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Acadia Oceanfront in Southwest Harbor W/Dock - Ready for 2017 !!

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Last updated: 09/30/2016
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  • Minimum stay:7 nights
  • Sleeps:6
  • Bedrooms:3
  • Bathrooms:2
  • Property type:Cottage
  • Internet:Yes
  • Pets considered:No
  • Wheel chair accessible:N/A

About the Property

Cottage, 3 Bedrooms, 2 Baths, (Sleeps 6) - Dock!

You cannot get any closer to the ocean than the location this house offers!! At high tide, the water nearly comes up all the way right up to the porch deck! Check out the live Harborcam from our porch at: https://video.nest.com/live/Dajpa3 !!

This rustic cottage sits 15 feet above high tide, on a working Maine harbor. It is charming, clean and comfortable! The new dock (2011), as well as the deck, are perfect for watching lobster boats, sailboats and yachts come and go. Go for a swim off the dock! Or enjoy a sunset out on the end of the dock. The gulls and sea ducks will entertain you as they bathe in the tidal pool and you may even spot a seal poke his head up as he swims by.

Inside, the cottage has the open stud walls (not insulated) of a traditional Maine summer camp. The main living/dining/kitchen area has a TWO-STORY CEILING with picture windows facing the water, comfy couches and chairs, and a large round dining table. The kitchen is small but well-equipped, and includes a dishwasher, microwave, coffee pot, and toaster.


The bedrooms, one downstairs and two upstairs, are clean and attractively furnished with comfortable beds and comforters. There is a full bathroom on each floor (shower downstairs, and shower with separate tub upstairs), and full-sized washer and dryer on the first floor. Fans and two space heaters are provided.

Downstairs: Living and dining area; kitchen (with dishwasher); master bedroom w/king bed; second downstairs room is a den with a couch, a couple of chairs, a 37' flat sceen TV and DVD player; bathroom with shower; washing machine & dryer. The wood stove is the ONLY source of heat for chilly days but keeps everything super toasty, along with full quilt comforters on all beds. Renters tell us the wood stove is super easy to use!

Upstairs: Bedroom with 2 twin beds; bedroom with queen bed and one (1) twin bed; full bath with shower and separate tub.

From your cottage, immerse yourselves in this beautiful part of the world, watching the shore change with the tides, and exploring the rocks and tidal pools alongside the sea birds. Take in the busy harbor scene from the deck, or rent your a kayak to launch from your very own shoreline!

Explore the shops and restaurants (some gourmet!) of
Southwest Harbor, a small town with the conveniences of library, pharmacy, two grocery stores, hardware store, wine and cheese shop, and post office. Take the children to the Oceanarium where they can hold a star fish and more! Play a round of golf at the Causeway Club.

When you are ready to venture a bit further, nearby Bar Harbor is full of restaurants and shops, as well as a museum and movie theater, and an island you can walk to at low tide. Tiny Northeast Harbor has elegant galleries and restaurants, and a lovely harbor.

Acadia National Park is breathtaking with hundreds of miles of biking and walking trails for all degrees of ability, and a fresh water lake for swimming. Or enjoy its beauty by driving to the top of Cadillac Mountain and along the eastern cliffs of the island. See the striking Bass Harbor Light House. The free Islander Bus will take you to many points in the park, as well as Bar Harbor.

You'll never want to leave this corner of paradise!

Keywords: Oceanfront Rustic Maine Cottage - 15' feet from ocean in quaint Southwest Harbor
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(816) 520-7800 (Missouri, USA)

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Member since: 2010

Speaks: english
Response time: Within an hour
Response Rate: 100%
Calendar last updated: 09/30/2016

Property Type

  • Cottage

Accommodation Type

  • Vacation Rental

Meals

  • Guests Provide Their Own Meals

Suitability

  • Non Smoking Only
  • Pets Not Allowed

Bedrooms: 3 Bedrooms, Sleeps 6, Beds for 6

  • Bedroom 1

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  • Bedroom 2

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  • Bedroom 3

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  • One King size bed in First floor Master (bedroom #1); One Queen size bed (1) in second floor bedroom (bedroom #2), One Twin/Single Bed also in bedroom #2 on second floor; Two Twin/Single beds on second floor (bedroom #3). ...moreless

Bathrooms: 2 Bathrooms

Other Amenities

  • Built-in deck benches with cushions, Adirondack chairs, and picnic table with benches....moreless

Entertainment

  • DVD Player

Attractions

  • Cinemas
  • Live Theater
  • Marina
  • Museums
  • Restaurants

Local Services & Businesses

  • Groceries
  • Laundromat

Leisure Activities

  • Antiquing
  • Bird Watching
  • Boating
  • Miniature Golf
  • Photography
  • Scenic Drives
  • Shopping
  • Sight Seeing
  • Walking
  • Whale Watching
  • Wildlife Viewing

