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Executive Waterfront Home near Acadia - 2018 now available

Sleeps10
Bedrooms 4
Bathrooms4
Space 3,500 sq. ft.
Property type house
Minimum Stay 2 - 7 nights

Overview

About the property

4 bedrooms, 1 den, 4 baths, sleeps 10

'Austin’s Point' is a large 3500 sq ft home located on 5 private acres with 300' of waterfront along the Union River in Ellsworth. Cathedral wood ceilings with large windows give great views up and down the river from every window. A deck with a hammock and a grill allow viewing of bald eagles, osprey, and seals. Fish from the back yard, or bring your boat/kayak/canoe along for easy access to the Union River Bay and ocean beyond. Inside are 4 bedrooms, 1 den, and 4 bathrooms, sleeps 10 people; 2 of the bedrooms in a self contained attached apartment with complete kitchen. A high quality pool table is in the home. Board games and a full Cedarworks playground set are available for kids. 25 minutes to Bar Harbor, Acadia, and Blue Hill, and 40 minutes to Schoodic Peninsula.

Sleeping arrangements include high quality mattresses:

1 king, 3 queens, 1 futon couch full.

House has lots of space:

2 living rooms, 2 dining rooms, 2 kitchens for everyone to have their private space.

Please NO sales solicitations. Rental inquires welcome.

More Details

Owner
Jon Fanburg
Member since: 2009
Premier Partner

This VRBO partner has demonstrated and is committed to fast response times, the best rates, and a great traveler experience.

Speaks: english
Response time:
Within 12 hours
Response rate:
90%
Calendar last updated:
November 22, 2017

About Jon Fanburg

We lived in this beautiful home for 10 years before moving to Portland, Maine because of our jobs. I won't sell the home because I LOVE the home and location. We have shared the home with over 100 happy renters over the last seven years - just check out the great reviews.

Jon Fanburg purchased this house in 1998

Why Jon Fanburg chose Ellsworth

True tranquility made us buy this house. Large rooms with high ceilings and big windows make you feel like you are part of nature. At night, you can see the stars from you bed. An added perk is being only 20 minutes from the hiking of Acadia National Park. But you don't even need to travel that far, as seals, osprey, and bald eagles hang out along the river's edge out back of the house.

What makes this house unique

LOBSTER - I LOVE IT. I use to park my boat out back and go check the traps each morning. For those without a boat, you can buy it fresh within 10 minutes of the house (both cooked or live).

Guestbook comments from the owner

Your home is truly a gem! We had the most wonderful time. We vacation in various places throughout the U.S. and rent homes in each site, but your home is truly one of the top choices.
Aug 2013
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Map

Nearest Airport
2 Miles
Bar Harbor Airport (BHB) (in Trenton)
Nearest Golf
4 Miles
Trenton Golf Course
Nearest Restaurant
2 Miles
multiple
Nearest Beach
6 Miles
Newberry Neck
Car: recommended

Acadia National Park - most visited park in the US.

Blue Hill Penninsula

Schoodic Pennisula

Lobster - lots of it !!!!

Amenities

Ellsworth House Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • house
Meals:
  • Guests provide their own meals
Housekeeping:
  • Housekeeper Optional
Floor Area:
  • 3500 sq. ft.
House Rules:
  • Check-in: 3:00 PM
  • /
  • Check-out: 10:00 AM
  • Max. occupancy: 10
  • Parties/events not allowed
  • Pets not allowed
  • Non smoking only ...
Location Type:
  • Near The Ocean
  • Oceanfront ...
  • Waterfront
  • Waterfront
Theme:
  • Adventure
  • Away From It All
  • Family
  • Romantic
  • Sports & Activities
General:
  • Activities Guide
  • Alarm Clock
  • Basic Soaps
  • Broadband Access
  • Ceiling Fans
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating
  • Internet
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Area
  • Living Room
  • Local Maps
  • Local Restaurant Guide
  • Parking
  • Study Room
  • Towels Provided
  • Vacuum System
  • Washing Machine
  • Wireless Internet
Kitchen:
  • Blender
  • Catering Available
  • Coffee Maker
  • Cooking Utensils
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Freezer
  • Grill
  • Kitchen
  • Lobster Pot
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Pantry Items
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove
  • Toaster
Dining:
  • Dining ...
  • Dining Area
Bathrooms:
  • 4 Bathrooms
  • Bathroom 1 -
    Bathroom 2 -
    Bathroom 3 -
    Bathroom 4 -
Bedrooms:
  • 4 Bedrooms, Sleeps 10
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 king
    Bedroom 2 - 1 queen
    Bedroom 3 - 1 queen
    Bedroom 4 - 1 queen
    Bedroom 5 - Full Size Futton Couch - Den
  • 1 Crib: Pack-and-play available with prior request.
Entertainment:
  • Audio Tape Player
  • Books
  • CD Player
  • DVD Player
  • Game Room
  • Games
  • Games for Kids
  • Pool Table ...
  • Radio
  • Stereo
  • Television
Outside:
  • Barbecue
  • Child's Swing
  • Deck / Patio
  • Golf ...
  • Kayak / Canoe ...
  • Lawn / Garden
  • Outdoor Entertainment Area
  • Outdoor Grill
  • Outdoor Grill Gas
  • Patio
  • Porch / Veranda
  • Tennis ...
  • Wood Deck
Attractions:
  • autumn foliage
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • health/beauty spa
  • library
  • live theater
  • marina
  • museums
  • playground
  • recreation center
  • restaurants
  • theme parks
  • water parks
  • winery tours
  • zoo
Leisure Activities:
  • antiquing
  • bird watching
  • boating
  • gambling casinos
  • horseback riding
  • miniature golf
  • outlet shopping
  • scenic drives
  • shelling
  • shopping
  • sight seeing
  • sledding
  • walking
  • whale watching
  • wildlife viewing
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • Babysitter
  • fitness center
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • laundromat
  • massage therapist
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • basketball court
  • cross country skiing
  • cycling
  • deepsea fishing
  • fishing
  • fly fishing
  • freshwater fishing
  • golf
  • hiking
  • hunting
  • kayaking
  • mountain biking
  • mountain climbing
  • pier fishing
  • rock climbing
  • sailing
  • scuba diving or snorkeling
  • snorkeling
  • snorkeling/diving
  • snowmobiling
  • sound/bay fishing
  • swimming
  • tennis
  • wind-surfing
Notes:
Other Amenities: Able to launch small boat from property edge. For larger boats, town docks have dock space for rent (2 miles away). Kayak/canoe rentals available in area (with delivery). Other Activities: Acadia National Park - most visited park in the US.

