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Beautiful Private Cottage & Grounds W/ Water & Mountain Views

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Deck side of cottage facing the mountain and water views

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Last updated: 07/08/2014
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  • Minimum stay:7 nights
  • Internet:Yes
  • Pets considered:No
  • Wheel chair accessible:No

Bar Harbor cottage description

Blue Hill Vista is located in the Bar Harbor village of Town Hill (Indian Point Area) just a 15 minute drive (6 miles) to the main entrance of Acadia National Park in Hulls Cove. Downtown Bar Harbor is just another 5 minutes drive from the Park entrance. A short walk from the property, operating seasonally, is The Island Explorer bus stop which allows car free access to the entire Mount Desert Island, including the National Park. We are centrally located close to all island points of interest and easily accessible to off island points and shopping. You will be in very private, relaxing setting but in minutes you could be in the hubbub of Downtown Bar Harbor, Southwest Harbor or Ellsworth.

The cottage is located on seven acres overlooking pastures, orchards, woods and water. From the deck and west facing rooms you will view breath taking sunsets over Western Bay and Blue Hill. Have your cameras ready! The cottage has two bedrooms, 2 baths, one with a shower in the master bedroom and the second bathroom has a tub/shower combination. The master bed room with the queen size bed has a television and views the gazebo and the woods. The second bedroom with a full size bed with a sliding glass door which opens on to the deck and has views of Western Bay and BlueHill. For your dining and entertaining all dishes, flatware, glasses, bowls, platters, pots and pans, cooking utensils, lobster pot, crock pot, linens, towels are provided for your convenience. The cottage has everything you will need to cook up a great meal. Appliances include an Jenn-Air electric stove, a dishwasher, microwave, toaster, ice maker and a washer and dryer. The dining area has a table with six chairs as well as two high counter chairs. Beach towels and beach chairs are also available for your trips to Sand Beach, Echo Lake or Seal Harbor beaches. The full sofa bed in the living room is perfect for the children in your family. The living room door leads to a deck with a table and chairs with an umbrella for comfortable dining. The front of the cottage has a farmer’s porch furnished with rocking chairs so that you can enjoy the cool breeze coming through the trees.

On the second floor, along with an outstanding view of Western Bay and Blue Hill, you will find a full-size Brunswick billiards table in beautiful wood-paneled cathedral-ceiling family room accented with a standing antique barber pole to give it an old-time flavor. The room comes equipped with television, VCR, DVD players, a game/card table,full size futon/couch and a twin bed. In case you brought your computer, high speed wireless internet service is available throughout the house
The outside grounds are beautifully landscaped and there is a bocce court and playground with swings, slide and small climb-up covered club house for family fun.

We supply all linens, firewood, paper and soap products, books, puzzles and games. You simply bring your own food, clothes, bikes and kayaks. Sunsets included, no extra charge! The cottage is comfortable, homey and contains everything necessary to make your stay a very pleasant one. If you’re here when the weather is cool the living area has a wood burning stove. (The first floor also has in-floor radiant heat and the second floor has baseboard hot water heat for winter guests and there is an automatic generator in case of power failure.)

Judy and I have owned this property for over 30 years and retired here fifteen years ago and we wouldn’t live anywhere else. The rental cottage has the best view on the property. We built our home adjacent to the cottage and that's where we live year round. The rental cottage is a complete identity unto itself and you will have complete privacy but if you want help or recommendations about anything in the surrounding area or have any problems with the cottage we are readily available. Otherwise, if we’re home, we will be invisible. Enjoy your stay in our homestead.

Additional pictures are available upon request.

Travel to Bar Harbor by air has a number of options. The closest airport is the Hancock County Airport (Bar Harbor) is in Trenton, Maine a 10 minute drive to our property. Other airports include Bangor (1 hours drive), Portland, ME (3 hour drive), Boston (5-6 hour drive) and Portsmouth, NH (5 hour drive). Upon signing of a lease, driving directions will be provided.

