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Elegant, Charming, Oceanfront Home Near Bar Harbor

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Ledgewood - water side


Last updated: 01/14/2014

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  • Internet:Yes
  • Pets considered:No
  • Wheel chair accessible:No

Bar Harbor house description

Ledgewood by the Sea is a sunny, charming, comfortable, brick Cape in a quiet setting on the shore of Frenchman's Bay, five minutes from Bar Harbor and Acadia National Park. You will enjoy beautiful panoramic ocean and mountain views from the terrace and deck as well as the living room, family room, dining area, the master bedroom, and one of the guest bedrooms. Have your morning coffee on our terrace and watch the lobstermen haul their traps in the bay. On sunny evenings enjoy a glass of wine on the terrace while kayakers and sailors go by. Use our private steps to the beach to collect seaglass at low tide.

Ledgewood is tastefully furnished to the highest standard and thoughtfully equipped to help make your stay in Maine memorable. We have three-plus bedrooms (one with queen, one with double, one with twins, and an additional twin in a small sitting room).

Ledgewood by the Sea is our second home. It was totally renovated in 2001-2002 to add modern amenities, including a new kitchen, two new baths, and a dining area with floor-to-ceiling windows, as well as all the basics (wiring, plumbing, roof, etc.) yet retain its original charm. New lawns and lovely gardens were added in 2003-2004. A new paved driveway was completed in 2005.

We invite you to become part of the Ledgewood family of guests with whom we have shared the magic of our special house by the sea on beautiful Mount Desert Island.

Visit the island's intimate, specialty museums like the Abbe (celebrating Native American culture) and the Gilley (honoring a local bird carver), take the mail boat (and a picnic lunch) to the Cranberry Islands for a pleasant stroll around another coastal treasure, bundle up for a whale-watching cruise, relax on a sunset cruise on the three-masted Margaret Todd, and have fun listening to the bi-weekly band concerts on the village green.

Of course, there are great restaurants, casual and fine, to enjoy a lobster dinner, and the Jordan Pond House lawn for popovers and lemonade is not to be missed!

For those who prefer relaxing 'at home' (or recovering from all the outdoor activities), we provide a varied selection of videos, games and puzzles, and a great book collection for your enjoyment.

More information about Bar Harbor and Mount Desert Island is available at this website:

Join the increasing number of visitors who have discovered how special Mount Desert Island is in September and October, when the summer crowds have dispersed. The fall weather on the island can be spectacular and the fall scenery enhances the hiking and walking trails. The restaurants and shops remain open and welcoming. At Ledgewood by the Sea, our large banks of blue and white hydrangeas and other flowering plants remain at their peak well into October. On crisp fall evenings our two woodburning fireplaces provide a cozy setting for reading and relaxing with a cup of tea or a glass of wine.

Property Type

      • House

      Accommodation Type

          • Vacation Rental


              • Guests Provide Their Own Meals


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

              Bedrooms: 3 Bedrooms, Sleeps 6

              Bathrooms: 3 Bathrooms

              Other Amenities

                  • Wood burning fireplaces in living room and family room; deck & terrace w/ocean views; terrace w/garden view; new kitchen & baths; direct beach access; central heat; books, games, videos; hardwood floors....moreless


                  • Books For Adults
                  • Radio
                  • Satellite / Cable
                  • Television
                  • Stereo
                  • DVD Player
                  • CD Player
                  • Books
                  • Games
                  • Games For Kids
                  • Music Library
                  • Video Library
                  • VCR


                      • Romantic


                      • Zoo
                      • Live Theater
                      • Restaurants
                      • Library
                      • Marina
                      • Museums
                      • Pond
                      • Autumn Foliage
                      • Bay/Sound
                      • Botanical Garden
                      • Churches
                      • Cinemas
                      • Forests

                      Leisure Activities

                      • Boating
                      • Shopping
                      • Miniature Golf
                      • Antiquing
                      • Sight Seeing
                      • Whale Watching
                      • Walking
                      • Scenic Drives
                      • Beachcombing
                      • Bird Watching
                      • Horseback Riding

                      local services and businesses

                      • ATM/Bank
                      • Medical Services
                      • Groceries
                      • Hospital
                      • Fitness Center

