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Ocean Front, Mt Desert Island, Acadia Park, Calm Private Beach

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Mt. Desert Ocean Front


Last updated: 06/18/2014
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  • Minimum stay:7 nights
  • Internet:Yes
  • Pets considered:No
  • Wheel chair accessible:No

Somesville house description

Tern II is a comfortable oceanfront cedar house located on NW side of Mount Desert Island with 3 bedrooms, 3 baths in the main house and an additional separate and private 1 bedroom, 1 bath studio. We have a private dock and pebble beach for swimming or launching your canoe or kayak. This is a kayaker's, hiker's and nature lover's dream come true. Our deck is huge and perfect for spectacular sunset viewing while feasting on freshly steamed lobster as you watch the sun set behind Blue Hill. Tern II is located on the waterfront with 12 private acres of Maine woods and a gorgeous view overlooking the islands as the tide quietly slips in and out and the Harbor Seals vie for their spot on Seal Rock. Scenic Somesville is the nearest town. Acadia National Park, Bar Harbor, Northeast Harbor, Southwest Harbor and Bass Harbor are all easy access. Enjoy this undisturbed quiet cove with abundant wild life: seals, porpoises, loons, bald eagles,ospreys, and starfish.

• Spectacular Views
• Ocean Frontage
• Private Dock
• Abundant Wildlife
• Calm Ocean Waters

“After 35 years of visiting Mt. Desert we have finally found the house of our dreams on this island.”
“Once again my soul has been renewed to the “spirit of nature”.

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Keywords: cabin, house, ocean, rental, Maine, Acadia, retreat, shore, beach, swimming, kayak,

Property Type

      • House

      Accommodation Type

          • Vacation Rental


              • Guests Provide Their Own Meals


              • Non Smoking Only
              • Pets Not Allowed

              Bedrooms: 4 Bedrooms, Sleeps 10, Beds for 8-10

              Bathrooms: 4 Bathrooms

              Kitchen & Dining

              • Kitchen:

                Cuisinart, blender, coffee maker, mixer, spices, lobster pots...moreless

              • Cooking Utensils:

                Lots of pots and pans...moreless

              • Dining Area Seats:


              • Dishes & Utensils
              • Coffee Maker
              • Toaster
              • Ice Maker
              • Dishwasher
              • Refrigerator
              • Oven
              • Microwave


              • Air Conditioning:

                Air-conditioning is available in one bedroom...moreless

              • Linens Provided:

                All Linens plus Beach towels...moreless

              • Wood Stove
              • Washing Machine
              • Clothes Dryer
              • Towels Provided

              Other Amenities

                  • Piano, library, DVDs, games. We also have our own lobster box for keeping live lobster located off the dock. Please email me for more photos!...moreless


                  • DVD Player
                  • Books
                  • Television
                  • Stereo
                  • CD Player


                  • Wireless Internet
                  • Telephone

                  Outdoor Features

                  • Deck / Patio:

                    Picnic table and lots of chairs for spectacular sunset views while eating fresh steamed lobsters!...moreless

                  • Kayak / Canoe:

                    Two kayaks are available to rent...moreless

                  • Outdoor Grill

                  Location & View

                  • Ocean View
                  • Oceanfront


                  • Museums
                  • Mountain Biking
                  • Golf
                  • Fishing
                  • Cycling
                  • Sailing
                  • Swimming
                  • Kayaking
                  • Rock Climbing
                  • Hospital
                  • Groceries
                  • ATM/Bank
                  • Hiking
                  • Sight Seeing
                  • Boating
                  • Wildlife Viewing
                  • Shopping
                  • Shelling
                  • Miniature Golf
                  • Antiquing
                  • Photography
                  • Bird Watching
                  • Horseback Riding
                  • Festivals
                  • Restaurants
                  • Scenic Drives
                  • Deepsea Fishing


                  Write a review 5
                  from 16 traveler reviews
                  Rental basis: Per property
                  Dates Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly * Event
                  May 2 - May 29, 2015
                  7 night min stay


                  Changeover Day: Saturday

                  May 30 - Jun 26, 2015
                  7 night min stay


                  Changeover Day: Saturday

                  Jun 27 - Aug 28, 2015
                  7 night min stay

                  Aug 29 - Oct 31, 2015
                  7 night min stay


                  Additional information about rental rates


                  • Refundable Damage Deposit $400
                  • Tax Rate 8%


                  Rates are subject to change until lease agreement is signed. There is an additional charge per person over 8 people of $150/per person/per week.

                  One third deposit is required with the signing of the lease agreement.

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                  Last updated: 06/18/2014
                  Check availability
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                  21 Unavailable
                  22 Today
                  23 Selected dates


                  Car: Necessary


                  Owner info

                  Year Purchased: 1900

                  Why the Owner Chose Somesville:
                  The property has been in the Newbold family for over 100 years. Great-grandfather, George Wharton Pepper of Philadelphia, helped establish the tradition of vacationing on Mount Desert Island, making the journey each summer even before cars were allowed on the island.

                  The Unique Benefits at this House:
                  Quiet, calm and peace. Enjoy Maine as it should be!

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                  Speaks: french

                  Guestbook comments from the owner

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                  • Mt. Desert Ocean Front

                    Mt. Desert Ocean Front

                  • Livingroom


                  • Ummmm... lobsters!

                    Ummmm... lobsters!

                  • Sunset from the Tern II deck

                    Sunset from the Tern II deck

                  • Evening view from livingroom

                    Evening view from livingroom

                  • Tern II's Kitchen & Dining Table

                    Tern II's Kitchen & Dining Table

                  • Tern II dock at low tide

                    Tern II dock at low tide

                  • Another Tern II sunset

                    Another Tern II sunset

                  VRBO #72230

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                  This listing was first published here in 2005.

                  Date last modified - Tuesday, August 19, 2014

                  $1,900 - $3,800 per week (USD)

                  4 Bedroom / 4 Bathroom
                  Sleeps 10

                  View calendar: Updated 06/18/14
                  Minimum stay: 7 nights
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                  (541) 388-3108 (Oregon, USA)

                  Speaks: french
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