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Waterfront Cottage ~ Acadia National Park ~ Gorgeous Sunsets!

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Last updated: 04/12/2017
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  • Minimum stay:1-7 nights
  • Sleeps:6
  • Bedrooms:2
  • Bathrooms:1
  • Property type:Cottage
  • Internet:Yes
  • Pets considered:Yes
  • Wheel chair accessible:No

About the Property

2 Bedroom, 1 bath, Waterfront Cottage sleeps 6. Amazing Views ~ Stunning Sunsets

Acadia Bayside Cottage is a very clean, well-kept waterfront cottage steps to the shore, lots of light and warmth, two fireplace stoves; Master bedroom with ocean views/sleeps 2 (Queen Bd), 1 bedroom with 2 twin beds; 1 Queen pull-out couch/futon sleeps 2 in the great room with amazing ocean views; 1 bathroom with shower; kitchen, reading nook with fireplace & ocean views, living room/dining room with ocean views, gas grill and patio with outdoor seating and two smaller side decks. Clean bedding & linens are provided weekly

Acadia Bayside Cottage is nestled in a grove of tall pines. Relax in the bentwood Adirondack style chairs on the bluff overlooking the bay. Witness seals, bald eagles, blue herons, osprey and harbor porpoises from the cottage or in your kayak on the water. Peaceful and private, yet close by to all area amenities of the Acadia region.

By car, our cottage is approx:

10 min to seafood restaurants/lobster pounds just off of Route 3 in Trenton along the route you'd follow onto Mount Desert Island (MDI).

10 min to the head of Mount Desert Island which is an area known as the Town Hill section of Bar Harbor.

20 min to the main Acadia National Park entrance and Hulls Cove Visitor's Center.

25 min to downtown Bar Harbor where there are many restaurants & shops, 3 pharmacies, movie theater, grocery stores and much more.

Many hiking & biking trails within 20-30 min drive.(trails and carriage roads can be accessed all over the island)

10 min to Ellsworth - where you'll find restaurants, movie theaters, grocery stores, pharmacies, Walmart, TJ Maxx, L.L. Bean and other stores. Main Street in Ellsworth, which leads down to a small bridge & river, is a nice part of this small city - sort of an old fashioned downtown with some interesting shops and restaurants.
You'll find restaurants along both sides of Main Street. The Union River Lobster Pot is just over the bridge and nestled along the river just behind Rooster Brothers specialty foods store & has excellent seafood. There are also some chain restaurants along Route 3 in Ellsworth.

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Manager

Member since: 2014

Speaks: english, Basic knowledge of French
Response time: Within a few hours
Response Rate: 90%
Calendar last updated: 04/12/2017

Property Type

  • Cottage
  • 900 sq. ft.

House Rules

  • Max. occupancy 6
  • Minimum Age Limit For Renters
  • Children Welcome
  • Non Smoking Only
  • Pets Considered:

    We allow one small to medium sized dog. Please inquire letting us know the weight and breed. Pet fee $100/wk....moreless

Accommodation Type

  • Vacation Rental

Meals

  • Guests Provide Their Own Meals

Suitability

  • Wheelchair Inaccessible

Bedrooms: 2 Bedrooms, Sleeps 6, Beds for 4-6

  • Bedroom 2: 2 twin/ single

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  • Bedroom 1: 1 queen

    Faces ocean ...moreless

  • In the Great Room, there's a pull-out sofa/futon which sleeps 2 facing the water with broad ocean views....moreless

Bathrooms: 1 Bathroom

Entertainment

  • Games
  • Satellite / Cable:

    cable tv and free high speed wi-fi...moreless

  • Television

Theme

  • Adventure
  • Away From It All
  • Family
  • Historic
  • Romantic
  • Sports & Activities
  • Tourist Attractions

Attractions

  • Autumn Foliage
  • Bay/Sound
  • Botanical Garden
  • Churches
  • Cinemas
  • Coin Laundry
  • Festivals
  • Forests
  • Library
  • Live Theater
  • Marina
  • Museums
  • Playground
  • Pond
  • Recreation Center
  • Restaurants
  • Water Parks
  • Winery Tours
  • Zoo

