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Most Spectacular Oceanfront View in All of Maine!!!!

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Great Room with adjoining Kitchen & Soaring 'Bar Harbor Pink Granite' Fireplaces

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Last updated: 09/29/2014
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  • Minimum stay:4-7 nights
  • Internet:Yes
  • Pets considered:No
  • Wheel chair accessible:Yes

Bar Harbor house description

YOU WILL HAVE THE BEST VIEW IN ALL OF MAINE OF THE
OCEAN AND ACADIA NATIONAL PARK!!! We rent
quickly and discretely-- your confidentiality and pleasure is
our only goal!
WE CAN DO 4 TO 6 DAY RENTALS FOR SMALL PARITES. (For about the
price of 2 little stuffy hotel rooms in Bar Harbor!!!!!!!!!!) Will sleep
8-9 comfortably--- 12 with additional bedding. The 2000' house is designed for efficiency with No fossil fuels!!!
Central a/c and passive solar highlight the
efficiency and cleanliness of the home. Built recently, so you
are SAFE from lead paint, asbestos, and mold problems i
older homes. Our home is kept to a high hypo-allergenic standard for our guests! We charge no more for this! We have a forced air heat pump
air circulation system with filtration--- that's why there are no
stagnant air areas or damp spots in the home! Plus we have
central a/c even though we are on the Windward side of the
island with cool breezes. The town of Bar Harbor can be
very hot sometimes because it faces North and is blocked
from cool ocean breezes-- so always stay at least one mile
south of the central business district on the ocean or the
'heights' as the locals call them. That's why eagles live in our trees!!!! Plus the WINDWARD SIDE of MDI is the EAST
side of MDI, SOUTH of Bar Harbor where we are the CENTER
of ''Millionaires Row' of the Gilded Age of Bar Harbor.

This is considered to be the most beautiful and best view on the entire coast of Maine. It's rock face was painted
by the Hudson River School painters more than any landmark on In Bar Harbor or MDI.
With three full baths and four bedrooms the home will
handle 12 easily. A full kitchen attached to the Great Room will
let the chef (usually the lady of the house) know that she is not
being shut off in some remote kitchen but is enjoying actively
the spectacular views of the Great Room with her guests and
family-- and interacting with them as well.
Look down on the QM2 and huge ocean-going yachts
entering and leaving Bar Harbor. See eagles sitting in the
trees and their nests right near the house. See whales and
seals in front of the house!
Since we are on the 'windward side' of MDI our breezes
come from the ocean-- free of pollen and insects!!!
You will not want to leave this paradise, so take tons of
photos for great memories AND COME BACK SOON!!!!!
Note: you are receiving a special rate per week
which is a special reduction off the normal rate of $8300 per
week due to special contribution of the Owners in their efforts
help the environment and its wildlife.
NEW LIsting!!!! It was noted in a magazine that this site
is one of the few places on MDI where you can look out to sea
and see almost nothing 'man made.' Due to the protection
of Acadia National Park, the Ocean and the Porcupine Islands
appear almost exactly as they did when the Hudson River
School painters painted them in the mid 1800s. WE DO
NOT SHOW BOOKING DATES ON ANY PUBLIC SITE. AUG AND SEPT MOSTLY BOOKED.
SEND INQUIRY FOR YOUR DATES OF INTEREST. WE GET MANY VIPS IN THE FALL
AND DO NOT SHOW BOOKING DATES.

Bring that 'special someone' for a week and you will
have memories for a lifetime!!!!
Complimentary Champagne and Cheese/Humus on
arrival!
Go first class for about the price of two
little stuffy hotel rooms in Bar Harbor! See Bar
Harbor the way the Gilded Age families viewed it
in the 1890s.
NOTE OUR SENIOR AND MILITARY/VET
DISCOUNTS!!! MENTION DIS416 CODE ON
YOUR RES REQUEST.

Also, Windwardpassagebarharbor.com for
special rates and prices!!!!
[It is requested that the fireplaces not be used during the
warm summer months due to the fire danger]































Property Type

  • House
  • 2000 sq. ft.

