Harbor Star Cottage in Southwest Harbor, 5 Min. from Acadia National Park

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Last updated: 11/08/2015
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  • Internet:Yes
  • Pets considered:No
  • Wheel chair accessible:N/A

Property description

Harbor Star Cottage, a year round hideaway, is less than five minutes from the Echo Lake entrance of Acadia National Park and approximately a mile from the quaint and quiet town of Southwest Harbor. This lovely cottage, with pinewood floors throughout is tastefully and comfortably decorated. You will feel right at home as soon as you walk in the door! The living room is cozy and inviting with a gas fireplace, cable TV and wireless internet. The gourmet kitchen is fully equipped with state of the art stainless steel appliances and local granite countertops. The 3 bedrooms are spacious yet cozy and are each furnished with queen sized beds. Two toddler beds are also available, for families with little ones! The bathrooms are equipped with a tankless Rinnai water heater, so you will never run out of hot water! The outside patio deck is surrounded by birch trees and wildlife. There is also a gas barbeque grill for those cookouts on warm summer nights!

Harbor Star Cottage Website: Please ask about our website for additional information and photos.

Check-in/Check-out: Rental periods are from Saturday to Saturday.
Check-in time is 4:00 pm
Check-out time is 10:00 am


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Property Type

  • Cottage
  • 1600 sq. ft.

Accommodation Type

  • Vacation Rental


  • Guests Provide Their Own Meals


  • Long-Term Renters Welcome
  • Minimum Age Limit For Renters
  • Children Welcome:

    There are two toddler beds available in the upstairs bedrooms...moreless

  • Non Smoking Only
  • Pets Not Allowed

Bedrooms: 3 Bedrooms, Sleeps 6, Beds for 6

  • Downstairs: 1 queen


  • Upstairs Port Bedroom: 1 queen, 1 child bed


  • Upstairs Starboard Bedroom: 1 queen, 1 child bed


  • Light and airy, the downstairs bedroom is decorated in a lovely blue and white cottage style. The upstairs bedrooms have more of a nautical feel. All bedrooms have extra pillows, soft and inviting cotton sheets and L.L. Bean quilts....moreless

Bathrooms: 2 Bathrooms

  • Downstairs Bath: toilet, shower


  • Upstairs Bath: toilet, combination tub/shower


  • Upstairs bath has a full tub and shower, downstairs bath has shower. Both baths are stocked with plenty of fluffy cotton towels and are tastefully decorated....moreless

Other Amenities

  • This house is non-smoking. Children are welcome. There is a child booster seat in the dining room....moreless


  • Books
  • Books For Adults
  • Books For Kids
  • CD Player
  • DVD Player
  • Games:

    Indoor and Outdoor games available including Chess, checkers, mancala, Badminton, Ladderball...moreless

  • Satellite / Cable
  • Television:

    Flat Screeen TV...moreless

  • Toys:

    Some children's toys provided- small table and chair set....moreless


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


  • Autumn Foliage
  • Bay/Sound
  • Botanical Garden
  • Churches
  • Cinemas
  • Forests
  • Library
  • Live Theater
  • Marina
  • Museums
  • Playground
  • Pond
  • Recreation Center
  • Restaurants
  • Winery Tours

Local Services & Businesses

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

Leisure Activities

  • Antiquing
  • Beachcombing
  • Bird Watching
  • Boating
  • Eco Tourism
  • Horseback Riding
  • Miniature Golf
  • Paddle Boating
  • Scenic Drives
  • Shelling
  • Shopping
  • Sight Seeing
  • Sledding
  • Walking
  • Whale Watching
  • Wildlife Viewing

Location Type

  • Near The Ocean
  • Village:

    Charming town of Southwest Harbor a short 5 minute drive or 25 minute walk away....moreless

