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Cow Palace - Perfect Waterfront Gathering Place for Your Family

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Last updated: 09/02/2014
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  • Minimum stay:7 nights
  • Internet:Yes
  • Pets considered:No
  • Wheel chair accessible:Yes

Bar Harbor house description

This very special home has been a family gathering place for decades. With many recent improvements and remodel projects, it's ready for your extended family to vacation together under one roof and enjoy a spectacular location on the shore of Frenchman's Bay. About 7 miles north of the village of Bar Harbor and 5 from the Park Visitor Center in Hulls Cove, it's convenient to the attractions of Acadia National Park and Mt. Desert Island, while being extremely private. Park-like grounds feature a story-book stone overlook on the expanse of the Bay where you can welcome the summer sunrise over the water or watch the light on the distant hills color and fade in the evening twilight.

The house has three levels: on the lower floor, there is a bright bedroom suite, with eastern views of the water (great for sunrises), a queen bedroom with beautiful stone fireplace, sitting room with daybed and patio/yard access, full kitchen and full tiled shower/tub bathroom.

The main floor has a large living room with wonderful large granite fireplace, cathedral ceiling, built-in shelves with hundreds of books, and comfortable furnishings; attached is a 'card room' with windows all around, great for family cards and games competitions; on the east is the sun porch, overlooking the ocean; a huge family kitchen, fully-equipped and featuring water views, cathedral ceiling and large island; four bedrooms of all sizes are on the main floor, including three with attached bathrooms (1 with claw-foot tub, 2 with showers); one is a large suite with water views and custom built-in desk area and walk-in shower. Beds are 1 double, 2 twins, that can make a king, 2 twins (trundle) that can also become a king, and a queen in the suite. Finally a new laundry pair is in it's own closet off the hallway. The main floor is wheelchair accessible from an entry off the parking area.

Upstairs are 2 large bedrooms, wood-paneled and gabled ceilings, one with a double bed, the other with a set of bunks and a single, and two window seats complete the upstairs. (No bathroom upstairs).

You can bring as many as 12 family members and still have plenty of room. Sorry, no pets permitted.

**This cottage available for Saturday to Saturday weekly bookings only.**

Projection TV in LR
LCD TV in Master BR
WiFi Internet
2 Wood-Burning Fireplaces
Ocean View Card Room
Ocean View Decks and Patio
Stone Waterfront Overlook with Beach Access
Gas Grill
Wet Bar w/Ice Maker
Childrens' Games & Books
Linens & Towels

Property Type

  • 3 story
  • House
  • 0 sq. ft.

Accommodation Type

      • Vacation Rental


          • Guests Provide Their Own Meals


          • Wheelchair Accessible
          • Pets Not Allowed
          • Suitable For Elderly Or Infirm
          • Children Welcome
          • Non Smoking Only
          • Groups

          Bedrooms: 10 Bedrooms, Sleeps 12, Beds for 12

          Other Amenities

              • A beautiful, large and accommodating gathering place on the water, very private and comfortable....moreless


              • Books
              • Television
              • Satellite / Cable
              • Books For Adults
              • Books For Kids
              • Game Room
              • Games
              • Games For Kids
              • Toys
              • Video Games
              • DVD Player


              • Family
              • Away From It All
              • Tourist Attractions


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

              Leisure Activities

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

              local services and businesses

                  • Groceries

                  Location Type

                  • Beachfront
                  • Oceanfront

                  sports and adventure activities

                  • Sound/Bay Fishing
                  • Mountain Climbing
                  • Pier Fishing
                  • Deepsea Fishing
                  • Freshwater Fishing
                  • Hiking
                  • Swimming
                  • Sailing
                  • Cycling
                  • Fishing
                  • Golf
                  • Mountain Biking

                  Arrival Day

                      • Saturday

                      catering options

                          • Guests Provide Their Own Meals


                          • Child's Highchair
                          • Dining Area
                          • Dining:

                            Large Eat-in Kitchen Dining Area and Smaller 2nd Dining Room ...moreless

                          • Seating for 12 people

                          forms of payment

                              • Accept Credit Card


                              • Internet
                              • Parking:

                                Plenty of Parking...moreless

                              • Living Room:

                                Large Main LR, several Sitting Rooms...moreless

                              • Hair Dryer
                              • Iron & Board
                              • Broadband Access
                              • Towels Provided
                              • Parking Off Street
                              • Telephone
                              • Heating
                              • Linens Provided
                              • Ceiling Fans
                              • Firewood
                              • Laundry Soap
                              • Security System
                              • Washing Machine
                              • Clothes Dryer
                              • Fireplace


                              • Ice Maker
                              • Dishwasher
                              • Microwave
                              • Kitchenette
                              • Wet Bar
                              • Dishes & Utensils
                              • Pantry Items
                              • Coffee Maker
                              • Toaster
                              • Kitchen:

                                Large full kitchen...moreless


                              • Patio
                              • Walkway To Water
                              • Yard
                              • Outdoor Furniture
                              • Deck Furniture
                              • Binoculars
                              • Wood Deck
                              • Outdoor Grill Gas
                              • Terrace
                              • Deck / Patio
                              • Lawn / Garden:

                                Lots of Lawn Area...moreless



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                              Rental basis: Per property
                              Rental rates quoted in: $
                              Dates Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly * Event
                              Aug 1 - Aug 29, 2014
                              7 night min stay

                              Aug 30 - Sep 27, 2014
                              7 night min stay

                              Sep 28 - Nov 1, 2014
                              7 night min stay

                              Mar 28 - May 22, 2015
                              7 night min stay

                              May 23 - Jun 20, 2015
                              7 night min stay

                              Jun 21 - Aug 28, 2015
                              7 night min stay

                              Aug 29 - Sep 26, 2015
                              7 night min stay

                              Sep 27 - Oct 31, 2015
                              7 night min stay


                              Payment is usually accepted in the quoted currency ($) unless the currency and the amount is specifically agreed in advance with the manager / advertiser.

                              Additional information about rental rates:

                              Refundable Security Deposit $500

                              Fees and Taxes:

                              • Tax Rate 7%

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                              Last updated: 09/02/2014
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                              Car: Necessary


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                              Speaks: english



                              • Ocenfront overlook with access to the water

                                Ocenfront overlook with access to the water

                              $3,000 - $5,000 per week

                              10 Bedroom / 4 Bathroom
                              Sleeps 12

                              View calendar: Updated 09/02/14
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                              Speaks: english
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