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Lakeside Cottage- Private, Scenic, Relaxing and Rejuvenating!

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Last updated: 04/21/2014

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  • Minimum stay:3 nights
  • Internet:Yes
  • Pets considered:No
  • Wheel chair accessible:N/A

Franklin cottage description

Our Lakeside Cottage is located on pristine Donnell Pond overlooking majestic Schoodic Mountain at the end of the lake. The cottage is as lovely inside as the surroundings outside. It’s a very private location and we offer everything from fireplaces to pool tables! The large kitchen is lavishly furnished and provides all that a cook could ask for! Throughout the cottage you’ll find all of your needs met. Great spot to gather the family, get reacquainted, visit and renew yourself. There is enough space for everyone to enjoy what they like to do. Swimming, boating, fishing or just relaxing, it’s all here.

Scenic, relaxing and rejuvenating.: That's what makes an ideal vacation! Here's what we offer at our Lakeside Cottage~It's 3 1/2 acres of privacy and seclusion. The cottage is 3200 square feet. We are located about 20 minutes from the city of Ellsworth with shopping and activities. 45 minutes from Bar Harbor and Acadia National Park. Franklin is the closest little community with a convenience store and a great little breakfast cafe! At the cottage we are located on Donnell Pond, 1100 +acres of pristine, private waterfront. We have a dock area that offers swimming, boating, fishing and just relaxing. There are two kayaks, two canoes and a rowboat to play in. Just across from our cottage is 'Bear Point' which is a great swimming beach you can paddle over to. At the end of the lake are wonderful sandy beaches which we offer a motor boat rental for you to explore those areas with. It is about a three mile paddle and not safe for you to get to in a canoe or kayak. Ask about the rental if you are interested!

What amenities does the cottage have?: Fully equipped kitchen~microwave, coffeemaker, toaster, stove with oven, full size refrigerator. Lots of dishes for all those family and friends that gather! The cottage is nicely furnished with all the comforts of home. There are plenty of linens for the kitchen and bathrooms, even swim towels! There is a laundry room off the kitchen equipped with detergent to do any laundry needs you might have. We do not provide maid service during the week, it's just like being home!!
Again, the space is wonderful for being together and getting reacquainted. The family room has games, a pool table, wet bar and TV/VCR.

Property Type

  • Cottage
  • 3200 sq. ft.

Accommodation Type

      • Vacation Rental


      • Children Welcome
      • Non Smoking Only
      • Pets Not Allowed

      Bedrooms: 3 Bedrooms, Sleeps 10

      • Bedroom 1: 1 queen

        Room for a Crib...moreless

      • Bedroom 2: 2 double

        Room for a Crib...moreless

      • Bedroom 3: 1 king, 2 twin/ single

        King or twins...moreless

      • The den may be used as a fourth bedroom, it has a queen sleeper. Both the living room and the family room have love seats and sofas that a sleeping bag works well on....moreless

      Bathrooms: 2 Bathrooms, 1 Half Bathroom

      • Bathroom 1: toilet, combination tub/shower

        Upstairs near bedrooms...moreless

      • Bathroom 2: toilet

        Off the kitchen...moreless

      • Bathroom 3: toilet, shower

        Off family room...moreless

      • There is a bathroom on each floor of the cottage.

      Other Amenities

          • You will find the cottage very well equipped. There are pots and pans for all your needs, even lobster! Enough silverware and dishware to serve large groups. The cupboards have some spices and basic cooking needs. There are board games available for the children and a few videos in our library there. You'll also find a small library of books in the den. The family room provided hours of entertainment with pool table, games, etc. Wood for the fireplaces is provided. The waterfront is a great spot for all ages. Kayaks, canoes and a rowboat add to the fun. Swimming off the docks is great fun! If desired you can fish, however for fresh water fishing you will need to obtain a fishing license at the nearby Franklin Trading Post! (That's an experience in itself, to go the the store!) ...moreless


          • Audio Tape Player
          • Books
          • CD Player
          • DVD Player
          • Game Room
          • Games For Kids
          • Pool Table
          • Radio
          • Satellite / Cable
          • Stereo
          • Television
          • VCR
          • Video Library


          • Adventure
          • Away From It All


          • Autumn Foliage
          • Churches
          • Cinemas
          • Forests
          • Library
          • Live Theater
          • Playground
          • Pond
          • Restaurants
          • Water Parks
          • Winery Tours
          • Zoo

          Local Services & Businesses

          • Groceries
          • Hospital
          • Laundromat
          • Medical Services

          Leisure Activities

          • Antiquing
          • Beachcombing
          • Bird Watching
          • Scenic Drives
          • Sight Seeing
          • Walking
          • Whale Watching

          Location Type

          • Lake
          • Mountain

          Sports & Adventure Activities

          • Cycling
          • Fishing
          • Freshwater Fishing
          • Golf
          • Hiking
          • Mountain Biking
          • Mountain Climbing
          • Mountaineering
          • Pier Fishing
          • Skiing
          • Snorkeling
          • Swimming

          Arrival Day

              • Saturday


              • Dining Room
              • Seating for 20 people


              • Alarm Clock
              • Basic Soaps
              • Ceiling Fans
              • Clothes Dryer
              • Dialup Access
              • Fireplace
              • Firewood
              • Hair Dryer
              • Heating
              • Internet
              • Iron & Board
              • Laundry Soap
              • Linens Provided
              • Local Activities Guide
              • Local Maps
              • Local Restaurant Guide
              • Paper Towels
              • Parking
              • Telephone
              • Toilet Paper
              • Towels Provided
              • Washing Machine


              • Coffee Grinder
              • Coffee Maker
              • Cooking Utensils
              • Dishwasher
              • Freezer
              • Lobster Pot
              • Microwave
              • Oven
              • Pantry Items
              • Refrigerator
              • Stove
              • Toaster


              • Balcony
              • Beach Chairs
              • Beach Towels
              • Boat
              • Boat Dock
              • Boat With Paddles
              • Canoe
              • Inflatable Boat
              • Kayak / Canoe
              • Lawn / Garden
              • Outdoor Grill Gas
              • Patio
              • Porch / Veranda
              • Screen Porch / Veranda
              • Small Cooler
              • Unscreened Porch / Veranda
              • Walkway To Water
              • Wood Deck


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              Base Rate
              3 night min stay

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              Summer Rentals-Sat to Sat weekly rate is $2800.00 for up to 6 people.

              Spring and Fall Rates weekly are $2000.00/week or $290.00 per night for up to 6 people.

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              45 Miles
              Nearest Airport
              Bangor International Airport

              Car: Necessary

              We are located about 20 minutes from the city of Ellsworth, 45 minutes from downtown Bar Harbor and Acadia National Park. There are hiking trails on nearby Schoodic Mountain and we are 30 minutes from Schoodic Point area that is located in Winter Harbor and is part of Acadia National Park!

              Other Activities: Acadia National Park in our backyard--great hiking!


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              • Kitchen


              • Sun room

                Sun room

              • Living room

                Living room

              • Den


              $400 per night (USD)

              3 Bedroom / 2.5 Bathroom
              Sleeps 10

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              Minimum stay: 3 nights
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              Member since: 2006
              Speaks: english
              • Calendar last updated: 04/21/2014
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