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'the Birches at Acadia Retreat'-Adorable Cottage-Close to the Beach!

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'The Birches' is Newly Renovated and Spotlessly Clean!

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Last updated: 02/26/2015
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  • Minimum stay:4 nights
  • Internet:Yes
  • Pets considered:No
  • Wheel chair accessible:No

Bar Harbor house description

Maine is called 'Vacationland' - it's even printed on the license plates! Mt. Desert Island, home of Bar Harbor & Acadia National Park, is an incredibly beautiful place where people come to relax, to play & to appreciate all that nature has to offer. 'The Birches at Acadia Retreat' has been created so that you & your family can stay in a wonderful & comfortable environment while you explore & experience all the beauty that surrounds you! Our charming, newly renovated cottage has tons of new windows, beautiful flooring & carpets!The fixtures & appliances are shiny & modern! This adorable place is beautifully maintained & lovingly appointed with great attention to detail. We have a bright, open floor plan where the living room, dining area & kitchen share one big space with a huge vaulted wood ceiling . The bedrooms are comfy, cozy & oh, so cute!! The 4+ acres provide a beautiful, secluded setting where you can enjoy the solitude & the fresh Maine air & lots of beautiful birch trees.

Major Renovation for this Vacation Rental!: This is only the third season that this home is being offered as a weekly vacation rental! The last time I opened a new rental it was so appealing that a very happy couple from Syracuse return every summer for a two week stay for what is now 10 consecutive years! Call today and make arrangements to enjoy this wonderful little home and it's picturesque location! I must say that the birch trees are beautiful!!

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Property Type

  • House

Accommodation Type

  • Vacation Rental

Meals

  • Guests Provide Their Own Meals

Suitability

  • Long-Term Renters Welcome
  • Low Allergen Environment
  • Children Welcome
  • Non Smoking Only
  • Pets Not Allowed
  • Unsuitable For Elderly Or Infirm
  • Wheelchair Inaccessible

Bedrooms: 2 Bedrooms, Sleeps 4, Beds for 4

  • Bedroom 1: 1 queen

    ...moreless

  • Bedroom 2: 2 twin/ single

    ...moreless

  • We have a Pack 'N Play available for the little ones.

Bathrooms: 1 Bathroom

  • Bathroom 1: toilet, combination tub/shower

    ...moreless

Entertainment

  • Audio Tape Player
  • Books
  • Books For Kids
  • DVD Player
  • Games
  • Games For Kids
  • Radio
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Television
  • Toys
  • VCR

Theme

  • Away From It All
  • Family

Attractions

  • Autumn Foliage
  • Churches
  • Cinemas
  • Forests
  • Library
  • Live Theater
  • Marina
  • Museums
  • Restaurants
  • Water Parks
  • Winery Tours

Local Services & Businesses

  • ATM/Bank
  • Groceries
  • Hospital
  • Massage Therapist
  • Medical Services

Leisure Activities

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

Location Type

  • Near The Ocean
  • Rural

Sports & Adventure Activities

  • Cycling
  • Deepsea Fishing
  • Fishing
  • Fly Fishing
  • Freshwater Fishing
  • Golf
  • Hiking
  • Mountain Biking
  • Mountain Climbing
  • Pier Fishing
  • Sailing
  • Sound/Bay Fishing
  • Swimming
  • Tennis

Dining

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

General

  • Air Conditioning
  • Alarm Clock
  • Basic Soaps
  • Ceiling Fans
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Garage
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating
  • Internet
  • Iron & Board
  • Laundry Soap
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room
  • Local Maps
  • Local Restaurant Guide
  • Paper Towels
  • Parking
  • Shampoo
  • Telephone
  • Toilet Paper
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine
  • Wireless Internet

Kitchen

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

Outside

  • Beach Towels
  • Lawn / Garden
  • Outdoor Grill
  • Outdoor Grill Gas
  • Small Cooler
 

Reviews

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Rental basis: Per property
Dates Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly * Event
Early Summer
May 22 - Jun 26, 2015
4 night min stay
$160
$995
Summer
Jun 27 - Sep 4, 2015
4 night min stay
$215
$1,350
Early Fall
Sep 5 - Oct 2, 2015
4 night min stay
$175
$1,095
Fall
Oct 3 - Oct 30, 2015
4 night min stay
$160
$995

Additional information about rental rates

Fees:

  • Cleaning $125 + tax
  • Tax Rate 8%

Notes:

When you are ready to book your vacation a lease is prepared for your review. If OK it is returned with 1/2 of rental amount only & the reservation is confirmed. The balance is due 3 weeks before arrival. Travel package is emailed after all funds are rec'd.

After your departure the cleaning crew inspects the property & your deposit is returned promptly. We make it easy & efficient for you!

$995-$1350/week

One half of Rental Fee along with signed lease confirms reservation on the calendar.

Balance of Rental Fee, Tax, Cleaning Fee and Deposit due 3 weeks before arrival.

Travel Package sent after all funds are received.

8% Maine Lodging Tax collected.

$125 Cleaning Fee collected.

$500 Security Deposit collected.

Refund of Security Deposit sent within 10 days.

No Pets or Smoking.


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Last updated: 02/26/2015
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Location

3 Miles
Nearest Airport
Bar Harbor Airways-Trenton
1.5 Miles
Nearest Barpub
Mainely Meats and Brewery
10 Miles
Nearest Golf
Kebo Valley Golf Club
0.5 Miles
Nearest Motorway
Route 3
1.5 Miles
Nearest Restaurant
Mainely Meats and Town Hill Market
2.5 Miles
Nearest Beach
Hadley Point Beach

Car: Necessary

'The Birches at Acadia Retreat' is conveniently located just 2 miles from the bridge onto Mt. Desert Island and 9 miles from downtown Bar Harbor. The Visitor's Center at the entrance of Acadia National Park is less than 10 minutes away. The Island Explorer which provides Free bus service to Bar Harbor & other Island towns stops just up the road. Ellsworth which is 10 miles away has more movie theaters, restaurants & shopping. Don't forget to go to the L. L. Bean Outlet store, Marden's and Reny's which are all located on High Street (Route 3) In Ellsworth. They have 'Wicked Good' stuff and fantastic prices!

