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Quiet Wooded Setting Near Acadia National Park

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Last updated: 09/04/2015
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  • Minimum stay:1-6 nights
  • Internet:Yes
  • Pets considered:No
  • Wheel chair accessible:N/A

Property description

'Manset Studio,' newly built and situated in a peaceful wooded setting ,is minutes away from the Seawall area of Acadia Nat'l Park. Tastefully furnished, this second floor studio offers a large deck, full kitchen, and open living area. A new queen-sized bed is located in the built-in sleeping alcove.

The living room has a comfortable, new double futon couch. HDTV, DvD player ,iHome for iphone and ipod are provided. Stairs from the sunny deck lead down to a spacious yard..with Weber grill, picnic table and fire pit (perfect for evening campfires) .. firewood provided ,as are comfortable chairs. There is ample parking . Explore MDI and Acadia National Park from 'Manset Studio' on the free bus service provided by Acadia National Park.


Property Type

  • Studio
  • 525 sq. ft.

Accommodation Type

  • Vacation Rental


  • Guests Provide Their Own Meals


  • Long-Term Renters Welcome
  • Low Allergen Environment
  • Non Smoking Only:

    no smoking on property...moreless

  • Pets Not Allowed

Bedrooms: 1 Bedroom, Sleeps 3, Beds for 2-3

  • Bedroom 1: 1 queen, 1 sleep sofa /futon


  • The studio has a very comfortable queen size mattress in the built-in sleeping alcove.A futon in the living room opens to additional sleeping space.Quality linens and pillows are provided....moreless

Bathrooms: 1 Bathroom

  • Bathroom: toilet, shower


  • The spacious bathroom is well lit.Towels,soap,shampoo,hair dryer,paper products are all provided.Beach towels are also provided....moreless

Other Amenities

  • Canoe, kayaks picnic table and gas grill are provided in the large, private backyard area .. Manset Studio is fully winterized and perfect for a visit at any time of the year! Xcountry ski ,and skate rental are available in Bar Harbor,20 minutes away. The sleeping alcove is separated from the living area .The kitchen has a full sized ,electric range w/oven,a full size fridge,a large sink,all making meal preparation convenient. .Lobsters are GREAT...and we provide a lobster pot and all the utensils you need to enjoy them ! We want you to be comfortable and enjoy your stay on Mount Desert,do ask for any amenities you do not see listed!...moreless


  • Books
  • Books For Kids
  • CD Player
  • DVD Player:


  • Games
  • Games For Kids
  • Radio
  • Satellite / Cable


  • Away From It All
  • Romantic
  • Sports & Activities


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

Local Services & Businesses

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

Leisure Activities

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

Location Type

  • Mountain View:

    Walk half mile along quiet route102a to shore with wonderful views off MDI mountains,...moreless

  • Near The Ocean:

    YES! Everything about Manset Studio is near the Ocean! Walk,bike or drive to Seawall,in Acadia National Park...1 mile away!...moreless

  • Rural:

    Manset Studio is off the road,quiet,surrounded by trees and birds,very easy walks or short rides to village,beach,mountains...moreless

  • Ski-Out
  • Village:

    The village of Southwest Harbor has fine art,fun shops,a wonderful library,churches,and excellent places to eat!Bike rental,boat rentals,and excursions all available!...moreless

Sports & Adventure Activities

  • Cycling
  • Deepsea Fishing
  • Equestrian Events
  • Fishing
  • Fly Fishing
  • Freshwater Fishing
  • Golf
  • Golf Privileges Optional
  • Hiking
  • Hunting
  • Ice Skating
  • Mountain Biking
  • Mountain Climbing
  • Mountaineering
  • Pier Fishing
  • Rafting
  • Sailing
  • Scuba Diving Or Snorkeling
  • Skiing
  • Snorkeling
  • Sound/Bay Fishing
  • Surfing
  • Swimming
  • Tennis
  • Water Skiing
  • Water Tubing
  • Whitewater Rafting
  • Wind-Surfing


  • Dining Area
  • Seating for 4 people


  • Activities Guide
  • Alarm Clock
  • Basic Soaps
  • Ceiling Fans
  • Clothes Dryer:


  • Filtered Water
  • Fireplace:


  • Firewood
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating:

    baseboard oil,renter control....moreless

  • Internet:


  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided:


