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Located in the Heart of Acadia National Park

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Last updated: 07/21/2015
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  • Minimum stay:7 nights
  • Internet:Yes
  • Pets considered:No
  • Wheel chair accessible:No

Property description

The Red House is a restored old Maine cottage located in the heart of Acadia National Park and less than 3 miles from the quaint village of Bar Harbor.

Our family purchased this property while vacationing at Acadia National Park. We fell in love with the area, the location of this property and the home itself. It is near two different park loop entrances, where you can hike, climb mountains, enjoy the Sand Beach, visit Jordan Pond or sit on the rocky outcroppings, enjoy the crashing surf, and ponder. We also love going to Bar Harbor and browsing through all the quaint little shops (there is something for everyone) as well as eating at the varied restaurants. The cottage is roomy, but cozy at the same time, and the back deck/porch have an amazing view of Gorham Mountain. We can't decide if the sunrise behind the mountain or the illuminated mountain face at sunset is more amazing. Did we mention the dazzling array of stars to be seen while sitting on the back deck at night? We invite you to enjoy our home and the area!

Check out our other rental (Quiet Side Farm) on Mount Desert Island (rental #514868).

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Property Type

  • 2 story
  • Cottage
  • 1100 sq. ft.

Accommodation Type

  • Vacation Rental

Meals

  • Guests Provide Their Own Meals

Suitability

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

Bedrooms: 2 Bedrooms, Sleeps 6, Beds for 5-6

  • Bedroom 1: 1 king

    Located upstairs...moreless

  • Bedroom 2: 1 queen, 1 twin/ single

    Located upstairs...moreless

  • There is a futon in the living room that could accommodate a sixth person. ...moreless

Bathrooms: 2 Bathrooms

  • Bathroom 2: toilet, combination tub/shower

    Located upstairs...moreless

  • Bathroom 1: toilet, shower

    Located downstairs, skylight...moreless

Entertainment

  • Games:

    assortment of card and board games provided...moreless

  • Satellite / Cable:

    basic cable provided...moreless

  • Television
  • Video Library:

    assortment of DVD and VHS movies provided...moreless

Theme

  • Away From It All
  • Budget
  • Family
  • Romantic

Attractions

  • Churches
  • Cinemas
  • Health/Beauty Spa
  • Library
  • Museums
  • Playground
  • Restaurants

Local Services & Businesses

  • ATM/Bank
  • Groceries
  • Hospital
  • Laundromat
  • Medical Services

Leisure Activities

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

Location Type

  • Mountain View:

    View of Gorham Mountain (Acadia National Park) from back deck/porch....moreless

Sports & Adventure Activities

  • Cycling
  • Deepsea Fishing
  • Fishing
  • Freshwater Fishing
  • Golf
  • Hiking
  • Kayaking
  • Mountain Biking
  • Mountain Climbing
  • Rock Climbing
  • Sailing
  • Scuba Diving Or Snorkeling
  • Snorkeling
  • Snorkeling/Diving
  • Sound/Bay Fishing
  • Swimming
  • Water Skiing

Dining

  • Dining Area
  • Seating for 6 people

General

  • Air Conditioning:

    Room A/C units in bedrooms....moreless

  • Clothes Dryer
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating
  • Internet:

    Free Wi-Fi...moreless

  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room
  • Parking
  • Telephone:

    free local, regional and long distance calling...moreless

  • Towels Provided:

    but please bring your own beach towels....moreless

  • Washing Machine

Kitchen

  • Coffee Maker:

    Keurig K-cup...moreless

  • Dishes & Utensils:

    pots, pans, bake ware, lobster pot, serving bowls, etc....moreless

  • Dishwasher
  • Kitchen:

    skylight, well equipped...moreless

  • Microwave
  • Pantry Items:

    assortment of spices provided...moreless

  • Refrigerator
  • Stove
  • Toaster

Outside

  • Deck / Patio:

    Large raised deck and porch on back of house. Great view of Gorham Mountain....moreless

  • Outdoor Grill
 

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Rental basis: Per property
Dates Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly * Event
July & August
Jun 27 - Aug 28, 2015
7 night min stay

$1,698

Changeover Day: Saturday

September & October
Aug 29 - Oct 31, 2015
7 night min stay

$1,398

Changeover Day: Saturday

My Standard Rate
7 night min stay

$1,398

Changeover Day: Saturday


Additional information about rental rates

Fees:

  • Refundable Damage Deposit $500
  • Tax Rate 8%

Cancellation policy:

Policy available by contacting owner when booking.


