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Discounts-ASK! Waterfront Cottage w/Hot Tub, Fire Pit Near Bar Harbor & ANP!

Bedrooms 3
Property type cottage
Minimum Stay 7 nights


About the property

3 bedrooms, 1 Bathroom, Sleeps 6

Heavenly Days Cottage, overlooking Somes Sound, was featured on 'Around the World in 80 Homes' on The Fine Living Channel in October, 2004. It was built in 1895 and completely renovated in 1995 with special attention to restoring all its original details, including woodwork, hardwood floors, turn of the century slate sink, etc. This Victorian home still carries a flavor of early Maine while offering comfort and beautiful views of Somes Sound. For example, the original wrap porch w/hot tub maximizes the view. The cottage is decorated with beautiful yet durable antiques. Comfortable and casual, it's like taking a step back in time to yesteryear in coastal down east Maine! On the first floor, you'll find the kitchen with various collections of antique kitchenware, an antique Hoosier, butcher-block counter top as well as all the modern comforts of home. The dining room provides seating for 6-8 and the living room offers great views of the Sound and access to the covered wrap-around porch. The second floor offers 3 bedrooms with 1 king and 2 double beds. The deck off the master bedroom boasts panoramic views of Somes Sound and the surrounding mountains

Sit in the hot tub on the covered porch and watch the sailboats and lobster boats float by. You may even see lobstermen hauling their traps right in front of the cottage while you drink your morning coffee.

Heavenly Days Cottage is tucked at the end of a private road with only 3 other cottages in sight. With sloping lawn to the water's edge, the cottage is situated approximately 250ft from the shore of beautiful Somes Sound, the only natural fjord on the east coast. Extensive granite stonework, including a patio, rock walls, granite steps and pathways, complement the dramatic changes in landscape from mountain to ocean. A fire pit (firewood provided)near the shore is just one more way to enjoy all this cottage has to offer. Located on the 'quiet side' of Mount Desert Island, the cottage is still within minutes of all that the island has to offer. Convenient to Echo Lake and many hiking/climbing trails of Acadia National Park.

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Becky Ashmore Lesko
Member since: 2002
Speaks: english
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Within a few hours
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Calendar last updated:
July 23, 2017

Guestbook comments from the owner

This review was posted on TripAdvisor on Oct 21, 2016 for a stay in Oct 2016

"Heavenly Days is a wonderful place to enjoy a Mount Desert Island vacation. The house is old but very well maintained. If you like the charm of antique furnishings and decor, real wood floors, huge windows and a wrap-around porch you'll love this house. Everything was very clean and comfortable. (Another reviewer mentioned spiders but we didn't see any. Or any other insects.) The best part is the view of Somes Sound from the porch and the little upstairs balcony. Spectacular! Dolphins, seals, loons and lobster boats…all the things you want to see when vacationing in Maine. There is a tree that is close enough to the porch that I was able to hang a little bird feeder and get the Chickadees and Red-breasted Nuthatches to come and eat from my hand. When it was too chilly to sit outside we enjoyed the comfy living room. The wi-fi worked well. The kitchen provided everything we needed to prepare meals there instead of eating out. If you choose to eat out this cottage is centrally located so you don't have to go far to find a restaurant. We found Heavenly Days to be the perfect spot for our Maine vacation and hope to return again someday."

(This review is the subjective opinion of a TripAdvisor member and not of TripAdvisor LLC.)
Oct 2016
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Hall Quarry Cottage Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • cottage
  • Guests provide their own meals
House Rules:
  • Max. occupancy: 6
  • children welcome
  • pets not allowed
  • non smoking only
Location Type:
  • Mountain View
  • Oceanfront ...
  • Adventure
  • Away From It All
  • Family
  • Romantic
  • Sports & Activities
  • Tourist Attractions
  • Basic Soaps
  • Broadband Access
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Firewood
  • Hair Dryer
  • Internet
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided ...
  • Living Room ...
  • Local Activities Guide
  • Local Restaurant Guide
  • Paper Towels
  • Parking
  • Parking Off Street
  • Parking for RV/Boat/Trailer ...
  • Telephone ...
  • Toilet Paper
  • Towels Provided ...
  • Washing Machine
  • Wireless Internet
  • Blender
  • Coffee Maker
  • Cooking Utensils
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Freezer
  • Kitchen
  • Lobster Pot
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove
  • Stove
  • Toaster
  • Child's Highchair
  • Dining Room
  • seating for 6 people
  • 1 Bathroom
  • Bathroom - toilet , shower
  • 3 Bedrooms, Sleeps 6
  • Bedroom - 1 king , Pack N' Play Available
    Bedroom - 1 double
    Bedroom - 1 double
  • CD Player
  • DVD Player
  • Games
  • Games for Kids
  • Radio
  • Satellite / Cable ...
  • Television
  • Video Library
  • Balcony ...
  • Deck / Patio ...
  • Outdoor Grill
  • Outdoor Grill Gas
  • Patio
  • Unscreened Porch / Veranda
  • wheelchair inaccessible
Pool / Spa:
  • Hot Tub ...
  • Outdoor Hot Tub
  • autumn foliage
  • bay/sound
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • forests
  • health/beauty spa
  • library
  • live theater
  • marina
  • museums
  • playground
  • restaurants
  • zoo
Leisure Activities:
  • antiquing
  • beachcombing
  • bird watching
  • boating
  • horseback riding
  • miniature golf
  • scenic drives
  • shopping
  • sight seeing
  • walking
  • whale watching
  • wildlife viewing
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • fitness center
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • deepsea fishing
  • fishing
  • freshwater fishing
  • golf
  • hiking
  • kayaking
  • mountain biking
  • mountain climbing
  • pier fishing
  • rock climbing
  • sailing
  • scuba diving or snorkeling
  • snorkeling/diving
  • sound/bay fishing
  • swimming
  • tennis
  • water skiing
Ocean frontage on Somes Sound Fire pit with gorgeous views of Somes Sound-fire wood provided! *For Families Traveling with Small Children, 'Heavenly Days' Cottage is equipped with a high chair and Pack N Play, so you can travel a bit lighter!


