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Cabins on the Cove: the Quiet Side of Mdi with Acadia Park 20 Minutes Awa

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Last updated: 05/24/2014

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  • Internet:No
  • Pets considered:Ask Owner
  • Wheel chair accessible:No

Pretty Marsh cabin description

Rustic and relaxed, this shorefront “camp” may have the most beautiful, undeveloped waterfront view on Mt. Desert Island. The two cabins nestle in a private, wooded setting at the edge of Squid Cove. On the front deck or ten steps further to the shore, there are a score of perfect spots to perch with a cup of coffee and drink in the view. You can swim from the beach or dock, kayak the in the protected corners of the cove or strike out and around Squid Island in into the Western Bay. Wildlife abounds with seals, osprey, gulls and terns your constant companions and occasional visits are paid by bald eagles. Children and adults love to investigate tidepools, walk along the rocky shore, or delve into the deep spruce forest. You might not want to leave the cove all day.

MAIN CABIN: Sitting at water’s edge, views of the cove abound. The simple interior sleeps 6 with ease. A no-fuss kitchen with bar seating overlooks a dining area with table for 8. Pass through the 2-bed bunkroom to the light and airy master bedroom with queen bed and windows all around. A full bathroom with combined tub and shower sits between the two bedrooms. The spacious, yet cozy “great room” is a perfect family area for puzzles, games or making smores at the Franklin wood stove. A futon sofa bed and set of twins at one end allow it to serve as a third bedroom. The deck off the kitchen is perfect for breakfast or evening drinks, with spectacular views of the Cove, just steps from the water and the dock.

GUEST CABIN: A log cabin sits a few steps further from the water, but enjoys views of the cove through the trees and access to the same dock and shoreline. The open kitchen and living space is cool in the heat and cozy when it rains with woodstove, a small dining table for four and two bench sofas for reading or napping. Two bedrooms, one with queen and one with twins, share a full bathroom with combined tub and shower. Depending on your mood or the weather, choose to relax on the deck outside or in the, screened porch with picnic table.

You can choose to spend your days on the Cove, exploring the quiet side of Mt. Desert Island (perfect for bikes) or 20 minutes in the car get to the hundreds of treasures of Acadia National Park and the island’s quaint towns have to offer. Night life and restaurants are fine in Bar Harbor. Rainy day amusements and outlet shopping are just far enough away.


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Property Type

      • Cabin

      Accommodation Type

          • Vacation Rental

          Meals

              • Guests Provide Their Own Meals

              Suitability

              • Long-Term Renters Welcome
              • Minimum Age Limit For Renters
              • Children Welcome
              • Non Smoking Only
              • Wheelchair Inaccessible

              Bedrooms: 5 Bedrooms, Sleeps 12, Beds for 10-12

              • Convertible bed(s)

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              • Main Cabin Bunk Room: 2 bunk bed

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              • Main Cabin Great Room: 2 twin/ single, 1 sleep sofa /futon

                Futon is double...moreless

              • Cabin 2 Bedroom: 2 twin/ single

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              • Cabin 2 Sitting Room

                Bank window seating - sleeping for kids 3-7 yrs...moreless

              • Cabin 2 Master: 1 queen

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              • Main Cabin Master : 1 queen

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              • Queen size Beds (2), Twin or Single Beds (3), Sleep Sofa or Futons (1), Bunk Beds (2) ...moreless

              Bathrooms: 2 Bathrooms, 1 Half Bathroom

              Other Amenities

                  • peace, serenity, timelessness, quiet

                  Entertainment

                      • Games:

                        Cards, puzzles, board games on the shelf....moreless

                      Theme

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

                      Attractions

                      • Botanical Garden
                      • Churches
                      • Cinemas
                      • Health/Beauty Spa
                      • Library
                      • Live Theater
                      • Marina
                      • Museums
                      • Restaurants
                      • Theme Parks
                      • Water Parks

                      Local Services & Businesses

                      • ATM/Bank
                      • Groceries
                      • Laundromat

                      Leisure Activities

                      • Antiquing
                      • Beachcombing
                      • Bird Watching
                      • Boating
                      • Eco Tourism
                      • Outlet Shopping
                      • Photography
                      • Scenic Drives
                      • Shelling
                      • Shopping
                      • Sight Seeing
                      • Walking
                      • Whale Watching
                      • Wildlife Viewing

                      Location Type

                      • Beach View
                      • Beachfront:

                        Shell and pebble beach, secluded and protected....moreless

                      • Ocean View
                      • Oceanfront:

