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Historic Harbor-View Home Near Acadia National Park

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View of the front house from Shore Road. The rental unit is located in the back.

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Last updated: 11/13/2014
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  • Minimum stay:7 nights
  • Internet:Yes
  • Pets considered:Ask Owner
  • Wheel chair accessible:No

Bass Harbor house description

This 120-year-old historic home in the center of Bass Harbor village on Mount Desert Island has a front house that is occupied by the owners, Barbara & Bill Evans, and a back house that is the rental unit.

The rental unit is clean, sunlit and comfortable--a quiet country outpost from which to enjoy all that Mt. Desert Island and Acadia have to offer.

The rental features:
• Two-story gabled duplex, sleeps four upstairs plus two on a pull-out couch. Great for a small family.
• Living room, eat-in kitchen (full-size refrigerator, microwave, dishwasher)
• Two bedrooms on 2nd floor with two twin beds in each (linens included), plus two full baths.
• Small deck with a view of Bass Harbor, which is about 300 feet away.
• WIFI, cable TV, washer/dryer and charcoal grill are provided.
• 1 mile from Bass Harbor Light.
• 12-minute drive to Acadia National Park.
• 10-minute drive to shops & restaurants of Southwest Harbor.
• Minutes to Echo Lake, hiking trails, swimming, boating, golf, fishing.
• Free island shuttle to Bar Harbor and other points of interest. Shuttle stops every hour on the hour.


Keywords: acadia, island, view, hideaway, house, harbor view, Mt. Desert Island, Maine,

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Property Type

      • House

      Accommodation Type

          • Vacation Rental

          Meals

              • Guests Provide Their Own Meals

              Suitability

              • Non Smoking Only
              • Wheelchair Inaccessible

              Bedrooms: 2 Bedrooms, Sleeps 6, Beds for 4-6

              Bathrooms: 2 Bathrooms

              Entertainment

                  • Satellite / Cable

                  Attractions

                  • Botanical Garden
                  • Churches
                  • Health/Beauty Spa
                  • Library
                  • Live Theater
                  • Marina
                  • Museums
                  • Playground
                  • Recreation Center
                  • Restaurants

                  Local Services & Businesses

                  • ATM/Bank
                  • Groceries

                  Leisure Activities

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

                  Location Type

                      • Water View:

                        The small deck has a view of Bass Harbor, looking over the property and across Shore Rd. Guests are welcome to sit on the Adirondack chairs in the front yard for an even better view of the harbor....moreless

                      Sports & Adventure Activities

                      • Cycling
                      • Deepsea Fishing
                      • Fishing
                      • Golf
                      • Hiking
                      • Kayaking
                      • Mountain Biking
                      • Mountain Climbing
                      • Rock Climbing
                      • Sailing
                      • Swimming
                      • Tennis
                      • Wind-Surfing

                      Dining

                          • Dining Area

                          General

                          • Clothes Dryer
                          • Linens Provided
                          • Parking Off Street
                          • Telephone
                          • Towels Provided
                          • Washing Machine
                          • Wireless Internet

                          Kitchen

                          • Cooking Utensils
                          • Dishwasher
                          • Kitchen
                          • Microwave
                          • Refrigerator

                          Outside

                          • Deck / Patio:

                            Small wooden deck with harbor view....moreless

                          • Lawn / Garden
                          • Outdoor Grill
                           

                          Reviews

                          Write a review 4.8
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                          Rental basis: Per property
                          Dates Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly * Event
                          June
                          Jun 6 - Jun 27, 2015
                          7 night min stay

                          $850
                          July
                          Jun 28 - Jul 31, 2015
                          7 night min stay

                          $950
                          August
                          Aug 1 - Aug 29, 2015
                          7 night min stay

                          $1,000
                          September
                          Aug 30 - Sep 26, 2015
                          7 night min stay

                          $850

                          Additional information about rental rates

                          Fees:

                          • Refundable Damage Deposit $300
                          • Cleaning Fee $75
                          • Tax Rate 7%

                          Notes:

                          We mail a lease to the tenant and require a deposit of $300 plus 1/3 of the rent (including taxes) upon receipt. The balance of their payment is due upon arrival.


