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Charming & Quiet 4 Season Coastal Cottage with Majestic Views lasting a lifetime

Bedrooms 2
Space 500 sq. ft.
Property type cottage
Minimum Stay 7 nights


About the property

2 Bedrooms, Double & Twin Bunks, sleeps 4, with full heated bath, tub & shower.

Shore Acres Cottage is located between Ellsworth and Bar Harbor, nestled on the edge of pristine Acadia National Park. The beach and picnic area is an enjoyable three-minute walk from the cottage along a wooded country road. The state park, with boat dock and launching area, is only one half mile north of the cottage.

The cottage is fully insulated and has a monitor furnace and an electric hot water heater for your year-round comfort. The cottage is supplied with linens, blankets and beach chairs. There are two bedrooms, one with a double bed; the other has twin-size bunks. HERE IS WHERE MEMORIES OF YOUR VACATION WILL LAST A LIFETIME! Be sure to ask for a ride in one of our Model T Fords. And last but not least, Blunt's Pond, a retired fresh water reservoir, is currently a town fresh water beach only two miles away, see picture, where a refreshing swim, picnic, or just relaxing, may be enjoyed.


Photos: View of Cadillac Mountain from cottage; Sunrise at our beach.

More Details

C.W. Hemingway Jr.
Member since: 2005
Speaks: english
Response time:
Within a few hours
Response rate:
Calendar last updated:
October 16, 2017

Guestbook comments from the owner

We enjoy our hosts company. The beach is always fun, especially at sunrise. Looking forward to our return next year. Love health & Happiness.( 5th year returning)
Jun 2017
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Nearest Airport
8 Miles
Bar Harbor
Nearest Barpub
27 Miles
Testats; Main St. Bar Harbor (Recommended)
Nearest Ferry
20 Miles
Bar Harbor
Nearest Golf
6 Miles
Nearest Train
175 Miles
Nearest Motorway
5 Miles
Lamoine Center
Nearest Restaurant
21 Miles
The Chart Room;Rt 3 Hulls Cove (Recommended)
Car: necessary

There is a 'General Store' only a few miles away. Ellsworth is about 10 miles from the cottage. There are grocery stores, shopping malls, banks, an assortment of nationally known restaurants, as well as excellent local eateries and local specialty stores. Bar Harbor is approximately a 20 mile drive and Bangor about 37 miles.


Other Activities: Camp Fire


Lamoine Cottage Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • cottage
  • Guests provide their own meals
Floor Area:
  • 500 sq. ft.
House Rules:
  • Max. occupancy: 4
  • children welcome
  • pets not allowed
  • non smoking only
Location Type:
  • Beach
  • Near The Ocean
  • Away From It All
  • Family
  • Alarm Clock
  • Basic Soaps
  • Firewood
  • Heating
  • Internet
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Local Restaurant Guide
  • Mobile Phone
  • Paper Towels
  • Parking
  • Parking Off Street
  • Safe
  • Toilet Paper
  • Towels Provided
  • Wireless Internet
  • fax
  • Cooking Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Grill
  • Kitchenette
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Refrigerator
  • Toaster
  • Dining Area
  • 1 Bathroom
  • Bathroom - toilet , combination tub/shower
  • Equipped with a ceiling heater, light, and fan combination.
  • 2 Bedrooms, Sleeps 4
  • Bedroom - 1 double
    Bedroom - 2 twin/ single
  • 1 room with one double bed. 1 room with one twin bunk bed.
  • Audio Tape Player
  • Books
  • CD Player
  • DVD Player
  • Radio
  • Television
  • Toys
  • VCR
  • Video Library
  • Beach Chairs
  • Child's Swing
  • Lawn / Garden
  • Outdoor Grill
  • Outdoor Grill Gas
  • Sand Box
  • Unscreened Porch / Veranda
  • Walkway to Water
  • 6 garden chairs
  • 4 beach chairs
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • Low Allergen Environment
  • suitable for elderly or infirm
  • autumn foliage
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • coin laundry
  • forests
  • library
  • live theater
  • marina
  • museums
  • playground
  • pond
  • restaurants
  • synagogues
  • water parks
  • winery tours
Leisure Activities:
  • antiquing
  • beachcombing
  • bird watching
  • horseback riding
  • outlet shopping
  • paddle boating
  • scenic drives
  • sight seeing
  • walking
  • whale watching
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • groceries
  • laundromat
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • deepsea fishing
  • fishing
  • golf
  • golf privileges optional
  • hiking
  • hunting
  • mountain biking
  • mountain climbing
  • mountaineering
  • pier fishing
  • roller blading
  • sailing
  • scuba diving or snorkeling
  • sound/bay fishing
  • surf fishing
  • swimming
  • tennis
  • water skiing
  • whitewater rafting
  • wind-surfing
Telephone upon request; beach; full bath; view, peaceful setting; dial up and Broad band Internet access included.


