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Unique Elevated Home, One Block to Everything.

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Last updated: 06/24/2015
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  • Minimum stay:1-7 nights
  • Internet:Yes
  • Pets considered:No
  • Wheel chair accessible:No

Property 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.


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Property Type

  • House
  • 900 sq. ft.

Accommodation Type

  • Vacation Rental


  • Guests Provide Their Own Meals


  • Long-Term Renters Welcome
  • Low Allergen Environment
  • Children Welcome:

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

  • Non Smoking Only
  • Pets Not Allowed
  • Unsuitable For Elderly Or Infirm
  • Wheelchair Inaccessible

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


  • Books
  • Books For Adults
  • CD Player
  • DVD Player
  • Games
  • Games For Kids
  • Radio
  • Satellite / Cable:

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

  • Television:

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

  • VCR
  • Video Library


  • Budget
  • Family
  • Romantic
  • Tourist Attractions


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

Local Services & Businesses

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

Leisure Activities

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

Location Type

  • Downtown
  • Near The Ocean:

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

  • 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

Sports & Adventure Activities

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


  • Dining Area
  • Seating for 6 people


  • Alarm Clock
  • Basic Soaps
  • Ceiling Fans
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Filtered Water
  • Firewood
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating:

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

  • Internet
  • Iron & Board
  • Laundry Soap
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room:

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

  • Local Activities Guide
  • Local Maps
  • Local Restaurant Guide
  • Paper Towels
  • Parking:

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

  • Parking Off Street
  • Telephone
  • Toilet Paper
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine:

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

  • Wireless Internet
  • Wood Stove:

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


  • Blender
  • Coffee Maker
  • Cooking Utensils
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Freezer
  • Grill
  • Ice Maker
  • Kitchen
  • Lobster Pot
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Pantry Items:

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

  • Refrigerator
  • Stove
  • Stove
  • Toaster


  • Deck / Patio:

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

  • Lawn / Garden
  • Outdoor Grill:

    Charcoal burning grill by Weber...moreless

  • Wood Deck

Pool / Spa

  • Jacuzzi
  • Whirlpool


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from 11 traveler reviews
Rental basis: Per property
Dates Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly * Event
June and July
Jun 13 - Jul 31, 2015
7 night min stay

Aug 1 - Aug 28, 2015
7 night min stay

Late Summer
Aug 29 - Oct 24, 2015
7 night min 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.

Rental fee, tax and cleaning divided into two payments the final due one month before arrival. $200 refundable deposit due at time of signed contract return. Returning guests: deposit applied to rental fee.

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Last updated: 06/24/2015
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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

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