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View from lawn, showing Cadillac Mountain. Salisbury Cove is 1 1/4 miles across.

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Last updated: 06/16/2016

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  • Minimum stay:1-7 nights
  • Internet:Yes
  • Pets considered:No
  • Wheel chair accessible:No

Property description

Enjoy Downeast Maine at our fully furnished and heated 3 bedroom, 1 1/2 bath cottage. Fronted on Eastern Bay off Frenchman Bay and close to Acadia National Park, the cottage is located halfway between Lamoine State Park and Lamoine Beach. There are excellent views of Mt. Desert Island, and seals, loons and other seabirds resting on Googins Ledge from our large deck.
While many people choose to spend their vacation entirely at the cottage it is only 22 miles by car to Bar Harbor, or six miles by boat/kayak to the Bar Harbor town pier. Picturesque Bar Harbor is full of shops, galleries, restaurants and museums, and is a popular stop for cruise ships. There are also many activities to take advantage of in Acadia National Park. The park entrance and visitor center are about 16 miles from the cottage. You can be as active or passive as you choose. If hiking and biking are not your passion, the Park Loop road will take you around much of the national park. The auto road which goes to the top of Cadillac mountain is a must do. At 1532 feet, it is the highest point on the eastern seaboard. From there you can view the first sunrise and sunset daily in the United States. Inside the park are a series of carriage roads created so that the millionaire summer people, as they were known, could traverse between their mansions. Though most of these summer homes are gone, the roads remain and are perfect for biking or hiking. There are carriage tours that you can pick up at the famous Jordan Pond House, where you can also enjoy tea and pop-overs. LL Bean sponsors the Island Explorer bus system, which lets you travel free around much of Mount Desert Island in their eco-friendly, propane powered buses.

Since this is Maine, the shore in front of the cottage is a combination of rock, sand, shells, and seaweed. The tide rises approximately 11 feet and it is about 1 1/4 miles across to the island shore. The water is deep enough that the site of Lamoine State Park was at one time used to refuel US Navy vessels with coal. Today the bay is populated with lobster boats, sailboats, and kayaks. The ocean water is brisk and refreshing, and in town there is a freshwater pond that has great swimming.

As we look right over to Cadillac Mountain it's an easy place to fall in love with. Find it at Latitude 44.45092, Longitude -68.292905. Check location on Google Maps - 8 Sanddollar Alley, Lamoine, Maine 04605

2016 Rates:
June 18 - 25, June 25 - July 2: $1200/week
July 2- July 9, July 9- 16, July 16- 23, July 23 - 30: $1275/week
July 30 - August 6, August 6 - 13, August 13 - 20, August 20 - 27: $1350/week
August 27 - September 3: $1250/week
September 3 - 10, September 10 - 17, September 17 - 24: $1200/week
September 24 - October 1, October 1 - 8, October 8 - 15: $1150/ week
Effective 1/1/2016 the State of Maine Lodging tax is 9%
Accepting inquiries for 2016
Keywords: oceanfront, Lamoine, MDI, 3 bedroom, Acadia, shorefront, Cadillac Mt., Acadia National Park, ANP, kayaking

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Property Type

  • Cottage

Accommodation Type

  • Vacation Rental

Meals

  • Guests Provide Their Own Meals

Suitability

  • Non Smoking Only
  • Pets Not Allowed
  • Wheelchair Inaccessible

Bedrooms: 3 Bedrooms, Sleeps 6, Beds for 6

  • Bedroom 1: 1 double

    photo shown as Master bedroom...moreless

  • Bedroom 2: 1 double

    photo shown as 2nd bedroom...moreless

  • Bedroom 3: 2 twin/ single

    photo shown with 2 twin beds...moreless

  • Double Beds (2), Twin or Single Beds (2)

Bathrooms: 1 Bathroom, 1 Half Bathroom

Entertainment

  • Satellite / Cable
  • Television

Theme

  • Away From It All
  • Family
  • Sports & Activities

Attractions

  • Churches
  • Cinemas
  • Live Theater
  • Museums
  • Playground
  • Restaurants
  • Theme Parks
  • Water Parks
  • Winery Tours

Local Services & Businesses

  • Groceries
  • Hospital
  • Medical Services

Leisure Activities

  • Beachcombing
  • Boating
  • Eco Tourism
  • Miniature Golf
  • Scenic Drives
  • Shelling
  • Shopping
  • Sight Seeing
  • Walking
  • Whale Watching
  • Wildlife Viewing

Location Type

  • Mountain View:

    View of Cadillac Mountain and surrounding Mountains in Acadia National Park. You can see the cars descend from the top of Cadillac down the auto road....moreless

  • Oceanfront:

