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Seacat's Rest Oceanside Suite

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A cozy seaside getaway


Last updated: 08/23/2015
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  • Minimum stay:2-3 nights
  • Internet:Yes
  • Pets considered:No
  • Wheel chair accessible:No

Property description

SeaCat's Rest is a modern, kid friendly 1000 sf suite with full cook's kitchen. It looks toward the Maine shore through thirty feet of windows, and comprises the private ocean facing ground level of a large two family home. Step outside and you will be 100 feet from the great North Atlantic with views toward Cadillac Mountain and Acadia National Park. Dig clams on the shore or kayak in the pristine waters between short trips to Bar Harbor or the Park's many attractions. Walk up to our local pond for a refreshing swim or check out Lamoine State Park one mile away. Settle in for the night with all the comforts of home with our full modern granite kitchen and entertainment center. There are two bedrooms, each with queen size beds, plus a new sleeping alcove with a full size bed.

Please don't believe the "response rate" figure on the right: we respond quickly to your email address, not through homeaway, for maximum privacy.

September-The Other August!: Here on the Downeast coast of Maine, September is slow to yield to the cooling Canadian winds and we often have a full month of sun and warmth after most tourists have gone. This is the season of ripening apples, cranberries waiting to be gathered and the first hints of fall color. Prices are marked down--including ours, but few seasonal restaurants or shops are ready to close for the year.The Acadia Night Sky Festival is a celebration of the unique darkness of our night sky and runs in early September. Bucksport's Annual Medieval Tournament is scheduled for the second Saturday in September at Fort Knox. The quirky MDI Garlic Festival happens in mid September at the Smuggler's Den campground in Southwest Harbor. Though it's a bit of a drive, the Common Ground Country Fair in Unity, Maine is an organic mega-event at the end of September. My favorite fall event is Southwest Harbor's Oktoberfest where all of Maine's craft brewers offer their brews.


Property Type

  • Apartment
  • On floor 1
  • 1000 sq. ft.

Accommodation Type

  • Vacation Rental


  • Guests Provide Their Own Meals


  • Low Allergen Environment
  • Children Welcome
  • Non Smoking Only
  • Pets Not Allowed
  • Suitable For Elderly Or Infirm
  • Wheelchair Inaccessible

Bedrooms: 2 Bedrooms, Sleeps 5

  • Bedroom 1: 1 queen


  • Bedroom 2: 1 queen


  • Sleeping Alcove: 1 queen


  • Both bedrooms are approximately 10'x12' and have a five foot closet and a window large enough for an emergency exit. The sleeping alcove is separated from living area by a curtain and has a full bed and no closet....moreless

Bathrooms: 1 Bathroom

  • Bathroom 1: toilet, combination tub/shower


  • Tiled floors and tub surround with elegant glass sink and premium fixtures...moreless

Other Amenities

  • Seacat's Rest is probably the cheapest place you will find in the area that's not a tiny, summer-only cottage. Please read the reviews and see what our guests have to say!...moreless


  • Books
  • Books For Adults
  • Books For Kids
  • CD Player
  • DVD Player
  • Games
  • Games For Kids
  • MP3 Dock
  • Radio
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Stereo
  • Television
  • VCR
  • Video Library


  • Away From It All
  • Family


  • Autumn Foliage
  • Bay/Sound
  • Botanical Garden
  • Caves
  • Churches
  • Cinemas
  • Coin Laundry
  • Forests
  • Library
  • Live Theater
  • Museums
  • Playground
  • Pond
  • Restaurants
  • Winery Tours
  • Zoo

Local Services & Businesses

  • ATM/Bank
  • Groceries
  • Hospital
  • Laundromat
  • Medical Services

Leisure Activities

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

Location Type

  • Oceanfront:

    25 steps down to the rocky shore, where our kayaks await your explorations. Dig clams with a cheap license or just chill in the chairs with a glass of wine. ...moreless

  • Waterfront

Sports & Adventure Activities

  • Cycling
  • Deepsea Fishing
  • Fishing
  • Freshwater Fishing
  • Golf
  • Hiking
  • Mountain Biking
  • Pier Fishing
  • Sailing
  • Scuba Diving Or Snorkeling
  • Snorkeling
  • Swimming
  • Wind-Surfing


  • Dining
  • Dining Area
  • Seating for 6 people


  • Activities Guide
  • Air Conditioning
  • Alarm Clock
  • Basic Soaps
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Firewood
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating
  • Internet
  • Iron & Board
  • Laundry Soap
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room
  • Local Activities Guide
  • Local Maps
  • Paper Towels
  • Parking
  • Parking Off Street
  • Shampoo
  • Toilet Paper
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine
  • Wireless Internet
  • Wood Stove:

    Fire-view. Wood provided...moreless


  • 4 Ring Stove
  • Blender
  • Coffee Grinder
  • Coffee Maker
  • Cooking Utensils
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Freezer
  • Gourmet Kitchen
  • Ice Maker
  • Kitchen:

    Full sized well-equipped cook's kitchen....moreless

  • Lobster Pot
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Pantry Items
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove
  • Stove
  • Toaster


  • Beach Chairs
  • Beach Towels
  • Boat
  • Child's Swing
  • Deck / Patio
  • Kayak / Canoe
  • Large Cooler
  • Outdoor Furniture
  • Outdoor Grill
  • Outdoor Grill Gas
  • Small Cooler
  • Walkway To Water


Write a review 4.9
from 18 traveler reviews
Rental basis: Per property
Dates Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly * Event
High Season 2015
Jun 27 - Sep 4, 2015
3 night min stay

Discounts: 7 nights or more: $136 Nightly

Fall 2015
Sep 5 - Oct 30, 2015
3 night min stay

Discounts: 7 nights or more: $121 Nightly

My Standard Rate
2 night min stay

Additional information about rental rates


  • Tax Rate 8%


This site does not compute our 2 night rate, which is $155/night plus tax ($167.40), Two night total= $334.80. Please note that the site will tell you that there is a three night minimum only. This is not true. Also: If the total stay (< 1 week) adds up to more that the weekly rate, the weekly rate applies.

We ask for an immediate $100 deposit to hold your reservation and the remainder of the first half to be sent six weeks before arrival, with the second half due upon arrival. We accept checks, cash and now Paypal too. With Paypal, it's possible to pay electronically within the US without fees. Ask us for details.

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Last updated: 08/23/2015
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8 Miles
Nearest Airport
Bar Harbor (Trenton)
9 Miles
Nearest Barpub
Finn's Irish Pub
28 Miles
Nearest Ferry
to Cranberry Island
5.7 Miles
Nearest Golf
Bar Harbor Golf Course
155 Miles
Nearest Train
Portland, ME
7 Miles
Nearest Motorway
Rt 1/ RT 3
7.2 Miles
Nearest Restaurant
The Bangkok Restaurant

Car: Necessary

By making a half hour hop to Lamoine from Acadia National Park many advantages can be found. Prices are lower, beaches and trails are less crowded and you will not need to sacrifice any bit of the Downeast experience. You could even kayak one mile to the island or drive 8 miles and hop onto the free 'Island Explorer' bus to avoid crowded island driving altogether. Our breezy location just about guarantees pleasant and bug free picnics or clambakes. Our 1/4 mile gravel driveway removes us from summer traffic noises. Come and see what SeaCat's Rest has to offer!

Other Activities: kayaking, birding, clam digging, island exploring, cranberry picking


Owner info

Year Purchased: 1995

About the owner: The hosts, Bruce Gillett and Dr. Kathleen Rybarz came from Michigan in 1988 and raised our daughter here in Maine. We love the water, mountains and scenery and take an active interest in gardening, boating, mushrooming and foraging wild foods.

Why the Owner Chose Lamoine:
We didn't buy this house, we built it! After decades in the building business we designed it just how we wanted it and we feel it is the perfect spot for sharing with small groups who appreciate the water views and access, cleanliness and attention to details.

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Speaks: english



  • A cozy seaside getaway

    A cozy seaside getaway

  • Granite counters and custom-built cabinets

    Granite counters and custom-built cabinets

  • Bedroom two of two. There's an inflatable mattress too.

    Bedroom two of two. There's an inflatable mattress too.

  • Big bathroom, plenty of towels

    Big bathroom, plenty of towels

  • Driveway to Paradise

    Driveway to Paradise

  • You may see the Captain from your windows

    You may see the Captain from your windows

  • The kitchen is big enough for all your cooking needs

    The kitchen is big enough for all your cooking needs

  • Bedroom one of two. Both have queen beds

    Bedroom one of two. Both have queen beds

  • What's for dinner? Lobster again??

    What's for dinner? Lobster again??

  • The lounge has a couch, recliner and flat screen TV

    The lounge has a couch, recliner and flat screen TV

  • Sunset


  • Why stay in a hotel?

    Why stay in a hotel?

Minimum stay: 2-3 nights
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