Woodbury Park has an abundance of light from oversized windows, a king mahogany bed and an electric fireplace. Deep gold and teal create a calm retreat. The sitting room has plush furnishings and the balcony provides lofty seclusion. Step out, take a deep breath. You’ll want to sleep with the windows open!
Large walk-in shower
Large flat panel TV
Woodbury Park was one of the first subdivisions created by Boston real estate developer Charles T. How. It occupied the land that How purchased from John and Abigail Woodbury in 1872 and was named after the Woodburys.
Woodbury Park stretched from Eden Street to Eagle Lake Road and was bisected by Cleftstone Road. How built several additional roads through Woodbury Park, including Highbrook Road, Norman Road, and Woodbury Road. Woodbury Park became the most fashionable neighborhood in Bar Harbor, and boasted such fine mansions as Mizzentop, Highbrook, Blair Eyrie, Donaque, and Elisnore. Its summer residents included Robert Hall McCormick, James G. Blaine, and DeWitt Blair among others.
When Charles T. How passed away in 1909, he left a portion of unsold Woodbury Park land to the Bar Harbor Village Improvement Association. The VIA eventually sold the land, and homes were built upon it. It is in this area of the former Woodbury Park that a small memorial to How is maintained.
The fire of 1947 destroyed the mansions of Woodbury Park, with the obvious exception of Cleftstone. Where Mizzentop once stood, you will find the Bluenose Inn. The Highbrook Motel occupies the site of the mansion of the same name. A nursing home sits where Blair Eyrie once commanded the skyline.
The Woodbury Park room was one of the original bedrooms of the home when it was first built in 1881.