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Immaculate Family Friendly 3 bedroom/2bath/sleeps 8, walk to town 16X12 deck

Sleeps8
Bedrooms 3
Bathrooms2
Space 1,200 sq. ft.
Property type house
Minimum Stay 3 - 7 nights

Overview

About the property

Quietside Retreat combines older charm, new amenities, updated spaces

First Level Layout: A covered front porch with furnishings leads to a modern, open floor plan within. The home's living room features wood flooring and comfortable furnishings, including a queen sized sleeper sofa. This opens to the attractive kitchen with stainless steel appliances and adjacent dining area. On this level also find a full bath (with shower only) and stacked washer and dryer. One can access a large 16 X 12 deck with gas grill overlooking the back yard. Enjoy an outside fire after dinner for a relaxing end to the day. Check out the granite bench located at the fire pit area.

Second Level Layout: Upstairs find three bedrooms and a full bath with tub and shower. Each bedroom is painted in a subtle color and features the home's original wood flooring, now gleaming. The master offers a queen bed and ceiling fan and flat screen television. The second bedroom has a bunk which features a full sized bed on bottom and a twin sized bed on top. The third bedroom features a queen sized bed.

All kitchenware, and linens included. Upstairs includes air conditioning in the summer.

More Details

Owner
Eric Turner
Member since: 2014
Speaks: english
Response time:
Within an hour
Response rate:
100%
Calendar last updated:
October 5, 2017

About Eric Turner

We bought this home in September 2013. The home has undergone a complete renovation both inside and out. We retained many of the homes original features including stairway, hard wood floors on 2nd floor and front farmer's porch. We have modernized the interior with new cherry kitchen cabinets and stainless steel appliances, new electrical, plumbing, and heating with on demand hot water, two new bathrooms and stackable washer and dryer. This home offers a large back yard for enjoying the evening campfire and cook out.

Eric Turner purchased this house in 2013

Why Eric Turner chose Mount Desert Island

We have watched this home for many years in its declining state and decided now is the time to rescue this home and restore it to it's original splendor. We hope you enjoy as much we do.

Please make Quietside Retreat at 264 MainStreet, an everlasting memory for your family.

What makes this house unique

Superior intown location. Park your car and enjoy the free bus service around the island or walk to town for dinner and an ice cream.

This home has a real coastal feel.

Amenities

Southwest Harbor House Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • house
Meals:
  • Guests provide their own meals
Floor Area:
  • 1200 sq. ft.
House Rules:
  • Check-in: 3:00 PM
  • /
  • Check-out: 10:00 AM
  • Max. occupancy: 8
  • Min. age of primary renter: 21
  • Parties/events not allowed
  • Pets not allowed
  • Non smoking only
Location Type:
  • Downtown ...
  • Village ...
Theme:
  • Adventure
  • Budget
  • Family
  • Romantic
  • Tourist Attractions
General:
  • Air Conditioning
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating ...
  • Internet ...
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room ...
  • Parking ...
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine
Kitchen:
  • Coffee Maker
  • Dishes & Utensils ...
  • Dishwasher ...
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave ...
  • Oven
  • Pantry Items ...
  • Refrigerator ...
  • Stove ...
  • Toaster ...
Dining:
  • Child's Highchair
  • Dining ...
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 6 people
Bathrooms:
  • 2 Bathrooms
  • Bathroom 1 - toilet , shower , First Floor Bathroom includes full size washer/dryer
    Bathroom 2 - toilet , combination tub/shower , Second floor
Bedrooms:
  • 3 Bedrooms, Sleeps 8
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 queen , Queen bed, cable TV
    Bedroom 2 - 1 double , 1 twin/ single , Bunks with full on bottom and twin on top
    Bedroom 3 - 1 queen , Queen Bed
  • pack and play available upon request
Entertainment:
  • DVD Player ...
  • Games ...
  • Satellite / Cable ...
  • Television
  • Toys ...
Outside:
  • Boat ...
  • Deck / Patio ...
  • Golf ...
  • Kayak / Canoe ...
  • Lawn / Garden
  • Outdoor Grill
Suitability:
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • wheelchair inaccessible
Attractions:
  • autumn foliage
  • bay/sound
  • botanical garden
  • churches
  • coin laundry
  • festivals
  • forests
  • library
  • live theater
  • marina
  • museums
  • playground
  • pond
  • restaurants
  • waterfalls
  • winery tours
Leisure Activities:
  • antiquing
  • beachcombing
  • eco tourism
  • photography
  • scenic drives
  • sight seeing
  • walking
  • whale watching
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • fitness center
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • laundromat
  • massage therapist
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • basketball court
  • cycling
  • deepsea fishing
  • equestrian events
  • fishing
  • freshwater fishing
  • golf
  • golf privileges optional
  • hiking
  • mountain biking
  • mountain climbing
  • mountaineering
  • sailing
  • swimming
  • tennis
  • wind-surfing

Reviews

Wonderful! 4.8/5 -
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Immaculate Family Friendly 3 bedroom/2bath/sleeps 8, walk to town 16X12 deck
average rating of 4.7777777 based on 18 reviews
4

Very attractive, clean, well equiped, all of the necessary items you need for a week vacation!

