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The 'Miracle' Vacation Cottage Secluded, Accessible and Restfull

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Last updated: 06/27/2014
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  • Minimum stay:7 nights
  • Internet:Yes
  • Pets considered:No
  • Wheel chair accessible:No

Southwest Harbor chateau / country house description

The openness of this 36 by 70 cottage with cathedral ceilings offers solitude nestled in the forest and a charming garden for romantic moments or the rustle of smiling children. A private road plus parking for 3/4 cars adds to your comfort. Two bedrooms 1st floor, 3 sleeping areas 2nd floor (1 double & 2 twins) in the loft areas (also air matresses available)
A huge fireplace with electric flames, reading and dining areas with surround sound inside and outside add to your memories of relaxation and contentment.
It is only a brief walk to downtown and the bustle of a summer resort community with full services.
This area is enhanced by the beauty of Mount Desert Island and Acadia National Park and our wooded property add to a quiet restful vacation
It is an easy ride to all points of the Island and the FREE 'Explorer Bus Service, (propane buses) covers every point
from morning to night with bike transportation for your convience

A Home Away From Home: This cottage was built in 1986 - 1990 by our family and has proven to be a haven for young and old as we seek a serene area where the outside enters the inside and we live among the forest and friends of the forest.
It is expansive and open and allows private time plus the excitement of friends and family bound together.
The privacy of the acreage makes one feel cut off from the world while being within a five minute walk into the middle of town. The town is small but expands greatly in the summer season and offers shops, dining, medical services, and a community center, a first class public library, land and water sports of every conceivable type, music and festivals, outstanding museums, religious opportunities, small town fun and games, a children's center, elderly programs, sporting activities, and stumbling on all types of native animals.
We encourage 'greening' activities with the home and surroundings and environmental procedures to leave the earth like we find it.

Now what might you do to invest your time in this paradise? Well, photography, .bird watching, whale watching, discovering puffins, seals, eagles, studying all types of native animals that roam free on the island are just a few of the joys of nature at your service. Walking, hiking, biking, boating, sailing, kayaking will fill your days and make you enjoy peaceful sleep on the 'Quiet side'. You can look at the National park site which covers all Park activities for both adults and children with extensive hiking trails, beaches / lakes plus day and evening tours and This is a major informamtion source for our travelers.

The cottage will be filled with books, guides, maps etc...on what to do and where to do it.

Property Type

  • 2 story
  • Chateau / Country House
  • 3000 sq. ft.

Accommodation Type

      • Vacation Rental


          • Guests Provide Their Own Meals


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

          Bedrooms: 3 Bedrooms, Sleeps 8, Beds for 8

          • Sleeping arrangements: 1 double


          • Bedrooms : 1 double

            downstairs - 2nd bedroom on the first floor...moreless

          • Loft areas (3): 1 double, 2 twin/ single

            Loft compartments ..1 double / 2 twins plus air mattressses...moreless

          • Main Floor: Two bedrooms...(1 master bedroom and 1 guest bedroom.) Upstairs a sun room and loft area with 2 twin areas and 1 double area. Air mattresses are provided for children. ....moreless

          Bathrooms: 1 Bathroom

          • Bathroom 1: toilet, shower

            Lg. bathroom with double sink, cupboards and storage closet...moreless

          • Bathroom located on main floor

          Other Amenities

              • The cottage is built to accommodate wheelchairs except for the front steps (five steps, wide in depth and width) which would allow a wheelchair to be easily carried. Internal doors etc....are wider. The loft and sun room areas would not be possible to maneuver. Music is wired to play CDs on speakers throughout the cottage and outside.....moreless


              • VCR
              • Radio
              • CD Player
              • Audio Tape Player
              • Books
              • Books For Kids
              • Games
              • Games For Kids
              • Music Library
              • Toys


              • Family
              • Away From It All


              • Bay/Sound
              • Coin Laundry
              • Winery Tours
              • Autumn Foliage
              • Churches
              • Cinemas
              • Forests
              • Library
              • Marina
              • Museums
              • Playground
              • Pond
              • Recreation Center
              • Water Parks
              • Live Theater
              • Restaurants
              • Zoo
              • Festivals

              Leisure Activities

              • Photography
              • Walking
              • Antiquing
              • Paddle Boating
              • Sight Seeing
              • Scenic Drives
              • Whale Watching
              • Beachcombing
              • Bird Watching
              • Eco Tourism

              local services and businesses

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

              Location Type

              • Village:

                Southwest Harbor has all the necessities of a small town and a summer resort. ...moreless

              • Beach:

                Several on Mount Desert Island...moreless

              • Downtown:

                Downtowns.....Southwest Harbor, Bar Harbor and Ellsworth with a 20 mile radius. ...moreless

              • Mountain:

                Mount Deseert Island is the land of mountains and hiking....moreless

              • Near The Ocean:

                The island is surrounded by the Atlantic Ocean...moreless

              • Town:

                Southwest Harbor Village .1/8 mile ...moreless

              sports and adventure activities

              • Mountain Climbing
              • Sound/Bay Fishing
              • Pier Fishing
              • Basketball Court
              • Golf Privileges Optional
              • Deepsea Fishing
              • Freshwater Fishing
              • Hiking
              • Swimming
              • Tennis
              • Sailing
              • Cycling
              • Fishing
              • Golf
              • Mountain Biking
              • Mountaineering

              catering options

                  • Guests Provide Their Own Meals


                  • Dining Area
                  • Child's Highchair
                  • Dining:

                    dining area.........moreless

                  • Seating for 12 people


                  • Washing Machine
                  • Clothes Dryer
                  • Linens Provided
                  • Activities Guide
                  • Alarm Clock
                  • Ceiling Fans
                  • Hair Dryer
                  • Local Activities Guide
                  • Local Maps
                  • Paper Towels
                  • Local Restaurant Guide
                  • Basic Soaps
                  • Toilet Paper
                  • Towels Provided


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


                  • Golf
                  • Beach Towels
                  • Binoculars
                  • Large Cooler
                  • Small Cooler
                  • Wood Deck
                  • Outdoor Grill Gas
                  • Lawn / Garden
                  • Terrace
                  • Balcony
                  • Barbecue
                  • Deck / Patio
                  • Outdoor Grill
                  • Porch / Veranda
                  • Unscreened Porch / Veranda


                  Write a review 4.5
                  from 2 traveler reviews
                  Rental basis: Per property
                  Dates Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly * Event
                  Jun 1 - Oct 31, 2014
                  7 night min stay


                  Additional information about rental rates


                  • Refundable Damage Deposit $500
                  • Tax Rate 7%


                  Last week in May through - Oct.- Sat. 4:30 p.m.-out Sat.10:00 a.m.

                  A $500.00 refundable deposit refunded within a 30 days period.

                  No cleaning fee for regular occupation but if excessive cleaning is necessary an additional fee maybe taken from the deposit.

                  The unit must be left in the same condition in which it was found plus washing & drying of all linens & the rubbish taken to the dump.

                  A minimum of $500.00 refundable deposit is paid when the contract is signed. The weekly fee and state tax can be budgeted with the agreement of the owners..

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                  Last updated: 06/27/2014
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                  13 Miles
                  Nearest Airport
                  Trenton, Maine
                  5 Miles
                  Nearest Ferry
                  Swans Island
                  1 Miles
                  Nearest Motorway
                  Rt. 102
                  5 Miles
                  Nearest Beach
                  Echo Lake
                  1 Miles
                  Nearest Barpub
                  2 Miles
                  Nearest Golf
                  Causeway Golf Club
                  1 Miles
                  Nearest Restaurant
                  Variety of several

                  Car: Not Necessary

                  The 'Miracle' Vacation Cottage on the 'Quietside' of Mount Desert Island is where the quiet nature of the area maximizes your vacation enjoyment. Southwest is nestled among the mountains of Acadia National Park and days can be spent walking trails along the ocean and through the mountains.

                  Brilliant sunrises begin days of exploring nature's wonders until watching in awe our ocean sunsets. Whether eating a picnic lunch at Seawall, lobsters on the pier or enjoying fine dining in a variety of restaurants you're in relaxed comfort and looking forward to the next day.

                  The Island offers a wide selection of shopping and it is continuously alive with cultural activities of every type, including but not limited to, music, festivals, parades, art exhibits, a full range of water activities, golfing, hiking, bird watching and a great selection of National Park tours and exhibits.

                  The free, propane powered 'Island Explorer Buses' cover the Island from morn till night - a unique service.


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                  • A few more steps.....

                    A few more steps.....

                  • A quiet spot for reading

                    A quiet spot for reading

                  • The kitchen and a small breakfast nook

                    The kitchen and a small breakfast nook

                  • Toward the loft areas

                    Toward the loft areas

                  • The master bedroom

                    The master bedroom

                  • A Natural Site

                    A Natural Site

                  • Anyone for a dip?

                    Anyone for a dip?

                  • The aging of our environment

                    The aging of our environment

                  • WELCOME to the 'Miracle' Cottage

                    WELCOME to the 'Miracle' Cottage

                  • Echo Lake - three miles up the road for fun & games

                    Echo Lake - three miles up the road for fun & games

                  • A private garden

                    A private garden

                  • Make yourselves to home

                    Make yourselves to home

                  • A wall of windows brings the outside in.....

                    A wall of windows brings the outside in.....

                  • A fireplace and dining to end the day

                    A fireplace and dining to end the day

                  • Guest area #2

                    Guest area #2

                  • The power of the ocean

                    The power of the ocean

                  • An open door

                    An open door

                  • A place to nap

                    A place to nap

                  • Grandchildren smiles (no dogs though)

                    Grandchildren smiles (no dogs though)

                  • Beautiful winter scenery.

                    Beautiful winter scenery.

                  $1,000 per week (USD)

                  3 Bedroom / 1 Bathroom
                  Sleeps 8

                  View calendar: Updated 06/27/14
                  Minimum stay: 7 nights
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