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Seacat's Rest Oceanside Suite

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A cozy seaside getaway


Last updated: 07/25/2014
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  • Minimum stay:2-3 nights
  • Internet:Yes
  • Pets considered:No
  • Wheel chair accessible:No

Lamoine apartment 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 queen size quality airbed..

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


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

          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 queen quality air 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


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


              • Family
              • Away From It All


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

              Leisure Activities

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

              local services and businesses

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

              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 and adventure activities

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

              catering options

                  • Guests Provide Their Own Meals


                  • Dining Area
                  • Dining
                  • Seating for 6 people


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

                    Fire-view. Wood provided...moreless

                  • Living Room


                  • Cooking Utensils
                  • Coffee Maker
                  • Toaster
                  • Blender
                  • Coffee Grinder
                  • Ice Maker
                  • Lobster Pot
                  • Pantry Items
                  • Stove
                  • Dishwasher
                  • Refrigerator
                  • Freezer
                  • Oven
                  • Microwave
                  • 4 Ring Stove
                  • Gourmet Kitchen
                  • Stove
                  • Dishes & Utensils
                  • Kitchen:

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


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


                  Write a review 4.9
                  from 17 traveler reviews
                  Rental basis: Per property
                  Dates Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly * Event
                  High Season 2014
                  Jun 29 - Sep 6, 2014
                  3 night min stay
                  Fall 2014
                  Sep 7 - Nov 1, 2014
                  3 night min stay
                  Winter 2014/2015
                  Nov 2 - May 2, 2015
                  3 night min stay
                  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 and cash only. We have no set system for foreign transactions, please email us with ideas.

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                  Last updated: 07/25/2014
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                  21 Unavailable
                  22 Today
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                  8 Miles
                  Nearest Airport
                  Bar Harbor (Trenton)
                  28 Miles
                  Nearest Ferry
                  to Cranberry Island
                  155 Miles
                  Nearest Train
                  Portland, ME
                  7 Miles
                  Nearest Motorway
                  Rt 1/ RT 3
                  9 Miles
                  Nearest Barpub
                  Finn's Irish Pub
                  5.7 Miles
                  Nearest Golf
                  Bar Harbor Golf Course
                  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.

                  Contact us

                  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?

                  $135 - $155 per night (USD)

                  2 Bedroom / 1 Bathroom
                  Sleeps 5

                  View calendar: Updated 07/25/14
                  Minimum stay: 2-3 nights
                  Dates are unavailable
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