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The historic property maintains its original colors from the 1840s.

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Last updated: 07/15/2016

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  • Minimum stay:5 nights
  • Internet:No
  • Pets considered:No
  • Wheel chair accessible:N/A

Property description

Original Somes House & Barn built Circa 1850 & restored 2002 by great-grandaughter (4th) of Abraham Somes, founder of Somesville. Within walking distance is Somes Sound, Somes Pond (swimming hole quite popular), Long Pond (kayaking, canoeing, swimming), & theatre (live performances). 20 minutes to Bar Harbor, Bass Harbor, Northeast Harbor & 5 miles from Southwest Harbor. Lots of biking, hiking, & beautiful spots to see all surround this warm, charming, family home. Previous renters tell of the strong feeling of love that overcomes them at the top of the stairs & throughout the cottage. The screen shed (attached to barn) is furnished with even a small refrigerator. The flower gardens offer quiet pleasure as well.

Front entry leads to cozy kitchen w/counter seating for two. Formal dining room w/table that seats six comfortably. Living room furnished w/thoughtful mix of antiques and new pieces, both comfortable and inviting. Floors and wall are a mix of old and new, too, helping to update this historic home while maintaining its charm and character.

Keywords: Single Family Home

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Property Type

  • House

Accommodation Type

  • Vacation Rental

Meals

  • Guests Provide Their Own Meals

Suitability

  • Long-Term Renters Welcome
  • Non Smoking Only:

    front porch & anywhere outside OK...moreless

  • Pets Not Allowed

Bedrooms: 2 Bedrooms, Sleeps 4, Beds for 4

Bathrooms: 1 Bathroom

Other Amenities

  • Rannai Heater, Screen Shed for relaxing, barn, flower gardens, front porch, original Somes house owned by last direct descendant or Abraham Somes Founder of Somesville.....Acadia National Park all around ud....moreless

Entertainment

  • Books
  • CD Player
  • DVD Player
  • Games
  • Music Library
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Stereo
  • Video Library

Theme

  • Adventure
  • Away From It All
  • Family
  • Historic
  • Romantic
  • Sports & Activities
  • Tourist Attractions

Attractions

  • Botanical Garden
  • Churches
  • Cinemas
  • Festivals
  • Health/Beauty Spa
  • Library
  • Live Theater
  • Marina
  • Museums
  • Recreation Center
  • Restaurants
  • Theme Parks
  • Water Parks
  • Winery Tours
  • Zoo

Local Services & Businesses

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

Leisure Activities

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

Location Type

  • Mountain View

Sports & Adventure Activities

  • Cross Country Skiing
  • Cycling
  • Deepsea Fishing
  • Fishing
  • Fly Fishing
  • Freshwater Fishing
  • Golf
  • Golf Privileges Optional
  • Hiking
  • Ice Skating
  • Jet Skiing
  • Kayaking
  • Mountain Biking
  • Mountain Climbing
  • Mountaineering
  • Parasailing
  • Pier Fishing
  • Rafting
  • Rock Climbing
  • Roller Blading
  • Sailing
  • Scuba Diving Or Snorkeling
  • Skiing
  • Snorkeling
  • Snorkeling/Diving
  • Snowboarding
  • Snowmobiling
  • Sound/Bay Fishing
  • Surfing
  • Swimming
  • Water Skiing
  • Wind-Surfing

Dining

  • Dining
  • Dining Room
  • Seating for 6 people

General

  • Air Conditioning:

    ceiling and window fans only...moreless

  • Clothes Dryer
  • Garage:

    Barn. No "garage"...moreless

  • Heating
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room
  • Parking
  • Parking Off Street
  • Parking For RV/Boat/Trailer
  • Telephone
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine

Kitchen

  • Coffee Maker
  • Cooking Utensils
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Kitchen
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Pantry Items
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove
  • Toaster

Outside

  • Deck / Patio:

    small front porch and a screened in room. No "deck' or "patio'...moreless

  • Gazebo:

    it's a screened in shed on the side of the barn with seating, a refer, radio, picnic table & benches....moreless

  • Lawn / Garden:

    a few flower gardens along with window boxes on cottage...moreless

  • Outdoor Grill
 

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5 night min stay
$160
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  • Taxes Not included

Owner's cancellation policy:

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Photos

  • The historic property maintains its original colors from the 1840s.

    The historic property maintains its original colors from the 1840s.

  • The living room overlooks the front yard and gardens.

    The living room overlooks the front yard and gardens.

  • Front bedroom has double bed, original antique lighting and armoire.

    Front bedroom has double bed, original antique lighting and armoire.

  • Bbq in front of the oldest standing barn in Somesville w/attached screen shed.

    Bbq in front of the oldest standing barn in Somesville w/attached screen shed.

  • One of several gardens on the property

    One of several gardens on the property

  • Newly renovated kitchen has all modern amentities surrounding an antique sink.

    Newly renovated kitchen has all modern amentities surrounding an antique sink.

  • Back bedroom offers twin beds, antique lighting and armoire.

    Back bedroom offers twin beds, antique lighting and armoire.

VRBO #193618

This listing was first published here in 2008.

Date last modified - Thursday, September 22, 2016

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  • Bedrooms
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  • Bathrooms
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  • Property type
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  • Calendar last updated 07/15/2016

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