Feedback

VRBO is part of the HomeAway family, the world leader in vacation rentals with over 950,000 listings. We offer the largest selection of properties for any travel occasion and every budget. We’re committed to helping families and friends find a perfect vacation rental to create unforgettable travel experiences together. Learn More

Stunning Cozy Renovated Cottage on Ocean at Seawall, Southwest Harbor

You sent a message to this owner.

Calendar

Last updated: 07/12/2014
Check availability
23 Available
21 Unavailable
22 Today
23 Selected dates
  • Minimum stay:Contact owner
  • Internet:Yes
  • Pets considered:No
  • Wheel chair accessible:No

Southwest Harbor cottage description

*****2014 FULLY Booked for Season******
Spend your vacation in a sophisticated modern setting in our recently renovated (2012) and highly upgraded cottage with your private access to a pink granite seawall for viewing yachts, lobstermen and wildlife in MDI's Western Way ocean thoroughfare. The Eagle picture below was taken right there. The building is as new, and the added amenities bring it to an A+ level. Features a great room with 5 floor to ceiling sliding glass panel doors for sunlight. Large living and dining area; all new kitchen with new gas stove, dishwasher and gourmet granite eat-in bar; one bedroom (King Bed configuration); all new granite and glass bathroom with walk-in shower. Newly repainted interior with all new lighting. Two flat screen TV's, one DVD, wifi, mobile phone signal boost for AT&T and Verizon frequencies. Sofas covered in bomber jacket leather with flip up leg rests for optimal relation and video viewing. Private outdoor deck off bedroom and sunrise deck off living room with new outdoor lighting and Kinsley-Bate wicker furniture. Washer and dryer to keep your laundry up to date, and a wood stove and propane area heater to keep you toasty on chilly Maine evenings.

The cottage was designed by a noted local architect and our recent renovation makes it a contemporary, stylish gem. Please look at the recent reviews for a sense of how our guests have liked the place. It is optimal for one or two adults, and we have seen a very strong interest in the September and October season when the weather and views can be amazing.

Situated on 3 acres of oceanfront, the very private property features a pond, vegetable and flower gardens, pink granite beach and lush lawns.

Space available for bike and other vacation toys.
Ideally situated for boaters, bikers and hikers to enjoy Acadia National Park and life in Manset, home of boatbuilders, fishermen and crafstmen. Nearby Acadia locations are Seawall, Seawall campground and picnic area, Wonderland, Ship Harbor and the Bass Harbor Lighthouse.

Town of Southwest Harbor with food stores, library, marina, restaurants and shopping nearby.

No pets. Firm on this.


Keywords: Guest cottage on this 3 acre estate in Southwest Harbor offers GREAT VIEWS of the Western Way, Cranberry Isles, open ocean and marine activity. Two outdoor decks; completely remodeled kitchen w/all new appliances inc dishwasher. Wall to wall berber carpeting; Wood burning stove; WIFI. and cable TV; grill; bedroom w/washer/dryer. Storage shed for bikes, etc. A short path leads you to the bold, pink granite shore frontage where you can sit, watch sailing ships as they pass, or sit on your private deck and enjoy the abundant wild life and the peacefulness of this serene area.
AeroBed available for visiting overnight guests.

Property Type

      • Cottage

      Accommodation Type

          • Vacation Rental

          Meals

              • Guests Provide Their Own Meals

              Suitability

              • Pets Not Allowed
              • Non Smoking Only

              Bedrooms: 1 Bedroom, Sleeps 2, Beds for 2

              Bathrooms: 1 Bathroom

              Kitchen & Dining

              • Cooking Utensils
              • Refrigerator
              • Kitchen
              • Microwave

              Amenities

              • Washing Machine
              • Clothes Dryer
              • Parking Off Street
              • Wood Stove
              • Linens Provided

              Other Amenities

                  • Private access to seawall for oceanfront relaxing

                  Entertainment

                  • DVD Player
                  • Satellite / Cable

                  Communications

                  • Mobile Phone:

                    Signal booster for AT&T and Verizon frequencies...moreless

                  • Wireless Internet

                  Outdoor Features

                  • Outdoor Grill

                  Location & View

                      • Oceanfront

                      Activities

                      • Restaurants
                      • Shopping
                      • Shelling
                      • Sight Seeing
                      • Fitness Center
                      • Golf
                      • Fishing
                      • Cycling
                      • Tennis
                      • Kayaking
                      • Hiking
                      • Sailing
                      • Swimming
                       

                      Reviews

                      Write a review 4.8
                      from 19 traveler reviews
                      Loading...
                       