Accommodation Type

      • Vacation Rental

      Meals

          • Guests Provide Their Own Meals

          Suitability

          • Long-Term Renters Welcome
          • Minimum Age Limit For Renters:

            Maine law....moreless

          • Non Smoking Only
          • Pets Not Allowed
          • Wheelchair Accessible:

            Note: one step up to wheel chair ramp to enter house...moreless

          Bedrooms: 4 Bedrooms, Sleeps 12, Beds for 9-12

          • Bedroom 2: 1 double

            Main floor with desk, swivel rocker and ocean view....moreless

          • Bedroom 1: 1 king

            Overlooks ocean and great room with glass window...moreless

          • Bedroom 4: 1 double

            main level twin bed/ ocean view (inside) and east view....moreless

          • Bedroom 3: 1 queen, 1 twin/ single, 1 sleep sofa /futon

            Huge full level guest suite/living room, full ocean view, ba...moreless

          • 4 bedrooms-- all are designed to be 'low noise' with special carpeting and insulation in the walls. All have central a/c and the fan can run on the thermostat to drown further unwanted noise and circulate fresh air throughout the house with 'soft noise.' The Guest Suite has a queen with 4 sliding glass door Anderson sets to view the Ocean and the unique rock formations and Maine woods 'you feel like you are outdoors with the eagles-- also, porcelain tile and a low noise ceiling/ walk in closet and living room area. Master BR and guest suite have dvd players and tvs. Add'l beds: dbl in couch, 2 inflatable dbl., roll twin. ...moreless

          Bathrooms: 3 Bathrooms

          Other Amenities

              • 5 minute walk to all the shops and restaurants in Bar Harbor. Just a hop to Acadia Nat'l Park (Compass Harbor) at the entrance to our driveway. Next to us Compass Harbor (Dorr estate) has beaches, kayak launch area, boat mooring facilities and is protected by the Park. Never swim in open ocean non-protected areas in Maine. You are right next to this super area for kids and adults! Cottage has a caretaker to address any problems or to aid in sightseeing, etc. HE KNOWS ALL THE BEST LOBSTER POUNDS AS WELL!!!!!!!! Best view on the coast of Maine-- without exception!!!...moreless

              Entertainment

              • Books
              • DVD Player
              • Games
              • Satellite / Cable:

                High speed internet DSL...moreless

              • Television
              • Video Library

              Theme

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

              Attractions

              • Arboretum
              • Autumn Foliage
              • Bay/Sound
              • Botanical Garden
              • Churches
              • Cinemas
              • Coin Laundry
              • Festivals
              • Forests
              • Library
              • Live Theater
              • Marina
              • Museums
              • Playground
              • Rain Forests
              • Reefs
              • Restaurants
              • Ruins
              • Winery Tours

              Local Services & Businesses

              • ATM/Bank
              • Babysitter
              • Fitness Center
              • Groceries
              • Hospital
              • Laundromat
              • Massage Therapist
              • Medical Services

              Leisure Activities

              • Beachcombing
              • Bird Watching
              • Eco Tourism
              • Horseback Riding
              • Outlet Shopping
              • Photography
              • Scenic Drives
              • Sight Seeing
              • Walking
              • Whale Watching

              Location Type

              • Beachfront:

                2 minute walk to Acadia Park protected beach for swimming, kayaking, boating, etc. At bottom of driveway. This is the Old Farm Dorr estate-- the first Gilded Age palace in BH...moreless

              • Mountain View:

                Cadillac Mtn. to the West is the first place in the U.S. where morning light hits-- it is in Acadia Nat'l Park....moreless

              • Ocean View:

                OCEAN VIEW???? WE ARE OCEANFRONT WITH THE BEST OCEAN VIEW IN MAINE, TOO!...moreless

              • Oceanfront:

                Best view on the entire Maine coast!...moreless

              • Water View
              • Waterfront:

                Best view on the east coast!...moreless

              Sports & Adventure Activities

              • Cycling
              • Deepsea Fishing
              • Fishing
              • Freshwater Fishing
              • Golf
              • Golf Privileges Optional
              • Hiking
              • Mountain Biking
              • Mountain Climbing
              • Mountaineering
              • Sailing
              • Scuba Diving Or Snorkeling
              • Ski Privileges Optional
              • Skiing
              • Sound/Bay Fishing
              • Surf Fishing
              • Swimming
              • Tennis

              Dining

              • Dining:

                Part of Great Room with ocean view! Bar and Dining table seat 10...moreless

              • Dining Area
              • Seating for 10 people

              General

              • Air Conditioning:

                central / heat pump...moreless

              • Clothes Dryer
              • Fireplace:

                Not for use....moreless

              • Heating:

                heat pump / No fuel deliveries. NO FOSSIL FUELS USED IN HOUSE...moreless

              Kitchen

              • Coffee Maker
              • Dishes & Utensils:

                Crystal Wine and Champagne glasses Fully operational kitchen with most everything. ...moreless

              • Dishwasher
              • Kitchen:

                Adjoins Great Room to enjoy ocean and entertaining...moreless

              • Microwave
              • Oven
              • Refrigerator
              • Stove:

                Jenn Air down draft...moreless

              • Toaster

              Outside

              • Kayak / Canoe:

                launch area near driveway entrance-- in Acadia Park / Compass Harbor...moreless

              • Lawn / Garden:

                yes...moreless

              • Water Sports Gear:

                Swimming/beach in Acadia Park at entrance to driveway (Dorr estate)...moreless

               

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              Rental basis: Per property
              Dates Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly * Event
              October
              Oct 1 - Oct 31, 2014
              4 night min stay
              $464
              $3,250
              April
              Apr 1 - Apr 30, 2015
              7 night min stay

              $3,600
              may
              May 1 - May 31, 2015
              7 night min stay

              $4,500
              June
              Jun 1 - Jun 13, 2015
              7 night min stay

              $4,900
              june
              Jun 14 - Jun 30, 2015
              7 night min stay

              $5,300
              July
              Jul 1 - Jul 31, 2015
              7 night min stay

              $6,400
              August
              Aug 1 - Aug 15, 2015
              7 night min stay

              $7,400

              Additional information about rental rates

              Fees:

              • Tax Rate 8%

              Notes:

              Call Nancy for further information. 571-438-0729. Winter rate, less than 90 days, $440 per night (4 day min)

              Our rates are approx what you would pay for 2 little

              stuffy hotel rooms in Bar Harbor.

              WE CAN DO SHORT TERM RENTALS FOR SMALLER PARTIES (4,5, OR 6 DAYS).

              TERMS: We require 50% of total due within 10 days of signing the Lease. The balance, 50%, is

              due 30 days before arrival.


              Cancellation policy:

              Cancelled bookings will not receive a refund.


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              Location

              10 Miles
              Nearest Airport
              Bar Harbor and Bangor Int'l 20+ miles
              Bar Harbor
              Nearest Barpub
              Bar Harbor town is a 5 minute walk
              3 Miles
              Nearest Golf
              Kebo Valley Golf course
              Bar Harbor
              Nearest Restaurant
              Town of Bar Harbor is a 5 minute walk
              Bar Harbor
              Nearest Ski
              Acadia Nat'l Park is a 2 minute walk
              Bar Harbor
              Nearest Beach
              Acadia National Park, Old Farm Road, 2 minute walk

              Car: Recommended

              Acadia Ocean Haus has the most spectacular view of the Ocean in all of Maine!!!!!!!

              AND is OCEANFRONT!!!!

              WE CAN DO SHORT TERM RENTALS OF 4 nights OR

              MORE.

              Property was owned by the Dorr family who

              donated all of the land for Acadia Nat'l Park. It was kept

              out of the Park because the family loved the special views

              so much. Frederic Church painted his Sunset in Bar

              Harbor in the area in front of the house. The rare 'Bar Harbor Pink

              Granite' fireplaces were built using rare pink granite (unavailable

              today because most is in Acadia Nat'l Park) and designed to be

              the biggest and most impressive on MDI-- even dwarfing the

              main chimney at Jordan Pond House in Acadia Nat'l Park!!!!!!

              No funds were spared to build the fireplaces and chimney as

              a 'work of art!'

              YOU ARE RENTING THE PREMIER WINDWARD SIDE

              OCEANFRONT ESTATE. (For about the price of 2 little

              stuffy hotel rooms in Bar Harbor!!!!!)

              See huge ocean liners like the QM2 and ocean going yachts

              right in front of the house and 'look down on them!'

              Eagles nest in the trees and soar down from the house

              area to fish and then fly over Porcupine Island in Acadia.

              Whales and seals are often seen from the deck of the

              house-- depending on the time of year.

              Deer, foxes and snowshoe rabbits are often seen in the yard.

              This is the most prominent lot on the Windward side of

              Mt. Desert Island--- so there are usually breezes but

              the house also has central a/c-- which is unheard of in Maine.

              Feel like you are in Alaska-- yet Bar Harbor and

              all its excitement is a 5 minute walk to town.

              The JP Morgan family would gather in the ocean area

              to wait for Mr. Morgan and his 'Corsair' yacht to arrive in BH.

              GW Vanderbilt's house was to the left and Pulitzer was to the

              right in the Gilded Age c. 1885-1900 of Bar Harbor. The views

              towards the ocean are the 'most spectacular' on all of Mt. Desert Island without exception!

              The house was designed to be efficient with maximum

              glass views and trapazoid windows for viewing the ocean and

              wildlife (espec eagles).

