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Views from the house span the entire harbor and bay (more than this).

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Last updated: 08/23/2016
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  • Minimum stay:1-7 nights
  • Internet:Yes
  • Pets considered:No
  • Wheel chair accessible:N/A

Property description

The house, named 'Dir Treu' (Faithful to You), is just across the road from the ocean shore.

The house views span Greenings Island, The Hinckley Company marina, Somes Sound, Bear Island lighthouse and the Western Way channel. A small beach for skipping stones or finding sea glass is located right at the waterfront across from the driveway. The beach is a great excursion for all ages - particularly children.

The house has a great deck in addition to water views. On 3/4 an acre of land, Dir Treu has a good sized backyard area for children to play (a tree swing), gets great sunlight, the ocean breeze and views of the sunrise and sunset. Just down the street there is free access to the Manset Town Dock and the Cranberry Island Ferry service. Furnishings have the Maine cottage look.

Southwest Harbor, Maine is on the coast of Maine approximately 5 hours north of Boston. Located across the island from the popular tourist location of Bar Harbor, Southwest is a small town with access to all of Acadia National Park and the surrounding islands. The closest airports are Bar Harbor (also called Trenton) and Bangor. The house is 5 minute drive or a 10-15 minute walk from the center of Southwest Harbor.

The rental season typically runs from Memorial Day (May 30th) to Columbus Day (Oct 15th or so). June, September and October are popular with bikers, hikers and others who enjoy the changing seasons or the turning fall leaves.

This house is for non-smokers and no pets or animals are allowed. The house has a guest limit of 8. Parties of more than 8 may only be approved by the owner and noted in the rental agreement for a specified rate.

Keywords: House

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Property Type

  • House
  • 2700 sq. ft.

Accommodation Type

  • Vacation Rental

Meals

  • Guests Provide Their Own Meals

Onsite Services

  • Housekeeper Optional

Suitability

  • Children Welcome
  • Non Smoking Only
  • Pets Not Allowed

Bedrooms: 5 Bedrooms, Sleeps 8, Beds for 8

  • Bedroom 1: 1 queen

    Waterfront view...moreless

  • Bedroom 2: 1 queen

    Waterfront view, master bath attached...moreless

  • Bedroom 3: 3 queen

    view of large yard...moreless

  • Bedroom 4

    two twins (no head/footboard), views of yard...moreless

  • Playroom: 1 queen, 2 twin/ single

    Downstairs playroom (Water view). Guest limit is 8....moreless

  • Two of the queen rooms have waterfront views. One has a master bath attached to it. There is also an upstairs desk/office space for working. ...moreless

Bathrooms: 3 Bathrooms

  • Bathroom 1: toilet, tub, shower, jetted tub

    Master Bath 2nd floor...moreless

  • Bathroom 3: toilet, shower

    Full bath - 1st floor...moreless

  • Bathroom 2: toilet, combination tub/shower

    Full bath on 2nd floor...moreless

Entertainment

  • Books
  • DVD Player
  • Games
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Stereo
  • Television
  • Toys
  • Video Library

Theme

  • Adventure
  • Away From It All
  • Family
  • Romantic
  • Sports & Activities

Attractions

  • Botanical Garden
  • Churches
  • Cinemas
  • Library
  • Live Theater
  • Marina
  • Museums
  • Playground
  • Restaurants

Local Services & Businesses

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

Leisure Activities

  • Antiquing
  • Beachcombing
  • Bird Watching
  • Boating
  • Horseback Riding
  • Miniature Golf
  • Scenic Drives
  • Shelling
  • Shopping
  • Sight Seeing
  • Sledding
  • Walking
  • Whale Watching
  • Wildlife Viewing

Location Type

  • Beach View
  • Mountain View
  • Ocean View
  • Oceanfront:

    The house is across the road from the ocean with an expansive view from Southwest Harbor, across Somes Sound and Greetings Island to Bear Island. ...moreless

  • Village:

    The town of Southwest Harbor is a 3 minute drive and a 15 minute walk from this house....moreless

