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Charming 19th Century Farmhouse, a Home Near the Shore and Acadia National Park

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Last updated: 08/27/2015
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  • Minimum stay:1-7 nights
  • Internet:Yes
  • Pets considered:Yes
  • Wheel chair accessible:N/A

Property description

Complete with old wooden beams, fireplaces and brilliant sunrise and sunset views. It is a wonderful house for large families, groups of friends or anyone who simply likes lots of space, airy rooms, scrubbed pine floors and country living by the sea. Perfectly located at the end of a quiet private road, you can relax to your hearts content. Watch seagulls wheeling high overhead, inhale the wonderful mixed fragrance of pine needles and salty sea air, listen to bird songs or stroll down to the shore in Hulls Cove to look for sea glass and other treasures that the sea has left behind. Acadia National Park is just down the road. Hike or bike the scenic carriage roads and trails, climb a mountain, go sea kayaking or walk over to secluded Lake Wood for a swim.

May we also suggest taking a moment to look at our 6 bedroom Orchard House just down the lane.

It is property # 3752195 on Homeaway and VRBO
http://www.homeaway.com/vacation-rental/p3752195

The Orchard House began as a small photographer's cottage down on the shore in Hulls Cove around the early 1900's. At a later date the cottage was moved up to the orchard. It escaped The Great Fire of Bar Harbor in 1947 but burned to the ground exactly 50 years later in 1997. We rebuilt the house, but a good deal bigger this time because our family was growing. Now the time has come for another change as we welcome guests to enjoy the house and its surroundings and to become a part of its story too.


Why VRBO

Property Type

  • Farmhouse
  • 3860 sq. ft.

Accommodation Type

  • Vacation Rental

Meals

  • Guests Provide Their Own Meals

Suitability

  • Events Allowed
  • Minimum Age Limit For Renters:

    Due to legal limitationswe are unable to rent to unchaperoned groups of young persons under the age of 21. ...moreless

  • Children Welcome
  • Non Smoking Only
  • Pets Considered:

    Well behaved dogs are welcome but please check with us when booking....moreless

  • Suitable For Elderly Or Infirm

Bedrooms: 7 Bedrooms, Sleeps 16, Beds for 16

  • Bedroom 5: 1 queen

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  • Bedroom 6: 1 queen

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  • Bedroom 7: 1 king, 1 double, 1 twin/ single

    master suite...moreless

  • Bedroom 2: 2 twin/ single

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  • Bedroom 4: 1 king

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  • Bedroom 1: 1 queen

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  • Bedroom 3: 1 king

    Your choice of one king or 2 extra-long twin beds...moreless

  • There are six bedrooms on the second floor. For convenience, a bedroom with a queen size bed and bathroom is located on the first floor. Six bedrooms face East and because we are not overlooked, you can leave the curtains open and wake to spectacular sunrises. The #7 bedroom suite features a king size bed, one full size bed,one twin bed and an adjoinng bathroom. The windows face east and west offering gorgeous sunrises and sunsets. ...moreless

Bathrooms: 4 Bathrooms

  • Bathroom 1: toilet, tub, shower

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  • Bathroom 2: toilet, combination tub/shower

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  • Bathroom 3: toilet, shower

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  • Bathroom 4: toilet, shower

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  • The original farmhouse bathroom has charming vintage fixtures, a walk in shower and claw foot tub for long luxurious soaking. #7 bedroom suite has its own private bathroom. Two bathrooms are conveniently located on the first floor, one near the downstairs bedroom and the second by the backdoor, easily reached from the outside. The downstairs bathroom has a walk-in shower and grab bars in consideration of elderly or infirm family members....moreless

Other Amenities

  • This is a wonderful house for children; with one and a half acres of rolling lawns, lightly wooded for adventures and exploring. Well behaved dogs are welcome but because of the town leash law they are not allowed to roam free. The house is stocked with everything necessary to make your stay carefree. A large deck and patio with a gas and charcoal grill offer plenty of room for outdoor dining. It is a short Walk to the Hulls Cove General Store where you can get a morning newspaper and local gossip or catch the Island Explorer Shuttle bus to downtown Bar Harbor and most points in Acadia National Park and on Mount Desert Island....moreless

Entertainment

  • Books
  • Books For Kids
  • DVD Player
  • Games For Kids
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Stereo
  • Television
  • Toys

Theme

  • Family

Attractions

  • Autumn Foliage
  • Bay/Sound
  • Churches
  • Cinemas
  • Library
  • Restaurants
  • Winery Tours

Local Services & Businesses

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

Leisure Activities

  • Beachcombing
  • Bird Watching
  • Boating
  • Eco Tourism
  • Horseback Riding
  • Horseshoes
  • Scenic Drives
  • Shopping
  • Sight Seeing
  • Walking
  • Whale Watching
  • Wildlife Viewing

Location Type

  • Near The Ocean
  • Rural

Sports & Adventure Activities

  • Cycling
  • Fishing
  • Golf
  • Hiking
  • Kayaking
  • Mountain Biking
  • Mountaineering
  • Pier Fishing
  • Rock Climbing
  • Sailing
  • Swimming
  • Tennis

Dining

  • Child's Highchair
  • Dining Area
  • Seating for 20 people

General

  • Activities Guide
  • Alarm Clock
  • Basic Soaps
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Fireplace
  • Heating
  • Iron & Board
  • Laundry Soap
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room
  • Local Activities Guide
  • Local Maps
  • Local Restaurant Guide
  • Mosquito Magnet
  • Paper Towels
  • Parking
  • Parking Off Street:

    Plenty of parking for multiple cars....moreless

  • Shampoo
  • Telephone
  • Toilet Paper
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine
  • Water Cooler
  • Wireless Internet

Kitchen

  • 4 Ring Stove
  • Coffee Maker
  • Cooking Utensils
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Grill
  • Kitchen
  • Lobster Pot
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Pantry Items
  • Refrigerator
  • Toaster

Outside

  • Large Cooler
  • Lawn / Garden
  • Outdoor Grill
  • Outdoor Grill Gas
  • Patio
  • Small Cooler
  • Wood Deck
 

Reviews

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Rental basis: Per property
Dates Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly * Event
Late Sumer /Early Fall
Aug 29 - Sep 25, 2015
3 night min stay
$430
$3,000

Discounts: 7 nights or more: $429 Nightly

Fall
Sep 26 - Nov 14, 2015
3 night min stay
$360
$2,500

Discounts: 7 nights or more: $357 Nightly

Early Spring
Apr 30 - May 27, 2016
3 night min stay
$450
$3,000

Discounts: 7 nights or more: $429 Nightly

Spring
May 28 - Jun 24, 2016
7 night min stay

$3,500

Changeover Day: Saturday


Discounts: 7 nights or more: $500 Nightly

Summer
Jun 25 - Jul 8, 2016
7 night min stay

$4,000

Changeover Day: Saturday


Discounts: 7 nights or more: $571 Nightly

Mid Summer
Jul 9 - Aug 26, 2016
7 night min stay

$5,500

Changeover Day: Saturday


Discounts: 7 nights or more: $786 Nightly

Late Summer
Aug 27 - Sep 30, 2016
3 night min stay
$450
$3,000

Discounts: 7 nights or more: $429 Nightly

Fall
Oct 1 - Nov 19, 2016
3 night min stay
$400
$2,500

Discounts: 7 nights or more: $357 Nightly


Additional information about rental rates

Fees:

  • Refundable Damage Deposit $250
  • Tax Rate 8%

Notes:

We ask for 50% when making your reservation and 50% 30 days prior to your arrival. Payment may be by check or credit card. A check can be mailed directly to us, a credit card payment is made through an invoice you will receive from Paypal. You don't need a Paypal account for this service, we use it because it is secure and easy.


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Location

3 Miles
Nearest Barpub
Downtown Bar Harbor
3 Miles
Nearest Golf
Keebo Valley
0.2 Miles
Nearest Restaurant
The Chart Room in Hulls Cove
0.2 Miles
Nearest Beach
Hulls Cove

Car: Recommended

Hulls Cove is a quiet and beautiful little cove just 3 miles from downtown Bar Harbor.The sun rises over the water and the Porcupine islands, and each morning the sky and sea delight the eye. Some days the islands are draped in fog and the water looks like silver. Other days the water sparkles like diamonds and countless shades of blue. It is ever changing and always breathtaking. At the Hulls Cove General Store you can pick up coffee, a newspaper and grocery items or board the free Island Explorer shuttle bus. The Chart Room Resturant offers delicious dining right on the water or pop into Peppers for pizza and calzones.

Lake Wood is just up the road. It is part of Acadia and a great place to swim. Bullfrogs like it too!

 

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Photos

  • Front of the house.

    Front of the house.

  • Back field

    Back field

  • Living Room with sliding doors to paved Patio

    Living Room with sliding doors to paved Patio

  • Dining Room seating for 6

    Dining Room seating for 6

  • Bedroom #1 Downstairs with queen size bed

    Bedroom #1 Downstairs with queen size bed

  • Bedroom #4 upstairs with a king size bed.

    Bedroom #4 upstairs with a king size bed.

  • Bedroom #7 suite upstairs, this is the  king size bed.

    Bedroom #7 suite upstairs, this is the king size bed.

  • Bedroom #7 suite, full size bed.

    Bedroom #7 suite, full size bed.

  • Country bathroom downstairs.

    Country bathroom downstairs.

  • Bathroom #2 with walk in shower.

    Bathroom #2 with walk in shower.

  • Big deck with lots of seating.

    Big deck with lots of seating.

  • Back of the farmhouse

    Back of the farmhouse

  • Country kitchen, 4 burner gas range with side griddle.

    Country kitchen, 4 burner gas range with side griddle.

  • Breakfast room and dining room seats 20

    Breakfast room and dining room seats 20

  • Looking out from the breakfast room.

    Looking out from the breakfast room.

  • Bedroom #2 upstairs with 2 twin beds

    Bedroom #2 upstairs with 2 twin beds

  • Bedroom #6 with queen size bed upstairs

    Bedroom #6 with queen size bed upstairs

  • Bedroom #7 suite. Perfect for siblings, cousins, friends. Adjoining bath.

    Bedroom #7 suite. Perfect for siblings, cousins, friends. Adjoining bath.

  • Bedroom#7 suite, twin bed

    Bedroom#7 suite, twin bed

  • Luxurious Gilchrist & Soames soap in all our bathrooms.

    Luxurious Gilchrist & Soames soap in all our bathrooms.

  • Patio with double grill uses gas, charcoal or both.

    Patio with double grill uses gas, charcoal or both.

  • Just a few minutes walk to Hulls Cove Beach.

    Just a few minutes walk to Hulls Cove Beach.

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  • Bedrooms
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  • Bathrooms
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  • Property type
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