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Harbors End Cottage - Charming Southwest Harbor Cottage

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Last updated: 06/22/2014
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  • Minimum stay:7 nights
  • Internet:Yes
  • Pets considered:No
  • Wheel chair accessible:No

Southwest Harbor cottage description

We welcome you to the beauty and splendor of Mt. Desert Island at Harbors End Cottage. The cottage is located in scenic Southwest Harbor on the 'Quiet Side' of the Island directly across the street from the harbor. This delightful, sunny 920 sq. feet, spotless 2 story, 2 bedroom, 2 bath house was renovated in 2006 while retaining it's original cottage charm. The cottage is less than a mile from town and within walking distance of restaurants, shops, art galleries, bicycle and kayak rentals. It is a short drive to many of the local sites and activities - Acadia National Park, Bar Harbor, Bass Harbor Lighthouse, Seal Cove, Pretty Marsh, Tremont and the Swan's Island Ferry.

Harbors End Cottage is equipped with all the amenities you need: 2 brand new pillow top full-size beds, pillows, premium linens, towels, washer/dryer, iron, large bath downstairs with shower, small bathroom upstairs with tub. The fully working kitchen includes a microwave, electric stove and oven, full size refrigerator, toaster, coffee maker, and gas barbecue grill and all the cooking accessories needed for any meal.


Payment: We take checks and paypal and credit cards through 'BOOK IT NOW' on the website. When we receive your deposit check, we will block off the dates requested (although if you call or email and confirm a certain week, we will keep it open even before check is received); balance is due, under most circumstances, 30 days prior to arrival date. Rentals are Saturday to Saturday. Check in 3:00 pm Saturday, Check out 11:00 a.m. Saturday.

Regular rules of the house: All linens and towels are provided and they are of good quality. Please ensure that the cottage is left in the same condition you found it or a $75 maid service fee will be paid out of your deposit. We expect all linens to be washed and dried and left folded on the bed. Towels can be washed and left in the utility room or put back on the shelf. A standard $35 clean out fee is separate from the rental fee. Deposits will be returned as soon as we are advised by the local manager that the cottage is in good shape. Please, accidents happen and if something is broken, please let us know immediately.

Additionally: No one under the age of 21 is allowed to rent without a parent on the premises. Although we want everyone to enjoy themselves, everyone sleeps with windows open in the summer and loud music or parties after a sensible time are not appreciated. We have a local manager who will be stopping by as well as kind and helpful neighbors who we respect and vice versa.

We hope you enjoy yourselves and come back again.

Property Type

  • Cottage
  • 900 sq. ft.

Accommodation Type

      • Vacation Rental

      Meals

          • Guests Provide Their Own Meals

          Onsite Services

              • Housekeeper Optional

              Suitability

              • Wheelchair Inaccessible
              • Pets Not Allowed
              • Non Smoking Only
              • Children Welcome

              Bedrooms: 2 Bedrooms, Sleeps 4

              • Bedroom 1: 1 queen

                Master bedroom - queen pillow top...moreless

              • Bedroom 2: 1 double

                Guest room - pillow top...moreless

              Bathrooms: 2 Bathrooms

              Entertainment

              • Music Library
              • DVD Player
              • Television
              • Satellite / Cable
              • Radio
              • Stereo
              • CD Player
              • Books

              Theme

              • Romantic
              • Adventure

              Attractions

              • Autumn Foliage
              • Bay/Sound
              • Churches
              • Library
              • Marina
              • Pond
              • Forests
              • Restaurants
              • Waterfalls
              • Zoo
              • Museums
              • Live Theater

              Leisure Activities

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

              local services and businesses

              • Groceries
              • Medical Services
              • Massage Therapist
              • ATM/Bank

              Location Type

              • Mountain
              • Village
              • Mountain View

              sports and adventure activities

              • Deepsea Fishing
              • Freshwater Fishing
              • Hiking
              • Mountain Climbing
              • Pier Fishing
              • Rafting
              • Sailing
              • Cycling
              • Fishing
              • Golf
              • Wind-Surfing
              • Mountain Biking
              • Swimming
              • Sound/Bay Fishing
              • Surf Fishing

