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Oceanfront-with Dock+ 3 Kayaks+Dingy on Somes Sound Abuts Acadia Park

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View from FJORD HOME looking east across Somes Sound.

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Last updated: 10/20/2016

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  • Minimum stay:7 nights
  • Sleeps:10
  • Bedrooms:7
  • Bathrooms:4
  • Property type:House
  • Internet:Yes
  • Pets considered:No
  • Wheel chair accessible:N/A

About the Property

House, 7 Bedrooms + Den, 4 Baths, (Sleeps 10)

Secluded oceanfront retreat for up to 10 people/large family etc. Surrounded by 32 acres of Maine woods, all the amenities provided for the active vacationer [kayaking, strenuous hikes, swimming, mountain biking on 53 miles of carriage trails in Acadia Park] or for chilling out on one of several decks and porches or walks in the woods on nearby trails from the property, shopping in Blue Hill ,Ellsworth or Bar Harbor, relaxing in laid back Southwest Harbor where you can buy lobster directly from the lobster boats, bring them home and steam them in the provided steamer on the back porch! Go to one of the many farmers markets in the area as well.
Fish and harvest mussels from your own private dock.

Full gourmet kitchen with Sub-Zero frig and new local granite countertops. Woodburning stove for those chilly nights. See deer, fox, raccoon, porcupine, etc. on property. Spectacular ocean and mountain views from every room! Basement play/rec room for the kids.

Keywords: Spacious, COMFORTABLE, Waterfront vacation Home with large floating dock on Some Sound.

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Owner

Member since: 2010

Speaks: english
Response time: Within 24 hours
Response Rate: 100%
Calendar last updated: 10/20/2016

Property Type

  • House
  • 4800 sq. ft.

Accommodation Type

  • Vacation Rental

Meals

  • Guests Provide Their Own Meals

Suitability

  • Long-Term Renters Welcome
  • Children Welcome:

    no through traffic anywhere near property...moreless

  • Non Smoking Only
  • Pets Not Allowed

Bedrooms: 7 Bedrooms, Sleeps 10, Beds for 10

  • Den

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  • Bedroom 1: 1 king

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  • Bedroom 2: 1 king

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  • Bedroom 3: 1 queen

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  • Bedroom 5: 1 queen

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  • Bedroom 6: 2 bunk bed

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  • Bedroom 7: 2 twin/ single

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  • Bedroom 4: 1 queen

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  • King size beds (2), Queen size Beds (3), Double Beds (1), Twin or Single Beds (2), Child Beds (1) Pack-n-Play bed provided for infants, Baby Cribs (1) Pack n' play, Sleep Sofa or Futons (1) ground floor has a 'sofa-bed' in family room area. There is also a second 'family room' with large screen tv on the main floor, Bunk Beds (2)...moreless

Bathrooms: 4 Bathrooms

Other Amenities

  • newly created walking paths from property created by Maine Coastal Heritage Land Trust. All bathrooms recently upgraded with new granite counter tops, vessel sinks and fixtures...moreless

Entertainment

  • CD Player
  • DVD Player
  • Music Library:

    Bose CD player , I-Pod player and AM/FM tuner provided...moreless

  • Satellite / Cable:

    (3) DIRECT TV with premium and East & West coast local TV stations...moreless

  • Stereo
  • Television
  • VCR
  • Video Library

Theme

  • Away From It All
  • Family

Attractions

  • Churches
  • Cinemas
  • Library
  • Live Theater
  • Marina
  • Restaurants

Local Services & Businesses

  • ATM/Bank
  • Groceries
  • Hospital
  • Massage Therapist
  • Medical Services

Leisure Activities

  • Antiquing
  • Bird Watching
  • Boating
  • Horseback Riding
  • Miniature Golf
  • Scenic Drives
  • Sight Seeing
  • Walking
  • Whale Watching
  • Wildlife Viewing

Location Type

  • Downtown:

    Southwest Harbor is three miles south of us on rte 102...moreless

  • Mountain View:

    Property is located at the base of the north slope of Acadia Mountain and abuts the Acadia National Park boundary line to the south. Mountain views to the east across Somes Sound....moreless

  • Near The Ocean
  • Ocean View
  • Oceanfront:

    can harvest mussels in your back yard at low tide! See the sunrise over the mountains to the east every morning. See lobster boats,Loons,seals,eagles,deer,fox all from your deck overlooking the water....moreless

  • Water View:

    See 'oceanfront'...moreless

Sports & Adventure Activities

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

Dining

  • Dining Area

General

  • Air Conditioning:

    AC unit in MBR only, rarely needed during the summer months...moreless

  • Broadband Access:

    high speed wireless internet through 'Red Zone' wireless services. Also plug in with ethernet...moreless

  • Clothes Dryer
  • Covered Parking
  • Free Long Distance
  • Garage:

    Single car Garage is used for storage of the owners property/vehicle while home is being rented. There is ample convenient parking on well surfaced pavement just feet away from entrances...moreless

