3 Bed 4 Bath Upscale Guesthouse on Shorepath Estate - Walk to Cafes, Shops, Etc.(3 Reviews)
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- Minimum stay:1-7 nights
- Property type:House
- Pets considered:No
- Wheel chair accessible:No
About the Property
House has 3 Bedrooms, 4 Baths, privacy, yet a short walk to town. (Sleeps 6)
Although there is no water view from the Guesthouse, as you can see in the cover photo, there are six Adirondack chairs, ottomans and tables right at the ocean's edge solely for this home.
Beautifully furnished and fully equipped, the guest house has three king-sized beds, along with four baths, a beautiful deck, air conditioning, and best of all, private, yet a very short walk to the best restaurants, shopping, etc.
This house is over 2200 sq. ft., has a chef's kitchen, and sleeps six easily with three king-sized beds. There are four full baths.
There is a path along the side of the estate to get to your Shorepath seating, as to not interfere with the privacy of those renting the main house, which is a couple hundred feet away from the carriage/guesthouse. There is very good separation for privacy on the Shorepath seating, as well.
MOST ALL BUSINESSES ARE WITHIN WALKING DISTANCE FROM YOUR HOME AWAY FROM HOME. BAR HARBOR HAS OVER 100 RESTAURANTS, SHOPPING, MUSEUMS, WHALE WATCHING CRUISES, EVENING WINE CRUISES, THE TOWN PIER ACTIVITIES, THE VILLAGE GREEN, WITH FREE CONCERTS NEARLY EVERY EVENING, A GREAT GOLF COURSE, THE FREE ISLAND SHUTTLE BUS JUST BLOCKS AWAY, AND OF COURSE, ACADIA NATIONAL PARK.....WITH A FIVE MINUTE DRIVE TO THE ENTRANCE.
THE BEST PART ABOUT THIS LOVELY HOME IS THE SHORT WALKING DISTANCE TO NEARLY EVERYTHING IN DOWNTOWN BAR HARBOR, especially my favorite restaurant, 'CAFE THIS WAY' for breakfast.
SHORT WALK TO DOWNTOWN BAR HARBOR CAFES, MOVIES, SHOPPING, SPECIALITY WINES, AND SEVERAL GREAT COFFEE HOUSES.
Bar Harbor offers numerous unique bars and restaurants (most very casual), night clubs, hysterical improv theater, two movie houses, new YMCA with a great gym, and huge swimming pool, (short walk to the Y) nearby athletic facilities, a nationally renowned public golf course (Kebo and two others on the island), immediate proximity to Acadia National Park's salt and fresh water beaches, convenient connections to airports in Bangor and Trenton, deep sea fishing, sailing, antiquing, and, of course the nearby Ellsworth L.L. Bean outlet.
A short walk down the Bar Harbor Shorepath to the town pier, go for a scenic cruise around the island, take the famous Bar Harbor Whale Watch boat, or walk over to the sandwich shops, and order an incredible picnic lunch to go, swim or kayak in pristine lakes, brave the ocean, hike the trails, or bike the carriage roads in nearby Acadia National Park, with bike and Kayak rentals nearby. To top it off hop aboard a four mast schooner for an evening wine cruise
THE SHOREPATH ESTATE
Built and named 'Devilstone' in 1885, this is one of the original estates on the famous Shorepath in Bar Harbor. Since the late 1800s, Bar Harbor has been the playground of the rich and famous, however it was, and still is a quaint, quiet and beautiful resort village on Mt. Desert Island. Bar Harbor and Acadia National Park offer just about any form of recreation you could desire.
The famous Kebo Golf Course is only five minutes from your home, and three other golf courses are close by, as well. Kebo is the eighth oldest golf course in the United States.
The entrance to Acadia National Park is but a five minute drive. Hiking in Acadia is an unforgettable experience for the novice, or the truly experienced. Most all forms of rental equipment is available, however biking and kayaking seem to be the most popular.
CLEANING FEES EXPLAINED! THERE ARE NO UP FRONT, OR SET CLEANING FEES! THE FEE, IF ANY, IS UP TO YOU.
The cleaning/damage deposit is $1,000.00, and completely, and quickly refundable if the Carriage/Guesthouse is left in the same condition as you found it upon arrival.
Unlike many other weekly rentals, we don't charge any up front, or set cleaning fees. The fee, IF ANY, depends on how much cleaning we have to do once you leave.
We launder all sheets, and towels, make the beds, clean the bathrooms after you leave, and the rest is up to you for 100% refund. Our cleaning fee policy is ideal for those who leave the Guesthouse as they found it.
Fortunately over 95% of our return guests leave the Carriage/Guesthouse clean and tidy, which is why we stopped charging a fixed cleaning fee.
WELCOME TO BAR HARBOR! PLEASE EMAIL ME WITH ANY QUESTIONS OR CONCERNS!
Keywords: SHORT WALK TO RESTAURANTS, open plan living, oceanfront seating, easy parking, outdoor dining, well appointed kitchen, all king-size beds, four full baths, flat screen TV's in every room, DVD's, and privacy.
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Member since: 2004
- 2200 sq. ft.
- Vacation Rental
- Children Welcome
- Non Smoking Only
- Pets Not Allowed
- Suitable For Elderly Or Infirm
- Wheelchair Inaccessible
Bedrooms: 3 Bedrooms, Sleeps 6, Beds for 6
- King size beds (3) Every bedroom has a king-size bed.