Keywords: Vacation house, water view, Mountain view, private, playground, Winter Season rental available

Property Type

  • 2 story
  • Cottage

Accommodation Type

      • Vacation Rental

      Meals

          • Guests Provide Their Own Meals

          Suitability

          • Children Welcome
          • Pets Not Allowed
          • Non Smoking Only

          Bedrooms: 2 Bedrooms, Sleeps 6, Beds for 6

          • Bedroom 1: 1 queen

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          • Bedroom 2: 1 double

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          • Convertible bed(s): 1 double, 1 child bed, 1 sleep sofa /futon, 1 baby crib

            Portacrib and toddler bed available upon request...moreless

          • Bedroom 4: 1 sleep sofa /futon

            A full size futon is located in the 2nd floor billard room...moreless

          • Queen size Beds (1), Double Beds (1), Portacrib and toddler bed are available upon request, a full size futon bed and a twin bed are located in the billard room, ...moreless

          Bathrooms: 2 Bathrooms

          • Bathroom 1: toilet, shower

            Located in the master bedroom...moreless

          • Bathroom 2: toilet, combination tub/shower

            Located near the 2nd bedroom off the kitchen...moreless

          • Bath room in the master bedroom has a shower. Second bathroom has a tub/shower combination....moreless

          Kitchen & Dining

          • Kitchen:

            Electric Jennair Stove, Dishwasher, Microwave, electric coffee pot, toaster, toaster oven. Washer and dryer in the laundry room adjacent to the kitchen....moreless

          • Dining:

            Dining table opens to seat 6 people. There is counter space with stools for 4....moreless

          • Refrigerator:

            Automatic ice maker...moreless

          • Pantry Items:

            spices, sugar...moreless

          • Dining Area Seats:

            6...moreless

          • Dishes & Utensils
          • Coffee Maker
          • Toaster
          • Microwave
          • Cooking Utensils
          • Stove
          • Oven
          • Dishwasher
          • Seating for 6 people

          Amenities

          • Parking Off Street
          • Linens Provided
          • Washing Machine
          • Living Room seats 4
          • Hair Dryer
          • Iron & Board

          Other Amenities

              • Bocce Court and equipment, playground, gardens, croquet, picnic table, beach chair, beach toys, snowshoes, deck table with umbrella...moreless

              Entertainment

              • CD Player
              • Music Library
              • VCR
              • DVD Player
              • Video Library
              • Toys
              • Books

              Communications

              • Wireless Internet

              Outdoor Features

              • Kayak / Canoe:

                Lake canoeing rentals 10-15 minutes drive; ocean canoeing available in town....moreless

              • Golf:

                Three golf clubs within a 20 minute drive...moreless

              • Boat:

                Rentals available in the nearby towns...moreless

              • Outdoor Grill
              • Lawn / Garden
              • Gazebo
              • Deck / Patio

              Theme

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

              Location & View

              • Water View:

                Views of Western Bay, Clarks Cove and Blue Hill Mt....moreless

              Activities

              • Restaurants
              • Fitness Center
              • ATM/Bank
              • Groceries
              • Hospital
              • Laundromat
              • Massage Therapist
              • Medical Services
              • Snowmobiling
              • Rock Climbing
              • Sailing
              • Swimming
              • Cross Country Skiing
              • Sledding
              • Fishing
              • Surfing
              • Wind-Surfing
              • Kayaking
              • Golf
              • Cycling
              • Hiking
              • Basketball Court
              • Snowboarding
              • Mountain Biking
              • Deepsea Fishing
              • Freshwater Fishing
              • Mountain Climbing
              • Tennis
              • Mountaineering
              • Boating
              • Antiquing
              • Museums
              • Zoo
              • Health/Beauty Spa
              • Live Theater
              • Churches
              • Library
              • Marina
              • Playground
              • Ruins
              • Theme Parks
              • Cinemas
              • Recreation Center
              • Sight Seeing
              • Winery Tours
              • Horseback Riding
              • Beachcombing
              • Bird Watching
              • Eco Tourism
              • Outlet Shopping
              • Scenic Drives
              • Walking
              • Whale Watching
              • Miniature Golf
              • Wildlife Viewing
              • Shopping
              • Shelling
              • Gambling Casinos
              • Sound/Bay Fishing
               

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              Rental basis: Per property
              Dates Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly * Event
              In season
              Jul 12 - Sep 5, 2014
              7 night min stay

              $1,595
              Fall Season
              Sep 6 - Oct 18, 2014
              7 night min stay

              $1,095

              Additional information about rental rates

              Fees:

              • Refundable Damage Deposit $250
              • Cleaning fee $75
              • Tax Rate 8%

              Notes:

              The $75.00 cleaning fee is for 3 hours of cleaning. Additional hours, if needed will be deducted from the security deposit.