                        We are steps from the water at hightide...moreless

                      Sports & Adventure Activities

                      • Cycling
                      • Deepsea Fishing
                      • Fishing
                      • Fly Fishing
                      • Freshwater Fishing
                      • Golf
                      • Hiking
                      • Kayaking
                      • Mountain Biking
                      • Mountain Climbing
                      • Pier Fishing
                      • Rock Climbing
                      • Sailing
                      • Sound/Bay Fishing
                      • Swimming
                      • Tennis
                      • Water Skiing
                      • Wind-Surfing

                      Dining

                          • Dining Area

                          General

                          • Fireplace:

                            Franklin wood burning stoves in each cabin...moreless

                          • Heating:

                            Electric in bathrooms...moreless

                          • Linens Provided
                          • Living Room
                          • Parking
                          • Parking Off Street
                          • Telephone
                          • Towels Provided
                          • Wood Stove

                          Kitchen

                          • Coffee Maker
                          • Cooking Utensils
                          • Dishes & Utensils:

                            Everything for 12-15...moreless

                          Outside

                          • Deck / Patio
                          • Lawn / Garden
                          • Outdoor Grill
                           

                          Reviews

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                          Jun    $1,750/wk/6 guests  $$2,625/wk/up to 12
                          July   $2,200/wk/6 guests  $$3,075/wk/up to 12
                          August $2,400wk/6 guests   $$3,275/wk/up to 12
                          Sept   $1,750/wk/6 guests  $$2,625/wk/up to 12
                          October $1,300/wk/6 guests $$2,175/wk up to 12
                          

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                          Location

                          7 Miles
                          Nearest Airport
                          Bar Harbor, Bangor, Portland

                          Car: Necessary

                          star gazing, playing with phosphorescence in in the water at night, clamming, skipping stones

                           

                          Owner info

                          Year Purchased: 1928

                          About the owner: I live in Takoma Park, Maryland in a wonderful small town, community setting. Maine is is never far from my mind.

                          Why the Owner Chose Pretty Marsh:
                          Our grandfather bought the land in 1928. He chose the point of land on Squid Cove for its beauty and because it was an easy canoe ride to his father in-law's cabin! We three brothers, like our mother before us, grew up going there in the summer and brought our kids when we had them. When it passed to us some years ago, we had to decide if we could keep this treasure in the family. Since neither our kids nor we could conceive of letting it go, renting it is how we hope to be able to do so

                          The Unique Benefits at this Cabin:
                          Last year we received 'thank you' emails from 2 of our guests. We absolutely LOVED your place. You are all so lucky to have such a treasure in your family. It was fun imagining your grandparents spending the whole summer there back in the early days. We saw so many seals - it was so beautiful and peaceful. One week is not long enough. Weavers 2011 Our visit was awesome and we loved the cabin, the cove, the changing tides and the bird life. Saw eagles, harbor seals and many shore birds. The camp history is amazing. It is a very special place on a small island in the great state of Maine. Best wishes in your efforts to conserve the land and we greatly appreciate your sharing of this wonderful piece of the planet. Allisions 2011


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                          Speaks: english, french, Bambara/Jula

                           

                          Photos

                          • View from the deck

                            View from the deck

                          • Floating dock = water access any tide.

                            Floating dock = water access any tide.

                          • Exterior of main cabin.

                            Exterior of main cabin.

                          • High tide paddle in the cove from our dock.

                            High tide paddle in the cove from our dock.

                          • Deck with people and drying bating suits.

                            Deck with people and drying bating suits.

                          • Main Cabin Great Room. Franklin Stove for after dinner fires, games, music playing.
2 single beds and queen futon.

                            Main Cabin Great Room. Franklin Stove for after dinner fires, games, music playing. 2 single beds and queen futon.

                          • Main Cabin Master Bedroom. Quiet and airy. Next to full bath and 'kids' bunkroom.

                            Main Cabin Master Bedroom. Quiet and airy. Next to full bath and 'kids' bunkroom.

                          • Sitting area in the 'Guest Cabin'

                            Sitting area in the 'Guest Cabin'

                          • Main Cabin deck.

                            Main Cabin deck.

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                          This listing was first published here in 2011.

                          Date last modified - Saturday, December 13, 2014

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                          5 Bedroom / 2.5 Bathroom
                          Sleeps 12

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                          Member since: 2011
                          Speaks: english, french, Bambara/Jula
                          • Calendar last updated: 05/24/2014
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