. Massachusetts ' We've dreamed of a log home for 20 years, and for a brief but wonderful week it was ours! Thank you for sharing your beautiful cabin with us. The quiet beauty of the entire area has made this week a relaxing and awe inspiring time..' E.L. - New Jersey '... when we entered we were thrilled by the the morning we really got to appreciate the beauty of this home and surroundings' L.F.- New York


Exceptional! 5/5 -
(9 traveler reviews)


Beautfiful Home/Peaceful Location

  • 5 of 5

Cove's End is a gorgeous log home, very spacious with all the amenities you will need! It is right on the cove, so waking up to the beautiful view was amazing. We enjoyed coffee on the large, wraparound deck every morning.

It is about 25/30 minutes to Bar Harbor and Acadia National Park, so we did do a lot of driving back and forth, but wanted to be away from the crowds and truly enjoyed the peaceful, serene location. (FYI, the last week in June was perfect time to go, there were no crowds:) Acadia National Park is stunning. some of the most beautiful scenery we have ever seen. And the owner was great to deal with, extremely nice and helpful. Definitely recommend!

  • Submitted: Jul 28, 2016
  • Stayed: Jun 2016
  • Source: HomeAway
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Great place... The six of us were very happy with the location.

  • 5 of 5

The bay in front is pretty. There's lots of room in the cabin and the hot tub up stairs helps out after hiking Cadillac mountain. Bar Harbor is about half an hour away and a neat ride. Five out of five in my book.

  • Submitted: Jul 12, 2016
  • Stayed: Jul 2016
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: So glad that you and your family enjoyed your stay at Cove's End. Hope you will return sometime.
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Relaxing vacation

  • 5 of 5

My husband and I had a great stay at Cove's End

The house is very nice, clean, has a kitchen with all cookware., washer and dryer , and a large deck to enjoy nature with a water view The location is secluded on a private road (which made for fun walks with our dog), yet close enough to Acadia Park, Schoodic Mtn., Bar Harbor, Lamoine Beach, etc. All in all, a relaxing week.

We will definitely be going back.


New Jersey

  • Submitted: Jul 1, 2016
  • Stayed: Jun 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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  • 5 of 5

Spent a week with our family and didn't want to leave! The house is absolutely beautiful! It was so relaxing to sit on the couch with the windows open, see the water,and smell the fresh air. Great vacation! Thanks Hannah😊

  • Submitted: Jun 21, 2016
  • Stayed: Jun 2016
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: So happy that you and your family enjoyed Cove's End and your vacation.
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Cove's End

  • 5 of 5

This chalet was European gorgeous. The

inside was roomy, cozy, and had every amenity one could possibly need. The

setting, the beach, the view, and the wrap around deck offered every

serenity and peace. This chalet is a dream come true for the


  • Submitted: Jul 25, 2013
  • Stayed: Jul 2013
  • Source: Vacation Rentals, from HomeAway
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great Quiet, Relaxing place to stay

  • 5 of 5

We Love this place.

  • Submitted: Jul 23, 2013
  • Stayed: Jul 2013
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Rates & Availability

Rental rates

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Rate Period Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly Event
Spring Season
May 20 2017 - Jun 23 2017
7 night minimum stay
High Season
Jun 24 2017 - Sep 8 2017
7 night minimum stay
Fall Foliage
Sep 9 2017 - Oct 20 2017
Changeover Day: Saturday
7 night minimum stay

Additional information about rental rates

Property Damage Protection $59

Refund policy: Rental payments will be refunded minus $100 IF week is rented to another renter. No refund if property is not rented.
Renters pay $59 NON REFUNDABLE damage insurance which insures them up to $1500 in damages. It is included with final payment.

Renters can either pay by credit card, echeck through Vacation Rentals website OR pay by personal check with arrangement by owner

Reductions for 2 weeks or more rentals. First week full rental, second week $100 reduction, 3rd week $150 deduction.


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