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*****OVER 50% BOOKED FOR 2015***** ***Please note this property only rents from Saturday to Saturday. No exceptions. Multiple weeks possible.*** Spend your vacation in a sophisticated modern setting in our modern 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, with amenities that 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; recent new kitchen with gas stove, dishwasher and gourmet granite eat-in bar; one bedroom (King Bed configuration); 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.
July/August/Labor Day Jun 27 - Sep 11, 2015 7 night min stay
September Sep 12 - Sep 25, 2015 7 night min stay
October Sep 26 - Oct 17, 2015 7 night min stay
Additional information about rental rates
$250 damage deposit;50% Deposit due w/signed lease: 50% due 60 days prior to start Please include $250 deposit in separate check. PROPERTY RENTS SATURDAY TO SATURDAY ONLY. Please do not request shorter stays or different start/end day.
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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.
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.