Bar Harbor Cottage Next to Acadia: Enjoy Quiet Night's Sleep Near Everything!

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Seaside Advenure Cottage prime location in village of Bar Harbor!


Last updated: 10/11/2015
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  • Minimum stay:Contact manager
  • Internet:Yes
  • Pets considered:Yes
  • Wheel chair accessible:No

Property description

Romantic Cottage in quiet Bar Harbor residential neighborhood 10 min walk out our driveway to the Right into Acadia National Park or to the Left into Bar Harbor's village center for bakeries, fabulous restaurants, quaint shops, entertainment, museums, kayak tours, hiking, bike rentals, whale watching & sailing. Swim at 4 nearby ocean beaches, Toddler Pool, or YMCA pool (& weight room!) Ten min. bike to Acadia National Park Carriage Roads around Eagle Lake. Summit of Cadillac Mt. 20 min. by car or hike up! Walk right from your cottage on Great Meadow Loop Trail, to Bar Harbor’s famous Shore Path by Mansions along the Bay or to Village Green evening concerts! Ten min. walk to free Island Explorer buses to all corners of Acadia National Park for hiking, rock climbing, carriage rides, walking, biking & canoeing. Stand-alone Cottage behind Robin's house has WiFi, a queen bed in a Sleeping Loft, a futon couch/double bed in Living Room, full Bathroom & Kitchen all furnished with linens, towels, coffee maker & kitchenware. Fenced-in yard behind owner’s house has a gazebo, lawn furniture & gas grill.

From our Guest Book:: 'Thank you for your great hospitality and cozy place. Everything was to our expectations and your advice was very helpful! Acadia National Park and Bar Harbor are a place to see - a place to be. We will be more than glad to recommend your cottage to family and friends, and happy to come back! Merci beaucoup pour tout! Gaeten, Jasmine & Yan - Montreal' 'Thank you for a wonderful stay in Bar Harbor. This was a much needed vacation, and your cottage was the perfect spot. Your suggestions for our trips around town, the island and the park were appreciated and quite useful! I wish we could stay longer to explore more trails. Garo & Stephanie - Philadelphia' 'Thanks so much for a quiet and cozy home away from home. We loved the cottage and it completed our trip to stay in such an adorable place. We had a great time exploring shops, walking along the ocean, listening to the town band, kayaking and whale-watching, and popovers and blueberry picking at Jordan Pond. Hannah & Pam, PA

'Thank you for providing a great 'home base' for our discovery of this beautiful place. We loved walking around the neighborhood and downtown, looking at the views. Kayaking was great and the hiking breathtaking. We will be back for sure! Marveleu et Annie - Montreal' 'We decided to hike as much as possible and have to say the landscape is just gorgeous! Michael, Patricia, Charlotte - Germany' 'Terri biked to the top of Cadillac Mt. just about every day while I took the Island Explorer all over the Park and Island! Eva, Terri - OH 'Our family enjoyed our stay very much. Acadia and the surrounding areas are gorgeous. The Cottage was perfect for our rest and relaxation. Thanks again - Cissy & Andy - Newton, MA' 'The cottage was the perfect spot for us! It was the first home from home (our dog) has ever relaxed in and he loved it! Thank you for making us feel so comfortable here and for all your insider tips on Bar Harbor. Kendal, Catherine & Blix - NY'

'Thank you for your thoughtfulness and hospitality. The cottage was romantic & the perfect place for our honeymoon! Carrie and Garrick - NY' 'We have really enjoyed our stay here! We haved hiked, biked, climbed & kayaked around the National Park. It has been a great experience that we always will remember. Sofia & Marcus - Sweden' 'Thank you for your gracious hospitality & suggestions. Kipper & David, Seattle' 'We had a very enjoyable & relaxing week. The Cottage was a very comfortable & well equipped retreat. The island is a scenic wonder & the people extremely friendly! We gorged ourselves on seafood! Gerry & Ed - MI' 'We greatly enjoyed ourselves & appreciated your good advice! This is a lovely area, and it was great to be here. Ann & George - VA' 'Thanks for much for providing us a nice quiet place with all the trimmings - not having to pack sheets & towels was great! We had a great time! It was wonderful to be able to walk to town. Kristen, Aaron, Ian, Jaya from MA.'


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Property Type

  • Cottage
  • 400 sq. ft.

