Ripples Cottage, Centrally Located in the Heart of Mount Desert Island(9 Reviews)
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- Minimum stay:7 nights
- Property type:Cottage
- Pets considered:No
- Wheel chair accessible:N/A
About the Property
3 bedrooms, 2 full bathrooms, great room, sleeps 7-8, washer/dryer
Ripples Cottage is a newly renovated bright and sunny 3 bedroom home within walking distance to the ever popular Long Pond. This beautifully refurbished cottage has all new appliances, as well as new carpet in the 20' x 24' master bedroom. The rooms are very private and each have a different feel; tucked in with a view to the meadow or open and sunny with views to the garden. The great room is a perfect place for family gatherings after a long day of playing in Acadia National Park. Come enjoy a quintessential Maine experience and stay in an ultra quiet haven close to all Mount Desert Island has to offer. New amenities at rates that have been held the same for years!!
Amenities: A washing machine and dryer are available for use, as is a dishwasher and all kitchen needs. Kids games and puzzles are also available. Enjoy an afternoon beverage on the screened porch or a long hot soak in our claw foot tub after a day of hiking in Acadia.
Bathrooms: New TOTO toilets in both bathrooms installed.
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Member since: 2008
- 1600 sq. ft.
- Max. occupancy 8
- Children Welcome
- Vacation Rental
- Guests Provide Their Own Meals
- Low Allergen Environment
- Suitable For Elderly Or Infirm
Bedrooms: 3 Bedrooms, Sleeps 8
- Bedroom 1 is a large studio with en suite bath and private entrance. It is spacious, measuring 20' x 24' with a king size bed and full bath. Views to the garden from this room. Bedroom 2, "The Queen's Room" holds a queen size bed and has four windows overlooking the garden. Bedroom 3 is ideal for children, parents or friends with two twin beds and cozy cottage feel. Closets are available for luggage storage. The great room includes the kitchen/dining area and living space. The futon can be used for additional sleeping space. The house is one level, making it easy access for all. Newly refurbished, brand new beds, furniture, and linens....moreless
Bathrooms: 2 Bathrooms
- New appliances and carpet in master suite installed.
- Books For Kids
- CD Player
- DVD Player
- Satellite / Cable
- Tourist Attractions
- Autumn Foliage
- Coin Laundry
- Live Theater
Local Services & Businesses
- Massage Therapist
- Medical Services
- Bird Watching
- Horseback Riding
- Miniature Golf
- Scenic Drives
- Sight Seeing
- Whale Watching
- Wildlife Viewing
- Near The Ocean
Sports & Adventure Activities
- Cross Country Skiing
- Golf Privileges Optional
- Mountain Biking
- Mountain Climbing
- Rock Climbing
- Scuba Diving Or Snorkeling
- Surf Fishing
- Water Skiing
- Air Conditioning
- Alarm Clock
- Basic Soaps
- Broadband Access
- Clothes Dryer
- Hair Dryer
- Iron & Board
- Laundry Soap
- Linens Provided:
- Living Room:
- Local Maps
- Local Restaurant Guide
- Macintosh Computer
- Mobile Phone
- Coffee Maker
- Cooking Utensils
- Dishes & Utensils
|Dates||Nightly||Weekend Night||Weekly||Monthly *||Event|
Spring - Early Summer
May 20 - Jun 17, 2017
7 night min stay
Jun 18 - Jun 30, 2017
7 night min stay
Peak Summer in Acadia!!
Jul 1 - Sep 1, 2017
7 night min stay
My Standard Rate
7 night min stay
Additional information about rental rates
- Tax Rate 9%
Rates are subject to change until booking is confirmed.
Owner's cancellation policy:
100% refund if canceled at least 30 days before arrival date.
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Somesville is centrally located on Mount Desert Island with neighboring towns being an equal distance away - about 10-15 minutes from Ripples Cottage. Acadia National Park encompasses much of the Island and is the home to vacationers from all over the world. Ripples Cottage is close to Acadia's network of carriage roads and nearby lakes and ocean. One can walk from Ripples Cottage to Long Pond, which offers swimming, fishing, canoe & kayak rentals. If a hike is in the daily agenda Beech Mtn. is just 2 miles from the cottage. The Island Explorer free bus system can be picked up just 1 1/2 miles away. This pristine location is perfect for those who are looking for a quiet area that is centrally located to beaches, mountains, restaurants, museums and theaters.
Other Activities: kayaking and canoeing
Year Purchased: 2000
About the owner: I moved to Maine 22 years ago, thinking it may be a temporary stay. I never left. Nature is one of the most important things to me and Acadia offers more than I can possibly keep up with in my spare time. In the middle of summer I still am able to hike without seeing another soul, go for a bike ride any time of day, kayak in any number of lakes or coves, and swim at the end of a long day. As a landscape designer I see the beauty of nature and capture that in my work. And for those days when I just want to get away, I find solace in the fact that I can walk out my back door and step into Acadia National Park.
Why the Owner Chose Mount Desert, ME, USA:
My office was located on Mount Desert Island for nearly 9 years. The structure that housed it was previously a seasonal rental and it begged to become 'one' again. I completely renovated the interior a few years ago, I moved my office to a neighboring town, and Ripples Cottage was reborn. Since then each off season I do more improvements to make your stay more enjoyable each summer.
The Unique Benefits at this Cottage:
Ripples Cottage is located on a quiet side street with little traffic. One of the things my family and I love about staying there is the solitude of the space. Being set back from the road even when cars do pass by, we feel protected. We also love the meadow behind the house and woods edge that forms the perimeter of the property. It is a true home away from home feeling for us when we have the luxury of staying in our own rental.
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Great room -sitting area
Master bedroom suite with private bath
Master bedroom suite 20' x 24'
Queen's room - overlooks rose garden
One of two full baths, this one has claw foot tub!
Duck Brook Bridge
Sitting area in great room
Kitchen and dining area
Master bedroom suite sitting area
Twin room with extra long low profile beds
Blueberry fields in September
This listing was first published here in 2008.
Date last modified - Wednesday, May 24, 2017
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