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Recent Mount Desert Island reviews
Idyllic family reunion
"The web description doesn’t do justice to Grey Rocks! It is a well maintained 1890s mansion with all modern conveniences, in a gorgeous setting, with beautiful flowers in the yard and on the deck. It’s very private, at the end of a long gravel drive, woods on three sides and the rocky beach on the other. The back lawn is great for romping dogs and playing kids, and the full-length back deck is wonderful for picnics and hanging out and looking at the ocean, where you see (and hear) lobster boats going by. The kitchen is well-stocked with pots and pans, the dishwasher and laundry machines work well, and while there are only two showers in the four bathrooms, everything worked. We (ten people, two dogs) loved the house and the location** which made for an idyllic vacation.
** Five minutes walk to Thurston’s Lobster Pound – no parking hassle!"
Guest: AnnaMaria A.Date of Stay: August 2015Review Submitted: August 20, 2015
"I turned 50 this year and decided one of the things I would like to do to celebrate was to take some of my closes friends away for a long weekend. I put quite a bit of thought into what location would be best suited for us as we all love to be active outdoors hiking, riding bikes etc. I chose ACadia and Watersigns it could not have been more perfect we hiked everyday and then returned to the house to start a fire in the fireplace and cook in the well equipped beautiful kitchen. There was nothing that we needed that was not there I had a unexpected dog visit and e mailed Tracey to make sure it was ok for the dog to stay a couple of days and she was beyond gracious offering us the use of dog bowls and leashes. The location was perfect we walked to the giant slide trail head from the house which gives you access to the park in about 5 min! Either direction out of the driveway takes you to avadventure.One day driving home we saw a 10 point buck and minutes later pulled into the house to have another buck in the backyard. We watched a enormous eagle fishing near Eagle lake. We are all still reflecting on our stay at Watersigns with huge smiles on our faces!! Kudos to you Tracey for making your home so enjoyable and welcoming. We will be back!"
Guest: MaryjaneDate of Stay: September 2015Review Submitted: October 2, 2015
Excellent location for visiting Acadia National Park and Mount Desert
"I stayed at the Corson Cottage in mid August and found the place to be a great central location for visiting Mount Desert Island and all it has to offer. The cottage was extremely well kept and had everything you would need to stay for the week. I was able to rent for just 3 nights , even though usually weekly, due to an opening. I am very glad I was able to. There are plenty of places to visit/hike all around the cottage. It is just a short drive to the shops/restaurants in Southwest Harbor. It is a short drive to Bar Harbor or Bass Harbor. The apartment has an upper level which has two twin beds. Downstairs had a queen bed which was very comfortable. There is a porch out back where you can sit or grill (just make sure you use bug spray in August). Mary was helpful with information when I asked but did not bother you at all. I would recommend this cottage for any visits to the area, great value."
Guest: William D.Date of Stay: August 2015Review Submitted: August 31, 2015
"We had an excellent vacation! This house is in a quiet location with everything you need. Just a short drive to Acadia Park and Bar Harbor. There is plenty of room in this house for kids and adults to coexist. Our teenagers loved having the space in the basement level to play pool and watch TV. The hot tub was a plus after a long day of activities. The owners were very accommodating and great to work with.
I would highly recommend this house for your next vacation."
Guest: Joanne B.Date of Stay: July 2015Review Submitted: August 24, 2015