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Tranquil Shingle Home among Pines

Sleeps6
Bedrooms 3
Bathrooms2
Half Baths1
Property type house
Minimum Stay 3 - 7 nights

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Overview


Details
Property
house
Sleeps
6
Bedrooms
3
Bathrooms
2
Half Baths
1
Minimum Stay
3 - 7 nights

Description

Bernard House Rental Photos and Description

3 bedrooms, 2.5 baths, ideal for families

Tranquility Cottage is a spacious, shingle-style home surrounded by quiet evergreen woods. It combines comforts you would expect to find in a country inn with the privacy and freedom of a well-appointed private home. Every effort has been made to provide visitors with the components of a memorable vacation.

The cottage's first floor features a large, comfortable sun room with seating and dining areas and four sliding doors to the 80-foot wrap-around deck. There is a master bedroom with en suite bath, a well-stocked kitchen, and spacious living and dining rooms..There is also a laundry room and half bath. Upstairs are two pine-paneled sky-lit bedrooms, 'rainy day' reading room, and bath with shower.

Tranquility Cottage is a non-smoking, no pet vacation home.

Suitability:
  • children welcome
  • non smoking only
  • pets not allowed
  • wheelchair inaccessible

Owner
Julie Sarason
Member since: 2005
Speaks: english
Response time:
Within a few hours
Response rate:
100%
Calendar last updated:
November 29, 2016
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About Julie Sarason

We are a family of three who love the quiet side of Mt. Desert Island. We first started vacationing here when our son was one year old in 1994. The area has always been the perfect retreat.

Julie Sarason purchased this house in 2001

Why Julie Sarason chose Mount Desert Island

Every time we visited MDI the time seemed too short, and we wanted to create a real home away from home. That is what Tranquility Cottage is to us, and we have been told by many guests that it feels like home to them, too.

What makes this house unique

Tranquility Cottage balances peace and quiet with easy access to everything. The beach, dock, and lobster pound are within walking distance, while restaurants, shops, and the national park are just a short drive away.

Guestbook comments from the owner

We had an amazing stay at Tranquility Cottage. We were thankful that the government re-opened just in time for us to enjoy the beautiful park. After tiring ourselves out climbing mountains, Tranquility was the perfect place to come back to rest and relax.
Oct 2013
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Reviews

2 traveler reviews

Tranquil Shingle Home among Pines
average rating of 5.0 based on 87 reviews
5

Beautiful home in quiet area

  • 5 of 5

The home was wonderful! It was great to come back & relax after a day of hiking in Acadia. It had everything we needed and we felt right at home. Will definitely stay again mext time we are in Maine!

  • Submitted: Jun 20, 2016
  • Stayed: Jun 2016
  • Source: HomeAway
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5

Absolutely Lovely

  • 5 of 5

We had the best time at Tranquility Cottage. My kids(2 and 4 year olds) loved running around the big kitchen area. The kitchen is truly equiped with everything a family would need. The beds were really comfortable. We loved the decor. We are hoping to go back in 2009! We highly recommend the cottage and the owners.

  • Submitted: Nov 30, 2008
  • Stayed: Aug 2008
  • Source: HomeAway
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Map

Car: recommended

Beach, lobster pound and picturesque fishing harbor are within walking distance. Hiking trails, lighthouse, restaurants and shops are a five minute drive.

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Rates & Availability

Bernard House Rental Rates

Rental Basis:
per property
Owner accepts payment in:
USD
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Rate Period Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly Event
 
Spring 2017
Apr 14 2017 - May 12 2017
3 night minimum stay
$170
$1,150
 
 
Early Summer 2017
May 13 2017 - Jun 16 2017
3 night minimum stay
$190
$1,300
 
 
Summer 2017
Jun 17 2017 - Aug 25 2017
7 night minimum stay
$1,440
 
 
Late summer
Aug 26 2017 - Sep 8 2017
3 night minimum stay
$200
$1,400
 
 
Foliage
Sep 9 2017 - Oct 30 2017
3 night minimum stay
$200
$1,400
 
 
My Standard Rate
3 night minimum stay
$190
$1,300
 

Additional information about rental rates

Refundable damage deposit $350
Tax Rate 8.0%

Owner's Cancellation Policy

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

Bernard House Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • house
Meals:
  • Guests provide their own meals
Floor Area:
  • 1900 sq. ft.
Location Type:
  • Near The Ocean
  • Rural
Theme:
  • Away From It All
  • Family
  • Sports & Activities
  • Tourist Attractions
General:
  • Activities Guide
  • Alarm Clock
  • Basic Soaps
  • Ceiling Fans
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating
  • Internet
  • Iron & Board
  • Laundry Soap
  • Linens Provided ...
  • Living Room
  • Local Activities Guide
  • Local Maps
  • Local Restaurant Guide
  • Paper Towels
  • Parking
  • Parking Off Street ...
  • Telephone ...
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine ...
Kitchen:
  • Blender
  • Coffee Grinder
  • Coffee Maker
  • Cooking Utensils ...
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Kitchen ...
  • Lobster Pot
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Pantry Items
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove
  • Stove
  • Toaster
Dining:
  • Child's Highchair
  • Dining Room
  • seating for 6 people
Bathrooms:
  • 2 Bathrooms
  • 1 Half Bath
  • Bathroom - toilet
    Bathroom - toilet , shower
    Bathroom - toilet , combination tub/shower
  • First floor has a half bath, and a full bath with in the master bedroom. Second floor has a full bath with shower only.
Bedrooms:
  • 3 Bedrooms, Sleeps 6
  • Bedroom - 1 king
    Bedroom - 1 queen
    Bedroom - 2 twin/ single
  • King bedroom on first floor has en suite full bath.
Entertainment:
  • Audio Tape Player
  • Books
  • Books for Adults
  • Books for Kids
  • CD Player
  • DVD Player
  • Games
  • Games for Kids
  • Radio
  • Satellite / Cable ...
  • Stereo
  • Television
  • VCR
Outside:
  • Barbecue
  • Beach Chairs
  • Beach Towels
  • Deck / Patio ...
  • Lawn / Garden
  • Outdoor Grill
  • Outdoor Grill Gas
  • Screen Porch / Veranda
  • Wood Deck
  • 12 garden chairs
  • 4 beach chairs
Suitability:
  • children welcome
  • non smoking only
  • pets not allowed ...
  • wheelchair inaccessible
Attractions:
  • autumn foliage
  • bay/sound
  • botanical garden
  • churches
  • festivals
  • forests
  • library
  • live theater
  • marina
  • museums
  • pond
  • restaurants
  • water parks
  • winery tours
Leisure Activities:
  • antiquing
  • beachcombing
  • bird watching
  • boating
  • scenic drives
  • shopping
  • sight seeing
  • walking
  • whale watching
  • wildlife viewing
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • groceries
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cross country skiing
  • cycling
  • deepsea fishing
  • fishing
  • fly fishing
  • freshwater fishing
  • golf
  • hiking
  • kayaking
  • mountain biking
  • mountain climbing
  • mountaineering
  • pier fishing
  • rock climbing
  • sailing
  • sound/bay fishing
  • swimming
Notes:
Large year-round sun porch room with seating and dining areas, four sliders to wraparound deck. Fully equipped kitchen, many household amenities provided.

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