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Unique Elevated Home, One Block to Everything.

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View of house from the garden


Last updated: 09/15/2014
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  • Minimum stay:7-90 nights
  • Internet:Yes
  • Pets considered:No
  • Wheel chair accessible:No

Hulls Cove house description

This unique elevated home, with large deck overlooks a beautiful garden but is within walking distance to downtown Bar Harbor with its many restaurants etc. It is also within a few yards of Bar Harbor's Shore Path and the Bus system which accesses the entire Island and Acadia National Park, its hiking trails and carriage paths. The house is kept meticulously clean and has a jacuzzi in one bathroom and a loft bed in one of the bedrooms. A large deck area is perfect for alfresco dining, sunning, stargazing or viewing the fireworks on the 4th of July. A dishwasher, gas stove, quiet refrigerator, washer and dryer make for easy vacation days. A wood burning stove creates a cozy atmosphere on a chilly Maine evening. It is bright and sunny but also a great place to catch up on some reading on a foggy day on the window seat in the loft bedroom. A television and DVD player are located in the living room and a CD player in the bedroom. WiFi Internet is present and an in-house phone for local or calling card calls. All linens are provided as well as a complete kitchen including a lobster pot and equipment. Outdoor grilling is available the old fashioned way with a real charcoal grill and a picnic basket for trips across the Island.

Property Type

  • House
  • 900 sq. ft.

Accommodation Type

      • Vacation Rental


          • Guests Provide Their Own Meals


          • Children Welcome:

            best for non-toddlers. Infants and older children preferred due to elevation and proximity of window seat to open windows....moreless

          • Unsuitable For Elderly Or Infirm
          • Wheelchair Inaccessible
          • Pets Not Allowed
          • Non Smoking Only
          • Low Allergen Environment
          • Long-Term Renters Welcome

          Bedrooms: 2 Bedrooms, Sleeps 4

          • Bedroom 1: 1 queen

            en suite bath...moreless

          • Bedroom 2: 1 double

            loft bed...moreless

          • Bedroom #1 has a queen sized bed with storage underneath, built in dresser, open closet, dressing table and stool, toilet, sink and jacuzzi tub. It also has a separate entrance to the deck. A CD player is in this room. Bedroom #2 has an elevated double bed accessed by a 'ship's ladder', a built in dresser and closet with full length mirror beneath the bed. There are a number of VCR's in the house library as well as books and games . Extra blankets are available for chilly nights and several fans as well as a ceiling fan in the living area. There is no air conditioning but it is rarely needed with the closeness to the ocean and the cross ventilation of the house....moreless

          Bathrooms: 2 Bathrooms

          • Bathroom 1: toilet, jetted tub

            bath is en suite...moreless

          • Bathroom 2: toilet, shower

            there is a step up to bathroom and step down to shower...moreless

          Other Amenities

              • The washer and dryer are in the basement area not the kitchen. The elderly would find the house very relaxing but they need to be able to negotiate the stairway. Because the house is elevated with an open deck and stairway we feel that it is best suited for older children or infants. Please inquire. Housekeeping is included at the end of a stay but not during. The woodstove can also be used open for viewing the fire behind a screen....moreless


              • Television:

                table top flat screen, HD capable, 42'...moreless

              • Satellite / Cable:

                Basic cable provided. You didn't come to Maine to watch TV did you?...moreless

              • VCR
              • Radio
              • CD Player
              • DVD Player
              • Books
              • Games
              • Games For Kids
              • Video Library
              • Books For Adults


              • Romantic
              • Tourist Attractions
              • Budget
              • Family


              • Autumn Foliage
              • Bay/Sound
              • Botanical Garden
              • Churches
              • Cinemas
              • Library
              • Marina
              • Museums
              • Water Parks
              • Forests
              • Live Theater
              • Winery Tours
              • Restaurants
              • Festivals
              • Playground

              Leisure Activities

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

              local services and businesses

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

              Location Type

              • Downtown
              • Near The Ocean:

                within a block of popular Shore Path of Bar Harbor...moreless

              • Village:

                Is Bar Harbor a town or a Village-perhaps a village in winter and town in summer but very walkable to historic tours and Acadia National Park. The perfect or village...moreless

              • Town:

                ready access to all Bar Harbor's restaurants, shops, groceries and pier attractions as well as free bus into Park and other towns on Island...moreless

              sports and adventure activities

              • Sailing
              • Cycling
              • Fishing
              • Golf
              • Wind-Surfing
              • Water Skiing
              • Mountain Biking
              • Mountaineering
              • Swimming
              • Tennis
              • Scuba Diving Or Snorkeling
              • Mountain Climbing
              • Pier Fishing
              • Sound/Bay Fishing
              • Deepsea Fishing
              • Freshwater Fishing
              • Hiking

              Arrival Day

                  • Saturday

                  catering options

                      • Guests Provide Their Own Meals


                      • Dining Area
                      • Seating for 6 people


                      • Heating:

                        located in the floor. Takes a while to heat up but very cozy...moreless

                      • Washing Machine:

                        washing machine and dryer located in basement .Need to go outside to access...moreless

                      • Living Room:

                        holds the wood stove and tv with vcr and dvd players ...moreless

                      • Hair Dryer
                      • Parking:

                        an adequate space located beneath the house for anything but a large truck or rv...moreless

                      • Wood Stove:

