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First House on Mount Desert Island

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Last updated: 08/03/2016
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21 Unavailable
22 Today
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  • Minimum stay:Contact owner
  • Internet:Yes
  • Pets considered:Ask Owner
  • Wheel chair accessible:No

Property description

This little cottage at the head of MDI is a great starting point for all activities on your to do list. It has two queen size bedrooms, two baths, and two sitting rooms making it great for two couples, with one couple on the first floor and another on the second floor.
For a family with children, one sitting room turns into a double size bedroom. There's also a dining area and an efficient galley style kitchen. All necessary kitchen equipment is readily available. Towels and linens are provided. Games are available and a nice sound system. The house has Cable to provide television and internet.
There are no neighbors but there is a little general store within walking distance if you need milk, etc. or a quick take-out lunch. There are also kayaks to rent at the nearby KOA campground. Travel back over the bridge just a hop and a skip for the best steamed lobster you may ever eat. They have picnic tables and also serve delicious chowder, steamed clams, or lobster sandwiches.
Travel a mile south on Rt.102/198 and you'll find Mother's Kitchen who will pack you a wonderful bag lunch to take on your hike or beach trip. You can call ahead (288-4403) and pick up your lunch on the way.
Most people come here to visit Bar Harbor, the best known town on MDI. But there are also three other villages here, Northeast Harbor, Southwest Harbor, and Tremont. Aaron's Place is a great starting point to these places as well as to Bar Harbor.
If you are looking for a winter getaway, Aaron's Place is still a great starting place although many places mentioned above may be shut for the season.

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Property Type

  • Cottage

Accommodation Type

  • Vacation Rental

Meals

  • Guests Provide Their Own Meals

Suitability

  • Children Welcome
  • Non Smoking Only:

    We ask that you smoke outside so as to keep the atmosphere in the house smoke free....moreless

  • Wheelchair Inaccessible

Bedrooms: 2 Bedrooms, Sleeps 6, Beds for 6

  • Bedroom 1: 1 queen

    ...moreless

  • Bedroom 2: 1 queen

    ...moreless

  • There are two queen size bedrooms and the upstairs sitting room has a futon couch that turns in to a double size bed....moreless

Bathrooms: 2 Bathrooms

Entertainment

  • Books
  • DVD Player
  • Games
  • Music Library
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Stereo
  • Television
  • Toys

Attractions

  • Bay/Sound
  • Botanical Garden
  • Churches
  • Cinemas
  • Library
  • Live Theater
  • Museums
  • Playground
  • Pond
  • Restaurants
  • Theme Parks
  • Water Parks
  • Zoo

Local Services & Businesses

  • ATM/Bank
  • Fitness Center
  • Groceries
  • Hospital
  • Laundromat
  • Massage Therapist
  • Medical Services

Leisure Activities

  • Antiquing
  • Beachcombing
  • Bird Watching
  • Outlet Shopping
  • Photography
  • Scenic Drives
  • Sight Seeing
  • Walking
  • Whale Watching

Location Type

  • Rural:

    We are on the outskirts of town. Bar Harbor is just 8 miles away. ...moreless

Sports & Adventure Activities

  • Cycling
  • Deepsea Fishing
  • Fishing
  • Golf
  • Hiking
  • Mountain Climbing
  • Sound/Bay Fishing
  • Swimming

Dining

  • Dining Area

General

  • Clothes Dryer
  • Heating
  • Internet
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room:

    Sitting room on each floor. ...moreless

  • Parking
  • Telephone
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine

Kitchen

  • Coffee Maker
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Kitchen:

    Well appointed kitchen, nicely laid out for convenience....moreless

  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Pantry Items:

    Drinking water and some condiments, for your convenience, in the fridge....moreless

  • Refrigerator
  • Stove
  • Toaster

Outside

  • Balcony
  • Deck / Patio
  • Lawn / Garden:

    Children's playhouse under the deck and a Castle/fort....moreless

  • Outdoor Grill
 

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Last updated: 08/03/2016
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21 Unavailable
22 Today
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Location

2 Miles
Nearest Airport
Hancock Cty Bar Harbor Airport
8 Miles
Nearest Barpub
Bar Harbor
10 Miles
Nearest Ferry
Swan's Island Ferry from Bass Harbor
5 Miles
Nearest Golf
Bar Harbor Golf Coarse in Trenton
8 Miles
Nearest Train
Downeast Scenic Railway, out of Ellsworth
1 Miles
Nearest Restaurant
Trenton Bridge Lobster Pound
4 Miles
Nearest Beach
Hadley Point Beach on the ocean

We are 10 minutes to the Acadia Park entrance and about 15 minutes from in-town Bar Harbor where many attractions and activities are available. The other villages on Mount Desert Island, Southwest Harbor, Northeast Harbor, and Bass Harbor are 20 or 25 minutes away in the other direction. Ellsworth is only 20 minutes to the north. Our house is a great place to be in the center of things. Come spend some quiet time in a home away from home.

 

Owner info


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Speaks: english

 

Photos

  • Aaron's Place in Winter

    Aaron's Place in Winter

  • Laundry in downstairs bathroom.

    Laundry in downstairs bathroom.

  • Upstairs bathroom

    Upstairs bathroom

  • Downstairs sitting room.

    Downstairs sitting room.

  • Shelves in downstairs bathroom

    Shelves in downstairs bathroom

  • Kitchen from dining area.

    Kitchen from dining area.

  • One of upstairs rooms.

    One of upstairs rooms.

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  • Reviews
  • Sleeps
    6
  • Bedrooms
    2
  • Bathrooms
    2
  • Property type
    Cottage
Owner
Member since: 2008
Speaks: english
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  • Response time Within 12 hours
  • Response rate 100%
  • Calendar last updated 08/03/2016

+1 2072885182

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First House On Mount Desert Island

Bar Harbor, ME, USA #3671572ha

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