  • 4 of 5

Great location!! The only thing negative about staying here was the early morning traffic noise! We were in the bedroom closest to the highway and from 5:30 AM on it was a very busy highway.

  • Submitted: Sep 15, 2017
  • Stayed: Sep 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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5

Great location. Had everything we wanted.

  • 5 of 5

Located on Main St. Quiet Side is 5 minutes from the ocean and 5 minutes from Echo Lake! Love the fact that we could access Acadia National park from the backside instead of the really busy RT 3

I would recommend this house.

  • Submitted: Aug 20, 2017
  • Stayed: Aug 2017
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5

Had a great stay at Eric's house.

  • 5 of 5

Had a group of 8 staying for a week. Plenty of room for all. House was newly renovated and immaculate. Nice deck and huge fire pit in back yard that the kids had a great time with. Great location to downtown Southwest Harbor in easy walking distance. The house is the ideal location to every place we visited bar Harbor, Cadillac MTN, bass Harbor and Island pond. Had a problem with BBQ grill but Eric showed up same day with brand new grill. The house had everything we needed. Overall we had a great time and highly recommend Quietside retreat as the best place to stay! I can't wait to go back and stay here again!

  • Submitted: Aug 5, 2017
  • Stayed: Jul 2017
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4

Quaint home on the quietside

  • 4 of 5

The house was clean and had all of the things we needed to have an enjoyable weekend! We sat around the firepit one night as well as the front porch to watch the world go by. The bedrooms were comfortable but a bit tight and could use a bit more space for clothes storage . We really enjoyed being on that side of the island being away from most of the crowds, but close enough to get to the action in a short drive. We even made it for the 6:15 sunrise on Cadillac Mountain! Eric easy great and always got back to us in a few hours, everything was just as we expected. I would recommend this property for a weekend rental to friends. Dinner at Thurstons and breakfast at Sips were highlights of our trip!

  • Submitted: Sep 19, 2016
  • Stayed: Sep 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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5

Just what we were looking for.

  • 5 of 5

My wife and I stayed a week in Eric's beautiful home. We mostly ate in so we really appreciated the well stocked kitchen. Every pan and utensil we wanted was right there. We liked having the washer/dryer, as well as the dishwasher. They made it just like home. The house is very well insulated, so even though you are on the main street, the traffic noise is minimal. Being right near the center of town, we were convenient to everything, and of course right next to Acadia so we could enjoy that every day. We liked using the porch with the rocking chairs. Eric has quiet ceiling fans throughout the house, and A/C, so we were comfortably cool even on the hot days. We hope to go back again next year.

  • Submitted: Sep 14, 2016
  • Stayed: Sep 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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5

Fantastic Family Friendly House

  • 5 of 5

Our family of 6 had a wonderful week at Quietside Retreat.

The house was absolutely immaculate! There was plenty of room for all of us. Comfy bedding and towels were all provided. It was nice to be able to do a few loads of laundry while on vacation so we didn't get home with piles of dirty clothes. The kitchen was well appointed with everything we needed to grocery shop and cook at the house. We used the grill almost every night!

We enjoyed the location. Close to Acadia and all of the areas you want to see there, but definitely quieter than Bar Harbor. Cute little downtown was just a short walk away.

Eric was very easy to book and communicate with.

I would recommend this house to anyone looking to stay in Southwest Harbor!

  • Submitted: Jul 31, 2016
  • Stayed: Jul 2016
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Map

Nearest Airport
12 Miles
Trenton Airport
Nearest Barpub
0.3 Miles
Joeys
Nearest Ferry
2 Miles
Cranberry Isle Ferry
Nearest Golf
0.8 Miles
Causeway Golf Club
Nearest Restaurant
0.5 Miles
Sips
Nearest Beach
4 Miles
Echo Lake

Quietside retreat is a five minute walk to the quaint village center of Southwest Harbor, a five minute drive to Acadia National Park and just a 20 minute drive to Bar Harbor. Hiking, nature, boating and relaxing surrounds Quietside Retreat. With many options for sightseeing tours, boat excursions or just relaxing and enjoying a good book on the covered porch, there is something for everyone in Southwest Harbor.

Acadia National Park includes 46,000 acres and has 24 mountain peaks. There are 57 miles of carriage roads and 130 miles of pristine hiking trails. Plenty of space to cycle, cross-country ski or snowshoe around mountains in a car free environment. Hiking the mountains of Acadia allows one to take in the spectacular ocean views, granite cliffs dropping into the ocean, and Somes Sound, the only fjord in North America.

Island Explorer: Free Public Transportation around Mount Desert

Southwest Harbor Chamber of Commerce:

Acadia Magic- learn more about the magic surrounding Acadia

Fall Foliage: plan your fall trip for perfect leaf peeping:

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Rates & Availability

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Taxes and fees are additional

Additional information about rental rates

Refundable damage deposit $500
Tax Rate 9.0%

During the summer we only rent Sunday to Sunday.
Rates are subject to change until deposit is received.
If you are staying for less than one week a $100.00 short stay turnover fee will be added.

Owner's Cancellation Policy

  • 100% refund if canceled at least 60 days before arrival date.

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