Other Activities: Whale Watching Cruises

 

Owner info

Year Purchased: 2007

About the owner: I was born in Bar Harbor and my entire family lives or works only 5 minutes from our rental homes. My husband was born in Wisconsin and he fell in love with MDI the first time I took him there in 1996. He knew even before I did that we MUST have our own property there so that we would always have an excuse to go north whenever we could! Mt. Desert Island is such a beautiful place - we both are so thankful that we can experience it many times a year and I must say that we are struck by the beauty and the solitude every time we go 'home.' We hope that you truly have a wonderful time whether it is your first experience or you have been visiting for 20 years. My Dad's motto is...'If you come to Maine once it won't be your last time.' Of course he is pretty bias on the subject - having lived in Bar Harbor all his life! I wish everyone could get one of his Island tours-they are awesome to say the least! He started working as a chauffeur at age 15 and he can tell some stories. He and my Mom owned several restaurants and motels and even developed the largest campground on the Island, Bar Harbor Campground which my youngest brother now manages. Seems like our family has been in the hospitality trade forever and...with all that experience we have certainly learned how to take good care of our guests!


Contact us

Speaks: english

 

Photos

  • 'The Birches' is Newly Renovated and Spotlessly Clean!

    'The Birches' is Newly Renovated and Spotlessly Clean!

  • Sparkling New Appliances, Counter Tops and Fixtures!

    Sparkling New Appliances, Counter Tops and Fixtures!

  • All the Furnishings are Attractive and Comfy!

    All the Furnishings are Attractive and Comfy!

  • Convenient Storage & Pretty Dishes will Allow You to Work Happily in Kitchen!

    Convenient Storage & Pretty Dishes will Allow You to Work Happily in Kitchen!

  • New Shiny Fixtures and Thick Towels Await You in the Bathroom!

    New Shiny Fixtures and Thick Towels Await You in the Bathroom!

  • Main Bedroom - So Sweet and Inviting!

    Main Bedroom - So Sweet and Inviting!

  • Second Bedroom is Bright, Cozy and Colorful!

    Second Bedroom is Bright, Cozy and Colorful!

  • Second Bedroom has a Private Entrance & 4 Big Windows with Views of the Trees!

    Second Bedroom has a Private Entrance & 4 Big Windows with Views of the Trees!

  • Spring Blooming Shrubs in the Front Flower Bed!

    Spring Blooming Shrubs in the Front Flower Bed!

  • You Will Soon See Why We Named this Sweet Little Place, 'The Birches!'

    You Will Soon See Why We Named this Sweet Little Place, 'The Birches!'

  • Hadley Point Beach is only 3 miles away!
Fantastic sunsets await you!

    Hadley Point Beach is only 3 miles away! Fantastic sunsets await you!

  • A Nice Gradual Slope on this Beach-Very User Friendly for the Whole Family!

    A Nice Gradual Slope on this Beach-Very User Friendly for the Whole Family!

  • The 'Great Room' holds the Kitchen, Dining and Living Areas!

    The 'Great Room' holds the Kitchen, Dining and Living Areas!

  • Cathedral Ceiling and Big Windows Makes the 'Great Room' Bright and Spacious!

    Cathedral Ceiling and Big Windows Makes the 'Great Room' Bright and Spacious!

  • You will Experience the 'Attention to Detail' in Every Room-Enjoy!

    You will Experience the 'Attention to Detail' in Every Room-Enjoy!

  • Full-Size Washer & Dryer located within Bathroom!

    Full-Size Washer & Dryer located within Bathroom!

  • Main Bedroom with Beamed Ceiling, Big Closet, Plush Carpet and New Windows!

    Main Bedroom with Beamed Ceiling, Big Closet, Plush Carpet and New Windows!

  • Second Bedroom - Just Too Cute!

    Second Bedroom - Just Too Cute!

  • Second Bedroom has Cherry and Oak Furniture and Fun Art Pieces!

    Second Bedroom has Cherry and Oak Furniture and Fun Art Pieces!

  • In Maine... We call This the Mud Room where Shoes Live when the Weather is Wet!

    In Maine... We call This the Mud Room where Shoes Live when the Weather is Wet!

  • Purple Siberian Irises Bloom in the Summer when Everything is Green and Lush!

    Purple Siberian Irises Bloom in the Summer when Everything is Green and Lush!

  • When you are ready to eat Lobsters we have the Cooker & Picnic Table all ready!

    When you are ready to eat Lobsters we have the Cooker & Picnic Table all ready!

  • You Can Bring Your Boats and Your Beach Towels and Have a Great Time Here!

    You Can Bring Your Boats and Your Beach Towels and Have a Great Time Here!

  • Everyone Will Enjoy Exploring and Watching the Birds on this Wonderful Beach!

    Everyone Will Enjoy Exploring and Watching the Birds on this Wonderful Beach!

$160 - $215 per night (USD)
Minimum stay: 4 nights
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  • Sleeps
    4
  • Bedrooms
    2
  • Bathrooms
    1
  • Property type
    House
  • Reviews
    24
Owner
Member since: 2004
Speaks: english
  • Response time: Within an hour
  • Response rate: 100%
  • Calendar last updated: 02/26/2015
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