              The first payment which includes 1/2 of the weekly rental fee, the $250.00 security deposit and the Maine State 8% tax is due when the lease is signed. The final payment, 1/2 of the rental fee is made 3 weeks before occupancy. Full payment is required if the lease is signed within 3 weeks of occupancy. Paypal maybe used but the renter must pay the necessary Paypal fees.


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              Calendar

              Last updated: 07/08/2014
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              Location

              3 Miles
              Nearest Airport
              Bar Harbor Airport, Hancock County, Trenton, ME
              15 Miles
              Nearest Train
              Scenic Railroad, Ellsworth, ME
              10 Miles
              Nearest Beach
              Echo Lake, Acadia National Park
              1 Miles
              Nearest Barpub
              Mainely Meats
              6 Miles
              Nearest Golf
              Kebo Golf Course
              1 Miles
              Nearest Restaurant
              Mainely Meats

              Car: Recommended

              Abby Museums, Acadia National Park, Gilley Museum, Lobster Oceanarium

               

              Owner info

              About the owner: We are retired educators from New Jersey and we would not consider living anywhere else. We are at our happiest when our 3 grown children, their spouses and our 12 grandchildren visit. Ralph and Judy are active tennis players and are members of the Ellsworth Tennis Center. Ralph has also built a stained glass studio where he creates his art work mostly incorporated into our home and as gifts to our children. In addition to tennis, Judy plays badminton at the MDI YMCA throughour the year. Both of us do volunteer work and serve on a local board of directors.

              Why the Owner Chose Bar Harbor:
              We were first attracted to Mount Desert Island in 1972 when we visted the island with 3 young children. We loved having Acadia National Park so accessible for all our outdoor activities and entertainment. We especially liked hiking and biking the carriage trails, climbing the many mountain trails, swimming in both Echo Lake and Sand Beach and picking wild blueberries!

              The Unique Benefits at this Cottage:
              Restaurants are located all over the island. Whether you like casual, rustic, or fine dining , with our advice and direction, I'm sure you'll find many to suit your likes.


              Contact us

              Speaks: english

              Guestbook comments from the owner

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              Photos

              • Deck side of cottage facing  the mountain and water views

                Deck side of cottage facing the mountain and water views

              • Cottage driveway entrance in winter. Owners house on right.

                Cottage driveway entrance in winter. Owners house on right.

              • Kitchen

                Kitchen

              • Master Bedroom Queen size bed.

                Master Bedroom Queen size bed.

              • Billard area 2nd Floor

                Billard area 2nd Floor

              • Office alcove 2nd Floor. Views Gazebo & parking area.

                Office alcove 2nd Floor. Views Gazebo & parking area.

              • Playground area. Grandchildren not included

                Playground area. Grandchildren not included

              • Gazebo

                Gazebo

              • View from cottage in summer.

                View from cottage in summer.

              • Winter View

                Winter View

              • Master Bedroom

                Master Bedroom

              • 2nd Bedroom Water view

                2nd Bedroom Water view

              • Living area 1st Floor w/wood burning stove. Opens to waterside deck.

                Living area 1st Floor w/wood burning stove. Opens to waterside deck.

              • Living area 2nd floor. Views fields, Western Bay & Blue Hill.

                Living area 2nd floor. Views fields, Western Bay & Blue Hill.

              • Yard water side including bocce court

                Yard water side including bocce court

              • Fall view

                Fall view

              VRBO #349586

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              This listing was first published here in 2011.

              Date last modified - Monday, June 23, 2014

              $1,095 - $1,595 per week (USD)
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              2 Bedroom / 2 Bathroom
              Sleeps 6

              View calendar: Updated 07/08/14
              Minimum stay: 7 nights
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