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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: 08/20/2014
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  • Minimum stay:4-7 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!!

Property Type

      • House

      Accommodation Type

          • Vacation Rental

          Meals

              • Guests Provide Their Own Meals

              Suitability

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

              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

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

              Theme

              • Family
              • Away From It All

              Attractions

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

              Leisure Activities

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

              local services and businesses

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

              Location Type

              • Near The Ocean
              • Rural

              sports and adventure activities

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

              catering options

                  • Guests Provide Their Own Meals

                  Dining

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

                  General

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

                  Kitchen

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

                  Outside

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

                  Reviews

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                  Rental basis: Per property
                  Dates Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly * Event
                  Summer
                  Jun 28 - Sep 5, 2014
                  4 night min stay
                  $215
                  $1,295
                  Early Fall
                  Sep 6 - Sep 26, 2014
                  4 night min stay
                  $175
                  $1,050
                  Fall
                  Sep 27 - Oct 17, 2014
                  4 night min stay
                  $160
                  $950
                  Off Season
                  Oct 18 - May 21, 2015
                  7 night min stay

                  $950

                  Additional information about rental rates

                  Fees:

                  • Cleaning $125 + tax
                  • Tax Rate 8%

                  Notes:

                  $950-$1295/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.

                  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 & 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!


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                  Calendar

                  Last updated: 08/20/2014
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                  21 Unavailable
                  22 Today
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                  Location

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

                  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!


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                  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!

                  $136 - $215 per night (USD)
                  23

                  2 Bedroom / 1 Bathroom
                  Sleeps 4

                  View calendar: Updated 08/20/14
                  Minimum stay: 4-7 nights
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