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Family Friendly~ Convenient~ Quiet Location in Bass Harbor

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Ledges Cottage: Front view in Spring


Last updated: 08/12/2014

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  • Minimum stay:3 nights
  • Internet:Yes
  • Pets considered:No
  • Wheel chair accessible:N/A

Bass Harbor cottage description

This 1-level year-round property is comfortable and ideal for a variety of family needs. The main entrance of the cottage opens from a spacious front yard into a cozy living area with a glass-front wood stove and a full kitchenette. The bathroom is located conveniently near the entrance.

The master bedroom features a quiet sitting area and a private sliding glass entrance, and features a separate monitor heater for individual comfort. This bedroom has ample space to set up a portable crib or air mattress for extra sleeping (both available at the cottage).

The Full bedroom is ideal for children, teens, a nanny, second couple or grandparents. The third bedroom includes 2 twin beds and is designed with children in mind as well.

The home is fully equipped with all the basic amenities to make your stay comfortable and convenient. It provides a cool respite in the summer and a cozy and inviting place to gather in the cold winter months. Ideal for cross country ski vacations on Mount Desert Island Carriage Roads.

***We are members of the Southwest Harbor/Tremont Chamber of Commerce.

There is no shortage of activities available on Mount Desert Island. 120 miles of impeccably maintained carriage trails provide ideal conditions for biking, hiking, or cross-country skiing. The many ponds and lakes and quick access to the ocean allow for swimming, sailing, motor boating, beach combing, and other activities. On rainy days, visit a local historical library, museum, or gallery.
In the winter, go ice-fishing, head north for the dog sled races for a day, or go snowshoeing, snowmobiling, or sledding! If you enjoy the outdoors, this is the place to be! The scenic views are breathtaking any time of the year. Play golf, take a garden tour, watch a local performance, and have a great meal! Ledges Cottage is ideally located on a quiet circle about 5 miles from the center of Southwest Harbor. It is conveniently located 1 mile or less from the nearest convenience store, post office, town office, and the working docks. In addition, the Bar Harbor Airport just 15 miles away makes your flight into town a breeze. (Bangor Airport is located approx. 50 miles away).

Property Type

  • Cottage
  • 1000 sq. ft.

Accommodation Type

      • Vacation Rental

      Onsite Services

          • Housekeeper Optional


          • Long-Term Renters Welcome
          • Children Welcome
          • Non Smoking Only
          • Pets Not Allowed
          • Suitable For Elderly Or Infirm

          Bedrooms: 3 Bedrooms, Sleeps 7

          • Bedroom 1: 1 king, 1 twin/ single, 1 baby crib

            Portable crib...moreless

          • Bedroom 2: 1 double


          • Bedroom 3: 2 twin/ single


          • A portable crib and bedrail are also available.

          Bathrooms: 1 Bathroom

          • Bathroom 1: toilet, combination tub/shower



          • Audio Tape Player
          • Books
          • Books For Adults
          • CD Player
          • Games
          • Games For Kids
          • Radio
          • Television
          • Toys
          • VCR


          • Budget
          • Family


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

          Local Services & Businesses

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

          Leisure Activities

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

          Location Type

          • Mountain
          • Near The Ocean

          Sports & Adventure Activities

          • Cycling
          • Deepsea Fishing
          • Fishing
          • Freshwater Fishing
          • Golf
          • Hiking
          • Ice Skating
          • Mountain Biking
          • Mountain Climbing
          • Mountaineering
          • Pier Fishing
          • Sailing
          • Scuba Diving Or Snorkeling
          • Skiing
          • Sound/Bay Fishing
          • Swimming
          • Tennis


          • Child's Highchair
          • Dining Area
          • Seating for 6 people


          • Activities Guide
          • Alarm Clock
          • Basic Soaps
          • Broadband Access
          • Clothes Dryer
          • Firewood
          • Internet
          • Iron & Board
          • Laundry Soap
          • Linens Provided
          • Local Activities Guide
          • Local Maps
          • Local Restaurant Guide
          • Paper Towels
          • Parking Off Street
          • Telephone
          • Toilet Paper
          • Towels Provided
          • Washing Machine
          • Wireless Internet
          • Wood Stove


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


          • Barbecue
          • Outdoor Grill
          • Outdoor Grill Gas

          House Cleaning

              • Housekeeper Optional


              Write a review 4.9
              from 12 traveler reviews
              Rental basis: Per property
              Dates Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly * Event
              Off Season
              Oct 18 - Dec 31, 2014
              3 night min stay


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              • Taxes Not included

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              15 Miles
              Nearest Airport
              5 Miles
              Nearest Barpub
              2 Miles
              Nearest Ferry
              5 Miles
              Nearest Golf
              200 Miles
              Nearest Train
              50 Miles
              Nearest Motorway
              1 Miles
              Nearest Restaurant
              10 Miles
              Nearest Ski
              Cross-country skiing on the park/carriage roads
              1 Miles
              Nearest Beach

              Car: Recommended

              Mount Desert Island is a beautiful getaway spot which offers something for everyone. In addition to rocky and sand beaches, the mountain views are spectacular, and there is plenty of hiking for all abilities. There are 4 well-groomed golf courses on the island, and a multitude of galleries and museums, plenty of shopping, antiquing, and sightseeing. If boating is your hobby, you can rent a kayak, hop on a whale watching cruise, or charter a vessel to suit your own tastes and schedule. For those with children, the possibilities are endless.

              Golf: 5 miles away

              Ski: For those interested in cross country skiing, there are plenty of well-groomed carriage trails available on Mount Desert Island. During the winter when the Park Loop road is closed, many skiers also take advantage of the opportunity to ski there as well, and the views are spectacular!


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              • Ledges Cottage:  Front view in Spring

                Ledges Cottage: Front view in Spring

              • Cozy Living Room with Glass Front Woodstove

                Cozy Living Room with Glass Front Woodstove

              • Master Bedroom with private entry-King Bed

                Master Bedroom with private entry-King Bed

              • The Blue Room- Twin Beds

                The Blue Room- Twin Beds

              • Winter at Ledges Cottage

                Winter at Ledges Cottage

              • Full Kitchenette

                Full Kitchenette

              • Master Bedroom Reading Corner

                Master Bedroom Reading Corner

              • The Sunshine Room-Full Bed

                The Sunshine Room-Full Bed

              $107 per night (USD)

              3 Bedroom / 1 Bathroom
              Sleeps 7

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              Minimum stay: 3 nights
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              Member since: 2004
              Speaks: english
              • Calendar last updated: 08/12/2014
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              207 244-9623

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              Family friendly~ Convenient~ Quiet location in Bass Harbor

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              3 BR  1 BA  Sleeps 7

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