                        has the ability to be open or closed, to view fire or not...moreless

                      • Telephone
                      • Linens Provided
                      • Iron & Board
                      • Parking Off Street
                      • Alarm Clock
                      • Ceiling Fans
                      • Filtered Water
                      • Firewood
                      • Laundry Soap
                      • Local Activities Guide
                      • Local Maps
                      • Paper Towels
                      • Local Restaurant Guide
                      • Basic Soaps
                      • Toilet Paper
                      • Clothes Dryer
                      • Towels Provided
                      • Internet
                      • Wireless Internet


                      • Kitchen
                      • Stove
                      • Dishes & Utensils
                      • Pantry Items:

                        paper products and some kitchen supplies: wrap, foil, baggies, salt, pepper......moreless

                      • Dishwasher
                      • Refrigerator
                      • Freezer
                      • Oven
                      • Microwave
                      • Cooking Utensils
                      • Coffee Maker
                      • Toaster
                      • Grill
                      • Blender
                      • Ice Maker
                      • Lobster Pot
                      • Stove


                      • Lawn / Garden
                      • Wood Deck
                      • Outdoor Grill:

                        Charcoal burning grill by Weber...moreless

                      • Deck / Patio:

                        Nice and sunny deck overlooking garden with all day sun. Perfect for morning coffee and alfresco dining...moreless

                      Pool / Spa

                      • Whirlpool
                      • Jacuzzi


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                      Rental basis: Per property
                      Dates Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly * Event
                      Sept. and October
                      Aug 31 - Oct 18, 2014
                      7 night min stay

                      Nov 1 - May 1, 2015
                      90 night min stay

                      * Approximate Monthly rates, actual rate will depend on the days of the month you stay

                      Additional information about rental rates


                      • Refundable Damage Deposit $200
                      • Cleaning $50 + tax
                      • Tax Rate 8%


                      Please inquire for rate information regarding stays longer than a week June through October.

                      May and June rates are 900 for weekly rentals for 2013. July 2013 will be 1,000. August rentals are 1,100 for 2013. and September through mid October rates are 900 for weekly rentals.

                      Hospitality tax for the State of Maine remains at 7% and there is the same cleaning fee of $50 per stay for 2013.

                      Rental fee, tax and cleaning divided into two payments the final due one month before arrival.

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                      Last updated: 09/15/2014
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                      60 Miles
                      Nearest Airport
                      Bangor, ME
                      200 Miles
                      Nearest Ferry
                      Portland to Nova Scotia
                      200 Miles
                      Nearest Train
                      Portland, ME
                      60 Miles
                      Nearest Motorway
                      Bangor, ME
                      5 Miles
                      Nearest Beach

                      Car: Recommended

                      Bar Harbor is a great tourist destination for the whole family with tons of hiking and biking and water activities such as swimming, boating, kayaking, touring and sailing. The presence of Acadia National Park next to Bar Harbor offers the tourist and resident the best of both worlds: nature during the day and a bustling, interesting town at night. Mount Desert Island comes alive in the summer with art shows, music festivals, parades and food fests. Each chamber of commerce on the Island will list early in the year the dates of these. They begin in June and go through October with Oktoberfest. They are a nice addition to all the other activities the Island has to offer.

                      Other Activities: whale watching, kayaking, carriage rides


                      Owner info

                      Year Purchased: 1996

                      About the owner: George and I built this house in 1996. It was a property adjacent to his restaurant GEORGE'S which operated next door from 1978 to 2005. It was sold in 2009 to friends who operate it as a summer rental also but will eventually retire there. George has lived on MDI since 1960 and was a high school teacher until 1988, teaching history, civics, psychology and drama during which time MDIHS won many awards for their plays. George has retired but is ever-busy: right now building a small house to live in next door to this rental. Gay arrived on MDI in 1975 and fell in love with the Island. She has worked in the school system, as a legal secretary, inn-keeper, cook and jacqueline of all trades. She met George and worked at his restaurant for 18 years. They started up a bakery and restaurant in 1989 together and operated until 1992. We love working together and can't seem to stop. The new house is our latest project along with our continuing updating and care of Ravensnest and our house in Florida. We love meeting all the people who come to our house and introducing them to the town and the Island which we love and call our home.

                      Why the Owner Chose Hulls Cove:
                      See above for why we love this place!

                      The Unique Benefits at this House:
                      See above for why this place is so special to us and all who stay.

                      Contact us

                      Speaks: english



                      • View of house from the garden

                        View of house from the garden

                      • Kitchen area from bedroom #1

                        Kitchen area from bedroom #1

                      • Bedroom #1 towards deck door

                        Bedroom #1 towards deck door

                      • Jacuzzi, bedroom #1 en suite

                        Jacuzzi, bedroom #1 en suite

                      • Bathroom #2 with shower

                        Bathroom #2 with shower

                      • Dining area, deck and garden

                        Dining area, deck and garden

                      • Living area with woodstove

                        Living area with woodstove

                      • Kitchen from living area

                        Kitchen from living area

                      • Bedroom #1 from kitchen door

                        Bedroom #1 from kitchen door

                      • Bedroom #2. loft bed, window seat

                        Bedroom #2. loft bed, window seat

                      • Window seat in bedroom #2

                        Window seat in bedroom #2

                      • Considering a winter season in Maine?

                        Considering a winter season in Maine?

                      $187 - $900 per week (USD)

                      2 Bedroom / 2 Bathroom
                      Sleeps 4

                      View calendar: Updated 09/15/14
                      Minimum stay: 7-90 nights
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