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Spiro Bennis married Lizzie Simpson and they raised their family in this elegant home.Views of Frenchman Bay & Mt. Desert Island from the Carriage House.
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Captain's Quarters at Captain Bennis House

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Captain's Quarters at Captain Bennis House

3 guests
2 bedrooms
2 beds
1.5 baths
3 guests
2 bedrooms
2 beds
1.5 baths
HOME HIGHLIGHTS
Great check-in experience100% of recent guests gave this home’s check-in process a 5-star rating.
Sparkling clean9 recent guests have said that this home was sparkling clean.

The Captain's Quarters is a private suite in the carriage house attached to the historic Captain Bennis House. Built in 1875, the house stands majestically on a hill overlooking Frenchman Bay & Mt. Desert Island. This quintessential Down East Maine home is located on the Schoodic National Scenic Byway just 15 minutes from Ellsworth. Spend your days exploring either of two nearby Acadia National Park locations and Bar Harbor. Enjoy the unique & rustic ambience of our carriage house suite.

Amenities

Dryer
Essentials
Heating
Laptop friendly workspace

Sleeping arrangements

Bedroom 1
1 double bed
Bedroom 2
1 single bed

House Rules

Not suitable for infants (under 2 years) - No carpet. Two floors. Not child-safe.
No smoking
No pets
Check-in time is 3PM - 7PM
Check out by 10AM

Availability

20 Reviews

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Karen
September 2018
Staying in a captain’s house fulfilled our dreams of a holiday in Maine! David and Carol’s place is filled with character and history. As we…
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Response from David & Carol:
Karen, thank you for choosing to stay at the Captain's Quarters at the Captain Bennis House. We are so pleased that you …
September 2018
Ioana User Profile
Ioana
September 2018
Charming home just off the coast with a beautiful view of Mount Desert Island. This is an old house so expect cracking noises but with so mu…
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Response from David & Carol:
Happy to hear that you had such a good time enjoying some of our local restaurants. That old bed frame isn't the prettie…
September 2018
Kristi User Profile
Kristi
August 2018
The Captain Bennis Carriage House is a wonderful stay. It's got a slightly rustic charm, but is so so clean. Everything you need is provid…
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Response from David & Carol:
Thank you, Kristi! We are so pleased that you enjoyed staying at the Captain's Quarters. We love the old place so it mak…
August 2018
Rose User Profile
Rose
August 2018
Awesome place full of historyand great views of the water!
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Response from David & Carol:
We love that you enjoyed the history and the views. Please come back again any time!
August 2018
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Rebecca
October 2018
Great location! Right on the highway between Acadia and Schoodic. Great history, plenty of space, , good wifi.
Jackie User Profile
Jackie
October 2018
David and Carol’s place was beautifully historic. The decor and home makes you feel like you are in a boat. The kitchen was very small but s…
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Linda
October 2018
We loved lhe the location and the space. A perfect trip!
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Response from David & Carol:
Thank you, Linda. Happy to hear that you had a perfect trip. Come back again any time!
October 2018

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20 Reviews
We enjoy music, genealogy, local history, and exploring the scenic splendor of Down East Maine. After 18 years of vacationing in Down East Maine we began looking for a place of our own and fell in love with this 143 year old classic home built by a sea captain! We feel fortunate …
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