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New in-Town Home Overlooks Great Harbor-Ocean View and in Acadia National Park

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Last updated: 04/16/2015
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  • Minimum stay:7 nights
  • Internet:Yes
  • Pets considered:Yes
  • Wheel chair accessible:N/A

Southwest Harbor house description

The 'Mer-Ka'-Ba' is a beautiful new house situated above the scenic views of Southwest Harbor and the Great Harbor Marina. Enjoy walking to shopping, restaurants and boat rentals! Sit on the large deck and experience the beauty of the sunrises and the sunsets! Overlooking the Harbor while enjoying the yachting activity in the Harbor from your 'bird's eye view' on the deck. Leave your car in the driveway and wander around the typical Maine coast Seafaring village of Southwest Harbor on Mount Desert Island ( bridge to mainland ) surrounded by Acadia National Park. Swimming at Echo Lake ( Crystal clear and Not-poluted ,-but Park Protected for a 100 years )Beaches just 5 minutes, and Golf just 3 minutes away.

Enjoy Acadia National Park and golf within 1 mile: There are 3 golf courses on Mount Desert Island ( 2 are 18 holes ) Acadia National Park has many entrances to swim and Hike . This National Park can mostly all enjoyed without paying to enter, asThere is a 10 mile Scenic drive along an area of the Ocean that one would need to pay an entrance fee ( the 10 mile Park Loop Road .) The rest can always be enjoyed without fees. swim in the beautiful clear waters of Echo Lake just 3 miles from home. Some Mountain Hiking trails are even closer ( Beech Cliff, Flying Mt., Acadia MT. )

Southwest Harbor location is near everything: SWH is approximately 10 or 12 miles from Bar Harbor , Northeast Harbor, and all points of Acadia National Park. and is 10 Miles from Trenton / Hancock County /Bar Harbor Airport, served by US Airways and others. Also Ellsworth ( County Seat ) is 18 miles, and Bangor is the nearest large city ( Bangor Airport is served by many Major Airlines ) is 50 minute drive. Southwest Harbor is incredible Great Sailing, and reminds one of the Caribbean Islands in Pristine Beauty .


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Property Type

  • House
  • 3100 sq. ft.

Accommodation Type

  • Vacation Rental


  • Guests Provide Their Own Meals

Onsite Services

  • Housekeeper Optional


  • Long-Term Renters Welcome
  • Children Welcome
  • Non Smoking Only:

    You may smoke on Huge deck...moreless

  • Pets Considered:

    Ask Owner - Dogs -well behaved with Responsible owners...moreless

Bedrooms: 4 Bedrooms, Sleeps 10

  • Bedroom 2: 1 king


  • Bedroom 3: 2 twin/ single


  • Bedroom 4: 2 twin/ single, 1 sleep sofa /futon


  • Bedroom 1: 1 king


  • 1 Room with a Real King Size Bed ; Room 2 has a Real King Size bed;,. Room 3 has 2 Twin Size Beds , and Room 4 has 2 Twin Size Beds. Plus a Living room Sofa opens to sleep 2.....moreless

Bathrooms: 2 Bathrooms, 2 Half Bathrooms

Other Amenities

  • Please Ask about family Doggies.Smoking is allowed on the Deck. Sleeps 10 comfortably- 2 kKng beds,and 4 twin beds (1 sleeper sofa in living room).In-sink Dsposal, Laundry room ( clothes washer and dryer) Internet WiFi Phone Answer Machine, Picnic Table on a Huge Deck with Ocean and Harbor Views.. Deck Chairs and Picnic table, andGas Grill. All New furnishings in a Great Location 2 blocks from Town,Surrounded by Beautiful Acadia National Park's Mountains with Great Hiking Trails and Swimming in Beautiful Crystal Clear Echo Lake.(only 3 miles),Also,One mile to Public Seawall Picnic grounds on the Ocean at Seawall..Southwest Harbor is a Lovely Small Town with A Large WiFi Free Public Library, and many Boutiques, Restaurants, And Fresh Lobsters !!...moreless


  • Audio Tape Player
  • Books For Kids
  • CD Player
  • DVD Player
  • Games
  • Games For Kids
  • Radio
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Television
  • VCR
  • Video Library


  • Family
  • Tourist Attractions


  • Arboretum
  • Autumn Foliage
  • Bay/Sound
  • Botanical Garden
  • Churches
  • Cinemas
  • Festivals
  • Forests
  • Library
  • Live Theater
  • Marina
  • Museums
  • Playground
  • Pond
  • Recreation Center
  • Restaurants

Local Services & Businesses

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

Leisure Activities

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

Location Type

  • Downtown:

    stroll 2 blocks to Town Center, enjoy the Locals resturants, and shops , and Fabalous Public Library and Harbor House Fitness...moreless

  • Mountain View:

    you can see some of the mountains - including Cadillac MT....moreless

  • Near The Ocean:

    Right on the HARBOR...moreless

  • Ocean View:

    directly across the street from Great Harbor Marina, resturants and boutiques on the pier .Watch the Yachts,and Lobster boats, lobst-ars are Really Fresh ! ...moreless

  • Resort:

    Acadia National Park - is a Special Summer Resort, of the Common Man, as well as the Rich and Famous...moreless

  • Town:

    Great Small Town/village and you can easily walk two blocks to town center !...moreless

  • Village:

    You can Walk to the Charming Village where people are friendly and Helpful ( Locals)...moreless

