Rental of the Week: Simple Pleasures in Hall Quarry, ME

SimplePleasures.02"Simple Pleasures" sits right at the water's edge on Somes Sound, the only natural fjord on the east coast of the United States. Enjoy the water activities and the comings and goings of the local fisherman, or just sit and watch the sun rise over the mountain from the large deck.

Or go onto the dock to catch a mackerel or slip your kayak into the water with ease. From its central location in Hall Quarry, Acadia National Park is just minutes away for plenty of hiking, biking, and enjoying the natural wonders of Mt. Desert Island. A quiet relaxing vacation awaits you at "Simple Pleasures!"

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About the Area

Hall Quarry, located about halfway between Somesville and Southwest Harbor on Mount Desert Island, was once home to a thriving granite quarrying industry that provided stone to build such important structures as the National Mint in Philadelphia, the Brooklyn Anchorage, and the Manhattan Bridge in New York. Hall Quarry supported as many as five quarrying operations from 1870 to 1965. Hall Quarry is a quiet and peaceful village that sits nestled in the hills on Somes Sound, the only natural fjord on the east coast, and is a popular sailing and pleasure boating destination offering protected, deep anchorages and spectacular views all year long.

Tags: Mount Desert Island, Vacation Rentals, Waterfront

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