Accommodation Type

  • Vacation Rental


  • Guests Provide Their Own Meals

Onsite Services

  • Massage


  • Low Allergen Environment
  • Children Welcome
  • Non Smoking Only
  • Pets Considered
  • Wheelchair Inaccessible

Bedrooms: 1 Bedroom, Sleeps 5, Beds for 5

  • Loft Queen Bed: 1 queen


  • Living room Futon: 1 child bed, 1 sleep sofa /futon

    Double bed futon & folding chair suitable for child's cot....moreless

  • 'Tree House' type sleeping loft is in the windowed peak of the ceiling. Kneeling room only, Air Conditioned (remote control,) and queen mattress is on the carpeted floor. Furnished with pillows, bedding, light-block curtain, bookcase, lamp and clock. Access to loft is by a ladder and loft is open to Living Room and is not safe for very young children, babies, or people afraid of heights. Double bed Futon sofa is on the main floor in the living room, which also has pillows and bedding for the double futon, a dresser, a desk, chair, lamp, air conditioner, ceiling fan and 2 closets. There is a folding chair that can be a single cot suitable for a child only. Air-conditioned and fully furnished throughout....moreless

Bathrooms: 1 Bathroom

  • Bathroom 1: toilet, combination tub/shower


  • Bathroom has very well lit vanity mirror for shaving or putting on makeup. Also towels, rugs, toilet, tub/shower, sink, and shelves for your toiletries. There is an outdoor hose for washing off sandy feet or muddy hiking boots and an outdoor tub for washing a dog....moreless

Other Amenities

  • YMCA indoor/communal pool and excellent fitness room is 2 blocks away. Children's outdoor wading pool and swings in nearby park. Toddler's playground 1 block away with jungle gym, backhoes, swings, slide. Mosquitoes are not a problem in Bar Harbor with our ocean breezes, so sitting out in our fenced in yard under the Gazebo is a very peaceful way to start or end your day! On-site therapeutic massage is available (for a fee)during your stay - reservations are recommended. This is a quiet residential neighborhood where families go to bed around 9 or 10 pm and are up at 7 or 8am. It is not a suitable location for late night partying, but there are entertainment venues within walking distance. The cottage caretaker lives on the same property. Rentals less than one full week, tenant must bring pillowcases, sheets, & towels. Weekly Winter rental, heat included....moreless


  • DVD Player:

    We have a choice of DVDs that you may borrow at no charge....moreless

  • Music Library:

    Relaxing CD Music...moreless

  • Radio
  • Television:

    Internet TV with access to Amazon Prime free movies and shows, including some Masterpiece. If you are a member of Netflix, Hulu, bring your passwords for easy sign-in....moreless


  • Adventure
  • Away From It All
  • Family
  • Historic
  • Romantic
  • Spa
  • Sports & Activities
  • Tourist Attractions


  • Autumn Foliage
  • Bay/Sound
  • Botanical Garden
  • Churches
  • Cinemas
  • Coin Laundry
  • Festivals
  • Forests
  • Library
  • Live Theater
  • Marina
  • Museums
  • Playground
  • Pond
  • Recreation Center
  • Restaurants
  • Water Parks
  • Waterfalls
  • Winery Tours
  • Zoo

Local Services & Businesses

  • ATM/Bank
  • Fitness Center
  • Groceries
  • Hospital
  • Laundromat
  • Massage Therapist
  • Medical Services

Leisure Activities

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

Location Type

  • Beach:

    The Sand Bar beach is exposed at low-tide, connects Bar Harbor with Bar Island. Swimming, boating, shell collecting, hiking, walking and Bar Island has the best view of Bar Harbor and Acadia National Park!...moreless

  • Beach View
  • Downtown:

    Bar Harbor Village has many lovely shops, restaurants, taverns, craft & antique stores; 2 movie theaters, a comedy club, music & art festivals, library, pharmacy, grocery store & health food store...moreless

  • Monument View:

    Far too many to list! Check out: Acadia National Park contains more than 120 miles of historic hiking trails est. in 1800's w/ historic stonework still visible!...moreless

  • Mountain View:

    Each time you return to your cottage walking down Ledgelawn Avenue, you will have a scenic view of Huguenot Head and Champlain Mountains which tower over the Ocean Dr. section of Acadia Nati. Park....moreless

  • Near The Ocean:

    5 Minutes to famous Bar Harbor Shore Path past mansions; 15 min. to Cromwell Harbor; 10 min. Eco Bus or drive to Ocean Drive in Acadia National Park....moreless

  • Rural:

    Mount Desert Island, which Bar Harbor is on, is a scenic rural Maine location. Enjoy long drives along country roads discovering old houses, antique shops and country stores....moreless

  • Village:

    Cute shops, homemade ice-cream, sandwich shops, bakeries, bars, simple & gourmet restaurants all within 10 to 15 min. walk from your cottage! Rent a Mt. Bike or sign up for a whale watch, kayak trip!...moreless

