The Retreat House

Enjoy a Peaceful Retreat at French's Point

Established in 1885, our historic retreat with commanding views of Penobscot Bay provides a spectacular setting for your family vacation & celebration. The estate offers lodging for 14 guests & the following amenities:

GROUNDS AMENITIES

  • 5 1/2 acres
  • 280-degree ocean views
  • Beautifully landscaped gardens
  • Cobblestone terrace with wood fire pit & Adirondack-style seating & bars
  • Gazebo & promenade
  • Oceanfront lawn & fire pit
  • Bluff path
  • Private beach
  • Family tree & swing
  • Guest & Vendor Parking

Main Level

  • Waterfront fireplace lounge
    • Lounge seating
    • Bar stools
    • Fireplace
  • West side porch
  • Oceanfront conservatory
    • Lounge seating
    • Water view setting for ceremony
  • Waterfront east dining room with:
    • 12-foot long farm tables
    • 100 cross back chairs (Max seating 150 guests)
    • Fireplace
  • East side deck
  • Guest Welcome Center
  • Grand Foyer Bar
  • Sound system for events (9am-10pm when scheduled with the Site Manager)
  • Two public restrooms
  • Handicap accessible
    *Farm Tables & Chairs- Farm Tables cannot be removed from the dining room & chairs are for use inside the main level of the Retreat House only, not outside or in the tent.  

Lodging/Suite Amenities

  • Lodging for up to 14 Guests
  • Six Private Suites each include:
    • Private en Suite Bath
    • Bed Linens
    • Bath Linens
    • Shampoo, Conditioner, Body Wash, Hand Soap & Lotion
    • Hair Dryer
    • Television & Roku
    • Heat Year Round
    • AC & Heat

Lower Level

  • Recreation room
    • Lounge Seating
    • Poker table
    • Pool table
    • Television
    • Ideal grooms party preparation space
  • Two large public restrooms
  • Foyer
  • Catering kitchen

Tech Services

  • High Speed Internet
  • Wi-Fi

Third Level

  • East Suite & West Suite
    • Two large bedrooms
    • One king bed per suite
    • Private suite 3/4 bathroom
    • Private en suite 3/4 bathroom
  • Waterfront parlor
    • Ideal for bridal party preparations
    • Beautiful deck with seating
    • Fireplace
    • Sitting area
  • Guest Kitchen
  • Living area
    • Sitting area
    • Fireplace
    • TV
  • Laundry area

Second Level

  • Suite 1
    • Two large, waterfront adjoining bedrooms
    • King bed in each bedroom
    • Shared 3/4 en suite bath
  • Suite 2
    • Large waterfront room
    • King bed
    • Full en suite bath
    • Covered balcony overlooking the bay
  • Suite 3
    • Large, waterfront, open concept room
    • King bed
    • Full en suite bath
    • Private balcony overlooking the bay
  • Suite 4
    • Three adjoining rooms
    • Queen bed in one room
    • Sitting Room
    • En suite 3/4 bath