Temporary Housing

 

 Temporary Lodging at Light Heart Retreat 2017 – 2018

For hardy, independent individuals who love quiet and solitude:

traveling nurses, medical professionals, professors, writers, spiritual retreat– lodging during home building, etc.

Blackberry Cottage. Available 11/18/17, 2017 – May 19, 2018. So much value in this offering! Occupancy 1 adult. Rent is due weekly in advance: $200/week. Tenant Pays Utilities: IT, Propane, Electric. Tenant is responsible for shoveling snow on house patio, walk ways and keeping access to propane tank free of snow. Responsible for taking garbage to dump, going to recycling and taking returnables to transfer station. No pets. Strictly nonsmoking.

Particulars: Furnished. Queen size bed in the bedroom. 2 small bureaus and 2 small closets. There’s a full kitchen, dining nook, pantry. The living room has a propane Franklin fireplace, built-in couch, easy chair and love seat. Bathroom has sink, shower, toilet. South facing patio and grill. Also a natural granite patio overlooking the water filled quarries.

See slideshow for Blackberry Cottage here  Also see what winter and the shoulder seasons looks like here.

 

Huckleberry Hideaway. Available 12/2/17 – 05/19/18. A very special opportunity for independent retreat in a remote, beautiful setting! Occupancy 2 adults. Rent is due weekly in advance: $325/week. Tenant Pays Utilities: IT, Propane, Electric. Tenants are responsible for shoveling snow on house patio, walk way and keeping access to propane tanks free of snow. Responsible for taking garbage to dump, going to recycling and and taking returnables to transfer station. No Pets. Strictly nonsmoking.

Particulars: Furnished. 2 bedrooms (2 queen size beds),  Balcony from master bedroom. Granite patio. 1 1/2 baths. Full kitchen, dining, living room w/ small woodstove. Utility room with washer/dryer. Owner lives on site and there’s a second retreat house. See slideshow here . Also see what winter and the shoulder season look like here.

Temporary lodging guests have use of the free standing resource library, wood-fired sauna (you supply wood and tend fire) and trails for winter sports.

20 minutes to Ellsworth. 50 minutes to Bangor. About the same, to downtown Bar Harbor and Acadia National Park.

Note: Temporary housing does not come with the hands-on, catering to guests by retreat owner, Joanna Buell that vacation season renters receive. You’ve got to be able to pull your own weight here. It takes a hardy individual to handle a winter with lots of snow and below freezing temperatures. Power outages can be of a long duration which necessitates being prepared and knowing how to operate a generator. Guests will have to prepare ahead of a storm, having plenty of water, food that’s easy to prepare. Power outages do happen outside of snow storms so it’s always good to have some drinking water stored.

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