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                          Calendar

                          Last updated: 11/13/2014
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                          Location

                          50 Miles
                          Nearest Airport
                          Augusta, ME or Bar Harbor, ME
                          3 Miles
                          Nearest Barpub
                          Dockside Inn, Southwest Harbor, ME
                          4 Miles
                          Nearest Golf
                          The Causeway Club, Southwest Harbor, ME
                          50 Metres
                          Nearest Restaurant
                          Seafood Ketch
                          4 Miles
                          Nearest Beach
                          Echo Lake Beach

                          Car: Necessary

                           

                          Owner info

                          Year Purchased: 1991

                          About the owner: We live in the Philadelphia area and have been coming to Mount Desert Island (MDI) since 1991. We love the character of Bass Harbor village--the slower pace of life here, the sound of the bell buoys on the water, and the unique beauty and history of MDI. There's no place in the world like it!

                          Why the Owner Chose Bass Harbor:
                          Bass Harbor is a active fishing village with a mix of vacationers and year-round residents. We love that our side of the island--the 'Quiet Side'--is not busy or commercial, but has held onto the original character of the area.


                          Contact us

                          Speaks: english

                           

                          Photos

                          • View of the front house from Shore Road. The rental unit is located in the back.

                            View of the front house from Shore Road. The rental unit is located in the back.

                          • View of Bass Harbor from the front yard.

                            View of Bass Harbor from the front yard.

                          • Family room & stairs (the stairs to not have balusters); sliding doors to deck.

                            Family room & stairs (the stairs to not have balusters); sliding doors to deck.

                          • Eating area with bay window.

                            Eating area with bay window.

                          • One of the two bedrooms upstairs.  Both bedrooms have two sets of twin beds.

                            One of the two bedrooms upstairs. Both bedrooms have two sets of twin beds.

                          • View of Bass Harbor from front yard.

                            View of Bass Harbor from front yard.

                          • The historic Bass Harbor Head Light is a mile up the road.

                            The historic Bass Harbor Head Light is a mile up the road.

                          • Lobstermen at work.

                            Lobstermen at work.

                          • The view from the Bass Harbor Lighthouse.

                            The view from the Bass Harbor Lighthouse.

                          • View of nearby Greenings Island from the water.

                            View of nearby Greenings Island from the water.

                          • View of the rental unit from the driveway.

                            View of the rental unit from the driveway.

                          • View of the entry way coming into the guest house.

                            View of the entry way coming into the guest house.

                          • The kitchen and eating area are functional and spacious.

                            The kitchen and eating area are functional and spacious.

                          • The family room has a comfortable pull-out couch and several chairs.

                            The family room has a comfortable pull-out couch and several chairs.

                          • Second bedroom with two twin beds.

                            Second bedroom with two twin beds.

                          • View from nearby Ship Harbor trail--an easy hike & part of Acadia National Park.

                            View from nearby Ship Harbor trail--an easy hike & part of Acadia National Park.

                          • The front yard of the Bass Harbor property.

                            The front yard of the Bass Harbor property.

                          • The Seafood Ketch restaurant, with the rental property in back.

                            The Seafood Ketch restaurant, with the rental property in back.

                          • Thuya Gardens in Northeast Harbor is well worth a visit.

                            Thuya Gardens in Northeast Harbor is well worth a visit.

                          • Osprey nest on Somes Sound.

                            Osprey nest on Somes Sound.

                          VRBO #351747

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                          This listing was first published here in 2011.

                          Date last modified - Monday, December 15, 2014

                          $850 - $1,000 per week (USD)
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                          2 Bedroom / 2 Bathroom
                          Sleeps 6

                          View calendar: Updated 11/13/14
                          Minimum stay: 7 nights
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                          Member since: 2011
                          Speaks: english
                          • Calendar last updated: 11/13/2014
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