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Spectacular Views from Beautiful Oceanfront Home with Easy Access to Acadia N P

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Last updated: 08/18/2014
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  • Minimum stay:4-7 nights
  • Internet:Yes
  • Pets considered:No
  • Wheel chair accessible:No

Franklin house description

The Location: Enjoy the best of Maine with fresh lobster available from fishermen nearby, gorgeous views of the ocean from a beautiful property on Taunton Bay where you can kayak, canoe, bird watch, go fishing, or just sit on the large sunny deck. Within a few minutes are hikes up Schoodic mountain, or along the rocky shore of the Schoodic Peninsula section of Acadia National Park. Close by are small Maine fishing villages, local artisans, and antique shops. Within a half hour you'll be in Acadia National Park on Mt Desert Island, one of America's most visited national parks with its miles of hiking trails and carriage roads for cycling, hiking, even horse-back riding. In and around the park enjoy boat trips, botanical gardens, live theatre and music venues, sailing, and most of all, the breathtaking scenery. Restaurants, charming shops, and artist galleries abound in nearby Winter Harbor, Bar Harbor, Northeast Harbor, and Seal Harbor, Ellsworth and Blue Hill, all within 30-40 minutes.

The House and Property: For those who prefer to rest and relax, enjoy the sun and watch the ever-changing view of the bay from the spacious south-west facing deck or from most rooms in the house. This house features large open spaces, high ceilings, arched windows, tiled and hardwood floors, and charming balconies inside and out. Launch your kayak or canoe from the launching area just a short walk from the house, or explore the shoreline on the property. Cook up a meal of local fish or produce, read a book, watch a movie or catch up on email. The lovely modern kitchen is stocked with appliances, cookware, dinnerware, and utensils, and adjoins a family-room/ eating area seating 6, a large dining room which seats 8 or 10, and a second large deck on the north-east side of the house. The living room is the favorite place in the house with prime views of the bay, flat screen TV, Wifi and DVD/ CD player.

There are 3 bedrooms with beds for 6, each bedroom having its own bathroom. Linens and towels are supplied, with a washer and dryer. The Master bedroom has a seating area, and plenty of room for a port-a-crib. The second bedroom (upstairs) has a double bed and a Juliet Balcony facing the bay. The third bedroom, on the main floor, also enjoys a beautiful view, access to the front deck, and a full bathroom with shower/ tub. This room has a day bed that converts to two single beds or a king sized bed with bedding provided for both options.

The Locale: The house is 42 miles from Bangor International Airport (BGR) and 16 miles from Bar Harbor Airport. Your practical needs can be met only 10 minutes away in Ellsworth which provides large well-stocked grocery stores, a movie theatre, hospital, pharmacies, a good selection of restaurants, an LL Bean Outlet, and other large stores. Kayaks can be rented in Birch Harbor and kayak tours can also be arranged. Deep sea fishing tours and whale watching tours are available in Bar Harbor, and bikes can be rented in Bar Harbor and Acadia National Park.

Property Type

  • House
  • 2250 sq. ft.

Accommodation Type

      • Vacation Rental

      Meals

          • Guests Provide Their Own Meals

          Suitability

          • Children Welcome
          • Non Smoking Only
          • Pets Not Allowed

          Bedrooms: 3 Bedrooms, Sleeps 6, Beds for 6

          • Bedroom 1: 1 queen

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          • Bedroom 2: 1 double

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          • Bedroom 3: 2 twin/ single, 1 king

            Day Bed offers two twin beds or converts to a king size bed....moreless

          • Master Bedroom (1) has sitting area, and room for a crib if needed. Large bathroom off the Master. Bedroom 2 has balcony with ocean views and private 1/2 bath. Bedroom 3 is first floor bedroom off the large deck with ocean views. Day bed provides two twin beds or converts to 1 king size bed. Full bath next to the bedroom....moreless

          Bathrooms: 2 Bathrooms, 1 Half Bathroom

          • Bathroom 1: toilet, combination tub/shower

            Off Master Bedroom...moreless

          • Bathroom 2: toilet, combination tub/shower

            First Floor...moreless

          • Bathroom 3: toilet

            Access to Shower/tub in Master Bath...moreless

          Kitchen & Dining

          • Dining:

            Large dining room seats 10. Also deck has seating for dining outdoors...moreless

          • Kitchen:

            Large well-appointed kitchen with Family Room/ Eat-In Area Seats 6...moreless

          • Refrigerator:

            large refrigerator with ice maker...moreless

          • Stove:

            Gas cook top range...moreless

          • Oven:

            Electric...moreless

          • Microwave
          • Dishwasher
          • Dishes & Utensils
          • Pantry Items
          • Coffee Maker
          • Toaster
          • Seating for 10 people

          Amenities

          • Linens Provided
          • Towels Provided
          • Washing Machine
          • Clothes Dryer
          • Garage
          • Iron & Board
          • Hair Dryer

          Other Amenities

              • Security System

              Entertainment

              • Television
              • Satellite / Cable
              • DVD Player
              • Games
              • Books

              Communications

              • Internet

              Outdoor Features

              • Deck / Patio:

                1400 sq feet of deck. Ocean views, comfortable seating for eating, lounging. ...moreless

              • Outdoor Grill
              • Balcony
              • Lawn / Garden

              Theme

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

              Location & View

              • Waterfront:

                214 ft on Taunton Bay, a large quiet bay with easy access for canoeing, kayaking, swimming, seal and bird watching....moreless

              • Oceanfront:

                214 ft on Taunton Bay, a large quiet bay with easy access for canoeing, kayaking, swimming, seal and bird watching....moreless

              • Water View:

                Breath taking views to the south from a very large deck and most rooms in the house....moreless

