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Magnificent Ocean / Mountain Views!

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Last updated: 06/02/2015
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  • Internet:Yes
  • Pets considered:No
  • Wheel chair accessible:No

Property description

Seawall Road three-bedroom, writing room, Arts and Crafts style, charming home with wood floors throughout, one bathroom upstairs, modern kitchen/dishwasher, pantry, screened-in porch, full basement with washer/dryer, separate thermostat upstairs/downstairs. Extensive library of children's and grown-up books. Field/right of way to harbor behind the house. Great for playing ball or walking to Cranberry Island ferry. One mile to 'downown' Southwest Harbor.

No pets or smoking please.

One bedroom with queen bed, one with double, one with twin. Double futon downstairs.

Stroll through the field to the Cranberry Island dock, Hinckley's. Launch your kayak or set sail for a relaxing afternoon lunch or picnic on Islesford. L.L. Bean free bus stops.

Bicycle to Wonderland or Ship Harbor in Acadia National Park down the road.

Relax with a good book on the sun porch. Fastest WiFi on the island!


Property Type

  • House
  • 1900 sq. ft.

Accommodation Type

  • Vacation Rental


  • Guests Provide Their Own Meals


  • Long-Term Renters Welcome
  • Minimum Age Limit For Renters:

    families or three singles. *Long-term renters welcome Sept. 1-June 1. Contact me for more information on monthly winter rent....moreless

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

Bedrooms: 3 Bedrooms, Sleeps 6, Beds for 4-6

  • Bedroom 1: 1 queen


  • Bedroom 2: 1 double


  • Bedroom 3: 1 twin/ single


  • The fourth bedroom/writing room can easily hold a crib or inflatable mattress, double futon in the living room...moreless

Bathrooms: 1 Bathroom

  • Bathroom 1: toilet, shower


  • beautiful ocean view!


  • Books


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


  • Festivals
  • Library
  • Live Theater
  • Marina
  • Restaurants
  • Winery Tours

Local Services & Businesses

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

Leisure Activities

  • Beachcombing
  • Bird Watching
  • Boating
  • Photography
  • Scenic Drives
  • Shelling
  • Shopping
  • Sight Seeing
  • Walking
  • Whale Watching
  • Wildlife Viewing

Location Type

  • Downtown:

    One mile to 'downtown' Southwest Harbor. I owned the Oz Children's Bookstore from 1982-97. ...moreless

  • Mountain View:

    Panoramic view of Acadia, Beech, Flying Mountains and more -- all surrounding Somes Sound!...moreless

  • Ocean View
  • Oceanfront:

    three-minute walk through the field behind my house to the harbor...perfect place to launch kayak or catch the ferry to Great Cranberry Island and Islesford. ...moreless

  • Rural
  • Village

Sports & Adventure Activities

  • Cycling
  • Deepsea Fishing
  • Fishing
  • Golf Privileges Optional
  • Hiking
  • Kayaking
  • Mountain Climbing
  • Parasailing
  • Pier Fishing
  • Sailing
  • Snorkeling
  • Swimming
  • Wind-Surfing


  • Dining Area


  • Clothes Dryer
  • Heating
  • Internet
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room
  • Parking
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine


  • Coffee Maker
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Kitchen
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Pantry Items
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove
  • Toaster


  • Bicycles
  • Lawn / Garden
  • Outdoor Grill


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Last updated: 06/02/2015
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Car: Not Necessary

You're in the middle of Acadia National Park, across the island from Bar Harbor. It's fun to see once or more for Reel Pizza movies or Cafe This Way breakfast. Southwest Harbor is the more viable year-round community, close to fabulous hiking, swimming and sailing. Ask questions and I'll be happy to answer!


Owner info

Year Purchased: 1993

About the owner: I lived in Southwest Harbor full-time for 25 years before moving to Tucson in 2002. Raised my two grown children there, who both graduated from Mt. Desert Island High School before going off to Wesleyan University and Reed College. They're both getting in the process of getting their Ph.Ds. I'm a very proud mama!

Why the Owner Chose Southwest Harbor:
We love our house, which has tons of character, and is a traditional Maine home with gorgeous wood floors and details. It's been referred to by renters as 'the house that feels like a hug.' It has history -- the original WWII black-out shades are in the sun porch. I'm a former history teacher and am attached. This summer my son and his fabulous fiance will be coming from Austin, Texas to get married on the island. Our house/Southwest Harbor will always be home.

The Unique Benefits at this House:
Spectacular views!

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Speaks: english



  • behind my house

    behind my house

  • right-of-way to the harbor

    right-of-way to the harbor

  • sun porch of serenity

    sun porch of serenity

  • View from master bedroom

    View from master bedroom

VRBO #557150

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Southwest Harbor #557150

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