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The Crane Estate was built at the turn of the 20th century by the Crane Family who became wealthy by selling plumbing fixtures. They were from Chicago and built this incredible house overlooking the beautiful marsh and ocean. You have to put this on your...More
We stopped in because we were in the area and hadn’t been there in years. The scenery was so beautiful even this time of year. It was our first time in the castle and it was fun to imagine how it was “back in the...More
Beautiful well maintained grounds and a handy self guided audio tour mobile app make this a perfect sunny day walking activity. The house tour was closed for the season, but all grounds were open. I got in about 2-3 miles enjoying the last of fall...More
Our first trip to Maine, but this was a nice stop. Up on a hill, there are tremendous views from every angle. It's more so a big fancy house than a castle, but its interesting self-guided tour gives insight into how people lived during that...More
I went to the Crane Estate Art show November 4,2018. Although I live in town and have a beach sticker, I go to the beach often, but I hadn’t been up to the castle for years. The events are usually expensive! So I had forgotten...More
When I was a youngster, my parents took me on a tour of the estate and beach which I remember to this day. I went back to see it again on a vacation with Mrs. Tigerseye. The estate grounds are still as terrific as I...More
We attended a wedding at the Crane Estate last weekend. It was held in the Italian Gardens on the Estate. Weather temperature was warm with a little breeze. The green have beautiful displays a flowers and greenery. The only issue I noticed would be difficulty...More
This is yet another Grand Estate from America’s Golden age. This was build by the Crane family as a summer home. The family fortune came from the bathroom fixture empire and was evident throughout this grand estate. Life was complete for this family of four...More
Hi Cathy. I went for the yoga experience, but I don't recall seeing elevators. I had to walk up steps to get into the castle but I would be shocked if they had no handicap accessible amenities. Google "thetrustees" and visit... More
Hi Cathy. I went for the yoga experience, but I don't recall seeing elevators. I had to walk up steps to get into the castle but I would be shocked if they had no handicap accessible amenities. Google "thetrustees" and visit their website. They may say something on there. Sorry I couldn't be more help.
Response from dangregory31 | Reviewed this property |
yes, the hours posted are accurate.
There are limited times and days to visit, but you can drive out to this place most days and drive through the estate grounds, get out and walk around or just go siteseeing as a hike.