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Last updated: 07/21/2015
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Location

16.5 Miles
Nearest Airport
Bar Harbor Airport
3 Miles
Nearest Barpub
In Bar Harbor
4.3 Miles
Nearest Ferry
Bar Harbor
4.8 Miles
Nearest Golf
Kebo Valley Golf Club
3 Miles
Nearest Restaurant
In Bar Harbor
3 Miles
Nearest Beach
Acadia National Park - Sand Beach

Car: Recommended

In the quaint village of Bar Harbor - shopping, eating, movie theater, boat tours, golf, etc. In Acadia National Park - swimming, hiking, mountain climbing, bicycling, kayaking, canoeing, horseback riding, carriage riding, popover eating, exploring, and relaxing. In Otter Creek - lobster picnic at local market. You can also fish and check out the many villages and harbors that Mount Desert Island (MDI) has to offer.

 

Owner info

Year Purchased: 2012

About the owner: We are a family of four and our vacations are precious to us! A time to bond and get things back into perspective. We feel Acadia is a fantastic place to do this. The natural beauty here is breathtaking! We hope you enjoy it as much as we do!

Why the Owner Chose Bar Harbor:
We chose this area because Acadia National Park is truly magnificent. We picked this particular property because of its great location and its charm. We wanted privacy and convenience at the same time. Access to Acadia National Park is just down the road and Bar Harbor is just 3 miles from the house. What more could we want?

The Unique Benefits at this Cottage:
We love the cozy yet open feel of the house. There is a large deck off the back of the house and about half of it is covered so you can sit and enjoy the mountain view, wildlife and/or stars rain or shine. This may seem like an odd thing to add but the washer and dryer are a BIG plus. We have stayed at other rental homes without these and spend considerable amounts of time (and money) at laundromats.


Contact us

Speaks: english

Guestbook comments from the owner

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Photos

  • 'The Red House' 2BR/2BA/Sleeps 5-6

    'The Red House' 2BR/2BA/Sleeps 5-6

  • Dining and living areas

    Dining and living areas

  • The Quiet Side Farm - our other Mount Desert Island Rental Property See listing 514868

    The Quiet Side Farm - our other Mount Desert Island Rental Property See listing 514868

  • Sand Beach - Acadia National Park Loop

    Sand Beach - Acadia National Park Loop

  • Bedroom 1 (king bed)  A/C unit installed in the summer.

    Bedroom 1 (king bed) A/C unit installed in the summer.

  • Cadillac Mountain - Acadia National Park Loop

    Cadillac Mountain - Acadia National Park Loop

  • View of back deck and covered porch.

    View of back deck and covered porch.

  • Downstairs bathroom

    Downstairs bathroom

  • Kitchen area

    Kitchen area

  • House front porch

    House front porch

  • Living area

    Living area

  • Gorham Mountain Trail

    Gorham Mountain Trail

  • Kitchen and dining areas

    Kitchen and dining areas

  • Back covered porch and deck

    Back covered porch and deck

  • Acadia National Park Loop

    Acadia National Park Loop

  • Upstairs hall and bathroom

    Upstairs hall and bathroom

  • Jordan Pond - Acadia National Park Loop

    Jordan Pond - Acadia National Park Loop

  • Back covered porch-deck area

    Back covered porch-deck area

  • Mountain from back covered porch - deck nearing sunset.

    Mountain from back covered porch - deck nearing sunset.

  • Dining area

    Dining area

  • Kitchen area

    Kitchen area

  • Living area

    Living area

  • Bedroom 2 (queen bed and a singe bed)  A/C unit installed in the summer.

    Bedroom 2 (queen bed and a singe bed) A/C unit installed in the summer.

  • Sand Beach - Acadia National Park Loop

    Sand Beach - Acadia National Park Loop

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  • Bedrooms
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  • Bathrooms
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  • Property type
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Owner
Member since: 2012
Speaks: english
  • Response time Within 12 hours
  • Response rate 100%
  • Calendar last updated 07/21/2015
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