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Elegant Oceanfront Victorian Shingle-Style Charmer in the Village of Bar Harbor

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View from The Briars patio...none better than this!

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Last updated: 10/30/2014
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  • Internet:Yes
  • Pets considered:No
  • Wheel chair accessible:No

Hulls Cove cottage description

The Briars is located on the south entrance of the famous Shore Path walk along Frenchman Bay, overlooking Bald Porcupine island and the breakwater (also visible is Egg Rock Lighthouse and Schoodic Peninsula). An amazing history, including names like Sears, Rockefeller and McLean (owner of the Hope Diamond). The servants quarters, which is now The Briars Cottage, is one of the original buildings from 1881. It was designed by the famous shingle-style architect William Ralph Emerson, a relative of Ralph Waldo Emerson. This cozy cottage provides comfortable accommodations for your family of six, in one of the most desirable locations in Bar Harbor.

The 3 bedroom cottage features 2 bedrooms and a full bath on the first/lower level: one king bedroom and a queen bedroom. The upper level, which enjoys spectacular ocean views from the living room, features a bedroom with two twins, a half bathroom, living room, dining area and small kitchen (with breakfast nook). (Note: due to its steep staircase, this home may not be suitable for those with very small children or who have difficulty ascending stairs).

The 2.5-acre grounds feature some old stone fixtures that harken back to its history, and a fragrant garden. There is a large, spacious yard, so you might want to bring your badminton gear! A private pathway leads directly to the Shore Path, where you can access the water or walk to the town pier.

Very private, amazing location with outstanding ocean views, shore access, and within walking distance to all of the in-town activities of Bar Harbor. It's just minutes from Acadia National Park, where you'll enjoy hiking, biking, walking, beaching and all the wonders of our spectacular national park!

Linens & Towels Provided.

This cottage is a Sunday to Sunday rental.

Note, cottage accommodates 5 guests only. Owner will not permit larger parties or events.

Sorry, pets are not permitted.

Property Type

  • Cottage
  • 1000 sq. ft.

Accommodation Type

      • Vacation Rental

      Meals

          • Guests Provide Their Own Meals

          Suitability

          • Children Welcome:

            Steep stairs to living room and kitchen on 2nd floor....moreless

          • Non Smoking Only
          • Pets Not Allowed
          • Wheelchair Inaccessible

          Bedrooms: 3 Bedrooms, Sleeps 5, Beds for 5

          Bathrooms: 0 Bathrooms

          Other Amenities

              • A beautifully updated and maintained Victorian from 1881 right on the harbor, bordering the famous Shore Path....moreless

              Entertainment

              • DVD Player
              • Satellite / Cable
              • Television

              Theme

              • Family
              • Historic
              • Romantic
              • Tourist Attractions

              Attractions

              • Autumn Foliage
              • Bay/Sound
              • Cinemas
              • Forests
              • Library
              • Marina
              • Museums
              • Restaurants
              • Winery Tours

              Local Services & Businesses

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

              Leisure Activities

              • Antiquing
              • Beachcombing
              • Bird Watching
              • Photography
              • Scenic Drives
              • Sight Seeing
              • Walking
              • Whale Watching

              Location Type

              • Ocean View
              • Oceanfront
              • Village:

                In a beautiful residential location, very private but near the downtown activities....moreless

              Sports & Adventure Activities

              • Cycling
              • Deepsea Fishing
              • Fishing
              • Freshwater Fishing
              • Golf
              • Hiking
              • Mountain Biking
              • Pier Fishing
              • Sailing
              • Sound/Bay Fishing

              Dining

              • Dining Area
              • Seating for 6 people

              General

              • Clothes Dryer
              • Hair Dryer
              • Internet
              • Iron & Board
              • Linens Provided
              • Living Room:

                Water views....moreless

              • Parking
              • Towels Provided
              • Washing Machine

              Kitchen

              • Coffee Maker
              • Dishes & Utensils
              • Pantry Items
              • Toaster

              Outside

              • Deck / Patio:

                Brick patio with nice garden and ocean views....moreless

              • Outdoor Grill
               

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              Last updated: 10/30/2014
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              Photos

              • View from The Briars patio...none better than this!

                View from The Briars patio...none better than this!

              • The Briars entrance.

                The Briars entrance.

              • Lawn & gardens, waterfront with spectacular view.

                Lawn & gardens, waterfront with spectacular view.

              • Living/dining area.

                Living/dining area.

              • Large-screen TV in built-in bookshelves.

                Large-screen TV in built-in bookshelves.

              • Kitchen with bay window breakfast nook.

                Kitchen with bay window breakfast nook.

              • Breakfast nook.

                Breakfast nook.

              • Upstairs 2 twins bedroom.

                Upstairs 2 twins bedroom.

              • Downstairs queen bedroom.

                Downstairs queen bedroom.

              • Downstairs shower bath.

                Downstairs shower bath.

              • Bathroom.

                Bathroom.

              • The Briars

                The Briars

              • View of the property from the bay.

                View of the property from the bay.

              • The Briars gardens.

                The Briars gardens.

              • Beautiful lawn, down to the waterside.

                Beautiful lawn, down to the waterside.

              • Sitting area in great room.

                Sitting area in great room.

              • Dining table seats 6.

                Dining table seats 6.

              • Full kitchen.

                Full kitchen.

              • Downstairs bedroom.

                Downstairs bedroom.

              • Downstairs queen bedroom.

                Downstairs queen bedroom.

              • New laundry pair.

                New laundry pair.

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              3 Bedroom / 0 Bathroom
              Sleeps 5

              View calendar: Updated 10/30/14
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              Member since: 2010
              Speaks: english
              • Calendar last updated 10/30/2014
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