Sports & Adventure Activities

  • Basketball Court
  • Cycling
  • Deepsea Fishing
  • Equestrian Events
  • Fishing
  • Freshwater Fishing
  • Golf
  • Golf Privileges Optional
  • Hiking
  • Ice Skating
  • Mountain Biking
  • Mountain Climbing
  • Mountaineering
  • Sailing
  • Sound/Bay Fishing
  • Swimming
  • Tennis
  • Wind-Surfing


  • Dining Area
  • Seating for 4 people


  • Activities Guide
  • Air Conditioning:

    Eco-friendly temperature settings; remote control....moreless

  • Alarm Clock
  • Basic Soaps
  • Ceiling Fans
  • Clothes Dryer:

    None on site; Laundromat nearby....moreless

  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating:

    Heat is included: forced hot air....moreless

  • Internet:

    The Jessup Library, 4 blocks away, has computers with internet access....moreless

  • Laundry Soap
  • Linens Provided:

    For full week renters only....moreless

  • Local Activities Guide
  • Local Maps
  • Local Restaurant Guide
  • Paper Towels
  • Parking
  • Parking On Street
  • Sofa Bed
  • Toilet Paper
  • Towels Provided:

    Bathroom towels, beach towels (and beach blanket!)...moreless

  • Washing Machine:

    None on site; Laundromat nearby....moreless

  • Wireless Internet:

    We have ATT and Verizon tower signals available on the island for internet data and phone; and we have wireless internet on site....moreless


  • Blender
  • Coffee Maker:

    Black and Decker programable 9 cup coffee maker with instructions, eco filters....moreless

  • Cooking Utensils:

    Can opener, chef knives, paring knives, pancake turner, lobster crackers and extractors, egg whip, peeler...moreless

  • Dishes & Utensils:

    Dining set, silverware, knives, glasses, mugs, thermal mugs...moreless

  • Freezer
  • Ice Maker
  • Kitchen:

    Basic cottage kitchen: stove, fridge microwave, toaster oven, coffee-maker(programable) & filters, blender, dishes, mugs, glasses, storage containers, cutting board, silverware, knives, paper towels...moreless

  • Lobster Pot
  • Microwave:


  • Oven
  • Pantry Items
  • Refrigerator:

    Full Size...moreless

  • Stove:

    with oven and 4 burners. Also, outdoor gas grill....moreless

  • Stove
  • Toaster:

    Toaster-oven for toast or broiling/baking small quantities....moreless


  • Bicycles:

    Many bicycle rental shops available in town - walking distance. ...moreless

  • Boat:

    Sightseeing, Schooner, Fishing Trips, Ferries to outer islands on the island....moreless

  • Golf:

    Kebo Valley Golf Course 1/2 mile from Cottage....moreless

  • Kayak / Canoe:

    3 Kayak Rental and Tour shops nearby. Canoe Rental 8 miles at the head of Long Pond....moreless

  • Lanai / Gazebo:

    Outdoor Gazebo with dining table and chairs for outdoor eating, reading, relaxing....moreless

  • Outdoor Grill:

    Gas Grill and utensils....moreless

  • Outdoor Grill Gas
  • Tennis:

    Public Tennis Courts 1 block away (free); Tennis Clubs available on the island (fee.)...moreless

Pool / Spa

  • Communal Pool:

    Children's outdoor, filtered wading pool & swings 3 blocks(free); YMCA pool 2 blocks - children and adults (fee.) ...moreless



Write a review 4.6
from 7 traveler reviews
Electricity, heat, air-conditioning and basic weekly cleaning at check-out is included.  Kitchen is fully furnished including soaps, spices, paper towels, napkins, dishes, pots and pans, coffee maker, blender, microwave, stove, toaster oven, cups and glasses, mixing bowls, measuring cups and measuring spoons, silverware and cooking knives, barbeque utensils.  Towels, sheets, pillowcases, blankets, pillows are provided for tenants renting FULL weeks.  
Partial week rentals:  tenants must bring sheets, pillowcases, towels.

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Last updated: 10/11/2015
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53 Miles
Nearest Airport
Bangor International
0.45 Miles
Nearest Barpub
McKay's Public House
10 Miles
Nearest Ferry
Swan's Island & Cranberry Isles Ferries
1.1 Miles
Nearest Golf
Kebo Valley Golf Course
250 Miles
Nearest Train
50 Miles
Nearest Motorway
Interstate 95
0.32 Miles
Nearest Restaurant
Poor Boy's Gourmet
1.6 Miles
Nearest Ski
Witch Hole/Duck Brook Bridge Cross Country
0.76 Miles
Nearest Beach
The Sand Bar beach

Car: Not Necessary

Save gas & commute time by staying with us - walk from our quiet, residential neighborhood to Bar Harbor village center, the HUB of activities for our Island and Acadia National Park. Hike or bike from our cottage right into Acadia National Park! From our cottage, walk to: 3 in-town beaches; Sailing, Whale Watch, Kayak & Fishing wharves; 42 great restaurants, lobster, seafood, bakeries, sandwich and coffee shops; Museums; Night Life: comedy club, live theater and music, dancing, bars, 2 cinemas; Shopping: antique, souvenir, jewelry, clothing, housewares, book, pharmacy, grocery, health food. Walk to the eco friendly bus terminal and go to all corners of our Island and Park. Rent a bike, kayak, canoe; take walking tours, guided bus & boat tours. Acadia National Park surrounds Bar Harbor & stretches out across Mt. Desert Island & can be explored by bus, private car, hiking trails, carriage roads, ferry boats, canoes, kayaks, or mountain bikes!

