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Restored Maine Farm House-Privacy-Mountain View-Near 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 Quiet Side Farm is a renovated Maine farmhouse (circa 1886) located on 9.5 acres with a view of Western Mountain and 330 feet of unclaimed shore frontage on the mile long Hodgdon Pond. You can access the pond by taking the beautiful trail through our woods and then you can enjoy the water with our canoes (2) and kayaks (2). Hodgdon Road/Long Pond Fire Road is less than 1/4 mile away and provides access to both Hodgdon Pond and Long Pond. This farmhouse offers serenity as well as proximity to all of Mount Desert Island's attractions including Acadia National Park.

Our family just recently purchased this property while vacationing at Acadia National Park. While we enjoy the hustle and bustle of the Bar Harbor area, we really fell in love with the beauty and peacefulness of the “quiet side” of Mount Desert Island and Acadia National Park. You can sit in the kitchen or on the back deck and enjoy the sun rising over the mountains or meander through its woods via our trail and reach the rustic natural waterfront of Hodgdon Pond. Our family thoroughly enjoys canoeing and kayaking on Hodgdon Pond!

The far side of Hodgdon Pond is protected and owned by Acadia National Park so wildlife is abundant. Deer, beavers, muskrats, occasionally otters and moose, as well as many types of birds including: bald eagles, sea osprey, and kingfishers have been seen.

Access to various hiking trails, mountains and picnic areas of Acadia National Park are not far away. Pretty Marsh picnic area is only 0.8 miles. Acadia National Park’s Beech Mountain, Thurston’s Lobster Pound, Bass Harbor Lighthouse, Southwest Harbor, historic Somesville, and Seal Cove Auto Museum are just some of the nearby attractions. Wanting to go to Bar Harbor, not a problem; it is just 12 miles.

We realize renting a house can be a difficult decision. If it helps at all, we have two other properties listed that you can check for reviews (#449096 and #599044).

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Property Type

  • House
  • 1600 sq. ft.

Accommodation Type

  • Vacation Rental

Meals

  • Guests Provide Their Own Meals

Suitability

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

Bedrooms: 4 Bedrooms, Sleeps 6, Beds for 6

Bathrooms: 2 Bathrooms

  • Bathroom 1: toilet, shower

    Located on 1st floor....moreless

  • Bathroom 2: toilet, combination tub/shower

    Located on 2nd floor....moreless

Entertainment

  • Games:

    Assortment of card and board games provided....moreless

  • Television
  • Toys:

    Assortment of children's toys provided....moreless

  • Video Library:

    Assortment of DVD's provided....moreless

Theme

  • Away From It All
  • Family
  • Romantic
  • Tourist Attractions

Attractions

  • Churches
  • Library
  • Marina
  • Restaurants

Leisure Activities

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

Location Type

  • Mountain View:

    View of Western Mountain in Acadia National Park...moreless

Sports & Adventure Activities

  • Cycling
  • Fishing
  • Hiking
  • Kayaking
  • Mountain Biking
  • Mountain Climbing
  • Rock Climbing
  • Sailing
  • Sound/Bay Fishing
  • Swimming

Dining

  • Dining:

    Large eat in kitchen with mountain view and outside deck attached....moreless

  • Dining Area
  • Seating for 6 people

General

  • Clothes Dryer
  • Hair Dryer
  • Internet:

    Free WiFi...moreless

  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room:

    There is a living room and a study with couch and table for cards or board games. ...moreless

  • Parking
  • Telephone:

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

  • Towels Provided:

    Please bring your own beach towels....moreless

  • Washing Machine

Kitchen

  • Coffee Maker:

    Keurig K-cup...moreless

  • Dishes & Utensils:

    Pots, pans, bake ware, serving bowls, etc....moreless

  • Dishwasher
  • Pantry Items:

    Assortment of spices provided. ...moreless

  • Refrigerator
  • Stove
  • Toaster

Outside

  • Deck / Patio:

    Porch on front of house and deck on the back of the house. ...moreless

  • Lawn / Garden:

    Lots of open space to run or play. ...moreless

 

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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

$1,598

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

10.8 Miles
Nearest Airport
Hancock County - Bar Harbor Airport
12.3 Miles
Nearest Golf
Kebo Valley Golf Club
6.6 Miles
Nearest Beach
Echo Lake

Car: Recommended

 

Owner info

Year Purchased: 2013

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 Seal Cove:
We chose this area because Acadia National Park is truly magnificent! While we enjoy the hustle and bustle of the Bar Harbor area, we really fell in love with the beauty and peacefulness of the “quiet side” of Mount Desert Island and Acadia National Park. This property has everything we wanted: privacy, a nice yard, some woods, water frontage, mountain view, beautiful renovated farm house and yet close to all that Acadia has to offer!

The Unique Benefits at this House:
You can sit in the kitchen or on the back deck and enjoy the sun rising over the mountains or meander through its woods and reach the rustic natural waterfront of Hodgdon Pond. The far side of Hodgdon Pond is protected and owned by Acadia National Park so wildlife is abundant. Deer, beavers, muskrats, occasionally otters and moose, as well as many types of birds including: bald eagles, sea osprey, and kingfishers have been seen.


Contact us

Speaks: english

Guestbook comments from the owner

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Photos

  • Quiet Side Farm

    Quiet Side Farm

  • Canoeing on Hodgdon Pond at the back of our property.

    Canoeing on Hodgdon Pond at the back of our property.

  • Kitchen eating area with view of Western Mountain and back yard.

    Kitchen eating area with view of Western Mountain and back yard.

  • Kitchen coffee nook.

    Kitchen coffee nook.

  • Living room.

    Living room.

  • Study.

    Study.

  • Study.

    Study.

  • Bedroom 3 - twin bed and has view of mountain and back yard.

    Bedroom 3 - twin bed and has view of mountain and back yard.

  • Bathroom - 2nd floor.

    Bathroom - 2nd floor.

  • Back deck with grill and patio set.

    Back deck with grill and patio set.

  • Bathroom - 1st floor.

    Bathroom - 1st floor.

  • Back yard and view of Western Mountain in Acadia National Park.

    Back yard and view of Western Mountain in Acadia National Park.

  • Quiet Side Farm in the spring.

    Quiet Side Farm in the spring.

  • Kitchen.

    Kitchen.

  • Living room.

    Living room.

  • Living room view to front hall and study. Kitchen to right.

    Living room view to front hall and study. Kitchen to right.

  • Study with view into front hall and livingroom.

    Study with view into front hall and livingroom.

  • Thurston's Lobster Pound

    Thurston's Lobster Pound

  • Bedroom 2 - queen bed and has view of back yard.

    Bedroom 2 - queen bed and has view of back yard.

  • Bedroom 4 - twin bed.

    Bedroom 4 - twin bed.

  • Sand Beach in Acadia National Park.

    Sand Beach in Acadia National Park.

  • Bathroom - 1st floor.

    Bathroom - 1st floor.

  • Beech Mountain summit in Acadia National Park.

    Beech Mountain summit in Acadia National Park.

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