                      Location Type

                      • Oceanfront
                      • Beach
                      • Waterfront

                      sports and adventure activities

                      • Kayaking
                      • Rock Climbing
                      • Wind-Surfing
                      • Deepsea Fishing
                      • Hiking
                      • Mountain Climbing
                      • Cycling
                      • Fishing
                      • Golf
                      • Mountain Biking
                      • Mountaineering
                      • Sailing
                      • Swimming
                      • Tennis

                      Arrival Day

                          • Saturday

                          catering options

                              • Guests Provide Their Own Meals


                              • Dining Area
                              • Child's Highchair
                              • Seating for 6 people


                              • Wood Fireplace
                              • Fireplace
                              • Parking Off Street
                              • Activities Guide
                              • Alarm Clock
                              • Water Cooler
                              • Firewood
                              • Hair Dryer
                              • Laundry Soap
                              • Local Maps
                              • Paper Towels
                              • Security System
                              • Basic Soaps
                              • Toilet Paper
                              • Linens Provided
                              • Iron & Board
                              • Washing Machine
                              • Heating
                              • Towels Provided
                              • Internet
                              • Wireless Internet
                              • Clothes Dryer
                              • Parking
                              • Telephone


                              • Kitchen
                              • Cooking Utensils
                              • Blender
                              • Ice Maker
                              • Lobster Pot
                              • Pantry Items
                              • Microwave
                              • Freezer
                              • Grill
                              • Oven
                              • Refrigerator
                              • Coffee Maker
                              • Toaster
                              • Dishwasher


                              • Beach Towels
                              • Small Cooler
                              • Patio
                              • Unscreened Porch / Veranda
                              • Walkway To Water
                              • Wood Deck
                              • Barbecue
                              • Terrace
                              • Balcony
                              • Outdoor Grill
                              • Lawn / Garden
                              • Deck / Patio


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                              $2700-$3900/weekJune - $3000/week
                              August - $3900/week
                              September - $3000/week
                              October - $2700/week
                              7.0% Maine lodging tax added to rental rate.
                              $1000 refundable security deposit
                              Cleaning and utilities included in rental rates.The rental rate includes the cleaning fee, utilities, linens, basic supplies such as toilet tissue, liquid soap, dish soap, paper towels, spices, etc.

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                              Car: Necessary

                              Home to Acadia National Park, Mount Desert Island has entranced visitors for more than a century with its spectacular scenery and recreational opportunities. Enjoy the views of its beaches, sweeping cliffs and mountains while driving on the famous Park Loop Road. Even better, park the car and explore the hiking trails, climb a few mountains (on well-marked trails!), join a guided kayaking tour, rent a bike or canoe and enjoy the nature with your feet as well as your eyes!

                              Kids and adults will enjoy the free tour of the MDI Biological Lab, where scientists from around the world (including Ledgewood's owner!) conduct research on sharks and other see creatures (and you can touch the animals).

                              Other Activities: Whale watching, boat cruises, kayaking, garden tours, Acadia National Park guided tours, fine and casual dining


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                              • Ledgewood - water side

                                Ledgewood - water side

                              • Our view across Frenchman Bay

                                Our view across Frenchman Bay

                              • Entry on driveway side

                                Entry on driveway side

                              • Family room from dining area

                                Family room from dining area

                              • Master (queen) bedroom

                                Master (queen) bedroom

                              • Twin bedroom

                                Twin bedroom

                              • Ledgewood - driveway side

                                Ledgewood - driveway side

                              • Steps to beach at end of front lawn

                                Steps to beach at end of front lawn

                              • Living room

                                Living room

                              • Kitchen


                              • Double bedroom

                                Double bedroom

                              • Master bath

                                Master bath

                              VRBO #44703

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                              This listing was first published here in 2004.

                              Date last modified - Wednesday, March 19, 2014


                              3 Bedroom / 3 Bathroom
                              Sleeps 6

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                              503 292-8250
                              We are on Pacific Time in Oregon.

                              Speaks: english
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