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Come to Acadia National Park. Come SEE what you are missing.
OUR HOME IS JUST THE PLACE to come to relax and wind down at the end of the day. We are located in a quiet, peaceful, residential area where you will get a good night sleep and be refreshed and ready to go again the next day.
New England style home (1120 sq ft per floor compared to most at 900 total) located in quiet wooded setting in Southwest Harbor on the 'quiet side' of Mt Desert Island near Acadia National Park. Our home has 2 bedrooms each with a queen, full bath, large kitchen with all accessories supplied, eat-in breakfast nook, and a family room, all conveniently located on the first floor. Washer and Dryer located in the basement. Family room has WIFI, large flat screen TV/Cable, and DVD player as well as games. books, puzzles, and DVD selection for all ages. You can enjoy birds, wildlife, flowers, and stars in our yard. Use the picnic table and grill to enjoy the outdoors.
Our home is located 5 miles or less from Echo Lake Swimming Beach, Seawall, and Bass Harbor Lighthouse. Just minutes from harbor views, marinas, and town. Town has bike/kayak/boat rentals, nature cruises, shopping, golfing, restaurants/fine-dining, grocery/drug store, museums, and play ground. Easy access to several lakes, biking and hiking trails. Only 20 minutes from Bar Harbor. See Cadillac Mountain, Thunder Hole, Jordan Pond House, or Park Loop Road. Go whale watching, tour/shop in Bar Harbor, or take ride in a horse-drawn carriage. Everywhere you look is a 'KODAK MOMENT', so bring your cameras. SAVE on gas. You can even catch the FREE Island Explorer bus right in town and go anywhere on the island. They take the bikes too!
$200 cleaning fee included FREE for all weekly rentals.
Regular Rules of the House: You are our guest so please treat our home with the respect you would expect a guest to treat yours. All linens and towels are provided. All items used will need to be washed, dried, and put back in their places with the exception of bed linens. Bed linens can be left on floor for the cleaners. Be sure to leave our home in the same condition you found it. If laundry (besides linens) or heavy cleaning is needed in house or on grill, a $200 cleaning service fee will be withheld from your deposit. Deposits will be returned as soon as local manager advises that home is in good condition. Accidents do happen and things do get broken, so please replace any broken item with comparable item or let us know if you can't so we can replace before next guests arrive. No one under age 21 may rent without a parent on the premises. Please be considerate of neighbors sleeping with windows open in the summer. Have fun, but parties should end by a sensible hour. Please, no loud music.
Welcome Package: Please review the welcome package as soon as you arrive. Also complete the Move In Conditon Statement. Please feel free to leave any comments about suggestions in the comment box. Also feel free to sign the guest book when you leave.
4th of July Activities/Specials: Fourth of July week in Acadia is very SPECIAL. Enjoy a Blueberry Pancake breakfast. Then check out the crafts booths or live bands. Maybe you would enjoy watching the parade or Lobster races. Next, ENJOY the Seafood festival featuring Lobster, mussels, corn, strawberry shortcake and Much, Much, more. Last, but not least, see the beautiful FIREWORKS over the harbor. You do not want to miss the exciting events going on this week.
Spend a week visiting Acadia National Park this winter. Plenty of things to do from snow mobiling, cross-country skiing, ice fishing, ice skating, winter hiking, winter camping, to horse drawn carriage rides with sleigh bells.
The second floor is unfinished and inaccessible. The building and premises are non-smoking. There is an apartment (separate structure & parking) on the premises away from the house.
WHERE can you enjoy Mountains and Beaches, Valleys and Vistas, Ponds/ Lakes & Harbors/Ocean, Nature and Shopping all in one place? ACADIA NATIONAL PARK! There is something here for everyone, whether you like being outdoors enjoying nature, fishing, golfing, bird watching, flowers, swimming, hiking, repelling, kayaking/canoeing, and biking, or you enjoy being indoors shopping, watching a movie, enjoying a live play, or visiting a variety of museums such as Native American, Bird carving, Nature, Whale, and Auto Museums. Enjoy a carriage ride, do a whale watch, take a trolley ride or ferry ride. There is so much to do here all year round. COME SEE what you are missing.
Everything supplied. Cookware, Bakeware, Pots/Pans, Utensils, Silverware, Glasses, Dishclothes/Towels. Dish detergent, ketchup, flour, sugar, spices, and other long-lasting perishables provided....moreless
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Oct 18 - May 29, 2015
224 night min stay
May 30 - Jun 12, 2015
7 night min stay
Changeover Day: Saturday
Jun 13 - Sep 4, 2015
7 night min stay
Changeover Day: Saturday
Sep 5 - Oct 16, 2015
7 night min stay
Changeover Day: Saturday
My Standard Rate
7 night min stay
Additional information about rental rates
$200 Cleaning fee to be withheld from Security Dep if heavy cleaning is needed on grill or in house.
Weekly rentals are Saturday to Saturday. Check in 3 p.m. Check out 10:30 a.m.
See lease for exact details. Summary-50% of rental due with signed lease. Remaining 50% rental + taxes due according to payment schedule. Security Deposit due minimum of 30 days before arrival.
Weekly rates do not include taxes or security deposit. $50 Discount for 2 or more weeks. $50 discount for repeat renters.
Credit Cards are accepted by agency, for a small admin fee paid to them.
