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July 9 to 15, OPEN!!! Family/pet friendly, sleeps 7-11

Bedrooms 3
Space 2,400 sq. ft.
Property type house


About the property

Family/pet friendly, sleeps 7-11, WiFi, 5 min to ANP


JULY 9 to 15,

August dates open as well.

July/August Saturday to Saturday (7 nights) only

Four night minimums in June, and September through December.

Apartment is rented for larger groups in conjunction with house only, if only the house is needed, apartment will be unoccupied.

This secluded home surrounded by woods built in 2001, offers privacy and quiet surroundings.Satellite TV with local channels and WiFi are available. There are three roomy bedrooms (one bedroom is on the first floor, house itself sleeps seven) plus an efficiency apartment (only rented in conjunction with the house, rates posted are for house only) to accommodate four additional people. There are full baths on the first and second floors, bathroom/shower with the efficiency. The whirlpool tub in the master bath is a relief for those tired limbs after a long hike or bike ride.

The property is close to walking trails, waterfall, swimming hole (for those hot summer days) and freshwater lake is nearby as well. The home has lots of windows for plenty of natural light streaming through. The dining room can accommodate up to 12 people comfortably (for that lobster dinner!) A granite fireplace lends a nice heat for those cool evenings. The 8' x 34' covered porch is great for reading, grilling out or enjoying your morning coffee.

Amenities: Viking Stove with griddle and char-broiler, washer/dryer, whirlpool tub, satellite/VCR in both living room and master bedroom, outdoor gas grill, stereo/CD/tape player, dishwasher, microwave, outdoor gas grill, 2 ceiling fans, Pack-n-Play upon request, toaster, coffee maker.

The furnished efficiency apartment offers a refrigerator, electric stove/oven, coffee maker, toaster, microwave oven and satellite TV.

Master bedroom-1 king bed, bedroom #2, 1 queen bed, 1 twin bed, bedroom #3, one queen bed, efficiency apartment - 1 queen bed and one queen sofa bed.

Activities: There is a nice walking trail which takes you through the woods along a stream and waterfall.

Bicycling, hiking, canoeing, kayaking tours, whale watch tours, art galleries, golf courses, restaurants and shops, there is something for everyone to do here. On quieter days, feel free to read a book on the covered porch or play one of the many board games we provide. There is a freshwater lake with a beach approximately four miles away. We welcome pets for an extra charge of $125.00 per week.

We also provide guidebooks and trail maps of the area.

The home is located five miles from the Acadia National Park Visitor Center and six miles from downtown Bar Harbor. Bar Harbor offers a free shuttle to various locations throughout Mount Desert Island. There are numerous restaurants for every taste and plenty of shopping, museums, and outdoor activities as well.

More Details

Meredith - Homeaway Member since 2005
Member since: 2005
Speaks: english
Response time:
Within a few hours
Response rate:
Calendar last updated:
June 22, 2017