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average rating of 4.7083335 based on 35 reviews

Beautiful classic home with a stunning view.

  • 5 of 5

What a great home. The perfect place for an escape. The house has a lot charm with a good mix of older period pieces and all modern amenities you would expect. Location was great, just outside the park and close to Sommesville and Southwest harbor. So much to do but you will find yourself spending quiet time on the porch staring into the sound watching seals, dolphins and lobstermen hauling in their catch. Watch it all from the hot tub. We did.

Mt. Acadia and Echo Lake are right down the road for hiking and biking. Bar Harbor is a bit of a drive but you'll love coming home to this quiet charming property each evening.

  • Submitted: Jul 18, 2017
  • Stayed: Jul 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
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Enjoyed the waterfront view

  • 4 of 5

Loved the home! Wish we could have swam & used dock off Somes Sound! Beautiful view!

  • Submitted: Jul 1, 2017
  • Stayed: Jun 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Scranton PA

Expectations Exceeded

  • 5 of 5

The cottage and location was everything our family expected and more. Highly recommend this get-away and owner to everyone.

  • Submitted: Jun 24, 2017
  • Stayed: Jun 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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great views and very peaceful

  • 5 of 5

Very relaxing sitting by the firepit, millions of stars in the sky. Close to all hiking and scenic views.

  • Submitted: May 29, 2017
  • Stayed: May 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Minimal upkeep

  • 3 of 5

Spiders everywhere. But has nice view

  • Submitted: Oct 12, 2016
  • Stayed: Sep 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: We took swift action when we saw this review about spiders....nobody wants spiders in their rental!!! We immediately contacted our cleaners. They have not seen any spiders. We also checked with our guests currently staying at the spider sightings. Four groups have stayed at the cottage since these guests departed and none have reported spiders. In fact, we've been renting our cottage to approximately 20 families a year for the last 16 years and have NEVER had reports of spiders! We are confident that there are NOT "spiders everywhere". But we will be vigilant in our monitoring and address any future sightings immediately. And we are not sure what is meant by "minimal upkeep" either. We hope that people would not expect that a 100+ year old home would be in like-new condition, but guests can rest assured that we strive to keep the cottage in excellent condition. To be honest, we are perplexed by this review.
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Baton Rouge, Louisiana

Couldn't have picked a more perfect spot to spent a week!

  • 5 of 5

My husband and I spent a week at this wonderful cottage. Loved the antiques and cosy furnishings. We came to hike at Acadia and we were in a perfect location for that. Close to the park but on the quiet side of the island. It was so nice to come home each day to the peace and quiet and relax in the hot tub. The setting was very private. The view was perfect! Would highly recommend and hope to come back one day. Thanksfor sharing this wonderfully unique home.

  • Submitted: Sep 20, 2016
  • Stayed: Sep 2016
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Nearest Airport
50 Miles
Bangor International Airport
Nearest Barpub
5 Miles
Southwest Harbor, Maine
Nearest Golf
3.5 Miles
Causeway Club, Southwest Harbor 3.5miles
Nearest Restaurant
4 Miles
Southwest Harbor, Maine
Nearest Beach
2 Miles
Echo Lake-Acadia National Park
Car: necessary

Spend your days exploring Mount Desert Island's many villages including Bar Harbor and world-famous Acadia National Park. Opportunities for whale watching, boat rentals and charters, fishing, swimming, tennis, shopping, kayaking, hiking and many more are within minutes. Walk, drive or take Mt. Desert Island's new bus, the 'Island Explorer', available to the public free of charge! Destinations include just about anywhere you want to go on the island.

In the fall, enjoy Maine's spectacular foliage. From the porch, look across Somes Sound for breathtaking views of the mountains of Acadia

National Park. Or, hop in the car for a quick drive to the top of Cadillac Mountain for a bird's eye view of Bar Harbor and surrounding

villages. Come and enjoy!!

Other Activities: whale watches, kayak/bike rentals and tours


Rates & Availability

Hall Quarry Cottage Rental Rates

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Rate Period Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly Event
2017 Summer
Jul 15 2017 - Aug 18 2017
7 night minimum stay
$1000 OFF! (Was $3,850)
Aug 19 2017 - Aug 25 2017
7 night minimum stay
2017 Late Summer
Aug 26 2017 - Sep 8 2017
7 night minimum stay
2017 Late Summer/Fall
Sep 9 2017 - Oct 6 2017
7 night minimum stay
2017 Columbus Day Week
Oct 7 2017 - Oct 14 2017
7 night minimum stay
My Standard Rate
7 night minimum stay

Additional information about rental rates

Refundable damage deposit $350
Tax Rate 9.0%

*10% discount for booking more than one week! Plus additional discount offered to our returning guests!

**This is a weekly SATURDAY to SATURDAY rental. Less than a full week rental inquiry will be considered, typically only during off-peak season or if there is a last minute opening, and solely at the owner's discretion.

Rates and minimum stay subject to change until booking is confirmed.

Owner's Cancellation Policy

Please ask the owner or check their rental agreement when booking the property.
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