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"We enjoyed a superb week at this home. Our group was a family reunion with 10 adults and 4 children, and we fit pretty well, although some of the kids slept on the floor in sleeping bags and in a travel crib.
The location is quiet and private, a mile from a sleepy fishing village and right on the water. The views are unmatched and the house is set up to showcase the views with a huge wraparound porch, 2nd floor porch off of the master suite, and lots of comfortable deck furniture. We rented kayaks from Acadia 1 Kayaks (also highly recommend!), which delivered to the house, and spent most mornings paddling up and down the harbor. We saw seals, bald eagles, and a variety of waterfowl. There are a few neighbors down the road, but we only saw them from our kayaks as we were paddling back to the house. Although 30 minutes from Ellsworth and 60 minutes from Bar Harbor, the house is very close to Schoodic Point, Winter Harbor, and Prospect Harbor, which are worth exploring and offer much beyond the overdeveloped side of Acadia.
The kitchen is well equipped with many items I didn't expect to find including a spice cabinet and muffin tins. There is a large easy to use gas grill on the back porch.
The master suite is expansive and has unbelievable views of Prospect harbor. The two downstairs bedrooms with queen beds are spacious with private baths. The other two downstairs bedrooms (bunk bed and twin rooms) are quite small, but adequately furnished.
The bathrooms are all up to date and comfortable. There is no bath tub (only showers).
The sauna is great, we got it up to 200 degrees and used it most evenings.
The two living rooms are adequate. The sofas and chairs are not super comfy as mentioned in prior reviews, but to be honest this was one of the few minuses, and didn't factor much into our stay, as we spent most of the daytime outside hiking and boating."
Guest: Scott R.Date of Stay: October 2015Review Submitted: October 15, 2015
"This cozy cabin is convenient to both Acadia National Park and Southwest Harbor. The cabin oozes with charm and features a beautiful wooded location on a secluded cove. The owners are non-intrusive but very friendly and helpful. We were 100% satisfied. A great find!"
Guest: Caroline M.Date of Stay: July 2015Review Submitted: July 21, 2015
"We loved the Northridge townhouse. We were very impressed with the cleanness, comfort of the beds and the helpfulness of the owners. The Barkers provided great insight into hiking, biking, restaurants and more. The extras at the house were so nice (for example a basket of books about Acaida, laundry room with detergent and more) We truly felt at home during our vacation. It is also nice the townhouse is so close to Acaida entrance and downtown Bar Harbor."
Guest: Phil W.Date of Stay: September 2015Review Submitted: September 24, 2015
"We spent a week at the Patten Bay Chalet at the end of August. I have to admit that we have rented houses before but the Chalet was more than I expected. First of all I felt it was in a very peaceful, quiet area. We hardly saw anyone else when we were there. It is also convenient to town as Ellsworth, for groceries and restaurants, which was 5 to 10minutes by car away.
We spent a few days down by the beach. The beach was shale and very private. I think we were the only ones using it during the week there. The kids spent hours looking for sea glass on the beach and were even able to do some wading/swimming in the water. The grill worked great and the fire pit was added bonus. We enjoyed roasting marshmallows and making smores a couple of nights while we were there.
Inside the Chalet the kitchen was very up-to-date with modern appliances. Every kitchen tool, pot/pan and dish was available so all you needed to bring was food. We spent many of the nights and mornings reading reading in the open family room and sunroom. The kids enjoyed the downstairs as there own space. They watched movies from the available collection which was a fair size. They also spent time playing games from the game closet.
The owners were very helpful when booking the trip and we even had the opportunity to meet Mac.
Overall, we all enjoyed our vacation in Maine. The kids are already asking to go back and I would have no hesitation to going back to the Chalet. I wholeheartedly give the Chalet two thumbs up."
Guest: Philip M.Date of Stay: August 2015Review Submitted: September 21, 2015