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Honeymoon in Historic Chalet Studio W/ Ocean Beach

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The Chalet,brought from Switzerland in the 1920's.

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Last updated: 08/14/2014
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  • Minimum stay:3-4 nights
  • Internet:Yes
  • Pets considered:Yes
  • Wheel chair accessible:No

Hulls Cove apartment description

Cozy studio apartment in antique Swiss Chalet has direct entry from woods. Perched atop a cliff over the Atlantic, stairs wend down through woods to a private ocean beach. Private mile-long road through woods for strolling, jogging. Woods home to thrushes, loons, bald eagles, deer. Quiet by day and silent as a cave at night. One mile from Acadia National Park, 3 miles to center of downtown Bar Harbor. WiFi supplied.
Dining, Shopping, Boating: : Approx 70 restaurants, mostly casual. Most have lobster and serve liquor. Good value by city standards. Friendly shops and outstanding craft and art galleries. Many forms of ocean boating, including: slow sunset sails, whale watches, guided sea kayaking, novel trips on lobster boat or video-dive boat, private charters.
Recreation & Nature: : Hike, bike, kayak, swim, climb. Photograph on guided nature tours in Acadia National Park. Oceanarium, zoo, golf, mini golf, day trips to quaint villages in Maine. With passports, you can visit the FDR estate at Campobello in a longish day trip. Century-old reputation as 'America's Most Beautiful Island' and 'Queen of Resorts.' International reservations welcomed.
Certified for Occupancy: Starting in 2007, vacation rentals must be certified for occupancy by town officials. Our property is duly certified. As you shop among rental properties, ask about their certification--to avoid being cancelled at the last minute. If you have to cancel, we immediately put your week back on the market and refund your outlay after someone else rents. There is no automatic penalty, but with a late cancellation there is a chance that no one will be found to replace you. Thankfully, cancellations are rare.

Property Type

  • Apartment
  • 350 sq. ft.

Accommodation Type

      • Vacation Rental

      Meals

          • Guests Provide Their Own Meals

          Suitability

          • Non Smoking Only:

            Smoking outdoors is okay, of course....moreless

          • Wheelchair Inaccessible
          • Not Suitable For Children
          • Pets Considered

          Bedrooms: 1 Bedroom, Sleeps 2, Beds for 2

          • Bedroom: 1 queen

            ...moreless

          • Includes entertainment center and overstuffed chair for reading/relaxing, wireless internet connection....moreless

          Bathrooms: 1 Bathroom

          Other Amenities

              • Entertainment center & wireless internet connection. Picnic table, 2-burner stove top, gas grill, stairs to private ocean beach, mile-long wooded oval road for walking or jogging, only 1 mile to Acadia National Park Visitor Center. Popular for Honeymoons, Weddings, Anniversaries....moreless

              Entertainment

              • DVD Player
              • Television
              • Satellite / Cable
              • VCR
              • Radio
              • Stereo
              • CD Player
              • Audio Tape Player
              • Video Library:

                A number of titles--in case of a rainy day....moreless

              Theme

              • Romantic
              • Away From It All
              • Historic
              • Tourist Attractions
              • Adventure

              Attractions

              • Botanical Garden
              • Autumn Foliage
              • Bay/Sound
              • Churches
              • Cinemas
              • Library
              • Marina
              • Museums
              • Playground
              • Pond
              • Recreation Center
              • Water Parks
              • Forests
              • Live Theater
              • Winery Tours
              • Zoo
              • Coin Laundry
              • Restaurants

              Leisure Activities

              • Walking
              • Horseback Riding
              • Antiquing
              • Eco Tourism
              • Beachcombing
              • Bird Watching
              • Outlet Shopping
              • Sight Seeing
              • Gambling Casinos
              • Whale Watching
              • Scenic Drives
              • Photography

              local services and businesses

              • Groceries
              • Hospital
              • Laundromat
              • Massage Therapist
              • Medical Services
              • Fitness Center
              • ATM/Bank

              Location Type

              • Village
              • Beach:

                Our private ocean beach is reached by a long, winding staircase down the wooded cliff....moreless

              • Ocean View:

                Our 150' cliff provides a vista across the bay to the mainland....moreless

              • Rural:

                The Chalet is in deep woods in the first cove out from downtown Bar Harbor--near the Visitor Center for Acadia National Park....moreless

              sports and adventure activities

              • Freshwater Fishing
              • Sound/Bay Fishing
              • Surf Fishing
              • Pier Fishing
              • Hiking
              • Mountain Climbing
              • Swimming
              • Tennis
              • Golf
              • Mountain Biking
              • Mountaineering
              • Sailing
              • Cycling
              • Fishing

              Arrival Day

                  • Flexible

                  catering options

                      • Guests Provide Their Own Meals

                      Dining

                      • Dining Area
                      • Dining:

                        A further table outdoors for your use alone....moreless

                      • Seating for 2 people

                      General

                      • Heating
                      • Wireless Internet
                      • Parking
                      • Internet
                      • Towels Provided
                      • Parking Off Street
                      • Iron & Board
                      • Activities Guide
                      • Alarm Clock
                      • Hair Dryer
                      • Local Activities Guide
                      • Local Maps
                      • Paper Towels
                      • Local Restaurant Guide
                      • Basic Soaps
                      • Toilet Paper
                      • Linens Provided:

                        Bed is made and extra linens provided....moreless

                      Kitchen

                      • Coffee Grinder
                      • Lobster Pot
                      • Stove
                      • Dishes & Utensils
                      • Grill
                      • Kitchenette
                      • Coffee Maker
                      • Toaster
                      • Cooking Utensils
                      • Freezer
                      • Microwave
                      • Refrigerator:

                        Full-sized, with freezer....moreless

                      • Stove:

                        Specifically, a 2-burner gas stovetop....moreless

                      • Pantry Items:

                        Providing an assortment of common spices--pepper, cinnamon, garlic powder, etc....moreless

                      Outside

                      • Barbecue
                      • Outdoor Grill
                      • Walkway To Water
                      • Outdoor Grill Gas
                      • Lawn / Garden:

                        Specifically, a small flower garden plus 3 acres of woodland....moreless

                       

                      Reviews

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                      Rental basis: Per property
                      Rental rates quoted in: $
                      Dates Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly * Event
                      low
                      May 10 - Jun 7, 2014
                      3 night min stay
                      $130
                      $795
                      high
                      Jun 8 - Sep 5, 2014
                      4 night min stay
                      $165
                      $995
                      low
                      Sep 6 - Nov 1, 2014
                      3 night min stay
                      $130
                      $795

                      Payment is usually accepted in the quoted currency ($) unless the currency and the amount is specifically agreed in advance with the owner / advertiser.


                      Additional information about rental rates:

                      $795-$995/week
                      $795/week LOW SEASON (before June 07 & after Sept 06). $995/week HIGH SEASON. FOR MULTI-WEEK RENTALS, THERE IS AN ADDITIONAL DISCOUNT OF $100/WEEK AFTER THE FIRST WEEK. Rented Sat-Sat or Sun -Sun, as available. Please check under 'availability' tab or contact us for availability.
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                      • Tax Rate 8%

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                      Last updated: 08/14/2014
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                      Location

                      45 Miles
                      Nearest Airport
                      Bar Harbor/ or Bangor, Maine
                      190 Miles
                      Nearest Train
                      Portland, Maine
                      1 Kilometres
                      Nearest Motorway
                      State Route 3
                      100 Metres
                      Nearest Beach
                      On property
                      1 Kilometres
                      Nearest Barpub
                      Chart House in Hulls Cove
                      3 Miles
                      Nearest Golf
                      Kebo Valley Country Club
                      1 Kilometres
                      Nearest Restaurant
                      Chart House

                      Car: Recommended

                      Hike, bike, swim, sail, kayak, whale-watch, drive National Park and quaint villages, golf, oceanarium, cinemas, cabarets, lobster restaurants and other cuisine, fall foliage, airplane & glider flights, fine crafts and galleries--all within 5 miles. Our GPS readout: 44* 25.505' N, 68* 14.785' W

                      Other Activities: Whale watching, band concerts, mini golf, oceanarium, art cinema, day trips to old villages,glider flights, nature photography. Acadia National Park--only one mile away--is the 'star', but there's lots of other picturesque, tasty and fun stuff around. This is one of the oldest vacation spots in the U.S.