Local Services & Businesses

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

Leisure Activities

  • Antiquing
  • Beachcombing
  • Bird Watching
  • Eco Tourism
  • Horseback Riding
  • Photography
  • Scenic Drives
  • Sight Seeing
  • Walking
  • Whale Watching

Location Type

  • Beach View
  • Beachfront
  • Near The Ocean:

    Acadia Bayside Cottage is nestled on a beautiful salt water cove, with broad views of the Bay!...moreless

  • Ocean View
  • Oceanfront
  • Resort:

    Just minutes away from Mount Desert Island, Bar Harbor and Acadia National Park!...moreless

  • Rural
  • Water View
  • Waterfront

Sports & Adventure Activities

  • Cycling
  • Deepsea Fishing
  • Fishing
  • Freshwater Fishing
  • Golf
  • Hiking
  • Mountain Biking
  • Mountain Climbing
  • Pier Fishing
  • Sailing
  • Sound/Bay Fishing
  • Swimming
  • Tennis
  • Wind-Surfing

Dining

  • Dining:

    Dining area in Great Room with large dining table seating 6 with broad ocean views. There's a 2nd small dining area next to kitchen which seats 2-4....moreless

  • Dining Area
  • Seating for 6 people

General

  • Fireplace:

    2 glass front propane gas fireplace stoves; one in the Great Room and the other in the Living Room....moreless

  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating:

    2 gas fireplace stoves...moreless

  • Internet:

    wifi...moreless

  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided

Kitchen

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

Outside

  • Deck / Patio
  • Lawn / Garden
 

Reviews

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Rental basis: Per property
Dates Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly * Event
Spring 2017
Apr 8 - May 12, 2017
4 night min stay
$200
$1,000

Changeover Day: Saturday


Rates are based on 4 guests; add $15 per night, per additional guest

Early Summer 2017
May 13 - Jun 2, 2017
4 night min stay
$250
$1,200

Changeover Day: Saturday


Rates are based on 4 guests; add $15 per night, per additional guest

Summer Solstice 2017
Jun 3 - Jun 30, 2017
7 night min stay

$1,700

Changeover Day: Saturday


Rates are based on 4 guests; add $15 per night, per additional guest

Peak Summer 2017
Jul 1 - Sep 1, 2017
7 night min stay

$2,100

Changeover Day: Saturday


Rates are based on 4 guests; add $15 per night, per additional guest

Late Summer 2017
Sep 2 - Sep 29, 2017
7 night min stay

$1,600

Changeover Day: Saturday


Rates are based on 4 guests; add $15 per night, per additional guest

Peak Fall Colors 2017
Sep 30 - Oct 20, 2017
7 night min stay

$1,400

Changeover Day: Saturday


Rates are based on 4 guests; add $15 per night, per additional guest

Cozy Fireplace Nights 2017
Oct 21 - Nov 4, 2017
4 night min stay
$250
$1,200

Changeover Day: Saturday


Rates are based on 4 guests; add $15 per night, per additional guest


Additional information about rental rates

Fees:

  • Cleaning Fee $100 + tax
  • Refundable Damage Deposit $400
  • Pet Fee $100 + tax
  • Tax Rate 9%

Notes:

A well-behaved dog* is welcome. Limit:1 small to med sized dog. Fee for dog: $100 per week. *Sorry, no extra furry, x-large or slobbery dogs. The cottage is a smoke-free property. Smoking is not permitted on the premises or inside of the cottage. Max occupancy is 6 people. Rates are for up to 4 people - then add $15pp per night. Reservation payments are fully refundable up to 60 days prior to arrival. Until confirmed, rates subject to change without notice. Check-in is 3:30 pm; Check-out is 9am


Manager's cancellation policy:

100% refund if canceled at least 60 days before arrival date.


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Location

6 Miles
Nearest Airport
Bar Harbor Airport in Trenton, 10' from cottage
5 Miles
Nearest Barpub
10' away from cottage
10 Miles
Nearest Golf
Bar Harbor Golf Course; Kebo Valley Golf Club
5 Miles
Nearest Restaurant
Union River Lobsterpot & Many others
20 Metres
Nearest Beach
Rental property has an oceanfront beach

Car: Necessary

Acadia National Park, Bar Harbor, Mount Desert Island, Schoodic Peninsula, Blue Hill and the Blue Hill Peninsula, Ellsworth, Downeast Acadia region.