Guestbook comments from the owner

Meredith, we had a wonderful time in your home. The house was beautiful We came a total of three couples and the house was the perfect size for us! The entertaining space was wonderful for us to enjoy. The fireplace was great, Bar Harbor was very busy the week we were here but we enjoyed it and Acadia as well. The binder with suggestions was so helpful. Thanks again for a great week. We hope to see Maine from your home again soon!
Sep 2014
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Bar Harbor House Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • house
  • Guests provide their own meals
Floor Area:
  • 2400 sq. ft.
House Rules:
  • Max. occupancy: 11
  • pets considered
  • children welcome
  • non smoking only
Location Type:
  • Rural
  • Family
  • Tourist Attractions
  • Air Conditioning ...
  • Alarm Clock
  • Backpack
  • Basic Soaps
  • Ceiling Fans
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Fireplace
  • Firewood
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating
  • Internet
  • Iron & Board
  • Laundry Soap
  • Linens Provided ...
  • Local Maps
  • Local Restaurant Guide
  • Paper Towels
  • Parking
  • Telephone ...
  • Toilet Paper
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine
  • Water Cooler
  • Wireless Internet
  • 4 Ring Stove
  • Blender
  • Coffee Maker
  • Cooking Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Freezer
  • Grill
  • Ice Maker
  • Lobster Pot
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Pantry Items
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove
  • Toaster
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 12 people
  • 3 Bathrooms
  • Bathroom 1 - toilet , shower , jetted tub
    Bathroom 2 - toilet , combination tub/shower
    Bathroom 3 - toilet , shower
  • A third bathroom with shower is in the apartment (apartment rented only in conjunction with the house)
  • 3 Bedrooms, Sleeps 11
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 king
    Bedroom 2 - 1 queen , 1 twin/ single
    Bedroom 3 - 1 queen
    Bedroom 4 - 1 queen , 1 sleep sofa /futon , Queen Sofa Bed
  • House itself sleeps seven, apartment can accommodate four, (queen bed plus queen sofa bed)
  • Audio Tape Player
  • Books
  • Books for Adults
  • Books for Kids
  • CD Player
  • DVD Player
  • Games
  • Radio
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Stereo
  • Television
  • VCR
  • Barbecue
  • Binoculars
  • Lawn / Garden
  • Outdoor Grill ...
  • Outdoor Grill Gas
  • Wood Deck
  • 6 garden chairs
  • suitable for elderly or infirm
Pool / Spa:
  • Jacuzzi
  • Whirlpool
  • arboretum
  • autumn foliage
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • forests
  • library
  • live theater
  • marina
  • museums
  • playground
  • restaurants
  • waterfalls
  • winery tours
Leisure Activities:
  • antiquing
  • beachcombing
  • bird watching
  • horseback riding
  • scenic drives
  • sight seeing
  • walking
  • whale watching
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • fitness center
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • massage therapist
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • deepsea fishing
  • fishing
  • golf
  • golf privileges optional
  • hiking
  • mountain biking
  • mountain climbing
  • sailing
  • swimming
Wireless Internet Service is now available!


Wonderful! 4.9/5 -
(15 traveler reviews)

July 9 to 15, OPEN!!! Family/pet friendly, sleeps 7-11
average rating of 4.9333334 based on 67 reviews
Glen Ellen, California

Perfect vacation home for our family of 10!

  • 5 of 5

Our family of 10 stayed at the lovely Brewer home for a week in July & August. We traveled from California to Bar Harbor to attend a family reunion. We enjoyed hiking and site-seeing in Acacia National Park, eating out at some great restaurants, shopping in Bar Harbor, swimming several times in a nearby pond, and of course memorable times at our family reunion nearby. Our 4 young teenagers especially enjoyed their privacy in the downstairs apartment, watching a movie with pizza at the "Reel Pizza Cinerama" downtown in B.H. and experiencing their first popovers on the lawn at Jordon Pond in ANP. The Brewer house was definitely as described on its website. My favorite amenities were the wonderful professional stove in the kitchen, lots of available cooking utensils & spices, etc. and the large dining table where we had several family dinners and breakfasts. I would highly recommend Meredith's home especially for families.

  • Submitted: Aug 22, 2016
  • Stayed: Jul 2016
  • Source: HomeAway
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Perfect Bar Harbor Holiday Home

  • 5 of 5

We stayed for Thanksgiving and had a wonderful time - the home is clean, well-maintained, and had a kitchen with everything we needed to make the holidays feel like home. It's located in a beautiful setting and we had just as nice of a time staying in as we did going out! The house is conveniently located, close to town and hiking. The owner was very helpful and responsive and went above and beyond to make sure we had a great holiday stay. We even got to bring our dogs - great find!

  • Submitted: Nov 30, 2015
  • Stayed: Nov 2015
  • Source: HomeAway
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Great place nestled in the woods of Maine!

  • 5 of 5

Great location to Acadia National Park and Bar Harbor! The house was clean and well maintained. The owner of the home was very helpful in giving suggestions as to highlights of the area. They took pride in their home and made sure things were perfect during our stay. A great place nested in the beautiful woods of Maine.

