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Featured in Oprah's 'O' Magazine! (5 Night Minimum in Off-Peak Season)

Bedrooms 2
Space 1,000 sq ft
Property type cottage
Minimum Stay 1 - 7 nights


About the property

2 bedrooms, 1 bathroom, sleeps 4, Pet Friendly!

The Little House at Wild Meadow farm is “in town” but away from it all on a private road with a crooked stream, wild lupine fields and pretty grounds. Repeat guests are frequent and accolades common: “Our third year, and it just keeps getting better. I’ve been coming to MDI for 20 years and this is the most “comfy” house I’ve stayed in.” (Jen, Jenny + Mollie the dog) “We’ve had such a lovely week...The House itself is such a gem – light-filled, comfortable, clean and so thoughtfully decorated.” (Julia, Spiro + Theo) “Little House has been the perfect respite. We love everything about it.” (Rob + Elizabeth). The Little House features vintage hand-cut beams, airy living room, high ceilinged master bedroom, cozy twin bedroom, galley kitchen with open dining area, sky lit bathroom and small deck. A short walk to the shops and restaurants of Southwest Harbor. Easy access to everything: lakes, hiking, biking trails and ocean. Includes WIFI. The perfect spot for summer and fall vacations. If your dates are not available for The Little House, please also consider our newly renovated companion guest quarters - The Greenhouse - property #3469270 on Homeaway.

Property Manager
Elena Scotti
Member since: 2005
Speaks: english
Response time:
Within 12 hours
Response rate:
Calendar last updated:
April 16, 2018

Guestbook comments from the manager

"Thank you for your hospitality - all the little touches like coffee and welcome biscuits for the dog. You have created a refuge that is full of visual treats...Our week was beautiful with beautiful weather, while back home in Delaware it was sweltering."
Jul 2012
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Southwest Harbor Cottage Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • cottage
  • Guests provide their own meals
Floor Area:
  • 1000 sq ft
House Rules:
  • Check-in: 4:00 PM
  • /
  • Check-out: 9:30 AM
  • Max. occupancy: 4
  • Min. age of primary renter: 21
  • Children welcome
  • Parties/events not allowed
  • Pets considered ...
  • Non smoking only
  • Pet Policy: We are totally pet friendly but NOT poop friendly. If you have a pet with you, please be considerate and clean up after your pet.
  • Trash: All garbage and separated recyclables (plastic, glass and tin items) should be put in the trash cans provided.
  • Please leave the house as you found it: clean! Stove wiped, dishes washed, floors swept, beds stripped and towels in laundry hamper. Thank you!
Location Type:
  • Rural
  • Village
  • Adventure
  • Away From It All
  • Family
  • Basic Soaps
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Heating ...
  • Internet ...
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room
  • Local Activities Guide
  • Local Maps
  • Local Restaurant Guide
  • Paper Towels
  • Parking
  • Parking Off Street
  • Shampoo
  • Telephone
  • Toilet Paper
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine
  • Wireless Internet ...
  • 4 Ring Stove
  • Coffee Grinder
  • Coffee Maker
  • Cooking Utensils
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Grill
  • Kitchen
  • Kitchenette
  • Lobster Pot
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Pantry Items
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove
  • Stove
  • Toaster
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 4 people
  • 2 Bedrooms, Sleeps 4
  • Master Bedroom - 1 double
    Twin Bedroom - 2 twin/ single
  • Books
  • CD Player
  • DVD Player
  • Games
  • Games for Kids
  • Radio
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Stereo
  • Television
  • Toys
  • VCR
  • Barbecue
  • Deck / Patio
  • Lawn / Garden
  • Outdoor Grill ...
  • Unscreened Porch / Veranda
  • Wood Deck
  • 8 garden chairs
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • suitable for elderly or infirm
  • arboretum
  • autumn foliage
  • botanical garden
  • churches
  • coin laundry
  • festivals
  • forests
  • library
  • marina
  • museums
  • playground
  • pond
  • recreation center
  • restaurants
  • water parks
Leisure Activities:
  • antiquing
  • beachcombing
  • bird watching
  • horseback riding
  • scenic drives
  • sight seeing
  • walking
  • whale watching
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • Babysitter
  • fitness center
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • laundromat
  • massage therapist
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • deepsea fishing
  • fishing
  • freshwater fishing
  • golf
  • golf privileges optional
  • hiking
  • mountain biking
  • mountaineering
  • pier fishing
  • roller blading
  • sailing
  • scuba diving or snorkeling
  • surf fishing
  • swimming
  • tennis
  • water skiing
  • wind-surfing
Pets are welcome at the discretion of owners. Please specify age, size and breed of dog, Unfortunately, no cats allowed.


