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Farmette on the Rock Bound Coast of Maine

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Traditional New England Farmette in quiet fishing village


Last updated: 03/21/2017
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  • Minimum stay:4 nights
  • Sleeps:5
  • Bedrooms:2
  • Bathrooms:1
  • Property type:House
  • Internet:Yes
  • Pets considered:No
  • Wheel chair accessible:N/A

About the Property

House, 2 Bedrooms, 1 Bath, (Sleeps 5)

Located in the quintessential Maine fishing village of Winter Harbor, a few miles from the entrance of Acadia National Park/Schoodic Peninsula, a restored antique farmhouse with modern conveniences awaits your arrival. Though close to everything Winter Harbor has to offer -- including one of the oldest golf courses in the nation, with water views from every hole -- this retreat feels like your private getaway destination.

The loft master bedroom and generous first floor guest room together sleep five. The chef's kitchen is appointed with new appliances and a pass through bar/counter, which makes informal serving easy and fun. Additionally, the formal dining area seats six. The comfortable Asian inspired decor blends easily with farmhouse antiques, reflecting the mariner history of the coast of Maine. Outside, the small porch leads to a wrap-around lawn, accented with mature landscaping.

Schoodic Peninsula is the perfect location for your summer outdoor vacation. Kayak, hike or bicycle in nearby Acadia National Park/Schoodic Peninsula Section. Just across the bay from its busier Bar Harbor cousin, Winter Harbor affords a relaxed and quiet retreat from the cares of the world. Wildlife abounds, with frequent sightings of eagles, loons, Canada Geese, deer and more! Buy your lobsters fresh from the boat at the local dock, or take the ferry (in season) to Bar Harbor for a traditional lobstah roll and chowdah lunch. Downtown Winter Harbor boasts an old fashioned 5 and 10 (if they don't have it, you don't need it), a small grocery store, a post office, a community theatre, and a few small bakeries and restaurants.

The closest airport is Bar Harbor (BHB), and the second closest is Bangor International (BGR). More competitive prices can be secured by flying into Portland (PWM) or Manchester NH (MHT).

Bar Harbor is a 30 minute ferry ride or a 40 miles drive by car.

Keywords: House, Farmhouse


Member since: 2009

Speaks: english
Response time: Within 24 hours
Response Rate: 100%
Calendar last updated: 03/21/2017

Property Type

  • House
  • 1085 sq. ft.

House Rules

  • Max. occupancy 5
  • Children Welcome
  • Non Smoking Only
  • Pets Not Allowed

Accommodation Type

  • Vacation Rental


  • Guests Provide Their Own Meals

Onsite Services

  • Housekeeper Included


  • Long-Term Renters Welcome

Bedrooms: 2 Bedrooms, Sleeps 5, Beds for 5

Bathrooms: 1 Bathroom

Other Amenities

  • Landscaped Garden View and Free WiFi.


  • Books
  • Games


  • Churches
  • Festivals
  • Library
  • Live Theater
  • Marina
  • Museums
  • Restaurants
  • Winery Tours

Local Services & Businesses

  • ATM/Bank
  • Groceries
  • Hospital
  • Medical Services

Leisure Activities

  • Antiquing
  • Beachcombing
  • Bird Watching
  • Boating
  • Eco Tourism
  • Photography
  • Scenic Drives
  • Shopping
  • Sight Seeing
  • Walking
  • Whale Watching
  • Wildlife Viewing

Location Type

Sports & Adventure Activities

  • Cross Country Skiing
  • Cycling
  • Fishing
  • Golf
  • Hiking
  • Kayaking
  • Mountain Biking
  • Rock Climbing
  • Sailing
  • Snowmobiling
  • Swimming


  • Dining Area
  • Seating for 6 people


  • Clothes Dryer
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating
  • Internet
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room
  • Parking Off Street
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine


  • Coffee Maker
  • Cooking Utensils
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Kitchen
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove
  • Toaster


  • Deck / Patio

House Cleaning

  • Housekeeper Included


Write a review 4.3
from 11 traveler reviews
Rental basis: Per property
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My Standard Rate
4 night min stay

Additional information about rental rates


  • Refundable Damage Deposit $250
  • Cleaning Fee $75 + tax
  • Tax Rate 9%


The $75 cleaning fee is waived for stays of a week or more.

Manager's cancellation policy:

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Last updated: 03/21/2017
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  • Traditional New England Farmette in quiet fishing village

    Traditional New England Farmette in quiet fishing village

  • Dramatic cathedral ceiling

    Dramatic cathedral ceiling

  • Entrance to open kitchen

    Entrance to open kitchen

  • Modern chef's kitchen

    Modern chef's kitchen

  • Generous master bedroom loft

    Generous master bedroom loft

  • Guest bedroom

    Guest bedroom

  • Sunny deck in backyard

    Sunny deck in backyard

  • The bold coast of the Atlantic Ocean

    The bold coast of the Atlantic Ocean

  • Area map

    Area map

  • Comfortable Asian inspired living room

    Comfortable Asian inspired living room

  • Cozy conversation nook

    Cozy conversation nook

  • Dining room seats 6

    Dining room seats 6

  • Bar service through kitchen arch

    Bar service through kitchen arch

  • Antique quilt decor

    Antique quilt decor

  • Bathroom / washer and dryer

    Bathroom / washer and dryer

  • Nearby rockbound coast

    Nearby rockbound coast

  • Nearby lobster boats in sheltered cove

    Nearby lobster boats in sheltered cove

  • Schoodic Peninsula map

    Schoodic Peninsula map

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This listing was first published here in 2011.

Date last modified - Wednesday, March 22, 2017

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