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Idyllic 1 BR Beachfront Apt, Close to Bar Harbor and Acadia Np

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Mother-in-law apartment over garage

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Last updated: 09/09/2014

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  • Internet:Yes
  • Pets considered:No
  • Wheel chair accessible:No

Bass Harbor apartment description

A secluded 'mother-in-law' apartment adjoining a new construction private home situated 95 feet from mean high water. Breathtaking views and sunsets...

The serene five acre wooded property enjoys 300 feet of rocky beachfront and abuts Acadia National Park and the famous Bass Harbor Head Lighthouse. Bar Harbor and other sections of the Park are a short drive.

The tastefully decorated apartment has one bedroom with a queen-size bed, bathroom with shower, kitchenette and living/dining area overlooking the water. Private phone and satellite TV with VCR, etc. There is a private entrance and parking in the finished garage below, which also features a washer and dryer and full-size refrigerator. His and her single speed bikes provided.

Outside; enjoy the quiet serenity of oceanfront estate living and lovely gardens. From the deck, (@ 50 paces walk outside) adirondak chairs or hammock; listen to offshore bell buoys, smell the salt air, look for shells, watch a harbor seal glide by or an eagle pass overhead.

No smoking nor pets. Maximum two adults.

Keywords: 'Mother-in-law' apartment

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Property Type

      • Apartment

      Accommodation Type

          • Vacation Rental

          Meals

              • Guests Provide Their Own Meals

              Suitability

              • Long-Term Renters Welcome
              • Non Smoking Only
              • Not Suitable For Children
              • Pets Not Allowed
              • Wheelchair Inaccessible

              Bedrooms: 1 Bedroom, Sleeps 2, Beds for 2

              Bathrooms: 1 Bathroom

              Other Amenities

                  • 2 burner electric stovetop,coffeemaker,toaster-oven

                  Entertainment

                  • Satellite / Cable:

                    Dial-up internet access...moreless

                  • Television
                  • VCR

                  Theme

                  • Away From It All
                  • Romantic

                  Attractions

                  • Autumn Foliage
                  • Bay/Sound
                  • Botanical Garden
                  • Churches
                  • Cinemas
                  • Forests
                  • Library
                  • Live Theater
                  • Marina
                  • Museums
                  • Pond
                  • Restaurants
                  • Zoo

                  Local Services & Businesses

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

                  Leisure Activities

                  • Antiquing
                  • Beachcombing
                  • Bird Watching
                  • Boating
                  • Eco Tourism
                  • Horseback Riding
                  • Scenic Drives
                  • Shelling
                  • Shopping
                  • Sight Seeing
                  • Walking
                  • Whale Watching
                  • Wildlife Viewing

                  Location Type

                  • Beach
                  • Beachfront
                  • Near The Ocean
                  • Oceanfront
                  • Waterfront

                  Sports & Adventure Activities

                  • Cycling
                  • Deepsea Fishing
                  • Equestrian Events
                  • Fishing
                  • Golf
                  • Golf Privileges Optional
                  • Hiking
                  • Kayaking
                  • Mountain Climbing
                  • Mountaineering
                  • Rock Climbing
                  • Sailing
                  • Scuba Diving Or Snorkeling
                  • Sound/Bay Fishing
                  • Swimming
                  • Tennis

                  Dining

                      • Dining Area

                      General

                      • Activities Guide
                      • Alarm Clock
                      • Basic Soaps
                      • Clothes Dryer
                      • Covered Parking
                      • Dialup Access
                      • Garage
                      • Internet
                      • Iron & Board
                      • Linens Provided
                      • Local Maps
                      • Local Restaurant Guide
                      • Paper Towels
                      • Shampoo
                      • Telephone
                      • Toilet Paper
                      • Towels Provided
                      • Washing Machine

                      Kitchen

                      • Coffee Maker
                      • Cooking Utensils
                      • Grill
                      • Kitchenette
                      • Microwave
                      • Mini Refrigerator
                      • Refrigerator
                      • Stove
                      • Toaster

                      Outside

                      • Inflatable Boat
                      • Lawn / Garden
                      • Outdoor Grill
                      • Outdoor Grill Gas
                      • Walkway To Water
                      • Wood Deck
                       

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                      May .. $800/week.
                      Jun .. $900/week.
                      Jul .. $1,000/week.
                      Aug .. $1,100/week.
                      Sep .. $1,000/week.
                      Oct .. $900/week.
                      Plus a 7.0% Maine Lodging Tax.
                      