Excellent! 4.6/5 -
(16 traveler reviews)

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Featured in Oprah's 'O' Magazine! (5 Night Minimum in Off-Peak Season)
average rating of 4.625 based on 22 reviews

Another great stay at Little House

  • 5 of 5

We have stayed at Little House during our annual trip to Maine for almost ten years. The house is a gem. It is very quiet and tranquil. One of the many reasons that we return each year is that the home is always very well maintained. We look forward to returning next year.

  • Submitted: Sep 7, 2017
  • Stayed: August 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: We love that you both enjoy the Little House and return every year. It is a special treat to welcome you back, and we look forward to seeing you next summer! Warm regards, Elena, Terry and Pip
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We loved staying at the little house and hope to go back.

  • 5 of 5

The owners were very helpful with suggesting where to eat and things to do.

  • Submitted: Oct 7, 2017
  • Stayed: September 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: We loved having you visit the Little House too. You were the perfect guests, and we really appreciate the care and consideration you gave to our guest house - thank you. And you are always welcome to visit. Best regards, Elena, Terry + Pip
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Great stay in Southwest Harbor

  • 5 of 5

Had a great time at the Little House! It was a perfect home base for our week in Acadia.

  • Submitted: Aug 19, 2017
  • Stayed: August 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thanks so much for visiting The Little House, and for the nice review. Both, much appreciated. We are happy that you liked our home base! All best, Elena, Terry and Pip
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Charming and Cozy

  • 4 of 5

This was our first visit to Little House and we were very comfortable from the moment we arrived. A welcome basket on the kitchen table was an unexpected surprise, but truly appreciated. We loved the exposed wood beams in the cottage, the ample windows and the amazing perennial garden out back. Also loved being so close to the village of Southwest Harbor but still far enough away to be in a setting of fields, trees and gardens. The master bedroom was very comfortable as was the bathroom, provided you are able to carefully navigate getting in and out of the shower in the porcelin tub. The kitchen storage and prep spaces are quite tight but adequate, and some of the pots and pans have reached the end of their "sell by" date, but we still made several delicious meals at the cottage with all that was provided, plus some wonderful fresh produce provided by Elena straight from her veggie garden. A very special place and we hope we'll be back soon!

  • Submitted: Aug 12, 2017
  • Stayed: August 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thanks very much for visiting the Little House and for your lovely thank you card - much appreciated. I did a full-inventory based on your comment about worn pots/pan and replaced one that was in poor condition with an All-Clad stainless steel pan from William Sonoma which should stand up to all cooks needs. P.S. Glad you enjoyed the veggies - happy to share! All best, Elena, Terry and Pip
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Lovely, relaxing cottage

  • 5 of 5

My family of four had a wonderful two weeks at the Little House. It's a lovely place to be - the photos don't quite do it justice. The house is charming, comfortable and filled with light. Great location for access to everything on MDI. The owners were helpful whenever we had a question but otherwise respected our privacy. Yard is a great place for a picnic dinner. Everything we needed for a relaxing getaway! We'd love to come back.

  • Submitted: Aug 9, 2017
  • Stayed: July 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thanks very much for the great review of the Little House. Anna - you and your family are always welcome here! Regards, Elena, Terry and Pip
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Cute cottage with all the comforts of home

  • 4 of 5

Cute well equipped home away from home has everything you need and is close to the town but far enough away to enjoy the peace and quite

  • Submitted: Jun 3, 2017
  • Stayed: May 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Happy that you had a good time Neil. You and Lynda were great to leave everything in such great shape. Hope you arrived home safely.
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Nearest Airport
12 Miles
Bar Harbor Airport
Nearest Barpub
0.25 Miles
Nearest Ferry
2 Miles
Swans Island Ferry
Nearest Golf
0.25 Miles
Causeway Club
Nearest Train
150 Miles
Portland, Maine
Nearest Motorway
45 Miles
Bangor, Maine
Nearest Restaurant
0.25 Miles
Red Sky
Nearest Beach
0.5 Miles
Echo Lake
Car: recommended

Close to all Acadia National Park activities, and the free Island Explorer bus which will pick you and your bike up for easy travel to the park carriage roads, trails, and Bar Harbor. Southwest Harbor's village center, Beal's Lobster Pound, and the town dock are just a short distance away. Bike and kayak rentals are available in the village. Echo Lake and Long Pond are close by for swimming and kayaking. Excellent hiking trails for all levels of ability.

Other Activities: hiking, kayaking, and more hiking and kayaking!




Additional information about rental rates

Refundable damage deposit $200
Pet Fee $125
Tax Rate 9.0%

Will consider 4 night rentals.
Cleaning is included in the weekly rental price. Cleaning is billed separately for shorter stays.
Pets are welcome - Pet charge: $125 One pet maximum.
Refundable security deposit will be returned to guest within 30 days.

Manager's Cancellation Policy

  • 100% refund if canceled at least 60 days before arrival date.
  • Service Fee fully refunded on cancellations that qualify for 100% refund.

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