              • Ocean View:

                Breath taking views to the south from a very large deck and most rooms in the house....moreless

              Activities

              • Churches
              • ATM/Bank
              • Groceries
              • Hospital
              • Laundromat
              • Medical Services
              • Fishing
              • Miniature Golf
              • Fly Fishing
              • Mountain Climbing
              • Sound/Bay Fishing
              • Kayaking
              • Swimming
              • Cycling
              • Mountain Biking
              • Freshwater Fishing
              • Cross Country Skiing
              • Antiquing
              • Boating
              • Library
              • Water Parks
              • Winery Tours
              • Restaurants
              • Cinemas
              • Museums
              • Wildlife Viewing
              • Beachcombing
              • Photography
              • Scenic Drives
              • Walking
              • Whale Watching
              • Shopping
              • Sight Seeing
              • Bird Watching
              • Hiking
               

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              Late Summer/ Early Fall
              Aug 31 - Oct 4, 2014
              4 night min stay
              $200
              $1,200
              My Standard Rate
              4 night min stay
              $200

              Additional information about rental rates

              Fees:

              • Refundable Damage Deposit $500
              • Taxes Not included

              Notes:

              Rates are subject to change until reservation is confirmed


              Cancellation policy:

              100% refund if canceled at least 30 days before arrival date.


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              Last updated: 08/18/2014
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              Location

              16 Miles
              Nearest Airport
              Hancock County- Bar Harbor Airport

              Car: Necessary

               

              Owner info

              Year Purchased: 2013

              About the owner: We love to hike, canoe, kayak, sail, cross-country ski, and just enjoy nature's beauty. Acadia National Park is one of our favorite places in the world to be, so we are very excited to share the joy and comfort of the home in Franklin with you.

              Why the Owner Chose Franklin:
              This property fulfills our dream of owning a waterfront home near Acadia National Park where we met and have vacationed every year since. We chose this quiet location away from the bustle of Bar Harbor, for its beauty and location on very large Taunton Bay, which is terrific for canoeing & kayaking. We enjoy the quick access to the lakes of Hancock County and the easy 10-minute trip to Ellsworth, where we find excellent grocery shopping and other practical items while we can still be close enough to Acadia to enjoy everything there.

              The Unique Benefits at this House:
              The house reminds us of living in California where homes have large open spaces, bright arched windows, generous decks, tiled and hardwood floors, and charming balconies.


              Contact us

              Speaks: english

               

              Photos

              • Welcome to Dwelly Point!

                Welcome to Dwelly Point!

              • Large, private 2-acre property with lovely garden setting

                Large, private 2-acre property with lovely garden setting

              • Sunny living room with cathedral ceiling and breathtaking view of Taunton Bay

                Sunny living room with cathedral ceiling and breathtaking view of Taunton Bay

              • Use Wifi internet access to plan your visit to nearby Acadia National Park

                Use Wifi internet access to plan your visit to nearby Acadia National Park

              • Spend the evening watching a DVD/cable TV, playing a game or planning your day

                Spend the evening watching a DVD/cable TV, playing a game or planning your day

              • Fully equipped kitchen w/ gas range, microwave, new cookware & small appliances

                Fully equipped kitchen w/ gas range, microwave, new cookware & small appliances

              • Large dining room with expandable dining table, comfortably seats 8

                Large dining room with expandable dining table, comfortably seats 8

              • Bay-view main floor bedroom with full bath. Day bed converts to 2 twins/1 king

                Bay-view main floor bedroom with full bath. Day bed converts to 2 twins/1 king

              • Second bedroom upstairs has double bed, own bath, balcony and ocean views

                Second bedroom upstairs has double bed, own bath, balcony and ocean views

              • Shoreline on the property

                Shoreline on the property

              • Beautiful view of Acadia from the top of nearby Schoodic Mountain

                Beautiful view of Acadia from the top of nearby Schoodic Mountain

              • Explore the picturesque harbors around Mount Desert Island

                Explore the picturesque harbors around Mount Desert Island

              • Admire this view from the oceanside deck

                Admire this view from the oceanside deck

              • Entry to kitchen from spacious back deck with morning sun exposure

                Entry to kitchen from spacious back deck with morning sun exposure

              • Step out on the spacious deck from the living room or the downstairs bedroom

                Step out on the spacious deck from the living room or the downstairs bedroom

              • Enjoy the sunset from the deck off the living room

                Enjoy the sunset from the deck off the living room

              • Comfortable eating area off kitchen with view and access to front and back decks

                Comfortable eating area off kitchen with view and access to front and back decks

              • All the comforts of home, ready for a ME lobster feast! Fresh lobster 5 min away

                All the comforts of home, ready for a ME lobster feast! Fresh lobster 5 min away

              • Cute family room off kitchen

                Cute family room off kitchen

              • Bright master bedroom with queen bed and seating area, adjoins large master bath

                Bright master bedroom with queen bed and seating area, adjoins large master bath

              • View to Cadillac Mtn from the 2nd upstairs bedroom and accessible Juliet balcony

                View to Cadillac Mtn from the 2nd upstairs bedroom and accessible Juliet balcony

              • Great canoe or kayak launch spot just down at the end of the cul-de-sac

                Great canoe or kayak launch spot just down at the end of the cul-de-sac

              • Amazing scenery from Ocean Drive in nearby Acadia National Park

                Amazing scenery from Ocean Drive in nearby Acadia National Park

              • Visit Bar Harbor for scenic views, restaurants and shopping

                Visit Bar Harbor for scenic views, restaurants and shopping

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              Date last modified - Thursday, June 05, 2014

              $200 per night (USD)
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              3 Bedroom / 2.5 Bathroom
              Sleeps 6

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