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Bar Harbor Vintage Intown 5 BR - Near Acadia & Frenchman Bay

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Last updated: 07/13/2014
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  • Minimum stay:3-7 nights
  • Internet:Yes
  • Pets considered:No
  • Wheel chair accessible:No

Bar Harbor cottage description

This lovely in-town home 1 block from the Village Green and 2 blocks from the waterfront has been fully renovated with all your comforts in mind. A retro kitchen and 5 bedrooms are vintage cottage perfect for your vacation in the spring, summer or fall. Take in the sights and sounds of Bar Harbor and Frenchman Bay, explore the natural beauty of Acadia National Park on your own or with its many Ranger talks and guided tours. Take a carriage ride or hike Cadillac Mountain. Relax on one of the many boating excursions or simply sit back and watch a world class cruise ship come in to Frenchman Bay. View the first sunrise on the Eastern seaboard from the Summit and enjoy the beautiful sunsets as well. This cottage offers a restful spot for relaxing on the enclosed porch with large sliding windows and wicker furnishings. A large private deck off the second floor master bedroom provides additional outdoor space for relaxation. A new backyard stone patio and grill is perfect for barbecue.

Travel on Mt. Desert Island / Downtown Activities: The Island Explorer is a free bus service running fixed schedules for 7 different routes on MDI in the summer months. One of those routes has a stop just across the MDI bridge in Trenton. Some buses have bike transport. This wonderful, convenient, congestion-reducing service is provided in large part by a grant from the LL Bean Company (the original store located in Freeport, Maine, north of Portland, is open 24 hours in case you are traveling from that direction. They also have an outlet store in Ellsworth, Maine, on the road to Bar Harbor.
Downtown Bar Harbor. Beyond the many interesting stores and restaurants and sights downtown, do enjoy one of the various boat trips out of Frenchman Bay. One of our favorites: Lulu's Lobster Boat with Capt. John. Very educational and enjoyable including a trip around the local seal haven and some lobster trap stops along the way. Also, enjoy cruise ship watching in Frenchman Bay as you stroll along the Shore Path or relax on a bench.

Acadia Park Ranger Talks and Walks: Acadia park ranger talks or walks: There are many of these daily and they are very enjoyable and informative. The topics range from geology to carriage trails to animals and birds of Acadia to history, such as the fire of 1947, to many different seascape or tidal pool topics. There is also a topic and slide show presented every evening at Blackwoods Camp and a hawk watch on Cadillac Summit at the appropriate season. We have found the rangers who present topics to be very dedicated to their subject matter.
Acadia: In addition to 44 miles of carriage trails, there are many opportunities for walks and bike rides of varying distances, and mountain hikes of varying degrees of challenge and effort with the ultimate probably being Precipice Trail. There are also Echo and Eagle Lakes and Sand Beach for water activities.
Jordan Pond: Don't miss the experience of coming here for the tradition of tea and popovers in the afternoon.
Relax and enjoy the beautiful view.

Golf on MDI - a Special Pleasure: Kebo Valley Golf Club -- very near Eden Center Cottage and a real treat and challenge to play. 8th oldest course in the US. It began as a race track and the terrain of the track is evident in the layout of the holes closest to the clubhouse. With the beauty and looming presence of Cadillac Mountain many greens have unexpected breaks and none more surprising so than the 17th hole. Also, from the vast sloped waste bunker of the 17th hole legend says President Taft took 27 strokes to escape. No matter how you play, unfailingly you will enjoy the day.
Northeast Harbor Golf Course -- a narrow, very scenic course threading through a hilly and wooded terrain on many holes. Short in length but challenging and very enjoyable for a strategy of positional golf.
Causeway Club -- Southwest Harbor. This is a pleasant, enjoyable, relatively flat 9 hole course with some water views. It does have a several very challenging holes and is recommended for a leisurely walk.

Property Type

  • Cottage
  • 2200 sq. ft.

