Blue Hill, Maine, United States
Comfortable 4 BR/3 Bath house centrally located in Blue Hill. Eat-in country kitchen with gas range and wood stove, Living Room, Dining Room, Office, Mud Room. Large yard with fruit trees, perennial gardens, chicken coop. Walk to town, schools, shops. 2 car garage. Furnished. Available for "winter"/academic year rental: end of August to end of May. Pets negotiable. Tenant responsible for all utilities including heat. Perfect for an academic sabbatical. The area is remote and rural but rich with cultural events. A first-class public library, excellent public schools, a brand new YWCA pool/fitness center, independent Co-op, independent book store, galleries, music series, theatre, restaurants, locally roasted coffee, bakeries, farms, crafts, wine shop, farmers market, tennis courts (indoor & out), golf course. Near the ocean and mountains. The house is walking distance to excellent supermarket, co-op, library, parks, schools, churches, cafes, beach, YWCA with pool and fitness center. 55 minutes to Bangor airport, 45 minutes to Acadia National Park, 50 minutes to Belfast, 30 minutes to Stonington, 20 minutes to Ellsworth with big box stores and larger commercial offerings. The area is home to many writers: think E.B. White, Jonathan Lethem, John Hodgman, Michael Chabon, just to list a few. Area institutions include Kneisel Hall Chamber Music, Bagaduce Music Lending Library, Peninsula Pan, Bagaduce Chorale, Tinderhearth Bakery & Pizza, The Bay School (Waldorf), Elliot Coleman's 4 Seasons Farm, Wooden Boat School & Magazine, Haystack Mountain School of Crafts, Word! Blue Hill Literary Festival, The Blue Hill Fair, Opera House Arts. The Blue Hill Public Library has excellent collections, an art gallery, and hosts over 600 events/year.
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