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Classic Maine cottage, quiet setting, water view and beach access

Bedrooms 2
Space 1,500 sq. ft.
Property type cottage
Minimum Stay 7 nights


About the property

2 Bedroom (1 King- 1 twin bedroom), 1 full bath, sleeps 4

Located on Mount Desert Island, minutes away from Acadia National Park, Seal Ledges has the perfect combination of the old and the new. Built in the early 1900s, it retains the charm of a classic Maine cottage, with wood paneling throughout, four working fireplaces, large screened porch and deck with water views. Updated for the discerning traveler, it offers wireless Internet, a modern kitchen, smart TV, digital cable, washer/dryer.

The property comprises 4 acres of open field (for croquet and soccer), woods (for gathering wildflowers), gardens (for cutting your own bouquets), rocky beach (for tide-pooling), float (for brisk ocean swimming and kayaking) and dock (for watching eagles and osprey, or enjoying sunset cocktails).

Seal Ledges accommodates 4 guests, in one king and one twin bedroom.

We supply all linens, firewood, paper and soap products, books, puzzles and games. You simply bring your own food, clothes, bikes and kayaks.

More Details

Member since: 2009
Speaks: english
Response time:
Within 12 hours
Response rate:
Calendar last updated:
March 23, 2018


Seal Cove Cottage Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • cottage
  • Guests provide their own meals
Floor Area:
  • 1500 sq. ft.
House Rules:
  • Check-in: 2:00 PM
  • /
  • Check-out: 9:00 AM
  • Max. occupancy: 4
  • Min. age of primary renter: 21
  • Children welcome
  • Parties/events not allowed
  • Pets not allowed
  • Non smoking only
Location Type:
  • Beach
  • Ocean View
  • Waterfront
  • Away From It All
  • Family
  • Basic Soaps
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Fireplace
  • Firewood
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating
  • Internet
  • Iron & Board
  • Laundry Soap
  • Linens Provided
  • Local Activities Guide
  • Local Maps
  • Local Restaurant Guide
  • Paper Towels
  • Parking
  • Telephone
  • Toilet Paper
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine
  • Wireless Internet
  • Wood Fireplace
  • Blender
  • Coffee Grinder
  • Coffee Maker
  • Cooking Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Freezer
  • Grill
  • Kitchen
  • Lobster Pot
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Pantry Items
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove
  • Toaster
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 6 people
  • 1 Bathroom
  • Bathroom 1 - toilet , tub , shower
  • Bathroom has fireplace and original claw-foot tub and shower stall.
  • 2 Bedrooms, Sleeps 4
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 king
    Bedroom 2 - 2 twin/ single
  • Books
  • Books for Adults
  • Books for Kids
  • CD Player
  • Games
  • Games for Kids
  • Music Library
  • Radio
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Stereo
  • Television ...
  • Video Library ...
  • Beach Chairs
  • Beach Towels
  • Binoculars
  • Deck / Patio
  • Lawn / Garden
  • Outdoor Grill
  • Outdoor Grill Gas
  • Patio
  • Screen Porch / Veranda
  • Walkway to Water
  • Wood Deck
  • 6 garden chairs
  • 2 beach chairs
  • autumn foliage
  • botanical garden
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • forests
  • library
  • live theater
  • museums
  • playground
  • pond
  • restaurants
  • water parks
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
  • freshwater fishing
  • golf
  • hiking
  • mountain climbing
  • pier fishing
  • swimming
Refund policy: In case of cancellation, money will be refunded in full if we are able to re-rent for the same period and for the same conditions. This property is not appropriate for smokers; there is no smoking allowed anywhere on the property.


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Classic Maine cottage, quiet setting, water view and beach access
average rating of 4.9 based on 20 reviews

Perfect! Comfortable and close to everything.

  • 5 of 5

I am artist and enjoy coming to the island to draw/ paint and experience this magical environment. My stay at the cottage was perfect! Very comfortable, clean and quiet, situated in a nice wooded area with views to the cove. Highly recommended, I will definitely be back next year!

  • Submitted: Nov 14, 2017
  • Stayed: October 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
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A peaceful cottage on the Maine coast

  • 5 of 5

I stayed in this cottage the the night of my wedding rehearsal dinner and the night before my wedding. This cottage is so charming and romantic; there is even a fireplace in the bathroom with a claw-footed bath tub! Improvements were made to the kitchen to update appliances and give more space for cooking. The gardens surrounding the cottage allow for fresh flower bouquets for most of the summer.

  • Submitted: Nov 6, 2017
  • Stayed: July 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
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perfect getaway cottage

  • 5 of 5

We had a fantastic time. What a lovely place, quiet and peaceful, clean and charming, just what we were hoping for. Our kind host even prepared some care packages for my son, which were an immediate hit after many hours in car. We enjoyed fires in all the fireplaces and were treated to sunsets every evening. It was our first time to Acadia with my four year old son. We spent a lot of time in the park, but were always very glad to return to the cottage. On one occasion, while the exploring down by the water near the cottage, my son got into a conversation with a very talkative loon who landed just a few yards from the dock. That's how you make a happy four year old.

  • Submitted: Oct 23, 2017
  • Stayed: September 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
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Pickerington, Ohio

We had a lovely time.

  • 4 of 5

We had a lovely time at the Seal Ledges cottage. It was charming and well appointed. The rooms were all very comfortable, clean and inviting. We enjoyed a fire inside and on the screened in porch on chilly nights..The sunsets were spectacular. I was surprised to see a house blocking part of the water view, but it was a short walk to sit on the dock and take in the scenery. Even in the fall, the flowers were very pretty on the property, many butterflies.

  • Submitted: Oct 8, 2017
  • Stayed: September 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Seal Ledges Stay- Labor Day week 2016

  • 5 of 5

Our family has returned many times to his tranquil quietside location. The expansive yard, large porch area with a fireplace, and Sunset Cove view are tough to beat. The house is very clean, and there is great attention to every detail. We are looking forward to returning in 2017.

  • Submitted: Oct 27, 2016
  • Stayed: September 2016
  • Source: HomeAway
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Philadelphia, Pennsylvania


  • 5 of 5

This is the perfect quintessential Maine cottage. It is charming and beautiful, but more than that, it is comfortable. We spent hours after hiking relaxing on the deck or the screened porch. The furniture is cozy and very comfortable in both places. The setting is gorgeous and quiet and the cottage and gardens are immaculately maintained. We loved being on the back side of the island where we did not have to compete with other hikers for the trails. It was quiet and peaceful.

The owner is the best owner that we have ever dealt with - and we have a track record of summer renting at this point. She is friendly but not intrusive and exceedingly responsive. She provided all linens and paper goods, laundry detergent and beach towels as well. She is so organized that we didn’t have to do any of our own research, except for scoping out the miles of different hiking trails. The information she provided was well thought out and up to date. She also provided tips about the restaurants and reservations, as well as other activities in the area. We will be back. It’s a perfect property and a perfect owner!

  • Submitted: Aug 28, 2016
  • Stayed: August 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Car: necessary

Seal Ledges is located minutes away from Acadia National Park, where hiking and bicycling are favorite activities of visitors. You will enjoy vacationing here, on the 'quiet side' of the island, away from the hustle and bustle of Bar Harbor, yet in close proximity to excellent restaurants and all the activities of Mt. Desert Island.

Other Activities: kayaking, bird watching, hiking, rock climbing


Rates & Availability

Taxes and fees are additional

Additional information about rental rates

Refundable damage deposit $500
Tax Rate 9.0%

Owner's Cancellation Policy

  • Canceled bookings will not receive a refund