Other Activities: Whale Watching, kayaking, massage therapy, carriage rides, rock climbing, ferry boating


Manager info

Year Purchased: 1999

About: I am a graduate of The George Wasington University, Unity School of Christianity, Center of the Light Massage School. I am a Licensed Unity Teacher performing weddings for visitors since 1994, and Licensed Massage Therapist who specializes in sports, medical and cranial massage since 1985.

Why Hulls Cove:
I bought this property because it is walking distance: to the Y for workouts; downtown for coffee/breakfast, theatre, shopping; and walking distance into Acadia National Park, Bar Harbor's Shore Path, or The Bar Harbor Sandbar for a great walk with my dog! My house is on the street and the cottage is behind it nestled in the trees. If you need some advice for dinner reservations, a hike, how/when to get to our famous Sand Bar for a great walk, just knock on my back door! I feel I am accessable yet very respectful of peoples' privacy.

The Unique Benefits at this Cottage:
Centrally located next to Acadia National Park makes my cottage a great place for any vacation! Staying here, you are 10 to 25 minutes from ALL there is to see in Acadia National Park and on our island, Mount Desert Island. Once you cross the causeway from the Mainland, you enter a magical, natural, outdoor paradise on an island surrounded by the sea. Ocean views abound; Mountains rising up, topped by blue sky, white fluffy clouds, or the crimson red/pink/gold of a sunrise or sunset take your breath away and keep you in awe of Nature's Beauty! Hike, kayak, canoe, mountain bike by day, and then enjoy some of the finest cooking at our local Bar Harbor Restaurants. Catch a free concert on the Village Green; stroll to an outdoor bar for a cocktail; go to a movie; browse through galleries and shops! Children will love exploring the seabed plants and creatures on the Bar Harbor Sandbar, going to the Oceanarium and learning about them, or sailing with Diver Ed to see (and feel!) the creatures living on the bottom of Frenchman's Bay! Go out with a Maine Guide and explore the Bay by Kayak, climb rock cliffs in Acadia, or rent a bike and explore the 45 miles of carriage roads., or hike on various skill level trails in the 125 mile system! Swim at fresh or saltwater beaches. Drive the 27 mile Park Loop Road and explore along the way - usually takes 3-4 hours! And after all that, there will still be places to explore on your next visit! That is why Acadia National Park and Bar Harbor are among the most visited National Parks in the US!

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Speaks: english, french



  • Seaside Advenure Cottage prime location in village of Bar Harbor!

    Seaside Advenure Cottage prime location in village of Bar Harbor!

  • Eagle Lake Carriage Roads 20 min by Bike or 10 min. by Car!

    Eagle Lake Carriage Roads 20 min by Bike or 10 min. by Car!

  • Sailing on Rachel B. Jackson off Bar Harbor

    Sailing on Rachel B. Jackson off Bar Harbor

  • Your cottage is nestled in the trees!

    Your cottage is nestled in the trees!

  • Furnished Kitchen

    Furnished Kitchen

  • Double Bed/Couch Futon

    Double Bed/Couch Futon

  • Lots of Plants!

    Lots of Plants!

  • Loft Stairs & Livingroom

    Loft Stairs & Livingroom

  • Sand Beach Acadia National Park 10 min drive or bus from cottage

    Sand Beach Acadia National Park 10 min drive or bus from cottage

  • Our outdoor table under the umbrella is a great place for breakfast or barbeque!

    Our outdoor table under the umbrella is a great place for breakfast or barbeque!

  • Fall at Little Long Pond - 20 min. drive from cottage.

    Fall at Little Long Pond - 20 min. drive from cottage.

  • Loft Queen Bed

    Loft Queen Bed

  • Sunset from top of Cadillac Mt. 15 min. drive from cottage.

    Sunset from top of Cadillac Mt. 15 min. drive from cottage.

  • Stairs to Loft

    Stairs to Loft

  • TV, Computer Desk, Closet

    TV, Computer Desk, Closet

  • You may pull into my driveway to unload!

    You may pull into my driveway to unload!

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