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'Rooster Cottage' Harborside with Deep Water Dock & Mooring

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Last updated: 10/10/2014
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  • Minimum stay:7 nights
  • Internet:Yes
  • Pets considered:No
  • Wheel chair accessible:N/A

Southwest Harbor cottage description

Rooster Cottage has a detached garage and sits on an acre of land at the water's edge with a dock and mooring. The area is a quiet residential area within an easy bike ride to the town of Southwest Harbor (a little over 1/2 mile).
There is a Marina not far down Shore Road (Manset Yacht Service) where there are nice boats for rent (I have never rented from them, but I've never heard any complaints). Mt. Desert Island offers virtually everything for land and sea. There is nowhere like it.

Keywords: “Rooster Cottage” is a newly renovated & decorated simple cottage in the Manset Village of Southwest Harbor. Large windows and a deck extending the length of the cottage offers magnificent vistas of the harbor plus a deep water dock and mooring for a yacht up to 50 feet.

Property Type

      • Cottage

      Accommodation Type

          • Vacation Rental


          • Children Welcome
          • Non Smoking Only
          • Pets Not Allowed

          Bedrooms: 2 Bedrooms, Sleeps 4, Beds for 4

          Bathrooms: 1 Bathroom


          • DVD Player
          • Satellite / Cable
          • VCR


          • Churches
          • Cinemas
          • Library
          • Live Theater
          • Marina
          • Museums
          • Playground
          • Restaurants

          Local Services & Businesses

          • ATM/Bank
          • Fitness Center
          • Groceries
          • Hospital
          • Medical Services

          Leisure Activities

          • Antiquing
          • Beachcombing
          • Bird Watching
          • Boating
          • Miniature Golf
          • Scenic Drives
          • Shelling
          • Shopping
          • Sight Seeing
          • Walking
          • Whale Watching
          • Wildlife Viewing

          Location Type

          • Mountain View
          • Oceanfront:

            On the Manset portion of harbor of Southwest Harbor. Seven plus feet at mean low tide at end of the dock (float). Share dock with two lobstermen....moreless

          Sports & Adventure Activities

          • Cross Country Skiing
          • Cycling
          • Fishing
          • Golf
          • Hiking
          • Kayaking
          • Mountain Biking
          • Mountain Climbing
          • Rock Climbing
          • Sailing
          • Snowmobiling
          • Swimming
          • Tennis
          • Wind-Surfing


          • Clothes Dryer
          • Garage
          • Linens Provided
          • Mobile Phone:

            Good reception....moreless

          • Parking Off Street
          • Parking For RV/Boat/Trailer
          • Telephone
          • Washing Machine
          • Wireless Internet
          • Wood Stove


          • Cooking Utensils
          • Dishwasher
          • Kitchen
          • Microwave
          • Refrigerator


          • Deck / Patio
          • Outdoor Grill


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          Dates Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly * Event
          Base Rate
          7 night min stay

          Sep 28 - Oct 31
          7 night min stay

          Jun 1 - Jun 28
          7 night min stay

          Jun 29 - Aug 2
          7 night min stay

          Aug 3 - Aug 30
          7 night min stay

          Aug 31 - Sep 27
          7 night min stay


          Additional information about rental rates


          • Refundable Damage Deposit $500
          • Taxes Not included

          Cancellation policy:

          Policy available by contacting owner when booking.

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          Last updated: 10/10/2014
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          15 Miles
          Nearest Airport
          Bar Harbor Airport

          Car: Recommended


          Owner info

          Year Purchased: 2006

          About the owner: We have been coming to Mt. Desert Island since the 1980's and lived on the Island year round for nearly 6 years. After marrying in 2004 and having a child 2 years later we now come up for the summer months to our house on Goose Cove. We are active in the community and my wife is on the Board of Harbor House, the local Community Center. We have other rental properties in the area and are well known by both summer and year round residents.

          Why the Owner Chose Southwest Harbor:
          Mt. Desert Island offers us a wonderful place to do the things we like. We sail, tennis, swim in the lakes, hike the hundreds of miles of trails that Acadia National Park (3/4 of Mt. Desert Island) maintains. This is our summer life and where we want our daughter to grow up during the summers. I have older children who also come up for extended stays.

          The Unique Benefits at this Cottage:
          We actually do not live on this property, but to describe the benefits of this property is much like describing MDI (Mt. desert Island). This property is unique in that there is a deep water dock that will accommodate sailboats at mean low water and a mooring weighted for 45'+ boats. I have a 36' sailboat drawing 5 feet and have on occasion left it there overnight without any thought of it touching bottom. If you are concerned, call me and I will provide exact depths. Since the tides run 10 plus feet, most boat owners leave their boats on moorings even if they have deep water at their float. This house comes with a heavy mooring. You do share the dock with two lobstermen who will sell you lobsters direct. Here you will truly get a taste of Maine in a modern setting.

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          Speaks: english

          Guestbook comments from the owner

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          • House Exterior

            House Exterior

          • ENE toward Western Way

            ENE toward Western Way

          • Exterior elevation

            Exterior elevation

          • Deep water dock

            Deep water dock

          • Living Area

            Living Area

          • Southwest Harbor and dock

            Southwest Harbor and dock

          • NE with mountains in background

            NE with mountains in background

          • Exterior elevation with deck

            Exterior elevation with deck

          VRBO #351136

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          This listing was first published here in 2011.

          Date last modified - Friday, October 10, 2014

          $1,400 - $2,205 per week (USD)

          2 Bedroom / 1 Bathroom
          Sleeps 4

          View calendar: Updated 10/10/14
          Minimum stay: 7 nights
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          Member since: 2011
          Speaks: english
          • Calendar last updated: 10/10/2014
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          'Rooster Cottage' Harborside with Deep Water Dock & Mooring

          Southwest Harbor #351136

          2 BR  1 BA  Sleeps 4

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