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Located in the Heart of Acadia National Park

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Last updated: 10/27/2014
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  • Minimum stay:7 nights
  • Internet:Yes
  • Pets considered:No
  • Wheel chair accessible:No

Bar Harbor cottage 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).

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
              September & October
              Aug 30 - Oct 31, 2014
              7 night min stay

              $1,398

              Changeover Day: Saturday

              May & June
              May 2 - Jun 26, 2015
              7 night min stay

              $1,398

              Changeover Day: Saturday

              July & August
              Jun 27 - Aug 29, 2015
              7 night min stay

              $1,698

              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: 10/27/2014
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              21 Unavailable
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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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              This listing was first published here in 2012.

              Date last modified - Monday, October 27, 2014

              $1,398 - $1,698 per week (USD)
              3

              2 Bedroom / 2 Bathroom
              Sleeps 6

              View calendar: Updated 10/27/14
              Minimum stay: 7 nights
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              Member since: 2012
              Speaks: english
              • Calendar last updated 10/27/2014
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              716-713-4499

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