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'Thankful Cottage' is a Charming, Romantic Hideaway Near the Harbor.

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Historic Thankful Cottage circa 1850.....a romantic getaway in a resort town with a long legacy of hospitality.

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

Hulls Cove cottage description

'Thankful Cottage' is located in the Village of Bar Harbor near the Town Pier, Town Beach, historic Shore Path walk, and the Museum in the Streets self guided walking tour. Built before the Civil War, the cottage has been lovingly rehabilitated and features the perfect blend of nostalgia with modern amenities. The cottage has off street parking and is walkable to boating, shopping, dining and cultural activities. Bar Harbor is named for the 'bar' to Bar Island which forms the harbor. Bar Island, portrayed by David Maitland Armstrong in his late 1800's painting, 'The Bar, Bar Harbor', is visible from the cottage.

The top floor of the cottage is master suite with king bed, sitting room with water view, walk-in closet, full bath and deck with water view.

The first floor includes a modern kitchen, living area with gas fireplace, den with pull out twin bed and a second full bath.

Wonder why the cottage is named, 'Thankful'? We traced the deeds back to a woman named Thankful Rodick who in the mid-1800's lived in the cottage. While Bar Harbor is thankful that this
little cottage has survived for 160+- years, we actually named her after the person Thankful. The cottage is on the Bar Harbor historic
properties list.

We hope you will be 'thankful' that you picked 'he'r for your stay in downtown Bar Harbor. What could be better after a day of boating and hiking, followed by a gourmet dinner, than a walk home to your own historic cottage in the heart of Bar Harbor?

Property Type

  • 2 story
  • Cottage
  • 1200 sq. ft.

Accommodation Type

      • Vacation Rental

      Meals

          • Guests Provide Their Own Meals

          Suitability

          • Children Welcome
          • Non Smoking Only
          • Pets Not Allowed
          • Wheelchair Inaccessible

          Bedrooms: 1 Bedroom, Sleeps 3, Beds for 3

          • Bedroom 1: 1 king

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          • Bedroom 2: 1 sleep sofa /futon

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          • The entire top floor is master suite: king bed, walk-in closet, sitting room with waterview, full bath, deck with waterview. Cable tv and wifi are included, of course. The second bedroom is a den on the first floor with twin size pull out sofa. There is a full bath off the den. Since the bedrooms have full baths and are on separate floors, there is privacy for each guest....moreless

          Bathrooms: 2 Bathrooms

          • Bathroom 1: toilet, combination tub/shower

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          • Bathroom 2: toilet, combination tub/shower

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          • The master bath has antique details including a clawfoot tub with shower and a corner sink. The cabinetry is handcrafted. The pull-chain toilet is a modern reproduction. The first floor bath has a modern tub/shower. Towels included....moreless

          Other Amenities

              • There are three spas nearby as well as several tennis courts.

              Entertainment

              • Books
              • DVD Player
              • Satellite / Cable
              • Television
              • Video Library

              Theme

              • Adventure
              • Away From It All
              • Family
              • Historic
              • Romantic
              • Sports & Activities
              • Tourist Attractions

              Attractions

              • Autumn Foliage
              • Bay/Sound
              • Churches
              • Cinemas
              • Festivals
              • Forests
              • Library
              • Live Theater
              • Marina
              • Museums
              • Playground
              • Pond
              • Recreation Center
              • Restaurants
              • Water Parks
              • Winery Tours
              • Zoo

              Local Services & Businesses

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

              Leisure Activities

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

              Location Type

              • Downtown:

                The cottage is a perfect location near the waterfront for boating activities...walkable to galleries and restaurants....moreless

              • Near The Ocean:

                You can see the water and Bar Island from Thankful Cottage....moreless

              • Village:

                You can park in your private parking spot and walk to dining, hiking, shopping, boating, cultural activities, museums and galleries....moreless

              • Water View:

                Water view from living room, master suite sitting room, deck and front porch....moreless

              • Waterfront:

                You can book a nature cruise or whalewatch a five minute walk from the cottage....moreless

              Sports & Adventure Activities

              • Cycling
              • Deepsea Fishing
              • Fishing
              • Freshwater Fishing
              • Golf
              • Hiking
              • Mountain Biking
              • Mountain Climbing
              • Sailing
              • Scuba Diving Or Snorkeling
              • Sound/Bay Fishing
              • Surfing
              • Swimming
              • Tennis

              Dining

              • Dining Area
              • Seating for 3 people

              General

              • Activities Guide
              • Air Conditioning:

                Bar Harbor normally has summers that are cooler than most of the United States. The master suite has an air conditioner and there are fans throughout the cottage....moreless

              • Alarm Clock
              • Basic Soaps
              • Clothes Dryer
              • Fireplace:

                The living room features a Jotul gas fireplace....moreless

              • Hair Dryer
              • Heating
              • Internet
              • Iron & Board
              • Linens Provided
              • Living Room
              • Local Maps
              • Local Restaurant Guide
              • Paper Towels
              • Parking:

                The cottage has a private parking spot....moreless

              • Toilet Paper
              • Towels Provided
              • Washing Machine
              • Wireless Internet

              Kitchen

              • 4 Ring Stove
              • Blender
              • Coffee Grinder
              • Coffee Maker:

                Coffee Grinder and Coffee filters are provided....moreless

              • Cooking Utensils
              • Dishes & Utensils
              • Dishwasher
              • Freezer
              • Kitchen:

                The kitchen has everything you need to make cooking in enjoyable....moreless

              • Lobster Pot
              • Microwave
              • Oven
              • Pantry Items:

                coffee filters, salt and pepper, paper towels, aluminum foil...moreless

              • Refrigerator
              • Stove:

                electric...moreless

              • Toaster

              Outside

              • Balcony
              • Bicycles:

                Bike rentals are within walking distance. If you bring your own bicycles, they can be stored in the basement. ...moreless

              • Boat:

                Boating activities from whale watch to nature cruises are a five minute walk....moreless

              • Deck / Patio
              • Golf:

                The nation's 8th oldest golf course is actually walkable....moreless

              • Kayak / Canoe:

                Kayak rentals are closely. Registered Maine Guides offer trips daily....moreless

              • Large Cooler
              • Lawn / Garden
              • Tennis:

                Public tennis courts are nearby....moreless

              • Wood Deck
               

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              Rental basis: Per property
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              Late October Weekly
              Oct 12 - Oct 25, 2014
              7 night min stay

              $900
              My Standard Rate
              7 night min stay

              $1,064

              Additional information about rental rates

              Fees:

              • Tax Rate 8%

              Notes:

              The cottage is a housekeeping cottage. You will find it in perfect condition when you arrive. We are at our nearby home or gallery if you should need anything at all. There is not a cleaning fee or any hidden fees. Please e-mail us at vacation@barharborwaterfront.com or call 207-288-9428 with your questions or special needs. We hope to see you in Bar Harbor this summer.

              Upon your booking, we require 1/2 of the weekly rate paid by check as your deposit.

              For cancellations after May 1, the deposit minus $50 will be returned only if the unit is rented for that week. Check in is 3 pm-6 pm on Sunday. If you will be arriving after 6 pm, please give us a call and we will arrange to meet you at your convenience. Check out will be 10 am the following Sunday.


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              Location

              10 Miles
              Nearest Airport
              Hancock County-Bar Harbor Airport
              0.1 Miles
              Nearest Barpub
              Paddy's on West Street
              0.1 Miles
              Nearest Ferry
              Bar Harbor to Winter Harbor ferry
              1 Miles
              Nearest Golf
              Kebo Valley Club
              175 Miles
              Nearest Train
              Amtrak Downeaster, Portland, ME
              0.05 Miles
              Nearest Restaurant
              West Street Cafe
              0.1 Miles
              Nearest Beach
              Town Beach

              Car: Not Necessary

              'Thankful Cottage' is a charming, romantic hideaway near the Bar Harbor Waterfront. Renting Sunday to Sunday is it a perfect honeymoon location for Saturday weddings. Built circa 1850, the cottage features a blend of historic and modern. It is on Bar Harbor's historic properties list and has been designated as the oldest small cottage in the downtown village. It has off street parking and is walkable to boating, dining, shopping and cultural activities.

              The second floor master suite includes a king bed, large full bath, sitting room with waterview, walk-in closet and private deck with waterview.

              The first floor features a modern kitchen, living area with gas fireplace, den with twin pull out bed and a second full bath.

              Other Activities: whale watching, boating, hiking, bird watching, cultural activities, art galleries.

              Be sure to visit the Official Acadia National Park website:

              http://www.nps.gov/acad/index.htm

               

              Owner info

              Year Purchased: 2003

              About the owner: We, Sherry and Ivan Rasmussen, have been involved the ARTs in Bar Harbor since the early 1970's. We own galleries and artist studios on the Bar Harbor Waterfront near the cottage. Ivan, who was once Bar Harbor Harbormaster, has spent most of his life near the ocean in his native Oregon and now on Mount Desert Island which is home to Acadia National Park. Growing up, Sherry's beach was Virginia Beach in her native state. She traveled extensively as an international flight attendant. Though her travels took her to many beautiful destinations, she says that Mt. Desert Island, home to Bar Harbor, is truly one of the world's great treasures...and Acadia's Sand Beach surrounded by mountains is now her beach. Ivan captures the beauty of the island in his watercolors that he sells in his own 'ART on West' and other galleries. We live right in the Village of Bar Harbor which is one of Maine's most walkable communities. And just like many of our Thankful Cottage visitors, we walk or bike into Acadia National Park from our home. A free bus runs from mid-June to mid-October from the Village of Bar Harbor into Acadia National Park and to neighboring Villages. The Village of Bar Harbor is surrounded by Acadia National Park and the nearby Bar Island is just a short walk from the cottage. Did you know that the 'bar' across the 'harbor' to Bar Island is the reason for the town's name of Bar Harbor? You can see the 'bar' and Bar Island from the cottage. We love to share our community and island with visitors from around the world. You check in for your week at our 'ART on West: Gallery. We are there to get you started on a perfect vacation.