                      Weekly or Monthly Rentals Only. Rates include Maine Lodging Tax- 2014 Rates-
                      June $850 per week (5/31/14-6/28/14)
                      July $1300 per week (6/28/14-7/26/14)
                      August $1300 per week (7/26/14-8/30/14)
                      Sept. $1050 per week (8/30/14-9/27/14)
                      Oct. $850 per week (9/27/14-10/18/14)
                      $250 damage deposit;50% Deposit due w/signed lease: 50% due 60 days prior to start
                      Please include $250 deposit in separate check. 
                      

                      Note: Until confirmed, rates are subject to change without notice.


                      This owner accepts HomeAway payments.
                      Always use this free service to protect your payments up to $10,000 against fraud while keeping your financial information private. With HomeAway Payments, your credit card information is not seen by the owner or manager. NEVER pay by cash or instant money transfer services such as Western Union or MoneyGram. Call the owner to confirm booking request.


                      Don't forget your vacation protection! Get protected now

                      Adding our Vacation Protection services can make sure your getaway goes smoothly, no matter what. We offer Cancellation Protection, Carefree Rental Guarantee, and Damage Protection so you can truly relax.

                      Protect your payments in case you need to cancel.
                      Guarantee the rental meets your expectations.
                      Ensure you're prepared in case of accidental damage.
                       

                      Calendar

                      Last updated: 07/12/2014
                      Check availability
                      23 Available
                      21 Unavailable
                      22 Today
                      23 Selected dates
                       

                      Location

                      Acadia National Park's Seawall sites: Wonderland, Ships Harbor and Bass Harbor Light are nearby; Acadia Mountain trails and lakes on the Quiet Side of Mount Desert Island - 10 minutes drive. Great Harbor Marina provides boat slips and/or boating excursions - 7 minutes travel time. Bass Harbor, Southwest Harbor both 7-10 minutes by car; 15 by bike.

                       

                      Owner info

                      Year Purchased: 1998

                      About the owner: Owners on property in main house on the 3 acre estate. We live here about half of the year. Our son is grown and on his own, so it is very quiet here.

                      Why the Owner Chose Southwest Harbor:
                      Our family has vacationed and lived in the area for generations, so it was preordained that we would end up somewhere nearby. When we had a chance to buy this place we jumped on it.

                      The Unique Benefits at this Cottage:
                      We found this property 17 years ago abandoned because of the time and expense it takes to keep an oceanfront property up to date. It took us 15 years to get it right, but now it is a truly first class environment.


                      Contact us

                      Speaks: english

                       

                      Photos

                      • Front porch

                        Front porch

                      • Grass garden

                        Grass garden

                      • Your view to ocean from front porch

                        Your view to ocean from front porch

                      • Morning visitor

                        Morning visitor

                      • Pond

                        Pond

                      • Wood stove

                        Wood stove

                      • Bedroom

                        Bedroom

                      • Granite shower

                        Granite shower

                      • Kitchen

                        Kitchen

                      • Breakfast bar

                        Breakfast bar

                      • Front view

                        Front view

                      • View across to pond

                        View across to pond

                      • Your perch on the seawall

                        Your perch on the seawall

                      • Have a seat!

                        Have a seat!

                      • Living/dining room

                        Living/dining room

                      • Desk/mobile phone booster for ATT/Verizon

                        Desk/mobile phone booster for ATT/Verizon

                      • View from dining area

                        View from dining area

                      • Granite counter

                        Granite counter

                      • Sunrise reflections 10/14/13

                        Sunrise reflections 10/14/13

                      VRBO #352893

                      There have been  visitors to this page since the counter was last reset in .

                      This listing was first published here in 2011.

                      Date last modified - Sunday, June 15, 2014

                      19

                      1 Bedroom / 1 Bathroom
                      Sleeps 2

                      View calendar: Updated 07/12/14
                      Owner
                      Email owner

                      203 216 3279

                      Speaks: english
                      This owner accepts HomeAway Payments. Always use this free service to protect your payment up to $10,000 against fraud while keeping your financial information private.
                      Add vacation protection services to your booking

                      Three services to protect your trip:

                      Protect your payments in case you need to cancel.

                      Guarantee the rental meets your expectations.

                      Ensure you're prepared in case of accidental damage.


                      Get it now

                      advertisement