Reviews

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Executive Waterfront Home near Acadia - 2018 now available
average rating of 4.878788 based on 35 reviews
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Beautiful property with great location

  • 5 of 5

This home was perfect for our Maine adventure. It is a great location to visit Bar Harbor and Acadia National Park. It was vey spacious and worked well for 4 couples. Only regret, wish we had planned to stay longer at this location. It was so peaceful and the weather was great.

  • Submitted: Oct 17, 2017
  • Stayed: October 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Great spot!!

  • 5 of 5

The house was perfect for our party of 7. Nestled in the woods on a beautiful river but close enough to Acadia and the town of Ellsworth.

We found the house clean and well equipped with all the comforts of home and a nice lay out for a large group. Owner was very responsive with questions and our needs. Hope to return as we loved exploring Acadia and Bar Harbor.

  • Submitted: Oct 4, 2017
  • Stayed: September 2017
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Very beautiful area...very nice house.

  • 4 of 5

Overall the house is very nice. The only inconvenience for our family was the apartment room not having a separate bathroom. With our family being all adults it was awkward to have to go to the bathroom in the adjoining bedroom especially during the night. The area is beautiful.

  • Submitted: Oct 1, 2017
  • Stayed: September 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: This home is big - 5 separate sleeping areas, accommodates 10 people, and 4 full bathrooms. Despite that, as your group gets more than 3 couples, there will be some sharing of pathways around the house. Be sure to bring the company that you want to spend your vacation with. Hotel rooms will pair a single room with a single bathroom, but we offer much better value, views, space, and quality which it make it worth the small inconveniences. Happy to supply a floor map of the home if it helps with group planning. Just ask.
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5

great big house

  • 5 of 5

we had a family reunion for 7 seniors and were very comfortable. lots of stuff for kids too!

  • Submitted: Sep 16, 2017
  • Stayed: September 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Comfortable home for larger groups

  • 5 of 5

Your home was perfect for our two families. We were very comfortable with lots of room to spread out and enjoy the beautiful views of the river. The home had everything we needed. The kids enjoyed exploring the property by the river. We cooked lobster one night. We kayaked right outside our front door. We packed picnic lunches everyday for our day trips. We even saw a couple of seals swim by. We drove into Acadia every day which was about a 25 minute drive each way. There was no traffic and the weather was amazing. We hiked, biked, shopped, canoed, swam, and made it up to Cadillac mountain for a sunset. Your guest tips and recommendations were very helpful. Thank you for making our stay perfect!

  • Submitted: Aug 7, 2017
  • Stayed: July 2017
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Amazing view from the deck!

  • 5 of 5

We had 8 in our group, for a "family reunion". We had a wonderful stay in this home. Peaceful, serene. We saw a few wild turkey's pass through the backyard and a couple of harbor seals in the river behind the home. The kayak on the property was a lot of fun for the energetic members of our family!

  • Submitted: Jun 25, 2017
  • Stayed: June 2017
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Rates & Availability

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Taxes and fees are additional

Additional information about rental rates

Cleaning/Booking Fee $150 + Tax
Property Damage Protection $59
Tax Rate 9.0%

Please note that in the summer we prefer turn over day on SUNDAYS where possible with one week stays. Exceptions can be made more easily in the spring and fall months.
For persons over 6 people, there is an added charge of $25/person/night. This accounts for added stress to home, well, and septic.

Owner's Cancellation Policy

  • Canceled bookings will not receive a refund

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