  • Submitted: Oct 1, 2015
  • Stayed: Sep 2015
  • Source: HomeAway
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The Brewer House is The Best!!

  • 4 of 5

The Brewer House is a big, comfy, cozy home that provided more than enough space and amenities for our group of six. The location is perfect: quiet and peaceful, away from the busyness of Bar Harbor. Yet, it's an easy drive back to town for restaurants, shops and activities. We explored Acadia everyday, and loved to come back and hang out in the big living room. Meredith provides maps and suggestions for everything from hiking trails to bike shops to restaurants and wine stores. You name it, she knows it! We would definitely stay here again!

  • Submitted: Sep 30, 2015
  • Stayed: Sep 2015
  • Source: HomeAway
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Top notch Mountain Desert home!

  • 5 of 5

Everything we needed was in this home. Very clean and well kept. Meredith (owner) was very welcoming and provided us with great ideas of things to do and places to eat. Perfect location~~~ just far enough away from town to be away from all the tourists, yet close enough to enjoy all that Bar Harbor has to offer with a short drive. Beds were comfortable and house was very homey.

We enjoyed daily hikes in Acadia, walking around Bar Harbor and just hanging out with our family. The nature cruise was well worth the time. Our parents raved about Ollies trolley's tour and learned a great deal about Bar Harbor.

I would definitely recommend this home to anyone and am planning a return visit!

  • Submitted: Jun 29, 2015
  • Stayed: Jun 2015
  • Source: HomeAway
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Winston Salem, nc

Perfect Mount Desert Home

  • 5 of 5

This home is a perfect fit for the Bar Harbor/Acadia area. It is centrally located and minutes from many different activities. The description of the home online is accurate and once you are inside it comes to life. It is very clean and well maintained. All amenities one could need are provided. The kitchen is absolutely beautiful and stocked full of everything you need to prepare all meals. Meredith is the perfect manager. She came out to see us on our first day and then kept in touch to make sure everything was ok. She came out again on our departure day to answer any last minute questions we may have had and to see how our week went. She provided hundreds of ideas of ways we could spend our week if we needed things to do. The restaurants she recommended were great and directions to activities were very helpful. We visited downtown Bar Harbor and Southwest Harbor, Acadia NP, did cruises and trolley tours and enjoyed time in Meredith's comfortable home. I highly recommend this home and know it would fit the needs of many different types of families.

  • Submitted: Jun 29, 2015
  • Stayed: Jun 2015
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Nearest Airport
9 Miles
Hancock County - Bar Harbor Airport
Nearest Beach
5 Miles
Car: necessary


Rates & Availability

Bar Harbor House Rental Rates

Rental Basis:
per property
Owner accepts payment in:
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Rate Period Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly Event
Peak Summer
Jun 17 2017 - Jul 14 2017
1 night minimum stay
July 2017
Jul 15 2017 - Jul 28 2017
1 night minimum stay
July/August 2017
Jul 29 2017 - Aug 25 2017
1 night minimum stay
Fall 2017
Aug 26 2017 - Oct 13 2017
1 night minimum stay
Holiday 2017
Oct 14 2017 - Dec 31 2017
1 night minimum stay
My Standard Rate
1 night minimum stay

Additional information about rental rates

Pet Fee $125 + Tax
Security deposit $400
Tax Rate 9.0%

April 16, 2016 TO June 10, 2016 $1000.00/week for house, $450.00/week for efficiency apartment
June 11, 2016 TO July 1, 2016 $1900.00/week for house, $450.00/week for efficiency apartment
July 2, 2016 TO July 29, 2016 $2600.00/week for house, $600.00/week for efficiency apartment
July 30, 2016 TO August 26, 2016 $2900.00/week for house, $600/week for efficiency apartment
August 26, 2016 TO October 14, 2016 $1200.00/week for house, $450.00/week for efficiency apartment
October 15, 2016 TO December 31, 2016 $1000.00/week for house, $450.00 week for efficiency apartment

Owner's Cancellation Policy

Please ask the owner or check their rental agreement when booking the property.

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