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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

Recent Bar Harbor reviews

  • Perfect home base

    "My family had a wonderful vacation visiting Acadia and this home was the perfect home base for us. We were traveling with a 6 month old and the house's close location to everything made it convenient to not have to have him stuck in the carseat for prolonged periods of time. In addition, there was plenty to keep us occupied at the house during nap time. It was wonderful to explore the water around the house in the kayaks and wander around the tide pools. The house was spaciousl, clean, and well-equipped. We will definitely use this house again if we find ourselves back in the area!"
    Guest: Visitor Date of Stay: September 2014 Review Submitted: September 29, 2014
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  • A Gorgeous Property and Fantastic Experience!

    "The Down East Cottage is an absolutely lovely home and exceeded our expectations in every way for our family vacation in Maine...the setting is more breathtaking than the photos capture! The cottage is pristine and is the perfect location to access MDI/Acadia and we also had a fantastic experience right around the corner at Lamoine beach finding starfish, quahog and razor clams, eels, and more...our kids had a blast! We enjoyed making s'mores and sitting by the fire pit, playing family games, listening to records, and watching movies after long, action-packed excursions in Acadia, Bar Harbor and beyond. Other favorites included discovering the Bar Harbor Farmer's Market on Sunday morning, popovers and hiking at Jordan Pond, Bass Harbor Lighthouse/Trail, Thurston's Lobster Pound (wow!), shopping in Southwest Harbor, and Echo Lake/Cadillac Mountain adventures. We created countless memories at this lovely home in Maine. Shirley and George are extremely responsive owners, easy to communicate with, and extremely thoughtful as they even had a welcome gift to greet us when we arrived. I would highly recommend this property for anyone wanting to experience everything Bar Harbor/Acadia has to offer, while simultaneously enjoying the privacy and solace of a secluded, beautiful waterfront property."
    Guest: Melissa S. Date of Stay: August 2014 Review Submitted: September 10, 2014
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  • DeCo

    "A delightfully simple and comfortable cottage. This was our second stay. We felt like we had arrived "home" when we checked-in and at the end of every day of adventure on the Island. You can tell that this vacation home is well-loved by it's owners and we share that sentiment. The location is a short walk to the ocean and downtown. A little longer walk into Acadia or a short drive to the park. The cottage is located in a quiet neighborhood filled with delightful people."
    Guest: DeCo Date of Stay: August 2014 Review Submitted: September 28, 2014
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  • Love this place all over again!

    "Second year at this beautiful property. Mother/Daughter vacation shared with friends we haven't seen in many, many years. We enjoyed all the fun things to do in Bar Harbor/Acadia but love spending our evenings at the cottage, grilling, playing games and enjoying the views of Cadillac Mountain. We had kayaks delivered to the house and paddled the quiet cove, the kids enjoyed playing on the beach and collecting treasures washed ashore. Many, many wonderful memories made. Thank you Laura and Bob for sharing this beautiful home!"
    Guest: Kim B. Date of Stay: August 2014 Review Submitted: August 24, 2014
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