Harbor Hideaway - 2 acres for lease, with housing - Bar Harbor, ME

The Land

Property owner

Farmer or farm family


191 State Hwy 3 Bar Harbor, Maine 04609

Total number of acres available with this property


Acres of cropland or tillable land


Acres of pasture


Acres of forested land


Other open and/or non-farmable land


Farm Information

Water sources present


Types of water sources present

  • Town/municipal water

Barns, sheds or other structures


Farm infrastructure details

Farm buildings include storage sheds, outdoor cook kitchen in a shaded grove area, and room for Large Greenhouse which is highly recommended to add greater value to overall use of the property. Owner will consider co-funding.

Farmer housing


Farmer housing details

Four BR home in main house. (3) upstairs, and (1) on main floor. Formal dinning room. Renovated Kitchen in 2015. New Sun / Main / Great room combination built in 2016. Two full bathrooms, three shower stalls, with upstairs loft BR area that can sleep six. Outdoor patio area with view of Cadillac mountain. Lower shaded outdoor cooking area.

Equipment and machinery

None available

Is the property enrolled in a current use or other state program that affects property taxes?


Is the property protected with any type of Conservation Easement?


Is there a forest management plan for forestland on the available property?


Is the property certified organic, or does it qualify for organic certification under federal organic regulations?


Tenure Arrangement

Tenure arrangement

  • Property for lease

Property for lease

Off - Seasonal Lease for potential property manager. Facility ideally to be used as a mini / micro Farming Conference Center for seminars, workshops, Farm to Table events. Owner open - minded for building or placement of Greenhouse to help extend growing season.

Other tenure arrangement

Willing to discuss an Off- Season / Short term Winter Lease / Property Manager arrangement for a farmer who might maintain greenhouse and or manage Farming Seminar / Workshop events as they are booked from Mid- October- April 1st.

Additional Information


Generational family owned - farm property located at the Gateway to the beautiful Acadia Region of Mount Desert Island.

PLEASE NOTE:  We welcome those seeking farmland and or residence combinations to discuss their individual timeline of urgency towards the 2025 season, with some "possibility" of starting some level of production / prep during the current 2024 season. Owner seeks single occupant or couple. Non Smoker /  No pets preferably due to recent interior restoration.

Thank you in advance for respecting our wishes to contact us via email or phone for interests to view the property. We are unable to accept unannounced visitors at this time, and therefore request viewings by appointment only.

Seasonal Summer home occupied by short term family and guests - vacation  use and or working vacation / farming seminars and workshops. House w/b/ available from October 15h  - April 15th. Ideal for a Farming Educational Conference Center in hosting seminars, workshops, farm to table events, Foliage -  Harvest Fairs. Perfect for Spring, Fall, Winter Conferences, Retreats, and Working Vacations.

Great venue for Farm Non- Profits to host fund - raisers, and entertain donors.

Property Manager Lease: will be entertained with understanding that housing lease expires around Mid- April and would resume in Mid- October. Owner will grant Right of First Refusal to tenants interest to return.

Perfect for couple or former B + B operator. 

Lease allowances dependent upon number of events that book over the duration an interested tenant elects to live on the premise.

Property sits one mile from the main entrance to Acadia National Park and three miles from the downtown district of Bar Harbor. Property is at entrance to a dirt road leading to Frenchmen's Bay and has only one abutting neighbor. Town water / Septic. 

Owner will cover WI-FI.  Utilities such as heat gas propane for mini split if staying year  - round through the winter, electric, and cable, TBD and contingent based on number of reserved dates for various events and bookings.

Land could host a good size greenhouse alongside a large rectangular field area 100' x 36' for outdoor growing.

Farmhouse Lease terms: Off Season - Six month leasing terms are entertained at this time for discussion starting at a suggested $1,700.00 per month. See previously mentioned allowances. Tenant will be offered a right of first refusal to return in the Fall to resume role in developing property out for the farming community. 




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