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Acadia National Park, Waterview, Large Historical Family Home,

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Last updated: 05/20/2017
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  • Minimum stay:2-7 nights
  • Sleeps:14
  • Bedrooms:7
  • Bathrooms:3.5
  • Property type:House
  • Internet:Yes
  • Pets considered:Ask Owner
  • Wheel chair accessible:Yes

About the Property

7 BRs, 4 BAs, 2 kitchens, 2 living rooms, fireplace, sleeps 14, harbor

Historic home Located at the corner of Clark's Point and Claremont Road overlooking Southwest Harbor. Built in the 1816 as a home for the sea captain Nathan Clark.

Wood planked floors, wood panel walls, updated kitchens. Four queen beds, one full size, five twin beds.

Water view, elegent dining room, master bedroom, large back yard grassy area and woods and front yard with flower beds.

Located across the street from thet harbor
Large living room with fireplace. Where you can enjoy family gatherings and reunions. great for 3 families for a large family reunion.

Walking distance to town. Easy access to free Island Explorer bus.

Enjoy hiking, kayaking, sailing, biking, shopping and the island life.

2 full kitchens, great for family entertaining, family meal. Dining room overlooking Southwest Harbor.

Free WIFI good cell signal

Plan a great family vacation in a National Park: Come visit Mount Dessert Island in 2017 and see the second largest National Park in the US. A great place to vacation with extended family, reunions or with friends.

Lobster, blueberry pie, fresh air, boating, sailing, hiking,golf, biking, family meals, restaurants and great activities for every family member. Relax and read a great book and enjoy a true family vacation. Stress free.
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Member since: 2004

Speaks: english
Response time: Within 12 hours
Response Rate: 90%
Calendar last updated: 05/20/2017

Property Type

  • House
  • 3200 sq. ft.

House Rules

  • Max. occupancy 14
  • Children Welcome
  • Non Smoking Only

Accommodation Type

  • Vacation Rental


  • Guests Provide Their Own Meals

Onsite Services

  • Housekeeper Included


  • Long-Term Renters Welcome
  • Suitable For Elderly Or Infirm
  • Wheelchair Accessible:

    Portable ramp is available. Gravel pathway ...moreless

Bedrooms: 7 Bedrooms, Sleeps 14, Beds for 14

  • Bedroom 1: 1 double


  • Bedroom 2: 1 queen


  • Bedroom 3: 1 queen


  • Bedroom 6: 1 queen, 2 twin/ single


  • Bedroom 7: 2 twin/ single


  • Bedroom 4: 1 twin/ single


  • Bedroom 5: 1 queen


  • Very spacious bedroom, some antique furniture, several with water views. 2 master type bedrooms down stairs, upstairs 2 bedrooms perfect for family or children. The other two bedrooms are on another wing of house with it's own kitchen, liviningroom, dining area. Another family space with 4 beds in total on this wing. House is excellently set up for multiple families to vacation together but have there own space also....moreless

Bathrooms: 3 Bathrooms, 1 Half Bathroom

  • Bathroom 1: toilet, combination tub/shower


  • Bathroom 2: toilet, combination tub/shower


  • Bathroom 3: toilet


  • Bathroom 4: toilet, shower


  • Half bathroom in hallway near kitchen. One full bathroom en suite. 3/4 bath with washer and dryer in bedroom. 2nd floor in hallway one full bath. ...moreless

Other Amenities

  • Very comfortable house, spacious, easy access with large group, across the street from the harbor. Walk to dinner, shoppng, sailing and activities. Short drive to all of Acadia national park. Check in 4 pm on saturdays Check out is at 10 am Prior To Departure: Wash and Dry as many towels as possible Remove all perishable items from refrigerator. Place all trash/recycle/redeemables in the bins provided. Strip bed and put sheets into the pillowcase, place on bed. Start a load of laundry Wash dishes - start dishwasher. Make a note of any maintenance items. ...moreless


  • Audio Tape Player
  • Books:

    many historical books from outside authors and family members...moreless

  • Books For Adults
  • Books For Kids
  • CD Player
  • DVD Player
  • Game Room
  • Games
  • Games For Kids
  • Piano
  • Radio
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Stereo:

    2 small radios...moreless

  • Television
  • Toys:

    some yard games and basic toys like footballs, Frisbee's etc....moreless

  • VCR
  • Video Library:

    a few family DVD's and VCR tapes available. Games also availalbe...moreless


  • Family
  • Sports & Activities


  • Arboretum
  • Autumn Foliage
  • Bay/Sound
  • Botanical Garden
  • Churches
  • Cinemas
  • Coin Laundry
  • Forests
  • Library
  • Live Theater
  • Marina
  • Museums
  • Playground
  • Pond
  • Restaurants
  • Zoo

Local Services & Businesses

  • ATM/Bank
  • Groceries
  • Hospital
  • Laundromat
  • Medical Services

Leisure Activities

  • Antiquing
  • Beachcombing
  • Bird Watching
  • Horseback Riding
  • Paddle Boating
  • Photography
  • Scenic Drives
  • Sight Seeing
  • Sledding
  • Walking
  • Whale Watching

Location Type

  • Near The Ocean
  • Ocean View:

    Overlook the lobster boats in Southwest Harbor...moreless

  • Town
  • Village:

    in the downtown area easy walk up to town for restaurants, grocery, shops and museums. ...moreless

  • Water View:

    across the street from the harbor...moreless

  • Waterfront

Sports & Adventure Activities

  • Cycling
  • Deepsea Fishing
  • Equestrian Events
  • Fishing
  • Freshwater Fishing
  • Golf
  • Golf Privileges Optional
  • Hiking
  • Ice Skating
  • Mountain Biking
  • Mountain Climbing
  • Mountaineering
  • Pier Fishing
  • Roller Blading
  • Sailing
  • Scuba Diving Or Snorkeling
  • Sound/Bay Fishing
  • Surf Fishing
  • Surfing
  • Swimming
  • Tennis
  • Wind-Surfing


  • Child's Highchair
  • Dining:

    Main dining room seats 10 comfortably and 12 tight. Second dining room seat 4-6...moreless

  • Dining Room
  • Seating for 10 people


  • Alarm Clock
  • Basic Soaps
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Fireplace:

    One working fireplace in main living room...moreless

  • Firewood
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating
  • Internet
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room:

    2 living rooms...moreless

  • Local Activities Guide
  • Local Maps
  • Local Restaurant Guide
  • Mobile Phone
  • Paper Towels
  • Parking
  • Parking Off Street
  • Parking On Street
  • Telephone:

    local calls only...moreless

  • Telescope
  • Toilet Paper
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine
  • Wireless Internet
  • Free Wifi


  • 4 Ring Stove
  • Blender
  • Coffee Grinder
  • Coffee Maker:

    2 coffee makers one in each kitchen...moreless

  • Cooking Utensils:

    all the normal pots and pans...moreless

  • Dishes & Utensils:

    full set for 14 included with all the utensils...moreless

  • Dishwasher:

    1 dishwasher in main kitchen...moreless

  • Freezer
  • Ice Maker
  • Kitchen:

    2 full Kitchens. Main Kitchen is connected to main living room and main dining room. Second kitchen is part of the east wing which has it's own dining, family rooms and 2 bedrooms as well. ...moreless

  • Lobster Pot
  • Microwave:

    2 microwaves...moreless

  • Oven:

    2 ovens one in each kitchen...moreless

  • Pantry Items:

    basic salt and pepper and some various spices...moreless

  • Refrigerator:

    2 refrigerators one in each kitchen...moreless

  • Stove:

    2 stoves one in each kitchen. Main kitchen has large stove while second kitchen has a smaller stove...moreless

  • Stove
  • Toaster:

    2 one in each kitchen...moreless


  • Barbecue
  • Beach Towels
  • Child's Swing
  • Deck / Patio
  • Golf:

    2 sets of average clubs available in the shed...moreless

  • Golf Clubs
  • Kayak / Canoe
  • Lawn / Garden
  • Outdoor Grill
  • Small Cooler