 

Manager info

Year Purchased: 2014

About: I was born in Maine to parents 'from away' as they say and grew up in mid-coast Maine. Although I sought adventure in far away places during my 20's, I chose to return to this amazing state because there's no place quite like Maine or like Mainers. In past years, I've worked for the Hurricane Island Outward Bound School in mid-coast Maine and am an alumna of three of their programs. For several years, I led cultural and educational tours primarily in the Middle East, but also in the United States, Canada and Europe. This work led to the founding of my an educational travel company, which I operated with my husband for several years. In recent years, I've worked in Maine in the areas of public health and geriatric social work. Before recently joining the Institute for Humane Education in Surry, I worked at the College of the Atlantic in Bar Harbor. I happily live on Mount Desert Island with my husband, son, daughter and a rescued greyhound named Chester.

Why Trenton, ME, USA:
Over the past several years, my husband and I have been looking for a very special property, and feel lucky to have finally found all we were searching for in Acadia Bayside Cottage. This cottage has everything we hoped for - a beautiful, oceanfront setting, vibrant sunsets to gaze at in the evenings and a location very close to Bar Harbor, Mount Desert Island and Acadia National Park. This cozy abode quickly felt like home to us and a place we could envision spending a lot of time - without having to drive far to feel like we were getting away from it all. Acadia Bayside Cottage has a presence - a strong sense of place - which quickly draws you in and invites you to relax & live in the peaceful moments we hope you'll experience while enjoying our little slice of paradise!

The Unique Benefits at this Cottage:
Acadia Bayside Cottage is situated on beautiful Mill Cove, near the confluence of Union River Bay and Blue Hill Bay. Our cove is an excellent place to sea kayak, and is frequently visited by Seals, Harbor Porpoise, Bald Eagles, Blue Heron, Double-Crested Cormorant, King Fisher, and Loons. Four-footed friends have included the occasional White-tailed Deer and baby Fox!


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Speaks: english, Basic knowledge of French
Response time: Within a few hours
Response Rate: 90%
Calendar last updated: 04/12/2017

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Photos

  • Sea Kayaking by Acadia Bayside Cottage

    Sea Kayaking by Acadia Bayside Cottage

  • Acadia Bayside Cottage from the beach

    Acadia Bayside Cottage from the beach

  • Gorgeous Sunsets!

    Gorgeous Sunsets!

  • Mill Cove & Bay View

    Mill Cove & Bay View

  • View of Beach and shoreline to the north

    View of Beach and shoreline to the north

  • Great Room has a Queen size Futon Sofa

    Great Room has a Queen size Futon Sofa

  • Kitchen overlooks Living Room with Water View

    Kitchen overlooks Living Room with Water View

  • Living Room & Door to Side Deck

    Living Room & Door to Side Deck

  • Bedroom with Queen Bed and Water Views

    Bedroom with Queen Bed and Water Views

  • Bathroom

    Bathroom

  • Gorgeous Sunsets!

    Gorgeous Sunsets!

  • Flower boxes adorn Acadia Bayside Cottage

    Flower boxes adorn Acadia Bayside Cottage

  • Nestled under tall pines

    Nestled under tall pines

  • Twig chairs facing ocean with lupines in the background

    Twig chairs facing ocean with lupines in the background

  • Great Room with Water View

    Great Room with Water View

  • One of two Fireplace stoves perfect for cool Maine nights

    One of two Fireplace stoves perfect for cool Maine nights

  • Dining area in the Great Room. Sliding Door to Rear Deck & BBQ

    Dining area in the Great Room. Sliding Door to Rear Deck & BBQ

  • Cozy Living Room & Water View

    Cozy Living Room & Water View

  • Living Room Window with Broad Bay Views

    Living Room Window with Broad Bay Views

  • Bedroom with Two Twin Beds

    Bedroom with Two Twin Beds

  • Driveway Entrance to Acadia Bayside Cottage

    Driveway Entrance to Acadia Bayside Cottage

  • Relax with an evening fire on the beach

    Relax with an evening fire on the beach

  • Star filled Acadia night sky

    Star filled Acadia night sky

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