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Thomas Richard House Steps from the Water....

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Last updated: 10/10/2014
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  • Minimum stay:3-7 nights
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  • Wheel chair accessible:N/A

Southwest Harbor house description

Thanks for your interest. Please note in these times of computer hacking. I would prefer to offer an upfront discount opposed to having payment go through a third party (site host). This does not detract from the property my intent is to protect your privacy as well as my own.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.


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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
                      Pre Season
                      May 16 - Jun 20, 2015
                      7 night min stay

                      Early Summer
                      Jun 21 - Jul 17, 2015
                      7 night min stay

                      High Summer
                      Jul 18 - Sep 5, 2015
                      7 night min stay

                      Late Season
                      Sep 6 - Oct 31, 2015
                      7 night min stay

                      My Standard Rate
                      3 night min stay

                      Additional information about rental rates


                      • Refundable Damage Deposit $300
                      • Tax Rate 8%


                      Cell 917-530-1371 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: 10/10/2014
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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

                      $179 - $275 per night (USD)

                      4 Bedroom / 2 Bathroom
                      Sleeps 8

                      View calendar: Updated 10/10/14
                      Minimum stay: 3-7 nights
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                      Member since: 2008
                      Speaks: english
                      • Calendar last updated: 10/10/2014
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