Featured Partner: Kristyn Plamondon of Square Deal

September 6th, 2018

Featured Partner: Kristyn Plamondon of Square Deal

As a proud property owner in Maine, there is nothing more important to me than family. But right after my family, comes the priority of partnering with and supporting small, family-owned businesses in Maine that help us ensure our guests enjoy the best of what the state has to offer. When we renovated the Retreat…


Virtual Tour of The Retreat House at French’s Point

August 31st, 2018

Virtual Tour of The Retreat House at French’s Point

As we do almost every year, this past winter season was spent completing a number of major maintenance and repair projects to keep our beautiful buildings and grounds in top working order. We completed major renovations to the bedroom suites on the second and third floors of the Retreat House, and refurbished the main and…


Your Home for The Holidays

August 17th, 2018

Your Home for The Holidays

We love spending time with our family here at French’s Point. Family is really what this place is all about, our family and yours. Some of my favorite memories of this place are of the holidays spent here with my family. We do offer some holiday reservations each year to other families so they can…


A Little Help From Our (New) Friends

August 13th, 2018

A Little Help From Our (New) Friends

In 2017, we began hosting J1 Visa Work/Travel Exchange Students from Russia. We hosted four sweet, hard-working, dedicated girls. They joined our tiny family team that cares for the grounds and homes here at French’s Point. We had an incredible experience so in 2018, we welcomed 6 young ladies from two different Russian universities for…


Guest Room Air Conditioning: Domestic Air Conditioning

August 6th, 2018

Guest Room Air Conditioning: Domestic Air Conditioning

Guests often ask if we have or need air conditioning at French’s Point. The reality is that the architect Wilfred E. Mansur, who designed the retreat house, did so to take advantage of the near-perpetual breezes here. The transom windows over the bedroom doors on the second floor are a testament to that. In fact,…


Important Caterer and Vendor Factors

July 23rd, 2018

Important Caterer and Vendor Factors

At French’s Point, we’re dedicated to helping you and your spouse have the most amazing wedding venue experience possible. Our wedding venues are designed to offer the perfect Maine beach wedding, with waterfront locations and beautiful views. We’re also happy to work with you on areas like caterers and other vendors – we even have…


Tour French’s Point

July 19th, 2018

Tour French’s Point

Are you ready to visit French’s Point to see if it is a good fit for your gathering? To ensure privacy for our guests and families while they vacation here at French’s Point, we close the estate to tours when it is occupied. You will enjoy this same privacy during your stay with us. The…


Welcome Centers

July 16th, 2018

Welcome Centers

Welcoming Your Guests: To aid in making the arrival process for your family as simple as possible and remove your need to check them in individually, we created Welcome Centers in the heart of each home. When you reserve French’s Point for your stay, as the host, you assign the bedrooms that your family and…


Featured Textile Partner: Molly Hutchins of On Board Fabrics

July 12th, 2018

Featured Textile Partner: Molly Hutchins of On Board Fabrics

There is nothing more important to me than family. But right after family, comes the priority of partnering with and supporting small, family-owned businesses in Maine that help us ensure our guests enjoy the best of what the state has to offer. When we renovated the Retreat House this past winter, we teamed up with…


Supplies for Your Stay

July 2nd, 2018

Supplies for Your Stay

To maximize the enjoyment of your stay, we suggest you and your guests bring the following provisions:   Attire: We suggest:   Dress in Layers (Maine weather tends to change over the course of the day) Wedge Heels or Flats Sneakers Rain Coat/Umbrella & Boots Wind Breaker Hat Sunglasses Suites: Bedrooms: We Provide: Bed Linens,…