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Thomas Richard House Steps from the Water....

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Last updated: 08/26/2015
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  • Minimum stay:3-7 nights
  • Internet:Yes
  • Pets considered:Ask Owner
  • Wheel chair accessible:N/A

Property description

Labor Day short week Sept 7 thru Sept 12th reduced rate 750- Charming vacation house located at the edge of town with gardens and peeks of harbor from the side deck.. Just steps from town, the house offers privacy as well as convenience. Comfortable and well appointed this house lends itself to become the perfect home to create vacation memories. Living room , den, sewing room, dining room and kitchen and bath on first floor. Second floor has 4 bedrooms and second bathroom.
The large yard has garden furniture as well as lawn games to play. BBQ for your outdoor cooking. A short walk will bring you to the town dock where you can watch the harbor activity. Local lobstermen bring their catch in and you can be sure to see sail boats of every description.

Southwest Harbor the Quietside: is just bit slower in pace. A great place to use as your base operation to visit the many points of interest. Ferry to Swans Island or the outer islands. Hike Acadia National Park be sure to watch the sun come up atop Cadillac Mountain. This area is breath taking in its natural beauty. Jordan Pond House for tea and a must for lobster Beals is just one of the many lobster Pounds to satisfy your seafood cravings. Bass Harbor Lighthouse will take you back in time as you gaze across to Swans Island. Canoe,kayak,sail and motor rentals are all available as well as fishing trips Golf at Causeway Club, Southwest Harbor, Kebo Golf Clun in Bar Harbor, or Northeast Harbor..

Down East Maine noted for its many islands : and sea coast history will entice the visitor to return again and again to take in its majesty. The Seawall area in Manset is where the locals usually come once a day to remind themselves why they live in the area, Just rocks and water in natural formation can not be duplicated in beauty. You and your party will filnd this a true 'Vacationland' with something for everyone. Somes Sound, Bar Harbor, Northeast Harbor, Bass Harbor are just a few places to explore. There are local shops for food and any thing you may need. LL Bean has an outlet shop in nearby Ellsworth.

Use the Island Explorer Bus: This system has continuous loops circling the many highltights of Mount Desert Island and Acadia National Park.. Pack lunch bring your bike and explore , grab your swimsuit stop at Echo Lake to swim. Rent a canoe at Long Pond, site see atop Acadia, lunch in Bar Harbor or any of the villages. The bus will be back and you wont have to worry about parking. This bus runs on donations with LL Bean making a generous donation every year.


Property Type

  • House
  • 2700 sq. ft.

Accommodation Type

  • Vacation Rental


  • Guests Provide Their Own Meals

Onsite Services

  • Housekeeper Optional


  • Events Allowed
  • Long-Term Renters Welcome
  • Low Allergen Environment
  • Children Welcome
  • Non Smoking Only

Bedrooms: 4 Bedrooms, Sleeps 8

  • Bedroom 1: 1 queen, 1 twin/ single


  • Bedroom 2: 1 queen


  • Bedroom 3: 1 queen


  • Bedroom 4: 2 twin/ single


  • Master bedroom has canopy queen sized bed and lovely furniture. Second and third bedroom have queen sized beds decorated for your comfort. The forth bedroom has 2 twin beds....moreless

Bathrooms: 2 Bathrooms

  • Bathroom 1: toilet, combination tub/shower


  • Bathroom 2: toilet, shower


  • There is a bathroom on first floor and second floor.

Other Amenities

  • Living room, dining room, kitchen, den, music/sitting room, mudroom and bathroom on first floor. As the home is spacious it allows for guests to be able to enjoy each other or find a nook with a good book. Daily housekeeping and chef services available at additional service rates....moreless


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


  • Away From It All
  • Family


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

Local Services & Businesses

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

Leisure Activities

  • Antiquing
  • Bird Watching
  • Scenic Drives
  • Sight Seeing
  • Walking
  • Whale Watching

Location Type

  • Near The Ocean
  • Village

Sports & Adventure Activities

  • Cycling
  • Deepsea Fishing
  • Fishing
  • Fly Fishing
  • Golf
  • Hiking
  • Hunting
  • Mountain Biking
  • Mountain Climbing
  • Mountaineering
  • Pier Fishing
  • Sailing
  • Skiing
  • Sound/Bay Fishing
  • Swimming
  • Tennis
  • Whitewater Rafting
  • Wind-Surfing