  • Heating
  • Internet
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided:

    all linens and towels etc are provided...moreless

  • Living Room:

    2 separate living rooms/family rooms, each with large screen tv and entertainment center...moreless

  • Parking
  • Parking Off Street
  • Telephone
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine
  • Wireless Internet
  • Wood Fireplace:

    outside deck chiminea and inside wood burning unit....moreless

  • Wood Stove:

    This is a high end high tech Danish soapstone Orso wood burning stove. Dried hardwood is provided for renters use....moreless

Kitchen

  • Coffee Maker
  • Cooking Utensils:

    Including lobster cooker and lobster pots...moreless

  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Ice Maker
  • Kitchen:

    DCS Gas range and SubZero refrigerator, new granite counter tops...moreless

Outside

  • Balcony:

    (3) Master Bedroom balcony on second floor...moreless

  • Deck / Patio:

    (3) decks on the north, east and south sides of the home. Spectacular views of the water and mountains...moreless

  • Kayak / Canoe:

    kayak, paddles, life jackets,inflatable boat/dingy provided....moreless

  • Outdoor Grill
  • Water Sports Gear

Pool / Spa

  • Jetted Tub
 

Reviews

Write a review 4.9
from 18 traveler reviews
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Rental basis: Per property
Dates Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly * Event
My Standard Rate
7 night min stay

$6,500

Additional information about rental rates

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Notes:

there is a $1,000.00 REFUNDABLE security deposit.

$1,000.00 deposit required to lock in the dates reserved. This deposit is applied towards the total cost. Balance of rental fee is due three weeks prior to occupancy.


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Location

10 Miles
Nearest Airport
BHB
3 Miles
Nearest Barpub
SWH
3 Miles
Nearest Golf
Causeway Club, Southwest Harbor Maine
1 Miles
Nearest Motorway
Rte 102
3 Miles
Nearest Restaurant
Hilltop, Cafe Drydock, Cafe2, Eata-Pita-all in SWH
1.5 Miles
Nearest Beach
Echo Lake

On the west shore of Some Sound with amazing sunrise and sunset views looking out over the water towards the mountains to the east. Private water frontage with floating dock and the use of three kayaks as well as other aquatic recreational gear. There are five separate decks providing areas to relax and take in all of the natural beauty of the area.

 

Owner info

Year Purchased: 2003

About the owner: Retired physician and family, we live in Florida during the winter and enjoy Maine and Cape Cod in the summer months. We travel also and rent our Maine property while we are away on our travels.

Why the Owner Chose Mount Desert, ME, USA:
Located next to and surrounded by one of the most beautiful national parks in the US. Wonderful climate in the spring summer and fall months. ON the water with private dock,fishing, swimming and boating

The Unique Benefits at this House:
Tranquil beautiful wooded quiet surroundings. Waterfront activities. Floating and fixed dock. Nature trails from property in 32 acre abutting land preserve. Catch mackerel from the dock. Harvest mussels from your own shoreline. Kayaks, paddles, 8' inflatable dingy, fishing gear, life jackets etc all provided.


Contact us

Speaks: english
Response time: Within 24 hours
Response Rate: 100%
Calendar last updated: 10/20/2016

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Photos

  • View from FJORD HOME looking east across Somes Sound.

    View from FJORD HOME looking east across Somes Sound.

  • main entry

    main entry

  • Spacious Decks are located on the north, east, and south sides of the home.

    Spacious Decks are located on the north, east, and south sides of the home.

  • The Fox family makes its home in the rocks between the house and the shore.

    The Fox family makes its home in the rocks between the house and the shore.

  • Floating dock at low tide. Mussels can be harvested from rocks at this time.

    Floating dock at low tide. Mussels can be harvested from rocks at this time.

  • Nearby, Somesville, Me. Most photographed bridge in the states.

    Nearby, Somesville, Me. Most photographed bridge in the states.

  • Lower deck viewed from upper main floor deck.Great spot to relax and view water.

    Lower deck viewed from upper main floor deck.Great spot to relax and view water.

  • View of property from the waters of Somes Sound

    View of property from the waters of Somes Sound

  • stairs down to the shore from lower deck

    stairs down to the shore from lower deck

  • picnic table,grill and lobster steamer on back porch=Summer fun!!

    picnic table,grill and lobster steamer on back porch=Summer fun!!

  • Water view from the north. Gentle sloped granite shelves along the water line.

    Water view from the north. Gentle sloped granite shelves along the water line.

  • Sunset view north towards Willams Boatyard and Somes Harbor, from floating dock.

    Sunset view north towards Willams Boatyard and Somes Harbor, from floating dock.

  • floating dock with room for  a couple of boats, kayaks etc.

    floating dock with room for a couple of boats, kayaks etc.

  • Main floor family/living room. Kitchen & dining room beyond.

    Main floor family/living room. Kitchen & dining room beyond.

  • FJORD HOME

    FJORD HOME

VRBO #282196

This listing was first published here in 2010.

Date last modified - Tuesday, January 17, 2017

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