Janie' Haven: Pristine Log Home in Acadia with Ocean Access(8 Reviews)
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- Minimum stay:1-14 nights
- Property type:Cabin
- Pets considered:Yes
- Wheel chair accessible:No
About the Property
3 bedrooms with loft, 3 full baths, one with jacuzzi, sleeps 6 - 8 max
Our home is particularly well-placed for children. It is at the end of a dead-end street, with only one other cabin sharing the driveway, which is occupied by the owner's parents. The milky way is visible on clear nights, and the meadow is well-lit with hundreds of fireflies, especially in June. The stairs to the beach are shared with the other cabin, and the beach is very private. At high tide there is swimming, and at low tide children can go clamming or explore the coastline. Our location provides easy access to Acadia Park, with regular children's programming, or register children for the Summer Festival of the Arts in Southwest Harbor in July, or Schoodic Arts for All in Winter Harbor in August.
Leaf season is my favorite time to relax in Acadia. The deck overlooks Western Bay, and fall has the most spectacular sunsets of the year. The view of the ocean also showcases a huge maple that turns brilliant red. The days are warm, but the nights are cold, and we curl up in front of the woodstove at the end of a day hiking in the Park. With a luxury king mattress in the master bedroom, Janie's Haven becomes an ideal refuge for couples who just need to get away from it all after the summer crush has come and gone, and the winter rates make vacationing easier for couples. In the winter, Acadia is a haven for cross-country skiers and snowshoers, with over 55 miles of carriage trails to explore. Steal away for a week of peace as the snow falls over the ocean.
We are always listening to feedback from visitors to try to make our cabin more comfortable. Over the years we've added room-darkening curtains in the basement bedroom, a large sofa for the living room, new deck furniture and a new gas grill, a king bed in the downstairs bedroom, a 42 inch LCD TV, and a mowed fenced-in lawn and woodland play area for children and dogs. Have any amenities you'd like to see at Janie's Haven for 2017? We'd love to hear about it - check us out on Facebook and make suggestions!
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Member since: 2009
- 2000 sq. ft.
- Max. occupancy 8
Please be advised that the deck is quite high, and the great room has a loft. Use of the property is at your own risk. We can provide a pack and play as well as a high chair for younger children. Please let us know when making the reservation if either will be needed....moreless
Non Smoking Only:
There is no smoking permitted at Janie's Haven, whether inside or outside. Evidence of smoking (such as odor or odor-masking products or cigarette butts left on the grounds) will result in the loss of your security deposit. Please do not smoke at our home....moreless
We allow dogs at Janie's Haven, but due to past damage to the woodwork we do require that dogs be crated when left alone. We provide one large varikennel for your convenience. Our pet fee is $50 per week per animal to cover the extra cleaning costs. We donate yearly to the Hancock County SPCA and hope you will consider doing the same....moreless
- Vacation Rental
- Guests Provide Their Own Meals
- Wheelchair Inaccessible
Bedrooms: 3 Bedrooms, Sleeps 8
- The master bedroom is very large, with vaulted ceilings, a new luxury king size mattress, and a walk-in closet. The en-suite bathroom contains a one-person Jacuzzi tub and granite counters, and a second (lockable) door also allows access to the master bath from the loft area. The loft area has two foam mattresses that can be set up as two twins or one king if needed (please indicate in reservation). Downstairs, the guest bedroom also boasts a walk-in closet, with a king mattress and full bath with an en-suite door as well as a lockable door to the rest of the first floor. The daylight basement bedroom is fully finished, with laundry, a full bath, hardwood floors, French doors and large windows facing the ocean. With two twin beds (or a double futon), a private bathroom, and a lounge area, the basement is a perfect rec room for children while parents relax upstairs....moreless
Bathrooms: 3 Bathrooms
- Audio Tape Player
- CD Player
- DVD Player
- Satellite / Cable
- Away From It All
- Autumn Foliage
- Live Theater
- Recreation Center
- Theme Parks
- Water Parks
Local Services & Businesses
- Medical Services
- Bird Watching
- Eco Tourism
- Scenic Drives
- Sight Seeing
- Whale Watching
We are 900 feet from a semi-private pebble beach on Goose Cove, a tidal basin that contains Alley Island, part of the Park, and clam flats. We share access one other cabin, via rather steep stairs. ...moreless
- Ocean View:
