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3 Bedroom Beach Front House in Bass Harbor

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a peek at the view from bedroom porch

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Last updated: 08/22/2016
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  • Minimum stay:1-7 nights
  • Internet:Yes
  • Pets considered:Yes
  • Wheel chair accessible:N/A

Property description

Enjoy outstanding views of the working harbor and watch harbor seals swim directly in front of your balcony. You have an unrestricted view of a small island out in the middle of the harbor which is home to an amazing pair of eagles. They give nightly performances of catching fish for their dinner and sit most of the day on the branches of the tallest tree on the island.

This will be our third season and we are very proud of the place. You will find a modern, well-appointed kitchen with Corian counters and birch hardwood floors throughout. The dining room will seat 8 comfortably and the living room has stunning views through a 10 foot sliding glass door and window wall. There is a covered balcony downstairs with wicker furniture and a gas grill. We have installe oil fired base board heat and a brick wood burning fire place for 2012!

Upstairs you will find three separate bedrooms with queen beds, closets, and nice cherry furniture. The upstairs bath is complete with shower and jacuzzi bathtub. The master bedroom has amazing views of not only the entire harbor, but you will see the outer islands and a view second to none of the mountains of Acadia National park. A private covered balcony also has wicker furniture off the master bedroom.

My wife and I purchased this property in 1999. It was the home of Rich Brothers boat building. Over 150 wooden boats were built here over the years.The boat building is gone but the heritage remains in pictures and many stories from the old timers.We have a dock next door where we have a 2 person kayak and a small rowboat for your use. There are 3 excellent restaurants that you can walk, bike, or row to on the harbor. If you kayak to the head of the harbor and pass under the small bridge you will find your self in the marsh and small streams that go all the way to Western Mountain. This is all Park land; very quiet and usually deserted. Bring your fishing rod!!

We hope you will come stay with us in this very quiet neighborhood. We are on the 'Quietside' of the island where the pace is slower; the 'front side' where Bar Harbor's T-shirt shops and bustling town is a easy 15 minute drive. Bass Harbor, Southwest Harbor, Seal Harbor, Northeast Harbor, and other villages each have their own charm and unique finds.

Acadia National Park surrounds these towns and has myriad carriage paths for biking, trails for hiking, Sand Beach, Ocean Drive; you must see the sunrise from Cadillac Mountain, the first spot on the east coast to see the sun in the States!

Keywords: ocean front

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Property Type

  • House

Accommodation Type

  • Vacation Rental

Meals

  • Guests Provide Their Own Meals

Suitability

  • Non Smoking Only
  • Pets Considered

Bedrooms: 2 Bedrooms, Sleeps 6, Beds for 6

Bathrooms: 2 Bathrooms

Other Amenities

  • Amazing Views, Unique Location Situated in the Harbor Looking Out Towards Bass Harbor Head Light. Ferry Terminal to Swan's Island. Island Explorer (Free Bus Service Throughout Island and Acadia a Few Minutes Walk Away! Take Your Bikes on the Bus for Free! Acadia at Your Beck and Call!...moreless

Entertainment

  • CD Player
  • DVD Player
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Stereo

Attractions

  • Cinemas
  • Live Theater
  • Museums
  • Restaurants
  • Theme Parks
  • Zoo

Leisure Activities

  • Antiquing
  • Boating
  • Horseback Riding
  • Miniature Golf
  • Shelling
  • Shopping
  • Sight Seeing
  • Wildlife Viewing

Location Type

  • Mountain View:

    See the Mountains of Acadia National Park from Master Bedroom and Porches. Panoramic View of the Mountains, Ocean, Harbor....moreless

  • Oceanfront:

    Deepwater Dockspace and Mooring Available for Your Sail or Power Boat at Going Rates (Call for More Info). Two Person Kayak and Small Rowboat on the Dock for Exploring the Inner Harbor. Further up the Harbor is a small bridge allowing you to enter Bass Harbor Marsh at the Base of Western Mountain. Excellent Birding and Kayaking....moreless

Sports & Adventure Activities

  • Cycling
  • Fishing
  • Golf
  • Hiking
  • Kayaking
  • Mountain Biking
  • Rock Climbing
  • Sailing
  • Swimming
  • Tennis

Dining

  • Dining Area

General

  • Broadband Access
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Free Long Distance
  • Linens Provided
  • Parking Off Street
  • Parking For RV/Boat/Trailer
  • Telephone
  • Washing Machine
  • Wireless Internet
  • Wood Fireplace:

    new for 2012 we have built a beautiful brick fire place in the libary with glass doors...moreless

Kitchen

  • Cooking Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Ice Maker
  • Kitchen:

    Beautiful New Cooks Kitchen; Spacious, Open, Functional!!!...moreless

  • Microwave
  • Refrigerator

Outside

  • Balcony:

    (2) Huge Private Porch with Near Panoramic Views Off of Master Bedroom. Wicker Furniture....moreless

  • Deck / Patio:

    (2) Comfy Large Porch Off of Living Area Directly Over Water with Spectacular Views. Grill and Sitting Area with Wicker Furniture. You Can't Beat This!!!!!!!...moreless

  • Outdoor Grill

Pool / Spa

  • Jetted Tub
 

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Rental basis: Per property
Dates Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly * Event
July/August
Jul 30 - Sep 2, 2016
7 night min stay

$2,400
September/October
Sep 3 - Oct 31, 2016
7 night min stay

$1,800

Additional information about rental rates

Fees:

  • Refundable Damage Deposit $400
  • Tax Rate 8%

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Last updated: 08/22/2016
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Location

Acadia National Park and All the Unspoiled Natural Beauty of Mount Desert Island; Surrounding Islands Served by State Ferry Service and Mailboat.

 

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VRBO #230906

This listing was first published here in 2009.

Date last modified - Monday, August 22, 2016

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  • Bedrooms
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  • Bathrooms
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  • Calendar last updated 08/22/2016

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3 Bedroom Beach Front House in Bass Harbor

Bernard, Tremont, ME, USA #230906

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