Accommodation Type

      • Vacation Rental

      Onsite Services

          • Housekeeper Optional


          • Limited Accessibility:

            handicap bars in full shower on first floor...moreless

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

          Bedrooms: 5 Bedrooms, Sleeps 10

          • Master: 1 queen

            Private Deck/room AC...moreless

          • Lobster: 1 double


          • Bombay: 1 double

            Bygone Era/room AC...moreless

          • Nautical: 2 twin/ single

            Nautical Theme with Sink...moreless

          • Morning Sun: 1 queen, 1 child bed

            Large, Bright Sunny...moreless

          • 3 bedrooms on the second floor: Master Bedroom (queen) - TV/DVD, CD/Radio, A/C, ceiling fan and a large private deck with outdoor furniture. Bombay Room (double) - CD/Radio, A/C and a ceiling fan. Lilac Room (double) - fan. 2 bedrooms on the 3rd floor: Morning Sun Room (queen) - TV/DVD, CD/Radio, floor fan and mini refrigerator. Nautical Room (twin beds) - sink and window fan....moreless

          Bathrooms: 2 Bathrooms

          • Bathroom 1: toilet, combination tub/shower

            Sit down shower rails for infirm...moreless

          • Bathroom 2: toilet, combination tub/shower, jetted tub

            Heated Whirlpool Tub...moreless

          • First Floor Bath has a very large walk in shower with built in seat and rails for the infirm. Second Floor Bath features a Kohler Heated Whirlpool Jacuzzi Tub....moreless

          Other Amenities

              • There is a washer and dryer in the basement in addition to a set on the second floor beside the bedrooms. Afternoon housecleaning while you are out is available upon request at an additional cost....moreless


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


              • Adventure
              • Tourist Attractions


              • Autumn Foliage
              • Bay/Sound
              • Botanical Garden
              • Churches
              • Cinemas
              • Library
              • Marina
              • Museums
              • Playground
              • Pond
              • Water Parks
              • Forests
              • Live Theater
              • Coin Laundry
              • Restaurants
              • Winery Tours
              • Zoo
              • Health/Beauty Spa

              Leisure Activities

              • Boating
              • Miniature Golf
              • Shopping
              • Wildlife Viewing
              • Antiquing
              • Eco Tourism
              • Walking
              • Horseback Riding
              • Outlet Shopping
              • Beachcombing
              • Bird Watching
              • Scenic Drives
              • Sight Seeing
              • Whale Watching
              • Photography

              local services and businesses

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

              Location Type

              • Downtown:

                Just 1 block to the Village Green where the Island Explorer free bus service is located and 2 blocks to Main St. 4 blocks to ...moreless

              • Near The Ocean:

                3 blocks to a public park along Shore Path, great views of Cruise Ships and tender activities; 4 blocks to the town harbor and Frenchman Bay...moreless

              sports and adventure activities

              • Snorkeling/Diving
              • Snowmobiling
              • Rock Climbing
              • Kayaking
              • Jet Skiing
              • Rafting
              • Cross Country Skiing
              • Tennis
              • Swimming
              • Scuba Diving Or Snorkeling
              • Golf
              • Mountain Biking
              • Mountaineering
              • Sailing
              • Cycling
              • Fishing
              • Pier Fishing
              • Mountain Climbing
              • Deepsea Fishing
              • Fly Fishing
              • Freshwater Fishing
              • Hiking
              • Golf Privileges Optional
              • Sound/Bay Fishing

              Arrival Day

                  • Saturday

                  Communication / Internet

                      • Fax


                      • Child's Highchair
                      • Dining Room
                      • Seating for 8 people


                      • Iron & Board
                      • Backpack
                      • Towels Provided
                      • Parking Off Street
                      • Parking On Street
                      • Internet
                      • Broadband Access:

                        wireless internet connection...moreless

                      • Activities Guide
                      • Alarm Clock
                      • Ceiling Fans
                      • Water Cooler
                      • Hair Dryer
                      • Laundry Soap
                      • Local Activities Guide
                      • Local Maps
                      • Paper Towels
                      • Local Restaurant Guide
                      • Basic Soaps
                      • Washing Machine:


                      • Clothes Dryer:


                      • Parking
                      • Telephone
                      • Air Conditioning:

                        3 air cinditioners...moreless

                      • Heating
                      • Linens Provided
                      • Wireless Internet
                      • Free Long Distance

                      house cleaning

                          • Housekeeper Optional


                          • Blender
                          • Coffee Grinder
                          • Ice Maker
                          • Lobster Pot
                          • Pantry Items
                          • Stove
                          • Cooking Utensils
                          • Coffee Maker
                          • Toaster
                          • Dishwasher
                          • Refrigerator
                          • Freezer
                          • Oven
                          • Microwave
                          • Kitchen