Sports & Adventure Activities

  • Cross Country Skiing
  • Cycling
  • Deepsea Fishing
  • Fishing
  • Fly Fishing
  • Freshwater Fishing
  • Golf
  • Hiking
  • Ice Skating
  • Kayaking
  • Mountain Biking
  • Mountain Climbing
  • Mountaineering
  • Rock Climbing
  • Roller Blading
  • Sailing
  • Skiing
  • Snorkeling/Diving
  • Sound/Bay Fishing
  • Swimming
  • Tennis
  • Water Skiing


  • Dining:

    Table linens provided, child booster seat....moreless

  • Dining Area
  • Seating for 6 people


  • Alarm Clock
  • Ceiling Fans
  • Clothes Dryer:

    Full sized dryer...moreless

  • Fireplace
  • Free Long Distance
  • Gas Fireplace
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating:

    Downstairs propane heat and fireplace, upstairs electric baseboard heat...moreless

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

    Comfortable cotton sheets and LL Bean Quilts in all bedrooms. Extra linens provided....moreless

  • Living Room:

    Couch, large easy chair and smaller chair....moreless

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

    Gravel drive with room for 4+ vehicles...moreless

  • Telephone
  • Toilet Paper
  • Towels Provided:

    Multiple sets of soft fluffy towels provided...moreless

  • Washing Machine:

    Laundry detergent provided...moreless

  • Water Cooler
  • Wireless Internet


  • 4 Ring Stove
  • Blender
  • Coffee Grinder
  • Coffee Maker:

    Keurig and traditional coffee makers available ...moreless

  • Cooking Utensils:


  • Dishes & Utensils:

    Two full sets of dishes...moreless

  • Dishwasher
  • Freezer
  • Grill
  • Ice Maker
  • Kitchen:

    Fully equipped, stainless steel appliances, granite counter tops...moreless

  • Lobster Pot
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Pantry Items:

    Paper goods, dish washing soap, laundry soap provided. Some spices available....moreless

  • Refrigerator:

    With ice maker...moreless

  • Stove
  • Stove
  • Toaster


  • Barbecue
  • Deck / Patio
  • Golf
  • Lawn / Garden:

    Some outdoor games available, badminton, ladder ball...moreless

  • Outdoor Grill
  • Outdoor Grill Gas
  • Shed
  • Wood Deck


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Last updated: 11/08/2015
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Car: Necessary

Harbor Star Cottage is located on the 'quiet side' of Mount Desert Island, convenient to many outdoor activities on the Island and Acadia National Park such as canoeing, kayaking, hiking, biking, swimming and carriage rides, yet only a scenic 15 mile drive to the shops, attractions and restaurants of Bar Harbor. The cottage is located about 4.3 miles from picturesque and historic Bass Harbor Head Lighthouse, 1.5 miles from Long Pond, and 3 miles to Echo Lake Beach.


Owner info

Year Purchased: 2008

About the owner: We love the Acadia area and vacation ourselves there every year. One of our favorite things to do in the area is to take the Carriage Rides from Wildwood Stables to Jordan Pond Teahouse.

Why the Owner Chose Southwest Harbor:
I was stationed in Maine while in the Navy and fell in love with Acadia National Park and the Mount Desert Island region. I wanted to have a place for my family to vacation in the summer and also to provide a relaxing and comfortable place for other families to enjoy while visiting all the attractions of the Acadia area!

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  • Starboard Bedroom

    Starboard Bedroom

  • Upstairs Bathroom

    Upstairs Bathroom

  • Kitchen


  • Back deck and grill

    Back deck and grill

  • Harbor Star Cottage!

    Harbor Star Cottage!

  • Port Bedroom

    Port Bedroom

  • One of the toddler beds

    One of the toddler beds

  • Downstairs bedroom-

    Downstairs bedroom-

  • Downstairs Bath

    Downstairs Bath

  • Dining room

    Dining room

  • Living room and fireplace

    Living room and fireplace

  • Backyard shed

    Backyard shed

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This listing was first published here in 2008.

Date last modified - Tuesday, November 10, 2015

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