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Cozy Beech Hill Pond Cottage - Private Sandy Beach Near Acadia & Bar Harbor

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Last updated: 12/17/2014
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  • Minimum stay:3-7 nights
  • Internet:Yes
  • Pets considered:Yes
  • Wheel chair accessible:N/A

Beech Hill Pond cottage description

Cozy lakefront cottage with Private Sandy Beach on Beech Hill Pond near Acadia National Park & Bar Harbor, Maine.

This delightful waterfront cottage is comfortably furnished and well appointed with all the conveniences - swim float, fire pit with Adirondack chairs for de-stressing. Safe for kids from the 50' sandy beach in the crystal clear spring fed water. Property #162312 is available next-door.

The 2 bedrooms plus loft are charmingly decorated offering 2 full and 2 twin-size beds, and all linens included. Fully equipped kitchen and great room area over looks the lake; perfect for entertaining.

Enjoy the stillness of morning mist rising from the lake, soft summer breezes and the calming songs of the resident loons. The fishing's fun, the swimming's refreshing and boating is just plain relaxing, so bring your toys.

Only 40 minutes to Bar Harbor & Acadia National Park. 2 Kayaks, free WiFi included and firewood included. Dogs are welcome with fee.

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Property Type

  • Cottage
  • 850 sq. ft.

Accommodation Type

      • Vacation Rental

      Meals

          • Guests Provide Their Own Meals

          Suitability

          • Long-Term Renters Welcome
          • Children Welcome:

            Private sandy beach with gradual slope into the water, perfect for small children...moreless

          • Non Smoking Only
          • Pets Considered:

            Dogs only, with pet fee...moreless

          Bedrooms: 3 Bedrooms, Sleeps 6, Beds for 6

          • Bedroom 2: 1 double

            First floor bedroom...moreless

          • Bedroom 1: 1 double

            First floor bedroom...moreless

          • Bedroom 3: 2 twin/ single

            2nd Floor Loft - *Access via library ladder only...moreless

          • The 2nd Floor Loft has two skylights and a window and is accessed by a library ladder...moreless

          Bathrooms: 1 Bathroom

          • Bathroom 1: toilet, combination tub/shower

            ...moreless

          • Bathroom is on the first floor, includes a tub/shower and washer/dryer

          Other Amenities

              • Private sandy beach, water toys, (2) kayaks & paddles, fire pit with firewood included. All towels and linens are provided. Guests must provide their own paper products and drinking water. The cottage water system utilizes filtered lake water....moreless

              Entertainment

              • DVD Player
              • Television

              Theme

              • Away From It All
              • Family
              • Romantic
              • Sports & Activities

              Attractions

              • Autumn Foliage
              • Churches
              • Museums
              • Pond
              • Water Parks

              Local Services & Businesses

              • ATM/Bank
              • Groceries
              • Hospital
              • Medical Services

              Leisure Activities

              • Antiquing
              • Bird Watching
              • Gambling Casinos
              • Photography
              • Walking
              • Whale Watching

              Location Type

              • Beachfront:

                50 foot private sandy beach, perfect for small children...moreless

              • Lakefront:

                50 foot sandy beach with swim float...moreless

              Sports & Adventure Activities

              • Deepsea Fishing
              • Fishing
              • Freshwater Fishing
              • Hiking
              • Hunting Small Game
              • Mountain Biking
              • Sailing
              • Snorkeling
              • Swimming
              • Water Skiing
              • Water Tubing

              Dining

              • Dining:

                Breakfast Bar seats 3, Kitchen table seats 4...moreless

              • Dining Area
              • Seating for 7 people

              General

              • Clothes Dryer
              • Hair Dryer
              • Heating:

                Vermont Casting gas stove...moreless

              • Internet:

                Wifi internet access provided...moreless

              • Iron & Board
              • Linens Provided
              • Living Room:

                Great Room overlooking the lake...moreless

              • Parking:

                Driveway accommodates two vehicles...moreless

              • Towels Provided
              • Washing Machine

              Kitchen

              • Coffee Maker
              • Dishes & Utensils
              • Dishwasher
              • Kitchen
              • Microwave
              • Oven
              • Refrigerator
              • Stove
              • Toaster

              Outside

              • Deck / Patio:

                Deck over looking the lake...moreless

              • Kayak / Canoe:

                (2) Kayaks with paddles included...moreless

              • Lawn / Garden:

                With lakeside fire pit...moreless

              • Outdoor Grill:

                Gas grill with spare propane tank...moreless

               

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              Rental basis: Per property
              Dates Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly * Event
              Spring 2015
              May 8 - Jun 19, 2015
              3 night min stay
              $200
              $900
              Summer 2015
              Jun 20 - Aug 28, 2015
              7 night min stay

              $1,590

              Changeover Day: Saturday

              Fall 2015
              Aug 29 - Oct 24, 2015
              3 night min stay
              $200
              $950

              Additional information about rental rates

              Fees:

              • Pet Fee $100
              • Refundable Damage Deposit $300
              • Tax Rate 8%

              Notes:

              Credit Cards/e-Check accepted

              8% Maine lodging tax applies

              Pet fee $100, Dogs only

              $300 refundable security deposit applies


              Cancellation policy:

              Policy available by contacting owner when booking.