                          • Balcony
                          • Deck / Patio
                          • Beach Chairs
                          • Beach Towels
                          • Binoculars
                          • Large Cooler
                          • Small Cooler
                          • Wood Deck
                          • Outdoor Grill Gas
                          • Outdoor Grill
                          • Patio
                          • Porch / Veranda
                          • Screen Porch / Veranda
                          • Lawn / Garden

                          Pool / Spa

                          • Jetted Tub
                          • Whirlpool


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                          Rental basis: Per property
                          Dates Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly * Event
                          Base Rate
                          3 night min stay
                          Peak Season
                          Jun 29 - Sep 5
                          7 night min stay

                          Apr 13 - Apr 25
                          3 night min stay
                          $200 $200
                          Fri, Sat, Sun
                          Apr 27 - May 23
                          3 night min stay
                          $235 $235
                          Fri, Sat, Sun
                          Memorial Day
                          May 25 - May 30
                          3 night min stay
                          $285 $285
                          Fri, Sat, Sun

                          Discounts: 4 nights or more: $1,700 Nightly

                          Late Spring
                          Jun 1 - Jun 13
                          7 night min stay

                          Summer's Here !
                          Jun 15 - Jun 27
                          7 night min stay


                          Additional information about rental rates

                          Additional Fees and Taxes:

                          Taxes 7%

                          Cleaning Fee $125

                          Security Deposit $500 - Returned within 10 days of departure.


                          Personal check. Approximately one half due with return of 2 signed

                          copies of lease within 7 days.

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                          Last updated: 07/13/2014
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                          Car: Not Necessary

                          1 block to village green, 2 blocks to Frenchman Bay: Enjoy the natural beauty that is Acadia National Park. From rock climbing and nature trails to exploring on your own or with one of the park's rangers, there is something for everyone. Take a carriage ride on one of the many trails made in the 20th century by J.D. Rockefeller. Swim at Sand Beach or Eagle Lake, take a marshland walk or leave from Frenchman Bay to deep sea fish or go whale and seal watching. Attend a concert on the Village Green by the Bar Harbor Music Festival. Enjoy a lobster at one of the many seaside restaurants on the island and watch a sunset from Cadillac Mountain, the highest point on the eastern U.S. seaboard.

                          Mount Desert Island, Acaida National Park, Bar Harbor has it all!

                          Other Activities: Fall Foliage


                          Owner info

                          Year Purchased: 2004

                          About the owner: My wife and I live in Rhode Island but visit our home in Bar Harbor often. We love the fact that you can walk downtown, hike the Shore Path and dine out--all without driving a car! Kebo Golf course is one half mile away from our home--that's where I am on most afternoons!

                          Why the Owner Chose Bar Harbor:
                          Beautiful area--Acadia National Park is listed as one of the 1000 places one should visit!! The numerous Ranger Talks / Walks and Boat Tours cover so many interesting topics relating to history, geology, plant and wildlife.

                          Contact us

                          Speaks: french, german, english

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                          • LOBSTER ROOM

                            LOBSTER ROOM

                          • LOBSTER ROOM

                            LOBSTER ROOM

                          • Living Room

                            Living Room

                          • Master Bedroom -- queen

                            Master Bedroom -- queen

                          • Bombay Bedroom -- Double

                            Bombay Bedroom -- Double

                          • Nautical  Bedroom - Twin Beds

                            Nautical Bedroom - Twin Beds

                          • Front Porch - Wicker Furnishings - Glass Sliders

                            Front Porch - Wicker Furnishings - Glass Sliders

                          • Eden Center Cottage

                            Eden Center Cottage

                          • Fully Stocked Retro Kitchen, Granite Countertop,

                            Fully Stocked Retro Kitchen, Granite Countertop,

                          • Dining Room, Seats 8

                            Dining Room, Seats 8

                          • Bathroom w   Whirlpool Tub, Black Fossil Granite

                            Bathroom w Whirlpool Tub, Black Fossil Granite

                          • THIRD FLOOR QUEEN

                            THIRD FLOOR QUEEN

                          • Master Bedroom Deck - Private, 9 x 22 feet

                            Master Bedroom Deck - Private, 9 x 22 feet

                          • NAUTICAL TWIN THIRD FL

                            NAUTICAL TWIN THIRD FL

                          VRBO #328341

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                          This listing was first published here in 2007.

                          Date last modified - Tuesday, June 10, 2014

                          $200 - $425 per night (USD)

                          5 Bedroom / 2 Bathroom
                          Sleeps 10

                          View calendar: Updated 07/13/14
                          Minimum stay: 3-7 nights
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