  • Living Room:

    with comfortable seating ,futon,easy chair,adjacent to dining area...moreless

  • Local Activities Guide
  • Local Maps
  • Local Restaurant Guide
  • Paper Towels
  • Parking:

    abundat parking,off street, for bikes,boats...moreless

  • Parking Off Street:

    abundant parking,private,off street,safe...moreless


  • 4 Ring Stove
  • Blender
  • Coffee Grinder
  • Coffee Maker
  • Cooking Utensils
  • Dishes & Utensils:

    everythingyou need!...moreless

  • Freezer
  • Grill
  • Kitchen:

    well stocked for cooking,lobster pot and bibs,and crackers...moreless

  • Lobster Pot
  • Microwave:

    and toaster oven...moreless

  • Oven


  • Balcony:

    private,spacious,in the trees,almost,wonderviews of wildlife,birds...moreless

  • Barbecue
  • Beach Towels
  • Bicycles:

    Easy rentals nearby...moreless

  • Boat:

    Ask about canoe...moreless

  • Boat With Paddles
  • Canoe
  • Golf:


  • Kayak / Canoe
  • Large Cooler
  • Lawn / Garden:

    yes,w/grill,table chairs...all privat,also,a firepit,and wood provided...moreless

  • Outdoor Grill:

    and picnic tables,comfortable seating...moreless

  • Outdoor Grill Gas
  • Small Cooler
  • Tennis:

    Causeway club...moreless

  • Unscreened Porch / Veranda
  • Wood Deck


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Dates Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly * Event
Oct 3 - Dec 31, 2015
6 night min stay


Additional information about rental rates


  • Tax Rate 8%


Deposit is $300

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Last updated: 09/04/2015
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1525 Miles
Nearest Airport
Trenton {Bar Harbor Airport) Bangor is 1 hour
1 Miles
Nearest Barpub
1 Miles
Nearest Ferry
Cranberry Island for day hikes,bikes,art gallery
2 Miles
Nearest Golf
Causeway club
0.5 Miles
Nearest Motorway
Route 102a,route3,to route1 headed downeast
0.05 Miles
Nearest Restaurant
Many wonderful spots all over the Island
1 Miles
Nearest Beach
Echo Lake or Seawall,Somes Pond all great!

Car: Recommended

Southwest Harbor is located on the 'quiet side' of Mt. Desert Island. Acadia National Park's, renowned carriage trail system is 20 minutes away. All forms of hiking, biking, kayaking, rock climbing and running can be enjoyed by visitors. Manset Studio is a short walk to the Manset shore, the Hinckley Boat Company, and fine restaurants. Whale watching , scenic cruises,kayak tours are all nearby. A free bus service, The ISLAND EXPLORER, is available through the summer to all on Mount Desert Island.

There is fine dining in Southwest Harbor and Bar Harbor as well as great shopping for art and local handicrafts. Mid-October features the MDI Marathon with the finish line in Southwest Harbor. Gorgeous foliage and the 'Octoberfest' make Fall a fun time to visit MDI. When snow falls ,cross-country skiing is perfect on the groomed carriage trails of Acadia National Park

Other Activities: Acadia National Park, hiking,carriage trails ,whale watching,swimming,all types of boating!

Ski: Great x-country skiing on Mt Desert Island...When we get snow!! AND We Have Snow NOW..The Carriage Trail are Groomed,and ready!


Owner info

Year Purchased: 1998

About the owner: We built our home in 1998,and love living here in Manset.So close to the Seawall!Our family and friends love staying in Manset Studio if we do not have rental guest.

Why the Owner Chose Southwest Harbor:
We are so close to the ocean, is easy to get into the village,or out to one of the islands....and if we have to work...easy to drive there,too.

The Unique Benefits at this Studio:
Peace,quiet,Wonderful people all over MDI,

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Speaks: english, spanish



  • Treehouse!


  • full sized,electric stove,w/oven

    full sized,electric stove,w/oven

  • sleeping alcove

    sleeping alcove

  • writing desk/study

    writing desk/study

  • open living area....futon opens up for additional sleeping

    open living area....futon opens up for additional sleeping

  • carpeted stairway to lower entrance

    carpeted stairway to lower entrance

  • kitchen,counter and closet from top of stairs

    kitchen,counter and closet from top of stairs

  • Picture window,one view to early spring for Manset Studio

    Picture window,one view to early spring for Manset Studio

  • outside seating on the deck

    outside seating on the deck

  • very private deck area

    very private deck area

  • spacious full bath with shower

    spacious full bath with shower

  • bathroom


  • living area,door to deck

    living area,door to deck

  • kitchen w/fullsize fridge,microwave,toaster oven, sink,and electric stove.

    kitchen w/fullsize fridge,microwave,toaster oven, sink,and electric stove.

  • sleeping alcove

    sleeping alcove

Minimum stay: 1-6 nights
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