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Charming & Quiet 4 Season Coastal Cottage with Majestic Views lasting a lifetime
average rating of 4.9 based on 63 reviews

Time stands still

  • 5 of 5

We stayed for a month at the Cottage, and loved it. The older cottage is charming, classic and welcoming. It has everything needed for a long stay. It was always a pleasure to return "home" after exploring the rugged Maine Downeast coast. The setting is delightful for yard sitting and just enjoying being there. Lamoine is a perfect location between Acadia National Park and Ellsworth (for any shopping, groceries, restaurants...). The owners and neighbors, Marcia and CW are true treasures, full of info and very gracious.

  • Submitted: Oct 17, 2017
  • Stayed: Sep 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: We thank these gracious guests for their "from the heart " review.
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Pure satisfaction

  • 5 of 5

There are two components for beautiful vacation - location and quiet.

We were in the middle between Bar Harbor and Schoodic Point. It takes about 45 minutes to get one of that locations. If you need grocery, diner or fresh lobster be ready just for 15 minutes ride.

It is so quiet around. We just went for a walk every day enjoying nature. Ocean and forest is one of my favorite mix, incredible air.

We found everything we need inside of a house, all amenities. Our five years old daughter had fun with a sand box and swing outside of a house.

So we definitely going visit this place again.

Thank you CW for your hospitality!

  • Submitted: Sep 24, 2017
  • Stayed: Sep 2017
  • Source: Vacation Rentals, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you for your most favorable response. You were great guests as well. We shall look forward to a return visit. Marcia & CW
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Quiet and very close to the bay

  • 5 of 5

Great place to go back to after visiting Acadia. It was a distance from the park, but the reasonable price made up for that. Enjoyed the fire pit out back and the porch in the front.

Don't forget to ask CW for the "Model T Tour" of area.

  • Submitted: Sep 13, 2017
  • Stayed: Aug 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: We appreciate the kind words of this couple. They were great to which to become acquainted.
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Great base for an Acadia vacation

  • 5 of 5

This is a great place to stay! CW and Marcia have been the most gracious and welcoming hosts--it was a pleasure to meet and talk to both of them. CW was very kind to offer us a ride in his Ford Model T, which added so much more to the wonderful memories we've made during our Maine vacation. The cottage has everything we could wish for, including a well-equipped kitchen that came with all imaginable utensils, pans, a tea kettle, and even a dedicated lobster pot. BTW, be sure to get your lobster from the fisherman who sells them from his shack on hwy 184 between US 1 and ME 204. Aside from that, the cottage is within an easy driving distance to many attractions in the region. Couldn't wish for a better place to stay in Acadia!

  • Submitted: Aug 27, 2017
  • Stayed: Aug 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: These folks are so gracious. Thank you! I may add we received a reservation from them today for 2018. 😎
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Great location and yard

  • 4 of 5

This spot, just a short walk to the beach and about 40 minutes to Bar Harbor was a nice and affordable way to enjoy the beauties of Downeast Maine! The yard has a sandbox, swing, fire pit, toys and plenty of room to run. My 4 and 8 year old kids loved it! Lamoine Beach is quiet and beautiful with great tide pool exploration and calm waters for swimming and kayaking. (There is a rental place pretty close, but reserve ahead) There is also a pristine pond for warmer swimming nearby. For lobster, there is a guy down the road that will boil them for you in his yard. Caveats: If you crave total privacy, this is more of a community area with other rentals and the owners nearby. The rug was a little musty and the kitchen could use some more implements and basic supplies, and the bathroom needs a shelf or something to place your toiletries. But all in all an excellent choice!

  • Submitted: Aug 16, 2017
  • Stayed: Jul 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: The musty carpet smell must be mistaken for what we turn"cottage smell"..The cottage was built in the 40's and on ground clearance flat stones. There is flow thru ventilation under the cottage but it is what it is. The carpet is professionally cleaned every six months. In the small tiled bath there is a flat top hamper for the purpose of placing toiletries . Regarding the kitchen implements and basic supplies, we have no idea what is needed. We supply napkins, paper towels, pepper/salt, dishwasher detergent & spot remover. Hand soap, SOS,dish cloths & towels. Toaster, microwave, automatic coffee pot & tea pot. There is ample dinner ware, dishes & pots and pans & cooking utensils. Electric fry pan. In 22 years, this is the first we have mention of missing basics. We shall purge the available inventory immediately and take corrective action.
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We loved the Cottage!

  • 5 of 5

We traveled from the busy city of New York to visit Shore acres Cottage. With our 4 babies...This place was beautiful, charming and felt like home. The Hemingway family made it super special for us as they provided just what we needed for our visit. The location was perfect for Hiking in Acadia. We loved walking along "Jordans Pond" and enjoyed all the good eats in close proximity to Lamoine. Our stay was wonderful & the memories that were made will forever remain in our hearts. God bless. Love always... Tim, Jen, Haley, Shea, Levi & baby Caleb.

  • Submitted: Aug 5, 2017
  • Stayed: Jul 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Reviews such as this are so gratifying and a pleasure to receive. Thank you for your kindness.
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Rates & Availability

Taxes and fees are additional

Additional information about rental rates

Minimum Stay 7 nights. All rates based on a 7 night stay.

Reservations made prior to January will require $100 per week deposit.
January 05, 1/2 balance due with remaining balance due 60 days prior to arrival.

Owner's Cancellation Policy

100% refund if canceled at least 60 days before arrival date.

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