              Why the Owner Chose Hulls Cove:
              Rare is the opportunity to rent an 1850's cottage in a perfect resort location. For your convenience there is private, off street parking and the amenities of the world renowned Village of Bar Harbor are all walkable. Because the cottage rents Sunday to Sunday, it is a perfect honeymoon hideaway after a Saturday wedding. It has also become a favorite for anniversary celebrations. You will delight in the historic maps and collectibles that take you back to another era, yet you will enjoy the modern conveniences that make your stay enjoyable. Following the history of Bar Harbor, you can jump on the 'Museum in the Streets' free, self-guided walking tour at the near by Bar Harbor Club or other locations around town.

              The Unique Benefits at this Cottage:
              Location, location, location. The cottage is near the water and close to Bar Harbor's most upscale hotels with their fine restaurants. There are also many wonderful restaurants and galleries just a short walk away. Right near the cottage are a group of artist owned and run galleries and studios. Come home after a busy day of shopping, hiking, and exploring to your own cozy cottage with gas fireplace.


              Contact us

              Speaks: english

               

              Photos

              • Historic Thankful Cottage circa 1850.....a romantic getaway in a resort
town with a long legacy of hospitality.

                Historic Thankful Cottage circa 1850.....a romantic getaway in a resort town with a long legacy of hospitality.

              • Entrance to the cottage.

                Entrance to the cottage.

              • Living room with Jotul gas fireplace.

                Living room with Jotul gas fireplace.

              • Antique chair and Jotul gas fireplace.

                Antique chair and Jotul gas fireplace.

              • Antique cottage has modern kitchen.

                Antique cottage has modern kitchen.

              • Kitchen detail.

                Kitchen detail.

              • When Thankful Cottage was totally rehabilitated, the age of the cottage was determined by the nails as well as verification from the local and state historical societies. The cottage is on the historic properties list.

                When Thankful Cottage was totally rehabilitated, the age of the cottage was determined by the nails as well as verification from the local and state historical societies. The cottage is on the historic properties list.

              • The master suite has king bed. Someone said we could easily have named the cottage 'Sunshine Cottage'.
Thankful Cottage is filled with sunlight.

                The master suite has king bed. Someone said we could easily have named the cottage 'Sunshine Cottage'. Thankful Cottage is filled with sunlight.

              • Master suite photo shows tv/dvd as well as antique standing lamp.

                Master suite photo shows tv/dvd as well as antique standing lamp.

              • The cottage has old maps, interesting art work and books for you to enjoy.

                The cottage has old maps, interesting art work and books for you to enjoy.

              • The handcrafted cabinetry has antique glass hardware. Shown to the left are handmade robe hooks.

                The handcrafted cabinetry has antique glass hardware. Shown to the left are handmade robe hooks.

              • Sit outside and enjoy the sunset.

                Sit outside and enjoy the sunset.

              • Thankful Cottage historic plaque

                Thankful Cottage historic plaque

              • Antique lighting and artifacts.

                Antique lighting and artifacts.

              • Living room with blueberry bowl! Can't wait for blueberry season. You can pick some yourself.

                Living room with blueberry bowl! Can't wait for blueberry season. You can pick some yourself.

              • Dining table....antique kerosene lantern.

                Dining table....antique kerosene lantern.

              • Kitchen detail. The kitchen has dishwasher, electric stove, microwave, 
and everything you need to dine in. Of course, Bar Harbor's fine restaurants are all close by if you choose to dine out.

                Kitchen detail. The kitchen has dishwasher, electric stove, microwave, and everything you need to dine in. Of course, Bar Harbor's fine restaurants are all close by if you choose to dine out.

              • Forged pot hangers by Maine blacksmith.

                Forged pot hangers by Maine blacksmith.

              • French doors from den to living room.

                French doors from den to living room.

              • Master suite photo shows dressing table to the right.

                Master suite photo shows dressing table to the right.

              • The master suite has a sitting room with a view of Bar Island. The handmade door leads to a walk-in closet.

                The master suite has a sitting room with a view of Bar Island. The handmade door leads to a walk-in closet.

              • The master suite has an antique bathroom (claw foot tub has shower) while downstairs there is a second full modern bathroom.

                The master suite has an antique bathroom (claw foot tub has shower) while downstairs there is a second full modern bathroom.

              • Detail of the antique bathroom shows unique corner sink.

                Detail of the antique bathroom shows unique corner sink.

              • You can see the water and Bar Island from the master suite deck...from the sitting room, the living room and the front porch.

                You can see the water and Bar Island from the master suite deck...from the sitting room, the living room and the front porch.

              $900 - $1,064 per week (USD)
              1

              1 Bedroom / 2 Bathroom
              Sleeps 3

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              Minimum stay: 7 nights
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              Member since: 2009
              Speaks: english
              • Calendar last updated 10/10/2014
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