              Acadia National Park is at the bottom of the driveway, the

              Old Farm estate in Acadia, has a beach and boat launching area. This area is great for swimming since it is protected

              by the Park. 2 minute walk from the house-- next to our driveway entance. Only swim in protected

              areas like Acadia Park, next to us.

              We offer VIP security if needed.

              YOU WILL NEVER FORGET YOUR STAY--- SO TAKE TONS

              OF PHOTOS FOR SUPER MEMORIES!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

              This is a NEW LISTING. $2100 discount built into pricing by

              owner. NOTE: WE DO NOT SHOW OUR BOOKING DATES

              ON ANY PUBLIC WEB SITE -- SEND INQUIRY FOR YOUR

              DATES OF INTEREST.

              We specialize in VIP rentals and can offer additional

              security if requested. The estate is a full 2 acres and like

              having your own 'private Acadia Park.'

              Owners discount their rates to help environmental causes in the U.S. and the world.

              ADDITIONAL DISCOUNTS: 5% discount for

              seniors, military/vets and environmental

              advocates and no verification is required--

              'just tell us!' Mention DIS416 in your reservation,

              please.

               

              Manager info

              Year Purchased: 2002

              About: We do not show our booking dates openly for security of the guests. Special VIP security measures are offered at special rate-- call for details. Additional Note: There has been some interest in purchasing the property. The house can be added onto or a huge mansion can be built like the Gilded Age 'cottages' of 1890s. There is no limit on size. Since it is on the edge of Bar Harbor sewer and water are town available. Only one of few cottages that is free of any 'bed and breakfast' restriction for future development. The deed allows for a two lane road directly to the lot. Two in depth appraisals have been done on the property. Built on solid granite we do not have the problem of the Atlantic beaches 'of sand' washing away along the lower U.S. coast and the rising ocean level. We are well above the ocean level!! The owners are descendants of James Russell Lowell and Maria White Lowell, the romantic poets. The president of Harvard resides in their family home, Elmwood at Harvard. The Whites are also direct descendants of William White of the Mayflower and their child, Peregrine, the first child of English descent born in America in 1620. Their uncle, Charles Eliot (longest serving President of Harvard), sent George Dorr to Bar Harbor to investigate the beauty of the area as reported by Hudson River painters, and George Dorr reported back 'this whole island must be saved!!!' You are staying on what was the 'crown jewel' of the original Dorr estate-- where the first Gilded Age mansion in Bar Harbor was constructed. It was called 'Old Farm.' Nothing on MDI compares to this location and it's view-- this is the center of 'Millionaires Row' in the Gilded Age. WINDWARDPASSAGEBARHARBOR.COM FOR SPECIAL RATES

              Why Bar Harbor:
              MOST SPECTACULAR VIEW OF THE OCEAN on the Maine coast. WE CAN DO SHORT TERM RENTAL, 4 DAYS OR MORE FOR SMALLER PARTIES. WE RENT DISCRETELY TO ALL PARTIES, ESPECIALLY, VIPSs. You will find the key hidden and no persons to deal with whatsoever!!! You have a phone # if there is a problem you have our tel #. The crown jewel of the Dorr family estate who established Acadia National Park. The center of Acadia National Park. Center and highest location in 'Millionaires Row' of the Gilded Age of Bar Harbor c. 1885-1910. MOST OF AUGUST AND SEPT NOW BOOKED...CALL FOR DATES...WE DO NOT SHOW DATES ON CALENDAR SINCE MANY VIPS prefer confidentiality. VISIT US DURING AUGUST AND SEPTEMBER. George W. Vanderbilt to the left and Pulitzer to the right, were . Vanderbilt owned 'Biltmore in N.C.' Even Evelyn Walsh McLean owner of the Hope Diamond and owner of the McLean ( owner of the Hope Diamond) lived in BH in the Briars-- where Nelson Rockefeller was later born. The Biddles of Philadelphia were all over BH and the Dorances of Campbell Soup fame owned the largest mansion on the island, Kenarden Lodge in BH (the point north of our estate)-- they were from Philadephia, and Wayne, Pa. The breezes on the 'windward side' come off the ocean, so they are cool and free of pollens and insects!!!! The town of Bar Harbor is NOT on the windward side-- it faces North and can be quite warm in the summer without the ocean breezes--- most of the homes are older as well and not built to the 'green standard.' Also many older homes also use fossil fuels which may cause allergy problems along with their poss lead paint and asbestos insulation throughout and mold. Please note that we do not allow pets or smoking-- since some of our guests may have allergy problems. You deserve the BEST.........so why not stay with us?