Trenton is the first town mainland from Mount Desert Island. Our road dead ends with Janie's Haven and one other cabin, with woods on one side and ocean on the other. 15 min to Ellsworth, 20 to BHB....moreless
Sports & Adventure Activities
- Deepsea Fishing
- Freshwater Fishing
- Mountain Biking
- Mountain Climbing
- Sound/Bay Fishing
- Child's Highchair
- Dining Area
- Seating for 6 people
- Ceiling Fans
- Clothes Dryer
- Hair Dryer
- Iron & Board
- Laundry Soap
- Linens Provided
- Living Room
- Local Activities Guide
- Local Maps
- Parking Off Street
- Toilet Paper
- Towels Provided
- Washing Machine
- Wireless Internet
- Wood Stove
- Coffee Maker:
- Cooking Utensils
- Dishes & Utensils
The kitchen has granite counters and a gas range. We supply ceramic cookware that is dishwasher safe and calphalon that is not. The kitchen is also stocked with basic non-perishable supplies....moreless
- Lobster Pot
- Pantry Items
- Walkway To Water
- Wood Deck
Pool / Spa
|Dates||Nightly||Weekend Night||Weekly||Monthly *||Event|
Jun 3 - Sep 2, 2017
14 night min stay
Sep 3 - Oct 1, 2017
7 night min stay
Additional information about rental rates
- Pet Fee $50
- Refundable Damage Deposit $500
- Tax Rate 9%
Directions to the cabin are sent one week after final payment is received. Security deposit of $500 is returned within one month of departure, usually earlier.
Check-in is Saturday at 4 PM, and check-out is the following Saturday at 11 AM to allow for a thorough cleaning between guests.
The pet fee is per dog per week. Sorry, no cats allowed.
Owner's cancellation policy:
Policy available by contacting owner when booking
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Acadia National Park on Mount Desert Island abounds with recreational possibilities. Acadia has over 55 miles of carriage trails for biking, walking, cross-country skiing (we are available for winter rentals as well!), horseback riding (in some areas), and plenty of hiking trails throughout the mountains and lakes. Drive to Sand Beach and go swimming, or tour up Cadillac Mountain for incredible views. Acadia also has summer programming for birders or families with children. Sea kayaking is popular for all ages, or go on a whale watch or nature cruise. Bar Harbor itself is bustling in the summer, with excellent restaurants, a pizza movie theater, mini golf and other tourist attractions. On the 'quiet side' of the island, Acadia Repertory Theater provides more sophisticated entertainment, or enroll children in Southwest Harbor's Summer Festival of the Arts. Schoodic Peninsula's crashing waves are an easy day trip away, with Schoodic Arts for All providing summer entertainment.
Year Purchased: 2000
About the owner: Hi, I'm Cristina. Not a native Mainer, I moved here as soon as I graduated college in 1998. I built Janie's Haven in 2000 and lived here for six years. I now live in Freeport with my husband (a Maine boy) and two lovely daughters. We come up to Acadia every chance we get!
Why the Owner Chose Trenton, ME, USA:
Growing up in Massachusetts, I lived next door to an elderly woman who told me stories about her childhood in Maine. As soon as I graduated college, I moved to Acadia, arguably the most beautiful place in Maine, based on the love her stories engendered in me. I named my first daughter after her, and I am forever grateful to her for leading me on this beautiful path. I hope that others find their joy and peace here as well.
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View of the deck from the meadow below
View of Mount Desert Island from the top of our beach stairs.
Deck with new deck furniture - watch the wildlife from above.
Well-stocked kitchen with granite counters and gas stove
Great room with cathedral ceilings and wood stove.
Loft: foam mattresses can be set up here as 1 or 2 twins or as 1 king
Master bedroom with luxury king mattress, walk-in closet, and one-person jacuzzi
First floor bedroom - walk-in closet on left and bathroom entrance on right.
Daylight basement bedroom with two twins and lounge area: perfect for children!
Our yard in June - fog and Maine lupines.
Western Bay in the winter: complete peace.
Janie at her Haven - for more photos, look for us on Facebook!
Our beach with stairs: shared with one other cabin
Janie's Haven: one mile from the Bridge to Mount Desert Island
View from the deck: stairs to the sea are just past the cabin.
Dining room open to great room and french doors to deck with gas grill.
Great room with new flatscreen TV and DVD player.
Looking up at the loft from the living room.
First floor bedroom with king bed, walk-in closet, and en-suite full bath.
Downstairs bathroom: all bedrooms have a private entrance to a full bath.
Daylight basement lounge area: French doors lead out into the meadow.
January sunset after a beautiful day of cross-country skiing
A morning visitor assesses the progress of our apple orchard!
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