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Close to Acadia National Park Activities, Ranger programs, Oceanarium, Museums, Repertory Theater, Echo Lake & Long Pond, Bass Harbor Lighthouse, Nature Cruises, and Seawall. You may drive or catch the Free Island Explorer buses (in season) to go nearby for hiking (all levels of abilities), biking, kayaking, sailing, swimming, golfing, antiquing, shopping, playing in tidal pools, eating Lobster, taking a horse-drawn carriage ride or visiting Bar Harbor. Do some sight-seeing of Somes Sound (only fiord in North America), lighthouses, Sargeant Drive, and sun-set cruises. Take pictures of the working harbors, learn about the lobster industry via boat tour or shop at stores selling buoys, nautical gifts, bird carvings, paintings, portraits, model-ship kits, crafts, antiques, or food.
Other Activities: Fishing (Fresh & Salt Water), Hiking, kayaking, National Park Tours/Activities, Oceanarium, bird watching, nature cruises, lighthouse, sight-seeing.
Golf: Causeway Club-9 holes over 2,302 yards with a par of 65 (Public) Less than 2 miles away from our home
10 Fernald Point Rd
Southwest Harbor, ME 04679
Northeast Harbor Golf Club-18 holes over 5,430 yards with a par of 69 (Public) 3 Miles away from our home.
Northeast Harbor, ME 04662
Year Purchased: 2006
About the owner: We are a family of 4 who have been coming to Acadia every year since 1989. Jim came to visit Acadia National Park as part of a Field Biology class for college and fell in love with Acadia. When Robyn graduated from college, he wanted to take her somewhere special, and so we went to Acadia. We fell in love with the beautiful mountains and cliffs that overlook oceans, the lakes and the woods, and just enjoying nature. We loved the lighthouse and the natural seawall that are nearby. We also enjoyed the laid-back, slower lifestyle of the Down-easter’s. We loved Acadia so much, that we purchased a piece of land with the hopes of retiring in Acadia some day. We were fortunate enough to be able to build a home on that land and begin using it in 2006 and offer you the chance, as well, to use it also to enjoy the piece of heaven we found in Acadia. Our family loves to vacation here each year, and we know that once you visit, you will love Acadia, too!
Why the Owner Chose Southwest Harbor:
Our home is in a quiet,wooded area where you can enjoy wildlife as well as peace and quiet. We like to watch the birds, deers, squirrels, chipmunks, and rabbits. We have seen a fox and coyote also. We also enjoy the wild flowers in the garden as well as the humming birds and dragonflies that visit daily. Our neighborhood is safe. Children can ride bikes in the neighborhood since it is off the main road and has very little traffic. We love that we are close to many Acadia National Park areas, especially Echo Lake, Seawall (great place to see shooting stars), and Bass Harbor Lighthouse, yet not in the noisy, crowded areas at night when we wish to get a good night's rest for the next days activities. We can even ride our bikes to the town post office to catch the FREE Island Explorer bus. These buses are the Best deal on the island. We love hiking the near-by trails and looking at the Milky Way at night. You have never seen so many stars, except maybe at a planetarium.
The Unique Benefits at this House:
We have gone out of our way to make our home comfortable for you and ourselves. Our home is much more than just a rental. We also use this house for vacation, so you know it's comfortable and well stocked. We have added many, many extras such as nightlights, flashlights, extra supplies in case you forget to buy them the 1st time you are at the market. There are even cookbooks, DVD's, Books, Games, and puzzles (great for rainy days). We have an overflowing Welcome Package chalked full of ideas for your vacation. We also enjoy using the picnic table and grill to enjoy the outdoors and wildflower garden.
House front. Large lawn for playing and garden. Picnic Table, grill, & chairs
Large, gourmet kitchen. Fully stocked with cookware, bakeware, utensils, etc...
1st bedroom with queen.
Looking down the driveway from the house.
Echo Lake- 4 miles away. Great Park hiking trails on both sides of the lake.
Bass Harbor Light-5 minutes away
Explore the tidal pools at Seawall, 3 miles/minutes away. Kids love this.
Bubble Rock on South bubble trail. Erratic rock deposited here during ice age.
Thunder Hole on the Park Loop Road. Best seen on a stormy day, mid-rising tide.
Cobblestone Bridge-One of (17) Rockefeller's unique carriage road bridges.
Witch Hole Pond Beaver Lodge. Beavers also located near the dam at Jackson Labs.
Acadia National Park Sunset at the Bass Harbor Lighthouse.
Family room with lrg flat screen, cable TV, DVD player, video library, games,bks
Dining Room-Seats 6
2nd bedroom with queen and single.
Southwest Harbor-Less than 1/2 mile. Pass each time you come and go from home.
Echo Lake from Canadian Cliff trail above the lake. Iron rung ladders trail.
Bass Harbor Fishing Village-5 minutes away
Somesville Bridge-Pass this quaint bridge to/from our home going to Bar Harbor.
Jordan Pond looking up at the Bubble Mountains, where Bubble Rock is located.
Carriage Rides at Wildwood Stables on the Park Loop Road. Great narratives.
Eagle Lake View from Bike Trail. Great trail. No cars allowed. Easy trail.
Diver Ed's Dive in Theater Show. A must for inquisitive children and adults.
Sunset at Bass Harbor Lighthouse. Pink granite rocks come alive. 4 miles away.
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