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This property allows you to book online with a credit card. After submitting a reservation request, the owner or manager has 24 hours to accept, at which time your card will be charged and you will receive an email confirmation
"Our family, looking for a last minute vacation happened upon this lovely home on VRBO. It exceeded our expectations in its setting, comfort and amenities. It made it easier that the house was well stocked with supplies and we were happy to add some of our own for future guests. The fire pit, outdoor seating, bikes and canoe are fantastic and enhanced our vacation stay. We can't wait to see the screened in porch! It took about 20 minutes to get to Bar Harbor; a pretty ride. I am just sad it took us so long to finally vacation in this area. We would highly recommend staying at Sweet Fern."
Guest: Melissa W.Date of Stay: June 2015Review Submitted: July 10, 2015
"We may live in North Caroline but we feel we have found our home away from home right here. The house is exactly what we were looking for…clean, atmosphere, secluded but with amenities we love like TV, DVD, CD Player, and WiFi. The kitchen was stocked with everything we needed…even spices from Pensky's. I love Pensky's. The screened porch and deck were the best. We grilled on the deck a lot. We will be back!!!!"
Guest: Tom K.Date of Stay: July 2015Review Submitted: July 23, 2015
"I stayed here with my boyfriend in June for 9 days. I echo the peace and quiet sentiments. If you traveled one way you had access to the Beech Mountain Trails. The other direction offered a short drive to rent canoes on Long Pond. The location of the house is fantastic. Only 15 minutes to Acadia National Park, Bar Harbor, and less for surrounding villages like Southwest Harbor, Bass Harbor, Northwest Harbor etc. The drive to Bangor was only 45 minutes and we took a couple of road trips just to go exploring. There was no shortage of places to hike, walk, canoe, kayak, climb and you could get right out of the car and touch the ocean on multiple occasions. A photographer's dream.
The house itself is spectacular. The kitchen is well stocked with essentials for cooking, and the living area warm and cozy and open. Perfect for visiting while preparing meals. The bedrooms were perfect with comfortable beds and plenty of space. We even unpacked our suitcases into the dressers provided. It truly felt like home. John and Priscilla were lovely hosts and offered wonderful advice on things to do and traveling times.
We purchased groceries in Southwest Harbor and also went to the Beech Hill Farm Stand where there was a lovely selection of fresh and homemade goods. Perfect for a quick run or for a big shop. People were so friendly and we interacted with many locals.
Overall, this place is fantastic and highly recommended for a laid back wonderful Maine vacation. I couldn't recommend this place more. We will definitely be back!"
Guest: Sarah F.Date of Stay: June 2015Review Submitted: July 7, 2015
"The house is amazing. Centrally located, it allowed us to be in downtown Bar Harbor in less than 15 minutes most nights. The pictures don't do the space justice as there is plenty of room in the kitchen for 12 to eat. Also, this house is set up for families with children. There were numerous books and games for the kids to play with so that we didn't have to bring our own. Also, there was a guitar and piano in the house. They thought of everything. And, while you're there, you're truly alone, with just nature around you. A fantastic location and a fantastic house."
Guest: HerbDate of Stay: July 2015Review Submitted: July 21, 2015