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              Last updated: 12/17/2014
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              Location

              25 Miles
              Nearest Airport
              Bangor International
              25 Miles
              Nearest Ferry
              Bar Harbor
              7 Miles
              Nearest Golf
              Lucerne Hills Golf Club
              7 Miles
              Nearest Motorway
              Route 1A
              Beech Hill Pond
              Nearest Beach
              On-site

              Car: Necessary

              Beech Hill Pond is a beautiful, four and a half-mile long, spring-fed lake located in Downeast Maine near Acadia National Park and Bar Harbor. It makes a relaxing vacation spot for anyone wanting to explore the Downeast Maine area, without the crowds of Acadia National Park. The setting for Beech Hill Pond couldn’t be prettier – the crystal clear water is surrounded by peaceful mountains. Just a few of the activities available at Beech Hill Pond are swimming, fishing, boating, hiking, bicycling, wildlife viewing or just relaxing and enjoying the views. The pond is one of several high quality coldwater sportfish lakes in the Union River drainage.

              For sightseers, a forty-five minute drive takes you to Mount Desert Island, home to Acadia National Park which is the oldest national park on the East Coast. Ellsworth is only a 15 minutes away and also has shopping and restaurants, including fresh clam chowder and lobsters right off the boat.

              Acadia National Park: In 1913, President Woodrow Wilson set aside 6000 acres (within what is now Acadia National Park) as Sieur de Monts National Monument. With the acquisition of more land and private support and funding, in 1919 President Wilson signed an act establishing Lafayette National Park. In 1929 the parks name was changed to Acadia.

              Acadia National Park was established to protect the area's spectacular scenic values, Maine's rock bound coast, its coastal and its offshore islands as characterized by the geologic features, natural history and the native plant and animal life. Forty five miles of rustic carriage roads weave around the mountains and through the valleys of Acadia National Park, the gift of philanthropist John D Rockefeller, Jr., and family. Rockefeller, a skilled horseman, desired to travel on motor free byways via horse and carriage into the heart of Mount Desert Island. His efforts resulted in roads with sweeping vistas and close up views of the landscape.

              Cadillac Mountain: At 1,530 feet, Cadillac Mountain is not only the tallest mountain in Acadia National Park, but also the tallest mountain along the eastern coast of the United States. Rising high above the town of Bar Harbor, Cadillac Mountain offers magnificent views of the Porcupine Islands and Frenchman Bay. Explore the summit of this granite mountain along a .3-mile trail, which includes wayside exhibits about natural and human history. Portions of this trail are accessible to wheelchair users.Cadillac Mountain is accessible via a winding, narrow, 3.5-mile road. The road is closed from December 1 through April 14 and whenever weather conditions (e.g., dense fog or ice) require.

               

              Owner info

              Year Purchased: 2005

              About the owner: The Cowans, formerly from Maine now living in the mid-Atlantic region.

              Why the Owner Chose Beech Hill Pond:
              We are originally from Maine and purchased Loons Nest cottage in 2013 to ensure our children have the opportunity to experience summers in Maine the way we did as kids. Beech Hill Pond is a very special place as it is close to Acadia National Park & Bar Harbor, but provides a peaceful retreat after a day of hiking and sightseeing. The lake is great for kayaking and canoeing, or just watching the Loons.

              The Unique Benefits at this Cottage:
              Private sandy beach, secluded getaway from it all spot. We also own property #162312 Sandy Cove Cottage next-door.


              Contact us

              Speaks: english

               

              Photos

              • Loons Nest Cottage on Beech Hill Pond

                Loons Nest Cottage on Beech Hill Pond

              • Fully equipped kitchen

                Fully equipped kitchen

              • Bathroom with tub/shower

                Bathroom with tub/shower

              • Loft accessible by library ladder

                Loft accessible by library ladder

              • 2 cozy bedrooms with full-size beds

                2 cozy bedrooms with full-size beds

              • Loft with sky-lights and 2 twin-size beds

                Loft with sky-lights and 2 twin-size beds

              • The Morning Mist is magical on Beech Hill Pond

                The Morning Mist is magical on Beech Hill Pond

              • 2 Kayaks included

                2 Kayaks included

              • Live Maine lobster available nearby

                Live Maine lobster available nearby

              • Hiking and four wheeling trails nearby

                Hiking and four wheeling trails nearby

              • Bar Harbor viewed from the top of Cadillac Mountain in nearby Acadia National Park

                Bar Harbor viewed from the top of Cadillac Mountain in nearby Acadia National Park

              • 50' sandy beach and swim float, perfect for children

                50' sandy beach and swim float, perfect for children

              • Relaxing deck overlooking the lake

                Relaxing deck overlooking the lake

              • Lake-side fire pit

                Lake-side fire pit

              • Cozy living area with vintage furnishings

                Cozy living area with vintage furnishings

              • Table and counter seating for six

                Table and counter seating for six

              • 2 cozy bedrooms with full-size beds

                2 cozy bedrooms with full-size beds

              • Parking for two vehicles

                Parking for two vehicles

              • Beech Hill Pond, 4 miles long, 100 feet deep

                Beech Hill Pond, 4 miles long, 100 feet deep

              • Junk of Pork Rock on Beech Hill Pond

                Junk of Pork Rock on Beech Hill Pond

              • 2 kayaks included

                2 kayaks included

              • Wake to a cup of coffee with the resident Loons

                Wake to a cup of coffee with the resident Loons

              • Thunder Hole in nearby Acadia National Park

                Thunder Hole in nearby Acadia National Park

              $200 - $227 per night (USD)
              2

              3 Bedroom / 1 Bathroom
              Sleeps 6

              View calendar: Updated 12/17/14
              Minimum stay: 3-7 nights
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              Member since: 2007
              Speaks: english
              • Calendar last updated: 12/17/2014
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