Location Type

  • Oceanfront

Sports & Adventure Activities

  • Cycling
  • Deepsea Fishing
  • Fishing
  • Golf
  • Hiking
  • Kayaking
  • Mountain Biking
  • Sailing
  • Swimming

Dining

  • Dining Area
  • Seating for 6 people

General

  • Clothes Dryer
  • Linens Provided
  • Parking Off Street
  • Telephone
  • Washing Machine
  • Wireless Internet
  • Wood Stove

Kitchen

  • Cooking Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Kitchen:

    Includes dishwasher, toaster, microwave, and coffee pot....moreless

  • Microwave
  • Refrigerator

Outside

  • Deck / Patio
  • Outdoor Grill
 

Reviews

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Rental basis: Per property
Dates Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly * Event
May 27-June 10
May 27 - Jun 10, 2017
7 night min stay

$2,300
June 10-24
Jun 11 - Jun 24, 2017
7 night min stay

$2,500

Changeover Day: Saturday

June 24-July 8
Jun 25 - Jul 8, 2017
7 night min stay

$3,750
July 8-Aug 26
Jul 9 - Aug 26, 2017
7 night min stay

$4,000
Aug 26-Sept 2
Aug 27 - Sep 2, 2017
7 night min stay

$3,000
Sept 2-16
Sep 3 - Sep 16, 2017
7 night min stay

$2,600
Sept 16-30
Sep 17 - Sep 30, 2017
7 night min stay

$2,400
My Standard Rate
7 night min stay

$2,500

Additional information about rental rates

Fees:

  • Refundable Damage Deposit $500
  • Tax Rate 9%

Notes:

Rates are subject to change at any time.

Additional fee to keep boat at dock - $250/week (excludes kayaks)

Excludes Maine Lodging Tax


Owner's cancellation policy:

Policy available by contacting owner when booking


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Owner info

Year Purchased: 2010

Why the Owner Chose Southwest Harbor, ME, USA:
For years we have loved sailing among and exploring the islands, hiking in Acadia, and enjoying the unique beauty of the Maine coastline. Mount Desert has all these things, and Southwest Harbor is our favorite town on the island.

The Unique Benefits at this Cottage:
The house is quiet, cozy and comfortable with a fresh simplicity. The deck and picture windows allow us to watch the ever-changing harbor scenes. We can smell the sea air and wander among the rocks and tidal pools. And we're close to all that Acadia, Mount Desert, and the ocean has to offer!


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Speaks: english
Response time: Within an hour
Response Rate: 100%
Calendar last updated: 09/30/2016

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Photos

  • A busy harbor of lobster boats and yachts...

    A busy harbor of lobster boats and yachts...

  • Main room - kitchen to left; dining table at bottom right.

    Main room - kitchen to left; dining table at bottom right.

  • Living room with wood stove; note stairs on right going up to 2nd floor.

    Living room with wood stove; note stairs on right going up to 2nd floor.

  • Fully-Equipped Kitchen

    Fully-Equipped Kitchen

  • View of House with brand NEW dock!

    View of House with brand NEW dock!

  • Cozy den on first floor has a couch, a couple of chairs, and a 37' TV and DVD.

    Cozy den on first floor has a couch, a couple of chairs, and a 37' TV and DVD.

  • View from Porch of tidal pool where birds gather; small beach below for kids!

    View from Porch of tidal pool where birds gather; small beach below for kids!

  • Sunset view from our porch!

    Sunset view from our porch!

  • Sit on the bench with a cup of coffee in the morning!

    Sit on the bench with a cup of coffee in the morning!

  • Walkway back to parking area; picnic table for outdoor eating...

    Walkway back to parking area; picnic table for outdoor eating...

  • The main living room has an open vaulted ceiling with a funky round light.

    The main living room has an open vaulted ceiling with a funky round light.

  • View of house from water with NEW dock!

    View of house from water with NEW dock!

  • View from dock back to the house.

    View from dock back to the house.

  • View from main living room. Not a bad view!

    View from main living room. Not a bad view!

  • View of dock at high tide.

    View of dock at high tide.

  • Master downstairs bedroom w/King Bed (BR #1)

    Master downstairs bedroom w/King Bed (BR #1)

  • Two twin beds in upstairs bedroom (BR #3)

    Two twin beds in upstairs bedroom (BR #3)

  • Upstairs bedroom w/queen bed; 1 twin bed on opposite wall (BR #2)

    Upstairs bedroom w/queen bed; 1 twin bed on opposite wall (BR #2)

  • View of house from water.

    View of house from water.

  • View of float at low tide.

    View of float at low tide.

  • Enjoy the rocking chairs!

    Enjoy the rocking chairs!

  • View of stairs leading up to 2nd floor.

    View of stairs leading up to 2nd floor.

VRBO #300209

This listing was first published here in 2010.

Date last modified - Wednesday, November 30, 2016

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