Sports & Adventure Activities

  • Cross Country Skiing
  • Cycling
  • Deepsea Fishing
  • Fishing
  • Fly Fishing
  • Freshwater Fishing
  • Golf
  • Hiking
  • Kayaking
  • Mountain Biking
  • Mountain Climbing
  • Pier Fishing
  • Rock Climbing
  • Sailing
  • Sound/Bay Fishing
  • Swimming
  • Tennis

Dining

  • Dining
  • Dining Room
  • Seating for 8 people

General

  • Clothes Dryer
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room
  • Parking
  • Parking Off Street
  • Telephone
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine
  • Wireless Internet

Kitchen

  • Catering Available:

    Call Sawyers Market in Southwest Harbor for prepared foods and catering. Walmart is Ellsworth has a grocery sector and the IGA in Southwest Harbor is great for general local supplies. ...moreless

  • Coffee Maker
  • Cooking Utensils
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Ice Maker
  • Kitchen:

    Plenty of kitchen ware and supplies. We leave spices, etc. in the house and ask renters to help replace anything they finish. ...moreless

  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Pantry Items
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove
  • Toaster

Outside

  • Balcony
  • Deck / Patio
  • Lawn / Garden:

    A very large yard with plenty of room to run. ...moreless

  • Outdoor Grill

House Cleaning

  • Housekeeper Optional
 

Reviews

Write a review 4.8
from 5 traveler reviews
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Rental basis: Per property
Dates Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly * Event
August
Aug 28 - Sep 5, 2016
7 night min stay

$3,500
September/Oct
Sep 6 - Sep 30, 2016
7 night min stay

$2,000

Additional information about rental rates

Fees:

  • Refundable Damage Deposit $500
  • Tax Rate 7%

Notes:

Travelers pay through a rental agent - there is no fee to you. We pay the fee and taxes through the agent. Cleaning is deducted from the deposit depending on the size of the party.


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Last updated: 08/23/2016
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Location

The town dock is at the end of the driveway, Boats are able to utilize this dock for free and renters may contact the Southwest HarborMaster to rent a mooring for an additional weekly fee. Power boats can be rented 1 block down the road through Manset Yacht Service.

 

Owner info

Year Purchased: 2003

The Unique Benefits at this House:
This house is representative of our love affair with the area. It's a wonderful expansive ocean view with lots of room for family time. Our kids love the back yard as well as the beach.


Contact us

Speaks: english
 

Photos

  • Views from the house span the entire harbor and bay (more than this).

    Views from the house span the entire harbor and bay (more than this).

  • Sunset from the porch

    Sunset from the porch

  • Kitchen

    Kitchen

  • Master bedroom and bath with a large closet. One of two water front bedrooms.

    Master bedroom and bath with a large closet. One of two water front bedrooms.

  • 2nd Queen bedroom with waterfront view

    2nd Queen bedroom with waterfront view

  • living room with water view, puzzle and games tables

    living room with water view, puzzle and games tables

  • 2nd floor desk/home office area with hi speed wifi

    2nd floor desk/home office area with hi speed wifi

  • View from the porch. Beach 100 yards in front of the house

    View from the porch. Beach 100 yards in front of the house

  • Side view of the wrap around porch

    Side view of the wrap around porch

  • eat in kitchen with water view and bar area

    eat in kitchen with water view and bar area

  • Master bath (1 of 2 baths on the 2nd floor, 3rd full bath on the first floor)

    Master bath (1 of 2 baths on the 2nd floor, 3rd full bath on the first floor)

  • 1 of 3 bedrooms on the 2nd floor with a Queen bed (other 2 have water views)

    1 of 3 bedrooms on the 2nd floor with a Queen bed (other 2 have water views)

  • Living room with gas fireplace for chilly nights

    Living room with gas fireplace for chilly nights

VRBO #147657

This listing was first published here in 2007.

Date last modified - Thursday, August 25, 2016

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  • Calendar last updated 08/23/2016
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