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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: 07/02/2014
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  • Minimum stay:4-7 nights
  • 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

Property Type

      • Apartment

      Accommodation Type

          • Vacation Rental

          Meals

              • Guests Provide Their Own Meals

              Suitability

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

              Bedrooms: 1 Bedroom, Sleeps 2, Beds for 2

              Bathrooms: 1 Bathroom

              Kitchen & Dining

              • Refrigerator
              • Microwave
              • Cooking Utensils
              • Coffee Maker
              • Toaster

              Amenities

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

              Other Amenities

                  • 2 burner electric stovetop,coffeemaker,toaster-oven

                  Entertainment

                  • Satellite / Cable:

                    Dial-up internet access...moreless

                  • VCR
                  • Television

                  Communications

                  • Telephone
                  • Dialup Access
                  • Internet

                  Outdoor Features

                  • Wood Deck
                  • Outdoor Grill Gas
                  • Outdoor Grill
                  • Deck / Patio

                  Theme

                  • Romantic
                  • Away From It All

                  Location & View

                  • Beachfront
                  • Oceanfront

                  Activities

                  • Restaurants
                  • Fitness Center
                  • ATM/Bank
                  • Groceries
                  • Hospital
                  • Medical Services
                  • Massage Therapist
                  • Rock Climbing
                  • Golf
                  • Deepsea Fishing
                  • Wildlife Viewing
                  • Equestrian Events
                  • Mountain Climbing
                  • Mountaineering
                  • Fishing
                  • Sailing
                  • Swimming
                  • Kayaking
                  • Cycling
                  • Tennis
                  • Hiking
                  • Golf Privileges Optional
                  • Boating
                  • Whale Watching
                  • Walking
                  • Botanical Garden
                  • Churches
                  • Cinemas
                  • Library
                  • Marina
                  • Zoo
                  • Museums
                  • Live Theater
                  • Autumn Foliage
                  • Bay/Sound
                  • Forests
                  • Pond
                  • Shopping
                  • Eco Tourism
                  • Antiquing
                  • Sight Seeing
                  • Horseback Riding
                  • Shelling
                  • Beachcombing
                  • Bird Watching
                  • Scenic Drives
                  • Scuba Diving Or Snorkeling
                  • Sound/Bay Fishing
                   

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                  Rental basis: Per property
                  Dates Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly * Event
                  Summer
                  Aug 1 - Aug 31, 2014
                  7 night min stay

                  $1,100
                  Fall
                  Sep 1 - Sep 30, 2014
                  7 night min stay

                  $1,000
                  Fall
                  Oct 1 - Oct 31, 2014
                  7 night min stay

                  $900

                  Additional information about rental rates

                  Fees:

                  • Refundable Damage Deposit $250
                  • Tax Rate 8%

                  Notes:

                  Minimum stay 4 nights at $200 per night

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                  Last updated: 07/02/2014
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                  Location

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

                  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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                  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 - Saturday, May 10, 2014

                  $900 - $1,100 per week (USD)
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                  1 Bedroom / 1 Bathroom
                  Sleeps 2

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