              The Unique Benefits at this House:
              Kitchen part of Great Family Room with full ocean view so chef can entertain as well as prepare meals and feel they are part of the 'party.' Note: 4 bedrooms with ocean views. Guest suite with living room (private). Bedrooms are on 3 different floors so privacy abounds! House is recently built and utilizes the ocean views with abundant glass in every direction-- one feels like they are outdoors instead of inside-- the architect's 'vision!' Huge wrap-around deck gives one the feeling of sitting on the bow of a yacht or ocean liner. Huge first floor guest suite with private bath AND private living room and walk in closet, QUEEN and roll away TWIN. Master bedroom on top floor with total privacy and its own private stair case KING. Main floor has 2 bedrooms with DOUBLES. Everyone feels like they have their own space! 5 minute walk to town-- forget the car and parking. Old Farm park and beach at bottom of driveway (part of Acadia Park). Compass Harbor for launching boats-- there, too. 2 minute walk. Bring your kayak!!!! Our water is from Eagle Lake-- the best in the U.S. It is supplied by the Town of Bar Harbor. Load up your water bottle before hiking or shopping! WITH OUR SPECIAL $2100 DISCOUNT IT DOESN'T COST MUCH MORE TO GO FIRST CLASS!!! YOU OWE IT TO YOURSELF TO HAVE MEMORIES YOU WILL CHERISH FOREVER!!! Complimentary Champagne and cheese and crackers--- you supply the Lobster!!! You are indeed worth it-- 'stay' at Acadia Ocean Haus!!! (The Best!!!) We offer an add'l 5% off for military, veterans, and seniors. PLEASE BE SERIOUS WHEN YOU CALL FOR AVAIL DATES AND THAT YOU WANT TO BOOK IMMEDIATELY!!! :) 'We are the Best in Bar Harbor!!!' We have even had requests for 'weddings' in the house-- check with us for details. There is no better spot on the planet for a wedding and broiled lobster and champagne!!! WE CAN DO SHORT TERM RENTALS FOR SMALLER PARTIES!!!


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              Speaks: english, french, german, spanish, slightly fluent in above foreign languages
               

              Photos

              • Great Room with adjoining Kitchen &
Soaring 'Bar Harbor Pink Granite' Fireplaces

                Great Room with adjoining Kitchen & Soaring 'Bar Harbor Pink Granite' Fireplaces

              • Many artists love doing water
colors of the ocean and the eagles!

                Many artists love doing water colors of the ocean and the eagles!

              • Our cottage looks down on QM2
and Porcupine Islands (Acadia Park)

                Our cottage looks down on QM2 and Porcupine Islands (Acadia Park)

              • Small part of huge guest suite with
4 Anderson Sliding doors viewing
the ocean

                Small part of huge guest suite with 4 Anderson Sliding doors viewing the ocean

              • Full level Guest suite with living room and
queen bed, walk in closet

                Full level Guest suite with living room and queen bed, walk in closet

              • Watch lobster crews gather their
traps from the 'deep!'  Hungry?!!!

                Watch lobster crews gather their traps from the 'deep!' Hungry?!!!

              • Most spectacular house and location on the Maine coast to view the ocean!!!

                Most spectacular house and location on the Maine coast to view the ocean!!!

              • Like a Japanese painting--
Schoodic Mtn. to the North at sunset!

                Like a Japanese painting-- Schoodic Mtn. to the North at sunset!

              • Ocean yacht enters Bar Harbor with
hungry lobster eaters on board!!!

                Ocean yacht enters Bar Harbor with hungry lobster eaters on board!!!

              • Looking towards the ocean and
breathing the clean Maine air
& having 'peace!'

                Looking towards the ocean and breathing the clean Maine air & having 'peace!'

              • Feel like you can practically touch
super ocean liners going by !

                Feel like you can practically touch super ocean liners going by !

              • Eagle ready to soar down to the
ocean for dinner

                Eagle ready to soar down to the ocean for dinner

              • Tall sailing ship headed for the
Atlantic Ocean under full sail!

                Tall sailing ship headed for the Atlantic Ocean under full sail!

              • Watch the 'lobster action' in your
front yard!

                Watch the 'lobster action' in your front yard!

              • Eagles perch and nest right next
to the house!

                Eagles perch and nest right next to the house!

              • 1800s tall ship returns to Bar
Harbor's 'safe harbor'

                1800s tall ship returns to Bar Harbor's 'safe harbor'

              $464 - $1,057 per night (USD)
              1

              4 Bedroom / 3 Bathroom
              Sleeps 12

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