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                      Location

                      16 Miles
                      Nearest Airport
                      Hancock County/Bar Harbor Airport (BHB)
                      2 Miles
                      Nearest Barpub
                      Nemo's
                      1.5 Miles
                      Nearest Ferry
                      Swan's Island Ferry
                      10 Miles
                      Nearest Golf
                      Causeway Club
                      150 Miles
                      Nearest Train
                      Portland
                      52 Miles
                      Nearest Motorway
                      I-95 at Bangor
                      1.2 Miles
                      Nearest Restaurant
                      Seafood Ketch
                      30 Metres
                      Nearest Beach
                      95 feet from Mean High Tide Line

                      Car: Recommended

                      Harbor Reach Farm is a 5 acre property of wooded waterfront. Andrew's Mom owns a similar vacant 5 acre wooded lot to the North. To our South is a 2/3 acre vacant lot that directly abuts hundreds of acres of Acadia National Park land and the famous Bass Harbor Head Lighthouse. Hence Harbor Reach Farm is very quiet, secluded and serene. Some guests rarely leave the property for their entire stay. They prefer relaxing on the beach, reading a book, watching boats and wildlife glide by, enjoying magnificent sunsets, etc.

                      The Western side of Mount Desert is very accurately referred to as 'The Quietside.' When the First Family visited MDI two summers ago, the Obamas spent part of their visit here, touring the Lighthouse at the end of our road, hiking the nearby Ship Harbor trail and dining at a waterfront restaurant in neighboring Southwest Harbor. Nearby are the Wonderland ocean trail and Seawall picnic area, all part of Acadia National Park.

                      Bass Harbor has 3 restaurants with waterviews. Thurston's lobster pound on the Bernard side of Bass Harbor is a wholesale lobster dock that buys daily from local lobstermen. The Swan's Island Ferry and Little Island nature tourboat are a few miles away.

                      Southwest Harbor is about a 10 minute drive, where one can find more waterfront restaurants and lobster docks. The Library is well stocked. There is a medium size grocery store, as well as a gourmet food store, drug store and two Banks. Fishing, sailing, boat and kayak rentals are available. A mailboat takes passengers out to the Cranberry Isles several times a day.

                      The picturesque Causeway Club 9 hole golf club welcomes all golfers.

                      Bar Harbor and the major sections of Acadia National Park are about a 30 minute drive. Most of the Park can be visited via the free Island Explorer bus system. There is a bus stop close to Harbor Reach Farm. Acadia National Park is the second most visited National Park in the U.S. The website is www.nps.gov/acad/index.htm

                       

                      Owner info

                      Year Purchased: 1994

                      About the owner: Andrew retired from the Navy in 1994, and we moved back to Maine to enjoy a quiet lifestyle. We designed and built our dream house, including the 'Mother-in-law' apartment for Dianne's Mom. (Hence a lot of privacy was designed in). Andrew is a 747 Captain flying freight literally all over the world. Dianne is a retired nurse and avid gardener.

                      Why the Owner Chose Bass Harbor:
                      Mount Desert Island has been a destination summer resort for centuries due to it's majestic natural beauty. Acadia National Park is the second most visited Park in the U.S.

                      The Unique Benefits at this Apartment:
                      Quiet, vewy, vewy quiet! Fantastic sunsets!!! The famous Bass Harbor Head Lighthouse is our only neighbor to the south. Several picturesque ocean trails of Acadia National Park are within walking distance. The majority of ANP is about a 25 minute drive.


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                      Speaks: english

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                      Photos

                      • Mother-in-law apartment over garage

                        Mother-in-law apartment over garage

                      • Vegetable Garden

                        Vegetable Garden

                      • Dianne's prize tree peony

                        Dianne's prize tree peony

                      • Living room, with ocean views

                        Living room, with ocean views

                      • Bedroom

                        Bedroom

                      • Deck, looking northwest

                        Deck, looking northwest

                      • View from the Beach

                        View from the Beach

                      • Harbor Reach Farm from my boat

                        Harbor Reach Farm from my boat

                      • Beach, looking south toward uninhabited, offshore islands

                        Beach, looking south toward uninhabited, offshore islands

                      • Bass Harbor Head Lighthouse; our only neighbor to the south, a 10 min. walk

                        Bass Harbor Head Lighthouse; our only neighbor to the south, a 10 min. walk

                      • The quaint lobster fishing village of Bass Harbor

                        The quaint lobster fishing village of Bass Harbor

                      • Herb Garden

                        Herb Garden

                      • Living room, dining area and kitchenette

                        Living room, dining area and kitchenette

                      • Western exposure ocean views, great sunsets

                        Western exposure ocean views, great sunsets

                      • Deck and BBQ grill

                        Deck and BBQ grill

                      • Deck, looking southwest

                        Deck, looking southwest

                      • Mother-in-law apartment from my boat

                        Mother-in-law apartment from my boat

                      • Beach, looking north toward Bass Harbor

                        Beach, looking north toward Bass Harbor

                      • Harbor Reach Farm to port;
Bass Harbor Lighthouse to starboard

                        Harbor Reach Farm to port; Bass Harbor Lighthouse to starboard

                      • Adarondack chairs and hammock beachside.

                        Adarondack chairs and hammock beachside.

                      VRBO #85130

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                      This listing was first published here in 2005.

                      Date last modified - Sunday, December 14, 2014

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                      1 Bedroom / 1 Bathroom
                      Sleeps 2

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                      Member since: 2005
                      Speaks: english
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                      • Response rate: 33%
                      • Calendar last updated: 09/09/2014
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