  • Dining Area
  • Seating for 8 people


  • Activities Guide
  • Alarm Clock
  • Basic Soaps
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Fireplace:

    Not for Rental Use...Decorative ...moreless

  • Hair Dryer
  • Internet
  • Iron & Board
  • Laundry Soap
  • Linens Provided
  • Local Activities Guide
  • Local Maps
  • Local Restaurant Guide
  • Paper Towels
  • Parking
  • Parking Off Street
  • Shampoo
  • Telephone
  • Toilet Paper
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine


  • Blender
  • Coffee Grinder
  • Coffee Maker:

    Keurig and Krups ...moreless

  • Cooking Utensils
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Freezer
  • Lobster Pot
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Pantry Items
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove
  • Stove
  • Toaster


  • Barbecue
  • Beach Towels
  • Deck / Patio
  • Lawn / Garden
  • Outdoor Grill
  • Outdoor Grill Gas
  • Small Cooler
  • Unscreened Porch / Veranda
  • Wood Deck

House Cleaning

  • Housekeeper Optional


Write a review 4.8
from 12 traveler reviews
Rental basis: Per property
Dates Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly * Event
Aug 29 - Sep 25, 2015
7 night min stay


Discounts: 7 nights or more: $179 Nightly

October 2015
Sep 26 - Oct 31, 2015
7 night min stay


Discounts: 7 nights or more: $150 Nightly

My Standard Rate
3 night min stay

Additional information about rental rates


  • Refundable Damage Deposit $500
  • Tax Rate 8%


Cell 917-530-1371 To reserve let owner know via phone or email. Contract will be provided covering the particulars and personal checks are accepted. Owner prefers some interaction (email or phone) with the renter in order to address any needs the renter may have.. If a credit card is used extra fees are incurred which the renter will absorb. Have a special event?. Happy to help with venue for Wedding, Family Reunion, Anniversary. Less than eight Enjoy Discount on your Rate. Reserve early or with multiple week discounts to reflect your weeks. Happy Vacation to You!

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Last updated: 08/26/2015
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10 Miles
Nearest Airport
Bar Harbor Airport
1 Miles
Nearest Golf
1 Miles
Nearest Beach

Use the Island Explorer bus to visit area attractions. Hop on and off as you wish loops all over island. Service runs on donations. Easy access to surrounding towns of Bar Harbor, Bass Harbor, Northeast Harbor, Someville, Tremont, Seal Harbor along with ferry to Swans Island as well as ferry service to Cranberry Island . Acadia National Park offers trails for hiking and lakes for swimming,kayaking and canoeing.


Owner info

Year Purchased: 1986

About the owner: The house was built in 1894. It has been a wonderful experience to open the doors to summer rental guests. They echo the laughter of the past and keeps the joy fresh.

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Speaks: english



  • Southwest Harbor

    Southwest Harbor

  • Master Bedroom

    Master Bedroom

  • Dining room

    Dining room

  • Living room fireplace

    Living room fireplace

  • Gold  Bedroom dressed in Peonies

    Gold Bedroom dressed in Peonies

  • Twin Shipshape Bedroom

    Twin Shipshape Bedroom

  • Upstairs bath

    Upstairs bath

  • Sewing Room Fall 11/6/14

    Sewing Room Fall 11/6/14

  • Dining Room Fall 2014

    Dining Room Fall 2014

  • Starlight Bedroom 11/6/2014

    Starlight Bedroom 11/6/2014

  • Living Room 11/6/14

    Living Room 11/6/14

  • Gold Bedroom

    Gold Bedroom

  • Deck at side of house

    Deck at side of house

  • Dining room during Rental Season

    Dining room during Rental Season

  • Front living room Fireplace on facing wall

    Front living room Fireplace on facing wall

  • Den


  • Star Light Bedroom

    Star Light Bedroom

  • Kitchen in Winter

    Kitchen in Winter

  • Blue Room during Fall Foliage Season November 6,2014

    Blue Room during Fall Foliage Season November 6,2014

  • Canopy Bedroom 11/6/14

    Canopy Bedroom 11/6/14

  • Gold Bedroom fixed in Fall colors 11/6/14

    Gold Bedroom fixed in Fall colors 11/6/14

  • Starlight Bedroom Looking through the mirror

    Starlight Bedroom Looking through the mirror

  • Living Room 11/6/14

    Living Room 11/6/14

  • November 2014 Sewing Room

    November 2014 Sewing Room

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