              Arrival Day

                  • Saturday

                  catering options

                      • Guests Provide Their Own Meals

                      Dining

                      • Dining Area
                      • Seating for 4 people

                      General

                      • Iron & Board
                      • Alarm Clock
                      • Ceiling Fans
                      • Hair Dryer
                      • Local Maps
                      • Local Restaurant Guide
                      • Basic Soaps
                      • Towels Provided
                      • Parking Off Street
                      • Washing Machine
                      • Clothes Dryer
                      • Parking
                      • Linens Provided
                      • Internet
                      • Wireless Internet
                      • Shampoo
                      • Toilet Paper

                      house cleaning

                          • Housekeeper Optional

                          Kitchen

                          • Refrigerator
                          • Freezer
                          • Oven
                          • Microwave
                          • Cooking Utensils
                          • Coffee Maker
                          • Toaster
                          • Grill
                          • Stove
                          • Kitchen:

                            Fully equipped kitchen, standard size refrigerator, 4 top electric stove, all utensils provided. ...moreless

                          • Stove:

                            Electric...moreless

                          • Dishes & Utensils:

                            Full service for eight, cooking bowls, serving ware, pots, pans, baking dishes, wine glasses, coffee mugs, glasses...moreless

                          Outside

                          • Outdoor Grill
                          • Beach Towels
                          • Large Cooler
                          • Outdoor Grill Gas
                          • Lawn / Garden
                           

                          Reviews

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                          from 20 traveler reviews
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                          Rental basis: Per property
                          Dates Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly * Event
                          Summer
                          Jun 14 - Sep 5, 2014
                          7 night min stay

                          $1,099
                          Fall
                          Sep 6 - Oct 18, 2014
                          7 night min stay

                          $895
                          My Standard Rate
                          7 night min stay

                          $1,099 $4,710
                          * Approximate Monthly rates, actual rate will depend on the days of the month you stay

                          Additional information about rental rates

                          Fees:

                          • Refundable Damage Deposit $400
                          • Cleaning Fee $35
                          • Tax Rate 7%

                          Cancellation policy:

                          100% refund if canceled at least 30 days before arrival date.


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                          Calendar

                          Last updated: 06/22/2014
                          Check availability
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                          21 Unavailable
                          22 Today
                          23 Selected dates
                           

                          Location

                          45 Miles
                          Nearest Airport
                          Bangor
                          1 Miles
                          Nearest Ferry
                          Swans Island Ferry
                          2 Miles
                          Nearest Beach
                          Echo Lake Beach

                          Car: Necessary

                          Other Activities: hiking, kayaking and rappelling

                           

                          Owner info

                          Year Purchased: 1994

                          About the owner: We came to Southwest Harbor on vacation in 1992 for the first time. Both of us have family originally from Maine so we had the state in our blood. We started coming back again and again and 2 years later, we saw this cottage for sale. No one was around to show it to us, so we just looked in the windows, poked around and shrugged our shoulders and flew back home. A friend of ours went to look at it for us and took some photos and we bought it, sight unseen. It was a very humble house and needed much TLC. Keith is an interior designer and cabinetmaker and I am a good apprentice, but we had our work cut out. In a matter of a few weeks, we turned Harbors End Cottage into this perfect destination that our guests call home away from home.

                          The Unique Benefits at this Cottage:
                          Located in Southwest Harbor and just a few minutes walk into town. It is ideally located on the best part of the Island, in our opinion. We love being able to take a walk for dinner and walk back, no parking problems, no worries about driving. The restaurants and shops in town keep getting better and better. The hiking is superb and the lakes and ponds that are close by have great kayaking and swimming. We have an excellent supermarket, gourmet shop and wine shop, all located in town.


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                          Speaks: spanish

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                          Photos

                          • Harbors End Cottage

                            Harbors End Cottage

                          • Eat-in Kitchen

                            Eat-in Kitchen

                          • front of house - wild rose hedge

                            front of house - wild rose hedge

                          • Living Room - TV Cabinet

                            Living Room - TV Cabinet

                          • Front yard

                            Front yard

                          • Upstairs master bedroom

                            Upstairs master bedroom

                          • Living Room

                            Living Room

                          • Sunrise over Southwest Harbor (view from the marina)

                            Sunrise over Southwest Harbor (view from the marina)

                          • floor plans

                            floor plans

                          • Downstairs Bathroom

                            Downstairs Bathroom

                          • Going downstairs

                            Going downstairs

                          • Side yard

                            Side yard

                          $895 - $1,099 per week (USD)
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                          2 Bedroom / 2 Bathroom
                          Sleeps 4

                          View calendar: Updated 06/22/14
                          Minimum stay: 7 nights
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