                      Golf: Famous Kebo Valley golf course, with day rates, within 3 miles. There are two more courses within 15 miles.

                      There are picturesque day trips both on the island and on the mainland. If you bring passports, it is a longish day trip to visit the FDR summer estate at Campobello.

                       

                      Owner info

                      Year Purchased: 1989

                      About the owner: On a one-week vacation to Bar Harbor in 1976, We fell in love with the Town and National Park. We signed a lease on a small shop--and never returned to Boston. A frequent fantasy of visitors;We were lucky enuf to make it work. For 25 years We owned Boston Baked Beads, The Dancing Deer &The Blue Heron Shop. We grew up living sweetly in small towns, but none was as beautiful as this one.

                      Why the Owner Chose Hulls Cove:
                      While operating 2 shops in Bar Harbor, we began searching for a retreat that would feel like it was a million miles from the happy noise and congestion of the downtown. It also needed to be of interesting construction & history. After 5 years, we found the Chalet of the Bears, deep in the woods and perched on a cliff above the Atlantic--with a private ocean beach at the foot of the cliff.

                      The Unique Benefits at this Apartment:
                      The Chalet of the Bears was built by a wealthy family during the 'roaring 20s'--a social peak in Bar Harbor. Experience what it is like to live for awhile in 'the house on the hill' from High Society days.


                      Contact us

                      Speaks: english, Read French, Span.Internat'l inquiries welcome.

                      Links to more information:

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                      Photos

                      • The Chalet,brought from Switzerland in the 1920's.

                        The Chalet,brought from Switzerland in the 1920's.

                      • Dining table in Chalet studio

                        Dining table in Chalet studio

                      • The final stairs down the cliff to the deck and private beach

                        The final stairs down the cliff to the deck and private beach

                      • Chalet of the Bears: Patio Garden at Peak

                        Chalet of the Bears: Patio Garden at Peak

                      • Chalet of the Bears Sign (Chalet aux Ours)

                        Chalet of the Bears Sign (Chalet aux Ours)

                      • Lupine Field in Acadia Nat'l Park, nearby

                        Lupine Field in Acadia Nat'l Park, nearby

                      • Waterfront in Bar Harbor

                        Waterfront in Bar Harbor

                      • Bass Harbor Light in Acadia Nat'l Park

                        Bass Harbor Light in Acadia Nat'l Park

                      • Heavy Surf at Sand Beach in Acadia Nat'l Park

                        Heavy Surf at Sand Beach in Acadia Nat'l Park

                      • Easy hiking in Acadia Nat'l Park

                        Easy hiking in Acadia Nat'l Park

                      • Bubble Pond in Acadia

                        Bubble Pond in Acadia

                      • bed in Chalet studio

                        bed in Chalet studio

                      • View of Chalet studio from pantry

                        View of Chalet studio from pantry

                      • Grandchildren play on the private beach at Chalet of the Bears

                        Grandchildren play on the private beach at Chalet of the Bears

                      • Chalet vista:dawn over Frenchman Bay.

                        Chalet vista:dawn over Frenchman Bay.

                      • View of Bar Harbor from Cadillac Mt., Acadia

                        View of Bar Harbor from Cadillac Mt., Acadia

                      • Pathway in nearby Acadia Natl Park.

                        Pathway in nearby Acadia Natl Park.

                      • Otter Cliffs in Acadia Nat'l Park

                        Otter Cliffs in Acadia Nat'l Park

                      • Ocean Drive in Acadia Nat'l Park

                        Ocean Drive in Acadia Nat'l Park

                      • One of many hikes & climbs in Acadia Nat'l Park

                        One of many hikes & climbs in Acadia Nat'l Park

                      • View from the public pier in Bar Harbor

                        View from the public pier in Bar Harbor

                      • Fall foliage in Acadia

                        Fall foliage in Acadia

                      $130 - $165 per night
                      10

                      1 Bedroom / 1 Bathroom
                      Sleeps 2

                      View calendar: Updated 08/14/14
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                      Speaks: english, Read French, Span.Internat'l inquiries welcome.
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