    Mix of stone, sand and seaweed. Tidal rise is approximately 11 feet....moreless

Sports & Adventure Activities

  • Cycling
  • Fishing
  • Freshwater Fishing
  • Golf
  • Hiking
  • Jet Skiing
  • Kayaking
  • Mountain Biking
  • Mountain Climbing
  • Pier Fishing
  • Rock Climbing
  • Sailing
  • Snorkeling/Diving
  • Sound/Bay Fishing
  • Swimming

Dining

  • Dining Area
  • Seating for 6 people

General

  • Clothes Dryer
  • Heating:

    Electric baseboard heat in all rooms...moreless

  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room
  • Parking Off Street
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine
  • Wireless Internet:

    Wireless access shared with family cottage next door. Passcode provided upon arrival....moreless

Kitchen

  • Coffee Maker
  • Cooking Utensils
  • Dishes & Utensils:

    A well appointed kitchen...moreless

  • Dishwasher
  • Kitchen
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove
  • Toaster

Outside

  • Deck / Patio
  • Outdoor Grill
 

Reviews

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Rental basis: Per property
Dates Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly * Event
August
Jul 30 - Aug 26, 2016
7 night min stay

$1,350
pre-Labor Day
Aug 27 - Sep 2, 2016
7 night min stay

$1,275
Fall
Sep 3 - Oct 15, 2016
7 night min stay

$1,150

Additional information about rental rates

Fees:

  • Refundable Damage Deposit $200
  • Tax Rate 9%

Notes:

Rates are subject to change until confirmation

50% due at time of signing, plus security deposit of $200: remaining 50% plus taxes due at arrival.


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Location

8 Miles
Nearest Airport
Trenton Maine
7 Miles
Nearest Barpub
Ellsworth & Bar Harbor have many
18 Miles
Nearest Ferry
Ferry to Islands off MDI
6 Miles
Nearest Golf
Bar Harbor Golf Course, Trenton, ME
7 Miles
Nearest Motorway
Rte 1 and Rte 3
7 Miles
Nearest Restaurant
Ellsworth and Bar Harbor have many

Car: Recommended

 

Owner info

Why the Owner Chose Lamoine, ME, USA:
This property has been in my family for more than 40 years. Our family occupies the cottage next door. Having relatives in this area and the cottage being near enough to Boston to travel for a weekend stay made it perfect for my family.


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Speaks: english

 

Photos

  • View from lawn, showing Cadillac Mountain. Salisbury Cove is 1 1/4 miles across.

    View from lawn, showing Cadillac Mountain. Salisbury Cove is 1 1/4 miles across.

  • The view of Eastern Bay and MDI from the deck

    The view of Eastern Bay and MDI from the deck

  • Kitchen

    Kitchen

  • Living room

    Living room

  • 2nd bedroom, full size bed, also bureau and closet

    2nd bedroom, full size bed, also bureau and closet

  • Upstairs bath from tub/ shower

    Upstairs bath from tub/ shower

  • A cruise ship among the lobster and sailboats at picturesque Bar Harbor

    A cruise ship among the lobster and sailboats at picturesque Bar Harbor

  • kayaking by 'The Ovens' at Salisbury Cove, across from the cottage.

    kayaking by 'The Ovens' at Salisbury Cove, across from the cottage.

  • The surf rolling in at Schoodic Point, Acadia National Park

    The surf rolling in at Schoodic Point, Acadia National Park

  • Sunrise from Cadillac Mt. Drive up the auto road, but parking lot fills early!

    Sunrise from Cadillac Mt. Drive up the auto road, but parking lot fills early!

  • Sit on the bench and read your book or Kindle or watch the boats go by.

    Sit on the bench and read your book or Kindle or watch the boats go by.

  • Sunrise, June 27, 2015, 4:45 a.m.

    Sunrise, June 27, 2015, 4:45 a.m.

  • The cottage at 8 Sanddollar Lane

    The cottage at 8 Sanddollar Lane

  • Cottage on left- the rental. Cottage on right- our family cottage.

    Cottage on left- the rental. Cottage on right- our family cottage.

  • Kitchen

    Kitchen

  • Master bedroom, with full size bed, bureau, closet

    Master bedroom, with full size bed, bureau, closet

  • Twin beds, bureau, closet

    Twin beds, bureau, closet

  • Upstairs bath showing tub/shower, taken from doorway

    Upstairs bath showing tub/shower, taken from doorway

  • The fog rolling over the Porcupines, from atop Cadillac Mountain

    The fog rolling over the Porcupines, from atop Cadillac Mountain

  • Googins Ledge- halfway to Salisbury Cove, visible at half tide

    Googins Ledge- halfway to Salisbury Cove, visible at half tide

  • Schoodic Point, Acadia National Park

    Schoodic Point, Acadia National Park

  • back from kayaking

    back from kayaking

  • Off Berry's Cove, just past Lamoine State Park

    Off Berry's Cove, just past Lamoine State Park

  • See you soon!

    See you soon!

VRBO #339059

This listing was first published here in 2011.

Date last modified - Tuesday, August 23, 2016

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