Charming 19th Century Farmhouse on the Coast of Maine

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Last updated: 09/22/2016
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  • Minimum stay:1-7 nights
  • Internet:Yes
  • Pets considered:No
  • Wheel chair accessible:N/A

Property description

We live in a charming 19th century farm house on the coast of Maine. We have a view of the water from the front of the house where you can see lobster boats motoring by. Our back yard is rich with apple trees, blueberry bushes, and blackberry brambles. In the house there are three bedrooms, including a fully renovated master bedroom, a full bathroom upstairs with a great claw-foot tub, a fully renovated downstairs bathroom which includes a very large, mosaic tiled shower with two shower heads and a door leading to a fieldstone and cedar outdoor shower, a beautifully renovated kitchen including a built in breakfast booth, and cozy sitting area, all stainless steel appliances and three full walls of windows looking out to the water, side yard and back yard and patio, dining room, two living rooms-one facing the water side of the house, and one facing the backyard, and a gorgeous fieldstone patio with outdoor grilling dining and a cozy bistro nook.

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Property Type

  • Cottage
  • 2200 sq. ft.

Accommodation Type

  • Vacation Rental


  • Guests Provide Their Own Meals

Onsite Services

  • Housekeeper Included


  • Low Allergen Environment
  • Children Welcome:

    please note that we do have the lawns treated for red ants and other pests. The red ant problem on MDI is severe and any outside activity on the lawns around the house would be nearly impossible, as the red ant bites are very painful. You will find this problem everywhere on the island so use caution....moreless

  • Non Smoking Only
  • Pets Not Allowed:

    due to allergy considerations we regret that we can not allow pets....moreless

Bedrooms: 3 Bedrooms, Sleeps 10, Beds for 8-10

  • Guest Room: 1 double


  • Master Bedroom: 1 queen, 2 twin/ single

    the master bedroom has a queen bed and also a twin trundle...moreless

  • Yellow Room: 1 queen

    you have to pass through master to access upstairs bathroom...moreless

  • This is an old and funky house (built 1856) and as such it has some quirks. One quirk is that guests in the yellow room have to pass through the master to access the upstairs bathroom. However, access to downstairs bathroom does not require passing through another bedroom. Master bedroom is very large and can sleep a family of four (two in queen bed and two in twin trundle). There is also a port-a-crib in the closet and probably enough left over room for an inflatable mattress. It is the biggest bedroom in the house. The laundry area is in the master bedroom as well. Both the master and the guest bedroom have access to the upstairs bathroom without passing through another bedroom. WE NO LONGER HAVE A YURT ON OUR PROPERTY....moreless

Bathrooms: 2 Bathrooms

  • Upstairs: toilet, combination tub/shower


  • Downstairs: toilet, shower


  • Downstairs outdoor: outdoor shower


  • The downstairs shower is very large and has a door which leads to an outdoor shower. The downstairs toilet room is lit by a lamp on the back of the toilet. ...moreless

Other Amenities

  • There are wonderful places very nearby to put in your Kayak or have a cookout on the shore, but we ask that you respect the wishes of our neighbors and NOT access the water directly across the street. There IS a washer/dryer in the house. There is a television with a DVD player but no cable and no channels....moreless


  • Books
  • Books For Kids
  • Radio
  • Toys


  • Adventure
  • Family


  • Autumn Foliage
  • Bay/Sound
  • Botanical Garden
  • Churches
  • Cinemas
  • Coin Laundry
  • Forests
  • Library
  • Marina
  • Museums
  • Playground
  • Pond
  • Reefs
  • Restaurants
  • Waterfalls
  • Winery Tours
  • Zoo

Local Services & Businesses

  • ATM/Bank
  • Fitness Center
  • Groceries
  • Hospital
  • Laundromat
  • Massage Therapist
  • Medical Services

Leisure Activities

  • Antiquing
  • Beachcombing
  • Bird Watching
  • Eco Tourism
  • Scenic Drives
  • Sight Seeing
  • Walking
  • Whale Watching

Location Type

  • Near The Ocean
  • Rural
  • Water View

Sports & Adventure Activities

  • Cycling
  • Deepsea Fishing
  • Fishing
  • Golf
  • Golf Privileges Optional
  • Hiking
  • Mountain Biking
  • Mountaineering
  • Sailing
  • Sound/Bay Fishing
  • Swimming
  • Tennis


  • Dining Room
  • Seating for 6 people


  • Ceiling Fans
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Fireplace
  • Heating
  • Internet:

    We now have wifi! ...moreless

  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room
  • Local Maps
  • Local Restaurant Guide
  • Parking
  • Safe
  • Telephone:

    for local calls only...moreless

  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine:

    please note that this is a European washing machine and as such it uses much less water than American machines but is very slow. If you plan on doing laundry give yourself plenty of time!...moreless


  • Coffee Maker
  • Cooking Utensils
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Freezer
  • Ice Maker
  • Kitchen
  • Lobster Pot
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Pantry Items
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove
  • Stove
  • Toaster


  • Deck / Patio
  • Lawn / Garden
  • Outdoor Grill
  • Outdoor Grill Gas
  • Patio
  • Terrace

House Cleaning

  • Housekeeper Included


Write a review 4.5
from 20 traveler reviews
Rental basis: Per property
Dates Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly * Event
Leaf Season
Sep 3 - Oct 31, 2016
2 night min stay
Low Season
May 1 - Jun 24, 2017
2 night min stay
$225 $300
Fri, Sat
Mid Season
Jun 25 - Jul 28, 2017
7 night min stay


Changeover Day: Saturday

High Season
Jul 29 - Sep 2, 2017
7 night min stay


Changeover Day: Saturday

Additional information about rental rates

Fees and Rental Conditions:

  • Property Damage Protection $59
  • Cleaning Fee $100 + tax
  • Tax Rate 9%


if you must cancel your reservation you will receive a refund if we are able to rebook your week or days. If we are not able to rebook your dates you are expected to pay for the rental.

Owner's cancellation policy:

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Last updated: 09/22/2016
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9 Miles
Nearest Airport
Bar Harbor
5 Miles
Nearest Ferry
To Nova Scotia
50 Miles
Nearest Motorway
Interstate 95
3 Miles
Nearest Beach
Sand Beach

Car: Recommended

Bar Harbor Maine is located on Mount Desert Island which is the home to Acadia National Park. This is one of the most beautiful and popular spots in the whole country. People visit Bar Harbor from all over the world and though the village can be quite crowded in the month of August, our house is located 5 miles down the road and feels quite serene even in the busiest months. For further information on the Park, the Internet has lots of information. Activities in and around the park include hiking, biking, swimming, sailing and kayaking, **Whale Watching** (lots of whales in the summer) , rock climbing, canoeing, bird watching and lots more!

Other Activities: Acadia National Park


Owner info

Year Purchased: 1992

Contact us

Speaks: english, italian

Guestbook comments from the owner

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  • Front of house

    Front of house

  • Kitchen


  • Dining Booth

    Dining Booth

  • Upstairs Bathroom

    Upstairs Bathroom

  • Indoor/outdoor shower

    Indoor/outdoor shower

  • Outdoor shower

    Outdoor shower

  • Breakfast Booth

    Breakfast Booth

  • Back of house

    Back of house

  • Kitchen


  • Master Bedroom

    Master Bedroom

  • Dining Room

    Dining Room

  • Back terrace garden

    Back terrace garden

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Charming 19th century farmhouse on the coast of Maine

Bar Harbor, ME, USA #145284ha

3 BR  2 BA  Sleeps 10

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