French's Point offers two large, beautiful, oceanfront rental properties, ideal for your Maine family vacation, reunion, educational event or private wedding celebration.

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We offer our two vacation rental properties:
The Retreat at French's Point &
The Farm at French's Point.

The Retreat at French's Point & Grounds

The Retreat at French's Point is a vacation rental estate that hosts one group at a time, allowing ample attention and uncompromised resources for preparation and celebration. You have access to the Retreat House, which includes beautiful Arts and Crafts-style ballrooms on the main level and our foyer bar, restrooms. Beginning in 2018, we will offer seven beautiful guest rooms with en suite bathrooms that offer lodging for up to twenty guests on the second and third floors of the estate house, two residential kitchens and a recreation room on the lower level. Our picturesque five-and-a-half acres of naturally landscaped grounds include a cobblestone cocktail terrace, sweeping oceanfront lawn, promenade, gazebo, bluff walk trail, and beach path. If you are hosting a large event, during high season (May through October), you are invited to rent the grand Sailcloth Tent installed for the season offered by Wallace Events. Designed to recall Maine's maritime heritage, it incorporates wood-covered "mast" poles, a full stone floor, clear sidewalls and perimeter lighting. This stunning, vacation rental property comfortably hosts private events such as family reunions, anniversary celebrations, multi-family vacations and wedding celebrations as small as thirty guests and as large as two hundred guests. It is also an ideal location for team-building or wellness retreats and educational events. This unique property is nestled in Maine’s bustling Midcoast region, ripe with excursions, activities, lodging & culinary experiences for your family and friends to enjoy.

Retreat House & Grounds

Retreat House

Top Level Apartment

  • Two large bedrooms with their own beautifully appointed en suite ¾ bathrooms
  • Fireplace parlor that opens to a beautiful deck with a commanding view of the bay
  • Open-concept dining and living area with a fully appointed kitchen.
  • Laundry area

 

Second Level

  • Suite One- Large, waterfront, open-concept suite with fully appointed kitchen, dining area, queen bed, and ¾ bathroom.
  • Suite Two- Waterfront bedroom with full en suite bath and large, covered balcony overlooking the bay
  • Suite Three- Large waterfront, open-concept room with king bed and ¾ en suite bath, with a private balcony overlooking the bay.
  • Suite Four- A collection of two adjoining bedrooms appointed with a queen bed and a set of bunk beds with shared en suite ¾ bath.

 

Main Level

  • Waterfront fireplace lounge with piano and tv
  • Covered west side porch
  • Oceanfront conservatory
  • Waterfront east dining room with fire place
  • Wrap-around east side deck
  • Grand foyer and craftsman bar
  • Two rest rooms

 

Lower Level

  • Recreation Room with queen sleeper couch, chairs and tv
  • Fully appointed commercial Kitchen
  • Butler’s pantry with dinnerware, silverware, glassware and table linens for 30 guests
  • Two large restrooms
  • Coat check
  • Foyer

 

Grounds

  • 5 ½ waterfront acres
  • 280-degree ocean view
  • Beautifully landscaped gardens
  • Cobblestone cocktail terrace with fire pit
  • Gazebo & promenade
  • Oceanfront lawn
  • Bluff & beach path
  • Private beach
  • Family tree garden & swing
  • Parking

The Farm at French's Point

The Farm at French's Point is a luxurious vacation home offering twelve en suite guest rooms with amenities you would find in an inn, as well as a gourmet kitchen, parlor & recreation room (coming in 2018). The eight-acre grounds include a private beach with bonfire pit; two terraces; a barbecue lawn with picnic tables; and a recreation lawn with croquet, horse shoes, badminton, volley ball and bocce ball. Just beyond the Farm at French's Point is a private entrance into neighboring Sandy Point State Park trail system which surround the property providing enjoyment and privacy to you, your family and friends. The Farm is offered to one group of guests exclusively, affording the privacy you are seeking for your get away or intimate celebration.

Farmhouse

 

  • 6,000 square feet of beautiful living space
  • Fully appointed kitchen
  • Fireplace parlor
  • Recreation Room (coming in 2018)
  • Twelve guest rooms with en suite bathrooms
  • Bed & bath linens
  • Five fireplaces

 

Grounds

 

  • Eight and a half beautifully landscaped acres
  • Orchard & gardens
  • Private beach with bon fire pit
  • Gazebo
  • Barbecue lawn with picnic tables
  • East view terrace & fire pit
  • West side terrace
  • Recreation lawn with:
    • Croquet
    • Horse Shoes
    • Badminton
    • Volleyball
    • Bocce ball
    • Corn hole (coming in 2018)
  • Access to 100+ acres Sandy Point State Park with walking trails
  • Parking

Additional Area Lodging

Centered around the islands of Penobscot Bay, the five-county Midcoast Maine region encompasses mountains, state parks, and scenic rocky coastline. French’s Point is nestled among the popular coastal towns of Ellsworth, Castine, Bucksport, Searsport, Belfast and Camden, and only thirty-five minutes from Bangor International Airport. French’s Point is within easy driving distance of Portland, Portsmouth, and Boston. Equally varied is the range of lodging, with styles and price points that appeal to friends and family joining you in Maine.

 

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AREA COTTAGE RENTALS

This area offers a wide array of privately owned family homes and cottages, available for rent by private owners. There are options for every size and budget, with several located on the road leading into French’s Point.

HOTELS, INNS AND B&B’S

If you prefer traditional hotel-style services, the region has a bounty of offerings, from modern waterfront hotels, family-friendly resorts, and Victorian-style inns. Please see our list for recommended options to meet your guest’s needs.

Click to view our detailed Accommodations Guide

Recommended Vendors

If you wish to host a private event or wedding celebration at French’s Point, can provide our preferred vendor directory of top wedding and event professionals, ensuring quality performance. While you are welcome to select your own providers, we also encourage you to peruse the talented professionals who have helped to establish Maine as one of the country’s leading destination wedding locations.

 

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