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Central Yet Secluded Cottage in Heart of Mt. Desert Island

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Last updated: 10/23/2014
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  • Minimum stay:3-7 nights
  • Internet:Yes
  • Pets considered:Yes
  • Wheel chair accessible:No

Bar Harbor apartment description

2 bedroom cottage (one with queen bed, one with two singles), fully equipped kitchen, portacrib and toddler's chair available, bath with shower, under eave seating in shade and picnic table in sun, direct access to Friends of Acadia trail, friendly dog allowed. Central to all aspects of Mt.Desert Island and Acadia National Park. Access to washer/dryer on premises. Very quiet and private location. We enjoyed living in this cottage for 3 years until we built a home on the property, 100 yards away and secluded from the cottage. Bar Harbor has it all: activities for kids and adults such as mountain climbing, boat rides, bicycling and hiking along the shore. An oceanarium, miniature golf, and a small waterpark are less than a twenty minute drive away.

The National Park Service organizes nature programs in the National Park for children and adults. Explore Bar Harbor's maritime setting, look for shells, sea glass, and starfish on MDI's ocean beaches. Swim in the crystal clear water of Echo Lake! Acadia Access Cottage is the perfect place to take advantage of all that Bar Harbor and MDI have to offer.

Property Type

  • Apartment
  • On floor 2

Accommodation Type

      • Vacation Rental


          • Guests Provide Their Own Meals


          • Long-Term Renters Welcome
          • Children Welcome
          • Non Smoking Only
          • Pets Considered
          • Wheelchair Inaccessible

          Bedrooms: 2 Bedrooms, Sleeps 4, Beds for 4

          • Bedroom 1: 1 queen


          • Bedroom 2: 2 twin/ single


          • Queen Bed in one room and 2 single beds in 2nd room

          Bathrooms: 1 Bathroom

          • Bathroom 1: toilet, shower


          • shower, sink, toilet


          • Books
          • DVD Player
          • Games
          • Ping Pong Table
          • Television:

            only for use with DVD player, relax and enjoy the island...moreless

          • Video Library:

            a few movies will be available...moreless


          • Away From It All
          • Family
          • Sports & Activities
          • Tourist Attractions


          • Autumn Foliage
          • Cinemas
          • Forests
          • Library
          • Marina
          • Museums
          • Playground
          • Pond
          • Restaurants
          • Waterfalls

          Local Services & Businesses

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

          Leisure Activities

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

          Location Type

              • Rural:

                4.5 miles from downtown Bar Harbor yet surrounded by conservation land and Acadia National Park. 2 miles to Eagle Lake Parking lot and access to beautiful carriage roads for biking and walking. ...moreless

              Sports & Adventure Activities

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


              • Child's Highchair
              • Dining
              • Dining Area
              • Seating for 4 people


              • Clothes Dryer
              • Hair Dryer
              • Heating
              • Internet:

                ATT mifi suitable for internet searching and email...moreless

              • Linens Provided
              • Living Room
              • Parking:

                Parking for two cars...moreless

              • Towels Provided
              • Washing Machine


              • Coffee Maker
              • Dishes & Utensils
              • Dishwasher
              • Kitchen:

                fully equipped, 4 burner gas stove, microwave, toaster, refrigerator, ...moreless

              • Microwave
              • Oven
              • Refrigerator
              • Stove
              • Toaster




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                  Rental basis: Per property
                  Dates Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly * Event
                  Oct 5 - Nov 1, 2014
                  4 night min stay

                  November thru April
                  Nov 2 - Apr 25, 2015
                  3 night min stay

                  May-mid June
                  May 2 - Jun 12, 2015
                  4 night min stay


                  Changeover Day: Saturday

                  Summer 2015
                  Jun 13 - Sep 4, 2015
                  7 night min stay


                  Changeover Day: Saturday

                  September 2015
                  Sep 5 - Oct 2, 2015
                  7 night min stay


                  Changeover Day: Saturday

                  October 2015
                  Oct 3 - Nov 6, 2015
                  4 night min stay


                  Changeover Day: Saturday

                  Additional information about rental rates


                  • Pet Fee $50 + tax
                  • Tax Rate 8%


                  Weekly rentals begin after 4:00 PM on Saturday and end at 10:00 AM the following Saturday.

                  Landlord must be informed if small dogs will be accompanying the renters.

                  We accept personal checks, postal money orders, or bank drafts. Reservation is confirmed upon landlord approval of an agreement signed by the renter AND receipt of an advance payment of one-half of the lease amount, which is non-refundable. Balance of one-half of the lease amount is due to the landlord fourteen (14) days prior to lease start date.

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                  Last updated: 10/23/2014
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                  10 Miles
                  Nearest Airport
                  Hancock County-Bar Harbor Airport BHB
                  7 Miles
                  Nearest Beach
                  Echo Lake

                  Car: Necessary

                  Mt. Desert Island offers natural beauty and outdoor activities of wonderful Acadia National Park. Enjoy walking and biking on spectacular carriage roads, many mountain hikes, public access to swimming and boating in lakes and ocean. Our location is a runner's delight with woods path on property and short distance to carriage roads. Our center island location gives access to all that is to be enjoyed on the island.


                  Owner info

                  Year Purchased: 2007

                  About the owner: After having lived for 28 years in Maine we realized that Mount Desert Island was the place we loved most to be. Prior to moving to China for 3 years we purchased this property of 38 acres in the heart of Mt.Desert Island with the intent to return to live in this beautiful location. We built an apartment above an existing garage (Acadia Access Cottage). When we returned 3 years ago we moved into the cottage and enjoyed living in it for 3 years. In the Fall of 2013, we completed a new home on the property, 100 yards away and quite secluded from the garage/cottage.

                  Why the Owner Chose Bar Harbor:
                  We love the access to carriage roads, Echo Lake, Somes Sound, mountain hiking, Bar Harbor, and walking on our own property with a brook, small waterfall and direct access to Acadia Ridge Trail. We have close access to all that the island has to offer and enjoy the tranquility that surrounds us every day.

                  The Unique Benefits at this Apartment:
                  Centrally located. Covered outdoor ping pong table for adults and supervised young adults with possibility of challenging owner.

                  Contact us

                  Speaks: english, norwegian



                  • view from outside door

                    view from outside door

                  • kitchen


                  • dining area

                    dining area

                  • living room-tv with vcr not shown

                    living room-tv with vcr not shown

                  • queen bedroom

                    queen bedroom

                  • bath room

                    bath room

                  • selection of children's books

                    selection of children's books

                  • Entrance


                  • frequent visitor

                    frequent visitor

                  • Entryway


                  • kitchen


                  • living room

                    living room

                  • living room-tv to left

                    living room-tv to left

                  • twin bedroom

                    twin bedroom

                  • cottage library

                    cottage library

                  • view


                  • Yard,Webber grill, picnic table

                    Yard,Webber grill, picnic table

                  $107 - $200 per night (USD)

                  2 Bedroom / 1 Bathroom
                  Sleeps 4

                  View calendar: Updated 10/23/14
                  Minimum stay: 3-7 nights
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                  Member since: 2014
                  Speaks: english, norwegian
                  • Calendar last updated 10/23/2014
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