Bathrooms: 4 Bathrooms
- iron & board, coffee maker, freezer, blender, grill, lobster pot, toaster, stove top burners, coffee grinder, oven, washing machine, piano, walkway to water, ceiling fans, paper towels, central heating, filtered water, alarm clock, restaurant dining guide, laundry soap, shampoo, toilet paper, soaps basic and towels provided....moreless
- Autumn Foliage
- Botanical Garden
- Health/Beauty Spa
- Live Theater
- Recreation Center
- Winery Tours
Local Services & Businesses
- Fitness Center
- Massage Therapist
- Medical Services
- Bird Watching
- Eco Tourism
- Horseback Riding
- Miniature Golf
- Outlet Shopping
- Paddle Boating
- Scenic Drives
- Sight Seeing
- Whale Watching
- Wildlife Viewing
- Near The Ocean
Sports & Adventure Activities
- Basketball Court
- Deepsea Fishing
- Fly Fishing
- Freshwater Fishing
- Mountain Biking
- Mountain Climbing
- Pier Fishing
- Rock Climbing
- Roller Blading
- Sound/Bay Fishing
- Surf Fishing
- Water Skiing
- Child's Highchair
- Dining Room
- Air Conditioning
- Alarm Clock
- Basic Soaps
- Ceiling Fans
- Clothes Dryer:
- Filtered Water
- Free Long Distance
- Hair Dryer
- Iron & Board
- Laundry Soap
- Linens Provided
- Local Restaurant Guide
- Paper Towels
- Parking Off Street
- Toilet Paper
- Towels Provided
- Washing Machine
- Wireless Internet
- Coffee Grinder
- Coffee Maker
- Cooking Utensils
- Lobster Pot
- Deck / Patio
- Lawn / Garden
- Outdoor Grill
- Outdoor Grill Gas
- Walkway To Water
- Wood Deck
|Dates||Nightly||Weekend Night||Weekly||Monthly *||Event|
May 13 - Jun 16, 2017
7 night min stay
Changeover Day: Saturday
Jun 17 - Sep 22, 2017
7 night min stay
Changeover Day: Saturday
Sep 23 - Oct 20, 2017
7 night min stay
Additional information about rental rates
- Refundable Damage Deposit $1,000
- Tax Rate 9%
CLEANING FEES EXPLAINED! THERE ARE NO FIXED UP FRONT, OR SET CLEANING FEES! THE FEE, IF ANY, IS UP TO YOU.
The cleaning/damage deposit is $1,000.00, and completely, and quickly refundable if the house is left in the same condition as you found it upon your arrival.
Fortunately over 95% of our return guests have left the house clean and tidy, which is why we stopped charging a fixed fee.
Owner's cancellation policy:
50% refund for cancellations more than 7 days before check-in date.
100% refund for cancellations more than 14 days before check-in date.
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Cycling, walking, mountaineering, paragliding, roller blading, botanical garden, eco tourism, hospital, ATM/bank, autumn foliage, churches, library, pond, forests, bay/sound, groceries, recreation center, beachcombing, paddle boating, whale watching, freshwater fishing, outlet shopping, bird watching, pier fishing, sound/bay fishing, deepsea fishing, fly fishing, mountain climbing, suf fishing, massage therapist, medical services, synagogues, waterfalls, winery tours and scenic drives.
Year Purchased: 1980
About the owner: My name is John, and I'm an artist.......a painter. I've lived in Bar Harbor for 35 years. Mount Desert Island is an exciting, and ever changing place to live. With Acadia National Park only five minutes away, it has it all.
Why the Owner Chose Bar Harbor, ME, USA:
I chose this house in 1980 because of it's proximity to town. I can walk to everything, while others are circling town looking for that elusive parking spot. Walking downtown for the free evening concerts on the Village Green is one of my favorite things to do.
The Unique Benefits at this House:
I've designed oceanfront seating for six on Adirondack type chairs, with tables and ottomans, very close to the ocean, and it's become my favorite spot on the property. It's wonderful for that morning cup, or that evening glass of wine.
- Primary: 1-207-288-4650
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Search the tidepools at low tide in front of your dedicated Shore Path seating.
Front entrance to Guesthouse. Easy parking. Back up to the porch to unload car
Side, easy access deck off of den with grill, and more seating below.
Super comfortable LR sofa, loveseat, recliner w/lg. flat screen TV, DVD, CD, A/C
Open plan dining room, w/seating for six, and an electric piano under mirror!!!
Guesthouse kitchen/pantry, well equipped w/AC, TV, w/laundry room rear of photo.
Downstairs master bath (one of four baths) with garden tub, & separate shower.
Ensuite upstairs full bath (one of two baths upstairs) features tub with shower!
Second upstairs bathroom (One of four full bathrooms in the house).
Convenient & comfortable outdoor dining for six, w/umbrella, grill and privacy!
View of your Shorefront seating as viewed from the BH Shore Path.
Oceanfront seating for six viewing ocean liner departing for the day.
Your dedicated oceanfront seating for six is feet from the Shorepath on the left
Entrance to the Carriage/Guesthouse with deck off den, and convenient to kitchen
Extra outdoor guesthouse seating next to deck, BBQ grill, w/adirondack chairs!!!
Upstairs balcony leading to two more large BR's & baths, overlooking living room
Open plan kitchen, dining, and living room. Kitchen is very well equipped!
Downstairs ensuite Master King Bed w/sofa TV, DVD, A/C, lg closet w/office space
One of two very large upstairs bedrooms w/private bath, sofa, desk, TV/DVD & A/C
2nd upstairs king bedroom w/sofa, TV, DVD, A/C walk-in closet & dedicated bath.
Downstairs den off kitchen, w/guest bath, A/C, lg TV, and deck w/seating for six
Downstairs full guest bath (one of four full baths) off of den and kitchen.
Your oceanfront seating for six w/ottomans, tables, and a Billion Dollar View!!
BH Shorepath in front of your dedicated seating for six, with ottomans, & tables
This listing was first published here in 2004.
Date last modified - Wednesday, November 30, 2016
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