  • Water View:

    View of the Beautiful HARBOR - Just across the street...moreless

Sports & Adventure Activities

  • Cycling
  • Deepsea Fishing
  • Fishing
  • Fly Fishing
  • Freshwater Fishing
  • Golf
  • Golf Privileges Optional
  • Hiking
  • Hunting
  • Jet Skiing
  • Mountain Biking
  • Mountain Climbing
  • Mountaineering
  • Pier Fishing
  • Rafting
  • Roller Blading
  • Sailing
  • Scuba Diving Or Snorkeling
  • Snorkeling
  • Sound/Bay Fishing
  • Surf Fishing
  • Swimming
  • Tennis
  • Water Skiing
  • Wind-Surfing


  • Dining
  • Dining Area
  • Seating for 10 people


  • Alarm Clock
  • Backpack
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating
  • Internet:

    Free WiFi...moreless

  • Iron & Board
  • Laundry Soap
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room
  • Local Activities Guide
  • Local Maps
  • Local Restaurant Guide
  • Paper Towels
  • Parking
  • Parking Off Street
  • Sofa Bed
  • Telephone
  • Telescope
  • Toilet Paper
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine


  • 4 Ring Stove
  • Blender
  • Coffee Grinder
  • Coffee Maker
  • Cooking Utensils
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Grill
  • Ice Maker
  • Kitchen
  • Lobster Pot
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove
  • Stove
  • Toaster


  • Balcony
  • Barbecue
  • Beach Towels
  • Binoculars
  • Deck / Patio
  • Golf
  • Kayak / Canoe:

    rent Kayaks - many locations...moreless

  • Lawn / Garden
  • Outdoor Grill
  • Outdoor Grill Gas
  • Porch / Veranda
  • Small Cooler
  • Tennis
  • Unscreened Porch / Veranda
  • Walkway To Water
  • Wood Deck

House Cleaning

  • Housekeeper Optional


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Dates Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly * Event
summer weeks
Jun 13 - Oct 3, 2015
7 night min stay


Additional information about rental rates


  • Pet Fee $250
  • Cleaning not taxable fee $200
  • None taxable cleaning $0
  • Tax Rate 8%


This fine Property is Available Only from Saturdays 4 PM through Saturdays 10 AM And can be Rented for One Week , or 2 weeks , or 3 or 4 weeks at a time for the Summer Months Only. There is No Daily Rate. No Smoking ( you may Smoke on the Huge Deck ), Ask about Dogs.( We will allow Responsible Owners with Well Behaved Dogs)

Your Week or Weeks will be Reserved upon receiving your Deposit. ( Half of the weekly rate. with the other half due 30 days prior Arrival. Please give me ( owner ) a call ,443-270-6088. and I can Happily Answer ALL your Questions !

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Last updated: 04/16/2015
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9 Miles
Nearest Airport
Bar Harbor Airport, Trenton, Maine
Southwest Harbor
Nearest Barpub
many , all around,2blocks
14 Miles
Nearest Ferry
BlueNose Ferry to Nova Scota
1 Miles
Nearest Golf
1 Mile - 4 Golf Courses on Mt.Desert Isand. (Kebo
Southwest Harbor
Nearest Restaurant
Across the Street- several !
3 Miles
Nearest Beach
Echo Lake , several great swim places

Car: Recommended

The Mer-Ka-Ba is directly across the Main Street from two seafood restaurants and The Great Harbor Marina. Leave your boat at the marina and enjoy walking around town, just a short stroll, 2 blocks, and leave the car at home. The free Island Explorer Bus stop is within walking distance. You Will Enjoy Acadia National Park, which is all around the Town and Island. House is 3 minutes from Echo Lake, Excellamt Fresh Water swmming,1 mile from Golf Course. and Park Hiking trails everywhere, Picnic at Seawall ( 2miles ) on the Shore,with cooking facilities..Whale Watching boat trips.Enjoy Mt.Desert Islands Quiet side,or go 10 minutes to Bar Harbor and Cadillac Mt., everything is so close all over Beautiful Mt. Desert Island.

Other Activities: Hiking Acadia National Park Trails ; Sailing , Boating, swimming ,mt.climbing

Golf: There are 4 Golf courses on Mount Desert Island , and one is i mile away and the other 2 are about 12 miles away., And if one drives to Ellsworth , , there are more there, and beyond. Kebo Golf course in Bar Harbor , ( about 10 miles away ), would be challenging for experienced golfers.

Ski: Non Applicable , as we do not rent in the winter months.


Owner info

Year Purchased: 10

About the owner: I was born and raised here , and have owned the land for 40 years, and built the home on it 10 years ago and I enjoy sharing it with you -So you too can Enjoy Acadia National Park ( my Home Town !) Your gonna Love this Awesome Island- Mt.. Desert island !

Why the Owner Chose Southwest Harbor:
It is so close - walking Distance to Town , and just across the street from Beautiful Harbor, And right in the Center of Acadia National Park- Mount Desert Island , Beautiful -Protected -rock bound Coast of Maine. Minutes from Hiking Acadia 's mountins, and all it's Joys

The Unique Benefits at this House:
The home is spacious, and Location is so close to town, and harbor , and lake and Great Hiking on Mountains and Carrage Roads that Rockefeller Built. Really Just Close to everything( lots of resturants, and shops too, and with plenty Off Street parking.

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$1,900 per week (USD)
Minimum stay: 7 nights
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