House Cleaning

  • Housekeeper Included


Write a review 4.8
from 4 traveler reviews
Rental basis: Per property
Dates Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly * Event
Early summer
May 20 - Jun 23, 2017
7 night min stay

Jun 24 - Sep 8, 2017
7 night min stay

Early fall
Sep 9 - Oct 20, 2017
3 night min stay
Oct 21 - Dec 1, 2017
2 night min stay
My Standard Rate
3 night min stay

Additional information about rental rates


  • Pet Fee $0
  • refundableDamageDeposit $300
  • Tax Rate 9%


$2,000 to $3700 seasonal

Weeks outside of summer maybe available for less than one week call for availability

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Last updated: 05/20/2017
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45 Miles
Nearest Airport
Bangor International
0.03 Miles
Nearest Barpub
In town
2 Miles
Nearest Golf
Causway Club
1 Miles
Nearest Motorway
RT 102
0.03 Miles
Nearest Restaurant
Red Sky
2 Miles
Nearest Beach
Echo lake beach

Car: Recommended

Water front view of southwest harbor near Acadia National Park and Mount Desert Island offers visitors hiking, biking, sailing, kayak and canoe rentals, golfing, swimming, picnicking, whale watching, and boat trips to nearby islands. Walking distance to boutique shops, grocery store, museums, sailing and restaurants in the villages. Restaurants for special occasions, family daily dining, fine dining, breakfast options and seafood featuring Maine lobster.

Other Activities: kayaking

Golf: The Causeway Club water views of Somme's sound on may holes and Kebo Valley near Bar Harbor are two golf courses on the Island. Water view, well managed good condition courses for all levels. Bar Harbor is just off the Island with a course that plays along the water on several holes


Owner info

Year Purchased: 1814

About the owner: This house has been in our family for 7 generations and is very special to us and all our family members. With many people including ourselves being married in the house in front of the fireplace.

Why the Owner Chose Southwest Harbor, ME, USA:
Historic home with all the modern amenities from Kitchen to WIFI. Comfortable home with lots of room. Large bedrooms, 2 living rooms, 2 dining room and 2 kitchen. the house allows space together and away for 3 groups or 2 big groups.

The Unique Benefits at this House:
Excellent home for family reunions, families vacationing together or just your own families summer vacation Maine style. Quiet location to enjoy your week and unwind but your across from the harbor, a short walk to town which has restaurants, coffee shops, ice cream shop, grocery store and neat Maine shops. Sail boat and boat rentals available in town and Ferry to go over to Cranberry Island. A short drive to hiking Acadia mountains, swimming at Echo lake and other parts of the Island.

Contact us

Speaks: english
Response time: Within 12 hours
Response Rate: 90%
Calendar last updated: 05/20/2017

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  • Working Fireplace

    Working Fireplace

  • Front Porch watch the lobster boats and sail boats

    Front Porch watch the lobster boats and sail boats

  • Main Kitchen

    Main Kitchen

  • Main Dining room

    Main Dining room

  • Master Bedroom with on suite bathroom

    Master Bedroom with on suite bathroom

  • The Boat room

    The Boat room

  • View of Southwest harbor across the street

    View of Southwest harbor across the street

  • Original Barn boards from the Carroll Farm

    Original Barn boards from the Carroll Farm

  • Second living room

    Second living room

  • Upstairs 2 bedrooms and a bath

    Upstairs 2 bedrooms and a bath

  • Main Living room from 1816

    Main Living room from 1816

  • Entrance hallway

    Entrance hallway

  • Back yard view of Harbor

    Back yard view of Harbor

  • Music Room

    Music Room

  • Boat room reading area plus full bath

    Boat room reading area plus full bath

  • Second kitchen or as most guest say the Bar

    Second kitchen or as most guest say the Bar

  • Large Family bedroom Queen and 2 twins

    Large Family bedroom Queen and 2 twins

  • Second dining area

    Second dining area

  • We just celebrated our 
200th. anniversary and we are now on your 7th Generation

    We just celebrated our 200th. anniversary and we are now on your 7th Generation

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