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Nature Lover's Retreat! Views of Somes Sound-Hot Tub and Fire Pit

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Hot Tub on upper deck overlooking Somes Sound and Acadia National Park Mountains

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Last updated: 07/22/2014
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  • Minimum stay:4-7 nights
  • Internet:Yes
  • Pets considered:No
  • Wheel chair accessible:No

Special offer: 10 % Discount - Foliage Season Details

Mount Desert cottage description

Whether with family or friends, escape to 'The Acadia'. A true gem for nature lovers, this vacation rental is tucked in between the shores of Somes Sound and Acadia Mountain. Enjoy the beautiful views of Somes Sound and the mountains of Acadia National Park, the gorgeous landscape of this unique property and the abundant wildlife. Mountain laurel, pines, a babbling brook, granite outcroppings, deer, fox, chickadees, and more...all at your doorstep!


Designed for Enjoying and Relaxing: The main living area is drenched in sunlight, and includes an open floor plan with kitchen, living and dining area on the top floor to capitalize on the gorgeous views of Somes Sound, Acadia Mountain and the surrounding natural landscape. Convenience abounds with direct access from the kitchen to the huge balcony with outdoor seating and gas grill.

Also perched on the upper balcony is a hot tub, a perfect spot for enjoying the spectacular views of Somes Sound and Acadia Mountain, watching the visiting deer or for soothing tired muscles after a picture-perfect day of hiking, biking, shopping, swimming or sightseeing! Gather around the fire pit and enjoy roasting marshmallows or a cocktail. Firewood provided!

Sleeping quarters and bathroom are downstairs and include 2 bedrooms, one with queen bed and twin bed, and the other with a double bed. Another private balcony off this level affords beautiful views of Acadia Mountain and the surrounding natural landscape.

Plan your coastal Maine vacation to be as quiet and relaxing or as active and full of adventure as you like. Enjoy all that the area has to offer, from hiking and biking to whale watching and sightseeing; or settle in and enjoy the peace and tranquility of this private setting, enjoying nature while soaking up the sun, the stars, the view and fresh Maine air.

Wildlife abound at this unique vacation rental, nestled between and with gorgeous views of Somes Sound and Acadia Mountain. Close to Bar Harbor, Southwest Harbor, and within a mile of Acadia National Park, including the trail head to Acadia Mountain and crystal clear, spring fed, park owned Echo Lake.

Property Type

      • Cottage

      Accommodation Type

          • Vacation Rental

          Meals

              • Guests Provide Their Own Meals

              Suitability

              • Wheelchair Inaccessible
              • Non Smoking Only
              • Long-Term Renters Welcome
              • Pets Not Allowed
              • Children Welcome

              Bedrooms: 2 Bedrooms, Sleeps 7, Beds for 5-7

              • Bedroom 1: 1 queen, 1 twin/ single

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              • Bedroom 2: 1 double

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              • Additional Sleeping Accommodations: Sleeper Sofa in Living Room

              Bathrooms: 1 Bathroom

              Other Amenities

                  • Hot Tub on deck overlooking Somes Sound and Acadia Mountain Fire Pit with wood provided For Families traveling with small children, 'The Acadia' is equipped with a high chair and Pack N Play, so you can travel a bit lighter!...moreless

                  Entertainment

                  • Books
                  • CD Player
                  • DVD Player
                  • Television
                  • Satellite / Cable
                  • VCR
                  • Games
                  • Games For Kids
                  • Video Library

                  Theme

                  • Away From It All
                  • Adventure
                  • Romantic
                  • Family
                  • Budget
                  • Tourist Attractions

                  Attractions

                  • Autumn Foliage
                  • Bay/Sound
                  • Botanical Garden
                  • Churches
                  • Cinemas
                  • Forests
                  • Library
                  • Marina
                  • Museums
                  • Playground
                  • Pond
                  • Coin Laundry
                  • Restaurants
                  • Live Theater
                  • Zoo
                  • Health/Beauty Spa

                  Leisure Activities

                  • Antiquing
                  • Horseback Riding
                  • Sight Seeing
                  • Whale Watching
                  • Scenic Drives
                  • Beachcombing
                  • Bird Watching
                  • Walking
                  • Miniature Golf
                  • Boating
                  • Shopping
                  • Wildlife Viewing

                  local services and businesses

                  • Fitness Center
                  • Groceries
                  • Hospital
                  • Laundromat
                  • Medical Services
                  • ATM/Bank

                  Location Type

                  • Mountain
                  • Near The Ocean
                  • Mountain View:

                    Views of mountains of Acadia National Park...moreless

                  • Ocean View:

                    Gorgeous view of Somes Sound...moreless

                  sports and adventure activities

                  • Snorkeling/Diving
                  • Kayaking
                  • Jet Skiing
                  • Basketball Court
                  • Racquetball
                  • Fishing
                  • Swimming
                  • Tennis
                  • Sailing
                  • Cycling
                  • Deepsea Fishing
                  • Fly Fishing
                  • Freshwater Fishing
                  • Hiking
                  • Mountain Climbing
                  • Golf
                  • Mountain Biking
                  • Sound/Bay Fishing
                  • Surf Fishing

                  catering options

                      • Guests Provide Their Own Meals

                      Dining

                      • Dining Area
                      • Child's Highchair
                      • Seating for 8 people

                      forms of payment

                          • Accept Credit Card

                          General

                          • Heating
                          • Living Room
                          • Parking For RV/Boat/Trailer
                          • Iron & Board
                          • Living Area
                          • Parking Off Street
                          • Activities Guide
                          • Alarm Clock
                          • Ceiling Fans
                          • Firewood
                          • Hair Dryer
                          • Laundry Soap
                          • Local Activities Guide
                          • Paper Towels
                          • Local Restaurant Guide
                          • Basic Soaps
                          • Toilet Paper
                          • Washing Machine
                          • Clothes Dryer
                          • Sofa Bed
                          • Parking
                          • Telephone:

                            Local Calls Only...moreless

                          • Linens Provided
                          • Wireless Internet
                          • Internet
                          • Towels Provided

                          Kitchen

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

                          Outside

                          • Walkway To Water
                          • Wood Deck
                          • Outdoor Grill
                          • Deck / Patio

                          Payment Type

                          • Amex
                          • Visa
                          • Mastercard
                          • Discover

                          Pool / Spa

                          • Hot Tub:

                            Located on large deck with views of Somes Sound and Acadia Mountain...moreless

                          • Outdoor Hot Tub
                           

                          Reviews

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                          Special offer: 10 % Discount - Foliage Season

                          Save 10% on any remaining available weeks in 2014!

                          Offer for: Oct 4, 2014 - Nov 15, 2014 View calendar

                          Rental basis: Per property
                          Dates Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly * Event
                          Summer III
                          Jul 26 - Aug 22, 2014
                          7 night min stay

                          $2,450
                          Late Summer
                          Aug 23 - Aug 29, 2014
                          7 night min stay

                          $1,950
                          Late Summer/Early Fall
                          Aug 30 - Oct 17, 2014
                          7 night min stay

                          $1,250
                          Late Fall
                          Oct 25 - Nov 22, 2014
                          4 night min stay
                          $200
                          $950

                          Additional information about rental rates

                          Fees:

                          • Refundable Damage Deposit $350
                          • Tax Rate 8%

                          Notes:

                          *$200 per week discount for booking more than one week!

                          This is a weekly Saturday to Saturday rental. Less than a full week rental inquiry will be considered, typically only during off-peak season or if there is a last minute opening, and solely at the owner's discretion.

                          Rates and minimum stay subject to change until booking is confirmed.


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                          Calendar

                          Last updated: 07/22/2014
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                          22 Today
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                          Location

                          Car: Necessary

                          Wildlife abound at this unique vacation rental, nestled between and with gorgeous views of Somes Sound and Acadia Mountain. Plus, there's a hot tub and fire pit (with wood provided!). Close to Bar Harbor, Southwest Harbor, and within a mile of Acadia National Park, including the trail head to Acadia Mountain and crystal clear, spring fed, park owned Echo Lake.

                           

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                          Photos

                          • Hot Tub on upper deck overlooking Somes Sound and Acadia National Park Mountains

                            Hot Tub on upper deck overlooking Somes Sound and Acadia National Park Mountains

                          • Kitchen/Dining Area with views of Somes Sound and Acadia National Park Mountains

                            Kitchen/Dining Area with views of Somes Sound and Acadia National Park Mountains

                          • Tons of windows in open living room

                            Tons of windows in open living room

                          • Bedroom

                            Bedroom

                          • Sun drenched bedroom with view of Acadia Mountain

                            Sun drenched bedroom with view of Acadia Mountain

                          • Huge Granite Fire Pit with wood provided-overlooking Somes Sound

                            Huge Granite Fire Pit with wood provided-overlooking Somes Sound

                          • Granite Blocks mark entrance to cottage

                            Granite Blocks mark entrance to cottage

                          • Regular Visitors to the grounds of The Acadia Cottage

                            Regular Visitors to the grounds of The Acadia Cottage

                          • Path to shore of Somes Sound

                            Path to shore of Somes Sound

                          • Sunrise Over Mountains of Acadia National Park from the Deck of The Acadia

                            Sunrise Over Mountains of Acadia National Park from the Deck of The Acadia

                          • Watch Deer from Deck + View of Somes Sound, Mountains of Acadia National Park

                            Watch Deer from Deck + View of Somes Sound, Mountains of Acadia National Park

                          • View from Living/Dining area

                            View from Living/Dining area

                          • Living Room with Acadia Mountain through window

                            Living Room with Acadia Mountain through window

                          • Stairway to lower level bedrooms and bathroom-made from birch trees on property

                            Stairway to lower level bedrooms and bathroom-made from birch trees on property

                          • Granite Quarry with Antique Truck

                            Granite Quarry with Antique Truck

                          • Beautiful Brook by driveway

                            Beautiful Brook by driveway

                          • Granite Outcroppings and Flowers on the grounds of The Acadia

                            Granite Outcroppings and Flowers on the grounds of The Acadia

                          • Rainbow over Somes Sound-taken by a guest on the deck of The Acadia Cottage

                            Rainbow over Somes Sound-taken by a guest on the deck of The Acadia Cottage

                          • Trail heat to Acadia Mountain, less than a mile from The Acadia Cottage

                            Trail heat to Acadia Mountain, less than a mile from The Acadia Cottage

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                          This listing was first published here in 2004.

                          Date last modified - Wednesday, July 23, 2014

                          $179 - $350 per night (USD)
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                          2 Bedroom / 1 Bathroom
                          Sleeps 7

                          View calendar: Updated 07/22/14
                          Minimum stay: 4-7 nights
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